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Exclusive 'AIADMK needs to be careful about BJP' - ycbExclusive 'AIADMK needs to be careful about BJP' - ycb

Exclusive: 'AIADMK needs to be careful about BJP'

Recent political manoeuvres by the BJP in Tamil Nadu, which will go to poll next year have triggered speculation over the party's strategy.  Be it the Vetri Vel Yatra or the attempt to compare Prme Minister Narendra Modi with the iconic M G Ramachandran, BJP is trying to gain foothold in te state.

Shoukd the AIADMK be worried? Yes, says the Congress. Congress state in-charge Dinesh Gundu Rao spoke to Asianet Newsable's Mohammad Yacoob during which he said that the BJP's sole intention is to weaken AIADMK in the state.

India Nov 20, 2020, 10:34 AM IST

Exclusive 'Unlike BJP, Congress does not impose ideology on people' - ycbExclusive 'Unlike BJP, Congress does not impose ideology on people' - ycb

Exclusive: 'Unlike BJP, Congress does not impose ideology on people'

Senior Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao, who is currently in-charge of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Goa, gave an insight into his party's plan of action during an exclusive interview with Asianet Newsable's Correspondent Mohammed Yacoob.

India Nov 13, 2020, 1:13 PM IST

EXCLUSIVE 'Southern states don't like RSS philosophy'-ycbEXCLUSIVE 'Southern states don't like RSS philosophy'-ycb

EXCLUSIVE: 'Southern states don't like RSS philosophy'

Senior Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao, who is currently in-charge of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Goa, gave an insight into his party's plan of action during an exclusive interview with Asianet Newsable's Correspondent Mohammed Yacoob.

India Nov 13, 2020, 8:30 AM IST

Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao tests positive for COVID-19 -ymnCongress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao tests positive for COVID-19 -ymn

Congress leader Dinesh Gundu Rao tests positive for COVID-19

Congress leader and former KPCC president Dinesh Gundu Rao tested positive for COVID-19. The politician made the announcement on his Twitter handle on September 27.

India Sep 27, 2020, 11:49 AM IST

Set back to DK Shivakumar as Congress plans to extend Gundu Rao's tenure as party chief in KarnatakaSet back to DK Shivakumar as Congress plans to extend Gundu Rao's tenure as party chief in Karnataka

Set back to DK Shivakumar as Congress plans to extend Gundu Rao's tenure as party chief in Karnataka


As senior Congress leader DK Shivakumar continued to camp in Delhi to bag the post of Karnataka Congress president, former CM of the state Siddaramaiah is said to have exerted pressure on the party high command regarding his choice of candidates for the coveted post. To avoid possible dissent, the party is said to continue with Dinesh Gundu Rao.
 

India Jan 28, 2020, 6:12 PM IST

Karnataka Congress workers exert pressure on Dinesh Gundu Rao to take back his resignationKarnataka Congress workers exert pressure on Dinesh Gundu Rao to take back his resignation

Karnataka Congress workers exert pressure on Dinesh Gundu Rao to take back his resignation

Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president Dinesh Gundu Rao tendered his resignation taking moral responsibility of the party’s defeat in Karnataka bypolls. However, Shivamogga district Congress committee members are exerting pressure on Dinesh to take back his resignation. 

India Dec 13, 2019, 1:53 PM IST

Lobbying intensifies in Congress camp after Siddaramaiah's resignation; KH Muniyappa sings praises of former CLP chiefLobbying intensifies in Congress camp after Siddaramaiah's resignation; KH Muniyappa sings praises of former CLP chief

Lobbying intensifies in Congress camp after Siddaramaiah's resignation; KH Muniyappa sings praises of former CLP chief

Senior Congress leader KH Muniyappa stated that he will be able to shoulder all the responsibilities of Karnataka Congress president if the party entrusts him with the post. He added that his respect for Siddaramaiah increased after his resignation.

India Dec 12, 2019, 11:20 AM IST

Karnataka by-elections: After Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao follows suit - resignsKarnataka by-elections: After Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao follows suit - resigns

Karnataka by-elections: After Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao follows suit – resigns

Karnataka bypoll results claimed the second wicket from the Congress as state party president Dinesh Gundu Rao stepped down and resigned from the post
 

India Dec 9, 2019, 5:19 PM IST

BJP candidate Vishwanath slams Congress, JDS for calling him 'politician without ethics'BJP candidate Vishwanath slams Congress, JDS for calling him 'politician without ethics'

BJP candidate Vishwanath slams Congress, JDS for calling him ‘politician without ethics’

BJP candidate AH Vishwanath hit out at the Congress and JD(S) leaders who termed him as a politician without ethics. He further added that the coalition government wouldn’t have toppled if Congress leaders had values.

India Nov 25, 2019, 12:58 PM IST

Karnataka by-polls: What prodded Congress cherry-pick Rizwan Arshad ahead of others in Shivajinagar?Karnataka by-polls: What prodded Congress cherry-pick Rizwan Arshad ahead of others in Shivajinagar?

Karnataka by-polls: What prodded Congress cherry-pick Rizwan Arshad ahead of others in Shivajinagar?

The Congress has finally ended the curiosity in relation to nominating its candidate for the Shivajinagar by-polls to take place on December 5. It has given ticket to Rizwan Arshad. 

India Nov 17, 2019, 2:18 PM IST

Karnataka disqualified MLAs case: Politicos react to Supreme Court verdictKarnataka disqualified MLAs case: Politicos react to Supreme Court verdict

Karnataka disqualified MLAs case: Politicos react to Supreme Court verdict

Reactions poured in from all quarters as the BJP and Congress leaders welcomed the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Karnataka disqualified MLAs case.

 

India Nov 13, 2019, 2:17 PM IST

Karnataka: Congress leaders rush to religious places ahead of by-pollsKarnataka: Congress leaders rush to religious places ahead of by-polls

Karnataka: Congress leaders rush to religious places ahead of by-polls

Karnataka Congress leaders like Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao paid a visit to religious places in the wake of the Assembly by-polls being held on December 5 

India Nov 12, 2019, 2:10 PM IST

Karnataka bypolls: Congress to release second list of candidates on November 13Karnataka bypolls: Congress to release second list of candidates on November 13

Karnataka bypolls: Congress to release second list of candidates on November 13

Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao said the second list of candidates for Assembly bypolls will be announced on November 13 after the Supreme Court’s verdict on disqualified MLAs
 

India Nov 11, 2019, 1:23 PM IST

BJP denies Siddaramaiah's accusations of calling saffron party a pseudonym for liesBJP denies Siddaramaiah's accusations of calling saffron party a pseudonym for lies

BJP denies Siddaramaiah’s accusations of calling saffron party a pseudonym for lies

Karnataka's leader of opposition Siddaramaiah took a dig at BJP leaders and said the latter knows nothing other than lies. BJP hit back saying people of Mangaluru are intelligent enough to know who makes false promises and who is full of lies.

India Nov 7, 2019, 1:33 PM IST

Karnataka medical seat scam: Lawyer accuses former deputy CM Parameshwara of minting money; BJP promises actionKarnataka medical seat scam: Lawyer accuses former deputy CM Parameshwara of minting money; BJP promises action

Ktka medical seat scam: Lawyer accuses former deputy CM Parameshwara of minting money; BJP promises action

Nataraj Sharma, the president of Janmabhoomi Foundation, claimed that former Karnataka deputy chief minister G Parameshwara's deemed-to-be-university had sold as many as 16 seats that were allocated to the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA) for merit students in the state. Each seat costs anywhere between Rs 80 lakh to Rs 1.35 crore.

India Oct 31, 2019, 3:53 PM IST