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JD(S)-Congress Panel Meeting on June 14In order to make the coalition government work in Karnataka, the first-panel meeting of the JD(S)-Congress Coordination and Monitoring Committee is scheduled to take place on June 14. The committee was formed as a result of the alliance agreement between the two parties. Its goals are to address any issues between the two and also to fulfil all the election promises made by the parties. The committee has D(S) Secretary General Danish Ali as its convener. Its members are Dy CM G Parameshwara, AICC general secretary K C Venugopal and Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy2018-06-11 12:29:02 PM
Kumaraswamy Counters Remark on Limited Education of DevegowdaKarnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has been asked for his comment on the irony of giving the higher education portfolio to the JD(S) minister G T Devegowda whose own education didn't go beyond class 8.Kumaraswamy who has a BSc degree came up with a cutting response. He stated in response to the tricky question that “What have I studied? I'm working as the chief minister.” Devegowda emerged as an impressive winner after the May 12 polls where he defeated the former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah. He was said to be wanting key portfolios.2018-06-11 12:26:41 PM
Jayanagar Assembly Polls UnderwayThe polling for the Jayanagar assembly constituency in Karnataka is today. The Assembly polls in Karnataka took place on May 12, however, elections in Jayanagar constituency were delayed because of the death of the sitting MLA and Bharatiya Janata Party candidate B N Vijayakumar. The currently ruling coalition- Congress and the Janata Dal (Secular) are fighting the elections together. Last week, JD(S) withdrew its candidate and decided to go on with supporting the Congress candidate.Nonetheless, both parties fought the polls separately for the recent polls of Rajarajeshwari Nagar assembly seat despite being state government-level allies.2018-06-11 12:25:11 PM
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