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  • Ready for CBI probe into DK Ravi's death if Karnataka government demands: Rajnath March 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Not just in Karnataka Assembly but the case of the mysterious death of Indian Administrative officer DK Ravi was raised in Lok Sabha too. Addressing the House, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Central government has no objection to a probe into the case by the Central Bureau...
  • Lok Sabha passes bill to repeal 35 archaic laws March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Seeking to weed out archaic and dead laws, the Lok Sabha on Wednesday approved a bill to repeal as many as 35 legislations. "This is an initial step taken by the new government. We will see in a span of one or two years...the statute book will be cleared....
  • IAS officer DK Ravi's death: We demand a CBI inquiry, says Sadananda Gowda March 18, 2015

    Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda of the BJP said that he would like to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday to demand a CBI inquiry into the death of 36-year-old IAS officer DK Ravikumar. "We want the Home Minister to hand over the case to CBI," said Gowda. ...
  • MLA evicted from Karnataka Assembly for making lewd gestures March 17, 2015

    Bengaluru: Chaotic scenes were witnessed in the Karnataka Assembly with a ruling Congress MLA engaging in an altercation with the Speaker and staging a protest in the well of the House along with two JDS members, culminating in the eviction of one of them. Speaker Kagodu Thimappa ordered for JDS...
  • Karnataka: Congress accuses JDS of practicing black magic, finds lemons, bangles in party office March 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Congress has accused the Janata Dal Secular of practicing black magic against it and party workers said they found evidence of black magic rites almost everyday. The old Congress office in Bengaluru, had been taken over by the JDS for decades - but after a legal battle that...
  • Arvind Kejriwal gets VVIP security in Bengaluru, travels in a convoy to naturopathy hospital March 5, 2015

    Bengaluru: After 'ousting' two of his main rivals in the party, Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday landed in Bengaluru for a ten day naturopathy course to 'detox' his body and cure his 'trademark' cough. Contrary to his 'aam aadmi' image in Delhi,...
  • Online food ordering service in Railways stuck in bureaucratic bottleneck February 23, 2015

    In the Railway Budget 2014, the then Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda announced that branded pre-cooked food and e-catering services will be introduced in Railways. However, the scheme is stuck in a bureaucratic bottleneck. ...
  • Prajin to romance seven heroines in 'Mirantavan' February 22, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Prajin will romance seven heroines in an upcoming Tamil thriller "Mirantavan", which is said to portray an incident inspired from real-life events in an honest manner. "By focusing on a real incident, the film will teach audiences to be wary of things that happen around them in a society....
  • Rape case against Sadananda Gowda's son to be probed as Karnataka HC dismisses plea to quash FIR January 29, 2015

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief for Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik, Karnataka High Court dismissed a plea to quash an FIR in the rape case against him. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him quashed. A case had been registered...
  • Kannada legend Dr Rajkumar's grandson Vinay Rajkumar set to make a debut in 'Siddartha' January 13, 2015

    A fourth generation actor from legendary Sandalwood actor Dr Rajkumar's family, Vinay Rajkumar is set to make his debut with Prakash Jayaram's film 'Siddartha'. Produced by Parvathamma Rajakumar for Poornima Enterprises, the film also stars Apoorva Arora. Ashish Vidyarthi, Ashwini Gowda, Achyuth Kumar, Sadhu Kokila, Ashok and Sudharani in key roles. The...
  • Black money is a poll gimmick, current debate is misplaced, says Deve Gowda November 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The former Prime Minister and MP H D Deve Gowda claims that he was the first Prime Minister who made an honest effort to bring out black money by introducing the voluntary disclosure of income scheme during the United Front regime during 1997. Gowda said that the net...
  • Relief for Law Minister Sadananda Gowda, court dismisses rape case against his son November 26, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief to Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda, the family court in Bengaluru dismissed the rape case against his son Karthik Gowda. The court ruled that it was not a valid marriage. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him...
  • HD Deve Gowda announces son as party president of Karnataka unit November 13, 2014

