Karnataka elections on May 5
Karnataka will go for a single-phase assembly elections on May 5, the Election Commission announced Wednesday.
Days after the ruling BJP’s big debacle in the urban local bodies’ polls, the election commission announced the dates for the assembly polls in Karnataka on Wednesday. The election will be held in a single phase on May 5. HT reports.
Days after the ruling BJP’s big debacle in the urban local bodies’ polls, the election commission announced the dates for the assembly polls in Karnataka on Wednesday. The election will be held in a single phase on May 5.
The BJP today named Lok Sabha member and long-time RSS activist Pralhad Joshi as the party's Karnataka unit president, ending two weeks of dilly-dallying after incumbent K S Eshwarappa quit on March 7.
Even as a beleaguered BJP in Karnataka looks towards Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi to be its star campaigner, party insiders say that Modi may not be too keen to walk into the "mess" in Karnataka. Shekhar Iyer reports.
Karnataka Youth Congress president Rizwan Arshad on Thursday resigned from the post in protest against denial of ticket to him for the assembly polls in the state. HT reports.
Don't be complacent and stem factionalism is the message from the Congress leadership to its Karnataka unit ahead of the May 5 assembly elections. Aurangzeb Naqshbandi reports. All set to woo the voters in a triangular contest
The Congress party on Sunday said the Karnataka assembly elections in May would be the "first test" for the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) new team.
Terming the new team announced by BJP President Rajnath Singh as "balanced" representing various sections and regions of the country, party leaders today said it will lead to BJP's victory in the next Lok Sabha elections. Karnataka election will test BJP's new team: Cong
In the run-up to the Karnataka assembly elections, scheduled for May, it is the Congress that is being closely watched by other parties.
The Janata Dal (Secular), formed out of power rivalry between the Karnataka and the Bihar factions of the erstwhile Janata Dal, is now renewing its own image by focusing on regional issues.
Complying with an Election Commission directive, the BJP government in Karnataka today transferred Bangalore Police Commissioner BG Jyothiprakash Mirji ahead of the May 5 Assembly elections.
Notwithstanding the clamour for his campaigning in Karnataka, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi did not attend the BJP’s central election committee that finalised the first list of 140 names.
Even as the Congress retained many sitting MLAs in its first list of 177 candidates for the Karnataka polls, it seems to have emphasised more on aspirants with clean image. The names for the remaining 47 seats will be out the next week.