April 20, 2021 4:21 pm
In his plea, K T Jaleel had alleged that the report was prepared without conducting any preliminary inquiry or regular investigation.
April 10, 2021 6:06 am
Lokayukta Justice Cyriac Joseph and Upa Lokayukta Justice Haroon-Ul-Rasheed, in their verdict, said that a report will be sent to the chief minister to take appropriate action under Section 14 of the Kerala Lok Ayukta Act 1999.
September 15, 2019 9:36 pm
The YSR Congress government amended the Lokayukta Act in the recent budget session, enabling appointment of a retired judge as Lokayukta, paving the way for constituting the corruption-probing body.
January 18, 2019 4:38 am
While the AAP hit back at the Lokayukta, Chandni Chowk MLA Alka Lamba said she will immediately respond to the notice and that it was her personal decision. On whether other AAP MLAs will follow suit, she told The Indian Express: “The party has not been talking to me.”
July 13, 2018 1:37 am
P K Mishra, Lokayukta chief in Goa termed as “unfair” one of the clauses in the Tamil Nadu legislation that provides for a year in prison and a fine up to Rs 1 lakh for those who make a “false and frivolous or vexatious complaint under the law”.
March 26, 2018 4:04 pm
Congress members created a ruckus in the State Assembly when their demand for a detailed discussion on the issue in the House under Rule 310 was turned down by Speaker Prem Chand Agarwal
March 24, 2018 3:47 am
On Odisha, there was no clarity on whether the state had a Lokayukta. Accordingly, the bench directed its chief secretary to file an affidavit “as to whether the office of the Lokayuka/ Up-Lokayukta in the state is functional.”
March 14, 2018 3:54 pm
Hegde had recently expressed indignation over the delay in the appointment of Lokpal, even four years after the enactment of the law for setting up the anti-corruption institution.
October 18, 2017 8:44 pm
The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta post was lying vacant since June 2016, after the retirement of former Supreme Court judge PP Naolekar
September 13, 2017 2:06 am
Currently posted in Dewas, the officer had joined government duty in 1994 and spent most of her working life in Indore. Her husband Jagdish was a stenographer in the same department in Indore but took voluntary retirement in 2009, allegedly to manage properties owned by the couple.