Lokayukta Current Affairs, GK & News

Lokayukta  Current Affairs, GK & News

Telangana appoints its First Lokayukta and Upa-Lokayukta

The State Government of Telangana has appointed the Former judge of Andhra Pradesh High Court, Justice C.V Ramulu as the first anti-corruption ombudsman, Lokayukta of the state after Governor of Telangana, Tamilsai Sounderarajan accepted the recommendation of the name by the Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao headed the committee. Based on the recommendations of the ..

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Pinaki Chandra Ghose launches Logo and Motto of Lokpal

The Chairman and first Lokpal of India, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose launched the Logo and Motto of Lokpal on November 26, 2019. The Motto of Lokpal “मा गृधः कस्यस्विद्धनम् ” saying “Ma Gridhah Kasyasvidhanam” is in Sanskrit language meaning Do not be greedy for anyone’s wealth, was adopted as the motto of Lokpal. Lokpal was ..

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Justice P Lakshmana Reddy appointed as 1st Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh

Justice P Lakshmana Reddy, a retired judge of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh High Court was sworn-in as the first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh. His oath to office was administered by Governor Biswabhusan Hairchandan at a function held in Vijayawada. Chief Minister of state Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, judges of High Court and senior state government ..

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Former Supreme Court Judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose to be the First Lokpal

The name of former Supreme Court Judge Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose has been cleared by the Lokpal Selection Committee headed by the Prime Minister. The notification for the appointment is expected to be released soon. Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose would be the first Lokpal of India. Salient features of the Lokpal Act 2013 The Lokpal ..

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Ranjana Prakash Desai to head of Lokpal search panel to select members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal

On 29th January, the 8-member Lokpal search panel hold its first meeting to select members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal. The committee, headed by former Supreme Court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai, is understood to have discussed modalities related to the appointments of the chief and members of Lokpal. The meeting comes days after the Supreme Court ..

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