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President Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose/Photo: UNI

The Acid Test

Above: President Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose/Photo: UNI Lokpal faces its first challenge over allegations that former Karnataka CM...
Five Years After Lokpal Act Was Passed India gets First Anti-Corruption Ombudsman

Five Years After Lokpal Act Was Passed India gets First Anti-Corruption Ombudsman

  Five years after the Lokpal Act was notified to probe cases of corruption  against public servants, former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose...
Justice Pinaki Ghose takes oath as first Lokpal of India

Justice Pinaki Ghose takes oath as first Lokpal of India

Justice Pinaki Ghose on Saturday took oath as the first Lokpal of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Justice...
Supreme Court

Apprise within 10 days, meeting dates for the Selection Committee which will appoint Lokpal...

The Supreme Court on Thursday (Mar 7) granted Centre to apprise it within 10 days, the meeting dates for the Selection Committee which will...
Justice Uma Nath Singh

Justice Uma Nath Singh appointed Lokpal for Nagaland

Justice Uma Nath Singh has been appointed Lokpal for Nagaland. He was judge of MP, Punjab and Haryana, as well as Allahabad High Courts....
Supreme Court

Finalise shortlist for Lokpal appointment by Feb-end: SC to Centre’s search panel

Search committee led by retired SC judge, Justice Ranjana Desai was constituted on September 27 to recommend names but has not held a single...
Supreme Court

SC rebukes Centre, tells it to file details on appointment of Lokpal

The Supreme Court on Friday rebuked Centre over the sluggish pace of progress in selection of Lokpal and directed it to place on record...
Supreme Court

SC could examine validity of anti-graft law amended by Modi Govt

Notice issued to Centre on petition challenging validity of Section 17A of PC Act that mandates governmental nod for inquiry against any bureaucrats The Supreme...
Amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988: Is This Hogwash?

Amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988: Is This Hogwash?

Above: Despite the India Against Corruption movement at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan in August 2011, the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, was further diluted in...
SC unhappy over non-appointment of Lokpal, asks Centre to file fresh affidavit in 4 weeks

SC unhappy over non-appointment of Lokpal, asks Centre to file fresh affidavit in 4...

Expressing displeasure over the non-appointment of Lokpal, the apex court on Tuesday (July 24) asked the Centre to file a fresh and better affidavit...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

Inform within 10 days about Lokpal appointment time-frame: SC to Centre

The country's near five-year-long wait for an anti-graft ombudsman – the Lokpal – may soon end with the Supreme Court setting a 10 day...
Modi Government’s Governance Dilemma: Filling the vacant positions

Governance: Empty Seats

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence From the Lokpal to the green tribunal, the Supreme Court and High Courts, institutes of higher learning and even investigating agencies, the...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

Appointment of Lokpal: Govt searching for a jurist for selection panel, SC told

Supreme Court had pulled up the Centre for delay in appointing Lokpal, asked DoPT to file an affidavit detailing steps taken to appoint the...
NRI admission to minority college: SC refers case back to high court

Lokpal selection panel to meet on March 1: Centre tells SC

A panel comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and the Chief Justice of India among others, will meet on March 1 to...
Anna Hazare went on an indefinite fast to exert pressure on the Indian government to enact the Lokpal. Photo: Anil Shakya

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act: Out of the Deep Freeze

In a move to make this Act workable, the apex court has told the government that the Lokpal can be appointed even if there...
Prof Arun Kumar

Demonetization is a foolish step… The poor will suffer the most: Prof Arun Kumar

Economics professor ARUN KUMAR is one of the most widely quoted authors on black money. He has authored The Black Economy in India (Penguin, 1999) and Indian Economy since...

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President Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose/Photo: UNI

The Acid Test

Above: President Ram Nath Kovind administering the oath to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose/Photo: UNI Lokpal faces its first challenge over allegations that former Karnataka CM...
Five Years After Lokpal Act Was Passed India gets First Anti-Corruption Ombudsman

Five Years After Lokpal Act Was Passed India gets First Anti-Corruption Ombudsman

  Five years after the Lokpal Act was notified to probe cases of corruption  against public servants, former Supreme Court judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose...
Justice Pinaki Ghose takes oath as first Lokpal of India

Justice Pinaki Ghose takes oath as first Lokpal of India

Justice Pinaki Ghose on Saturday took oath as the first Lokpal of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Justice...
Supreme Court

Apprise within 10 days, meeting dates for the Selection Committee which will appoint Lokpal...

The Supreme Court on Thursday (Mar 7) granted Centre to apprise it within 10 days, the meeting dates for the Selection Committee which will...
Justice Uma Nath Singh

Justice Uma Nath Singh appointed Lokpal for Nagaland

Justice Uma Nath Singh has been appointed Lokpal for Nagaland. He was judge of MP, Punjab and Haryana, as well as Allahabad High Courts....
Supreme Court

Finalise shortlist for Lokpal appointment by Feb-end: SC to Centre’s search panel

Search committee led by retired SC judge, Justice Ranjana Desai was constituted on September 27 to recommend names but has not held a single...
Supreme Court

SC rebukes Centre, tells it to file details on appointment of Lokpal

The Supreme Court on Friday rebuked Centre over the sluggish pace of progress in selection of Lokpal and directed it to place on record...
Supreme Court

SC could examine validity of anti-graft law amended by Modi Govt

Notice issued to Centre on petition challenging validity of Section 17A of PC Act that mandates governmental nod for inquiry against any bureaucrats The Supreme...
Amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988: Is This Hogwash?

Amendments to Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988: Is This Hogwash?

Above: Despite the India Against Corruption movement at Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan in August 2011, the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, was further diluted in...
SC unhappy over non-appointment of Lokpal, asks Centre to file fresh affidavit in 4 weeks

SC unhappy over non-appointment of Lokpal, asks Centre to file fresh affidavit in 4...

Expressing displeasure over the non-appointment of Lokpal, the apex court on Tuesday (July 24) asked the Centre to file a fresh and better affidavit...
SC blasts Centre for delaying tactics on Delhi environmental issues

Inform within 10 days about Lokpal appointment time-frame: SC to Centre

The country's near five-year-long wait for an anti-graft ombudsman – the Lokpal – may soon end with the Supreme Court setting a 10 day...
Modi Government’s Governance Dilemma: Filling the vacant positions

Governance: Empty Seats

Illustration: Anthony Lawrence From the Lokpal to the green tribunal, the Supreme Court and High Courts, institutes of higher learning and even investigating agencies, the...
Criminal candidates: SC rules criminal matters pending must be mentioned in bold letter in election form

Appointment of Lokpal: Govt searching for a jurist for selection panel, SC told

Supreme Court had pulled up the Centre for delay in appointing Lokpal, asked DoPT to file an affidavit detailing steps taken to appoint the...
NRI admission to minority college: SC refers case back to high court

Lokpal selection panel to meet on March 1: Centre tells SC

A panel comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and the Chief Justice of India among others, will meet on March 1 to...
Anna Hazare went on an indefinite fast to exert pressure on the Indian government to enact the Lokpal. Photo: Anil Shakya

Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act: Out of the Deep Freeze

In a move to make this Act workable, the apex court has told the government that the Lokpal can be appointed even if there...
Prof Arun Kumar

Demonetization is a foolish step… The poor will suffer the most: Prof Arun Kumar

Economics professor ARUN KUMAR is one of the most widely quoted authors on black money. He has authored The Black Economy in India (Penguin, 1999) and Indian Economy since...

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