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Karnataka: Cong-JD(S) govt will complete full term, says CM Kumaraswamy after son instructs party workers to be poll ready

In an indication of lack of trust between coalition partners the JD(S) and the Congress, a viral video purportedly showed Nikhil Kumaraswamy asking JD(S) workers to prepare themselves for assembly poll, saying one doesn't know when it would come.

In viral video, CM Kumaraswamy's son instructs JD(S) workers to be poll ready

In the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, the coalition partners could win only one seat each from Bengaluru Rural and Hassan, with BJP managed to capture 25 of the 28 seats in the state.


Janata Dal (United) not joining PM Modi-led cabinet

The JD(U), which is headed by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, was not a part of the first Modi government as well. It had allied with the saffron party in 2017 but had not joined the government.

Karnataka: Venugopal to meet party leaders, MLAs amid reports of rift between JD(S), Cong

Buoyed by the landslide win in the Lok Sabha polls in the state, the BJP, which is the single-largest party in the 224-member Karnataka Assembly with 105 MLAs, is eyeing to capture power amid reports of rift between the coalition partners.

Kumaraswamy to Congress, JDS leaders: Stop contradictory remarks

Leaders of the Congress and JDS —- including former chief minister Siddaramaiah and Kumaraswamy —- have since the Lok Sabha polls in the state engaged in sharp exchanges, highlighting the internal contradictions in the coalition.

Eye on Delhi, JD(S) fields another Deve Gowda grandson from Mandya

Nikhil, a 30-year-old actor, was unveiled as the candidate a day after the former PM announced the candidature of another grandson, Prajwal Revanna, 29, son of Karnataka PWD Minister H D Revanna, from Hassan constituency.


‘Resolve is to defeat (BJP)... no stumbling blocks in Cong-JD(S) talks’

As the two parties now hold discussions to hammer out a seat-sharing agreement for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, JD(S) general secretary and convenor of the Congress-JD(S) coalition co-ordination committee, Kunwar Danish Ali, speaks on the progress of the talks

2019 Lok Sabha elections: No talks on seat-sharing with JD(S) so far, says G Parameshwara

"We have forged an alliance (with JDS) for the Lok Sabha elections too, to keep BJP away from power. We have not discussed seat sharing (so far). Both parties will sit across the table to decide on the seats," said Parameshwara.

Karnataka govt formation: No agreement with Congress to share CM's tenure, says Kumaraswamy 

A section of the media reported that the coalition partners have struck an agreement by the virtue of which, leaders from both the parties shall be able to occupy the CM's designation in the state on a rotational period of thirty months each.

Karnataka: JDS leader arrested over molestation charges

Chandrahasa, the gram panchayat president of Kesturu in Mandya district was caught on camera attempting to rape a 32-year-old female attendant