• Karnataka CM justifies cabinet rejig, sacking of seniors

    From Dr. Jai Maharaj@21:1/5 to All on Wed Jun 29 22:46:46 2016
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    By Kestur Vasuki
    The Pioneer
    Saturday, June 25, 2016

    Bengaluru - Even as knives are out against Karnataka
    Chief Minister Siddaramaiah over his decision to drop 14
    Ministers in a recent Cabinet reshuffle, Chief Minister
    on Friday justified his decision but said he has started
    talking to dissatisfied leaders.

    He said "I had informed them about possibility of
    dropping some Ministers to give opportunity for new
    faces in the Cabinet during Council of Ministers meeting
    on June 15. I was forced to undertake reshuffle and I
    have done in the interest of the party."

    "It is common after reshuffle that some will get
    disappointed but there is no groupism or bickering in
    the party. No party MLAs has raised voice against
    reshuffle, I have already started talking to those who
    are disgruntled," he asserted.

    Siddaramaiah is facing a major rebellion by a section
    of senior Congress leaders who have been dropped, is
    confidant of tide over the crisis. However dissidents
    led by senior leader Srinivas Prasad, Ambareesh and
    others have also in discussion with former External
    Affairs Minister and senior Congress leader SM Krishna
    in their campaign to oust Siddaramaiah to save the
    party. Senior leaders like Jaffer Sharieff, AH
    Vishwanath and others have also joined the bandwagon of

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