Supreme Court refuses to stay Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in : Karnataka tussle

The Supreme Court today refused to stay BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in as Karnataka Chief Minister after a rare pre-dawn hearing which saw the Congress-JD (S) combine making a last-ditch attempt to stall the saffron party’s surge in the southern state. The apex court, which commenced the hearing at 2.11 AM and ended at […]

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Yeddyurappa and sons appear before CBI Court

Yeddyurappa the Former Karnataka Chief Minister and his sons Lok Sabha member B Y Raghavendra and B Y Vijayendra, son-in-law R N Sohan Kumar and former minister Krishnaiah Setty appeared before CBI court in connection with the case of alleged kickback in illegal mining. Along with Yeddyurappa, his sons – Lok Sabha member B Y Raghavendra and B Y […]

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SC refuses to cancel Yeddyurappa’s anticipatory bail

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to cancel the anticipatory bail granted to former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa by the state High Court in a corruption case relating to a mining lease. A bench of Justices T.S. Thakur and Ibrahim Kalifulla dismissed the appeal filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenging the […]

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High Court relief for Yeddyurappa in illegal mining case

In a big relief to state BJP strongman BS Yeddyurappa, Karnataka high court on Wednesday quashed an FIR against him in an illegal mining case based on the Lokayukta report that had caused his exit as chief minister. A division bench comprising justices Bhakstavatsala and Govindaraju passed the order allowing an application filed by Yeddyurappa […]

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Yeddyurappa can be questioned in corruption cases: Court

In a major setback to Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Karnataka High Court Thursday allowed police to question him and his kin on corruption charges and illegal land deal cases. Justice K.N. Keshavanarayana cancelled the stay he had ordered on the trial court proceedings in the five cases filed against Yeddyurappa, his two sons, son-in-law […]

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Yeddyurappa land grab: Supreme Court asks high court to decide

The Supreme Court Friday rejected a petition challenging the Karnataka High Court’s order staying criminal proceedings against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and family in an alleged land grab case, but asked the lower court to take up the matter again. The apex court bench of Justice V.S. Sirpurkar and Justice T.S. Thakur asked the petitioner, […]

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High court stays proceedings against Yeddyurappa

In a major relief to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the state high court Friday stayed further proceedings in a lower court on corruption and illegal land deals cases against him. The high court has already stayed a police probe, ordered by the lower court, into one complaint of illegal land deal against Yeddyurappa. Additional […]

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Yeddyurappa faces police probe over land deal

A Bangalore court Thursday ordered a police probe into a private complaint against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa over a land deal. The investigation is to be completed by May 4. The probe will be conducted by the police attached to the state Lokayukta (ombudsman), Additional City Civil and Sessions Judge C.B. Hipparagi ordered. He is […]

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Supreme Court issues notice to Yeddyurappa

The Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa and assembly Speaker KG Bopaiah on a petition by seven rebel legislators of the Bharatiya Janata Party who were disqualified from the house for expressing their lack of confidence in the chief minister. An apex court bench of Justice Altamas Kabir and […]

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Yeddyurappa made party in lawmakers’ disqualification case

The Karnataka High Court Monday rejected the plea of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa not to make him a party to a petition of five Independent lawmakers who have challenged their disqualification from the assembly. A three-judge bench of Justice Mohan Shantanagoudar, Justice S. Abdul Nazeer and Justice A.S. Bopanna ruled that the chief minister be […]

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