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Nalin Kumar Kateel


BJP opens war room for 2023 Karnataka polls amid ‘questions’ over future of state unit president Kateel

August 11, 2022 9:58 am

Right-wing activists had displayed public anger against the BJP state president in his home district of Dakshina Kannada in July, following the murder of a BJP youth worker.

Behind Karnataka BJP, RSS leaders heckling, Hindutva cadre resentment, caste faultlines

July 28, 2022 7:08 am

The right-wing activists' move reflected their anger over Nettaru's murder and the “delay” by the BJP leaders in visiting the family of the party worker, who came through the local Sangh Parivar ranks.

BJP youth leader killed in Karnataka, party workers slam own state govt

July 28, 2022 7:48 am

Following the incident, several BJP workers expressed their anger at the state government and the party's leaders by targeting the vehicle of its state president and submitting their resignations.

Hijab row: Won't allow 'Talibanisation' of education system, says Karnataka BJP chief

February 05, 2022 4:13 pm

Kateel's remarks come as Burqa-clad women in some parts of the state continued to protest against the decision to bar female students from wearing 'hijab' (headscarf) inside classes

BJP slams Siddaramaiah for 'Talibanis' jibe, calls him 'terrorist'

September 30, 2021 11:15 am

Speaking to reporters in Mangaluru, Karnataka BJP president Nalin Kumar Kateel alleged that when Siddaramaiah was the Chief Minister, most number of murders took place in the state.

‘Honest, pro-Hindu’ CM to replace BS Yediyurappa: BJP leader

July 20, 2021 7:11 am

Yediyurappa, who returned from Delhi on Saturday, did not issue any statement on Monday to emphasise his continuance in office for the remaining two years of the BJP government's tenure.

Audio clip on ‘leadership change’ goes viral; fake, says Karnataka BJP chief

July 19, 2021 3:13 am

Kateel, however, called the audio fake and denied any association with the recording.

No leadership change, Yediyurappa will complete term as CM: Karnataka BJP president

May 29, 2021 12:01 am

A few legislators, including tourism minister CP Yogeeshwara and BJP Hubballi-Dharwad (West) legislator Arvind Bellad, were reportedly in New Delhi to meet BJP’s top leaders, sparking speculations in Karnataka’s political circles about a possible change in the leadership.

Yediyurappa to travel across Karnataka to organise BJP; sets target of 140-150 seats for next assembly polls

January 04, 2021 3:32 pm

State BJP chief Nalin Kumar Kateel noted that Taluk and Zilla Panchayat polls will be held in about four months and said BJP will have to win 80 per cent of the seats.

Karnataka: New state BJP chief takes charge, priorities cut out

August 28, 2019 1:46 am

With Kateel’s appointment, the central BJP will attempt to break Yediyurappa’s stranglehold over the Karnataka unit and this could in the short term lead to tension in the party despite Kateel’s call for unity on Tuesday.