Porngate

  • Karnataka porngate: Panel says one MLA guilty March 30, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Legislature Committee, which probed the infamous porn viewing scandal, has indicted a former minister and recommended his "admonition" but gave a clean chit to two others while proposing a ban on the use of mobiles in the House. The panel headed by BJP MLA, Srishailappa V Bidarur in...
  • Porngate: Gujarat Cong releases another video March 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A day after forensic reports gave a clean chit to the two BJP MLAs accused of watching porn in the assembly, the Congress has released another video. The new video, released by Gujarat Congress President Arjun Modhvadia suggests that BJP MLA Jetha Bharwad was watching pictures of models...
  • Porngate: Gujarat Congress questions FSL report March 23, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Opposition Congress on Friday questioned the credibility of the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report that gave a clean chit to the two BJP legislators accused of watching porn on a tablet device in the Assembly. The party also raised doubts over the authenticity of the iPad given to the...
  • Gujarat sleaze: FSL gives clean chit to 2 BJP MLAs March 23, 2012

    Gandhinagar: After facing embarrassment over two of its MLAs allegedly viewing porn in the Gujarat Assembly, there is some respite for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The Forensic Science Laboratory in Gandhinagar has given a clean chit to the two BJP MLAs Shankarbhai Lagadhirbhai Chaudhary and Jethabhai Ghelabhai Ahir Bharwad...
  • Sleaze row: Uproar in Gujarat Assembly March 23, 2012

    Ahmedabad: There was uproar in Gujarat Assembly over the alleged sleaze case involving two BJP MLAs Shankar Chaudhary and Jetha Bharwad. All Congress MLAs have been suspended from the Assembly for the second consecutive day for disrupting the proceedings. Congress MLA's have been demanding the dismissal of the two BJP...
  • Sleaze row: Cong MLAs suspended from Guj Assembly March 22, 2012

    Ahmedabad: All the Congress MLAs were on Thursday suspended from the Gujarat Assembly for disrupting the House, seeking dismissal of two BJP MLAs accused of watching obscene video clips during the proceedings. During the second session of the day, Minister of State for Legislative affairs Pradeepsinh Jadeja raised a point of...
  • Gujarat: 2 BJP MLAs accused of watching porn March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: After Karnataka porngate has hit Gujarat. Two BJP MLAs allegedly watched porn inside the Gujarat Assembly. They were watching porn on a tablet computer while the assembly proceedings was on. Gujarat Speaker Ganpat Vasava has ordered a probe into allegations against two BJP MLAs of watching obscene pictures during...
  • No proof against MLAs in K'taka porngate: Panel March 19, 2012

    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...
  • K'taka Porngate: Only 3 BJP MLAs to face probe March 15, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly Committee appointed to probe the porngate case met on Thursday and decided to restrict the probe to just the three former BJP ministers caught watching porn in the state Assembly. No MLA from any other party will be investigated by the committee. The committee has sought another...
  • Karnataka sleaze row: Katju defends media March 12, 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...
  • Karnataka: More MLAs involved in porngate March 9, 2012

    Bangalore: Several Karnataka legislators have viewed porn clips in the assembly and not just three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ministers who quit over the issue on Feb 8, a panel probing the incident said on Thursday. Shrishailappa Bidarur of BJP, who is heading the panel comprising assembly members, told reporters here...
  • Karnataka sleaze: Before MLAs, media pulled up March 2, 2012

    Bangalore: The two local news channels who caught three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs watching porn inside the Karnataka Assembly have come under scrutiny for filming the incident. Ironically, media had to face questioning even before the tainted ministers, Krishna Palemar, Lakshman Savadi and CC Patil, were questioned. The legislature committee...
  • No invasion on press freedom: Sadananda Gowda March 1, 2012

    Karnataka Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda assured that private channels won't be stopped from covering the assembly proceedings. ...
  • Sleaze row: K'taka BJP in damage control mode February 16, 2012

    Bangalore: In Karnataka, the porn scandal continues to sting the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The three tainted ministers are likely to submit their explanations to the Speaker on Thursday. Meanwhile, the state government is planning to ban news channels from covering Assembly proceedings from now on. An embarrassed BJP is...
  • Sleaze row: BJP to hold training for ministers February 15, 2012

    Bangalore: Reeling under the porngate scandal involving three of its members, the ruling BJP in Karnataka on Tuesday decided to hold a training session for its ministers and legislators to teach them discipline and morality. The Core Committee meeting held at 'Krishna', the official residence of Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda,...
  • BJP's morality lessons for Karnataka MLAs February 14, 2012

    Bangalore: Faced with its ministers and lawmakers getting involved in various scandals in Karnataka, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) plans to give them lessons in morality and discipline later this month. "We will hold 'chintan-manthan' (brain storming session) in Bangalore on Feb 24 and 25," state BJP chief K.S....
  • K'taka porngate ministers now face police probe February 13, 2012

    Bangalore: A Bangalore court on Monday ordered police to probe Karnataka's three sleaze watching ministers on charges of transmitting and viewing porn films. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kiran Kheny directed the state police to complete the probe against Laxman Savadi, C.C. Patil and J. Krishna Palemar by Feb 27. Savadi...