H. D. Kumaraswamy

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H D Kumaraswamy asked : “When the State government ignored the early warning (on the second wave) and is not ready with the necessary infrastructure, what is the use of holding a meeting,” “We would not have reached this position if both the Centre and State had not ignored the early warning,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “No one [party] can compete with the BJP; the amount of money that is being spent by the BJP is unimaginable,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “No one [party] can compete with the BJP; the amount of money that is being spent by the BJP is unimaginable,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “I know how the ruling BJP is going for by-elections on the might of money. A BJP ticket aspirant who had looted the State’s resources and exploited the people has paid a huge amount of money to his central leaders to get the party’s ticket for Basavakalyan segment,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Mr Modi ) : “I had allocated ₹75 crore to Basavakalyan for various irrigation projects and Mr. Yediyurappa who assumed power after me diverted the funds to other projects. There are 10,000 farmers in the constituency whose farm loans in nationalised banks were waived and 15,000 more farmers whose loans in cooperative banks were waived. These pro-people initiatives coupled with the strong presence of cadres would ensure the victory of party candidate in the by-election,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana for offering concessional LPG connections to Below Poverty Line families in rural India, the then Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, announced a similar programme to counter Mr. Modi and bought one lakh LPG stoves. When I became the Chief Minister after him, I approached the Centre seeking concessional LPG connections for the poor in the State so that the stoves could be distributed among the beneficiaries. But, the Union government did not give permission for that many connections. The BJP government should tell us where the LPG stoves have gone,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “If they really wanted to book cases against those indulging in provocative speeches, how many cases should have been booked against BJP leaders by now?” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about error ) : "These are government efforts to suppress the voice of farmers. Is it really a case of a provocative speech?" "There is no provocation in his statements. This is the perception error. It is constitutional to call for a fight. The cases against Tikait should be withdrawn," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "These things wouldnt have come up had you behaved properly and hadnt gone to court for an injunction. You created these problems," "Such matters should not be discussed in public. Nobody can claim to be Satya Harishchandra," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “When the Ministers are not in a position to protect themselves, how can they protect the people of the State?” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Deve Gowda ) : "Since the inception of JD(S) it had been the practice that whoever Deve Gowda had trusted, slew him," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : “Have I said that he did it? Have I taken his name? So why should he feel hurt? I had spoken based on the information that I received over the last three months. I do not know why he has withdrawn the case. The government can still continue the probe into the case suo motu ,” External link

Hindu Sunday, March 7, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Now, if the petroleum revenue is handed over to the centre, the states' plight will be miserable," External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 7, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Ramesh Jarkiholi ) : “The police should get the truth out of him,” “No one is bothered about helping the woman get justice. The whole idea was to get Jarkiholi’s resignation” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “In this government, anyone can do anything they please,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told ( about Deve Gowda ) : "I did not say (about not contesting bypolls)...Deve Gowda recently had told media friends that discussions have taken place about not fielding candidates for the bypolls, he had cited financial reasons and has said it will not be useful," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Mr. Siddaramaiah had promised to build Anubhava Mantapa at a cost of ₹600 crore in Basavakalyan. The announcement was made to attract voters and ensure the victory of Congress candidate B. Narayanrao in the last Assembly elections. When I became the Chief Minister in the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, I allocated ₹670 crore for irrigation projects in Bidar district instead of taking up the Anubhava Mantapa project. Now, the BJP government has again announced the construction of Anubhava Manatapa keeping an eye on Basavakalyan by-elections. Priorities are misplaced in the Yediyurappa government. Funds are not being released to the projects and programmes that were announced in the budget and approved in the Assembly. The Chief Minister is releasing funds to projects that were approved in the Cabinet such as buying new vehicles to Ministers,” External link

thehindu Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:37:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Mr. Siddaramaiah had promised to build Anubhava Mantapa at a cost of ₹600 crore in Basavakalyan. The announcement was made to attract voters and ensure the victory of Congress candidate B. Narayanrao in the last Assembly elections. When I became the Chief Minister in the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, I allocated ₹670 crore for irrigation projects in Bidar district instead of taking up the Anubhava Mantapa project. Now, the BJP government has again announced the construction of Anubhava Manatapa keeping an eye on Basavakalyan by-elections. Priorities are misplaced in the Yediyurappa government. Funds are not being released to the projects and programmes that were announced in the budget and approved in the Assembly. The Chief Minister is releasing funds to projects that were approved in the Cabinet such as buying new vehicles to Ministers,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Even 75 years after Independence, several microscopic communities without a voice have not been able to get reservation. Like the big fish eating small fish, bigger communities have swallowed smaller communities,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “There is a danger of Tamil Nadu placing its rights over additional water during a crisis. It is already using 6 cubic feet of water to 342 lakes and irrigating 42,170 acres,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 22, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “There is a danger of Tamil Nadu placing its rights over additional water during a crisis. It is already using 6 cubic feet of water to 342 lakes and irrigating 42,170 acres,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 22, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “It appears that those collecting donations for the construction of Ram Mandir have been separately marking the houses of those who paid money and those who did not. This is similar to what Nazis did in Germany during the regime of Hitler when lakhs of people lost their lives,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 20, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Who has given (them) permission to collect funds door to door – even in villages? Is it the VHP? Are those collecting funds members of the VHP? How will these funds be accounted for in public domain?” External link

expressindia Friday, February 19, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The VHP claims it has collected Rs 150 crore, and this may be the official amount. But how much is being collected unofficially? All kinds of people are collecting,” External link

expressindia Friday, February 19, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "It was understood that the fundraisers were marking the homes of the donors. Don't know why. During Hitler's time, Nazi-Jews were upset and millions of people died. Why thy trend is taking place in the country is not known," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “I am also a victim. 15 days ago, three people, including a woman, came to my house. They threatened me asking why am I not giving money,” “Who is she? Is she authorised to come and ask me?” External link

expressindia Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Ram Mandir ) : “It appears that those collecting donations for the construction of Ram Mandir have been separately marking the houses of those who paid money and those who did not,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : "Random people on the street are collecting money in the name of the Rama temple. I am a victim myself. Three people including a woman visited my house a few days ago and demanded that I donate to Rama temple funds and when I refused threatened me. They asked me why I was refusing to pay up for a project that is a national priority. Who are these people? Who authorised them to collect money and threaten people," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Ram Mandir ) : “It appears that those collecting donations for the construction of Ram Mandir have been separately marking the houses of those who paid money and those who did not. This is similar to what Nazis did in Germany during the regime of Hitler when lakhs of people lost their lives. Historians say that RSS took birth at the same time when Nazi Party was founded in Germany,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Let him do politics wherever he wants. He goes to Congress in the morning, JD(S) in the afternoon and BJP at night. He is going around trying to please all the leaders. We know that he will return to us when things do not work out with others,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “I need not expel anybody. People and the party workers will decide. Party workers will take action against people indulging in anti-party activities whenever the time comes,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : “When we were in the coalition, the Speaker of the Lower House was from the Congress. We had discussed the issue of Chairman in the Legislative Council in the coordination committee. Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda had proposed the name of senior member Basavaraj Horatti to Sonia Gandhi. Despite that, they did not agree,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 31, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Currently, he is travelling. He will rejoin the party,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 18, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "Uddhav Thackeray's irresponsible statement that 'Karnataka occupied territories will be annexed to Maharashtra' sounds like Chinese expansionism.Such an expansionism will jeopardise the harmony among states formed on the linguistic ground," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 18, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "Uddhav Thackeray's irresponsible statement that 'Karnataka occupied territories will be annexed to Maharashtra' sounds like Chinese expansionism.Such an expansionism will jeopardise the harmony among states formed on the linguistic ground," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 18, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “This uncivilised BJP government did not even have the courtesy to invite me, the brainchild of the cluster which I had brought under compete with China policy in the 2018 coalition government” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 18, 2021 5:17:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "Uddhav Thackeray's irresponsible statement that 'Karnataka occupied territories will be annexed to Maharashtra' sounds like Chinese expansionism.Such an expansionism will jeopardise the harmony among states formed on the linguistic ground," External link

