Dec 12, 2019 11:24 AM IST
All set for his fourth innings as the chief minister in July, he had reverted to the earlier English spelling of his name "Yediyurappa" from "Yeddyurappa", apparently influenced by numerology.
- Mar 23, 2019 08:22 PM IST
The Congress, citing a media report, had Friday demanded a Lokpal probe into the charge that the state BJP chief had paid Rs 1,800 crore as bribe to the party top brass, which Yeddyurappa had dismissed as "atrocious and malicious."
- Mar 23, 2019 07:48 PM IST
The allegations were based on photocopies of BSY's purported diary which were submitted to the tax department.
- Feb 08, 2019 11:43 AM IST
Shortly after Kumaraswamy released the clips, Yeddyurappa said he had not met anyone to woo JD(S) lawmaker Nagana Gouda as alleged and that the charge against him was "far from the truth."
- Jan 16, 2019 07:05 PM IST
The Congress and JDS continued to present a picture of confidence about the brewing crisis blowing over, with Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy saying things were "under control" and there was no reason for worry.
- Jan 14, 2019 06:45 PM IST
Yeddyurappa assertion comes hours after Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy stuck to his allegation that the BJP was trying to lure MLAs of the ruling combine and expressed confidence that none of them would switch sides.
- Dec 31, 2018 04:48 PM IST
Dismissing an allegation by former chief minister and JDS-Congress coordination committee chief Siddaramaiah, he said there was no need for the BJP to pull down the government as the coalition partners were themselves "restive".
- Dec 19, 2018 09:52 PM IST
With the ruling Congress-JD(S) MLAs also on their toes to defend the government, the scene turned chaotic. Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy was locked in a high pitch verbal duel with Opposition BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa during the debate on drought.
- Nov 23, 2018 10:10 PM IST
The government, he said, has neither any directionnor goal, and alleged that Kumaraswamy has spent half of his days in office by visiting temples and the other half by passing time in posh hotels.
- Nov 06, 2018 04:22 PM IST
"The truth of the matter is that money and liquor had a bigger role in this election. Congress and JD(S) won the election using money and power," BJP state unit president B S Yeddyurappa said.
- May 22, 2018 10:16 AM IST
In a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner Om Prakash Rawat, Yeddyurappa said the EC should take serious note of what he claimed were VVPAT machines and said it indicated “grave irregularities” in the conduct of assembly polls in the state.
- May 19, 2018 08:22 PM IST
Congress, Left, NCP and Shiv Sena demand that the Governor of Karnataka, Vajubhai Vala should resign for misusing his office.
- May 18, 2018 11:21 AM IST
The Supreme court is hearing a petition moved by the Congress-JDS combine challenging the governor's decision to invite the BJP to form government.
- May 18, 2018 09:34 AM IST
The SC bench comprising Justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde and Ashok Bhushan will hear the matter around 10.30am on Friday. On Thursday, during a historic pre-dawn hearing, the SC made it clear that it was not interfering with the Governor's decision to invite the BJP to form government. The BJP which won 104 seats has emerged as the single largest party.
- May 17, 2018 02:58 PM IST
The Union former finance and home minister said had he been in Yeddyurappa's place, he would not have taken the oath till the apex court took a decision on the petition filed by the Congress-JD(S) combine challenging the Governor's decision to invite him to take oath.
- May 17, 2018 01:04 PM IST
While Congress president Rahul Gandhi said India mourns the defeat of democracy, the party's communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala described the events in Karnataka as a "black spot" on the country's democracy that will be erased.
- May 17, 2018 12:22 PM IST
Newly sworn in Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa today said he was "100 percent sure" of winning the vote of confidence in the assembly and completing the five-year term. He slammed the Congress-JDS alliance as "unholy" and charged they were out to grab power though the people had "rejected them outright".
- May 17, 2018 10:53 AM IST
Several senior Congress leaders, including former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ashok Gehlot, Mallikarjuna Kharge, party's General Secretary in-charge of Karnataka K C Venugopal, sat at the foot of the statue, staging the protest.
- May 17, 2018 09:54 AM IST
From the humdrum existence as a government clerk and a hardware store owner to becoming the chief minister of Karnataka for a second time, BS Yeddyurappa has navigated the choppy waters of politics with the consummate ease of a seasoned oarsman, defying tidal waves of adversity.
- May 17, 2018 09:34 AM IST
The 75-year-old Lingayat strongman was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Vajubhai Vala at a ceremony at Raj Bhavan amid loud cheering by his supporters.
- May 16, 2018 09:08 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa will be sworn in at Raj Bhavan on May 17 at 9.30 am, reports suggest.
- May 14, 2018 08:34 AM IST
Yeddyurappa said his calculations had never gone wrong in his political career and he expected the BJP to win 125 to 130 seats.
- May 12, 2018 09:11 AM IST
The Karnataka voter is usually mature and does not repeat his mistakes.
- May 07, 2018 10:44 PM IST
With the backing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), with whom she has been associated for several years, and her continued campaigning for the BJP, Karandlaje would indeed be given do attention in future.
- May 07, 2018 07:47 PM IST
Prime Minister Modi has coined a number of names for the Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka government during his election rallies and said there was “ease of doing murders” in Karnataka and that it was a “10% government” that takes commission to do a job.