Karnataka: Loyalists land plum posts in Bommai Cabinet, some left sulking

MTB Nagaraj, Anand Singh unhappy with portfolios; CM promises to iron out differences soon 

08 Aug 2021

Karnataka portfolio allocation finally complete, Araga Jnanendra gets Home Ministry, Nirani gets industries

In a big push for a debutante minister Araga Jnanendra has been given the Home Ministry- the portfolio previously held by Bommai himself.

07 Aug 2021

Karnataka cabinet: Bommai ready, list too prepared, but his ministers kept waiting

Portfolio allocation delayed as it awaits clearance; striking balance is top priority 

07 Aug 2021

Bommai, Annamalai lock horns over Mekedatu project

No compromise, says CM as TN BJP president holds one-day hunger strike against project; face-off puts BJP in sticky spot
 

06 Aug 2021

Karnataka must get all on board for Mekedatu dam: Union minister Shekhawat

The JDS MP sought to know why Karnataka needed Tamil Nadu’s permission to go ahead with the project since no such clause was mentioned in the Cauvery Tribunal’s orders.

06 Aug 2021

BJP high command picks 29 ministers for Bommai cabinet

13 dists unrepresented; rabblerousers from both pro, anti-BSY camps not in list

05 Aug 2021

29 ministers to take oath, says Karnataka CM Bommai; BSY's son BY Vijayendra not on the list

Bommai's 30-strong cabinet, including himself, will have three Dalits, one ST, seven OBC, Eight Lingayat, seven Vokkaligas and two Brahmin ministers. 

04 Aug 2021

Difference of opinion on DyCMs, admits Bommai

All aspects like regional representation, social justice and inclusion of newcomers have been discussed.

04 Aug 2021

Karnataka CM Bommai gets Delhi call, cabinet formation before August 4

Bommai, who rushed to Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport to take a flight to Delhi on Sunday evening, told the media that the Cabinet formation will take place before Wednesday.

02 Aug 2021

BJP weighs ‘No DyCM’ plan in new Cabinet 

Party top brass wants to strike regional, caste, community balance instead of prioritising only some sections

31 Jul 2021

No deputies, Bommai takes charge as Karnataka CM solo

In his first cabinet meeting with no council of ministers, Bommai announced a scholarship scheme exclusively for children of farmers.

29 Jul 2021

Game of Thrones: How BSY got his favourite Basavaraj Bommai the top post

Till Monday morning, it was a tight competition between two Lingayat leaders -- Basavaraj Bommai and Murugesh Nirani – for the post of Karnataka’s next chief minister.

28 Jul 2021

BL Santhosh's hopes of becoming Karnataka CM fading? All eyes on BJP legislature party meet

While the names of more than half a dozen party leaders are doing the rounds for the top post, the observers are expected to bring a name pre-approved from the party's central leadership

27 Jul 2021

Teary-eyed, BSY steps down as CM; suspense over successor continues

Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot accepts resignation, dissolves council of ministers
 

27 Jul 2021

'Not leaving out of sadness': BS Yediyurappa breaks down after resigning as Karnataka CM

A teary-eyed BS Yediyurappa said he would submit his resignation to Governor Tawarchand Gehlot post-lunch.

26 Jul 2021