Elections

How BJP’s emergence as single largest party in Karnataka reaffirmed its dominant position on the country’s political map

The BJP may have fallen short of the majority mark in Karnataka, but its emergence as the single largest party leaving the Congress far behind has reaffirmed its dominant position on the country's pol

Karnataka Election Results: 3 out 7 rebel JD(S) MLAs win on Congress ticket

Exit polls for the Karnataka elections mostly predicted a hung Assembly in the state, but some pollsters came close to hitting the bullseye, with forecasts that almost tallied with the results announc

Buoyed by Karnataka election results, Amit Shah says BJP’s winning streak will continue

Buoyed by Karnataka election results, BJP president Amit Shah today asserted that the party's winning streak will continue and it will win all polls from now on including 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Meet HD Kumaraswamy: Neither Siddaramaiah nor Yeddyurappa, but this man may become next Karnataka CM

Keeping with his pre-poll claims that he would be the 'king' and not 'kingmaker', state chief of Janata Dal (Secular) H D Kumaraswamy has virtually emerged from the fringe to stake claim to become the

BJP be given first chance to form Karnataka government, says Former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee said on Tuesday that Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala should give the BJP the first chance to form the new government in the state since it was the single-l

PM Narendra Modi thanks Karnataka voters for supporting BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today thanked voters in Karnataka for "steadfastly supporting" the BJP's development agenda and making it the single largest party.

Karnataka election results show BJP’s growing dominance

The BJP may have fallen short of the majority mark in Karnataka, but its emergence as the single largest party leaving the Congress far behind has reaffirmed its dominant position on the country's pol

Asking BJP to form Karnataka government would encourage horse trading, says Prithviraj Chavan

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan today described the Karnataka Assembly poll results as unexpected and claimed that the Congress expected to either win with a majority or emerge as

Karnataka Assembly Election Results 2018: Congress-JD(S) alliance gets opposition support – Who said what

The Congress' decision to extend support to the JD(S) to form the government in Karnataka has garnered support from a number of political leaders across the spectrum.

Yeddyurappa meets governor, stakes claim to form government in Karnataka

Karnataka BJP chief B S Yeddyurappa today met Governor Vajubhai Vala and staked claim to form the government, countering a move of the Congress-JDS combine which he slammed as an attempt to come back

Karnataka results: Siddaramaiah offers crown to foe Kumaraswamy years after expulsion from JDS

He was thrown out of the JD(S) in 2005 for anti-party activities following his sharp differences with its leadership over H D Kumaraswamy's growing clout in the party.

Karnataka election results a setback for Rahul Gandhi, says Ram Vilas Paswan

The results of Karnataka Assembly election are a "big setback" to Rahul Gandhi as the face of Congress and the opposition, Lok Janshakti Party president and Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today.

Karnataka Assembly election results 2018: Congress defends decision to ally with JD(S), asks where was BJP’s morality in Goa

The Congress party today defended its decision to support the JD(S) to form the government in Karnataka

Karnataka Chief Minister race LIVE: G Parameshwara of Congress to be the Deputy CM, says JD(S)

Who will be the chief minister: Karnataka Elections results 2018 are out. BJP has emerged as the single largest party with 104 seats. The Congress has won elections on 77 seats, while the JD(S) has wo

Devendra Fadnavis says Karnataka election results set for bigger victory in 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said the Karnataka election results had set the course for a "bigger victory" for the BJP and the NDA in the 2019 general elections.

Who is HD Kumaraswamy? Kingmaker who could be king in Karnataka election 2018

Haradanahalli Devegowda Kumaraswamy was the Chief Minister of Karnataka from 2006 to 2007. HD Kumaraswamy was born on December 16, 1959. His father, HD Deve Gowda was the former Prime Minister of Indi

Who will form government in Karnataka? All eyes on Governor, experts weigh in

Karnataka election results: While the BJP has emerged as the single largest party with 104 seats, the Congress won 78 seats and the JD(S)+ 38 in 224-member Assembly.

Karnataka election results 2018: Lingayat card a ‘strategic blunder’ by Congress, says Veerappa Moily

Veerappa Moily said that the party put its hands in the Lingayat issue when it was not needed.

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray challenges BJP to hold elections through ballot papers

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today challenged the BJP to hold elections through ballot papers to clear doubts over the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs).

Congress extends support to JD(s): Is HD Kumaraswamy going to be Karnataka CM? Here are 4 scenarios

The Congress' support to the JDS has brought in new dimensions to the elections. Here are 4 scenarios possible in the elections:

BJP’s victory in Karnataka elections unbelievable, says NCP

The NCP today said the BJP's victory in Karnataka was "unbelievable" as the results were not in sync with the situation on the ground.

Swing it like Yogi Adityanath! BJP triumphs in Coastal Karnataka, region where UP CM campaigned

As coastal Karnataka became a battle of prestige for the BJP, it put its star campaigner - Yogi Adityanath - to campaign aggressively in the region. The UP CM focused at the coast, Hubli-Dharwad, Utta

Karnataka Elections Results: This pic speaks a thousand words! Subramanian Swamy’s reaction on Congress raising questions on EVMs

Karnataka Elections Results: According to the Election Commission of India figures (till the filing of this report), the BJP is ahead in over 112 seats and appears set for getting a majority in the Ka

Shivraj Singh Chouhan takes potshots at Congress on Karnataka poll trends; says time for party to change its name

According to the Election Commission figures, the BJP is ahead in over 112 seats and appears set for getting a majority in the Karnataka Assembly.

How Congress lost Karnataka: Decoding the region-wise shift in voting pattern in these elections

Karnataka election trends are out and the incumbent Congress, which had made tall claims of winning the elections, is in for a shock.

Karnataka election result would have been different had Congress gone with JD(S), says Mamata Banerjee

The ruling Congress is ahead in 53 seats, while former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda's Janata Dal (Secular) is leading in 37 constituencies.

Congress open to alliance with JDS post Karnataka election results, says Mallikarjun Kharge

In a virtual admission that the Congress may fall short of a majority in Karnataka, party leader Mallikarjun Kharge said on Tuesday that an alliance with the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) was possible.

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