Deputy CM

  • Karnataka Dy CM faces trouble for alleged hate speech April 11, 2013

    Shimoga: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader KS Eshwarappa has landed in trouble with a local court admitting a complaint against him on charge of making a "hate speech." Judicial Magistrate First Class Arjun Nallur admitted a private complaint here by the President of minority cell of the district...
  • Karnataka: BSY takes on Dy CM, asks him to quit Cabinet September 19, 2012

    Haveri: Former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa took a dig at deputy chief minister K S Eshwarappa, asking him to quit his ministry and stay on as state BJP chief to strengthen the party ahead of the Assembly elections. Yeddyurappa, who is touring the state to study the drought situation,...
  • K'taka BJP embarrassed as leaders ask state chief, Dy CM to go September 18, 2012

    Bangalore: The factionridden, scamscarred ruling BJP in Karnataka on Tuesday faced embarrassment as a senior leader demanded the resignation of state party chief and another of a deputy chief minister. The Bharatiya Janata Party's first Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who has been angling for state party chief's chair, said incumbent...
  • Will request Governor to pass Land Bill: KSE September 5, 2012

    Shimoga: Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa said that he would meet the Governor in a couple of days to apprise him of the need to pass the propoor Karnataka Land Revenue (Amendment) Bill 2012, seeking regularisation of houses built on government land in rural areas. This is because the...
  • 'Aim of K'taka terror plot was to disturb peace' September 4, 2012

    Bangalore: Disturbing communal harmony by attacking rightwing leaders and a few individuals was the motive of the terror suspects arrested by the Bangalore police on August 29, said Deputy Chief Minister R Ashok. In an interaction with Express on Monday, Ashok, who is also the Home Minister, said the accused...
  • Karnataka not obliged to bear crop loss: Dy CM August 29, 2012

    Mysore: After reviewing drought relief works here, Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa on Tuesday said that the onus of paying compensation to farmers is on the Centre, not the state government. He said the state government is not responsible to pay even a single paise to farmers for crop...
  • Political mistake if Anna floats party: Bihar Dy CM August 14, 2012

    Patna: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Tuesday said it would be "a political mistake" if Gandhian Anna Hazare floated a political party. Talking to reporters in Patna, Modi said in a democratic setup, everybody has the right to float political party, but giving a political alternative is a...
  • Fiza's death a tragic end to a controversial love story August 6, 2012

    Fiza Mohammed, estranged wife of former Haryana deputy chief minister Chander Mohan is found dead in her Mohali home. Police is yet to confirm if it was suicide. ...
  • Haryana police probe Fiza's mysterious death August 6, 2012

    Chandigarh: Fiza alias Anuradha Bali, the exwife of the former Haryana deputy chief minister, Chander Mohan, was found dead at her Chandigarh home on Monday. Her highly decomposed body was found on her bed. The police are investigating the cause of her death. They are not yet ready to say whether...
  • Karnataka: BSY camp demands Deputy CM post July 10, 2012

    Bangalore: After succeeding in getting his candidate RDPR Minister Jagadish Shettar the Chief Ministers post, former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa now seems to be readying for a fresh battle to ensure that the deputy chief ministers post too is given to someone from his camp. Yeddyurappas latest move is...
  • Maha Dy CM causing a rift in my family: Munde September 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP Leader Gopinath Munde has accused Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar of causing a rift in his family. Madhusudan Kendre, soninlaw of Senior BJP leader Gopinath Munde's brother was inducted into the NCP by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar. Kendre's move from the BJP to...
  • Mufti misunderstood me, says Baig September 4, 2006

    New Delhi: After quitting the post of Deputy Chief Minister, PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig said on Sunday night that the perceived antipathy of his party leader Mufti Mohammad Sayeed towards him was due to 'communication gap' and 'misunderstanding' created deliberately by 'certain elements' in the party. He said he respected...