BS Yediyurappa

State road transport corporation buses in Karnataka and private buses will run. Strict lockdown measures in containment zones and economic activities will be permitted in other areas.

"A package of Rs 1,610 crores will be released as COVID-19 financial relief. One time compensation of Rs 5,000 will be given to 2,30,000 barbers and 7,75,000 drivers," he added.

During Video Conferencing, Patnaik thanked both the Chief Ministers for taking care of the stranded people from Odisha in their respective states.

The resignation of the 17 rebel MLAs and their subsequent disqualification by then assembly speaker K R Ramesh Kumar in July led to the collapse of the Congress-JDS government and paved the way for the BJP to come to power.

Assembly by-poll dates for Karnataka were announced on Sunday by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sanjeev Kumar. A total of 15 Assembly constituencies in Karnataka are going to by-polls on December 5.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the decision of the then Karnataka speaker K R Ramesh Kumar to disqualify 17 rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs under the anti-defection law but said that they can contest the upcoming by-elections in the state.

former JD-S MLA, who was also disqualified, has made a statement in Mandya that " he supported the Yediyurappa government for the funds to develop his constituency"

Speaking to ANI, a student said: "Yediyurappa-led government is not concerned about development and four-time Chief Minister is less brilliant in administration."

Shah had triggered a political row on Saturday when he had said that it is important the country had one language reflecting its identity and only Hindi could unite the country.

New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday expanded his cabinet for the first time since assuming office...