There 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.
The All Indian Mahila Empowerment Party which contested all the seats in the Karnataka assembly elections ended up with a vote share of 0.3 per cent. This was exactly the same vote share that the BSP polled in the 20 odd seats that it contested.
The BJP suffered shock defeats in Gorakhpur and Phulpur. The Samajwadi Party bagged both these seats in the Uttar Pradesh by-elections. It was clear that the support from the BSP helped the SP a great deal in beating the BJP.
BSP supremo, Mayawati who resigned from the Rajya Sabha has decided to hold rallies on the 18th of every month. She has decided to make the 18th of every month a significant date as it was on July 18 that she resigned from the Rajya Sabha.
Yogi Adityanath was a surprise pick to head the government in Uttar Pradesh where the BJP won with huge mandate. Nearly three months after taking over as the Chief Minister of UP, Yogi as he is popularly referred to as has been in the news almost everyday.
The vote share of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the recently concluded assembly elections was 40 per cent whereas the Samajwadi Party, the Bahujan Samaj Party and the Congress together got a 52 per cent vote share.
Despite the first mover advantage, Maywati could not rake in the numbers and after the results were declared accused that the EVMs had been tampered with.
It was a campaign that never took off. The BSP was hoping to make a difference in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. However the party ended up with just 18 seats. Even the exit polls predicted that the BSP was heading for a big loss.
There was never any momentum and despite having the first mover advantage as she chose candidates first, the BSP failed to make any mark.
Who is the winning the big battle in Uttar Pradesh? Elections have concluded in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Goa. The exit polls have started to roll out.
He is followed by the Shah Alam Urf Guddu Jamali of the bahujan Samaj Party with assets worth Rs 118 crore. Third on the list with assets worth Rs 114 crore is Satish Kumar Sharma of the Bharatiya Janata Party.