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HC notice to govt over FIR to Ashoka in land case 19.1.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The High Court of Karnataka on Friday issued notices to the state government, the Lokayukta and the Anti Corruption Bureau on a petition filed by former deputy chief minister R Ashoka in the Bagair Hukum land scam. Ashoka has challenged the legality of an FIR registered by the ACB against him on November 9, 2017, over his alleged involvement in the scam. The ACB accused him of being one of the beneficiaries of the scam and alleged that the Bengaluru South Taluk Bagair Hukum Land Regularisation Committee (from 1998 to 2006) had allotted land to ineligible people. Ashoka chaired the committee in his capacity as the Uttarahalli MLA. The BJP leader suggested that the ACB had registered the case to "malign" him. He argued that other members of the committee were "deliberately" omitted from the FIR as they belonged to other political parties. He further contended that a complaint on the same matter was filed before the Lokayukta on May 27, 2013, and it was still under investigation. He reasoned ...
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MLA Ashoka moves HC seeking to quash FIR against him 12.1.2018 Deccan Herald - News

BJP leader and MLA R Ashoka, has filed a petition in the Karnataka High Court seeking quashing of the FIR registered against him by the ACB in the Bagair Hukum land scam.

The matter was posted for urgent hearing for Thursday. However, when the matter came up for hearing, Justice
K N Phaneendra asked the matter to be listed for hearing on January 18. Ashoka, who was the then chairman of the Bengaluru South Taluk Bagair Hukum Land Regularisation Committee from 1998 to 2006 and then Uttarahalli MLA, has been accused by the ACB of sanctioning the land to those not eligible for the same.

The petition says the allegations are false and the complaint was filed with the motive to harass the petitioner. The petition also says the complaint has been engineered by the ruling Congress which is trying to malign the petitioner as he is one of the top BJP leaders.

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Ashok moves High Court against FIR 12.1.2018 Hindu: National
He says complaint to ACB ‘engineered’ by the Congress
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Denotification: Apex Court orders notice to BSY, Shivakumar 9.1.2018 deccanherald.com
The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa and Enery Minister D K Shivakumar in a case pertaining to denotification of land in Bengaluru. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan sought response from the two among others on a plea by complainant-petitioner Kabbalegowda. The petitioner claimed the public servants abused their position for benefit of Shivakumar. The issue relates to the denotification of 4.20 acre of land in contravention of the Karnataka (Restriction of Transfer) of Land Act, 1991. In a special leave petition, Kabbalegowda, a social worker from Ramanagaram district, has challenged the December 18, 2015, order of the High Court of Karnataka, quashing the proceedings initiated against the leaders and others. The trial court had on February 5, 2012, taken cognisance of the offences allegedly committed by the accused. According to the complainat filed by Kabbalegowda, land measuring 5.11 acres in Bengaluru was said to have been ...
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ACB registers case against R. Ashoka 9.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Pertains to alleged irregularities in regularisation of bagair-hukum land
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CM using DK murders for electoral gain, says BJP 8.1.2018 Deccan Herald - State
The state BJP on Monday stepped up its attack on state government for its "failure" to curb killing of Hindu youths. BJP leaders led by party state unit president BS Yeddyurappa staged a protest in front of Gandhi statue in Anand Rao Circle condemning the government for not making a sincere effort to stop the killings. Addressing the party workers, Yeddyurappa accused Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of using the murders of Deepak Rao and Basheer to provoke communal feelings of people for electoral gains. Home Minister R Ramalinga Reddy did not even hold a meeting with police officers after the murder of Rao and Basheer to control the situation in Surathkal, he said. While it was the responsibility of every government to maintain law and order in the state, the reverse was happening in Karnataka. The government itself is responsible for the deteriorating law and order situation, he charged. BJP state general secretary Shobha sought to know on what grounds ...
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Regional air connectivity growing rapidly: Ashok 8.1.2018 Hindu: News
IndiGo flights to Hyderabad and Bengaluru inaugurated
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IndiGo begins services from Tirupati to Hyderabad, Bengaluru 7.1.2018 Hindu: Industry
Low cost carrier IndiGo Airlines today commenced three daily flights to Hyderabad and two to Bengaluru from Tirupati and back. Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju and IndiGo presid...
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IndiGo begins services from Tirupati to Hyderabad, Bangalore 7.1.2018 HBL: Logistics
Low cost carrier IndiGo Airlines today commenced three daily flights to Hyderabad and two to Bangalore from Tirupati and back. Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju and IndiGo presi...
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IndiGo Begins Flights From Tirupati To Hyderabad, Bangalore 7.1.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju and IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh flagged off the air services at the Tirupati airport.
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Adichunchanagiri Mutt set to host Yogi in Kengeri 6.1.2018 Deccan Herald - State
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will follow the strict routine of a hermit during his stay at the Adichunchanagiri Mutt in Kengeri. Yogi is in Bengaluru to take part in BJPs Navakarnataka Nirmana Parivartana Yatra on Sunday. Adityanath, who landed in the city at around 9.30 pm on Saturday, headed straight to the Mutts Kengeri centre. BJP leader R Ashoka is overseeing Adityanaths visit. "Arrangements were made for his stay a week in advance so as to allow him to follow the routine as per the Natha Pantha tradition," Ashoka, a former deputy chief minister, said. It is said Adityanath wakes up as early as 3 am, offers prayers and practices Yoga. His daily diet includes fruits, grams and oats for breakfast. "Everything he eats will be cooked and served in the Mutt itself," Ashoka said. Adichunchanagiri Mutt is said to have close links with the Gorakhnath Mutt in Gorakhpur, where Adityanath was the head priest. Both mutts follow the Nath Pantha, a sub-tradition of Shaivism. Ashoka, a Vokkaliga, ...
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Siddaramaiah denotified 2.39 acres lung space land: BJP 3.1.2018 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
The BJP on Wednesday, levelled fresh charges of land denotification against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, accusing him of allowing a real estate project to come up on 2.39 acres meant for park and public amenity site near Bengaluru's Lalbagh. "Siddaramaiah has denotified 2.39 acres on survey numbers 27/1, 28.4, 28/5 and 28/6 that was originally earmarked for a park or other public use. This was done to favour a private developer named Ashok Dhariwal," BJP leader R Ashoka, a former deputy chief minister, told a press conference here. He also released documents to support his claim, including an
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State BJP leaders, CM welcome Rajini's political plunge 31.12.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
State BJP leaders on Sunday welcomed the decision of actor Rajinikanth to enter politics. BJP state general secretary Shobha Karandlaje, while welcoming Rajinikanth's decision, said the actor could go in for a tie-up with the BJP and it would be in the interest of the country. "Rajinikanth's entry will give a new thrust to politics in Tamil Nadu due to his immense fan following," she said. Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation D V Sadananda Gowda was not very specific on BJP having a tie-up with Rajinikanth's political party. "We will wait and see", he said. Leader of the
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ACB books ex-top cop Auradkar 23.12.2017 Deccan Herald - City

