Ever since Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa assumed office in May 2008, most of his cabinet colleagues have made news for all the wrong reasons. Some were forced to put in their papers. Some stayed put despite the charges and some were dismissed after the recent rebellion. Here then are Yeddy’s controversial gang of mantris...
Tourism and Infrastructure Development minister
The infamous younger Reddy brother accused of illegal mining. Held CM to ransom in 2009.
The infamous elder Reddy brother accused of illegal mining. Was behind November 2009 rebellion.
An associate of the Reddy brothers with serious criminal charges against him.
B.N. Bachche Gowda
Was involved in a case of road rage. Publicly beat up an industrialist but refused to apologise.