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  • 'I Can Feel Chief Justice Thakur's Pain': Ex SC Judge Santosh Hegde

    'I Can Feel Chief Justice Thakur's Pain': Ex SC Judge Santosh Hegde

    Former Supreme Court Judge N Santosh Hegde has favoured a one-on-one meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Justice of India TS Thakur to discuss the issue of filling up of vacancies in higher judiciary.

  • Ex-Karnataka Lokayukta Backs Sedition Charge Against Amnesty

    Ex-Karnataka Lokayukta Backs Sedition Charge Against Amnesty

    Former Supreme Court Judge and Karnataka's ex-Lokayukta N Santosh Hegde today backed charges of sedition against human rights watchdog Amnesty International. At an event organised by Amnesty International on Saturday, anti-India slogans were allegedly raised during a discussion on Kashmir, prompting the authorities to charge the human rights watchd...

  • Santosh Hegde Moots For Embargo On Frivolous Cases In Courts

    Santosh Hegde Moots For Embargo On Frivolous Cases In Courts

    Retired Supreme Court Judge N Santosh Hegde has favoured imposition of "embargo" on frivolous cases in courts, and said too many appeals provided for in the legal system is delaying justice delivery.

  • Why Many Are Anxious About Lokayukta's Future In Karnataka

    Why Many Are Anxious About Lokayukta's Future In Karnataka

    It is more than three months since Justice Bhaskar Rao -- Karnataka Lokayukta whose son had been arrested for allegedly running an extortion racket from Lokayukta offices -- had stepped down. Since then, the anti-corruption body, which in the past had taken on anyone -- from former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa to the powerful mining barons of Bell...

  • Blog: Arvind Kejriwal must acknowledge, rectify mistakes, writes Justice Santosh Hegde

    Blog: Arvind Kejriwal must acknowledge, rectify mistakes, writes Justice Santosh Hegde

    I was in support of AAP forming the government, he blogs.

  • India not yet ready for anti-graft political outfit: Hegde

    India not yet ready for anti-graft political outfit: Hegde

    Former Supreme Court judge N Santosh Hegde says a political party floated purely on the anti-corruption plank will not succeed in elections at this stage as money power and diversity play a role. Hegde, a former Karnataka Lokayukta, who has distanced himself from erstwhile Team Anna's decision to start a political party, said cultural, linguistic a...

  • Baba Ramdev could hit Congress in elections, says Justice Santosh Hegde

    Baba Ramdev could hit Congress in elections, says Justice Santosh Hegde

    Former Karnataka Lokayukta N Santosh Hegde, who was closely associated with now disbanded Team Anna, feels yoga guru Baba Ramdev's agitation on black money and graft issues may re-energise the anti-corruption movement. He also believed it could cause electoral damage to the Congress.

  • People trying to malign my image: SM Krishna on Team Anna's allegations

    People trying to malign my image: SM Krishna on Team Anna's allegations

    Minister of External Affairs SM Krishna has hit out at Team Anna for accusing him of wrongdoings during his tenure as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. Mr Krishna today said that Justice Santosh Hegde's report had given him a clean chit and that he will reply to the allegations to the Prime Minister.

  • PM should allow inquiry into reported coal scam, say Hegde, BJP

    PM should allow inquiry into reported coal scam, say Hegde, BJP

    After the Prime Minister promised to resign if "even an iota of truth" was found in the allegations of corruption levelled against him by Team Anna, he has been urged by Justice Santosh Hegde, who has worked closely with the activists in the past, to allow an inquiry to prove his innocence.

  • Team Anna rift: Justice Hegde not on board with allegations against PM

    Justice Santosh Hegde, one of the most senior and respected members of Team Anna, is upset with the group's recent allegations of corruption against the Prime Minister and 14 senior ministers. Mr Hegde, who has served as the ombudsman or Lokayukta of Karnataka, told NDTV on Tuesday that he "disassociates himself" from the comments made over the wee...

  • Make keeping money abroad without permission an offence: Hegde

    Key Team Anna member N Santosh Hegde has said India should make keeping money abroad without permission an offence to force other countries to share information on illegal wealth stashed abroad. Welcoming the Budget proposal on tackling the menace of black money, Justice (Retd) Hegde said, "...you got to make having money abroad without permission...

  • Karnataka, mired in graft, still without Lokayukta

    Karnataka, mired in graft, still without Lokayukta

    Despite allegations of corruption among some of its most well-known politicians and bureaucrats, Karnataka remains without an ombudsman or Lokayukta. In September last year, Justice Shivraj Patil quit the office barely a month after he was inducted, after allegations of an inappropriate land deal involving him.

  • Illegal mining: 81 cops let off, Hegde cries foul

    Illegal mining: 81 cops let off, Hegde cries foul

    Months after the Lokayukta report on illegal mining was submitted by the then Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde, it certainly begins to look as if not everybody named in the report will face action. Eighty-one police officers named as having taken bribes to allow illegal mining to flourish have all been cleared by the government appointed investigato...

  • Justice Hegde gives new definition for democracy

    "I do not know if it (India) can be called a democracy any more," said the former Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde. Commenting on the state of affairs in the country while speaking at the silver jubilee celebrations of S Cadambi Group of Institutions on Saturday, he said that the elected representatives do not understand the role of a public servant...

  • Top Lokayukta cop shifted to 'sabotage probe against Yeddyurappa': Santosh Hegde

    Top Lokayukta cop shifted to 'sabotage probe against Yeddyurappa': Santosh Hegde

    Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde has hit out at the state government for transferring Lokayukta official Jeevan Kumar V Gaonkar, alleging that it was an attempt to "sabotage" the probe against former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and his family.

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