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Siddaramaiah

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 NEWS

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 indianexpress.com, 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 bypolls: EC 'mute spectator' to BJP's poll code violation, says Congress

November 28, 2019 4:26 pm

"Administration has come to a complete standstill. This is causing great inconvenience to the public at large," the letter written by the Congress to Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala reads

Karnataka bypolls: Campaigning begins, highlights of Nov 22

November 22, 2019 8:32 pm

From Independent candidate Sharath Bache Gowda making the most of his election symbol 'cooker' to the war of words between two former Karnataka Chief Ministers D V Sadananda Gowda and Siddaramaiah, here are the highlights of Day-1 of full-fledge campaigning in Karnataka ahead of bypolls to 15 constituencies

Karnataka MLAs' disqualification case: Yediyurappa welcomes SC verdict, says BJP to decide poll nominees

November 13, 2019 2:17 pm

"We will begin campaigning for all 15 constituencies from tomorrow. 101 per cent, we are going to win all seats," Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa said in Bengaluru.

Karnataka bye-elections: Candidate choice increases rift between Cong’s top two leaders

November 13, 2019 10:49 am

Siddaramaiah, popular among Congress MLAs, is said to be pitching for some of his old associates in constituencies in Belagavi region, while Shivakumar, who enjoys trust of the party high command, is keen to field BJP rebels.

Chapters glorifying Tipu Sultan to be removed from textbooks: Yediyurappa

October 30, 2019 5:56 pm

Soon after, BJP Karnataka tweeted: "...textbooks must be rewritten to portray the real Tipu Sultan to our children. They should be made aware of the Tyrant's cruelty against Hindus & his anti-Kannada rule."

Watch: You've got our vote but we've not got the house, woman tells Siddaramaiah

October 23, 2019 3:50 pm

A video shows Siddaramaiah's vehicle being gheraoed by flood-affected people while a woman questions him on the promises he had made before the Karnataka Assembly elections.

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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.

SIDDARAMAIAH VIDEOS

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.