Gowda

  • LS polls: Gowda's last battle in Hassan, Modi jibe gets him sympathy 14-04-2014 02:20 PM

    Bangalore: Narendra Modi, the BJP's PM nominee, seems to have generated some sympathy for former prime minister HD Deve Gowda across Karnataka. Addressing an election meeting at a Gowda stronghold of Chikkaballapura near Bangalore, Modi offered assistance to Gowda. Reacting to a statement of Gowda that he won't be living...
  • Modi offers shelter to Deve Gowda, says I am also your son 13-04-2014 11:27 PM

    Chikballapura: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has requested former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda to live in Gujarat. Modi gave the statement after Gowda said that he will not live in Karnataka if Modi becomes the Prime Minister. Addressing an election meeting Modi said, "I request Deve Gowda to...
  • Modi replies to Gowda remark, says former PM welcome in Gujarat 13-04-2014 01:32 PM

    Narendra Modi on Sunday took a jibe at JDS chief H D Deve Gowda for his remark that he will "quit" Karnataka if BJP forms the government, saying the former PM was welcome in Gujarat where he will serve him more than his son. "You are the former prime minister...
  • Will take 'political sanyas' if Modi gets magic figure: Deve Gowda 12-04-2014 07:36 PM

    Shimoga: Former Prime Minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda on Saturday said he would take "political sanyas" if Narendra Modi-led BJP reached the magic figure of 272-plus seats to form government at the Centre. Mentioning that "colourful attire, style and NRI funds" for self-projection could not help a person...
  • Why should I condemn Mulayam's rape remark, says HD Deve Gowda 11-04-2014 04:11 PM

    Former Prime Minister and JDS Chief HD Deve Gowda on Friday refused to condemn the controversial statement of SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav questioning the death penalty for rape. "He (Mulayam) has got every right. Every political party has got their own views. Why should I condemn anybody? Ultimately, the...
  • Why should I condemn Mulayam's rape remark: Deve Gowda 11-04-2014 01:10 PM

    Bangalore: Former Prime Minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda on Friday refused to condemn the controversial statement of Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav questioning the death penalty for rapists. "He (Mulayam) has got every right. Every political party has got their own views. Why should I condemn anybody?...
  • MPs rating: Deve Gowda scored 6.15 out of 10 in performance 09-04-2014 01:58 PM

    New Delhi: Former Prime Minister and Janta Dal Secular Chief HD Deve gowda is a five-time sitting MP from Hassan, Karnataka. He scored 6.15 on a scale of 10 in a survey conducted by CNN-IBN and ADR that rates our parliamentarians' performance. He scored 6.5 on 10 on the parameters...
  • Bangalore North: Lawyers, lawmakers and the law 08-04-2014 12:12 PM

    Bangalore: "Trust me, I'm a lawyer." Yes, you may laugh; but that's the one credential that all three major candidates in Bangalore North will be going to the voter with. A fourth will probably say - Trust me, I'm a former cop. The Bangalore North constituency is being wooed by...
  • LS polls: Karnataka's six former CMs in election fray 01-04-2014 06:56 PM

    Six former chief ministers of Karnataka, including one who was prime minister for 10 months, are in the fray for the Lok Sabha seats from the state - a record of sorts. Of them, two each are from the Congress (M Veerappa Moily and N Dharam Singh), the BJP (BS...
  • Can't minimise AAP's importance in lok Sabha polls: HD Deve Gowda 28-03-2014 05:40 PM

    Bangalore: Former Prime Minister and JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda on Friday said he will not minimise the importance of the Aam Aadmi Party in the coming Lok Sabha polls. "I'm not going to minimise the importance of Aam Aadmi Party, whether they are going to win ten seats, five...
  • Amidst 'Modi wave' Nilekani most searched on Google in Karnataka 27-03-2014 06:34 PM

    Bangalore: Nandan Nilekani, Congress candidate from Bangalore Lok Sabha constituency, is the most searched name on Google compared to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other leaders. "State political veterans such as Siddaramaiah, BS Yeddyurappa (former chief minister) and HD Deve Gowda (former prime minister) lag behind a political entrant like...
  • Satpal Maharaj says he played key role in Uttarakhand formation 27-03-2014 07:53 AM

    Pauri MP Satpal Maharaj, who recently defected to BJP, on Wednesday claimed that he had played a vital role in the formation of Uttarakhand. On his first visit to BJP headquarters in Dehradun after joining the party in Delhi earlier this month, he said he as an MP and a...
  • Sharief, Sangliana likely to join JDS, says Deve Gowda 20-03-2014 06:38 PM

    Congress veteran C K Jaffer Sharief and former MP H T Sangliana are likely to join JDS, party supremo and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters, Gowda said, "If everything comes through, especially after the meeting I had with him, Sharief will contest...
  • Gowda takes exception to Modi's jibes at Third Front 14-03-2014 04:44 PM

