In the past two decades, the instances have hit all political camps and governments in Karnataka, prompting various allegations, rebuttals, inquiries and even highprofile resignations.
In most cases, it’s difficult to verify the contents or cast of characters in the alleged clips without a public admission. But political fireworks are guaranteed.
In the latest episode, Kateel, the state BJP president, has denied the voice in the recording is his and has written to CM Yediyurappa, seeking a probe in the matter. However, this has failed to stop the speculation over Yediyurappa’s time in office.