Karnataka By Elections


'Karnataka By Elections' - 139 News Result(s)

  • Siddaramaiah Cracks Down On BJP's Mangaluru Chalo Rally: 10 Facts

    Siddaramaiah Cracks Down On BJP's <i>Mangaluru Chalo</i> Rally: 10 Facts

    More than 1,900 BJP workers were detained by Karnataka police today after they started a bike rally from Bangaluru to for Mangaluru despite being effused permission. The Mangaluru Chalo rally, the BJP said, was meant to draw attention to killings of right-wing workers in communally sensitive areas. The ruling Congress says the rally would raise com...

  • As Karnataka Nears Polls, Political Parties Reach Out To Dalits

    As Karnataka Nears Polls, Political Parties Reach Out To Dalits

    BJP Karnataka president BS Yeddyurappa on Monday hosted the families of 33 Dalits at his posh Dollars colony residence in Bengaluru. These are the same families whose homes he recently visited as part of his public outreach programme across the state.

  • BJP Can't Afford To Lose Karnataka, Himachal, Gujarat

    BJP Can't Afford To Lose Karnataka, Himachal, Gujarat

    The BJP has begun its preparation for the assembly polls in Gujarat, Himachal and Karnataka in right earnest though the dates for these state elections are yet to be declared by the Election Commission. The first two states are to elect a new assembly by the end of this year, whereas Karnataka is due to vote only in May next year. But the party can...

  • 'Amma..Er..Indira Canteens': Rahul Gandhi's Flub Reveals Inspiration

    'Amma..Er..Indira Canteens': Rahul Gandhi's Flub Reveals Inspiration

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today inaugurated "Indira canteens," which will provide food at a subsidised cost to the poor in Karnataka capital, Bengaluru. His party, which rules the state, has borrowed the idea from neighbouring Tamil Nadu ahead of assembly elections due in less than a year.

  • Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa Pledge Congress-Mukt Karnataka

    Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa Pledge Congress-<i>Mukt</i> Karnataka

    BJP president Amit Shah is in Karnataka - the only southern state to ever be ruled by the BJP - in a bid to kick-start the state unit of the party into election mode.

  • What Rahul Gandhi Has To Say About Karnataka Tax Raids: Nothing

    What Rahul Gandhi Has To Say About Karnataka Tax Raids: Nothing

    Income tax raids on a Karnataka minister had an angry Congress exercised all day today. The minister was picked up by taxmen from a Bengaluru resort where the Congress had shepherded 43 legislators from Gujarat to prevent defections before a crucial Rajya Sabha election. Senior Congress leaders accused the BJP government of "scare tactics" and "abu...

  • Gujarat Lawmakers Fled To Bengaluru In Fear, Alleges Congress

    Gujarat Lawmakers Fled To Bengaluru In Fear, Alleges Congress

    The Congress on Sunday produced 42 of its Gujarat lawmakers -- who are penned at a resort in Bengaluru -- before the media and said they have taken refuge in the Congress-ruled Karnataka as they feared for their lives ahead of the coming Rajya Sabha elections.

  • Election Commission Reacts To Congress SOS, Seeks Answers From Gujarat

    Election Commission Reacts To Congress SOS, Seeks Answers From Gujarat

    Its Gujarat lawmakers safely sequestered in a luxurious Karnataka resort hundreds of kilometres away, senior Congress leaders headed to the Election Commission in Delhi on Saturday to complain that the Gujarat government was trying to arm-twist and lure its lawmakers to switch sides ahead of the 8 August elections for three Rajya Sabha seats from G...

  • Senior Karnataka Congressman Quits Party, Says Chief Minister Arrogant

    Senior Karnataka Congressman Quits Party, Says Chief Minister Arrogant

    Senior Karnataka Congress leader AH Vishwanath quit the party on Friday after falling out with Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah named to lead the party against the BJP's BS Yeddyurappa for the assembly elections less than a year later. Mr Vishwanath, 67, is the second state leader to walk out this year, a setback for a party that is battling anti-incu...

  • Its Siddaramaiah vs BJP's Yeddyurappa In Karnataka Assembly Polls

    Its Siddaramaiah vs BJP's Yeddyurappa In Karnataka Assembly Polls

    The Congress today named Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah as the party's face in the coming Assembly polls, pitching him against former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who will be leading the campaign for the BJP. Mr Yeddyurappa was named the party's choice for the Chief Minister's post by BJP chief Amit Shah in August.

  • After BS Yeddyurappa Eats Hotel Food At Dalit Home, BJP Explains Why

    After BS Yeddyurappa Eats Hotel Food At Dalit Home, BJP Explains Why

    The party has said that food ran out while Mr Yeddyurappa and his team were at the home of Madhu Kumar in Chitradurga district for breakfast, and so more was bought from outside.

