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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BSY quits as CM: BJP may not have gauged Lingayat rage

The Lingayats are an influential caste group in Karnataka, forming a sizeable majority in 124 seats and accounting for 16-17% of the population.

27 Jul 2021

BSY quits: Gloom in Yediyurappa camp, rebels celebrate

It was a study in contrast: a sombre mood descended on the B S Yediyurappa camp, while there was much celebration in the rebel camp.

27 Jul 2021

CM Yediyurappa calls cabinet meet on Thursday, legislators’ meeting next Monday

Loyalists say it’s a get-together to celebrate 2 years in power, dissidents think otherwise

19 Jul 2021

BJP looks to cross half-way mark in Council polls

The JDS, with 12 seats, has its man Basavaraj Horatti as chairman of the Council in a quid pro quo deal with BJP to back the Bills presented by the government.

14 Jul 2021

Biggies in Karnataka gird up for urban local body polls

Congress leaders, during party meetings, have accused the BJP of being hesitant to hold elections and have said that the government was trying to delay the polls.

13 Jul 2021