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How did Bjp manage to lose Karnataka?
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How did Bjp manage to lose Karnataka?

By N.K.A. Ballal, Retd. Sr. Vice-President, ITDC A  very old saying, “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” But this is not true in politics. BJP learnt this the hard way.  With 104 seats in a 222 seat Assembly, they had to concede defeat and sit in the opposition. For another five years. It was…

Anti-People’s Mandate Day by BJP
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Anti-People’s Mandate Day by BJP

Mysuru: Even as the CM-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy (HDK) is all ready to be sworn-in as the 25th CM of the State this evening in Bengaluru, the leaders and workers of the BJP protested against the unholy alliance of Congress and JD(S), observing it as ‘Anti-People’s Mandate Day.’ The leaders and the workers gathered near the…

Plus 112, minus 112; It’s all about number game!
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Plus 112, minus 112; It’s all about number game!

Mysuru: “Poaching” and “horse-trading” are two terms that have haunted Congress and JD(S) ever since the results came out for the Karnataka Assembly election. Both the parties have been busy in the past three days moving its Legislators from resort to resort in order to keep them out of BJP’s reach. “MLA shopping”, “resort politics”,…

Live streaming of Trust Vote
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Live streaming of Trust Vote

SC allows BJP’s K.G. Bopaiah to continue as Pro-tem Speaker New Delhi:  Live- streaming of the Karnataka floor test is the best way to ensure transparent proceedings, the Supreme Court (SC) said this morning, rejecting a Congress petition to remove BJP’s K.G. Bopaiah as interim Speaker (Pro-tem Speaker) for Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa’s trust vote…

Floor test tomorrow: Yeddy is Ready
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Floor test tomorrow: Yeddy is Ready

New Delhi: The Supreme Court this morning ordered that a floor test be conducted at 4 pm tomorrow (May 19) to determine whether the day-old B.S. Yeddyurappa government in Karnataka has the support of the required number of MLAs to continue in the government. The BJP is 8-member short of the 112-majority mark and it…

Lotus blooms in Nanjangud for the first time since 1957
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Lotus blooms in Nanjangud for the first time since 1957

Mysuru:  The Temple Town of Nanjangud, also known as Dakshina Kashi, has chosen BJP candidate B. Harshavardhan as its MLA for the first time since 1957. Traditionally, the Constituency has been a bastion of Congress, Janata Party and Janata Dal. Harshavardhan, the son-in-law of former Minister and senior Dalit leader V. Sreenivasa Prasad, defeated incumbent…

BJP terms Karnataka win as ‘historic’
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BJP terms Karnataka win as ‘historic’

Bengaluru: A jubilant BJP today termed the party’s spectacular win in Karnataka as “historic” and asserted that the people of Karnataka have rejected the “toxic and negative politics of Congress.” “This is a historic victory… and the victory of Narendra Modi-led campaign and people of Karnataka irrespective of caste and creed reposing their faith in…

Congress, BJP workers clash at Gonikoppal
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Congress, BJP workers clash at Gonikoppal

Gonikoppal:  A clash between Congress and BJP workers during campaigning at Gonikoppal in Kodagu on May 9 night has left three persons including a student in critical condition. The injured have been identified as Gram Panchayat Member Jammanda Somanna, Gonikoppal Town Youth Congress President Karthanda Somanna and student Puneeth who have been   admitted to a…

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