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

BJP MLA says Yediyurappa on way out as Karnataka CM, party denies claim, vows action

Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, who represents Vijayapura in north Karnataka, made the remarks at a function in Bijapur Monday. A video of his address has since gone viral.

Army joins rescue efforts as heavy rains flood four Karnataka districts

According to the Karnataka Disaster Management Authority (KDMA), 20,269 people have been evacuated from flood-hit areas so far.
File image of BJP's B. Sriramulu

Not deputy CM, now not even health minister — fading power of Karnataka BJP ‘star’ Sriramulu

Sriramulu was Monday shunted out to the social welfare ministry, from the health portfolio, the latest slight to the senior BJP leader once promised deputy chief ministership.  
File image of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa | Photo: ANI

Want to meet Karnataka CM Yediyurappa? Bring Covid-negative report or get tested at gate

New protocol that began Thursday makes it mandatory for Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa's visitors to either carry a negative Covid test report or get a test done at the entry gate of his office.
(Representational image) A studio set at the Ramoji Film City in Hyderabad | Wikimedia Commons

Covid forces Kannada film industry to rake up 40-yr-old govt promise — a mega film city

Film city was first promised in 1980. Stakeholders say a mega movie studio is more needed now as Sandalwood has suffered nearly Rs 1,000 cr losses during pandemic.
File image of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa | Photo: ANI

Yediyurappa govt announces Kannadiga quota in jobs, but it’s likely to run into SC hurdle

Karnataka issues order reserving Group C and D category govt jobs for ‘Kannadigas’, adding that those from the state will be given priority for employment in the private sector.
PowerTV in Bengaluru ran a two-part sting operation on 7 September and 17 September | Photo: Facebook

Kannada channel that ran sting on Yediyurappa kin is off air after extortion case, MD questioned

Raids have also been conducted at PowerTV office and residence of its MD after a police complaint alleged he indulged in extortion and forgery.
File image of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa | Photo: ANI

How no-trust motion against Yediyurappa govt was defeated after 5-hour fierce debate

A high-voltage drama ensued in the Karnataka assembly after CM Yediyurappa and leader of the opposition Siddaramaiah were locked in a verbal duel.
Karnataka, Sep 19 (ANI): Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yediyurappa addresses during an interaction meeting in Bengaluru on Thursday. (ANI Photo)

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa meets PM Modi in Delhi, seeks early release of NDRF funds

Karnataka Chief Minister Yediyurappa also discussed various developmental issues pertaining to the state and invited PM to inaugurate the Bengaluru Tech Summit virtually.
Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa inaugurates the Veer Savarkar flyover in Yelahanka, a suburb of Bengaluru | Photo: Twitter | @CTRavi_BJP

Don’t we have own freedom fighters? — Kannada groups question BJP govt on ‘Savarkar’ flyover

Numerous organisations have hit out at decision to name a flyover in Yelahanka after Hindutva icon Veer Savarkar, saying BJP govt is only appeasing its political bosses.

On Camera

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat speaks at the book release of 'Gandhi Ko Samajhney Ka Yahi Samay' in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Listen to Mohan Bhagwat’s Dussehra speech. You won’t say RSS lacks intellectual bandwidth

Mainstream Indian media used to denigrate and ridicule RSS. But it is now publishing its chief Mohan Bhagwat’s statements as front-page news.

Iraq PM Mustafa al-Kadhimi bets big on economic reforms

Kadhimi's govt is pushing a soup-to-nuts overhaul in the next three to five years. The path of least resistance would have been to wait until the general election next summer.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

India & US agree on deeper cooperation in Indo-Pacific as Rajnath meets Mark Esper

The hour-long meeting between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Mark Esper came a day before the bilateral 2+2 ministerial dialogue in Delhi.
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Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.