Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Topic: Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Police book Congress leaders for violating Covid norms, but Mekedatu padayatra still on

D.K. Shivakumar, Mallikarjun Kharge and Siddaramaiah among 31 booked for violating norms in Mekedatu padayatra, BJP MLA Renukacharya participates in fair, ‘regrets’ act.

Gandhis alone can keep Congress united, Rahul must now take charge, Siddaramaiah says  

In an interview to ThePrint, Siddaramaiah says Modi’s popularity has declined. Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai, he adds, has done little for the state since taking over.   

Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar show Congress how to bury differences & take on BJP

Bengaluru: It’s not often that a state legislature witnesses salvos over humble idlis, vadas and masala dosas. But this Monday, as Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai...

Siddaramaiah alleges Modi govt used Pegasus to topple Karnataka’s Cong-JD(S) govt in 2019

Former CM Kumaraswamy says Pegasus spyware scandal nothing new, says focus should be on Covid. Meanwhile, Congress leaders Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah deny leadership tussle.

Kumaraswamy, Siddaramaiah secys were Pegasus ‘targets’ during 2019 Karnataka political turmoil

Former deputy CM G. Parameshwara also on the list. Numbers allegedly targetted in 2019, at a time the state was witnessing political turmoil.

Siddaramaiah slams Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa over ‘rampant’ illegal mining in state

BS Yediyurappa has assumed that legalising illegal mining is like regularising houses and land, said former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah.

Why Sonia, Priyanka and Rahul Gandhi have not said a word on Yogi govt’s ‘love jihad’ law

Sonia & Rahul Gandhi are yet to speak on UP govt’s ‘love jihad’ law even as several Congress leaders, including Ashok Gehlot, Bhupesh Baghel, Siddaramaiah, have spoken against it.

How no-trust motion against Yediyurappa govt was defeated after 5-hour fierce debate

A high-voltage drama ensued in the Karnataka assembly after CM Yediyurappa and leader of the opposition Siddaramaiah were locked in a verbal duel.

Convince Rahul to be chief if your health doesn’t permit it, Siddaramaiah asks Sonia Gandhi

Around 20 party leaders had written to Sonia Gandhi demanding a full-time, visible president and overhauling of the organisational structure of the Congress.

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah discharged after testing negative for Covid-19

According to an official statement, Siddaramaiah was admitted to hospital on 3 August for urinary infection and subsequently had tested positive for the infection.

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.