As Bengaluru battled heavy flooding, Siddaramaiah and co were busy at a canteen

The city of Bengaluru was battered by rains. In fact rains that hit the city on Tuesday and Wednesday was the highest recorded in the past 127 years. People complained of flooding and it was clear that the government had not undertaken any work to tackle flooding.

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Winning Karnataka election is not like ordering IT raid: Siddaramaiah hits out at Shah

siddaKarnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah threw open a challenge to BJP’s national president Amit Shah and said that his government in Karnataka cannot be dislodged. Shah may have succeeded in Uttar Pradesh, but will not be able to repeat that in Karnataka, Siddaramaiah said.

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Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah to star in Kannada-English movie ‘Summer Holidays’

sidduSiddaramaiah will play Chief Minister Siddaramaiah in an upcoming movie. The English-Kannada movie, Summer Holidays would see the Karnataka Chief Minister play himself. Incidentally he would become the first Chief Minister to act in a movie while in office.

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Luxury watch to layouts, 43 complaints against Siddaramaiah before Lokyukta

siddharamThere are 43 complaints of corruption against Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah pending before the Lokayukta. The complaints are pending in various stages.

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Nanjangud by-poll: How will BJP balance the Lingayat and Dalit votes

Srinivas Prasad

The Bharatiya Janata Party is focussing all its resources on the Nanjangud by-poll which is considered to be a stronghold of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

Srinivas Prasad, who resigned from the Congress to contest on a BJP ticket may be a trump card for the saffron party, but looking at the report from the ground, it may not be as easy as it is made out to be. The polls will be held on April 9.

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Karnataka may witness early elections if Congress loses bypolls

Campaigning for the Gundlupet and Nanjangud assembly bypolls is gaining momentum. It is a fight for pride for Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, as the two constituencies fall under his strong hold. For Siddaramaiah, these elections are a big challenge as he would have to ensure that the Congress wins in his stronghold.

It is also a battle of ego for the CM since he is being challenged by former Congressman Srinivas Prasad. He had resigned from the Congress and joined the BJP after being dropped in the cabinet re-shuffle.

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Karnataka Budget 2017: Pvt sector employees will now retire at the age of 60

The Karnataka government has decided to increase the retirement age in the private sector from 58 to 60.

The decision was made by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who holds the additional portfolio of finance in the Karnataka in his budget speech on Wednesday.

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Demonetisation: Karnataka CM cancels holiday for state run banks

sidd_2356131gBengaluru, Nov 16: The Karnataka government has cancelled the holiday for state run banks tomorrow. In a note the CM Siddaramaiah has made it clear that state run banks will function tomorrow.

In response to the reports in the media of public facing problems, the government has cancelled the holiday declared for Kanaka Jayanthi, the note also read.

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Karnataka minister views porn, CM seeks explanation

tanveerBengaluru, Nov 11 The Chief Minister of Karnataka Siddharamaiah has sought an explanation from a minister who was caught watching porn on his mobile phone during an official function on Thursday.
The minister, Tanveer Sait was captured by television channels viewing explicit content on his mobile phone at a function conducted to mark the birth anniversary of Tipu Sultan.

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In Bengaluru, a silent protest grows: Beda Siddaramaiah, steel flyover beda!

steelflyoverThere is a huge momentum growing against the proposed steel flyover by the Karnataka government. As per the proposal a steel flyover would be constructed from Chalukya circle to Hebbal in Bengaluru.
This 1,800 crore project will cost the Garden City of Bengaluru 862 trees.

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