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Setback for BJP as three 'porngate' ministers quit

The three ministers from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka resigned on Wednesday after two of them were caught on TV cameras while watching an obscene video clip on a mobile handset in the state legislative assembly during the session on Tuesday. A communiqué from Raj Bhavan said that governor H R Bhardwaj had accepted the resignations of Cooperation & Agricultural Marketing Minister Laxman Savadi, Women & Child Development Minister C C Patil and Minister for Environment, Ecology & Ports Krishna Palemar on the recommendation of chief minister D V ...