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Monday, Nov 18, 2019


Feb 04, 2019 10:20
Anna Hazare has been on a hunger strike since Wednesday demanding appointments of Lokpal and Lokayuktas and resolution of farmers’ issue. read more
Jan 30, 2019 22:44
Former Supreme Court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai-led panel set up to recommend names for appointments to anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal will soon invite applications from eminent citizens eligible for the posts, a government official said. read more
Jan 30, 2019 12:03
Announcing on Tuesday that he would launch an indefinite fast from January 30, Anna Hazare had taken a dig at PM Modi saying, “It has been five years now but the Prime Minister Modi-led government at the Centre is making excuses. If they wanted, they... read more
Jan 30, 2019 11:54
Alleging that the Modi government is making excuses for not appointing a Lokpal, Anna Hazare sat on indefinite fast at a Maharashtra village. read more
Jan 29, 2019 21:22
The meeting comes days after the Supreme Court set up a February-end deadline for the search committee to send a panel of names who could be considered for the appointment as chairman and members of Lokpal by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led selection... read more
Jan 29, 2019 21:17
Apart from the appointment of Lokpal at the national level and Lokayukta in states, Hazare has been demanding implementation of the Swaminathan Commission recommendations and some electoral reforms. read more
Jan 28, 2019 22:58
The panel set up to recommend names for appointments to anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, according to two people aware of the development. read more
Jan 17, 2019 16:01
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the search committee on Lokpal to recommend the panel of names for the appointment of the first anti-corruption ombudsman of the country by the end of February. read more
Jan 04, 2019 12:20
The Lokpal and Lokayukta Act 2013 -- the law to constitute India’s first anti-corruption ombudsman -- got the assent from President on January 1, 2014. It was notified on January 16, 2014 but the appointment has got delayed for one reason or the oth... read more
Sep 30, 2018 06:58
A spiralling current account deficit led the finance ministry to hike custom duties; allegations of irregularities in the Rafale fighter deal kept the defence ministry busy; and a spat with Pakistan kept the external affairs ministry at the centre of... read more
Sep 27, 2018 20:42
Eight-member panel to search for next Lokpal chairperson. read more
Sep 03, 2018 20:21
The 80-year-old anti-graft activist will launch the protest at his native village, on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. read more
Jul 29, 2018 17:13
Anna Hazare criticised the NDA government, saying it had earlier assured it will appoint the Lokpal and implement the Lokpal Bill, passed by Parliament and signed by the then President in January 2014 read more
Jul 24, 2018 19:55
The Bill provides for imprisonment from three to seven years, besides fine, to those convicted of taking bribes. Bribe givers have also been included in the legislation for the first time and they can be punished with imprisonment up to seven years,... read more
Jul 19, 2018 17:13
Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge boycotted the meeting on the grounds that he was being invited as a “special invitee” without any right of participation, recording an opinion or voting. read more