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Centre Seeks Views of State Governments and Political Parties on Lokpal

The Centre has sought the views of State Governments and Political Parties on certain issues related to drafting of Lokpal Bill. The text of the letter written by the Chairman of the Drafting Committee, Shri PranabMukherjee is as follows: The issue of setting up of a Lokpal to curb corruption in high places has been under the consideration of the… Read More

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Lokpal Bill meets with hurdles

The Joint Drafting Committee on the Lokpal Bill on Monday for the first time got bogged down by contentious issues, with the UPA government opposing scrutiny of the Prime Minister, the higher judiciary and acts of MPs inside Parliament by the Lokpal and, as a way out, embarking on wider consultations. Both Union Minister for… Read More

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Constitution of committee on Lokpal bill challenged in Supreme Court

A group of advocates today moved the Supreme Court challenging the inclusion of five civil society members in a committee to draft the Lokpal Bill. Advocate M L Sharma and others have moved the court contending that inclusion of five civil society members in the committee, which also has five ministers, is constitutionally flawed as… Read More

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Committee for Lokpal Bill

Days before the Joint Drafting Committee meets for the first time to prepare a stronger Lokpal Bill, government today said members should come with an open mind and refrain from drawing lines beyond which they would not retreat. "What is happening with this Committee is before the Committee meets, everybody is giving their point of… Read More

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Government inviting comments on the proposed anti graft bill

New Delhi, Apr 12 (PTI) In the backdrop of uproar over corruption and blackmoney issues, Government has sought suggestion from people on a proposed anti-graft law which will facilitate extradition and prosecution of foreign public officials involved in bribery. In a public notification, the government sought views and suggestions of general public on the Prevention… Read More

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