West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee speaks to Kumaraswamy over Karnataka crisis

New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has asked Karnataka’s HD Kumaraswamy to hold his ground and not give in to the efforts of the BJP, sources said Thursday. Banerjee, stung by defections herself with several of the Trinamool Congress MPs and MLAs joining the BJP, dialled the Karnataka chief minister last evening and […]

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Amit Shah indicates of high-level diplomacy; says Rahul Gandhi’s new theory is to see victory in defeats

New Delhi: Soon after the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa as Karnataka Chief Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah indicated of a high-level diplomacy in the move and took a dig at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. “If someone is seeing its victory in defeat, then who can stop him. The BJP has already won […]

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Chandrababu Naidu terms Karnataka scenario “Victory of democracy”

Amaravati: The months-long battle for Karnataka Chief Minister on Saturday reached a conclusion after the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa which prompted Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu to call it the victory of democracy. “This is not an ordinary victory. Entire people of the country will be happy. It is a proud day for all […]

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HD Kumaraswamy to sworn-in on Monday

Bengaluru: Hours after the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, the chief ministerial candidate of the newly formed JS(S)-Congress-BSP alliance HD Kumaraswamy, met Governor Vajubhai Vala, and said he has been invited to form the government. “Today, the BJP government failed to show their strength in the House. On that basis governor invited me […]

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After a high-voltage legal battle in SC, Yeddyurappa sworn in as Karnataka CM

Bengaluru: After an overnight high-voltage legal battle in the Supreme Court the BJP legislature party leader B S Yeddyurappa was on Thursday sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka for the second time. The 75-year-old Lingayat strongman was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Vajubhai Vala at a ceremony at Raj […]

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