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B. S. Yediyurappa

19th Chief Minister of Karnataka

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B. S. Yediyurappa: 19th Chief Minister of Karnataka
Bookanakere Siddalingappa Yediyurappa, often referred to by his initials BSY, is an Indian politician. He is currently serving as a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Parliamentary board committee since 17 August 2022, termed as the highest office of authority in the party. He served as the 13th Chief Minister of Karnataka, and he was former Member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly between 1983 - 2022 in different timelines. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is also the only politician so far in Karnataka to have served four times as the Chief Minister and three times as the Leader of the Opposition in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly. He is the longest serving BJP Chief Minister of Karnataka. He is former MLA from Shikaripura constituency in Shimoga district, from where he has been elected eight times.

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Eye on Lingayats, BJP names BSY's son Karnataka party chief

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Congress govt in Karnataka 'as good as dead', charges BJP veteran Yediyurappa


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PM Modi, Amit Shah & central leadership will decide on BJP's alliance with JD(S) for LS polls: Yediyurappa

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BJP seals poll deal with JD(S) to checkmate Congress in Karnataka

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BJP to tie up with JDS for 2024 Lok Sabha; Yediyurappa says '4 seats confirmed'

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Victory and defeat aren't new to BJP, will introspect setback: Yediyurappa on Karnataka polls


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Karnataka polls: Yediyurappa is BJP's only hope of keeping the Lingayat vote


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BJP woos Lingayats with Congress 'neglect' pitch

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Karnataka Election 2023: BJP releases first list of 189 candidates with 52 new faces, Yediyurappa's son to contest

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BJP using Yediyurappa as 'disposable tissue paper': Congress

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Karnataka quota rejig irks SC groups; BS Yediyurappa home attacked

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Amit Shah springs a surprise by choosing to accept bouquet from Yediyurappa's son first

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BJP falls back on Yediyurappa, makes him 'mascot' for Assembly polls


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With mobile flashlights, Modi shows camaraderie with Yediyurappa


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PM meets BSY, party dismisses leadership change rumours

PM Narendra Modi met former Karnataka chief minister BS Yediyurappa on the sidelines of the BJP national executive meeting here on Tuesday.
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SC stays proceedings against BS Yediyurappa in corruption case


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Lokayukta Police files FIR against BS Yediyurappa, family members in corruption case

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Petitioner seeks ED probe under PMLA charges against Yediyurappa

Abraham said that after convincing the SC to order a investigation under Section 156 (3)A of the CrPc, he will attempt to have his petition restored.
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Setback for BS Yediyurappa and family as Karnataka HC restores graft complaint

A special court for cases pertaining to elected representatives had rejected Abraham’s complaint on the ground that the governor had refused to sanction Yediyurappa’s prosecution on an application..
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HC directs special court to hear corruption case against Yediyurappa afresh


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BJP's big organisational rejig: Gadkari, Shivraj dropped from parliamentary board, Yediyurappa in; no Yogi in top body

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Nitin Gadkari, Shivraj Singh Chouhan out, Yediyurappa in as BJP rejigs parliamentary body


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Karnataka MLC polls: BJP announces candidates, denies ticket to Yediyurappa's son BY Vijayendra

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Karnataka MLC polls: Nominations likely today, BJP uncertain on Yediyurappa's son

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Hope state govt, Centre will compensate farmers soon for crop loss due to rains: Yediyurappa


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Yediyurappa to Karnataka BJP chief: Don't make disparaging remarks against Rahul Gandhi


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Siddaramaiah and Yediyurappa junk Kumaraswamy's claims of secret meet between duo

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Yediyurappa asks Karnataka CM to withdraw order giving him cabinet minister status


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Karnataka: 29 ministers inducted in Bommai cabinet, 23 from BSY govt

Karnataka chief minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday expanded his cabinet by inducting 29 ministers. He retained 23 ministers from the 33-member Yediyurappa cabinet - including the lone woman..
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Yediyurappa, senior BJP leaders congratulate CM-elect Basavaraj Bommai


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'Will win everyone's trust': Basavaraj Bommai to take oath as Karnataka CM tomorrow

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BS Yediyurappa resigns: New Chief Minister of Karnataka likely to be announced today

The names of former chief minister Jagadish Shettar and BJP MLA Aravind Bellad are doing the rounds in the party circles.
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