A controversy erupted on Friday over reports that the city police had allegedly ordered tapping of telephones of five associates of Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda with the Congress government denying any knowledge of it and BJP demanding a high-level probe into it.
Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's son Karthik Gowda underwent a gruelling questioning for the second consecutive day on Saturday in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress.
In a first of its kind massive cleanlines campaign, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda will lead from the front by himself picking up the broom during the drive at rail premises on October 2 involving all its employees and top level officials.
A Bangalore court on Monday granted anticipatory bail to Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda, in a rape and cheating case filed against him by a Kannada actress after he got engaged to another woman.
A case of rape was registered against the son of Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on a complaint by a woman who claimed that she is married to him, even as his engagement ceremony took place on Wednesday.
Aiming at preventing duplication in filing compensation claims in train accident, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda on Thursday introduced a Bill in the Lok Sabha proposing amendment in the existing Railways Act 1989.