Friday, 25 November, 2022
TopicDeve Gowda

Topic: Deve Gowda

Gowdas, JD(S) lie in shavasana as Modi reaches Mysuru to perform yoga

The decline of JD(S) in Karnataka is a mouth-watering chance for Congress and BJP as the state goes to the polls in mid-2023. But the Gowdas don't care much.

Ex-PM Deve Gowda’s grandson wins Hassan MLC seat, clan now second-largest in politics

Suraj Revanna is the fourth incumbent legislator from the Gowda family, and sixth incumbent elected representative among the Gowdas.

This is how Deve Gowda went about appointing IAS officers in his PMO

In ‘Furrows In A Field’, Sugata Srinivasaraju writes that Deve Gowda preferred credible and competent officers with diverse caste, religious and linguistic backgrounds.

Before Deve Gowda, VP Singh was asked to be PM of United Front. He hid in his flat, car

In ‘Disruptor’, Debashish Mukerji writes that in 1996, United Front leaders chased VP Singh to be the PM for a second time. But he went into hiding.

Indian scientists planned nuclear test in 1997. But PM Deve Gowda gave 3 reasons to say no

Lt Gen (retd) J.S. Dhillon has told Gowda’s biographer that Mehbooba Mufti’s father had sought the Army’s help to ensure her victory in the 1996 Jammu and Kashmir election.

H.D. Deve Gowda ‘deeply moved’ by Adi Shankaracharya’s statue, congratulates PM Modi

On Friday, PM Modi unveiled a 12-foot statue of Adi Shankaracharya at the holy site of Kedarnath. Deve Gowda noted the Karnataka connect of the seer in his letter to the PM.

Deve Gowda writes letter to Modi, calls for postponement of local polls to curb Covid spread

All large public gatherings should be banned for next six months and election victory celebrations curtailed, the JD(S) supremo said, offering suggestions to contain the spread.

Former PM Deve Gowda, wife test positive for coronavirus

The couple are currently undergoing treatment at Bengaluru's Manipal Hospital, hospital sources said.

JD(S) here to stay, will come to power on its own in 2023 — Deve Gowda on merger rumours

There has been speculation about a merger with BJP, with Kumaraswamy meeting Yediyurappa personally JD(S)' alleged softening towards the ruling party.

JD(S) chief Deve Gowda dissolves Kerala unit, accuses state president of destabilising party

Gowda's action came in response to Kerala JD(S) chief C.K. Nanu’s reported inaction on directions given by national working president B.M. Farookh.

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War to climate change—tech diplomacy can tackle global challenges. India must lead from front

The geopolitical landscape is more hostile than ever, which means technology has a vital role to play in ensuring cross-border data flows.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.

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French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu set for India visit, to board INS Vikrant on 27 Nov

Lecornu's visit comes at a time when France is offering more Rafale jets to IAF at a reduced cost and higher indigenous content besides the naval version of the aircraft.

G-20(24): How ‘Vishwaguru’ can get new strategic space & Modi another stage in pre-election year

Modi has been balancing India’s interests, playing US & Russia and keeping China off his back. You can trust him to exploit this year-long opening to India’s benefit. And to his own.