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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Veteran Congress leader Siddaramaiah took oath as the new chief minister of Karnataka. DK Shivakumar took oath as the deputy CM of the state.
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Karnataka Congress on Saturday released the first list of cabinet ministers. Apart from CM designate Siddaramaiah and Deputy CM designate DK Shivakumar six other ministers are likely to take the oath.
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A day before the oath taking ceremony Karnataka Chief Minister-designate Siddaramaiah and his deputy DK Shivakumar left for New Delhi.
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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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Amid intense speculation over the next chief minister of Karnataka, the Congress has said a decision on it is likely on Wednesday or Thursday and a new cabinet in the state will be in place in the next 48-72 hours. The party asserted that Karnataka will have a five-year-long stable government and urged people not to believe in speculation and "fake news" which it alleged was being peddled by the BJP.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee issued a fresh call for Opposition unity on Monday ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The Trinamool Congress chief said that she would back the Congress in certain areas, asserting that the BJP was unable to fight in areas where a regional party was strong. The remarks came days after the Congress secured a landslide win in Karnataka and set its sights on several other state polls.
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With Congress snatching away Bharatiya Janata Party's last citadel in South India in the recently concluded Assembly elections, Congress General Secretary in-charge Communications Jairam Ramesh tried explaining why people voted for Congress, rather than a ruling government. According to Ramesh, people in India, and especially Karnataka, are tired of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Modi and his campaigns. Despite the number of roadshows PM Modi did, people were not enthusiastic, claimed Ramesh.
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BJP’s C K Ramamurthy won the Jayanagar seat in Karnataka by 16 votes. This prompted the Congress to stage a protest allegedly misuse of the state machinery.
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As of May this year, the BJP is in power in 9 states/union territories. But in a coalition the BJP also has 6 more states. So, now it has control directly and indirectly over 15 states. In 2014, when Narendra Modi had come to power, the BJP ruled just 7 states. The Congress on the other hand which held 13 states in 2014 came down to six in 2022. This year will see five more assembly elections in the country. As the 2024 Lok Sabha polls thump forward, let’s see how the political dynamic shifts in India by the end of this year.
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Voting for the Karnataka Assembly polls ended at 6 pm on 10th May. Soon after the polling ended in the southern state, news organization have come out with their exit poll predictions.
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Bajrang Dal is at a crossroads in the Karnataka elections after the Congress manifesto mentioned that the law cannot be violated by individuals and organisations like Bajrang Dal, the banned Islamic outfit Popular Front of India and others. Know all about Bajrang Dal.
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A political slugfest broke out between the ruling BJP, and opposition Congress and JD(S) on Saturday over the “threat” to Karnataka Milk Federation’s famed dairy brand ‘Nandini’ following Amul’s entry to the state. In a setback for Gujarat-based dairy giant Amul, a hotel body in Karnataka has decided to use only Nandini milk to "support the state's (dairy) farmers".
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