Hegde

  • Ashutosh Gowariker: I'm extremely happy to have found Pooja Hegde July 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker has chosen Pooja Hegde to play the female lead in his Indus Valley civilisation-set love story "Mohenja Daro". He believes her "natural" acting prowess and "elegance" make her a perfect fit for the role opposite Hrithik Roshan. "I'm extremely happy to have found Pooja Hegde. She is...
  • Gopal Subramaniam, Rohington Nariman likely to be appointed SC judges May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In an unprecedented move, the Supreme Court Collegium is learnt to have the cleared the names of two senior advocates as judges to the Supreme Court. The two judges being nominated are Gopal Subramaniam and Rohington Nariman. The move is being considered as landmark as it comes after...
  • 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...
  • Arvind Kejriwal holds Janta Darbar in Ghaziabad December 26, 2013

    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 that...
  • Delhi: Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung invites AAP to form government December 12, 2013

    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 numbers....
  • 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 January 6, 2014

    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. ...
  • Karnataka government to act on Justice Hegde's illegal mining report September 7, 2013

    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...
  • Government has no control over its administration, say investors August 28, 2013

    The depreciation in the value of rupee has left the investors on the Dalal Street worried. As rupee hit its life low and closed at 68.80 on Wednesday, investors believe that the way in which the fiscal deficit is stressed and increased and the way the policy decisions are being...
  • Nobody afraid of law, it's ineffective: Om Puri August 24, 2013

    Kolkata: Refusing to agree with certain politicians who blame the rise in crimes against women on migrants, veteran actor Om Puri Saturday pointed out that the country's legal system is 'ineffective' and slow. "I don't agree with Mr. Hegde (Congress MLA Krishna Hegde) that crime has increased because of people coming...
  • 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. ...
  • Six encounter cases in Manipur not genuine: Panel to SC April 4, 2013

    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 perused...
  • Zaibunisa more appropriate to ask for clemency than Dutt: Sanjay Hegde March 28, 2013

    Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju on Thursday said that he would seek pardon for both actor Sanjay Dutt and 1993 Mumbai blasts case convict Zaibunisa. But senior Supreme Court Advocate Sanjay Hegde is of the opinion that Zaibunisa is a more appropriate person to ask for clemency...
  • Mangalore: Hospital gives free surgeries to fix facial deformities March 26, 2013

    Mangalore: One of the country's biggest medical camps for people with facial deformities is being held at the KS Hegde Medical Academy in Mangalore, after the hospital received over 1,400 responses to its free surgery initiative. After CNN-IBN telecast a report in December 2011 on the free face-changing and life-changing...
  • Amendments in Goa Lokayukta Bill unfair: Santosh Hegde March 24, 2013

    Panaji: Taking exception to certain clauses enshrined in Goa Lokayukta Bill 2013, former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice (retd) Santosh Hegde on Sunday said these amendments were 'unfair' and should not have found mention in the Act. "The amendments made by Goa government are completely unfair", Hegde told reporters in Panaji on the...
  • Karnataka: RTI activists raise slogans in Assembly February 14, 2013

    Bangalore: Unruly scenes and protests erupted in the Karnataka Assembly on Thursday afternoon when some RTI activists raised slogans from the Assembly's visitor gallery. Five persons were detained. The activists were protesting against the appointment of Justice Y Bhaskar Rao as the Karnataka Lokayukta. Activists have said the government was not...
  • Mumbai MLA wants flyover named after Delhi braveheart January 1, 2013

    Mumbai: After Union Minister Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday favoured naming the revised anti-rape legislation after the 23-year-old Delhi braveheart, his party's MLA from Mumbai has demanded that the Milan subway flyover in the Maharashtra capital be named after her. Congress MLA from Vile Parle, Krishna Hegde, met Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan...
  • None in Karnataka BJP can match Yeddyurappa: Arun Shimoga December 11, 2012

    Bangalore: As many as 21 of the 118 BJP MLAs in the 225-member Karnataka Assembly came out in support of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa and attended a breakfast meeting at his residence on Sunday. Does that threaten the existence of the Jagadish Shettar-led BJP government in the state? Senior...
  • Ranji Trophy: Services grab three points against Kerala December 4, 2012

    Abhishek Hegde struck a dour second-innings century as Kerala settled for one point with a draw against hosts Services at Palam on Tuesday. The visitors declared at 193 for 3 in 77 overs to set Services an impossible target of 173, and their makeshift opening pair of Nakul Verma and...
  • Ranji Trophy, round 3: Jharkhand chase Assam, J&K maiden win November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The fourth round of the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season gets underway across the country on Saturday, with eight teams having posted outrights wins so far. With several others having moved up the points table with draws in round three, the middle area is getting packed and that puts...
  • Let bureaucracy decide on officers' transfer: Hegde October 18, 2012

    Bangalore: In the backdrop of transfer of Haryana IAS officer for probing land deals, former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde on Thursday asked state and Central governments to leave issue of transfers to bureaucracy. "Issues of transfers should be left to bureaucracy itself without there being any interference whatsoever by central...
  • Jaitley's remarks on judiciary unfortunate: Santosh Hegde October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde condemned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley's comments on the judiciary. "It's unfortunate that a senior leader and lawyer like Arun Jaitley has made such a statement," Hegde said. Arun Jaitley had alleged that judgements at times are influenced by post-retirement...
  • Anna tells Kejriwal not to use his name, photo September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Wednesday parted ways with former team member Arvind Kejriwal saying he would not be a part of the political party being formed by the latter. Addressing mediapersons after a meeting with Kejriwal on the issue, the veteran anti-corruption crusader reiterated that he would not...
  • Anna Hazare-Arvind Kejriwal divide grows September 19, 2012

    New Delhi: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and erstwhile Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal seems to be following different paths at the former's brainstorming session with IAC members on Wednesday. The meeting revealed growing cracks between the two with Justice Santosh Hegde, too, admitting to the differences on floating a political...
  • One should not get carried away by fame: Pooja Hegde September 15, 2012

    Former Miss Universe India second runner-up Pooja Hegde feels as an actress, she should be open to all kinds of roles and not restrict herself to any genre. "It's too early in my career to dedicate myself to certain type of roles. I want to play different kinds of roles with...
  • Mugamoodi: Weekend collection about Rs.10 crore September 3, 2012

    Audiences have given the thumbs up to Jiiva's superhero image in Mysskin directed Tamil movie 'Mugamoodi'. Made on a budget of Rs.20 crore, it has reportedly earned in about Rs.10 crore at the box office over the weekend. "The film has been made on a budget of Rs.20 crore inclusive of...
  • Bhojpuri films needs encouragement: Big B September 2, 2012

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is working free of cost in Bhojpuri film 'Ganga Devi', says regional films need support and that is why he never charges for such movies. Big B's make-up man Deepak Sawant has produced 'Ganga Devi'. The 69-year-old, who previously acted in Sawant's 'Ganga' and 'Gangotri', plays...