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Tag: Appointment Of Lokayukta

Complete Lokayukta appointment process in two months: SC to Odisha govt

Bhubaneswar:The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Odisha government to complete the process for appointment of Lokayukta in the State within next two months. A detailed report on the progress made in appointment of Lokayukta was presented by the State government in the apex court today. The move to appoint the anti-corruption watchdog comes almost […]

Odisha Govt to move SC for modification of order on Lokayukta

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Parliamentary Affairs minister Bikram Keshari Arukh, Tuesday in the Assembly informed that the state government would urge the Supreme Court to modify its order on the appointment of the Lokayukta in the state. The opposition Congress and the BJP had accused the ruling BJD government of filing a fake affidavit in the Supreme […]

Op-Ed: Who Needs A Lokayukta?

Ever since the Supreme Court sought a reply from 12 states, including Odisha, on why they have not yet appointed Lokayuktas, there has been outrage in the state over the non-appointment of one by the Naveen Patnaik government. Starting with a motivated campaign on social media (presumably launched by cyber warriors of the Opposition), the […]