B S Yeddyurappa

  • LS polls: Son syndrome evident in Karnataka 02-04-2014 12:14 PM

    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...
  • Want to join BJP to help Narendra Modi become PM: Yeddyurappa 03-01-2014 09:13 AM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said that the people that people in Karnataka want him to re-join 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 19-10-2013 05:03 PM

    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....
  • Yeddyurappa attacks Congress, warms up to BJP 16-07-2013 06:26 PM

    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...
  • The year of the fall of South Indian chieftains 15-12-2011 04:50 PM

    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 12-11-2011 11:28 PM

    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...
  • Yeddyurappa's bail plea deferred to October 28 24-10-2011 05:36 PM

    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...
  • Decision on Yeddyurappa's bail plea likely today 21-10-2011 08:16 AM

    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....
  • BSY discharged from hospital, goes to jail 19-10-2011 10:34 AM

    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...
  • Yeddyurappa's bail plea to be heard on Oct 20 18-10-2011 11:10 AM

    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...
  • Yeddyurappa can be discharged tomorrow: Doctor 17-10-2011 05:36 PM

    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...
  • Karnataka HC to hear BSY's bail plea on Tuesday 17-10-2011 10:48 AM

    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...
  • BSY still in hospital, to seek bail today 17-10-2011 08:33 AM

    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...
  • K'taka: 'Weak' BSY to seek bail on Monday 16-10-2011 09:30 PM

    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...
  • BS Yeddyurappa surrenders after evading arrest 15-10-2011 09:50 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa was on Saturday put behind bars in a land denotification scam. He evaded arrest by the police and instead surrendered before Lokayukta court, following which, Yeddyurappa was remanded to judicial custody till October 22. The land scam was once dismissed by Yeddyurappa...
  • BSY surrenders, remanded to judicial custody 15-10-2011 05:06 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday surrendered in front of a sessions court judge after the Lokayukta court rejected his bail plea and issued arrest warrant against him. Following his surrender, Yeddyurappa was remanded to judicial custody till October 22 and sent to the Bangalore Central...
  • Lokayukta police unable to trace Yeddyurappa 15-10-2011 04:17 PM

    Bangalore: The Lokayukta police was on Saturday unable to meet former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa when they went to his residence to drop the arrest warrant against him. According to reports, there was no clue on the whereabouts of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, and all his secretaries...
  • Yeddyurappa dares UPA to face mid-term polls 13-06-2011 06:39 PM

    Hubli: Lambasting the UPA government for hitting out at social crusaders like Anna Hazare and Ramdev, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday challenged it to dissolve the Lok Sabha and face mid-term elections. "The UPA government has no right to indulge in loose talk about Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh...
  • Karnataka: Reddy brothers' support base shrinks 30-05-2011 09:31 AM

    Bangalore: With senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj publicly disowning them and their support base within the party swiftly shrinking, life has come full circle for the Bellary Reddy brothers, whose rise in state politics and the mining business (from just being sons of a police constable) is no less thrilling...
  • Karnataka: 'In Lokayukta report we trust' 29-05-2011 10:46 AM

    Hubli: Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa stated that the government stood by the preliminary report submitted by Lokayukta Santosh Hegde on illegal mining in Karnataka and has even initiated some action following submission of the report. Yeddyurappa addressed reporters on Saturday that he had always opposed the looting of the...
  • Rift in BJP, Gadkari snubs Sushma 29-05-2011 08:13 AM

    New Delhi: With her remarks on Arun Jaitley regarding Bellary brothers threatening to snowball into a major row, BJP President Nitin Gadkari on Saturday stepped in to virtually snub Sushma Swaraj saying any debate on the choice of ministers in Karnataka in the media is "totally unnecessary". "Any debate about...
  • Will continue to demand Bhardwaj's removal: BSY 23-05-2011 03:00 PM

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding Centre rejecting H R Bhardwaj's recommendation on imposing President's rule in Karnataka, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday said he would continue to demand the recall of the Governor, who "acted in a partisan manner". "I compliment the Government of India for taking the decision not...
  • BJP-Cong face off over BSY-Bhardwaj tussle 21-05-2011 06:02 PM

    Mysore/Raichur: Both the Congress and BJP held protests across Karnataka on Saturday, BJP is demanding that the governor should convene an assembly session immediately and also that the union government should recall the governor. The congress, on the other hand, has demanded for the removal of the BS Yeddyurappa-led government....
  • K'taka Cong delegation meets PM on Guv's report 21-05-2011 05:42 PM

    New Delhi: A delegation of Congress leaders from Karnataka on Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh demanding immediate appropriate action on Governor H R Bhardwaj's report to the Centre recommending dismissal of the B S Yeddyurappa government in the state. The delegation included KPCC president G Parameshwar and the Leader...
  • Have Raj Bhavans become Political Addas? 16-05-2011 11:22 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Have Raj Bhavans become Political Addas?' ...
  • Karnataka: BJP lines up series of agitations 16-05-2011 09:33 AM

    Bangalore: It is back to streets for the BJP in general and Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa in particular, as the party has lined up series of agitations throughout the State to protest against the "undemocratic action" of the Governor H R Bharadwaj to recommend the dismissal of the State...
  • BJP plans to parade party MLAs before Prez 15-05-2011 11:31 PM

    Bangalore: Stung by an abrupt recommendation by Governor H R Bhardwaj to bring Karnataka under President's rule, the ruling BJP on Sunday said it will demonstrate the government's majority in Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. BJP, after holding its Legislature Party meeting, has plans to take all its legislators to Delhi...
  • Sorabjee slams Karnataka Governor 15-05-2011 10:52 PM

    New Delhi: Constitutional expert Soli J Sorabjee on Sunday attacked Karnataka Governor H R Bhardwaj for recommending imposition of President's rule in the BJP-ruled state and said the Chief Minister should be allowed to prove his majority on the floor of the House. "First of all, I do not think...