Karnataka Lokayukta

  • AAP protest incorrect, illegal, says Santosh Hegde 21-01-2014 04:46 PM

    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...
  • Karnataka: Passport verification on sale, IAS, IPS officers indicted 22-05-2013 10:01 AM

    Bangalore: A passport scam has now surfaced in Karnataka. The state Lokayukta has indicted six senior government officers of taking bribes in return for issuing verification on passports. Over 1,000 such verifications were issued over a period of five months. The state anti-corruption unit in its report alleges that the...
  • K'taka: Transfer of top Lokayukta cop sparks row 12-11-2011 11:28 PM

    Bangalore: A Karnataka Lokayukta police officer who investigated former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa is shifted out. The officer also claims threats from former prime minister H D Deve Gowda. The senior police officer in the Karnataka Lokayukta, JV Gaonkar, was transferred out for writing that he was threatened by...
  • FIR filed against another Karnataka minister 29-10-2011 12:39 PM

    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...
  • Yeddyurappa's bail plea deferred to October 28 24-10-2011 05:36 PM

    Bangalore: The hearing of former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa's bail plea was on Monday adjourned till October 28. Earlier, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader had withdrawn his interim bail plea and then applied for regular bail. His counsel had on Friday sought a three-day bail so that...
  • Decision on Yeddyurappa's bail plea likely today 21-10-2011 08:16 AM

    Bangalore: The bail plea of former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa will come up for hearing on Friday. On Thursday, Yeddyurappa's counsel told the Karnataka High Court that no prima facie case could be made out against him under the Prevention of Corruption Act in connection with the land scams....
  • BSY still in hospital, to seek bail today 17-10-2011 08:33 AM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa will stay in hospital for another 24 hours while his lawyers will seek a bail for him on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested on Saturday and sent to judicial custody for seven days by a special Lokayukta court in...
  • BS Yeddyurappa surrenders after evading arrest 15-10-2011 09:50 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa was on Saturday put behind bars in a land denotification scam. He evaded arrest by the police and instead surrendered before Lokayukta court, following which, Yeddyurappa was remanded to judicial custody till October 22. The land scam was once dismissed by Yeddyurappa...
  • BSY surrenders, remanded to judicial custody 15-10-2011 05:06 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday surrendered in front of a sessions court judge after the Lokayukta court rejected his bail plea and issued arrest warrant against him. Following his surrender, Yeddyurappa was remanded to judicial custody till October 22 and sent to the Bangalore Central...
  • Lokayukta police unable to trace Yeddyurappa 15-10-2011 04:17 PM

    Bangalore: The Lokayukta police was on Saturday unable to meet former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa when they went to his residence to drop the arrest warrant against him. According to reports, there was no clue on the whereabouts of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, and all his secretaries...
  • Justice Patil resigns as Karnataka Lokayukta 19-09-2011 07:18 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Shivraj Patil resigned on Monday after allegations that he violated norms to get land allotment. Justice Patil, who took over as the state's chief anti-corruption officer from Justice Santosh Hegde said that he has submitted his resignation to the Governor. CNN-IBN had accessed documents that show...
  • Land row embarrasses Karnataka Lokayukta 16-09-2011 08:37 PM

    Bangalore: Corruption charges have come calling on Karnataka's anti-corruption watchdog. CNN-IBN has accessed documents that show how Justice Shivaraj Patil has three government properties in his name denting his credibility even as he attempts to follow the example set by his predecessor Justice Santosh Hegde. CNN-IBN has access to documents...
  • Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Patil in land row 16-09-2011 01:24 PM

    New Delhi: Karnataka's new Lokayukta Justice Shivraj Patil is caught in a potentially embarrassing row that puts questions on his credibility. CNN-IBN has accessed documents that show he got three government allotted properties in Bangalore in violation of rules. Justice Patil recently took over as Karnataka Lokayukta from Justice Santosh...
  • Yeddyurappa must step down at once: Kumaraswamy 27-07-2011 08:08 PM

    JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy who has also been indicted in the Karnataka Lokayukta illegal mining report has refused to take any blame even though he is pressing for the resignation of Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. ...
  • Report on illegal mining on Wednesday: Hegde 25-07-2011 11:25 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde will submit his much-awaited report on illegal mining to the Government on Wednesday. "Yes, I will submit the report on Wednesday," Hegde, a former Supreme Court Judge and member of Jan Lokpal Bill Drafting Committee said. Lokayukta sources said much of the findings are...
  • BJP wanted to get BSY's name dropped: Hegde 22-07-2011 09:16 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde, who's report indicts Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and his family in the illegal mining scam, has said that BJP leader Dhananjaya Kumar tried to influence him to keep Yeddyurappa's name out of the report. But the Karnataka Lokayukta said, despite the politicians pressurised him...
  • Cong demands Yeddyurappa's resignation 21-07-2011 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday mounted pressure on Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa demanding his resignation in the wake of the Lokayukta report indicting him and his ministers in the illegal mining scam. "...Immediate resignation of the Chief Minister should be the starting, of every other minister should be...
  • Miners bribed Yeddyurappa, alleges Lokayukta 21-07-2011 07:47 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who has dodged many-a-controversy before, has come under the scanner again. Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde's final report on illegal mining, sources say, named him as having accepted kickbacks from mining companies for illegal excavation. Hedge's report, sources said, indicted the Chief Minister's two...
  • Lokayukta indicts Yeddyurappa in mining scam 20-07-2011 09:11 PM

    New Delhi: There is trouble in store for the Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa - sources have told CNN-IBN that the Karnataka Lokayukta's report on illegal mining has named Yeddyurappa. The Karnataka chief minister is likely to be charged on two counts. The Lokayukta report has also named four other...