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UP Lokayukta indicts over 199 in Mayawati Govt. memorial scam May 21, 11:45 am
Lucknow, May 21 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta Justice N.K. Mehrotra has indicted over 199 persons, including two former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) ministers, for allegedly siphoning off Rs. 1,410 crore of public money for the construction of parks and memorials when former chief minister Mayawati was in power.
New Delhi, Apr. 2 (ANI): With the Narendra Modi Government introducing a bill in the Gujarat assembly that attempts to overhaul the process of appointing the Lokayukta, thereby virtually giving the full control to the state, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) adopted double standards on the issue, one for the Centre and another for the government ruled by it.
Yarabati Bhaskar Rao takes oath as Karnataka Lokayukta Feb 14, 11:02 am
Bangalore, Feb. 14 (ANI): Former Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court Justice Yarabati Bhaskar Rao on Thursday took oath as the state's new Lokayukta.
Lokayukta Police raids chief forest officer in Bhopal, recovers assets worth Rs.42 crore Feb 6, 2:26 pm
Bhopal, Feb. 6 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh anti-corruption officials have raided properties belonging to Chief Conservator of Forest, B. K. Singh and unearthed disproportionate assets worth Rs.42 crores from his residences in Bhopal and Ujjain.
Lokpal Bill amendments officially released Feb 1, 7:42 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 1 (ANI): The Central Government on Friday came out with the official amendments approved by the Union Cabinet in the proposed Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill- 2011.
Cabinet approves amended Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 Jan 31, 5:42 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 31 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved proposals
Modi Govt will implement SC judgement on Lokayukta soon Jan 2, 3:26 pm
Gandhinagar, Jan.2 (ANI): The Narendra Modi-led government in Gujarat on Wednesday said that it would implement the Supreme Court's judgement to uphold State Governor Kamla Beniwal's decision to appoint Justice (retired) R A Mehta as Gujarat Lokayukta.
Manish Tewari questions BJP's double standards Jan 2, 2:40 pm
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Wednesday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for adopting double standards on the appointment of Lokpal and the Lokayukta, saying the people of the country want a reply from the main opposition outfit on this issue.
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday downplayed the Supreme Court's decision to reject the Modi Government's challenge of the appointment of Justice (Retd.) R.A. Mehta as the Gujarat Lokayukta, saying it cannot be said to be a setback, and added that the outfit would respond to it only after going though a copy of the apex court's judgement.
Lokayukta Issue: Congress takes on Modi, says 'dictatorship was prevailing in Gujarat' Jan 2, 12:44 pm
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): The Congress Party on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to reject the Gujarat Government's challenge to the appointment of retired judge R.A. Mehta as the state's Lokayukta, and said the verdict proves beyond doubt that dictatorship was prevailing in Gujarat.
Mumbai/New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): Civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court's decision to uphold the appointment of Justice (retired) R.A. Mehta as Gujarat Lokayukta by Governor Kamla Beniwal, saying the verdict reflects that nobody is above the law.
SC upholds appointment of Gujarat Lokayukta Jan 2, 10:55 am
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): In a setback to Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the appointment of Gujarat Lokayukta.
Ahmedabad, Dec 11 (ANI): Asserting that Rahul Gandhi's campaign in Gujarat was based on misinterpretation of facts, half-truths and aimed at misleading the people, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the Congress General Secretary has to rethink the kind of model with which he wants to lead his party or influence the Central Government's decision.
Yeddyurappa resigns from Karnataka Assembly, asks supporters not to quit BJP (Update:Yeddyurappa) Nov 30, 3:16 pm
Bangalore, Nov. 30 (ANI): Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who has resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Party's primary membership, submitted his resignation to Speaker K.G. Bopaiah here on Friday.
Punjab Govt. appoints Lokayukta amid controversy Nov 16, 7:53 pm
Chandigarh, Nov. 16 (ANI): Justice Jai Singh Sekhon, a former judge of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, was sworn in as the Lokayukta of Punjab in Chandigarh on Friday.
Bhopal, Nov 3 (ANI): The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta on Saturday raided the residence of Deputy Inspector General-Prisons, Umesh Gandhi and his brother in Bhopal and recovered Rs.3 crore worth of gold and silver.
New Delhi, Nov.2 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that the institution of Lokayukta is an ally to good governance not an obstruction to development.
Bangalore, Oct. 26 (ANI): The President of the Janata Dal (Secular), H D Kumaraswamy, on Friday said that he doubted the credibility of the Karnataka Lokayukta, accusing it of fighting corruption with incomplete information.
Karnataka Lokayukta court orders probe against Krishna, Yeddyurappa, Devegowda in Mysore Expressway scam Oct 25, 6:01 pm
Bangalore, Oct. 25 (ANI): A special Lokayukta court on Thursday ordered police to probe External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna, former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and former prime minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader H.D. Devegowda for their role in the Mysore-Bangalore Express Highway scam.
Washington Post article: Santosh Hegde concurs Sep 5, 8:08 pm
Hyderabad, Sept 5 (ANI): Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde on Wednesday said he agrees with the recent article published in Washington Times, that has called Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh "a tragic failure."
Haridwar, Aug 15 (ANI): Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday reiterated his description of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh as being a 'Moni Baba' after the latter failed to speak on the black money issue during his Independence Day speech from the ramparts of the 17th century-built Red Fort.
Team Anna will not be successful in launching political party: Hegde Aug 11, 12:20 pm
Bangalore, Aug 11 (ANI): Former Lokayukta of Karnataka Justice Santosh Hegde today said that Team Anna does not have a pan India reach and will not be able to successfully launch a political party, as it would be difficult to find 543 candidates to contest Lok Sabha polls.
Keshubhai Patel calls Narendra Modi 'utterly corrupt' Aug 8, 8:14 pm
Ahmedabad, Aug 8 (ANI): Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, who recently launched his own political party titled Gujarat Parivartan Party, on Wednesday hit out at the incumbent chief minister, Narendra Modi, for his involvement in numerous corrupt practices and attempts to subvert legal proceedings in the matter.
Bangalore, Aug 3 (ANI): Former Karnataka Lokayukta and Team Anna member Santosh Hegde on Friday said anybody with a clean background is open to jump into the electoral race, but added that one must not link veteran social activist Anna Hazare with the elections for he was not in favour of floating a political party.
UP Lokayukta recommends probe against ex-sports minister Jun 13, 12:14 pm
Lucknow, June 13 (ANI): The Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh Justice N.K. Mehrotra has recommended an independent inquiry into the disproportionate assets of Ayodhya Prasad Pal, a former sports minister in the Mayawati government.
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