Lokayukta

  • Lokayukta police conducts raids at government official's houses 7 hours 48 minutes ago

    The Lokayukta police conducted raids at two houses of an official of Narmada Valley Development Authority at Barwani and Gwalior, and recovered assets worth over Rs 90 lakh that were disproportionate to his known sources of income. Acting on a tip-off, police conducted searches at the residences of agriculture development and...
  • Lokpal: Bureaucrats to declare assets under new rules 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Central government has notified rules under the Lokpal Act making it mandatory for all its employees to file declarations of their assets and liabilities and those of their spouses and dependent children. It has issued new forms for filing these returns which have fields to give details on...
  • Senior IPS officer Ajay Kumar Sharma appointed as the Director General of Lokayukta July 17, 2014

    Senior IPS officer Ajay Kumar Sharma has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of Lokayukta by the Madhya Pradesh government in Bhopal on Thursday. Sharma, a 1989 batch IPS officer, was posted until now as an Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Hoshangabad Range, an official release said. Besides Sharma, the...
  • Illegal assets worth Rs 3.1 crore of MP clerk unearthed in Lokayukta raid July 15, 2014

    Lokayukta Police on Tuesday raided various premises of a clerk, posted in a Janpad Panchayat in neighbouring Khargone district, and unearthed properties worth over Rs 3.10 crore which are allegedly disproportionate to his known sources of income, a senior officer said. "The clerk, identified as Babulal Patel (50), posted in Maheshwar...
  • Accountant caught red-handed taking Rs 500 bribe from woman June 28, 2014

    An accountant posted in Petlavad Janpad Panchayat in Jhabua district was caught red-handed on Saturday taking a bribe of Rs 500 from a rural woman. The accountant, identified as Ramesh Wagh was caught on the complaint of a woman, Reshma, Lokayukta's Superintendent of Police (SP) Virendra Singh, told reporters. According to the...
  • Woman sub-inspector arrested for receiving Rs 1500 bribe June 27, 2014

    A woman sub-inspector (SI) was caught red-handed by the Lokayukta police accepting a bribe of Rs 1,500 in Indore on Thursday. The woman SI identified as Ansuia Jain was caught following a tip-off by Shailendra Singh Sikarwar, Superintendent of Police (SP) Lokayukta, Virendra Singh told reporters. Sikarwar's daughter-in-law had filed a complaint...
  • HC orders Lokayukta probe against Gaurishankar Bisen on corruption charges June 20, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh High Court has ordered a Lokayukta probe against state Farmers Welfare and Agriculture Development Minister Gaurishankar Bisen on a PIL levelling corruption allegations against him. The Lokayukta probe was ordered by a division bench of Chief Justice A M Khanvilar and Justice Alok Aradhe on Thursday in a public...
  • HC orders Lokayukta probe against MP Agriculture Minister June 20, 2014

    Jabalpur: The Jabalpur High Court has ordered Lokayukta probe against Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen. The court orders come after a PIL alleged that the BJP Minister had amassed properties disproportionate to his known source of income. Gauri Shankar was inducted into the Shivraj Singh Chouhan Cabinet after the BJP...
  • MP Lokayukta detects ill gotten wealth worth over Rs 300 crore May 25, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta has detected in the last five years wealth and properties worth over Rs 300 crore acquired allegedly through corrupt means. As many as 146 cases related to Disproportionate Assets (DA) were registered involving corrupt proceeds worth Rs 303 crore between June 29, 2009 and April 30, 2014, Madhya...
  • Sub-inspector asks for Rs 10,000 bribe for releasing two people, caught by Lokayukta May 24, 2014

    A sub-inspector was on Saturday caught red-handed in Indore taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 for releasing two persons held in a case of manhandling. SI Pavan Pandey, posted in Umarban police post was caught by Lokayukta Police on the complaint of Radheshyam Bhilala. Pandey had summoned Bhilala's two relatives Pratap and...
  • Assistant engineer caught red-handed receiving a bribe of Rs 10,000 May 21, 2014

    An assistant engineer was allegedly caught red-handed receiving a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a deputy sarpanch of Gandhawad gram panchayat on Wednesday, a Lokayukta official said in Khargone. Acting on a tip-off, a police team laid a trap and caught the official identified as Jaikumar Shrivastava posted at Sagaon Janpad...
  • Arunachal CM Nabam Tuki signs Lokayukta Bill May 20, 2014

    Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has signed into law the Lokayukta Bill which the state Assembly had passed in March. Passage of the Lokayukta Act was a commitment made in Congress's election manifesto this year, official sources said on Tuesday. "This is a gift to the people of Arunachal...
  • Lokayukta raids bureaucrat's premises, unearths illegal assets worth crores May 20, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police on Monday raided the official residence and other premises of State Joint Director, Industries, RC Kuriel in two cities and unearthed details of immovable properties worth crores, disproportionate to his known sources of income. Acting on a tip-off, the raid was carried out simultaneously at Kuriel's official...
  • MP: Lokayukta raids premises of IPS officer May 15, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta conducted early morning raids at the premises of IPS officer Mayank Jain, IG Community Policing on Thursday. The Lokyukta sleuths have unearthed documents showing assets including 50 acres of land, two nursing homes and 8 houses spread across Rewa, Indore and Bhopal. The officer belongs...
  • MP Lokayukta laments delay in sanctions to prosecute corrupt officials May 8, 2014

