Shivaraj Patil

  • Former judge appointed Karnataka Lokayukta February 13, 2013

    Bangalore: Karnataka government on Wednesday appointed former Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court Justice (retd) Y Bhaskar Rao as the Lokayukta, a post lying vacant since September 2011. Rao succeeds Justice (Retd) Shivaraj Patil who resigned from the post of Lokayukta in September 2011 following an allegation that he illegally...
  • Patil sworn in as new Karnataka Lokayukta August 3, 2011

    Bangalore: Former Supreme Court judge Shivaraj V Patil was on Wednesday sworn in as new Karnataka Lokayukta by Governor H R Bhardwaj. Retired Karnataka High Court judge R Gurarajan was also sworn in as new Upalokayukta at a function in Raj Bhavan. Patil succeeds Santosh Hegde, whose term as Lokayukta...
  • Maharashtra Deputy CM RR Patil resigns December 1, 2008

    New Delhi: A day after Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil stepped down from his position, Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister RR Patil on Monday quit after National Congress Party (NCP) and Union Agriculture Minister Chief Sharad Pawar asked him to tender his resignation. Patil was under tremendous pressure to resign after he...
  • PM to decide on ministers row on homosexuality November 8, 2008

    New Delhi: The government still seems divided on the issue of legalising homosexuality. Health Minister Anbumani Ramdoss now says that he will be going to the Prime Minister as he hasn't been able to get the home minister to see his point of view. Anbumani Ramadoss and Home Minister Shivraj...