Karnataka: Parameshwara divested of Home portfolio; Patil gets key dept

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday divested Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara of the key Home Department and gave it to M B Patil as he allotted portfolios for new ministers from the Congress, seven days after their induction into the cabinet. Continue Reading

Congress not allowing Kumaraswamy to function: Horatti

Senior JDS leader Basavaraj Horatti Thursday alleged that the party’s coalition partner the Congress party, is violating coalition dharma and not allowing Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy to function in peace. Continue Reading

Karnataka Cabinet expansion: CM awaits message from Congress

With two days left for the much awaited expansion of his cabinet, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Thursday said he was waiting for a “message” from his coalition partner, the Congress party, to write to the Governor about carrying out the exercise. Continue Reading

BJP paralyses Karnataka assembly proceedings over farm loan waiver

The Karnataka assembly witnessed repeated adjournments Thursday as the opposition BJP staged a protest for the second day, seeking clarity from the government on the farm loan waiver scheme. Continue Reading

Karnataka BJP accuses Congress of failing to waive farm loans

The Karnataka BJP Unit Wednesday accused the Congress of failing to keep its poll manifesto promise of waiving farmers’ loans even after the lapse of six months since its coalition government with JDS was formed. Continue Reading

Mekedatu project has to come into effect: Kumaraswamy

A miffed Tamilnadu Tuesday demanded that the Centre withdraw its permission to Karnataka for preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for a proposed balancing reservoir-cum-drinking water project at Mekedatu across the Cauvery. Continue Reading