Siddaramaiah, Kumaraswamy booked for sedition, defamation

Friday, November 29th, 2019

Bengaluru : An FIR lodged against former Karnataka chief ministers Siddaramaiah and HD Kumaraswamy on charges of sedition and defamation based on a lower court order. The lower court directed the police to file a case against former Karnataka CMs HD Kumaraswamy and Siddaramaiah under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Senior leaders […]

Bengaluru : No trust move against Council deputy chief

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Bengaluru : The Congress Legislature Party decided to move a no-confidence motion against Deputy Speaker of Legislative Council S L Dharme Gowda, here on Wednesday. Gowda, a JD(S) MLC, was elected unopposed as Deputy Speaker in December 2018. A decision on the motion came after former coalition partners Congress and JD(S) discontinued ties following the […]

Court summons former CM Kumaraswamy

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Bengaluru : In a setback to former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, a special court on Thursday issued the summons directing the latter to appear in person before the court with regard to land denotification case. In 2007, when he was the Chief Minister, Kumaraswamy allegedly denotified land to the extent of 3.14 acre at Halagevaderahalli […]

Congress troubleshooter D K Shivakumar arrest

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Bengaluru : The arrest of senior Congress leader D K Shivakumar by the ED came in for condemnation from opposition leaders in Karnataka on Tuesday with former chief ministers Siddaramaiah and H D Kumaraswamy and accusing the BJP of using central agencies to “oppress voices of dissent”. On his part, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa […]

Kumaraswamy asked to release money from centre for flood relief

Monday, August 19th, 2019

 Udupi : H.D. Kumaraswamy, former Chief Minister, said on Sunday that Union government had so far not released any funds to the State despite the massive damages that taken place in North Karnataka, Kodagu and a part of Dakshina Kannada district owing to massive rains and floods. Addressing presspersons here, Mr. Kumaraswamy said that in […]

Govt holidays shall not be removed says U T Khader

Thursday, June 6th, 2019

Mangaluru: The department of urban development has planned to bring out a separate policy for paying guest (PG) accommodations operating without any rules and regulations, said U T Khader, the minister for urban development and district minister. He said that the policy will cover homestays which are functioning in urban areas. Khader also said that […]

Vaastu of Vidhana Soudha not conducive to Kumaraswamy : Shobha Karandlaje

Tuesday, June 4th, 2019

Udupi :  The Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government in the State would collapse due to its own internal contradictions said Shobha Karandlaje, MP on Monday. Addressing presspersons  Karandlaje said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would not destabilise the State government. But, already, there were fissures between the coalition partners. The voters of the State had […]

Drama will not succeeded : Kumaraswamy

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Mangaluru :  Some forces were trying to finish him off politically but their efforts would come to naught said Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Sunday. He was speaking at a meeting of party workers while campaigning for the coalition candidate Pramod Madhwaraj at Karkala in Udupi district. Mr. Kumaraswamy said that the plan to finish […]

Kumaraswamy says it’s due to his govt’s efforts

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Udupi : Indian intelligence officials reported on Thursday evening that they were notified about the detention of underworld don Ravi Poojary in Senegal. Poojary, who hails from Udupi district in Karnataka, had been on the Interpol’s Red Corner Notice list for long and was finally detained by the West African police force as he was […]

Kannada should stay as the main language across Karnataka: Siddaramaiah

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Bengaluru: The decision to have English as the medium of instruction in 1,000 government schools in the state from next academic year is set to become a new bone of contention between Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his Congress predecessor Siddaramaiah. The Kumaraswamy-led Congress-JDS coalition government has moved ahead with its plan to have […]