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JDS patriarch HD Deve Gowda slams Congress, says mid-term polls imminent in Karnataka

The JDS leader said that he was uncertain about how long the coalition government would last in the southern state.

Jun 21, 2019, 12:48 PM IST

INKredible India: The story of 1998 Lok Sabha election - All you need to know

HD Deve Gowda and then IK Gujral are largely known as PMs who were unable to tame the ruckus of coalition politics between the years of 1996 and 1998. It eventually resulted in snap election in which most contesting parties fancied themselves as winners.

Apr 25, 2019, 20:32 PM IST

INKredible India: The story of 1996 Lok Sabha election - All you need to know

Lok Sabha election of 1996 was a three-way contest between Congress, BJP and several regional powers which had come together to project a third alternative. The highest number of candidates ever competed in these elections.

Apr 24, 2019, 14:27 PM IST

Deve Gowda defends family politics, his grandsons contesting Lok Sabha election

Deve Gowda said his opponents accused him of indulging in family politics but his rise in politics was possible because of God and voters, whom his family served to the best of its ability.

Apr 18, 2019, 14:36 PM IST

I-T Department denies reports of raids at residence, temple of Deve Gowda's family priest

The priest had lodged a complaint against two unidentified persons who allegedly searched the Shiva temple and his house on Friday.

Apr 13, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

JDS chief HD Deve Gowda breaks down as he says grandsons will contest Lok Sabha election 2019

Gowda has represented the Hassan Lok Sabha seat for the six times since 1991. 

Mar 14, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Rahul Gandhi meets JDS chief Deve Gowda, discusses seat sharing in Karnataka for 2019 Lok Sabha election

There are 28 Lok Sabha seats at stake in Karnataka, out of which the BJP currently holds 16 seats, while the Congress and the JDS hold 10 and two seats, respectively.

Mar 06, 2019, 13:19 PM IST

PM Modi uses many layers of security in J&K, but Deve Gowda travelled in open jeep: Kumaraswamy

Speaking about the conflict between India and Pakistan, Kumaraswamy said he was not sure where it would lead to.

Mar 03, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

Former PM HD Deve Gowda slips in bathroom, injures leg

Ex-PM Deve Gowda suffered a minor injury after he slipped in the bathroom of his Padmanabhanagar residence. 

Feb 02, 2019, 19:43 PM IST

Anti-BJP parties are like Rubik's Cube, 2 sides right could mean 4 sides wrong

The Congress is too weak to be the core of anti-BJP politics, and some parties would prefer a weaker BJP.

Jan 25, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

Brigade Parade Ground is ready to host TMC-led 'United Opposition' rally in Kolkata

Trinamool Congress (TMC) is all geared up for Saturday's "united opposition rally", which party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said would sound the "death knell" for the BJP in the coming Lok Sabha polls. Leaders of over 20 opposition parties are expected to attend the rally at the iconic Brigade Parade Ground.

Jan 18, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Deve Gowda, who laid foundation stone of Bogibeel Bridge, upset over no invitation for inauguration

PM Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the 4.9 km long bridge at Bogibeel across Brahmaputra river.

Dec 25, 2018, 20:27 PM IST

Farmers awakened now, know how to punish: former PM Deve Gowda at Kisan Mukti March

Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda on Thursday appealed to the Union government to try and solve the problem of farmers in the country. 

Nov 29, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

Eyeing 'Mahagathbandhan' against BJP, Chandrababu Naidu to meet Mamata Banerjee after HD Deve Gowda and MK Stalin

Naidu is at the forefront of efforts to form a powerful anti-BJP front ahead of 2019 polls.

Nov 13, 2018, 13:17 PM IST

TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu meets Deve Gowda, Kumaraswamy, calls for Opposition unity to defeat PM Narendra Modi

TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu met HD Deve Gowda at his residence in the city's south-western suburb.

Nov 08, 2018, 19:49 PM IST

Karunanidhi shaped national politics, he was the true kingmaker behind 6 Indian Prime Ministers

Karunanidhi is also probably the only leader who has allied with the Congress, BJP, Third Front and the Left.

Aug 08, 2018, 12:19 PM IST

No opposition unity against BJP without Congress, says Omar Abdullah

He said a lot depends on how effectively the Congress battles the BJP.

Jul 28, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

Deve Gowda defends son over budget; hits out at Congress leaders

JDS supremo HD Deve Gowda on Sunday hit out at Congress leaders for levelling regional bias charge against his son and chief minister HD Kumaraswamy over the budget and said he would ask him to table a white paper in the assembly on allocations made to different regions since 1956.

Jul 15, 2018, 21:40 PM IST

It is so fragile! Karnataka politics shifts mode from 'Game of Thrones' to 'House of Cards'

Just a few days earlier, Rahul Gandhi had said the S in Janata Dal-S stood for "Sangh Parivar". Therefore, make no mistake: What we have here is a marriage of convenience.

May 24, 2018, 17:13 PM IST

Yeddyurappa may resign before Karnataka trust vote if he feels he does not have the majority: Sources

Though the Governor directed Yeddyurappa to seek a vote of confidence on the floor of the House within 15 days from the date of assumption of office as the CM, SC ordered the floor test on Saturday, rejecting his plea for a week`s time to prove his majority.

May 19, 2018, 14:14 PM IST