    Bhopal: Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to empower the CBI to investigate top bureaucrats without Centre's nod, Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Justice PP Naolekar has lamented that delay in sanction by the state government to prosecute corrupt officer has become a major hurdle in effective implementation of Prevention of Corruption Act...
  • Narendra Modi fears strong RTI Commissioner and Lokayukta may land him behind bars: Rahul Gandhi May 5, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi on Monday charged Narendra Modi with having balked at appointing a RTI Commissioner and Lokayukta in Gujarat for fear of being booked for alleged irregularities in providing benefits to his favourite industrial group. "Modi tries to ensnare you with his claims of being an efficient chowkidar (watchman). You need...
  • Modi will be jailed the day Gujarat Lokayukta becomes active: Rahul May 1, 2014

    Rahul Gandhi hit out at Narendra Modi over the Lokayukta in Gujarat warning that the CM will be behind bars the day the Lokayukta becomes active in the state. ...
  • Rs 89-lakh assets of MP engineer to be confiscated April 28, 2014

    A special anti-corruption court in Indore on Sunday ordered confiscation of properties worth nearly Rs 89 lakh belonging to an assistant engineer, found to have been disproportionate to his known sources of income. The assets would be utilised 'in the public interest'. The order was passed by judge Avnindra Kumar Singh in the...
  • There is Lokayukta in Gujarat, Modi tells Rahul April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi continue to hurl barbs at each other. Taking a jibe at Rahul's statement regarding the absence of Lokayukta in Gujarat, the BJP leader said, "Every citizen of India should know that there is a Lokayukta in...
  • If Lokayukta is formed in Gujarat, Modi will go to jail: Rahul Gandhi April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a fervid attack on BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi saying that if Lokayukta was formed in Gujarat then the BJP strongman will be the one to go to jail. The Gandhi scion stepped up the attack on the BJP leader...
  • Protests after Bangalore reporters jailed for sting attempt March 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Media persons in Bangalore staged a protest after two journalists caught trying to do a sting operation on Karnataka's power Minister DK Shivakumar were detained by the police. Both the journalists are employees of a Kannada channel. The under cover reporters had approached the minister two weeks ago posing as...
  • Drug kits purchase scam: Chargesheet filed against six accused March 12, 2014

    Lokayukta Police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet against former Health Director, Dr Yogiraj Sharma and five others in the Rs seven core drug kits purchase scam in Madhya Pradesh. The chargesheet, running into 3700 pages, was filed in the court of special additional sessions Judge, Sanjay Salgaonkar. The scam took place in...
  • After Fali Nariman snub, Lokpal search panel head Justice KT Thomas quits March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Head of the Lokpal Committee Search Panel Justice KT Thomas has now pulled out from the panel. He has written to the Prime Minister's Office expressing inability to be part of the panel. "I have decided to withdraw from the search committee after I studied the rules. The selection...
  • Chargesheet filed in IAS couple's disproportionate assets case March 1, 2014

    The Lokayukta Special Police Establishment (SPE) on Saturday filed a chargesheet in the district court against tainted IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshi, besides 17 others, in connection with the couple's assets disproportionate to the known sources of income. Lokayukta sources said the chargesheet was filed against 19 persons, including the...
  • Lokayukta police to file chargesheet against MP IAS couple on March 1 February 22, 2014

    Lokayukta police is likely to file chargesheet on next Saturday against IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshi who were accused of amassing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income. The Special Police Establishment of Lokayukta police was supposed to file the chargesheet before the additional sessions court on Saturday but...
  • Lokayukta police files charge sheet against IAS couple facing corruption charges February 22, 2014

    The Lokayukta police on Saturday filed a 6500-pages long charge sheet against suspended IAS couple Arvind and Tinoo Joshi, accused of amassing assets worth Rs 41 crore. The Joshis are facing cases for disproportionate assets under the Prevention of Corruption Act and Indian Penal Code. Apart from the Joshis, the charge...
  • Government advocate accepts bribe from rape accused, caught red-handed February 21, 2014

    A government advocate was caught by the Lokayukta sleuths on Thursday for allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 10,000 from a rape accused for absolving him from the charge in the court. Additional Government Prosecutor (AGP) Sambhajirao Gavde had demanded Rs 25,000 from the accused, Dilip Choudhary, Lokayukta sources said. Choudhry, hailing from...
  • Odisha passes Lokayukta Bill, becomes first state to enact the law February 15, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Meeting the three-month deadline set by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the State Assembly on Friday passed the Odisha Lokayukta Bill, 2014 with provision of keeping Chief Minister, ex-Chief Ministers, other ministers and public servants under the purview of a 6-member anti-corruption panel. The Bill, introduced in the Assembly on February...
  • Eyeing Lok Sabha elections, Kejriwal quits as Delhi CM in just 49 days February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: After 49 days as Delhi Chief Minister filled with high drama, protests, controversies and delivering on some parts of the Aam Aadmi Party manifesto, Arvind Kejriwal quit on Friday along with his Cabinet. The trigger the Jan Lokpal Bill not even being allowed to be tabled in the...
  • Odisha Lokayukta Bill passed in Assembly February 14, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Meeting the three-month deadline set by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the State Assembly on Friday passed the Odisha Lokayukta Bill, 2014 with provision of keeping Chief Minister, ex-Chief Ministers, other ministers and public servants under the purview of a 6-member anti-corruption panel. The Bill, introduced in the Assembly on February...