Bansy Kalappa

Bypolls: Santhosh-BSY meet a bid to paper over cracks?

The visit sparked off much curiosity, and even rancour among Yediyurappa’s supporters, who were sceptical.

15 hours ago

Get survey dept service at click of your mouse

Was planned during Covid-19 pandemic, to open to public soon

12 Oct 2021

Karnataka's Survey Department to come up with app soon to review your own land

This is an exercise that has not been tried anywhere in the country. It is expected to bring down massive pendency in the department while not compromising on quality, officials said.

11 Oct 2021

Are IT raids a cloak-and-dagger message to Yediyurappa?

The two events appear unconnected, but JDS leader and former CM H D Kumaraswamy may have summed it up adroitly when he said the raid was just “internal party rivalry” playing out.

08 Oct 2021

Karnataka seeks Rs 10k crore from Centre for urban infrastructure

In a letter, minister Basavaraj said these infrastructure developments are important to ensure that the population from smaller towns do not move into Bengaluru, further congesting the city.

06 Oct 2021

Panchamasalis could queer bypoll pitch for BJP in Karnataka 

Koodalasangama Mutt sources said CM Basavaraj Bommai is wary of the Panchamsalis, who dominate his own Shiggaon constituency with around 60,000 community members.

04 Oct 2021

INTERVIEW | Bommai working under three high commands: Siddaramaiah

While defending his controversial comments likening the RSS to the Taliban, he said he will contest from Badami in 2023 and there is no question of changing constituencies.

03 Oct 2021

On revival path, JDS battles exodus of leaders

Reacting to the turn of events, former CM and JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy told TNIE that the party has alternative candidates ready.

02 Oct 2021

INTERVIEW | We are vaccinated, ready for third wave, says Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar

With cinemas, auditoriums, Rangamandiras, multiplexes and pubs allowing 100 per cent seating capacity, there is a gnawing fear among people about a possible spike in numbers.

27 Sep 2021

Congress Lingayat leaders meet, seek recognition  

The party has seized on Yediyurappa’s removal to play on the community’s emotions. “The BJP and RSS have misused the trust of Lingayat leaders.

24 Sep 2021

Following mentor Yediyurappa's footsteps, Bommai to tour across Karnataka

His tours will be administrative, and not political, in nature. There is no confusion between his and Yediyurappa’s tours. 

20 Sep 2021

Cabinet meet on Monday, to discuss mayoral polls in Karnataka

The cabinet is due to meet at 9am, and this is the third such meeting after Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai took charge.

20 Sep 2021

Rs 25K crore being spent on infra in Karnataka cities: Byrati Basavaraj

The minister said that about Rs 25,000 crore is being spent under different heads including for works being taken up in Bengaluru. 

15 Sep 2021

JDS meeting ends in stalemate, no decision on support to Congress or BJP in Gulbarga

Inadvertently hinting that BJP has an edge, HD Kumaraswamy clearly said let the Congress High Command and the local leaders contact us.

14 Sep 2021

Land conversion will soon take just 24 hours

Ashoka told The New Indian Express, “It is a serious issue for many farmers. We have held ten meetings to simplify the entire procedure.

13 Sep 2021