Ra Mehta

  • Gujarat Governor approves appointment of DP Buch as state Lokayukta 29-11-2013 11:58 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal on Friday approved the appointment of Justice (retd) DP Buch as the Lokayukta of the state, paving the way for filling up of the post, which has been lying vacant for the last ten years. "The Governor has accepted the advice tendered by the Council...
  • Justice Mehta says no to Gujarat Lokayukta's post 08-08-2013 11:43 AM

    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...
  • Gujarat: Justice RA Mehta refuses to take charge as Lokayukta 07-08-2013 10:30 AM

    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....
  • SC upholds appointment of Justice Mehta as Gujarat Lokayukta 02-01-2013 10:13 PM

    CM Narendra Modi had appealed against this appointment claiming that the appointment was unconstitutional. ...
  • Appointment row was never an issue for me: Gujarat Lokayukta 02-01-2013 12:36 PM

    Justice RA Mehta refused to comment on the Supreme Court ruling upholding his appointment as the Gujarat Lokayukta, saying it was never an issue for him. ...
  • Gujarat Lokayukta appointment row: Teesta welcomes SC ruling 02-01-2013 12:33 PM

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the appointment of Justice RA Mehta as the Gujarat Lokayukta, in a blow to the Narendra Modi government. ...
  • Guj govt demands resignation of Governor Dr Kamla 01-12-2012 09:14 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Saturday demanded resignation of the state Governor Dr Kamla, saying it would make way for a "free and fair enquiry" into an alleged land scam pending against her in Rajasthan. The demand from Gujarat government comes at a time when a metropolitan court in Rajasthan...
  • Gujarat Lokayukta issue to now go to a 3rd Judge 11-10-2011 10:31 PM

    Ahmedabad: In the wake of a split verdict by the Gujarat High Court on the controversial appointment of Lokayukta by the Governor, the issue is now likely to go to a third judge for breaking the tie. Justice Akil Kureshi, who had on Monday upheld the appointment of Justice RA...
  • Split verdict by Gujarat HC in Lokayukta case 10-10-2011 06:46 PM

    Ahmedabad/ New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Monday delivered a split verdict on upholding the appointment of the state Lokayukta by Governor Kamla Beniwal. The two-judge bench hearing the case filed by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of Narendra Modi against the Governor's order appointing Justice RA Mehta...
  • Lokayukta: Gujarat delegation to meet President 14-09-2011 05:25 PM

    Vadodara: A delegation, consisting of two former Gujarat ministers, is meeting President Pratibha Patil in Delhi on Thursday with regard to appointment of Justice (retd) RA Mehta as Lokayukta of the state. The delegation comprising of Gordhan Zadafiya and Nalin Bhatt also includes former BJP MP KD Jeswani, former Surat...
  • Lokayukta: BJP protests in Parl as Modi ignored 30-08-2011 11:56 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP MPs led by LK Advani on Tuesday protested in Parliament the appointment of Lokayukta in Gujarat and demanded immediate recall of Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal for nominating former Gujarat High Court judge RA Mehta without Narendra Modi's consent. Inside the House it was Arun Jaitley who...
  • Gujarat Lokayukta appointed bypassing Modi govt 26-08-2011 04:55 PM

    Gandhinagar: In an unprecedented move, the Gujarat Governor has appointed Retd Justice RA Mehta as Lokayukta of the state, bypassing the Narendra Modi-led BJP government which had kept the post vacant for the last seven years. Gujarat Opposition Leader Shaktisinh Gohil, who had led a delegation of Congress MLAs to...