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IAS officer Dilip Kumar appointed OSD to become the first bureaucrat in Lokpal

He has been appointed for a period of six months on additional charge basis or till a new incumbent joins the post.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP president Amit Shah | Atul Yadav/PTI

5 reasons why BJP govt’s transparency claims must be questioned

Constant attempts to subvert the transparency regime appear to expose the real intent of the BJP government.
The Central Information Commission building

Modi govt wants bureaucrats to address complaints against information commissioners

In a meeting of the Central Information Commission held on 27 March, the information commissioners opposed the govt's proposal and saw it as an attack on their independence. 
Lokpal chairperson Justice PC Ghose at the swearing-in ceremony of Lokpal members | Shahbaz Khan/PTI

8 members of Lokpal take oath of office

They were administered the oath by Lokpal chairperson Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose.

Justice P.C. Ghose sworn in as country’s first Lokpal

The oath was administered to the former Supreme Court judge by President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
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A judge who loves golf and Barack Obama’s IAS invitee: Here are India’s Lokpal members

Eight years after social activist Anna Hazare launched his movement to seek a Lokpal, India's first Lokpal was approved by the President Tuesday.
Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose

Former Supreme Court judge P.C. Ghose appointed India’s first Lokpal

All Lokpal appointments, including Ghose's, were recommended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led selection committee and approved by President Ram Nath Kovind.
Manohar Parrikar

Parrikar death displaces elections as news of the day

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Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose

Former SC judge P.C. Ghose likely to be India’s first Lokpal

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act was notified in early 2014, but no one has been appointed to the post.
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SC gives Attorney General 10 days to decide date for Lokpal selection committee meeting

The Lokpal search committee has so far recommended three panels of names to the selection committee for appointment of chairperson, judicial and non-judicial members.

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Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

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After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?