Why Yeddyurappa may get a top posting in Delhi and not Karnataka

New Delhi, May 22: The coalition government in Karnataka looks shaky. Many within the BJP have decided to play the wait and watch game. After a couple of unsuccessful operations, the party has decided to wait for the coalition to collapse on its own.

The BJP is confident that there would be several resignations by Congress MLAs and the strength of the House would come down, following which it would stake a claim to form the next government.

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In Yeddyurappa’s resignation, here is the bigger BJP plan

bsyWhile many may view the resignation of B S Yeddyurappa as a defeat, there would be another ploy on the party’s mind. From the time the results were declared and the party staked a claim to government, it was aware that it did not have the numbers to go through with the floor test.

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History repeats: No CM from Shivamogga has completed his term

img_0002-3There have been four Chief Ministers that Shivamogga has produced. Ironically none of them have completed their term. This has been a trend with CM candidates from Shivamogga, the home town of B S Yeddyurappa since 1956.

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As Yeddyurappa faces floor test, here is what Rules 340, 346 say

All eyes would be on Karnataka as the crucial trust vote would be held today. Rule 340 of the Karnataka Assembly Rules would be in focus as the decision of the House would be decided by means of a question put by the Speaker on the motion made by a member.

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Floor test tomorrow at 4 pm to decide B S Yeddyurappa’s fate

The Supreme Court has directed that the floor test in the Karnataka legislative assembly held on Saturday (tomorrow) at 4 pm. The court said that the pro-tem Speaker to be appointed by the Governor will decide on all issues relating to the floor test in accordance with the law.

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Revealed: Contents of Yeddyurappa’s letters to Governor

The two letters written by B S Yeddyurappa to the Governor of Karnataka will be under scrutiny by the Supreme Court.

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On day 1, Yeddy stays busy with new appointments/transfers

B S Yeddyurappa had a busy day-1 after being sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka on Thursday. He effected several transfers and appointments apart from deciding to waive of farm loans after going through the report of the Chief Secretary.

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As Yeddy faces legal test, Bommai verdict, Sarkaria Commission report under scrutiny

B S Yeddyurappa faces a crucial test in the Supreme Court today. The court during a midnight marathon hearing gave the Attorney General 48 hours to produce the two letters written by Yeddyurappa to the Governor.

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De-coding B S Yeddyurappa’s green shawl

B S Yeddyurappa was sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka on Thursday. He took oath at the Raj Bhavan sporting his trademark green shawl. This is not the first time that he has sported this shawl.

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Will waive farm loans, ready to face House soon says B S Yeddyurappa

B S Yeddyurappa, the Chief Minister of Karnataka has said that the farm loans as promised by him would be waived off. Addressing the media following a Cabinet meeting, he said that he had directed the chief secretary to look into the issue and give him details about the same. I had assured the farmer that we would waive off their loans. This decision would be finalised by tomorrow morning, Yeddyurappa also said. I will deliver on that promise, he also assured.

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