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.
07 Feb 2020Politics
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi blasted the Opposition over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Population Register (NPR).
24 May 2019Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will govern India for the next five years after India showered BJP with a stunning and historic mandate.
26 Mar 2019Politics
After high-octane discussions, Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday fielded 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya from prestigious Bangalore South Lok Sabha seat.
13 Aug 2018Politics
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.
10 Aug 2018Politics
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.
09 Aug 2018Politics
NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh has won the elections of Rajya Sabha deputy chairman and defeated opponent BK Hariprasad.
30 Mar 2018Politics
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is delivering on his promise of re-building the Indian National Congress with "talented youngsters."