Lokpal Bill

  • Lokpal: Bureaucrats to declare assets under new rules July 21, 2014

    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...
  • Modi government aims to bring Lokpal in place by August 15: sources June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is mulling changes in the Lokpal Act. Government sources have told CNNIBN that the Department of Personnel and Training is making changes in the rules on the mandate of the Lokpal search committee. The government plans to empower the search committee by including people...
  • Centre to change some rules regarding appointment of Lokpal members May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court (SC) that it will change some rules regarding the appointment of Lokpal members. The Centre had in April assured the apex court that it will not take any immediate decision on the appointment of the Lokpal. The top court was...
  • I should have consulted people before quitting, says Arvind Kejriwal April 16, 2014

    AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he committed a "mistake" of not consulting people before resigning as chief minister of Delhi. "I think we made a mistake on (the issue of) resignation. Resignation in principle was (however) right," Kejriwal told NDTV in Varanasi. Kejriwal and his cabinet quit on February 14...
  • Full text: Aam Aadmi Party's manifesto for LS polls April 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) released its manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Delhi on Thursday. It has also called for passing of Jan Lokpal Bill which covers "a peon to the Prime Minister". The manifesto talks about eligibility to fight polls to be lowered from...
  • Sanjay Singh confident about AAP winning 100 LS seats, says party is missing Hazare March 20, 2014

    Noting they were "missing" anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh on Thursday said that had he been associated with the party it would have achieved its target easily. "The party is missing Hazare... Had he been with us, we would have easily achieved our target," Singh, a...
  • No permanent enemy, friend in politics: SC March 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The formation of Aam Aadmi Party government with the support of Congress which joined hands with BJP in opposing Arvind Kejriwal regime on Jan Lokpal Bill demonstrates that there is no permanent enemy or friend in politics, the Supreme Court observed on Friday. "In India the situation can change....
  • 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...
  • Fali Nariman refuses to join Lokpal search committee February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Supreme Court advocate Fali Nariman on Thursday refused to join Lokpal search committee. In a letter to the Centre, Nariman has called the Lokpal selection process ludicrous and farcical. Headed by former SC judge KT Thomas, the search panel comprises of eight members. Earlier, the BJP had objected to...
  • I have taken tough decisions as Home Minister: Shinde February 23, 2014

    Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Sunday asserted that he was not weak as portrayed by the opposition, and had proved his mettle by taking tough decisions. Addressing a rally of Youth Congress at Veronica High School ground here in his hometown, Shinde said the opposition had spread propaganda about him. "I...
  • Kejriwal lacks administrative efficiency: Narayanasamy February 16, 2014

    Puducherry: Slamming Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who quit as Delhi Chief Minister, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Sunday said Kejriwal was lacking in "political and administrative efficiency" and had been "playing a drama to cover up his incapability." "How can a Chief Minister stage agitation on a main road...
  • Arvind Kejriwal quit as he was unable to fulfil promises: Shriprakash Jaiswal February 16, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal quit the post as he was unable to fulfil promises he made to people before assembly polls, Union Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal said on Sunday. Since the time Kejriwal took charge as Chief Minister, he had been trying to quit the post as he knew he...
  • TWTW: Kejriwal quits as Delhi CM in just 49 days February 16, 2014

    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 Delhi Assembly. ...
  • Kejriwal says AAP members shouldn't have called LG a Congress agent February 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Outgoing Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal admitted that the Aam Aadmi Party leaders should not have called Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung a Congress agent. Speaking to IBN18 Network EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai, Kejriwal said, "The words used against the Lieutenant Governor by some AAP partymen should not have been...
  • Why Aam Aadmi Party quit government February 16, 2014

