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Ramesh said the JDS indulged in revenge politics by targeting the only BJP MLA from the district.
Amid ruckus by the opposition BJP, the Karnataka Legislative Assembly was adjourned without the Finance Bill being tabled on Wednesday.
Deve Gowda says he had offered to resign from Lok Sabha after Modi's win but PM asked him to continue
When the BJP ended up winning 282 seats, he went to see Narendra Modi to offer his resignation, Deve Gowda said.
The 85-year-old JD(S) leader said his name came only after the then Prime Minister V P Singh and CPI(M) leader and the then West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu declined to accept the post.
Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy too accused the Centre of damaging constitutional institutions by using them to target BJP’s political opponents.
Gowda's son and Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy too accused the Central government of damaging constitutional institutions by using them to target BJP's political opponents.
The JD(S) patriarch sympathised with the Bengal government and said he was shocked to learn about the CBI rushing to arrest the Kolkata Police Commissioner and the subsequent developments.
Congress is a divided house on whether Operation Kamala is underway or not but the BJP is keen on making the right moves given the slightest chance.
Deve Gowda, Siddaramaiah shadowbox expected as Congress and JD(S) to discuss seat-sharing for Lok Sabha polls
As Lok Sabha polls draw near, and with it, the need to discuss seat-sharing between coalition partners, the underlying tensions between Congress and JD(S) are bursting out into the open.
The Congress and JD(S) are yet to begin negotiations on seat-sharing for the Lok Sabha elections but it is the BJP that is more keen on the process.
According to reports, during the recent party meeting, a section of leaders from Bengaluru proposed the idea of the JD(S) supremo contesting from Bangalore North.
The resort politics popularised by N T Rama Rao continues unabated. The old motto of Aaya Ram Gaya Ram has given way to the new bazaar practice of Buy Ram Sell Ram.
The Janata Dal (Secular) supremo said a small group of senior leaders should be formed to decide on a roadmap on how they will ensure good governance.
Addressing a minorities convention in Bengaluru on Thursday, the former Prime Minister said JD(S) is committed to facing the Lok Sabha elections along with Congress to defeat BJP.
The Congress also needs Gowda to send out a right message to other regional leaders.