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Former Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa

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. 
File photo of Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj S Bommai | Twitter/@ANI

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 (left) with outgoing chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa | Twitter: @BSBommai

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.
BJP chief JP Nadda (L) and Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa

‘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.
File image of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa | Photo: ANI

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.
File image of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa | Photo: ANI

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.
File image of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa | Photo: ANI

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.

PM Modi suggested focusing on micro containment zones, says Karnataka CM Yediyurappa

Karnataka has seen a spike in Covid cases since the beginning of this month and is reporting nearly 7,000 fresh cases per day for the last couple of days.
File photo of Vijayendra (seated) with his father Yediyurappa (standing behind him) at the religious convention | Twitter: @BYVijayendra

Yediyurappa can’t be without BJP, BJP can’t be without Yediyurappa, says son Vijayendra

B.Y. Vijayendra, the Karnataka BJP vice-president, says Yediyurappa and BJP are synonymous; CM will complete term, deliver what he promised to people.

SC stays proceedings against Yediyurappa in corruption case linked to land denotification

The complaint alleged that Yediyurppa, during his tenure as Karnataka CM from 2008-12, illegally de-notified 20 acres of land to give undue favours to private parties.

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Bitcoin, Ether tumble as China declares all cryptocurrency transactions illegal

London: Bitcoin, Ether and other digital tokens tumbled as China intensified its push to rein in crypto speculation and mining. Bitcoin fell 7.8% to $41,220 as of 7:41 a.m. in New York. The losses were more severe in other coins, with Ether, EOS, Litecoin and Dash all falling more than 7%. Crypto-related stocks also came under pressure, with Marathon Digital Holdings Inc. tumbling 6% in U.S. pre-market trading. China’s central bank said all cryptocurrency-related transactions are illegal, according to a Q&A statement on PBOC’s website. It’s an urgent task for China to root out crypto mining and the crackdown is important to meet carbon goals, according to the guidelines on the website of the nation’s economic planning agency. Bitcoin looks headed toward the $40,000 level or lower, Fawad Razaqzada, an analyst at ThinkMarkets, warned. China’s strict approach is part of the reason why Bitcoin prices collapsed in May and have struggled to regain previous all-time highs above $60,000. “The risks are skewed to...


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India signs mega deal for 56 Airbus C-295 aircraft — here’s what lies ahead

The aircraft have a 5-10 tonne capacity, are capable of operating from semi-prepared strips and has a rear ramp door for quick reaction and para dropping of troops and cargo.

Does India matter? Yes, Kamala Harris’s ‘sermon’ to Modi reminds him why

Democracy is the most important of the 3 Ds Modi keeps listing. If that is damaged, India’s most powerful PM in five decades also gets publicly admonished, if gently, by US V-P.