Flaying the Siddaramaiah government for its alleged "failure" on various fronts, opposition BJP leader in the Legislative Council KS Eshwarappa on Friday accused it of playing into the hands of lobbyists.
Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao on Saturday said he would not resign from the post as demanded by BJP for his alleged encroachment of government land as the case has been closed.
Marking yet another low in the political blame game over repeated incidents of rape in the state, a member of Karnataka legislative council on Saturday hit back at BJP leader KS Eshwarappa for his "loose comments" by asking him what if he rapes Eshwarappa's wife.
The Election Commission has issued notices to Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister K S Eshwarappa and Maharashtra Home Minister R R Patil for giving "hate speeches" while campaigning for the Karnataka Assembly elections.
Amid speculation of an imminent change of the state BJP President, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister KS Eshwarappa on Monday left for Delhi where is slated to hold discussions with party central leadership.