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Centre, AAP on collision course over Jan Lokpal Bill

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided that the Delhi governments Jan Lokpal Bill cannot be passed in its present form, a top government official told The Hindu. The MHA will shortly convey its objections to the Arvind Kejriwal government through the ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Diluted Lokpal Act makes transparency wear a cloak: Has India's fight against graft fizzled out?

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed an amendment to the Lokpal and Lakayuktas Act, 2013 to extend the deadline for filing asset declarations beyond 31 July for 50 lakh central government employees and NGOs receiving government funds. A day later, ...
 Firstpost.com1 day ago

Dowry, extortion likely causes for rethinking Lokpal clauses

NEW DELHI: Dowry demands, kidnappings for ransom, extortion, marital troubles and problems between families — a host of reasons like these cited by government employees and even the Central Bureau of Direct Taxes — have contributed to the ...
 Economic Times1 day ago

Lokpal amended: Government staff, NGOs need not declare assets by July 31

NEW DELHI: In a surprise move, the government on Wednesday quickly got an amendment to the Lokpal Act passed in the Lok Sabha to give reprieve to central government employees and NGOs from declaring their assets by the July 31 deadline. Though ...
 New Indian Express2 days ago Government amend Lokpal, give reprieve to its employees and NGOs from declaring assets by July 31  New Indian Express2 days ago 'Give NGOs more time to declare their assets'  HT Syndication1 week ago

The unease over the NGO notifications

The implications of falling under the ambit of the Lokpal Act have discomfited many non-governmental organisations. Two years after the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2013 was enacted by the UPA government, the Centre's decision to operationalise a ...
 The Hindu3 days ago Do not misuse Lokpal Act to harass NGOs: SA Aiyar  Economic Times6 days ago NGOs, their executives to give annual income details to Lokpal  DeshGujarat1 month ago

Select Committee on anti-graft bill gets extension

New Delhi, Jul 22 (PTI) A Rajya Sabha Select Committee examining an anti-corruption amendment bill was today granted extension till the next session of Parliament to submit its recommendations. The term of the Committee, which was to submit its ...
 Press Trust of India1 week ago Select Committee on anti-graft amendment bill gets extension  Press Trust of India1 week ago

Deadline for NGOs' asset declaration likely to be extended

The governmenton Thursdaysaid it may consider extending the last date for disclosure of property by NGOs under the Lokpal if all parties agreed. The issue was raised in the Rajya Sabha by nominated member Anu Aga, urgingthe government to at least ...
 The Statesman1 week ago Asset declaration deadline for NGOs may be extended  ProKerala.com1 week ago
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Modi govt created India-Pak like situation in Delhi, says Kejriwal

He reiterated that the bills passed by Delhi Assembly including JanLokpal bill were either not accepted by the central government or were pending for more than 8 months. Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday ...
 Indian Express1 week ago Talk to AK Kejriwal takes Centre to task  E Pao1 week ago Kejriwal compares Delhi govt's ties with Centre with 'India-Pak type situation'  The Echo Of India1 week ago Delhi victim of Centre's attitude: Kejriwal  New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago

Monsoon Session till August 12, govt says enough support for GST Bill

With the Monsoon Session of Parliament set to begin from July 18, the government on Wednesday claimed that it had adequate support to get the much delayed Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill passed. The session which will have 20 working days, will end on ...
 Asian Age1 month ago Enough support to pass GST Bill  The Hindu1 month ago Govt to push GST Bill hard this Monsoon Session  New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Parliament's monsoon session to commence on July 18, govt confident of GST passage  Smart Investor1 month ago

NGOs receiving govt grant to come under Lokpal

NGOs and other private organisations receiving at least Rs 1 crore as government grant or financial assistance will come under the ambit of Lokpal, a government notification said. Under the new rules, office bearers of such NGOs will be treated as "public ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago NGOs receiving Rs one crore govt grant to be under Lokpal  DeshGujarat1 month ago Staff of NGOs getting more that Rs 1 crore from Centre under Lokpal  Times of India1 month ago
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