Key ally of Narendra Modi quits as leader of Indian state after two days in the job due to lack of support

The chief minister of a key Indian state plunged into a political crisis that saw Supreme Court hearings and accusations of bribery quit on Saturday after admitting he did not have enough support to form a government.
B.S. Yeddyurappa of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stepped down after just two days in the post and minutes before he was to have faced a vote of confidence in the Karnataka state assembly.
His move ended a week of mounting acrimony between Prime Minister…