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MLA Ganesh and MLA Bheema Naik almost struck a deal with the BJP to resign from their posts for Rs 50 crore and a ministerial berth when their attempts were stalled allegedly by Anand Singh.
MLAs were shifted as rooms, where they were staying, were booked by other customers from January 18 to 20.
Amidst brewing crisis between the ruling coalition party, Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy assured that everything is stable.
For BJP that came close to forming the government in Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan results came as déjà vu with numbers swinging by every hour.
Strategies are being drawn to take up issues related to farmers more aggressively and corner the coalition government ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election.
Darshan, a US-educated leader who entered politics just a few months ago after the death of his father K S Puttannaiah, had polled about 74,000 votes in the assembly election in Melukote constituency
The bypoll in Ballari was allowed to be a one man show of Sriramulu, the report is said to have noted.
Despite rumblings within the state unit and speculations of a shift in guards, BJP is in no position to replace its current state president B S Yeddyurappa.
Grief descended on Bengaluru South, the Lok Sabha constituency on which he had maintained his stronghold till he passed away on Monday, winning the seat six consecutive times.
Tejaswini’s popularity with the party and cadres, familiarity with the constituency as well as the recognition she has received as an activist make her an ideal candidate.
Before entering BJP, he worked as a full-time ABVP worker for 10 years, including his stint as its state secretary and national general secretary.
Party insiders believe that the demise of Ananth comes as a setback to non-Lingayat leaders in the state BJP while analysts believe that the party has lost a critical strategist.
Both Yeddyurappa and Ananth showed great political maturity to work together again when Yeddyurappa returned to BJP.
Ananth has had the distinction of holding the highest number of portfolios from Karnataka at the centre which ranged from Civil Aviation, Tourism to Poverty Alleviation under AB Vajpayee.
JD-S is staying away from the state-sponsored event, as evident from the absence of its Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy's name in the official invitation.