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  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins from Bellary Rural seat August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins Bellary Rural bypoll by a margin of 33104 votes. Congress is leading in Chikkodi-Sadalaga with 13360 votes. BJP is leading in Shikaripura. Counting of votes for the August 21 by-election to three Assembly seats from Karnataka begins today with the outcome being a test...
  • Karnataka bypolls results on Monday: Congress, BJP keep fingers crossed August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Counting of votes for the August 21 by-election to three Assembly seats from Karnataka will be held tomorrow with the outcome being a test of popularity and prestige for Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP Vice-President BS Yeddyurappa. Both the ruling Congress and BJP fought a hard battle in the...
  • Congress, AAP slam Yeddy's inclusion in Amit Shah's team August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress and Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday criticized the inclusion of former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa in BJP's new team of office-bearers wondering over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ways of combating corruption. "It is Modi's unique style of functioning to fight corruption with corrupt people," Congress general...
  • BJP chief Amit Shah's new team; Varun Gandhi out, BS Yeddyurappa named vice president August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Saturday reconstituted his core team. He has appointed former Karnataka chief minister and MP BS Yeddyurappa as one of the national vice presidents. Other senior leaders Bandaru Dattathreya and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi have also been appointed as vice presidents. The announcement...
  • BS Yeddyurappa submits resignation as MLA May 25, 2014

    Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who won Shimoga Lok Saba seat by a huge margin, has submitted his resignation as an MLA to the Speaker of Karnataka Assembly. "He (Yeddyurappa) has resigned as MLA in the wake of him being elected as the Member of Parliament. He has submitted his...
  • Yeddyurappa opts out of Cabinet race, writes to Modi May 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister and newly elected BJP MP BS Yeddyurappa has opted out of lobbying for a Cabinet berth at the Centre. In a letter written to Narendra Modi on Thursday, Yeddyurappa has said that he will focus on strengthening the BJP in Karnataka. Yeddyurappa won from the Shimoga...
  • Watch: BS Yeddyurappa cast his vote in Shimoga April 17, 2014

    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 April 17, 2014

    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 April 16, 2014

    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...
  • Election Yatra: Battle for Karnataka April 9, 2014

    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 April 6, 2014

    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...
  • Karnataka tracker: Congress to win 12-18 seats, BJP 7-13, others 1-4 April 1, 2014

    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...
  • Amidst 'Modi wave' Nilekani most searched on Google in Karnataka March 27, 2014

    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 Nilekani,...
  • I'm a victim of conspiracy, can't comment on Chavan: BS Yeddyurappa March 27, 2014

    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 March 25, 2014

    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 is...
  • Congress admits ex-BJP Minister Krishnaiah Shetty into its fold March 23, 2014

    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 cabinet...
  • LS polls: Congress welcomes 'tainted' BJP minister Krishnaiah Shetty March 23, 2014

    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 March 22, 2014

    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 March 18, 2014

    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 will...
  • LS polls: Don't elect Yeddyurappa, Sriramulu, says Kejriwal March 17, 2014

    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 and...
  • Congress primary shows its bankruptcy, easy victory for BJP: Gowda March 12, 2014

    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...
  • Division within BJP top brass over LS seats, Modi may contest from UP March 9, 2014

    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 March 8, 2014

    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 state...
  • Ram Jethmalani says Yeddyurappa is an honest man February 15, 2014

    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 February 10, 2014

    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 V...
  • Karnataka: BJP names BSY from Shimoga, Congress adds Nilekani's name February 7, 2014

    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 March 19, 2014

    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 January 27, 2014

    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 been...
  • Karnataka: JDS loses Leader of Opposition post to BJP January 23, 2014

    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 January 22, 2014

    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 the...