business-standard Monday, January 18, 2021 2:57:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "Uddhav Thackeray's irresponsible statement that 'Karnataka occupied territories will be annexed to Maharashtra' sounds like Chinese expansionism.Such an expansionism will jeopardise the harmony among states formed on the linguistic ground," External link

economictimes Monday, January 18, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Amit Shah ) : “It is an unpardonable act that despite getting land from Karnataka for the RAF unit, Kannada has been completely ignored in the foundation stone plaque. Amit Shah should clarify to Kannadigas on the episode of violation of three-language formula in the plaque” External link

expressindia Monday, January 18, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “It is highly condemnable that even the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister who were present on the occasion chose to ignore dignity and honour of our land and its language,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 18, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Caste is part of the winnability factor of candidates when they are selected during the elections. I have no hesitation in saying that leaders of various castes in the party will be identified and promoted,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy argued : “To prepare the party for the 2023 elections and the immediate elections for the taluk and zilla panchayat, it is necessary that party is strengthened,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 4, 2021 8:13:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Gram Panchayat ) : "The BJP is convinced by the outcome of the Gram Panchayat elections that all attempts to finish the JDS have failed. This is why BJP has been systematically spreading rumours that JDS will join NDA. All of this is absolutely false," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 3, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “His death has caused a shock to me. He was an upright politician,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “One party was keen on testing the secular credentials of former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and JD(S), while the other was keen on occupying the Council Chairman’s post and ended up achieving this today. On December 15, our party MLCs told me how despite his protestations, Mr. Dharme Gowda was pressurised to occupy the presiding officer’s seat before the stopping of quorum bell by one party. While they almost forced him to sit in the chair, the other party members dragged him out. A sensitive man that he was, he felt humiliated and was very upset over it. All of them should introspect on their role at least now,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “One party was keen on testing the secular credentials of former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and JD(S), while the other was keen on occupying the Council Chairman’s post and ended up achieving this today. On December 15, our party MLCs told me how despite his protestations, Mr. Dharme Gowda was pressurised to occupy the presiding officer’s seat before the stopping of quorum bell by one party. While they almost forced him to sit in the chair, the other party members dragged him out. A sensitive man that he was, he felt humiliated and was very upset over it. All of them should introspect on their role at least now,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy alleged : “He was more than a brother for me. He was very hurt by the way he was treated by some members during the recent council proceedings and felt humiliated. It is not suicide, but political murder,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “His death has caused a shock to me. He was an upright politician,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "His death has caused a shock to me. He was an upright politician," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed ( about Narendra Modi ) : “PM Narendra Modi has personally extended the hand of friendship,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 27, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "The remarks of senior Union Minister Rajnath Singh with respect to the new legislations have instilled a new hope. He has appealed to farmers to allow an experimental implementation of the new farm legislations. He has also assured farmers of withdrawing the legislation if they create any problems. I think farmers too should give a thought in this regard," External link

news18 Saturday, December 26, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “We would not have formed the government with the Congress (in 2018) if we were the BJP’s B team. There is no tacit understanding with the BJP, as being alleged by the Congress. Only an issue-based understanding is possible. All reports of a political merger are imaginary,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "My real politics will begin in 2023," External link

news18 Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "I have already spoken about JD(S)' stand.There is no question of merging JD(S) with any other party until we are alive. We are not here for power.For the last ten years we have worked in the opposition," External link

news18 Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "Basavaraj Horatti's statement is his statement and that is not the party's decision. Here in this issue, individual leaders have their version which is not our the party's stand. Our party will not yield to any national party. When I was the chief minister, the Prime Minister positively responded to me. Our party will not merge with any national or regional party as we have a different background," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 21, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Everyone is seeing how both national parties (BJP and Congress) want to come to us. Everybody needs JDS when they want...but then they backstab JDS after getting their fruits" External link

timesofindia Monday, December 21, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Speculative reports about our party (JD (S)) merging with BJP is imaginary. At the most, we may extend issue-based support to the BJP if need be in the public interest. As a party of Kannadigas with self-esteem, we will never think of a political merger," External link

dnaindia Monday, December 21, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “At the most we may extend issue-based support to BJP if needed in the coming days in public interest. No importance needs to be attached to any imaginary reports in this regard,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, December 20, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Toyota Kirloskar ) : “The solution does not appear to be in sight though the strike by the employees of Toyota Kirloskar’s Bidadi plant is completing two months. The differences between the workers and management, and the government’s apathy may also be the reasons for such a situation. But there is a dire need to put an end to the impasse in the interest of the State’s industrial development” External link

thehindu Sunday, December 20, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed : “We would not have formed the government with the Congress if we’re to be BJP’s B team. There is no tacit understanding with the BJP as being alleged by the Congress. Only an issue-based understanding is possible,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, December 20, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy expressed ( about H D Kumaraswamy ) : “In the morning they support the farmers’ protest and in the evening they vote in favour of anti-farmer laws. What kind of politics is this H D Kumaraswamy? How can people who call themselves sons of the soil and children of farmers stab farmers in the back?” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The goodwill earned in 2006-2007 (when he was CM for the first time) was lost by allying with the Congress party. When I stepped down as Chief Minister in 2006 I was popular. After allying with the Congress in 2018, Siddaramaiah and his gang destroyed my reputation. I walked into their trap and agreed to the alliance because of Deve Gowda,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “I have not met the Chief Minister secretively. I met him in his house during the day. I have met him to discuss the development work in the constituencies of my MLAs,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Opposition parties are not there to merely oppose. They have to execute responsibilities in a constructive manner. JDS has treaded a constructive path with respect to the amendments to land reforms act by protecting the interests of farmers. The JDS ensured that the legislation became a balanced one,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "In 2010 when the BJP government introduced the anti-cow slaughter bill, we opposed it. Even now we are opposing the bill. There are several negative issues so we are opposing it," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 12, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "It is a common sense that the male calves of only native cattle are mostly retained and nurtured as they are useful in farming activities. While the male calves of hybrid cows including HF varieties are not preferred as they are absolutely of no use to farmers because of their lack of ability to be agile like native species. It is highly impossible as the hybrid varieties like HF cattle need a minimum of Rs 200 a day for maintenance. This is highly impractical," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, December 11, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "It is a common sense that the male calves of only native cattle are mostly retained and nurtured as they are useful in farming activities. While the male calves of hybrid cows including HF varieties are not preferred as they are absolutely of no use to farmers because of their lack of ability to be agile like native species. It is highly impossible as the hybrid varieties like HF cattle need a minimum of Rs 200 a day for maintenance. This is highly impractical," External link

news18 Friday, December 11, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “It is also important to think of the welfare of farmers who nurture go maata . Who will stand by the farmer when taking care of a cow becomes a burden on him?” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "JD(S) has supported the government after it agreed to withdraw some of the provisions we were opposed to," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed : "We are the one responsible for the changes in the law. During the previous assembly session, the government decided to drop some of the dangerous provisions in the proposed amendment after I drew their attention to it," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Vidhana Soudha ) : "I had clearly said in the Karnataka Vidhana Soudha to give up 79-A and 79-B from the KLD-2020," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "JD(S) has supported the government after it agreed to withdraw some of the provisions we were opposed to," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed : "We are the one responsible for the changes in the law. During the previous Assembly session, the government decided to drop some of the dangerous provisions in the proposed amendment after I drew their attention to it," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Vidhana Soudha ) : "I had clearly said in the Karnataka Vidhana Soudha to give up 79-A and 79-B from the KLD-2020," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "JD(S) has supported the government after it agreed to withdraw some of the provisions we were opposed to," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed : "We are the one responsible for the changes in the law.During the previous Assembly session, the government decided to drop some of the dangerous provisions in the proposed amendment after I drew their attention to it," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Vidhana Soudha ) : "I had clearly said in the Karnataka Vidhana Soudha to give up 79-A and 79-B from the KLD-2020," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “No Congress leader has had the decency to seek the support of JD(S) for the no-confidence vote. Yet, Mr. Siddaramaiah’s remark smacks of arrogance,” “We are not slaves to support even without being asked. It is this attitude that is responsible for the downfall of the Congress” External link