    Bengaluru: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Thursday announced appointment of his son HD Kumaraswamy as President of the JDS state unit, even as he acknowledged there was a need to dispel the impression that his was a "father-son party." Gowda, who has come under constant attack over his family...
  • Narendra Modi's clear message to his ministers: Perform or perish November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inducted 21 new faces into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday and gave some of the newcomers important portfolios. Some of the ministers saw a change in their portfolios with a few getting charge of a relatively less important ones than what they...
  • Suresh Prabhu takes charge as Union Railways Minister November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Suresh Prabhu took charge as the new Union Railways Minister replacing Sadananda Gowda. Prabhu, a qualified Chartered Accountant returned to the Union Cabinet on Sunday after having served in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government during when he won kudos for imparting a new dynamism to...
  • Narendra Modi Council of Ministers to be expanded today, over 15 to take oath November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Several new faces will join the team of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. The Union Council of Ministers will be expanded at around 1:30 pm with over 15 being inducted into his team of 45 ministers. This is the first expansion since Modi took oath on May...
  • Will form a united front of like-minded parties in Parliament to fight against BJP: Nitish Kumar November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the winter session, socialist opposition parties SP, JD-U, RJD and JD-S on Thursday announced a united front in parliament to counter the BJP led government. A luncheon meeting called by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh was attended by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav, Janata...
  • No plan to review railway fares: Sadananda Gowda November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Railways has no plans to review passenger fares in wake of recent drop in fuel prices, Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Monday said. Any decision in this regard would be taken when Railways reviews the fuel adjustment component (FAC)-linked revision scheme, Gowda told reporters to a question...
  • No sudden increase in my assets: Railway Minister October 27, 2014

    Mangalore: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has rejected charges that there has been a sudden increase in his assets by over Rs 10 crore since he joined the Union Cabinet, saying he had never misused public money as a "dedicated politician." Disclosing details of his assets, he said the reports about...
  • Bangalore family court to hear case against Karthik Gowda today October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: A Bangalore family court will hear the case against Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday. A case had been registered against Karthik in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. The actress is seeking the status of his legally wedded wife. The...
  • Congress is here for the long run, looks like anti-incumbency, says Rajiv Gowda October 19, 2014

    Congress leader Rajiv Gowda said that the Congress party was meant for the longer run. "The process is on and the leadership is aware of how to recognise to make it a winning party. The early trends are not looking good for the Congress. This looks like a situation of...
  • DA case: Shift Jayalalithaa to Tamil Nadu, suggests HD Deve Gowda October 4, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Saturday suggested that AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, lodged at Parappana Agrahara prison after being convicted in an illegal assets case, be shifted to Tamil Nadu as it was a burden for the state to manage the large number of protestors and also...
  • Enthusiasm created by 'Swachh Bharat' should be kept going: PM Modi October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Two days after launching the 'Swachh Bharat' campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the momentum of "enthusiasm" generated by the drive should be kept going for the success of the mission. He also expressed happiness over former prime minister HD Deve Gowda joining the ambitious campaign. "I am...
  • Clean Up India: Campaign not just about cleanliness, also about health, says Harsh Vardhan October 2, 2014

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said, "'Clean India' Campaign not just about cleanliness, also about health." ...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 11: Silver for Gowda, men's hockey team through to final September 30, 2014

    Discus thrower Vikas Gowda was the country's top performer with a silver as India added four medals to maintain their 10th position in the overall standings at the Asian Games on Tuesday. After two productive days, it was a relatively quieter for the Indian contingent with Gowda providing the silver lining...
  • Asian Games: Vikas Gowda claims discus throw silver September 30, 2014

    Incheon: Vikas Gowda won India's ninth medal from athletics at the 17th Asian Games claiming the silver in men's discus throw final at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Tuesday. Gowda, who won the Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold, achieved a best throw of 62.58 metres in his second attempt, out...
  • Railways' Delhi Division armed with 10,000 brooms for October 2 cleanliness drive September 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Division of Railways has put together an arsenal of 10,000 brooms for use by a battery of volunteers, including schoolchildren and top officials and lawmakers, when they attack garbage at its facilities on October 2 in a first-of-its-kind exercise. Equipped with a specially-designed 'battle gear' made up...
  • Asian Games 2014: Gowda, Arpinder to lead India in athletics September 26, 2014

    India's subdued campaign at the 17th Asian Games is expected to get a boost on Saturday with the commencement of the track and field events at the 61,000-capacity Incheon Asiad Main Stadium. With just one gold medal coming so far, India are outside the top ten on the medals table, the...
  • Railway Minister, senior officials to pick up brooms for Oct 2 cleaning drive September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up to be part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachchh Bharat Mission', Railways have identified 119 stations to be spruced up by its specially designated staff across the country on October 2. While Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda will lead from the front by himself picking up the broom...
  • 'Hindu' word invented by Muslims: Veerappa Moily September 21, 2014

    Bangalore Former Karnataka chief minister and union minister M Veerappa Moily has kicked up a row. Speaking at a function in Bangalore on Sunday, Moily said that the word 'Hindu' was invented by the Muslims in the medieval age. He said, "The word Hindu was invented by the Muslims. They wanted...