JUSTICE RA MEHTA

  • Justice Mehta says no to Gujarat Lokayukta's post August 8, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In an embarrassment to the Narendra Modi government, justice (retd) RA Mehta has refused to take charge as the Lokayukta of Gujarat. The Gujarat government had spent Rs 45 crore as legal fees in unsuccessfully challenging his appointment. In a strongly worded letter to Governor Dr Kamla Beniwal, justice Mehta...
  • Gujarat: Justice RA Mehta refuses to take charge as Lokayukta August 7, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In a major embarrassment for the Gujarat government, Justice (retd) RA Mehta has refused to take charge as the Lokayukta because the state government took a long time in notifying his appointment. Justice RA Mehta's appointment was cleared by the Supreme Court after it was challenged by Gujarat government. Justice...
  • SC upholds appointment of Justice Mehta as Gujarat Lokayukta January 2, 2013

    CM Narendra Modi had appealed against this appointment claiming that the appointment was unconstitutional. ...
  • Modi govt's attitude will not be a challenge: Lokayukta January 2, 2013

    Ahmedabad: After the Supreme Court upheld the appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat, Justice (retd) RA Mehta on Wednesday said the Modi government's attitude will not come in the way of his work. "I don't think Modi government's attitude will be a challenge for Lokayukta," Mehta said in reply to a...
  • SC upholds appointment of Justice Mehta as Guj Lokayukta January 2, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In a major setback to the Narendra Modi government, the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the appointment of Justice RA Mehta as the Gujarat Lokayukta. Governor Kamla Beniwal had appointed Justice Mehta as the state Lokayukta in August 2011, after the post had remained vacant for eight years. CM Narendra...
  • SC admits Modi's plea on Guj Lokayukta's appointment February 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will start hearing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's plea challenging the Gujarat High Court's order upholding the appoint mruled on Friday it will start the hearing in Gujarat Lokayukta appointment case from February 20 onwards. The Modi government had filed an appeal challenging the Gujarat High...
  • Lokayukta: Cong asks Modi to quit over HC order January 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday stepped up attack on Narendra Modi asserting that the Gujarat Chief Minister has no moral right to continue in office in the wake of the High Court judgement upholding appointment of the Lokayukta. "Morally, Modi has no right to continue and he should resign," party...