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Hall of short fame: Yeddyurappa not alone to serve as CM for just a few days

Hall of short fame: Yeddyurappa not alone to serve as CM for just a few days

In 2007 also, Yeddyurappa had served as the state's CM for eight days -- September 12-19.

May 20, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
The complete Karnataka saga: How Congress-JDS unity forced BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to quit before floor test

The complete Karnataka saga: How Congress-JDS unity forced BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to quit before floor test

Curtains came down on the political drama in Karnataka on Saturday with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader BS Yeddyurappa resigning as the Chief Minister of the state without going for a floor test

May 20, 2018, 07:52 AM IST
New lease of life to 'Third Front' as Congress and JDS defeat BJP in battle for Karnataka

New lease of life to 'Third Front' as Congress and JDS defeat BJP in battle for Karnataka

The outcome in Karnataka has given a glimpse to the regional parties and the Congress on what could happen if a combined opposition takes on the BJP. 

May 20, 2018, 07:25 AM IST
Those who misled PM on Karnataka must be ousted: Shatrughan Sinha

Those who misled PM on Karnataka must be ousted: Shatrughan Sinha

In a series of tweets, the Patna Sahib MP also demanded "all those who misled Hon'ble PM, particularly those who declared victory in his presence, must be held responsible and shown the door".

May 19, 2018, 22:53 PM IST
Parties attack BJP, say it should take lessons from Karnataka episode

Parties attack BJP, say it should take lessons from Karnataka episode

Soon after B S Yeddyurappa resigned as the chief minister, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi launched a strong attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that "he is corruption" and his claims of

May 19, 2018, 22:47 PM IST
Kumaraswamy invites Mamata to oath-taking ceremony

Kumaraswamy invites Mamata to oath-taking ceremony

The TMC chief congratulated Gowda, Kumaraswamy and the Congress after Yeddyurappa resigned as chief minister of the southern state without facing the floor test.

May 19, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
BJP blasts Congress' Sanjay Nirupam for comparing Karnataka Governor to dogs

BJP blasts Congress' Sanjay Nirupam for comparing Karnataka Governor to dogs

Sanjay Nirupam had questioned Governor Vajubhai Vala's recent decisions to invite BS Yeddyurappa to form the government in Karnataka and to appoint KG Bopaiah as Protem Speaker.

May 19, 2018, 21:32 PM IST
Congress distances itself from Sanjay Nirupam's remark, says party has regard for worst enemies

Congress distances itself from Sanjay Nirupam's remark, says party has regard for worst enemies

Attacking Governor Vajubhai Vala, Sanjay Nirupam had compared his 'loyalty towards BJP' with that of dogs.

May 19, 2018, 21:32 PM IST
Akhilesh says Yeddyurappa's resignation not enough, wants central government to quit

Akhilesh says Yeddyurappa's resignation not enough, wants central government to quit

"The central government should also resign on moral grounds."

May 19, 2018, 20:42 PM IST
BS Yeddyurappa: Seasoned oarsman who failed to anchor BJP boat in Karnataka

BS Yeddyurappa: Seasoned oarsman who failed to anchor BJP boat in Karnataka

From the mundane existence as a government clerk, BS Yeddyurappa became the chief minister for a third time on Thursday, but broke his own record of the most short-lived head of government in

May 19, 2018, 20:36 PM IST
HD Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM on May 23

HD Kumaraswamy to take oath as Karnataka CM on May 23

Terming BS Yeddyurappa's resignation as Karnataka CM historic victory for democracy, Kumaraswamy said final modalities of the new government will be decided together with Congress. 

May 19, 2018, 20:07 PM IST
BJP's Subramanian Swamy calls own party arrogant, Congress-JDS as 'big losers'

BJP's Subramanian Swamy calls own party arrogant, Congress-JDS as 'big losers'

BJP claimed moral victory while Congress-JDS combine began preparations to form the next government after BS Yeddyurappa resigned minutes before floor-test in Karnataka.

May 19, 2018, 19:23 PM IST
Sanjay Nirupam faces ire for comparing Karnataka's Governor Vajubhai Vala to dogs

Sanjay Nirupam faces ire for comparing Karnataka's Governor Vajubhai Vala to dogs

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala had invited Yeddyurappa on Thursday to form the government. Following this, a tremendous political turmoil hit the state with the Congress moving Supreme Court

May 19, 2018, 19:04 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi flays BJP MLAs, Protem Speaker for walking out during national anthem

Rahul Gandhi flays BJP MLAs, Protem Speaker for walking out during national anthem

Moments after BS Yeddyurappa announced he will resign as Karnataka CM, several BJP MLAs and Protem Speaker KG Bopaiah were seen walking out of the Vidhan Sabha.

May 19, 2018, 18:46 PM IST
Deja vu for BJP? 13 days for Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1996, 2 days for Yeddyurappa now

Deja vu for BJP? 13 days for Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1996, 2 days for Yeddyurappa now

Yeddyurappa's emotional speech on Saturday had a glimpse of what Atal Bihari Vajpayee had said in 1996 when he had to resign as the PM in just 13 days.

May 19, 2018, 18:01 PM IST
Karnataka power struggle: Chronology of events

Karnataka power struggle: Chronology of events

Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court ordered a live telecast of the floor test to be conducted at 4 pm in order to maintain transparency.

May 19, 2018, 17:59 PM IST
BJP has snatched defeat from jaws of win: Who said what about Karnataka power struggle

BJP has snatched defeat from jaws of win: Who said what about Karnataka power struggle

Victory in defeat and winning against all odds are two contrasting ways rival political parties are regarding the political scenario in Karnataka after BS Yeddyurappa tendered his resignation on

May 19, 2018, 17:58 PM IST
Resignation before floor-test: Highlights from Atal Bihari Vajpayee's speech then and Yeddyurappa's speech now

Resignation before floor-test: Highlights from Atal Bihari Vajpayee's speech then and Yeddyurappa's speech now

Working for the people - whether in power or not - are sentiments both Atal Bihari Vajpayee and BS Yeddyurappa made in their speech before resigning as PM and CM, respectively.

May 19, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
Despite Yeddyurappa's resignation, Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of corruption in Karnataka

Despite Yeddyurappa's resignation, Rahul Gandhi accuses PM Modi of corruption in Karnataka

Brazenly calling Prime Minister Modi as corrupt, Rahul said that he had allowed BJP to use power of money to buy out Congress and JDS MLAs in Karnataka.

May 19, 2018, 17:06 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee calls Yeddyurappa's resignation 'victory of regional front'

Mamata Banerjee calls Yeddyurappa's resignation 'victory of regional front'

Yeddyurappa who had sworn in as the CM on Thursday announced his resignation minutes before the most-awaited floor test.

May 19, 2018, 16:58 PM IST

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