Karnataka Chief Minister

  • Jammu: BJP revokes suspension of five rebel MLAs 15-01-2014 05:05 PM

    Srinagar: After bringing back its rebel leader, former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, into the party fold, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday revoked the suspension of five Jammu MLAs who had cross-voted in the Legislative Council election in April 2011. MLAs Baldev Raj Sharma, Master Lal Chand, Durga...
  • Karnataka CM invites global firms to invest in state 13-09-2013 05:54 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah is wooing global firms at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in China to invest in this southern state for benefitting mutually from its natural and human resources, a official said Friday. "Siddaramaiah had series of meetings with heads of global firms at the WEF...
  • Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah to leave for China for World Economic Forum meet 09-09-2013 10:53 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will leave for Dalian in China on Monday to participate in the three-day annual meeting of the 'New Champions of the World Economic Forum' from September 11. The Chief Minister will be accompanied by a 14-member business delegation which will comprise industry captains from sectors...
  • Karnataka: Siddaramaiah to take oath as CM today 13-05-2013 08:47 AM

    Bangalore: K Siddaramaiah, who joined Congress just seven years back, will take oath as the chief minister of Karnataka on Monday - the first "outsider" to do. It is a dream come true for this shepherd from the backward Kuruba caste who spent his childhood grazing his father's cattle at...
  • Karnataka CM Jagadish Shettar to resign today 08-05-2013 05:21 PM

    Bangalore: Accepting his party's defeat in Karnataka elections, Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jagadish Shettar on Wednesday said he will resign at 6.30 pm. "We accept people's mandate, will resign this evening," he said. The Congress returned to power in Karnataka after seven years, defeating the BJP...
  • Gowda to be sworn in as K'taka CM today 04-08-2011 06:58 AM

    New Delhi: Karnataka is all set to have a new chief minister with former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's nominee DV Sadananda Gowda being sworn in on Thursday. Gowda was elected as the BJP Legislature party leader on Wednesday. He will be administered the oath of office by Governor HR Bhardwaj...
  • BSY pressures BJP to name Gowda as K'taka CM 01-08-2011 08:35 AM

    The drama in Karnataka is being curtailed right before the Parliament session with an interesting decision. BS Yeddyurappa quit as Karnataka chief minister on Sunday but despite all the speculation, no successor has been named. Yeddyurappa continues to pressurise the BJP to name his man Sadanand Gowda as his successor....
  • BJP cracks the whip, asks BSY to resign 28-07-2011 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: Cracking a whip on defiant Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, the BJP Parliamentary Board on Thursday asked him to put in his papers, a day after his severe indictment by the Karnataka Lokayukta in the illegal mining scam. After days of suspense and 'will he, won't he', it's...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa 17-05-2011 10:40 PM

    Rajdeep Sardesai talks to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on the political crisis in the state. ...
  • Land allotment to sons a mistake: Yeddyurappa 28-01-2011 11:43 PM

    New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday admitted that he had committed a "mistake" by alloting land to his sons but appeared defiant about the act being "immoral or illegal". "If land is there you can offer it to anybody. My mistake is I allotted land to...
  • Congress slams Gadkari for defending BSY 31-12-2010 12:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday had a dig at BJP President Nitin Gadkari for defending controversial Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa allegedly involved in land allotment scams. Party General Secretary B K Hariprasad alleged that Gadkari was defending Yeddyurappa as the entire resources for the marriage of his...
  • K'taka land scam: Yeddyurappa finds himself cornered 24-11-2010 08:02 AM

    As the Karnataka Chief Minister counts the hours to his probable exit, his sons sold off denotified land at fifty times the buying price ...
  • I will abide by the party's decision: Yeddyurappa 23-11-2010 07:13 AM

    New Delhi: After striking a defiant note for days, Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday gave the first hint that he may be ready to step down from his post. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa said that he will meet the central leadership today for a final decision. "Whatever decision our...