CAG Disowns Coal Blocks Scam Report, Calls Media Reports Misleading

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has come down heavily on media reports that the government has lost Rs 10.67 lakh crore by not auctioning coal blocks between 2004 and 2009. It said that the reports are misleading as its audit report is still under preparation. Mar 22, 2012

Karnataka: BJP Loses Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat to Congress

Giving a setback to the BJP party in Karnataka, Congress candidate, K Jayaprakash Hegde defeated BJP nominee V Sunil Kumar by a significant margin of over 40,000 votes in the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha by poll. The by poll result was announced on Wednesday. Mar 21, 2012

Karnataka Budget 2012-13: Corp Loan Exempted From Interest

CM DV Sadananda Gowda presented two separate agriculture state budgets (2012-13) in Karnataka assembly Wednesday, in which he has focused mainly on providing reliefs and benefits for farmer's community. In such an attempt, he had exempted short term corp loan up to Rs I lakh from interest. Mar 21, 2012

Newly Elected Goa Tourism Minister Dies Of Heart Attack

Newly elected Goa Tourism Minister Matanhy Saldanha, 64, died after suffering a fatal heart attack atn a private in hospital in Panaji Wednesday. He also had held the portfolios of Science and Environment. Mar 21, 2012

Gujarat MLAs Caught Watching Porn In Assembly

After Karnataka, Gujarat is hit by a porn scandal. Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs were caught allegedly watching porn on a tablet computer while the assembly was in progress Tuesday. Mar 21, 2012

Additional Foodgrain Godowns To Be Created In 19 States

The government is planning to construct foodgrain storage capacity of 151 lakh tons in 19 states, said Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution K.V. Thomas informed the Parliament Tuesday. Mar 20, 2012