    Government for the Aam Aadmi Party has never had a meaning as a crown of king. The AAP has always taken it as a tool to serve the people. Since the freedom of this nation, country has been needing a serious anticorruption law. The Jan Lokpal Bill was never a...
  • Parties with conflicting ideologies bad for growth: Assocham February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Industry body Assocham on Saturday said governments at the Centre and the states formed by parties with conflicting ideologies would hit the country's economic prospects. "If parties with sharp conflicting political and economic ideologies come together and form the government in the states and at the Centre, economic growth...
  • Kejriwal ran away from battlefield: Shiv Sena February 15, 2014

    Slamming AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for resigning as the Delhi Chief Minister, Shiv Sena on Saturday called him a "deserter" who ran away from the battlefield. "Kejriwal ran away from the battlefield....he is a deserter. It is the betrayal of the people," Sena spokesperson Sanjay Raut said, talking to reporters in...
  • Jaitley says the nightmare is over with AAP's resignation February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Saturday slammed the Aam Aadmi government for taking an exit route rather than fulfilling their promises and said the party was without an agenda and was committed to populism and demagogue. He said, "Most of its MLAs were inexperienced. They lacked maturity....
  • No point staying in power after Jan Lokpal setback, says Prashant Bhushan February 15, 2014

    Holding BJP and Congress responsible for the fall of Arvind Kejriwal government, AAP leader Prashant Bhushan on Saturday said the party was left with no option but to quit as implementing Jan Lokpal was their top priority. "From the beginning, Congress and BJP were against this bill and that is why...
  • No longer CM, but Kejriwal continues to be people's hero February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's resignation has only raised his stock among the common people of Delhi, the 'aam admi', who form his core support base and who believe he will come back to power with a more emphatic majority and play a larger national role after the...
  • 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...
  • Arvind Kejriwal resigns as Delhi CM: Reactions from across the country February 14, 2014

    Arvind Kejriwal resigned after his government failed to table the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Delhi Assembly following a highvoltage clash with the Congress and BJP. CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose takes calls from across the nation and discusses the issue with the panel. ...
  • LG to send report on Delhi government's resignation on Saturday February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenan Governor Najeeb Jung is expected to give his report to the Centre on Saturday on the follow up action in the wake of resignation of the Aam Aadmi Party Government. Sources said he would give his report on the situation to the President through the Union Home...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey February 17, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal requests LG to dissolve Delhi Assembly February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Soon after announcing his resignation as the Delhi Chief Minister, Arvind Kejriwal urged Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to dissolve the Delhi Assembly soon so that repolling can be held. The Aam Aadmi Party government resigned within 49 days of coming to power after facing a major embarrassment in the...
  • News 360: Kejriwal quits as CM after Assembly rejects Jan Lokpal Bill February 14, 2014

    Arvind Kejriwal's roller coaster ride as the Delhi Chief Minister came to an end on February 14, 2014 just 49 days after he assumed office along with his six colleagues as his government failed to table the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Assembly following a highvoltage clash with Congress and...
  • AAP's 49day rule in Delhi ends, Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Cabinet resign February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal's roller coaster ride as the Delhi Chief Minister came to an end on February 14, 2014 just 49 days after he assumed office along with his six colleagues as his government failed to table the Jan Lokpal Bill in the Assembly following a highvoltage clash with...
  • Kejriwal resigned as he was not able to fulfil his promises: BJP February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: After Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Cabinet resigned within 49 days of coming to power, the BJP said that he had no other option because he had failed to deliver. Party leader Dr Harshvarshan said, "Kejriwal was not able to fulfil his promises made to the...
  • We didn't vote against Bill, voted for LG's message: Congress February 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid intense speculation that Arvind Kejriwal will resign as Delhi Chief Minister following the defeat of the Jan Lokpal Bill due to stiff opposition by Congress and BJP, Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely said his party did not vote against the Bill, but voted in favour of...
  • A Billion Votes: Arvind Kejriwal set to resign as Delhi Chief Minister February 14, 2014

    It was a day of high drama, chaos and pandemonium in Delhi Assembly as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal defied Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung and introduced the Jan Lokpal Bill even as Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs accused Speaker MS Dhir of being partisan. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister is all...