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BS Yediyurappa

Hot-blooded and ‘bulldozer’ to assertive and mature — the ‘mellowing’ of BS Yediyurappa

CM B.S. Yediyurappa completes a year in office today. His 4-decade political career has been marked by controversies, corruption charges, fall out with BJP & praise for Covid handling.

Media layoffs amid Covid-19 crisis and coronavirus doesn’t care if you’re a VIP

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
Representational Image | Students at Delhi University | Photo: www.du.ac.in

UGC says India lacks ‘mechanism’ to hold online exams during Covid-19 lockdown

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.
Former PM H.D. Deve Gowda and his wife bless the couple, while the parents watch on | Kumaraswamy family

Social distancing for guests, none at mandap — Kumaraswamy son wedding fails Covid-19 test

Since the family didn’t want to postpone the wedding, Kumaraswamy had sought special permission from the state govt, which was issued under certain conditions.
Nikhil Gowda and his fiancee Revathi with his parents, former CM H.D. Kumaraswamy and Anitha Kumaraswamy | Nikhil Gowda | Facebook

This is how HD Kumaraswamy’s hosting a Covid-proof wedding for his son Nikhil today

Kumaraswamy's actor son Nikhil is getting married today in a low-key affair at the family farmhouse in Ramanagara that will have no more than 75 guests.
MNS Rally in Mumbai

BMC’s ‘blatant oversight’ that has Raj Thackeray’s MNS riled up

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.
Lingayats and Veerashaivas

Siddaramaiah considers JD(S) his first enemy, wanted BJP back in power, says Kumaraswamy

Former Karnataka CM H.D. Kumaraswamy says Congress — specifically, Siddaramaiah — sought to undermine his position throughout their time in government.
karnataka

Congress must not go BJP way in Karnataka. Wait for the Brutus to strike

If Congress gets trapped into playing the same ‘game of thrones', it will lose and hurt its already declining credibility even more.
Karnataka politics

3 reasons why Yeddyurappa worked hard to topple Karnataka’s Congress-JD(S) govt

H.D. Kumaraswamy’s Congress-JD(S) coalition govt lost the trust vote 105 to 99 Tuesday, and BJP’s B.S. Yeddyurappa is set to be CM for the fourth time.
Karnataka politics

Karnataka rebel MLAs camping in Mumbai to return after BJP’s Yeddyurappa is sworn as CM

A BJP leader said the rebels are very happy after the Kumaraswamy coalition govt lost the trust vote.

On Camera

An employee sits on a video call at the Unicredit SpA headquarters in Milan

Why shrinking offices and hot-desking are bad ideas, Covid or no Covid

Employees’ demands for flexible working will include spacious offices. Given the relative savings, slashing floor space is a false economy.
Oil Facilities And Services Ahead Of Final Year Figures After Demonetization Induced Fluctuation

Diesel demand drop forces India to import gasoline as Covid skews output

The slump in diesel demand is forcing refineries to operate below capacity, but gasoline sales are back at pre-virus levels with people resorting to personal vehicles.

Defence

File image of the OFB pavilion at DefExpo 2016 | Representational image | Twitter | @SpokespersonMoD

Army says ‘poor quality’ Ordnance Board ammo, mines have cost India Rs 960 crore since 2014

Pointing out these shortcomings in an internal assessment, the Army has thrown its weight behind government plans to corporatise the OFB to make it more efficient.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.