BS Yeddyurappa

New Delhi: Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa resigned on Saturday before facing a crucial trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly with numbers stacked against the BJP in the newly elected House, bringing an end to a political thriller that began after May 12 elections threw up a hung verdict. In an emotional speech in the Assembly, …

Bengaluru: Bharatiya Janata Party’s BS Yeddyurappa, on Thursday, was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. This is the third term of Yeddyurappa as the CM of the state. Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the oath of office to Yeddyurappa at 9 a.m. in the ‘Glass House’ of Raj Bhavan amid tight security. Yeddyurappa, 75, took the …

Bengaluru: The newly elected Karnataka BJP legislators on Wednesday elected BS Yeddyurappa as their legislative party leader and he soon staked claim to form the government though the party is eight seats short of a majority in the Assembly. “We have staked claim to form the government as the single largest party with 104 newly …

Bengaluru: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa announced on Tuesday evening that he had urged Governor Vajubhai Vala to let him prove majority support in the Karnataka Assembly. Yeddyurappa made the comments to the media after calling on the Governor along with party leader and Union Minister Ananth Kumar after results from Saturday’s …

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India on Friday deployed a remote sensing Cartosat and 30 other satellites, including 28 from six nations into the earth’s orbit after a copybook launch from its spaceport here. The 44.4-metre tall Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C40) roared into a clear sky after a perfect lift-off at 9.29 a.m. following a 28-hour …

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): Countdown has begun for launching 31 satellites in a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from its spaceport here. “The 28-hour countdown began at 0529 hours in the mission control here on Thursday for the rocket launch at 0928 hours on Friday,” said the state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on its website. The …

The special CBI court acquitted on Wednesday former chief minister of Karnataka B S Yeddyurappa who was charged with accepting a bribe of Rs 40 crores for granting a mining licence during his tenure as a chief minister of the state.