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H. R. Bhardwaj

About H. R. Bhardwaj

Hansraj Bhardwaj is an Indian politician, currently serving as the Governor of Karnataka. He is a member of the Indian National Congress. He holds the record of having the second longest tenure in Law Ministry since independence, after Ashoke Kumar Sen. He was the minister of state for nine years and a cabinet minister for law and justice for five years.

H. R. Bhardwaj in recent news

H. R. Bhardwaj in News

SABIC Reaffirms Commitment to India and Innovation; HH Prince Saud Inaugurates a Major New Technology Center in Bengaluru
Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thenayan Al-Saud, Chairman of SABIC and Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu, officially opened the company’s state-of-the-art SABIC Technology Center (STC) in Bengaluru, India today in a ceremony which marks a significant milestone for SABIC in India

Karnataka Governor Bhardwaj says tainted ministers included in the new Shettar led government
Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj says that new Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar included tainted ministers in the new cabinet against his advice

Jagadish Shettar elected leader of Karanataka BJP legislature party
Karnataka State BJP elects Jagadish Shettar as the leader of the legislature party. Outgoing Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda puts forth his set of demands.

Karnataka crisis: Sadananda Gowda denies reports of his resignation
Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Friday rubbished reports of his resignation, saying neither the issue of resignation or a change in chief ministership was discussed during his meeting with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership in New Delhi yesterday.

Yeddyurappa meets BJP top brass, confident of reinstatement as Karnataka CM
Karnataka strongman B.S. Yeddyurappa, who is mounting pressure on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership for his reinstatement as Karnataka chief minister, on Thursday said he is confident that the party will take an appropriate decision in this regard.

Karnataka CM row: No change for now, says Gowda
Karnataka Chief Minister Sadanand Gowda on Thursday told media that there would be no change of leadership in the state for now.

Karnataka crisis: Yeddyurappa arrives in Delhi to meet BJP top brass
Karnataka strongman B.S. Yeddyurappa arrived here on Wednesday evening to meet the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass amid reports that he may once again be given the chief minister's post.

Gowda presents Karnataka Budget, Yeddyurappa heads to Delhi
Karnataka Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday presented the budget for 2012-2013 in the state assembly amid the ongoing political storm over B.S. Yeddyurappa's demand for reinstatement to the top post.

Governor Bhardwaj calls for appointing effective Lokayukta in Karnataka
Asserting that appointing a Lokayukta for the state is crucial, Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj has said that he would give utmost attention to facilitating the appointment of a responsible individual.

Governor Bhardwaj advocates for effective Lokayukta in Karnataka
Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj on Saturday said that in order to effectively combat the rising corruption in the state, it was important to have a strong and an effective Lokayukta.

Siddaramaiah calls for ouster of tainted Karnataka Forests Minister
Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka Assembly, Siddaramaiah, on Tuesday urged Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda to dismiss tainted Minister for Forests CP Yogeshwar from his cabinet.

Karnataka Governor accepts Lokayukta Justice Patil's resignation
Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj today accepted Justice Shivaraj V Patil's resignation from the post of the state's Lokayukta.

Karnataka High Court rejects bail plea of Yeddyurappa
Karnataka High Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa in the land notification scam.

Sadananda Gowda sworn-in as Karnataka CM
DV Sadananda Gowda was on Thursday sworn-in as the chief minister of Karnataka.

Sadananda Gowda denies reports of split in Karnataka BJP
The newly elected Karnataka Chief Minister, DV Sadananda Gowda, on Thursday denied rumours of split within the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Sadananda Gowda to be sworn in as Karnataka CM today
DV Sadananda Gowda will be sworn-in as the new Karnataka Chief Minister here today.

Yeddyurappa says that he was made a scapegoat in illegal mining issue
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S Yeddyurappa on Wednesday said that he has been made a scapegoat in the illegal mining scam, which eventually led him to resign from his post.

Karnataka Governor sanctions criminal prosecution of Yeddyurappa
Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Wednesday sanctioned the prosecution of outgoing chief minister BS Yeddyurappa for corruption.

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