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Caste, religion: The jarring vocabulary of Anantkumar Hegde

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

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.


Anantkumar Hegde's convoy involved in truck accident, claims he was target of failed assassination bid

Hedge said the truck drive, Nasir, was caught by locals and did not seem to be in an inebriated condition. He tweeted a video of the incident, adding that it showed it was "quite evident" that he was "purposefully" targeted.

Rahul Gandhi's Karnataka visit 'good entertainment': Anant Kumar Hegde

"The number of times Rahul Gandhi goes around in Karnataka, it is good (to that extent) because people of Karnataka will get good entertainment. Along with that, it will create an opportunity for Karnataka BJP to become stronger," he said.

Prakash Raj calls Anantkumar Hegde 'barking dog' remark attack on Dalits, minister denies

The minister denied the charge on Twitter, calling the actor’s remark “glaring propaganda by the ugly distorted minds, who refuse to grow’’.

Haven't made any anti-Dalit remarks, Congress trying to sully my image: Union Minister Anantkumar Hegde

Hegde had stirred a hornet's nest while addressing a function at Ballari yesterday when he reportedly said, "We are stubborn people. When dogs bark on the road, we don't care."


If one tries to change Constitution, we will change him: Ramdas Athawale

Ramdas Athawale said PM Narendra Modi considers the Constitution a holy book and appealed the BJP to take action against Hegde for his remarks.

Prodded by Speaker, Anantkumar Hegde says I apologise, Constitution supreme

When Anantkumar Hegde said his statement was being presented in a twisted manner, Opposition members again protested.

Anantkumar Hegde in Parliament: Constitution supreme, I apologise if my statements hurt anyone

"I deeply respect the Constitution, the Parliament and Baba Saheb Ambedkar. The Constitution is supreme for me, there can be no question on it, as a citizen I can never go against it," he said.

Govt distances itself from Anant Kumar Hegde, Opposition says should say sorry or quit

Vijay Goel made a statement on Anant Kumar Hegde’s remarks: “I want to clarify that we have full confidence in the Constitution. We do not agree with the minister’s comments.”