H. D. Kumaraswamy
Former Chief Minister of Karnataka
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Hardanahalli Devegowda Kumaraswamy is an Indian politician and businessman who is the former Chief Minister of Karnataka. He is a former president of the Karnataka State Janata Dal (Secular) and son of former Prime Minister of India H. D. Deve Gowda.
What happened to 'Compete with China' policy, HD Kumaraswamy asks Karnataka govt
Deve Gowda files nomination for RS polls from KarnatakaThe former Prime Minister was accompanied by his sons former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and former Minister H D Revanna, state JD(S) chief H K Kumaraswamy and others, as he filed his papers at the..
Deve Gowda to contest June 19 Rajya Sabha polls from KarnatakaThe Former Prime Minister made his decision following the request of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, several national leaders and party legislators, and it was not an easy task to "persuade" him to..
Covid-19 lockdown: Kumaraswamy calls for lowering cost of livingFormer Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy has called for citizen-centric measures and stressed the need to lower the cost of living, as he cautioned the state and Central governments about the..
Shutdown norms thrown to wind in Karnataka; people swarm wedding, temple festivalIn twin instances of disregard for lockdown norms in Karnataka, scores of people allegedly swarmed a farmhouse near here to get a glimpse of the wedding of former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy's son..
HD Kumaraswamy defies coronavirus lockdown, son Nikhil marries Congress leader's grand-niecePictures from the wedding showed that no social distancing norms were followed and people were seen without masks.
PM s appeal on lighting lamps is BJP's hidden agenda : HD Kumaraswamy
2 BJP MLAs "reach out" to HD Kumaraswamy, Lingayat sect legislators hold meeting
H D Kumaraswamy congratulates Arvind Kejriwal, AAPCongratulations to AAP and voters of Delhi for testifying that successful politics with development as criteria (to win polls), amidst money and muscle power," Kumaraswamy tweeted. Welcoming the..
NRC, CAA are 'mischief' of Congress, BJP, says Kumaraswamy"Congress and the BJP are playing mischief here to get vote share. These two parties want to increase their vote share by showing that they are the saviours of this community and that community,"..
Siddaramaiah, Kumaraswamy booked for sedition over protest against I-T raidsBased on a complaint by activist Mallikarjuna A, a city court recently directed the commercial street police to register a case under various sections of the IPC including criminal conspiracy and..
Former Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy breaks down while campaigning"The people of Mandya have deserted me. I never wanted my son to contest the election but because of your insistence I fielded him, said Kumaraswamy as he broke down during a public meeting at Kikkeri..
Kumaraswamy attacks PM Modi over India's financial situationJD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for spending "most of his time" travelling abroad to shake hands with heads of foreign nations while the country's financial..
Maharashtra developments opportunist politics, says KumaraswamyFormer Karnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday termed the ongoing developments in Maharashtra as opportunist politics and said no one in countrys politics, including him, has morality left..
Not totally happy, says Kumaraswamy on SC verdict in MLAs disqualification case"I have not promised anybody to protect their parties. My party is there. My top priority is to strengthen it. Why I have to support or safeguard any other party? What is a necessity? Both national..
BJP stands exposed,says Kumaraswamy on CM's audio'comments'
Is HD Kumaraswamy cosying up to BJP to save JD(S)?Former chief minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy created a flutter in political circles when he said he will not allow the BJP government to fall, but those in the know were not surprised.
Siddaramaiah sparks row over remarks on Lingayat, VokkaligasThe comments were reportedly made during a private conversation with a few Congress leaders recently. Siddaramaiah is purportedly heard saying Lingayats, a prominent community seen backing the BJP,..
Coalition collapse: JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy targets Siddaramaiah again
CBI raids on ex-cop: 'No reason to panic,' says Kumaraswamy
Siddaramaiah, Kumaraswamy engage in war of words ahead of Karnataka bypollspolitical slugfest has erupted between former chief ministers Siddaramaiah and H D Kumaraswamy with the two leaders blaming each other for the collapse of the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in..
Flood relief: HD Deve Gowda, HD Kumaraswamy attack BS Yediyurappa
In Karnataka, Kannada supreme, will never compromise: BS YediyurappaKarnataka CM B S Yediyurappa on Monday said Kannada was supreme as far as his state was concerned. Opposing Amit Shah’s push for Hindi , former CM HD Kumaraswamy said: “Imposing Hindi as the..
PM coming to watch Chandayaan-2 landing at ISRO a 'gimmick': HD KumaraswamyJD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday said that the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) headquarters in Bengaluru during the launch of..
Modi's presence at Isro could have proved 'bad omen' for Vikram moon lander: Kumaraswamy
'Think it became bad luck for scientists': Kumaraswamy says PM Modi came to ISRO for 'sake of advertisement'
Court issues summons to Kumaraswamy, 15 others in land denotification caseA special court set up to try public representatives has issued summons to former CM H D Kumaraswamy and 15 others in a case of alleged illegal denotification of land meant for a state govt project...
