Santosh Hegde

  • AAP protest incorrect, illegal, says Santosh Hegde 21-01-2014 04:46 PM

    Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde said whatever is happening in Delhi is not correct or legal. The AAP government is protesting in the Central Delhi against the Centre and the police. He said, "I don't think what is happening in Delhi recently is correct or legal. It seems to be...
  • Arvind Kejriwal holds Janta Darbar in Ghaziabad 26-12-2013 12:05 PM

    Ghaziabad: Aam Aadmi Party convener and Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday held a 'Janta Darbar' outside his Kausambhi residence where many people put forward their complaints relating to water and electricity. Interacting with those present, Kejriwal said, "This is not my win, it is yours. I know...
  • Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung invites AAP to form government 12-12-2013 09:04 PM

    New Delhi: After his meeting with BJP chief ministerial candidate failed to break the stalemate after the Delhi results, Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung has now invited AAP to form government. This came after Harsh Vardhan said his party will not form the government as it did not have the requisite...
  • Harsh Vardhan congratulates AAP for its spectacular debut 08-12-2013 03:30 PM

    BJP CM candidate Harsh Vardhan, who has registered a huge win from his constituency, congratulated the Aam Aadmi Party for its spectacular debut. However, when asked about the government formation, he refused to speak. He also thanked Sheila Dikshit for serving Delhi for 15 years. ...
  • Delhi election results: AAP makes a stunning debut 08-12-2013 03:14 PM

    Waving brooms - AAP's election symbol- and placards, jubilant supporters of the party today converged outside its office in large numbers after its impressive performance in the Delhi Assembly election. The activists chanted "Vande Matram" and danced to the beating of drums outside the premises while police beefed up security....
  • Ready for probe but Congress and BJP must be investigated too: AAP 12-11-2013 04:12 PM

    The Aam Aadmi party has said that it welcomes the probe announced by the Home Minister regarding its funding but wants the Congress and BJP investigated too. The government had on Monday said that it will investigate the source of funds of the AAP. ...
  • Karnataka government to act on Justice Hegde's illegal mining report 07-09-2013 01:08 PM

    Bangalore: The newly elected Congress government in Karnataka has decided to act upon Justice N Santosh Hegde's report on illegal mining in the state. The previous BJP government had returned it to the Lokayukta seeking clarifications. Justice Hegde had submitted his report in July 2011. The implementation of the Justice...
  • K'taka polls: It's important to come out and vote, says Santosh Hegde 05-05-2013 03:03 PM

    Polling, which commenced at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm, is underway in 223 assembly constituencies of Karnataka. ...
  • Six encounter cases in Manipur not genuine: Panel to SC 04-04-2013 01:30 PM

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court appointed committee probing six cases of alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur informed the court on Thursday that these were not genuine encounters and the victims, including a 12-year-old boy, did not have any criminal records. A bench comprising Justices Aftab Alam and Ranjana Prakash Desai...
  • Hegde adopts flexible approach over Lokpal Bill 24-12-2011 07:56 PM

    Bangalore: Adopting a flexible approach over the government's Lokpal Bill, former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde on Saturday suggested Team Anna to allow the Centre to pass the bill in "some form" after conceding some points. "Today I spoke to some members of Team Anna and suggested them to allow government...
  • Govt's Lokpal Bill totally unacceptable: Hegde 21-12-2011 01:08 PM

    Justice Santosh Hegde has asked if FDI in retail is more important than fighting against corruption. ...
  • Anna ups the ante, to campaign in Chennai today 18-12-2011 10:31 AM

    New Delhi: Keeping up the heat on the UPA government, anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare will campaign for a strong Lokpal Bill in Chennai on Sunday. Anna is expected to address a public meeting there on Sunday afternoon. On Saturday, the 74-year-old interacted with supporters at Bangalore's Freedom Park. Meanwhile, Team...
  • Bring Lokpal Bill or quit, Anna tells government 17-12-2011 05:48 PM

    Bangalore: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Tuesday addressed a rally in Bangalore as part of his campaign for Jan Lokpal Bill. He said that his team was asking the government to either bring the Lokpal Bill or go out, alleging that the lives of the poor was miserable due to...
  • 'Wrong to say Team Anna pressuring Parliament' 16-12-2011 03:24 AM

