Govt must do away with sanction provision for Lokayukta to act: Justice Santosh Hegde
No. The provision of sanction that mandates the Lokayukta to take approval of the government before proceeding against corrupt public servants should be repealed.
14 Aug 2022
Karnataka HC scraps Anti-Corruption Bureau, transfers cases to Lokayukta
The Karnataka HC was dealing with a PIL filed by advocate Chidananda Urs, Advocates' Association of Bangalore and Samaja Parivarthana Samudaya challenging the constitution of ACB.
12 Aug 2022
Lokayuktas must be non-political: Karnataka HC
Court bats for maintaining transparency in appointments; Recommends strengthening police wing
12 Aug 2022
Consumer panel tells three firms to pay Hosmat for defective bone freezer
The firms contended that the freezer is good and maintained the temperature more than required as acknowledged by the hospital after installation on August 17, 2010.
10 Aug 2022
Upa Lokayukta warns three for filing frivolous complaints
To encourage only genuine complaints, the Karnataka Lokayukta will no longer tolerate false, frivolous or vexatious complaints that are not made in good faith.
09 Aug 2022
Suit not delivered in time for marriage, DTDC told to compensate for incident in Bengaluru
The DTDC Express Limited had to pay heavily for non-delivery and failure to return a consignment as the error led to a major embarrassment of a city youth.
08 Aug 2022
No commissioner, no engineer, second div assistant solely runs show at KUDA
The only officer of another department, who is working as in-charge commissioner, has failed to provide infrastructure to the layout, the report added.
07 Aug 2022
Karnataka HC orders state to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation to man mistakenly arrested over name confusion
The only reason why the applicant had been arrested is that the name of his father was similar to the name of the person mentioned in the warrant.
01 Aug 2022
Canara Bank to pay Rs 1 lakh compensation to woman for freezing account without prior intimation
For the issues over payment of service tax by her husband, who wound up his firm due to loss, Canara bank froze the joint account on July 15, 2019.
01 Aug 2022
Accused aimed at my heart: Ex-Lokayukta
An attempt on Justice Shetty’s life was made on March 7, 2018, when he was the Lokayukta.
31 Jul 2022
Karnataka HC issues notice to Centre on Twitter plea against blocking order
The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday issued notice to the Union of India on a petition filed by Twitter Inc.
27 Jul 2022
BSNL told to pay Rs 30000 to harried customer
The commission pointed out that the complainant kept paying bills regularly till December 2020, though he did not get the services.
25 Jul 2022
SBI told to waive off Rs 54.09 lakh loan to Bengaluru woman
She entirely depends on the insurance cover but the bank refused to waive off loan.
20 Jul 2022
Bengaluru: Flat management app helps youth nail Amazon delivery claim
Amazon had made a false claim that the phone was delivered, without providing any proof in support.
18 Jul 2022
Lokayukta will now help needy with legal aid, get Covid-19 relief
But this is a different case. After receiving a complaint, I came to know of the change in guidelines for denial of compensation.
24 Jun 2022
Tiger kills 65-year-old woman in Odisha wildlife sanctuary, half-eaten body found
'It's a 40 per cent commission government': Rahul Gandhi slams BJP rule in Karnataka
Income Tax sleuths raid offices, home of businessman Faris Aboobacker over alleged tax evasion
Tamil Nadu Budget: Rs 1,000 aid for women family heads will be launched in Sept 2023, says govt
Maharashtra govt staff to get monetary benefits equivalent to OPS, call off strike
Air India urination case: Victim moves SC seeking zero-tolerance policy for unruly fliers