Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicKarnataka government

Topic: Karnataka government

Yediyurappa meets PM Modi over implementation of Mekedatu project in Karnataka

The Karnataka CM sidestepped reporters' questions on speculations about leadership change in the state and said he would share the details of the meeting Saturday.

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 govt supporting sex scandal accused Ramesh Jarkiholi, alleges D K Shivakumar

Noting that he doesn't want to comment much on the issue and let the law take its own course, the Karnataka Congress president said he wants to focus on the 17 April by-election.

Sena demands Belgaum be declared Union Territory over ‘atrocities’ against Marathi people

An editorial in Shiv Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' alleged that a pro-Kannada organisation beat up Marathi people in Belgaum and claimed Karnataka police were also harassing them.

Karnataka’s Ramesh Jarkiholi rode to power on business & politics before ‘sex CD’ felled him

Ramesh Jarkiholi resigned as minister Wednesday after the emergence of a CD led to allegations that he had demanded sexual favours from a woman on the promise of a job.

Karnataka govt imposes night curfew till 2 January amid new Covid strain scare

CM Yediyurappa said those travelling to the state from foreign countries must have Covid-19 certificate and the test should have been done only 72 hours before.

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.

Bengaluru could get a second airport in no time. But after these hurdles are removed

Karnataka govt says it will extend concession agreement with Kempegowda International Airport operator BIAL, if it revives and runs HAL Airport too.

Yediyurappa to visit Delhi for talks on cabinet expansion amid pressure to induct rebels

The Yediyurappa cabinet in Karnataka currently has 27 members, and the CM is looking to fill four posts immediately, with two to be left for later.

Siddaramaiah flags documents, says they prove ‘Rs 2,000-cr Covid scam’ by Yediyurappa govt

Soon after Siddaramaiah’s press conference, CM Yediyurappa held a meeting with his ministers. BJP then called another press meet where 5 ministers spoke denying all allegations.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.