Hindu Monday, December 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "The goodwill that I had earned from the people of the state in 2006-07 (as CM) and which I had maintained for 12 years despite the big campaign against me for not transferring power to BJP, everything got destroyed by joining hands with the Congress," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "I meet openly, not in disguise...don't I know whom he (Siddaramaiah) met recently?" External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “A farmer is not a coward as the Agriculture Minister says,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The union and State governments should support the farming community by formulating and implementing schemes for them. They should not be labelled cowards,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “A farmer is not a coward as the Agriculture Minister says,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The union and State governments should support the farming community by formulating and implementing schemes for them. They should not be labelled cowards,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Otherwise, suspicion among the farmers and people will continue to grow further. The Centre has appealed to protesting farmers to move to Burari Park if they want to hear their problems. But farmers have not accepted this as they view it as a precondition to initiate talks,” External link

thehindu Monday, November 30, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy added : “If the State treasury is receiving money in a big way for development, this revenue is coming from Bengaluru. Vokkaligas have given up on their agricultural land for industrial development and they are now working as watchmen in industries, cooks, and cleaners,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 22, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Mr Modi ) : “I started the industrial cluster scheme in which nine districts were identified. Mr. Modi has announced Aatm Nirbhar Bharat on the same lines. Similarly, I had announced the Badavara Bandhu scheme to financially help street vendors with interest-free loans. Modi’s announcement on financially helping 50 lakh street vendors is the same,” External link

thehindu Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Mr Modi ) : “I started the industrial cluster scheme in which nine districts were identified. Mr. Modi has announced Aatm Nirbhar Bharat on the same lines. Similarly, I had announced the Badavara Bandhu scheme to financially help street vendors with interest-free loans. Modi’s announcement on financially helping 50 lakh street vendors is the same,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Siddaramaiah does not want Congress to win in both the seats. If it loses, Shivakumar will be cut to size. He is jittery about the prospects of Shivakumar becoming the chief minister in the next election” External link

news18 Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister’s son has come here. What is his relationship with Sira? Instead of spending money here to woo voters, he can spend the money on the flood-affected people in North Karnataka,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "DJ Halli riots are a Law and Order issue. The incident should have been investigated and the guilty should have been punished. Any responsible government and the party in power should have learnt lessons from the incident and initiated preventive steps to avoid recurrence of similar events," External link

news18 Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "There cannot be an alliance with Congress that does not honour the coalition dharma," External link

news18 Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Hence, we are looking for leaders from our party who can contest in R.R. Nagar and not those who will go away before or after the polls,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 12, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Siddaramaiah has said that he had discussed with the JD(S) the matter of support to the Congress when the motion of no confidence was moved. He has also said that the sons of soil did not support. This is a blatant lie and Mr. Siddaramaiah has proved himself to be the biggest liar of the century,” External link

Hindu Sunday, October 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "Regarding opening of schools...opinions of everyone, especially parents, is that they are hundred percent against opening schools. I urge the government, on behalf of the parents, that lives are important... only if there is life can one think about the future," External link

outlookindia Friday, October 9, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "The reopening of schools in this scenario will lead to a disaster. Schools should not be reopened for any reason this year if the chief minister cares about people's life. Promote all students, considering their previous outcome and performance," External link

timesofindia Friday, October 9, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “What would have happened if the polls to the Bihar Assembly and bypolls to 54 constituencies were delayed by three months? What would have happened if President’s rule was imposed in Bihar for three months and a caretaker government allowed?” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked ( about Chief Minister ) : “When I was the Chief Minister for 14 months, Mr. Siddaramaiah was the chairman of the coordination committee. He did not talk about it then. Why is he asking the government to accept it now?” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The decision to allot 32 acres, including 15 acres each to yoga university and Gulbarga University and 2 acres to the CBSE for its South India office, will turn the Bangalore University campus into a concrete jungle. The State government should allot land to these institutions elsewhere and protect the park” External link

Hindu Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "There cannot be an alliance with Congress that does not honour the coalition dharma," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “PM Modi himself offered me the CM’s post for five years and said nobody will touch you during that period,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “There are some microbreweries too on Vittal Mallya Road. What needs to be probed is who has put money in such dance bars and microbreweries. There will be shocking revelations,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Siddaramaiah, who jumped to the Congress in the greed for power, has displayed his true colours by calling the JD(S) an opportunist party. The JD(S) need not learn self-respect from Siddaramaiah, who deserted it along with his followers after enjoying power and position in the party,” External link

Hindu Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “All that needs to be done is to add Kannada and other regional languages in the list of Centre’s administrative languages,” External link

Hindu Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “Is it possible to conduct a fair and unbiased study of Karnataka’s culture and heritage without having Kannadiga representatives in the committee? How can we think of studying the history and culture of the country by keeping South Indians out?” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Not just politicians, senior IAS and IPS officers are also involved in the scam and are making money. It’s a ploy by the BJP to take the media’s focus away from its failures in handling Covid and other issues. There is no point in raising the drugs scandal since the real culprits will not be booked. We will, instead, focus on farmers’ issues” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy declared : "if the BJP in the state or at the Centre thinks that Hindi can be imposed easily in Karnataka, through introducing tri-language teaching formula as it is endorsed in the New Education Policy, it will be met with stiff resistance" "Although Kannadigas are soft and gentle people, whenever they feel someone is imposing something on them, they have risen to the occasion and resisted with full might. Let the BJP not forget this," External link

ibtimes-in Monday, September 14, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "It is true that JDS travelled to Colombo, Sri Lanka, with lawmakers, MPs, former legislators and key leaders to discuss the JDS party's confidential agenda and future political strategies. However, it was not a clandestine ' Colombo trip '," External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "To bring down my government, money was collected from mafia indulging in cricket betting and drug trafficking and illegal dance bar operators," External link

news18 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy alleged : "Media had then reported that some of the MLAs were getting money from the drug traffickers," External link

news18 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Did I say that BJP leaders toppled my government? I had only said that these mafias were also active to bring down my government. Now, who got money from them should speak up," External link

news18 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy added ( about Chief Minister ) : "I cannot speak about the background of Sudhakar. What all services he has provided in the last two decades. I have spoken to the people about how a government is formed by destabilising the people's chosen government by mafia and money. But it is not understood why Minister Sudhakar taking it on him," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Long ago, architect of the Indian constitution, Dr BR Ambedkar, had expressed concern that the danger of bringingabout legislations that establish control over the stateseconomy through luring cannot be ruled out in the future.Now, the country is staring at such a danger," External link

news18 Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Long ago, architect of the Indian constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar, had expressed concern that the danger of bringing about legislations that establish control over the states economy through luring cannot be ruled out in the future. Now, the country is staring at such a danger," External link

economictimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “Is it not a violation of federal system to ask the participants to go out of the meeting for not knowing Hindi? The Secretary has informed that he does not know English. Is his move a request for not knowing English? or is it a shameless enthusiasm to impose Hindi?” External link

