B S Yeddyurappa

  • LS polls: Son syndrome evident in Karnataka April 2, 2014

    Call it "son stroke" or a generational shift in Karnataka politics; it is all evident in the Lok Sabha elections in the state. A few old guards are paving the way for their sons to take over. The sons are steering talks, chalking out campaign strategies and setting sights on millions...
  • Want to join BJP to help Narendra Modi become PM: Yeddyurappa January 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said that the people that people in Karnataka want him to rejoin the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to help Narendra Modi become the prime minister of the country. "Long back I had written a letter to NDA chairman that I am going to...
  • Yeddyurappa makes formal move to be part of NDA October 19, 2013

    Bangalore: Taking the initial formal step to be part of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), former Chief Minister and KJP President B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday asked it to consider making his party an alliance partner of the BJP-led coalition while expressing support to its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. In...
  • Yeddyurappa attacks Congress, warms up to BJP July 16, 2013

    Bangalore: From his main objective of unseating the BJP government in Karnataka, former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa seems to be coming the full-circle as he trained his guns on ruling Congress on Tuesday. The state assembly witnessed a growing bonhomie between Yeddyurappa, who walked out of BJP and formed...
  • Luizinho Falerio to head Congress screening committee in Karnataka March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Luizinho Falerio has been appointed the Chairman of the party's Screening Committee for poll-bound Karnataka, where assembly elections are due in 2013. Union Minister Jitender Singh and AICC general secretary in-charge for the state Madhusudan Mistri are other members of the five-member Committee. Others include Karnataka...
  • Karnataka: BSY attacks BJP, says it has lost majority December 25, 2012

    Bangalore: As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) continued to crack down on his supporters in the ruling dispensation, Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) president BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday threatened retaliation, hinting that he is no longer keen on survival of the Jagadish Shettar government in the state. The BJP government, late on...
  • K'taka: CM post for Shettar, RS sop for Gowda July 8, 2012

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday appeared to have finalised the formula for the leadership change in Karnataka. According to sources, while the party has decided to make former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's aide Jagadish Shettar the CM, it is likely to send Sadanand Gowda to the...
  • Will abide by BJP leadership decision: Gowda July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: With several loyalists of B S Yeddyurappa gunning for his head, Karnataka Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Monday said he would accept any "direction" issued to him by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership. "Right from the beginning I used to say I am a disciplined soldier...
  • Karnataka: 8 BSY loyalists seek new CM, quit govt June 29, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government of DV Sadananada Gowda was plunged into a fresh crisis on Friday with eight ministers loyal to former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa resigning from the government demanding a change in the chief ministership. Yeddyurappa has been leading a rebellion against state government and demanding that his loyalist...
  • BSY loyalists threaten to quit Karnataka Cabinet June 29, 2012

    Bangalore: In a fresh trouble for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, as many as 10 ministers loyal to former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa have threatened to resign from the state Cabinet by Friday evening. The ministers have demanded that the Central leadership should take a call on...
  • Karnataka: Yeddyurappa, Somanna granted bail June 20, 2012

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa and housing minister V Somanna were on Wednesday granted bail by a Lokayukta court in a case relating to alleged irregularities in denotification of land. Yeddyurappa and Somanna appeared personally before special Lokayukta court judge N K Sudhindra Rao, who granted bail to...
  • Modi is the tallest leader in the BJP: Yeddyurappa May 24, 2012

    Former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday showered praises on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. ...
  • Jaitley on troubleshooting mission to Karnataka May 17, 2012

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Central leadership is deputing a two-member team including its senior leader Arun Jaitley to defuse the crisis that has besieged the ruling party in Karnataka in the wake of revolt by former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa. Jaitley accompanied by Dharmendra Pradhan, who is also...
  • Yeddy relatives' NGO took money for favours: CBI May 16, 2012

    Bangalore: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday conducted raids at eight premises belonging to former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, his sons B Y Raghavendra, B Y Vijayendra and son-in-law Sohan Kumar in Bangalore and Shimoga district. The raids by the investigating agency were carried out a day...
  • Actress Haripriya: Not dating Yeddyurappa's son May 16, 2012

    Bangalore: Kannada actress Haripriya has denied reports that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths raided her residence calling them "wild imagination of media". She also said that she is not romantically involved with B.S. Vijayendra, son of former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa. "I am surprised how such baseless news was...
  • BSY welcomes SC order, but alleges conspiracy May 11, 2012

