Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 21, 2013
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition by former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa seeking quashing of two private complaints against him before the Lokayukta court alleging illegal denotification of lands.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 15, 2013
Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and his family members today appeared before the CBI court in Bangalore in connection with a case allegedly involving kickback in illegal mining.
Press Trust of India | Friday April 5, 2013
A complaint charging Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister V Somanna with amassing assets disproportionate to known sources of income was filed today before the Lokayukta Court for the second time.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Tuesday April 2, 2013
The Narendra Modi government in Gujarat is dogged by yet another controversy. This time over a contentious bill that proposes to alter the appointment process for the state Lokayukta.
Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday April 2, 2013
The Narendra Modi government today introduced a bill in the Gujarat assembly that attempts to overhaul the process of appointing the Lokayukta, virtually giving the full control to the state.
Press Trust of India | Saturday March 16, 2013
Former Supreme Court Judge B Sudershan Reddy was today sworn-in as Goa's first Lokayukta at Raj Bhavan amid protests by opposition parties who alleged that he was a 'yes man' of the chief minister.
Reported by Radhika Iyer | Thursday February 14, 2013
After a gap of 17 months, Karnataka has a Lokayukta or ombudsman to investigate charges of corruption against elected officials. Y Bhaskar Rao, who retired as chief justice of the Karnataka High Court, took office today and said he would like the pu...
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday February 13, 2013
Former chief justice of Karnataka High Court Y Bhaskar Rao will on Thursday take over as the state's Lokayukta (ombudsman), filling up the post lying vacant for over 17 months.
A Vaidyanathan | Friday January 11, 2013
The Supreme Court today upheld the Karnataka High Court's decision to quash the appointment of Justice K Chandrashekharaiah as state's Upa Lokayukta (deputy ombudsman). The High Court had quashed the appointment in April last year, holding it unconst...
Press Trust of India | Monday January 7, 2013
Former Karnataka Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda and his wife Datty today appeared before the Lokayukta court here in connection with a complaint filed against them alleging that they had obtained sites through illegal allotment.
Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday January 3, 2013
"The present Governor has misjudged her role and has insisted, that under the Act, 1986, the Council of Ministers has no role to play in the appointment of the Lokayukta, and that she could therefore, fill it up in consultation with the Chief Justice...
Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday January 2, 2013
In a setback to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court has upheld the appointment of Justice R A Mehta as Gujarat Lokayuta chief.
Press Trust of India | Monday December 31, 2012
The Lokayukta Court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa and two of his family members in a disproportionate assets case.
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 22, 2012
Activist T J Abraham, who has filed a complaint before the Lokayukta court on alleged irregularites in the Bangalore-Mysore Express Highway project and also in mining, was on Thursday arrested in connection with an assault case, police said.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 19, 2012
Karnataka High Court today quashed a Lokayukta court order initiating proceedings against JDS leader and former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy in a land de-notification case but ordered that the matter be considered afresh taking into account two add...