Wednesday, 17 August, 2022
TopicBS Yediyurappa

Topic: BS Yediyurappa

Eshwarappa, who quit as Karnataka minister over contractor death, is key BJP architect in state

BJP's tallest backward classes leader in Karnataka, K.S. Eshwarappa has held various posts, including deputy chief minister and state party president.

‘Let Muslims live peacefully’ — Yediyurappa calls for end to communal tensions in Karnataka

On Sunday, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister J.C. Madhuswamy warned of action against fringe groups if they create trouble and disrupt peace in Karnataka.

Karnataka polls a year away but Rahul Gandhi, Amit Shah vie for Lingayat voters’ attention

Gandhi and Shah are both set to attend 115th birth anniversary celebrations of Siddalinga Shivakumara Swamiji at Siddaganga Mutt. Ex-CM B.S. Yediyurappa will chair Friday's event.

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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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

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(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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