India | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday August 27, 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...
Election 2014 | NDTV.com | Monday February 24, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, which ruled for 49 days as a minority government in Delhi, is likely to return to power if Assembly elections are held in the capital right now, say 59 per cent respondents in an NDTV opinion poll.
Blog | Captain GR Gopinath | Monday February 17, 2014
Arvind Kejriwal will be back to haunt the Congress and the BJP again and will be their nightmare till a strong Jan Lokpal Bill sees the light of day.
India | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Monday February 17, 2014
Delhi came under a spell of President's Rule today, some 60 hours after Arvind Kejriwal resigned from the chief minister's post after the BJP and the Congress foiled his plans to introduce the anti-graft Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi Assembly.