KR Ramesh Kumar

Former Karnataka minister Krishna Byregowda appointed as chairman of Public Accounts Committee

Forty-eight-year-old Byregowda is the youngest chairman of the PAC, the post which was held by senior Congress leader HK Patil.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Congress slams senior party leader from Karnataka for rape comment

The insensitive remarks against women are contrary to the values of gender equality the Congress party champions, DK Shivakumar said

published on : 17th December 2021

BJP slams Congress for Karnataka MLA's 'rape' comments

During the proceedings, Kumar stood up and tendered his sincere apology for the 'rape' comments

published on : 17th December 2021

Extremely sad and unfortunate: NCW on Karnataka Congress MLA's 'rape inevitable' remark

Activist Yogita Bhayana said the comment by the 'shameless' MLA came on a day when the country was observing nine years of the Delhi gangrape incident.

published on : 17th December 2021

Karnataka Congress MLA Ramesh Kumar sparks row with rape remark during Assembly session

KR Ramesh Kumar stoked a controversy after he remarked in the Assembly that ‘when rape is inevitable, one should lie down and enjoy it’.

published on : 16th December 2021

KR Ramesh Kumar: First Karnataka lawmaker to become speaker for second time

He served as Speaker in 1994-1999, and now in the 15th Assembly was elected unopposed on Friday.

published on : 26th May 2018

Congress'  KR Ramesh Kumar unanimously elected as Karnataka speaker

While the BJP had nominated Rajajinagar legislator Suresh Kumar for the post, he withdrew his nomination on Friday morning. 

published on : 25th May 2018