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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.


Situation in Delhi distressing, Amit Shah should take firm action, says Siddaramaiah

February 25, 2020 7:35 pm

Demanding the arrest of BJP leader Kapil Mishra, Siddarmaiah said the "distressing" situation in Delhi is a "result of ulterior motives of divisive forces within the country." He also said that the police have completely failed in their responsibility.

Bidar sedition case: Siddaramaiah detained during Congress march to CM Yediyurappa's house

February 15, 2020 1:50 pm

Karnataka Congress leaders Dinesh Gundu Rao, Rizwan Arshad and K Suresh were also detained by the cops.

CAA protests: Siddaramaiah barred from entering Mangaluru city till Sunday midnight

December 21, 2019 2:50 pm

Citing law and order situation, the notice issued on Friday stressed that no one can facilitate the former chief minister's travel into the city as 'flying into the city from Bengaluru, Hubballi, Mysuru, and Goa airports and entering through road, rail, and air has been barred'.

Karnataka’s Indira Canteen to be renamed after Valmiki, Cong says BJP playing politics

December 18, 2019 4:28 pm

Indira canteen provides subsidised ready-to-eat food for the economically disadvantaged sections of society in Karnataka. The first canteen was inaugurated by the then Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Bengaluru.

Explained: Who are the new Karnataka groups in list of STs?

December 17, 2019 12:02 pm

The Bill seeks to include the Taliwara, Parivara and Siddi tribal communities in the Scheduled Tribes (ST) list, which will ensure that they get reservation and other benefits provided by the government in Karnataka.

Watch: All smiles as CM Yediyurappa meets Siddaramaiah in hospital

December 13, 2019 11:34 am

Yediyurappa was accompanied to the hospital by ministers K S Eshwarappa and Basavaraja Bommai. In a video that is viral on social media, the leaders are seen engaging in jovial conversation.

Siddaramaiah hospitalised for angioplasty treatment

December 12, 2019 3:17 pm

On Wednesday late night, Siddaramaiah tweeted saying, "I was treated for angioplasty this evening on the advice of doctors. I am healthy, no need to worry."

Karnataka bypoll results: Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao resign after Congress poor show

December 09, 2019 9:03 pm

However, the Congress high command in Delhi is yet to take a call on these resignations.

Karnataka bypoll results: Fate of 4 month-old Yediyurappa govt to be known today

December 09, 2019 8:19 am

Karnataka bypoll results: The 15 seats that went to polls on Thursday (December 5) were Yellapur, Ranebennur, Vijayanagara, Yeshwantpur, Mahalakshmi Layout, Chikkaballapura, KR Puram, Shivajinagar, KR Pete, Hunsur, Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Hirekerur, and Hoskote.

Kumaraswamy, Siddaramaiah booked for sedition, defamation over protest against I-T raids

November 29, 2019 2:00 pm

Speaking to, a police officer said, "The complainant has accused the leaders of violating the model code of conduct during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by holding protests outside the I-T office in Queen's Road, Bengaluru, on March 27."


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

May 15, 2018 5:15 pm

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

May 10, 2018 7:29 pm

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.


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

May 16, 2018 4:08 pm

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

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

May 10, 2018 8:00 am

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

May 08, 2018 6:22 pm

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?

April 23, 2018 8:11 am

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

Man throws paper bag at Karnataka CM protesting caste bias

February 21, 2016 2:09 pm

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.