Bengaluru/UNI: Karnataka Governor Thawarchand Gehlot on Saturday announced the list of the portfolios allocated to the new ministers with Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai keeping Finance and Bengaluru Development instead of Water Resources which he had held previously.
Bengaluru/UNI: Reiterating Karnataka's no-compromise stand on taking up Mekedatu project, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday expressed hope that the central government would approve the DPR submitted by the state to construct a dam across the disputed site.
Bengaluru/UNI: The BJP central leadership, in discussion with state leaders including Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and Union Minister Prahlad Joshi, have worked out a formula of announcing the list of ministers phase wise to avoid possible revolt of senior party legislators who could be dropped from the yet-to-be formed ministry.
Bengaluru/UNI: Following his second visit to Delhi for forming a new ministry in the state, the political pundits and BJP insiders are speculating that the central leadership may weigh the political prospects of the party in the poll-bound state.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Succeeding 79-year old BS Yediyurappa, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA and former state Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai took oath as the new Karnataka Chief Minister Wednesday.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Basavaraj S. Bommai, who was the home minister in BS Yediyurappa cabinet has been picked up by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to become the new chief minister of Karnataka.
Bengaluru/IBNS: Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has said his government is consulting experts to form laws to tackle "social evil" love jihad, after a former Karnataka minister in a tweet said such a law could be formed considering Allahabad High Court's recent order declaring religious conversions just for the sake of marriage unacceptable.