Basavaraj Bommai

Cauvery water row: Congress politicising issue to hide its failures, says Bommai

Bommai said the government has been committing mistakes from day one.

published on : 23rd September 2023

Not in fray for general election, says former CM Bommai

As far as candidates contesting from the Haveri segment, including Kantesh -- son of senior leader KS Eshwarappa, are concerned, the Central leadership of the party would decide, he added.

published on : 11th September 2023

BS Yeddyurappa confirms BJP-JDS pact for LS elections

The JDS, according to sources, expects five LS seats, including Hassan, Mandya, Kolar, Chikkaballapura and Bengaluru Rural, but would settle for four.

published on : 9th September 2023

Bommai ‘insulted’, BSY ‘ignored’... Lingayats feel saffron party sidelining their community

Analysts pointed out that the BJP got a lesser number of Lingayat votes in the recent Assembly elections as the community felt alienated. 

published on : 6th September 2023

Basavaraj Bommai urges government to stop releasing water  

Bommai said that the government released 10,000 cusecs for 15 days as directed by the Cauvery Water Management Authority, but did not take up a legal fight against it.

published on : 1st September 2023

Ex-Karnataka CM Bommai demands immediate halt to release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu

"The Congress government has failed to protect the drinking water requirements of Karnataka state and the interest of the farmers," Bommai said.

published on : 31st August 2023

Corruption rampant, key posts auctioned: Bommai  

The former CM said the government that came to power with a full majority should have given a clear direction to the state, but the government has become directionless.

published on : 30th August 2023

'It is just politics', says BJP on CM Siddaramaiah’s proposal

“We are ready to back the State Government with issues concerning the water and land of the state,”

published on : 24th August 2023

Off the cuff: DMK questions BJP's double standards over Cauvery issue

Recently, when former CM Basavaraj S Bommai put out a tweet demanding Karnataka CM Siddarammiah to stop release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu,

published on : 21st August 2023

BJP slams plan to scrap NEP, DyCM DK Shivakumar hits back

In its election manifesto, the Congress announced that NEP will be withdrawn.

published on : 16th August 2023

Basavaraj Bommai calls on Amit Shah, talks Karnataka politics

Sources said Bommai requested Shah to appoint Leaders of the Opposition, and a new president for the BJP state unit soon.

published on : 9th August 2023

Bommai takes on Karnataka government over flood aid

Many cattle have also died. Eleven districts are facing flood-like situations. Remaining districts are witnessing drought.

published on : 31st July 2023

Not joining NDA now, will fight against Congress govt with BJP: JDS senior leader

Kumaraswamy and other JDS legislators had signed a memorandum written on the BJPLP letterhead.

published on : 22nd July 2023

Karnataka Assembly ruckus: Speaker, Deputy Speaker meet Governor to brief him on situation

The Karnataka Assembly on Wednesday witnessed chaotic and unruly scenes as angry BJP legislators tore copies of bills and the agenda, and threw them at the Deputy Speaker, who was presiding the House.

published on : 20th July 2023

Opposition, govt trade barbs over suspension of MLAs in Karnataka

Followed protocol while deputing IAS officers to receive delegates: CM; Bureaucrats were made to work like clerks: Bommai 

published on : 20th July 2023

Karnataka: Police detain former CM Bommai for protesting outside assembly against suspension of MLAs

The suspended MLAs were protesting against the government for deputing  30 IAS officers for welcoming the leaders of opposition parties who had arrived in Bengaluru for the meeting of opposition.

published on : 19th July 2023

Declare drought, give Rs 1 crore to each constituency: Bommai

Bommai also slammed Agriculture Minister Cheluva-rayaswamy for speaking lightly on farmers’ suicide.

published on : 19th July 2023

BJP in talks with JD(S) ahead of 2024 Lok Sabha polls, Basavaraj Bommai hints at alliance

Weeks after the induction of NCP leader Ajit Pawar and others in the Maharashtra government, the BJP has hinted at alliance talks with JD(S) in Karnataka, ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 16th July 2023

Will quit politics if ‘transfer business’ charges are proven: Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

CM hits out at Bommai, HDK, calls charges ridiculous; BJP MLAs walk out over Anna Bhagya  

published on : 14th July 2023

Opposition BJP stages protest demanding CBI probe into Jain monk murder case

Led by former chief minister Basavaraj Bommai, the legislators sat near the statue and raised slogans against the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the state.

published on : 12th July 2023
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