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Anantkumar Hegde


Probe possible links between Muskaan Khan and 'unseen hands' behind hijab row: Anantkumar Hegde

April 11, 2022 11:47 pm

Hegde claimed that Muskaan's act had become global news and that she was rewarded by several Muslim organisations, followed by the praise from Al-Zawahiri.

Anantkumar Hegde replies to BJP notice: Never named Mahatma Gandhi, reports on remarks incorrect

February 05, 2020 1:55 am

Sources in the BJP said Hegde, a former Union Minister, sent a reply to party president J P Nadda and the party’s disciplinary committee following the party’s showcause notice to him on Monday.

PM must clarify stand on MP’s remarks on Mahatma Gandhi: Congress

February 04, 2020 2:00 am

Anand Sharma said “the Prime Minister, and the BJP leadership as a whole, has to apologise for these things... We demand that the PM comes to the House and makes his position clear.”

BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde triggers row with comments on Mahatma Gandhi

February 04, 2020 1:54 am

Last year, the BJP had issued a showcause notice to Hegde for briefly extolling Nathuram Godse on social media. He later claimed that his Twitter account had been hacked.

Anantkumar Hegde gets BJP showcause notice for remarks on Mahatma Gandhi

February 03, 2020 11:00 pm

BJP leader Anantkumar Hegde reportedly claimed at an event in Bangaluru that the entire freedom movement was staged with the consent and support of the British, and the independence movement led by Gandhi was a "drama".

Gandhi's freedom struggle a 'staged drama' with British consent: BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde

February 03, 2020 7:24 pm

"Some people keep saying we got independence because someone sat on satyagraha. The British gave independence out of sheer frustration. On reading history books, my blood boils. Such people are termed ‘Mahatma’ in our country," Anantkumar Hegde said.

Maharashtra: BJP MP says ‘80-hour CM drama’ to protect funds, Fadnavis denies

December 03, 2019 8:22 am

While Fadnavis called the remarks “absolutely wrong”, “highly improper” and “baseless”, leaders from the governing coalition in the state — the Shiv Sena, NCP and the Congress — condemned this “treachery” against Maharashtra.

‘Go to Pakistan’: BJP’s Anantkumar Hegde accuses IAS officer who quit of treachery

September 11, 2019 3:25 am

Hegde, a six-term MP from the Uttara Kannada region, on Monday said Senthil was a traitor for his opposition to government actions like the abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir.

Caste, religion: The jarring vocabulary of Anantkumar Hegde

March 12, 2019 8:23 am

Known for making inflammatory speeches, Anantkumar Hegde had fuelled a controversy in the same month when he said that any hand that touches a Hindu girl should be cut.

Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde claims he received death threat

April 23, 2018 11:19 am

Anantkumar Hegde had earlier claimed that he was the target of a failed assassination bid after a car in his convoy was hit by a truck last Tuesday.