Bj Puttaswamy

  • Action against loyalists 'vindictive', says Yeddyurappa December 8, 2012

    Haveri: Former BJP Karnataka strongman BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday described as "vindictive" the party leadership's sacking of his loyalist and Cooperative Minister BJ Puttaswamy from the ministry and suspension of Tumkur MP GS Basavaraj. He dared BJP to dissolve the state assembly and face the people's mandate "if they have...
  • Karnataka: BJP takes on BSY, sacks minister, suspends MP December 8, 2012

    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...
  • K'taka: BJP suspends BSY loyalist March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The rift between the BJP and its defiant member, former Karnataka chief minister, BS Yeddyurappa, widened further on Monday after one of the leader's loyalists was suspended from the party. BJ Puttaswamy was a BJP MLA in the Karnataka Assembly. BJP President Nitin Gadkari spoke to Yeddyurappa a little while...