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Lokpal Search Committee


Supreme Court sets Feb-end as deadline for names to select a Lokpal

January 18, 2019 6:42 am

Calling the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 an eminently workable piece of legislation, the Supreme Court in 2017 said there was no justification to keep its enforcement suspended till certain amendments were cleared by Parliament

Lokpal search panel now not bound to pick names suggested by DoPT

September 08, 2014 1:50 am

Change in rules is expected to pave way for government to go ahead with process of appointing chairperson and members of Lokpal.

Government declines info on Lokpal aspirants, calls it 'personal'

April 27, 2014 11:40 am

As per rules, the Prime Minister-led Selection Committee for Lokpal shall constitute a Search Committee consisting of seven members and a chairperson.

Thomas' decision not an embarrassment to govt: Congress

March 03, 2014 7:25 pm

Thomas was a judge in the apex court between March 29, 1996 to January 1, 2002.

After Fali Nariman, former SC judge K T Thomas questions Lokpal selection

March 04, 2014 8:18 am

Justice K T Thomas writes to PMO, asks why the government even needs a panel.

Lokpal selection process won’t yield best candidate, says Fali, declines role

February 28, 2014 8:48 am

It is understood that Nariman was asked, on February 21, to be on the search committee.

Fali Nariman declines to be on Lokpal search panel, tells PMO selection process flawed

February 27, 2014 10:12 pm

Following Nariman’s letter, the government defended the process to form the search committee, and said it was up to the veteran lawyer to accept or decline the job.