Karnataka Lokayukta

SC agrees to hear Karnataka Lokayukta's plea against bail to BJP MLA in corruption case

Justice Kaul then directed that the matter be listed as early as possible and observed that the high court has already applied its mind. The counsel requested that the matter be listed at 2 PM.

published on : 14th March 2023

KSDL staff flags Rs 300 crore scam, tender inflation under BJP MLA Virupakshappa 

MLA Virupakshappa resigned from the post of KS&DL chairman on Thursday.

published on : 5th March 2023

Probe deaths caused due to bad water: Karnataka Lokayukta Justice

“As per Sec 58 of the Karnataka Gram Swaraj and Panchayat Raj Act, it is the basic function of the Gram Panchayat to maintain and monitor water supply schemes within the GP area.

published on : 18th February 2023

Yadgir water contamination: Karnataka Lokayukta takes up suo moto proceedings post TNIE report

As per Section 58 of the Karnataka Grama Swaraj and Panchayat Raj Act, it is the basic function of the Grama Panchayat (GP) to maintain and monitor water supply schemes within the GP area. 

published on : 17th February 2023

Karnataka Lokayukta raids Bangalore Development Authority office following complaints

According to sources in the BDA, there were complaints of large-scale irregularities in the BDA with regard to some layout formation, distribution of plots, land acquisition processes etc.

published on : 11th February 2023

Karnataka Lokayukta raid illegal sand mining sites

The teams raided various spots on Friday in Belthangady, Bantwal and Mulky and confiscated earthmovers, tippers and other assets worth Rs 40 lakh.

published on : 10th December 2022

Irregularities in revenue offices, Lokayukta orders suo motu action

The visit was undertaken following several complaints from the public alleging corruption in revenue offices.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Collected ‘packets’ for ex-Lokayukta’s son: Witness

Witnesses in the in-house corruption in Karnataka Lokayukta office, which rocked the state in 2015, have made startling revelations before a court.

published on : 15th October 2022

Complaint in Karnataka Lokayukta against VTU VC, registrar

After filing the case, Ramakrishna said,“We have produced all the relevant documents supporting our claims.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Karnataka Lokayukta to have additional registrar, Cabinet decides

The Lokayukta had sought additional staff to deal with the increased burden of cases.

published on : 15th September 2022

Lokayukta traps Joint Commissioner West, office staffer

The accused officials are SM Srinivas, Joint Commissioner, West Division, and Umesh, First Division Assistant, attached to his office.

published on : 13th September 2022

We are ready to take up all corruption cases: Karnataka Lokayukta Justice BS Patil

We have informed all our district police units to receive and register complaints from the public and proceed with the investigation so that there is no scope for vaccum. 

published on : 28th August 2022

Karnataka government to hire staff to strengthen Lokayukta

The state cabinet has decided to strengthen the Karnataka Lokayukta, and has approved recruitment of staff for accounts and prosecution for the anti-corruption watchdog.

published on : 26th August 2022

Karnataka Lokayukta team on surprise visit to hospitals; check facilities, lapses in maintenance

This came after the Lokayukta spoke of the lack of basic infrastructure in hospitals and remedial steps to be taken by the authorities concerned.

published on : 26th August 2022

Karnataka Lokayukta gets teeth back, now needs staff

Cases pile up, but 31 percent shortage in officers; 15-20 officials transferred to Bengaluru

published on : 18th August 2022

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.

published on : 14th August 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.

published on : 11th August 2022

‘No scope for misconduct henceforth, especially in Bengaluru’

Hailing from a village in Vijayapura district, 66-year-old Justice BS Patil, former judge of the Karnataka High Court, has been appointed Karnataka Lokayukta.

published on : 19th June 2022

Justice BS Patil, new Karnataka Lokayukta

He is perhaps the first jud­ge to be appointed as the Lok­a­y­ukta while serving as Upa Lokayukta.

published on : 15th June 2022

Clear pending cases, submit report: Karnataka Lokayukta to police department

Without any comprehensive circular, there was confusion about the specific duties of the police wings in the districts.

published on : 30th May 2022
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