Bengaluru : Lingayat issue led to Congress’ loss; V Somanna

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Bengaluru : The issue of separate religion tag for Lingayats led to a banter between former chief minister Siddaramaiah and Housing Minister V Somanna at a “Sharana mela” here on Sunday. Speaking at Asankhya Pramathara Ganamela and Sarvasharana Sammelana, Siddaramaiah maintained that Lingayats were a separate sect. He said he was staunch follower of Basava […]

Mysuru : V Somanna offers floral tribute at Suttur

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

Mysuru : Minister V Somanna offered floral tributes and launched the 1060th Shivarathreeshwara Jayanti at Suttur, in Nanjangud taluk, Mysuru district on Tuesday. Sri Shivarathreeshwara Swamy’s statue was taken out on a procession, accompanied by folk troupes. Speaking to reporters here, Somanna said, the need of the hour is to create awareness on Citizenship (Amendment) […]

V Somanna, part-time in-charge minister, feel Mysureans

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Mysuru : Mysureans have started to feel that they are having a part-time in-charge minister, as V Somanna has disappeared from the district, for a long time. The citizens of Mysuru city and other places, in the district, point out that the district in-charge minister, who was active in Mysuru till Dasara, has no time […]

Rs 450 crore given to flood victims with damaged houses said V Somanna

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Belagavi : Housing Minister V Somanna said that Rs 450 crore have been directly credited to the accounts of the flood affected whose houses have been damaged due to floods in the state. Middlemen have been avoided in the process with compensation getting credited to accounts of the beneficiaries. Somanna inspected houses damaged in flood-affected […]

Minister V Somanna : Disqualified MLAs should be treated with respect

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Bengaluru : A day after senior party MLA Umesh Katti said that the disqualified MLAs will have to find their way, Minister V Somanna on Monday said disqualified MLAs have sacrificed for us and they should be treated with respect. Addressing presspersons V Sommanna said that BJP leaders should value the sacrifice made by the […]

Complaint filed against Somanna in Lokayukta

Friday, April 5th, 2013
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Bangalore : A complaint charging Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister V Somanna with amassing assets disproportionate to known sources of income was filed today before the Lokayukta Court for the second time. A similar complaint was filed by social activist L Chetan Kumar last year, but was withdrawn. However, businessman Ramakrishna filed the same […]

Housing Minister Somanna lays foundation for residential complex by KHB

Monday, March 18th, 2013
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Mangalore : Karnataka Housing Minister V Somanna laid the foundation for the multi-storied residential complexes proposed to be constructed by the Karnataka Housing Board at its colonies at Kotekar and Kudupu, on March 17, Sunday. Speaking on the occasion, Somanna  said the  complex at Kudupu will have 27 flats  including 24-2BHK flats,  and three 1BHK […]

Somanna may not join KJP

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012
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Bangalore : Housing Minister V Somanna on Tuesday hinted that he would not join the Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) of B S Yeddyurappa, saying he did not want to repeat the mistakes of the past. “I do not want to repeat the mistakes of the past. The last three years with Yeddyurappa had been a […]

Somanna elected Chairman of Legislative Council

Friday, July 20th, 2012
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Bangalore: V Somanna has been elected  as Chairman of the Legislative Council on Thursday. Speaking to reporters, he said he will tread the path laid by the former leader late VS Acharya. Vimala Gowda of the BJP has filed her nomination for Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Council on Thursday in the presence of the […]

Yeddy’s bail applications adjourned to January 12

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Monday adjourned to January 12 applications of former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and Housing Minister V Somanna and his wife for anticipatory and interim bail in an FIR against them alleging irregularities in denotification of land. When the applications came up for hearing, Justice Subhash B Adi adjourned […]