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Thursday, August 18, 2022



Karnataka HC Lokayukta order lays bare anti-corruption claims: 'no govt has taken steps'

August 13, 2022 2:36 pm

Congress govt diluted Lokayukta Act; BJP govt didn't keep promise to bring it back; no politician, official prosecuted in 6 yrs, notes HC

MP: Three days after assuming office, sarpanch held for bribery by Lokayukta cops

August 06, 2022 5:55 pm

Sushil Kumar Pal, sarpanch of Khama village panchayat, was held by the Jabalpur unit of the Lokayukta Special Police Establishment (SPE) while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a farmer.

Appointment of Lokayukta in Delhi soon, Delhi govt tells High Court

February 24, 2022 5:59 pm

The submission was made during the hearing of BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay’s plea for the appointment of the Lokayukta within a month

Explained: Kerala’s proposal to limit Lokayukta’s powers, and laws in other states

February 01, 2022 2:40 pm

The Kerala government proposes to amend the Kerala Lok Ayukta Act with an ordinance, a move that has drawn criticism from the opposition. What change has been proposed, and why?

Petition moved against Kerala ex-minister for contempt of Lokayukta

February 01, 2022 3:17 am

Jaleelon on Sunday posted a copy of a 2005 Kerala high court order, which had dismissed writ petitions seeking action against the then UDF minister P K Kunhalikutty in an alleged sex scandal.

Kerala govt decides to bring Ordinance to clip Lokayukta powers

January 26, 2022 11:07 am

Opposition Leader V D Satheesan urged the Governor to refrain from giving assent to the Lokayukta Ordinance, which is intended to destroy the very institution.

'HC order forged': Ex-BJD MLA files contempt plea against Lokayukta

August 12, 2021 2:53 am

After Panigrahi’s arrest in December last year by the crime branch, the Lokayukta directed the state vigilance department to probe the corruption charges against Panigrahi.

Kerala HC rejects plea of Ex-Kerala Minister against Lokayukta report

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.

KT Jaleel unfit to continue as minister: Kerala Lokayukta

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.

Justice P Lakshmana Reddy appointed as first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh

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.