Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: Siddaramaiah

Congress only Karnataka party on Muslims’ side, says Siddaramaiah

There's no 'soft or hard Hindutva', and Kannada pride & job reservations for Kannadigas will be Congress's plank in 2023 assembly polls, says former Karnataka CM.

New ‘corruption’ headache for Bommai govt: Lingayat swami claims ‘30% funds’ go in bribes

Claims by Fakireshwara Mutt's Dingaleshwara Swami follows graft accusations against Eshwarappa & on day CID raided property of BJP women's wing's ex district head for alleged police recruitment scam.

Congress leader Siddaramaiah’s folk dance adds sparkle to village fest, son shares video

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah performed the Veera Kunitha, a folk dance he formally learnt as a child, even before he started school.

Siddaramaiah & DK Shivakumar back to tussling, but Karnataka Congress leaders say ‘all is well’

Multiple incidents in the last couple of weeks have put the spotlight back on party state chief DK Shivakumar and leader of opposition Siddaramaiah’s tussle for assertion.

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.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.