Basavaraj Bommai

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Basavaraj Bommai said : “There is no lockdown proposal in front of the government and we are giving more attention to prevent Covid-19 without such measures. But for that, people need to co-operate,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Online gambling is on the rise everywhere and people are increasingly falling prey to it. We need a stringent law to curb it. Some States have already taken steps to address the problem. Our officers in the Home Department are studying the laws in force there and the measures taken. They will visit a couple of more States shortly. Incorporating the best things in practice, we will prepare a draft bill and present it in the legislature,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Online gambling is on the rise everywhere and people are increasingly falling prey to it. We need a stringent law to curb it. Some States have already taken steps to address the problem. Our officers in the Home Department are studying the laws in force there and the measures taken. They will visit a couple of more States shortly. Incorporating the best things in practice, we will prepare a draft bill and present it in the legislature,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "The state government has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court to increase the reservation to more than 50 per cent to protect the interests of the backward classes," External link

economictimes Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:47:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The team will conduct an all-round inquiry systematically. There is a set criminal procedure code for it and officers are following it. No one can intervene in it, so I will also not comment on the investigation part,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, April 1, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “After testing many parties, you [Mr. Mallikarjun Khuba] came to a mainstream party [the BJP]. Don’t deviate from it to spoil your political career. You have a bright future in the BJP... the Congress is a sinking ship. Its leaders preach Basaveshwara’s ideology only in words and not in deeds. It is the B.S. Yediyurappa government that has sanctioned ₹500 crore to build a New Anubhava Mantapa. The Congress only announced the project, but did not start its construction,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "SIT will have to do in detail all round inquiry systematically. There is a set criminal procedure code for it and accordingly it has to be done and they are doing it. No one can intervene in it, so I will also not comment on it," External link

news18 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “Chappals were not hurled on Shivakumar’s car. They must have hurled it to the convoy vehicle. I have directed the city police commissioner there to take appropriate action against those who take law into their hands. I have also directed the commissioner that opportunity should not be given even for silly incidents,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 28, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We are yet to authenticate the CD (video clip) and as soon as we authenticate it we will file a case under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Ramesh Jarkiholi ) : "We are checking the veracity of the video which was uploaded from an unknown place. If found genuine, we will book a case under Section 376 of IPC against Ramesh Jarkiholi There is no question of protecting anyone," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Ramesh Jarkiholi ) : "We are checking the veracity of the video which was uploaded from an unknown place. If found genuine, we will book a case under Section 376 of IPC against Ramesh Jarkiholi There is no question of protecting anyone," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “I will talk with the SEC and tell them not to continue delimitation till the modified guidelines are issued by the government” External link

Hindu Monday, March 22, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “We have learnt that a senior writer, a minister, a former minister and other prominent people have received death threats. I’ve been informed that a complaint has also been filed. We will ensure that action is taken against those who have made these threats and a serious investigation will be launched,” External link

timesofindia Monday, March 22, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “While we have already impleaded ourselves in a case in the Madurai bench of the Madras high court, Karnataka is preparing to approach the Supreme Court with an original petition against the project” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 19, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “While we have already impleaded ourselves in a case being fought at the Madurai bench of the Madras high court , Karnataka is already preparing grounds to approach the Supreme Court with an original petition against the TN project proposal along the Cauvery river,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Apart from enforcing the rule of law, we are also bringing a new anti-drugs policy which will tighten the noose around these anti-social elements” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Yes, it is true that these Hookah bars and parlours have become a menace. We understand that drugs are being supplied and sold at these parlours as well. The government will ensure that these bars are not allowed to function” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Though there is a lot of heavy lobbying and pressure from influential people I am very serious about this and will be shutting them down,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “I have directed the SIT chief to provide adequate security to her and her family if she’s willing to cooperate with the investigation,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “It is his opinion and only he can provide explanation on it” External link

thehindu Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The SC, which is hearing a petition in the case of the Maratha quota in Maharashtra , is the only beacon of light for us to consider the growing demands for reservation, or an increase in reservation,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 11, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Once we get their report, we will act accordingly,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 11, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The BBMP Act has a provision for setting up of the authority to address civic concerns if they are not resolved by civic agencies. It will be headed by a retired district judge as incorporated in the Act,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Ex-CM Kumaraswamy has spoken about a Rs 5-crore deal and some others that sex CDs of 19 MLAs will be released in the next couple of days. We have directed police to probe all these angles,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 7, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have not done anything wrong,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Various communities have been pressing for revising their existing reservation and conceding it would lead to the quota exceeding the 50 per cent limit set by the Supreme Court. If it has to be exceeded, special criteria have to be identified. To guide the government on this constitutionally and legally difficult subject, it has been decided to constitute the committee,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:05:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “When we look at all these demands, the overall quota will exceed the 50% ceiling mandated by the Supreme Court. In instances where some States have proposed to exceed this cap, the apex court has given stay orders or has rejected such decisions,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “When we look at all these demands, the overall quota will exceed the 50% ceiling mandated by the Supreme Court. In instances where some States have proposed to exceed this cap, the apex court has given stay orders or has rejected such decisions,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "Tamil Nadu has laid the foundation for Cauvery-Vaigai- Gundar link with an intention to utilise about 45 tmc of surplus water from Cauvery, it will affect Karnataka's interest," External link

economictimes Friday, February 26, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "Tamil Nadu has laid the foundation for Cauvery-Vaigai- Gundar link with an intention to utilise about 45 tmc of surplus water from Cauvery, it will affect Karnataka's interest," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 26, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “Tamil Nadu has laid the foundation for Cauvery-Vaigai- Gundar link with an intention to utilise about 45 tmc of surplus water from Cauvery, it will affect Karnataka’s interest,” External link

