Friday, 20 May, 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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Pakistan’s being governed by London Sharif and Islamabad Sharif. But they’re not on same page

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Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

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File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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