The Congress leaders are locked in a war of attrition with the BJP ever since the ministry was recently expanded and reshuffled, amid reports that the saffron party was in touch with disgruntled MLAs who missed ministerial berths.
Alleging that Modi and his government were against the agriculture sector, he questioned their contribution to the farming community. "Ok we have given lollipop, what pop has he given? What has he given?" Siddaramaiah asked.
Sitharaman and Karnataka Minister Sa Ra Mahesh were locked in an exchange of words over her itinerary during her visit to Kodagu district yesterday in full view of officials and the media at the district commissioner's office.
Former chief minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday dashed off a letter to Kumaraswamy, asking him to roll back the fuel hike and restore the supply of free rice to 7 kg per person as conceived by the Congress when it was in power.