Basavaraj S Bommai is the new chief minister of Karnataka

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021

Bengaluru : The Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) legislature party has elected Basavaraj S Bommai as the new chief minister of Karnataka. Just like the outgoing Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, who resigned on Monday, the new chief minister is also from the politically influential Lingayat community. Basavaraj Bommai belongs to the Sadara Lingayat community. He is […]

Yediyurappa resigns as Karnataka CM

Monday, July 26th, 2021
BS Yediyurappa

Mangaluru :  The veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BS Yediyurappa announced his decision to step down in an emotional speech addressed to party workers in Bengaluru on Monday, July 26. The Lingayat strongman thanked BJP top brass, including PM Narendra Modi, former party president and Union Home Minister Amit Shah and current party president JP […]

Action against those giving anti-CM statements: Revenue Minister

Monday, June 7th, 2021
R Ashoka

Bengaluru : Revenue Minister Mr R Ashoka said that Mr BS Yediyurappa will continue as CM of Karnataka and news of change of leadership was only baseless rumors. He warned the party men against making either pro or anti CM statements. “A committee has been constituted under the leadership of BJP state unit president Nalin […]

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa and his daughter tests positive, son goes into quarantine

Monday, August 3rd, 2020
bs yedyurappa

Bengaluru : Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, who tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday, and under observation at Manipal Hospital in  Bengaluru, doctors said on Monday. While his daughter, BS Aruna Devi, has also tested positive for the virus, his son Vijayendra went into quarantine for seven days today. In a tweet, he said that […]

Karnataka CM announces Rs 10,000 crore for Krishna Project stage-III

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Bengaluru : Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Friday announced Rs 10,000 crore would be earmarked for the implementation of the long-pending Upper Krishna Project (UKP) stage-III in 2020-21, and an action plan would be prepared. Making a statement on his own in the Assembly, he said resettlement and rehabilitation (R&R) work of 20 […]

Yediyurappa sworn in as Karnataka CM

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Bengaluru: Karnataka BJP president B S Yediyurappa was sworn in as Chief Minister of the state for the fourth time on Friday. Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office and secrecy to the 76-year old Yediyurappa at a ceremony at the Raj Bhavan. Yediyurappa alone was sworn-in. Yediyurappa-led BJP ministry is assuming office three […]

Yeddyurappa to take oath as Karnataka CM today 6pm

Friday, July 26th, 2019

Bengaluru : BJP State president B.S. Yeddyurappa has met Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala and staked claim to form a government. He announced that he will be taking oath as the Chief Minister between 6:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. on Friday. Following his meeting, Mr. Yeddyurappa displayed the letter by the Governor inviting him to form […]

Kumaraswamy not taking oath as Karnataka CM on Monday

Sunday, May 20th, 2018

Bengaluru : Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R Vala on Saturday invited JDS’ Janata Dal (Secular) legislative party leader HD Kumaraswamy to form the next government in the state, following the resignation of BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa ahead of his trust vote. “The Governor has invited me to form the next government as the leader of the JD-S […]

HD Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM on Monday

Saturday, May 19th, 2018
HD Kumaraswamy

Bengaluru : At the end of political drama of Karnataka HD Kumaraswamy on Saturday announced that the JD(S)-Congress combine has been invited by the governor to form the government in Karnataka and he will take oath as the chief minister on Monday between 12 noon and 1pm. And unlike BS Yeddyurappa, who stepped down as […]

Former Karnataka CM Dharam Singh dies

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Bengaluru : The 80-year-old Congress leader died in a Bengaluru hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest. Former Karnataka CM Dharam Singh, accused in iron ore mining case, dies Former Karnataka Chief Minister Dharam Singh died at Bengaluru’s MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest. The 80-year-old Congress leader, who was the […]