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All about The Jan Lokpal Bill

Finance : The Jan Lokpal Bill (Hindi: जन लोकपाल विधेयक) (also referred to as the citizens' ombudsman bill) is a ...

August 18, 2011 12052 Views 0 comment Print

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Website of Lokpal inaugurated 

Corporate Law : The Website of the Lokpal was inaugurated by the Chairperson, Justice Shri Pinaki Chandra Ghose in presence of all the Members of ...

May 16, 2019 540 Views 0 comment Print

Chairperson, Lokpal administers oath of office to Members, Lokpal

Corporate Law : The Chairperson, Lokpal, Sh. Justice P. C. Ghose administered the oath of office to the following Members of Lokpal at a function ...

March 27, 2019 417 Views 0 comment Print

IRS Association anguish & hurt with Arvind Kejriwal's remarks

Income Tax : IRS Associationhas written a letter to  Aam Aadmi Party Chief and former Income Tax Additional Commissioner Arvind Kejriwal and c...

November 26, 2013 2336 Views 0 comment Print

Amendments to Lokpal – Political parties exempted

Finance : The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011 was passed by the Lok Sabha on 27th December, 2011. The Bill was taken up for discussion and ...

February 1, 2013 849 Views 0 comment Print

PMO writes to Anna Hazare addressing the issues raised by him

Finance : The Government has tabled a strong Lokpal Bill in Parliament which has features that are more progressive than in any Bill tabled ...

June 9, 2012 603 Views 0 comment Print

Latest Judiciary

Lokpal cannot be kept Pending for vacancy in Selection Committee: SC

Corporate Law : Under Section 4 of the Act, the Chairperson and Members of the Lokpal are required to be appointed by the President on the recomme...

April 29, 2017 1251 Views 0 comment Print

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Government staff to never submit Declaration of Assets and Liabilities

Corporate Law : On and from the date of commencement of this Act, every public servant shall make a declaration of his assets and liabilities in s...

December 1, 2016 3724 Views 0 comment Print

Ministries gear up for Parliament Session beginning on 1st August

July 27, 2011 489 Views 0 comment Print

The Ministries and Departments of Union Government are gearing up for legislative business in view of the forthcoming Session of Parliament. The Monsoon session will begin on 1st August 2011 and will continue up to 8th September 2011.Original and amendment bills are either being drafted or the readied bills are being sent for cabinet nod for consideration and passing in Parliament. The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Shri P K Bansal along with the three Ministers of state today reviewed the progress and preparedness of various ministries and departments of Union Government for taking up their legislative business.

All Party Resolution on Lokpal Bill and Statement by Shri P. Chidambaram at GoM Briefing on Lokpal Bill

July 4, 2011 258 Views 0 comment Print

As you are aware, there was an all-party meeting yesterday. It started at half-past four, went on till nearly quarter to eight. Apart from the Prime Minister and the Finance Minister – the Finance Minister is also chairman of the joint drafting committee – there were 31 speakers representing the political parties. Both Leaders of Opposition, Ms. Sushma Swaraj and Mr. Arun Jaitley, intervened. We are very happy with the outcome of the meeting. The meeting adopted unanimously a one-sentence resolution which read that the government would bring a bill in Parliament in accordance with established procedure.

PM rules out inclusion of higher judiciary in anti-corruption ombudsman

July 1, 2011 522 Views 0 comment Print

Asserting that he has no hesitation in subjecting himself to the jurisdiction of Lokpal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday ruled out inclusion of higher judiciary within the ambit of the anti-corruption ombudsman. Bringing higher judiciary under the jurisdiction of the Lokpal would be contrary to the Constitutional scheme of things, he said while voicing confidence that a national consensus would be evolved on the proposeed Lokpal Bill.

Narayana Murthy backs Anna Hazare; says bring PM, judiciary under Lokpal

June 12, 2011 1526 Views 0 comment Print

Software icon N R Narayana Murthy on Saturday backed Anna Hazare’s movement against corruption and favoured the Prime Minister and the judiciary coming under the ambit of the Lokpal bill. The chairman and chief mentor of Infosys also supported the people taking to streets demanding an end to corruption.

Centre Seeks Views of State Governments and Political Parties on Lokpal

May 31, 2011 519 Views 0 comment Print

Centre has sought the views of State Governments and Political Parties on certain issues related to drafting of Lokpal Bill. The text of the letter written by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee, Shri Pranab Mukherjee is as follows: The issue of setting up of a Lokpal to curb corruption in high places has been under the consideration of the Government of India for some time. In this context, the Legislative Department had prepared a draft Lokpal Bill in 2010, a copy of which is annexed. Simultaneously, some members from civil society have been advocating setting up of a Lokpal and a draft bill prepared by them is also annexed.

PIL filed in SC challenging inclusion of five civil society members in Lokpal Bill committee

April 19, 2011 916 Views 0 comment Print

Advocate M L Sharma and others have moved the court contending that inclusion of five civil society members in the committee, which also has five ministers, is constitutionally flawed as a parliamentary committee must comprise only members of parliament and no one else.

Parliament final word on Lok Pal Bsays Hazare ; CD was doctored and fabricated – Bhushan

April 18, 2011 739 Views 0 comment Print

Open to extending Aug 15 deadline if he finds the govt on the right path. In an apparent softening of stand, Anna Hazare today said Parliament was supreme and he would accept its decision if it rejected the Lok Pal Bill. Hazare also showed some flexibility on the August 15 deadline he had set for the passage of the Bill by Parliament, saying he was open to extending it if he found the government was on the right path.

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