Articles about BK Hariprasad

BK Hariprasad is a senior leader of the Indian National Congress (INC) and former Member of Parliament (MP) from Karnataka. He joined the Congress in 1972 as a student activist and, over the years, has held a number of key positions within the party. He was the Vice-President of the All India Youth Congress in 1989-90. Between 2001 & 2006, Hariprasad was the Secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC) and subsequently served as its General Secretary from 2006 till 2018. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha four times: in 1990, 2004, 2013, and 2014. Hariprasad has served on multiple Parliamentary Committees, including those on Urban Development (2004-10); Social Justice & Empowerment (2004-10); and Labor and Welfare (1991-96). He contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Bangalore South constituency but lost to the BJP candidate, Tejasvi Surya. Hariprasad became a Member of the Karnataka Legislative Council in July 2020.

This word from Modi's Rajya Sabha address struck from record

07 Feb 2020

Politics
This word from Modi's Rajya Sabha address struck from record

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi blasted the Opposition over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR).

Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken

24 May 2019

Politics
Election roundup: Big winners, losers and records broken

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will govern India for the next five years after India showered BJP with a stunning and historic mandate.

BJP fields 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South

26 Mar 2019

Politics
BJP fields 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from Bangalore South

After high-octane discussions, Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday fielded 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from prestigious Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat.

Amit Shah has 'suar ki beemari', says Congress MP

17 Jan 2019

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Amit Shah has 'suar ki beemari', says Congress MP

Senior Congress leader BK Hariprasad made derogatory remarks on the health of BJP President Amit Shah, saying he has contracted suar ki beemari (illness of pigs).

Opposition parties that helped Harivansh Singh win are hypocrites: Congress

13 Aug 2018

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Opposition parties that helped Harivansh Singh win are hypocrites: Congress

The Congress yesterday said the political parties that broke the opposition ranks to facilitate the victory of the NDA nominee in the election for the post of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman had exposed their hypocrisy.

Modi's remark on Congress's Hariprasad deleted by Rajya Sabha chairman

10 Aug 2018

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Modi's remark on Congress's Hariprasad deleted by Rajya Sabha chairman

In an embarrassment to the ruling NDA, Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday expunged (deleted from records) PM Modi's remarks which he made on Thursday in the Upper House.

NDA candidate Harivansh wins Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman elections

09 Aug 2018

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NDA candidate Harivansh wins Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman elections

NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh has won the elections of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman and defeated opponent BK Hariprasad.

Rahul Gandhi revamps Congress: Appoints young leaders for key posts

30 Mar 2018

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Rahul Gandhi revamps Congress: Appoints young leaders for key posts

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is delivering on his promise of re-building the Indian National Congress with "talented youngsters."