H R BHARDWAJ

  • Kerala committed to Mullaperiyar dam: Governor March 1, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Acting Kerala Governor H R Bhardwaj on Thursday said the state government was committed to building a new dam at Mullaperiyar. He also accused the previous Left administration of slowing down development. Speaking on the first day of the current session of the assembly, he said the Kerala government...
  • Karnataka Chief Minister calls on Governor December 24, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Saturday called on Governor H R Bhardwaj but said he did not discuss the issue of appointment of new Lokayukta. Gowda told reporters that he informed the Governor about his inability to attend the swearingin of Justice Vikramajit Se, as the new...
  • Will continue to demand Bhardwaj's removal: BSY May 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding Centre rejecting H R Bhardwaj's recommendation on imposing President's rule in Karnataka, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday said he would continue to demand the recall of the Governor, who "acted in a partisan manner". "I compliment the Government of India for taking the decision not to...
  • Centre rejects Guv's report on Karnataka May 22, 2011

    New Delhi: In a snub to Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj, the Centre on Sunday rejected his recommendation for imposition of President's rule in the state, exactly a week after he escalated tensions with the ruling BJP there. The decision was taken by the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs(CCPA) presided over...
  • BJPCong face off over BSYBhardwaj tussle May 21, 2011

    Mysore/Raichur: Both the Congress and BJP held protests across Karnataka on Saturday, BJP is demanding that the governor should convene an assembly session immediately and also that the union government should recall the governor. The congress, on the other hand, has demanded for the removal of the BS Yeddyurappaled government. The...
  • Modi writes to PM for recall of Karnataka Guv May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: Joining other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in demanding recall of Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh alleging Bhardwaj was "destroying and demolishing the federal structure of the country". "The Governor of Karnataka Shri H R Bhardwaj...
  • BJP plans to parade party MLAs before Prez May 15, 2011

    Bangalore: Stung by an abrupt recommendation by Governor H R Bhardwaj to bring Karnataka under President's rule, the ruling BJP on Sunday said it will demonstrate the government's majority in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. BJP, after holding its Legislature Party meeting, has plans to take all its legislators to Delhi to...
  • Sorabjee slams Karnataka Governor May 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Constitutional expert Soli J Sorabjee on Sunday attacked Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj for recommending imposition of President's rule in the BJPruled state and said the Chief Minister should be allowed to prove his majority on the floor of the House. "First of all, I do not think there...
  • Governor's recommendation a welcome step: Cong May 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday night described as a welcome step the recommendation of President's Rule in Karnataka. "In view of the Supreme Court judgement this government must go," party general secretary Madhusudan Mistry said. Dubbing BS Yeddyurappa government as the "most corrupt", he alleged that it has broken all...
  • Yeddyurappa sends protest lettter to Pres, PM May 15, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday shot off a protest letter to the President, the Prime Minister and the Union Home Minister against Governor H R Bhardwaj's move to recommend central rule in the state, saying no attempt should be made to create a constitutional crisis when...
  • K'taka Governor has defied Cabinet decision: Jaitley May 15, 2011

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley said that the Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj's act was unconstitutional. ...
  • Bhardwaj disgraced his office: Soli Sorabjee May 15, 2011

    Soli Sorabjee has called Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj's report to the Centre, in regard to the Karnataka Government, as a disgrace to the Governors office. ...
  • SC order a stricture on Speaker, CM of K'taka May 14, 2011

    New Delhi: Stepping up pressure on Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj on Saturday appeared to suggest a trial of strength for the BJP government in the wake of the Supreme Court quashing the Speaker's decision to disqualify rebel party MLAs. After a meeting with Prime Minister...
  • Karnataka CM, Governor share dais on RDay January 26, 2011

    Bangalore: A quick exchange of greetings and a rather reluctant embrace Governor H R Bhardwaj and Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Wednesday shared the dais at a Republic Day function amid the ongoing bitter political battle between them. All eyes were riveted on the two as they...
  • Karnataka: CM versus governor war gets ugly January 20, 2011

    New Delhi: The longstanding war of words between the Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and Governor H R Bharadwaj has turned ugly. Bharadwaj has threatened Yedyurappa that he might give his consent for his prosecution in the infamous denotification of the land scam. The slanging match between Karnataka Governor...
  • K'taka CM agrees to 2nd floor test on Oct 14 October 12, 2010

    Bangalore: The BJP government in Karnataka is in an open war with Governor HR Bhardwaj who termed Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappas floor test a farce and offered him the chance of a second trust vote on October 14. The BJP called for the immediate recall of Bhardwaj accusing him...
  • K'taka drama: Cong to wait for legal decision October 11, 2010

    New Delhi: Following the chaos in the Karnataka Assembly over the trust vote for the BJP government and the consequent recommendation of Presidents Rule by Governor HR Bhardwaj in the state, the Congress Core Committee met to discuss the situation. Sources say that Home Minister P. Chidambaram has briefed the...
  • Oppn's sitin ends, K'taka houses adjourned sine die July 16, 2010

    Bangalore: The fourday stand off in Karnataka legislature between the government and the opposition over the latter's demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into illegal mining ended on Friday as the two houses were adjourned sine die after passing various bills amid slogan shouting. "We have called off...
  • Three new state Governors appointed June 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Former law minister H R Bhardwaj was on Wednesday appointed governor of Karnataka, replacing incumbent Rameshwar Thakur who has been transferred to Madhya Pradesh, officials said. The veteran Congress leader was dropped from the Manmohan Singh Cabinet after the Congressled new United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was formed. Thakur, who...
  • Judges' wings clipped, diktat curbs travel abroad October 24, 2008

    New Delhi: CNNIBN's expose on judges who used foreign trips for extended holidays has had the desired impact. The expose forced the government to sit up and not just take note but also to act on the issue. Fresh guidelines from the government are now being put in place to curb the...
  • Govt mulling increasing no of SC judges March 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Centre was mulling increasing the number of judges of the Supreme Court in view of backlog of cases, said Union Law Minister H R Bhardwaj on Saturday. Talking to PTI in Jaipur, he said the Government was not thinking in terms of allowing foreign citizens to practise as advocates...
  • TN CM bent on taking Tamil to court March 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Union Law Minister H R Bharadwaj has promised Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi that Tamil Nadu's request for a Presidential review of its demand for use of Tamil in the Madras High Court will be accelerated. The Law Minister's assurance follows a letter by Karunanidhi to the...