Karnataka By-Polls 2018: What Went Wrong For The BJP

amitshah2The by-election results in Karnataka were 4:1 in favour of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) or JD(S) combine against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Elections were held to the assembly constituencies of Ramanagara and Jamakhandi, while in the Lok Sabha segments it was conducted at Bellary, Shivamogga and Mandya.

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Karnataka by-polls: How the BJP’s vote share has collapsed

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Pic: India Today

Bengaluru, Nov 8: The ruling coalition of the JD(S) and Congress was all smiles after it handed out a 4:1 defeat to the BJP in the recently concluded Karnataka by-elections. The coalition snatched Ballary from the BJP after over a decade and this has been seen as a major victory for the two parties.

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In Mandya, Ramanagara by-poll results, BJP has something to smile about

siddaramaiahBengaluru, Nov 7: The BJP may have been 4:1 down against the Congress-JD(S) combine in the Karnataka by-elections, but here are some take aways from the polls that the party could take some solace from.

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Karnataka by-polls: Why the JD(S) victories in Ramanagara, Mandya should worry the Congress

shivrame-gowdaBengaluru, Nov 7: The alliance in Karnataka may have handed out a defeat to the BJP in the by-elections. The JD(S)-Congress combine won four seats as opposed to the one by the BJP.

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Decoding the big BJP defeat in Bellary: How the party lost the plot

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Photo courtesy: The Hindu

Bengaluru, Nov 6: The Karnataka by-elections are done and it was advantage Congress-JD(S). The BJP managed to win just the Shivamogga Lok Sabha seat. However the biggest defeat for the BJP was in Bellary, which has been considered as a BJP strong hold owing to the clout of the Reddy brothers and their close aide, B Sriramulu.

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Karnataka by-poll: Alliance chemistry worked, Central BJP need to micro-manage state

Bengaluru, Nov 6: The much awaited by-elections in Karnataka are done and it was indeed a major victory for the Congress-JD(S) alliance.

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Karnataka by-polls: Will the JD(S)-Congress combine survive its first big test against BJP?

kumaraswamy-DKSBengaluru, Nov 5: The results of the by-elections in Karnataka will be keenly watched. Counting takes place for the elections that was conducted on Saturday.

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Karnataka by-poll: A litmus test for Cong-JD(S) coalition

congress-jdsBengaluru, Nov 3: The ruling Congress-JD(S) coalition in Karnataka faces a litmus test as three Lok Sabha and two assembly constituencies go to bypolls on Saturday, the outcome of which is expected to have a bearing on the state’s political scene.

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Operation Lotus on back burner? Why BJP decided to stay away from Karnataka MLC poll

cpyogeshwar-guttedarBengaluru, Sep 25: Amidst all the drama that is taking place in Karnataka, the BJP has decided to give the legislative council polls a miss. With this, the MLC polls would be a mere formality and the candidature of two Congressmen Naseer Ahmed and M C Venugopal and JD(S) nominee Ramesh Gowda would go through without any trouble.

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Karnataka BJP After Yeddyurappa: There Is No Dearth Of Leaders, But Can They Swing It For The Party?

yeddygreenB S Yeddyurappa, the tallest Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Karnataka, took a shot earlier this year to become the Chief Minister of the state again. The BJP won the Karnataka elections, but fell short of the majority mark.

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