G Parameshwara

  • KPCC chief defends his comments, says loans to minorities will be a boost October 7, 2013

    Bangalore: Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President G Parameshwara on Monday defended his statement on repayment of loans by the minority community. He said he was only trying to extend help to the community and that he didn't mean that anyone should be allowed to flout the law. "I had said...
  • Why is Karnataka Congress Chief embarrassing his own party government? October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Knowingly or unknowingly, the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) chief Dr G Parameshwara has walked into a trap. His statement "Even if they (minorities) don't repay loan, it is not a problem. Many others also owe thousands of crores" has given powerful ammunition to the opposition BJP in...
  • Not a problem if minorities do not repay government loans: KPCC chief October 7, 2013

    Bangalore: In a race to appease the minorities ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President G Parameshwara urged the state body to provide Muslims with more loans. He also suggested that loans as much as 50 lakh must be provided to the minorities. "Give them...
  • It's alright for minorities to cheat by not repaying loans: Parameshwara October 6, 2013

    In the race to appease the minorities ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha election, KPCC President G Parameshwara has suggested it was alright for them to cheat by not repaying the loans taken from government agencies. Calling it a part of the development process, Parameshwara recommended that sanctioning of huge...
  • Karnataka: Major test for Congress in Lok Sabha bypolls August 20, 2013

    Bengaluru: It is the Congress's turn to prove itself in Karnataka with the first election in the state Siddaramaiah took over as the Chief Minister. The Congress is battling against archrival JDS in two Lok Sabha byelections, Mandya and Bangalore Rural, both strong Vokkaliga regions that the JDS had reigned...
  • Siddaramiah to meet Sonia Gandhi today in Delhi May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Newly swornin Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will be in Delhi on Wednesday and he is scheduled to meet UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi. Siddaramaiah is expected to hold discussions for the expansion of the state Cabinet. Karnataka Congress chief G Parameshwara will also accompany the state Chief Minister. A...
  • Karnataka polls: Congress leaders jostle for CM post May 8, 2013

    Bangalore: The Congress is all set to form the government in Karnataka and is close to the halfway mark in the 224member Assembly. The voting was held in 223 seats because voting in Periyapatna constituency was postponed until May 28 following the death of the BJP candidate. The counting of...
  • Karnataka polls: Congress' list of candidates April 6, 2013

    PCC chief G Parameshwara and CLP leader Siddaramaiah figure in Congress' first list of 177 candidates released on Friday for the 224member Assembly elections in Karnataka on May 5. Former Chief Minister late S Bangarappa's son Kumar Bangarappa S has been fielded from Sorab assembly seat. The list also includes...
  • Congress releases first list of 177 candidates for Karnataka polls April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: PCC chief G Parameshwara and CLP leader Siddaramaiah figure in Congress' first list of 177 candidates released on Friday for the 224member Assembly elections in Karnataka on May 5. Former Chief Minister late S Bangarappa's son Kumar Bangarappa S has been fielded from Sorab assembly seat. The list...
  • Congress demands resignation of Karnataka CM January 5, 2013

    Chikballapura (Karna): Congress leaders on January 5 demanded the resignation of BJP government in Natala, saying it has "lost the moral right to continue in office." Addressing a rally here, the leaders hit out at the Jagadish Shettarled government and alleged that due to internal bickerings in BJP, development works...
  • K'taka: Congress getting into election mode February 5, 2012

    Bangalore: The opposition Congress in Karnataka on Saturday decided to reach out to the people with party leaders planning to tour all 224 assembly segments over four months from March and said the exercises can be termed as preelection preparations. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee held its...
  • Cong anticipates snap poll in K'taka this year January 3, 2012

    Bangalore: Anticipating a snap poll in Karnataka this year, opposition Congress on Tuesday said it would complete the process of identifying probable candidates in 150 assembly segments in the state by Marchend. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President G Parameshwara said observers from All India Congress Committee (AICC) are already on the...
  • K'taka HC lifts stay on probe against Yeddyurappa July 21, 2011

    New Delhi: Karnataka High Court on Thursday gave a goahead to Lokayukta to probe land scam and lifted stay on probe against Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. Yeddyurappa is accused of denotifying land, allotting them to family members. "Truth has a nasty habit of repeatedly popping its head at inconvenient times....
  • Lokayukta report: Cong wants BSY to go July 21, 2011

    Bangalore: In the wake of Karnataka Lokayukta's indictment of Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on the illegal mining issue, Congress on Thursday gunned for his removal, but a defensive BJP said the report had 'lost sanctity' as it has been leaked. Smelling blood, the Congress demanded the immediate resignation of the Yeddyurappa...
  • Cong stages dharna demanding BSY's resignation May 15, 2011

    Bangalore: The Opposition Congress on Saturday staged a dharna in Bangalore demanding immediate resignation by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, against whom a local court has ordered a probe into allegations of corruption. The Congress leaders and activists who assembled in front of the Mahatma Gandhi statue here...