The rise and fall: An asset analysis of the rebels contesting the Karnataka by-polls

rebel-karnatakaBengaluru, Dec 03: The crucial by-elections will be held in Karnataka on December 5. The elections are important and would decide the fate of the B S Yediyurappa government, which managed to win a trust vote owing to lower numbers in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly.

The elections became necessary after 14 Congress and 3 JD(S) MLAs resigned and were later disqualified.

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3 deputies for BSY: Why going to polls is still a better option for the BJP

Bengaluru, Aug 27: The appointment of three deputy chief ministers in Karnataka has triggered speculation, whether the BJP is looking for a succession plan in the state.

I had always felt that mid-term elections were the best bet for the BJP, Dr Shastri tells OneIndia.

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Yeddyurappa set to become CM, but how will tide over the rebel headache

yeddyurappa_350_110812071234Bengaluru, July 24: It is almost certain that B S Yeddyurappa would stake a claim to form the government. He has however said that before he takes any decision, he would consult with the party leadership.

For now, Yeddyurappa has the numbers, but his biggest challenge would be to accommodate the rebels. In the long list list of aspirants, 30 are former ministers. In addition to this there are 15 rebels and two independents.

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With a wafer thin majority, here are the options for the BJP in Karnataka

Bengaluru, July 09: The BJP has decided to play the wait and watch game in Karnataka. The party has indicated that it would make its next move only after the Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly, Ramesh Kumar takes a decision on the resignations of 13 MLAs.

If the resignations of the 13 MLAs is accepted, the effective strength of the House falls from 224 to 211. In such a scenario, the magic number is. 106 and the BJP has 105 on its own. However with the support of the two Independent MLAs, the BJP’s strength goes up to 107, which means it would have a wafer thin majority.

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Operation Lotus fails again

Bengaluru, Jan 17: Another attempt gone down the drain. The ambitious plan by the Karnataka BJP to topple the ruling JD(S)-Congress coalition in the state suffered a setback after some rebels developed cold feet. Some of the disgruntled Congress MLAs began backing out and were seen gradually returning to their home turf even as allegations of the BJP trying to poach them were reported widely.

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How The BLS-BSY Fight Is Hurting The BJP In Karnataka

BlsanthoshThe 2018 elections in Karnataka saw the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) getting 104 seats, and although it emerged as the single largest party in the state, it fell short of the majority mark by eight. The party was, however, hopeful of getting the numbers with the help of outside support, but all it managed to do was stay in power for a single day.

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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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Karnataka: Govt formation in sight, BJP says Yeddyurappa will take final call

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Bengaluru, Sep 21: The BJP in Karnataka has empowered B S Yeddyurappa to take a call on the formation of a government in case the ruling coalition collapses. The past week has seen several developments with dissent brewing within the Congress and some of its leaders threatening to break away.

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Yeddyurappa writes to EC, alleges foul play in Karnataka election

img_0002-2B S Yeddyurappa, the BJP chief in Karnataka has written to the Election Commission alleging foul play in the recently concluded Karnataka assembly elections. His letter comes days after cases of voter verifiable paper audit trail machines were found abandoned in a shed in Vijaypura district.

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History repeats: No CM from Shivamogga has completed his term

img_0002-3There have been four Chief Ministers that Shivamogga has produced. Ironically none of them have completed their term. This has been a trend with CM candidates from Shivamogga, the home town of B S Yeddyurappa since 1956.

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