25 Apr 2012
The Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta has suggested to the government that the post of Chief Minister be brought under the purview of the institution. "The government has sought proposal to strengthen and make Lokayukta a multi-member body on which some points have been send," Lokayukta Justice N K Mehrotra said.
26 Apr 2012
A day after Lokayukta suggested that Chief Minister be brought under the purview of the institution; Uttar Pradesh CM Akhilesh Yadav said that he was not in its favour.
18 Dec 2015
Gorakhpur: A day after the Supreme Court slammed the Uttar Pradesh government for failing to appoint a Lokayukta, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav yesterday said that there was no laxity on his part and he was not at fault.
09 Sep 2015
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik has not given his assent to the controversial Lokayukta Amendment Bill and is still considering it. The governor is considering the Uttar Pradesh Lokayukta and Up-Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2015, and a decision in this regard will be taken after a proper examination, a Raj Bhawan release here said.
24 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that his office has been kept under the purview of Jan Lokpal Bill, whose broad contours have been finalized, and will be taken up in the Cabinet early next week.
01 Mar 2016
Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today said Lokayukta would be established soon in the state.
12 Feb 2012
In order to receive grants from the central government, urban local bodies in Uttarakhand and elected Chairman of the Board shall now be under the purview of the Lokayukta, as per the 13th Finance Commission's recommendations. The proposal is being prepared in this regard while the final decision will be taken by the new government.
24 Sep 2012
Tripura on Monday amended its Lokayukta Act to bring officials within its purview, with Chief Minister Manik Sarkar saying this would help to check corruption among public functionaries and maintain transparency in governance.
16 Dec 2011
In what could be seen as a political one-upmanship, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati who recently advocated bringing the Prime Minister under Lokpal ambit is herself out of the purview of Lokayukta.
20 Jan 2016
New Delhi: The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on petitions seeking recall of an earlier order by which Justice Virendra Singh, former judge of Allahabad High Court, was appointed the Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh.