N SANTOSH HEGDE

  • India not ready for antigraft political outfit: Hegde August 20, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Supreme Court judge N Santosh Hegde says a political party floated purely on the anticorruption plank will not succeed in elections at this stage as money power and diversity play a role. Hegde, a former Karnataka Lokayukta, who has distanced himself from erstwhile Team Anna's decision to start a...
  • Ramdev may reenergise antigraft movement: Hegde August 14, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Lokayukta N Santosh Hegde, who was closely associated with now disbanded Team Anna, feels yoga guru Ramdev's agitation on black money and graft issues may reenergise the anticorruption movement and says it might cause electoral damage to the Congress. "There seems to be a lot of ground support...
  • Hegde's comments not in good taste: Gowda November 18, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Thursday termed the comments made by former Kanataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde about his government as "not in good taste befitting the post Hegde held". Under fire from the BJP and the JDS, Hegde had on Wednesday hit back at Yeddyurappa, challenging him to...
  • K'taka: Expose me if you can, Hegde dares BSY November 17, 2011

    Bangalore: Under fire from the BJP and JDS, former Karnataka Lokayukta N Santosh Hegde on Wednesday hit back at former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa challenging him to disclose documents to support his allegation that he had been offered a top post at the centre by the Congressled UPA. "If there is...
  • Karnataka: Lokayukta indicts BS Yeddyurappa July 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Another minefield of trouble for Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa. The Karnataka Lokayukta's report on illegal mining, leaked first and now confirmed by Justice N Santosh Hegde suggests that the Chief Minister's family is directly involved with the mining mafia. Hegde also dropped a bombshell saying that...
  • Advani urges Hegde to withdraw resgination July 3, 2010

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani on Saturday urged Karnataka's Lok Ayukta N Santosh Hegde to withdraw his resignation. In a statement here, Advani, who is chairman of the BJP parliamentary party, said if Hegde had any concerns as Lok Ayukta, the BJP state...