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BS Yediyurappa leaves for Delhi to discuss Karnataka Cabinet expansion with Narendra Modi
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BS Yediyurappa leaves for Delhi to discuss Karnataka Cabinet expansion with Narendra Modi

While several BJP leaders are waiting for a chance to be inducted into the state Cabinet, those who defected from the Congress and JD(S) are also aspiring for ministerial berths

As Bengaluru opens again, CM Yediyurappa says lockdown wasn't solution to control COVID-19
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As Bengaluru opens again, CM Yediyurappa says lockdown wasn't solution to control COVID-19

While calling off the lockdown in Bengaluru and Karnataka, the CM stressed on maintaining social distancing norms and wearing masks to contain the spread of coronavirus.

BS Yediyurappa to 'work from home' after staff members test COVID-19 positive
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BS Yediyurappa to 'work from home' after staff members test COVID-19 positive

Yediyurappa said he will give necessary directions and suggestions online and appealed to people not to panic

Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa warns of another lockdown in Bengaluru as cases rise, asks people to follow guidelines
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Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa warns of another lockdown in Bengaluru as cases rise, asks people to follow guidelines

Amid talks about re-imposing lockdown in Bengaluru following the recent spike in cases, the chief minister said he will hold discussions on Thursday and Friday regarding the strict measures that need to be taken to control the virus.

After sweeping bypolls, BS Yediyurappa gears up for Karnataka Cabinet expansion, faces tough balancing act between victorious rebel MLAs, old guard
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After sweeping bypolls, BS Yediyurappa gears up for Karnataka Cabinet expansion, faces tough balancing act between victorious rebel MLAs, old guard

As Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa prepares for cabinet expansion after his four-month-old government retained a majority in the Karnataka Assembly by sweeping the bypolls, developments on Tuesday indicated that he has a tough task ahead.

'Kannada principal language in Karnataka, not Hindi': BS Yediyurappa shuns Amit Shah's one nation, one language proposal, says 'no compromise'
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'Kannada principal language in Karnataka, not Hindi': BS Yediyurappa shuns Amit Shah's one nation, one language proposal, says 'no compromise'

Yediyurappa's comments about 'Hindi imposition' assume significance given the closeness that BJP leadership and the Karnataka chief minister share, especially since the development comes almost a month after Yediyurappa's swearing in and picking his new cabinet.

Siddaramaiah slams Yediyurappa over 'no administration' in Karnataka, asks Congress to prepare for Assembly polls
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Siddaramaiah slams Yediyurappa over 'no administration' in Karnataka, asks Congress to prepare for Assembly polls

Claiming that it was difficult for the BJP government in Karnataka to survive for long, Congress leader Siddaramaiah asked his party men to prepare for Assembly polls

Firstpost Editor's Picks: BS Yediyurappa's half-cabinet, Rajnath Singh on nuclear policy, Khayyam's death; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: BS Yediyurappa's half-cabinet, Rajnath Singh on nuclear policy, Khayyam's death; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa's half-cabinet, Rajnath Singh on 'no first use' nuclear policy, music composer Khayyam's death; today's must-read stories

Karnataka: Five high school students die of electrocution while removing flagpole in Koppal; CM Yediyurappa announces Rs 5 Lakh compensation
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Karnataka: Five high school students die of electrocution while removing flagpole in Koppal; CM Yediyurappa announces Rs 5 Lakh compensation

Police said they have registered a case and were likely to take legal action against owner of the building, warden of the hostel and local electricity supply company officials in Koppal, Karnataka.

HD Kumaraswamy slams media for 'belittling' politicians in satirical programmes, suggests bringing in law to ban practice
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HD Kumaraswamy slams media for 'belittling' politicians in satirical programmes, suggests bringing in law to ban practice

Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy hit out at media organisations for 'belittling' politicians on their satirical programmes, saying he was thinking of bringing a law to curb the practice.

