karnataka-news

Karnataka BJP's minority face quits over Modi

Bangalore, Sep 26 : Karnataka BJP's prominent minority face and former minister Mumtaz Ali Khan Thursday quit the party and joined the Congress here protesting against Narendra Modi being nominated as BJP's prime ministerial candidate.


He also resigned from the legislative council.

Khan told reporters at the Congress office that the Gujarat chief minister had not expressed regret for the 2002 incidents in his state.

A retired sociology professor, he was minister for minority affairs, Haj and Wakf in the ministry headed by B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) first-ever in south India.

--IANS (Posted on 26-09-2013)

karnataka-news headlines

Poll code relaxed in Karnataka

JD-S Karnataka president Krishnappa is dead

Carl Lewis named Event Ambassador for Bangalore 10K run

Higher voter turnout in Karnataka a good sign: Vishwanath

No power shutdown in Karnataka this summer: Minister

Late Karnataka CM Bangarappa's wife Shakuntala dead

Karnataka Govt to provide Internet connections to all colleges

Ranjan of CFTRI bags this years's GYTI award Rajiv Rajan

Malaysian airline passengers recall three 'scary' hours

Karnataka orders Toyota, union to restore normalcy

Women turnout highest-ever in LS polls in Karnataka

Ex-Infosys honcho to campaign for Kejriwal

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top