Thousands deem Act ‘unconstitutional’ and ‘communal’; will move SC, they say
Fresh out of bypoll victory, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is now focussing on strengthening the administration.
Power equations in Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa’s government are set to change after the cabinet expansion in the next few days.
Sources said Yediyurappa may be left with no choice but to keep Athani MLA Mahesh Kumathalli out if he decides to accommodate Katti.
The names of former Congress floor leader in the Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge, and former Minister of State for Railway K H Muniyappa too are being discussed, party sources said.
Speculation about adding two Deputies to the council of Ministers has been going on since September. Sources say, this is to balance the caste equation.
Did not follow due procedure: West Zone Police on Karnataka counterpart's search-arrest operation in Salem
The reaction comes in the wake of two such incidents -- Karnataka police's operation in Salem on December 8 and Kerala's police work in Pollachi on December 4.
With the pitch offering uneven bounce and spin from one end, Karun Nair’s strategy was to give Gowtham a long spell.
The petitioner contended that Mahatma Gandhi had campaigned against alcohol but the excise department has granted license to open a liquor store within 100 metres radius of his statute.
Meanwhile, some senior leaders, including former Union minister KH Muniyappa, are said to have urged the high command to accept the resignations of the two senior netas.
The CM confirmed that cabinet expansion will have to wait as BJP national president is caught up with Jharkhand polls; He will meet high command after 7-8 days
Later, Katti told TNIE that he had not discussed the cabinet expansion, but was fully confident that the CM would induct him whenever it did happen.
CM BS Yediyurappa says that old-timers and new MLAs will have to work together
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Working President Eshwar Khandre has been summoned by the high command to discuss current developments in the party’s state unit.
An influential Karnataka imam said illiteracy is a major problem for Muslim community in India, which prompted him to initiate a records rectification exercise, in consultation with other scholars.