Eshwarappa

  • Modi vs Advani: Karnataka BJP meeting cancelled 12-09-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: It seems former BJP ideologue Sudheendra Kulkarni is right on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's polarising character. Modi has now polarised the Karnataka BJP. The state BJP was forced to cancel its core committee meeting scheduled for Thursday. The meeting was convened to discuss Narendra Modi's Karnataka tour...
  • K'taka polls: Deputy CM booked for inducing voters 24-04-2013 07:42 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa has courted fresh trouble. Close on the heels of the Election Commission reprimanding him for violating the model code of conduct in connection with his alleged hate speech and asked him to be cautious in future, an FIR has now been filed against...
  • EC reprimands K'tka deputy CM for poll code violation 23-04-2013 09:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Tuesday reprimanded Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa for violating the Model Code of Conduct in connection with his alleged hate speech and asked him to be cautious in future. The BJP leader who is also the candidate from Shimoga assembly constituency in Karnataka...
  • Karnataka: Eshwarappa in trouble over hate speech 13-04-2013 05:30 AM

    Shimoga: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa is in trouble for his alleged "hate speech" in the assembly poll-bound state. A criminal case has been filed against him in his home town Shimoga, 280 km north of Bangalore, for a speech that allegedly provokes hatred between communities, a police spokesperson...
  • K'taka: 84 candidates file their nominations on 2nd day 12-04-2013 07:20 PM

    Bangalore: As many as 84 candidates filed their nominations on Friday for the May 5 Assembly elections on the second day of the poll process, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Anil Kumar Jha said. Jha said 27 candidates had submitted their nominations on April 10, the first day when filing of...
  • Hate speeches: EC notices to K'taka Dy CM, Maha HM 12-04-2013 06:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday swung into action and issued notices to Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa and Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil for alleged hate speeches in Karnataka. On Thursday, Judicial Magistrate First Class Arjun Nallur admitted a private complaint by the President of minority cell...
  • Karnataka Dy CM faces trouble for alleged hate speech 11-04-2013 04:54 PM

    Shimoga: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister and BJP leader KS Eshwarappa has landed in trouble with a local court admitting a complaint against him on charge of making a "hate speech." Judicial Magistrate First Class Arjun Nallur admitted a private complaint here by the President of minority cell of the district...
  • BJP is 'free and pure' after BSY's exit: Eshwarappa 20-03-2013 10:56 PM

    Bangalore: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Karnataka KS Eshwarappa said the party has become "free and pure" after the exit of BS Yeddyurappa. Referring to Yeddyurappa, Eshwarappa, who resigned as state unit BJP President earlier in March, said the party's workers and well-wishers were earlier pained on two fronts...
  • Will not return to BJP, asserts BS Yeddyurappa 20-03-2013 02:09 AM

    Chitradurga: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappaon Tuesday said he will not return to BJP and accused its leaders of trying to create confusion among the people ahead of assembly polls. "I will not go back to BJP. Statements by BJP leaders that I will return to the party are...
  • K'taka: BJP cautious on action against BSY loyalists 12-12-2012 04:16 PM

    Belgaum: Faced with the prospect of instability of its government, the ruling BJP on Wednesday treaded cautiously on initiating action against 13 MLAs who threw their lot with former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa and attended his party's formal launch on December 9 at Haveri. Apparently with the numbers game uppermost...
  • BJP to decide action for Karnataka rebels on Wed 11-12-2012 05:02 PM

    Belgaum: Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party will Wednesday decide on action to be taken against 14 of its assembly members for defying a diktat to stay away from the formal launch of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's new party. Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, state Bharatiya Janata Party chief KS Eshwarappa,...
  • Karnataka: BJP takes on BSY, sacks minister, suspends MP 08-12-2012 04:28 PM

    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...
  • Yeddyurappa not to pick his successor: BJP 30-07-2011 11:48 AM

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday ruled out allowing scam-hit Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa to pick his successor, even as it continued efforts to make him quit without conditions. "The new chief minister will be decided based on the opinion of all legislators," state Home Minister R...
  • Who will succeed BS Yeddyurappa? 28-07-2011 12:19 PM

    New Delhi: BJP Parliamentray Board on Thursday decided to send senior leaders Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley as observers to Bangalore on Friday to oversee the election of Karnataka BS Yeddyurappa's successor. Who will succeed the Karanataka chief minister and will he go without a fight? Ananth Kumar, Jagdish Shettar...
  • BJP-Cong face off over BSY-Bhardwaj tussle 21-05-2011 06:02 PM

    Mysore/Raichur: Both the Congress and BJP held protests across Karnataka on Saturday, BJP is demanding that the governor should convene an assembly session immediately and also that the union government should recall the governor. The congress, on the other hand, has demanded for the removal of the BS Yeddyurappa-led government....
  • Trouble brews for Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa 24-03-2011 11:47 PM

    Bangalore: Land scam allegations have returned to haunt Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa. The chief minister is now facing a rebellion from old friend and state BJP president KS Eshwarappa - who has reportedly asked for a change in leadership. At the same time, a special court has ordered an...
  • Court orders probe into Yeddyurappa land scam 24-03-2011 10:02 PM

    Trouble for Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa as BJP state president K S Eshwarappa has revolted and is seeking a change in leadership. If that was not enough, a local court on Thursday ordered a lokayukta probe into alleged land scams involving Yeddyurappa and his family. ...
  • Karnataka ministers also involved in land scam 17-11-2010 10:19 PM

    Bangalore: The multi-crore land scam in Karnataka does not only involve Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and his family who got themselves prime land in the state. Yeddyurappa's Cabinet is not to be left behind with many ministers accused of either getting land allotted to themselves and their families, or selling...