"In midst of Bharat Jodo Yatra & Assembly session, they have issued summon. I am ready to cooperate but harassment I am made to go through is coming in way of discharging my constitutional duties."
The old guard in the TPCC are openly making statements against party president A Revanth Reddy.
The Congress leader said that when the party was in power in the state, there was communal harmony, referring to the three recent murders with alleged communal overtones.
KC Venugopal also said the leaders were asked not to air different opinions inside or outside the party forum and not to discuss any internal issues in public.
Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah on Sunday said that he will not contest from Chamundeshwari constituency in Mysuru in the 2023 Assembly elections.
The Centre wants to harass our party chief Sonia Gandhi and have summoned her on the pretext of questioning her in the National Herald case,” Shivakumar said.
The Vokkaliga community organisations have reportedly written to Congress party high command asking them to refused ticket to Rajanna from the Madugiri assembly seat in the 2023 assembly polls.
But a Congress MLA who is close to him said he has been extremely upset with the attitude of certain people within the Congress.
After a gap of 10 years, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has finally decided to hold organisational polls to elect its office-bearers at block and district levels.
Speaking about organisational changes, DK Shivakumar said by June 25, elections would be held to form new committees starting from the booth-level.
Shivakumar, who is the president of the Congress' Karnataka unit, was arrested by the ED in the case on September 3, 2019 and was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on October 23, 2019.
Chandru wrote a letter on Saturday to KPCC president DK Shivakumar, marking a copy to his sympathiser and leader of opposition Siddaramaiah, in which he cited personal reasons for his resignation.
The Congress leader, a former cabinet minister of Karnataka, Shivakumar is currently out on bail in the money laundering case.
In Karnataka, transgender activist Akkai Padmashali, who is associated with the Karnataka Congress, has been made state convener for the campaign 'Na Nayaki', to reach out to women.
There are about 56 per cent youths aged below 40 and 40 per cent women out of 78 lakh who have enrolled digitally, sources said.
Setback to Karnataka Congress as ex-minister Pramod Madhwaraj quits party citing 'political suffocation'
Pramod Madhwaraj was with Udupi BJP MLA K Raghupathi Bhat when the latter inaugurated the state's first floating bridge at Malpe Beach.
The Congress on Sunday hit out at the BJP-ruled Union Government over soaring fuel prices, inflation, unemployment, among other issues.
Let them introduce it, but since this is a secular country, Bible and Quran should also be introduced in Moral Science, said D K Shivakumar.
The Leader of Opposition in the state assembly also claimed that the Congress will get a clear majority in the coming elections and will form the government on its own in the state.
Even as all senior leaders of state Congress took part in the committee meeting, many believed that the exercise was futile since the lists are unlikely to be considered.