KGF star Yash threatened by HD Kumaraswamy: Stars like him wouldn't survive if not for producers like us
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KGF star Yash threatened by HD Kumaraswamy: Stars like him wouldn't survive if not for producers like us

Karnataka CM's statement comes in after Yash participated in rallies held in Mandya in support of Sumalatha, the wife of late Congress MP and actor Ambareesh.

Siddaramaiah not to contest from Chamundeshwari; appeals for development of constituency that gave him 'political birth'
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Siddaramaiah not to contest from Chamundeshwari; appeals for development of constituency that gave him 'political birth'

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Sunday said he will not contest again from Chamundeshwari assembly constituency

Siddaramaiah clarifies comment on becoming Karnataka chief minister again, says he only meant Congress coming to power
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Siddaramaiah clarifies comment on becoming Karnataka chief minister again, says he only meant Congress coming to power

Siddaramaiah's comments on becoming Karnataka chief minister again kicked up a row. Some saw it as having an unsettling effect on the JDS-Congress government.

HD Kumaraswamy should wipe his tears and ask this: Can his Rs 44,700 cr loan waiver save the lives of Karnataka’s farmers?
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HD Kumaraswamy should wipe his tears and ask this: Can his Rs 44,700 cr loan waiver save the lives of Karnataka’s farmers?

Farm loan waivers by state-governments act as a band-aid that covers the wound. They have failed to resolve agrarian distress in the world’s sixth-largest economy

Ahead of Karnataka floor test, BS Yeddyurappa resigns as chief minister, says this won't be my last agneepariksha
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Ahead of Karnataka floor test, BS Yeddyurappa resigns as chief minister, says this won't be my last agneepariksha

Political situation in Karnataka took a dramatic turn, when Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa quit from the post during his address to the Assembly on Saturday. The Bharatiya Janata Party failed to get requisite numbers to show majority ahead of the floor test in Karnataka assembly.

Karnataka polls: Floor test for BS Yeddyurappa to prove majority at 4 pm today; full text of Supreme Court order
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Karnataka polls: Floor test for BS Yeddyurappa to prove majority at 4 pm today; full text of Supreme Court order

The Supreme Court on Friday ordered a floor test in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm on Saturday, reducing the 15-day window given by the governor to BJP's Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to prove majority

Sensex tanks after muted corporate earnings and higher oil prices, all amid the political spectacle in Karnataka
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Sensex tanks after muted corporate earnings and higher oil prices, all amid the political spectacle in Karnataka

The BSE Sensex plunged 239 points on Thursday to end at 35,149.12 as nervous investors took money off the table amid political wrangling in Karnataka

Karnataka poll results: Yeddyurappa's loan waiver googly may or may not hit the wicket, but banks better prep for a blow
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Karnataka poll results: Yeddyurappa's loan waiver googly may or may not hit the wicket, but banks better prep for a blow

Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa’s move may remain just an announcement if the looming numbers game isn’t in his favour. But banks will get out bowled by his googly.

Full Text: Supreme Court rules in favour of BJP's BS Yeddyurappa, says final hearing after perusing letter given to Karnataka governor
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Full Text: Supreme Court rules in favour of BJP's BS Yeddyurappa, says final hearing after perusing letter given to Karnataka governor

The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to stay BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa's swearing-in as Karnataka Chief Minister after a rare pre-dawn hearing which saw the Congress-JD (S) combine making a last-ditch attempt to stall the saffron party's surge in the southern state.

Ahead of Karnataka polls, CM Siddaramaiah accuses Manohar Parrikar and BS Yeddyurappa of creating 'drama' over Mahadayi river issue
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Ahead of Karnataka polls, CM Siddaramaiah accuses Manohar Parrikar and BS Yeddyurappa of creating 'drama' over Mahadayi river issue

Siddaramaiah on Sunday accused his Goa counterpart Manohar Parrikar and state BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa of trying to play out a 'drama' on the issue Mahadayi river water issue, keeping the coming assembly elections in mind