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Feb 06, 2019
Five years after Lokpal Act came into force, Centre seeks applications for anti-corruption body chief, membersThe government has sought applications for chairman and members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal, nearly five years after the Lokpal Act came into force, officials said Wednesday.
Jan 29, 2019
Maharashtra CMO to come under jurisdiction of Lokayukta, says Girish Mahajan, says new bill will bring transparency in govtThe Chief Minister's Office (CMO) of Maharashtra will come under the jurisdiction of Lokayukta, said Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan
Sep 15, 2018
Kapil Sibal says 'pied piper' Modi's biggest failure is inability to govern, 'coalition of conspiracies' brought down UPA in 2014Former minister and senior politician Kapil Sibal recently released Shades of Truth-A Journey Derailed in which he minutely examined the claims the Narendra Modi government made during its 2014 election campaign and how it has failed to meet any of them
Mar 01, 2018
Mallikarjun Kharge's decision to skip meet to select Lokpal makes Congress' anti-graft plank look fragileMallikarjun Kharge’s decision to opt out of a meeting to appoint the Lokpal after objecting to his status as a 'special invitee' is flawed and politically counterproductive.
Feb 27, 2018
Lokpal appointment: After delay, govt on tightrope ahead of June deadline to formulate rules for anti-corruption bodyGovernment is walking a tightrope as it has set a 15 June deadline to draft a set of rules for the functioning of proposed anti-corruption authority Lokpal.
Feb 23, 2018
Centre informs SC that selection committee to meet on 1 March to deliberate on appointment of LokpalThe Centre informed the Supreme Court that a meeting of the Selection Committee is scheduled to take place on 1 March to deliberate on the steps to be taken for the appointment of a Lokpal
Dec 04, 2017
Narendra Modi government weakened anti-corruption Lokpal Act: Anna HazareSocial activist Anna Hazare has alleged that the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre weakened the anti-corruption Lokpal Act.
Apr 04, 2017
Anna Hazare plans Satyagraha against Narendra Modi government for not implementing Lokpal ActWater conservationist Rajendra Singh’s outfit in eastern Rajasthan, the Tarun Bharat Sangh, held a three-day workshop (1-3 April) at his headquarters at Bheerampur in Alwar.
Dec 13, 2016
Prevention of Corruption Act: Watered down version will make scamsters look like saintsThe government's decision to allow the Prevention of Corruption Bill, a ludicrously watered down version, casts a shadow on its real intent and long term vision on reigning in corruption
Jul 29, 2016
Diluted Lokpal Act makes transparency wear a cloak: Has India's fight against graft fizzled out?The amendments to the Lokpal Act, cleared by the Parliament, seem to weaken the law and reduce transparency instead of improving them.