Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicRamesh Jarkiholi

Topic: Ramesh Jarkiholi

After Reddy brothers, it’s Jarkiholis. But many Karnataka BJP leaders are upset by their rise

A recent meeting between miffed leaders has put BJP in a spot of bother, as the party that claims to reject dynasty politics braces for a cabinet reshuffle.

Karnataka govt supporting sex scandal accused Ramesh Jarkiholi, alleges D K Shivakumar

Noting that he doesn't want to comment much on the issue and let the law take its own course, the Karnataka Congress president said he wants to focus on the 17 April by-election.

Karnataka MLAs cite ‘viral deepfakes’ of Obama in plea to restrain media after Jarkiholi case

Six Karnataka MLAs moved court seeking an injunction against media. Plea was filed days after former minister Ramesh Jarkiholi resigned following allegations of sexual harassment.

Ramesh Jarkiholi isn’t first. Karnataka’s politicians have habit of landing in sex scandals

Over a dozen of Karnataka’s politicians, cutting across party lines, have been embroiled in some form of a sex scandal in the last two decades.  

Karnataka’s Ramesh Jarkiholi rode to power on business & politics before ‘sex CD’ felled him

Ramesh Jarkiholi resigned as minister Wednesday after the emergence of a CD led to allegations that he had demanded sexual favours from a woman on the promise of a job.

Karnataka minister Ramesh Jarkiholi resigns following allegations of sexual harassment

The development comes a day after purported video clips showing Ramesh Jarkiholi getting intimate with an unidentified woman were widely aired by Kannada news channels.

Now, minister Ramesh Jarkiholi ‘caught in sex CD scandal’ in trouble for Karnataka’s BJP govt

Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi, who jumped ship from Congress in 2019 to join BJP, is accused of seeking sexual favours from a woman in exchange for job.

Karnataka Congress MLA Anand Singh resigns, Ramesh Jarkiholi reportedly quits

Anand Singh said he would 'wait for answers' from the govt on his demands. MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi said he was resigning voluntarily.

How Congress isolated its angry MLA & foiled BJP ‘designs’ of grabbing power in Karnataka

MLA Ramesh Jarkiholi threatened to quit, along with 25 legislators, after being dropped from the cabinet. Speculation was that he will join BJP.

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy expands his cabinet with 8 new ministers

H.D. Kumaraswamy dropped two of his minister and brought on eight others in a rejig to his cabinet six months into his tenure

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