KS ESHWARAPPA

  • Modi vs Advani: Karnataka BJP meeting cancelled September 12, 2013

    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 in...
  • K'taka polls: Deputy CM booked for inducing voters April 24, 2013

    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 April 23, 2013

    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: Eshwarappa in trouble over hate speech April 13, 2013

    Shimoga: Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa is in trouble for his alleged "hate speech" in the assembly pollbound 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 April 12, 2013

    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 April 12, 2013

    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 of...
  • Karnataka Dy CM faces trouble for alleged hate speech April 11, 2013

    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...
  • Will not return to BJP, asserts BS Yeddyurappa March 20, 2013

    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...
  • Karnataka BJP meet on Saturday to select new state party chief March 9, 2013

    Bangalore: BJP leader Arun Jaitley will meet senior Karnataka party leaders on Saturday to select a new head for the state unit following incumbent KS Eshwarappa's resignation on Thursday. Jaitley, leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha, is reaching Bangalore late on Friday and senior state leaders will meet him...
  • Karnataka CM favours awarding death sentence to rapists December 30, 2012

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on December 26 said he was in favour of death sentence to rapists and enacting a law in this regard. "I am in favour of death sentence to rapists and enacting a law in this regard," he told reporters on the sidelines of the...
  • K'taka: BJP cautious on action against BSY loyalists December 12, 2012

    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 December 11, 2012

    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 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...
  • Karnataka not obliged to bear crop loss: Dy CM August 29, 2012

    Mysore: After reviewing drought relief works here, Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa on Tuesday said that the onus of paying compensation to farmers is on the Centre, not the state government. He said the state government is not responsible to pay even a single paise to farmers for crop...
  • Shettar sworn in as Karnataka's 3rd CM in 1 year July 12, 2012

    Bangalore: Jagadish Shettar has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka along with two Deputy Chief Ministers KS Eshwarappa, who is the state Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) President, and R Ashok. Shettar and his colleagues were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj in...
  • K'taka: New crisis for BJP as Gowda does a Yeddy July 10, 2012

    New Delhi: In a last minute hitch, the ruling BJP Legislature party meeting to elect Jagadish Shettar as the Karnataka Chief Minister was delayed on Tuesday morning with outgoing Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda's camp setting forth three conditions for his resignation from the post. Ministers and MLAs loyal to Gowda...
  • K'taka: BJP to resolve leadership crisis March 25, 2012

    Mysore: Medical Education Minister SA Ramdas said the BJP high command is likely to resolve the leadership crisis in the state government before April 15. He said the BJP leaders, including BS Yeddyurappa, KS Eshwarappa and DV Sadananda Gowda, will tour the state to apologise to the people and enthuse...
  • Karnataka: CM issue refuses to die down in BJP January 26, 2012

    Belgaum: The issue of who would occupy the chief minister's post in the near future simply refuses to die down in the BJP. On Tuesday, state BJP president KS Eshwarappa said that none from the party or the Sangh Parivar has opposed former Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa chief ministerial ambitions. "Minister...
  • Yeddyurappa not to pick his successor: BJP July 30, 2011

    Bangalore: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday ruled out allowing scamhit 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 Ashoka...
  • Who will succeed BS Yeddyurappa? July 28, 2011

    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...
  • BJPCong face off over BSYBhardwaj tussle May 21, 2011

    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 Yeddyurappaled government. The...
  • Trouble brews for Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa March 24, 2011

    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 inquiry...
  • Karnataka ministers also involved in land scam November 17, 2010

    Bangalore: The multicrore 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...