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Basavaraj Bommai is the new Karnataka CM: Here's all you need to know

Bommai, a Lingayat leader from North Karnataka, had the backing of the outgoing chief minister Yeddyurappa to succeed him.

Jul 27, 2021, 21:51 PM IST

Basavaraj Bommai to replace BS Yediyurappa as Karnataka CM, swearing-in tomorrow

Just like the outgoing Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa, who resigned on Monday, the new Chief Minister is also from the politically influential Lingayat community.

Jul 27, 2021, 20:38 PM IST

BS Yediyurappa: End of an era but not the end of road for BJP’s ‘comeback man’ in Karnataka

Though in the last two years, BJP won most of the by-elections under Yediyurappa's leadership, repeated floods, alleged shortcomings in COVID management and growing disgruntlement within the party and the government, threw challenges to his administration.

Jul 27, 2021, 13:28 PM IST

How will BJP prevent Lingayat backlash after BS Yediyurappa's exit, who will be next Karnataka CM?

Ending months of speculation over his exit, BS Yediyurappa finally stepped down as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on Monday, coinciding with his government completing two years in office, even as suspense continues on his successor.

Jul 27, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

'Let Yediyurappa reveal who was responsible for his tears,' says K'taka Cong President DK Shivakumar

KPCC President DK Shivakumar questioned the exit of BS Yediyurappa.

Jul 26, 2021, 21:18 PM IST

No one pressurised me, I resigned on my own, says BS Yediyurappa; BJP central observers to elect new Karnataka CM

To elect the new chief minister of Karnataka, the BJP will appoint central observers by Monday evening. It has emerged that BJP chief JP Nadda, Union Home minister Amit Shah and Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh met in Parliament house after Yediyurappa`s resignation and discussed the situation in Karnataka.

Jul 26, 2021, 15:53 PM IST

Karnataka: BS Yediyurappa submits his resignation to the Governor, know what could be the reason behind

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Monday announced his resignation with teary eyes at the end of his speech at the two-year anniversary celebrations of his government. After which, Yeddyurappa submitted his resignation to Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot at the Raj Bhavan on Monday. After meeting the Governor, he said that the party leaders will choose the next CM.

Jul 26, 2021, 14:10 PM IST

Breaking News: Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa announces his resignation during farewell speech

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has announced his resignation in his farewell speech. "I have decided to resign, I will meet the governor after lunch," Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa said at an event to mark the completion of two years of his government.

Jul 26, 2021, 13:22 PM IST

BS Yediyurappa quits as Karnataka CM, announces resignation in emotional speech

The veteran Karnataka BJP leader asserted that he is highly indebted to PM Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah and he lacks words to express his gratitude towards them for giving him an opportunity to serve the people of the state.

Jul 26, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

No message from BJP top brass, suspense builds on BS Yediyurappa's replacement

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa told reporters that he had not received any information from the party top brass about his role as speculations about his replacement has more or less been confirmed.

Jul 25, 2021, 21:43 PM IST

Let’s go for polls, let people decide: Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar challenges Yediyurappa government

Karnataka Congress chief D K Shivakumar said, "BJP does not have the honour or capability to rule the state, they don't know how to serve the people...Come let's go for polls, to give a new administration."

Jul 25, 2021, 21:13 PM IST

'Expecting message from high command today': CM Yediyurappa amid replacement talks

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa claimed that he is expecting a message BJP high command about his possible replacement amid speculations of him vacating the CM's chair. 

Jul 25, 2021, 15:24 PM IST

'Faced challenges like never before as Chief Minister', says BS Yediyurappa staring at exit

CM BS Yediyurappa was speaking after virtually inaugurating projects worth Rs 1,074 crore and laying the foundation for various projects worth Rs 560 crore in the Shivamogga district.

Jul 24, 2021, 18:25 PM IST

Karnataka to get a new CM? BS Yediyurappa's comments spark speculation

CM Yediyurappa gave hints of a possible leadership change saying he is waiting for the party leaders' direction, adding that he 'will abide by those directions'.

Jul 22, 2021, 11:55 AM IST

Amid exit rumours, Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa urges BJP MLAs to ‘not indulge in protest and indiscipline’

Yediyurappa is the BJP's first and only Chief Minister in south India and has almost completed two years in charge since he took over from the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition in July 2019.

Jul 22, 2021, 09:50 AM IST

BS Yediyurappa to host dinner for BJP MLAs amid reports of leadership change in Karnataka

Earlier there were reports that the BJP legislature party meeting will be convened on July 26, on the occasion of completion of two years in office, during which some clarity was expected regarding the speculations about the leadership change.

Jul 21, 2021, 10:46 AM IST

Amid resignation rumours, more than 30 top Lingayat seers extend support to Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa

The politically influential community is considered to have a significant presence in about 140 of the total 224 assembly constituencies in the state, and decisive in about 90 seats, according to political observers.

Jul 20, 2021, 16:45 PM IST

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa dismisses rumours that he is quitting

While some news reports have claimed that BS Yediyurappa will be quitting, the CM on his part has dismissed rumours and said "There is no truth in it... Not at all, not at all.." when asked about the same

Jul 17, 2021, 12:55 PM IST

Karnataka CM Yediyurappa meets PM Modi, discusses several development works

Karnataka chief minister met PM Modi in Delhi amid reports of dissent among some BJP MLAs against Yediyurappa's leadership. 

Jul 16, 2021, 20:23 PM IST

Karnataka COVID lockdown: Govt lifts night curfew, check what's open and what's not

CM BS Yediyurappa allowed the government to reopen offices.

Jul 03, 2021, 20:01 PM IST