#BS Yediyurappa

4 days ago
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has ordered an enquiry into the Chikkaballapur blast. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The Chikkaballapur blast occurred when gelatin sticks exploded accidentally at a stone quarry site
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his condolences to the families of the victims

10 January.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
BS Yediyurappa said this was the "last meeting" to discuss the cabinet expansion. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The much-awaited cabinet expansion in Karnataka could take place soon
  • Sources said the cabinet rejig is most likely to take place before January 20
  • The state can have a total of 34 ministers and has 27 now

24 December 2020.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa had announced that a night curfew would be in place from December 24 to January 2. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BSYBJP)

  • Curfew was withdrawn 'in the wake of public opinion that a night curfew is not necessary'
  • BS Yediyurappa had announced the curfew on Wednesday 
  • He urged citizens to wear face masks and ensure social distancing 

23 December 2020.Karnataka, India
The curfew will be in place between 10 pm and 6 am. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • The curfew has been done to prevent the coronavirus strain found in the UK, Karnataka Health Minister said
  • The night curfew will be practiced till January 2
  • India recorded 23,950 cases of COVID-19, 333 deaths on Monday

5 December 2020.Karnataka, India
Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa has urged the pro-Kannada organisations to call off the bandh. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Pro-Kannada outfits are all set to observe a bandh on Saturday in Karnataka
  • More than a hundred history-sheeters have been detained ahead of Karnataka bandh
  • The protest is against the state government's decision to construct Maratha Development Corporation

22 November 2020.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Asaduddin Owaisi joins a long list of opposition leaders from across the country who have criticised the slating such laws. (Photo Credit: ANI)

  • Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Haryana are planning to put in pace anti-'love jihad' laws
  • Asaduddin Owaisi said it'll be a gross violation of Articles 14 & 21
  • The criticism of the laws was led by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot

1 November 2020.Delhi, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the people of Karnataka on the occasion of Karnataka Rajyotsava Day. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh celebrate their foundation day on November 1
  • In Karnataka, Rajyotsava Day is a government holiday
  • The Prime Minister also wished the state of Kerala on Piravi Day

24 October 2020.Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa speaking with the media after visiting the city's flood-affected areas on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa said his government is preparing a permanent solution to prevent such incidents in the future
  • He said all encroachments along the city's storm water drains will be cleared 
  • The India Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall for two more days

12 October 2020.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
B Sriramulu getting the social welfare department portfolio is seen as a politically-significant move by the ruling BJP. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@sriramulubjp)

  • Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala issued an official notification reallocating the portfolios
  • Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa took back the Backward Classes Welfare department from B Sriramulu
  • K Sudhakar is now in-charge of the overall Health related affairs in the state

28 September 2020.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Farmers' organisations in Karnataka on Monday have organised a statewide dawn-to-dusk- bandh

  • The farmers' outfits are protesting against amendments to the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees
  • The statewide bandh was called on Sunday
  • The government had warned of of stern action against any forcible enforcement of the bandh