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Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala rejects state govt’s pick for new Lokayukta again

January 19, 2017 2:14 am

Second name rejected by Governor; the post has been lying vacant since 2015.

Goa Lokayukta to be sworn-in on Thursday

April 27, 2016 12:20 pm

The Goa Cabinet had on April 20 recommended the name of Justice P K Mishra, a retired High Court judge, as Lokayukta.

Supreme Court sets aside Karnataka HC bail order in Lokayukta scam case

April 02, 2016 4:05 am

A bench comprising justices P C Ghose and Amitava Roy set aside the order and observed that since charge sheet has been filed in the case, accused are at liberty to move the trial court for grant of regular bail.

Karnataka: New Lokayukta named, plea on eligibility in SC

March 02, 2016 2:03 am

. The apex court is scheduled to hear a special leave petition over Justice Nayak’s eligibility on March 11.

Justice (retd) N K Mehrotra: Everyone wants to be Lokayukta now

February 01, 2016 12:27 am

Says post has now become ‘status-oriented’

Sanjay Misra takes oath as Lokayukta

February 01, 2016 12:24 am

Misra (63), who had retired on November 18, 2014 from the Allahabad High Court as a permanent judge, had joined the services in 1977.

UP's Lokayukta saga: How not to appoint a Lokayukta

January 28, 2016 7:18 pm

The saga of the appointment in the Lokayukta is a lesson in how not to appoint a Lokayukta. The appointment process had been controversial since 2012 and eventually reached the Supreme Court in 2014.

Once selected, Lokayukta may get more than one deputies

December 16, 2015 12:34 am

Sources said the government was considering appointing more than one such deputy Lokayukta this time.

UP govt in a soup after SC's strict direction to appoint new Lokayukta

December 15, 2015 6:00 pm

Having already dragged the issue for so long, the UP government is now unclear about how to resolve it in just a day's time now.

Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao quits four months after son's arrest

December 09, 2015 12:15 am

Rao, who had resisted growing calls for stepping down following the allegation, had tendered his resignation on Monday.