Karnataka quarry blast: CM assures strict action

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said ‘merciless’ action will be taken against those involved in illegal acts that led to the blast at a quarry in Chikkaballapura killing six people. Continue Reading

TN cannot use surplus Cauvery water: Karnataka CM

The Karnataka government will not allow Tamilnadu to use surplus water from the inter-state Cauvery river and will take strong measures to protect the state’s interests, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa said, amid concerns regarding river interlinking project being undertaken by neighbouring state. Continue Reading

EPS urges Karnataka CM to reopen Tamil schools, fill up vacancies of teachers

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today urged his Karnataka counterpart B S Yediyurappa to fill up of the vacancies of Tamil teachers in government and aided schools in that State. Continue Reading

Yediyurappa chides Minister for verbally abusing woman

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Thursday openly reprimanded his senior cabinet colleague J C Madhuswamy for verbally abusing a woman representing a farmers’ organisation, saying his behaviour is “unbecoming of a Minister.” Continue Reading

CAA protest: Yediyurappa to visit Mangaluru

Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa is visiting Mangaluru which was rocked by violent protests against the CAA leaving two dead in police firing, today and will hold meetings with top officials to review the situation there. Continue Reading

Modi to watch live Chandrayaan-2’s soft-landing on Moon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the city to witness live, Chandrayaan-2’s landing module ‘Vikram’ trying to pull off a historic soft-landing on the lunar surface in the early hours of Saturday. Continue Reading

Bengaluru Mayor pays Rs 500 fine for using banned plastic

A photograph of Mayor Gangambike Mallikarjun presenting a gift wrapped in plastic to the Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa went viral recently, and she ‘voluntarily’ paid a fine of Rs 500 for the violation. Continue Reading