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District Ministers appointed
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District Ministers appointed

September 17, 2019

Bengaluru: Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa announced the list of District in-charge Ministers here yesterday. Though it was speculated that Deputy CM Dr. C.N Ashwath Narayan would be named as Bengaluru Urban District In-charge Minister, CM Yediyurappa retained the district with him.  The appointment of District Ministers has been made with utmost care considering the alleged…

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…

No Ministers from Mysuru region S.R. Mahesh flays BJP Govt.
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No Ministers from Mysuru region S.R. Mahesh flays BJP Govt.

August 21, 2019

Mysuru: Former Minister S.R. Mahesh flayed the BJP Government for the lack of representation in the Mysuru region including Chamarajanagar, Hassan and Mandya districts during the Cabinet expansion by Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa (BSY) yesterday. This is most unfortunate, especially at a time when Dasara is fast approaching, said former Minister and MLA S.R. Mahesh….

Development is our Government’s key focus: K.S. Eshwarappa
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Development is our Government’s key focus: K.S. Eshwarappa

August 21, 2019

Mysuru: Soon after taking oath as Minister in CM Yediyurappa’s cabinet yesterday morning, K.S. Eshwarappa visited Chamundi Hill along with his family to seek the blessing of Goddess Chamundeshwari. While, the priests performed special pujas to the deity, Eshwarappa and his family members sang ‘Sharanembe Taayi Chamundi’, a devotional song praising Goddess Chamundeshwari. Later, speaking…

At last, after 25 days BSY Cabinet Formed
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At last, after 25 days BSY Cabinet Formed

August 20, 2019

Bengaluru: Twenty-five days after being sworn-in as the Chief Minister, following the collapse of the JD(S)-Congress Government, CM  B.S. Yediyurappa (BSY) inducted 17 members into his Cabinet at Raj Bhavan here this morning. The Ministers inducted are: Jagadish Shettar (Hubbali-Dharwad Central MLA), a former Chief Minister; K.S. Eshwarappa (Shivamogga City) and R. Ashoka (Padmanabha Nagar),…

Cabinet expansion tomorrow
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Cabinet expansion tomorrow

August 19, 2019

Bengaluru:  The much awaited expansion of the State Cabinet will take place between 10.30 am and 11.30 am at Raj Bhavan tomorrow (Aug.20). About 18 BJP Legislators and an Independent Legislator, who has backed the B.S. Yediyurappa-led BJP Government, are likely to be inducted as Ministers tomorrow. The expansion comes 25 days after B.S. Yediyurappa…

1.5 lakh medical, engineering students to get free laptops
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1.5 lakh medical, engineering students to get free laptops

July 20, 2017

Bengaluru: The Karnataka Cabinet yesterday approved free laptops to about 1.5 lakh students who have got admitted to government or aided medical, engineering and first grade colleges in the academic year 2017-18. The initiative is expected to cost Rs. 300 crore to the State government. “The Government has approved free distribution of laptops to students…

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