This Article is From Jul 28, 2011

Justice Hegde's report on illegal mining in Karnataka

Justice Hegde's report on illegal mining in Karnataka
New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has agreed to resign. The state's Lokayukta, or Obudsman, Santosh Hegde had indicted Mr Yeddyurappa and his family of accepting kickbacks from a mining company.

Mr Hegde presented a report on Wednesday on illegal mining that also faults other politicians. They include the Reddy brothers - Janardhana and Karunakara - who are members of Mr Yeddyurappa's Cabinet, and mining barons from Bellary. Mr Hedge has recommended that Mr Yeddyurappa and others be prosecuted under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Here's the full report:


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