    Ahmedabad: Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde on Thursday said it is wrong to say that Anna Hazare and his team are pressurising the Parliament and behaving in a dictatorial manner over the Lokpal issue. "I don't think that anybody can pressurise (Parliament). I only think that this type of statements...
  • No mining licence was given by me: SM Krishna 04-12-2011 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Sunday insisted that he had given no licence for mining in forest area in Karnataka in his capacity as the state Chief Minister, a day after a probe was ordered against him in a mining scam. He said the former Karnataka Lokayukta...
  • Justice Hegde owes me an explanation: BSY 22-11-2011 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa has finally entered Bellary to campaign for the BJP party candidate in a high voltage by-poll. Sulking Yeddyurappa had boycotted all party programmes after his release from Bangalore central jail in a denotification scam. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa said he was is...
  • Everybody joins corruption chorus in Karnataka 21-11-2011 02:06 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka is fast becoming a satirist's delight with its political heavyweights and public figures engaged, almost every day, in a slugfest over who is a greater fighter of corruption. Anyone and everyone in power or out of it is busy threatening, taunting, accusing or challenging everyone else. However, they...
  • 'Delay in appointing Lokayukta suits K'taka govt' 20-11-2011 06:51 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Lokayutka N Santosh Hegde believes that the Karnataka government might be "delaying" appointment of the new head to the anti-corruption agency as it suits it. Hegde told that he gets a feeling the government is out to "discredit and destabilise" the Lokayukta institution. Asked about perception in...
  • BJP vs Governor: no Lokayukta for Karnataka yet 19-11-2011 06:16 AM

    Bangalore: The BJP government in Karnataka has once again locked horns with the Governor, this time over the appointment of the Lokayukta. Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda wants Justice Bannurmath for the post but Governor HR Bhardwaj has vetoed the name. Justice Santosh Hegde's various reports indicted the most powerful personalities...
  • Hegde's comments not in good taste: Gowda 18-11-2011 02:04 AM

    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...
  • K'taka: Expose me if you can, Hegde dares BSY 17-11-2011 01:04 AM

    Bangalore: Under fire from the BJP and JD-S, 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 Congress-led UPA. "If there...
  • Digvijaya questions Advani over BSY probe 12-11-2011 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday wondered whether Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani would intervene in the transfer of an official probing corruption charges against former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa. "I would like to ask Advaniji if he would tell the Karnataka chief minister to...
  • Anna's team to meet him in Ralegaon Siddhi 30-10-2011 07:21 AM

    New Delhi: Team Anna members Arvind Kejriwal, Prashant Bhushan and Kiran Bedi reached Ralegaon Siddhi to meet activist Anna Hazare on Sunday. Kiran Bedi said that they will tell Anna about what happened in Saturday's meeting. The core committee on Saturday decided that there was no need to disband it....
  • Medha calls for 'overhauling' of Team Anna 28-10-2011 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: Another Team Anna member Medha Patkar said there was a need for "overhauling" the group as it was facing a number of allegations and many members of the Core Committee were being targeted, but denied any rift within. At the same, Patkar said she would not be attending...
  • Team Anna to meet over the ongoing crisis on Sat 28-10-2011 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: Key figures of Anna Hazare's team will meet in Ghaziabad on Saturday sans the Gandhian, who is on a vow of silence, to discuss the crisis facing the team after they were enmeshed in a series of controversies. Besides Hazare, prominent member Justice Santosh Hegde is also not...
  • Team Anna's accounts should be made public: Agnivesh 23-10-2011 01:50 PM

    Former Team Anna and activist Swami Agnivesh has accused the anti-graft group of corruption, while calling for transparency in Team Anna's accounts. ...
  • Angivesh seeks transparency in Team Anna accounts 23-10-2011 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: Questioning the use of funds donated by the public to Team Anna, activist Swami Agnivesh on Sunday claimed that money was deposited in the trust run by Arvind Kejriwal from which the names of major team members were missing. Agnivesh, who on Saturday had alleged that Kejriwal has...
  • Now, Kiran Bedi expense row splits Team Anna 21-10-2011 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: Cracks have widened in Team Anna with Justice Santosh Hegde distancing himself from the team, saying Kiran Bedi was wrong if she had not informed her hosts of inflated travel bills. "If she has taken the permission of donors, I don't think anything is wrong with this, because...