Articles about Karnataka Election

Karnataka minister Madhuswamy calls CM Bommai's government a 'caretaker' regime

16 Aug 2022

Politics
Karnataka minister Madhuswamy calls CM Bommai's government a 'caretaker' regime

A huge controversy has erupted in Karnataka over an alleged audio clip of cabinet minister JC Madhuswamy, wherein he implied the Basavaraj Bommai government is just a caretaker regime with only seven-eight months until elections.

Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks speculation about new CM

10 Aug 2022

Politics
Karnataka: Amit Shah's visit sparks speculation about new CM

Following the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to Karnataka last week, speculations of yet another change in the state's chief ministership have emerged.

Karnataka: Cabinet reshuffle on cards after BJP chief Nadda's visit?

18 Apr 2022

Politics
Karnataka: Cabinet reshuffle on cards after BJP chief Nadda's visit?

Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai on Monday hinted a cabinet reshuffle or expansion is likely to happen in the state.

Siddaramaiah resigns as Congress Legislature Party leader after Karnataka by-polls

09 Dec 2019

Politics
Siddaramaiah resigns as Congress Legislature Party leader after Karnataka by-polls

On Monday, Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah resigned as the party legislature leader after the Bharatiya Janata Party's victory in the state by-polls.

Karnataka by-polls: BJP leading in 12 seats; Congress in 2

09 Dec 2019

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Karnataka by-polls: BJP leading in 12 seats; Congress in 2

The counting of votes for the Karnataka by-polls commenced at 8 am on Monday and the results are expected post noon.

Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

31 Jul 2019

Politics
Karnataka: Congress expels 14 lawmakers who brought down coalition

On Tuesday, Congress expelled 14 of its lawmakers who were responsible for bringing down the coalition government in Karnataka.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

22 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Speaker summons 12 rebel MLAs, floor test today

Karnataka assembly speaker KR Ramesh on Monday summoned 12 rebel MLAs of Congress, whose resignations have endangered the coalition's survival.

#KarnatakaCrisis: After missing deadlines, Kumaraswamy faces floor test today

22 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: After missing deadlines, Kumaraswamy faces floor test today

As the Karnataka Assembly resumes on Monday, the tottering Congress-JD(S) alliance faces its final test.

#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

18 Jul 2019

Politics
#KarnatakaCrisis: Before floor test, rebel Congress-MLA says will support Kumaraswamy

In a slight relief for the tottering coalition of Karnataka, a rebel MLA, who tendered his resignation earlier this month said he will vote for the Congress-JD(S) government in floor test on Thursday.

Siddaramaiah attacks Modi while BJP-lawmakers from Karnataka stay at resort

16 Jan 2019

Politics
Siddaramaiah attacks Modi while BJP-lawmakers from Karnataka stay at resort

Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah launched a sharp attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday over the coalition crisis in the state and asked him whether his saaf niyat slogan was about grabbing power through a coup.

Priya Varrier 'winks' her way to become India's most-searched personality

13 Dec 2018

India
Priya Varrier 'winks' her way to become India's most-searched personality

Remember Priya Prakash Varrier, the Malayali actress who became an internet sensation for her eyebrow dance in that "wink song", Manikya Malaraya Poovi from the film Oru Addar Love?

Former Karnataka-minister and mining baron Janardhan Reddy arrested in bribery-case

11 Nov 2018

Politics
Former Karnataka-minister and mining baron Janardhan Reddy arrested in bribery-case

Janardhan Reddy, the mining baron from Bellari, was arrested in Bengaluru on Sunday in connection to an alleged bribery case.

Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra

06 Sep 2018

India
Beyond Section 377: Looking at prominent judgment of CJI Misra

Heading a constitutional bench which read down Section 377 of the IPC, CJI Dipak Misra scripted history.

Karnataka: Congress and JDS to fight 2019 General Elections together

01 Jun 2018

Politics
Karnataka: Congress and JDS to fight 2019 General Elections together

Amid growing speculations of a pre-poll alliance between Congress and JD(S) for the upcoming LS elections, Congress leader KC Venugopal today confirmed that both the parties would fight the elections together.

