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Karnataka Congress MLA fell for BJP’s ‘Operation Kamala’: Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru:  Umesh Jadhav, Karnataka’s “rebel” Congress MLA who resigned from the state Assembly, fell prey to the BJP’s ‘Operation Kamala’, party leader Siddaramaiah said on Tuesday. “The circumstantial evidence clearly suggests that he (Jadhav) has fallen for #OperationKamala (referring to alleged poaching attempts by the BJP),” the former Chief Minister said in a series of […]

Congress-JD-S alliance a ‘surrender deal’: BJP

Bengaluru : The BJP on Saturday termed the post-poll alliance between the Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) as the “surrender deal”, alleging that the alliance has been stitched on a formula to “not enquire” into the former Siddaramaiah government’s “corruption”. “By submitting resignation from the Chief Ministership, B.S. Yeddyurappa has showed highest democratic tradition,” […]

Modi behind horse trading in Karnataka’s BJP: Siddaramaiah

Bengaluru :  Karnataka’s outgoing Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of encouraging horse-trading to lure Congress and JD-S legislators to their party for forming the government after the May 12 assembly election gave a fractured mandate. “Modi and Shah are supporting BJP leaders in horse-trading to poach legislators of our party […]

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah (File Photo)

Siddaramaiah wins Badami seat, loses Chamundeshwari

Bengaluru :  Outgoing Congress Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday won the Badami Assembly seat in Bagalkot district but lost in Chamundeshwari in Mysuru. According to results declared by the Election Commission, Siddaramaiah won in Badami by a narrow margin of 1,696 votes over BJP’s B. Sreeramulu. He lost to Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) rival G.T. Deve […]

Siddaramaiah was over-confident: Karnataka minister

Bengaluru :  Blaming Siddaramaiah for his “over-confidence”, Karnataka Energy Minister D.K. Shivakumar on Tuesday said the Chief Minister was advised against contesting from two seats but he still went ahead. He said the Congress did not do even 10 per cent of what the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) did during the campaigning. “Rahul Gandhi (Congress […]