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Ananth Kumar

From Vajpayee to Jaitley, demise of BJP stalwarts leaves void in Indian polity

The party suffered one more jolt with the death of Goa Chief Minister and former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in March 2019.

25 Aug 2019 10:04 AM

Decision shocking, stand with party: Tejaswini after BJP denies ticket

BJP has fielded 28-year-old Tejasvi Surya as its candidate from the seat despite the fact that the seat was represented by Ananth Kumar.

26 Mar 2019 1:49 PM

Union Minister Ananth Kumar to be cremated today with full state honours

Several BJP leaders and hundreds of party workers paid their last respects to the departed leader at the party office.

13 Nov 2018 11:19 AM

RSS man known for political adroitness

Kumar was a six-time member of Parliament from Bangalore South, a constituency that remained his bastion till the very end.

13 Nov 2018 2:36 AM

Leaders pay tribute to late Ananth Kumar

Devendra Fadnavis paid his last respects saying he was “shocked and deeply pained” by Kumar’s “untimely” demise.

13 Nov 2018 1:52 AM


Condolences pour in for Ananth Kumar

A tragic loss to public life in country, says President.

13 Nov 2018 12:21 AM

‘Tragic loss to country': Leaders pay tribute to Ananth Kumar

Union Minister Ananth Kumar died at 2 am on Monday at a private hospital in Bengaluru. He was 59.

12 Nov 2018 10:24 AM

Ananth Kumar, Bengaluru’s most loved MP, known for his political expertise

Kumar was serving as Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Chemicals and Fertilizers in the Narendra Modi led government.

12 Nov 2018 9:02 AM

Union Minister Ananth Kumar passes away at 59 in Bengaluru

BJP sources said Kumar's body would be kept at National College Ground in his constituency for public homage.

12 Nov 2018 8:21 AM

Cong, Rahul responsible for triple talaq bill not being passed: BJP

Attacking Gandhi, Ananth Kumar said government till last moment tried to ensure the passage of the bill, but Congress stalled its passage.

11 Aug 2018 3:07 PM


BJP to observe 'social justice fortnight' from Aug 15-30

PM Modi made announcement at a BJP parliamentary party meet that it will be remembered as a 'session of social justice'.

07 Aug 2018 1:56 PM

NDA picks JD-U’s Harivansh Narain Singh, Oppn still undecided

Sources in both parties confirmed while there have been some discussions about their candidature, nothing has been finalised.

07 Aug 2018 2:03 AM

Ahead of no-trust vote, PM Modi met these 5 top brass of BJP

No-trust motion: PM Modi convened a meeting with Amit Shah, ministers Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, Nitin Gadkari and Ananth Kumar.

20 Jul 2018 1:44 PM

Sonia Gandhi's math is weak: Minister Anant Kumar's jibe at no-trust vote

Responding to questions on no-confidence motion, Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday said, 'Who says we don't have the numbers?'

19 Jul 2018 1:59 PM

BJP promises garbage-free Bengaluru, uninterrupted power

Under the Green Bengaluru project, a tree census will be conducted and no tree will be allowed to be chopped down for any development work.

09 May 2018 1:54 AM


BJP MPs to fast on Apr 12 to protest impasse in Parliament: PM Modi

BJP MPs to spend a night between Apr 14 and May 5 in over 20,844 villages with over 50 pc population of scheduled castes and tribes.

06 Apr 2018 12:29 PM

Centre blames Cong’s negative politics for Parliament impasse

Mr Kumar said the only “major change” since then is the Cong president (Rahul Gandhi) and his “miopic vision” and unreasonable strategy in Parliament.

06 Apr 2018 12:33 AM

Budget Session heads for washout

Both Houses adjourned without transacting any legislative business.

06 Apr 2018 12:30 AM

Not my fault that House didn't run: Subramanian Swamy to not relinquish salary

Union min Ananth Kumar had earlier said, NDA MPs won't accept salaries for 23 days of the Budget session as the Parliament didn't function.

05 Apr 2018 3:27 PM

Parliament logjam: BJP, NDA MPs to give up salary for 23 days

Ananth Kumar blamed the Congress for the logjam in both Houses, saying that it had engaged in “anti-democratic” politics.

05 Apr 2018 1:32 AM