Karnataka Lokayukta traps officials of Bescom, KIADB while taking bribe

 The trap was laid by the Lokayukta police based on a complaint filed by Prathap BN, an Electrical Contractor.

published on : 25th November 2023

Bengaluru electrocution: Karnataka Lokayukta takes up suo motu case  

The Lokayukta further said Bescom is collecting electrical charges from the public, who expect corresponding facilities from the authorities to make their life comfortable and hassle-free.

published on : 23rd November 2023

'Negligence on the part of BESCOM for electrocution', says Karnataka Lokayukta, orders investigation

"Non-maintenance of electrical lines in a reasonable condition would be a serious dereliction of duty. Such derelictions will prove fatal to the lives of people," Justice B S Patil said.

published on : 22nd November 2023

Karnataka cabinet nod for extension of Special Investigation Team term to probe illegal mining

Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister H K Patil said the cabinet took note that the investigation was still pending in 10 criminal cases and no chargesheets were filed to dispose of 59 cases pending.

published on : 17th November 2023

Lokayukta rejects petition against Kerala CM, 18 ex-cabinet ministers on alleged misuse of relief funds

The petition was filed in September 2018, questioning decisions taken by the cabinet.

published on : 13th November 2023

Penal action against tainted officials: Lokayukta concerned over Karnataka govt’s response

Lokayukta had recommended penal action against officials after the charges against them were proved in 1,074 cases. But the government is yet to take action.

published on : 4th November 2023

Lokayukta order on land acquisition compensation quashed

Telangana HC, in a crucial verdict, has asserted that the Lokayukta’s powers under the Telangana Lokayukta Act, 1983, did not extend to the issuance of an order to RDO, Husanabad.

published on : 28th October 2023

FIR against KAS officers for mutating, selling forest land in Bengaluru

Orders were issued to investigate the case and take stern action, following which an FIR was filed.

published on : 19th October 2023

Karnataka HC junks suspension of KRIDL engineer 

The Lokayukta police registered a case against the executive engineer on May 29 under the Prevention of Corruption Act and searched his premises. 

published on : 17th October 2023

Lokayukta cops arrest excise DC, three others in Davanagere

The other three accused are Ashoka HM, first division assistant; Sheela, excise inspector of Harihara zone, and Shailashree, second division assistant.

published on : 15th October 2023

Lokayukta notice to govt on illegal mining in Jajpur district

The anti-corruption watchdog has summoned the additional chief secretary of Steel and Mines department seeking his views and comments on the matter within six weeks.

published on : 13th October 2023

School classroom construction: Vigilance department flags lapses in bidding process

Citing the report, BJP on Friday alleged that on the instructions of Arvind Kejriwal, 7,180 classrooms were reduced to 4,126 but there was no cut in the budget.

published on : 16th September 2023

Lokayukta teams make surprise visit to RTOs in Bengaluru, probe graft charges

According to the official statement, Lokayukta police received several complaints of irregularities and corruption in RTOs from the public.

published on : 14th September 2023

Preferential treatment case: NBW against Sasikala

The Lokayukta Special Court, on Monday, issued NBW against Sasikala and Ilavarasi, who are currently on bail, besides ordering to issue notice to sureties.

published on : 6th September 2023

Lokayukta Special Court: Government Hospitals Stand First in Corruption

Material placed before the court prima facie indicates the involvement of the petitioner in committing the offence, without showing any mercy to the pregnant woman who was suffering from labour pain.

published on : 6th September 2023

Plea seeks to bar Upa Lokayuktas from issuing CMDRF case verdict

Sasikumar’s contention was that the conduct of the Upa Lokayuktas during the hearing of the case was unusual and that raised suspicion of their impartiality.

published on : 5th September 2023

Put house in order, finish probe within time-frame: Karnataka High Court to Lokayukta

Coming across several cases where investigation has gone on for years and no final report was filed, the court said it speaks volumes for the lackadaisical attitude of the prosecution/ Lokayukta.

published on : 5th September 2023

Belagavi man held by Bengaluru police for using fake Lokayukta officer’s identity

According to police sources, the duo accused were engaged in blackmailing PWD officials by posing themselves as Lokayukta officials. 

published on : 4th September 2023

Associate of fake Lokayukta DySP arrested in Bengaluru

Patil had threatened government engineers in Kushtagi and Lingasur taluks. The Vidhana Soudha police caught Santosh Koppad, who is Patil’s associate.

published on : 2nd September 2023

Karnataka Lokayukta police raids 14 state government officials

In Bengaluru, Mahadevapura Zone BBMP revenue inspector S Nataraj , was found with immovable assets of Rs 3.91 crore and movable assets of Rs 1 crore.

published on : 18th August 2023
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