Miffed over being dropped from the coalition cabinet, Ramesh Jarkiholi has been in the forefront of cobbling up a team of disguntled Congress MLAs.
There were reports about both parties heading the government for 30 months each on rotation, similar to the 20:20 months power-sharing agreement in 2006 with the BJP.
The Tamil superstar, who is set to enter politics, said that he wasn't satisfied when the BJP was given 15 days time to form the government.
Yeddyurappa, who resigned from the Karnataka CM post after serving just two days is not alone. Here are five more leaders who could hold the position of CM for just a little longer than a day.
Yeddyurappa navigated the choppy waters of politics with the consummate ease of a seasoned oarsman, but failed to anchor the BJP's boat safely in the shifting sands of Karnataka politics.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also said that with the "defeat" in Karnataka, the BJP's "dream" of capturing every state has suffered a setback.
Central government should resign on moral grounds, says Akhilesh Yadav after Yeddyurappa steps down as Karnataka CM
Akhilesh Yadav today termed the collapse of the three-day-old B S Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka a "victory of the people's mandate" and asked the central government to resign on moral grounds.
B S Yeddyurappa faced his first floor test on November 19, 2007 where BJP's ally, Janata Dal (Secular) withdrew its support to the party, barely eight days after he took over.
Yeddyurappa,who announced his decision without facing the trust vote after not being able to rustle up the numbers, charged that the JDS-combine had kept the MLAs in captivity.
Yeddyurappa resigns; Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala invites Kumaraswamy to form JD(S)-Congress coalition government in 15 days
The BJP had failed to prove its majority in the house after B S Yeddyurappa who was sworn in as chief minister three days ago, resigned to the post even before proving the floor test in the assembly.
Javadekar said that Rahul Gandhi's statement "that Congress has defeated BJP in Karnataka is laughable because it is the Congress which has lost".
The apex court has ordered a live stream of the floor test in order to ensure fairness. Congress-JD(S) settle for the livestreaming judgement.
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With the legal route failing to provide relief on time, Congress is protesting against Yeddyurappa's swearing-in as Karnataka CM and the Governor's decision inviting BJP to form government.
In a ceremony held at Raj Bhavan, Yeddyurappa swore an oath in the name of god and farmers. The swearing in was held at the glass house of the Raj Bhavan among cheering crowds.
Hitting at Siddaramaiah, the BJP leader said that the anti-incumbency and people's apathy is so strong that the former suffered defeat from his home constituency.
BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday claimed that the party will get more than 150 seats and they will form the government in the state on May 17.
75-year-old chief ministerial candidate of BJP is sure that he and his party will win by a comfortable margin; He says he has never indulged in communal politics.
Hopes of the state Bharatiya Janata Party unit are sky high that it will do very well in the upcoming assembly elections what with Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigning for the party.
Incidentally, it was Basavaraj who had raised a banner of revolt and had announced his resignation from the party in protest against the sudden entry of Yeddyurappa's son Vijayendra in Varuna.