Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicBS Yediyurappa

Topic: BS Yediyurappa

Yediyurappa & son holiday in Dubai, skip first BJP state exec meeting since Bommai became CM

Yediyurappa shared photos of his visit to Dubai expo, the first he has shared on 'vacation'. They were timed to coincide with photos of executive meeting shared by BJP leaders.

Why BJP’s 1-1 result in Karnataka bypolls is a win for Yediyurappa, step back for CM Bommai

BJP leaders insist bypoll result in Bommai's backyard Hangal doesn’t cast a shadow on his leadership. But campaign has left many cracks within party, despite big win in Sindagi.

Why former Karnataka CM Yediyurappa’s PA is at the centre of a political storm following IT raids

Former CM says doesn't want to link I-T raids with politics. But behind closed doors rumblings of a tug of war between BJP & the leader have only grown louder.

Why mass base is no comfort to Yediyurappas, Rajes and Singhs in Modi-Shah’s BJP

Since 2014, Modi's persona is the defining element for the RSS and the BJP, but he wouldn’t let any regional leader harbour any such notions in their territories.

Removing Yediyurappa was the easier part, BJP now faces tough task of finding his successor

The final choice will be made after two observers, BJP Karnataka in-charge Arun Singh and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, visit the state and hold a meeting with MLAs.

BS Yediyurappa ends speculation, says will resign as Karnataka Chief Minister today

Yediyurappa announced his resignation at an event commemorating two years since his government came to power.

Yediyurappa’s resignation was inevitable. Hopefully, the focus will now be back on governance

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Yediyurappa countdown on as CM? He says party will take decision today

BJP faces multiple challenges as it looks to replace Yediyurappa, a Lingayat strongman credited with ensuring the party’s first-ever govt in the south.

Lingayat seers mount show of strength for community man Yediyurappa as ouster rumour takes off

The show of strength will likely help Karnataka CM B.S. Yediyurappa increase his bargaining power over the choice of his successor and 'ensure a good deal for his son'. 

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Army chief General M.M. Naravane

Gen Naravane’s legacy can only be understood over time. But it’s altered LAC dynamics forever

Gen Naravane is both a dove and a hawk, depending on the issue. This was because, at the end of the day, he was, and is, a “quintessential Army man”.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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