Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicB.S. Yeddyurappa

Topic: B.S. Yeddyurappa

Yediyurappa expands Karnataka cabinet for third time since 2019, 7 ministers sworn in

The new ministers are MLAs Umesh Katti, S Angara, Murugesh Nirani and Arvind Limbavali and MLCs R Shankar, M T B Nagaraj and C P Yogeshwar.

Yediyurappa holds off plan to add Lingayats in OBC central list after Amit Shah intervention

Shah told Karnataka CM Yediyurappa it would be best if he discussed with the central leadership before making any such announcements.

Sting op a conspiracy, attempt to de-stabilise BJP govt, says Yediyurappa’s son Vijayendra

In exclusive interview, Vijayendra told ThePrint that his family was being blackmailed, insisted there was no truth to corruption charges & said he was being targeted as he is the CM’s son.

Karnataka faces doctors’ crunch amid pandemic, CM asks 900 medical students to pitch in

CM B.S. Yediyurappa has asked deputy commissioners of various districts to ramp up testing, and ensure adequate primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare to patients.

Inter-state movement curbs: Are Indian states being paranoid or practical during Covid?

Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa has said there is no ban on flights and trains to the state, a day after after his govt banned flights from certain states after a spike in Covid cases.

Karnataka allows 33% employees of IT/BT sector to work from office after 20 April

CM B.S. Yediyurappa said the IT/BT companies should use bus services to facilitate the commute of employees, who must follow safety guidelines & social distancing.

Defectors to BJP win bypolls: Does party loyalty not matter in Karnataka elections?

The BJP in Karnataka led by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa Monday won 12 of the 15 assembly seats on which bypolls were held.

‘Mobocracy’ versus democracy, a ‘sliding’ economy & Congress’ ‘Maratha sub-nationalism’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

The big challenge Karnataka BJP will face if it forms government now

If BJP forms govt in Karnataka, it will have a wafer-thin majority. The party fears any reverse poaching of MLAs could tilt the scales against it.

3 reasons why Yeddyurappa worked hard to topple Karnataka’s Congress-JD(S) govt

H.D. Kumaraswamy’s Congress-JD(S) coalition govt lost the trust vote 105 to 99 Tuesday, and BJP’s B.S. Yeddyurappa is set to be CM for the fourth time.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.