Rahul Gandhi tells Karnataka Congress leaders to focus on keeping coalition with JD(S) intact

The Congress high command wants no threats to the JD(S)-Congress coalition government, from outside or within.

published on : 20th September 2018

Karnataka: Trouble boils and bubbles in Congress-JDS soup

Though the party leadership have gone all out to quell the rebellion, pacifying irate leaders such as M B Patil and Satish Jarkiholi appears to be a herculean task for the party.

published on : 7th June 2018

From #HDKnotmyCM to #Kumaraswamyswearingin, Twitterati have a field day

Ever since the formation of a Congress-JD(S) alliance in Karnataka, memes have been flowing thick and fast in social media platforms.

published on : 24th May 2018

HD Kumaraswamy's supporters steal the show during swearing-in ceremony

While a Congress-JD(S) combine government was sworn in in Karnataka earlier in the day, JD(S) and its supporters stole the show on Wednesday evening.

published on : 24th May 2018

We have tied the Ashwamedha horse of Modi: Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy 

Calling himself a "child of circumstances," Kumaraswamy said he decided to join hands with the Congress on the advice of several political leaders in the "national interest."

published on : 23rd May 2018

Regional parties sing united tune ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha polls

One of the common theme in statements issued by various political leaders, including the CMs of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, was strengthening regional parties.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Complexity of cabinet stacked against Congress-JD(S) coalition government

Though the chief minister will have no trouble passing the floor test, with 117 lawmakers on his side, the challenge for the coalition and Kumaraswamy will start with the sharing of portfolios.

published on : 23rd May 2018

I have always longed for the top post, says KPCC president Parameshwara

“I did not enter mainstream politics to become just an MLA, MLC or minister. I have always longed for the top post, and will get it one day,” Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee Preside

published on : 23rd May 2018

Kumaraswamy to be inducted as Karnataka CM at 4.30 pm today, Congress gets 21 posts and JD(S) gets 12

After a brain storming discussion with Mr Kumaraswamy, AICC General Secretary KC Venugopal said in all 33 ministers will accommodated with Congress getting 21 posts and JD(S) 12.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Kumaraswamy meets Sonia and Rahul in Delhi ahead of his oath-taking ceremony

Earlier in the day, Kumaraswamy met Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati at her residence here and invited her for his oath ceremony scheduled to take place on May 23 in Bengaluru.

published on : 21st May 2018

Fight for Karnataka: Battle only half won for Congress-JD(S) alliance

The real unity of the coalition will be put to test on the day H D Kumaraswamy takes the floor test to prove majority in the house.

published on : 21st May 2018

How Congress leaders pulled off a post-poll coup, stumped BJP in Karnataka

Leaders of the Congress acknowledge that they have probably given the JD(S) more power than it could have ever imagined but for now, all its energy is channelised at keeping the BJP at bay.

published on : 20th May 2018

Who will get what? Congress, JD(S) to thrash out details of new cabinet

JD(S) is expected to have the lion’s share of cabinet berths in its coalition government with the Congress.

published on : 20th May 2018

After 4 days of bated breath, HDK to take oath as Karnataka Chief Minister on Wednesday

Soon after this development, Kumaraswamy met Governor Vajubhai Vala, who invited him to form the government and gave him 15 days time to prove majority on the floor of the House.

published on : 20th May 2018

After floor test, BJP stands bruised, Congress hopes for bigger gains

While, BJP’s image has taken a beating after recent political drama in Karnataka, Cong’s  success could help its cause in wooing more regional parties ahead of 2019 LS polls.

published on : 20th May 2018

Congress-JD(S) coalition will last at least till 2019, feel political experts

Experts believe that the coalition will be a game changer - especially in terms of national politics.

published on : 20th May 2018

Fight for Karnataka: Narrow window for Yeddyurappa to prove majority in House

Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for Yeddyurappa and two other BJP MLAs, told the court that Yeddyurappa had written to the governor on May 15 claiming majority.

published on : 19th May 2018

All in a day: Mood swings as dramatic events unfold

Jubilant mood among party workers gathered outside some of the counting centres swung the BJP’s way in the early part of the day and then to the Congress and the JD(S) in the second part.

published on : 16th May 2018

‘Operation Kamala’ won’t work this time, says HD Kumaraswamy after Karnataka results

After the JD(S) state chief entered Raj Bhavan, Congress leaders too arrived to meet the Governor.

published on : 16th May 2018