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  • Alagiri says DMK headed for its worst defeat but won't quit party March 17, 2014

    Chennai: With less than a month to go for Lok Sabha elections, the DMK is dealing with family politics. DMK chief M Karunanidhi's estranged son and suspended DMK leader MK Alagiri held a meeting with his supporters in his stronghold of Madurai and said that the DMK was headed for...
  • Former Andhra CM Kiran Reddy names his party 'Jai Samaikyandhra Party' March 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has named his new party 'Jai Samaikyandhra Party'. Reddy who had quit Congress following the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh had floated his party last week. Kiran who was known as a staunch Congress loyalist had openly rebelled against party's decision to...
  • Twoday 'brainstorming' session after January 23 to discuss bifurcation: Andhra CM January 4, 2014

    Putting to rest the rumours of launching a new party, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Saturday said Congress MLAs and leaders from coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema regions will discuss their "future" in twoday long "brainstorming" session to be held after January 23. "Many of our MLAs and leaders are...
  • Karnataka: BSY's party threatens survival of Assembly December 3, 2012

    Belgaum: The winter session of the Karnataka legislature begins on Wednesday, amid doubts over its survival, as many ruling BJP legislators are likely to attend the Dec 9 launch of the new outfit headed by former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa. The two houses of the legislature, assembly and council,...
  • BSY rules out floating new party August 1, 2012

    Bangalore: Putting an end to speculation on his future plans, former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa said: I might have been humbled by my own party members, both at the state and the national level, but I will not leave the party or form a new political outfit in the...
  • Yeddyurappa waiting for flash point? May 21, 2012

    TUMKUR: Against the backdrop of his decision to attack openly the BJP high command, including L K Advani, former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa seems to be waiting for a flash point to announce his big decision. As of now, he seems to have left it to the partys discretion.His...
  • Yeddyurappa, the Nitish of Karnataka? January 6, 2012

    MYSORE: With the simmering differences within the state BJP over leadership threatening to spiral out of control, pressure is mounting on Yeddyurappa to call the shots by either reviving the JD(U) in state or launch a new political outfit. Sources close to the former CM claim that Yeddyurappa, by leading...