- Dharam urges holding of session at the earliest
Leader of the Opposition in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly N Dharam Singh today asked Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa to advance the Assembly session from November 23 for seeking vote of confidence for the newly installed BJP-JD(S) Government. ”It is a clear and persisting indication of instability,” he told newspersons here, pointing to the postponement of the session for seeking trust vote from November 15 to November 23.
Karnataka fails to ask funds properly: Dharam
Leader of the Opposition in Karnataka Legislative Assembly N Dharam Singh today dismissing Deputy Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa’s charge that the Centre did not release funds to meet flood situation, said that the state government in turn had failed in asking for the funds in a proper manner.
BJP day dreaming on assuming power in Karnataka: Dharam
Predicting that the Janata Dal (Secular) will not transfer power to its alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the opposition leader in the Karnataka Assembly, Dharam Singh opined that the BJP was day-dreaming on the issue. Speaking to newspersons here today, Mr Singh said the JD(S) leaders had started repeating for joining hands with the communal BJP as they found minorities distanced themselves from the party and would not back it in any future election.
Dharam Singh predicts mid-term poll in Karnataka
Leader of the Opposition N Dharam Singh today predicted mid-term polls in the state this year as he claimed the ‘transfer of power from JD (S) to the BJP would not go through as expected.’ Addressing the press here, Mr Singh said Wakf Minister Iqbal Ansari’s remarks on the JD (S) MLAs wishing Mr H D Kumaraswamy continue as Chief Minister clearly indicted the transfer of power would not go through leading to a mid-term poll.
Dharam turns tables on BJP over Mahadayi
Leader of the opposition in the assembly Dharam Singh has turned the tables on Bharatiya Janata Party, which has been campaigning against the Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who during the run up to the Goa assembly elections had reportedly spoken against the interests of Karanataka regarding the diversion of Mahadayi river, for providing drinking water to a number of north Karnataka towns.
Dharam garam with non-spending DyCM
Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly N Dharam Singh on Friday made a scathing attack on Deputy Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa over “poor” spending of budgetary-allocation for 2006-07.
Addressing a media conference here, Mr Singh said with only a few days left for the presentation of the new budget, only 38 per cent of Rs 43,438 crore allocated for various projects and schemes had been spent so far. “How can the remaining money be spent in less than one month?”, he asked the Deputy Chief Minister.
Dharam picks holes in govt policy
The JD(S)-BJP coalition government has zero political commitment and resolving people’s problem is never on their agenda. These were the allegations raised by former chief minister and leader of opposition in the state assembly Dharam Singh at a press conference on Saturday in Belgaum.