Bengaluru, Feb 17: It was 2:1 in favour of the BJP in Karnataka. The BJP won the seats at Hebbal, Devadurga and lost at Bidar to the Congress.
Among the three constituencies which went to polls, the most keenly watched was the one at Hebbal, Bengaluru.
The BJP’s Y Narayanasamy beat Rehman Sharif of the Congress to take the Hebbal seat. While the BJP is all smiles to take this high profile constituency which it had held, for the Congress there are bound to be some worries ahead.
New Delhi, Feb 11: Hectic discussions on the formation of a government in Jammu and Kashmir will get underway with BJP’s Ram Madhav set to meet with PDP chief, Mehbooba Mufti.
Sources say that the central leadership of the BJP is keen that the government should be formed with the PDP. However it would tread carefully before giving into the demands of the PDP.
Delhi, Feb 6: The PDP in Jammu and Kashmir had made it clear if the government has to be formed then there needs to be confidence building measures. While there are many demands, one of them are to have talks with the separatists. The BJP is clearly in no mood for this as it feels that talking with the separatists will do no good and moreover the image of the party can take a beating.
New Delhi, Feb 2: The suspense over the formation of the government in Jammu and Kashmir is likely to continue for sometime.
Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed, the PDP leader who met with the governor appraised him of the situation and also explained why there was a delay in the formation of the government.
Mehbooba Mufti who spoke with the media later said that the centre should initiate Confidence Building Measures specific to Jammu and Kashmir. If this is done then a government will be in place in Jammu and Kashmir.