Expect Government To Appoint Lokpal At The Earliest, Says Supreme Court

Expect Government To Appoint Lokpal At The Earliest, Says Supreme Court
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The government today received another sharp reminder from the Supreme Court on the appointment of a Lokpal or corruption watchdog. "We expect the appointment of Lokpal will be made at the earliest possible," said the court, scheduling the next hearing on May 15. The court is acting on a contempt petition by senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan, which alleges a delay in the appointment of the Lokpal.

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