LOKAYUKTA COURT

  • K'taka: Lokayukta records statement against BSY July 22, 2012

    Bangalore: The Lokayukta Court on Saturday recorded the statement of complainant Vinod B, who had filed a case against former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa and his son BY Raghavendra, accusing them of accumulating wealth and possessing properties disproportionate to their income. The Lokayukta Court took cognizance of the complaint in May...
  • Lokayukta court issues summons to Yeddyurappa, others July 5, 2012

    Bangalore: The Lokayukta court on Thursday ordered issue of summons to former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, former minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar and four others in cases relating to alleged illegal denotification of land and illegalities in housing cooperative societies. Judge NK Sudhindra Rao ordered issue of summons on similar...
  • Bribery case: K'taka BJP MLA Sampangi seeks bail June 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Jailed in a corruption case, BJP MLA Sampangi on June 4 moved to the Karnataka High Court seeking bail and also to review the Lokayukta court verdict. The matter will come up for hearing on June 5 before Justice Jagannathan. In the firstever conviction of an elected representative of the people...
  • K'taka: BJP MLA convicted in bribery case June 2, 2012

    Bangalore: The Lokayukta Special court on Saturday convicted BJP MLA from Kolar Gold Fields Y Sampangi in a bribery case. Sampangi was sentenced to three and half years in jail and a fine of Rs 40,000 has been imposed on him. Sampangi was reportedly caught by the Lokayukta police while...
  • K'taka Lokayukta to hear Acharya case today April 21, 2012

    Bangalore: A Lokayukta court in Bangalore is expected to pronounce orders in a private complaint filed against former Advocate General BV Acharya on Saturday. He has been accused of misappropriation of funds in an education trust. The complaint alleges that the value of the assets of the trust is over Rs...
  • Lokayukta court summons BSY, Somanna April 13, 2012

    Bangalore: The special Lokayukta court in Bangalore on Friday issued summons to former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and his aide V Somanna in connection with land denotification case. The court has asked Yeddyurappa and his aide to appear before it on April 30. Ordering issue of summons, judge N K...
  • Karnataka: Arrest warrant issued against BSY March 5, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Lokayukta court has issued another arrest warrant against former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa after he failed to appear for a hearing in a land denotification case. Yeddyurappa had been summoned to appear before the court on Monday but he did not do so as his lawyer had joined...
  • Karnataka Lokayukta court summons BSY February 23, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Lokayukta Court on Thursday issued summons to former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, his family members and others in an illegal land denotification case. The summons, directing the accused to be present in the court on March 16, were issued by Special Lokayukta Court Justice NK Sudhindra Rao. Summons...
  • Lokayukta Court order likely on Yeddyurappa February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: In Karnataka, the Lokayukta Court hearing cases against former state Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa is expected to pass an order on Thursday. Yeddyurappa has been charged with irregularities in the denotification of land during his tenure as the Chief Minister. In a setback for Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka High...
  • Final report on complaint against BSY on Jan 30 January 10, 2012

    Bangalore: The Lokayukta Court in Bangalore on Tuesday granted time till January 30 to the Lokayukta police to file its final report on its probe into a private complaint filed against former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa alleging irregularities in award of Bhadra irrigation project. Judge NK Sudhindra Rao asked the police...
  • Bangalore court to hear case against Krishna December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: A special Lokayukta court in Bangalore will hear External Affairs Minister SM Krishna's petition on Thursday in an illegal mining case. Earlier, Krishna on December 9 petitioned the Karnataka High Court to quash the illegal mining case against him, a day after police launched a probe into his alleged...
  • One more complaint filed against BSY November 17, 2011

    Bangalore: In fresh trouble for former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, another complaint was on Thursday filed against him and Housing Minister V Somanna in the Lokayukta court in an alleged land scam. The complaint pertains to alleged acquisition of 22 guntas (a gunta is 1/40th of an acre) of government...
  • BSY withdraws bail plea, to spend Diwali in jail October 24, 2011

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa will spend Diwali in jail after he withdrew his interim bail plea on Monday. Yeddyurappa's advocate Jayakumar Patil had on Friday filed an application seeking bail for three days so that he could spend Diwali with his family at home. With the withdrawal of...
  • Probe ordered against Karnataka Home Minister October 20, 2011

    Bangalore: Lokayukta Court on Thursday directed Lokayukta SP to register a case under section 156 (3) of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) against Karnataka Home Minister R Ashok, accused of being involved in illegal denotification of government land. CrPC 156 (3) says any magistrate empowered under section 190 (cognizance of offences by...
  • Yeddyurappa's bail plea to be heard on Oct 20 October 18, 2011

    Bangalore: The interim bail application of former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa has been deferred to October 20. Yeddyurappa, who is slated to get discharged from hospital on Tuesday, will now go to jail till the hearing of the plea takes places. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was remanded to...
  • BSY should have approached other courts: SC lawyer October 15, 2011

    Supreme Court senior lawyer KN Bhatt senior lawyer SC said that former Karnataka chief minister was advised wrongly. ...
  • Advani's yatra has lost its meaning: Cong MLA October 15, 2011

    Congress MLA Dinesh Gundu Rao said that Advani's anticorruption yatra has lost its meaning after the Lokayukta court issued an arrest warrant against former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa. ...
  • Lokayukta court to hear BSY case on Sept 13 September 7, 2011

    Bangalore: A Lokayukta court on Wednesday adjourned to September 13 hearing of private complaints alleging irregularities in denotification of government land by former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa and his family. Lokayukta Special Court Judge NK Sundhindra Rao adjourned hearing of the pleas filed by advocate Sirajin Basha, granting time to the...