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Karnataka passes Bill, paves way for Lokayukta removal
The new law facilitates suspension of a judge from carrying out the duties of the Lokayukta as soon as a motion for removal is initiated. With the ruling Congress and opposition parties arriving at a consensus on the need for more powers to remove ...
 Indian Express1 day ago
Deccan Chronicle
Karnataka: Assembly nod for Lokayukta ouster bill
BENGALURU: An amendment to the Lokayukta Act, with regard to appointment and removal of the Lokayukta and Upalokayukta, was passed in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. The amendment was moved by law minister T.B. Jayachandra, changing the ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 days ago
Amendments opposed
The Loksatta party has opposed the State governments move to introduce new Lokayukta Bill, which according to it, is aimed at weakening the Lokayukta institution. In a press release, the party said that instead of handing over the investigation into ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
Deccan Chronicle
Council clears Lokayukta bill, one more session in September?
Bengaluru : After much deliberation, the Legislative Council on Friday approved the Karnataka Lokayukta (amendment) bill, 2015 which allows the state government to remove the Lokayukta after obtaining a two-thirds majority in both Houses of the ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 day ago
New Indian Express
Six Months on, State Govt Yet to Form Lokayukta
BHUBANESWAR: Though the Government took credit as the first State to have passed Odisha Lokayukta Bill in the Assembly, it is yet to constitute a body of Lokayukta nearly six months after the Bill got Presidential assent on December 16, 2014. ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago
Indian Express
Karnataka govt seeks to dilute Lokayukta law
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. The alleged extortion racket in the Karnataka Lokayukta, reportedly involving the Lokayukta Justice Bhaskar Rao's son, has resulted in the state government introducing a new law that gives it more powers to ...
 Indian Express1 week ago


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