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy tweets his protest as ED quizzes DK ShivakumarEarlier in the day, Shivakumar appeared before the ED officials for the third time in connection with his alleged involvement in a money laundering case.
Fall of coalition govt: Siddaramaiah, Deve Gowda trade barbsA month after the collapse of the H D Kumaraswamy-led coalition government in Karnataka, a political slugfest has erupted between JD(S) patriarch H D Deve Gowda and Congress legislature party leader..
BS Yediyurappa orders CBI probe into snooping caseHowever, reacting to the announcement, state's former chief minister HD Kumaraswamy said on Sunday that he was ready for a probe by even an international agency
Ready to face any investigation: Kumaraswamy on phone tapping case'I am ready to face any investigation into the telephone taping issue. Let there be an international-level enquiry on phone taping charges against me," Kumaraswamy told reporters in Belthangady town in..
We don't need any coalition now: HD Kumaraswamy
Kumaraswamy hints at leaving politics, says he became chief minister 'accidentally'Former Karnataka chief minister and JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Saturday hinted at leaving politics, asserting that it is "not for good people". Claiming that he became the CM "accidentally",..
Karnataka: Kumaraswamy preparing pitch for son to contest polls from Krishnaraja Pete constituencyIn the recent Lok Sabha elections, his son Nikhil was defeated from Mandya despite having a stronghold with seven MLAs in the region.
Karnataka: Yediyurappa wins trust vote; Where is the majority? asks CongressKarnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday sailed through the trust vote on the floor of the assembly with the Congress and the JD(S) not insisting on division of votes. The short debate on the..
I'm not answerable to Yediyurappa, people know what work I have done: KumaraswamyIn a veiled jibe at the BJP leader, Kumaraswamy added that the JD(S) will not try to bring down their numbers in the Assembly and will work with them for the benefit of the people. "We will not try to..
Karnataka: Orders given by Kumaraswamy in July put on holdHD Kumaraswamy lost trust vote in the state assembly on Tuesday.
Karnataka Assembly Speaker Ramesh Kumar disqualifies independent MLA R Shankar, Congress rebels Jarkiholi and KumatalliShankar, before being inducted as a minister in Kumaraswamy government, had merged his party KPJP with the Congress.
Supreme Court permits 2 Independent Karanataka MLAs to withdraw plea for immediate floor testA bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi took note of the submissions of the senior lawyers representing the speaker and Kumaraswamy that they have no objection to the withdrawal of the petition.
Abstained from Karnataka trust vote due to 'communication gap', says BSP MLASoon after the HD Kumaraswamy government lost the majority in the floor test in the assembly on Tuesday, BSP supremo Mayawati expelled Mahesh from the party.
Yeddyurappa seeks RSS blessings, says 'waiting for instructions from Delhi'Yeddyurappa visited Bengaluru RSS office on Wednesday, day after Kumaraswamy govt's collapse.
Kumaraswamy non-commital on future of JD(S) alliance with CongressThe 14-month old Congress-JDS coalition government headed by Kumaraswamy resigned on Tuesday, losing thevote of confidence in the assembly after a three-week long bitter jockeying for power.
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Karnataka: HDK govt falls, drama ends without any surprise twistThe turbulent tenure of the JD(S)-Congress government came to an end on Tuesday, after the coalition lost the trust vote moved by chief minister H D Kumaraswamy 99-105. Twenty MLAs, including two..
'Democracy, honesty & people of Karnataka lost': Rahul slams 'vested interests within' after Congress-JDS govt fallsCongress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka headed by CM HD Kumaraswamy collapsed on Monday night capping a 14-month-long turbulent tenure.
Only 3 CMs completed full term in history of KarnatakaOnly three chief ministers — all from the Congress — have been able to complete their full five-year term in the history of Karnataka, which saw the H D Kumaraswamy-led coalition government losing..
Kumaraswamy's 14-month-long 'kingship' comes to an end"I will be the king and not the kingmaker," HD Kumaraswamy had said in the run-up to the Karnataka Assembly polls in 2018.
New era of development will start now, says Yeddyurappa"A new era of development will start from now onwards," said BJP's Karnataka president B S Yeddyurappa on Tuesday soon after the H D Kumaraswamy-led coalition government lost the confidence vote...
Kumaraswamy loses confidence vote in Karnataka assemblyThe Congress-JDS government in Karnataka collapsed on Tuesday after it lost the vote of confidence in the assembly, ending the nearly three-week long high political drama in the state. Speaker K R..
I am ready to happily sacrifice my position, says Karnataka CM KumaraswamyKarnataka chief minister H D Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said he was ready to "sacrifice" his post happily, as he replied to the confidence motion debate in the assembly. He also said he had no intention to..
BJP indulged in 'wholesale' trade of MLAs, says SiddaramaiahCongress leader Siddaramaiah on Tuesday accused the BJP of trying to topple the H D Kumaraswamy government and come to power through backdoor using bribery and "whosesale" trade of MLAs. "Everyone .....