Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi alleged that while the PM talks about corruption, he has done nothing on his promise to enforce the Lokpal Act.
Gupta had protested after women AAP MLAs demanded action against Sharma for the third consecutive assembly session.
A strong Jan Lokpal Bill has been at the forefront of AAP’s poll promises through three election seasons.
3 of 7 Cabinet ministers spell out focus areas for the next five years that reflect AAP manifesto.
Singh said there some amendments were required to do away the technicalities being faced in the Lokpal Act.
President Pranab Mukherjee had given his assent to Lokpal Act on January 1 this year.
Appearing for the Congress, senior advocate K Parasaran also raised questions over possibility of the court passing any order.
Move comes after numerous AAP MLAs alleged BJP tried to buy them.
Kejriwal statement came in response to questions regarding the AAP government’s resignation.
Solicitor General told SC that there will not be any appointments in the Lokpal panel till rules are amended.
Government’s attempts to have its way in the setting up of the Lokpal are a reality check.
Excerpts from Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde’s speech, delivered at a Youth Congress rally in Solapur, Maharashtra, on February 23.
While the proposed Bill accords the Lokayukta powers to investigate even the chief minister, it however mandates a clearance for all investigations by a nine-member select panel.
Cong wants to hardsell these anti-corruption laws along with the Lokpal Bill and RTI to counter opposition charges of corruption against the UPA.
Gandhi had recently appealed to Opposition parties to support the passage of six bills in the ongoing Parliament session.