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Website of Lokpal inaugurated 

The Website of the Lokpal was inaugurated by the Chairperson, Justice Shri Pinaki Chandra Ghose in presence of all the Members of Lokpal today.  The DG, NIC, Smt. Neeta Verma was also present on the occasion.  The Website has been developed by NIC and provides the basic information with respect to the working and functioning of the Lokp...

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Chairperson, Lokpal administers oath of office to Members, Lokpal

The Chairperson, Lokpal, Sh. Justice P. C. Ghose administered the oath of office to the following Members of Lokpal at a function organised here today: 1. Sh. Justice Dilip Babasaheb Bhosale 2. Sh. Justice Pradeep Kumar Mohanty 3. Smt. Justice Abhilasha Kumari 4. Sh. Justice Ajay Kumar Tripathi 5. Sh. Dinesh Kumar Jain 6. Smt. […]...

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IRS Association anguish & hurt with Arvind Kejriwal's remarks

IRS Associationhas written a letter to  Aam Aadmi Party Chief and former Income Tax Additional Commissioner Arvind Kejriwal and conveys its strong anguish and hurt at various statements being attributed to him which malign the image of the Income-tax Department and its employees, blaming them for corruption in a generalized manner, throu...

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Amendments to Lokpal – Political parties exempted

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 was passed by the Lok Sabha on 27th December, 2011. The Bill was taken up for discussion and passing in the Rajya Sabha on 29.12.2011. Discussions remained inconclusive. Thereafter, the Rajya Sabha adopted a motion on 21.05.2012 to refer the Bill to a Select Committee of the Rajya Sabha for examination...

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PMO writes to Anna Hazare addressing the issues raised by him

The Government has tabled a strong Lokpal Bill in Parliament which has features that are more progressive than in any Bill tabled before. This Bill has been prepared after extensive discussions with you and your colleagues and all suggestions that were considered to be feasible have been incorporated. This Bill has been passed by the Lok ...

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Status of various Bills Presented in Parliament or pending to be present

On December 30, 2011, Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal, the Minister for Parliamentary Affairs spoke to the media and gave a detailed account of the Bills that were passed in one or both the Houses and the Bills that are pending for consideration. Of these, only the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill and the Whistle Blowers were passed by the Lok Sabha ...

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Lokpal Bill passed by Lok Sabha with seven amendments

The Lok Sabha on Tuesday night passed the Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill, 2011 with amendments by a voice vote following a day-long stormy debate in Parliament.   The bill obtained the nod of the Lok Sabha after the government moved a few key amendments to it.  Of the ten amendments moved by the government, seven […]...

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Lokpal and other Landmark bills brought in to Tackle Corruption and Ensure Delivery of Services to Citizens in Time Bound Manner

The Government introduced in Lok Sabha the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill 2011, aimed at setting up the body of Lokpal at the Centre and Lokayuktas at the level of the States. The proposed autonomous and independent bodies, Lokpal and Lokayuktas, shall have powers of superintendence and direction for holding a preliminary inquiry, causing ...

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PM's Statement in Lok Sabha during Debate on Lokpal Bill

There are some very special moments in the life of a nation. This is one such moment. The nation awaits with bated breath how the collective wisdom of this House will be reflected in the vote at the end of the debate on the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011....

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Cabinet approves Lokpal bill; Team Anna, oppposition reject it

Union Cabinet meeting on Tuesday cleared the Lokpal Bill, which may be tabled in Parliament on December 22. The final draft of the bill was okayed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh earlier today. ...

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