Byelection results: Red-letter day for  BJP, Congress on Sunday

With a neck-and-neck clash predicted between the BJP and Congress in all three constituencies, the results are expected to give a massive boost to the winning side, whether it is BJP or Congress.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Karnataka bypolls: It’s neck-and-neck in all three seats for BJP, Congress

Belagavi Lok Sabha, Basavakalyan Assembly constituencies record low voter turnout, Maski notches 77.5%

published on : 18th April 2021

BJP, Congress to face off in Basavakalyan bypoll

The constituency comprises 23,9782 voters — 1,24,984 men, 1,14,794 women and four others.

published on : 17th April 2021

After voting, Covid control with random tests

If the number of public meetings and road shows attended by a large number of people is anything to go by, the situation looks grim.

published on : 16th April 2021

Pandemic throws shadow over Karnataka bypoll campaign

In Basavakalyan constituency, KPCC working president Eshwar Khandre, entrusted with the task of leading the campaign, tested Covid-positive a few days ago.

published on : 16th April 2021

Bypolls: As dark night of lucre dawns, EC sets up watch

Sources said the Income Tax authorities are also on tight vigil, and any large withdrawals of money or movement of cash in and around the areas will be watched closely.

published on : 15th April 2021

Bypolls: Basavakalyan voters are grateful, but in a dilemma

For the first time in the history of Basavakalyan constituency, bypolls are being held on the basis of ‘gratitude plus sympathy vs gratitude plus caste’.

published on : 13th April 2021

BJP uses PM Modi’s speech to boost cadre morale in bypoll seats

Leaders recognise efforts of workers while campaigning in Maski, Basavakalyan, Belagavi

published on : 7th April 2021

Basavakalyan bypoll: BJP convinces Maruti Mule to quit race

Sources in the election department said that in all, 12 candidates, including those from BJP, Congress and JDS, have remained in fray. 

published on : 4th April 2021

Congress banks on data points, social tech to build bypoll strategy

 The Congress, which was beginning to lose its Chanakya touch in the art of elections, is working to step up its game and compete with the BJP, a past master in poll engineering.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Basavakalyan heads for a high-voltage triangular bypoll fight 

The JDS has fielded Syed Yasrab Ali Quadri. All three are making their political debut.

published on : 30th March 2021

Dissent brews in BJP over selection of Basavakalyan candidate

Trouble is brewing within BJP in Basavakalyan over the selection of Sharanu Salgar as the party candidate for the bypoll, which will be held on April 17.

published on : 27th March 2021

JDS to focus its energies on Basavakalyan

The party has fielded Syed Yasreb Ali Qadri as the candidate from Basavakalyan. 

published on : 26th March 2021

Arun Singh to meet Karnataka BJP leaders to pick bypoll candidates

Once the core committee decides on the candidates, the names will be sent to New Delhi, where the party's Central Election Committee will finalise the names.

published on : 18th March 2021

Bypolls to Belagavi, Maski, Basavakalyan on April 17

BJP confident of sweep; Congress, JDS prepare for poll run in North Karnataka  

published on : 17th March 2021