Hindu Monday, August 24, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Just because other language speaking people, including those speaking Kannada, do not know Hindi, how much more sacrifices are expected? The Union Government should take action against Mr. Kotecha for his Hindi supremacy though, and respect the federal system” External link

Hindu Monday, August 24, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : "is this a request for not knowing English or a shameless excitement to impose Hindi?" External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 23, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "D J Halli riots are a Law and Order issue. The incident should have been investigated and the guilty should have been punished. Any responsible government and the party in power should have learnt lessons from the incident and initiated preventive steps to avoid recurrence of similar events," External link

outlookindia Friday, August 21, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "D J Halli riots are a Law and Order issue. The incident should have been investigated and the guilty should have been punished. Any responsible government and the party in power should have learnt lessons from the incident and initiated preventive steps to avoid recurrence of similar events," External link

news18 Friday, August 21, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Deve Gowda ) : "Hindi politics has prevented many South Indians from becoming prime minister — Karunanidhi and Kamaraj are prominent. Though Deve Gowda was successful in breaking this barrier, there were several incidents of him being criticised and ridiculed for reasons of language," External link

news18 Monday, August 10, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Deve Gowda ) : “PM Deve Gowda finally agreed only because of farmers from Bihar & UP. To this extent Hindi politics works in this country,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 10, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : “He (Shivakumar) went around proclaiming himself as the troubleshooter for the coalition. But in reality, it was his interference in Belagavi politics that brought the downfall of my coalition. He became the troublemaker. If the Congress leadership wanted they could have put an end to it but they wanted out and decided to let it continue,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Congress is an expert in dividing political parties and purchase of MLAs," External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asking : “When you formed a coalition with us and sat on the CM’s chair using our support, was Congress’s morals alright? When you don’t have power you have suddenly remembered all of this. When the state is facing difficulties, a party which is both invisible and irrelevant, what moral right do you have to comment on us” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Congress is an expert in dividing political parties and purchase of MLAs," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Congress has launched a nation-wide Save Democracy, campaign against the BJP which is buying MLAs to topple democratically elected governments. What has Congress done? Haven't they lured all BSP MLAs who supported the Congress to form the government in Rajasthan? Is this not a buyout?" External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Haven't they made attempts to divide? Is it not a fact that for the sake of one Rajya Sabha seat, the Congress government in Karnataka purchased eight JD(S) MLAs? Is this democracy? Both parties (Congress and BJP) are criminals in purchase matters," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Hasn’t Congress, which is making big noise about purchase of MLAs, divided JD(S) in the past? Is it not a fact that for the sake of one Rajya Sabha seat, the Congress government in Karnataka purchased eight JD(S) MLAs at one time? When S.M. Krishna was the Chief Minister, didn’t Congress buy our MLAs? Didn’t the Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 Assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?” External link

thehindu Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “What has the Congress done? Haven’t they lured all BSP MLAs who supported the Congress to form government in Rajasthan? Is this not a buyout?” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Is it not a fact that for the sake of one Rajya Sabha seat, the Congress government in Karnataka purchased eight JDS MLAs? Is this democracy? Didn’t Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Hasn’t Congress, which is making big noise about purchase of MLAs, divided JD(S) in the past? Is it not a fact that for the sake of one Rajya Sabha seat, the Congress government in Karnataka purchased eight JD(S) MLAs at one time? When S.M. Krishna was the Chief Minister, didn’t Congress buy our MLAs? Didn’t the Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 Assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “Congress has launched a nation-wide Save Democracy, campaign against the BJP which is buying MLAs to topple democratically elected governments. What has the Congress done? Haven’t they lured all BSP MLAs who supported the Congress to form the government in Rajasthan? Is this not a buyout?” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “When S M Krishna was the CM (of Karnataka), didn’t the Congress buy our MLAs? Didn’t the Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 Assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : "Congress has launched a nation-wide Save Democracy, campaign against the BJP which is buying MLAs to topple democratically elected governments. What has the Congress done? Haven't they lured all BSP MLAs who supported the Congress to form the government in Rajasthan? Is this not a buyout?" External link

timesofindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : "When S M Krishna was the CM (of Karnataka), didn't the Congress buy our MLAs? Didn't the Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does the Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?" External link

timesofindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The Congress which has levelled charges against the ruling BJP has not so far filed a complaint against any investigating agency. Instead, the Congress has limited itself to getting publicity. On the other hand, the ruling BJP instead of coming clean by ordering a probe into the main charges is indirectly admitting the scam,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “A section of the Congress leaders was unhappy at the high command not taking them into confidence and had become intolerant from day one. This section had conveyed to the high command that it could break the JD(S) had it been given some time,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "This was their (Congress leaders) calculation, but now they are repenting. They thought that the government will fall in six months and Congress would come back. That situation is not there now," External link

news18 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "You party workers are making all efforts to work for the people. There is still time to establish a pro-people government...we cannot unsettle the BJP government in the near future," External link

news18 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Ministers are now acknowledging that there have been failures. The Chief Minister is also showing signs of helplessness over containing the pandemic. Nobody expected that he will show helplessness. We have to understand where we have gone wrong. The government must listen to experts to protect people,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Stop playing with human lives. It will not serve any purpose to seal a few areas. If you care for the human lives in Bengaluru, shut down the city totally for 20 days. Else, Bengaluru will become another Brazil. People’s lives are more important than the economy” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy déclaré : "Les opérations de secours se poursuivent et cinq personnes ont été extraites des décombres jusqu'à présent. J'ai demandé aux responsables concernés d'être sur place" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy afirmou : "Seus serviços ao proporcionar comida, abrigo e educação aos necessitados e aos pobres eram um modelo para todos além das barreiras da região, a linguagem, a casa e a religião" External link

uol Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT



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H D Kumaraswamy asked : “When the State government ignored the early warning (on the second wave) and is not ready with the necessary infrastructure, what is the use of holding a meeting,” “We would not have reached this position if both the Centre and State had not ignored the early warning,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, April 14, 2021 4:02:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “No one [party] can compete with the BJP; the amount of money that is being spent by the BJP is unimaginable,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “No one [party] can compete with the BJP; the amount of money that is being spent by the BJP is unimaginable,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 8:41:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “I know how the ruling BJP is going for by-elections on the might of money. A BJP ticket aspirant who had looted the State’s resources and exploited the people has paid a huge amount of money to his central leaders to get the party’s ticket for Basavakalyan segment,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Mr Modi ) : “I had allocated ₹75 crore to Basavakalyan for various irrigation projects and Mr. Yediyurappa who assumed power after me diverted the funds to other projects. There are 10,000 farmers in the constituency whose farm loans in nationalised banks were waived and 15,000 more farmers whose loans in cooperative banks were waived. These pro-people initiatives coupled with the strong presence of cadres would ensure the victory of party candidate in the by-election,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana for offering concessional LPG connections to Below Poverty Line families in rural India, the then Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah, announced a similar programme to counter Mr. Modi and bought one lakh LPG stoves. When I became the Chief Minister after him, I approached the Centre seeking concessional LPG connections for the poor in the State so that the stoves could be distributed among the beneficiaries. But, the Union government did not give permission for that many connections. The BJP government should tell us where the LPG stoves have gone,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:55:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “If they really wanted to book cases against those indulging in provocative speeches, how many cases should have been booked against BJP leaders by now?” External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 25, 2021 3:16:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about error ) : "These are government efforts to suppress the voice of farmers. Is it really a case of a provocative speech?" "There is no provocation in his statements. This is the perception error. It is constitutional to call for a fight. The cases against Tikait should be withdrawn," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, March 25, 2021 12:28:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "These things wouldnt have come up had you behaved properly and hadnt gone to court for an injunction. You created these problems," "Such matters should not be discussed in public. Nobody can claim to be Satya Harishchandra," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, March 24, 2021 9:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “When the Ministers are not in a position to protect themselves, how can they protect the people of the State?” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 11, 2021 10:26:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Deve Gowda ) : "Since the inception of JD(S) it had been the practice that whoever Deve Gowda had trusted, slew him," External link

