The Legislative Assembly on Wednesday witnessed heated arguments between Congress and JD(S) members over the Shivamogga District Cooperative Central Banks Rs 65-crore fake gold loan scam, which came to fore in 2014. Congress MLA Kimmane Ratnakar demanded that the government initiate action against SDCC bank president Manjunath Gowda and order CBI probe into case. JD(S) MLAs trooped into the well of the House, urging Speaker K B Koliwad not to allow discussion, as the matter was before the court.
The city police may ask bars, restaurants and pubs to obtain a licence even if such outlets are playing recorded music. The move comes after the Supreme Court allowed live bands, discotheques and cabaret dance only after obtaining permission from the police. Police Commissioner T Suneel Kumar said that he had instructed all the deputy commissioners to send a list of pubs, bars and restaurants which play recorded music. A notice will be sent to all these establishments to obtain a licence from th
A case has been registered against former K R Puram Block Congress president Narayanaswamy for threatening to set a BBMP ward office on fire. The incident occurred on February 16 but came to light on Tuesday after a video clip went viral. Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy informed the Assembly that he has directed Police Commissioner T Suneel Kumar to register a suo moto case and take stern action against Narayanaswamy. KPCC president G Parameshwara suspended Narayanaswamy from the party membership