SANTOSH HEGDE

  • SC order puts pressure on PM to act against criminal politicians: Congress August 27, 2014

    In a landmark observation, the Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea against the appointment of ministers with criminal background and put the onus firmly on the Prime Minister. ...
  • AAP protest incorrect, illegal, says Santosh Hegde January 21, 2014

    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...
  • Harsh Vardhan congratulates AAP for its spectacular debut December 8, 2013

    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 December 8, 2013

    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 November 12, 2013

    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. ...
  • K'taka polls: It's important to come out and vote, says Santosh Hegde May 5, 2013

    Polling, which commenced at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm, is underway in 223 assembly constituencies of Karnataka. ...
  • I have always been with Anna: Justice Santosh Hegde March 25, 2012

    Justice Hegde, however, admitted that a fatigue factor had set in with the anticorruption crusader's repeated call for protests. ...
  • Govt's Lokpal Bill totally unacceptable: Hegde December 21, 2011

    Justice Santosh Hegde has asked if FDI in retail is more important than fighting against corruption. ...
  • Team Anna's accounts should be made public: Agnivesh October 23, 2011

    Former Team Anna and activist Swami Agnivesh has accused the antigraft group of corruption, while calling for transparency in Team Anna's accounts. ...
  • There may be more arrests over illegal mining: Hegde September 5, 2011

    Former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde says there may be more arrests, but from Andhra Pradesh as the CBI in Karnataka has not been permitted to investigate illegal mining. ...
  • Timing of IT notice seems vindictive: Hegde September 2, 2011

    Justice Santosh Hegde says that the government is attempting to harass Team Anna every now and then. ...
  • We can convince Anna to end his fast: Hegde August 26, 2011

    Justice Santosh Hegde said that passing the resolution will be the first step at least....
  • Government buying time: Santosh Hegde August 25, 2011

    CNNIBN spoke to social activist Medha Patkar and Justice Santosh Hegde after the House appealed Anna Hazare to end his fast. ...
  • Would not have gone to Pranab for talks: Hegde August 23, 2011

    Santosh Hegde on Tuesday said the Prime Minister may have been flexible by sending a letter to Anna Hazare appealing him to end his fast, but there's no breakthrough as of now. ...
  • Anna vs Govt: is UPA agreeing to Anna's demand? August 23, 2011

    A week after Anna Hazare's fast, UPA agrees to table the Jan Lokpal bill in Parliament....
  • We are ready for Lokpal debate: Team Anna August 21, 2011

    As Anna Hazare's fast enters day six, cities across India continue to witness strong protests. ...
  • Anna arrested because govt is scared: Hegde August 16, 2011

    Justice Santosh Hegde said the police arrested Anna Hazare because the government is scared. ...
  • Next Karnataka CM of Yeddyurappa's choice? July 31, 2011

    Sources said that outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa will resign on Sunday at 3:30 pm creating speculations on whether he will choose his own replacement. ...
  • FTN: Can a regulator stop the loot of mineral resources? July 29, 2011

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if, a regulator can stop the loot of mineral resources. ...
  • BSY's resignation not satisfactory: Nanaiah July 28, 2011

    BS Yeddyurappa told Nitin Gadkari that his future in the state must be protected. ...
  • Have got great respect for Lokayukta: BSY July 27, 2011

    Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa spoke to CNNIBN and said he does not have any doubt on his ministers. "I have their support," said Yeddyurappa. ...
  • Two drafts: Is the Lokpal dream over? June 15, 2011

    On Talking Point, Suhasini Haidar asks, 'Is the Lokpal dream over now that there will be two drafts?' ...
  • Crackdown on Ramdev is not a democratic act: Hegde June 6, 2011

    I would not give guarantee on whatever Baba Ramdev intended said Lokpal committee member Santosh Hegde. ...
  • I support Baba Ramdev's campaign: Santosh Hegde June 4, 2011

    Lokpal Bill Drafting Committee member Justice Santosh Hegde says presence of communal forces does not matter till it is confined to fighting against corruption. ...
  • Govt has shown its unwillingness on Lokpal: Hegde May 31, 2011

    Lokpal Bill drafting committee member Santosh Hegde said the government has shown its unwillingness in vital areas where Lokpal jurisdiction should traverse. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Santosh Hegde April 22, 2011

    Rajdeep Sardesai spoke to Santosh Hegde about resigning from the Lokpal bill draft committee. ...
  • Land scam: Karnataka Lokayukta clashes with govt November 27, 2010

    Karnataka's Lokayukta has clashed with the state government once again. The latest clash happened after the state government ordered a parallel probe into the Bangalore land scam. ...