Mangaluru : Autonomous status emphasised for coastal authority; B J Puttaswamy

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

Mangaluru : The state government will be recommended to increase budgetary allocations to Coastal Development Authority (CDA), Malnad Area Development Board (MADB), along with autonomous status to these institutions, Karnataka State Planning Board Vice Chairman B J Puttaswamy said. He was speaking at a workshop on ‘Economic Development Assessment For Coastal Districts’, organised by the […]

Will file Rs 300-cr defamation suit against 3 BJP legislators: D’Souza

Thursday, October 12th, 2017
ivan d souza

Mangaluru: MLC Ivan D’Souza said that he will file a defamation suit for Rs 300 crore in damages against BJP MLC and former minister B J Puttaswamy, former BJP MLC Go Madhusudhan and MLA Ravi Subrahmanya, for levelling allegations against Chief Minister Siddaramaiah. The trio had stated that CM had mislead courts to get 6 acre […]

State level BJP OBC convention to be held on November 27 at Bengaluru

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
B J Puttaswamy

Mangaluru: “Bharatiya Janatha Party to hold state level OBC’s convention at Bengaluru on November 27 under the leadership of former Karnataka CM B S Yeddyurappa, to strengthen the party and to prepare the party workers for the upcoming assembly election,” said President of BJP OBC Morcha, B J Puttaswamy. Speaking to the reporters at district […]

Watershed scheme in five districts in Karnataka

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Bangalore: Minister for Minor Irrigation Shivaraj S. Tangadagi on Wednesday announced that the government would take up a watershed project based on the Rajasthan model in five districts of the State to help recharge groundwater. Replying to BJP member B.J. Puttaswamy during Question Hour in the Legislative Council, the Minister said that the project would […]

BJP wins two, Cong one Rajya Sabha seat

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Bangalore: The ruling BJP won two Rajya Sabha seats and the Congress one from Karnataka in the biennial elections held to four seats Thursday. BJP nominees Basavaraj Patil Sedam, R Ramakrishna and K Rehaman Khan of Congress were declared elected by Returning Officer Om Prakash when the deadline for withdrawal of nomination papers ended today. […]

B.J. Puttaswamy expelled from BJP for anti-party role

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Bangalore: The political secretary to former CM Yeddyurappa, who continued with present CM DVS Gowda as well, so long, namely B.J. Puttaswamy, (BJP for short) has been expelled from BJP, for his audacity to contest for Rajya Sabha seat as fourth candidate, now independent. He was removed from primary membership of BJP on Monday. K.S. […]

State Govt. orders to probe into land deals made by Devegowda family

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011
Puttaswamy Gowda

Bangalore: In a calculated offensive against the Devegowda family’s continued propaganda against the BJP CM, the state govt. ordered a probe into the wealth of Gowda’s family members from 2002. The enquiry took up 82.10 acres of Govt. land in Hassan district in Devegowda’s wife’s name, in violation of Land Reforms Act. The political secretary […]

CM’s political secretary moves in to pelt stones at JD-S

Thursday, December 16th, 2010
B.J. Puttaswamy

Bangalore: B. J Puttaswamy (BJP) political secretary to CM Yeddyurappa, has today attacked JD-S state leader H.D Kumaraswamy, for allowing his father Devegowda and his relatives to  a mass wealth in hundreds of crores of rupees in transactions involving the entire Gowda family, by misuse of his powers as then CM (2006-7) In 2006, BJP […]

HDK and CM meet in Tumkur today

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
Yedyurappa and Kumara-Swamy

Tumkur (Bangalore): A Guru Vandana programme held at Tumkur, unexpectedly brought about an unusual meeting of two giants, the former CM, H.D. Kumaraswamy (JD-S) and the present CM, B.S Yeddyurappa of BJP, on a single platform. They greeted each other warmly even when they mutually had attacked on land grab stories fed to the people […]

B.J Puttaswamy in soup: JDS attacks his home

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
B.J Puttaswamy

Bangalore: Miscreants from JD(S) along with supporters of HD Kumaraswamy attacked the house of B.J. Puttaswamy, a key aide (political secretary) of CM this afternoon, against BJP’s harsh remarks against Devegowda and family on land grabbing in several districts of the state and they pelted stones and broke windows of Puttaswamy’s house. A car was […]