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Karnataka Cabinet

Karnataka Cabinet expansion on Tuesday; CM Yediyurappa awaits final list from Amit Shah

The Karnataka Chief Minister’s office had earlier posted on microblogging site Twitter that the Cabinet expansion would be done on August 20.

Aug 19, 2019, 12:09 PM IST

CM HD Kumaraswamy expands Karnataka cabinet, inducts 2 ministers

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Friday expanded his cabinet by inducting two Independent MLAs into the ministry in an apparent move to give stability to his 13-month-old wobbly government.

Jun 14, 2019, 14:09 PM IST

Karnataka Congress drops R Shankar, Ramesh Jarkiholi from Cabinet

This is the second expansion in the ministry in six months.

Dec 22, 2018, 16:39 PM IST

'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

'Class 8 pass' minister gets higher education portfolio in Karnataka; Kumaraswamy asks what's wrong?

Kumaraswamy, who holds a BSc degree, was asked about JD(S) minister GT Devegowda reportedly being upset at being given the higher education portfolio, especially as his own formal education has been limited.

Jun 10, 2018, 10:28 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 CM Kumaraswamy admits to infighting within Congress over portfolio allocation

The Congress has dropped several key members of the previous Siddaramaiah ministry while expanding the current Cabinet.

Jun 08, 2018, 15:55 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 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: Infant placed on burning coal during Muharram ritual

The incident took place at Karnataka's Kundgol town near Hubli.

Oct 01, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Karnataka's controversial anti-superstition law moves closer to reality

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had said that his government was committed to bring a law against superstitious acts and confident that it will be passed in the ensuing assembly session.

Sep 27, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

KJ George to be sworn into Karnataka Cabinet on Monday

After the Karnataka CID gave a clean chit to former minister KJ George and two senior police officers in connection with the alleged suicide of Deputy Superintendent of Police MK Ganapathy, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will reinstate KJ George as a minister in the Karnataka Cabinet on Monday.

Sep 24, 2016, 14:26 PM IST

Karnataka cabinet to reshuffle on Sunday

Karnataka will see a cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, with the induction of at least a dozen new ministers replacing an equal number of incumbents.

Jun 19, 2016, 00:00 AM IST

Karnataka Cabinet reshuffle in a day or two

Karnataka Cabinet is all set to be revamped in a day or two with Chief Minister Siddaramaiah Saturday saying he has got the green signal from the Congress High Command to drop some ministers and induct fresh faces.

Jun 18, 2016, 14:01 PM IST

Four new ministers to be sworn in Karnataka today

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah would expand his Cabinet on Thursday by inducting four lawmakers, including state Congress president G Parameshwar, as cabinet ministers.

Oct 29, 2015, 08:25 AM IST

Karnataka cabinet will decide on appeal against Jayalalithaa acquittal today: Chidambaram

The Karnataka Cabinet will meet by Tuesday to take a decision on filing an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Monday.

May 26, 2015, 08:40 AM IST

Karnataka CM inducts two "tainted" legislators into ministry

Shedding his reported reluctance, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah on Wednesday inducted two senior "tainted" legislators into his nearly eight-month old ministry.

Jan 01, 2014, 20:18 PM IST

Karnataka CM allots portfolios, retains key departments

Karnataka CM allocated portfolios to his new 28-member ministry, keeping key posts such as finance, energy, industries and IT with himself.

May 19, 2013, 23:27 PM IST

Karnataka crisis: Two BJP ministers resign; 13 MLAs ready to quit

Two ministers, CM Udasi and Shobha Karandlaje, on Wednesday quit Karnataka Cabinet.

Jan 23, 2013, 10:23 AM IST