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Mar 18, 2019
Justice PC Ghose likely to be India's first Lokpal: Ex-SC judge ordered framing of charges against LK Advani in Babri Masjid caseRetired Supreme Court judge, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose is likely to be named as India's first Lokpal, the anti-corruption ombudsman.
Mar 17, 2019
Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose likely to be appointed India's first Lokpal, official announcement expected tomorrowFormer Supreme Court judge, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose, is likely to be appointed India's first Lokpal. The government is expected to make an official announcement on his appointment on Monday, reports said.
Feb 04, 2019
Anna Hazare says don't want Padma Bhushan if Centre doesn't fulfil Lokpal, Swaminathan Commission demandsSocial activist Anna Hazare, whose indefinite hunger strike entered the fifth day on Sunday, warned that if the Narendra Modi government did not fulfil its promises, he would return his Padma Bhushan.
Jan 18, 2019
Supreme Court sets February-end deadline on Lokpal but Centre drags its feet citing technical difficulties, manpower issuesThe reasons cited for the delay in process varied from absence of the Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha (a position which remains vacant in the 16th Lok Sabha as no party managed to win the requisite number of seats) to inability to pass an amendment Bill in the Upper House.
Jan 07, 2019
Anna Hazare to hold protest in Maharashtra's Ralegan Siddhi over state governments not enacting Lokayukta ActsThe veteran social activist Anna Hazare had earlier announced he would launch a hunger strike on 2 October, 2018 at his village over non-appointment of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states.
Aug 02, 2018
Anna Hazare to launch hunger strike on 2 October, demands independent functioning of CAPC, appointment of LokpalIn a letter addressed to Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh on 31 July, Anna Hazare said he would start his protest at Ralegan Siddhi village in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district.
Jul 24, 2018
SC dissatisfied with Centre's lack of action for Lokpal search committee, asks for fresh affidavit with relevant detailsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction over the Centre's response on the appointment of search committee members for a Lokpal.
Jun 06, 2018
Mayawati lashes out at Narendra Modi govt for delaying implementation of reservation in SC/ST promotionsBSP president Mayawati on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of delaying the implementation of reservation in promotions for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, saying that the Supreme Court had always held it constitutional.
Apr 10, 2018
'Calling me as special invitee to Lokpal selection panel an eyewash': Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge writes to Narendra ModiThis in essence would mean that Kharge was invited to attend the meet "without rights of participation, recording of opinion, and voting in the procedure," which he said was a way to mislead the nation.
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.