Janata Dal Secular leader and Raichur councillor murdered

Tuesday, September 29th, 2020

Raichur: A Janata Dal (Secular) member was murdered by a gang on the night of Monday, September 28. The councillor, identified as Maqbool from the eighth ward of the city’s municipal council was murdered near the city’s Zakir Hussain Circle using a sharp object reportedly by four men. A profusely bleeding Maqbool was immediately admitted […]

Modi will not get second term as PM, says AICC secretary Saleem

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Mangaluru : The All-India Congress Committee (AICC) is yet to finalise the secular front to take on the Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnataka and other States in the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections, said AICC secretary Saleem Ahmed here on Sunday. Speaking to presspersons, Mr. Ahmed said the coalition between the Congress and the Janata Dal […]

150 seats in next Assembly polls : Yeddyurappa

Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Mangaluru : State BJP unit president B.S. Yeddyurappa said here on Saturday that he would make efforts to strengthen the party in the next two years to win at least 150 seats in the 2018 Assembly elections. Speaking to presspersons at the Mangaluru International Airport, the former Chief Minister said that he would meet the […]

Belapu Deviprasad Shetty joins Congress

Monday, April 20th, 2015
Devi Prasad Shetty

Udupi : After resignation to his Janata Dal (Secular) party Udupi district presidentship Deviprasad Shetty joined Congress party in Kaup here on Sunday, April 19. Shetty had quit his president’s post on April 16, and also said he will continue in the JD(S) as a member. He had served for more than 15 years. Speaking […]

Deviprasad Shetty resigns presidential post

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
Devi Prasad Shetty

Udupi : Janata Dal (Secular) district JD(S) president Deviprasad Shetty resigned from his post on Thursday, April 16. He has submitted his resignation letter to H D Deve Gowda, national president of JD(S), on Thursday. Speaking to the press persons in Udupi he said, that I have worked for the party for 15 years as […]

JD(S) manifesto vows to safeguard Karnataka interests

Friday, April 11th, 2014
Deve Gowda

Bangalore: The Janata Dal (Secular) manifesto on Friday promised new inter-state river water and rural India policies and vowed to protect Karnataka’s interests which the national parties had “totally failed” to safeguard. The manifesto said elected representatives of Congress and BJP have become “mute spectators” and not taken any action in getting due share of […]

JD(S) will win 13 seats: Kumaraswamy

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Tumkur : The former Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy has expressed confidence that the Janata Dal (Secular) will win 13 seats in the Lok Sabha elections in the State. He told presspersons here that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah would lose his post after the elections due to internal differences in the Congress. Mr. Kumaraswamy alleged that Mr. […]

Geetha Shivarajkumar to take on Yeddyurappa in Shimoga

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

Bangalore: The Janata Dal (Secular) on Monday released a list of 12 candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. The Parliamentary Board of the party, which met here finalised candidates. According to sources, the list of another 16 candidates would be announced in the next two days. As expected, the former Prime Minister and party national […]

Court quashes cases against Kumaraswamy, wife

Friday, October 21st, 2011
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Bangalore : In a major relief to the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S), the Karnataka High Court Friday quashed two cases against former chief minister H.D. Kumaraswamy. His legislator-wife Anita was also accused in one of the cases. The cases were “politically motivated”, Justice V. Jagannathan said, ending proceedings in the special Lokayukta court against Kumaraswamy, now […]

Governor to act on according the Lokayukta Act

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Bangalore : Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Friday said he would go by the recommendations of Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde on illegal mining and emphasised that he was the only constitutional authority to take action against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa. The ombudsman’s report had not yet been given to the state government, Bhardwaj told reporters, adding […]

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