news18 Friday, February 26, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The statement is not only irresponsible but also anti-national, aimed at creating divisions among people,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:02:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The statement is not only irresponsible but also anti-national, aimed at creating divisions among people,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : “I will instruct Ullal police to take cognizance of the whole matter and initiate action,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told ( about Anis Ahmed ) : “He (Ahmed) has spoken badly about the RSS which is the most patriotic organisation,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The statement is not only irresponsible but also anti-national, aimed at creating divisions among people,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told ( about Ram Mandir ) : “PFI has shown its true colour by speaking ill of Ram Mandir,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Anis Ahmed ) : “He (Ahmed) has spoken badly about the RSS which is the most patriotic organisation,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "The bill is in the draft stage. In the coming days the law department will scrutinise it and present it before the cabinet," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 12, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The incident has shaken my conscience. As home minister I will ensure all the culprits are not only arrested but given the harshest of punishments, if possible death penalty,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 5, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Manmohan Singh ) : “The opposition leader is digressing into the details of the case and it is best that he avoid it. Further, the case against the CM is only a private complaint and most of us MLAs in public life face such a situation one time or the other. As in the opinion of former prime minister Manmohan Singh, while taking administrative decisions to run the nation or state, such complaints against public representatives have become a norm rather than an exception,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The source of the explosive has been identified, the dealer booked and a large cache of explosives seized in Anantapur [Andhra Pradesh],” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “If I point fingers at you, I also know I am pointing fingers at myself too,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The source of the explosive has been identified, the dealer booked and a large cache of explosives seized in Anantapur [Andhra Pradesh],” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “If I point fingers at you, I also know I am pointing fingers at myself too,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The judicial inquiry, in fact, will slow down the process. We want to take it to a logical end quickly. So, we’re commissioning an inquiry by the revenue commissioner. We want to crack the whip on all illegal quarries in the state,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 2, 2021 5:37:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : "It has been decided that the probe will be by the Revenue Commissioner after the opposition leader and others had said the Deputy Commissioner (of Shivamogga) should not probe as he had not acted against such illegal activities," External link

news18 Monday, February 1, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The vehicle population in Bengaluru is about 85 lakh while in the rest of the state, it is around 2.32 lakh. This means we have to ensure there is proper management to decongest traffic,” “It is important that the Home department works with BBMP and the IT sector to implement traffic discipline and also good traffic management. We will be bringing in sophisticated systems with modern technology soon,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The KHB had not taken layout approval from local authorities for various reasons. It has been decided to give one-time approval for these layouts,” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai stated : "There will be no New Year celebrations at public places, due to Covid-19 and the emergence of the new strain of the virus in the United Kingdom," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 28, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “If we find a plot for the college that is more convenient, we will build the institution there,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “Confined to Bengaluru, how to celebrate New Year, regarding this Bengaluru CP (Commissioner of Police) will issue certain directions tomorrow or day after,” External link

financialexpress Friday, December 25, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "Confined to Bengaluru, how to celebrate New Year, regarding this Bengaluru CP (Commissioner of Police) will issue certain directions tomorrow or day after," External link

economictimes Friday, December 25, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The figure marks an increase in comparison to 1,125 such cases filed in 2017, 1,031 in 2018 and 1,661 in 2019. Charge sheets have been submitted in 2,285 cases out of the 3852 booked this year, while investigation is underway in others,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have seized 5,049 LSD strips this year in comparison to 150 last year. The yearly number of such strips seized had not exceeded 200 in the recent past,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “This is not our New year. Our New Year is Ugadi. So why should there be celebrations on December 31?” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 4, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Overall, the government wants to ensure all safety measures are in place, based on suggestions from experts,” “There are many measures other than night curfew that the government may adopt to prevent large gatherings” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 4, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have not discussed imposing a night curfew in the state during New Year celebrations. However, our advisors have suggested that large gatherings should be avoided during celebrations. Hence, the government will take necessary measures in this direction soon,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 3, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “When Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh governments proposed laws against ' love jihad ', Karnataka also planned a similar legislation in the state. Discussions are on to finalise how the law should be framed and elements to be incorporated here. Uttar Pradesh government has promulgated an ordinance to deal with religious conversion for the sake of marriage. We have directed our officials to study the ordinance of the Uttar Pradesh government. Similar legislations from other states also will be studied and certainly we will bring legislation against ‘love jihad’ in Karnataka also,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “This love jihad has been there for some time and it is a social evil,” External link

guardian Friday, November 27, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “We will shortly come up with our own law after referring to regulations in other states. Certainly, there will be total control. Whether prohibition or regulation, will be decided once we get all laws from different states and study them,” External link

india Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "A meeting of high level officers has been held regarding online games. Common people have been troubled, youngsters are being misguided and families distressed. We have received complaints from parents as well, so we are trying to bring regulation laws regarding online games," External link

news18 Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We will shortly come up with our own law after referring to regulations in other states. Certainly, there will be total control. Whether prohibition or regulation, will be decided once we get all laws from different states and study them," External link

news18 Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have received many complaints from the public and from parents. So, we need to ban online games,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “They will be compensated and the accused owners shall pay the amount,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 12, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Existing laws such as The Hindu Marriage Act are effective to curb criminal acts of using marriage for religious conversion. While leveraging them to initiate action on culprits is one option, exploring an exclusive law to prevent ‘love jihad’ is another. It’s yet to be discussed at the government level,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Improved air connectivity will encourage industries in the IT sector to set up companies here and the youth will get have more employment opportunities as a result,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 2, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Improved air connectivity will encourage industries in the IT sector to set up companies here and the youth will get have more employment opportunities as a result,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 2, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have decided to further strengthen the crackdown against drugs and narcotic substances. The coming week is crucial, as we have decided to give instructions to police in border districts for stricter measures against drugs coming into the state from inter-state borders," External link

economictimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have decided to further strengthen the crackdown against drugs and narcotic substances. The coming week is crucial, as we have decided to give instructions to police in border districts for more stricter measures against drugs coming into the state from inter-state borders," External link

news18 Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "Investigation is continuing in the drug case with new evidence emerging day by day...investigation is on, they (police) have been given free hand in the investigation. I have given directions for fair inquiry without any hesitation," External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Successive governments had ignored the report, which has some vital insights about the drug mafia and talks about the involvement of those in power. We will bring in stringent laws to address the menace and will effectively use existing ones too,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 5, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Investigation is going on regarding the drug case and it is progressing at a fast pace and new dimensions are emerging. We have decided to find out the source of this drug menace,” External link

news18 Friday, September 4, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “it is one part of the investigation, CCB will continue their investigation and take action as per law, I will not interfere” External link

news18 Friday, September 4, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The Cabinet appreciated the government’s decision to recover the cost of damages caused during the rioting from those who took part in the violence itself. With regard to deciding whether to ban SDPI, the CM has said that he will discuss the matter with the Centre,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "The government has taken it as a challenge and is committed to fighting it. We will strengthen intelligence and identify black sheep in the police department supporting drug-related activities," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Till now, only consumers were being arrested and they managed to get out of jail within a few days. But now we want to go to the root of the problem and catch both the suppliers and consumers. We will wage a war on drug abuse across the State, in all walks of life. We will not only tackle the problem at the local level but also at the national and international level. We are working with the Union government in this task,’’ he said. The police recently arrested some foreigners, including a Canadian national and a Nigerian national. We have intimated the External Affairs Ministry about this,” External link

Hindu Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have urged the Centre to release the compensation to honour the Constitutional provisions. States will be in a difficult position to raise loans and repay them. However, the Centre has the powers to impose new tax beyond 2023, and for the same reason it was argued in the GST Council that it is better for the Centre to raise loan to provide compensation to the States,” External link

thehindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have urged the Centre to release the compensation to honour the Constitutional provisions. States will be in a difficult position to raise loans and repay them. However, the Centre has the powers to impose new tax beyond 2023, and for the same reason it was argued in the GST Council that it is better for the Centre to raise loan to provide compensation to the States,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “As per a Supreme Court order, appointment of a claims commissioner by the HC is necessary for the purpose of assessing damages caused and recovery from the culprits,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “But we have enough evidence to conduct an inquiry into the house-burning incident,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The state government has already ordered a magisterial inquiry. Besides, police are also investigating the case” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "In accordance with a Supreme Court order, the appointment of a claims commissioner by the high court is necessary for the purpose of assessing the damage caused and recovery of the cost from the culprits," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "But we have enough evidence to conduct an inquiry into the incident of arson," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “As far as social media is concerned, we are looking into the present law. We’re going to have a discussion with technical chiefs of all social media companies shortly. We wish to have some regulation which will be applicable to social media,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, August 17, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We want to take all stakeholders into confidence before figuring out means to ensure order on social media platforms. An effective system will be put in place shortly,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We will request them if they can develop some sort of a filter so that objectionable content doesn't make it to their platforms,” External link

economictimes Monday, August 17, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Then there is also the challenge of what if someone from outside of India puts out inflammatory posts with an aim to create trouble in our state. I think we will need strong regulations to prevent such posts in the interest of maintaining peace, and law & order,” External link

economictimes Monday, August 17, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "Investigations into the riots so far revealed that political differences in the Congress, its differences with the SDPI and the latter's larger conspiracy to disrupt law and order had a role in the city's mob violence," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, August 15, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Around 5.40pm on Tuesday, Naveen posted the inflammatory content and one Firoz Pasha gave a complaint at DJ Halli police station between 7.30pm and 7.45pm. Around 7.45pm, an FIR was filed and this can be verified,” “So the allegation that there was a delay in filing FIR does not hold true. Around 8.30pm, the crowd began gathering in large numbers and demanded that police hand over Naveen to them. Their intention was to create trouble” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Political differences in Pulakeshinagar constituency and matters related to a previous election and the forthcoming BBMP election were involved in the violence. I have already said that we are investigating the SDPI’s role, along with the role of local councillors,” External link

thehindu Friday, August 14, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "Political differences there (in Pulakeshinagar) and matters related to previous election, also upcoming election (to city civic body) and related matters are all involved init (violence)," External link

news18 Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “As per the information gathered so far and video footage [available], most importantly the role of SDPI is coming to light. We are collecting more information regarding it, we are investigating deeply in this regard,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 14, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “As per the information gathered so far and video footage [available], most importantly the role of SDPI is coming to light. We are collecting more information regarding it, we are investigating deeply in this regard” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 14, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : “Already, several SDPI office bearers have been arrested. Muzammil Pasha, the SDPI district secretary is the main [accused]. Firoz, Afraz Pasha and Shaik Adil, all of them are from SDPI, have also been arrested. Their role is completely being investigated,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 14, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “As per the information gathered so far and video footage, most importantly the role of SDPI is coming to light. We are collecting more information regarding it, we are investigating deeply in this regard,” External link

india Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "K G Halli and D J Halli are peaceful since yesterday and there have been no untoward incidents. As the investigation is progressing new information is coming out. I cannot share with you everything, but in the days to come I will share before the media," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We are investigating and collecting information about SDPI involvement in various past incidents in Mysuru and Mangaluru,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "K G Halli and D J Halli are peaceful since yesterday and there have been no untoward incidents...as the investigation is progressing new information is coming out. I cannot share with you everything, but in the days to come I will share before the media," External link

