The Congress-JD(S) combine in Karnataka has been a disaster: Dr Shastri

New Delhi, May 23: The mandate is for Narendra Modi again and these elections have shown that it was a strong leadership that has taken the party forward. The Congress would have plenty of soul searching to do and the big challenge would be to its leadership.

Dr Sandeep Shastri, leading political scientist says that it is the leadership that has played a very important role for the BJP. In a direct fight with the Congress, the BJP has done exceptionally well, he tells OneIndia.

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No Operation Lotus, here is how BJP plans to form government in Karnataka

Bengaluru, May 23: There is trouble brewing in Karnataka, with the BJP winning big in the Lok Sabha elections. The Congress-JD(S) alliance has performed poorly and analysts feel that this would have an impact on the government in the state.

Senior Congress leader, Roshan Baig on Tuesday ruffled several feathers, when he went on to call K C Venugopal a Buffon and Dinesh Gundu Rao a flop show. He went a step further to say that if the NDA is coming back to power, then he appeals to his Muslim brothers to learn and compromise with the situation.

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After no show by 4 MLA, Karnataka Congress takes the anti-defection route

Bengaluru, Feb 08: It appears as though the Karnataka Congress is fed up of waiting for its missing MLAs to turn up. Despite a whip being issued, some of its leaders failed to turn up at both the Congress Legislature Party meeting and the budget session.

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Ahead of Karnataka budget, every party finds itself in a spot of bother

Bengaluru, Feb 08: It is expected to go down to the wire and the interest today in Karnataka would be on the missing MLAs rather than the budget to be presented by the H D Kumaraswamy government.

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Resort brawl: Singh tells cops, Ganesh asked for a gun to kill him

Bengaluru, Jan 22: Spelling more trouble for Congress MLA, J Ganesh, Anand Singh has accused him of asking for a gun to kill him. It may be recalled that Singh was allegedly assaulted by Ganesh at a resort, where the Congress MLAs had been lodged.

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Majboor vs Mazboot sarkar: Let people watch daily tantrums, the BJP’s game plan in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Jan 21: The drama in Karnataka never seems to stop and resort politics was back with allegations that the BJP is trying to form the government. First the BJP led its MLAs to a resort in Gurgaon and then it was followed by the Congress leading its men to one on the outskirts of Bengaluru.

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To let go or not: The dilemma of the Congress in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Jan 21: The Congress finds itself in a tricky situation in Karnataka as it continues to keep its legislators in a resort to avoid poaching. The Congress is expected to be set its legislators free today amidst anxiety that some may switch over to the BJP.

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One incident many versions: Here is what really happened at the resort housing Cong MLAs

Bengaluru, Jan 21: Amidst the resort drama, there was another incident that hit the headlines on Sunday. Congress MLAs involved in a brawl, which led to one being hospitalised.

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In Karnataka, a crisis is not over until the last MLA returns

Bengaluru, Jan 18: In cricket it is often said that it is not over until the last ball is bowled. In Karnataka, the case is similar. Three Congress MLAs are still elusive and this means that the BJP has not lost all hopes as yet. The Operation Lotus is not over until the last MLA returns.

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Traditional rivals to allies: How effective is the Cong-JD(S) alliance in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Jan 17: For the BJP, Karnataka has been a gateway to the south. The 2019 Lok Sabha elections will be a keenly fought contest especially in Karnataka. The BJP would be up against a combine of the JD(S) and Congress, which came together to form the government in the state.

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