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Anand Singh


Karnataka BJP minister's meeting with state Congress chief triggers speculation

February 01, 2022 3:15 am

Karnataka tourism minister Anand Singh visited the Bengaluru residence of Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee chief D K Shivakumar for the meeting on Monday.

Sulking Karnataka Minister Anand Singh assumes charge

August 25, 2021 7:50 am

Anand Singh has been sulking ever since CM Basavaraj Bommai allocated him the Environment, Ecology and Tourism portfolios on August 7. He wants a 'better' portfolio.

Explained: Who is Karnataka's controversial minister Anand Singh?

August 18, 2021 8:49 am

Anand Singh, a four-time MLA from the Ballari region of Karnataka, is unhappy with the portfolios he has been allocated by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai.

Amid reports of rumblings within BJP, Basavaraj Bommai says no confusion regarding portfolio allocation

August 12, 2021 12:17 pm

On Sunday, MTB Nagaraj and Anand Singh had met the Karnataka CM and reportedly said if they are not allocated portfolios of their choice, then they would drop out of the cabinet.

Karnataka minister Anand Singh plays down criminal cases, says they are like traffic offences

February 14, 2020 11:39 am

The businessman-turned-politician from Vijayanagara constituency, in the iron ore-rich Ballari region, claimed “mining offences are like traffic offences’’ for him since his family has interests in mining and transportation businesses in Ballari region.

Accused in mining and forest cases, Ballari baron Anand Singh made Karnataka Forest & Environment Minister

February 13, 2020 3:32 pm

Anand Singh, a party-hopping legislator, was elected on a BJP ticket from Vijayanagara seat in Ballari in December 2019, after he defected from the Congress along with 14 others to enable Yediyurappa to wrest power.

Karnataka floor test: Ghulam Nabi Azad accuses Centre of 'abducting' Congress MLA Anand Singh

May 18, 2018 3:20 pm

Anand Singh did not show up to the legislative party meeting held in Bengaluru on Thursday, triggering speculations that he may rejoin the BJP in the event of the Karnataka assembly election results throwing up a hung house.

Hospet MLA says ex-BJP minister ‘Reddy forced him into illegal activities’

October 24, 2013 12:31 am

Hospet MLA and former state minister Anand Singh,has told the agency G Janardhan Reddy controlled the illegal mining operation in Bellary.

Illegal mining scam: BJP MLA held at airport on return from Singapore

October 18, 2013 1:31 am

The CBI had issued a look-out notice for Singh after he failed to respond to its summons.

CBI seeks warrant to issue Interpol notice against Hospet MLA

October 08, 2013 2:41 am

The agency wants the MLA arrested by Singapore police and deported to India.