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Yediyurappa’s fire fighting may have prevented an imminent explosion of dissent but simmering tensions are likely to play out in the near future that could make life more difficult for the chief minister.(PTI)

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa reshuffles cabinet to contain dissent

By Sharan Poovanna
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 04:51 AM IST
The changes were made less than a day after his government distributed and reshuffled several portfolios to newly inducted ministers who were sworn in on January 13 .
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So deep is the divide within the state BJP that Yediyurappa now faces opposition not just from his earlier detractors but those who were once seen to be close to the Lingayat leader.(ANI)
So deep is the divide within the state BJP that Yediyurappa now faces opposition not just from his earlier detractors but those who were once seen to be close to the Lingayat leader.(ANI)

After cabinet expansion, dissent brews in Karnataka BJP

UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 05:52 AM IST
Basanagouda Ramanagouda Patil (Yatnal), the legislator from Bijapur City, on Wednesday targeted Yediyurappa by calling for an end to family-based politics in the BJP.
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Craving for a beach vacation? These 5 places should be on your must-visit list(Pexels)
Craving for a beach vacation? These 5 places should be on your must-visit list(Pexels)

Craving for a beach vacation? These 5 places should be on your must-visit list

By Nishtha Grover, Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2021 07:24 PM IST
  • A vacation on a beach can solve every problem, at least for the time being. Goa has become the celebrity-favourite vacation spot as after Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor ringing in their New Year, Mira Rajput and Shahid Kapoor are also taking a quick vacation there. Here are 5 places that should be on your must-visit list if you are craving for some beach time.
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Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.(PTI)
Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.(PTI)

Former Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah lashes out at Maharashtra CM over border issue

ANI, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:17 PM IST
Karnataka and Maharashtra have been at loggerheads for decades over areas along their border in districts like Belagavi, Karwar and Nipani.
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For Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, growing up transperson in India means a relentless othering
For Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, growing up transperson in India means a relentless othering

“Growing up trans means a relentless othering”

By Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:49 PM IST
  • Karnataka’s first transgender doctor tells her story of transition and celebrating self-love
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A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a health worker in the presence of state CM BS Yediyurappa.(PTI)
A medic administers the first dose of Covishield vaccine to a health worker in the presence of state CM BS Yediyurappa.(PTI)

First phase Covid-19 vaccination drive begins at 243 sites in Karnataka

PTI, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:54 PM IST
According to the Health Department, Covishield will be administered in 237 centres and Covaxin in six centres.
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Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa with the seven new ministers after cabinet expansion on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa with the seven new ministers after cabinet expansion on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa expands cabinet, 7 new ministers take oath

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 04:49 PM IST
This was the third expansion of the cabinet since Yediyurappa assumed charge in July last year after the collapse of the Congress-JD(S) government.
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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa finalised seven names and sent them to Raj Bhawan on Wednesday, (ANI)
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa finalised seven names and sent them to Raj Bhawan on Wednesday, (ANI)

Karnataka Cabinet expansion: No berth for Congress defector Munirathna

By Venkatesha Babu
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Umesh Katti, Arvind Limbavalli, Murugesh Nirani, C P Yogeshwar, S Angara, MTB Nagaraju and R Shankar are being inducted into the cabinet.
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Hectic lobbying for ministerial berths ahead of Karnataka cabinet expansion

By HT Correspondent, Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:12 PM IST
  • Minister for urban development Byrati Basavarj, who crossed over from Congress to the BJP, expressed confidence that his fellow defectors would also be rewarded with cabinet berths.
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Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will meet union ministers on Sunday. (ANI Photo)
Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa will meet union ministers on Sunday. (ANI Photo)

Karnataka CM to visit Delhi today to discuss cabinet expansion

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 06:13 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa is travelling on Sunday to New Delhi to meet Union Ministers to discuss cabinet expansion.
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A team of health experts, from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare visit a bird flu-affected area at Karuvatta in Alappuzha district on Thursday.(PTI)
A team of health experts, from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare visit a bird flu-affected area at Karuvatta in Alappuzha district on Thursday.(PTI)

No case of bird flu in Karnataka, says health minister

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 04:19 PM IST
Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu Chauhan too on Friday had said there was no case of bird flu in Karnataka and that officials have been asked to be vigilant.
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About 6.30 lakh healthcare workers in Karnataka have registered for vaccination.(HT Photo/Praful Gangurde)
About 6.30 lakh healthcare workers in Karnataka have registered for vaccination.(HT Photo/Praful Gangurde)

