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Siddharamaiah accuses BJP of politicising surgical strikes
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Siddharamaiah accuses BJP of politicising surgical strikes

Mysuru: Accusing the BJP of using surgical and air strikes on Pakistan for political gains, CLP leader and former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has said that the BJP was using the surgical strikes in poll campaigns as it has no other achievements to boast of. Speaking to press persons at his Ramakrishnanagar residence here on Sunday,…

Siddharamaiah wants Mysuru Lok Sabha seat for Congress
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Siddharamaiah wants Mysuru Lok Sabha seat for Congress

Congress shortlists four candidates Bengaluru:  With the coalition partners in the State Government — JD(S) and Congress, yet to finalise seat sharing for the Lok Sabha (LS) polls, CLP leader and former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has strongly opposed leaving the Mysuru-Kodagu seat to the JD(S). At the Congress party Screening Committee meeting held here yesterday,…

Journalism is getting commercialised: Siddharamaiah
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Journalism is getting commercialised: Siddharamaiah

Suttur: Maintaining that journalism is getting commercialised these days, former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah observed that journalism should retain its service identity. He was speaking at the valedictory of the two-day State-level Journalists Conference hosted by Mysuru District Journalists Association (MDJA) at Suttur in Nanjangud taluk on Saturday. Pointing out that the press is a service…

Congress MLA ‘gifts’ Mercedes-Benz to Siddharamaiah
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Congress MLA ‘gifts’ Mercedes-Benz to Siddharamaiah

Bengaluru: The BJP has accused former Karnataka CM Siddharamaiah of accepting a 2019 Mercedes Benz sedan as a gift from Congress MLA Byrathi Suresh from Bengaluru’s Hebbal constituency. The car costs Rs 1.8 crore. Byrathi Suresh is one of the richest MLAs in Karnataka with assets worth Rs. 416 crore. Though Suresh has denied these…

Siddharamaiah raises objections to CM’s English schools plan
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Siddharamaiah raises objections to CM’s English schools plan

Bengaluru: Former Chief Minister and Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah took strong objections to Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy over his move to introduce English medium in 1,000 government schools from the next academic year across the State. The opposition of the former Chief Minister over this issue had indicated there is no clarity and…

Ex-CM Siddu to be felicitated on Dec. 30  
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Ex-CM Siddu to be felicitated on Dec. 30  

Mysuru:  A  programme to felicitate former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and book release function will be held on Dec.30 at Rani Bahaddur Auditorium on Manasagangothri campus in city.  The programme is organised by Central, State Government, Semi- Government and Aided Institutions Scheduled Castes/ Tribe Employees Parishat, Mysore Division. Informing this to reporters here yesterday, Parishat’s President…

Alleged construction of house in agri. land: DG-IGP’s office seeks report on case against former CM
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Alleged construction of house in agri. land: DG-IGP’s office seeks report on case against former CM

Mysuru:  The Office of the Director General and Inspector General of Police (DG-IGP), Bengaluru, has sought a report from Lakshmipuram Police Station on the case filed against former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah for allegedly constructing a house in an agricultural land. The DG-IGP’s Office has reportedly sought an opinion about handing over the case to CBI….

I am the trouble-shooter: Former CM
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I am the trouble-shooter: Former CM

Mysuru: Maintaining that he was the trouble-shooter in the Congress, former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has said that this was the reason for his being appointed by the party as the Chairman of the Co-ordination Committee of the JD(S)-Congress Coalition Government. Speaking to press persons at his residence in Ramakrishnanagar here yesterday, Siddharamaiah claimed that the…

I once used to smoke four packs of cigarettes a day: Siddu
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I once used to smoke four packs of cigarettes a day: Siddu

Mysuru: Claiming that he used to smoke four packs of cigarettes a day during his initial career, former CM Siddharamaiah has said that addictions can be ended by taking a firm decision. He was speaking at a cancer screening camp at Senate Bhavan in Manasagangothri here yesterday. Regretting that people smoke despite the warning on…

Rahu, Shani, Ketu came together to defeat me in polls: Siddu
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Rahu, Shani, Ketu came together to defeat me in polls: Siddu

Nanjangud: Claiming that all his opponents Rahu, Shani, Ketu came together to defeat him in Chamundeshwari Constituency,   former Chief Minister Siddharamaiah has said that all these forces came together for the sole purpose of preventing him from becoming the Chief Minister again. Speaking at a programme organised by Valmiki ST Development Corporation for distribution of…

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