  • Karnataka BJP Tries To Fix Cracks, Leaders Asked To 'Work As A Family'

    Karnataka BJP Tries To Fix Cracks, Leaders Asked To 'Work As A Family'

    The two-day executive meet of the Karnataka BJP unit, that ends today in Mysuru, saw the party trying hard to present a united front and keep it together. Ahead of the meet, backward class leader KS Eshwarappa continued his open defiance against state party president, BS Yeddyurappa. Also, there was little interaction between the two during the mee...

  • Amid Dissent, BJP Meets In Karnataka For Mission 150

    Amid Dissent, BJP Meets In Karnataka For Mission 150

    There has been an unusual amount of interest in the state executive meet of the BJP in Karnataka that began today in Mysuru. The two-day meet, attended by state leaders and central representatives, is focussed on Mission 150 - the target of winning 150 out of 224 seats in Karnataka's Assembly elections scheduled for next year.

  • By-Election Results 2017 LIVE: Winners For All 10 Seats Declared; BJP Gets 5, Congress 3

    By-Election Results 2017 LIVE: Winners For All 10 Seats Declared; BJP Gets 5, Congress 3

    The counting of votes for by-election in 11 constituencies in eight states began at 8 am this morning and most of the results for eight of the ten constituencies have been declared. The BJP has won five of the ten constituencies so far - with results for two yet to be declared. The Congress has retained both the seats it had in Karnataka, while the...

  • By-Election Results 2017: BJP Wins 5 Of 10 Assembly Seats In By-Elections - 10 Points

    By-Election Results 2017: BJP Wins 5 Of 10 Assembly Seats In By-Elections - 10 Points

    The BJP has won five of 10 assembly seats in eight states for which by-elections were held, retaining three and gaining two from other parties, including Delhi's Rajouri Garden, where last time's winner Aam Aadmi Party has lost its deposit ahead of key civic elections. The Congress has won three, two in Karnataka and one in Madhya Pradesh, all seat...

'Karnataka By Elections' - 31 Video Result(s)

'Karnataka By Elections' - 139 News Result(s)

  • Siddaramaiah Cracks Down On BJP's Mangaluru Chalo Rally: 10 Facts

    Siddaramaiah Cracks Down On BJP's <i>Mangaluru Chalo</i> Rally: 10 Facts

    More than 1,900 BJP workers were detained by Karnataka police today after they started a bike rally from Bangaluru to for Mangaluru despite being effused permission. The Mangaluru Chalo rally, the BJP said, was meant to draw attention to killings of right-wing workers in communally sensitive areas. The ruling Congress says the rally would raise com...

  • As Karnataka Nears Polls, Political Parties Reach Out To Dalits

    As Karnataka Nears Polls, Political Parties Reach Out To Dalits

    BJP Karnataka president BS Yeddyurappa on Monday hosted the families of 33 Dalits at his posh Dollars colony residence in Bengaluru. These are the same families whose homes he recently visited as part of his public outreach programme across the state.

  • BJP Can't Afford To Lose Karnataka, Himachal, Gujarat

    BJP Can't Afford To Lose Karnataka, Himachal, Gujarat

    The BJP has begun its preparation for the assembly polls in Gujarat, Himachal and Karnataka in right earnest though the dates for these state elections are yet to be declared by the Election Commission. The first two states are to elect a new assembly by the end of this year, whereas Karnataka is due to vote only in May next year. But the party can...

  • 'Amma..Er..Indira Canteens': Rahul Gandhi's Flub Reveals Inspiration

    'Amma..Er..Indira Canteens': Rahul Gandhi's Flub Reveals Inspiration

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today inaugurated "Indira canteens," which will provide food at a subsidised cost to the poor in Karnataka capital, Bengaluru. His party, which rules the state, has borrowed the idea from neighbouring Tamil Nadu ahead of assembly elections due in less than a year.

  • Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa Pledge Congress-Mukt Karnataka

    Amit Shah, Yeddyurappa Pledge Congress-<i>Mukt</i> Karnataka

    BJP president Amit Shah is in Karnataka - the only southern state to ever be ruled by the BJP - in a bid to kick-start the state unit of the party into election mode.

  • What Rahul Gandhi Has To Say About Karnataka Tax Raids: Nothing

    What Rahul Gandhi Has To Say About Karnataka Tax Raids: Nothing

    Income tax raids on a Karnataka minister had an angry Congress exercised all day today. The minister was picked up by taxmen from a Bengaluru resort where the Congress had shepherded 43 legislators from Gujarat to prevent defections before a crucial Rajya Sabha election. Senior Congress leaders accused the BJP government of "scare tactics" and "abu...

