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."
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.