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Yeddyurappa hints at leaving BJP, decision only in December


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, battling a dozen cases of corruption, Friday indicated leaving the party but would decide on the step only in ... Read more...

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Cauvery water dispute adds to Karnataka Congress’ woes (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 21st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) The flare-up in the dispute over sharing the water of the Cauvery river with Tamil Nadu is pushing the Congress in Karnataka on the backfoot as ... Read more...

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Will move apex court again on Cauvery water: Jayalalithaa


September 19th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will again approach the Supreme Court to get its due share of Cauvery river water from Karnataka as the award of the Cauvery ... Read more...

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Cauvery river panel meets on Tamil Nadu’s call


September 19th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After a wait of nine years, the Cauvery River Authority (CRA) met Wednesday at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence here, following a request from Tamil ... Read more...

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Approaching polls drive BJP, Congress into confession mode (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Karnataka and its main opponent, the Congress, are becoming experts in correctly diagnosing the ills plaguing them while groping in the ... Read more...

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BJP slams government for intelligence failure


August 19th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A day after India blamed Pakistan for rumours and SMSes that forced thousands of northeast citizens to flee other states, the BJP Sunday slammed ... Read more...

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Panic subsides in Karnataka, people flee Maharashtra (Intro-Roundup)


August 17th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) A mass flight triggered by rumours of imminent attacks on people from the northeast in Karnataka ebbed Thursday, but many from the region began fleeing ... Read more...

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Panic subsides in Karnataka, people flee Maharashtra (Roundup)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) A mass flight triggered by rumours of imminent attacks on people from the northeast in Karnataka ebbed Thursday, but many from the region began fleeing ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s mortal remains consigned to flames (Second Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) A sea of humanity poured out on all roads leading to Babhalgaon village in this Maharashtra district as thousands paid their last tributes to their ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa faces probe in one more land deal case


August 10th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 10 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his son and BJP Lok Sabha member B.Y. Raghavendra will face a probe in one more illegal land deal ... Read more...

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Shettar is Karnataka CM, promises graft-free regime (Afternoon Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar Thursday took oath as the Karnataka chief minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) third man in the post in four years, and ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM-designate Shettar grapples with ministry formation (Evening Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 11 (IANS) Jagadish Shettar, set to take oath Thursday as the Karnataka chief minister, was in New Delhi late Wednesday to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders ... Read more...

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Karnataka mess: BJP gambles on getting it right third time (News Analysis)


July 10th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be gambling by changing its Karnataka chief minister - ostensibly with assembly elections in view, even though it ... Read more...

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BJP replaces Gowda with Shettar in Karnataka (Roundup)


July 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Buckling under mounting pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the BJP Sunday said D.V. Sadananda Gowda was being replaced as the Karnataka chief minister by Rural ... Read more...

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Shettar new Karnataka chief minister


July 8th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Sunday announced Jagdish Shettar as the new chief minister of Karnataka replacing D.V. Sadananda Gowda."Sadanand Gowda resigned ... Read more...

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CBI grills Yeddyurappa in mining bribery case


July 8th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) As he scored a political victory Saturday by forcing his Bharatiya Janata Party to replace his successor D.V. Sadananda Gowda, former Karnataka chief minister B. ... Read more...

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Gowda to meet Advani, Gadkari in Delhi


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Saturday left for New Delhi to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch L.K. Advani and party president Nitin ... Read more...

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Shettar to be new Karnataka chief minister


July 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa relieved over anticipatory bail


June 21st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday expressed relief over securing anticipatory bail from the Karnataka High Court in the bribery case the Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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India, Germany to discus Eurozone crisis, Afghanistan


June 21st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With the global financial crisis deepening, India and Germany will Friday discus the developments in the Eurozone, the fragile security situation in Afghanistan and the ... Read more...

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BJP in a fix, allies divided on presidential candidate


June 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With contrasting stands among its allies on the presidential election, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appears to be in a fix.Shiv Sena, a part ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa’s anticipatory bail plea rejected (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) In a severe jolt to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Wednesday rejected his anticipatory bail plea ... Read more...

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BJP: A divided house despite patch-up moves


May 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) It is now out in the open that not all within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are happy with their president Nitin Gadkari getting ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa to attend BJP meet in Mumbai


May 25th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 25 (IANS) Another patch up is on the cards for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa stating Friday that he would ... Read more...

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BJP pitches itself as Congress’ alternative, tries to smooth rifts (Roundup)


May 25th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) With two years to the 2014 general elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday strongly pitched itself as an alternative to the Congress, and said ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa likely to come for BJP meet


May 24th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) After settling differences with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders may now try to resolve issues with former Karnataka chief minister ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa charge sheeted in land case


May 21st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was Monday charge sheeted in a land case, further weakening him in his battle to unseat his successor D.V. ... Read more...

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Bitter Yeddyurappa mocks BJP leadership


May 19th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Saturday mocked his Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) central leadership and blamed party general secretary H.N. Ananth Kumar for ... Read more...

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No divide within BJP, says party


May 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party Friday said there was no divide within the party.BJP spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain, at the regular party briefing, jumped to deny ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa calls CBI raids ‘painful’


May 16th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday called the CBI raids at his residences a painful day in his political life."Today (Wednesday) is one of ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa seeks anticipatory bail as CBI raids continue (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Fearing imminent arrest, former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Wednesday applied for anticipatory bail in a special court even as the CBI continued its raids ... Read more...

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Not dating Vijayendra, CBI didn’t raid my house: Actress Haripriya


May 16th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) Kannada actress Haripriya has denied reports that Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths raided her residence calling them "wild imagination of media". She also said that ... Read more...

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CBI raids homes of Yeddyurappa and family


May 16th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided residences of former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his kin here and in Shimoga early Wednesday for ... Read more...

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Congress snubs Yeddyurappa over Sonia praise (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A day after BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa praised Sonia Gandhi, the Congress snubbed him Monday, saying their party president doesn't need ... Read more...

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Congress snubs Yeddyurappa over Sonia praise


May 14th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Congress Monday snubbed Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa over his praise of party chief Sonia Gandhi, saying ... Read more...

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