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  • No proof against MLAs in K'taka porngate: Panel March 19, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly committee investigating the porngate allegedly involving three former state ministers has reportedly found no evidence against the legislators. The Committee submitted its final report to Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah. The report, to be tabled in the Assembly during the session, says that there is no evidence against...
  • K'taka Porngate: Only 3 BJP MLAs to face probe March 15, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly Committee appointed to probe the porngate case met on Thursday and decided to restrict the probe to just the three former BJP ministers caught watching porn in the state Assembly. No MLA from any other party will be investigated by the committee. The committee has sought another...
  • Sleaze row: Bangalore Police to submit report February 27, 2012

    Bangalore: The Bangalore police is expected to submit an official report on a court's orders on the Karnataka Assembly sleaze case. Three former BJP ministers were caught watching a porn clip on a mobile phone while the Assembly was in session. Krishna Palemar, Lakshman Savadi and CC Patil resigned...
  • Video opened up accidentally: Karnataka ministers February 16, 2012

    Bangalore: The three tainted MLAs of Karnataka, in their reply to the Karnataka Vidhan Sabha Speaker in the obscene video case, on Thursday told Joint House Committee that they had no intention of watching obscene content on their mobile, and it opened up accidentally. Denying any intentional role, one of the...
  • K'taka MLAs seek more time to reply to showcause February 13, 2012

    Bangalore: Three former Karnataka Ministers on Monday sought a week's extension to file reply to the showcause notices issued by Speaker KG Bopaiah on the pornwatching episode in the Legislative Assembly. The three, Lakshman S Savadi, CC Patil and J Krishna Palemar sent a letter to the Legislative Assembly Secretariat in...
  • Sleaze row: K'taka MLAs to reply to showcause February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The Karnataka Assembly ministers caught in the porngate scandal CC Patil and Lakshman Savadi are expected to reply to the showcause notices issued to them by Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah, on Monday. The two ministers were caught last week watching an obscene video on former Mangalore...
  • How cameras caught ministers watching porn February 10, 2012

    Bangalore: Allowing TV channels to cover the legislature proceedings from the visitors' gallery cost the BJP government in Karnataka dear, as video cameras caught its two ministers watching porn in the Assembly. The state legislature secretariat, which for security reasons banned video and photo journalists from covering the proceedings from...
  • Karnataka ministers should be jailed: Anna February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare on Wednesday demanded the three BJP ministers, who were caught watching porn inside Karnataka Assembly, be sent to jail and dismissed from the House. In a statement, Hazare said political parties were full of such people and these leaders are "dirtying the sacred temples Parliament and...
  • K'taka ministers should sent to be jail: Anna February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Anna Hazare on Wednesday demanded the three BJP ministers who were caught watching porn inside Karnataka Assembly be dismissed from the House. In a statement, Hazare said political parties were full of such people and these leaders are "dirtying the sacred temples Parliament and state assemblies of...
  • Karnataka sleaze row leaves BJP embarrassed February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: A day after three Karnataka BJP ministers were caught watching an obscene clip in the Assembly, the party has shown them the door. Three ministers, CC Patil, Lakshmana Savadi and Krishna Palemar, who were caught watching porn in the Karnataka Assembly have been barred from attending the Assembly till...
  • Sleaze row: K'taka ministers barred from Assembly February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: Three ministers, CC Patil, Lakshmana Savadi and Krishna Palemar, who were caught watching porn in the Karnataka Assembly have been barred from attending the Assembly till probe is over into the matter. A sixmember committee has been formed to look into the matter and the Assembly was adjourned sine...
  • Don't preach morality, look inward: Cong to BJP February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking a dig at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the issue of its legislators caught watching porn in the Karnataka assembly, Telecommunication Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said the party should look inwards before preaching morality. "There are all kinds of entertainment, sometime political entertainment and sometime other...
  • Sleaze row: Oppn slams BJP, wants MLAs suspended February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly was adjourned for half an hour on Wednesday amidst Opposition uproar over the sleaze row involving two BJP MLAs. The Opposition shouted 'Shame! Shame!' as soon as the Assembly proceedings began. BJP party members CC Patil and Lakshmana Savadi were caught on camera on Tuesday watching an...
  • Women shouldn't dress provocatively: Patil February 8, 2012

    New Delhi: This is not the first time BJP leader CC Patil has found himself roiled in a controversy. In January this year, he assumed the high moral ground on womenswear, saying, "I personally don't favour women wearing provocative clothes and always feel they need to be dignified in whatever...
  • K'taka: Ministers caught watching porn resign February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: Three BJP ministers "voluntarily" resigned on Wednesday over the shocking sleaze row to rock the Karnataka Assembly. Mangalore incharge Minister Krishna Palemar, Cooperation Minister Lakshman Savadi and Karnataka Women and Child Welfare Minister CC Patil tendered in their resignation during a BJP core committee meeting that was held early...
  • Axe for K'taka ministers watching obscene video? February 8, 2012

    Bangalore: In an embarrassment for the BJP, two Karnataka ministers were caught watching obscene content inside the state Assembly. The two ministers are Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi and Karnataka Women and Child Welfare Minister CC Patil. Speaker KG Bopaiah, though, refused to meet the media, saying he will take action...
  • 'Speaker should act against ministers if found guilty' February 7, 2012

    Chikmagalur: Pleading ignorance about an incident of two of his ministerial colleagues caught on camera allegedly watching porn clippings in Assembly, Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday said it was for the Speaker to take action against them if they were found guilty. In a guarded reaction, Gowda, in Chikmagalur...
  • K'taka ministers caught watching obscene video February 7, 2012

    Bangalore: In an embarrassment for the BJP, two Karnataka ministers were caught watching obscene content inside the state Assembly. The two ministers are Karnataka Cooperation Minister Laxman Savadi and Karnataka Women and Child Welfare Minister CC Patil. The ministers were caught watching an obscene video on their phones. BJP President Nitin Gadkari...