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Lokpal can’t function fully, yet to get complaint format nod

Sources said that the “majority” cases received by the Lokpal are related to “public grievance redress, pension and service related matters” which do not fall under the ambit of the Lokpal Act.

Anna Hazare to launch hunger strike for Lokpal tomorrow

In his letter to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, dated January 28, Hazare said he would launch the agitation in his village Ralegan Siddhi in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.


Simply put: The search for a Lokpal

For decades, India has made efforts to appoint an anti-corruption ombudsman. A look at how these efforts have unfolded, from Bills in 1970s to an Act in 2013, followed by a search committee and an SC deadline

Supreme Court gives Centre two weeks to apprise it of steps for appointing Lokpal

The court was hearing a contempt plea filed by NGO Common Cause against the government for delaying the appointment of Lokpal. In July last year, the court had asked the Centre to expedite the process for shortlisting of suitable candidates for the post.

Santosh Hegde backs Anna Hazare's hunger strike on Lokpal

Anna Hazare had said he would go on a hunger strike from October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, at his native Ralegan Siddhi village in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra, and also appealed people to join him in his campaign for a corruption-free country.

Anna Hazare slams Modi govt over failure to appoint Lokpal, threatens fresh protest

Hazare, who drove thousands of people onto streets in 2011, said he will interact with volunteers from across the country in Ralegaon Siddhi in Maharashtra on October 7 and 8 to chalk out future course of action.


Congress takes dig at NDA govt over delay in Lokpal Act

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi alleged that while the PM talks about corruption, he has done nothing on his promise to enforce the Lokpal Act.

Leader of opposition puts up quite a fight, marshals win

Gupta had protested after women AAP MLAs demanded action against Sharma for the third consecutive assembly session.

Delhi government approves ‘historic’ Lokpal bill it had earlier resigned to protect, with tweaks

A strong Jan Lokpal Bill has been at the forefront of AAP’s poll promises through three election seasons.

Power, water top ministers’ priority list

3 of 7 Cabinet ministers spell out focus areas for the next five years that reflect AAP manifesto.