Articles about Rajeev Gowda

Rajeev Gowda is an Indian academician and politician who serves as the National Spokesperson for the Indian National Congress. Formerly, he has served as a member of the Parliament in the Rajya Sabha. He is serving as the Chairman of the Congress Research Department, as of 2021. Gowda is also serving as the Advisor for Bridge India and the Director of the Central Board of Reserve Bank of India, as of 2021. During his early days, he was actively associated with student politics and served as the Vice-President of the students union at St. Joseph’s College. In 2004, Gowda was selected to launch the younger generation election campaign for Congress nationally in Guwahati. He has also co-founded and runs a pro-Congress blog site named hamaracongress.com. He has served as a Professor of Social Sciences and Economics and the Chairperson of the Center for Public Policy at the Indian Institue of Management, Bengaluru. In 1983, the Karnataka Quiz Association was co-founded by Gowda and in 2001, he was declared the runner-up on BBC’s Mastermind India. He was also an invited columnist for publications such as Times of India, Outlook, India Today, Deccan Herald, and Economic Times.

Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

13 Jun 2020

Politics
Karnataka: Deve Gowda, three others, elected to Rajya Sabha unopposed

Four politicians — JD(S) patriarch and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda, Congress veteran Mallikarjun Kharge, and BJP's Eranna Kadadi and Ashok Gasti — were elected to the Rajya Sabha on Friday unopposed from Karnataka.

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

08 Jun 2020

Politics
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.

Exit polls predict Modi 2.0 but Congress promises a 'surprise'

20 May 2019

Politics
Exit polls predict Modi 2.0 but Congress promises a 'surprise'

The 2019 general elections concluded on Sunday after long-drawn seven phases and soon pollsters and TV news channels released exit polls.

#RafaleDeal: Former ministers call for review of SC's decision

02 Jan 2019

India
#RafaleDeal: Former ministers call for review of SC's decision

Half a month after the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to the government on the controversial Rafale deal, former ministers Arun Shourie and Yashwant Sinha, along with activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, have requested the apex court for a review of its decision.

#RafaleDeal: Clean chit backfires; Opposition says Centre lied to SC

15 Dec 2018

India
#RafaleDeal: Clean chit backfires; Opposition says Centre lied to SC

The Supreme Court, on Friday, had given the Centre a clean chit, dismissing a batch of petitions calling for a court-monitored probe into the Rafale deal.