Karnataka bypolls results tomorrow; Cong, BJP keep fingers crossed

Counting of votes for the August 21 by-election to three Assembly seats from Karnataka will be held with the outcome being a test of popularity and prestige for Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP Vice-President B S Yeddyurappa.

Siddaramaiah, Yeddyurappa face test of mettle in by-polls

Political tenacity of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP national Vice-President B S Yeddyurappa will be on test in tomorrow`s by-elections to three Assembly seats in Karnataka in the first electoral showdown after the Lok Sabha polls.

Yeddyurappa submits resignation as MLA

Former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who won Shimoga Lok Saba seat by a huge margin, has submitted his resignation as an MLA to the Speaker of Karnataka Assembly.

Yeddyurappa tells Modi he would work to strengthen party

Karnataka BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa, reportedly a ministerial aspirant, has written to Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi, pledging to work for strengthening the party in the state.

Congress afraid of my popularity: Yeddyurappa

Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi and Congress for naming him in their speeches while referring to corruption, former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said Congress is afraid of his popularity.

Congress afraid of my popularity: Yeddyurappa

Hitting out at Rahul Gandhi and Congress for naming him in their speeches while referring to corruption, former Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said Congress is afraid of his popularity.

Narendra Modi is the only hope, says Yeddyurappa

Former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who announced his party KJP`s decision to merge with BJP, today flayed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s comment that Narendra Modi as PM would be "disastrous" for the country.

Ranjath to decide on Yeddyurappa`s return: Karnataka BJP chief

Karnataka BJP President Prahlad Joshi said ball is in party national President Rajnath Singh`s court in the matter of deciding on return of former Chief Minister Yeddyurappa back into the party fold.

JDS flays BJP, Congress for "knocking doors" of corrupt leaders

Opposition JDS leader in the Assembly and former Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy took potshots at BJP for trying to bring back KJP chief BS Yeddyurappa into the party, saying it was "embracing" leaders tainted by corruption charge.

Bangalore Police issue notice to Yeddyurappa to end dharna

Bangalore Police have issued a notice to Yeddyurappa asking him to stop his dharna demanding extension of the "Shaadi Bhagya" scheme to all communities.

Yeddyurappa makes formal move to be part of NDA

Taking the initial formal step to be part of NDA, former Chief Minister and KJP President BS Yeddyurappa on Saturday asked it to consider making his party an alliance partner of the BJP-led coalition while expressing support to its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Central leaders to decide on Yeddyurappa`s return: Karnataka BJP

BJP`s Karnataka unit Thursday said its central leaders will decide whether to bringYeddyurappa back into the party.

Yeddyurappa gets anticipatory bail in forgery case

Karnataka High Court on Friday granted anticipatory bail to former Chief Minister and KJP president B S Yeddyurappa in a case relating to alleged forgery.

Will take poll sanyas if relation with JDS proved: Sadananda

Irked over reports that he might join JDS, former Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda said he would take "political sanyas" if BS Yeddyurappa proved he had forged a relation with the party led by former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda.

Karnataka`s debt burden mounted to Rs 1.2 lakh crore: Congress

Congress in Karnataka dismissed the state government`s contention that its financial status is sound, wondering as to how it was possible when the state`s debt burden mounted to Rs 1.2 lakh crore.

Don`t have numbers, will not move no-trust motion: Congress

Congress will not move a no-confidence motion as it expects the BJP government to collapse on its own, Leader of the Opposition in the state Assembly said here on Monday.

Complaint filed against IGP in Lokayukta

A private complaint has been filed before the Lokayukta against Inspector General of Police (Central) Amar Kumar Pandey alleging corruption and dereliction of duty.

It is a vote for development, says Karnataka BJP

Karnataka unit BJP on Thursday hailed the party`s victory in Gujarat assembly elections for a third successive term, describing the mandate as a "vote for development".

No bright future for regional parties in Karnataka

Claiming that regional parties in Karnataka did not have a bright future, Mallikarjun Kharge said Yeddyurappa`s party will not succeed.

Yeddyurappa`s Sunday show: Will BJP government fall?

The BJP is gearing up for the possible fall of its government in Karnataka with its former leader B.S. Yeddyurappa launching his own party Sunday.