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Supreme court questions 12 states for not appointing a Lokayukta

The states have been asked to specify by when they would appoint the anti-corruption ombudsman

published on : 23rd March 2018

Upa Lokayukta finds misuse of Rs 22 crore fodder fund in Tumakuru

Funds meant for goshalas (cattle shelters) and supply of fodder and water for cattle were misused in drought-hit taluks of Tumakuru district

published on : 17th June 2017

Janthakal mining case : Former Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy denied anticipatory bail

Kumaraswamy had earlier received an interim anticipatory bail  in  the Janthakal mining case registered by a special investigation team on the basis of the Justice Santosh Hegde report.

published on : 13th June 2017

High Court strikes down Upa Lokayukta advice

The High Court court said the appointments were treated as regular and the appointees would be entitled to all service benefits based on their respective dates of appointment.

published on : 22nd February 2017

Amend Lokayukta Act, Justice Shetty asks government

Lokayukta Justice P Vishwanatha Shetty has written to the state government recommending an amendment to the Karnataka Lokayukta Act.

published on : 20th February 2017

Special court grants bail to former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Rao 

Justice Rao was in the know of the extortion racket run from his office by his son Y Ashwin but did nothing to stop it.

published on : 29th January 2017

RK Dutta appointed as Karnataka Police chief  

Dutta  who has been the Additional Director of Central Bureau of Investigation and Additional Director General of Police will have a nine-month tenure as he is set to retire in October this year.

published on : 27th January 2017

Finally, Karnataka has a new Lokayukta: Vishwanath Shetty

The governor had refused to give his assent earlier after S R Hiremath of Samaja Parivartana Samudaya had written to him raising questions about Justice Shetty's illegal properties around Bengaluru. 

published on : 26th January 2017

Karnataka Lokayukta scam: Bail granted for Justice Rao

Justice Y Bhaskar Rao has been arraigned as an accused in corruption and extortion scam in Lokayukta.

published on : 28th November 2016

Karnataka HC declines to quash criminal proceedings against former Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao

The judgment has come as a major setback for the 78-year-old Rao, who was also the former chief justice of Karnataka High Court.

published on : 22nd November 2016

Bribery takes a back seat due to fund crunch 

The Anti Corruption Bureau, that usually receives 4-5 complaints per week, has netted only one official in corruption case since demonetisation.

published on : 16th November 2016