Karnataka Bjp

  • LS polls: BJP activist expelled for six years from party 09-05-2014 05:52 PM

    Mangalore: A BJP activist was expelled from the party for six years for allegedly indulging in anti-party activities during the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. In a statement, the district BJP unit announced that Srikar Prabhu, executive committee member of Karnataka BJP had been expelled on their recommendation. The expulsion would...
  • A Billion Votes: Narendra Modi will make India prosperous, says Ananth Kumar 15-01-2014 07:00 PM

    Karnataka BJP leader Ananth Kumar told CNN-IBN on the occasion of Makar Sankranti that his special prayers were for the people of India who should be delivered from corruption and scams. ...
  • Want to join BJP to help Narendra Modi become PM: Yeddyurappa 03-01-2014 09:13 AM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa said that the people that people in Karnataka want him to re-join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to help Narendra Modi become the prime minister of the country. "Long back I had written a letter to NDA chairman that I am going to...
  • Yeddyurappa attacks Congress, warms up to BJP 16-07-2013 06:26 PM

    Bangalore: From his main objective of unseating the BJP government in Karnataka, former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa seems to be coming the full-circle as he trained his guns on ruling Congress on Tuesday. The state assembly witnessed a growing bonhomie between Yeddyurappa, who walked out of BJP and formed...
  • Karnataka BJP a divided house: Congress 23-07-2012 11:44 AM

    State Congress leader Roshan Baig has said that cross-voting during the Presidential poll shows just how badly divided the BJP's state unit is. ...
  • Will abide by BJP leadership decision: Gowda 02-07-2012 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: With several loyalists of B S Yeddyurappa gunning for his head, Karnataka Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Monday said he would accept any "direction" issued to him by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership. "Right from the beginning I used to say I am a disciplined...
  • Karnataka BJP crisis due to MLAs poaching: Moily 02-07-2012 04:48 PM

    Coimbatore: The present 'crisis' in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka is the result of its "poaching" of rival party MLAs to form the government four years ago, Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerappa Moily alleged on Monday. The BJP did not have majority in the last assembly elections...
  • Karnataka BJP crisis: BSY's show of strength 01-07-2012 05:31 PM

    The Yeddyurappa camp has been demanding that Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda be removed and be replaced by Jagadish Shettar. ...
  • BSY camp sets July 5 deadline to remove Gowda 01-07-2012 05:21 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday stepped up heat on the BJP leadership by setting a July five deadline for removing Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda and replacing him with his nominee Jagadish Shettar. In a show of strength, Yeddyurappa loyalist Jagadish Shettar on Sunday released a...
  • K'taka: Shettar releases list of 52 supporting MLAs 01-07-2012 02:03 PM

    New Delhi: In a show of strength, BS Yeddyurappa loyalist Jagadish Shettar on Sunday released a list of 52 supporting MLAs (including himself). The Yeddyurappa camp has been demanding that Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda be removed and be replaced by Shettar. In a revolt, nine ministers, including Shettar himself, resigned...
  • Karnataka BJP in crisis, CM to meet Governor 30-06-2012 07:13 AM

    Bangalore: In more trouble for the BJP's Karnataka unit, eight ministers loyal to the former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa on Friday resigned from the party demanding that Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda be removed. Eight Yeddyurappa loyalists, including Jagadish Shettar, Basavaraj Bommai and Murugesh Nirani, on Friday submitted their resignations to...
  • Karnataka: 8 BSY loyalists seek new CM, quit govt 29-06-2012 06:54 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government of DV Sadananada Gowda was plunged into a fresh crisis on Friday with eight ministers loyal to former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa resigning from the government demanding a change in the chief ministership. Yeddyurappa has been leading a rebellion against state government and demanding that his...
  • BSY loyalists threaten to quit Karnataka Cabinet 29-06-2012 04:39 PM

    Bangalore: In a fresh trouble for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka, as many as 10 ministers loyal to former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa have threatened to resign from the state Cabinet by Friday evening. The ministers have demanded that the Central leadership should take a call...
  • Jaitley on troubleshooting mission to Karnataka 17-05-2012 05:49 PM

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Central leadership is deputing a two-member team including its senior leader Arun Jaitley to defuse the crisis that has besieged the ruling party in Karnataka in the wake of revolt by former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa. Jaitley accompanied by Dharmendra Pradhan, who is...
  • I'm not quitting BJP, Gowda is a failure: Yeddy 14-05-2012 05:24 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Monday hit out at the current state government and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership, calling CM Sadanand Gowda a failure. Addressing mediapersons in the state capital, the BJP leader said, "The Chief Minister is a failure. He should have resigned...
  • K'taka: Gowda stays CM as BJP asks BSY to wait 22-03-2012 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: In the latest development with regard to the Karnataka political crisis, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday decided to reinstate B S Yeddyurappa as the Chief Minister of the state, said sources. According to sources, Karnataka Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda has complained to the party high command...
  • Sleaze row: K'taka MLAs to reply to showcause 13-02-2012 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Karnataka Assembly ministers caught in the porngate scandal - CC Patil and Lakshman Savadi - are expected to reply to the showcause notices issued to them by Assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah, on Monday. The two ministers were caught last week watching an obscene video on former Mangalore...
  • Karnataka Chief Minister calls on Governor 24-12-2011 10:44 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Saturday called on Governor H R Bhardwaj but said he did not discuss the issue of appointment of new Lokayukta. Gowda told reporters that he informed the Governor about his inability to attend the swearing-in of Justice Vikramajit Se, as the...
  • Karnataka: Reddy loyalist may float new party 08-12-2011 01:25 PM

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in deep trouble in Karnataka after its rebel leader Sriramulu's landslide victory in the Bellary bypoll. Sriramulu, a supporter of Reddy brothers, has now claimed the support of 14 MLAs in the state, and has indicated that he may float his own party....
  • Reddy brothers planning to break from BJP? 28-11-2011 06:40 PM

    Bellary (Karnataka): Mining barons Reddy brothers seem to be preparing for a complete break from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka with their associate B Sriramulu on Monday announcing plans for a new outfit. The brothers, pampered by the party till recently, are already taking on the BJP...
  • More trouble for BJP ahead of Bellary bypoll 09-11-2011 08:46 PM

    Bangalore: In what could be the first indication of a battle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Reddy brothers, former Karnataka health minister B Sriramulu has decided the contest the Bellary bypoll as an independent candidate. The BJP is facing one of its toughest political battles just a...
  • Ex-BJP worker hurls slipper at Karnataka minister 01-10-2011 01:18 PM

    Bangalore: A former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker on Saturday hurled a slipper on Karnataka State Housing Minister V Somana inside the Vidhan Soudha in Bangalore. The former party worker, BS Prasad, was upset after the BJP denied him a seat in the city corporation. According to eyewitnesses, Prasad said...