H R BHARADWAJ

  • Kannada film delegation to meet Chidambaram for tax withdrawal January 7, 2013

    Bangalore: A delegation of various wings of the Kannada film industry are planning to meet Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram to plead for withdrawal of service tax on artistes and others in the industry. Stating this, Kannada Cinema Artists Association President Ambareesh told reporters here that the film industry was already...
  • Gowda's choice for Karnataka Lokayukta quits February 7, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Kerala High Court Chief Justice S R Bannurmath has decided to opt out of the post of Lokayukta in Karnataka. According to sources, Karnataka Chief Minister Sadanand Gowda said that the judge sent a letter to him, requesting the government not to pursue the matter with Governor HR Bharadwaj. "I...
  • Karnataka: BJP lines up series of agitations May 16, 2011

    Bangalore: It is back to streets for the BJP in general and Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in particular, as the party has lined up series of agitations throughout the State to protest against the "undemocratic action" of the Governor H R Bharadwaj to recommend the dismissal of the State...
  • Land allotment to sons a mistake: Yeddyurappa January 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday admitted that he had committed a "mistake" by alloting land to his sons but appeared defiant about the act being "immoral or illegal". "If land is there you can offer it to anybody. My...
  • Showdown between Governor, Speaker in K'taka October 10, 2010

    Bangalore: The political drama that is being played out in Karnataka the crisis for the BJPled government in the state has deepened with Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj now asking Speaker K.G. Bopaiah not to disqualify any MLA before the trust vote takes place on Monday. It all started...
  • Reddys must go: Guv; BJP calls him Cong agent July 13, 2010

    Bangalore/New Delhi: Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj met President Pratibha Patil demanding removal of Reddy brothers, who are facing charges of illegal mining in Bellary, from the state Cabinet in New Delhi on Tuesday. The Governor briefed Patil on the situation in the state while an angry BJP called the...
  • CBI doesn't work on govt's diktat: Law Minister April 28, 2009

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister H R Bharadwaj has denied the government had a role in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) deciding to withdraw the name of Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi, the sole surviving suspect in the Bofors scam, from its list of wanted people. The CBI is an autonomous...
  • Amar Singh says Cong loyalist threatening Dutt January 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh claims that Sanjay Dutt is being threatened by a Londonbased Congress sympathiser for planning to contest elections on an SP ticket. He said one Anshuman Mishra who claims to be close to Union Law Minister H R Bharadwaj has been calling...
  • Law Minister's 'missing passport' revives Bofors ghost April 28, 2008

    New Delhi: In January 2006, CNNIBN reported that additional solicitor general of India B Dutta had told British authorities to defreeze two London bank accounts of Ottavio Quattrochi, the main accused in the Bofors scandal. These bank accounts allegedly contained money received as kickbacks from the multicrore deal. The accounts...