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Yeddyurappa hints at foul play in K’taka election, writes to poll panel

Yeddyurappa hints at foul play in K'taka election, writes to poll panel

Yeddyurappa hints at foul play in K’taka election, writes to poll panel Eight boxes used for carrying Voter-Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines have been found at a temporary shed in a village in Karnataka’s Vijayapura district, triggering a strong reaction from the BJP which said it indicated “grave irregularities” in conduct of the polls. Reacting to the incident, BJP state chief B S Yeddyurappa said it “exposed the enormity of the irregularities in the elections.” The state chief electoral officer (CEO) Sanjiv Kumar said on Monday the boxes used for carrying VVPAT machines, found in Managuli village on Sunday, ...

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Karnataka drama: PM authorised MLAs purchase, says Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka drama: PM authorised MLAs purchase, says Rahul Gandhi

Karnataka drama: PM authorised MLAs purchase, says Rahul Gandhi The BJP’s efforts to poach legislators from other parties has failed and democracy has won in Karnataka, a jubilant Congress said. Addressing a hurriedly-called press conference, Congress president Rahul Gandhi attacked the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi directly, saying all kinds of tricks were tried to purchase Congress MLAs. A combative Mr Gandhi accused the Prime Minister of “directly authorising the purchase of MLAs in Karnataka” and went on to say: “So the idea that the Prime Minister spreads in the country that he is fighting corruption is a blatant ...

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MLAs raise doubt over longevity of JD(S)-Congress alliance in Karnataka

MLAs raise doubt over longevity of JD(S)-Congress alliance in Karnataka

MLAs raise doubt over longevity of JD(S)-Congress alliance in Karnataka While the way has now been paved for a JD(S)- Congress coalition government, a section of legislators from both parties are not sure it will survive even a year given the differences between the two parties and the BJP’s expected tactics to bring it down. A senior JD(S) legislator believes there will be a constant threat to the new government from both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP national president, Amit Shah. “Arm twisting will be the order of the day. So it’s difficult to predict how long this new ...

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After Karnataka, Telangana one of focus states for BJP

After Karnataka, Telangana one of focus states for BJP

After Karnataka, Telangana one of focus states for BJP With the election process in Karnataka coming to a close, Telangana would be one of the focus states for BJP and the party was gearing up for the polls in 2019, state BJP president K Laxman has said. Legislative Assembly polls in Telangana would be held simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections in 2019. “Recently, a meeting was held in Delhi under the leadership of president Amit Shah ji. He focused on Telangana. He clearly told that now elections are over in the states which are bound to take place. Now, ...

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H D Kumaraswamy to take oath on May 23; event to display Oppn unity

H D Kumaraswamy to take oath on May 23; event to display Oppn unity

H D Kumaraswamy to take oath on May 23; event to display Oppn unity As the political drama over government formation in Karnataka came to an end on Saturday, JD(S) state chief H D Kumaraswamy is now preparing to take oath as the chief minister on May 23. The swearing-in ceremony will be held in Bengaluru’s sprawling Kanteevera stadium on Wednesday. However, the event is likely to serve more than one purpose. The occasion will serve as a show of unity for opposition leaders thereby hinting that an alliance is possible at the regional as well as national level to ...

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B S Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka Chief Minister ahead of floor test

B S Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka Chief Minister ahead of floor test

B S Yeddyurappa resigns as Karnataka Chief Minister ahead of floor test Minutes ahead of the floor test, B S Yeddyurappa resigned as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. Yeddyurappa will now submit his resignation to Governor Vajubhai Vala.The Governor will now call the second largest party, which is Congress and Janata Dal Secular alliance, to form the government in the state. Yeddyurappa was the chief minister for barely 55 hours, after a Supreme Court order truncated the 15-day window the Governor gave him to prove majority.

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K’taka floor test: ‘Missing’ Cong MLA Pratap Gowda arrives at Assembly

K'taka floor test: 'Missing' Cong MLA Pratap Gowda arrives at Assembly

K’taka floor test: ‘Missing’ Cong MLA Pratap Gowda arrives at Assembly B S Yeddyurappa will face a floor test on Saturday, barely 55 hours into office, after a Supreme Court order truncated the 15-day window the Governor gave him to prove majority, a hurdle he can clear only by engineering defections, or making MLAs of the JD(S)-Congress combine to resign or abstain from voting. The apex court has fixed the time for the floor test at 4 pm on Saturday. Experts said the BJP had two options to make the numbers: Get 16 Opposition MLAs to resign or abstain from ...

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K’taka floor test: BJP MLA Somashekhar Reddy with two ‘missing’ Cong MLAs

BJP MLA Somashekhar Reddy with two 'missing' Cong MLAs

K’taka floor test: BJP MLA Somashekhar Reddy with two ‘missing’ Cong MLAs B S Yeddyurappa will face a floor test on Saturday, barely 55 hours into office, after a Supreme Court order truncated the 15-day window the Governor gave him to prove majority, a hurdle he can clear only by engineering defections, or making MLAs of the JD(S)-Congress combine to resign or abstain from voting. The apex court has fixed the time for the floor test at 4 pm on Saturday. Experts said the BJP had two options to make the numbers: Get 16 Opposition MLAs to resign or abstain ...

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Karnataka floor test: CM BS Yeddyurappa reaches Vidhana Soudha

Karnataka floor test CM BS Yeddyurappa reaches Vidhana Soudha

Karnataka floor test: CM BS Yeddyurappa reaches Vidhana Soudha B S Yeddyurappa will face a floor test on Saturday, barely 55 hours into office, after a Supreme Court order truncated the 15-day window the Governor gave him to prove majority, a hurdle he can clear only by engineering defections, or making MLAs of the JD(S)-Congress combine to resign or abstain from voting. The apex court has fixed the time for the floor test at 4 pm on Saturday. Experts said the BJP had two options to make the numbers: Get 16 Opposition MLAs to resign or abstain from voting, or ...

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Janardhana Reddy lured our MLA, claims Congress, releases audio clip

Janardhana Reddy lured our MLA, claims Congress, releases audio clip

Janardhana Reddy lured our MLA, claims Congress, releases audio clip As the BJP desperately tries to make up the numbers it needs to win Saturday’s crucial floor test for the survival of the two- day old Yeddyurappa government, in a sensational turn of events, senior Congress leader, V. S. Ugrappa on Friday released an audio clip allegedly of mining baron turned politician , Gali Janardhana Reddy trying to lure a Congress MLA by offering to make him Minister and telling him he “can make 100 times more money” this way. Speaking to reporters here, Mr Ugrappa charged BJP president Amit ...

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