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Karnataka CM discusses list of likely candidates for Rajya Sabha, Legislative Council polls with Amit Shah
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Karnataka CM discusses list of likely candidates for Rajya Sabha, Legislative Council polls with Amit Shah

Basavaraj Bommai also said he had a detailed discussion on the list of candidates with the party's in-charge for Karnataka Arun Singh

Bengaluru rains: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announces Rs 25,000 compensation to affected families
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Bengaluru rains: Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announces Rs 25,000 compensation to affected families

The chief minister was interacting with media persons after visiting the rain-affected areas of Hosakerehalli and Rajarajeshwari Nagar

Bengaluru records highest 24-hour rainfall since 2017, orange alert issued for today; 2 labourers dead after heavy showers
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Bengaluru records highest 24-hour rainfall since 2017, orange alert issued for today; 2 labourers dead after heavy showers

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai visited affected areas in RR Nagar, Hoskerehalli and announced Rs 25,000 compensation to owners of the flooded houses and Rs 5 lakh to family members of migrant labourers who died during the rainfall

Explained: Karnataka’s anti-conversion ordinance and the opposition to it
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Explained: Karnataka’s anti-conversion ordinance and the opposition to it

Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot gave his assent to the anti-conversion ordinance, making it a law in the state of Karnataka. The new law has been opposed by many for infringing on personal choices of religion and marriage

Karnataka chief Basavaraj Bommai to decide on attending World Economic Forum's annual meet
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Karnataka chief Basavaraj Bommai to decide on attending World Economic Forum's annual meet

Bommai said he will have to decide on the days and schedule considering the upcoming Rajya Sabha and Legislative Council polls, also the possibility of local body polls being announced

Amit Shah's arrives in Bengaluru amid buzz over leadership change and cabinet rejig
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Amit Shah's arrives in Bengaluru amid buzz over leadership change and cabinet rejig

Amit Shah during this trip is likely to meet senior party leaders including Bommai and BS Yediyurappa, and assess the BJP's preparations for the elections

Searching for a language that binds India
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Searching for a language that binds India

India does not have a national language and, therefore, calling Hindi — an official language — as one is against the law

Karnataka to form committee to control hate speeches, says CM Basavaraj Bommai
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Karnataka to form committee to control hate speeches, says CM Basavaraj Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai said such speeches are on the rise across the country, especially on social media platforms.

'Regional language most important': Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai supports Kiccha Sudeep's remarks on Hindi 
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'Regional language most important': Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai supports Kiccha Sudeep's remarks on Hindi 

In Bengaluru, members of Karnataka Rakshana Vedike, a pro-Kannada organisation, were detained by the police during their protest against Ajay Devgn for his Hindi national language statement

Not thought about meeting BJP high command during Delhi visit, says Basavaraj Bommai amid pressure to rejig Cabinet
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Not thought about meeting BJP high command during Delhi visit, says Basavaraj Bommai amid pressure to rejig Cabinet

Some legislators have even been advocating a Gujarat-like overhaul of the Karnataka Cabinet soon, to make way for new faces ahead of the Assembly elections

Karnataka CM indicates measures like surveillance at airports and border districts if COVID-19 cases increase
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Karnataka CM indicates measures like surveillance at airports and border districts if COVID-19 cases increase

Basavaraj Bommai appealed to people to follow precautionary measures like wearing masks and maintaining social distance to control the spread of virus

Explained: Why is the Karnataka BJP trying to keep BS Yediyurappa happy?
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Explained: Why is the Karnataka BJP trying to keep BS Yediyurappa happy?

Corruption allegations and the threat of the Lingayat community growing distant has led the state BJP to bring former chief minister BS Yediyurappa closer to the core team

BJP leader Yediyurappa asks Karnataka CM to reconsider decision to name upcoming Shivamogga airport after him
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BJP leader Yediyurappa asks Karnataka CM to reconsider decision to name upcoming Shivamogga airport after him

CM Basavaraj Bommai had announced that it will be named after the former chief minister and would send a proposal in this regard to the Civil Aviation Ministry

Basavaraj Bommai seeks Centre's assistance in setting up of mega textile parks in Karnataka
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Basavaraj Bommai seeks Centre's assistance in setting up of mega textile parks in Karnataka

Union Government has been requested to assist the state in providing infrastructure and other facilities, said Basavaraj Bommai

Instructions have been issued for resolving the loudspeaker issue harmoniously: Basavaraj Bommai
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Instructions have been issued for resolving the loudspeaker issue harmoniously: Basavaraj Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai said unity in BJP is stronger than it was earlier and there are no differences in the party

Hubli violence: Mastermind Wasim Pathan arrested from Mumbai
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Hubli violence: Mastermind Wasim Pathan arrested from Mumbai

The stone-pelting incident took place on the night of April 16 in Old Hubli leaving four policemen injured

No soft corner for JD(S), says Basavaraj Bommai
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No soft corner for JD(S), says Basavaraj Bommai

Earlier, HD Kumaraswamy said that his party would fight both Congress and BJP and that he does not have a soft corner for the BJP

Karnataka: Shivamogga airport to be named after BS Yediyurappa, says CM Bommai
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Karnataka: Shivamogga airport to be named after BS Yediyurappa, says CM Bommai

Basavaraj Bommai said that the airport, once completed, would give a big boost to the development of Shivamogga

Karnataka: Mutts too pay 30% commission due to rampant corruption, says Lingayat seer
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Karnataka: Mutts too pay 30% commission due to rampant corruption, says Lingayat seer

Reacting to the statements, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said his government considers the seer's allegations 'very seriously'

Karnataka: 'BJP top brass to take call on Cabinet expansion', says Basavaraj Bommai
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Karnataka: 'BJP top brass to take call on Cabinet expansion', says Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka is scheduled to go to the polls next year, for which Bommai has blown the bugle in the Vijayanagar convention on Sunday