HindustanTimes Thursday, March 11, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : “Have I said that he did it? Have I taken his name? So why should he feel hurt? I had spoken based on the information that I received over the last three months. I do not know why he has withdrawn the case. The government can still continue the probe into the case suo motu ,” External link

Hindu Sunday, March 7, 2021 8:43:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Now, if the petroleum revenue is handed over to the centre, the states' plight will be miserable," External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 7, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Ramesh Jarkiholi ) : “The police should get the truth out of him,” “No one is bothered about helping the woman get justice. The whole idea was to get Jarkiholi’s resignation” External link

timesofindia Saturday, March 6, 2021 7:58:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “In this government, anyone can do anything they please,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, March 2, 2021 5:16:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told ( about Deve Gowda ) : "I did not say (about not contesting bypolls)...Deve Gowda recently had told media friends that discussions have taken place about not fielding candidates for the bypolls, he had cited financial reasons and has said it will not be useful," External link

timesofindia Thursday, February 25, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Mr. Siddaramaiah had promised to build Anubhava Mantapa at a cost of ₹600 crore in Basavakalyan. The announcement was made to attract voters and ensure the victory of Congress candidate B. Narayanrao in the last Assembly elections. When I became the Chief Minister in the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, I allocated ₹670 crore for irrigation projects in Bidar district instead of taking up the Anubhava Mantapa project. Now, the BJP government has again announced the construction of Anubhava Manatapa keeping an eye on Basavakalyan by-elections. Priorities are misplaced in the Yediyurappa government. Funds are not being released to the projects and programmes that were announced in the budget and approved in the Assembly. The Chief Minister is releasing funds to projects that were approved in the Cabinet such as buying new vehicles to Ministers,” External link

thehindu Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:37:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Mr. Siddaramaiah had promised to build Anubhava Mantapa at a cost of ₹600 crore in Basavakalyan. The announcement was made to attract voters and ensure the victory of Congress candidate B. Narayanrao in the last Assembly elections. When I became the Chief Minister in the Congress-JD(S) coalition government, I allocated ₹670 crore for irrigation projects in Bidar district instead of taking up the Anubhava Mantapa project. Now, the BJP government has again announced the construction of Anubhava Manatapa keeping an eye on Basavakalyan by-elections. Priorities are misplaced in the Yediyurappa government. Funds are not being released to the projects and programmes that were announced in the budget and approved in the Assembly. The Chief Minister is releasing funds to projects that were approved in the Cabinet such as buying new vehicles to Ministers,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:36:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Even 75 years after Independence, several microscopic communities without a voice have not been able to get reservation. Like the big fish eating small fish, bigger communities have swallowed smaller communities,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, February 24, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “There is a danger of Tamil Nadu placing its rights over additional water during a crisis. It is already using 6 cubic feet of water to 342 lakes and irrigating 42,170 acres,” External link

thehindu Monday, February 22, 2021 10:47:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “There is a danger of Tamil Nadu placing its rights over additional water during a crisis. It is already using 6 cubic feet of water to 342 lakes and irrigating 42,170 acres,” External link

Hindu Monday, February 22, 2021 9:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “It appears that those collecting donations for the construction of Ram Mandir have been separately marking the houses of those who paid money and those who did not. This is similar to what Nazis did in Germany during the regime of Hitler when lakhs of people lost their lives,” External link

HindustanTimes Saturday, February 20, 2021 12:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Who has given (them) permission to collect funds door to door – even in villages? Is it the VHP? Are those collecting funds members of the VHP? How will these funds be accounted for in public domain?” External link

expressindia Friday, February 19, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The VHP claims it has collected Rs 150 crore, and this may be the official amount. But how much is being collected unofficially? All kinds of people are collecting,” External link

expressindia Friday, February 19, 2021 3:36:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "It was understood that the fundraisers were marking the homes of the donors. Don't know why. During Hitler's time, Nazi-Jews were upset and millions of people died. Why thy trend is taking place in the country is not known," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:43:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “I am also a victim. 15 days ago, three people, including a woman, came to my house. They threatened me asking why am I not giving money,” “Who is she? Is she authorised to come and ask me?” External link

expressindia Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Ram Mandir ) : “It appears that those collecting donations for the construction of Ram Mandir have been separately marking the houses of those who paid money and those who did not,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, February 17, 2021 7:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : "Random people on the street are collecting money in the name of the Rama temple. I am a victim myself. Three people including a woman visited my house a few days ago and demanded that I donate to Rama temple funds and when I refused threatened me. They asked me why I was refusing to pay up for a project that is a national priority. Who are these people? Who authorised them to collect money and threaten people," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, February 17, 2021 2:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Ram Mandir ) : “It appears that those collecting donations for the construction of Ram Mandir have been separately marking the houses of those who paid money and those who did not. This is similar to what Nazis did in Germany during the regime of Hitler when lakhs of people lost their lives. Historians say that RSS took birth at the same time when Nazi Party was founded in Germany,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 16, 2021 8:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Let him do politics wherever he wants. He goes to Congress in the morning, JD(S) in the afternoon and BJP at night. He is going around trying to please all the leaders. We know that he will return to us when things do not work out with others,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “I need not expel anybody. People and the party workers will decide. Party workers will take action against people indulging in anti-party activities whenever the time comes,” External link

Hindu Thursday, February 4, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : “When we were in the coalition, the Speaker of the Lower House was from the Congress. We had discussed the issue of Chairman in the Legislative Council in the coordination committee. Former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda had proposed the name of senior member Basavaraj Horatti to Sonia Gandhi. Despite that, they did not agree,” External link

Hindu Sunday, January 31, 2021 10:01:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Currently, he is travelling. He will rejoin the party,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 18, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "Uddhav Thackeray's irresponsible statement that 'Karnataka occupied territories will be annexed to Maharashtra' sounds like Chinese expansionism.Such an expansionism will jeopardise the harmony among states formed on the linguistic ground," External link

timesofindia Monday, January 18, 2021 6:06:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "Uddhav Thackeray's irresponsible statement that 'Karnataka occupied territories will be annexed to Maharashtra' sounds like Chinese expansionism.Such an expansionism will jeopardise the harmony among states formed on the linguistic ground," External link

HindustanTimes Monday, January 18, 2021 5:24:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “This uncivilised BJP government did not even have the courtesy to invite me, the brainchild of the cluster which I had brought under compete with China policy in the 2018 coalition government” External link

timesofindia Monday, January 18, 2021 5:17:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "Uddhav Thackeray's irresponsible statement that 'Karnataka occupied territories will be annexed to Maharashtra' sounds like Chinese expansionism.Such an expansionism will jeopardise the harmony among states formed on the linguistic ground," External link

business-standard Monday, January 18, 2021 2:57:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Uddhav Thackeray ) : "Uddhav Thackeray's irresponsible statement that 'Karnataka occupied territories will be annexed to Maharashtra' sounds like Chinese expansionism.Such an expansionism will jeopardise the harmony among states formed on the linguistic ground," External link

economictimes Monday, January 18, 2021 2:41:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Amit Shah ) : “It is an unpardonable act that despite getting land from Karnataka for the RAF unit, Kannada has been completely ignored in the foundation stone plaque. Amit Shah should clarify to Kannadigas on the episode of violation of three-language formula in the plaque” External link

expressindia Monday, January 18, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “It is highly condemnable that even the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister who were present on the occasion chose to ignore dignity and honour of our land and its language,” External link

newindianexpress Monday, January 18, 2021 5:48:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Caste is part of the winnability factor of candidates when they are selected during the elections. I have no hesitation in saying that leaders of various castes in the party will be identified and promoted,” External link

