Advertisement
Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021
Outlook.com

Will He Stay, Will He Go: The Long, Uncertain Wait For Yediyurappa

The BSY affair is a bit like the ‘tiger is coming’ proverb in reverse. He has been ‘going’ for a while but is still there. But is he really going to go this time?

Will He Stay, Will He Go: The Long, Uncertain Wait For Yediyurappa
Will He Stay, Will He Go: The Long, Uncertain Wait For Yediyurappa
outlookindia.com
2021-08-02T22:28:22+05:30

The on-and-off buzz in Karnataka is heard again. Is B.S. Yediyurappa going? Speculation swirled recently about some ‘axction’ on that front ever since the chief minister’s Delhi visit (in pic with Amit Shah). Not that there’s been any official acknowledgement. Yediyurappa brushed aside talk about his resignation, saying he had a fruitful meeting with the BJP top brass, and that he would be back in the capital next month, that his focus is on ensuring the party returns to power in Karnataka in the elections due in less than two years. Still, there’s enough to keep political circles excited. Early this week, an apocryphal audio clip about a revamp in Karnataka did the rounds. The state BJP president, Nalin Kumar Kateel, purportedly the person speaking in the clip, called it fake and asked for a probe.

But by then, local TV channels were discussing the probable contenders for the top post—at least seven of them. Yet, political analysts have long pointed out that choosing a successor in Karnataka would likely be a tricky affair...

Advertisement

Outlook Newsletters

Advertisement

Read More from Outlook

Munna Bhais Still Flying High In High-Profile Entrance Examinations

Munna Bhais Still Flying High In High-Profile Entrance Examinations

Experts believe the swindlers have taken control of the entire system and they are doing so without any fear. They suspect one can get 99.5% only if one gets the question paper in advance.

Covishield Row: UK Travel Restrictions For Vaccinated Indians 'Discriminatory', Govt Warns Of Reciprocal Measures

Covishield Row: UK Travel Restrictions For Vaccinated Indians 'Discriminatory', Govt Warns Of Reciprocal Measures

UK's decision to put Indians vaccinated with Covishield in the "unvaccinated" category and asking Indians vaccinated with both doses to isolate for 10-days has raised a row.

IPL 2021: Punjab, Rajasthan In Battle Of Explosive Top-Orders

IPL 2021: Punjab, Rajasthan In Battle Of Explosive Top-Orders

The two IPL teams have been perennial under-achievers in the league.

J&K: Army Chopper Crash Lands In Dense Forest Area, Two Pilots Injured

J&K: Army Chopper Crash Lands In Dense Forest Area, Two Pilots Injured

The incident reportedly occurred between 10.30 am to 10.45 am. A police party has been rushed to the remote area and it will take them some time to reach there.

Advertisement