Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Monday said that his government will send the request for an inquiry into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi back to the Central Bureau of Investigation, after the agency refused to investigate the case.
In continuing protests over the Mekedatu row, farmers' bodies today held protest demonstrations in five towns in the Cauvery Delta region in Tamil Nadu, urging the Central and state governments to halt any move for new dams by Karnataka.
Terming Tamil Nadu's objection to the proposed Mekedatu dam project across Cauvery river as politically motivated, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday said the state government knows how to face the issue "legally and through other means".
Veteran Kannada writer, researcher and historian M Chidananda Murthy was today physically removed from a function attended by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah here when he sought to make a point over a 10th century poet.
Reminding the Siddaramaiah government of its fiscal responsibilities, opposition BJP leader Jagadish Shettar Tuesday criticised it for the loans it has taken in the last two years compared to previous BJP rule.
Within two days after Congress president Sonia Gandhi asked Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to handover the inquiry into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi, who took on sand mafia in Kolar district, to the CBI, the BJP on Sunday raised questions on her intervention in the matter.
JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday released an audio clipping claiming it would expose the circumstances that led to the transfer of IAS officer D K Ravi, who died under mysterious circumstances, in contrast to claims made by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that he has declined an offer by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be the convenor of a task force to implement "Swachh Bharat Abhiyan" and instead preferred to be just a member.
Former prime minister HD Deve Gowda on Saturday said that attempts are being made to cover IAS officer DK Ravi`s death case, and added that the Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka Government should hand over the matter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) if they are left with little shame.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday asked Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to handover the inquiry into the death of Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer DK Ravi, who took on sand mafia in Karnataka's Kolar district, to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The Freedom Park is on fire again. Thousands of men and women are united in grief with DK Ravi's family as they sit on a hunger strike demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation into his sudden death.
Facing rising public anger over the mysterious death of an upright IAS officer with growing calls for a CBI probe, Karnataka Chief Siddaramaiah Friday met Governor Vajubhai Val and briefed him about the developments in the case.
Union Law and Justice Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda on Friday said Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah can't be adamant over the demand for a CBI probe into IAS officer D.K. Ravi's death and justice must be given to the people of the state.
Leader of Opposition in the Karnataka Assembly, Jagadish Shettar, on Thursday accused the Siddaramaiah-led state government of acting in a stubborn manner over IAS officer DK Ravi's death case, and said that it was trying to hush up the matter by not agreeing to the demand for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe.
Union Law and Justice Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Thursday questioned Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for not accepting the demands of the people for a CBI probe into IAS officer DK Ravi's death case.
Congress on Wednesday appeared open to a CBI probe into the death of IAS officer DK Ravi Kumar in Bengaluru which triggered widespread outrage and a political controversy, and attacked BJP over its charge that attempts were being made to "hush up" the case.