timesofindia Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : “We have come to a decision as per the Supreme Court order that when such riots take place and properties are damaged, the loss has to be recovered from those who have caused the damage. I have given orders to initiate all the measures to recover losses from those who have caused the damage,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have come to a decision as per the Supreme Court order that when such riots take place and properties are damaged, the loss has to be recovered from those who have caused the damage. I have given orders to initiate all the measures to recover losses from those who have caused the damage," External link

outlookindia Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Commission ) : "It has been decided in a meeting with chief minister with senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "It has been decided in a meeting with Chief Minister with senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested," External link

business-standard Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Commission ) : "It has been decided in a meeting with chief minister with senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “It has been decided in a meeting with Chief Minister with senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "There are National Human Rights Commission guidelines for such a situation, as per which the inquiry will be conducted by the district executive magistrate. This decision was taken at the meeting headed by the Chief Minister," External link

news18 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have come to a decision as per the Supreme Court order that when such riots take place and properties are damaged, the loss has to be recovered from those who have caused the damage. I have given orders to initiate all the measures to recover losses from those who have caused the damage," External link

news18 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : "We are identifying the persons involved and assessing the damage suffered. We will do asset recovery from rioters like in Uttar Pradesh," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We will investigate the matter thoroughly, whatever the situation is. However, indulging in vandalism is not the solution. Additional forces have been deployed and the cops have been given a free hand to handle the situation,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about State Disaster ) : “We have asked for Rs 4,000 crore to be given as special additional assistance outside the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) norms due to the floods and Covid-19 pandemic” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : “As per a preliminary assessment, about 3,000 homes have been damaged and there are crop losses on 80,000 hectares. There’s damage on 3,500 km of roads, including landslides. Also, there’s damage to 393 buildings, 250 bridges have collapsed and 104 minor irrigation tanks have been breached,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “District administrations or Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police depending on the local situation have been given the powers to impose section 144. They can also take decisions regarding banning the sale of liquor,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “District administrations or Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police depending on the local situation have been given the powers to impose section 144. They can also take decisions regarding banning the sale of liquor,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “District administrations or Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police depending on the local situation have been given the powers to impose section 144. They can also take decisions regarding banning the sale of liquor,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told ( about The Deputy ) : "The Governor also sought to know about the measures taken to contain the coronavirus cases in the state and emphasised upon the usage of Ayurveda medicines to boost immunity," External link

business-standard Friday, July 31, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have started a war on drugs. Our agenda is to curb the drug mafia not only in Bengaluru, but in entire Karnataka. Many people are involved in the drug mafia. They are targeting students, other states, and international students who can spend and afford to become victims," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "When we raided a house in Soladevanahally police station area, we arrested Shahad Mohammed, Azmal, Ajin KG Verghese and Nitin Mohan. All are from Kerala and we will arrest their contacts as well. They are involved in the dark web mafia," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Director General ) : “In this context, it has been decided to strengthen the internal security of the state. The Director General of Police has been asked to submit a detailed report,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “Bengaluru is closer to borders of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. We have noticed that the movement of people between these States and Bengaluru is higher, and the police of southern States are working closely with each other,” External link

Hindu Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "Traffic movement is less, there is a lockdown atmosphere everywhere, I feel that people have understood the importance... cooperation is required. I appeal to the people, if this lockdown has to be effective it has to be voluntary, only then we can control the rapid spread of coronavirus," External link

outlookindia Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai explained : "Restricted permission has been given at these important offices," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have entered the most challenging phase. It was a calibrated decision to impose lockdown on Bengaluru, considering all factors, including its economic implications. Whether to bring the entire state under this measure depends on the ground realities spelt out by the deputy commissioners,” External link

timesofindia Monday, July 13, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Antigen testing was successful in Ballari and we decided to use it at fever clinics in the city to increasing testing” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “You will be come to know the names of leaders ….it will be in the public domain” External link

Hindu Monday, June 29, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Police are on the frontlines of fighting the virus. They are not only enforcing law in containment zones, but are also carrying out last rites of patients in many cases. This has led to a rise in personnel contracting the infection,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “ILI and SARI cases have increased and those without travel history are testing positive” External link

Hindu Monday, June 22, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Only critical cases will be shifted to Covid-19 hospitals,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, June 22, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai stated : “There has been a hullabaloo against the action of cops and Congress is questioning police action and demanding that the case be withdrawn.. Filing FIR is part of investigation. Cops have acted according to the Supreme Court directive as when a complaint is received they have to file FIR. Investigators will decide about it,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT



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Basavaraj Bommai said : “There is no lockdown proposal in front of the government and we are giving more attention to prevent Covid-19 without such measures. But for that, people need to co-operate,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:16:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Online gambling is on the rise everywhere and people are increasingly falling prey to it. We need a stringent law to curb it. Some States have already taken steps to address the problem. Our officers in the Home Department are studying the laws in force there and the measures taken. They will visit a couple of more States shortly. Incorporating the best things in practice, we will prepare a draft bill and present it in the legislature,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 6, 2021 6:45:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Online gambling is on the rise everywhere and people are increasingly falling prey to it. We need a stringent law to curb it. Some States have already taken steps to address the problem. Our officers in the Home Department are studying the laws in force there and the measures taken. They will visit a couple of more States shortly. Incorporating the best things in practice, we will prepare a draft bill and present it in the legislature,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, April 6, 2021 5:22:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "The state government has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court to increase the reservation to more than 50 per cent to protect the interests of the backward classes," External link

