Anusha Ravi

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

Belagavi PLD Bank’s D-day keeps Karnataka Congress on tenterhooks

Analysts believe that the party will succumb to pressure from the Jarkiholi brothers keeping in mind the Lok Sabha polls.

07 Sep 2018

Budget ignores north, coastal Karnataka, BJP alleges

The budget doles out schemes after schemes for districts of South Karnataka including Bengaluru but leaves North Karnataka.

06 Jul 2018

Dissidence brews in Congress: Karnataka's Senior leaders' dissent worries leadership

While the central leadership expected disappointed reactions from senior leaders, the proportion of the dissent is something that the party did not anticipate.

09 Jun 2018

Karnataka cabinet expansion: Last-minute changes hold up Congress list, delay portfolios

A day after the coalition ministry in Karnataka was expanded by inducting 25 ministers, the Congress is yet to finalise allocation of portfolios.

08 Jun 2018

Why it took two weeks for Karnataka to put together a cabinet

Hours of discussions, dozens of meetings, multiple flights to Delhi and half a dozen permutations and combinations later the Congress picked 15 legilsators.

07 Jun 2018

Karnataka: HD Kumaraswamy’s oath-taking is no ceremony but a statement

In all, the ceremony, its guest list and how the coalition works will be a statement that the BJP can’t ignore. 

23 May 2018