Today, Rahul Gandhi received the unexpected support of West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee soon after Parliament disqualified the Congress leader, a day after a magistrate's court jailed him for two years in a defamation case linked to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surname.
Eight Congress MLAs were sworn in as ministers in the Karnataka Cabinet during the oath-taking ceremony in Bengaluru on Saturday. Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot administered the oath of office and secrecy to the MLAs at the swearing-in ceremony held at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru. Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge's son Priyank Kharge, party's MLAs G Parameshwara and MB Patil were among the eight MLAs. The other MLAs who took oath included KH Muniyappa, KJ George, Satish Jarkiholi, Ramalinga Reddy and BZ Zameer Ahmed Khan. Congress leader Siddaramaiah was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka for the second time on Saturday after the party's sweeping victory in the Assembly elections. DK Shivakumar was sworn in as only Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka.
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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has thanked party leaders and workers in Karnataka for ‘giving a historic mandate’ as results of the state election show the party crossing the halfway mark and leading in more than 130 seats.
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The fight between the Congress and the BJP in Karnataka is at its peak. With voting around the corner, the political parties, in the last few days, are putting all their all might to garner voters’ attention with high-octane pitches. The campaign for the high-profile Karnataka assembly elections 2023 is set to end at 5 pm today. After PM Modi’s grand road shows in the state, Priyanka Gandhi today held a massive show in the Vijayanagara district.
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Today, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met protesting wrestlers at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to express solidarity with their demand for action against the alleged Sexual exploitation of women athletes by superiors.
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AICC in-charge of Karnataka Randeep Singh Surjewala on Monday said that the central observers of the Congress have submitted their report regarding the next chief ministerial choice to party president Mallikarjun Kharge. While Shivakumar, the state Congress president, cancelled his visit to New Delhi, Siddaramaiah, who was in the national capital to meet the central leadership, did not interact with the reporters. Siddaramaiah, former chief minister, and Shivakumar were called by the party high command for further discussion on government formation.
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The selection of Chief Minister of Karnataka has now reached Delhi. The Congress observers of the Center who collected the opinion of the new MLAs in the Congress Legislative Party meeting yesterday have now submitted it to the Congress High Command including Mallikarjun Kharge, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. In this background, DK Shivakumar (DK Shivakumar) and Siddaramaiah (Siddaramaiah), who are vying for the position of CM, have been given High Command Bulao. DK Shivakumar, who is now leaving for Delhi, held a press conference. The high command will decide who will be the CM. All the MLAs who won are ours, I don't have anyone,' said Shivakumar in the press conference.
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A court in Punjab on May 15 summoned Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge in a ₹100 crore defamation case filed by Hitesh Bhardwaj, the founder of Hindu Suraksha Parishad, against Mr. Kharge for allegedly making defamatory remarks against Bajrang Dal during the recently concluded Karnataka Assembly elections.
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The counting of votes in Karnataka is underway and Congress has crossed the majority mark by a huge margin. As the high-voltage battle for Karnataka rages on, or as it is more or less clearer that Congress would keep the state in its kitty, one question that has emerged is who will be the next Chief Minister – will it be astute veteran Siddaramaiah or the loyal general DK Shivakumar. The Congress party has not announced its chief ministerial candidate, and all eyes are on party chief Mallikarjun Kharge and Rahul Gandhi.
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Rain along with strong winds and dust storms hit parts of Delhi on Thursday, days after the weather office declared a heat wave in the capital. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today that similar conditions are expected to prevail in the capital over the next two to three days and that no heat wave is predicted until May 30.
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CBI arrests journalist Vivek Raghuvanshi and ex-navy officer Ashish Pathak in espionage case; Sources said that Siddaramaiah to be the next CM of Karnataka, DK Shivakumar to meet Rahul Gandhi soon; NIA carries out raids at multiple locations against Jaswinder Singh Multani and SFJ; India and China hold talks on ongoing LAC row; conduct a major general-level dialogue.
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Ending the ongoing suspense, the Congress high command has finalised senior leader Siddaramaiah as the next Chief Minister of Karnataka, sources said. This comes after three days of a tussle as Siddaramaiah and Karnataka Congress president DK Shivakumar both were adamant on CM's post. The official announcement regarding the development will be made by Rahul Gandhi in a press conference at 1 pm.
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The Congress on Thursday has chosen Siddaramaiah as the next chief minister of Karnataka, and KPCC president DK Shivakumar as his deputy. Senior Congress leader KC Venugopal formally announced that Siddaramaiah will be Karnataka's next Chief Minister and DK Shivakumar will be his solo deputy. In a press conference, Venugopal said that Shivakumar will continue as the KPCC president.
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