Siddaramaiah

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Karnataka minister defends deputy CM, who watched porn in Assembly

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Karnataka Independent MLA Nagesh resigns from the coalition govt

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.

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

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

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.

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

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?

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Congress leader Siddaramaiah misbehaves with woman; pulls dupatta

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Karnataka crisis: Congress moves MLAs to resort amid poaching threats

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.

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

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.

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

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."

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Karnataka Floor Test: Details about 3 possible scenarios

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.

Siddaramaiah to address newly elected Congress legislators in Hyderabad

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.

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

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.

Karnataka Governor (finally) invites BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form government

16 May 2018

Karnataka Governor (finally) invites BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form government

The political slug-fest in Karnataka has finally come to an end.

#SemiFinals2019: Game of chess in Karnataka: Who will be CM?

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: Game of chess in Karnataka: Who will be CM?

In a shocking plot twist in the Karnataka Elections, the BJP fell short of a clear majority, giving JD(S) and Congress an upper hand.

#SemiFinals2019: BS Yeddyurappa to meet PM, just like he foretold

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: BS Yeddyurappa to meet PM, just like he foretold

Clearly, subtlety is not BS Yeddyurappa's style.

#SemiFinals2019: Lingayats remain with the BJP, Vokkaliga belt with JD(S)

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: Lingayats remain with the BJP, Vokkaliga belt with JD(S)

The Lingayat community has chosen the BJP over the Congress party that gave them a special religious minority status under the leadership of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

#SemiFinals2019: Who'll win- Congress or BJP? Twitterati weigh in

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: Who'll win- Congress or BJP? Twitterati weigh in

The counting of votes in Karnataka has begun. A lot is at stake in the southern state for both Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress.

#SemiFinals2019: CM Siddaramaiah trailing in Chamundeshwari, leading in Badami

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: CM Siddaramaiah trailing in Chamundeshwari, leading in Badami

Early trends of Karnataka Election results have incumbent Chief Minister Siddaramaiah trailing from Chamundeshwari, but he is leading in Badami constituency.

#SemiFinals2019: BJP's Sriramulu offers prayers. Will he defeat Siddaramaiah?

15 May 2018

#SemiFinals2019: BJP's Sriramulu offers prayers. Will he defeat Siddaramaiah?

The nervousness across political parties is clearly visible as counting of votes in Karnataka has begun.

Karnataka Election results: Counting of votes begins

15 May 2018

Karnataka Election results: Counting of votes begins

For weeks, politics in India focused only on the southern state of Karnataka. After a campaign by political heavyweights, the state went into polling on Saturday.