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Lexis®India Newsletter February 2016

1. The Supreme Court has held that an order of transfer is not to be passed as a matter of routine or merely because an interested party has expressed some apprehension about proper conduct of the trial. 900 more words


"No alternative to democracy"

Mr Santosh Hegde, former judge of the Supreme Court and former Lokayukta of Karnataka is of the firm belief that democracy is the best form of governance and no other forum will give us as much freedom to the people as they have been enjoying today in India. 1,024 more words


New Karnatka Lokayukta likely in 2 days

Bengaluru, Jan 18: The Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah is set to meet with the Governor and recommend the name of Justice S R Nayak as the new Lokayukta. 28 more words

Vicky Nanjappa

Complaint of Criminal Misconduct under Prevention of Corruption Act against Justice S R Nayak

Janaadhikaara Sangharsha Parishath (JSP) filed a complaint against Justice S R Nayak, a top contender for the next Lokayukta for making a false statement that it is approved by BDA in his sale deed of Judicial Layout, violation of bye-laws where he or his wife are not supposed to have any plot/house/apartment as society’s sites are meant for those who don’t have any own house in Bangalore. 253 more words


Ten years of pervasive corruption

Shivraj Singh Chouhan completed 10 years as chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on November 29. One of his greatest achievements is to completely dehumanize police officers. 392 more words

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Lokayukta needs a clean up- Justice Hegde

The Karnataka Lokayukta Act has been amended and this paves the way for the ouster of Justice Y Bhaskar Rao, Lokayukta of Karnataka. The opposition BJP in the state of Karnataka has started a signature campaign seeking the ouster of the Lokayukta. 25 more words

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Lokayukta corruption case: HC says no parallel probe, let SIT investigate

The Karnataka High Court has said that there shall be no parallel investigation in the corruption case against the Lokayukta. The high court on Wednesday said that the probe which was being conducted by the upa Lokayukta shall be stayed as the Government of Karnataka has set up a Special Investigating Team to probe into the matter.
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