H D Kumaraswamy
Haradanahalli Devegowda Kumaraswamy is an Indian politician and Chief Minister of Karnataka. He was born on December 16, 1959, in Mysore. He is the son of former PM of India, H. D. Deve Gowda. He is also the President of Karnataka State Janta Dal. Earlier, he served as CM of Karnataka from 2006 to 2007. Kumaraswamy is also involved in film production and distribution.
28 Jan 2019
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
On Monday, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt of Karnataka died after battling illness.
18 Jan 2019
On Friday, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi wrote to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ahead of the mega 'United India' rally in Kolkata on Saturday.
17 Jan 2019
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).
16 Jan 2019
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.
15 Jan 2019
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.
26 Dec 2018
Embroiled in a row over his "shoot mercilessly" remarks, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy today rejected the Opposition demand for an apology over his comments, saying he is an "emotional person".
25 Dec 2018
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has found himself in the middle of a massive controversy after he was seen on video ordering someone to "kill mercilessly" to avenge the death of a local JD(S) leader.
16 Dec 2018
A couple of days after seven people were reported to have died after eating prasad at a village in Karnataka, the death toll has risen to 13.
14 Dec 2018
In a shocking incident, at least seven people, including two children, have died after consuming prasad from a temple at the Sulivadi village in Chamarajnagar district in Karnataka.
30 Nov 2018
Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, in a letter to his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar, has asked that the ban on import of fish into Goa be lifted.
24 Nov 2018
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.
08 Nov 2018
In a bid to unite Opposition parties against the BJP ahead of the 2019 elections, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief Chandrababu Naidu met JD(S) chief H D Deve Gowda in Bengaluru on Wednesday.
06 Nov 2018
The results of the Karnataka bypolls are out, and the BJP have not made any significant dent on the Congress-JD(S) alliance in the state.
06 Nov 2018
Results for the three Lok Sabha seats - Shivamogga, Ballari and Mandya - and two assembly constituencies - Jamkhandi and Ramanagaram - in Karnataka are set to be declared on Tuesday.
24 Oct 2018
HD Kumaraswamy yesterday asserted that the opportunity to occupy the post of Karnataka CM was "godsend" for him and he wasn't bothered how long he would occupy the chair.
17 Sep 2018
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.
17 Sep 2018
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today announced the JD(S)-Congress government's decision to cut petrol and diesel prices by Rs. 2/liter.
27 Aug 2018
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.
20 Aug 2018
Karnataka Minister HD Revanna courted a controversy after a video purportedly showing him flinging biscuit packets at flood victims in a relief camp in the state's Hassan district went viral today.
10 Aug 2018
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, on Thursday, said he doesn't grow money on trees, while responding to critics who accused him of delaying funds allocation.
09 Aug 2018
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.
06 Aug 2018
Noted film personality and former Chairman of the Indian Film Chamber of Commerce M Bhakthavatsala died due to age-related ailments, family sources said today. He was 84.
28 Jul 2018
Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy today said he was an ardent devotee of Lord Ayyappa and he got the Chief Ministership of Karnataka because of the god's blessings.
19 Jul 2018
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."
18 Jul 2018
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
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.
16 Jul 2018
The Congress told Karnataka's Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to have 'courage and face challenges' after the latter broke down addressing members of JD(S) party and said he wasn't happy.
15 Jul 2018
When HD Kumaraswamy was the Karnataka CM in 2006, a golf ball flew from the Bangalore Golf Club (BGC) and landed in his residence.
15 Jul 2018
Less than two months after taking oath, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy seems to have given up on the party's alliance with Congress.
07 Jul 2018
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy's decision to increase fuel prices in Karnataka's budget seems to have irked not just the common man, but coalition partner Congress as well.
05 Jul 2018
More than a month after taking charge, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy has finally announced waivers for all defaulting farm loans up to December 31, 2017.
05 Jul 2018
Travelling to work daily is something which is both exhausting and frustrating, and rarely anyone chooses a long route.
21 Jun 2018
Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) president Kamal Haasan today met UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi and discussed the political situation in Tamil Nadu.
13 Jun 2018
Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi accepted Indian cricketer Virat Kohli's fitness challenge and posted a video of his morning routine.
10 Jun 2018
On one hand, students are being stressed out by the intense competition. On the other, people without matriculation are becoming education ministers.
10 Jun 2018
Congress President Rahul Gandhi met MLAs led by MB Patil in New Delhi on Saturday, after portfolio allocation in Karnataka raised questions about the newly-formed alliance.
08 Jun 2018
Within days of Karnataka cabinet expansion, Chief Minister Kumaraswamy today confessed that there's tension between his party, JD(S) and Congress over the allocation of portfolios. But he was also optimistic about sorting out the differences.
02 Jun 2018
A number of tweets set off speculations that AAP and Congress may forge a pre-poll alliance in Delhi, joining the buzz of a united opposition to stop BJP's victory in 2019.
01 Jun 2018
Amid growing speculations of a pre-poll alliance between Congress and JD(S) for the upcoming LS elections, Congress leader KC Venugopal today confirmed that both the parties would fight the elections together.