Kumaraswamy flays Cong govt for hasty decisions

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Bangalore  : Accusing the ruling Congress of having a confrontation among leaders within party, Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka Assembly H D Kumaraswamy alleged that the new government had got into a ‘comatose state’ at the very beginning of its regime under Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. Participating in a “meet the press” programme of the […]

Kumaraswamy become opposition leader of the house

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Bangalore : Speaker appointed HD Kumaraswamy as the opposition leader of the 14th Legislative assembly on Saturday  1st of June.   Both BJP and JDS got 40 seats each in the recently held election but  speaker appointed Kumaraswamy as the opposition leader on the basis of higher votes polled. JDS polled 20% more votes than […]

Kumaraswamy wins, wife loses

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
Kumaraswamy-Anitha Kumaraswamy

Bangalore : Former Karnataka chief minister and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy won from the Ramanagaram assembly constituency Wednesday but his wife lost the poll to the Samajwadi Party (SP) nominee. Anitha Kumaraswamy lost from the Channapatna constituency to the SP’s C.P. Yogeshwara in the May 5 assembly elections, the results of which were […]

Youth inclining towards JD(S) : Kumaraswamy

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Youth inclining towards JD(S) : Kumaraswamy Moodbidri :  More and more youngsters who are disillusioned with the BJP and the Congress are now favouring the JD(S), said HD Kumaraswamy, State JD(S) President. He was speaking to reporters after celebrating his birthday in a simple manner at the JD(S) office at Moodbidri on December 15, Saturday. […]

Yeddyurappa contacts former Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty, seeks support

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012
BJP MLA Shakuntala

Puttur:  Former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa who seems to be all set to quit the BJP if he was not granted the state BJP presidentship, has reportedly contacted former Puttur MLA Shakuntala Shetty over telephone requesting her not to join any party but to be on his side According to sources, Yeddyurappa  is on the […]

Kumaraswamy visits Brahma Baidarkala Garodi, offers spl prayers

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
Kumaraswamy visits Brahma Baidarkala Garodi

Mangalore: State JD(S) President and former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy visited the Garodi Sri Brahma Baidarkala Temple on September 24, Monday and offered prayers to the Lord. The former CM was accorded a warm welcome by the temple committee president Chittaranjan and other office bearers. Speaking at a function held at the Deyi Baidyathi Chavadi […]

Political mudslinging-order of the day

Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Mangalore: With the State Legislative Council elections for graduates and teachers constituency, slated for June 10, leaders of various political parties are busy mudslinging at each other and probably  enjoying every bit of it. If JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy claimed that he had established several schools during his 20 month stint as CM, he  has demanded […]

Siddu is welcome to BJP, says Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012
DV Sadananda Gowda

Mangalore: Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda has said that Congress was not an ideal party for a leader like Siddaramaiah. Speaking to reporters on his arrival at the Maryhill Helipad in Mangalore on June 3, Sunday, the Chief Minister said the BJP would welcome Siddaramaiah if he wished to join the party and at the […]

Kumaraswamy’s visit to Shakuntala Shetty’s residence sets off speculations

Monday, May 7th, 2012
Kumaraswamy Putturu

Putturu : JD(S) leader and former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy has set off speculations by paying a visit to the residence of  former MLA  Shakuntala Shetty  who has rebelled  against the BJP and has identified herself with the Swabhimani Vedike. Kumaraswamy arrived at Shetty’s Kuntur’s residence on the morning of May 6, Sunday along with […]

Revanna (JD-S leader) hits out at DVS Gowda shortcomings in rule

Thursday, April 26th, 2012
HD Revanna

Bangalore: H.D. Revanna elder brother of ex-cm Kumaraswamy, a former minister and president of KMF, new an MLA, has demanded an enquiry by CBI into the mystery of Rs.50 crore losses incurred by KMF, after he left it. He charged the present MLA and chairman of Karnataka Milk Federation, Gali Somashekhara Reddy(brother of Janardhan and […]