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 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.
Congress leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who represented the Congress and the JD(S) in the Supreme Court, said their entire aim of moving court was to ensure transparency.
Congress today accused the Karnataka Raj Bhawan of succumbing to pressure from the Centre and the BJP and disallowing the party to lodge its protest against the appointment of KG Bopaiah.
The chief minister lambasted the BJP-led government at the Centre for allegedly leaving no stone unturned to subvert the Constitution.
The role of Protem Speaker has become significant in view of Saturday's trial of strength wherein Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has to prove his numbers on the floor of the assembly.
Constitution lacks specific guidelines for such face-offs; Sarkaria Commission recommendations often cited.
Watching the political developments from the sidelines, constitutional experts gave a mixed response to the Governor Vala's move to allow B.S. Yeddyurappa to become the 23rd Karnataka chief minister.
"Governor of Karnataka is bent upon destroying India's federal structure, urged PM to ask the President to recall him," Modi, who was then the Gujarat Chief Minister, had tweeted on May 19, 2011.
The Congress veteran's comment came after the Supreme Court said government formation in the state would be subject to the final outcome of the case before it.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lashes out at Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala for inviting BJP to form government
Amarinder expressed concern over the brazen shamelessness with which Governor Vala had murdered India’s democracy and Constitution by calling the minority party to form the government.
Here the top developments from the Supreme Court's midnight hearing on Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's decision to invite the BJP to form the government in the state.
Is Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala right in giving 15 days' time to BS Yeddyurappa to prove majority?
Here is a look at some past instances which show there is no set pattern in governors prescribing a timeframe.
Congress dubs Karnataka governor inviting Yeddyurappa to form government 'murder of democracy', calls Vajubhai Vala 'BJP puppet'
Congress leader P Chidambaram also alleged that the Governor has given Yeddyurappa 15 days time to "convert" the number of 104 legislators to 111.
Invited to form government in Karnataka, BJP today asserted it would prove its majority in the assembly and dubbed the Congress-JDS post-election alliance "unholy and unacceptable.
Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala invites Yeddyurappa to form government, gives 15 days to prove majority
Vala also asked Yeddyurappa to seek a vote of confidence within 15 days of assuming office as the chief minister.
CPI general secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy today expressed doubts as to whether the JD(S) would be allowed to form the government with the Congress's support in Karnataka.
With the Karnataka assembly polls throwing up a hung verdict, the BJP with 104 seats has fallen short of the half-way mark of 112.
Fight for Karnataka | Supreme Court bench refuses to defer BS Yeddyurappa's swearing-in, pushes Congress-JD(S) petition matter to May 18
With Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala inviting BJP to form the government, BS Yeddyurappa will take oath as the state's 23rd Chief Minister on Thursday, 17 May 2018.