Elections

Final victory for BJP in Karnataka will be to pass floor test: Experts

The first round of legal battle over the Karnataka crisis seems to have gone in favour of the BJP with the Supreme Court allowing B S Yeddyurappa to take oath as the Chief Minister, but experts say th

Like IPL, Karnataka MLAs will not be auctioned under ‘Indian Political League’: Yashwant Sinha

The former Union minister was also not impressed with the Congress and the JD(S) approaching the Supreme Court against Vala's decision to invite the BJP to form government and noted it was the “weak

Bengaluru’s Eagleton Golf Resort – the lavish getaway, hosting ‘could-be-poached’ MLAs for third time

Horse trading, judicial involvement, MLAs being 'protected and attracted' - when did we last hear a similar kind of political drama?

Bad news for Congress in Karnataka: MLA Anand Singh to resign, two others missing, say reports

Karnataka: Even as the Congress is trying hard to keep its flock together in Karnataka, everything doesn't appear to be happening the way it wants.

In Karnataka, all AAP candidates lost deposits, polled less than Yogendra Yadav’ Swaraj India

Karnataka elections: In what can be termed as yet another jolt to its national ambitions, Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party suffered a massive drubbing in recently-concluded Karnataka Assembly polls

Yeddyurappa ‘one-day’ CM of Karnataka, lacks numbers, says Congress

The Congress also attacked Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, accusing him of encountering Constitution twice, first by inviting the BJP to form government yesterday and allowing Yeddyurappa to take oa

Congress-JDS move SC against nomination of Anglo-Indian MLA Vinisha Nero in Karnataka Assembly

The petition was filed in the afternoon and is likely to be heard tomorrow along with the main petition of the combine on which the apex court in the wee hours today refused to stay the swearing-in o

Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa says don’t need 15 days to prove majority: Top Developments

Newly appointed Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa today said that he doesn't need 15 days granted to him by the Governor to prove majority.

Karnataka government formation: Here’s what P Chidambaram says he would do if he was in BS Yeddyurappa’s place

P Chidambaram said that once the content of BS Yeddyurappa's letter to the Governor is submitted to the SC, his fate will be sealed.

‘BS Yeddyurappa will be CM for a day’: Karnataka government formation triggers sharp reactions from Opposition

Reactions have poured in from across the political spectrum hours after BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa was sworn in as the chief minister of Karnataka.

As tug of war for MLAs begins, these are three key leaders from Congress, BJP and JD(S) taking charge

For the Congress, Vokkaliga strongman D K Shivakumar, who hosted 43 Gujarat MLAs for the party ahead of a Rajya Sabha poll in 2017, is the key person repeating the job again. To rope in other MLAs, th

Karnataka case did not deserve pre-dawn hearing: Mukul Rohatgi

A number of police personnel were present to prevent any untoward incident. Barricades were put up at strategic points and onlooker were shooed away by the police. Scribes were seen trying to reach a

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala’s hasty move will lead to horse-trading: DMK

In another tweet, he said, "People of Tamil Nadu are familiar with the BJP's efforts to protect the corrupt ADMK Government, which also incidentally does not enjoy the majority support in the Legislat

Karnataka election result: Shatrughan Sinha questions BJP decision to form government

He was pointing to the BJP having formed governments in the two north-eastern state and the coastal province with the help of post-poll alliances though it had not emerged as the single largest party

Karnataka elections 2018: As dust settles, Congress leader says Siddaramaiah responsible for defeat

During a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party, outgoing Chief Minister Siddaramaiah broke down and acknowledged the efforts made by fellow partymen during the elections.

Karnataka government formation: To Rahul Gandhi’s ‘murder of democracy’ charge, Amit Shah declares war against Congress on Twitter

Yeddyurappa today took oath as the Chief Minister of the state and has 15 days to prove a majority on the floor of the house.

Karnataka government latest news LIVE: Congress to stage dharna at Rajghat today

Karnataka elections results LIVE: Soon after taking oath as the chief minister of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa called his first Cabinet meet and decided to waive farmers' loan up to Rs 1 lakh, reports sa

Midnight political drama: JD(S)-Congress knock SC door to halt Yeddyurappa, here’s how things unfolded

In what sounds like a big fantasy political warfare to political junkies, the Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) reached Supreme Court on late Wednesday night once it was clear that Karnataka Governor

Rahul Gandhi hits out at BJP; says while BJP celebrates its hollow victory, India will mourn defeat of democracy

Congress President Rahul Gandhi today hit out at the BJP over its "irrational insistence" to form the government in Karnataka despite "not having the numbers" and said that while the saffron party wil

Who is BS Yeddyurappa? The clerk who became two-time Karnataka CM is controversy’s favourite child

From the humdrum existence as a government clerk and a hardware store owner to becoming the chief minister of Karnataka for a second time, BS Yeddyurappa has navigated the choppy waters of politics wi

Karnataka play: Both stake claim, Congress-JD(S) waves Goa 2017 at the governor

Post-poll allies Congress and Janata Dal (Secular) officially staked claim before governor Vajubhai Vala to form the next government in Karnataka with their combined 116 seats here on Wednesday shortl

Karnataka Election Results: Karma catches up with Congress-JD(S), says BJP general secretary Ram Madhav

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav today saw 'karma' catching up with the Congress-JD(S) alliance in Karnataka as he recalled the dismissal of the BJP government in Gujarat in 1996 involving some of the

BSP MLA says BJP approached him for support; will stick to JDS

The lone BSP MLA Mahesh today claimed that he was approached by BJP office-bearers to support the party in its government formation efforts.

Congress-JDS submit list of 117 MLAs to Karnataka governor for government formation

Stepping up pressure, JDS and Congress leaders today met Governor Vajubhai Vala and submitted a list claiming support of 117 MLAs with a plea to consider their claim for government formation.

Governor’s office being misused to buy time for horse-trading: CPI(M)

Left party stressed that the same principle should apply in Karnataka too, where a post-poll alliance between the Congress and the JD(S) has a clear majority in the 224-member Assembly.

Karnataka hung Assembly: Governor’s discretion supreme, here’s what Constitution says

On Tuesday, the Karnataka Assembly was delivered a fractured mandate with no party getting a clear-cut majority to stake claim to form the government. The BJP with 104 seats is presently the single la

Convene House quickly as delay will allow horse-trading: Santosh Hegde to Karnataka governor

The Congress-JD(S) combine moved quickly even as the counting of votes was underway yesterday and requested the governor to allow formation of a JD(S)-led government.

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