DV Sadananda

  • Congress primary shows its bankruptcy, easy victory for BJP: Gowda 12-03-2014 07:05 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister and BJP's Vice President DV Sadananda Gowda will be contesting from Bangalore North Lok Sabha seat this time. This is his third Lok Sabha constituency since 2004. In 2004, he won from Mangalore, in 2009, he won from neighbouring Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Seat. Speaking about his...
  • BJP to decide Yeddyurappa's fate at its Mumbai meet? 07-10-2013 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP core committee meeting scheduled to be held in Mumbai is likely to take the final decision on the return of former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa to the party. According to state BJP leader and former chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda, the BJP will definitely welcome...
  • Modi vs Advani: Karnataka BJP meeting cancelled 12-09-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: It seems former BJP ideologue Sudheendra Kulkarni is right on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's polarising character. Modi has now polarised the Karnataka BJP. The state BJP was forced to cancel its core committee meeting scheduled for Thursday. The meeting was convened to discuss Narendra Modi's Karnataka tour...
  • Karnataka: Yeddyurappa likely to return to BJP, say sources 03-09-2013 03:11 PM

    Will BS Yeddyurappa return to the BJP? According to some state BJP sources, he will. A state BJP delegation led by former chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda met the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad and requested him to persuade the party central leadership to take Yeddyurappa back. Modi...
  • BJP to decide action for Karnataka rebels on Wed 11-12-2012 05:02 PM

    Belgaum: Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party will Wednesday decide on action to be taken against 14 of its assembly members for defying a diktat to stay away from the formal launch of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's new party. Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, state Bharatiya Janata Party chief KS Eshwarappa,...
  • BSY's decision to quit BJP will erode his clout: Gowda 01-12-2012 03:02 PM

    Mangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said BS Yeddyurappa's 'hasty decision' to quit BJP and launch his party would boomerang on him and erode his political clout in the state. "The hasty decision of Yeddyurappa to launch Karnataka Janata Party will boomerang on him and erode...
  • Will resign from BJP by month end, says Yeddyurappa 23-11-2012 01:05 AM

    Kunigal: Stating that he would resign as BJP legislator from the Assembly by the month end, former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday said he would focus on building his new party. "By month end I will tender my resignation as BJP legislator in the state assembly and focus...
  • BJP broods over BSY's impending exit from party 17-11-2012 09:09 PM

    Bangalore: With the impending exit of its rebel leader BS Yeddyurappa weighing heavily on its mind, the BJP on Saturday discussed its possible fallout and decided to take disciplinary action against those violating party discipline. At a day-long meeting to prepare the party for the assembly polls, most leaders voiced...
  • Karnataka CM takes oath as upper house member 27-12-2011 04:38 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday took oath as member of the state Legislative Council, a week after he won the council by-poll. The Upper House Chairman DH Shanaramurthy administered the oath of office to Gowda. Later, speaking to reporters after becoming a member of the Upper...
  • K'taka CM finds his feet, counters his mentor 25-12-2011 09:19 AM

    Bangalore: Apparently emboldened by his Council poll win, Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda seems to be emerging from the shadow of his mentor and predecessor BS Yeddyurappa. Gowda gave evidence of this on Saturday when he contradicted Yeddyurappa's remark on the issue of collective leadership. He told reporters at Raj...
  • Karnataka CM Gowda wins council bypoll easily 22-12-2011 06:11 PM

    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananada Gowda on Thursday won the by-elections to the Legislative Council defeating Congress candidate Anand Gaddadevaramath by a comfortable margin of 54 votes in a straight contest after JDS chose to abstain. Gowda secured 123 votes as against 69 by Anand out of the...
  • K'taka: Cong to seek JD(S) help in Council poll 19-12-2011 10:57 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) president Dr G Parameshwar said that efforts are being made to seek the support of the JD(S) and independent MLAs for the Congress candidate in the December-22 election to the State Legislative Council. Speaking to the media on Sunday, he exuded confidence of the...
  • Rs 76 crore for medicines, says Gowda 14-12-2011 10:38 AM

    Bangalore:Stating that there is no shortage of medicines in the state-run hospitals, Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday informed the Karnataka Assembly that the government had earmarked Rs 75.78 crore for the purchase of medicines to meet the requirements of patients. Replying to a question raised by UT Khader...
  • BSY wants Gowda elected unanimously 12-12-2011 12:22 AM

