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Former high court judge Buch sworn in as Gujarat Lokayukta Dec 11, 6:42 pm
Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad, Dec.11 (ANI): Former high court judge Justice (retired) D.P. Buch took oath as the new Lokayukta of Gujarat on Wednesday.
Justice (retd) D P Buch to be next Gujarat Lokayukta Nov 30, 3:41 pm
Gandhinagar, Nov.30 (ANI): Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal has appointed Justice (retiredd) D P Buch as the state's new Lokayukta.
Khargone (Madhya Pradesh), Nov.15 (ANI): UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Madhya Pradesh Government has done nothing for the development of the state while being in power.
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Gandhinagar, Oct. 1 (ANI): The ruling Congress Party on Tuesday staged a youth rally here to protest against corruption in the Narendra Modi-led Gujarat Government, and demonstrated for a Lokayukta to be appointed in the state so that corruption is mitigated in the state, in order for the youth to be given a fair shot at employment opportunities.
Gandhinagar, Oct. 1 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Rupani on Tuesday defended the Gujarat State Assembly's decision to pass the controversial Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill 2013 without amendments, and alleged that state Governor Kamla Beniwal is acting on behalf of the Congress Party.
Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill, 2013 passed by state assembly despite governor's reservations Oct 1, 5:43 pm
Gandhinagar, Oct.1 (ANI): The Gujarat State Assembly passed the controversial Gujarat Lokayukta Aayog Bill 2013 here on Tuesday, despite state Governor Kamla Beniwal expressing her reservations on some aspects of it.
New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): The Congress Party on Tuesday hit back at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for blaming the ruling party at the Centre for rampant corruption in the country, and criticized him for maintaining double standards on the issue.
Gujarat Lokayukta Bill: Modi `exposed` on claims of `honest government`, asserts Prashant Bhushan Sep 3, 11:42 am
Noida, Sept. 3 (ANI): Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday said the Narendra Modi-led Gujarat Government stands 'exposed' in its corruption linkages, after it compiled a proposal to amend the state's Lokayukta Commission Bill so as to leave the Lokayukta powerless, extracting all prosecution powers from the position.
New Delhi, Sept. 3 (ANI): Commenting on Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal's rejection of the proposed Gujarat Lokayukta Commission Bill, Janata Dal (United) leader Ali Anwar on Tuesday took a jibe at Narendra Modi, and alleged that the Gujarat Government was immersed in corruption, under a chief minister who modeled a dictator.
New Delhi, Aug. 8 (ANI): The Congress Party on Thursday launched an attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after Justice (Rtd.) R.A. Mehta refused to take charge as the state's Lokayukta.
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.
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