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Ahead of PM's visit to Karnataka, Siddaramaiah raises host of issues

June 20, 2022 3:28 pm

The PM's visit comes at a time when the political atmosphere is beginning to heat up in the state ahead of the assembly election next year.

Agnipath scheme will push youth into unemployment, have adverse impact on nation’s security: Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

June 17, 2022 2:02 pm

“Can soldiers be completely involved if they are insecure about their job opportunities and clueless about their future due to the Agnipath scheme? Is it not dangerous if soldiers develop this insecurity?” the former Karnataka chief minister said.

Hindi is not India's national language, will never let it happen: Cong leader Siddaramaiah

April 08, 2022 5:47 pm

Taking offence to Union Home Minister Amit Shah's comment regarding the official language, the Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka assembly accused him of betraying the former's home state Gujarat and mother-tongue Gujarati for Hindi, for his political agenda.

Karnataka: Halal meat issue being raised to disturb peace, says Siddaramaiah

April 05, 2022 9:21 am

By raising divisive issues the BJP and its affiliates are disturbing peace in the state which will have ripple effects on the economic growth in the state, Siddaramaiah said.

Karnataka: As state BJP unit raises pitch over hijab-halal, talks of early elections

April 02, 2022 2:09 am

“Like the media has sources, we too have sources,'' Shivakumar said when questioned regarding the basis of his declaration that state polls would be announced on November 27 this year.

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah says BJP lawmakers asking theatres to screen 'The Kashmir Files' instead of Puneeth Rajkumar's 'James'

March 23, 2022 10:13 pm

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah also urged the government to declare the movie tax-free just like it had done for The Kashmir Files.

Siddaramaiah writes to PM Modi, slams Jal Shakti Minister Shekhawat's remarks on Mekedatu project

March 09, 2022 4:16 pm

Siddaramaiah wrote that Gajendra Singh Shekhawat's statement that the Centre is ready to facilitate talks between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the Mekedatu reservoir project was "politically motivated" and urged PM Modi to issue clearances for the project at the earliest.

Sangh Parivar conspiring to deny education to Muslim girls: Siddaramaiah

February 18, 2022 8:43 pm

At a press meet, accompanied by Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah said that wearing hijab was a personal choice of Muslim women.

In purported video, DK Shivakumar agrees to install Sardar Patel photo after Siddaramaiah’s intervention

November 24, 2021 1:43 pm

On Tuesday, former minister and BJP leader M P Renukacharya tweeted a video of the purported conversation.

Pegasus snooping: MHA asks Karnataka government to probe Siddaramaiah’s complaint

November 08, 2021 12:08 pm

Siddaramaiah alleged the Pegasus spyware was illegally used to spy on his personal assistant M Venkatesh.


Karnataka election result: How Kumaraswamy's JD(S) managed to consolidate votes from Congress and BJP

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

How JD(S) consolidated votes from BJP and Congress to emerge the dark horse in the Karnataka assembly election.