All 32 accused in Ayodhya Babri Masjid demolition case acquitted

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020
Lalkrishna Adwani

Lucknow  : A special court in Lucknow delivered the much-awaited judgment on Wednesday in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case. All the 32 accused, including BJP veterans L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, have been acquitted. CBI judge S.K. Yadav had on September 16 directed all the 32 surviving accused to remain present in the […]

Ayodhya verdict : Seer warns of hunger stir; says Pejawar

Friday, November 8th, 2019

Udupi : Pejawar seer Vishweshatheertha Swami, on Thursday, warned of staging an indefinite hunger strike if either community held victory procession or resorted to violence post-Ayodhya verdict. The nonagenarian seer appealed to members from both Hindu and Muslim communities to maintain peace after the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Ayodhya dispute. He said the sants, […]

State funeral for Ananth Kumar: Tricolour to fly at half mast

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Bengaluru: The national flag will fly at half mast throughout the country on Monday as a mark of respect to Union Minister Ananth Kumar, who passed away in the early hours, the Home Ministry announced. The Central government will also accord a state funeral to the Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister. “Following the unfortunate demise of […]

Dhananjay cosies up to JD(S), seeks DK ticket

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Bangalore: Dhananjay cosies up to JD(S), seeks DK ticket V.Dhananjay Kumar, former Union minister and a loyalist of BJP leader B.S.Yeddyurappa, is cosying up to the JD(S) to become the party’s candidate from Dakshina Kannada. He met JD(S) supremo H D Deve Gowda here on Friday and the latter has apparently no reservations about fielding […]

Union ministers from Seemandhra meet Advani

Monday, February 17th, 2014

New Delhi: Some Union ministers from Seemandhra region of Andhra Pradesh today met L K Advani seeking BJP’s support for a package for the region following the decision to create a separate Telangana state. The Congress ministers were accompanied by BJP leader M Venkaiah Naidu in their meeting with Advani at his residence this morning. […]

Narendra Modi to contest Lok Sabha polls from Lucknow?

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Narendra Modi

Ahmedabad : After reports that Gandhinagar MP LK Advani is likely to contest from Bhopal in next General Elections, it is being talked about that former minister of state Amit Shah may contest the Lok Sabha Elections from Gandhinagar. This rumour stems from the planning Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his team is busy […]

Advani accused of taking money from Yeddyurappa

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Yeddyurappa Advani

Bangalore : BJP leader L.K. Advani had taken money from erstwhile Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to allow him to remain in office after corruption scandals involving him surfaced, Yeddyurappa’s Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) alleged Monday. The BJP rubbished the allegations.   “I have documents and will release them at the appropriate time,” V. Dhananjaya […]

Mulayam praises L K Advani

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Mulayam Singh Yadav

Lucknow : Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today publicly praised BJP leader L K Advani and said, he never tells lies. Speaking at a function to mark the birth anniversary of Socialist leader Dr Ram Manohar Lohia here, Mulayam Singh Yadav said, his son chief minister Akhilesh Yadav should now become strict, because there […]

Advani remark angers Sonia, PM calls comment ‘disgraceful’

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
Sonia Gandi

New Delhi : UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi today lost her cool  in Lok Sabha, when senior BJP leader L K Advani described the UPA rule as an ‘illegitimate’ government. While moving an adjournement motion on the communal violence in Assam, Advani mentioned the 2008 cash-for-vote scam in which BJP MPs placed wads of curreny notes […]

District administration held at Condolence meet in honor of Dr. V. S. Acharya

Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Dr. V. S. Acharya Condolence meet

Udupi : The district administration, the city municipal council, and various other departments organised a condolence meeting in honor of Dr. V. S. Acharya, the district-in-charge minister for Udupi and state higher education minister, at Ammanni Ramanna Shetty Auditorium on Feb 15, Wednesday. Large number of VIPs and common people participated in the event and […]