Devaraj B Hirehalli

Congress to use ‘Karnataka Model’ for polls in other states

The key strategist, Sunil Kanugolu, who has been appointed Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s chief political adviser, is likely to focus on different polls till 2024.

05 Jun 2023

Karnataka CM appeals to 'financially abled' to give up guarantees, trim government's burden

When the Union Government launched a campaign asking people to give up LPG subsidy, many responded positively.

04 Jun 2023

Siddu, DKS appeal to affluent to give up perks & privileges

Certain guidelines have been prepared for each of the five guarantees.  

04 Jun 2023

Appointing dist in-charge ministers next big challenge for Siddaramaiah 

It is interesting to see whether Siddaramaiah will keep Bengaluru in-charge or allot it to Deputy Chief Minister DK Shivakumar.

03 Jun 2023

Karnataka: Yuva Nidhi, Shakti will help youth, women chase their dreams

Scheme will make youngsters feel government is with them, say experts

03 Jun 2023

Polls strategist Sunil Kanugolu is chief adviser to Siddaramaiah

Kanugolu was the brain behind the Congress party’s ‘PayCM’ campaign with a QR code, that took political circles by storm last September.

02 Jun 2023

Karnataka: Ministerial portfolios given; Big 2 hit ground running

With the portfolio allotment completed through a notification to set the ball rolling for the new government to get into action, Siddaramaiah on Monday morning met top bureaucrats.

30 May 2023

24 sworn-in to Karnataka cabinet, decision on guarantees next month

Siddu told reporters that the full-fledged cabinet has been formed to deliver good governance with an impetus on implementing the five guarantees the Congress promised to the people of Karnataka.

28 May 2023

Siddaramaiah may keep Finance, DKS B’luru devpt, many seniors unhappy

The TNSE late Saturday night learnt that the final list of portfolios has not yet reached the governor’s office for formal approval.

28 May 2023

Siddu may keep finance; plum portfolios for DKS

All these are subject to change as some senior ministers are unhappy with the portfolios allotted to them.

28 May 2023

Congress may use same ammunition for LS polls

Apparently, the party has decided that its stance would not change on the corruption issue ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.

26 May 2023

Karnataka: 24 MLAs to take oath as ministers on 27th may, tentative list ready

As pressure mounted on the Congress party high command with over 40 aspirants lobbying at various levels at the national capital, it was left with no other option than filling up all vacancies.

26 May 2023

Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar in Delhi to discuss cabinet expansion, portfolios

On Wednesday, Shivakumar reached Delhi well ahead of Siddaramaiah. He and his brother DK Suresh, Bengaluru Rural MP, held talks with AICC president Mallikarjun Kharge for about 45 minutes.

25 May 2023

Berth booking heats up, leaders meet DK Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah

According to sources, the party high command, Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar will have equal power in selecting ministers. 

22 May 2023

Glitz & grand: Old party’s new beginning

Siddu, DKS take oath with 8 ministers; leaders of non-BJP parties come together ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha elections

21 May 2023