No need for Karnataka Congress leaders to resign, says UT Khader

FILE: Siddaramaiah (L) with Dinesh Gundu Rao. TOIMANGALURU: There is no need for Congress Legislature Party leader Siddaramaiah and state Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao to resign, said former Karnataka minister UT Khader. He told reporters in Dakshina Kannada's district headquarters Mangaluru on Wednesday, “While we respect the mandate, it is the defeat of the…

I thank people of Karnataka for placing their faith in BJP: Modi on bypoll...

NEW DELHI: With the BJP sweeping Assembly bypolls in Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday thanked the people of the state for placing faith in the party. "Karnataka has voted for development and punished opportunism," he said in a tweet. The ruling BJP on Monday swept the Assembly bypolls in Karnataka winning 12 of…

Top Karnataka Congress leaders quit over poor show in bypolls

PTI | Updated: Dec 9, 2019, 18:46 ISTHighlightsCLP leader Siddaramaiah and state Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao quit their posts after the party posted a poor show in the state bypollsCongress won only two seats, as against the 12 it had held of the 15 which went to the bypolls on December 5Both tendered their…

Defeat in Karnataka Bypolls: Siddaramaiah, Dinesh Gundu Rao quit Congress positions

Siddaramaiah has sent in his letter of resignation to AICC president Sonia Gandhi, reiterating his loyalty to Gandhi as well as the party. He expressed regrets at not being able to win more seats despite making sincere efforts.Dec 09, 2019, 05.45 PM ISTBCCLThe resignations came moments after the Congress faced defeat in the by-polls.Former Chief…

Karnataka bypolls: Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa triumphs, pushes Congress to fringe

Of the 15 Assembly constituencies that faced bypolls, the Congress had held 11 seats, while the JD(S) three. In the bypolls, however, the Congress could win back just two seats, while the JD(S) none from the earlier three seats it held. The BJP m... Dec 09, 2019, 01.09 PM ISTANIUnlike the Congress, where leaders did…

Karnataka bypoll results: All you need to know

TIMESOFINDIA.COM | Updated: Dec 9, 2019, 8:37 ISTHighlightsWhat lies ahead for the four-month-old B S Yediyurappa-led BJP government in Karnataka is set to be decided on Monday after the counting of votes from the bypolls to 15 assembly constituencies. Here is a look at the possible scenarios and what lies in store for the three…

Karnataka bypolls: Counting of votes under way

Top functionaries of all the three major parties— BJP, Congress and JD(S)— exude confidence of winning a major...Read MoreBENGALURU: The counting of votes for the bypolls to the 15 assembly seats of Karnataka began at 8am on Monday. The assembly byelections took place on December 5 in which many voters across the state exercised their…

Karnataka bypolls: What to expect from results

TNN | Updated: Dec 9, 2019, 8:12 ISTBENGALURU: Results of the byelections could extend the political career of chief minister BS Yediyurappa, while marking a new beginning for the 13 disqualified MLAs who contested on BJP tickets. On the other hand, it may also give a second chance for Congress and JD(S) to cobble up…

Karnataka byelection results: One of these three scenarios could emerge today

TNN | Updated: Dec 9, 2019, 8:40 ISTNEW DELHI: The counting of the votes for the byelections at 15 assembly segments is taking place today and results are likely to be declared by this afternoon. Results of the byelections could extend the political career of chief minister BS Yediyurappa, while marking a new beginning for…

Karnataka bypoll: Will Yediyurappa govt survive?

Never miss a great news story!Get instant notifications from Economic TimesAllowNot nowYou can switch off notifications anytime using browser settings.Live BlogDec 9, 2019, 08.57 AM IST LIVE BLOGEconomic Times | 09 Dec, 2019 | 08.56AM ISTBJp takes early lead as counting of votes in by elections to 15 assembly constituencies is on.!1 New UpdateClick here…

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