Karnataka: Congress lawmaker calls bribe audio-clip fake, leaves party embarrassed

21 May 2018

Politics
Karnataka: Congress lawmaker calls bribe audio-clip fake, leaves party embarrassed

A Facebook post of Congress lawmaker Shivaram Hebbar has left his party red-faced. In the post dated May 19, Hebbar wrote the audio clip released by Congress, alleging Bharatiya Janata Party bribed its MLAs, is fake.

How the Kumaraswamy's govt. is likely to be set up

20 May 2018

Politics
How the Kumaraswamy's govt. is likely to be set up

Following Yeddyurappa's resignation as Karnataka's chief minister, JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy is set to take his oath as the new chief minister on May 23.

What makes Narendra Modi so popular?

20 May 2018

Politics
What makes Narendra Modi so popular?

Though BJP recently lost Karnataka, but no one can deny that BJP and its 'Pradhan sewak' continue to dominate the Indian political scene.

Yeddyurappa drops the mic: How things led to his resignation

19 May 2018

Politics
Yeddyurappa drops the mic: How things led to his resignation

Minutes before the floor test, Karnataka CM BS Yeddyurappa in his speech declared, "I have failed to secure the numbers," and resigned from the top post merely 2.5 days after coming to power.

Karnataka: Reports claim Yeddyurappa may resign before crucial floor test

19 May 2018

Politics
Karnataka: Reports claim Yeddyurappa may resign before crucial floor test

What'll happen in the floor assembly at Bengaluru's Vidhan Soudha at 4 PM, has grabbed the nation's attention.

Karnataka verdict: Congress releases 'audio clip', accuses Yeddyurappa of poaching

19 May 2018

Politics
Karnataka verdict: Congress releases 'audio clip', accuses Yeddyurappa of poaching

Right before the crucial floor test in the Karnataka assembly, Congress has released an audio clip accusing CM BS Yeddyurappa for bribing their leader BC Patil.

Karnataka Floor Test: Details about 3 possible scenarios

19 May 2018

Politics
Karnataka Floor Test: Details about 3 possible scenarios

BJP's newly sworn-in CM Yeddyurappa have to prove his majority in Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm today. In order to ensure transparency, the floor test would be broadcast live.

SC: Bopaiah to remain pro-tem speaker, live-broadcast of floor test

19 May 2018

Politics
SC: Bopaiah to remain pro-tem speaker, live-broadcast of floor test

The Supreme Court has rejected the plea of Congress-JD(S) challenging the appointment of pro-tem speaker KG Bopaiah in the crucial floor test of Karnataka.

6 Supreme Court judgements that changed the course of India

18 May 2018

India
6 Supreme Court judgements that changed the course of India

In a decisive judgement, the Supreme Court today ordered that floor test should be conducted tomorrow in the Karnataka assembly wherein BJP, the single-largest party, has to prove its majority.

Karnataka: All you need to know about tomorrow's floor test

18 May 2018

Politics
Karnataka: All you need to know about tomorrow's floor test

Whether BS Yeddyurappa will remain the CM of Karnataka or his dreams will be shattered, will be known after the crucial floor test tomorrow.

Karnataka: Swearing-in done, where will Yeddyurappa get numbers from?

18 May 2018

Politics
Karnataka: Swearing-in done, where will Yeddyurappa get numbers from?

BS Yeddyurappa was sworn in as Chief Minister of Karnataka yesterday, in a low-key affair at Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.

Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa announces loan waiver for farmers

17 May 2018

Politics
Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa announces loan waiver for farmers

Shortly after taking oath as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka, BS Yeddyurappa announced loan waivers for all farmers to the tune of Rs. 1 lakh.

