‘Yeddyurappa was ready to join Congress’

Friday, March 21st, 2014
M.D. Laxminarayan

Tumkur : M.D. Laxminarayan, MLC and a former supporter of B.S. Yeddyurappa, said here on Thursday that the former Chief Minister was ready to join the Congress three months ago. Mr. Laxminarayan, who joined the Congress on Wednesday, told presspersons here that Mr. Yeddyurappa was ready to join the Congress under the leadership of MP […]

Shettar replaces Kumaraswamy as Opposition Leader in Assembly

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

Bangalore: With the merger of B S Yeddyurappa-led KJP boosting the BJP’s tally, the party’s former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar was today recognised as the opposition leader in the House by Speaker Kagodu Thimappa. PTI file photo With the merger of B S Yeddyurappa-led KJP boosting the BJP’s tally, the party’s former Chief Minister Jagadish […]

KJP resolution authorises BSY to decide merger

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Bangalore:  Former CM still waiting for invitation from BJP, Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) president B.S. Yeddyurappa on Monday got a shot in the arm as the party’s State executive passed a resolution authorising him to take a final decision on the party’s next political move, including a merger with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The […]

Yeddyurappa continues dharna in Assembly

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Bangalore : Sticking firmly to his demand for extending Shaadi Bhagya scheme to all communities, Karnataka Janata Paksha president B.S. Yeddyurappa continued his 25-day-old dharna that was being staged in Bangalore, in Belgaum by launching an indefinite protest in the Legislative Assembly on Monday. Mr. Yeddyurappa, who commenced the dharna in the well of the […]

‘Shaadi Bhagya’: KJP may launch rath yatra

Monday, November 4th, 2013

Bangalore : Intensifying its demand that the ‘Shaadi Bhagya’ scheme be extended to all communities, the Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) is considering launching a rath yatra or a padayatra across the State if the government does not budge. KJP president B S Yeddyurappa and party workers havebeen on an indefinite protest in front of the […]

Shivakumar meeting Yeddyurappa seeking support is his own decision: CM

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Bangalore : Asserting that Congress has not sought Karnataka Janata Paksha’s support for Lok Sabha bypolls, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said party leader D K Shivakumar meeting KJP chief B S Yeddyurappa, to seek support for the by-election to Bangalore rural Lok Sabha constituency was his own decision. “DK Shivakumar hasn’t spoken to me on […]

BJP leadership urged to act against Yeddyurappa’s MP son

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Shimoga: Karnataka BJP President K S Eshwarappa said the party’s central leadership has been urged to take “appropriate action” against B Y Raghavendra, MP, for his close association with Karnataka Janata Paksha (KJP) led by his father B S Yeddyurappa. “I don’t have powers to take action myself. Hence we have urged the central leadership […]