Yediyurappa: News

02 Jan 2024

Ram Mandir

Karnataka sculptor's Ram statue to be installed in Ayodhya temple

The Ram Lalla idol that will adorn the grand Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, has been finalized, Union minister Pralhad Joshi revealed.

08 Sep 2023

Lok Sabha Elections

Yediyurappa confirms BJP-JD(S) alliance for 2024 Lok Sabha polls

The Janata Dal (Secular) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have reportedly agreed on an alliance in Karnataka for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, former Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa said on Friday.

13 Aug 2023


Karnataka: Ruling Congress, BJP fight over contractors' pending dues

The Congress's Karnataka government, led by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, has come under fire from the opposition for allegedly holding up payments to civil contractors in the state.

22 Jan 2021


Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

In a terrible piece of news, at least eight people died due to a dynamite blast at a railway crusher site in Hunasodu village in the Shivamogga district of Karnataka. Two people were detained.

23 Dec 2020


Over coronavirus strain, Karnataka imposes night curfew till January 2

The government of Karnataka has imposed a night curfew from today (December 23) until January 2, in the wake of the new coronavirus strain which emerged in the United Kingdom last week.

21 Aug 2020


Karnataka: Doctors threaten strike over medical officer's suicide; accuse IAS

On Wednesday, Dr. SR Nagendra, a 43-year-old Taluk Medical Officer at Nanjanagud in Karnataka's Mysuru district, died by suicide at his residence.

04 Aug 2020


Karnataka: Siddaramaiah tests positive for coronavirus; admitted to hospital

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The development comes just two days after sitting CM BS Yediyurappa tested positive for the virus.

03 Aug 2020


Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa tests positive for coronavirus

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Sunday confirmed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Yediyurappa is the second state CM after Madhya Pradesh's Shivraj Singh Chouhan to have tested positive.

14 Jul 2020


Bengaluru's lockdown begins tonight: Know what's open, what's not

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Karnataka's capital Bengaluru (urban Bengaluru has 15,051 active cases and 321 have died), the city will be locked down from 8 pm on July 14 till 5 am on July 22, the administration announced earlier.

27 May 2020


Waiting for PM's order: Yediyurappa after announcing religious places' re-opening

Hours after he announced that religious places will be re-opened in Karnataka after May 31, Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa took a U-turn of sorts, saying he will wait for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directions.

18 May 2020


Lockdown 4.0: Karnataka bans entry of people from 4 states

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday said that the state has restricted the entry of persons from four states till May 31.

12 May 2020


Karnataka: IAS officer transferred without posting, controversy follows

On Monday evening, the Karnataka government unceremoniously transferred a senior IAS officer, Captain Manivannan, sparking outrage on social media and a #BringBackCaptain trend on Twitter.

06 May 2020


Yediyurappa requests migrant workers to stay; Karnataka halts trains

The BJP-led Karnataka government has applied brakes on trains meant to ferry migrant workers to their home states, urging them to stay back as their exodus threatens construction industry and other economic activities.

13 Apr 2020


Lockdown blues? Mangalore teen tries smuggling friend inside a suitcase

The 'Stay At Home' rule to fight coronavirus is having varied effects on different people. While some are working, some are honing new skills like cooking to keep themselves engaged.

11 Apr 2020


Karnataka: Defying lockdown, BJP MLA hosts grand birthday party

The rules of lockdown must be followed strictly and no one should step out unless it's absolutely necessary — this is the only message the government has been conveying for the last couple of weeks.

27 Aug 2019


In a first for Karnataka, Yediyurappa gets three deputy CMs

For three weeks after he took the oath as Chief Minister on July 26, Karnataka's BS Yediyurappa ran his cabinet alone. After the cabinet was expanded, it took almost another week for him to announce portfolios.

20 Aug 2019


Karnataka: Finally, Yediyurappa expands his Cabinet, 17 MLAs take oath

Almost a month after he was sworn-in as Karnataka's Chief Minister, BS Yediyurappa expanded his Cabinet on Tuesday, with 17 MLAs taking the oath.

28 Jul 2019


Why new-CM BS Yediyurappa is indispensable for BJP in Karnataka

BS Yediyurappa (Yeddyurappa until recently) was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Friday, for the fourth time.

26 Jul 2019


BJP's Yediyurappa takes oath as Karnataka's CM for fourth time

BS Yediyurappa took oath as Karnataka's Chief Minister at the Raj Bhavan for the fourth time on Friday.