Judicial Accountability Bill

  • BJP not interested in halting corruption: Narayanasamy 03-03-2014 02:12 PM

    Chennai: Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Monday charged the BJP with not being interested in halting corruption as it had not supported the passage of an amendment Bill to the Prevention of Corruption Act in Parliament. "As the principal opposition party, the BJP should have supported the anti-corruption [amendment] bill,...
  • 3 anti-graft bills which faced roadblocks in RS 30-12-2011 07:31 AM

    New Delhi: All three major anti-corruption bills - Lokpal, Judicial Accountability and Protection of Whistleblowers could not be passed in the Winter Session of Parliament as the government was not able to muster support from its allies and the Opposition. While the Lokpal Bill met with an anti-climax on Thursday...
  • LS to take up Judicial Accountability Bill today 28-12-2011 06:11 AM

    New Delhi: The Lok Sabha on Wednesday will be taking up another much-anticipated piece of legislation, the Judicial Accountability Bill. The bill seeks to set standards for judges and a credible mechanism to investigate into complaints of misbehaviour and incapacity of a judge of the Supreme Court or High Court....
  • Judicial Accountability Bill to be taken up tomorrow 27-12-2011 09:45 PM

    New Delhi: The much-talked about Judicial Accountability Bill that will provide for accountability of judges and establish a credible mechanism for investigating individual complaints of misbehaviour will be taken up by the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Pawan Kumar Bansal said the Lok Sabha will take up...
  • Winter session extended by three days: Bansal 21-12-2011 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: The winter session of Parliament, which was scheduled to end on Thursday, has been extended by three days from December 27 to discuss Lokpal Bill and other legislations. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said this in the Lok Sabha while tabling the 33rd report of the Business...
  • Winter session extended for 4 anti-graft bills 20-12-2011 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: The UPA government, facing flak for not taking strong actions to curb corruption, has decided to extend the winter session of Parliament has for three days till December 29 to pass four crucial anti-graft bills - the Lokpal Bill, the Citizens' Charter Bill, the Judicial Accountability Bill and...
  • Govt clears three bills ahead of all-party meet 14-12-2011 06:14 AM

    New Delhi: Under fire for being soft on corruption the cabinet on Tuesday cleared three key anti-graft Bills ahead of the all-party meet on Lokpal on Wednesday. The Judicial Accountability Bill, Citizen's Charter Bill and Whistleblower Bill were cleared by the cabinet. But the Civil Society is cautious about commenting...
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  • Govt clears 3 bills to counter Team Anna, Opposition 13-12-2011 06:59 PM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Tuesday cleared three major anti-corruption bills " Citizen's Charter Bill, Judicial Accountability Bill and the Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to Persons Making the Disclosures Bill (Whistleblower's Bill) " in a crucial meeting. The Cabinet, however, met amid reports of clearing four crucial bills,...
  • Cabinet meet to clear crucial bills today 13-12-2011 07:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will meet on Tuesday evening to decide on the Food Security Bill, Sonia Gandhi's flagship programme. While the Lokpal Bill won't be coming up for discussion but keeping Team Anna's demands on agenda the Cabinet will also take decisions on the Judicial Accountability and Citizens...
  • Judges must declare their assets: Bill 30-08-2011 07:33 AM

    New Delhi: A Standing Committee report on the Judicial Accountability Bill was presented in Parliament on Tuesday. According to the Bill, judges should restrain from making unwarranted comments against constitution statutory body while hearing cases. The judgement is regarding the need to change behaviour of judges within the purview of...
  • Judicial Accountability Bill finalised 25-08-2011 09:26 PM

    New Delhi: Amid demands from Team Anna that judiciary be also brought under Lokpal, the Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill finalised by a parliamentary panel has recommended inclusion of two public representatives in a committee to probe senior judges facing corruption allegations. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice...
  • No ultimatum given to govt: Kejriwal 31-05-2011 02:48 PM

    New Delhi: Social activist Arvind Kejriwal has denied any rift within the civil society group on the Lokpal bill and said that they have not issued an ultimatum to the government following Monday's meeting that ended after the two sides disagreed on all key issues. "We have not issued any...
  • Former CJI's family has assets worth crores 04-03-2011 08:00 PM

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice KG balakrishnan and the current NHRC chief Justice KG Balakrishnan was investigated by the Kerala police in connection with allegations of disproportionate income against his family. An internal report looking into the assets of close relatives of Balakrishnan was prepared by the special branch of...
  • Cabinet to discuss judicial accountability bill 05-10-2010 10:35 AM

    New Delhi: The Union cabinet will be meeting on Tuesday to discuss legislation on holding judges accountable for misconduct. The crucial bill, which could be passed today (Tuesday), did not come up in Parliament in the monsoon session due to considerable opposition to it. Remember Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had...