The Maharashtra twist and an eerie similarity to what Deve Gowda did in 2006

kumaswamy-deve-gowdaNew Delhi, Nov 23: The drama that is playing out in Maharashtra is reminiscent of the one that played out in Karnataka a few years back.

Early this morning, Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra and Ajit Pawar of the NCP as the deputy CM.

Will the BJP benefit from lack of alliance chemistry in Old Mysore region?

bjp223New Delhi, Apr 16: 14 Lok Sabha constituencies will go to polls in Karnataka on April 18. In all Karnataka has 28 Lok Sabha constituencies and on Thursday, 12 constituencies in the old Mysore region will go to polls.

Polling will also be held in the Shimoga and Davangere seats. The old Mysore region in particular will witness an interesting contest as this is considered to be a stronghold of the Congress and JD(S), which is fighting the elections together.

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Karnataka: Four from Congress may resign, but BJP’s dream still a far cry

Bengaluru, Jan 15: The drama in Karnataka will continue in Karnataka for a couple of days more. The resignation of two independent MLAs gave a minor jolt to the JD(S)-Congress coalition, but for the BJP to install its government the task ahead is huge.

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As Karnataka drama shifts to Delhi, Mumbai, who is trying to poach whom

Bengaluru, Jan 15: Karnataka never fails to be in the news. The BJP which fell short of the majority mark in the elections conducted last year has moved 104 of its MLAs to New Delhi, in a bid to avoid poaching by the JD(S).

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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The Karnataka coalition tussle: Will the boat rock or remain steady until 2019

dksBengaluru, Sep 12: It has been a little over 100 days since the JD(S) formed the government in Karnataka with the Congress. The train has chugged through and amicably sorted out several issues, but problems persist on a day to day basis.

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To tackle JD(S), Azad set to replace Venugopal in Karnataka

In a bid to tackle its coalition partner in Karnataka, the Congress is set to replace K C Venugopal with Ghulam Nabi Azad. Venugopal, the general secretary of the party is also in charge of the party’s affairs in Karnataka.

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With a day left for swearing in, lobbying in Karnataka Congress touches dizzying heights

hdk-dksWith a day left for the council of ministers to be sworn in, there is lobbying within the Congress has touched dizzying heights. As per the agreement with the JD(S), the Congress would get 22 berths out of the 34.

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Karnataka: 11 berths, 24 aspirants, JD(S) MLAs bargain hard

karcabiThere are 11 berths up for grabs and 24 of them are lobbying for the same. The JD(S) which got 12 berths as per the sharing arrangement with the Congress is able to accommodate only 11 one of the posts is that of the Chief Minister, held by H D Kumaraswamy.

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Karnataka cabinet: Two-timers in Congress may be left out of ministry

All eyes would be on the announcement to be made by the Congress which finalises its list of ministers in the Karnataka government. Both the JD(S) and Congress came to an agreement on the allocation of portfolios.

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