Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicB. S. Yediyurappa

Topic: B. S. Yediyurappa

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.

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.

20 months, 12 flip-flops: Why Karnataka’s Yediyurappa govt is being called a ‘U-turn govt’

From Indira Canteens and migrant movement during lockdown to Panchamshali Lingayat quota demand, BS Yediyurappa has rolled back at least 12 major orders or decisions since July 2019.

Ramesh Jarkiholi isn’t first. Karnataka’s politicians have habit of landing in sex scandals

Over a dozen of Karnataka’s politicians, cutting across party lines, have been embroiled in some form of a sex scandal in the last two decades.  

Why BJP can no longer ignore this MLA’s outbursts against Karnataka CM Yediyurappa

BJP MLA Ramagouda Patil Yatnal has in the past attacked Yediyurappa & his family, and while the BJP has ignored his outbursts, the MLA is increasingly putting the party in a spot.  

Why massive Bengaluru rally by largest Lingayat sub-sect has put CM Yediyurappa in a spot

The Panchamasali Lingayats have demanded they be granted a bigger slice of reservation under the OBC umbrella. But this has put Yediyurappa in a quandary.

How new Vijayanagara could resurrect mining baron Janardhana Reddy’s political career

The district of Ballari — home turf of the powerful Reddy brothers Janardhana, Somashekara and Karunakara — was bifurcated this week to form Karnataka’s 31st district, Vijayanagara.

Yediyurappa reshuffles portfolios for the 2nd time in 24 hours to stamp out dissidence

Four ministers, including a new inductee, had expressed dissatisfaction with the departments handed to them, and didn’t attend a cabinet meeting Thursday.

Yediyurappa allocates portfolios to 7 new ministers, reshuffles Karnataka cabinet

In a significant reshuffle, Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Legislation portfolios have been given to Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, which was earlier with J C Madhuswamy.

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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.

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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.