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12-May-2018 Mysuru (Karnataka)

Congress will win, get over 120 seats : Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Saturday that he was "very confident" of the ruling Congress retaining power in the southern state by winning over 120 seats."We are very confident of retaining power. There is no question of a hung Assembly at all,"...

25-Mar-2018 Mysuru

Scared Modi government stalling no-trust vote, mocks Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday accused the Narendra Modi government of stalling no-confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha against it by the party and the TDP and YSR Congress over denial of special status to Andhra Pradesh."For the past 10 days,...

15-Mar-2018 Bengaluru

Don't lecture on development : Siddaramaiah to Yogi Adityanath

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has advised his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath not to lecture to his state on development after the BJP lost the twin Lok Sabha by-elections in the northern state."BJP has suffered humiliating loss in the Lok Sabha...

02-Mar-2018 Bengaluru

Karnataka unveils healthcare scheme

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday unveiled a healthcare scheme aimed at benefitting about 1.43 crore households in the state."The 'Arogya Karnataka' (Healthy Karnataka) will provide quality primary, secondary and tertiary treatment to both BPL and...

25-Feb-2018 Mudhol (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi mocks at 'chowkidar' Modi over bank fraud

Mocking at Narendra Modi for claiming to be a 'chowkidar' (watchman) than the Prime Minister of the country, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday wondered how the multi-crore Punjab National Bank fraud could happen under his NDA government."Modi says he...

22-Feb-2018 Bengaluru

Modi runs 90% commission government : Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday dubbed the NDA government a '90 per cent commission sarkar', retaliating to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's taunt that the ruling Congress government in the state was a '10 per cent commission sarkar'."It's Prime...

20-Feb-2018 Bengaluru

Karnataka CM hits back at Modi for 'commission' remark

Stung by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "10 per cent commission" jibe against his government, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said Modi was, in fact, a facilitator of corruption."You made common people stand in queues to deposit their money...

16-Feb-2018 Bengaluru

Siddaramaiah presents popular budget for poll-bound Karnataka

With an eye on Assembly election, due in late April or early May, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday presented a popular state budget for fiscal 2018-19 to please all sections of society.Barring 8 per cent increase in additional excise duty on...

11-Feb-2018 Koppal (Karnataka)

Rahul Gandhi asks 'pro-rich Modi' to waive farmer loans

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive loans of farmers than working only for the rich, businessmen and industrialists."Though the Modi government works for the rich, businessmen and industrialists, I urge the Prime...

05-Feb-2018 Bengaluru

Siddaramaiah dares Modi to prove charges against his government

A miffed Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to prove the charges of corruption and misgovernance he made against the state government on Sunday."Being the PM of the country, your words should carry credibility....

30-Jan-2018 chennai

K. Palaniswami, Siddaramaiah to meet over Cauvery

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and ministers from the Cauvery Delta region will meet Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and urge him to release the river river water to save the state's paddy crop, it was announced on Tuesday.A decision to this...

27-Jan-2018 Bengaluru

Karnataka ready for talks with Goa on Mahadayi water : Siddaramaiah

Karnataka is ready for talks with Goa on the Mahadayi river water sharing issue to meet the drinking needs of the state's four drought-prone districts, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Saturday."We are ready for talks if Goa Chief Minister (Manohar Parrikar)...

26-Jan-2018 Bangalore

Siddaramaiah opens mobile canteens in Bengaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday unveiled 24 mobile Indira Canteens that will serve food to the poor at subsidised rates.The canteens were flagged off by the Chief Minister from state legislature in the heart of the city."The Indira Canteens will...

26-Jan-2018 Bangalore

Karnataka Governor unfurls Tricolour to mark Republic Day

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday unfurled the Tricolour to mark the 69th Republic Day at the Sam Manekshaw parade ground here amid tight security.About 10,000 people, including women and children thronged the venue in the city centre to celebrate the...

