Bangalore Municipal polls: BJP gets majority
Apr 5, 2010
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 9, 2013
Buoyed by its recent success in civic polls in Karnataka, Congress has begun steps to put its house in order to wrest power from BJP in the May 5 Assembly elections.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday March 11, 2013
The BJP today accepted its defeat in the civic body elections in Karnataka as "alarming" and said the party will introspect but claimed it will spring back in coming Assembly elections.
South | Reported by Radhika Iyer (With inputs from agencies), edited Samira Shaikh | Monday March 11, 2013
In a blow for the ruling BJP just two months before Assembly elections are held in Karnataka, the Congress has won big in the state's urban local body elections, bettering its 2007 numbers. The big flop of the election - BS Yeddyurappa.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday March 7, 2013
Karnataka on Thursday will see polling for 208 urban local bodies whose outcome is being seen as a referendum on the BJP's corruption-scarred rule in the state, ahead of assembly elections due in May.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday April 5, 2010
The ruling BJP in Karnataka has captured the Bangalore city corporation for the first time, wresting the civic body from Congress in fiercely contested polls held last week.