01 Dec 2019
Since it was set up in March earlier this year, the country's first anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal lacks a permanent office.
20 Mar 2019
After years of delay, India got its first Lokpal on Tuesday as President Ram Nath Kovind appointed its chief and eight other members.
04 Feb 2019
Activist Anna Hazare, whose fast entered the sixth day on Monday, said the Bharatiya Janata Party 'used him' in 2014 and his agitation helped the saffron party come to power.
04 Feb 2019
Days after he launched a hunger strike demanding implementation of the The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, social crusader Anna Hazare has now said that he will return his Padma Bhushan if his demands aren't met by February 8.
30 Jan 2019
On Wednesday, social activist Anna Hazare began a fast at his village of Ralegan Siddhi, demanding the formation of a Lokpal at the Central level and Lokayuktas at the state level.
02 Oct 2018
Social activist Anna Hazare today put off his proposed hunger strike over various demands including the appointment of Lokpal, saying the government had taken certain steps that had shown a "ray of hope".
28 Sep 2018
On Thursday, the government constituted an eight-member search panel for Lokpal.
02 Jul 2018
The Supreme Court bench comprising justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi asked the central government to file an affidavit within 10 days giving details of the steps which are likely to be taken for appointing the anti-graft ombudsman Lokpal in the country.
15 May 2018
Senior lawyer Mukul Rohatgi has been appointed as an eminent jurist in the selection committee for appointment of the Lokpal, the Centre told the Supreme Court today.
23 Mar 2018
Seven years after his hunger strike shook the then UPA government, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare is back at Delhi's iconic Ramlila Maidan.
01 Mar 2018
Congress and BJP are now trading punches on the issue of appointing a Lokpal.
28 Apr 2017
Dismissing the Centre's arguments, the SC gave a go-ahead to the Lokpal Committee to appoint members despite the absence of a leader of opposition.
27 Apr 2017
The SC rapped the Centre for delay in appointment of Lokpal, saying there was no justification for it.
24 Nov 2016
The Supreme Court said yesterday that in the event the central government fails to amend the Lokpal Act to facilitate selection of Lokpal chairperson, the SC would act on its own.