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Explained: How Lokpal will form, function

Chairman of national anti-corruption ombudsman selected, other members next. A look at how the rest of the Lokpal will be selected, and how it will function.

Will move Lokpal for complaint against PM in Sahara-Birla diaries: AAP's Gopal Rai

Rai was a senior member of the Jan Lokpal movement — spearheaded by social activist Anna Hazare and CM Arvind Kejriwal — which gave birth to AAP. After forming the government in the capital in 2015, the AAP passed the Jan Lokpal Bill, but the Centre did not clear it.


Mallikarjun Kharge writes to PM Modi, says will boycott Lokpal Selection Committee meetings

In his letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kharge his expressed displeasure at being invited to the panel meetings as a "special invitee".

Government examining inter-ministerial committee report on Lokpal: Jitendra Singh

The Act envisages establishment of the anti-graft body Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas in states to look into cases of corruption against certain categories of public servants. As per the Lokpal Act, it is the sole prerogative of state government concerned to enact law in this regard.

Central govt employees asked to declare assets by April 15

The DoPT has already made it clear that there will be no extension in the last date of filing the returns.

Lokpal: Deadline to file assets details extended for third time

The last date for filing such returns was April 30. It has now been extended till October 15, 2015.


All-India services officers told to file IPRs by January 31

These returns would be in addition to the new ones which officers are required to file

Deadline for public servants to declare assets extended

This comes after the government on Thursday extended the time limit for making such declarations by four months.

Define LOP or we will: SC tells Govt

The court is hearing a PIL that has challenged the Lokpal appointment rules and seeks more transparency in selection process.

Lokpal Act: Babus to declare assets under new rules

A public servant shall furnish details of his/her assets and liabilities (including spouse and dependents).