    Bangalore: Taking umbrage at Narendra Modi's repeated acidic attacks on Third Front, former Prime Minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda on Friday said BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate should not "cross limits" in his speech. "Modi should be restrained. He should not think he can reach his goal (of becoming...
  • Sports Ministry clears foreign training stints of athletes 13-03-2014 10:28 PM

    New Delhi: Top Indian track and field athletes, including medal prospects Vikas Gowda and Krishna Poonia, have been cleared by the Sports Ministry for foreign training stints as part of the preparation for the Commonwealth and Asian Games later this year. Poonia, along with his husband and coach Virender, has...
  • 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...
  • Don't ignore the Third Front: Deve Gowda 14-02-2014 10:37 AM

    I will be fighting my 15th General Election in the next two months. I entered politics as far back as 1959 and fought and won my first Assembly election in 1962. I have won 7 Assembly elections and 6 Parliament elections in the last 55 years. It is also true...
  • Parties with no representation in Parliament can join Third Front: Nitish Kumar 11-02-2014 08:26 AM

    JD(U) leader and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that parties which do not have any representation in the Parliament but are a force to reckon with, could also be a member of the bloc. "Parties which does not exist in Parliament but have strength outside Parliament can...
  • Nitish, Left leaders meet to give shape to Third Front 10-02-2014 03:24 PM

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and the Left leadership on Monday had a breakfast meeting with other leaders to discuss the formation of a non-Congress, non-BJP formation for the next Lok Sabha polls. The informal meeting took place at the residence of JD (S) chief and former Prime Minister HD...
  • Secular front efforts gain momentum; Nitish, Deve Gowda and Karat meet 10-02-2014 09:50 AM

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of a 14 party-group forming a secular front ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is meeting former Prime Minister and Janata Dal (Secular) chief Deve Gowda and CPM general secretary Prakash Karat in Delhi on Monday. Emerging from the meeting, Nitish...
  • LS pollscape: Nandan Nilekani, NaMo and Karnataka's battles of wits 06-02-2014 07:29 AM

    The NaMo vision, the RaGa saga, the third front's brave front. Whatever is being played out at the national level, in Karnataka, the Lok Sabha story is about individualistic battles this coming election - whether it is about former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's return to the BJP or the rise...
  • Third Front will be forged before elections: HD Deve Gowda 01-02-2014 02:47 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, JDS leader HD Deve Gowda has admitted that he is in talks with Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee and also has the support of Left parties for a Third Front. ...
  • Nitish, Mulayam, Deve Gowda, Mamata: Third Front in the offing? 01-02-2014 02:23 PM

    New Delhi: The regional parties are planning on something big and looking at joining hands for the Lok Sabha elections. In an interview to CNN-IBN, JDS leader HD Deve Gowda said that he was in talks with Nitish Kumar, Mulayam Singh Yadav and Mamata Banerjee and that a formal Third...
  • Deve Gowda says talks on to revive Third Front ahead of LS polls 31-01-2014 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, efforts have intensified to stitch up a Third Front. Former Prime Minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda is trying to revive the now defunct political unit. He believes that a non-Congress, non-BJP alliance is still possible. Speaking to CNN-IBN in New...
  • Time ripe for floating third alternative: Gowda 22-12-2013 10:42 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Holding that projecting Rahul Gandhi and Narendra Modi as PM candidates by Congress and BJP respectively was not going to ensure them majority in Parliament, JD(S) leader HD Deve Gowda on Sunday said the time was ripe for floating a third alternative by regional parties. "This is the right...
  • Sonu Gowda set to make comeback with 'Dyaavre' 07-12-2013 05:40 PM

    Actress Sonu Gowda, who made her on-screen debut with Inthi Ninna Preethiya, is ready to make her comeback with 'Dyaavre'. In one of her recent interviews, Sonu revealed that she essays the role of a journalist in the film. The actress, who has known the team for years, was elated...
  • Anushree gears up for on-screen debut 29-11-2013 04:55 PM

    New Delhi: Anushree, who earned huge popularity in Karnataka with popular TV reality show 'Kannada Bigg Boss', is all set to make her on-screen debut. Anushree grabbed everyone's attention as an anchor with comedy show, 'Comedy Killadigalu'. And if reports are to be believed, Anushree will make a debut as...
  • Regional parties unite for a secular front, attack Modi 31-10-2013 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: The political churning ahead of the 2014 elections has begun with 14 regional parties led by the Left coming together on Wednesday in Delhi for exploring possibilities for the setting off talks of a possible third front once again. Jharkhand Vikas Morcha Leader Babu Lal Marandi, who attended...
  • 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...