December 09, 2019 9:03 pm
However, the Congress high command in Delhi is yet to take a call on these resignations.
December 09, 2019 8:19 am
Karnataka bypoll results: The 15 seats that went to polls on Thursday (December 5) were Yellapur, Ranebennur, Vijayanagara, Yeshwantpur, Mahalakshmi Layout, Chikkaballapura, KR Puram, Shivajinagar, KR Pete, Hunsur, Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Hirekerur, and Hoskote.
December 09, 2019 9:25 am
The Karnataka bypolls are the result of a chain of events that began with the results of the 2018 Assembly elections in Karnataka. The BJP won 104 seats, the Congress 80, and the JD-S 37 seats in the 224-member House. Three seats were won by others.
December 05, 2019 6:28 am
One of the signs of the BJP being wary of a Vokkaliga backlash in Yeshwanthapura is the frequent attempt during campaign rallies to highlight its candidate S T Somashekhar's Vokkaliga credentials.
December 05, 2019 7:21 am
Yediyurappa and the BJP have promised huge funds for development in each of the 15 constituencies. All 13 rebel MLAs contesting as BJP candidates have been promised ministry positions.
December 04, 2019 9:22 pm
Interestingly, the Congress and JD(S) has decided to field non-Vokkaliga candidates in Mahalakshmi Layout, situated in northwest Bengaluru, in which the electorate constitutes about 60% Vokkaligas.
December 04, 2019 7:38 pm
The residence of Koliwad in Ranebennur of Haveri district, Karnataka was searched which is now led to a protest by his supporters.
December 05, 2019 6:59 am
Karnataka Assembly Bypolls: The state government has declared a holiday to all government offices, schools and colleges on December 5 in view of the bypolls to the 15 Assembly constituencies.
December 03, 2019 4:33 pm
Sitting MLA Basavaraj Byrathi, a close aide of former CM Siddaramaiah, had won the seat in 2013 and 2018 by a margin of over 32,000 and 24,000 votes, respectively. He joined the BJP earlier this year.
December 01, 2019 7:43 pm
The ruling BJP led by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa needs to win at least six seats in the bypolls to 15 constituencies to remain in a majority in the 224-member assembly, which would still have two vacant seats— Maski and R R Nagar.