Hindu Thursday, January 7, 2021 8:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy argued : “To prepare the party for the 2023 elections and the immediate elections for the taluk and zilla panchayat, it is necessary that party is strengthened,” External link

Hindu Monday, January 4, 2021 8:13:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Gram Panchayat ) : "The BJP is convinced by the outcome of the Gram Panchayat elections that all attempts to finish the JDS have failed. This is why BJP has been systematically spreading rumours that JDS will join NDA. All of this is absolutely false," External link

business-standard Sunday, January 3, 2021 8:30:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “His death has caused a shock to me. He was an upright politician,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:59:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “One party was keen on testing the secular credentials of former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and JD(S), while the other was keen on occupying the Council Chairman’s post and ended up achieving this today. On December 15, our party MLCs told me how despite his protestations, Mr. Dharme Gowda was pressurised to occupy the presiding officer’s seat before the stopping of quorum bell by one party. While they almost forced him to sit in the chair, the other party members dragged him out. A sensitive man that he was, he felt humiliated and was very upset over it. All of them should introspect on their role at least now,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, December 30, 2020 12:33:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “One party was keen on testing the secular credentials of former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda and JD(S), while the other was keen on occupying the Council Chairman’s post and ended up achieving this today. On December 15, our party MLCs told me how despite his protestations, Mr. Dharme Gowda was pressurised to occupy the presiding officer’s seat before the stopping of quorum bell by one party. While they almost forced him to sit in the chair, the other party members dragged him out. A sensitive man that he was, he felt humiliated and was very upset over it. All of them should introspect on their role at least now,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:46:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy alleged : “He was more than a brother for me. He was very hurt by the way he was treated by some members during the recent council proceedings and felt humiliated. It is not suicide, but political murder,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, December 29, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “His death has caused a shock to me. He was an upright politician,” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "His death has caused a shock to me. He was an upright politician," External link

ibtimes-in Tuesday, December 29, 2020 8:00:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed ( about Narendra Modi ) : “PM Narendra Modi has personally extended the hand of friendship,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 27, 2020 5:20:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "The remarks of senior Union Minister Rajnath Singh with respect to the new legislations have instilled a new hope. He has appealed to farmers to allow an experimental implementation of the new farm legislations. He has also assured farmers of withdrawing the legislation if they create any problems. I think farmers too should give a thought in this regard," External link

news18 Saturday, December 26, 2020 5:07:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “We would not have formed the government with the Congress (in 2018) if we were the BJP’s B team. There is no tacit understanding with the BJP, as being alleged by the Congress. Only an issue-based understanding is possible. All reports of a political merger are imaginary,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "My real politics will begin in 2023," External link

news18 Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "I have already spoken about JD(S)' stand.There is no question of merging JD(S) with any other party until we are alive. We are not here for power.For the last ten years we have worked in the opposition," External link

news18 Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "Basavaraj Horatti's statement is his statement and that is not the party's decision. Here in this issue, individual leaders have their version which is not our the party's stand. Our party will not yield to any national party. When I was the chief minister, the Prime Minister positively responded to me. Our party will not merge with any national or regional party as we have a different background," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 21, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Everyone is seeing how both national parties (BJP and Congress) want to come to us. Everybody needs JDS when they want...but then they backstab JDS after getting their fruits" External link

timesofindia Monday, December 21, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Speculative reports about our party (JD (S)) merging with BJP is imaginary. At the most, we may extend issue-based support to the BJP if need be in the public interest. As a party of Kannadigas with self-esteem, we will never think of a political merger," External link

dnaindia Monday, December 21, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “At the most we may extend issue-based support to BJP if needed in the coming days in public interest. No importance needs to be attached to any imaginary reports in this regard,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, December 20, 2020 10:02:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Toyota Kirloskar ) : “The solution does not appear to be in sight though the strike by the employees of Toyota Kirloskar’s Bidadi plant is completing two months. The differences between the workers and management, and the government’s apathy may also be the reasons for such a situation. But there is a dire need to put an end to the impasse in the interest of the State’s industrial development” External link

thehindu Sunday, December 20, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed : “We would not have formed the government with the Congress if we’re to be BJP’s B team. There is no tacit understanding with the BJP as being alleged by the Congress. Only an issue-based understanding is possible,” External link

HindustanTimes Sunday, December 20, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy expressed ( about H D Kumaraswamy ) : “In the morning they support the farmers’ protest and in the evening they vote in favour of anti-farmer laws. What kind of politics is this H D Kumaraswamy? How can people who call themselves sons of the soil and children of farmers stab farmers in the back?” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The goodwill earned in 2006-2007 (when he was CM for the first time) was lost by allying with the Congress party. When I stepped down as Chief Minister in 2006 I was popular. After allying with the Congress in 2018, Siddaramaiah and his gang destroyed my reputation. I walked into their trap and agreed to the alliance because of Deve Gowda,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “I have not met the Chief Minister secretively. I met him in his house during the day. I have met him to discuss the development work in the constituencies of my MLAs,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Opposition parties are not there to merely oppose. They have to execute responsibilities in a constructive manner. JDS has treaded a constructive path with respect to the amendments to land reforms act by protecting the interests of farmers. The JDS ensured that the legislation became a balanced one,” External link

expressindia Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "In 2010 when the BJP government introduced the anti-cow slaughter bill, we opposed it. Even now we are opposing the bill. There are several negative issues so we are opposing it," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 12, 2020 6:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "It is a common sense that the male calves of only native cattle are mostly retained and nurtured as they are useful in farming activities. While the male calves of hybrid cows including HF varieties are not preferred as they are absolutely of no use to farmers because of their lack of ability to be agile like native species. It is highly impossible as the hybrid varieties like HF cattle need a minimum of Rs 200 a day for maintenance. This is highly impractical," External link

news-yahoo-in Friday, December 11, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "It is a common sense that the male calves of only native cattle are mostly retained and nurtured as they are useful in farming activities. While the male calves of hybrid cows including HF varieties are not preferred as they are absolutely of no use to farmers because of their lack of ability to be agile like native species. It is highly impossible as the hybrid varieties like HF cattle need a minimum of Rs 200 a day for maintenance. This is highly impractical," External link

news18 Friday, December 11, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “It is also important to think of the welfare of farmers who nurture go maata . Who will stand by the farmer when taking care of a cow becomes a burden on him?” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "JD(S) has supported the government after it agreed to withdraw some of the provisions we were opposed to," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed : "We are the one responsible for the changes in the law. During the previous assembly session, the government decided to drop some of the dangerous provisions in the proposed amendment after I drew their attention to it," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Vidhana Soudha ) : "I had clearly said in the Karnataka Vidhana Soudha to give up 79-A and 79-B from the KLD-2020," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "JD(S) has supported the government after it agreed to withdraw some of the provisions we were opposed to," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed : "We are the one responsible for the changes in the law. During the previous Assembly session, the government decided to drop some of the dangerous provisions in the proposed amendment after I drew their attention to it," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Vidhana Soudha ) : "I had clearly said in the Karnataka Vidhana Soudha to give up 79-A and 79-B from the KLD-2020," External link

economictimes Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:00:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "JD(S) has supported the government after it agreed to withdraw some of the provisions we were opposed to," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy claimed : "We are the one responsible for the changes in the law.During the previous Assembly session, the government decided to drop some of the dangerous provisions in the proposed amendment after I drew their attention to it," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Vidhana Soudha ) : "I had clearly said in the Karnataka Vidhana Soudha to give up 79-A and 79-B from the KLD-2020," External link

news18 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “No Congress leader has had the decency to seek the support of JD(S) for the no-confidence vote. Yet, Mr. Siddaramaiah’s remark smacks of arrogance,” “We are not slaves to support even without being asked. It is this attitude that is responsible for the downfall of the Congress” External link

