Karnataka Cm

  • Karnataka CM clarifies his remark July 24, 2014

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has been forced to clarify his insensitive comment on being questioned about the rape of a six-year-old in a top Bangalore school. He had lost his cool and asked reporters if the Bangalore rape was the only news they had. ...
  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test July 22, 2014

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • Karnataka CM seen sleeping in Assembly during debate on sexual offences July 18, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday found himself in an embarrassing spot as video footage on TV channels showed him apparently dozing off during a debate on sexual offences against women in the Legislative Assembly. Siddaramaiah was seen in the video grab tilting his head in the front with eyes...
  • Siddaramaiah cracks whip, decides to return non-Kannada files May 11, 2014

    Bangalore: The Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has served an ultimatum to all bureaucrats on the use of Kannada in official work. He has instructed the bureaucrats to prepare all files in Kannada or face action. Speaking to IBNLive from Bangalore, he said, "I have returned more than 200 files which...
  • K'taka: Metamorphosis of Siddaramaiah into Cong CM May 13, 2013

    Bangalore: A man rooted in 'Janata Pariwar' for two-and-half-decades and known for strident anti-Congress stance, it has been a remarkable turn-around for Siddaramaiah, who was sworn in as Karnataka's 22nd Chief Minister on Monday. From early 1980s to 2005, Siddaramaiah who comes from a poor farmer's family, was a die-hard...
  • Will restore administration in Karnataka: Siddaramaiah May 10, 2013

    Siddaramaiah, who will be taking over as Karnataka CM on Monday, says he was waiting for the opportunity. "Our first priority is to put the administration back on track. People want clean government, we will try to provide it," he said. ...
  • Siddaramaiah: A politician who is not known to mince words May 10, 2013

    Bangalore: Rustic in appearance at times, outspoken Siddaramaiah is not known to mince words and hide his ambitions. And whenever some ruling Bharatiya Janata Party members tried to taunt him over his ambition, Siddaramaiah, Leader of Opposition in the outgoing Assembly, used to get aggressive and declare without hesitation that...
  • Who is Jagadish Shettar? July 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Jagadish Shivappa Shettar was born on December 17, 1955, in Kerur village of Bagalkot district, Karnataka to SS Shettar and Basavanemma. His father, SS Shettar, was a senior activist of the Jana Sangh and was elected five times to the Hubli-Dharwad Municipal Corporation and became the first Jana...
  • Don't shift Aero India show from Bangalore: CM July 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda has urged Union Defence Minister A K Antony not to shift the Aero India show from the city. The biennail event is being held at the Indian Air Force (IAF) Station, Yelahanka. In a letter addressed to Antony, the Chief Minister stated that...
  • Yeddyurappa convenes meeting of loyalists March 18, 2012

    Bangalore: In a renewed bid to get the party to reinstate him as Chief Minister, BJP Karnataka strongman BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday convened a meeting of his loyalists, including BJP legislators and MPs, here to remind the central leadership of its promise to give him justice. Sources close to him said Ministers...
  • Now, watch Karnataka CM live on YouTube December 1, 2011

    Bangalore: It might not go viral on the web like the Kolaveri video neither would it be as entertaining like the Mumbai flash mob dance, but then if you have the time you can also watch Karnataka Chief Minister live on the state government website. The previous Chief Minister of...
  • Reddy arrest: Karnataka CM to meet Gadkari September 6, 2011

    New Delhi: BJP President Nitin Gadkari has summoned Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda to Nagpur to discuss critical issues affecting the party and state, including the abrupt developments in the state including the arrest of former minister G Janardhana Reddy by CBI on Monday. Gowda...
  • I have been accused unfairly: Yeddyurappa July 31, 2011

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, indicted by the Lokayukta report on illegal mining, on Sunday claimed that he had been accused "unfairly" despite his efforts to preserve natural resources in the state. Reading out a statement in front of Raj Bhavan after tendering his resignation, Yeddyurappa said it was...
  • Who will succeed BS Yeddyurappa? July 28, 2011

    New Delhi: BJP Parliamentray Board on Thursday decided to send senior leaders Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley as observers to Bangalore on Friday to oversee the election of Karnataka BS Yeddyurappa's successor. Who will succeed the Karanataka chief minister and will he go without a fight? Ananth Kumar, Jagdish Shettar...
  • Defiant BSY back in Bangalore, BJP in a bind July 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Indicted in the mining scam, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa continues to remain defiant. Yeddyurappa returned to Bangalore on Thursday morning after meeting party president Nitin Gadkari. It's a crucial day that could change the face of the BJP's first government in the South. The party wants BS...
  • Will BJP be able to force BSY to quit? July 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has survived more than half a dozen attempts at dislodging him from office. The BJP leader is fighting the toughest political battle of his life. With Lokayukta unequivocally indicting him, he rushed straight to party president Nitin Gadkari's residence after landing in Delhi....
  • Will complete five-year term: Yeddyurappa July 27, 2011

    Bangalore: Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, facing indictment in the illegal mining report by Lokayukta, on Wednesday asserted his government would complete its five-year term, and the question of his successor does not arise now. "Central leadership has not asked me to step down. Only (HD) Deve Gowda,...
  • Lokayukta report indicts K'taka CM: sources July 27, 2011

    New Delhi: It's almost the end of the road for Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. CNN-IBN has learnt that the scam tainted BJP chief minister could well be on his way out. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the Karnataka Lokyayukta has recommended the prosecution of Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa under the...
  • Karnataka CM, Governor share dais on R-Day January 26, 2011

    Bangalore: A quick exchange of greetings and a rather reluctant embrace - Governor H R Bhardwaj and Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Wednesday shared the dais at a Republic Day function amid the ongoing bitter political battle between them. All eyes were riveted on the two as they...
  • Nobody has asked me to resign: Yeddyurappa November 23, 2010

    Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa tells CNN-IBN that he will meet the BJP central leadership today for a final decision. ...
  • Will Yeddyurappa resign after reaching Delhi? November 22, 2010

    Bangalore: After defying BJP high command's summons, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa is likely to reach Delhi on Monday evening. Amid indications that he may be asked to step down in the wake of alleged land scams, Yeddyurappa defied party leadership's summons and instead went to Puttaparthi for Sai Baba's...
  • Yeddyurappa will not resign: BJP November 18, 2010

    Bangalore: Despite being caught on the backfoot, the BJP has thrown its weight behind Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and ruled out his resignation on the land scam issue saying it cannot be compared with the Adarsh scam. Reacting to CNN-IBN's expose on the Karnataka Chief Minister selling government land to...
  • Yeddyurappa to face fresh probe into wife's death February 2, 2009

    Shimoga: The death of his wife four years back under mysterious circumstances has returned to haunt Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa with a local court ordering a fresh probe. The order by a magistrate came on a petition filed by advocate Sheshadri alleging that evidence was fabricated and that there...