Siddaramaiah made this announcement while he was holding a meeting of the Congress party workers in the farmhouse of Byatarayanapura MLA Krishna Byre Gowda in Chaudenahalli of Karnataka’s Kolar.
16 arrested in connection with “death threat” to Siddaramaiah
The arrests come after the Congress leader claimed that he had received death threats over his remarks on Veer Savarkar.
Karnataka BJP is puppet of RSS, working on their orders: Siddaramaiah
The Congress party will start a statewide protest against price rise from October 2 till the prices are reduced, he said.
Take conscious advantage of political independence to achieve social, economic freedom for all: Siddaramaiah
He is among the few politicians capable of taking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on various issues.
Do not force Karnataka CM to make Delhi rounds: Siddaramaiah
“Chief Minister is shuttling between Bengaluru and New Delhi. If he goes once it is understandable. Why so many times,” he questioned.
Siddaramaiah urges Karnataka govt to postpone K-CET exams
Karnataka Common Entrance Test (KCET) is regulated by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).
‘Don’t need to learn Ram Bhakti from those who killed Gandhi’: Siddaramaiah
Launching ‘Jana-Dhwani’ (People’s Voice), a 108-km party padayatra (walkathon) by the Congress party in Udupi to oppose the steep hike in petrol and diesel prices, Siddaramaiah said that he is also a ‘Ram Bhakt’ but unlike BJP’s ‘Ram Bhakts’.
Karnataka opposition moves no-confidence motion, ruling BJP unperturbed
The moment that Leader of the Opposition Siddarmaiah moved a no-confidence motion, Speaker Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri put to vote and presence of 23 Congress party legislators was mandatory to allow the opposition party to move this motion.
Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah tests positive for Covid-19, hospitalised
Siddaramaiah took to Twitter on Tuesday morning and said that he has tested positive for Covid-19.
Congress saves its Karnataka government from BJP toppling bid
Ever since the Congress dealt a fast one on BJP by extending support to HD Kumaraswamy with his 38 JD (S) MLAs to form the government, the BJP could never stomach it.
No relief in sight for Congress in Karnataka over cabinet expansion
Bengaluru: Congress leaders in Karnataka are reportedly fighting within the party in order to control the power center in the state, and former CM Siddaramaiah and Congress President G Parmeshwara are rubbing their shoulders against each other after the cabinet expansion of JDS-Congress-led government. Karnataka Congress MLA Ramalinga Reddy who was expecting a[Read More…]
MUDA Case: Relief for Siddaramaiah after police file closure report in the court
Mysuru: The Karnataka police have submitted a closure report in a case which involves former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who allegedly violated the rules of Mysuru Urban Development Authority (MUDA), after the investigation. The police have submitted the closure report to the court. The closure report has brought some relief for[Read More…]
Bengaluru: Ramesh Jarkiholi rubbishes claim of leaving Congress
Belgavi: Amidst the speculation of leaving the Congress party, Municipal Administration Minister, Ramesh Jarkiholi rubbishes the claim of leaving the party and blames certain party leaders behind this conspiracy. The moment caught up the heat recently hen he walked out of the cabinet meeting and told media that certain “self-proclaimed influential[Read More…]
Veteran Kannada actor and politician Ambareesh dies at 66
Bengaluru: Veteran Kannada cine actor M.H. Ambareesh passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday night following a heart attack, said a duty doctor. He was 66. “Ambareesh died after a massive cardiac arrest a couple of hours after he was brought to our hospital due to breathing problem[Read More…]
Karnatala: Indira canteens served 6 crore meals in 11 months
Former chief minister Siddaramaiah’s initiative Indira Canteens served nearly 6 crore meals to the Bengaluru citizens in past 11 months. The Indira canteen, launched last year, has witnessed a great growth as the menu has grown and so has the number of its branches while the mobile canteens have been[Read More…]
Siddaramaiah files nomination from Chamundeshwari seat
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday filed his nomination to contest the ensuing state Legislative Assembly elections from Chamundeshwari constituency in Mysuru, an official said. “Siddaramaiah, along with his son Yathindra, visited the Chamundeshwari temple atop Chamundi Hills in Mysuru to pray to goddess Durga before filing his nomination,”[Read More…]
Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: Congress declares 218 candidates
New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday declared 218 candidates for the upcoming Karnataka assembly elections to be held on May 12 with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah contesting from Chamundeshwari constituency. Siddaramaiah returned to his old constituency in Mysuru, instead of neighbouring Varuna, from where he is the sitting MLA. The Indian National[Read More…]
Karnataka Assembly Election 2018: Siddaramaiah to contest from Chamundeshwari seat
Mysuru (Karnataka): Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday said he would contest in the May 12 assembly election from the Chamundeshwari constituency in Mysuru. “I will contest from Chamundeshwari seat on a Congress ticket and win with the blessings of the people as I had in the past,” Siddaramaiah told[Read More…]
Karnataka CM hits back at Modi for ‘commission’ remark
Bengaluru: Stung by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “10 per cent commission” jibe against his government, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said Modi was, in fact, a facilitator of corruption. “You made common people stand in queues to deposit their money in the banks (referring to the note ban in[Read More…]
Siddaramaiah presents popular budget for poll-bound Karnataka
Bengaluru: With an eye on Assembly election, due in late April or early May, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday presented a popular state budget for fiscal 2018-19 to please all sections of society. Barring 8 per cent increase in additional excise duty on Indian-made liquor, the budget spared the[Read More…]
Siddaramaiah to present record 13th state budget on Friday
Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who also holds the Finance portfolio, would set a record of sorts on Friday by presenting his 13th state budget and 6th in a row, an official said on Wednesday. Siddaramaiah will present the budget for 2018-19 on Friday though it will not be a full-fledged[Read More…]
Rahul Gandhi asks ‘pro-rich Modi’ to waive farmer loans
Koppal: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive loans of farmers than working only for the rich, businessmen and industrialists. “Though the Modi government works for the rich, businessmen and industrialists, I urge the Prime Minister to waive loans of farmers who are the[Read More…]
People living in Karnataka should learn Kannada: CM
People living in Karnataka should learn Kannada, said Karnataka chief minister, Siddaramaiah on Wednesday emphasizing that not knowing regional language would mean showing disrespect to it. “Everyone who lives here is a Kannadiga. Whoever lives in Karnataka should learn Kannada and make their children learn it too,” Siddaramaiah said while[Read More…]
India and US seeing rise in hate crimes and have little regard for the poor: Martin Luther King III
A three-day conference is being organised in Karnataka on Dalit icon, BR Ambedkar, and the state of Dalits in the country. In his inaugural address at the symposium on Friday, human rights activist and social reformer, Martin Luther King III drew a parallel between India and the US, and said[Read More…]
Karnataka govt announces crop loan waiver of Rs 50,000 per farmer
On Wednesday, the Karnataka government announced crop loan waiver of up to Rs 50,000 per farmer. The move will benefit over 22,27,506 farmers who have obtained loans from cooperative banks. “Farmers are in distress. They have been demanding loan waiver. We have to respond to farmers, even though it will[Read More…]