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Karnataka Cabinet Expansion Likely On Wednesday: Basavaraj Bommai

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion Likely On Wednesday: Basavaraj Bommai

Press Trust of India | Monday August 02, 2021, New Delhi

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said cabinet expansion can take place most likely on Wednesday if the list is finalised in a meeting with the BJP central leadership later during the day.

Navy Officer Drowns In Kerala's Marmala Waterfalls

Navy Officer Drowns In Kerala's Marmala Waterfalls

Asian News International | Monday August 02, 2021, Kochi (Kerala)

Lieutenant Abhishek Kumar had recently reported to INS Shardul for his first staff appointment.

66% Of Tamil Nadu Population Has Covid Antibodies, Says Sero Survey

66% Of Tamil Nadu Population Has Covid Antibodies, Says Sero Survey

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, Chennai

The third Tamil Nadu Cross Sectional Sero survey in July, covering over 26,000 samples revealed that at least 66.2 percent of the population has developed antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19.

"We Will Get Approval": Karnataka Chief Minister On Mekedatu Dam Project

"We Will Get Approval": Karnataka Chief Minister On Mekedatu Dam Project

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 31, 2021, New Delhi

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai maintained that the state will get the Centre's approval and implement the Mekedatu drinking water project over the Cauvery river, notwithstanding any opposition from neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

MK Stalin Cancels Defamation Cases Against Politicians Filed Under AIADMK

MK Stalin Cancels Defamation Cases Against Politicians Filed Under AIADMK

Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Friday July 30, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday ordered the withdrawal of around 130 defamation cases filed against politicians between 2012 and 2021 when the opposition AIADMK was in power.

"Have To Make Compulsory Testing And Vaccination": Karnataka Chief Minister

"Have To Make Compulsory Testing And Vaccination": Karnataka Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Friday July 30, 2021, Karnataka

Amid rising Covid cases in Karnataka, its new chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said there is a need to tighten the borders and take measures to put in place compulsory testing to stop the spread of the virus.

Karnataka's New Chief Minister In Delhi, Will Meet PM Modi, Union Ministers

Karnataka's New Chief Minister In Delhi, Will Meet PM Modi, Union Ministers

Press Trust of India | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

Karnataka's new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi today. This is his first visit to the national capital after taking over as Chief Minister of the state.

"Kerala Formula Failed": Union Minister Targets State Government As Covid Cases Surge

"Kerala Formula Failed": Union Minister Targets State Government As Covid Cases Surge

Asian News International | Friday July 30, 2021, New Delhi

Union Minister V Muraleedharan on Thursday slammed the Kerala government for failing to curb a rise in COVID-19 cases and said that the formula followed by it to tackle the coronavirus disease had failed.

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion Would Take Time, Indicates Basavaraj Bommai As Lobbying Continues

Karnataka Cabinet Expansion Would Take Time, Indicates Basavaraj Bommai As Lobbying Continues

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Bengaluru/Hubballi

Indicating that expansion of his Cabinet may take some time, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said he will discuss it with the party's central leadership.

Kerala Reports Over 22,000 New Covid Cases For Third Consecutive Day

Kerala Reports Over 22,000 New Covid Cases For Third Consecutive Day

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala reported over 22,000 coronavirus cases for third day in a row on Thursday, as a central team will rush there for effective COVID-19 management.

Karnataka Chief Minister Visits Flood-hit Uttara Kannada

Karnataka Chief Minister Visits Flood-hit Uttara Kannada

Asian News International | Thursday July 29, 2021, Uttara Kannada (Karnataka)

Newly-appointed Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday visited the flood-affected area of Karwar in Uttara Kannada district.

Kerala Opposition Seeks Minister's Resignation In Assembly Vandalism Case

Kerala Opposition Seeks Minister's Resignation In Assembly Vandalism Case

Edited by Arun Nair | Thursday July 29, 2021, New Delhi

The opposition Congress-led UDF staged a walkout of the Kerala Assembly as the ruling LDF government rejected their demand for the resignation of Education Minister V Sivankutty over a case related to a ruckus during protests in the state Assembly in

Ministerial Aspirants Raise Pitch For Berth In New Karnataka Cabinet

Ministerial Aspirants Raise Pitch For Berth In New Karnataka Cabinet

Press Trust of India | Thursday July 29, 2021, Bengaluru

As Basavarj Bommai took charge as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday, Ministerial aspirants have begun lobbying to secure a berth in the new cabinet.

Kerala Reports Over 22,000 New Covid Cases, 131 Deaths

Kerala Reports Over 22,000 New Covid Cases, 131 Deaths

Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 28, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala on Wednesday recorded 22,056 fresh COVID-19 cases pushing the infection caseload to 33,27,301, with the number of people who succumbed to the virus rising to 16,457 with 131 more deaths.

Watch: Karnataka's Chief Minister Gets Musical Surprise, Courtesy Family

Watch: Karnataka's Chief Minister Gets Musical Surprise, Courtesy Family

Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Wednesday July 28, 2021

Basavaraj Bommai came home last night to a grand welcome from his family after he was appointed the new Chief Minister of Karnataka.