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Jan 15, 2016, 13:29 PM IST

Was pressurised to influence SC over President's rule in Bihar, says HR Bhardwaj

In a huge embarrassment for Congress, former union law minister HR Bhardwaj has claimed that he was pressurised by the previous Manmohan Singh dispensation to get a favourable judgement from the Su

Jan 15, 2016, 13:25 PM IST
Manmohan Singh govt pressurised me to influence SC over President's rule in Bihar: HR Bhardwaj

Manmohan Singh govt pressurised me to influence SC over President's rule in Bihar: HR Bhardwaj

The SC bench comprising of five judges, with a 3-2 majority, had quashed President's rule imposed in Bihar in 2005 by UPA-I government.

Jan 15, 2016, 09:54 AM IST

Lalit Modi row: Congress tells Bhardwaj to exercise restraint

Congress on Thursday sounded a note of caution to former Union Minister HR Bhardwaj to exercise restraint, in the wake of him questioning party's strategy in Parliament over the Lalit Modi row.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:43 PM IST

Don't use media to give suggestions to party: Congress to leaders

 With recent statements from the likes of P Chidambaram, Digvijay Singh and HR Bhardwaj leaving it red-faced, Congress today issued a gag order asking its leaders to "desist" from using the media to give suggestions to the party.

Nov 12, 2014, 22:20 PM IST

Have nothing to say: Manmohan Singh on Justice Markandey Katju`s charge

While the allegations of corruption in judiciary made by ex-Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju continues to raise the political temperature of the country, former prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Tuesday broke his silence on the issue and said that he had nothing more to add since his colleague HR Bhardwaj had already spoken on the same.

Jul 22, 2014, 17:13 PM IST

Rosaiah will be Karnataka Governor too

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah will hold the additional charge of governor of Karnataka from Sunday, as the five-year term of incumbent HR Bhardwaj ends Saturday.

Jun 28, 2014, 00:50 AM IST

HR Bhardwaj rejects reports about quitting office

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Tuesday rejected reports that he has reached out to the Congress High Command expressing his desire to vacate the Raj Bhavan in the wake of NDA all set to form the government at the Centre.

May 20, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

BJP urges Governor to "wake up" Siddaramaiah govt on governance

Accusing the Siddaramaiah government of "gross negligence", BJP on Wednesday sought Governor HR Bhardwaj`s intervention to advise it to galvanise the "defunct" State administration, particularly in the light of drought situation.

May 07, 2014, 16:56 PM IST

Karnataka governor`s address devoid of anything new: Opposition JDS, BJP

Opposition JDS and BJP slammed Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj`s address to the joint session of the state legislature, saying it was devoid of any new programme and policy and lacked direction.

Jun 03, 2013, 18:13 PM IST

Man dies during Siddaramaiah`s swearing-in

A 50 year-old Congress supporter died after attending the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the jam packed Kanteerava stadium here on Monday, police said.

May 13, 2013, 14:56 PM IST

Karnataka govt`s financial status very sound: Governor

Karnataka government`s financial status is sound, with tax revenue among the highest in the country, doubling in the last five years, Governor HR Bhardwaj said on Monday.

Feb 04, 2013, 13:26 PM IST

BJP to seek disqualification of MLAs for anti-party activities

Launching a counter attack on the 13 party MLAs who have announced their decision to quit their assembly membership, the ruling BJP on Monday decided to seek their disqualification for `anti-party` activities.

Jan 28, 2013, 11:05 AM IST

BJP Govt in majority, says Karnataka Governor

In a relief to ruling BJP that faced threats of instability, Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Saturday said the Jagadish Shettar Ministry still enjoyed majority after 13 party MLAs anounced their resignation.

Jan 26, 2013, 18:12 PM IST

BJP sees no threat to Karnataka govt, calls Guv a `Congress agent`

Putting up a brave face despite a move by 13 rebel MLAs to quit, BJP on Friday discounted any threat to its government in Karnataka.

Jan 25, 2013, 21:54 PM IST

K’taka crisis: Guv asks Shettar to prove majority by Feb 4

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj was on Friday asked the Jagadish Shettar led BJP government in the state to prove majority on the floor of the House by February 04.

Jan 25, 2013, 15:28 PM IST

Karnataka Governor summons CM, may ask him to prove majority

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj was on Friday reported as saying that he could ask the Jagadish Shettar government to prove majority.

Jan 25, 2013, 13:05 PM IST

Bhardwaj comes out in Vadra`s defence

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Monday said many such charges had been made against the Gandhi family in the past but they "fell like nine pins."

Oct 08, 2012, 23:09 PM IST

Give me people, I myself will clear garbage: Guv

Taking a potshot at the city corporation for its `failure` in clearing garbage, Karnataka Governor offered to clear the waste himself.

Aug 24, 2012, 21:06 PM IST

Shettar-led govt serious about appointing Lokayukta: Guv

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj said the Jagadish Shettar-led government is serious about the appointment of Lokayukta.

Aug 10, 2012, 21:45 PM IST