economictimes Sunday, April 4, 2021 4:47:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The team will conduct an all-round inquiry systematically. There is a set criminal procedure code for it and officers are following it. No one can intervene in it, so I will also not comment on the investigation part,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, April 1, 2021 8:25:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “After testing many parties, you [Mr. Mallikarjun Khuba] came to a mainstream party [the BJP]. Don’t deviate from it to spoil your political career. You have a bright future in the BJP... the Congress is a sinking ship. Its leaders preach Basaveshwara’s ideology only in words and not in deeds. It is the B.S. Yediyurappa government that has sanctioned ₹500 crore to build a New Anubhava Mantapa. The Congress only announced the project, but did not start its construction,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, March 31, 2021 6:55:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "SIT will have to do in detail all round inquiry systematically. There is a set criminal procedure code for it and accordingly it has to be done and they are doing it. No one can intervene in it, so I will also not comment on it," External link

news18 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 11:49:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “Chappals were not hurled on Shivakumar’s car. They must have hurled it to the convoy vehicle. I have directed the city police commissioner there to take appropriate action against those who take law into their hands. I have also directed the commissioner that opportunity should not be given even for silly incidents,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 28, 2021 7:05:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We are yet to authenticate the CD (video clip) and as soon as we authenticate it we will file a case under section 376 of the Indian Penal Code,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, March 23, 2021 3:37:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Ramesh Jarkiholi ) : "We are checking the veracity of the video which was uploaded from an unknown place. If found genuine, we will book a case under Section 376 of IPC against Ramesh Jarkiholi There is no question of protecting anyone," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Ramesh Jarkiholi ) : "We are checking the veracity of the video which was uploaded from an unknown place. If found genuine, we will book a case under Section 376 of IPC against Ramesh Jarkiholi There is no question of protecting anyone," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 23, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “I will talk with the SEC and tell them not to continue delimitation till the modified guidelines are issued by the government” External link

Hindu Monday, March 22, 2021 9:13:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “We have learnt that a senior writer, a minister, a former minister and other prominent people have received death threats. I’ve been informed that a complaint has also been filed. We will ensure that action is taken against those who have made these threats and a serious investigation will be launched,” External link

timesofindia Monday, March 22, 2021 5:21:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “While we have already impleaded ourselves in a case in the Madurai bench of the Madras high court, Karnataka is preparing to approach the Supreme Court with an original petition against the project” External link

timesofindia Friday, March 19, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “While we have already impleaded ourselves in a case being fought at the Madurai bench of the Madras high court , Karnataka is already preparing grounds to approach the Supreme Court with an original petition against the TN project proposal along the Cauvery river,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Apart from enforcing the rule of law, we are also bringing a new anti-drugs policy which will tighten the noose around these anti-social elements” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Yes, it is true that these Hookah bars and parlours have become a menace. We understand that drugs are being supplied and sold at these parlours as well. The government will ensure that these bars are not allowed to function” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Though there is a lot of heavy lobbying and pressure from influential people I am very serious about this and will be shutting them down,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 18, 2021 7:03:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “I have directed the SIT chief to provide adequate security to her and her family if she’s willing to cooperate with the investigation,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 14, 2021 11:02:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “It is his opinion and only he can provide explanation on it” External link

thehindu Sunday, March 14, 2021 10:31:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The SC, which is hearing a petition in the case of the Maratha quota in Maharashtra , is the only beacon of light for us to consider the growing demands for reservation, or an increase in reservation,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 11, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Once we get their report, we will act accordingly,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, March 11, 2021 5:49:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The BBMP Act has a provision for setting up of the authority to address civic concerns if they are not resolved by civic agencies. It will be headed by a retired district judge as incorporated in the Act,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:20:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Ex-CM Kumaraswamy has spoken about a Rs 5-crore deal and some others that sex CDs of 19 MLAs will be released in the next couple of days. We have directed police to probe all these angles,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 7, 2021 2:07:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have not done anything wrong,” External link

expressindia Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:40:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Various communities have been pressing for revising their existing reservation and conceding it would lead to the quota exceeding the 50 per cent limit set by the Supreme Court. If it has to be exceeded, special criteria have to be identified. To guide the government on this constitutionally and legally difficult subject, it has been decided to constitute the committee,” External link

expressindia Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:05:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “When we look at all these demands, the overall quota will exceed the 50% ceiling mandated by the Supreme Court. In instances where some States have proposed to exceed this cap, the apex court has given stay orders or has rejected such decisions,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “When we look at all these demands, the overall quota will exceed the 50% ceiling mandated by the Supreme Court. In instances where some States have proposed to exceed this cap, the apex court has given stay orders or has rejected such decisions,” External link

Hindu Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:02:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "Tamil Nadu has laid the foundation for Cauvery-Vaigai- Gundar link with an intention to utilise about 45 tmc of surplus water from Cauvery, it will affect Karnataka's interest," External link

economictimes Friday, February 26, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "Tamil Nadu has laid the foundation for Cauvery-Vaigai- Gundar link with an intention to utilise about 45 tmc of surplus water from Cauvery, it will affect Karnataka's interest," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 26, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “Tamil Nadu has laid the foundation for Cauvery-Vaigai- Gundar link with an intention to utilise about 45 tmc of surplus water from Cauvery, it will affect Karnataka’s interest,” External link

news18 Friday, February 26, 2021 5:04:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The statement is not only irresponsible but also anti-national, aimed at creating divisions among people,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 7:02:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The statement is not only irresponsible but also anti-national, aimed at creating divisions among people,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : “I will instruct Ullal police to take cognizance of the whole matter and initiate action,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told ( about Anis Ahmed ) : “He (Ahmed) has spoken badly about the RSS which is the most patriotic organisation,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:51:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The statement is not only irresponsible but also anti-national, aimed at creating divisions among people,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told ( about Ram Mandir ) : “PFI has shown its true colour by speaking ill of Ram Mandir,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Anis Ahmed ) : “He (Ahmed) has spoken badly about the RSS which is the most patriotic organisation,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, February 20, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "The bill is in the draft stage. In the coming days the law department will scrutinise it and present it before the cabinet," External link

