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Karnataka Assembly Election 2018

Karnataka Bypolls: After Victory, BJP's Fresh Challenge Is To Balance Loyalists With New Entrants

Dec 09, 2019 Ajay Sukumaran

Karnataka has been the BJP’s "gateway to the south," but it has also presented the party with paradoxes.

Karnataka Bypolls: BJP Gets Majority, Wins 12 Of 15 Seats; Congress Bags 2

Dec 09, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress, which had won 12 of those 15 seats in the previous election, suffered a huge blow as it bagged only two seats -- Hunsur and Shivajinagar.

In Karnataka Bypolls, Congress Once Again Banks On D.K. Shivakumar's Popularity

The Congress is contesting in all the 15 assembly seats as the ruling BJP, while the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) is in the fray in only 12 seats.

BJP To Decide On Giving Tickets To Disqualified Karnataka MLAs

Nov 13, 2019 PTI

The Supreme Court has upheld the Karnataka Speaker's decision on disqualification of 17 Congress-JDS MLAs

SC Upholds Disqualification Of 17 Karnataka MLAs, But Allows Them To Contest Dec 5 Bypolls

The Supreme Court verdict paves way for disqualified MLAs to contest December 5 bypolls in Karnataka.

26 September, 2019

By-Election To 15 Seats In Karnataka Deferred Till SC's Decision On Disqualified MLAs


The lawyers appearing for the disqualified MLAs, Congress leader Siddaramaiah and other respondents said, they have no objection if the by-polls are deferred.

16 September, 2019

Patriotic Muslims Will Vote For BJP, Those Pro-Pakistan Will Hesitate: K'taka BJP Minister

Outlook Web Bureau

Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Raj K S Eshwarappa also announced that the BJP-led government will soon ban the slaughter of cows in the state.

19 August, 2019

'Investigate Operation Lotus Too': Siddaramaiah Hits Back At Karnataka CM Yediyurappa

Outlook Web Bureau

Siddaramaiah's statement came a day after the Yediyurappa announced that the phone tapping case filed under his predecessor HD Kumaraswamy government will be handed over to the CBI.

27 July, 2019

Karnataka: Some Of Our MLAs Want To Support BJP From Outside, Says JD(S) Leader

Outlook Web Bureau

The difference of opinion among the legislators surfaced in a meeting convened by Kumaraswamy on Friday night to decide the party's future course of action.

25 July, 2019

Days After Govt's Fall In Karnataka, Congress-JD(S) Non-Committal On Future Of Alliance

Outlook Web Bureau

Outgoing Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said the political instability will continue in the state, adding he still didn't know if the two parties would stay together.

24 July, 2019

With Congress-JD(S) Coalition Government's Collapse, BJP's BS Yeddyurappa Set To Return As CM

Outlook Web Bureau

BS Yeddyurappa had on Monday said that he would consult BJP President Amit Shah and Narendra Modi before staking claim to form the government.


22 July, 2019

Karnataka Crisis: SC To Hear Independent MLAs' Plea Seeking Immediate Floor Test Tomorrow

Outlook Web Bureau

On Monday, the debate on the confidence motion entered its third day, and Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar has summoned all rebel MLAs tomorrow.

21 July, 2019

2 Independent Karnataka MLAs Move SC, Seek Direction To Conclude Floor Test On Monday

Outlook Web Bureau

H Nagesh and R Shankar were inducted into the cabinet barely a month ago to avoid their chances of leaving the government.

17 July, 2019

Speaker Free To Decide On Resignation Of Karnataka Rebel MLAs, Says SC

Outlook Web Bureau

In an interim order, the apex court also said the Speaker is free to decide on resignations within an appropriate time frame but refused to set one for the speaker.

16 July, 2019

Karnataka Crisis: SC To Hear Plea On Resignations Of 15 Rebel Congress-JD(S) MLAs Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The bench allowed senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi who mentioned the matter for all the 15 MLAs to amend the petition for expanding the grounds in support of their stand to resign.

15 July, 2019

Karnataka Crisis | Congress-JD(S) Govt To Face Trust Vote On Thursday, Says Siddaramaiah

Outlook Web Bureau

Discussion on vote of confidence will be taken up on Thursday at 11 am in Karnataka Assembly, says Congress leader Siddaramaiah

13 July, 2019

'Mere Posturing,' Says BJP On CM Kumaraswamy's Decision To Face No-Confidence Motion

Outlook Web Bureau

Kumaraswamy, to everyone's surprise, on Thursday, told Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar on the first day of the monsoon session that he was ready to face a no-confidence motion to prove he has the majority and asked the latter to fix a date and time for the floor test.


11 July, 2019

Karnataka | Need To Examine Resignations Of Rebel MLAs And See If They Are Genuine: Speaker

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Addressing the media after a meeting with Congress-JD(S) MLAs, KR Ramesh Kumar said the resignations should be "in the perfect format".

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during inauguration of a fertilizers factory, AIIMS and other projects, in Gorakhpur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting during dedication of a fertilisers factory to the nation and launch of various development projects, in Gorakhpur.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah at Parliament during the ongoing Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav and Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) President Jayant Chaudhary during 'Parivartan Sandesh' rally ahead of the UP Assembly elections 2022, in Meerut.

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Shiv Sena MPs Sanjay Raut and Priyanka Chaturvedi, and Congress MP KC Venugopal during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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