Former city police commissioner Raghavendra Auradkar is among four police officers booked by the Anti Corruption Bureau for not following a courts orders on giving police protection to a person.

Besides Auradkar, the then DCP Suresh Kumar, ACP Kanaka Kumar and the then police inspector Ashok have been named in the FIR.

Hanumanthaiah, of Havanur Layout, had filed a complaint about a civil dispute and the court had directed the then police commissioner Auradkar to provide him police security, but the police did not comply with the orders.

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What’s darkening Brahmaputra: Landslide, not Chinese machines 22.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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No headway in Gauri murder, Rajnath slams Karnataka govt 17.12.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has slammed the state government for failing to catch the killers of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh and accused it of not maintaining the law and order in Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru. "Social activist Gauri Lankesh was killed. BJP workers Rudresh Goudar and Paresh Mesta were killed. What is the government doing here? No concrete action was taken to bring the culprits to book," he said at the BJPs Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivarthana Yatra at Murugeshpalya, off Old Airport Road, on Sunday. Bengaluru is the IT capital of the country, but the Congress government has failed to ensure peoples safety, he added. "I promise a thorough probe into the murder of Gauri Lankesh if the BJP is voted to power," he said. The BJP leader also accused the Siddaramaiah government of "dividing society on caste and communal lines" and took objection to the celebration of Tipu Sultans birth anniversary. "Its an attempt to polarise society. Why is the government not celebrating the ...
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Upgraded Hubballi airport opened in Karnataka 12.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday unveiled the upgraded airport in Karnataka's second-largest city to enhance connectivity from the region to other parts of the state and the country.
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Hubbali's upgraded airport open for air traffic from Dec 12 8.12.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The Hubbali airport which has been upgraded at a cost of Rs 142 crore by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) will be thrown open to air traffic on December 12. On the same day, the Bengaluru-Hubbali-Mumbai flight will also take wing. Civil Aviation Minister Ashoka Ganapathy Raju will inaugurate the new terminal, MP Prahalad Joshi informed reporters here on Thursday. Whats new? The new terminal measures 3600 sqmt. The earlier terminal was 1674 sqmt. The runway has been increased to 2600 metres. A new Air Traffic Control (ATC) has been built and parking for three Airbus have been built, according to the MP. Flight to Mumbai A 124-seater Indian Airlines flight will fly the Bengaluru-Hubbali-Mumbai route every Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday. The flight taking-off at Bengaluru at 12 noon will arrive in Hubbali at 12.50 pm. It will take-off from Hubbali at 1.25 pm and land at Mumbai at 2.30 pm. On the return, the flight will take-off from Mumbai at 3.25 pm and land at Hubbali at 4.35 pm. It will leave ...
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Breach of privilege: HC notice to State, Speaker, three MLAs 30.11.2017 Hindu: National
The High Court of Karnataka on Thursday ordered issue of notices to the Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, the two separate committees on privileges of the Assembly, the State government,...
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BJP names candidates for Karnataka Legislative Council Election 2017 16.11.2017 New Kerala: Karnataka
BJP names candidates for Karnataka Legislative Council Election 2017
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