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 two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs CC Patil and J Krishna Palemar while the third MLAs Lakshman S Savadi, also from the BJP, has already apologised to the committee.
Savadi has also been summoned to the floor of the House and asked to apologise.
Savadi, Patil and Palemar were caught by a private TV channel watching porn on their mobile phones while proceedings were on in the Assembly on February 7. All the three, who were ministers in the state cabinet, were forced to resign after the clip was aired....more
06:34 PM, Mar 19, 2012
New Delhi: Defending journalists who reported the porngate scandal, Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju on Monday wrote to the Karnataka Assembly Speaker urging him that proceedings initiated against media persons be dropped. "Some MLAs of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly were filmed watching porn in the Assembly. Instead of commending the mediapersons for their professionalism, proceedings have been started against them," he said. In his letter to Speaker KG Bopaiah,...
01:11 PM, Mar 12, 2012