Director of Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences Dr. Vasantha Kamath clarified in a press release that she has no differences with the district-in-charge minister Santosh Lad and said he had asked her to continue as director. Dr. Kamath said she was shocked at the lack of cleanliness in hospital wards on the day of Mr. Lad’s visit, when she had directed the in-charge medical officer to maintain cleanliness. She added that Mr. Lad had neither asked her to go on leave nor to resign. — Staff Correspondent