India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Stepping up attack on BJP, Arvind Kejriwal today called the party a "machine of lies" and said people of Delhi will script history by electing AAP in the upcoming Assembly polls.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday January 19, 2015
Kiran Bedi today said she would meet Anna Hazare and explain her decision to join politics. The Gandhian has refused to take her calls, apparently upset that Ms Bedi did not consult him before joining the BJP.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Friday January 16, 2015
A day after his former associate in the agitation for Lokpal Bill, Kiran Bedi, joined BJP, Anna Hazare today said the former IPS officer did not consult him before joining the party.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 15, 2014
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday said it would provide free water and fifty percent reduction in electricity bill to every household if voted to power.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 16, 2014
The absence of a recognised Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Lok Sabha will not invalidate appointments in various statutory bodies including Lokpal and Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) among others, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi said.
India | Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 30, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has reportedly decided to make a major political concession and include an opposition member on the panel that will select a Lokpal or the national anti-corruption ombudsman.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Monday October 13, 2014
"The problem runs far deeper and greater than headlines suggest."
India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 28, 2014
The Narendra Modi government has decreed that all government employees must declare their wealth as part of the anti-corruption Lokpal law.
Wednesday August 27, 2014
All central government employees, except those working as peons or multi-tasking staff, need to declare their assets and liabilities and those of their spouses and dependent children as mandatory
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday August 22, 2014
The Supreme Court today told the government that it is concerned about the post of Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha remaining vacant. Judges said the position "conveys a voice different from the government's" and is therefore crucial. The C...
India | A Vaidyanathan | Thursday August 7, 2014
A panel headed by Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi has suggested major changes in the way the national ombudsman or Lokpal should be selected, strongly recommending that the Centre must have no role in the process.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 3, 2014
A committee under the chairmanship of the Attorney General (AG) has been formed by the Centre to look into the amendments in Lokpal search panel rules, which were notified by the last UPA government.
Opinion | Shashi Tharoor | Thursday July 10, 2014
A Congress Leader of Opposition is a no-brainer, says Shashi Tharoor.
India | Written by Devesh Kumar (With inputs from PTI) | Friday June 13, 2014
Leader of the Opposition (LOP) in the Lok Sabha plays an important role in the selection of constitutional functionaries such as the Lokpal, and the Congress said that it would be "undemocratic" if the ruling alliance denies them a say in making key ...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
Former Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken to the same Tihar jail cell where his mentor Anna Hazare was kept after his arrest during the Lokpal movement in 2011, prison officials said.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 24, 2014
The selection of India's first Lokpal, or anti-corruption ombudsman, has been left to the next government. The Centre today told the Supreme Court that the government is not appointing a Lokpal now and assured that it would not take any immediate dec...
Election 2014 | Indo-Asia News Service | Sunday April 20, 2014
Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the UPA government's "unholy haste" in pushing for the appointment of a Lokpal will destroy its credibility.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Sunday April 20, 2014
BJP today moved the Election Commission seeking directions from it to stop the government from making key appointments including those of the Army Chief and the Lokpal when the poll process is on.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday April 3, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal, the top man of the Aam Aadmi Party, released its manifesto for the national election today, and underscored the party's focus on combating corruption and decentralization of politics.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday March 18, 2014
The Congress-led government has reportedly decided that the next government should select the members of India's first Lokpal, or anti-corruption ombudsman, after a series of controversies marked early steps in the process.
India | Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday March 3, 2014
Justice KT Thomas, who heads the panel that is looking for the nine members of Lokpal or national anti-corruption ombudsman, quit his assignment today.
India | NDTV.com | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Justice KT Thomas, heading the panel tasked to search the for nine members who will be part of the Lokpal or the anti-corruption national ombudsman, has withdrawn from the committee.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Monday March 3, 2014
In a major embarrassment for the government, the man heading the search for the nine members of the Lokpal or national anti-corruption ombudsman has quit his assignment.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday February 27, 2014
Senior lawyer Fali Nariman has refused to participate in the process of selecting India's first ever Lokpal, or national anti-corruption ombudsman, weeks after a controversy over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's nominee for the Lokpal selection commit...