    Bangalore: Apparently rattled by speculation that he is working to defeat his successor DV Sadananda Gowda in the December 22 bypoll to the legislative council, former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa said on Sunday he is trying for Gowda's unanimous election. Gowda is now a MP and is seeking to...
  • K'taka Assembly rocked over BJP attack on Guv 08-12-2011 02:48 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Assembly on Wednesday witnessed noisy scenes over ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) attack on Governor HR Bhardwaj for his refusal to appoint the government's choice as the state's new Lokayukta (ombudsman). Opposition Congress and Janata Dal-Secular members trooped near the speaker's podium shouting slogans and protesting state...
  • Our mistakes cost us in Bellary bypoll: K'taka CM 04-12-2011 05:14 PM

    Bellary: Stung by the BJP's defeat in the Bellary bypoll, Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Sunday said the "mistakes" committed by the party in the last three years were responsible for the loss. However, he tried to put up a brave front, saying the party has made a...
  • Justice Hegde owes me an explanation: BSY 22-11-2011 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa has finally entered Bellary to campaign for the BJP party candidate in a high voltage by-poll. Sulking Yeddyurappa had boycotted all party programmes after his release from Bangalore central jail in a denotification scam. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa said he was is...
  • Hegde's comments not in good taste: Gowda 18-11-2011 02:04 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Thursday termed the comments made by former Kanataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde about his government as "not in good taste befitting the post Hegde held". Under fire from the BJP and the JDS, Hegde had on Wednesday hit back at Yeddyurappa, challenging him...
  • Now I can seek guidance from BSY: Sadananda 08-11-2011 03:53 PM

    Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda says he is happy that BS Yeddyurappa is out of jail. Gowda, who replaced scam-tainted Yeddyurappa as the Chief Minister of Karnataka, three months ago spoke to CNN-IBN in New Delhi. Gowda was in the national capital on official work. CNN-IBN: BS Yeddyurappa has...
  • Political instability prevailing in K'taka: Cong 06-11-2011 09:59 PM

    Bidadi: Claiming that "political instability" was prevailing in Karnataka with the ruling BJP hit by a spate of corruption charges, opposition Congress on Sunday resolved to gear for a possible mid-term Assembly polls. "Political instability is written on the wall with the BJP government facing a barrage of charges of...
  • Karnataka urges centre to roll back price hike 04-11-2011 01:14 PM

    Bangalore: The BJP government in Karnataka on Friday ruled out slashing of cess on petrol following the hike in price and urged the Centre to withdraw the price hike. "There is no proposal before the government to reduce cess on petrol. I will write to the Centre urging it to...
  • K'taka BJP's land scandals embroil RSS affiliates 03-11-2011 03:21 AM

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) land scandals in Karnataka that have landed its first chief minister in jail now seem to spread to affiliates of the party's mentor, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). New Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda, still struggling to establish his authority nearly three months after taking...
  • Bannurmath to be new Karnataka Lokayukta 28-10-2011 04:28 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka government has recommended to the Governor to appoint former Kerala High Court Chief Justice SG Bannurmath as Lokayukta, Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said on Friday. Refusing to be drawn into a debate over the controversy facing Bannurmath for securing allotment of a residential site at the Judicial...
  • Karnataka: BJP buying time on Lokayukta report? 14-10-2011 08:52 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government's decision to return the Lokayukta enquiry report on illegal mining has been called frivolous by former Lokayukta Justice Santosh Hegde. The government has sought a clarification on whether the Lokayukta had the powers to recommend action against ministers and MLAs. Hit out at the Karnataka government...
  • Karnataka may move SC over mining ban 11-10-2011 06:12 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government is planning to approach the Supreme Court seeking remedy to problems arising out of ban on iron ore mining in the state, Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said on Tuesday. "We are seeking legal experts' advice on the issue," he told reporters on the sidelines of...
  • Reddy arrest a Cong conspiracy: Karnataka CM 09-09-2011 05:43 PM

    Bellary: Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Friday alleged "conspiracy" by Congress led to the arrest of former minister and BJP leader G Janardhana Reddy. The Karnataka Lokayukta report accused Reddy brothers of being involved in illegal mining activities. "The party will evolve a strategy to counter the conspiracy,"...
  • Gadkari summons Karnataka CM to Nagpur 05-09-2011 10:47 PM

    Bangalore: BJP President Nitin Gadkari has summoned Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda to Nagpur for discussions on various matters, including the abrupt developments in the state including the arrest of former minister G Janardhana Reddy by CBI. Gowda will leave for Nagpur from Bangalore on Tuesday morning and is...
  • Karnataka CM declines to comment on Reddy arrest 05-09-2011 05:32 PM

    Hubli: Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Monday refused to react to the arrest of former tourism minister and mining magnate Janardhana Reddy by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). "I don't want to give my reaction now because Reddy has been arrested by the CBI. I will react...