P. Lakshman Reddy sworn in as first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh

Justice P. Lakshman Reddy, a retired judge of the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh High Court, has been sworn in as the first Lokayukta of Andhra Pradesh since the State was bifurcated in 2014. He will hold the position for a period ..


P C Ghose named as India’s first anti-corruption ombudsman

Former Supreme Court judge and current member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Pinaki Chandra Ghose has been named as the India’s first Lokpal (anti-corruption ombudsman). The Lokpal Act, which was passed in 2013 after a nationwide anti-corruption movement, ..

Uma Nath Singh sworn-in as first Lokayukta of Nagaland

Justice Uma Nath Singh, the former Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court, has been sworn-in as the first Lokayukta of Nagaland and will hold the office for a term of 5 years or till he attains the age of 70. ..

L Narasimha Reddy appointed as new Chancellor of University of Hyderabad (UoH)

Justice L Narasimha Reddy, the former Chief Justice of the Patna High Court, has been appointed as Chancellor of the University of Hyderabad for a period of three years. President Ram Nath Kovind in his capacity as Visitor of the ..

Current Affairs : January 18, 2012

Gujarat High Court upholds the appointment of Lokayukta The High Court of Gujarat, Ahmedabad dismisses the plea of the Gujarat Government and upholds the appointment of state Lokayukt by the Governor. Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal appointed Justice Mehta as the ..



Current Affairs: January 4, 2012

99th Indian Science Congress Inaugurated at KIIT 99th Indian Science Congress has begun at the KIIT University campus in Bhubneshwar on January 3, 2012. Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh inaugurated the five-day event. More than 15,000 delegates including 500 foreign ..