Hindu Monday, December 7, 2020 9:26:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "The goodwill that I had earned from the people of the state in 2006-07 (as CM) and which I had maintained for 12 years despite the big campaign against me for not transferring power to BJP, everything got destroyed by joining hands with the Congress," External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "I meet openly, not in disguise...don't I know whom he (Siddaramaiah) met recently?" External link

timesofindia Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:56:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “A farmer is not a coward as the Agriculture Minister says,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The union and State governments should support the farming community by formulating and implementing schemes for them. They should not be labelled cowards,” External link

thehindu Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “A farmer is not a coward as the Agriculture Minister says,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The union and State governments should support the farming community by formulating and implementing schemes for them. They should not be labelled cowards,” External link

Hindu Thursday, December 3, 2020 9:09:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Otherwise, suspicion among the farmers and people will continue to grow further. The Centre has appealed to protesting farmers to move to Burari Park if they want to hear their problems. But farmers have not accepted this as they view it as a precondition to initiate talks,” External link

thehindu Monday, November 30, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy added : “If the State treasury is receiving money in a big way for development, this revenue is coming from Bengaluru. Vokkaligas have given up on their agricultural land for industrial development and they are now working as watchmen in industries, cooks, and cleaners,” External link

Hindu Sunday, November 22, 2020 10:36:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Mr Modi ) : “I started the industrial cluster scheme in which nine districts were identified. Mr. Modi has announced Aatm Nirbhar Bharat on the same lines. Similarly, I had announced the Badavara Bandhu scheme to financially help street vendors with interest-free loans. Modi’s announcement on financially helping 50 lakh street vendors is the same,” External link

thehindu Saturday, October 31, 2020 11:48:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Mr Modi ) : “I started the industrial cluster scheme in which nine districts were identified. Mr. Modi has announced Aatm Nirbhar Bharat on the same lines. Similarly, I had announced the Badavara Bandhu scheme to financially help street vendors with interest-free loans. Modi’s announcement on financially helping 50 lakh street vendors is the same,” External link

Hindu Saturday, October 31, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Siddaramaiah does not want Congress to win in both the seats. If it loses, Shivakumar will be cut to size. He is jittery about the prospects of Shivakumar becoming the chief minister in the next election” External link

news18 Thursday, October 22, 2020 11:41:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “The Chief Minister’s son has come here. What is his relationship with Sira? Instead of spending money here to woo voters, he can spend the money on the flood-affected people in North Karnataka,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, October 21, 2020 9:37:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "DJ Halli riots are a Law and Order issue. The incident should have been investigated and the guilty should have been punished. Any responsible government and the party in power should have learnt lessons from the incident and initiated preventive steps to avoid recurrence of similar events," External link

news18 Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "There cannot be an alliance with Congress that does not honour the coalition dharma," External link

news18 Thursday, October 15, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Hence, we are looking for leaders from our party who can contest in R.R. Nagar and not those who will go away before or after the polls,” External link

thehindu Monday, October 12, 2020 10:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Siddaramaiah has said that he had discussed with the JD(S) the matter of support to the Congress when the motion of no confidence was moved. He has also said that the sons of soil did not support. This is a blatant lie and Mr. Siddaramaiah has proved himself to be the biggest liar of the century,” External link

Hindu Sunday, October 11, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "Regarding opening of schools...opinions of everyone, especially parents, is that they are hundred percent against opening schools. I urge the government, on behalf of the parents, that lives are important... only if there is life can one think about the future," External link

outlookindia Friday, October 9, 2020 9:29:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "The reopening of schools in this scenario will lead to a disaster. Schools should not be reopened for any reason this year if the chief minister cares about people's life. Promote all students, considering their previous outcome and performance," External link

timesofindia Friday, October 9, 2020 8:18:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “What would have happened if the polls to the Bihar Assembly and bypolls to 54 constituencies were delayed by three months? What would have happened if President’s rule was imposed in Bihar for three months and a caretaker government allowed?” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked ( about Chief Minister ) : “When I was the Chief Minister for 14 months, Mr. Siddaramaiah was the chairman of the coordination committee. He did not talk about it then. Why is he asking the government to accept it now?” External link

Hindu Thursday, October 8, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The decision to allot 32 acres, including 15 acres each to yoga university and Gulbarga University and 2 acres to the CBSE for its South India office, will turn the Bangalore University campus into a concrete jungle. The State government should allot land to these institutions elsewhere and protect the park” External link

Hindu Sunday, October 4, 2020 10:03:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "There cannot be an alliance with Congress that does not honour the coalition dharma," External link

timesofindia Thursday, October 1, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Narendra Modi ) : “PM Modi himself offered me the CM’s post for five years and said nobody will touch you during that period,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, September 30, 2020 6:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “There are some microbreweries too on Vittal Mallya Road. What needs to be probed is who has put money in such dance bars and microbreweries. There will be shocking revelations,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 23, 2020 10:45:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Siddaramaiah, who jumped to the Congress in the greed for power, has displayed his true colours by calling the JD(S) an opportunist party. The JD(S) need not learn self-respect from Siddaramaiah, who deserted it along with his followers after enjoying power and position in the party,” External link

Hindu Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:58:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “All that needs to be done is to add Kannada and other regional languages in the list of Centre’s administrative languages,” External link

Hindu Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “Is it possible to conduct a fair and unbiased study of Karnataka’s culture and heritage without having Kannadiga representatives in the committee? How can we think of studying the history and culture of the country by keeping South Indians out?” External link

Hindu Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Not just politicians, senior IAS and IPS officers are also involved in the scam and are making money. It’s a ploy by the BJP to take the media’s focus away from its failures in handling Covid and other issues. There is no point in raising the drugs scandal since the real culprits will not be booked. We will, instead, focus on farmers’ issues” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy declared : "if the BJP in the state or at the Centre thinks that Hindi can be imposed easily in Karnataka, through introducing tri-language teaching formula as it is endorsed in the New Education Policy, it will be met with stiff resistance" "Although Kannadigas are soft and gentle people, whenever they feel someone is imposing something on them, they have risen to the occasion and resisted with full might. Let the BJP not forget this," External link

ibtimes-in Monday, September 14, 2020 3:13:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "It is true that JDS travelled to Colombo, Sri Lanka, with lawmakers, MPs, former legislators and key leaders to discuss the JDS party's confidential agenda and future political strategies. However, it was not a clandestine ' Colombo trip '," External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 12, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : "To bring down my government, money was collected from mafia indulging in cricket betting and drug trafficking and illegal dance bar operators," External link

news18 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy alleged : "Media had then reported that some of the MLAs were getting money from the drug traffickers," External link

news18 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Did I say that BJP leaders toppled my government? I had only said that these mafias were also active to bring down my government. Now, who got money from them should speak up," External link

news18 Wednesday, September 2, 2020 11:04:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy added ( about Chief Minister ) : "I cannot speak about the background of Sudhakar. What all services he has provided in the last two decades. I have spoken to the people about how a government is formed by destabilising the people's chosen government by mafia and money. But it is not understood why Minister Sudhakar taking it on him," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Long ago, architect of the Indian constitution, Dr BR Ambedkar, had expressed concern that the danger of bringingabout legislations that establish control over the stateseconomy through luring cannot be ruled out in the future.Now, the country is staring at such a danger," External link

news18 Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Long ago, architect of the Indian constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar, had expressed concern that the danger of bringing about legislations that establish control over the states economy through luring cannot be ruled out in the future. Now, the country is staring at such a danger," External link

economictimes Saturday, August 29, 2020 1:09:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “Is it not a violation of federal system to ask the participants to go out of the meeting for not knowing Hindi? The Secretary has informed that he does not know English. Is his move a request for not knowing English? or is it a shameless enthusiasm to impose Hindi?” External link

