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Anant Kumar Hegde

'Never Said Anything Against Gandhi': Anant Kumar Hegde Amid Raging Controversy

Feb 04, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

'I was just discussing our freedom struggle, there is no confusion or any derogatory comment on freedom struggle or fighters,' Hegde said.

From 'Ravan Ki Aulad' To 'Fake Gandhi', Lok Sabha Witnesses Ugly Scenes Over Hegde's Remark

Feb 04, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

Chowdhury's outburst came in response to Hegde's remark wherein he had said that Gandhi's freedom movement was "staged with the consent and support of the British".


BJP 'Upset' After Anantkumar Hegde Says Gandhi-Led Freedom Struggle 'Drama'

While addressing a public event in Bengaluru on Saturday, the Lok Sabha MP said the entire freedom movement was "staged with the consent and support of the British".

BJP MP Hegde's Rs 40,000 Cr Comment 'Exposed Modi Govt', Says Congress

Dec 03, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP lawmaker claimed Devendra Fadnavis was made Maharashtra CM last month despite lacking majority to "protect" Rs 40,000-crore central funds.


Fadnavis Made CM For 80 Hrs To 'Protect' Rs 40,000 Cr Central Fund: BJP's Anant Kumar Hegde

The MP said development funds were 'protected' and given back to the Centre before the Sena-led coalition came to power.

10 September, 2019

Go To Pakistan: BJP's Anant Hegde Tells IAS Officer Who Quit, Calls Him Traitor

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP MP Anant Kumar Hegde said that as a member of the civil society, the officer should not question the government's decision. 'It amounts to treachery,' he said.


21 March, 2019

Two Congress Rebels Find Place In BJP's First List Of Karnataka Candidates For Lok Sabha Polls

Ajay Sukumaran

Two former Congressmen -- Dr Umesh Jadhav and A Manju -- who recently joined the BJP have been given party tickets.


29 January, 2019

Born Muslim, But Proud Indian First: Karnataka Congress Chief's Wife On Hegde's 'Muslim Lady' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

Hegde had referred to Rao on Twitter "as a guy who ran behind a Muslim lady" after the state Congress president questioned the minister about his achievements.


28 January, 2019

Anant Kumar Hegde To Misa Bharti: Politicians Who Threatened To Take Law Onto Their Hands

Outlook Web Bureau

Anant Kumar Hegde on Sunday came under severe criticism when he said that "if a Hindu girl is touched by a hand, then that hand should not exist."


28 January, 2019

If A Hand Touches A Hindu Girl, Then That Hand Should Not Exist: Ananth Kumar Hegde

Outlook Web Bureau

"We have to rethink about priorities of our society," said Union Minister Ananth Kumar Hegde.



18 April, 2018

Union Minister Hegde Claims Threat To Life After Truck Hits Car

Outlook Web Bureau

"A deliberate attempt on my life seems to have been executed just now. "


28 December, 2017

Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde Apologises For 'Constitution' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

"Regarding the deadlock in Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha due to my statement, I want to assure my friends that constitution is supreme to me, Parliament is supreme to me."


27 December, 2017

Pandemonium In Parliament Over Hegde's 'We Are Here To Change Constitution' Remark

Outlook Web Bureau

Hegde sat in the House for a while listening to opposition protests against his controversial statement


26 December, 2017

Actor Prakash Raj Slams Union Minister Hegde's 'Hate-Reaping' Comments Deriding Secularists

Outlook Web Bureau

Hegde had also suggested changes in the Constitution to do away with the idea of "secularism”


25 December, 2017

Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde Says 'Secular People Don't Know Their Parental Blood'

Outlook Web Bureau

"We are here to change the Constitution," he said


21 October, 2017

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah Condemns Union Minster Hegde For Refusing To Attend Tipu Jayanti Celebrations

Outlook Web Bureau

"As part of the government, he shouldn't have written it," Siddaramaiah said.


05 September, 2017

Anant Kumar Hegde's Induction Into Union Cabinet Disturbing For Medical Fraternity: IMA Writes To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Hegde had allegedly assaulted doctors at a private hospital in Sirsi in January, accusing them of not giving proper treatment to his mother.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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