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  • 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...
  • With Yeddyurappa back, BJP eyes big gains in Karnataka 09-01-2014 10:58 AM

    Bangalore: With their 'trump card' BS Yeddyurappa back in the party after 13 months, smiles are back on the faces of BJP workers and many leaders in Karnataka. The return of BS Yeddyurappa, who left the 'mother' party to 'teach' a lesson for unceremoniously removing him from the post of...
  • Yeddyurappa to merge his party KJP with BJP today 09-01-2014 09:36 AM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa, who had quit the Karnataka BJP to launch his own party just over a year ago, will be going back to his parent party formally on Thursday. Yeddyurappa, the founder of the Karnatka Janata Party, will go to the BJP office to enlist...
  • BS Yeddyurappa hastens formalities on merger with BJP 03-01-2014 07:30 PM

    Moving swiftly on formalities, BS Yeddyurappa-led KJP on Friday conveyed to Karnataka Assembly Speaker its decision to merge with BJP, a development that may strip JD(S) of principal opposition status in the House. Yeddyurappa, along with three other KJP MLAs out of the party's strength of six -- U B...
  • BS Yeddyurappa announces merger of his party with BJP 02-01-2014 09:07 PM

    Bangalore: Ending months of speculation, former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday announced that his party Karnataka Janatha Paksha will merge with the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. Yeddyurappa said that the formalities will be completed within 3-4 days. "We will fight Lok Sabha...
  • Former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa to return to BJP 30-12-2013 04:17 PM

    Ending months of speculation, former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Monday said he would return to the BJP, which he had deserted to form his own outfit more than a year ago. "I will give sweet news in the first week of New Year. I know the party which...
  • BJP top brass given green signal for BS Yeddyurappa's return 23-12-2013 09:40 AM

    Bellary: BJP central top brass has given the green signal for admitting former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa back into the organisation, senior state party leader KS Eshwarappa said. "The central leadership has given the green signal... He (Yeddyurappa) will be back in (BJP) soon," Eshwarappa said as the party's...
  • Yeddyurappa calls off night-long dharna in Assembly 27-11-2013 10:47 PM

    Belgaum: KJP President and former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who was on dharna in the Well of the Assembly for the second consecutive night last night, on Wednesday called off his stir demanding extension of "Shaadi Bhagya" scheme to all communities following the suicide of a sugarcane farmer here during...
  • EC writes to Law ministry, asks to ban opinion polls from the date of notification 15-11-2013 08:25 PM

    After getting fresh support from various political parties, the Election Commission has written to the Ministry of Law and Justice for a ban on opinion polls from the date of notification of elections. In a communication to the Law Ministry, the Election Commission has said that a total of 15...
  • BS Yeddyurappa says KJP will never merge with BJP 29-10-2013 05:16 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister and KJP President BS Yeddyurappa on Tuesday scotched speculation about joining the BJP, saying he would retain the identity of his party. "Karnataka Janatha Paksha has decided to retain separate identity and will never merge with any political party including BJP. It will support (Narendra)...
  • Yeddyurappa calls Advani, Rajnath for KJP, BJP alliance 20-10-2013 03:44 PM

    Former Karnataka BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa has written to the BJP President Rajnath Singh and senior leader LK Advani requesting an alliance between his party- the Karnataka Janata Paksha and the BJP. He said, "On the basis of the BJP supporting NDA, we have asked them to call us for...
  • Yeddyurappa says KJP won't merge with BJP but will support NDA 19-09-2013 02:03 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa has decided not to merge his party Karnataka Janatha Paksha with the Bharatiya Janata Party but support the National Democratic Alliance. This came after a meeting of the KJP to decide its stand on its ties with the BJP. "We have unanimously decided...
  • Yeddyurappa aide meets Arun Jaitley; BJP-KJP merger a matter of time? 19-09-2013 08:35 AM

    New Delhi: Days after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's anointment as BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, ardent Modi supporter and Karnataka strongman BS Yeddyurappa is all set to return to the NDA. To seal the deal, Yeddyurappa's emissary Leher Singh has met Arun Jaitley. Leher Singh is also likely to meet...
  • Would like to be a part of NDA in the coming elections: KJP 18-09-2013 03:18 PM

    Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) leader Dhananjay Kumar said that BS Yeddyurappa has declared his support for BJP, but the decision to merge with the party has not yet been taken. Though he maintained that KJP would like to be a part of the NDA in the coming elections. He also...
  • My party will join NDA and support Modi as PM: Yeddyurappa 18-09-2013 01:42 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa has made it certain that he will support Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the NDA Prime Ministerial candidate. He, however, said that his party won't merge with the BJP but will share seats with the NDA in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections....
  • Modi's BJP lures KJP chief Yeddyurappa with an eye on 2014 polls 18-09-2013 10:57 AM

    New Delhi: It is almost certain that former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa will return to the BJP after the party named Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. Modi shares an excellent personal rapport with Yeddyurappa. Yeddyurappa is credited with singlehandedly building and...
  • Yeddyurappa's KJP may merge with BJP, welcome Modi as BJP candidate 18-09-2013 08:26 AM

    New Delhi: It is the first big step for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after being anointed Bharatiya Janata Party's Prime Ministerial candidate as former Karnataka strongman BS Yeddyurappa seems all set to return to the party. As a first step, Yeddyurappa's party the Karnataka Janata Paksha is set to...
  • Karnataka: Yeddyurappa likely to return to BJP, say sources 03-09-2013 03:11 PM

    Will BS Yeddyurappa return to the BJP? According to some state BJP sources, he will. A state BJP delegation led by former chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda met the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad and requested him to persuade the party central leadership to take Yeddyurappa back. Modi...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Will Siddaramaiah win his first vote of confidence? 23-08-2013 06:48 PM

    Two top politicians from Karnataka would be spending a sleepless night in Bangalore, on Friday. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his one time mentor-turned-arch rival former prime minister HD Deve Gowda have a lot to gain and much to lose in Saturday's two Lok Sabha bypoll results. Both have taken it...
  • No merger with BJP, but we're open to seat adjustment: Yeddyurappa 11-07-2013 06:46 PM

    Former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa has ruled out a merger with his former party, the BJP, which is reaching out to him. He said his party workers oppose a merger, but they could consider an alliance. ...
  • Yeddyurappa rules out merger with BJP, but says can have pre-poll ties 11-07-2013 02:55 PM

    Bangalore: Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday said there is no question of merger with the Bharatiya Janata Party. He said, "The BJP is our first preference for pre-poll alliance, third front is our second choice but there is no question of alliance with the Congress." Karnataka Janatha...
  • Congress' Siddaramiah: Rise of the 'Outsider'

    A pinch of Salt |  Veeraraghav T M
    It was an extremely sultry afternoon by Bangalore standards. The Congress office on Queens's road, deserted till the second half of the counting day, was...

  • Governance the biggest challenge for Siddaramaiah: Sachidananda Murthy 13-05-2013 07:13 PM

    Siddaramaiah, sworn in today as the new Karnataka chief minister, has the twin responsibilities of delivering a clean government and cementing the Congress party's fortunes in the next general elections. With both the UPA-2 and the last Karnataka government being badgered by vever-ending scams and scandals, he surely has his...
  • Congress win good for Karnataka, says Yeddyurappa 11-05-2013 08:28 PM

    Udhagamandalam: Karnataka Janata Paksha president BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday described the Congress win in May 5 Assembly polls as good for the state, but said it remained to be seen how the party was going to govern. "Yes. Congress win is good for Karnataka. This is a honeymoon period for...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: BS Yeddyurappa 09-05-2013 11:20 PM

    BJP ex-strongman BS Yeddyurappa, whose party KJP is being seen as one of the primary reasons for BJP's poll defeat in Karnataka, is CNN-IBN's Newsmaker of the Day. ...
  • BJP has no existence in Karnataka without me: Yeddyurappa 09-05-2013 01:21 PM

    Bangalore: Even though BS Yeddyurappa's Karnataka Janatha Paksha failed to make a big splash in the Assembly elections and could win just six seats, the former chief minister boasted that he was responsible for Bharatiya Janata Party's rout in the state. Declaring that he would not return to the BJP,...
  • Does the Congress win in Karnataka reflect public anger against corruption? 08-05-2013 11:36 PM

    Congress won the Karnataka Assembly elections on Wednesday by a huge margin. ...
  • Karnataka elections: Can Congress give a stable and decisive government? 08-05-2013 11:13 PM

    Congress won the Karnataka Assembly elections on Wednesday by a huge margin. ...