Yeddyurappa

  • Watch: BS Yeddyurappa cast his vote in Shimoga 17-04-2014 09:07 AM

    Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa was amongst the early voters in Shimoga, Karnataka. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections phase V: The key candidates in the fray 17-04-2014 08:35 AM

    The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections is seeing many big names in the fray. While the fate of Union Ministers including Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sushil Kumar Shinde and Sachin Pilot will be sealed in the biggest phase on Thursday, there are also big names like Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani,...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Battle for survival and prestige in Karnataka 16-04-2014 03:39 PM

    Bangalore: All 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be voting on April 17 in a single phase. This Lok Sabha election has become a true battle of prestige for over a dozen leaders from different political parties. As a well known analyst says prestige of these leaders is at...
  • Bellary: Rajnath promises steel capital, Rahul a China of Karnataka 11-04-2014 01:17 PM

    Bellary: The BJP national president Rajnath Singh campaigned for the party candidate B Sriramulu in Bellary on Thursday. Addressing a public meeting he said "If we come to power, we will make Bellary a steel capital of Karnataka". The response to this statement was quick. Congress MLA and Union Railways...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Karnataka 09-04-2014 11:46 PM

    Just days to go before 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN's Deepa Balakrishnan visits Karnataka to find out the views of the voters on the candidates from their constituency. Karnataka is set to vote on April 17. ...
  • My popularity makes Congress nervous, says Yeddyurappa 06-04-2014 05:35 PM

    Bangalore: BJP candidate from Shimoga BS Yeddyurappa shrugged away allegations of corruption against him by his opponents. This comes after Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in Bellary last week had attacked the BJP for giving tickets to 'tainted' leaders like Yeddyurappa. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Yeddyurappa blamed the Congress for creating...
  • 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...
  • Karnataka tracker: Congress to win 12-18 seats, BJP 7-13, others 1-4 01-04-2014 09:39 PM

    New Delhi: Karnataka is providing some southern comfort to the Congress. The ruling Congress has maintained a big lead over the main rival BJP in the state. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti-The Week national election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar the Congress will emerge victorious in...
  • LS polls: Karnataka's six former CMs in election fray 01-04-2014 06:56 PM

    Six former chief ministers of Karnataka, including one who was prime minister for 10 months, are in the fray for the Lok Sabha seats from the state - a record of sorts. Of them, two each are from the Congress (M Veerappa Moily and N Dharam Singh), the BJP (BS...
  • Amidst 'Modi wave' Nilekani most searched on Google in Karnataka 27-03-2014 06:34 PM

    Bangalore: Nandan Nilekani, Congress candidate from Bangalore Lok Sabha constituency, is the most searched name on Google compared to Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and other leaders. "State political veterans such as Siddaramaiah, BS Yeddyurappa (former chief minister) and HD Deve Gowda (former prime minister) lag behind a political entrant like...
  • I'm a victim of conspiracy, can't comment on Chavan: BS Yeddyurappa 27-03-2014 12:22 PM

    Shimoga: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa is one of the most controversial and high profile candidates in the fray in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The former Karnataka chief minister who returned to the BJP in January is contesting from his stronghold Shimoga in Karnataka. The corruption charges against...
  • LS polls: Bangalore Central, where the minorities make up the majority 25-03-2014 01:10 PM

    Bangalore: "This is a seat for a Muslim," Jaffer Sharief quotes the delimitation commissioner as having told him (about Bangalore Central) a few years back, when Bangalore Urban district was split into three Lok Sabha constituencies based on its population. Well, the one thing central to the Bangalore Central constituency...
  • Congress admits ex-BJP Minister Krishnaiah Shetty into its fold 23-03-2014 11:10 PM

    The ruling Congress in Karnataka on Sunday decided to induct former BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty, who was a co-accused along with former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa in an alleged land scam. Congress central ledership has given the green signal for entry of Shetty who was a member of the Yeddyurappa...
  • LS polls: Congress welcomes 'tainted' BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty 23-03-2014 07:24 PM

    Bangalore: The BJP may have averted the crisis by swiftly canceling the membership of Sri Rama Sene chief Pramod Muthalik. But, the ruling Congress in Karnataka seems to be in trouble after welcoming a 'tainted' former BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty. Krishnaiah Shetty was in jail with former chief minister BS...
  • Rahul Gandhi jumps barricade to meet supporters 22-03-2014 05:12 PM

    Pratapgarh: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, a SPG protected VIP, gave his guards some anxious moments at his Pratapgarh rally in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday by jumping the barricade to meet his supporters. At the rally Rahul Gandhi launched a blistering attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accusing the...
  • Will not engage in negative campaign against Yeddyurappa, says Geetha Shivarajkumar 18-03-2014 06:12 PM

