The JDS, which aims to reverse its fortunes by winning not less than 123 seats in the 2023 Karnataka Assembly elections, has decided to field women in at least 30-35 constituencies.
JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Monday said his party will set a target of winning at least 123 seats.
The three main political parties — the BJP, the Congress and the JDS — are gearing up to face the upcoming election season.
Making his debut in the Assembly in 1983, Siddaramaiah had got elected from Chamundeshwari on a Lok Dal Party ticket.
Siddaramaiah exuded confidence that the Congress would get an absolute majority in Karnataka and ruled out any possibility of a tie-up with the JD(S).
Caste polarisation may have forced Siddaramaiah to contest from two seats: watchers of the Assembly polls
According to some accounts, internal Congress surveys indicated a tough battle for the chief minister in Chamundeshwari.
Mallikarjun Kharge said the Congress high-command will choose the chief minister in consultation with the newly elected MLAs, if the party is voted to power for a second term running
When Indira Gandhi lost in 1977, it was Karnataka that helped her regain foot hold in country's polity, the state will do the same this time, says senior Congress leader Koliwad.
Congress complained to the Election Commission against Amit Shah's alleged violation of the election code by terming Chief Minister Siddaramaiah 'anti-Hindu'.
The Karnataka Congress today said all candidates for the 224-member state assembly polls will be announced in a single phase by April 15.
EC referred to a tweet by BJP IT cell chief Amit Malviya in which he had put out the election date minutes before CEC O P Rawat actually announced the schedule at a press conference.
The party would go at it alone in the May 12 elections and is not looking at electoral tie-up,AIMIM sources said.
Congress doesn't expect "too much" of electoral gain on Lingayat issue: Karnataka PCC chief G Parameshwara
KPCC President maintained that there was no politics in Siddaramaiah government's move for a separate religious minority status for Lingayats and Veerashaiva Lingayats.
OP Rawat was asked if the Facebook would continue to be the EC's social media partner in the wake of reports that its user data had been harvested by a company without the users' consent.
Yeddyurappa, who was rattled over Amit Shah's faux pas, leaned over to Shah in a bid to correct him. Another BJP leader nudged the party president to make him realise that he had made a blunder.