HD Kumaraswamy

  • 225 candidates, including Sriramulu, Kumaraswamy enter fray 26-03-2014 09:49 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, former minister B Sriramulu and state senior Congress leader Janardhana Poojary were among 225 candidates who plunged into the fray on the last day of filing of nominations for the April 17 Lok Sabha polls in the state. As the deadline neared, there...
  • Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy to take on Moily in Chikkaballapur 25-03-2014 11:49 AM

    Bengaluru: Looking for new ground after suffering major losses in the by-elections in 2013, the Janata Dal Secular has decided to field former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy in the Chikkaballapur Lok Sabha constituency against Union Petroleum and Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily. The JDS sources say Kumaraswamy will be...
  • HD Kumaraswamy to take on Veerappa Moily in Chikballapur 18-03-2014 12:48 PM

    Bangalore: The electoral battle is getting tougher for Union Petroleum and Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily in Chikballapur Lok Sabha seat. According to local media reports and the JDS sources former chief minister and the JDS stalwart HD Kumaraswamy has decided to take on Moily in the elections. Earlier, he...
  • Karnataka: JDS loses Leader of Opposition post to BJP 23-01-2014 05:36 PM

    Bangalore: After losing its head office in Bangalore to the Congress, the JDS has suffered another setback on Thursday. It has lost Leader of the Opposition post in the Assembly to the BJP. With the merger of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's KJP, the strength of the BJP has gone...
  • Sugarcane farmer commits suicide outside Assembly 27-11-2013 11:56 PM

    Belgaum: A sugarcane farmer on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by consuming pesticide outside the legislature building here during a protest against the "inadequate" minimum support price fixed by state-run Sugarcane Control Board for the crop. As the winter legislature session is underway here, the farmer alongwith hundreds of others was...
  • Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah faces revolt 09-10-2013 11:08 AM

    New Delhi: Just four months after coming to power Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah is facing a minor revolt from his MLAs. According to a highly reliable source, about 20 Congress MLAs have sent a letter to party high command expressing their displeasure over Siddaramaiah's style of functioning and attitude towards...
  • Gowda accepts son's resignation after defeat in Lok Sabha by-polls 28-08-2013 05:29 PM

    Bangalore: The JDS founder and former prime minister HD Deve Gowda accepted his son and JDS Karnataka State chief HD Kumaraswamy's resignation on Wednesday. He resigned after the JDS suffered a humiliating defeat in last week's Lok Sabha by-polls. Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha also lost by over 1 lakh votes from...
  • Jagan refuses to budge on Telangana, fast enters fourth day 28-08-2013 10:12 AM

    Jaganmohan Reddy's indefinite hunger strike against a separate statehood for Telangana entered the fourth day. JDS holds a 1-day-meet after the humiliating defeat in the last week's Lok Sabha by-polls. Andhra Pradesh The jailed YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy has refused to end his fast against Telangana. His indefinite hunger...
  • Karnataka Cong leader Shivakumar wants Cabinet berth 26-08-2013 11:17 AM

    The recent Lok Sabha by-polls results in Karnataka have given a boost to the Congress with the party wresting two seats - Bangalore Rural and Mandya - from the JDS. In Andhra Pradesh, too, political temperature is rising over the proposed bifurcation of the state to create Telangana. Karnataka: Karnataka...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Will Siddaramaiah win his first vote of confidence? 23-08-2013 06:48 PM

    Two top politicians from Karnataka would be spending a sleepless night in Bangalore, on Friday. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his one time mentor-turned-arch rival former prime minister HD Deve Gowda have a lot to gain and much to lose in Saturday's two Lok Sabha bypoll results. Both have taken it...
  • Karnataka remains graveyard for regional parties 09-05-2013 05:26 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka on Wednesday avoided the dubious distinction of delivering a fractured mandate for the third time in a row by giving clear victory for Congress and remained true to its reputation as a graveyard of regional outfits. Two regional parties were founded in just over a year by two...
  • We will sit in the opposition to protect state's interest: JDS 08-05-2013 05:59 PM

    JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy said his party will sit in the opposition to protect the interest of the state. "We will expose Congress if it will take illegal decisions. I am not disappointed with the result, will analyse the poll results and work to satisfy the people," he said. ...
  • Karnataka polls: BJP routed, Yeddy hits the party hard 08-05-2013 11:33 AM

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has been routed in the Karnataka Assembly elections and has been pushed to the third spot. The Congress has stormed back to power with HD Kumaraswamy-led Janata Dal Secular coming second in the Assembly results announced on Wednesday. Just five years ago Karnataka became...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 25-04-2013 11:59 PM

    According to the CNN-IBN-The Week survey, Deve Gowda's Janata Dal Secular may end up holding the key to government formation. ...
  • Is corruption a major factor in Karnataka elections? 25-04-2013 11:57 PM

