Cauvery Project: Bommai calls Stalin’s letter to Modi a `political stunt’

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday called Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin’s letter to prime minister Narendra Modi seeking to block his government’s Cauvery river project a “political stunt” in a sign of escalation of tensions over the inter-state river. Tamil Nadu had been politicising the subject for many years now, Bommai told … Read more

MK Agrotech ties up with WeCare to boost edible oil production

Karnataka-based MK Agrotech, the owner of Sunpure edible oil, has tied up with the nonprofit WeCare Society to support farmers with seeds of crops including groundnut and sunflower and buy their crop later to deal with the crisis of edible oil arising out of the Russia-Ukraine war. The campaign comes in the backdrop of expected … Read more

3-member panel to vet tenders over Rs 50 crore amid allegations of corruption in award of contracts

The Karnatake government has set up a three member committee headed by a retired high court judge to vet big ticket tender proposals after the ruling BJP came under intense attack for large scale corruption from contractors. The committee is headed by retired judge Rathnakala, retired water resources department secretary BG Gurupadaswamy and retired state … Read more

Bommai to likely to discuss cabinet expansion or rejig with Amit Shah on May 3

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai who is under pressure to expand or rejig his cabinet at the earliest, ahead of the Assembly polls next year, on Friday said he would try to discuss in this regard with Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is scheduled to visit the city on May 3. The Chief Minister … Read more

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai says BJP high command to decide on cabinet expansion or rejig

Amid speculations over whether it will be cabinet expansion or rejig in Karnataka, ahead of assembly polls next year, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Saturday maintained that he would get to know about it only after discussing with the BJP high command. He had recently said that BJP national President J P Nadda will hold … Read more

BJP will go to people for 2023 polls with report card on positive governance: CM Basavaraj Bommai

The BJP in Karnataka will go before the people for 2023 Assembly elections in the state with positive politics and its report card on positive governance, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Saturday. Expressing confidence about the saffron party coming back to power in the state, based on its work and achievements, he chided the … Read more

Karnataka Chief Minister says good times ahead as he unveils 161-ft Hanuman statue

Tumakuru (KTK): Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday said there will be good times ahead for the state as he unveiled the 161-ft tall Panchamukhi Anjaneya Swamy statue, installed by Bidanagere Basaveshwara Mutt at Bidanagere in Kunigal Taluk of the district. Many holy works are being taken up on the auspicious occasion of Rama … Read more

‘Have the strength to work tirelessly for 365 days without any rest’: Karnataka CM amidst health rumours

Ruling out health issues, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said that he has the strength to work tirelessly for 365 days without any rest, and his target was to bring BJP back to power after the 2023 polls. The Chief Minister’s statement came amidst speculations that he was suffering from a serious knee … Read more

BJP leaders rule out leadership change in Karnataka, see conspiracy behind the rumours

Union Minister Pralhad Joshi and BJP’s Karnataka unit chief Nalin Kumar Kateel ruled out leadership change in the State, saying Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai would continue till the next election in 2023. “Bommai is going to be the Chief Minister till the next election, which is 2023. There is no leadership change,” Kateel told reporters … Read more

Karnataka to soon have anti-conversion law: CM Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said the state will soon have an anti-religious conversion law. Speaking to reporters in Bengaluru, Bommai said, “The state government is studying related laws enacted by other states and soon an anti-conversion legislation will be formulated.” He was replying to a query on the meeting with a group … Read more