Karnataka: 6.3 lakh health workers in line for Covid-19 vaccine; 13.9 lakh vials arriving

By Venkatesha Babu | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 03:18 PM IST
The Covid-19 vaccination dry run is being conducted at 263 places across the state of Karnataka on Friday.
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Covid-19 vaccination dry run is on at a total of 263 different health facilities across Karnataka on Friday.(Praful Gangurde/Hondustan Times (Representative Image))
Covid-19 vaccination dry run is on at a total of 263 different health facilities across Karnataka on Friday.(Praful Gangurde/Hondustan Times (Representative Image))

Karnataka to receive 13.90 lakh vaccine vials in next couple of days

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 12:01 PM IST
The first round of the dry run, an exercise for end- to-end testing of Covid-19 vaccination process was held in five districts of Karnataka- Bengaluru (including BBMP), Belagavi, Kalburgi, Mysore and Shivamogga- on December 2 as per the government of India guidelines.
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Yash will be seen next in KGF 2.
Yash will be seen next in KGF 2.

Happy birthday Yash: Did you know KGF star is the son of bus driver, hails from middle-class family?

By Haricharan Pudipeddi | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2021 07:14 AM IST
Happy birthday Yash: On the occasion of the 34th birthday of Yash, we take a look at some lesser known facts about the actor, who is popularly known as ‘rocking star’.
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According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there are 9,196 active coronavirus cases in Karnataka, 9,02,817 recoveries and 12,124 deaths.(Reuters Photo)
According to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, there are 9,196 active coronavirus cases in Karnataka, 9,02,817 recoveries and 12,124 deaths.(Reuters Photo)

Covid-19 vaccination dry run at 263 places across Karnataka tomorrow

By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 06:59 PM IST
Speaking to the media after the video conferencing with Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Sudhakar said vaccination drive should be people’s movement, once we get the vaccine.
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Representational Image.(HT file)
Representational Image.(HT file)

28 nursing college students test positive for Covid in Karnataka’s Kolar

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 05:02 PM IST
Of those, 27 are from Kerala while one student is from West Bengal; they have been isolated in hostels and are being given medical treatment
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At least 15-16 locations in Bhopal, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru have been searched, including that of the former chief secretary of Madhya Pradesh. Searches were underway at some places on Thursday.(HT Archive)
At least 15-16 locations in Bhopal, Hyderabad, and Bengaluru have been searched, including that of the former chief secretary of Madhya Pradesh. Searches were underway at some places on Thursday.(HT Archive)

ED raids several locations in MP, Andhra and Karnataka over e-tendering racket case

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 03:06 PM IST
They said the agency launched the searches to collect evidence early this week at locations of various suspects involved in the case, and the action is being conducted under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
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The area covering both Kali Tiger Reserve and Anshi Wildlife Division harbours tigers, leopards, gaur, sambar etc.(Representational Image.)
The area covering both Kali Tiger Reserve and Anshi Wildlife Division harbours tigers, leopards, gaur, sambar etc.(Representational Image.)

Wildlife Board nod to rail tracks through protected Western Ghats

By Jayashree Nandi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2021 08:45 AM IST
The Tinaighat-Castlerock-Caranzol railway doubling project is likely to involve diversion of forest land, most of which is in Dandeli wildlife sanctuary in Karnataka
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Karnataka Animal Husbandry minister Prabhu Chavan has asked officials of his department to ensure that the Centre’s protocols regarding bird flu are strictly adhered to. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)
Karnataka Animal Husbandry minister Prabhu Chavan has asked officials of his department to ensure that the Centre’s protocols regarding bird flu are strictly adhered to. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)

Karnataka’s border districts adjoining Kerala on high alert due to bird flu fears

By Venkatesha Babu | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 09:41 PM IST
Officials of the Karnataka Animal Husbandry ministry said that they have been instructed to collect samples from places where birds migrate to and send them for testing.
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The image shows the farmer named Siddappa.(Twitter/@VVSLaxman281)
The image shows the farmer named Siddappa.(Twitter/@VVSLaxman281)

VVS Laxman tweets about Karnataka farmer’s unique water mill, post impresses netizens

