Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah said that he has directed the district ministers to conduct a study on the prevailing drought in their districts and submit a report before November 15. “I have asked them to meet the people to know the ground reality," said CM Siddaramaiah. He further blamed the Centre of neglecting Karnataka in sanctioning drought-relief funds, despite asking for several times, and neglected people of Karnataka.
Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Friday announced the roll-out of five guarantees promised by the Congress party before the assembly elections. The chief minister said the cabinet discussed all guarantees thoroughly and decided to implement them in the present financial year “without any discrimination of caste or religion.” The five guarantees promised are 200 units of free power to all households (Gruha Jyoti), ₹2,000 monthly… read-more
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The decision over the Chief Minister of Karnataka is still pending, as the two contenders DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah are set to meet Rahul Gandhi. After rounds of meetings and discussions between the senior leaders of the party in Delhi, the big next Karnataka CM announcement is likely to be made in the evening. All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Mallikarjun Kharge will make the announcement in Bengaluru.
Courtesy: Indian Express
The suspense over who will be the next Karnataka chief minister continues. The Indian National Congress is scheduled to hold another round of meeting, in which INC President Mallikarjun Kharge and former President Sonia Gandhi would discuss the circumstances and will announce the new CM of Karnataka. Notably, DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah are eyeing the top post and hoping to get the position, after claiming their contribution in Congress's… read-more
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Congress leader DK Shivakumar announced to visit Delhi, as the deadline for the Karnataka CM announcement nears. Shivakumar said, " Congress party is our mother. I am going to Delhi alone." Initiallyi, Shivakumar cancelled his visit citing ill-health, and now said will be travelling to Delhi alone. One of the CM contender DK Shivakumar further said that whatever the decision of the Congress will be, he will abide.
Courtesy: The Times of India
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai announced Rs 300 crore, to deal with the damages caused due to heavy to very heavy rainfall in the City. On September 5, the BJP-led Karnataka Government held a meeting and took a decision regarding the relief measures to re-construct damages incurred due to rain. In addition, the Water Supply & Sewerage Board (BWSSB), deputy commissioners of 15 districts, and senior officials attended the meeting.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai gave the authority for a Rs 10 crore grant to the Gavisiddeshwara Mutt in Koppal on August 1. "The seer of the Mutt is rendering yeoman service in the field of education and feeding the hungry," Bommai stated after visiting the Mutt. The Mutt has served as a light of hope for low-income students seeking to further… read-more
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai announced to cancel the Janotsava Convention, a celebration of the BJP, in view of tensions over BJP Yuva Morcha member's members in Dakshina Kannada. On July 27 night, Bommai cancelled the celebration of an official event at Vidhana Soudha, and 'Janotsava', a mega rally at Doddaballapur. The scheduled celebration was to happen on July 28, to mark his government's one year in office.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai launched the free 75-day booster dose vaccination drive and asked eligible people (18 to 59-year-old) to get the precautionary dose. During the launch, Bommai said, about 7,500 vaccination centres have been opened for the campaign with health workers to cover the targeted people in the state. Furthermore, he appreciated the efforts of the BJP-led Central Government to launch the drive, as Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai stated that every kid registered in a government school will be given a pair of shoes and two pairs of socks on July 8. He has set aside 132 crore rupees for this objective. Due to the lack of funding in the budget and the delay in the government's decision-making, the Bommai administration has come under scrutiny for providing shoes and socks.
Courtesy: India today