Yeddyurappa, Somanna granted bail

Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and Housing Minister V Somanna were Wednesday granted bail by a Lokayukta court in a case relating to alleged irregularities in denotification of land.

Not violated election code of conduct: Somanna

The Housing Minister denied he violated election code of conduct in regard to his statement enhancing rice and wheat quota under PDS.

BJP’s victory muted by Somanna’s defeat : The Hindu

The BJP victory in the byelections — it won 2 of the 5 Assembly seats — has been clouded by the defeat of Minister for Muzrai and Housing V Somanna by newcomer Priya Krishna in the Govindarajanagar constituency in Bangalore