Friday, 2 December, 2022

Topic: Siddaramaiah

Brijesh Kalappa joins AAP, hits out at Congress for not giving ‘leadership post’ in 25 yrs

Kalappa had terminated his association with the Congress after 25 years in May. He was a prominent face of the party in Karnataka and claims to have appeared on 6,497 TV debates.

Congress leaders whose names were on ‘India-China friendship’ event poster say ‘we declined invite’

Siddaramaiah, L. Hanumanthaiah and H.C. Mahadevappa were allegedly scheduled to attend the event, but said no. The BJP targeted the Congress, calling them 'China's agent'.

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.

On Camera


Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.