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H. D. Kumaraswamy

This article is about former Chief Minister of Indian state of Karnataka. For other uses, see Kumaraswamy (disambiguation).

Hardanahalli Deve Gowda Kumaraswamy (born December 16, 1959) was Chief Minister of the state of Karnataka, India from February 4, 2006 to October 9, 2007. He is one of the sons of former Prime Minister of India H. D. Deve Gowda. Popularly known as "Manninamaga" among his friends and followers, he was a noted film producer, distributor and exhibitor in the Kannada film industry.He owns a cinema theater at his home town Holenarasipura. He finished his high school studies in Bangalore's MES Educational Institution in Jayanagar. He completed his PUC from Vijaya College and earned his B.Sc. from Basavanagudi National College. He married Anita on March 13, 1986 at Palace Grounds, Bangalore. He has a son, Nikhil. He took oath of office at the Vidhana Soudha, the Karnataka Government headquarters.
He won the Kanakapura (Bangalore Rural District) Lok Sabha seat in 1996. He sought re-election from Kanakapura in 1998 and lost. He again contested unsuccessfully for ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Former Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy caught on tape asking for bribe
2014-07-06
BANGALORE: Weeks after the legislative council polls, a cash-for-seat CD has surfaced in which former chief minister and JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy allegedly demands Rs 20 crore from a person to give away his party's seat for the Upper House.
(Economic Times)
  1. Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy caught on tape, asking for bribe
  2. Kumaraswamy heard seeking bribe of Rs 40 crore in audio CD
  3. Caught on tape: Unfazed HD Kumaraswamy defends himself

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Ex-Karnataka CM caught on tape demanding 40cr from MLC aspirant
2014-07-05
Former chief minister and Janata Dal (Secular) floor leader HD Kumaraswamy has been caught on tape asking for Rs. 40 crore from an MLC aspirant who sought his party's support in the recently concluded elections to the Upper House of the Karnataka ...
(Hindustan Times)
  1. Kumaraswamy in spot of bother over CD

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MLAs' performance report draws flak
2014-07-01
JD(S) floor leader H D Kumaraswamy echoing Patil's views said there were many errors in the report and the media had already discredited members by publishing it. YSV Datta (JDS) said the parameters used by the organization to assess the legislators' ...
(Times of India)
  1. Assessment criteria upsets MLAs
  2. MLAs' performance report draws flak

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110 reasons why Congressmen are angry with Karnataka CM
2014-06-30
In the past, then chief minister N Dharam Singh was dethroned by his coalition partner H D Kumaraswamy of JD(S) over delay in reconstituting boards and corporations. In the current instance, the appointments have been pending for 13 months with ...
(Times of India)

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    BJP alleges lobby behind mess over garbage in Bangalore
    2014-06-30
    BJP and JD(S) members Aravind Limbavali, S R Vishwanath, S Suresh Kumar, Ashwath Narayan, Ravi Subramanya (all BJP) and former Chief Minister and JD(S) floor leader H D Kumaraswamy raised the issue in the Legislative Assembly on Monday and ...
    (Daijiworld.com)
    1. Oppn parties flay govt over garbage crisis in Bangalore

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    JD(S) Netas Head to Lanka to Revive Party
    2014-06-16
    A group of over 40 JD(S) MLAs, MLCs and senior leaders led by former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy are leaving to the island nation in the wee hours of Monday. Party insiders feel that the trip will help them conduct intense sessions to discuss the ...
    (The New Indian Express)
    1. 45 JD(S) members leave for Sri Lanka

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    JD(S) meet in Sri Lanka to discuss party's strategy
    2014-06-11
    H.D. Kumaraswamy, JD(S) State president, told presspersons here on Wednesday said the trip was “party sponsored” and not the largesse of any individual within it. This was mentioned in the context of reports that Kupendra Reddy (who has filed papers ...
    (The Hindu)
    1. JD(S) legislators to bond, strategize in Colombo
    2. JD(S) Introspection Meet in Colombo

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    All-party Delegation to Meet PM to Discuss Cauvery Issue
    2014-06-10
    Leader of the Opposition in the Legislative Assembly Jagadish Shettar, JD(S) floor leader in the Assembly H D Kumaraswamy, former minister and MLC M C Nanaiah and Cabinet Ministers H K Patil, M B Patil and S R Patil attended the meeting.
    (The New Indian Express)

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      Solve Garbage Crisis Soon: HDK Tells Govt
      2014-06-05
      BANGALORE: Squarely blaming both the Congress and the BJP for the garbage crisis, JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy urged the State government to find a lasting solution to the crisis soon. Speaking to reporters, he alleged that the Congress-led State ...
      (The New Indian Express)
      1. Resolve garbage crisis, HDK tells CM

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