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Five years after Lokpal Act came into force, Centre seeks applications for anti-corruption body chief, members
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Five years after Lokpal Act came into force, Centre seeks applications for anti-corruption body chief, members

The 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.

Maharashtra CMO to come under jurisdiction of Lokayukta, says Girish Mahajan, says new bill will bring transparency in govt
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Maharashtra CMO to come under jurisdiction of Lokayukta, says Girish Mahajan, says new bill will bring transparency in govt

The Chief Minister's Office (CMO) of Maharashtra will come under the jurisdiction of Lokayukta, said Water Resources Minister Girish Mahajan

Kapil Sibal says 'pied piper' Modi's biggest failure is inability to govern, 'coalition of conspiracies' brought down UPA in 2014
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Kapil Sibal says 'pied piper' Modi's biggest failure is inability to govern, 'coalition of conspiracies' brought down UPA in 2014

Former 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

Mallikarjun Kharge's decision to skip meet to select Lokpal makes Congress' anti-graft plank look fragile
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Mallikarjun Kharge's decision to skip meet to select Lokpal makes Congress' anti-graft plank look fragile

Mallikarjun 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.

Lokpal appointment: After delay, govt on tightrope ahead of June deadline to formulate rules for anti-corruption body
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Lokpal appointment: After delay, govt on tightrope ahead of June deadline to formulate rules for anti-corruption body

Government 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.

Centre informs SC that selection committee to meet on 1 March to deliberate on appointment of Lokpal
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Centre informs SC that selection committee to meet on 1 March to deliberate on appointment of Lokpal

The 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

Narendra Modi government weakened anti-corruption Lokpal Act: Anna Hazare
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Narendra Modi government weakened anti-corruption Lokpal Act: Anna Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare has alleged that the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre weakened the anti-corruption Lokpal Act.

Anna Hazare plans Satyagraha against Narendra Modi government for not implementing Lokpal Act
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Anna Hazare plans Satyagraha against Narendra Modi government for not implementing Lokpal Act

Water 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.

Prevention of Corruption Act: Watered down version will make scamsters look like saints
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Prevention of Corruption Act: Watered down version will make scamsters look like saints

The 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

Diluted Lokpal Act makes transparency wear a cloak: Has India's fight against graft fizzled out?
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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.

Lokpal effect: Babus to file property returns twice for this financial year
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Lokpal effect: Babus to file property returns twice for this financial year

All central government officials will have to file details of their assets and liabilities twice this year in the wake of implementation of the Lokpal Act.

Central govt employees may be spared from filing property returns twice
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Central govt employees may be spared from filing property returns twice

As per the Lokpal Act, every public servant shall file the returns of his assets and liabilities, including that of his spouse and dependent family members. These returns are in addition to the similar ones filed by the employees under various services rules.

LS takes up bill to change CBI chief's appointment process amid uproar
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LS takes up bill to change CBI chief's appointment process amid uproar

Before the Lokpal Act amended the DSPE Act, a committee headed by Central Vigilance Commissioner used to recommend names for CBI Director.

Hunt begins for new CBI chief as Ranjit Sinha's tenure ends on 2 December
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Hunt begins for new CBI chief as Ranjit Sinha's tenure ends on 2 December

With little over a week's time left for CBI Director Ranjit Sinha to demit office, the Centre has started the process of selecting a new chief of the investigating agency.

AAP criticises move to amend Lokpal Act
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AAP criticises move to amend Lokpal Act

AAP said that the Lokpal became a reality following a two-year-long countrywide struggle in which people from all sections of the society took to roads to protest corruption in high places.

CBI chief Sinha raises questions on agency powers after Lokpal Act
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CBI chief Sinha raises questions on agency powers after Lokpal Act

Pointing out some "anomalies and legal inconsistencies" in the Lokpal Act, the CBI has raised a question as to whether the entire probe agency will be divested of all powers if any of its officer was found guilty of corruption or tampering with evidence.

CVC for police reforms, says states neglect model act
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CVC for police reforms, says states neglect model act

The CVC rued that most of the states have failed to follow the Model Police Act, over 30 years after it was drafted by the National Police Commission.