    Mysore: Hours after the Supreme Court ordered an enquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the allegations against former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader alleged that it was a conspiracy against him to make him an accused. "The Supreme Court has ordered...
  • Lokayukta court summons BSY, Somanna April 14, 2012

    Bangalore: The special Lokayukta court in Bangalore on Friday issued summons to former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and his aide V Somanna in connection with land denotification case. The court has asked Yeddyurappa and his aide to appear before it on April 30. Ordering issue of summons, judge N K...
  • K'taka: Gowda stays CM as BJP asks BSY to wait March 23, 2012

    New Delhi: In the latest development with regard to the Karnataka political crisis, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday decided to reinstate B S Yeddyurappa as the Chief Minister of the state, said sources. According to sources, Karnataka Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda has complained to the party high command against...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 21, 2012

    India signals it may back off from the Norway child custody case. Pressure builds on BJP leadership to reinstate Yeddyurappa as Karnataka CM. ...
  • BSY in Delhi, ups the ante; BJP summons Gowda March 21, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Wednesday reached New Delhi to meet the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) high command over the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka following the loss of the party in the Udupi-Chikmagalur bypoll. On his arrival in the national capital, when asked about his...
  • The year of the fall of South Indian chieftains December 31, 2011

    Nothing is ever certain in an ever changing world and most of all political power. If there was any doubt about that then 2011 dispelled it completely. In more ways and more cases than one it was truly the year of the fall of some of South India's most powerful...
  • K'taka: Transfer of top Lokayukta cop sparks row November 12, 2011

    Bangalore: A Karnataka Lokayukta police officer who investigated former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa is shifted out. The officer also claims threats from former prime minister H D Deve Gowda. The senior police officer in the Karnataka Lokayukta, JV Gaonkar, was transferred out for writing that he was threatened by former...
  • Yeddyurappa's bail plea deferred to October 28 October 24, 2011

    Bangalore: The hearing of former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa's bail plea was on Monday adjourned till October 28. Earlier, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader had withdrawn his interim bail plea and then applied for regular bail. His counsel had on Friday sought a three-day bail so that Yeddyurappa could...
  • Decision on Yeddyurappa's bail plea likely today October 21, 2011

    Bangalore: The bail plea of former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa will come up for hearing on Friday. On Thursday, Yeddyurappa's counsel told the Karnataka High Court that no prima facie case could be made out against him under the Prevention of Corruption Act in connection with the land scams. Meanwhile, petitioner...
  • BSY discharged from hospital, goes to jail October 19, 2011

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was on Wednesday discharged from a hospital to go the Bangalore Central jail. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader had surrendered before a court on Saturday in connection with land denotification scam after he was denied bail by the Lokayukta court. His discharge from hospital...
  • Yeddyurappa's bail plea to be heard on Oct 20 October 18, 2011

    Bangalore: The interim bail application of former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa has been deferred to October 20. Yeddyurappa, who is slated to get discharged from hospital on Tuesday, will now go to jail till the hearing of the plea takes places. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was remanded to...
  • Yeddyurappa can be discharged tomorrow: Doctor October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The condition of former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who has been remanded to judicial custody till October 22 by a Special Lokayukta Court in alleged land scam cases, has improved and can be discharged from the hospital on Tuesday, a doctor said on Monday. Earlier, Yeddyurappa on...
  • Karnataka HC to hear BSY's bail plea on Tuesday October 17, 2011

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Monday filed a bail petition, including an interim bail plea, in the Karnataka High Court. The case is slated to be listed for hearing on Tuesday. His lawyers filed the plea stating that charges against Yeddyurappa were just allegations and that nothing had been...
  • BSY still in hospital, to seek bail today October 17, 2011

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa will stay in hospital for another 24 hours while his lawyers will seek a bail for him on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was arrested on Saturday and sent to judicial custody for seven days by a special Lokayukta court in connection...
  • K'taka: 'Weak' BSY to seek bail on Monday October 17, 2011

    Bangalore: After spending just a little over 12-hours in Bangalore central jail, former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was rushed to a hospital after he complained of chest pain. Karnataka Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda alongwith the state home and cabinet ministers visited BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday at Jayadeva Hospital and said...