Post Tagged with: "B. S. Yeddyurappa"

Row over cash seizure from K‘taka min‘s clerk

Row over cash seizure from K‘taka min‘s clerk

BENGALURU: The alleged seizure of a large amount of cash from a clerk in the office of minister for backward classes welfare C Puttarangashetty snowballed into a major controversy on Saturday with the BJP and a senior leader of ruling coalition partner JD(S) demanding the resignation of the Congress minister. […]

Fight continues, say Lingayat leaders

Fight continues, say Lingayat leaders

BENGALURU: The Centre may have rejected the proposal to accord minority religion status to Lingayats, but those who have been fighting for it have not given up yet. Basavakumara Swami, general secretary of Lingayata Dharma Mahasabha, on Friday said the Centre has not categorically rejected the proposal and his organisation […]

DK MP Kateel places his wish list before railway minister Piyush Goyal

DK MP Kateel places his wish list before railway minister Piyush Goyal

MANGALURU: Close on the heels of MLA V Sunil Kumar shooting off a letter to Union minister Piyush Goyal seeking merger of Konkan Railway with Indian Railways, and state BJP president B S Yeddyurappa and MP B Y Raghavendra placing their list of demands, DK MP Nalin Kumar Kateel too […]

‘No big issue, won‘t apologise‘: HDK on ‘shoot mercilessly‘ comment

‘No big issue, won‘t apologise‘: HDK on ‘shoot mercilessly‘ comment

Bengaluru: Embroiled in a row over his “shoot mercilessly” remarks, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Wednesday rejected the opposition demand for an apology over his comments, saying he was an “emotional person.” Kumaraswamy found himself in a raging controversy on Tuesday after a video of his telephonic instruction to […]

CM refuses to tender apology, stalemate may continue today

CM refuses to tender apology, stalemate may continue today

BELAGAVI: The deadlock between chief minister and the over the farm loan waiver scheme is likely to continue in the legislative assembly on Friday, with Kumaraswamy insisting he sees no reason to apologise for the statements he made in the House on the issue. ?If I yield and apologize, it […]

Adjourned with no business transacted

Adjourned with no business transacted

BELAGAVI: No business was transacted in both Houses of the state legislature on Thursday with the BJP staging a dharna on the farm issue in the assembly and purported neglect of region in the council. Before calling it a day, the speaker had adjourned the assembly thrice while the council […]

Over Rs 90 crore spent on smart cities in Karnataka: Minister

Over Rs 90 crore spent on smart cities in Karnataka: Minister

BELAGAVI (KARNATAKA): Minister for Urban Development and U T Khader on Wednesday said Rs 91.34 crore has so far been spent on seven cities in the state that have been selected under the Smart City project. The central and the state governments have each earmarked Rs 886 crore for the […]

‘Over Rs 90 cr spent on smart cities in K‘taka‘

‘Over Rs 90 cr spent on smart cities in K‘taka‘

BELAGAVI (KARNATAKA): Minister for Urban Development and U T Khader on Wednesday said Rs 91.34 crore has so far been spent on seven cities in the state that have been selected under the Smart City project. The central and the state governments have each earmarked Rs 886 crore for the […]

BSY questions HDK on five-star rooms

BSY questions HDK on five-star rooms

BELAGAVI: In a bid to embarrass the government and chief minister HD Kumaraswamy, BS Yeddyurappa, opposition leader in the , on Tuesday wanted to know why the CM has permanently rented two rooms in a five-star hotel in Bengaluru. This, he said, especially when the state is struggling with a […]

Karnataka assembly session begins on Monday; Opposition to corner Congress-JD(S) govt over agrarian issues

Karnataka assembly session begins on Monday; Opposition to corner Congress-JD(S) govt over agrarian issues

BELAGAVI: The winter session of the Karnataka legislature, set to begin here from on Monday, is likely to be a stormy affair with the opposition BJP expected to corner the government over a host of issues, including farmer suicides and alleged lack of clarity and delay in the implementation of […]