Lok Ayukta

  • Oppn's sit-in ends, K'taka houses adjourned sine die July 16, 2010

    Bangalore: The four-day stand off in Karnataka legislature between the government and the opposition over the latter's demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into illegal mining ended on Friday as the two houses were adjourned sine die after passing various bills amid slogan shouting. "We have called off...
  • Advani urges Hegde to withdraw resgination July 3, 2010

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani on Saturday urged Karnataka's Lok Ayukta N Santosh Hegde to withdraw his resignation. In a statement here, Advani, who is chairman of the BJP parliamentary party, said if Hegde had any concerns as Lok Ayukta, the BJP state...
  • Exposed! MP govt watchdog found corrupt June 27, 2008

    Bhopal: The Lok Ayukta – the office instituted to check corruption within the government – finds itself under a cloud in Madhya Pradesh. The chain of events that has put Justice Ripu Sudan Dayal in a spot started on June 18, 2004, when he opened the Katni land scam case....
  • Bangalore's illegal sand mining industry under scanner November 22, 2007

    Bangalore: Bangalore's witnessing a construction boom like never before and one of the raw materials in demand is sand. The city receives around 2,000 loads of sand every day from legal mines as against the demand for around 3,000 loads. And it's illegal sand mining from agricultural land that's filling...
  • Lookahead: What's making news June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Two hearings and an anti-corruption body meeting are what is making news on Wednesday. Taj Corridor Hearing A designated court in Lucknow will resume hearing in the Rs 175 crore Taj Corridor case on Wednesday in which Uttar pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is an accused. Her predecessor Mulayam Singh Yadav...