  • Gujarat Lawmakers Fled To Bengaluru In Fear, Alleges Congress

    Gujarat Lawmakers Fled To Bengaluru In Fear, Alleges Congress

    The Congress on Sunday produced 42 of its Gujarat lawmakers -- who are penned at a resort in Bengaluru -- before the media and said they have taken refuge in the Congress-ruled Karnataka as they feared for their lives ahead of the coming Rajya Sabha elections.

  • Election Commission Reacts To Congress SOS, Seeks Answers From Gujarat

    Election Commission Reacts To Congress SOS, Seeks Answers From Gujarat

    Its Gujarat lawmakers safely sequestered in a luxurious Karnataka resort hundreds of kilometres away, senior Congress leaders headed to the Election Commission in Delhi on Saturday to complain that the Gujarat government was trying to arm-twist and lure its lawmakers to switch sides ahead of the 8 August elections for three Rajya Sabha seats from G...

  • Senior Karnataka Congressman Quits Party, Says Chief Minister Arrogant

    Senior Karnataka Congressman Quits Party, Says Chief Minister Arrogant

    Senior Karnataka Congress leader AH Vishwanath quit the party on Friday after falling out with Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah named to lead the party against the BJP's BS Yeddyurappa for the assembly elections less than a year later. Mr Vishwanath, 67, is the second state leader to walk out this year, a setback for a party that is battling anti-incu...

  • Its Siddaramaiah vs BJP's Yeddyurappa In Karnataka Assembly Polls

    Its Siddaramaiah vs BJP's Yeddyurappa In Karnataka Assembly Polls

    The Congress today named Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah as the party's face in the coming Assembly polls, pitching him against former Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, who will be leading the campaign for the BJP. Mr Yeddyurappa was named the party's choice for the Chief Minister's post by BJP chief Amit Shah in August.

  • After BS Yeddyurappa Eats Hotel Food At Dalit Home, BJP Explains Why

    After BS Yeddyurappa Eats Hotel Food At Dalit Home, BJP Explains Why

    The party has said that food ran out while Mr Yeddyurappa and his team were at the home of Madhu Kumar in Chitradurga district for breakfast, and so more was bought from outside.

  • Karnataka BJP Tries To Fix Cracks, Leaders Asked To 'Work As A Family'

    Karnataka BJP Tries To Fix Cracks, Leaders Asked To 'Work As A Family'

    The two-day executive meet of the Karnataka BJP unit, that ends today in Mysuru, saw the party trying hard to present a united front and keep it together. Ahead of the meet, backward class leader KS Eshwarappa continued his open defiance against state party president, BS Yeddyurappa. Also, there was little interaction between the two during the mee...

  • Amid Dissent, BJP Meets In Karnataka For Mission 150

    Amid Dissent, BJP Meets In Karnataka For Mission 150

    There has been an unusual amount of interest in the state executive meet of the BJP in Karnataka that began today in Mysuru. The two-day meet, attended by state leaders and central representatives, is focussed on Mission 150 - the target of winning 150 out of 224 seats in Karnataka's Assembly elections scheduled for next year.

  • By-Election Results 2017 LIVE: Winners For All 10 Seats Declared; BJP Gets 5, Congress 3

    By-Election Results 2017 LIVE: Winners For All 10 Seats Declared; BJP Gets 5, Congress 3

    The counting of votes for by-election in 11 constituencies in eight states began at 8 am this morning and most of the results for eight of the ten constituencies have been declared. The BJP has won five of the ten constituencies so far - with results for two yet to be declared. The Congress has retained both the seats it had in Karnataka, while the...

  • By-Election Results 2017: BJP Wins 5 Of 10 Assembly Seats In By-Elections - 10 Points

    By-Election Results 2017: BJP Wins 5 Of 10 Assembly Seats In By-Elections - 10 Points

    The BJP has won five of 10 assembly seats in eight states for which by-elections were held, retaining three and gaining two from other parties, including Delhi's Rajouri Garden, where last time's winner Aam Aadmi Party has lost its deposit ahead of key civic elections. The Congress has won three, two in Karnataka and one in Madhya Pradesh, all seat...

  • Nanjangud Bypoll A Dress Rehearsal For Karnataka Elections Next Year?

    Nanjangud Bypoll A Dress Rehearsal For Karnataka Elections Next Year?

    Nanjangud, about 20 kilometres from Mysore in Karnataka, is known for its Shiva temple and bananas. The town is now witnessing a bypoll battle between a former Congressman who joined the BJP, and the ruling Congress itself - right in Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's stronghold. With elections due in Karnataka next year, the results could be seen as a ...

  • Goa Government's Plans To Meet PM On Mahadayi Water Dispute Scuttled

    Goa Government's Plans To Meet PM On Mahadayi Water Dispute Scuttled

    Goa government's plan to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention on the ongoing Mahadayi water-sharing dispute with Karnataka has hit a roadblock due to his packed schedule in the wake of UP elections followed by a foreign trip.

