Siddaramaiah

K. Siddaramaiah is the present Chief Minister of Karanataka and is a leader of the Indian National Congress party. He was sworn in as the Chief Minister in 2013. He has an educational background in law and was a junior under a lawyer in Mysore for a while before joining politics. He started his political career in 1978. Initially he was part of the Janata Dal party before joining the Congress.
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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah slams Ravi Shankar Prasad for comments over journalist murder

“The central minister said the government knew about the threat, and Gauri had sought security, but government did not give. All these, it is most irresponsible statement given by a central minister, who also is a law minister,” Siddaramaiah said

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Protect the dissenter

That is the state’s responsibility. It must punish those who violently target dissent

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Gauri Lankesh is laid to rest with full state honours

Lankesh’s body was lowered into the rain-soaked ground amid cries of “Gauri Lankesh amar rahe”. No religious rituals were performed, as her brother Indrajit had specified earlier in the evening.

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Gauri Lankesh murder: CM Siddaramaiah orders formation of SIT, protests spill across country

Gauri Lankesh murder: Meanwhile, the police are examining the footage from CCTV cameras that were installed at the entrance of Lankesh’s home from the time of murder on Tuesday.

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BJP is a divisive force, but what it did in UP is not possible here: Siddaramaiah

In the last four years, we have fulfilled a majority of the promises we made. This is why we won the by-elections at Nanjangud and Gundlupet.

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Looking at Siddaramaiah

No chief minister has returned to power in Karnataka for a second term since Ramakrishna Hegde in 1985. JOHNSON T A on why the Congress, crumbling elsewhere, is hoping that Siddaramaiah will break that record.

Siddaramaiah inducts three new ministers, including Dalit

Siddaramaiah also inducted a close aide, H M Revanna, who is from the Chief Minister’s own Kuruba community, into the Cabinet after keeping the Legislative Council member at bay for four years.

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B S Yeddyurappa hosting Dalit families is a political gimmick: CM Siddaramaiah

“Did he give even a single Dalit leader good portfolio? See these are all political gimmicks. He is doing it for 2018 elections, but people will understand (the truth),” Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said.

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Siddaramaiah instructs CID to fast track M M Kalburgi killing probe

“On August 30, as people in the state hold meeting to mark the second anniversary of the sad killing of Dr M M Kalburgi, I would like to assure the people of Karnataka that my government will make all efforts to bring the criminals to book.”

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CM Siddaramaiah brushes aside BJP’s charge of using ACB as political tool

“I am not involved in filing the FIRs against Yeddyurappa. I have never played vendetta politics in my career. If I were to do so, I would have done it long back, isn’t it? Hence, the FIRs filed against him are based on facts and evidence,” Siddaramaiah said.

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BJP demands Siddaramaiah’s resignation for ‘misusing’ ACB

Yeddyurappa is the first chief minister in south India to step down while in office following corruption charges. He has recently been named as the BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for the 2018 Karnataka Assembly polls.

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Retd Sikh Army officer’s family thrashed in Bengaluru, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls up Siddaramaiah

Expressing concern over the brazen attack on the family members of retired Army officer Colonel RS Uppal, Amarinder Singh also asked the Karnataka CM to provide protection to the family and directed the police to arrest the culprits immediately, a spokesperson said.  

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IT raids at properties linked to Shivakumar continue, brother says money not ours

Revealing the IT department has raided 70 places in connection with D R Shivakumar till now, his brother D K Suresh said the money seized — over Rs 15 crore in cash and jewellery — does not belong to the minister or his family.

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Modi govt using I-T dept for political conspiracies, alleges Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

The Income Tax Department conducted searches at multiple properties related to senior minister D K Shivakumar, who was overseeing the stay of 44 Congress MLAs from Gujarat at a resort near here, in connection with a tax evasion case.

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B S Yeddyurappa flays Siddaramaiah for “unilateral” decision on state flag

If Karnataka eventually decides to have a separate flag for it, it would be the second state to have its official flag after Jammu and Kashmir, which enjoys a special status under the Article 370 of the Constitution.