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  • BJP discusses BSY's return, says no communication from his side 30-06-2013 11:59 AM

    Bangalore: The Bhartiya Janatha Party (BJP) core group met on Saturday to decide on the return of Karnataka former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa to the party. The BJP said that any decision on the matter would be taken after consulting all parties concerned. While the return of Yeddyurappa to the...
  • Central BJP leaders to meet to discuss BSY's homecoming 29-06-2013 08:32 AM

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party's central leaders are likely to arrive at a decision on Saturday on whether or not to allow former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to return to the party. Many BJP leaders in Karnataka had expressed their desire for the now KJP chief to join them...
  • No plans to join BJP; may consider if central leaders approach me: BSY 28-06-2013 01:49 PM

    Bangalore: There are no straight answers from Karnataka rebel BS Yeddyurappa about possible tie-ups with any party for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Yeddyurappa has denied any possibility of rejoining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as of now but said that he will consider the matter if central BJP leaders...
  • Governance the biggest challenge for Siddaramaiah: Sachidananda Murthy 13-05-2013 07:13 PM

    Siddaramaiah, sworn in today as the new Karnataka chief minister, has the twin responsibilities of delivering a clean government and cementing the Congress party's fortunes in the next general elections. With both the UPA-2 and the last Karnataka government being badgered by vever-ending scams and scandals, he surely has his...
  • Battle for Karnataka: Is BJP ready to pick up pieces after BSY's exit? 20-04-2013 11:17 PM

    Is the BJP ready to pick up the pieces of its government in Karnataka despite the exit of its tallest leader in the state BS Yeddyurappa? Will the Congress take advantage of BJP's weakening position? ...
  • I do not think Modi can save the BJP in Karnataka: Dr Sandeep Shastri 15-04-2013 08:01 PM

    A lot of people are predicting that the BJP government is on its way out in Karnataka and the Congress is stated to make a strong comeback. Eminent social scientist and analyst Dr Sandeep Shastri joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Will BSY emerge as king...
  • Corruption during the BJP regime was extraordinary: MV Rajeev Gowda 15-04-2013 07:32 PM

    Karnataka goes for Assembly elections on May 5. Professor of Economics & Social Sciences at IIM Bangalore MV Rajeev Gowda joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. I feel Congress will win 132 seats and JDS will come second .Do you agrees Asked by: shafivullah A. Your...
  • BSY can surely damage BJP in Karnataka Assembly polls: Narendar Pani 15-04-2013 07:17 PM

    Narendar Pani, Professor, School of Social Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies, joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the Karnataka Assembly elections 2013. Q. Simple question, who will win? Asked by: feroz A. The general expectation is that this election is for the Congress to lose. The number of...
  • BJP is 'free and pure' after BSY's exit: Eshwarappa 20-03-2013 10:56 PM

    Bangalore: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Karnataka KS Eshwarappa said the party has become "free and pure" after the exit of BS Yeddyurappa. Referring to Yeddyurappa, Eshwarappa, who resigned as state unit BJP President earlier in March, said the party's workers and well-wishers were earlier pained on two fronts...
  • K'taka: BSY dares BJP to take action against MPs who support him 11-12-2012 08:47 AM

    BS Yeddyurappa and the BJP are on a blinking game, each daring the other to bring the government down, however, neither wants the responsibility or the blame of pulling the plug on the government. ...
  • Karnataka: BJP takes on BSY, sacks minister, suspends MP 08-12-2012 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the launch of BS Yeddyurappa's party, Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Saturday cracked the whip sacking Cooperative Minister BJ Puttaswamy, a loyalist of the former Chief Minister, from the cabinet. The state BJP also suspended Yeddyurappa's staunch supporter and Tumkur MP GS Basavaraj from the party...
  • Karnataka: Yeddyurappa to quit, BJP braces for split 29-11-2012 01:41 PM

    Bangalore: The ruling BJP in Karnataka is bracing for a split as former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa will quit the party on Friday to launch his own outfit on Dec 9. The 69-year-old Yeddyurappa, credited with leading the Bharatiya Janata Party to power in the state for the first...
  • BSY's sons, son-in-law granted anticipatory bail 29-11-2012 12:25 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka High Court on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail to former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa's two sons and son-in-law, co-accused in a case over alleged irregularities in awarding of contracts for the Upper Bhadra irrigation project. The case had been filed on a private complaint before the Lokayukta court by...
  • BJP free to expel me anytime, says Yeddyurappa 24-11-2012 05:50 PM

    Harappanahalli: Remaining firm on floating his party, former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday said the BJP was free to expel him any time. "I have not set any deadline for the party to act against me. Why wait, let them expel me tomorrow itself", Yeddyurappa said when reporters...
  • BJP broods over BSY's impending exit from party 17-11-2012 09:09 PM

    Bangalore: With the impending exit of its rebel leader BS Yeddyurappa weighing heavily on its mind, the BJP on Saturday discussed its possible fallout and decided to take disciplinary action against those violating party discipline. At a day-long meeting to prepare the party for the assembly polls, most leaders voiced...
  • BSY says he's not leaving BJP out of vengeance 11-11-2012 11:48 AM

    Bangalore: A last ditch effort by BJP to prevent BS Yeddyurappa from quitting the party has apparently failed with the former Karnataka chief minister today sticking to his decision to float a new party on December 9. Yeddyurappa, who was made to step down as the Chief Minister in 2011,...
  • Anything can happen over tears

    Deep Blue |  Deepa Balakrishnan
    Above all, it's Bhookanakere Siddalingappa Yeddyurappa's ability to cry that's got most politicians worried. He's done it before, and they all know he can ...

  • Karnataka Govt in a fix over mining report 04-01-2012 12:31 PM

    Bangalore: The illegal mining report of the Karnataka Lokayukta (ombudsman) that forced B.S. Yeddyurappa to quit as the Bharatiya Janata Party's first chief minister in south India is becoming a hot potato for his successor D.V. Sadananda Gowda. The Gowda cabinet faces a tough task as a departmental probe says...
  • Cong anticipates snap poll in K'taka this year 03-01-2012 04:40 PM

    Bangalore: Anticipating a snap poll in Karnataka this year, opposition Congress on Tuesday said it would complete the process of identifying probable candidates in 150 assembly segments in the state by March-end. Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President G Parameshwara said observers from All India Congress Committee (AICC) are already on...
  • Eswarappa trying to throw me out of BJP: BSY 29-12-2011 03:10 PM

    Bangalore: The leadership tussle in Karnataka's ruling BJP worsened on Thursday as former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa charged state unit chief KS Eswarappa with trying to oust him from the party and being responsible for sending him to jail. "Ever since Eswarappa assumed office, he has been making statements branding...
  • Hearing of BSY cases today 14-06-2011 02:15 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Monday adjourned to Tuesday the further hearing of the application filed by advocate Sirajin Basha requesting the court to vacate the stay granted by it on the proceedings in the lower court in the five cases filed by him against the chief minister and...
  • Clean chit to Karnataka govt on church attacks 28-01-2011 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: The one-man Commission headed by Justice BK Somashekhar appointed to probe the attack on churches in Mangalaore, on Friday, submitted its final report to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. The commission gave a clean chit to the police, but it says that not all attacks were spontaneous and...