Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that he has directed the district ministers to conduct a study on the prevailing drought in their districts and submit a report before November 15. “I have asked them to meet the people to know the ground reality," said CM Siddaramaiah. He further blamed the Centre of neglecting Karnataka in sanctioning drought-relief funds, despite asking for several times, and neglected people of Karnataka.
In another political defamation case, Rahul Gandhi, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and Deputy Shivakumar has been summoned. The three have been summoned by the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate. The complaint, filed by state BJP state secretary Keshavaprasad on May 9, centres the "40 per cent corruption" allegations in the run-up to the recently concluded assembly elections. The statement of 40% corruption against BJP was made during the Karnataka… read-more
Days after the oath-taking ceremony, the Karnataka Government allocated portfolios to all 34 ministers. CM Siddaramaiah took the important finance portfolio, whereas Deputy CM DK Shivakumar gets irrigation and Bengaluru Development ministry. Home Ministry has been given G Parameshwara, and KJ Geroge has been given the energy department. HK Patil is given law ministry and affairs ministry, and KH Muniyappa is the food, supplied and civil… read-more
Courtesy: The Press Trust of India
In Karnataka, 24 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) are set to be inducted into the Cabinet ministry and would take oath. The oath-taking ceremony is being held at Raj Bhavan, in Bengaluru, Karnataka, in the presence of senior INC leaders and State CM and Deputy CM. The development came a week after CM Siddaramaiah, Deputy CM DK Shivakumar and eight MLAs took oath in Karnataka. … read-more
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and Deputy CM DK Shivakumar held a meeting with the senior leaders of the Congress and finalized cabinet expansion. Four leaders, Randeep Singh Surjewala, KC Venugopal, DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaih, finalized 24 MLAs, selected as ministers, who will take the oath on May 27. The finalized names is not yet disclosed and has been sent to INC President Mallikarjun Kharge for a final decision.
Courtesy: English Jagran
Siddaramaiah and D.K. Shivakumar are all set to take oath as the CM and Deputy CM of Karnataka, at 12:30 pm. The event is organized at Kanteevara Stadium, Bengaluru, and will be attended by several southern leaders and senior Congress leaders. Besides CM and Deputy, eight Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) will also take oath as Cabinet ministers. Notably, Congress secured 137 seats and won the Karnataka Assembly elections.
Courtesy: The Times of India
After the announcement of the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka, DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah will decide on the Cabinet Expansion. Notably, the Indian National Congress-led Karnataka Government is set to form a government and the oath-taking ceremony will be held on May 20. Siddaramaiah will take oath as CM, DK Shivakumar will be the Deputy CM and will take the oath of office with cabinet ministers.
Courtesy: Outlook India
After suspense of days, the Indian National Congress finally announced the name of Karntaka Chief Minister. The All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Mallikarjun Kharge announced Siddaramaiah to be the chief minister, whereas the another contender DK Shivakumar was given the post of Karnataka Deputy CM. The decision was taken after rounds of meetings, held in Delhi and Bengaluru. Moreover, both the leaders will take the oath on May 20… read-more
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
The decision over the Chief Minister of Karnataka is still pending, as the two contenders DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah are set to meet Rahul Gandhi. After rounds of meetings and discussions between the senior leaders of the party in Delhi, the big next Karnataka CM announcement is likely to be made in the evening. All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Mallikarjun Kharge will make the announcement in Bengaluru.
Courtesy: Indian Express
The Indian National Congress (INC) is set to announce the Chief Minister of Karnataka, after the thumping victory against the BJP. After securing 137 seats in the southern state, the Congress is in tough spot, to select the Karnataka CM. Notably, Siddaramaiah and DK Shivakumar are eyeing the position, and are the two candidates for the post. In this regard, Congress held a meeting and would announce the CM.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal