The disqualified Congress MLA from RR Nagar in Bengaluru, may have succeeded in joining the BJP on Thursday, but deep resentment within the BJP and RSS may apply brakes on his electoral ambitions
The Survey, Settlement & Land Records, an arm of the revenue department had taken up a crucial project of maintaining urban property ownership records (UPOR), making it a mandatory requirement in property transactions, starting off with Shivamogga and Mangaluru cities. However the UPOR rests solely on the government decision.
Disgruntled BJP leaders say that they have nurtured their respective constituencies for long, but the BJP is now planning to reward the disqualified lawmakers with party tickets should the court verdict go in their favour. The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on the 17 disqualified MLAs on Wednesday.
Karnataka has taken up an ambitious project to gather and document information about every village related to its history, culture and heritage, probably in a first of its kind initiative by a state.
The recent statements of JD(S) chief HD Deve Gowda and his son HD Kumaraswamy taking a soft stand on chief minister BS Yediyurappa, has led to speculation that the two political rivals may patch up and come together.
The Bhoomi Monitoring Cell (BMC) has come up with a solution to ensure people receive drinking water the government has arranged for them, by making it mandatory for tanker drivers to install an app and upload photos and videos of the water supply trips
The Karnataka Cabinet's decision to make industries treat locals on priority has not rattled many, as it is more advisory in nature. But some are unhappy, calling it a 'populist' measure.
An audio clip is causing trouble for BS Yediyurappa as it was leaked on Saturday in which Yediyurappa is heard telling a group of party leaders in Hubballi that he was pained by the recent remarks of sections of party leaders The BJP regime in the state was possible due to the sacrifice of 17 “disqualified” MLAs, and blessing of the national leadership.
Congress leader DK Shivakumar has got into a bitter fight with chief minister BS Yediyurappa over what he feels “snatching away of a government medical college granted to his constituency of Kanakapura," right after walking out of Tihar jail in the money-laundering case. Earlier Shivakumar said he would lay down his life to retain the college.
CM HD Kumaraswamy's statement that he will not allow the BJP govt to fall has given a fresh shot of hope to the veteran Lingayat leader.
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