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I-T department seeks legal action against Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara for intimidating officers

The income tax department has written to the Chief Electoral Officer seeking legal action against Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy, Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara and a host of his cabinet colleagues for allegedly intimidating tax officers and obstructing them from discharging duties, sources said Tuesday.

Apr 10, 2019, 08:19 AM IST

Congress MLAs say Siddaramaiah their leader, Kumaraswamy hits back

Reacting to reports of Congress MLAs in the state claiming that Siddaramaiah was their sole leader, Kumaraswamy said it is for the Congress leaders to deal with the issue at hand. 

Jan 28, 2019, 11:46 AM IST

Gauri Lankesh killing: Will soon take a call on banning organistations, says Karnataka Dy CM

Lankesh, 55, known for her left-leaning and strong anti-Hindutva views, was shot dead in front of her house here on September 5 last year, triggering a nationwide outrage.

Nov 24, 2018, 13:46 PM IST

Karnataka government gets caught in cross-fire over Tipu Jayanti celebrations

While BJP has maintained its attack on the state government for celebrating Tipu Jayanti, the absence of CM and deputy CM from the celebrations has left supporters of the event miffed.

Nov 10, 2018, 18:46 PM IST

Police will take action if people continue #KikiChallenge: Karnataka Deputy CM

Taking a firm stand against the viral 'In My Feelings' challenge - also known as the `Kiki` challenge - Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara said police will take strict actions against those people, who will continue the "dangerous" stint in the state.

Aug 03, 2018, 06:44 AM IST

Karnataka deputy CM G Parameshwara urges people not to take up 'Kiki Dance Challenge'

Kiki is an internet challenge thrown by Canadian rapper Drake, which involves jumping out of a moving car and dancing alongside it to his song 'In My Feelings'.

Aug 01, 2018, 22:11 PM IST

Before trust vote, G Parameshwara says yet to finalise if HD Kumaraswamy will be Karnataka CM for full 5-year term

While Parameshwara has said that the modalities are yet to be finalised, Kumaraswamy had said even before the swearing-in ceremony that his party was not looking to work out any power-sharing formula

May 25, 2018, 07:35 AM IST

Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM on Wednesday, here's the likely Cabinet composition

The BJP is the single largest party with 104 MLAs in Karnataka. The Congress finished second in the Assembly elections with 78 seats and the JD(S)+ bagged 38 seats.


May 23, 2018, 00:03 AM IST

Congress' G Parameshwara to take oath as Karnataka deputy CM on Wednesday

Congress leader G Parameshwara will on Wednesday take oath as the Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister.

May 22, 2018, 19:32 PM IST

Karnataka Home Minister resigns, remains state's Congress chief

Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara resigned on Thursday to continue as the ruling Congress' state unit president and lead the party in the next state legislative assembly elections, due by May 2018.

Jun 02, 2017, 00:30 AM IST

Molestation case: Karnataka Home Minister in damage control mode

Parameshwara said he was extremely pained that his statement on the alleged molestation incident had been interpreted out of context and not taken in its entirety.

Jan 05, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Bengaluru molestation: Skimpily clad women are to be blamed, says SP leader Abu Azmi

Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara has also blamed the youngsters’ “western ways” for the incident. 

Jan 03, 2017, 13:20 PM IST

Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara finding excuses to cover failure: Women activists

Condemning Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara`s remark on mass molestation in Bengaluru that "such incident do happen on New Year day and Christmas", women activist Ranjana Kumari on Tuesday said instead of assuring that never such incident should take place, the former is finding excuses and shielding himself by posing the curtain of the western culture.Kumari told ANI in Delhi that it is disgraceful that the minister who is supposed to take care of the law and order, safety and security is making an excuse of the western culture and is also blaming the dress up of women.

Jan 03, 2017, 11:19 AM IST

Bengaluru horror: It was 'mass molestation', say witnesses; no arrests yet in Karnataka

Describing the horror on Bengaluru's famous MG Road on New Year's Eve, some eyewitnesses have claimed that it was 'mass molestation' when several women were harassed and heckled as thousands of revelers poured out on to the street close to midnight. 

Jan 03, 2017, 08:58 AM IST

Amnesty row: Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara takes U-turn, denies giving clean-chit

Two days after Karnataka minister virtually gave a clean chit to Amnesty International, facing sedition charges for its event on Kashmir, the BJP on Monday held a protest in the state and demanded arrest of those who raised anti-India slogans at the event.

Aug 22, 2016, 15:07 PM IST

National security won't get compromised by shouting slogans: Tharoor

National security does not get compromised when a few people shout slogans, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said, defending Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara's clean chit to Amnesty International in a case of alleged sedition slapping which he contended was a "big mistake".

Aug 21, 2016, 21:37 PM IST

Amnesty row: Congress playing with national security, alleges BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday alleged that the Congress was playing with the country`s national security and said Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara`s clean chit to Amnesty International makes it obvious that he is working on the orders of his party`s high command.

Aug 21, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

Anti-India slogans: Amnesty India booked for sedition, denies charges; ABVP plans massive protests

Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara said that a sedition case has been filed against the India brand of Amnesty International for raising pro-Kashmir freedom slogans at a Bengaluru based event.

Aug 16, 2016, 16:50 PM IST

Blast on court premises in Mysuru causes panic, two injured

A low intensity explosion rocked a court premises here on Monday causing panic among lawyers and litigants and leaving at least two persons injured.

Aug 01, 2016, 20:07 PM IST

Bengaluru girls embarrass Rahul Gandhi

The hour-long interaction was part of Rahul's outreach programme to campus students across the country.

Nov 26, 2015, 03:49 AM IST