RaGa calls Yeddyurappa swearing-in a 'mockery' of the Indian Constitution

17 May 2018

Politics
RaGa calls Yeddyurappa swearing-in a 'mockery' of the Indian Constitution

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, after a brief period of silence, has now hit out at the BJP, calling its "irrational insistence" on forming the government a "mockery" of the Indian Constitution.

Congress leaders blame Siddaramaiah for Karnataka defeat, he gets "emotional"

17 May 2018

Politics
Congress leaders blame Siddaramaiah for Karnataka defeat, he gets "emotional"

Following an embarrassing defeat in the Karnataka election at the hands of BJP, Siddaramaiah has become a center of the blame-game inside the Congress.

Karnataka Governor (finally) invites BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form government

16 May 2018

Politics
Karnataka Governor (finally) invites BJP's BS Yeddyurappa to form government

The political slug-fest in Karnataka has finally come to an end.

Kumaraswamy: BJP offering Rs. 100cr to poach JD(S) MLAs

16 May 2018

Politics
Kumaraswamy: BJP offering Rs. 100cr to poach JD(S) MLAs

Following Congress's claims of BJP trying to poach its MLAs to form the Karnataka government, JD(S) chief ministerial candidate H.D. Kumaraswamy has now alleged that the BJP is offering his legislators Rs. 100cr and cabinet posts to lure them into switching sides.

Understanding Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's role, currently the king maker

15 May 2018

Politics
Understanding Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala's role, currently the king maker

After a political thriller that played with the minds of almost all political analysts, the ball is now in the court of Karnataka's Governor, Vajubhai Vala.

#SemiFinals2019: Game of chess in Karnataka: Who will be CM?

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: Game of chess in Karnataka: Who will be CM?

In a shocking plot twist in the Karnataka Elections, the BJP fell short of a clear majority, giving JD(S) and Congress an upper hand.

#SemiFinals2019: Looking back at leaders' gaffes during Karnataka campaign

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: Looking back at leaders' gaffes during Karnataka campaign

Before Karnataka went to vote on May 12, the state was home to political heavyweights like Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, and Rahul Gandhi. Even Sonia Gandhi came to Karnataka streets to connect with citizens, for the first time after two years.

#SemiFinals2019: Congress blames EVMs (again); BJP calls it people's victory

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: Congress blames EVMs (again); BJP calls it people's victory

The verdict of Karnataka elections confirms that Bharatiya Janata Party's BS Yeddyurappa will be the Chief Minister.

#SemiFinals2019: BS Yeddyurappa to meet PM, just like he foretold

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: BS Yeddyurappa to meet PM, just like he foretold

Clearly, subtlety is not BS Yeddyurappa's style.

#SemiFinals2019: Karnataka all set to become 21st state under BJP

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: Karnataka all set to become 21st state under BJP

In a major achievement, Bharatiya Janata Party has already crossed the halfway mark in Karnataka elections.

#SemiFinals2019: Lingayats remain with the BJP, Vokkaliga belt with JD(S)

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: Lingayats remain with the BJP, Vokkaliga belt with JD(S)

The Lingayat community has chosen the BJP over the Congress party that gave them a special religious minority status under the leadership of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

#SemiFinals2019: Who'll win- Congress or BJP? Twitterati weigh in

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: Who'll win- Congress or BJP? Twitterati weigh in

The counting of votes in Karnataka has begun. A lot is at stake in the southern state for both Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress.

#SemiFinals2019: CM Siddaramaiah trailing in Chamundeshwari, leading in Badami

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: CM Siddaramaiah trailing in Chamundeshwari, leading in Badami

Early trends of Karnataka Election results have incumbent Chief Minister Siddaramaiah trailing from Chamundeshwari, but he is leading in Badami constituency.

#SemiFinals2019: BJP's Sriramulu offers prayers. Will he defeat Siddaramaiah?

15 May 2018

Politics
#SemiFinals2019: BJP's Sriramulu offers prayers. Will he defeat Siddaramaiah?

The nervousness across political parties is clearly visible as counting of votes in Karnataka has begun.

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