The newly-formed government in Karnataka has been met with a tussle over the Information Technology and Biotechnology portfolio. Two ministers in the cabinet have been fighting to take control of the important portfolio, leading Chief Minister Siddaramaiah to retain it under his authority. The state is considered a hub for IT and biotech companies, and whoever controls the portfolio wields a significant amount of power in the industry. This power struggle could potentially impact the growth and development of the sector in Karnataka.
Today: December 2, 2023