Kumaraswamy: News

28 Apr 2022

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#HindiDebate: HD Kumaraswamy joins Ajay Devgn, Kiccha Sudeep's Twitter tiff

Former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday chipped in amid an online tiff between Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn and his Kannada counterpart Kiccha Sudeep on Hindi being India's national language.

29 Dec 2020


Karnataka: Legislative Council's Deputy Chairman dies by alleged suicide

The Deputy Chairman of Karnataka's Legislative Council, SL Dharme Gowda, has died by alleged suicide, reports said on Tuesday. His body was found on a railway track near Kadur in Chikkamagaluru.

08 Jun 2020


At Sonia's request, Deve Gowda to contest Rajya Sabha polls

JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda will contest the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka, his son HD Kumaraswamy confirmed on Monday.

03 Jun 2020


Karnataka: Health Minister attends massive rally, ignoring social distancing

Completely disrespecting the social distancing guidelines, which world organizations have deemed mandatory in the fight against coronavirus, Karnataka's Health Minister B Sriramulu participated in a massive rally on Tuesday at Chitradurga district.

19 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

The death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed the 500-mark in India on Saturday while the total number of cases reached 15,600.

17 Apr 2020


Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown

The world is in the middle of a pandemic, but VIPs don't mind.

17 Apr 2020


What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony

Social distancing rules apply to everyone but if you are a VIP, you can easily skirt them. This is what HD Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, did this morning when he hosted a lavish wedding ceremony for his son Nikhil.

13 Sep 2019


Kumaraswamy blames PM Modi for bringing 'bad luck' to Chandrayaan-2

Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy stoked controversy on Thursday by blaming Prime Minister Modi for bringing "bad luck" to the scientists of Indian Space Research Organization.

18 Aug 2019


Karnataka CM Yediyurappa to order CBI probe into phone tapping

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday said that he will order an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the alleged phone tapping incidents during the previous Congress-JD(S) coalition government.

31 Jul 2019


Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.

29 Jul 2019


Karnataka: Days after taking oath, BS Yediyurappa wins trust vote

BJP's BS Yediyurappa won the trust vote on Monday, days after he took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister.

28 Jul 2019


Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka

BS Yediyurappa (Yeddyurappa until recently) was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Friday, for the fourth time.

26 Jul 2019


Karnataka: BJP's Yeddyurappa to take oath as CM at 6pm

BS Yeddyurappa, whose last stint as Karnataka's Chief Minister lasted less than three days, will now take oath at 6 PM on Friday.

26 Jul 2019


Karnataka crisis: Days after trust vote, speaker disqualifies three MLAs

The political crisis in Karnataka, which was sparked due to a slew of resignations, took a new twist on Thursday after speaker KR Ramesh Kumar disqualified three rebel MLAs.

24 Jul 2019


14-months ago, Yeddyurappa resigned. Soon, he'll return as Karnataka's CM

BS Yeddyurappa, one of the tallest BJP's leaders in Karnataka, is all set to return on the Chief Minister chair, 14 months after he resigned without facing a trust vote in the Assembly.

22 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh on Monday summoned 12 rebel MLAs of Congress, whose resignations have endangered the coalition's survival.

#KarnatakaCrisis: After missing deadlines, Kumaraswamy faces floor test today

As the Karnataka Assembly resumes on Monday, the tottering Congress-JD(S) alliance faces its final test.

19 Jul 2019


Karnataka: Governor's deadline ends. Everyone is clueless about next steps

Defying the order of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, state Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy didn't prove majority in the House.

19 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaFloorTest: Governor asks Kumaraswamy to prove majority by 1:30pm

It's D-day for Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who has been directed by Governor Vajubhai Vala to prove his coalition's majority on the floor of the assembly by 1:30 PM on Friday.

18 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaTrustVote: Will Kumaraswamy be able to retain his CM chair?

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy moved a trust motion in the Assembly on Thursday, days after the survival of his government was threatened by a flurry of resignations.

18 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

In a slight relief for the tottering coalition of Karnataka, a rebel MLA, who tendered his resignation earlier this month said he will vote for the Congress-JD(S) government in floor test on Thursday.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Rebel Congress MLA Roshan Baig detained in Bengaluru

In what marks as a new twist in the drama of Karnataka politics, a rebel Congress MLA was on Monday detained at Bengaluru airport whilst he was allegedly on his way to Mumbai to join other disgruntled legislators.