timesofindia Friday, February 12, 2021 3:08:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The incident has shaken my conscience. As home minister I will ensure all the culprits are not only arrested but given the harshest of punishments, if possible death penalty,” External link

timesofindia Friday, February 5, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Manmohan Singh ) : “The opposition leader is digressing into the details of the case and it is best that he avoid it. Further, the case against the CM is only a private complaint and most of us MLAs in public life face such a situation one time or the other. As in the opinion of former prime minister Manmohan Singh, while taking administrative decisions to run the nation or state, such complaints against public representatives have become a norm rather than an exception,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 3, 2021 5:05:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The source of the explosive has been identified, the dealer booked and a large cache of explosives seized in Anantapur [Andhra Pradesh],” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “If I point fingers at you, I also know I am pointing fingers at myself too,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 3, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The source of the explosive has been identified, the dealer booked and a large cache of explosives seized in Anantapur [Andhra Pradesh],” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “If I point fingers at you, I also know I am pointing fingers at myself too,” External link

Hindu Tuesday, February 2, 2021 11:55:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The judicial inquiry, in fact, will slow down the process. We want to take it to a logical end quickly. So, we’re commissioning an inquiry by the revenue commissioner. We want to crack the whip on all illegal quarries in the state,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 2, 2021 5:37:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : "It has been decided that the probe will be by the Revenue Commissioner after the opposition leader and others had said the Deputy Commissioner (of Shivamogga) should not probe as he had not acted against such illegal activities," External link

news18 Monday, February 1, 2021 6:07:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The vehicle population in Bengaluru is about 85 lakh while in the rest of the state, it is around 2.32 lakh. This means we have to ensure there is proper management to decongest traffic,” “It is important that the Home department works with BBMP and the IT sector to implement traffic discipline and also good traffic management. We will be bringing in sophisticated systems with modern technology soon,” External link

newindianexpress Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:01:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The KHB had not taken layout approval from local authorities for various reasons. It has been decided to give one-time approval for these layouts,” External link

thehindu Thursday, January 21, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai stated : "There will be no New Year celebrations at public places, due to Covid-19 and the emergence of the new strain of the virus in the United Kingdom," External link

timesofindia Monday, December 28, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “If we find a plot for the college that is more convenient, we will build the institution there,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, December 27, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “Confined to Bengaluru, how to celebrate New Year, regarding this Bengaluru CP (Commissioner of Police) will issue certain directions tomorrow or day after,” External link

financialexpress Friday, December 25, 2020 4:44:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "Confined to Bengaluru, how to celebrate New Year, regarding this Bengaluru CP (Commissioner of Police) will issue certain directions tomorrow or day after," External link

economictimes Friday, December 25, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The figure marks an increase in comparison to 1,125 such cases filed in 2017, 1,031 in 2018 and 1,661 in 2019. Charge sheets have been submitted in 2,285 cases out of the 3852 booked this year, while investigation is underway in others,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have seized 5,049 LSD strips this year in comparison to 150 last year. The yearly number of such strips seized had not exceeded 200 in the recent past,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, December 8, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “This is not our New year. Our New Year is Ugadi. So why should there be celebrations on December 31?” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 4, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Overall, the government wants to ensure all safety measures are in place, based on suggestions from experts,” “There are many measures other than night curfew that the government may adopt to prevent large gatherings” External link

timesofindia Friday, December 4, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have not discussed imposing a night curfew in the state during New Year celebrations. However, our advisors have suggested that large gatherings should be avoided during celebrations. Hence, the government will take necessary measures in this direction soon,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 3, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “When Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh governments proposed laws against ' love jihad ', Karnataka also planned a similar legislation in the state. Discussions are on to finalise how the law should be framed and elements to be incorporated here. Uttar Pradesh government has promulgated an ordinance to deal with religious conversion for the sake of marriage. We have directed our officials to study the ordinance of the Uttar Pradesh government. Similar legislations from other states also will be studied and certainly we will bring legislation against ‘love jihad’ in Karnataka also,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:19:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “This love jihad has been there for some time and it is a social evil,” External link

guardian Friday, November 27, 2020 4:16:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “We will shortly come up with our own law after referring to regulations in other states. Certainly, there will be total control. Whether prohibition or regulation, will be decided once we get all laws from different states and study them,” External link

india Sunday, November 22, 2020 7:57:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "A meeting of high level officers has been held regarding online games. Common people have been troubled, youngsters are being misguided and families distressed. We have received complaints from parents as well, so we are trying to bring regulation laws regarding online games," External link

news18 Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We will shortly come up with our own law after referring to regulations in other states. Certainly, there will be total control. Whether prohibition or regulation, will be decided once we get all laws from different states and study them," External link

news18 Saturday, November 21, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have received many complaints from the public and from parents. So, we need to ban online games,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “They will be compensated and the accused owners shall pay the amount,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 12, 2020 5:51:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Existing laws such as The Hindu Marriage Act are effective to curb criminal acts of using marriage for religious conversion. While leveraging them to initiate action on culprits is one option, exploring an exclusive law to prevent ‘love jihad’ is another. It’s yet to be discussed at the government level,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, November 3, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Improved air connectivity will encourage industries in the IT sector to set up companies here and the youth will get have more employment opportunities as a result,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 2, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Improved air connectivity will encourage industries in the IT sector to set up companies here and the youth will get have more employment opportunities as a result,” External link

timesofindia Monday, November 2, 2020 2:43:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have decided to further strengthen the crackdown against drugs and narcotic substances. The coming week is crucial, as we have decided to give instructions to police in border districts for stricter measures against drugs coming into the state from inter-state borders," External link

