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Siddharamaiah accuses BJP Govt. of bowing to real estate lobby
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Siddharamaiah accuses BJP Govt. of bowing to real estate lobby

July 31, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: Alleging that the BJP Government  made amendments to the Land Reforms Act bowing to real estate lobby, Opposition leader and former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah maintained that the amendment is the biggest treachery against the farming community. Speaking at a  media interaction organised at Mysuru District Journalists Association (MDJA) on Thyagaraja Road here yesterday, Siddharamaiah…

Siddu accuses BJP Govt. of saffronisation of text books
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Siddu accuses BJP Govt. of saffronisation of text books

July 30, 2020

Bengaluru: Accusing the State BJP Government of pursuing a hidden agenda of saffronisation of text books, Opposition Leader and former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah alleged that the dropping of Chapters on Mohammad Pygamber, Tipu Sultan, Jesus Christ, Sangolli Rayanna, Rani Abbakkadevi and other great personalities from School text books was the first step in this regard….

COVID Care facility at Bangalore Intl. Exhibition Centre incomplete, says Siddharamaiah
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COVID Care facility at Bangalore Intl. Exhibition Centre incomplete, says Siddharamaiah

July 22, 2020

Bengaluru: Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddharamaiah yesterday alleged that the newly-built 10,100 bed COVID Care Centre at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) on Tumakuru Road did not have adequate number of staff and facilities like water supply, drainage and toilets.  “BIEC Centre is too little, too late. The delay in setting up of the COVID-19…

D.K. Shivakumar takes oath as KPCC Chief in a live-cum-virtual event
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D.K. Shivakumar takes oath as KPCC Chief in a live-cum-virtual event

July 2, 2020

Bengaluru: Five months after being appointed Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) Chief, Congress strongman-trouble-shooter D.K. Shivakumar took oath in a mega virtual meet in Bengaluru this morning.  His dream of taking oath in the presence of lakhs of cheering party workers at a mammoth public function was shattered by the Coronavirus pandemic. However, not losing…

Former CM Siddharamaiah condemns hike in fuel prices
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Former CM Siddharamaiah condemns hike in fuel prices

June 20, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In a bid to show the Governments at the Centre and the State that petrol could be sold at Rs. 25 per litre, former CM Siddharamaiah, who condemned the high fuel prices, launched a protest organised by former MLA M.K. Somashekar at Chikkamma Nikethana Kalyan Mantap in city yesterday.  He symbolically sold petrol at…

Siddu writes letter to CM urging to retain MySugar under Govt. control
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Siddu writes letter to CM urging to retain MySugar under Govt. control

June 7, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A day after the Government leased out the decades-old Pandavapura Sugar Factory, one of the oldest Sugar factories in the State to Bagalkot-based Nirani Sugars, Opposition leader and former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has urged the Government not to privatise the prestigious State-run MySugar Factory at Mandya and to retain it under Government control. In…

Kurubarahalli Survey No.4 & Alanahalli Survey No.41: Benami properties a stumbling block in withdrawing B-Kharab classification
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Kurubarahalli Survey No.4 & Alanahalli Survey No.41: Benami properties a stumbling block in withdrawing B-Kharab classification

March 19, 2020

There are ample instances where houses that were built on Government land have been regularised after obtaining applications from the encroachers. There are even many examples of regularisation of illegal layouts that were built after levelling lakes. In such a scenario, owners of legally purchased land from a Government body are put into severe hardship…

MUDA-allotted ‘B-Kharab’ lands of Kurubarahalli Sy. No. 4: Revenue Dept. Principal Secretary writes to Mysuru Deputy Comr. seeking info on legal hurdles
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MUDA-allotted ‘B-Kharab’ lands of Kurubarahalli Sy. No. 4: Revenue Dept. Principal Secretary writes to Mysuru Deputy Comr. seeking info on legal hurdles

March 18, 2020

Former Congress Chief Minister Siddharamaiah was sympathetic towards MUDA site allottees and took a humanitarian Cabinet decision towards the end of his term. But the bureaucrats responsible to implement the Cabinet decision failed over 25,000 helpless people of these Layouts. Now, BJP Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is showing sympathy and understanding towards the agony of…

Pratap Simha visits Jayadeva; praises Siddharamaiah
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Pratap Simha visits Jayadeva; praises Siddharamaiah

February 19, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: By praising his political rival former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, Mysuru-Kodagu MP Pratap Simha has conveyed the message loud and clear: ‘Politics makes for strange bedfellows.’  Simha took to social media platforms Twitter and Facebook to appreciate the decision of Siddharamaiah to construct Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research Centre in Mysuru. He…

Political foes share bonhomie at Sangolli Rayanna event
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Political foes share bonhomie at Sangolli Rayanna event

January 20, 2020

Siddu, Eshwarappa and Vishwanath spring a surprise to followers K.R. Nagar: In a rare show of bonhomie, three Kuruba community heavy-weights and known political foes — former Congress Chief Minister Siddharamaiah, BJP Minister K.S. Eshwarappa and senior BJP leader A.H. Vishwanath — shared the dais at an event to unveil the statue of Krantiveera Sangolli…

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