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Basavaraj Bommai Succeeds BS Yediyurappa As Karnataka Chief Minister 
Basavaraj Bommai Succeeds BS Yediyurappa As Karnataka Chief Minister 

Born on January 28, 1960, Bommai held the portfolio of Home, Law, and Parliamentary Affairs in the Yediyurapa government. He has also served as Water Resources and Cooperation Minister. Bommai's decision to stay with the party when Yediyurappa left and launched his KJP and his ability to gain Yediyurappa's confidence after his return to the BJP are said to have worked for him.

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Yediyurappa To Prove Majority On July 29

Bengaluru: Karnataka’s new Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday said he would hold a floor test to prove his majority in the state Assembly on Monday (July 29). “At the cabinet meeting held soon after I took oath as Chief Minister, I decided to go for floor test in the Assembly on Monday at 10 […]

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B.S. Yediyurappa sworn-in as Karnataka CM

Bengaluru: Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Friday sworn in BJP state president B.S. Yediyurappa as Chief Minister of the southern state at Raj Bhavan in the city centre. “The Governor administered the oath of office and secrecy to Yediyurappa around 6:30 p.m. at a simple ceremony in the well-lit ‘Glass House’ on the sprawling lawns […]

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Yeddyurappa To Take Oath As Karnataka CM Today Evening

Bengaluru: BJP leader B.S.Yeddyurappa will take oath as Karnataka chief minister on Friday evening after he staked claim to form the new government with Governor Vajubhai Vala at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru. “As the Governor has given permitted our party (BJP) to form the government, I will be taking oath around 6-6.15 p.m. today (Friday) […]

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2 rebel Congress MLAs, Independent disqualified in Karnataka

Bengaluru: Karnataka Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar on Thursday disqualified two rebel Congress legislators and an Independent lawmaker with immediate effect. The Congress rebels are Ramesh Jarkiholi (Gokak) and Mahesh Kumatahalli (Athani) constituency in Belagavi district, while the Independent is R. Shankar (Ranebennur). “The 3 legislators have been disqualified under the Anti-Defection Law (10th Schedule […]

Karnataka CM Twice Ignores Guv's Deadline To Prove Majority, Trust Vote Delayed To Monday

Bengaluru/New Delhi: Tottering on the brink collapse, the JD(S)-Congress coalition government in Karnataka on Friday ignored the Governor’s deadline twice for proving the majority on the floor of the state Assembly, setting off a constitutional crisis and a fresh legal battle. As the assembly failed to take up the voting on the confidence motion to […]

Karnataka CM moves confidence motion in Assembly

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Thursday moved the confidence motion in the state legislative Assembly to prove that his Congress-JD-S coalition government has majority in the House. As decided by the House Business Advisory Committee on Monday and scheduled, Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar directed the Chief Minister to move the motion for debate […]

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Have to work as per Congress direction: Karnataka CM

New Delhi: A day after sparking a storm over his remarks that he was at the mercy of the Congress, JD-S leader and Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday said his ruling ally had numbers that made its voice stronger in the coalition government. “What mercy? They supported my party. According to their direction […]

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Karnataka CM to contest from second assembly seat

Bengaluru: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will contest also from Badami assembly constituency in the state’s Vijayapura district in addition to Chamudeshwari in Mysuru, a Congres official said on Saturday. “Siddaramaiah will contest from two assembly segments — Chamundeshwari and Badami, where he will file nomination on Monday,” party’s state unit spokesman Ravi Gowda told IANS […]

Karnataka to feed 12 lakh pregnant women from October 2

Bengaluru: Nutritious meals would be served daily to 12 lakh pregnant women and lactating mothers at child care centres across the state from October 2, said Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday night. “Besides nutritional supplements, counselling and other maternity benefits will be provided at the centres (anganwadis) under the Mathrupoorna lifecycle health scheme,” said […]

Karnataka CM orders SIT probe into journalist Lankesh's killing

Bengaluru: A Special Investigation Team will probe the killing of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead here on Tuesday night, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Wednesday. “A SIT has been formed, headed by an Inspector-General-level officer, to investigate the journalist killing,” the Chief Minister told the media here after meeting top police officers […]