economictimes Sunday, September 13, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have decided to further strengthen the crackdown against drugs and narcotic substances. The coming week is crucial, as we have decided to give instructions to police in border districts for more stricter measures against drugs coming into the state from inter-state borders," External link

news18 Sunday, September 13, 2020 4:08:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "Investigation is continuing in the drug case with new evidence emerging day by day...investigation is on, they (police) have been given free hand in the investigation. I have given directions for fair inquiry without any hesitation," External link

timesofindia Monday, September 7, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Successive governments had ignored the report, which has some vital insights about the drug mafia and talks about the involvement of those in power. We will bring in stringent laws to address the menace and will effectively use existing ones too,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, September 5, 2020 9:46:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Investigation is going on regarding the drug case and it is progressing at a fast pace and new dimensions are emerging. We have decided to find out the source of this drug menace,” External link

news18 Friday, September 4, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “it is one part of the investigation, CCB will continue their investigation and take action as per law, I will not interfere” External link

news18 Friday, September 4, 2020 4:38:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The Cabinet appreciated the government’s decision to recover the cost of damages caused during the rioting from those who took part in the violence itself. With regard to deciding whether to ban SDPI, the CM has said that he will discuss the matter with the Centre,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, September 2, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "The government has taken it as a challenge and is committed to fighting it. We will strengthen intelligence and identify black sheep in the police department supporting drug-related activities," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 2, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Till now, only consumers were being arrested and they managed to get out of jail within a few days. But now we want to go to the root of the problem and catch both the suppliers and consumers. We will wage a war on drug abuse across the State, in all walks of life. We will not only tackle the problem at the local level but also at the national and international level. We are working with the Union government in this task,’’ he said. The police recently arrested some foreigners, including a Canadian national and a Nigerian national. We have intimated the External Affairs Ministry about this,” External link

Hindu Sunday, August 30, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have urged the Centre to release the compensation to honour the Constitutional provisions. States will be in a difficult position to raise loans and repay them. However, the Centre has the powers to impose new tax beyond 2023, and for the same reason it was argued in the GST Council that it is better for the Centre to raise loan to provide compensation to the States,” External link

thehindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:52:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have urged the Centre to release the compensation to honour the Constitutional provisions. States will be in a difficult position to raise loans and repay them. However, the Centre has the powers to impose new tax beyond 2023, and for the same reason it was argued in the GST Council that it is better for the Centre to raise loan to provide compensation to the States,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 27, 2020 9:47:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “As per a Supreme Court order, appointment of a claims commissioner by the HC is necessary for the purpose of assessing damages caused and recovery from the culprits,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “But we have enough evidence to conduct an inquiry into the house-burning incident,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “The state government has already ordered a magisterial inquiry. Besides, police are also investigating the case” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "In accordance with a Supreme Court order, the appointment of a claims commissioner by the high court is necessary for the purpose of assessing the damage caused and recovery of the cost from the culprits," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "But we have enough evidence to conduct an inquiry into the incident of arson," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:40:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “As far as social media is concerned, we are looking into the present law. We’re going to have a discussion with technical chiefs of all social media companies shortly. We wish to have some regulation which will be applicable to social media,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, August 17, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We want to take all stakeholders into confidence before figuring out means to ensure order on social media platforms. An effective system will be put in place shortly,” External link

timesofindia Monday, August 17, 2020 11:36:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We will request them if they can develop some sort of a filter so that objectionable content doesn't make it to their platforms,” External link

economictimes Monday, August 17, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Then there is also the challenge of what if someone from outside of India puts out inflammatory posts with an aim to create trouble in our state. I think we will need strong regulations to prevent such posts in the interest of maintaining peace, and law & order,” External link

economictimes Monday, August 17, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "Investigations into the riots so far revealed that political differences in the Congress, its differences with the SDPI and the latter's larger conspiracy to disrupt law and order had a role in the city's mob violence," External link

news-yahoo-in Saturday, August 15, 2020 11:20:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Around 5.40pm on Tuesday, Naveen posted the inflammatory content and one Firoz Pasha gave a complaint at DJ Halli police station between 7.30pm and 7.45pm. Around 7.45pm, an FIR was filed and this can be verified,” “So the allegation that there was a delay in filing FIR does not hold true. Around 8.30pm, the crowd began gathering in large numbers and demanded that police hand over Naveen to them. Their intention was to create trouble” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 15, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Political differences in Pulakeshinagar constituency and matters related to a previous election and the forthcoming BBMP election were involved in the violence. I have already said that we are investigating the SDPI’s role, along with the role of local councillors,” External link

thehindu Friday, August 14, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "Political differences there (in Pulakeshinagar) and matters related to previous election, also upcoming election (to city civic body) and related matters are all involved init (violence)," External link

news18 Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “As per the information gathered so far and video footage [available], most importantly the role of SDPI is coming to light. We are collecting more information regarding it, we are investigating deeply in this regard,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 14, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “As per the information gathered so far and video footage [available], most importantly the role of SDPI is coming to light. We are collecting more information regarding it, we are investigating deeply in this regard” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 14, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : “Already, several SDPI office bearers have been arrested. Muzammil Pasha, the SDPI district secretary is the main [accused]. Firoz, Afraz Pasha and Shaik Adil, all of them are from SDPI, have also been arrested. Their role is completely being investigated,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, August 14, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “As per the information gathered so far and video footage, most importantly the role of SDPI is coming to light. We are collecting more information regarding it, we are investigating deeply in this regard,” External link

india Thursday, August 13, 2020 8:55:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "K G Halli and D J Halli are peaceful since yesterday and there have been no untoward incidents. As the investigation is progressing new information is coming out. I cannot share with you everything, but in the days to come I will share before the media," External link

newindianexpress Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:59:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We are investigating and collecting information about SDPI involvement in various past incidents in Mysuru and Mangaluru,” External link

