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Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018

The Karnataka Assembly Elections will be held on May 12, beginning the countdown to the crucial battle that will decide whether BJP's juggernaut will breach one of the last major Congress fortresses. While the Congress has nominated incumbent CM Siddaramaiah as its CM candidate, the BJP has picked former CM B S Yeddyurappa. Counting of votes will be held on May 15.


Congress' Sowmya Reddy wrests Jayanagar seat from BJP, takes tally in Assembly to 79

November 02, 2018 4:16 pm

Jayanagar Assembly election results: Congress candidate Sowmya Reddy defeated BJP's B N Prahlad.

Karnataka Cabinet expands, 10 Vokkaligas among 27 ministers

June 07, 2018 4:00 am

The Congress, which has got 22 of the 34 cabinet berths, has attempted to balance caste equations keeping in mind its support base in the backward castes, Dalits and minorities.

Karnataka leftovers

June 07, 2018 12:21 am

The political drama has stoked important questions about parties, alliances, and the role of governor

Karnataka Cabinet expansion: Congress, JD(S) and lone BSP minister take oath

June 06, 2018 4:05 pm

Karnataka Cabinet formation: The Congress has picked ministers keeping in mind caste equations and regional considerations. The JDS, meanwhile, has chosen ministers on the basis of seniority.

Citing 'unsatisfactory performance' in Karnataka elections, S R Patil resigns as KPCC working president

June 03, 2018 2:16 pm

Karnataka North Congress Working President S R Patil has tendered his resignation over the party's "unsatisfactory performance" in the recent assembly elections in North Karnataka.

Karnataka govt formation: JDS, Congress share portfolios; to contest 2019 polls together

June 02, 2018 8:38 am

The alliance partners also announced a plan to contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as a Congress-JDS coalition, with decisions on seat-sharing and other issues to be taken at poll time.

Details on cabinet expansion, portfolios likely to be made public tomorrow: H D Kumaraswamy

May 31, 2018 7:38 pm

Kumaraswamy said a decision has been arrived at with the consensus of everyone after several rounds of deliberations.

Karnataka Congress MLA Siddu Bhimappa Nyamgouda passes away

May 28, 2018 2:23 pm

The 69-year-old Congress MLA Siddu Bhimappa Nyamgouda had won the Jamkhandi seat in the recently concluded Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018.

Karnataka verdict: JD(S) — Back with a Bangalore

November 02, 2018 4:17 pm

A hung House and a series of dramatic events have seen the JD(S) take over the reins of the government in Karnataka in alliance with the Congress. JOHNSON T A looks at how the Gowdas, till recently on the precipice of irrelevance, now see a chance to resurrect the party

In Karnataka swearing-in, Dalits read Maya message for polls

May 26, 2018 11:58 am

In Gorakhpur and Phulpur, BSP had openly announced support to SP candidates and BSP leaders had appealed for votes. But in the Kairana bypoll, BSP has not issued any appeal yet.


BS Yeddyurappa takes oath as Karnataka CM, Congress protests outside Raj Bhawan

May 17, 2018 11:23 am

B S Yeddyurappa, who was elected the BJP’s legislative leader earlier on Wednesday, took oath at 9 am Thursday as Karnataka CM at Raj Bhawan in Bangalore.

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: 70% votes polled amid EVM complaints

May 13, 2018 12:47 am

Karnataka Assembly election 2018: As many as 4.97 crore voters are registered to cast their ballots in the polls today. They will choose from as many as 2,600 candidates. Polling will be held in 222 constituencies of the 224-member Assembly.


Decision 2018: How Congress is strategising a win in Karnataka

May 12, 2018 9:35 am

Decoding the Congress party's strategy for the 2018 Karnataka election