News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Karnataka cabinet expansion

'Congress ditching me': Karnataka Minister R Shankar hints at joining BJP if dropped from Cabinet

Shankar is an Independent lawmaker who is reportedly facing the axe over his reluctance to be an associate member of the Congress.

Dec 22, 2018, 13:50 PM IST

Ahead of Karnataka cabinet expansion, Congress MLAs eye six vacant posts

In the 34-member ministry, the Congress made 15 of its 80 legislators cabinet ministers while the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) filled 9 out of 11 posts as part of its quota.

Dec 19, 2018, 06:59 AM IST

Karnataka: Congress-JDS govt walking on thin ice? Mallikarjun Kharge says injustice done over portfolio allotment

Kumaraswamy expanded his Cabinet by inducting 25 ministers, with 14 members from the Congress and nine from JDS and one each from Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the nascent Karnataka Pragnavanta Janata Paksha.

Jun 09, 2018, 14:52 PM IST

Karnataka cabinet expansion: 25 ministers join HD Kumaraswamy government; 14 from Congress, 9 from JDS

Of the 25 ministers who took oath on Wednesday, fourteen are from the Congress, nine from its ruling coalition partner Janata Dal Secular (JDS) and one each from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Karnataka Pragnyavantha Janatha Party (KPJP). 

Jun 06, 2018, 16:20 PM IST

Fissures in Karnataka Congress? Party MLA Satish Jarkiholi's supporters protest seeking Cabinet seat for him

Ahead of the Cabinet expansion in Karnataka on Wednesday, there seem to be fissures within the Congress over the allocation of berths. Supporters of Congress MLA Satish Jarkiholi on Wednesday staged a protest near Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru demanding a ministerial seat for him in the state cabinet. 

Jun 06, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

Karnataka cabinet expansion today; 12 Congress, 9 JDS MLAs to take oath as ministers

12 Congress and 9 JDS MLAs will take oath as ministers in Karnataka on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 06:53 AM IST

Karnataka Cabinet expansion at 2 pm on Wednesday; CM denies rift within JDS over seats

As per the coalition agreement on June 1, Congress was allocated 22 ministerial berths and JDS was given 12.

Jun 05, 2018, 13:57 PM IST

Karnataka cabinet expansion 'settled', JDS to hold Finance, Congress gets Home

Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy said the ministry expansion will take place on June 6

Jun 01, 2018, 17:24 PM IST