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Karnataka assembly bypolls: Results could determine fate of Congress-JDS coalition govt

Since the state Assembly polls in May 2018 threw up a hung verdict, the BJP has been banking on a strategy of reducing the strength of the house by getting alliance MLAs to quit and defect in order to be in a position to stake a claim of majority.

Did not quit JD(S), was expelled, says Siddaramaiah

The senior Congress leader was canvassing for party candidate Subhash Rathod, contesting the bypoll from Chincholi assembly constituency. The Chincholi seat fell vacant after disgruntled Congress MLA Umesh Jadhav resigned from the assembly to join the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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BJP may revive 'Operation Kamala' post LS polls, but it will not succeed: Siddaramaiah

The Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader further said "Operation Kamala 2.0" will not succeed as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is unlikely to return to power at the Centre.

Will not contest again from Chamundeshwari: Siddaramaiah

Speaking at the joint election campaign in Jayapura of Chamundeshwari assembly segment in Mysore, he said "this constituency should develop. I have won here five times; this constituency gave me political birth."

Karnataka: Deve Gowda meets Rahul Gandhi, demands 10 Lok Sabha seats for JD-S

As part of a broad agreement, the Congress and JD(S) had decided to divide the 28 Karnataka Lok Sabha seats according to their strength in the Assembly: roughly two-third to the Congress (18 seats) and one-third to the JD(S).

Winnability to be main criterion for seat-share with JDS: Siddaramaiah

The senior Congress leader’s remarks came even as the Congress and JDS began preliminary talks to hammer out a seat-sharing arrangement for Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka, with the JDS initially seeking as many as 10 seats, including several held by the Congress.

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Explained: BJP, Congress and JD(S) — the insecurities of each party in Karnataka

Fresh signals suggest cracks in ruling alliance, which are quickly played down. Congress alleges attempts at poaching, BJP claims its leader has been wronged, JD(S) finds new relevance. With elections around the corner, what all this could mean for each party.

Congress-JDS alliance: Deve Gowda-Siddaramaiah rift delays seat plans

As part of a broad agreement, the Congress and JD(S) had decided to divide the 28 Karnataka Lok Sabha seats as per their strength in the Assembly: roughly two-third to the Congress (18 seats) and one-third to the JD(S).

Siddaramaiah snatches mic from woman party worker — dislodges dupatta, sparks row

Siddaramaiah is seen grabbing the microphone — resulting in the woman’s dupatta being pulled along with the microphone — and forcing the woman to sit down in front of him to explain herself.

No operation by BJP to lure Congress MLAs, says Siddaramaiah

There was no operation launched by the BJP to lure Congress MLAs from the party, former Karnataka chief minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah said.

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Karnataka election result: How Kumaraswamy's JD(S) managed to consolidate votes from Congress and BJP

How JD(S) consolidated votes from BJP and Congress to emerge the dark horse in the Karnataka assembly election.

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