Will the Lingayats stick with BJP if BSY is replaced: An expert’s view

New Delhi, July 26: The political situation in Karnataka today is like that of a close cricket match where one does not know the result until and unless the last ball is bowled. 

Will Chief Minister, B S Yediyurappa be replaced and if he is then who will succeed him. OneIndia caught up with India’s leading psephologist, Dr. Sandeep Shastri to discuss the issue. 

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Karnataka BJP president: Aspirants told to wait

BJP_flags_AFP1The other issue that has been haunting the BJP is that there are too many aspirants and each one of them is trying to block the other. There is no consensus within the BJP in the state.
Although many are backing former Chief Minister, B S Yeddyurappa, there are others who want a younger face such as C T Ravi to take over the mantle.

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Karnataka BJP: Yeddyurappa eyes grand return to top post

1351005320_B_S_YEDDYURAPPABengaluru, Jan 14: The process to appoint a new chief for the Karnataka BJP will commence next month after the elections to the local bodies. B S Yeddyurappa, former chief minister of Karnataka is back in the contention for the top post and several senior leaders of the party are seriously considering his candidature.
Yeddyurappa’s claim to head the party was given a boost after the Karnataka High Court set aside 15 FIRs that were filed against him by the Lokayukta in connection with a corruption case.

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Yeddi at lord’s feet

Ahead of the crucial Lokayukta report on illegal mining, Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has sought the intervention of the Gods. He left this evening to Tirupathi in Andhra Pradesh where he would seek the blessings of the Lord ahead of the report.
The Lokayukts report which will be made public at around 11 am tomorrow contains the name of the Chief Minister. In case there are remarks made against the CM are nasty in nature then he may have to sacrifice his seat. The CM has left for Tirupathi to pray for his survival and also that of his government sources say.

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