The central probe agency registered the case on the basis of the Lokpal's orders issued on September 30, 2021 on complaints against Singh received by the watchdog.
The ombudsmen, brought in after the 2011 anti-corruption movement, have become powerless both at the Centre and in the states. What should be done to revive the institutions?
2002-batch Indian Forest Services officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi is posted as chief conservator of forests in research wing of Uttarakhand forest department in Haldwani city.
At present, complaints sent by post, e-mail or hand-delivered are entertained by the Lokpal of India, a statement issued by the personnel ministry said.
The BJP used the ‘India Against Corruption’ campaign to vilify the UPA. The Lokpal lives in oblivion, untouched by prevailing graft. And Kejriwal continues to sell himself.
Of the total complaints made in this fiscal, 18 were received in July and 12 in April and June.
Hazare said that the prime minister is afraid that once Lokpal becomes a reality his office, as well as that of his cabinet members, would also come under its purview.
The apex court said that the Lokpal law cannot be made redundant just because the legislation was not amended.