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PM to visit State on Sept.7
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PM to visit State on Sept.7

August 31, 2019

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the State on Sept.7, according to Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa. Speaking after paying tributes to the portrait of Hockey legend Dhyanchand as part of ‘Fit India’ campaign programme held in front of Vidhana Soudha on Thursday, Yediyurappa said that he will seek funds for flood relief from the…

BSY allocates portfolios to his Ministers
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BSY allocates portfolios to his Ministers

August 26, 2019

Bengaluru:  After dilly-dallying weeks after forming his Council of Ministers on Aug. 20, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa sent the list of portfolios assigned to his Ministers to the Raj Bhavan this afternoon. However, the list of portfolios will be released to the media by Chief Minister himself after the Cabinet Meeting which is scheduled to…

BSY to have not One, not Two, but Three Dy.CMs?
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BSY to have not One, not Two, but Three Dy.CMs?

August 24, 2019

Bengaluru: Following the example of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, which has five Deputy Chief Ministers, the BJP Central Leadership is said to have advised Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa to have three Deputy Chief Ministers in a bid to maintain a perfect caste equation and social chemistry.  Even as the issue of disqualified Legislators, Cabinet expansion…

CM caught between disqualified : Legislators and Party top brass
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CM caught between disqualified : Legislators and Party top brass

August 24, 2019

Bengaluru: Even as the portfolio allocation to Ministers has become a complex issue for Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (BSY), the CM is said to have vented out his disappointment over the attitude of the BJP top brass and the Union Govt. BSY, who is caught in a catch-22 situation, with the issue of disqualified Legislators…

Sudha Murty to head State Tourism Task Force
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Sudha Murty to head State Tourism Task Force

August 5, 2019

Mysuru: Philanthropist Sudha Murty of Infosys Foundation has been appointed as the Chairperson of the State Task Force for Tourism Development to be formed by the State Government, said Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Sunday.  The decision of constituting an exclusive Tourism Task Force was announced during a review meeting of the Tourism Department and…

Yediyurappa to chair Dasara High Power Committee meeting on Aug. 9
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Yediyurappa to chair Dasara High Power Committee meeting on Aug. 9

August 5, 2019

Mysuru: With Dasara less than two  months away, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (BSY) will chair a meeting of Dasara High Power Committee at the auditorium on the third floor of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru at 12 noon  on Aug. 9. The meeting which would have been held much earlier under normal circumstances, has been delayed…

Expelled BSP MLA meets BSY
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Expelled BSP MLA meets BSY

August 3, 2019

Bengaluru: In a surprise development, expelled BSP MLA from Kollegal, N. Mahesh, met Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (BSY) at Vidhana Soudha on Thursday, giving rise to speculations that the MLA would join the BJP. Mahesh, who was accompanied by BJP MLAs Rajugouda and Govind Karjol, held talks with the CM for over half-an-hour. Later, Mahesh…

Govt. scraps Tipu Jayanti; Congress sees red
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Govt. scraps Tipu Jayanti; Congress sees red

July 31, 2019

Bengaluru: A day after proving its majority in the House, the B.S. Yediyurappa-led BJP Government yesterday called off Tipu Jayanti.  The Birth Anniversary of Tipu Sultan, the 18th century king from Mysuru, was made a Government-sponsored annual affair in 2015 by the Congress Government. In an order, the Department of Kannada and Culture stated that…

Government postpones KMF Chairman’s Election
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Government postpones KMF Chairman’s Election

July 31, 2019

Bengaluru: In a shock to former PWD Minister H.D. Revanna, new Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa postponed the polls to elect the Chairman of the Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF) just a couple of hours before the election was to take place on Monday. Revanna, who was very keen on becoming the Chairman of KMF, had reportedly…

BJP’s Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri certain to be Assembly Speaker
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BJP’s Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri certain to be Assembly Speaker

July 30, 2019

Bengaluru: Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, the BJP MLA from Sirsi in Uttara Kannada district, is almost certain to be the new Karnataka Assembly Speaker. The post had fallen vacant after K.R. Ramesh Kumar, Srinivasapur MLA from the Congress, quit as Speaker on Monday soon after BJP’s B.S. Yediyurappa proved majority by a voice vote in the…

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