Bansy Kalappa

Israeli technology adds zing to local kaapi and chai

Israeli agri-scientists are among pioneers when it comes to applying scientific knowledge to agriculture. Now, they are venturing into beverages.

19 Aug 2021

After 13 years, tier-2 cities in Karnataka to get development plans

Taking note of this, the State Government on Tuesday ordered that CDPs be prepared immediately for tier-2 cities like Kalaburagi, Ballari, Vijayapura and Davangere.

18 Aug 2021

INTERVIEW| This government is not willing to discuss real issues: Rajya Sabha MP Syed Nasir Hussain

The recent monsoon session ended in an impasse between the government and opposition, and marked a new low in parliamentary discourse.

16 Aug 2021

Shameful behaviour of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, says Kageri 

Speaking to the media, Kageri said the conduct of a few Opposition members was abominable.

14 Aug 2021

Karnataka MP Hussain named Congress whip in Rajya Sabha

A former student leader, Hussain was president of Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ association.

12 Aug 2021

Karnataka ministers, new and old, take up mighty rituals ahead of work

Most ministers have their own favourite sets of priests, who after appeasing the Gods in official chambers, proceed to perform pujas to newly allotted vehicles too. 

12 Aug 2021

Growing bond? Bommai cabinet makes concessions for Gowda’s JDS

While seven Vokkaligas have been included in the cabinet, the legislators who could be a thorn in the JDS flesh have been excluded.

06 Aug 2021

MLAs upset, supporters take to streets against exclusion from newly-formed Karnataka Cabinet

Wednesday was a day for celebration for some MLAs and their followers, and a day of protest for others.

05 Aug 2021

Hard bargaining behind scenes ahead of Cabinet formation

The Sindagi seat fell vacant after M C Managuli JDS passed away and Hangal fell vacant after the death of BJP’s CM Udasi.

04 Aug 2021

Soudhas under lock and key as it awaits new Karnataka ministers

Personal staff of ministers in previous cabinet head back to parent departments; govt accommodation being vacated

03 Aug 2021

Opposition targets BJP over Cabinet formation delay

The previous Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa, who took over on July 27, 2019, had remained a one-man cabinet for about a month till he expanded his ministry on August 20 that year.

03 Aug 2021

Shake-up in Karnataka CMO points to wane in BS Yediyurappa influence

With Basavaraj Bommai’s induction as Chief Minister of Karnataka, a big shake-up in the CMO has begun.

02 Aug 2021

CM Basavaraj Bommai seeks blessings from Deve Gowda, and some more

Basavaraj Bommai, who started off in the Janata Dal, was seeking blessings from JDS National President H D Deve Gowda, his late father SR Bommai’s colleague. 

02 Aug 2021

Chamarajanagar jinx still haunts men in corridors of power

Siddaraju recalled that the only CM who thumbed his nose at the jinx was Siddaramaiah, visiting Chamarajanagar nine times.

31 Jul 2021

Bommai's cabinet lure keeps BSY critics silent

On Friday, he was seen in New Delhi meeting party top leaders, seeking a ministerial berth.

31 Jul 2021

First task for Bommai: Minimise flood damage, ensure aid

We are working very hard to ensure that damage due to floods is minimal.

29 Jul 2021

Yediyurappa has his way, power remains at home

BJP’s central leaders had to settle for Basavaraj Bommai as Chief Minister, knowing full well that he was Yediyurappa’s nominee.

29 Jul 2021

Communities seek their slice of power pie in Bommai cabinet

The size and shape of the Basavaraj Bommai cabinet is the new issue of concern among every caste and community.

29 Jul 2021

Known for keeping low profile, BL Santhosh could be next Karnataka CM: BJP insiders

A bachelor, he is known to lead an extremely frugal lifestyle, and his belongings include a few pairs of clothes and an extensive bookshelf.

27 Jul 2021

Staying in Karnataka, BSY makes it clear he will not be a ‘Margdarshak’

BS Yediyurappa, who resigned on Monday, could have continued as chief minister till August 2, but decided to put in his papers on the day he completed two years in office.

27 Jul 2021

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