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H D Deve Gowda

About H D Deve Gowda

H D Deve Gowda is a former Indian Prime Minister, a former Karnataka Chief Minister and a senior politician from Karnataka, India. He belongs to Janata Dal (Secular). He took oath as member of the 15th Lok Sabha on June 1, 2009.

Professional Biography

On January 11, 2010, Deve Gowda said he regretted for using derogatory and un-parliamentary words against Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa.

On 9 October 2012, Deve Gowda has invited Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and DMK president M Karunanidhi to visit Karnataka and see for themselves the plight of the people in the state who are depend on the water of the Cauvery river. The invitation comes in the backdrop of Supreme Court of India ordering Karnataka to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. The people of Karnataka are facing shortage of Cauvery waters, not only for irrigation but also for drinking, he said.

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BJP hopes to solve Karnataka political crisis, MLAs adamant
In an endeavor to bring an end to the ongoing political turmoil in Karnataka and to find a way forward, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has requested all the ministers to withdraw their resignations.

Yeddyurappa loyalists take on Gowda, accuse him of being under JDS influence
Karnataka BJP strongman B.S. Yeddyurappa's loyalists on Saturday hit out at Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, and charged him of running the administration on the diktat of the Janata Dal Secular and not taking his Cabinet colleagues into confidence.

Congress criticizes Kumaraswamy's claim of bribe offer, Deve Gowda says he was unaware
Congress has criticized H.D. Kumaraswamy, son of former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda, after the former revealed that his father was offered a bribe for defence deals.

Former PM Gowda refutes charges of bribe offer in defence deals
Former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Thursday refuted charges of offer of bribe by middlemen in defence deals.

No question of changing Karnataka CM: Gadkari
Warning the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit in Karnataka to set its house in order, party president Nitin Gadkari on Friday said there was no question of removing Chief Minister Sadanand Gowda and also rubbished reports of a crisis of confidence in the southern state.

Advani takes on UPA II, says results of by-polls significant
Terming the Monday by-elections results as very significant, veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday said that the result were a reflection of UPA II's inability to govern.

'There should not be so much hue and cry outside Parliament', says Mamata
With social activist Anna Hazare's fast for a strong Lokpal Bill entered its eighth day today, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said there should not be so much hue and cry outside Parliament, where a bill on the issue is waiting to be discussed.

Political parties welcome tabling of Women's Reservation Bill in Lok Sabha: Speaker
Speaker Meira Kumar on Wednesday said that a majority of political parties have welcomed the move to table the Women's Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha, but admitted that some are still opposed to it.

No consensus at all-party meeting on Women's Reservation Bill
An all party meeting on the Women's Reservation Bill ended here with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar saying that further consultations would continue to arrive at a consensus on the bill.

Meira Kumar calls all-party meet on Women's Reservation Bill
Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has convened an all-party meeting here today to discuss the Women's Reservation Bill.

Kumaraswamy accuses top BJP leadership of backing Yeddyurappa
Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Kumaraswamy on Thursday accused the senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of backing Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who is facing charges of corruption and nepotism.

April 26, 2011 in Andhra Pradesh
A glimpse of events and happenings in Andhra Pradesh on April 26, 2011.

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