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Congress's Mekedatu Padayatra Enters Second Day While Senior Leaders Get Booked By Police

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

FIRs have been registered against nearly 30 Congress leaders and others, official sources said.

Slapsville: 8 Netas Who Beat DK Shivakumar In Slapping On Camera

Jul 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader DK Shivakumar landed himself in the eye of a storm on Saturday after the Karnataka unit chief was caught on tape slapping a party worker. But he isn't the only one.

DK Shivakumar's Full Page Ad Causes Speculation Over CM Face Ahead Of 2023 Polls

Many have interpreted the ad as self-promotion of a person over party ahead of 2023 Assembly elections in Karnataka.

BJP Supporters Among Leading Beef Exporters: Siddaramaiah On Karnataka Cow Protection Bill

Dec 12, 2020 PTI

Quoting a prominent Hindu seer Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati, Siddaramaiah said the beef exports have risen after the Narendra Modi government got elected in 2014.

Karnataka BJP Holds Puja For Cows, Passes Anti-Slaughter Bill In Assembly

As Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Chavan tabled the bill, Congress MLAs led by the leader of the opposition Siddaramaiah trooped into the well of the House.

15 October, 2020

JDS Leader HD Kumaraswmay Attacks Former Ally, Says Cong Not Fit To Face Voters


Former allies Congress and JDS will contest against each other in the upcoming Rajarajeshwari Nagar assembly bypolls in Bengaluru.

09 October, 2020

Former CMs Request Karnataka Govt To Not Reopen Schools Amid Surge In COVID-19


The Karnataka government has said that any decision would be taken after considering the situation and consulting experts and parents.

12 August, 2020

COVID-19: Ex-Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah Tests Negative, To Be Discharged Tomorrow


Siddaramaiah had fever only during the initial two days, other than that he had no symptoms of the infection.

04 August, 2020

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah Tests Positive For COVID-19, Admitted To Hospital


Siddaramaiah's son said his father had a fever since Monday morning and was admitted to hospital in the night.

18 February, 2020

BJP, Congress Spar Over 'Tukde Tukde Gang', 'Bharat Mata' In Karnataka Assembly


While BJP dubbed Congress as 'owner' of the 'Tukde Tukde Gang', leader of Opposition in Karnataka assembly Siddaramaiah said 'Bharat Mata is not the property of BJP'

09 December, 2019

After Congress' Poor Show, Siddaramaiah Resigns As CLP Leader, Dinesh Gundu Rao Quits As KPCC Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The BJP cruised to a comfortable majority after winning 12 of the 15 seats where the bypolls were held.

03 December, 2019

In Karnataka Bypolls, Congress Once Again Banks On D.K. Shivakumar's Popularity


The Congress is contesting in all the 15 assembly seats as the ruling BJP, while the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) is in the fray in only 12 seats.

29 November, 2019

Police Books Siddaramaiah, Kumaraswamy, Others For Sedition Over Protests Against I-T Raids


Protests had been held near I-T office after raids at the residence of Congress and JD(S) leaders.

30 October, 2019

Yediyurappa Govt Plans To Drop Tipu Sultan From Textbooks, Congress Hits Out


Karnataka CM Yediyurappa says he does not believe that Tipu Sultan was a freedom fighter.

28 October, 2019

BJP Shares Video On 'Caste Politics', Siddaramaiah Calls It 'Fake News'

Outlook Web Bureau

Siddaramaiah said the BJP was 'misinterpreting' a private discussion.

26 September, 2019

By-Election To 15 Seats In Karnataka Deferred Till SC's Decision On Disqualified MLAs


The lawyers appearing for the disqualified MLAs, Congress leader Siddaramaiah and other respondents said, they have no objection if the by-polls are deferred.

14 September, 2019

'Hindi Not National Language': Karnataka Opposition Parties Oppose 'Hindi Diwas'

Outlook Web Bureau

A pro-Kannada outfit has warned of agitations from October 1 if the Centre 'imposes' Hindi in Karnataka.

05 September, 2019

'Political Vendetta Stronger Than Law,' Says Shivakumar In Video Message


The Enforcement Directorate arrested Shivakumar in the national capital on Tuesday in connection with a money-laundering case after grilling the Congress' Karnataka troubleshooter repeatedly over the past few days.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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