Lokpal: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

First Meeting of G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group held

Published: October 23, 2020

On October 22, 2020, the first ministerial meeting of G-20 anti-corruption working group was held. Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to host the meeting. Highlights The Anti-Corruption Working Group of G-20 was established in June 2010 at the Toronto Summit, G20. The main objective of the group is to make suggestions on boosting international ..

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Government issues format for filing complaints with Lokpal

Published: March 4, 2020

Lokpal is an apex body to inquire into allegations of corruption against public functionaries of central government. The Lokpal shall dispose of any received complaint within 30 days. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the first chairperson of Lokpal, in March 2019. Recently, the government has issued a ..

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37th National Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions

Published: December 12, 2019

The 37th National Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions will be conducted in New Delhi on 12th and 13th December 2019. The National Symposium is organized by the Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D). Retd. IPS, Member of Lokpal, Archana Ramasundaram will be the chief guest for the inaugural session. The theme for ..

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Lokpal Logo & Motto launched

Published: November 27, 2019

The Chairman of Lokpal, Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose launched the logo of Lokpal, at an event held in New Delhi. The motto of Lokpal “मा गृधः कस्यस्विद्धनम्” (Do not be greedy for anyone’s wealth) was also adopted. The Logo design of Prashant Mishra, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh was selected for adoption as Logo of Lokpal. An open ..

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Pinaki Chandra Ghose launches Logo and Motto of Lokpal

Published: November 27, 2019

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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