K S Eshwarappa and Jagadeesh Shettar are like two eyes of the party : BJP president

Tuesday, July 20th, 2021
Nalin Kumar Kateel

Mangaluru : Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel denied any connection with the leaked audio clip where he allegedly talked about changes in the Cabinet and instead touted the Chief Minister as the party’s soul. “I have no connection with the audio clip, claimed to be mine, about the new Karnataka chief minister, changes in […]

Four MPs from Karnataka Takes Oath as Union Ministers in PM Modi’s New Cabinet

Wednesday, July 7th, 2021

New Delhi : Four MPs from Karnataka joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Cabinet on Wednesday. Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrashekhar, Chikkamagaluru MP Shobha Karandlaje, Chitradurga MP A Narayanaswamy and Bidar MP Bhagawanth Khubha took oath as the Council of Ministers. Earlier in the day, Chandrashekhar, Shobha and Narayanaswamy attended the meeting of newly to be inducted ministers convened […]

Minister Jagadish Shettar’s meeting with ‘upset’ BJP MLAs sparks speculation

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Bengaluru : As his meeting with senior legislators, reportedly upset over not being inducted into the Cabinet, sparked speculation, Minister Jagadish Shettar on Tuesday termed reports about “revolt” as “far from truth.” The meeting late last evening at Shettar”s residence by legislators mostly from north Karnataka in the midst of the ongoing assembly session had […]

“Now is the time for all to work for holistic development of state,” : H Vishwanath

Friday, February 7th, 2020

Mysuru : “Now is the time for all to work for the holistic development of the state,” Vishwanath said. Former Minister H Vishwanath has said that the cabinet now is more or less perfect. During the cabinet expansion, some leaders were not present to which Vishwanath commented, “Husband and wife cannot always stay together.” Talking […]

Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa expands Cabinet,10 MLAs sworn in as ministers

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Bengaluru : BS Yediyurappa led BJP government on Thursday inducted Ten MLAs, who had won by-polls on BJP tickets after switching loyalties from Congress and JDS as ministers. Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Wala administered the oath to the new ministers during a swearing-in ceremony function held at Raj Bhawan in Bengaluru. Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, Minister […]

CM walks tightrope as turncoats demand Cabinet berths

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Bengaluru : The argument of not inducting those who lost elections in the Cabinet has come to haunt Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, with BJP leaders questioning why the same logic was not applied to Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi. Reports of inducting another MLC C P Yogeeshwar has also rattled BJP ranks, especially in […]

Cabinet nod for National Population Register exercise, to cost Rs 8,500 crore

Tuesday, December 24th, 2019

New Delhi : The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved funds to the tune of over Rs 8,500 crore for updating the National Population Register, officials have said. The NPR exercise is to commence from April next year. The NPR is a list of “usual residents” of the country. Updating of this data was done during […]

17 ministers take oath in the first phase of B S Yediyurappa cabinet

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Bengaluru : Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa expand his ministry on Tuesday by inducting 17 ministers in the first phase. This will be the first-ever expansion of Yediyurappa’s ministry after he assumed office on July 26 and proved his government’s majority on the floor of the Assembly on July 29. Having run the government […]

Krishnappa enters Cabinet, gets housing portfolio

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Bengaluru: Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday allocated the Housing portfolio to M Krishnappa, who was sworn-in as a Cabinet minister on September 5. Krishnappa, who is a Congress MLA from Vijayanagar constituency in Bengaluru, has been picked by the party as replacement to actor-politician M H Ambareesh, a Vokkaliga. The ‘rebel’ star was removed as […]

Cabinet meet tomorrow; ordinances likely to be considered

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet will meet here tomorrow where it is likely to take up ordinances related to anti-corruption and rights-related issues whose consideration was deferred yesterday. The decision to hold the Cabinet comes a day after government appeared to be having second thoughts on bringing ordinances, including those being pushed by Rahul Gandhi. […]