Thursday, 18 August, 2022

Topic: Yeddyurappa

I beg to disagree: Minister V.K. Singh counters Yeddyurappa’s ‘Modi wave’ comments

BJP leader B.S. Yeddyurappa had said the IAF strikes will help the party win seats in Karnataka, but later said he was quoted out of context.

Why India’s new Israel ambassador is the talk of the town

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

The Constitution will prevail in Karnataka. The BJP’s Constitution

It is secularist trash that 104 is less than 117. If only they could appreciate Vedic mathematics.

Superbrand Narendra Modi: Cast in Titanium, not merely coated with Teflon

He’s our most polarising leader, deeply hated by many but equally loved by more, especially the young. To extrapolate BJP’s struggles in Gujarat and Karnataka to 2019 is fatally complacent.

Karnataka floor test – has Supreme Court restored some lost prestige or has it stopped short?

Experts weigh in on Supreme Court's order to newly sworn-in Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka to prove its majority in under 36 hours.

Resort politics is the last resort for Congress to keep its flock together

Lodged in Eagleton resort  near Bengaluru, Congress MLAs have been told to record the calls they get from the rival camp.

15 days for Yeddyurappa: Legitimate period to prove majority or will it facilitate poaching?

B S Yeddyurappa took oath as the chief minister of Karnataka after Governor Vajubhai Vala gave him 15 days to prove his majority on the floor of the assembly. Critics say that the period is too long and will encourage illegal trading of members. Experts weigh in.

Plugged-In: Yeddyurappa back as CM, decision on Justice Joseph delayed again

Front Page Yeddyurappa set for return as CM, but can't form government: Amid intense jockeying for power and allegations of horse-trading, Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala...

B.S. Yeddyurappa sworn in as Karnataka chief minister

Yeddyurappa has 15 days to prove his majority in the Assembly.

Siddaramaiah wants to follow an ancient king & halt Modi juggernaut from reaching the south

His tweets deriding the ‘northern imports’ of the BJP are among attempts to brand himself as a strong southern satrap, following the 6th century Chalukya king Pulikeshi.

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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.


(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.