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After BSY’s ‘Keep Your Ideas With Yourself’ Diktat, Minister Makes U-turn on Liquor at Doorstep Plan


Yediyurappa reportedly called up Karnataka Excise minister H Nagesh on Thursday morning and sought an explanation from him. Bengaluru: Excise department’s proposal to deliver liquor home has irked chief minister BS Yediyurappa, who apparently believes that talking about booze in times of flood can stir a fresh controversy. Yediyurappa reportedly called up Karnataka Excise minister H Nagesh on Thursday morning and sought an explanation from him. According to sources, the CM was left red-faced over the minister’s idea and reported dialed Nagesh and said: “Who asked you to propose such ideasRead More

‘His Arrest Did Not Bring Me Happiness’: BS Yediyurappa Hopes For DK Shivakumar’s Release


The Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa further said that he would be ‘more happy everyone’ if DK Shivakumar comes clear of the charges. Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa has said that he was unhappy to hear about the arrest of Congress leader DK Shivakumar by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The Congress troubleshooter was arrested on Tuesday after repeated questioning over the past few days in connection with a case of alleged money laundering. “Let me tell you one thing, the arrest of DK Shivakumar did not bring me any happiness. I willRead More

Minutes After BSY Cabinet’s Swearing-in, Murmurs of Protest in BJP as High Command Stamps Dominance


Senior BJP MLA from Chitradurga, GH Thippareddy, was the first to fire a shot. He said his seniority has been overlooked and said all ‘likeminded’ MLAs would soon meet in Bengaluru to put pressure on Yediyurappa Bengaluru: Almost a month after coming to power, Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa inducted 17 ministers into his Cabinet on Tuesday. The Cabinet list has the BJP high command’s stamp all over it and many of Yediyurappa loyalists have been left out, leading to murmurs of protests. At least a dozen ministerial aspirants, including someRead More

Yediyurappa’s ‘One-Man’ Karnataka Cabinet to be Expanded Tomorrow

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Yediyurappa, who took oath as chief minister on July 26 and proved his government’s majority on the floor of the Assembly on July 29, is yet to induct any minister into his cabinet. Bengaluru: The expansion of the Karnataka cabinet will take place on Tuesday and 13-14 ministers are likely to be inducted, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said on Monday. “The cabinet expansion will take place between 10:30 and 11:30 am tomorrow. I have already written a letter to the Governor in this regard. I have asked Chief SecretaryRead More