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Lokayukta & Lokpal

Former Supreme Court Judge PC Ghose Becomes India's First Lokpal

Mar 19, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday cleared his appointment.

AAP Declares It Will File Corruption Complaint Against PM Modi In Lokpal

Mar 18, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Senior AAP leader Gopal Rai noted that Lokpal's appointment marks the culmination of the most intense peoples' struggle in India and said Prime Minister Modi was scared of putting himself under its scrutiny.


Former SC Judge Justice P C Ghose Likely To Be India's First Lokpal

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose was on Sunday recommended to be the first Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of India.

Mallikarjun Kharge To Boycott Lokpal Meeting Again, Says Opposition Can't Be Made Voiceless

Mar 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Kharge has turned down the government six times since February last year, objecting to the "Special invitee" designation.


Apprise Within 10 Days Dates for Lokpal Selection Committee Meeting: SC To Govt

The apex court refused to pass directions to disclose three panels of names recommended by the Lokpal search committee.

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14 February, 2019

Anna Hazare Hospitalised Due To Lack Of Blood Supply To Brain

Outlook Web Bureau

Social activist Anna Hazare broke his week-long fast on February 5 but was admitted to a hospital after complaining of weakness due to lack of blood supply to his brain on Thursday.


05 February, 2019

Anna Hazare Calls Off Fast Over Lokpal, Says Happy With Outcome Of Talks With CM Fadnavis

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Fadnavis, who reached Hazare's native Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district in the afternoon and held prolonged talks with him, said the government has accepted the activist's demands.


04 February, 2019

'Yes, BJP Used Me In 2014', Says Anna Hazare On Day 6 Of Hunger Strike

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Hazare's strong remarks came on the sixth day of his indefinite hunger strike and a day after he threatened to return his Padma Bhushan - India's third highest civilian honour - if his demands were not conceded by the government soon.


04 February, 2019

Shiv Sena Asks Govt To Save Anna Hazare's Life As His Fast Enters Sixth Day

Outlook Web Bureau

MNS chief Raj Thackeray and noted water conservationist Rajendra Singh on Monday met social activist Anna Hazare in Maharashtra.


04 February, 2019

Will Return Padma Bhusham If Centre Does Not Agree For Lokpal, Lokayukta: Anna Hazare

Outlook Web Bureau

Anna Hazare, an anti-corruption crusader, was awarded the third highest civilian honour in 1992.


03 February, 2019

As Anna Hazare's Hunger Strike Over Lokpal Enters Day 5, Villagers In Ahmednagar Block State Highway

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Around 5,000 farmers from the district are likely to stage a protect outside the Ahmednagar collector's office on Monday to support Hazare's agitation.


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21 January, 2019

Anna Hazare Says Lokpal Would Have Prevented Rafale 'Scam', Announces Indefinite Hunger Strike

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This will be Anna Hazare's third hunger strike over the demand of Lokpal in the last eight years. Leading civil society members and groups, he sat on an indefinite hunger strike in Delhi for the first time in April 2011.


17 January, 2019

Lokpal: SC Aks Search Committee To Recommend Names By February End

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A bench headed by the Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the Centre to provide the search committee with the requisite infrastructure and manpower to enable it to complete its work.


04 January, 2019

SC To Centre: File Affidavit On Steps Taken To Set Up Lokpal Committee Since Sept 2018

Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court asked Attorney General K K Venugopal to file the affidavit on the matter by January 17.


28 September, 2018

Despite Congress Boycott, Modi Government Forms Lokpal Search Committee

Outlook Web Bureau

The committee has former chief of SBI Arundhati Bhattacharya, Prasar Bharati chairperson A Surya Prakash and ISRO head A S Kiran Kumar as members.


09 August, 2018

SAD-BJP Opposes Appointment Of 'Congressman' Justice Gill (Retd.) As Punjab Lokpal

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"Justice Gill (retd) abused power as head of the Commission of Inquiry formed by the Congress government to look into cases during the Akali-BJP regime," the delegation said.



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24 July, 2018

SC Dissatisfied With Centre's Response On Appointment Of Lokpal

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, R Banumathi and Navin Sinha asked the Centre to file a fresh affidavit giving relevant details of the search committee.


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Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

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Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

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Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

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An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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