B S Yeddyurappa

Two rebel Karnataka Congress MLAs meeting BJP leader SM Krishna raises eyebrows

Miffed over being dropped from the coalition cabinet, Ramesh Jarkiholi has been in the forefront of cobbling up a team of disguntled Congress MLAs. 

published on : 27th May 2019

Kumaraswamy dismisses reports of JD(S) working out power-sharing formula with Congress

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.

published on : 20th May 2018

Karnataka development a victory for democracy: Rajinikanth

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.

published on : 20th May 2018

Yeddyurappa not alone: 5 Leaders who could hold on to CM chair only for few days

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.

published on : 20th May 2018

Yeddyurappa, a seasoned oarsman who failed to safely anchor the BJP boat

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.

published on : 19th May 2018

Mayawati says use of money power not always helpful on BJP government's collapse in Karnataka

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.

published on : 19th May 2018

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.

published on : 19th May 2018

Yeddyurappa has faced 5 floor tests as Karnataka CM

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.

published on : 19th May 2018

People's mandate subverted by opportunistic Cong-JDS alliance, says B S Yeddyurappa

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.

published on : 19th May 2018

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.

published on : 19th May 2018

Congress-JD-S alliance a 'surrender deal': Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar said that Rahul Gandhi's statement "that Congress has defeated BJP in Karnataka is laughable because it is the Congress which has lost".

published on : 19th May 2018

Supreme Court orders live telecast of Karnataka floor test, KG Bopaiah will be the protem speaker

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.  

published on : 19th May 2018

Sensex climbs 122 points after B S Yeddyurappa takes office in Karnataka

In the rest of Asia, Japan's Nikkei rose 0.44 per cent, Hong Kong's Hang Seng inched up 0.01 per cent, while Shanghai Composite Index shed 0.35 per cent in early deals.

published on : 17th May 2018

Karnataka HIGHLIGHTS: Congress, JD(S) take on BJP in struggle for power in state

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.

published on : 17th May 2018

Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM after SC bench refuses to stay swearing-in ceremony

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. 

published on : 17th May 2018

Karnataka polls 2018: Yeddyurappa hits at Congress for forming alliance with JD(S)

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.

published on : 15th May 2018

Karnataka polls 2018: BJP will get more than 150 seats, says Yeddyurappa

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.

published on : 12th May 2018

Regret leaving BJP, I made a mistake, says B S Yeddyurappa

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.

published on : 10th May 2018

‘Candidates’ strength, Modi magic will lead us to victory’

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.

published on : 9th May 2018

Karnataka polls: BJP rebel candidate Thotadappa Basavaraj is party's nominee from Varuna

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.

published on : 24th April 2018
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