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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.


Siddaramaiah: Congress wave in Karnataka, party to win in 2023 polls

June 23, 2022 8:51 pm

“Unity has to be the strength of the Congress party workers and we have to fight to win all the 11 Assembly seats in the elections in the Mysuru district,” he added.

Karnataka BJP collects khaki shorts to send them to Siddaramaiah, Congress office

June 07, 2022 9:45 pm

Meanwhile, the Congress units in the districts continued to burn shorts and expressed their anger over the revision of textbooks and inclusion of RSS ideology through school books.

Newsmaker | Brijesh Kalappa, who was Karnataka Congress’s face on TV, in talks with AAP

June 04, 2022 7:38 am

Supreme Court advocate Brijesh Kalappa dismisses Congress party’s claim that he resigned because of being denied Rajya Sabha or MLC poll tickets.

Siddaramaiah interview: 'If polls held for local bodies without OBC quota, it would be stifling of their rights... Now a hurried exercise is being done'

June 01, 2022 7:57 am

Former Karnataka chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah has been an outspoken critic of the BJP and RSS.

After TN, Dravidian debate in Karnataka: Siddaramaiah's 'real Hindu' questions for RSS

May 29, 2022 8:01 am

“How is one identified as a Hindu according to the RSS? Is it enough to be born to Hindu parents? Or should one be a member of the BJP?'' Siddaramiah asked, in a series of social media messages.

Siddaramaiah urges Karnataka CM to stop printing textbooks with RSS founder Hedgewar's talk

May 19, 2022 11:11 am

The Karnataka Textbook Society has said a committee has revised social science textbooks from classes 6 to 10 and Kannada language textbooks from classes 1 to 10.

Bengaluru News Highlights: Leaders of opposition parties from south Karnataka to join BJP, hints CM

May 06, 2022 11:21 pm

Bengaluru News Highlights: Meanwhile, the JD(S) is set to sound the poll bugle for the 2023 Assembly polls in Karnataka with a massive rally planned on the outskirts of Bengaluru on May 13.

Karnataka: Siddaramaiah hits out at govt, demands judicial probe into PSI exam scam

May 05, 2022 9:41 am

On October 3, 2021, 54,000 candidates appeared for an examination for 545 PSI posts, conducted across 92 centres in seven cities in Karnataka. The Criminal Investigation Department of the Karnataka Police has now found evidence of large-scale cheating in the exam.

Language showdown fact: South is the new No. 1 in film stakes

April 29, 2022 8:03 am

In recent months, films such as Pushpa: The Rise, RRR and most recently, KGF: Chapter 2, have broken box-office records, signalling a seismic shift in a marketplace long dominated by Hindi films

Ajay Devgn vs Kiccha Sudeep on Hindi as national language debate: From Manoj Bajpayee to Ram Gopal Varma, who said what

April 29, 2022 8:13 am

Ajay Devgn stirred a debate on Hindi being the 'national language' of India, after he picked an argument with actor Kiccha Sudeep on Twitter. Several people from the world of politics and entertainment have since weighed in.


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

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.

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

June 22, 2020 6:25 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?

June 22, 2020 6:25 pm

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.