India14, Jan 2019, 4:25 PM IST
Deve Gowda appoints Congress MLA as BDA chairman with eye on Lok Sabha election of Bengaluru North
Sensing trouble during the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy finally relented to appoint a disgruntled Congress MLA as BDA chairman. However, according to sources, this move was made by Kumaraswamy’s father and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda
India11, Jan 2019, 6:21 PM IST
JD(S) nepotism continues; Deve Gowda’s relative to head Karnataka pollution board
Known for promoting only family members into politics, the JD(S) is contemplating to accommodate another family member into administration. If sources are to be believed, KS Rangappa, the relative of former Prime Minister and JD(S) national president HD Deve Gowda, will be made KSPCB chairman the post that was denied to the Congress MLA K Sudhakar
India2, Jan 2019, 7:47 PM IST
Karnataka BJP's firebrand leader CT Ravi to take on HD Deve Gowda in his own backyard
After a spectacular win in Chikkamagaluru district by securing four out of five seats and making inroads into neighbouring Hassan by securing one out of eight seats, CT Ravi has become a leader to watch out for in the coming days in Karnataka. Sources indicate that CT Ravi's name is being pushed for the Hassan Lok Sabha seat to take on the JD(S) against HD Deve Gowda's family politics.
India31, Dec 2018, 6:10 PM IST
Karnataka leaders who courted controversy in 2018
Call it a slip of the tongue or deliberate remarks, Karnataka leaders have made statements that have resulted in embarrassment for the party or triggered a political storm. From chief minister HD Kumaraswamy’s recent 'shootout' comment, minister BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan's racist remarks to Siddaramaiah criticising HD Deve Gowda, MyNation tracks the controversial statements made by Karnataka leaders in 2018.
India29, Dec 2018, 6:15 PM IST
Bengaluru public canteen dedicated to former PM Deve Gowda shut due to Vaastu issues?
The Appaji Canteen dedicated to former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda was opened by JD(S) MLC TA Sharavana with much fanfare last year as a fitting reply to Siddaramaiah's Indira Canteen. The eatery, located in the JD(S) Head Office, JP Bhavan in Sheshadripuram, is now shut. Sources say this was due to Vaastu issues
India26, Dec 2018, 3:59 PM IST
Bogibeel Bridge: Vajpayee, Deve Gowda or Congress — whodunnit?
'You are witness to the fact that till 2014 less than 50% work was completed and only few pillars were seen. There is no doubt that had Atalji’s government got another term, this bridge would have been inaugurated in 2007-08,' Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after inaugurating the Bogibeel Bridge
India20, Dec 2018, 5:09 PM IST
Mekedatu project: Karnataka MPs to protest in Parliament on December 27 to counter Tamil Nadu
In the meeting, Union defence minister Nirmala Seetharaman, Union minister of state for skill development Ananth Kumar Hegde as also minister of state for drinking water and sanitation Ramesh Jigajinagi were present. Former Prime Minister and JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda and state water resources minister DK Shivakumar were also present
India18, Dec 2018, 12:45 PM IST
North Karnataka farmers call HD Kumaraswamy anti-farmer
North Karnataka farmers call HD Kumaraswamy anti-farmer in protest after HDK fails to deliver waivers on farm loans as promised. They have indicated that they would march to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Modi to take up this issue.
India8, Dec 2018, 2:47 PM IST
JD(S) plans to 'poach' leaders from BJP, says Karnataka govt insider
According to sources, the JD(S) is trying its best to get the BJP leader K Jayaprakash Hegde, former MP of the Udupi-Chikkamagaluru constituency. Jayaprakash, who is believed to be in good terms with the JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda and HD Kumaraswamy, denied switching sides by saying, “it's too late.”
India4, Dec 2018, 4:10 PM IST
Zameer Ahmed's bonding with HD Deve Gowda: Is minister mulling a return to JD(S)?
The talk of the Congress’ Muslim face, minister Zameer Ahmed Khan's meeting with the JD(S) supremo, HD Deve Gowda these days is doing the rounds in the political circle. The BJP claimed that he is hinting at a crossover anytime. Zameer's supporters, however, state that these meetings are a courtesy call.
India26, Nov 2018, 9:14 AM IST
When Congress divided, he stood with Indira Gandhi: HD Deve Gowda condoles Jaffer Sharief's death
On November 25, senior Congress leader Jaffer Sharief breathed his last in a private hospital in Bengaluru
India25, Nov 2018, 12:22 PM IST
Ambareesh no more: CM Kumaraswamy, former PM Deve Gowda pay homage to veteran actor
Veteran actor, politician Ambareesh breathed his last at Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru on Saturday night. He was 66. He was suffering from respiratory problems.
India23, Nov 2018, 6:36 PM IST
Internal feud costs Kerala Mathew T Thomas his job; K Krishnan Kutty to replace him
There was an agreement that Thomas would relinquish the post as water resources minister in favour of Krishnan Kutty once the Kerala government completed the halfway mark of its five-year term. The deal was made in 2016.
India19, Nov 2018, 6:21 PM IST
Mysuru polls: Siddaramaiah exacts revenge on GT Devegowda
Siddaramaiah backed Congress's Pushpalatha Jagannath, who managed to bag the mayoral post, whereas none of GT Devegowda-supported candidates made it to the list, here is why.