- Tag results for Karnataka polls
Voting began in Bengaluru south's Jayanagar Assembly constituency on Monday amid tight security, an election official said.
JD(S)' G T Deve Gowda- the giant slayer who defeated former CM Siddaramaiah in Chamundeshwari with a landslide margin- were sworn in amid loud cheer by supporters.
After 16 days of relentless price hikes, petrol price was today cut by about 60 paise a litre and diesel by 56 paise on the back of softening international oil rates and strengthening Indian rupee.
Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy reminded people that JD(S) did not get an absolute majority, which meant he and his party were rejected by the electorate.
Assertive regional parties and a degraded Congress reluctant to play second fiddle makes much-hyped Opposition unity ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections a distant dream.
The Election Commission had countermanded the election in the constituency after the BJP candidate and incumbent MLA B N Vijaykumar died of heart attack on March 4.
Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa writes to Election Commission alleging irregularities in state poll
On May 18, eight VVPATs without batteries were seized from a labourer's house in Vijaypura, a week after elections were conducted in Karnataka.
In the first of the three clips, whose veracity is yet to be established, Sriramulu and Rao are heard talking to Congress MLA BC Patil, offering ministerial berths and cash to him and other MLAs.
Yeddyurappa, who resigned from the Karnataka CM post after serving just two days is not alone. Here are five more leaders who could hold the position of CM for just a little longer than a day.
N Chandrababu Naidu today termed the resignation of B S Yeddyurappa as Karnataka Chief Minister a "victory of democracy" and said it was a day everybody should feel proud of.
Yeddyurappa navigated the choppy waters of politics with the consummate ease of a seasoned oarsman, but failed to anchor the BJP's boat safely in the shifting sands of Karnataka politics.
The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister also said that with the "defeat" in Karnataka, the BJP's "dream" of capturing every state has suffered a setback.
Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ashok Gehlot will arrive in Delhi tomorrow morning and hold discussions with Gandhi, before finalising the power-sharing arrangement with the JD(S).
Shah maintained the party did not indulge in any manipulation, and said rather it was the Congress which not only indulged in horse-trading but has "bought the entire stable".
Yeddyurappa,who announced his decision without facing the trust vote after not being able to rustle up the numbers, charged that the JDS-combine had kept the MLAs in captivity.