October 30, 2019 1:37 pm
Justice Venkatachala served as Karnataka Lokayukta from July 3, 2001, to July 2, 2006, during which he did much to popularise the office among the public.
July 22, 2019 7:10 pm
Confirming the development, Bengaluru Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun said she had asked all senior corporators in the council to take a final decision on the issue.
February 23, 2016 3:38 am
When questioned by the SIT a few months ago, Justice Rao had claimed that he was not connected to the activities of his son.
November 24, 2015 2:35 am
The Congress party, which had on Friday indicated its legislators would also petition the Speaker for removal of the Lokayukta, desisted from doing so on Monday.
August 05, 2015 1:46 am
Since coming into force on January 15, 1986, the Karnataka Lokayukta Act has helped countless ordinary people, brought errant public servants to book, and ensured a general improvement in administration.
August 01, 2015 1:01 am
The new law passed by both the Houses underwent a minor correction in the content from the form it was initially presented on Thursday.
July 31, 2015 2:23 am
Lokyukta Justice Bhaskar Rao under attack after son’s arrest in ‘extortion’ case.
July 28, 2015 4:09 am
The arrest of Ashwin Rao was made in Hyderabad, as the SIT, formed to probe the alleged racket that has also led to clamour for the resignation of Bhaskar Rao, intensified the investigation.
July 26, 2015 1:39 am
Until May 7, 2015, when Krishnamurthy decided to approach the police, no complaint had been filed by state officials.
July 25, 2015 12:31 am
The new law proposes investigation, hearing and framing of charges within 90 days by the Chief Justice of Karnataka or a judge appointed by him.