BBMP: Hectic efforts by political parties to gain control of Bengaluru civic body
BBMP: Hectic efforts by political parties to gain control of Bengaluru civic body

BJP accused ruling Congress of "horse trading" on Saturday as it continued efforts to gain control of Bangalore civic body even as JDS maintained suspense over reports it was trying to hobnob with Congress for an alliance.

Separate Andhra HC once infrastructure in place: Minister

The government on Wednesday said the setting up of the Andhra Pradesh High Court can take place only when infrastructure was made available by the state government.

Cong stalling Parliament as it has no issue: Sadananda Gowda

 Union Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Saturday charged Congress with stalling Parliament over Lalit Modi case and Vyapam as it did not have any other issue and said that this was not in the interest of democracy.

Kerala unhappy as Attorney General appears for bar owners in SC

The ruling Congress as well as opposition parties in Kerala have expressed resentment after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi appeared in the Supreme Court on behalf of bar owners opposing the state's new liquor policy.

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Vyapam Scam is ordinary and full of stupidity, says Sadanand Gowda

Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda said Vyapam scam is ordinary and full of stupidity.

Vyapam scam: Unfair to demand PM Narendra Modi's statement on every silly issue, says Gowda
Vyapam scam: Unfair to demand PM Narendra Modi's statement on every silly issue, says Gowda

As the opposition continues to demand Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on the Vyapam scam, which has shook the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Madhya Pradesh, Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday said that the PM need not answer on silly issues.

Sadananda Gowda indicates scrapping of Section 377

Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has reportedly indicated that India could move towards abolishing Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalises 'unnatural sex'.

Lalitgate: No wrongdoing by Sushma Swaraj, says Sadananda Gowda

 Union Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's helping Lalit Modi was purely on humanitarian grounds and there was no sort of "collusion with matters pertaining to corruption."

AAP govt adopting confrontational policy towards Centre: Sadananda Gowda

 Accusing the Aam Aadmi Party government of "betraying" the people of Delhi, Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Friday slammed it of having confrontation with the Centre "right from day one".

Right to appoint judges not part of judiciary's independence: Gowda

The right to appoint judges is not an integral part of independence of judiciary, asserts Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, who also dismisses fears that the National Judicial Appointments Commission is tilted in favour of the executive.

Judges should not appoint judges: Gowda

 Union Law Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said on Wednesday the independence of the judiciary was not undermined because it did not have primacy in the membership of the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC).

Shiv Sena takes up Bombay HC renaming issue with Centre

After having renamed Bombay as Mumbai during its rule in Maharashtra between 1995-99, Shiv Sena, which is sharing power with BJP in both state and the Centre, is now vehemently pressing for its demand to rename the Bombay High Court.

Country allowing terror perpetrators roam freely is a threat: India

Against the backdrop of 26/11 mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi's release by Pakistan, India on Monday said any country that allows the perpetrators of dastardly terror attacks to roam freely poses a serious threat to all nations.

Lok Sabha passes bill to repeal 35 archaic laws

 Seeking to weed out archaic and dead laws, the Lok Sabha on Wednesday approved a bill to repeal as many as 35 legislations.

Sadananda Gowda calls for CBI probe into DK Ravi's death

Union Law and Justice Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday said the Karnataka government must refer the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for further investigation.

High court for Telangana at the earliest: Sadananda Gowda

Union Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said the central government will take steps to establish separate high court for Telangana after receiving a proposal from the state government.

Centre won't delay setting up separate HC for Telangana: Sadananda Gowda

 Union Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said the Centre would move quickly to establish a separate High Court for Telangana.

Land Ordinance: Govt considering representations from stakeholders

Under fire from the Opposition on the Land ordinance, government on Thursday said it is considering a number of representations from stakeholders expressing concerns on the interests of the farmers on the provisions of the law.