Tag: Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar

Bhagavadgita in syllabus: Let BJP come for open debate, says Prof. BKC
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Bhagavadgita in syllabus: Let BJP come for open debate, says Prof. BKC

May 7, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Senior Congress leader and former Minister Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar (BKC) has called for an open discussion with BJP on the introduction of Bhagavadgita in school syllabus. His party, Congress, has maintained that the present syllabus has been prepared by resourceful persons and there is no need to include anything now. Addressing a press conference…

PM Modi must speak up, urges former Minister BKC
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PM Modi must speak up, urges former Minister BKC

July 31, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Former Minister Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar (BKC) has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not addressing a single press conference in the last seven years only to conceal failures of his Government. Addressing a news conference at Jaladarshini Guest House here yesterday, he said the PM was afraid to face the media because of which…

Prof. BKC hits out at Modi for  subverting democratic institutions
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Prof. BKC hits out at Modi for subverting democratic institutions

April 15, 2019

Mysuru: Congress leader and former Education Minister Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar (BKC) lashed out at PM Modi for misusing democratic institutions like CBI, Supreme Court, Election Commission of India, RBI, Central Vigilance Commission and other constitutional bodies for his political  advantage as he is on a losing side in this election. Addressing media persons at a…

Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar inaugurates renovated ‘Ear Mould Lab’
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Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar inaugurates renovated ‘Ear Mould Lab’

January 2, 2018

Mysuru: Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar (BKC), former Minister, recently inaugurated the renovated ‘Ear Mould Lab’ at All India Institute of Speech and Hearing (AIISH), Mysuru. The ‘Ear Mould Lab’ in the Department of Audiology has facilities to prepare and provide individualised mechano-acoustic couplers (ear moulds) for hearing users. The ear mould lab has state-of-the-art equipment and…

BJP creating unnecessary ruckus over Tipu Jayanti: Prof. BKC
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BJP creating unnecessary ruckus over Tipu Jayanti: Prof. BKC

November 13, 2017

Mysuru: Accusing the BJP of creating unnecessary ruckus over Tipu Jayanti celebration, former Minister and KPCC Vice-President Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar (BKC) has said that the BJP has raked up the Tipu issue as it has no other agenda. Addressing a press meet at Jaladarshini Guest House here on Saturday, Prof. BKC alleged that the BJP…

Ex-Minister calls Bureaucracy Bad and Repents!
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Ex-Minister calls Bureaucracy Bad and Repents!

October 18, 2017

Last evening I journeyed to Rangayana, like it was a pilgrimage, to see Pandit Rajeev Taranath, the Sarod Maestro par-excellence, whose birthday it was. The venue, a small auditorium Bhoomigeeta, was overflowing with music connoisseurs, Taranath’s old friends and admirers. I was one among them. The programme was to celebrate Karnataka’s celebrated Sarod Maestro’s 85th…

‘Bureaucracy is a big let down’
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‘Bureaucracy is a big let down’

October 18, 2017

Mysuru: Pandit Rajeev Taranath has grown as an institution in many respects. However, all efforts to bring to notice the problems that a person of his calibre is facing at this stage in his life to the Higher Education Minister has come to naught, said former Minister Prof. B.K. Chandrashekar. He was speaking at the…

UP govt. got funds to waive farm loans, says Prof.B.K. Chandrashekar
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UP govt. got funds to waive farm loans, says Prof.B.K. Chandrashekar

May 19, 2017

Mysuru: Accusing BJP and JD(S) leaders of taking up farmer issues only for political gains and for targeting CM Siddharamaiah, former Minister B.K. Chandrasekhar said that both the parties were aware that no State Government can waive farm loans. Addressing media persons here yesterday, Chandrasekhar said the BJP leaders have taken up drought study tour…

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