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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Rs 5 crore cash seized in I-T raids against former Karnataka Dy CM, senior Congress leaders

"The I-T raids on Dr Parameshwara, RL Jalappa and others are politically motivated with mala fide intention. They are only targeting Congress leaders,” former chief minister Siddaramaiah said.

Modi heading a fascist regime, alleges Siddaramaiah

"Modis administration is similar to that of Adolf Hitler. Nobody dares to speak against him," he said, talking to reporters at the international airport here.


Siddaramaiah draws flak from JD(S), BJP over 'objectionable' remark

Siddaramaiah was responding to a question about JD(S) leaders blaming him for the collapse of the coalition government in the state.

War of words begins between Cong, JDS

On Friday, former CM and leader of the Congress in the Assembly Siddaramaiah blamed JDS president H D Deve Gowda and his sons for the collapse, alleging that they did not take MLAs into confidence while governing.

Karnataka Oppn leaders write to PM Modi asking for Rs 5,000 crore relief

As many as 42 people have died across 10 districts in the state since heavy rain began last week. The rains have abated since Sunday leading to a need for an assessment.

Karnataka news Highlights: Speaker Ramesh Kumar disqualifies 14 legislators; BSY's vote of confidence to be held tomorrow

Bangalore News Today: Karnataka Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar disqualified 14 MLAs from Vidhana Soudha as per anti-defection laws on Sunday.


Bangalore news 22 July Highlights: Karnataka speaker keen on concluding proceedings today; reminds MLAs to speak not more than 10 mins

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Bangalore news July 19 highlights: Session adjourned till 11 am on July 22; IMA Mansoor in ED custody

Bangalore news July 19 highlights: Get the latest updates on Bangalore traffic, Bangalore weather, the events in Bangalore today and much more in our daily live blog.

Bangalore news July 18 highlights: Karnataka assembly adjourned till Friday 11 am; BJP prepares for all-night dharna

Bangalore news July 18 highlights: Get the latest updates on Bangalore traffic, Bangalore weather, the events in Bangalore today and much more in our daily live blog.

Bangalore news July 15 highlights: Trust vote on Thursday, 18th July 11 am; BJP says rebels will support them

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Karnataka Election Results 2018: Congress offers support to JD(S) to form government

Even though most exit polls predicted a hung assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to form the government in Karnataka with a simple majority, handing out a severe drubbing to the ruling Congress and relegating the Janata Dal (Secular) to the third spot.

Karnataka elections 2018: High-voltage poll campaigning ends, voting on May 12

The high-pitched election campaign for the Karnataka Assembly polls concluded at 5 pm on May 10 as political parties held multiple rallies in their last attempt to woo voters.


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

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

How the Karnataka election result played out: From BJP in the lead to a fractured verdict to uncertainty

The Karnataka Assembly election started off with a good lead for the BJP. As time progressed, it continued to stay with the BJP. But towards the evening, what was being called a strong lead flat-lined and left the party just short of simple majority which would allow it to form the government in Karnataka. Then, […]


Decision 2018: 5 things the Congress missed during its Karnataka election campaign

The Congress party led by Rahul Gandhi and Siddaramaiah managed to get more votes than the BJP. But it did not get the number of seats to comfortably form government in Karnataka. While it has announced a post-poll alliance with HD Deve Gowda and his son Kumaraswamy’s Janata Dal (Secular), here’s what it got wrong.

Decision 2018: Unpacking the BJP's game plan for winning the Karnataka election

If the BJP forms the government in Karnataka, this will be its 21st state. But what does it take to get there? How is it being planned? Liz Mathew unpacks the strategy.  

Decision 2018: Why Congress' Siddaramaiah is pulling no punches in the battle for Karnataka

This Karnataka election could be a sign of things to come for both the national parties. What is at stake for the Congress? Ravish Tiwari reports.  

Historically with Congress, how Karnataka switched to BJP in 2014. Who will win in 2018?

Ravish Tiwari explains how Karnataka is likely to vote in the 2018 assembly elections.


Man throws paper bag at Karnataka CM protesting caste bias

Bengaluru, Feb 21 (ANI): A man threw a paper bag at Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah during a function at Ravindra Kalakshetra, protesting caste bias on Sunday. The man was arrested immediately after the incident. The security officials present at the spot found that the paper bag was filled with chocolates.