Karnataka rumblings: DK’s ambition, HDK’s kingpin theory, but BJP will wait and watch

Bengaluru, Sep 14: As the rumblings within the Karnataka coalition continue, there is a likelihood that the much spoken about Cabinet expansion may be put off. With many within the Congress raising a banner of revolt the party may not go in for this exercise immediately as it would dishearten many aspirants.

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Is Siddaramaiah Preparing For A Hard Bargain In 2019, Or Is He Just Cranky?

siddaSiddaramaiah, the former chief minister of Karnataka, dropped a bombshell, so to speak, created a flutter, and left with his family to Europe on a holiday. The man who led the state for five years is still bitter that the Congress formed the government with the Janata Dal (Secular), which he was part of once upon a time.

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Has the JD(S)-Congress govt run its course in Karnataka?

hdk1aThe developments or trouble as we may call it do not seem to end in Karnataka. With just a few days remaining for the budget to be presented, there is speculation rife that attempts are being made to pull down the four week old Karnataka government led by Chief Minister, H D Kumaraswamy.

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Why Is Kumaraswamy Uncertain About His Job After 2019?

H D Kumaraswamy, whose Janata Dal (Secular) or JD(S) formed the government with the Congress in Karnataka despite not having the mandate made an interesting comment last week on how long he would continue to be Chief Minister.

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Karnataka: 11 berths, 24 aspirants, JD(S) MLAs bargain hard

karcabiThere are 11 berths up for grabs and 24 of them are lobbying for the same. The JD(S) which got 12 berths as per the sharing arrangement with the Congress is able to accommodate only 11 one of the posts is that of the Chief Minister, held by H D Kumaraswamy.

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As Kumaraswamy Waits For Rahul Gandhi’s Permission To Choose His Cabinet, Gandhi Flies Off Abroad

kumar-worriedThe hurriedly stitched up Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) or JD(S) alliance in Karnataka was to keep the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at bay. The two parties won the first battle and installed a government, but today, the fact is that there is no cabinet in the state.

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Traffic hold up: When Mamata made a scene for nothing, here is what really happened

mamata-neelamaniMamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of West Bengal created a flutter when she complained about the poor traffic management in Bengaluru. A video showing her gesturing at the Karnataka police chief, Neelamani Raju before the swearing in ceremony of H D Kumaraswamy and gone viral.

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Patnaik gives HDK swearing in a miss, wants nothing to do with Congress-BJP

naveenpatnaikOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik did not attend the swearing-in of HD Kumaraswamy as the chief minister of Karnataka today as the BJD maintains an equal distance from the Congress and the BJP, a party leader said. Patnaik, who is the BJD president, did not attend the swearing-in in Bengaluru that was held on Wednesday.

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Lingayats Are Disgruntled And See The ‘Hand’ Of Congress Behind All Of It

yeddy3With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) falling short of the numbers in Karnataka, it was the Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) or JD(S) which have come together to form the government. The government will be headed by H D Kumaraswamy, a Vokkaliga. Vokkaligas are considered to be the second most influential community in the state after the Lingayats.

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The real reason why KCR is skipping the H D Kumaraswamy swearing in ceremony

kcr-hdkThe list of those attending the swearing-in-ceremony of H D Kumaraswamy is a star studded one. The Chief Ministers of Odisha and Telangana, Naveen Patnaik and K Chandrashekar Rao will however give the event a skip.

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