The BJP-Congress duel in Karnataka
Apr 17, 2014
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Elections | Written by Devesh Kumar | Saturday April 19, 2014
Arun Jaitley is a key strategist, having steered the BJP's campaign successfully in difficult states such as Gujarat (2002 and 2007), Madhya Pradesh (2003), Bihar (2005), Karnataka (2004 and 2008) and Punjab (2007 and 2012). And now he forays into el...
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday April 18, 2014
Prominent citizens of Bangalore are sorely disappointed at what they call the low voter turnout in the city in the general elections held on Thursday. The three seats in Bangalore city recorded a 54 per cent voter turnout. In 2009, the turnout was 58...
Election 2014 | Written by Maya Sharma | Friday April 18, 2014
All 28 seats in Karnataka voted on Thursday - in a battle that has put pressure on state units of both the BJP and the Congress. And some of the contests, like the one in Bangalore South, have generated a huge amount of interest.
Election 2014 | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Thursday April 17, 2014
All 28 constituencies in Karnataka voted today, in a battle that is a must-win for both the Congress and the BJP.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday April 17, 2014
Today was the largest single day of voting in the five-week national election.
Election 2014 | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday April 17, 2014
All of Karnataka and much of Rajasthan and Maharashtra are voting today in the biggest of nine phases in the general elections. Of the 121 constituencies across 12 states where polling is on, the Congress holds 36 seats and the BJP 40.
Election 2014 | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday April 15, 2014
Campaigning has ended in Karnataka and all 28 seats will go to the polls on Thursday. State capital Bangalore is being keenly fought over by politicians.
Election 2014 | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday April 10, 2014
The Election Commission today pulled up Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah for describing Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, as a "mass murderer."
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday April 10, 2014
Of the 28 Congress candidates in the Lok Sabha election in Karnataka, 27 are billionaires, led by its star nominee Nandan Nilekani (Bangalore South).
Election 2014 | Written by Radhika Iyer | Thursday April 10, 2014
BJP is hoping BS Yeddyurappa will work the magic in Karnataka. Mr Yeddyurappa, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, is now fighting parliamentary elections for the first time from his home turf Shimoga.
Election 2014 | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday April 9, 2014
Congress president Sonia Gandhi today targeted the BJP and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with an apparent reference to 'Snoopgate', or the alleged spying on a young woman by Gujarat police officers in 2009.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 8, 2014
Wading into BJP's internal affairs, Rahul Gandhi today said LK Advani is no more its "tallest leader" that he once used to be and has been made a "small leader" by the party, as he unleashed a fierce attack against Narendra Modi.
Elections | Edited by Devesh Kumar | Wednesday April 2, 2014
After Sushma Swaraj replaced LK Advani as Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha in 2009, there were many who thought that being decreed as the BJP's prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general election would be the next logical step.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 2, 2014
Dismissing any "Modi wave", senior Congress leader and former Karnataka Chief Minister S M Krishna today said it was a propaganda by "vested interests" and took a jibe at the BJP Prime Ministerial candidate for "sidelining" senior leaders.
Election 2014 | Indo Asian News Service | Tuesday April 1, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said industrialists from Coimbatore in the state have decided not to invest in Karnataka despite an invitation from her Karnataka counterpart.
Election 2014 | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday March 26, 2014
In this election, B Sriramulu, who returned recently to the BJP, takes on a retired chief justice, the Congress' NY Hanumanthappa. However, Mr Sriramulu will be contesting without the blessing of his former mentor Sushma Swaraj.
Election 2014 | Radhika Iyer | Wednesday March 26, 2014
It has been termed as the fastest developing area or locality in the country in the past two years by the Real Estate association of India. Technology parks, industries and newer parts of greater Bangalore have added to this constituency, making it t...
Elections | Maya Sharma | Monday March 24, 2014
One uncharitable tweet said Pramod Muthalik's time with the BJP was shorter than some celebrity marriages. The marriage simile was repeated to us by some policemen on the highway to Hubli who stopped our car to check it.
Cheat Sheet | Reported by Maya Sharma, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from PTI) | Sunday March 23, 2014
Barely a few hours after controversial chief of the Sri Ram Sene Pramod Muthalik, linked with an attack on women at a pub in Mangalore in 2009, was inducted in the BJP by its state unit in Karnataka, his admission to the party has been stopped by the...
Election 2014 | Written by Maya Sharma (With inputs from PTI) | Sunday March 23, 2014
Pramod Muthalik, controversial chief of right wing outfit Sri Ram Sene, has joined the BJP. Mr Muthalik, who was linked to the attack on women at a pub in Mangalore in 2009, signed up with the BJP at a function in Hubli in Karnataka today