Country needs a strong opposition: Deve Gowda

The Samajwadi Party, RJD, JD(S) and JD(U) have decided to come together to launch a strong opposition in Parliament, former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda said on Friday.

Gowda announces son as party president of Karnataka unit

Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Thursday announced appointment of his son H D Kumaraswamy as President of the JDS state unit, even as he acknowledged there was a need to dispel the impression that his was a "father-son party."

'Undeclared Emergency' prevailing in country: HD Deve Gowda

Alleging that a situation like "undeclared Emergency" prevailed in the country, JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda on Tuesday said leaders of 'Janata Parivar' will meet during the Winter Session of Parliament in their efforts to build a "credible alternative" to take on BJP.

Regional leaders join hands to counter BJP-led government
Regional leaders join hands to counter BJP-led government

With the BJP continuing its winning streak in states and the Congress losing its support base across the country, regional players have smelled an opportunity to become relevant and emerge as a force second only to the ruling party at the Centre.

Former JD(S) leader Abdul Nazeem likely to join BJP today

Former Janata Dal (Secular) Secretary General Abdul Nazeem, who recently quit the party, is likely to join Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday.

Parliamentary committee on defence visits Nathula border

Parliamentary Committee on Defence is on a study tour to Sikkim beginning with Nathula pass along the Indo-China border.

Nitish Kumar, Sharad Yadav to campaign for INLD in Haryana polls

Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and JD(U) President Sharad Yadav will campaign for INLD candidates in Haryana in the forthcoming Assembly elections due on October 15.

DA case: Shift Jayalalithaa to Tamil Nadu, suggests HD Deve Gowda

Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Saturday suggested that AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa, lodged at Parappana Agrahara prison here after being convicted in an illegal assets case, be shifted to Tamil Nadu as it was a burden for the state to manage the large number of protestors and also maintain law and order.

`JDS leaders willing to support Congress can join either party`

JDS leader HD Deve Gowda said those party leaders willing to support Congress in Assembly bypoll to Shikaripura constituency could either join any of the two national parties or remain in JDS.

Kiran Bedi urges voters to reject corrupt politicians after ex-Karnataka CM`s bribery case

Social activist Kiran Bedi took to Twitter and criticised the corrupt politicians on Sunday after reports were out about ex-Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy allegedly asking for Rs 20 crore bribe in exchange for party seat in the Rajya Sabha in a tape.

Deve Gowda flays rail fare hike, questions govt`s hurry

Former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Deve Gowda Saturday flayed the steep hike in railway fares and freight charges, saying it was contrary to the Lok Sabha election campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to combat the price rise.

Gowda to attend Modi`s swearing-in ceremony

Former Prime Minister and JD(S) supremo HD Deve Gowda will be attending Prime Minister (designate) Narendra Modi`s swearing-in ceremony on Monday.

Will take "political sanyas" if Modi gets magic figure: Gowda

Former prime minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda said he would take "political sanyas" if Narendra Modi-led BJP reached the magic figure of 272-plus seats to form government at the Centre.

Deve Gowda faces tough battle in Hassan

Turning the heat on former Prime Minister and JDS chief HD Deve Gowda, the ruling Congress in Karnataka has launched a full scale offensive to break his stranglehold over Hassan Lok Sabha constituency making it a bumpy ride for him in the Vokkaliga heartland.

KPCC chief`s "poison" barb at Gowda stokes controversy

Stoking a controversy with a no-holds barred personal attack on former prime minister HD Deve Gowda, KPCC President G Parameshwara today taunted the JDS chief over his alleged remark in the past.

Can`t minimise AAP`s importance, Gowda

Former Prime Minister and JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda on Friday said he will not minimise the importance of Aam Aadmi Party in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

Sharief, Sangliana likely to join JD(S): Deve Gowda

Congress veteran CK Jaffer Sharief and former MP HT Sangliana are likely to join JDS, party supremo and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda said on Thursday.

Miffed CK Jaffer Sharief meets JDS chief Deve Gowda

CK Jaffer Sharief, who is upset over denial of ticket by Congress to contest Lok Sabha polls, on Saturday met former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda, saying he would like to work with the JDS chief.

Gowda takes exception to Modi`s jibes at Third Front

Taking umbrage at Narendra Modi`s repeated acidic attacks on Third Front, former Prime Minister and JDS chief H D Deve Gowda on Friday said BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate should not "cross limits" in his speech.

Former Congress MP Tejaswini joins BJP

Former Congress MP Tejaswini Ramesh, who shot into fame after defeating former prime minister HD Deve Gowda in the 2004 Lok Sabha polls, Wednesday joined the BJP, saying it can provide a stable government under the able leadership of Narendra Modi.