Karnataka Land Scam

  • FIR filed against another Karnataka minister October 29, 2011

    Bangalore: In more embarrassment for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka, the Lokayukta police registered an FIR against Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani on Saturday in connection with alleged irregularities in denotification of lands acquired for industrial purposes. Eight others, including Nirani's brother H R Nirani, have also been named...
  • Yeddyurappa-Guv row: BJP to meet Prez tomorrow January 23, 2011

    New Delhi: BJP leaders will meet President Pratibha Patil on Monday seeking the removal of Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj even as a defiant Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa brought his battle to the capital on Sunday accusing him of trying to fulfil his individual political ambitions. ...
  • Karnataka land scam: Yeddyurappa's aide quits December 3, 2010

    Bangalore: A day after the Lokayukta filed an FIR against him in connection with an alleged land scam, Karnataka IT and BT Minister Katta Subramanya Naidu resigned on Friday. "Katta's resignation has been accepted. We want a fair investigation into the matter," said Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. The anti-corruption watchdog had...
  • Yeddyurappa's son, daughter surrender plots November 19, 2010

    Bangalore: Amid mounting opposition pressure on Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa to quit following the controversy on allocation of prime urban land to his family members, the BJP leader's son and daughter have surrendered their plots in the city. Official sources said B Y Raghavendra, MP, submitted a letter...
  • BJP rules out Yeddyurappa's resignation November 18, 2010

    Despite being caught on the backfoot, the BJP has thrown its weight behind Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and ruled out his resignation on the land scam issue. ...
  • Karnataka land scam a state issue: BJP November 17, 2010

    Facing heat from the RSS over the Yeddyurappa issue, senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu said that Karnataka land scam is a state issue. ...
  • Land scam: RSS questions K'taka CM's role November 17, 2010

    New Delhi: There is more trouble for beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa as new evidence has emerged showing his involvement in land scams. The RSS has questioned BJP president Nitin Gadkari over the allegations against the Karnataka CM who has been under fire for his alleged involvement in the scam. Suresh...