Hindu Monday, August 24, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Just because other language speaking people, including those speaking Kannada, do not know Hindi, how much more sacrifices are expected? The Union Government should take action against Mr. Kotecha for his Hindi supremacy though, and respect the federal system” External link

Hindu Monday, August 24, 2020 5:55:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : "is this a request for not knowing English or a shameless excitement to impose Hindi?" External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 23, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "D J Halli riots are a Law and Order issue. The incident should have been investigated and the guilty should have been punished. Any responsible government and the party in power should have learnt lessons from the incident and initiated preventive steps to avoid recurrence of similar events," External link

outlookindia Friday, August 21, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "D J Halli riots are a Law and Order issue. The incident should have been investigated and the guilty should have been punished. Any responsible government and the party in power should have learnt lessons from the incident and initiated preventive steps to avoid recurrence of similar events," External link

news18 Friday, August 21, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Deve Gowda ) : "Hindi politics has prevented many South Indians from becoming prime minister — Karunanidhi and Kamaraj are prominent. Though Deve Gowda was successful in breaking this barrier, there were several incidents of him being criticised and ridiculed for reasons of language," External link

news18 Monday, August 10, 2020 5:58:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Deve Gowda ) : “PM Deve Gowda finally agreed only because of farmers from Bihar & UP. To this extent Hindi politics works in this country,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 10, 2020 4:23:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy told : “He (Shivakumar) went around proclaiming himself as the troubleshooter for the coalition. But in reality, it was his interference in Belagavi politics that brought the downfall of my coalition. He became the troublemaker. If the Congress leadership wanted they could have put an end to it but they wanted out and decided to let it continue,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 30, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Congress is an expert in dividing political parties and purchase of MLAs," External link

timesofindia Thursday, July 30, 2020 2:52:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asking : “When you formed a coalition with us and sat on the CM’s chair using our support, was Congress’s morals alright? When you don’t have power you have suddenly remembered all of this. When the state is facing difficulties, a party which is both invisible and irrelevant, what moral right do you have to comment on us” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:21:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Congress is an expert in dividing political parties and purchase of MLAs," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, July 29, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Congress has launched a nation-wide Save Democracy, campaign against the BJP which is buying MLAs to topple democratically elected governments. What has Congress done? Haven't they lured all BSP MLAs who supported the Congress to form the government in Rajasthan? Is this not a buyout?" External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "Haven't they made attempts to divide? Is it not a fact that for the sake of one Rajya Sabha seat, the Congress government in Karnataka purchased eight JD(S) MLAs? Is this democracy? Both parties (Congress and BJP) are criminals in purchase matters," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 29, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Hasn’t Congress, which is making big noise about purchase of MLAs, divided JD(S) in the past? Is it not a fact that for the sake of one Rajya Sabha seat, the Congress government in Karnataka purchased eight JD(S) MLAs at one time? When S.M. Krishna was the Chief Minister, didn’t Congress buy our MLAs? Didn’t the Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 Assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?” External link

thehindu Tuesday, July 28, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “What has the Congress done? Haven’t they lured all BSP MLAs who supported the Congress to form government in Rajasthan? Is this not a buyout?” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Is it not a fact that for the sake of one Rajya Sabha seat, the Congress government in Karnataka purchased eight JDS MLAs? Is this democracy? Didn’t Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:25:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Hasn’t Congress, which is making big noise about purchase of MLAs, divided JD(S) in the past? Is it not a fact that for the sake of one Rajya Sabha seat, the Congress government in Karnataka purchased eight JD(S) MLAs at one time? When S.M. Krishna was the Chief Minister, didn’t Congress buy our MLAs? Didn’t the Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 Assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?” External link

Hindu Tuesday, July 28, 2020 8:16:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “Congress has launched a nation-wide Save Democracy, campaign against the BJP which is buying MLAs to topple democratically elected governments. What has the Congress done? Haven’t they lured all BSP MLAs who supported the Congress to form the government in Rajasthan? Is this not a buyout?” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : “When S M Krishna was the CM (of Karnataka), didn’t the Congress buy our MLAs? Didn’t the Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 Assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?” External link

financialexpress Tuesday, July 28, 2020 5:33:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : "Congress has launched a nation-wide Save Democracy, campaign against the BJP which is buying MLAs to topple democratically elected governments. What has the Congress done? Haven't they lured all BSP MLAs who supported the Congress to form the government in Rajasthan? Is this not a buyout?" External link

timesofindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy asked : "When S M Krishna was the CM (of Karnataka), didn't the Congress buy our MLAs? Didn't the Congress conspire to form a government after the 2018 assembly polls by buying our MLAs? Does the Congress have the moral courage to answer these questions?" External link

timesofindia Tuesday, July 28, 2020 3:37:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “The Congress which has levelled charges against the ruling BJP has not so far filed a complaint against any investigating agency. Instead, the Congress has limited itself to getting publicity. On the other hand, the ruling BJP instead of coming clean by ordering a probe into the main charges is indirectly admitting the scam,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “A section of the Congress leaders was unhappy at the high command not taking them into confidence and had become intolerant from day one. This section had conveyed to the high command that it could break the JD(S) had it been given some time,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "This was their (Congress leaders) calculation, but now they are repenting. They thought that the government will fall in six months and Congress would come back. That situation is not there now," External link

news18 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : "You party workers are making all efforts to work for the people. There is still time to establish a pro-people government...we cannot unsettle the BJP government in the near future," External link

news18 Wednesday, July 22, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said ( about Chief Minister ) : “Ministers are now acknowledging that there have been failures. The Chief Minister is also showing signs of helplessness over containing the pandemic. Nobody expected that he will show helplessness. We have to understand where we have gone wrong. The government must listen to experts to protect people,” External link

Hindu Thursday, July 9, 2020 8:54:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy said : “Stop playing with human lives. It will not serve any purpose to seal a few areas. If you care for the human lives in Bengaluru, shut down the city totally for 20 days. Else, Bengaluru will become another Brazil. People’s lives are more important than the economy” External link

expressindia Tuesday, June 23, 2020 12:45:00 PM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy déclaré : "Les opérations de secours se poursuivent et cinq personnes ont été extraites des décombres jusqu'à présent. J'ai demandé aux responsables concernés d'être sur place" External link

french.china.org.cn Wednesday, March 20, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

H D Kumaraswamy afirmou : "Seus serviços ao proporcionar comida, abrigo e educação aos necessitados e aos pobres eram um modelo para todos além das barreiras da região, a linguagem, a casa e a religião" External link

uol Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:14:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
Names Lang Count
H.D. KumaraswamyEN74.04%
H D KumaraswamyEN10.58%
HD KumaraswamyEN7.69%
H. D. KumaraswamyEN4.81%
H. D. KumaraswamyEU0.96%
H D KumaraswamySA0.96%
H.D. KumaraswamySA0.96%
ಹೆಚ್.ಡಿ.ಕುಮಾರಸ್ವಾಮಿKN0.00%


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