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BJP shies away from early re-entry of BSY into party fold

BJP has shied away from early re-entry of former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa into the party fold, apprehending that a green signal would provide "ammunition" to the Congress to attack it.

Sep 22, 2013, 20:25 PM IST

BJP shies away from early re-entry of BSY into party fold

BJP has shied away from early re-entry of former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa into the party fold, apprehending that a green signal would provide "ammunition" to the Congress to attack it.

Sep 22, 2013, 16:59 PM IST

Yeddy, infighting cost BJP dearly: BJP top brass

The BJP top brass on conceded the decision to remove BS Yeddyurappa from the chief minister`s post and his subsequent decision to form his own party has been a major contributor, along with infighting, to their rout in Karnataka.

May 08, 2013, 21:32 PM IST

Yeddyurappa confident of forming next govt in Karnataka

BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that he was confident of getting a majority and forming the next government in Karnataka.

May 05, 2013, 14:39 PM IST

Karnataka Assembly polls 2013: Yeddyurappa offers big sops for women, farmers, minority voters

Monthly pension of Rs 500 for all farmers over 65 years and loan at 1% for women, is among the sops on offer in manifesto of ex-Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa`s newly-formed Karnataka Janata Party (KJP).

Apr 15, 2013, 00:19 AM IST

Yeddyurappa promises Rs 2,000-cr budget allocation for Muslims

Former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa`s Karnataka Janata Party on Saturday promised to waive farmers` loans and allocate Rs 2,000 crore for Muslims in the budget in its poll manifesto.

Apr 13, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

Dissent in BSY’s KJP over candidate selection

Not only the ruling BJP and the Congress, but the Karnataka Janata Party led BS Yeddyurappa too is facing problems over the selection of the candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections.

Apr 12, 2013, 16:55 PM IST

Yeddy`s son Raghavendra suspended from BJP for ‘anti-party activities’

Cracking the whip, BJP on Monday suspended Lok Sabha members BY Raghavendra and Shivakumar Udasi for "anti-party activities" as they had been identified with BS Yeddyurappa`s Karnataka Janata Party.

Apr 08, 2013, 17:33 PM IST

BJP puts up brave face over Karnataka drubbing

Karnataka`s ruling BJP Monday put up a brave face over its rout in the urban local bodies polls held Thursday.

Mar 11, 2013, 19:00 PM IST

HC orders notice to Yeddyurappa

Karnataka HC on Wednesday ordered issue of notice to former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa on a petition challenging an Election Commission order recognising him as the President of Karnataka Janata Party (KJP).

Mar 06, 2013, 15:26 PM IST

Parties in tizzy with two polls in three months in Karnataka

Political parties in Karnataka are in for a double whammy this summer -- elections to urban local bodies in March and the state assembly before May.

Feb 16, 2013, 13:48 PM IST

KJP founder says he faces threats to life from Yeddyurappa

Founder president of Karnataka Janata Party Padmanabha Prassana Kumar today alleged he faced threats to his life in Karnataka from B S Yeddyurappa, who is heading KJP now and he wanted `political asylum` in Tamil Nadu.

Feb 06, 2013, 15:46 PM IST

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.

Feb 04, 2013, 17:54 PM IST

Karnataka Governor to address joint session today

Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj on Monday said he would summon the Joint Session of the State Legislature tomorrow and address it.

Feb 04, 2013, 08:26 AM IST

Yeddyurappa keeps BJP govt on tenterhooks

Karnataka Janata Party President BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday declined to divulge whether some more Ministers and MLAs loyal to him would quit.

Jan 31, 2013, 20:29 PM IST

KJP rejects former founder claim, expels him from party

The fledgling Karnataka Janata Party (KJP) today witnessed power struggle after its former founder shot off a letter to the Election Commission removing incumbent president BS Yeddyurappa.

Jan 29, 2013, 21:10 PM IST

Shettar likely to meet BJP prez on Monday, discuss Karnataka politics

Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar is likely to meet BJP president Rajnath Singh to discuss future course of action in wake of 13 MLAs loyal to BS Yeddyurappa announcing their decision to quit.

Jan 27, 2013, 21:02 PM IST

Ready to face no-confidence motion if Opposition moves it: Shettar

Asserting that his government still enjoyed a majority even after 13 BJP MLAs resigned, Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar said he is ready to face a no-confidence motion, if opposition moves.

Jan 27, 2013, 17:00 PM IST

Yeddyurappa shifts deadline to Jan 15

Yeddyurappa said it was wrong to claim that KJP is formed by rebel BJP leaders and pointed out that leaders from various political parties have joined the party.

Jan 04, 2013, 17:48 PM IST

KJP to launch Secretariat march on December 26

Karnataka Janata Party will launch "Vidhana Soudha (Secretariat) chalo" agitation on December 26 against "failure" of BJP govt in releasing funds to implement schemes initiated by B S Yeddyurappa.

Dec 22, 2012, 00:43 AM IST