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  • News 360: Supreme Court gives Sanjay Dutt four weeks to surrender April 17, 2013

    Sanjay Dutt, who had earlier been asked by the court to surrender by April 18 wanted six months' extension to complete his film projects before surrendering to undergo his prison term. ...
  • B'lore blast: SIM card, registration details of bike found April 17, 2013

    Bangalore: Karnataka Home Minister R Ashok on Wednesday said that a mobile SIM card and details of the registration of the motorcycle found at the Bangalore blast site had been recovered. The minister again ruled out any political rivalry and said that the blast was purely a terror attack. Meanwhile, a...
  • Maha: MLAs move privilege motion against K'taka Home Minister April 15, 2013

    Mumbai/Bangalore: Maharashtra legislators on Monday moved a privilege motion against Karnataka Home Minister R Ashok and the state DGP. This comes a few days after an FIR was filed against Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil by the Karnataka Police for allegedly promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of...
  • Need to dicuss NCTC issue again: Karnataka Deputy CM R Ashoka February 26, 2013

    The Centre on Tuesday gave into state governments' demands and said the proposed anti-terrorism agency NCTC cannot make arrests without states' permission. Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka and state Home Minister R Ashoka said, "This subject has to be discussed once again with other CMs. I will discuss with my...
  • Karnataka sets up dedicated women's helpline January 3, 2013

    Bangalore: Stepping up measures for women's saftey in the backdrop of growing demand for such action, Karnataka government on January 3 set up a dedicated helpline. Women in distress and those facing threat of attack including molestation could call on phone number 1091. The helpline in Bangalore would work 24x7,...
  • 'BSY's departure will have no impact on BJP govt' November 30, 2012

    Belgaum: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok on Friday said former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's departure would have no bearing on BJP government and KJP does not have any future. "Yeddyurappa's departure will not make any impact on BJP government and Karnataka Janata Party has no future," Ashok told reporters. Taking...
  • Sudeep's 'Varadanayaka' to be released on Nov 23 November 9, 2012

    The film to be released of Kiccha Sudeep after 'Eega' is 'Varadanayaka', which is slated for November 23 all over Karnataka. After the coomercial success of Singham remake, 'Kempe Gowda', this film is another remake by producer Shankare Gowda. The audio of 'Varadanayaka' was released by Sumalatha Ambarish on November...
  • Bangalore: Govt plans foreign training for more cops September 4, 2012

    Bangalore: To strengthen policing in Bangalore, the state government is contemplating to take the advice of security experts from other nations and is sending its officers abroad for training, said Home and Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok during an interaction with Express reporters on Monday. He said, Policing is a...
  • 'Aim of K'taka terror plot was to disturb peace' September 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Disturbing communal harmony by attacking rightwing leaders and a few individuals was the motive of the terror suspects arrested by the Bangalore police on August 29, said Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok. In an interaction with Express on Monday, Ashok, who is also the Home Minister, said the accused...
  • Karnataka Dy CM asks Northeast Indians to return August 26, 2012

    Imphal: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok on Sunday appealed to students and workers from the Northeast, who had left Bangalore recently in the wake of "wrong" SMS messages on Assam violence, to return to the state and resume their work without fear. "The government of Karnataka has taken up full...
  • NE exodus: Nagaland, Karnataka ministers meet August 19, 2012

    Bangalore: Even as panic among the Northeast Indians residing in Bangalore largely subsided on Sunday, a delegation from Nagaland led by the state's power minister and the police chief met Karnataka's Home Minister R Ashok. The state government assured them of the safety of Northeast students and professionals. The Union Ministry...
  • Bhagirathi: BJP leaders attend special show August 7, 2012

    The special show of film 'Bhagirathi' directed by Prof Baraguru Ramachandrappa, which is based on the folk 'Kerege Haara' was attended by the top leaders of Bharatiya Janata Party in state on August 5 at Renukamb Digital theatre. Bharatiya Janata Party politicians BS Yediyurappa with his son MP BY Raghavendra,...
  • Shettar sworn in as Karnataka's 3rd CM in 1 year July 12, 2012

    Bangalore: Jagadish Shettar has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka along with two Deputy Chief Ministers KS Eshwarappa, who is the state Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) President, and R Ashok. Shettar and his colleagues were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj in...
  • Top ministers attended state awards ceremony May 17, 2012

    Dr Rajakumar award to RN Sudarshan, Puttanna Kanagal to CV Shivashanker, Dr Vishnuvardhana award for producer Ankalagi, best actor award posthumously to Dr Vishnuvardhana received by Dr Bharathi Vishnuvrdhana, best actress award to Anu Prabhakar and 20 other awards plus the national award winning films Kanasemba Kudureyaneri, Bettada Jeeva, Hejjegalu...
  • Loitam involved in IPL brawl: Minister May 1, 2012

    BANGALORE: In connection with the mysterious death of the Manipuri student Richard Loitam, Home Minister R Ashok on Monday said he was punched on his face following a brawl over an IPL match. On April 15, Richard Loitam and his friend had met with an accident. Though he was treated...
  • Will follow SC order on DGP: Karnataka Home Minister April 24, 2012

    Karnataka Home Minister R Ashok said that they will study SC order and then take a decision after consulting with AG. ...
  • Clean chit to K'taka Home Minister in land scam December 16, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka Home Minister R Ashok was on Friday given a clean chit by Lokayukta police before a court in a case pertaining to alleged misuse of office in land denotification. The Lokayukta police submitted a report to Lokayukta Judge N Sundhindra Rao, exonerating the minister of the charge into which...
  • Probe ordered against Karnataka Home Minister October 20, 2011

    Bangalore: Lokayukta Court on Thursday directed Lokayukta SP to register a case under section 156 (3) of Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) against Karnataka Home Minister R Ashok, accused of being involved in illegal denotification of government land. CrPC 156 (3) says any magistrate empowered under section 190 (cognizance of offences by...
  • Karnataka ministers also involved in land scam November 17, 2010

    Bangalore: The multicrore land scam in Karnataka does not only involve Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and his family who got themselves prime land in the state. Yeddyurappa's Cabinet is not to be left behind with many ministers accused of either getting land allotted to themselves and their families, or selling...