Hr Bhardwaj

  • Karntaka: Republic Day celebrated with pomp and pageantry 26-01-2014 03:53 PM

    Pomp and pageantry marked the 65th Republic Day celebrations in Karnataka Sunday, with Governor HR Bharadwaj hoisting the tricolour and inspecting an impressive parade in Bangalore. On a sunny day, an air force helicopter showered rose petals at the podium at the Field Marshal Manekshaw ground in the city centre...
  • Karnataka government plans to regulate social media 22-01-2014 06:13 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government is all set to regulate the social media, especially after recent instances of social networking sites being used for communal purposes. The Governor's speech of the Siddaramaiah government's priorities in his address to the joint houses of legislature on Wednesday talked about closer monitoring of social...
  • Kiran Reddy funding anti-Telangana protests, alleges TRS 29-08-2013 11:11 AM

    The Telangana Rashtra Samithi alleged that the Chief Minister if funding anti-Telangana protests across Seemandhara region. Protesting against Telangana, YSR Congress party chief Jagan Reddy's indefinite fast enters fifth day. Andhra Pradesh The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has alleged that Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy is funding anti-Telangana protests...
  • Karnataka CM inducts SR Patil into ministry 25-05-2013 01:22 PM

    Bangalore: Amid discontent among MLCs jostling for ministerial berths, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday expanded his council of ministers by inducting SR Patil, a former leader of Opposition. Patil was administered the oath of office by Governor HR Bhardwaj at the Raj Bhavan. The induction of Patil, who enjoys...
  • Karnataka CM allots portfolios, retains key departments 20-05-2013 04:08 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday allocated portfolios to his new 28-member ministry, keeping key posts such as finance, energy, industries, IT and Bangalore city with himself. According to a Raj Bhavan communique, Governor HR Bhardwaj allocated the various portfolios on the advice of the chief minister to 20...
  • Karnataka: 28 MLAs inducted in CM Siddaramaiah's cabinet 18-05-2013 11:24 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday expanded his Cabinet with the induction of 28 Ministers. Twenty were made Cabinet Ministers and eight Ministers of State. They were administered oath of office by Governor HR Bhardwaj at a ceremony at Glass House at Raj Bhavan. Those made Cabinet ministers are...
  • Karnataka: 29 ministers to be sworn-in today 18-05-2013 08:35 AM

    Bangalore: 29 MLAs will be inducted on Saturday into the newly elected Congress government in Karnataka at Raj Bhawan. Of the 121 Congress MLAs elected in May 5 Assembly elections, more than 50 are former ministers. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who took the oath on May 13 brought the Congress to...
  • Siddaramaiah unveils Rs 4,409.81 crore plan for poor 13-05-2013 07:05 PM

    Bangalore: Resurrecting the Congress rule in Karnataka after seven years, Siddaramaiah on Monday took over as Chief Minister, unveiling a Rs 4,409.81 crore bonanza for the poor, SCs, STs, OBCs and minorities in his maiden act. The 64-year-old backward class leader was sworn in by Governor HR Bhardwaj amid fanfare...
  • Kerala Governor suspends Information Commissioner 12-11-2012 01:31 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Governor H R Bhardwaj has suspended state Information Commissioner K Natarajan for allegedly intervening in the land-gift case involving CPM stalwart V S Achuthanandan. Action against Natarajan, a former DIG of police, was taken on the basis of the recommendation made by the state Government following a police...
  • K'taka CM finds his feet, counters his mentor 25-12-2011 09:19 AM

    Bangalore: Apparently emboldened by his Council poll win, Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda seems to be emerging from the shadow of his mentor and predecessor BS Yeddyurappa. Gowda gave evidence of this on Saturday when he contradicted Yeddyurappa's remark on the issue of collective leadership. He told reporters at Raj...
  • Govt wants to whitewash criminal cases: K'taka Guv 19-12-2011 05:55 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Monday accused the government of adopting delaying tactics in appointment of a new Lokayukta to "whitewash" criminal cases and questioned the consultation process in recommending the name of SR Bannurmath to head the anti-corruption watchdog. Asked if the Government is indulging in deliberate delay,...
  • K'taka Assembly rocked over BJP attack on Guv 08-12-2011 02:48 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly on Wednesday witnessed noisy scenes over ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attack on Governor HR Bhardwaj for his refusal to appoint the government's choice as the state's new Lokayukta (ombudsman). Opposition Congress and Janata Dal-Secular members trooped near the speaker's podium shouting slogans and protesting state...
  • Lokpal cannot check corruption: K'taka Governor 15-10-2011 08:41 AM

    Bangalore: Slamming the demand for a Jan Lokpal Bill to battle graft, Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Friday said corruption can be checked only through a strong democracy and not through an "extra-constitutional body" like the Jan Lokpal. "The system can be perfected only through constitutional amendments, not through an...
  • Land scam: HC rejects bail plea of Yeddyurappa 29-08-2011 10:58 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail application of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa in the land notification scam. He had moved the application before the court in connection with the illegal denotification of land after prosecution was sanctioned by Governor HR Bhardwaj. With the bail plea...
  • Tough task ahead: Sadananda Gowda 03-08-2011 04:27 PM

    Bangalore: Newly elected Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday spoke to CNN-IBN and when asked if its a tough task ahead of him he answered by saying, "Certainly it is a tough task ahead of me but I hope that like earlier when I was elected the State...
  • Start criminal proceeding against BSY: Governor 03-08-2011 12:13 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Wednesday gave the go ahead to the Lokayukta Police to start criminal proceedings against Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. Bhardwaj made the move even as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs prepared to pick their new leader in Karnataka. "The Governor has accepted the findings and...
  • Will not take any action in haste: K'taka Guv 02-08-2011 03:23 PM

    Bangalore: Seeking to steer clear of any controversy this time around, Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Tuesday said he would not take any "action in haste" as he expressed confidence that the ruling BJP would be able to elect a new leader, after BS Yeddyurappa resigned as Chief Minister. Responding...
  • Karnataka: BJP says no to BSY's choice for CM 01-08-2011 07:22 AM

    New Delhi/Bangalore: Disagreement between the BJP Central leadership and the BS Yeddyurappa camp on Sunday over the latter's choice of Udipi MP Sadanand Gowda for the post of Karnataka Chief Minister forced the party to defer the exercise till August 3. "The new leader of BJP legislature Party will be...
  • BSY delays meet with Guv, threatens revolt 31-07-2011 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: Outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday delayed meeting the Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj and demanded former state BJP President Sadananda Gowda be made his successor. Yeddyurappa walked with 70 MLAs to the Governor's house at Raj Bhawan. He also openly protested against the party high command....
  • Sadananda Gowda is BSY's choice for K'taka CM 31-07-2011 12:13 PM

    Bangalore: Former state BJP President DV Sadananda Gowda on Sunday appeared to emerge as key contender to succeed Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who is believed to have suggested his name to the central leadership. According to party sources, Yeddyurappa is slated to tender his resignation to the Governor HR Bhardwaj...
  • BSY sends resignation to Gadkari: Sources 31-07-2011 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa sent his resignation to BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Sunday at 7:30 am, party sources said. The outgoing Karnataka Chief Minister will send his resignation letter to Karnataka Governor HR Bharawaj. Sources said Yeddyurappa will resign on Sunday at 3:30 pm. Sources said...