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Jagadish Shettar


Jagadish Shettar is the Chief Minister of Karnataka. He took oath as the Chief Minister on July 12, 2012.

Shettar is the third Chief Minister of BJP in four years of BJP rule in Karnataka which won the 2009 elections.

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Karnataka Minister Puttaswamy and MP Basavaraj sacked from BJP
Karnataka Janata Party to be launched on Sunday at Haveri

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The 6th annual EMMA Expo was inaugurated here at Bangalore concurrently with the launch of IMS 2012

Union home secretary assures safety of people from North East
PM and home minister asks Jagadish Shettar to ensure safety of people

Karnataka Governor Bhardwaj says tainted ministers included in the new Shettar led government
Karnataka Governor HR Bhardwaj says that new Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar included tainted ministers in the new cabinet against his advice

Jagadish Shettar takes oath as Chief Minister of Karnataka
Karnataka's new Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar takes oath. It makes the third CM in four years of BJP rule.

Jagadish Shettar elected leader of Karanataka BJP legislature party
Karnataka State BJP elects Jagadish Shettar as the leader of the legislature party. Outgoing Chief Minister Sadananda Gowda puts forth his set of demands.

BJP core committee likely to make Jagadish Shettar as Karnataka CM
BJP core committee meets Saturday to replace Sadananda Gowda with Jagadish Shettar as Karnataka Chief Minister

Karnataka Government resembles 'daily wagers': Moily
In the backdrop of the ongoing turmoil over a demand for a change of leadership in Karnataka, Corporate Affairs Minister M Veerapa Moily has compared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led state government to daily wagers owing to the instability in its leadership

Congress asks BJP to introspect, perform duties in Karnataka
In the backdrop of the ongoing turmoil over a demand for a change of leadership in Karnataka, the Congress party has urged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to introspect and perform its duties as the country's principle opposition better.

Relief for BJP; Yeddyurappa's loyalists withdraw resignations
The ongoing political crisis in Karnataka seems to have come to an end this morning, as former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's loyalists have withdrawn their resignations.

Yeddyurappa camp sets July 5 deadline for leadership change in Karnataka(Lead:BSY)
A faction of Karnataka lawmakers led by former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday set a July 5 deadline for the BJP central leadership to make their nominee Jagadish Shettar the chief minister of the state in place of incumbent D.V. Sadananda Gowda.

Karnataka crisis: Yeddyurappa loyalist Shettar releases list of 52 supporting MLAs
Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa loyalist Jagadish Shettar on Sunday released a list of 52 supporting MLAs (including himself).

BJP hopes to solve Karnataka political crisis, MLAs adamant
In an endeavor to bring an end to the ongoing political turmoil in Karnataka and to find a way forward, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has requested all the ministers to withdraw their resignations.

Yeddyurappa loyalists take on Gowda, accuse him of being under JDS influence
Karnataka BJP strongman B.S. Yeddyurappa's loyalists on Saturday hit out at Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, and charged him of running the administration on the diktat of the Janata Dal Secular and not taking his Cabinet colleagues into confidence.

'Karnataka crisis will be resolved smoothly', assures BJP leadership to Gowda
Karnataka Chief Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said that he has been assured by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari and party national general secretary in-charge for Karnataka, Dharmendra Pradhan, that the ongoing political turmoil in the state will be resolved smoothly.

Karnataka Govt. in fresh crisis, eight ministers resign
Hours after former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's loyalists threatened the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) leadership with resignation by ten ministers, eight ministers resigned from the government, plunging the DV Sadananada Gowda led government into fresh crisis.

Ten Karnataka ministers to resign if Gowda stays CM: Yeddyurappa loyalists
Stepping up their demand to replace Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda with Minister of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Jagdish Shettar, former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's supporters on Friday threatened resignation by ten ministers, if their demand was not met.

Yeddyurappa demands ouster of Sadananda Gowda, backs Jagdish Shettar for CM's post
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday has once again raised the bogey against the current state chief DV Sadananda Gowda, demanding that Minister of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Jagdish Shettar replace Gowda by early next month.

India mourns the death of Superstar Rajesh Khanna
Indian politicians and Actors mourn the death of Superstar Rajesh Khanna

Illegal mining scam: Karnataka CM Gowda backs Yeddyurappa
The newly elected Karnataka Chief Minister, DV Sadananda Gowda, on Wednesday came out in full support of his predecessor B.S Yeddyurappa, who stepped down from his post after being indicted in Lokayukta Justice (retired) N. Santosh Hedge's report on illegal mining.

Sadananda Gowda expands cabinet, 21 new ministers inducted
The newly elected Karnataka Chief Minister, DV Sadananda Gowda, on Monday inducted 21 new ministers into his cabinet.

Sadananda Gowda sworn-in as Karnataka CM
DV Sadananda Gowda was on Thursday sworn-in as the chief minister of Karnataka.

Sadananda Gowda denies reports of split in Karnataka BJP
The newly elected Karnataka Chief Minister, DV Sadananda Gowda, on Thursday denied rumours of split within the state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Sadananda Gowda to be sworn in as Karnataka CM today
DV Sadananda Gowda will be sworn-in as the new Karnataka Chief Minister here today.

Sadananda Gowda elected new Karnataka CM
Lok Sabha MP Sadananda Gowda was on Wednesday elected as the new chief minister of Karnataka.he Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs voted by secret ballot and Gowda, considered to be close to former chief minister B.S Yeddyurappa, won by seven votes.

Yeddyurappa meets BJP leaders, to resign tomorrow
Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddyurappa, who has been indicted in Lokayukta Justice (retired) N. Santosh Hegde's report on illegal mining, met senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Rajnath Singh and Arun Jaitley here on Saturday morning and assured them that he will step down from his post tomorrow.

Karnataka legislator confirms Yeddyurappa's resignation
Karnataka legislator Balachandra Laxmanrao Jharkiholi on Saturday confirmed the resignation of chief minister B. S. Yeddyurappa, who has been indicted in Lokayukta Justice (retired) N. Santosh Hegde's report on illegal mining.

Consensus important to choose new Karnataka CM: Rajnath Singh
Prior to his departure to Bangalore to elect a new legislature party leader, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh today said that the decision and selection of a new leader in Karnataka would be taken after a meeting with the incumbent chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa.

Yeddyurappa to resign on July 31, BJP central leadership to elect new leader
Under sharp criticism for his alleged role in the illegal mining scam, a defiant Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa issued a statement on late Thursday night, saying he will tendered his resignation on July 31.

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