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Karnataka, Tamil Nadu List Journalists As Frontline Workers

Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on May 4 became the new entrants to declare journalists as frontline workers. Karnataka CM Yediyurappa said, "Our government has decided to consider journalists as frontline workers and accord priority in vaccination against COVID-19." Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu's soon-to-be CM MK Stalin echoed the same sentiments. Six states - West Bengal, Punjab, Bihar, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand - have already declared… read-more

Wed, 05 May 2021 - 09:10 AM / by Ronit John

Tags: Coronavirus, BS Yediyurappa, Karnataka, journalist, Frontline Workers

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Karnataka Govt Announces 14 Day Lockdown From April 27 Night

Restricting to contain the COVID-19 rage, the Karnataka government has announced a 14-day lockdown starting from April 27 night. Exempting essential services, the government has restricted the stores to open only from 6AM-10AM. Besides allowing inter-state good transportation, manufacturing, construction and agriculture sector, the order has permitted takeaways from eateries and home delivery of alcohol. Reportedly, the state is already… read-more

Mon, 26 Apr 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Karnataka, Covid-19, weekend curfew, Lockdown, BS Yediyurappa

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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa

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K'taka: CM Yediyurappa Recovers From COVID; Calls Cabinet Meet Today

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa was discharged from Bengaluru's Manipal hospital on April 22 after he recovered from COVID-19 for the second time. The 78-year-old CM said, "I am healthy now after the treatment. I have called cabinet meeting today at 4PM." Reportedly, CM Yediyurappa first contracted COVID in August 2020. Currently, Karnataka government has requested Centre to provide 1,500 metric tonnes of oxygen and one lakh Remdesivir vials.

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 03:36 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Karnataka, Manipal Hospital, BS Yediyurappa, Covid-19

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Vajubhai Vala

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Karnataka Governor To Preside All Party Meet To Discuss COVID Condition

Amid fresh surge in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, Governor Vajubhai Vala will virtually preside an all-party meeting to discuss the COVID situation in the state on April 20. Initially scheduled for April 18, the meet was postponed due to Chief Minister Yediyurappa testing COVID-19 positive for the second time. According to reports, CM Yediyurappa will virtually join the meeting from the hospital where he is undergoing treatment 

Mon, 19 Apr 2021 - 03:56 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa, Governor, COVID-19 outbreak

Courtesy: The Economic Times

BS Yediyurappa

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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa Cautions State People On Imposing Lockdown

Amid crossing 10,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Karnataka on April 11, CM BS Yediyurappa cautioned the state people on imposing lockdown if failed to cooperate. The state Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar said that it is expected to have 25,000-30,000 COVID-19 cases by April end. The government is not willing to impose lockdown but do not compel us with non-cooperation, said Ministers cautioning the state people.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:36 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa, Lockdown, K Sudhakar, Covid-19

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Cab drivers protest

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Karnataka: Cab Drivers To Protest In Front Of Yeddiyurappa's House

The cab drivers association will gherao Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa's residence on March 31 demanding justice for a driver who suicided. Reportedly, a cab driver Pratap (35) immolated in his cab over increased fuel prices and a dispute with Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC). Moreover, Bengaluru airport authorities have urged passengers to use bus services or make their own arrangements as cab drivers called… read-more

Wed, 31 Mar 2021 - 04:28 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: fuel prices hike, BS Yediyurappa, bengaluru, Cabs

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MLA Basanagouda R Patil Yatnal

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Karnataka: BJP Lawmakers Start Signature Campaign Against Bijapur MLA

Criticising ex-Minister and Bijapur MLA Basanagouda R Patil Yatnal's defamatory public statements concerning the Karnataka government, the BJP Legislators have initiated a signature campaign. Reportedly, despite receiving a show-cause notice, Yatnal openly envisaged the collapse of the state government under the current leadership. Claiming that Yatnal's "anti-party activities" may negatively impact future bypolls, the legislators intend to… read-more

Wed, 24 Mar 2021 - 06:22 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa, Bijapur, Basanagouda R Patil Yatnal, BJP, PM Modi, JP Nadda, Amit Shah

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa

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Karnataka CM Yediyurappa Resents Tamil Nadu's Cauvery Linking Project

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa expressed his displeasure over his Tamil Nadu counterpart K Palaniswami's latest project linking Vellar-Vaigai-Gundar rivers with Cauvery. CM Palaniswami had laid the foundation for the Rs.14,400 crore riverine project to use 6,000 cubic feet of surplus water in arid zones. "We will not allow Tamil Nadu to do that. We will take tough measures," said CM Yediyurappa. Earlier, Karnataka initiated building a reservoir… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 08:29 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: BS Yediyurappa, EPS, Cauvery, Reservoirs, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu

Courtesy: Swarajya Mag

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Karnataka: 6 Workers Killed In Explosion At Quarrying Site

Six workers died and several suffered injuries after gelatin sticks exploded at a quarrying site in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur district during the early hours of February 23. As per police, the mishap occurred when the workers were trying to dispose the explosives. For the incident, PM Narendra Modi expressed his grief through Twitter. Meanwhile, Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa has ordered a high-level investigation into the case and has assured… read-more

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 03:45 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Karnataka, BS Yediyurappa, Quarrying, Illegal Mining, explosion

Courtesy: The Tribune

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CM Yediyurappa Confirms Tesla's Manufacturing Plant In Karnataka

Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa has confirmed that Elon Musk's Tesla would install its manufacturing plant in Karnataka. Earlier, the electric car maker had formally registered its office in Karnataka's capital Bengaluru. Reportedly, the company's research and development unit will also be set up soon. Previously, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari had affirmed that Tesla's Indian stint would begin with sales, followed by assembling and… read-more

Sun, 14 Feb 2021 - 03:26 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Tesla, Elon Musk, BS Yediyurappa, Nitin Gadkari, Karnataka, Bangalore

Courtesy: Wion News