By Srimoyee Chowdhury | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:41 AM IST
“Incredible- A farmer from rural Karnataka, Siddappa has designed a water mill to generate electricity and operates it in the canal near his house,” reads a part of the caption shared by VVS Laxman.
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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa speaks during the Winter Session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.(PTI)
Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa speaks during the Winter Session at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru.(PTI)

All 118 BJP MLAs expressed faith in Yediyurappa’s leadership: Karnataka ministers

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2021 10:52 PM IST
Several ministers of Yediyurappa cabinet on Tuesday jointly spoke to the media at the end of the CM’s region wise meetings with party MLAs since Monday.
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Karnataka medical education minister Dr K Sudhakar has said around 2,73,211 government sector health workers and 3,57,313 private-sector employees will be given the vaccine for Covid-19 in the first phase. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
Karnataka medical education minister Dr K Sudhakar has said around 2,73,211 government sector health workers and 3,57,313 private-sector employees will be given the vaccine for Covid-19 in the first phase. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

Karnataka to vaccinate 6.3 lakh healthcare workers in first phase

By Venkatesha Babu | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 09:12 PM IST
The minister said that there are 9807 experienced vaccinators and 28,427 centres have been identified for providing vaccination across the state.
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Students attend a class at a college after authorities allowed reopening of schools and colleges in Chikmagalur in Karnataka.(PTI PHOTO.)
Students attend a class at a college after authorities allowed reopening of schools and colleges in Chikmagalur in Karnataka.(PTI PHOTO.)

After schools reopen in Karnataka, more than 25 teachers test positive for Covid-19

By Venkatesha Babu | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 08:20 PM IST
The results of thousands of such tests done have started coming in with several teachers themselves testing Covid-19 positive.
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An animal husbandry department official collecting blood samples from poultry birds at a farm in Barwala in Panchkula district, where over 1 lakh birds have perished since last month. (Sant Arora/HT )
An animal husbandry department official collecting blood samples from poultry birds at a farm in Barwala in Panchkula district, where over 1 lakh birds have perished since last month. (Sant Arora/HT )

Bird flu in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Kerala, Himachal Pradesh: What we know so far

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 10:51 PM IST
As Kerala begins culling of birds amid bird flu scare, Karnataka has asked health officers to remain vigilant.
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The year that will be: The political battles of 2021

By Prashant Jha | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 06:10 AM IST
This year’s electoral fights will give a glimpse into the nature of identity-based politics and their message will last till 2024.
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A man registers his name for vaccination against Covid, at a health centre in Ahmedabad.(Reuters)
A man registers his name for vaccination against Covid, at a health centre in Ahmedabad.(Reuters)

States gear up for 1st phase of vaccination, await Centre nod

By HT Correspondents | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 04:21 AM IST
Here’s a quick look at the level of preparedness ahead of the vaccination drive across states
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File photo: Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa.(PTI)
File photo: Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa.(PTI)

In a bid to quell dissidence, Yediyurappa meets party MLA’s from north Karnataka

By Venkatesha Babu | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 09:59 PM IST
On Saturday and Sunday at a state-level executive and core committee meeting of the ruling BJP held in Shivamogga, party legislators had complained about their grievances not being redressed.
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Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

‘100 tablets for students in rural Tamil Nadu, Karnataka’

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Bengaluru
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 07:00 PM IST
For this, the Consulate General of Israel to South India has partnered with The Art of Living, a spiritual organisation.
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The ADB signed a USD 100 million loan with the Government of India on December 31, 2020 to modernise and upgrade the power distribution system.(Reuters file photo)
The ADB signed a USD 100 million loan with the Government of India on December 31, 2020 to modernise and upgrade the power distribution system.(Reuters file photo)

Asian Development Bank to provide USD 100 million loan to upgrade power distribution in Bengaluru

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 04:22 PM IST
In parallel to underground distribution cables, over 2,800 km of fibre optical cables will be installed to strengthen communication network.
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The meetings come in light of brewing discontent among the state’s MLAs who were reported as saying that there would be a leadership change in the state after January 15.(PTI)
The meetings come in light of brewing discontent among the state’s MLAs who were reported as saying that there would be a leadership change in the state after January 15.(PTI)

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa to hold marathon meeting with party MLAs

By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C | Bengaluru
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2021 10:17 AM IST
According to sources, the Chief Minister is likely to discuss the upcoming budget and the organisation of the party in the state in today’s meeting. He will also hear the grievances of MLAs.
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