12 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: Kumaraswamy says he's ready to prove majority in assembly

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose government entered a major crisis after 18 legislators resigned, said he was ready to face the floor test.

11 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy asks 'Why should I resign?'

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, whose fate as the head of state is mired with uncertainty, made it clear on Thursday that he won't resign.

11 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: SC directs rebel MLAs to meet Speaker today

On Thursday, 10 rebel MLAs of Karnataka, who alleged assembly speaker KR Ramesh didn't accept their resignation to save Congress-JD(S) coalition from crumbling, were directed by Supreme Court to meet him at 6 PM.

10 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: After being denied entry, Shivakumar detained in Mumbai

Congress leader DK Shivakumar, who is trying hard to curtail the crisis which has rocked Karnataka's coalition government, was on Wednesday detained by Mumbai Police from outside the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel.

09 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaCrisis: 30 ministers resign, Congress meet today, Kumaraswamy blames BJP

The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka took a new turn on Monday after all 30 ministers of the ruling JD(S)-Congress government resigned to make way for a cabinet reshuffle, in hope of saving the coalition from crumbling completely.

08 Jul 2019


#KarnatakaPoliticalCrisis: CM Kumaraswamy returns from US; holds series of meetings

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy returned to Bengaluru on Sunday night after a 10-day US trip following the resignations of 13 MLAs of the Congress-JD(S) coalition in the state.

15 Jan 2019


Karnataka: Two MLAs withdraw from Kumaraswamy govt, Operation Lotus again?

The withdrawal of two independent MLAs from the H D Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka has seen the southern state plunged into an intense political drama.

24 Nov 2018


Karnataka: Bus plunges into canal; 25, including 5 children, dead

At least 25 people were killed in Karnataka as the bus they were traveling in fell into a canal in Mandya district on Saturday afternoon. The deceased included 5 children, reports claimed.

12 Nov 2018


Family, friends, BJP leaders pay last respects to Ananth Kumar

A pall of gloom descended on Union Minister Ananth Kumar's residence in Bengaluru today as mourners turned up in large numbers to pay their respects.

05 Oct 2018


Bengaluru: Newly-elected Deputy Mayor dies of cardiac arrest

The Deputy Mayor of Bengaluru, Ramila Umashankar, today died due to a cardiac arrest, barely a week after being elected to the post.

17 Sep 2018


Karnataka: Petrol, diesel prices slashed by Rs. 2

Following on the footsteps on Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, and Rajasthan, the Karnataka government has now slashed fuel prices in the state by Rs. 2, even as petrol prices spiral in other parts of the country.

27 Aug 2018


Court discharges K'taka CM Kumaraswamy in land de-notification case

A special Lokayukta court acquitted Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today in a case of alleged illegal de-notification of a government land in 2007 when he headed the JD(S)-BJP coalition government.

16 Aug 2018


Karnataka govt tapping phones of political leaders, alleges BJP

The BJP's Karnataka unit today accused the HD Kumaraswamy government of tapping phones of political leaders across party lines fearing that a few disgruntled MLAs from the ruling Congress-JDS coalition may resign.

09 Aug 2018


Kumaraswamy spent Rs. 42L of taxpayers' money on swearing-in!

The JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka sworn in more than two months ago hasn't exactly earned the love of the masses, mostly due to lack of projects and pending salaries.

20 Jul 2018


Bengaluru metro network to get another station, courtesy Infosys

IT major Infosys' philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation will soon add a station to the Bengaluru metro network, as per an agreement between the company and BMRCL.

18 Jul 2018


Karnataka: Controversy sparks after MPs get iPhones, Kumaraswamy 'was unaware'

In Karnataka, new iPhones gifted to MPs by a Congress minister has sparked a new political controversy with Bharatiya Janata Party calling it a waste of public money.

17 Jul 2018


'Why is Karnataka-govt wasting money on iPhones?' questions BJP MP

Questioning Karnataka Government's move to distribute iPhones to 40 MPs from the state, a BJP MP has returned the costly gadget and said the state shouldn't waste public money when farmers and civic workers are in distress.

15 Jul 2018


'Becoming CM was like drinking poison': Kumaraswamy breaks down

Less than two months after taking oath, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy seems to have given up on the party's alliance with Congress.