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Himachal Pradesh: Ahead Of Upcoming Polls, Jai Ram Thakur Govt Brings In ‘Lokayukta’ Bill

Dec 11, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

Himachal Pradesh government has brought the bill inside the assembly to amend Lokayukta act, as it has been unable to appoint new Lokayukta for almost four years now. The amendment in the act will make High Court judges also eligible for the post.

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

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

Mar 17, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

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

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

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07 March, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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


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

Outlook Web Bureau

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

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


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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.


21 January, 2019

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

Outlook Web Bureau

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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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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