19-Jan-2018 Bengaluru

Include millets in daily diet to help farmers : Siddaramaiah

With an view to supporting the farmers cultivating millets in dry areas of the country, and also for their nutritional value, millets must be included as part of our daily diet, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Friday."Karnataka is a dry state and over...

13-Jan-2018 New Delhi

Siddaramaiah, Karnataka Congress leaders meet Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, along with other senior Congress leaders of the state, on Saturday called on party president Rahul Gandhi at his residence.The meeting comes in the wake of a verbal duel between Siddaramaiah and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

17-Nov-2017 Bangalore

Karnataka doctors end strike on court directive, government assurance

Private doctors in Karnataka on Friday called off their five-day-long strike on a high court directive and the state government's assurance to modify provisions in the amendment bill on the functioning of private hospitals across the state."We have called off...

16-Nov-2017 Bangalore

CM Siddaramaiah vows to make Karnataka global technology hub

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday vowed to make the southern state a global technology hub and a leader in emerging industries"It is my dream to make Karnataka as a global technology hub and a leader in the emerging industries," the Chief Minister...

01-Nov-2017

Everyone in Karnataka must learn Kannada: Siddaramaiah

Karnataka celebrated its 62nd formation day with festivity on Wednesday, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah urging everyone in the state to learn Kannada language."Everyone living in the state must learn Kannada and must make their children learn the language. Kannada...

01-Nov-2017 Bengaluru

Everyone in Karnataka must learn Kannada: Siddaramaiah

Karnataka celebrated its 62nd formation day with festivity on Wednesday, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah urging everyone in the state to learn Kannada language."Everyone living in the state must learn Kannada and must make their children learn the language. Kannada...

25-Oct-2017 New Delhi

We didn't prepare President's speech : Siddaramaiah

After BJP MLAs alleged that the ruling Congress "forced" President Ram Nath Kovind to praise Tipu Sultan, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Wednesday that his speech was not prepared by the state government."We have not prepared the President's...

23-Oct-2017 Bengaluru

Centre's funds to states not charity: Siddaramaiah

Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for saying that states "opposing the idea of development" won't get support from the Centre, Karnataka Chief Minister on Monday said: "What the Centre gives states is their right, not charity."Referring to Modi's statements...

19-Oct-2017 Bengaluru

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah seeks GST exemption on handmade goods

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday urged the central government to exempt handmade products from Goods and Sales Tax (GST) regime."As handmade products are produced by millions of artisans across the country, imposition of GST on them is having...

21-Sep-2017 Mysuru (Karnataka)

10-day 'Mysuru Dasara' off to grand start

The 10-day "Mysuru Dasara" began on Thursday with much pomp and grandeur, with Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other officials attending the festivities.Mysuru Dasara, also called "Nada Habba" (state festival), was inaugurated by Padma Shri awardee...

15-Aug-2017 Bengaluru

Karnataka celebrates Independence Day

Independence Day celebrations took place across Karnataka on Tuesday, with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah unfurling the tricolour and inspecting a guard of honour here.About 6,000 people joined Siddaramaiah in singing the National Anthem at the Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw...

01-Jul-2017 Bengaluru

Presidential election: Meira Kumar campaigns in Bengaluru

Opposition candidate in presidential election Meira Kumar on Saturday appealed to Karnataka legislators to vote for her in the July 17 President's poll."As I am contesting for ideology and not power or prestige, it is important that you vote by your conscience...

21-Jun-2017 Bengaluru

Karnataka waives cooperative crop loans up to Rs 50,000

The Karnataka government on Wednesday announced waiving of crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 of over 22 lakh farmers from cooperative banks in the state."Crop loans of up to Rs 50,000 borrowed by 22,27,506 farmers from cooperative banks in the state will be...

17-Jun-2017 Bengaluru

Pranab Mukherjee dedicates Bengaluru Metro to nation

Bengaluru on Saturday became the second city after Delhi to have a full-fledged Metro network in all the four directions, with President Pranab Mukherjee dedicating the last section of the first phase to the nation.The 42.3-km-long project, which started in 2008,...

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