  • David Guetta's Bengaluru Concert Cancelled

    David Guetta's Bengaluru Concert Cancelled

    The Bengaluru police has said that a concert by Grammy Award-winning DJ and music producer David Guetta in the city tonight has not been cancelled, only postponed. But the organisers say they were told to call it off because the police could not deploy enough manpower as the date clashed with Agricultural Produce Market Committee elections in the a...

  • Siddaramaiah Revamps Karnataka Cabinet, Sacks 14 Ministers, Inducts 13

    Siddaramaiah Revamps Karnataka Cabinet, Sacks 14 Ministers, Inducts 13

    Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka government in a major revamp today dropped 14 ministers from its cabinet while inducting 13 new at a ceremony in Bengaluru's Raj Bhavan. The new-look team will lead the ruling Congress into the Assembly elections due in less than two years.

  • Rajya Sabha Polls: Will Parties Get Their Math Right?

    Rajya Sabha Polls: Will Parties Get Their Math Right?

    Elections for 57 Rajya Sabha seats in 15 states will take place today and with a contest in seven states, political parties are in a last minute scramble to ensure they get their numbers right.

  • Karnataka Game Of Thrones: Mystery, Allegations And A Trip To Mumbai

    Karnataka Game Of Thrones: Mystery, Allegations And A Trip To Mumbai

    It's being called the Game of Thrones, Karnataka version. Five days before Rajya Sabha elections in the state, the ruling Congress has been accused of sponsoring a trip to Mumbai for 14 Independent lawmakers in the state to ensure that they vote for its candidate.

  • Tough Fight For Some Rajya Sabha Candidates While Others Breathe Easy

    Tough Fight For Some Rajya Sabha Candidates While Others Breathe Easy

    It will be smooth sailing for ministers like Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Goyal, Vinay Sahasrabuddhe and former union minister P Chidambaram but there's a contest on the cards in at least six states like Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Haryana.

  • Battlelines Drawn For Rajya Sabha Polls In Karnataka, JD(S) Choice Creates Rift In Party

    Battlelines Drawn For Rajya Sabha Polls In Karnataka, JD(S) Choice Creates Rift In Party

    Today is the last day for filing nominations for the Rajya Sabha seats for which elections will be held on June 11. In Karnataka, as always, the main parties are hoping to push their candidates through - sometimes with a little help from independents or even members of another party.

  • In Congress Collapse, The Usual Response: Gandhis Not To Blame

    In Congress Collapse, The Usual Response: Gandhis Not To Blame

    The Congress picked up the pace of its collapse considerably today, with huge defeats in Kerala and Assam; it now retains charge of just one major state- Karnataka.

  • Congress Accuses BJP Of Appointing 'Tainted' Leaders As State Unit Chiefs

    Congress Accuses BJP Of Appointing 'Tainted' Leaders As State Unit Chiefs

    The Congress today made a scathing attack on the BJP for its selection of new chiefs for states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

  • By-Poll Results: People Rejected Vote-Bank Politics, Says BJP

    By-Poll Results: People Rejected Vote-Bank Politics, Says BJP

    Buoyed by National Democratic Alliance (NDA) constituents' win in seven of the 12 bypolls whose results were declared today, BJP claimed people have shown their preference for its developmental politics over "vote-bank politics" of Congress and Samajwadi Party (SP) governments.

  • Congress Eyes Majority In Karnataka Legislative Council Polls

    Congress Eyes Majority In Karnataka Legislative Council Polls

    Voting for 25 seats of the Legislative Council or Upper House of the Karnataka Assembly was held in the state on Sunday. A total of 125 candidates contested for the seats with maximum fielded by the three major parties in fray, the ruling Congress, the BJP and the Janata Dal (Secular).

  • Bengaluru Sticks With BJP, PM Tweets 'Hat-trick': 10 Developments

    Bengaluru Sticks With BJP, PM Tweets 'Hat-trick': 10 Developments

    In Congress-ruled Karnataka, capital Bengaluru has picked the BJP again to fix its chronic civic problems, handing the party a majority in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike or BBMP, that it has controlled for the last five years.

  • Bengaluru Civic Elections Voting Ends With Dismal Turnout

    Bengaluru Civic Elections Voting Ends With Dismal Turnout

    Voting for Bengaluru's municipal body known as the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike or BBMP ended today with less than 50 per cent voter turnout, underscoring once again the city's apathy to polls.

  • Bengaluru Sees Low Turnout in Crucial Civic Polls

    Bengaluru Sees Low Turnout in Crucial Civic Polls

    Bengaluru is voting today to elect its civic body, amid major concerns of traffic and cleanliness faced by its residents, in a high-prestige political battle. Till 12 noon, just 11 per cent of the electorate had come out to vote.

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