Siddaramaiah: News

21 Feb 2022


Bajrang Dal member killed in Karnataka's Shivamogga; Section 144 imposed

A 26-year-old member of the right-wing outfit Bajrang Dal was stabbed to death in Karnataka's Shivamogga on Sunday night.

16 Nov 2021


Karnataka: Why Siddaramaiah wants protection for accused Bitcoin hacker

Congress' Leader of Opposition in Karnataka Siddaramaiah on Monday asked Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to provide protection to Sri Krishna or SriKi, the key accused in a Rs. 46 crore Bitcoin scam.

13 Oct 2021


Karnataka: Congress leaders caught gossiping about "corrupt" Shivakumar on camera

In an awkward incident, two Congress leaders in Karnataka were caught on camera discussing the alleged corruption by the party's state unit chief DK Shivakumar.

19 Feb 2021


'KGF' star Yash's fan dies by suicide, actor expresses grief

A fan of KGF star Yash allegedly ended his life recently and wanted the actor to attend his last rites.

24 Aug 2020


Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress

At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.

06 Aug 2020


Karnataka: Dams opened as water levels rise in many rivers

As heavy rains battered several districts in the southern state of Karnataka, dams were opened to avoid flooding in many rivers, that are already flowing above the danger mark.

04 Aug 2020


Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The development comes just two days after sitting CM BS Yediyurappa tested positive for the virus.

16 Jul 2020


Only God can save us: Karnataka's Health Minister on coronavirus

With coronavirus cases surging daily across India and the healthcare system on the verge of collapse, the Health Minister of Karnataka said only "God can save us" sparking a controversy.

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.

20 Apr 2020


Coronavirus: Unruly mob attacks health workers in Bengaluru, 59 arrested

A team of health workers and police personnel were attacked in West Bengaluru last evening when they had gone to quarantine dozens of people who had come in contact with three coronavirus patients.

09 Dec 2019


Siddaramaiah resigns as Congress Legislature Party leader after Karnataka by-polls

On Monday, Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah resigned as the party legislature leader after the Bharatiya Janata Party's victory in the state by-polls.

06 Sep 2019


Karnataka minister defends deputy CM, who watched porn in Assembly

Weeks after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister for the fourth time, BS Yediyurappa, got a new Cabinet and three deputy CMs.

04 Sep 2019


Caught-on-camera: Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah slaps aide

Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, has become the talking point on social media, but for all the wrong reasons.

04 Sep 2019


DK Shivakumar arrested: Congress cries foul, Yediyurappa "isn't happy"

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday night arrested DK Shivakumar, Congress' strongman in Karnataka, in connection to a money laundering case. The agency moved for his arrest after grilling him several times in the last couple of days.

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.

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.

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.

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


#KarnatakaCrisis: 21 Karnataka Congress ministers have voluntarily resigned, says Siddaramaiah

In a bid to save the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka, as many as 21 Congress ministers have "resigned voluntarily" from their posts, said party leader and former CM Siddaramaiah.

Another resignation


Karnataka Independent MLA Nagesh resigns from the coalition govt

Earlier on Monday, Independent MLA and Karnataka's Small Scale Industries Minister, H Nagesh, resigned from the ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition government, worsening the Karnataka political crisis.

06 Jul 2019


Karnataka: 11 Congress-JD(S) MLAs tender resignations, coalition in crisis

In May last year, JD(S) and Congress forged a post-poll alliance to form government in Karnataka and crowned HD Kumaraswamy as the Chief Minister.

21 Jun 2019


Karnataka: Deve Gowda hints at mid-term polls, then takes U-turn

The coalition between JD(S) and Congress in Karnataka will go down in history as perhaps the most flimsy one.

05 Jun 2019


Explained: What is the controversy around Hindi 'imposition'?

Who would have thought that languages, of which there is no dearth in India, would become BJP 2.0's first controversy?

20 May 2019


"Do we look like cartoons?" Kumaraswamy unhappy with political satires

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy is not a fan of political satires. He made his emotion well-known on Sunday when he slammed media houses for "mocking" politicians.

06 Apr 2019


JD(S) workers raise pro-Modi slogans, refuse to work with Congress

Apart from dashing electoral hopes of BJP in polls in Karnataka, senior leaders of JD(S) have another task at hand- galvanizing cadres to work with Congress, their coalition partner.

10 Feb 2019


SM Krishna: Quit Congress because of Rahul Gandhi's 'constant interference'

On Saturday, former Karnataka Chief Minister and BJP leader SM Krishna attacked Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.

28 Jan 2019


Congress leader Siddaramaiah misbehaves with woman; pulls dupatta

In a shocking incident, ex-Karnataka CM and Congress leader Siddaramaiah misbehaved with a woman at the party's public meeting organized in Mysuru.

28 Jan 2019


Karnataka: Upset with Congress MLAs' criticism, Kumaraswamy threatens to quit

On Monday, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy threatened to step down after some Congress MLAs criticized him over governance in the state.

21 Jan 2019


Karnataka: Congress MLA, accused of hitting colleague, says he 'slipped'

JN Ganesh, Congress MLA from Karnataka who was accused of hitting his colleague Anand Singh, was suspended from the party by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee's general secretary.

19 Jan 2019


Karnataka crisis: Congress moves MLAs to resort amid poaching threats

The Karnataka political crisis deepened on Friday after four Congress MLAs missed the legislature meet despite the party issuing a whip and threatening to act under the anti-defection law.

16 Jan 2019


Siddaramaiah attacks Modi while BJP-lawmakers from Karnataka stay at resort

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday over the coalition crisis in the state and asked him whether his saaf niyat slogan was about grabbing power through a coup.

19 Jul 2018


'Rahul should be PM,' says Kumaraswamy amid reports of dissent

Days after he said becoming the Karnataka CM was like "drinking poison," HD Kumaraswamy has asserted it isn't Congress he is unhappy with, but media and the society, which are "consistently working against (his) government."

16 Jun 2018


Bengaluru: The reason behind techie's horse-ride to work needs attention

Chances are you may have seen the viral photograph of a software engineer in Bengaluru riding to office on a horse.

28 May 2018


Karnataka: Newly-elected Congress MLA, Nyamagouda dies in road accident

Siddu B Nyamagouda, a newly elected Congress MLA from Karnataka died on Monday after meeting a road accident.

22 May 2018


It's a very very hard decision: Shivakumar on Congress-JD(S) alliance

When BS Yeddyurappa of the BJP resigned as Chief Minister before the floor test in Karnataka assembly, Congress's DK Shivakumar was hailed as 'Chanakya' in keeping the bipolar Congress-JD(S) flock together.

19 May 2018


Karnataka verdict: Congress releases 'audio clip', accuses Yeddyurappa of poaching

Right before the crucial floor test in the Karnataka assembly, Congress has released an audio clip accusing CM BS Yeddyurappa for bribing their leader BC Patil.

19 May 2018


Karnataka Floor Test: Details about 3 possible scenarios

BJP's newly sworn-in CM Yeddyurappa have to prove his majority in Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm today. In order to ensure transparency, the floor test would be broadcast live.

18 May 2018


Siddaramaiah to address newly elected Congress legislators in Hyderabad

To decide the future course of action, former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will address a meeting of newly-elected Congress party legislators, who have been camping in Hyderabad, this evening, said JD(S) MLC Basavaraj.

17 May 2018


Congress leaders blame Siddaramaiah for Karnataka defeat, he gets "emotional"

Following an embarrassing defeat in the Karnataka election at the hands of BJP, Siddaramaiah has become a center of the blame-game inside the Congress.

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