An impressive BJP and a hopelessly divided Congress: Analysing the Karnataka by-poll

Inset pic: Dr Sandeep Shastri

Bengaluru, Dec 09: The thumping win by the BJP has ensured that it would continue to rule in Karnataka with a majority. Karnataka, no doubt has a history of electing the party in power during a by-election.

However, the fact here is that the Congress has yet proven that in Karnataka no one defeats the party, but it ends up defeating itself.

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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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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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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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-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-polls: With high voter turnout, have people voted for a change?

nanjangudThe two constituencies in Karnataka where by-elections were held recorded a high voter turn out. While in Gundlupet the turnout was 86.28 per cent, in Nanjangud it was at 77.56 per cent. Results of the elections will be declared on April 13.

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