Lokayukta News

Justice P Lakshmana Reddy appointed as first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh

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.

Delhi: AAP, Lokayukta clash over notice to MLAs

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.”


Tamil Nadu Lokayukta Bill unfair, diluted, say jurists

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”.

Lokayukta issue rocks Uttarakhand Assembly

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

Why no Lokayukta yet, Supreme Court asks 10 states, Puducherry to explain

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.”

Ex-Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde to join Anna Hazare's stir

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.


Naresh Kumar Gupta sworn in as Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta

The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta post was lying vacant since June 2016, after the retirement of former Supreme Court judge PP Naolekar

Lokayukta raids officer’s premises in Indore and Bhopal

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. 

Rajasthan: Lokayukta seeks report over BJP MLA’s ‘misuse of funds’

The MLA accused the Congress of defaming him. “The entire process was transparent.’’ District Collector Rajan Vishal said they had taken suo motu cognizance and constituted an inquiry following the allegations.

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala rejects state govt’s pick for new Lokayukta again

Second name rejected by Governor; the post has been lying vacant since 2015.