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Current Affairs : November 7, 2018

Here are the main headlines for current Events of November 7, 2018. National Current Events Y. Raghavendra of BJP wins Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat BY Raghavendra of BJP defeated Madhu Bangarappa of Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) by a margin of 52,148 votes in Shimoga Lok Sabha by-poll. S. Ugrappa of Congress wins Ballari Lok Sabha seat ..

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Supreme Court pulls up government over delay in appointing Lok Pal

The Supreme Court has condemned the union government over the delay in appointing an Ombudsman or Lokpal. The appointment of Lok Pal has not happened despite the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 received Presidential assent as early as January 1, 2014. The union government has conveyed that it could not appoint Lok Pal as the ..

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Lok Sabha passes Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016

The Lok Sabha passed the Lokpal and Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2016 without discussion. The bill seeks to amend the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 which provides Lokpal (at Centre) and Lokayukta (at States) statutory backing to inquire into allegations of corruption against certain public functionaries and for related matters. Key Provisions Enable the leader of ..

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Goa Government appoints Justice PK Mishra as Lokayukta

Goa Government has decided to appoint former Chief Justice of Patna High Court Justice P.K.Mishra as Lokayukta of the state. It was announced by the Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar after state government obtained the concurrence of the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court and the Leader of Opposition in the Goa Assembly as stipulated in ..

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Justice Sanjay Mishra appointed as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh

Justice Sanjay Mishra has been appointed as Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh after his appointment was approved by the Supreme Court. In this regard, the apex court recalled its earlier order of appointing Justice Virendra Singh as Lokayukta of UP after objections were raised against Singh’s appointment. Background Earlier in December 2015, SC in its ruling ..

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