    JDS' Geetha Shivarajkumar on Tuesday said she would not engage in negative campaign against her rival BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa in her fight for Shimoga Lok Sabha seat, but would focus on her late father and former Chief Minister S Bangarappa's developmental works. "I am very new to politics. I...
  • LS polls: Don't elect Yeddyurappa, Sriramulu, says Kejriwal 17-03-2014 08:17 AM

    Bangalore: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday cautioned voters of Karnataka against electing former BJP ministers BS Yeddyurappa and B Sriramulu in the Lok Sabha elections. "If you elect Yeddyurappa and Sriramulu in this election, and if Narendra Modi becomes prime minister, he will make them telecom...
  • Congress primary shows its bankruptcy, easy victory for BJP: Gowda 12-03-2014 07:05 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister and BJP's Vice President DV Sadananda Gowda will be contesting from Bangalore North Lok Sabha seat this time. This is his third Lok Sabha constituency since 2004. In 2004, he won from Mangalore, in 2009, he won from neighbouring Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Seat. Speaking about his...
  • Division within BJP top brass over LS seats, Modi may contest from UP 08-03-2014 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: As the Bharatiya Janata Party's top brass met on Saturday to finalise the second list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, all eyes were on a particular constituency in Uttar Pradesh - Varanasi. According to reports, BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is likely to contest...
  • BJP's 2nd list of LS candidates, Yeddyurappa gets Shimoga ticket 08-03-2014 02:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party released its second list of candidates for the coming Lok Sabha elections on Saturday. The Central Election Committee has cleared 52 candidates, including 20 from Karnataka. Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, an accused in the illegal mining scam, selected from Shimoga constituency. Former...
  • Ram Jethmalani says Yeddyurappa is an honest man 15-02-2014 01:35 PM

    Bangalore: Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani has called former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa an honest man. Releasing a book 'Yeddyurappa - his vision and passion', Jethmalani said "The Karnataka High Court has rejected Justice N Santosh Hegde's report on illegal mining. Nobody is talking about it now. Yeddyurappa has...
  • Karnataka BJP announces state election committee 10-02-2014 08:01 PM

    In a preparatory step for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, BJP's Karnataka unit on Monday announced a 23-member state election committee, including former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa who returned to the party recently. The panel headed by state unit President Prahlad Joshi also consists of former Chief Ministers D...
  • Karnataka: BJP names BSY from Shimoga, Congress adds Nilekani's name 07-02-2014 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress and BJP in Karnataka have almost finalised their first list of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections. The state Congress has asked the high command to field all 9 sitting MPs from the state while the BJP has already submitted a list of 21 candidates cleared...
  • LS pollscape: Nandan Nilekani, NaMo and Karnataka's battles of wits 06-02-2014 07:29 AM

    The NaMo vision, the RaGa saga, the third front's brave front. Whatever is being played out at the national level, in Karnataka, the Lok Sabha story is about individualistic battles this coming election - whether it is about former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's return to the BJP or the rise...
  • I'm not saying Yeddyurappa is spotless: Manohar Parrikar 27-01-2014 01:20 PM

    Even as the top BJP leaders face flak over the return of BS Yeddyurappa to the party, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has admitted that his former Karnataka counterpart may not be spotless after all. Asked about the criticism faced by the BJP over the re-entry of Yeddyurappa, who has...
  • Karnataka: JDS loses Leader of Opposition post to BJP 23-01-2014 05:36 PM

    Bangalore: After losing its head office in Bangalore to the Congress, the JDS has suffered another setback on Thursday. It has lost Leader of the Opposition post in the Assembly to the BJP. With the merger of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's KJP, the strength of the BJP has gone...
  • Karnataka: 2 Yeddyurappa MLAs refuse to join BJP 22-01-2014 05:43 PM

    Bangalore: While former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa has been saying that the party he launched Karnataka Janata Party (KJP), has merged with the BJP, all is not so easy. Two of the six MLAs have gone against the party diktat and defiantly remain in the KJP. The two MLAs from...
  • Poll tracker: East, South India hint at hung Lok Sabha, Congress ahead 21-01-2014 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala together account for 232 Lok Sabha seats. If we combine all seven states, no single national party is leading after the first two rounds of the Lokniti-IBN National Tracker poll which covered East and South India....
  • Karnataka poll tracker: Congress to get 10-18 seats, BJP 6-10, JDS 4-8 21-01-2014 08:49 PM

    New Delhi: In another battleground state of Karnataka, the ruling Congress is still ahead of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Janata Dal Secular (JDS). With 28 seats in the Lok Sabha, Karnataka is expected to play an important role in the next elections. According to the projections provided...
  • 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...