Hindu Thursday, August 13, 2020 3:17:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "K G Halli and D J Halli are peaceful since yesterday and there have been no untoward incidents...as the investigation is progressing new information is coming out. I cannot share with you everything, but in the days to come I will share before the media," External link

timesofindia Thursday, August 13, 2020 2:39:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : “We have come to a decision as per the Supreme Court order that when such riots take place and properties are damaged, the loss has to be recovered from those who have caused the damage. I have given orders to initiate all the measures to recover losses from those who have caused the damage,” External link

financialexpress Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:14:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have come to a decision as per the Supreme Court order that when such riots take place and properties are damaged, the loss has to be recovered from those who have caused the damage. I have given orders to initiate all the measures to recover losses from those who have caused the damage," External link

outlookindia Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:17:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Commission ) : "It has been decided in a meeting with chief minister with senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:56:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : "It has been decided in a meeting with Chief Minister with senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested," External link

business-standard Wednesday, August 12, 2020 9:35:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Commission ) : "It has been decided in a meeting with chief minister with senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested," External link

timesofindia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “It has been decided in a meeting with Chief Minister with senior officials that district magistrate will hold an inquiry into the incident as per the guidelines of the National Human Rights Commission. So far, 146 people have been arrested,” External link

HindustanTimes Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:51:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "There are National Human Rights Commission guidelines for such a situation, as per which the inquiry will be conducted by the district executive magistrate. This decision was taken at the meeting headed by the Chief Minister," External link

news18 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have come to a decision as per the Supreme Court order that when such riots take place and properties are damaged, the loss has to be recovered from those who have caused the damage. I have given orders to initiate all the measures to recover losses from those who have caused the damage," External link

news18 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : "We are identifying the persons involved and assessing the damage suffered. We will do asset recovery from rioters like in Uttar Pradesh," External link

ibtimes-in Wednesday, August 12, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We will investigate the matter thoroughly, whatever the situation is. However, indulging in vandalism is not the solution. Additional forces have been deployed and the cops have been given a free hand to handle the situation,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about State Disaster ) : “We have asked for Rs 4,000 crore to be given as special additional assistance outside the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) norms due to the floods and Covid-19 pandemic” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai added : “As per a preliminary assessment, about 3,000 homes have been damaged and there are crop losses on 80,000 hectares. There’s damage on 3,500 km of roads, including landslides. Also, there’s damage to 393 buildings, 250 bridges have collapsed and 104 minor irrigation tanks have been breached,” External link

expressindia Tuesday, August 11, 2020 5:56:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “District administrations or Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police depending on the local situation have been given the powers to impose section 144. They can also take decisions regarding banning the sale of liquor,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 5, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “District administrations or Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police depending on the local situation have been given the powers to impose section 144. They can also take decisions regarding banning the sale of liquor,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 5, 2020 2:01:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “District administrations or Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police depending on the local situation have been given the powers to impose section 144. They can also take decisions regarding banning the sale of liquor,” External link

expressindia Wednesday, August 5, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told ( about The Deputy ) : "The Governor also sought to know about the measures taken to contain the coronavirus cases in the state and emphasised upon the usage of Ayurveda medicines to boost immunity," External link

business-standard Friday, July 31, 2020 4:17:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "We have started a war on drugs. Our agenda is to curb the drug mafia not only in Bengaluru, but in entire Karnataka. Many people are involved in the drug mafia. They are targeting students, other states, and international students who can spend and afford to become victims," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "When we raided a house in Soladevanahally police station area, we arrested Shahad Mohammed, Azmal, Ajin KG Verghese and Nitin Mohan. All are from Kerala and we will arrest their contacts as well. They are involved in the dark web mafia," External link

irishsun Wednesday, July 29, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said ( about Director General ) : “In this context, it has been decided to strengthen the internal security of the state. The Director General of Police has been asked to submit a detailed report,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, July 27, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai told : “Bengaluru is closer to borders of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. We have noticed that the movement of people between these States and Bengaluru is higher, and the police of southern States are working closely with each other,” External link

Hindu Sunday, July 26, 2020 9:46:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : "Traffic movement is less, there is a lockdown atmosphere everywhere, I feel that people have understood the importance... cooperation is required. I appeal to the people, if this lockdown has to be effective it has to be voluntary, only then we can control the rapid spread of coronavirus," External link

outlookindia Wednesday, July 15, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai explained : "Restricted permission has been given at these important offices," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, July 14, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “We have entered the most challenging phase. It was a calibrated decision to impose lockdown on Bengaluru, considering all factors, including its economic implications. Whether to bring the entire state under this measure depends on the ground realities spelt out by the deputy commissioners,” External link

timesofindia Monday, July 13, 2020 5:24:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Antigen testing was successful in Ballari and we decided to use it at fever clinics in the city to increasing testing” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “You will be come to know the names of leaders ….it will be in the public domain” External link

Hindu Monday, June 29, 2020 11:52:00 AM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Police are on the frontlines of fighting the virus. They are not only enforcing law in containment zones, but are also carrying out last rites of patients in many cases. This has led to a rise in personnel contracting the infection,” External link

Hindu Wednesday, June 24, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “ILI and SARI cases have increased and those without travel history are testing positive” External link

Hindu Monday, June 22, 2020 10:10:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai said : “Only critical cases will be shifted to Covid-19 hospitals,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, June 22, 2020 2:12:00 PM EAT

Basavaraj Bommai stated : “There has been a hullabaloo against the action of cops and Congress is questioning police action and demanding that the case be withdrawn.. Filing FIR is part of investigation. Cops have acted according to the Supreme Court directive as when a complaint is received they have to file FIR. Investigators will decide about it,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, May 23, 2020 2:24:00 AM EAT



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