    Karnataka will vote for a new Assembly in single phase on May 5 and the counting for the 224-member House will take place on May 8. ...
  • Is Karnataka set to repeat its anti-incumbency trend? 25-04-2013 11:56 PM

    There is a strong anti-incumbency against the present government with 57 per cent of the respondents against the BJP getting another chance to rule the state. ...
  • Cong set to trounce BJP, win big in K'taka: Survey 25-04-2013 09:46 PM

    Bangalore: The Congress is on a comeback trail in Karnataka and all set to regain power in the state. According to a pre-poll survey conducted by Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) for CNN-IBN and The Week in 294 locations of 75 constituencies spread across Karnataka a total...
  • Karnataka JDS chief Kumaraswamy most preferred CM candidate: Survey 25-04-2013 06:43 PM

    New Delhi: A CNN-IBN-The Week pre-poll survey has revealed that Janata Dal (Secular) president and former Chief Minsiter HD Kumaraswamy is the most preferred CM candidate, with 18 per cent people voting in favour of him. While ex-BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa came a close second, garnering 10 per cent votes,...
  • Karnataka polls: JDS announces 1st list of candidates 05-04-2013 06:17 PM

    Bangalore: Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda-led JDS on Friday announced its first list of candidates for the May 5 Karnataka Assembly elections. Former chief minister and sitting MP HD Kumaraswamy and his wife Anitha will both be contesting. She will be fielded from Channapatna - known as the stronghold...
  • CAG raps Kumaraswamy, BSY over land denotification 12-12-2012 06:24 PM

    Belgaum: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has rapped the BS Yeddyurappa and HD Kumaraswamy governments for "rampant" illegal denotification of land benefiting builders and companies during the 2007-11 period. "During 2007-11, the government denotified 123 acres and 15.5 guntas (one gunta is about 1,086 sq ft) after taking possession...
  • Kumaraswamy lands in another land scam 03-01-2012 04:03 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) special court on Monday ordered an inquiry into the allegedly illegal freeing of government land on the city's outskirts by former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy in 2007. Admitting the private complaint filed by Madhuswamy, trial court judge NK Sudhindra Rao directed the ombudsman's police to...
  • K'taka: Kumaraswamy for fresh Assembly polls 25-12-2011 08:34 PM

    Bangalore: Claiming that some sections in the ruling BJP were trying to destablise the Sadanada Gowda Government, JD-S Karnataka unit President HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday demanded dissolution of the Assembly and holding fresh elections. "BJP is on shaky terrain as some sections of the BJP were making all efforts to...
  • FIR against SM Krishna in illegal mining case 08-12-2011 04:56 PM

    Bangalore: An FIR has been registered against External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, Congress MP Dharam Singh and Janata Dal (Secular) MP HD Kumaraswamy in the illegal mining case. The FIR has been filed in relation to private complaint filed against them by one TJ Abraham in the Karnataka Lokayukta court....
  • Case against ex-Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy quashed 21-10-2011 03:00 PM

    Bangalore: In a major relief for former Karnataka chief minister and Janata Dal (Secular) leader HD Kumaraswamy, his wife Anita and some of his family members, the High Court on Friday quashed the cases filed against the duo in connection with alleged irregularities in granting mining license and irregularities in...
  • Arrest warrant issued against BS Yeddyurappa 15-10-2011 12:13 PM

    New Delhi: A special Lokayukta court rejected the bail application of former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday. However, Yeddyurappa's son and son-in-laws were granted bail in the case. Lokayukta Deputy SP has reached Yedyurappa's residence with arrest warrants. The Karnataka BJP issued a statement on Saturday saying that...
  • Now it's turn of Yeddyurappa to land in jail: Cong 13-09-2011 12:20 AM

    Kudala Sangama, (Karnataka): Attacking the BJP on illegal mining issue, Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka Assembly Siddaramaiah on Monday said it was the turn of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa to go to jail after mining baron and former minister G Janardhana Reddy. Delivering the valedictory address of the...
  • Kumaraswamy, wife get bail in corruption cases 08-09-2011 02:56 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy and his MLA wife Anita, who apprehended arrest in two corruption cases filed against them in the Special Lokayukta Court in Bangalore. "Both petitions allowed", Justice L Narayana Swamy said, pronouncing the order providing...
  • HC refuses to stay trial against Kumaraswamy 30-08-2011 03:28 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Tuesday refused to grant stay on the proceedings initiated against former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy and his wife by a lower court on a private complaint filed against them. Justice KN Keshavanarayan rejected the applications filed by Kumaraswamy and his wife Anita praying for staying...
  • K'taka: Ex-CM Kumaraswamy to appear before HC 30-08-2011 07:19 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Monday adjourned to August 30 the applications filed by state unit JDS president HD Kumaraswamy and his wife seeking stay on the Lokayukta court proceedings in which he has been summoned for Tuesday. The application filed by Kumaraswamy's counsel Azmath Pasha came up for hearing...