H D Kumaraswamy

'Congress has phobia': Kumaraswamy hits back at Rahul for remark on regional parties

He asked the former Congress president to elaborate to regional parties about ideological commitment, while saying that the national party has no presence in most parts of the country.

published on : 16th May 2022

BJP, Congress want to "finish off" JD(S), alleges H D Kumaraswamy

Hitting out at those accusing JD(S) of "family politics", he claimed that his father H D Deve Gowda have taken several "risks" for the survival of the regional party.

published on : 10th May 2022

After Devgn-Sudeep banter, former Karnataka CMs insist Hindi not national language

Former Karnataka chief ministers Siddaramaiah and H D Kumaraswamy joined the debate and insisted that Hindi is like any other language in India and not the national language.

published on : 28th April 2022

Congress has no credibility, says H D Kumaraswamy

The former Karnataka Chief Minister asserted that his party would contest independently in the Assembly and has set a target of winning at least 123 seats in the 225-member Assembly.

published on : 20th April 2022

Friends with Russia, Centre could’ve rescued more students, feels H D Kumaraswamy

Kumaraswamy told reporters that PM Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have been on good terms and have spoken with each other only three months back.

published on : 7th March 2022

Karnataka crisis: Congress initiates backchannel negotiations to win back rebel MLAs

Congress's troubleshooter and Water Resources Minister DK Shivakumar reached the residence of Housing Minister M T B Nagaraj at about 5 AM and camped there for almost four-and-a-half hours.

published on : 13th July 2019

No end in sight for health department staffers’ stir

Commotion prevailed at Freedom Park on Tuesday evening when contractual employees of the health department refused to vacate the premises unless they got a proper solution for their demands. 

published on : 13th February 2019

Budget ignores north, coastal Karnataka, BJP alleges

The budget doles out schemes after schemes for districts of South Karnataka including Bengaluru but leaves North Karnataka.

published on : 5th July 2018

Karnataka Budget-2018 HIGHLIGHTS | Power, petrol prices to go up in H D Kumaraswamy's maiden budget

The budget proposes a hike in power tax from 6% to 9%. Petrol prices will increase by Rs 1.14 and diesel by Rs 1.12 per litre. H D Kumaraswamy announced farm loan waivers up to Rs 2 lakh too.

published on : 5th July 2018

Kumaraswamy gives Karnataka Higher Education portfolio to 'class 8 pass' minister, sees nothing wrong

Kumaraswamy, who holds a BSc degree, was asked about JD(S) minister G T Devegowda reportedly being upset at being given the higher education portfolio.

published on : 9th June 2018

Crisis exposes Congress' leadership vacuum in Karnataka, say analysts

As dissidence within the party snowballed into a major crisis, JD(S) leader and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy had to step in to take up the issue with the Congress high command. 

published on : 9th June 2018

RR Nagar bypoll: Congress wins it easy

JD(S) candidate, G H Ramachandra, who was expected to give a tough fight to Munirathna came third with 60,360 votes.

published on : 31st May 2018

BJP man in Speaker race makes it a contest as Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy takes floor test

Ex-minister Suresh Kumar to take on JD(S)-Congress' Ramesh Kumar; numbers with coalition.

published on : 25th May 2018

Won’t dig into allegations of past government’s scams: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy

Says longevity of JD(S)-Congress alliance depends on cooperation of grand old party.

published on : 25th May 2018

Karnataka CM H D Kumaraswamy to hold Janata Darshan daily when in Bengaluru 

 To give direct access to people to meet him, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy is set to start his Janata Darshan at the Chief Minister’s home office “Krishna”, on Kumara Krupa Road, here. 

published on : 25th May 2018
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