Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicB. S. Yediyurappa

Topic: B. S. Yediyurappa

Former Karnataka CM Yediyurappa’s granddaughter Soundarya dies by suicide in Bengaluru

The 30-year old doctor, who was working at a private hospital, had left for duty around 8 am Friday morning and was later found hanging from the ceiling fan in her flat.

How BL Santhosh has finally trumped Yediyurappa & is now BJP’s go-to man in Karnataka

The two leaders have a history of acrimony, but since Yediyurappa’s ouster, Santhosh’s influence, control and authority in the Karnataka BJP is only growing by the day.

2 months in, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai plays his cards right, wins over the Sangh 

In 60 days in office, Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai has passionately defended the RSS, looked to bridge party and govt, and sought to shake off image as a Yediyurappa loyalist. 

With ‘Modi alone can’t win state polls’ comment, Yediyurappa warns BJP not to discount him yet

Speaking at BJP executive meeting in Davanagere Sunday, Yediyurappa also warned that if party doesn’t win 2 upcoming bypolls, it will not send the right message. 

Karnataka CM Bommai meets Yediyurappa amid discontent over Cabinet portfolio allocation

Tourism Minister Anand Singh and Municipal Administration & Small Scale Industries' Minister N Nagaraj have expressed displeasure over their portfolio, and sought "weighty" ones.

Basavaraj Bommai will be new Karnataka CM, BJP picks 61-year-old to replace Yediyurappa

Basavaraj Bommai, 61, is a close confidante of Yediyurappa and a Lingayat leader like him. He will take oath as Karnataka CM Wednesday.

‘Yediyurappa has done good work’: Nadda says no leadership crisis in Karnataka

BJP chief Nadda said Yediyurappa is 'taking care of things in his own way,' in contrast to Karnataka CM saying he will decide upon receiving directions from BJP high command.

CM Yediyurappa claims no political crisis in Karnataka amid speculations of his replacement

Yediyurappa said that the BJP high command will decide on action against MLC A H Vishwanath for statements against the CM's younger son and party vice president B Y Vijayendra.

Yediyurappa is ‘unanimous leader’, will complete term as CM, says Karnataka BJP chief

Karnataka BJP chief Nalin Kumar Kateel however said that an explanation will be sought from Tourism Minister C P Yogeeshwara about his disgruntlement against the CM.

Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa tests positive for Covid second time in eight months

The 78-year-old minister was earlier hospitalised on 2 August, 2020 after testing positive for Covid. He requested all those who had come in contact with him recently to quarantine.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

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File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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