Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018

Yeddyurappa still sees chance chance in Karnataka; Congress says – ‘accept defeat’

Commenting on Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Minister and Congress leader DK Shivakumar said, "Yeddyurappa has to accept the defeat, people haven't given him the mandate. Some leaders were unhappy but we have sorted the issues. I'm in touch with all MLAs nothing

Karnataka turmoil: Chief minister HD Kumaraswamy to face floor test today

On May 23, H.D. Kumaraswamy was sworn-in as the 24th chief minister of Karnataka, marking the beginning of the JD(S)-Congress alliance in the state.

Fear of repeat of “Operation Kamala”? Karnataka Congress-JDS MLAs confined to hotels a day before trust vote

The lurking fear of a repeat of "Operation Kamala" by the BJP has prolonged 'resort politics' in Karnataka, with the Congress and JD(S) MLAs remaining confined to hotels, a day ahead of the trust vote

Mamata Banerjee, Chandrababu Naidu pitch for all regional parties to come together

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Andhra Pradesh counterpart Chandrababu Naidu today pitched for all regional parties to come together for development of a federal setup in the countr

Ahead of taking oath as Karnataka CM, Kumaraswamy says there would be limitations in a coalition government

Ahead of taking oath as chief minister of Karnataka, H D Kumaraswamy today said there would be certain limitations in a coalition government and he would have to take the consent of his coalition part

BJP observes ‘black day’ against JDS-Congress coalition government in Karnataka

The BJP today observed a 'black day' against the Congress-JDS government headed by H D Kumaraswamy ahead of its swearing-in, and gave a call to the "sidelined" Congress leaders in the new coalition to

Uddhav Thackeray invited for Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in, politely declines

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray was invited for the swearing-in ceremony of H D Kumaraswamy as Karnataka chief minister, but "politely declined" as he was busy with campaigning for the upcoming Palgh

Karnataka coalition signals formation of anti-BJP front, says Congress leader M Veerappa Moily

The swearing-in of JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy as Karnataka Chief Minister tomorrow would signal the formation of a "secular" and anti-BJP front in the country, Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moil

Late MLA’s brother B N Prahlad to be BJP’s candidate from Jayanagar

The BJP today named B N Prahlad, brother of incumbent MLA who died during campaigning, as its candidate from Karnataka's Jayanagar assembly constituency, where the election will be held on June 11.

Kumaraswamy swearing-in: Akhilesh, Mayawati to share dais in Bengaluru

The swearing-in of H D Kumaraswamy as Karnataka chief minister on Wednesday is set to see one-time rivals in Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati, and Akhilesh Yadav, sharing a public platform.

Congress-JDS joined hands with selfish motive, their government won’t last long, says Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

The Congress-JD(S) coalition government in Karnataka will not last long as the two parties have come together with a "selfish motive", BJP leader and Union minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti said today.

Joined hands with bete noires to form secular govt: Congress leader Shivakumar

JDS leader H D Kumaraswamy was invited by Governor Vajubhai Vala to form the government after former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa resigned ahead of facing floor testin the House on May 19.

Karnataka election shocker! 8 empty boxes used for carrying VVPAT machines found in shed

Eight boxes used for carrying Voter-Verifiable Paper Audit Trail machines have been found at a temporary shed in a village in Karnataka's Vijayapura district, triggering a strong reaction from the BJP

Difficult times ahead, says KPCC chief ahead of JDS-Congress government formation in Karnataka

As the stage is set for JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy to become the next chief minister of Karnataka, KPCC president G Parameshwara today said difficult times were ahead, but there was a need to stop t

In coalition government, nothing will be in interest of citizens, says former Karnataka Lokayukta Santosh Hegde

A coalition government may not be in the interest of citizens, retired Supreme Court Judge N Santosh Hegde has said, regretting the fact that voters in Karnataka had failed to elect a single party to

BJP’s bid to save B S Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka not the way for ‘Congress-free’ India, says Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena said today the BJP's attempt to save the B S Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka was not the way to make the country "Congress-free".

Amit Shah on Karnataka results: Why is Congress celebrating? BJP president takes on Rahul Gandhi’s party

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, while addressing the media on Monday, said BJP emerged as the single largest party in the state. He thanked the people of Karnataka and party workers

Congress leaders brief Rahul Gandhi ahead of meeting with Kumaraswamy

Top Congress leaders briefed party president Rahul Gandhi today about the latest political developments in Karnataka, before the crucial deliberations on power-sharing arrangement with JD(S) leader H

Why Governor Vajubhai Vala should have imposed President’s rule in Karnataka before inviting BJP

Imposition of President's Rule would have been the right thing to do in Karnataka, where Assembly elections threw up a hung verdict with no party getting absolute majority to form the government, form

Arvind Kejriwal to attend JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in ceremony as Karnataka CM

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Janata Dal (Secular) leader H D Kumaraswamy as the chief minister of Karnataka, according to a government official.

Karnataka government formation LIVE: Kumaraswamy arrives in Delhi, to hold talks with Sonia, Rahul

Karnataka government formation: HD Kumaraswamy will today meet Congress president Rahul Gandhi and his mother Sonia Gandhi in the national capital to discuss the modalities of government formation in

Karnataka government formation: Key Cong-JD(S) meet ahead of Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in. Top Developments

Karnataka government formation 2018: Karnataka Election 2018, counting, assembly polls results and subsequent drama over the formation of government have scripted an unprecedented chapter in the count

N Chandrababu Naidu likely to attend HD Kumaraswamy’s swearing-in ceremony

N Chandrababu Naidu is expected to attend the swearing-in of H D Kumaraswamy as chief minister of Karnataka.

HD Kumaraswamy dismisses reports of JD(S) working out power sharing formula

JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy, who is all set to take over as Karnataka Chief Minister, today dismissed reports about his party working out a power sharing formula of heading the government for 30 mont

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