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Congress leader and advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi comes out of Supreme Court, in New Delhi, on Saturday.(PTI Photo)

Hope you will not disurb us on Sunday, says Supreme Court on emergency Karnataka hearings

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 19, 2018 03:37 PM IST
The Supreme Court made the remark after Congress lawyer Kapil Sibal expressed his regret that the three-judge bench was forced to sit on the first day of summer vacation to hear its plea against Karnataka pro-tem speaker KG Bopaiah.
BJP's chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa talks to media after Karnataka election results, in Bengaluru.(PTI Photo)
BJP's chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa talks to media after Karnataka election results, in Bengaluru.(PTI Photo)

Karnataka election results 2018: Yeddyurappa back in the reckoning for CM

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Kumar Uttam
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 07:56 AM IST
After the BJP emerged as the single largest party just short of a majority, BS Yeddyurappa appeared within a striking distance of the Karnataka chief minister’s post.
Outgoing Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, JD(S) President H D Kumaraswamy with other leaders leave after meeting with Karnataka governor in Bengaluru.(PTI Photo)
Outgoing Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, JD(S) President H D Kumaraswamy with other leaders leave after meeting with Karnataka governor in Bengaluru.(PTI Photo)

Karnataka election results: Tough road ahead for Congress

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 10:46 PM IST
After the Karnataka elections results 2018, Congress sprung a surprise with a post-poll alliance with the JD(S). But it faces a surging BJP in the four states that go to the polls later this year.
Outgoing Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah after a press conference at Press Club in Bengaluru on May 6.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Outgoing Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah after a press conference at Press Club in Bengaluru on May 6.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Karnataka election results 2018: 10 ministers taste defeat in polls

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 10:40 PM IST
Among the 10 was Siddaramaiah who lost by a massive margin of 36,042 votes in his traditional constituency of Chamundeshwari in Mysuru and barely scraped through in Badami in north Karnataka.
BJP president Amit Shah speaks after Karnataka election victory at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.(HT Photo)
BJP president Amit Shah speaks after Karnataka election victory at the party headquarters in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.(HT Photo)

Karnataka election results: Amit Shah says BJP will win all polls from now on

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 10:28 PM IST
Addressing party workers after the BJP emerged as the single largest party in the Karnataka Assembly election, Shah said it was the 15th election which his party had won since it came to power at the Centre
Outgoing Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and JD(S) president HD Kumaraswamy address the media after a meeting with governor Rudabhai Vala after assembly election results,in Bengaluru on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
Outgoing Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and JD(S) president HD Kumaraswamy address the media after a meeting with governor Rudabhai Vala after assembly election results,in Bengaluru on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)

Karnataka election results may pave way for anti-BJP front in 2019

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 10:37 PM IST
The new equation that has emerged between Janata Dal (Secular) and the Congress in Karnataka has the potential to invigorate a larger anti-BJP alliance for 2019.
Janata Dal (S) leader H D Kumaraswamy and Congress leaders waiting to meet governor Vajubhai Vala after Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 results, in Bengaluru, on Tuesday. The Congress moved quickly in Karnataka when it realised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would end up as the single largest party, but without a clear majority.(PTI photo)
Janata Dal (S) leader H D Kumaraswamy and Congress leaders waiting to meet governor Vajubhai Vala after Karnataka Assembly Election 2018 results, in Bengaluru, on Tuesday. The Congress moved quickly in Karnataka when it realised the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would end up as the single largest party, but without a clear majority.(PTI photo)

Karnataka election results: How the Congress succeeded in changing headlines

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 08:21 AM IST
Outsmarted in Goa, Manipur and Meghalaya, Congress acted swiftly after Karnataka election results threw up a fractured verdict and announced support for JD(S) leader Kumaraswamy as the chief minister
The Congress obviously was complacent and over-reliant on Siddaramaiah’s much-flaunted AHINDA social coalition of Dalits, minorities and OBCs(Arijit Sen/HT)
The Congress obviously was complacent and over-reliant on Siddaramaiah’s much-flaunted AHINDA social coalition of Dalits, minorities and OBCs(Arijit Sen/HT)

Karnataka election results 2018: Congress loses but scripts a microcosm of a national anti-BJP front

Hindustan Times | By Vinod Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 08:23 AM IST
To obviate a repeat of Goa and Manipur, the Congress moved fast to announce support for Deve Gowda’s party. It saved and bolstered in the process its national objective of building an anti-BJP front for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections
JD(S) president-HD Deve Gowda during an election campaign, Mysore, 2018(PTI)
JD(S) president-HD Deve Gowda during an election campaign, Mysore, 2018(PTI)

Karnataka election results 2018: The kingmaker is now the king

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 15, 2018 08:27 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi carried the day for the BJP, which, while it adds to the man’s own myth, should also worry the party at one level. Even factoring in Mr Modi’s obvious (and phenomenal) stamina on the campaign trail, how much can one man do?

Karnataka elections 2018: JD(S) lost in terms of vote share, but is better off than Congress, BJP

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 07:58 PM IST
Congress managed to increase its vote share in the Karnataka election but saw a decline in seats
A view of the Congress headquarters in New Delhi. The Congress had been hoping to retain power in Karnataka in the absence of any visible anti-incumbency sentiment against the Siddaramaiah government.(PTI Photo)
A view of the Congress headquarters in New Delhi. The Congress had been hoping to retain power in Karnataka in the absence of any visible anti-incumbency sentiment against the Siddaramaiah government.(PTI Photo)

Karnataka election results 2018: 5 reasons why the Congress fared badly

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 07:34 PM IST
The Congress lost power in Karnataka despite the absence of any visible anti-incumbency wave. Here’s an analysis of the Karnataka assembly election results that explains why this happened
A polling official stands next to electronic voting machines in Bangalore. Counting of votes took an interesting turn late on Tuesday, with the BJP falling short of majority despite an impressive showing and the Congress reaching out to the JD(S) to keep PM Narendra Modi’s party at bay.(AP)
A polling official stands next to electronic voting machines in Bangalore. Counting of votes took an interesting turn late on Tuesday, with the BJP falling short of majority despite an impressive showing and the Congress reaching out to the JD(S) to keep PM Narendra Modi’s party at bay.(AP)

Karnataka election results: 8 seats, including Aland, Hebbal, key to who will form government

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Roshan Kishore and Niranjan Sircar
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 09:18 PM IST
Data from the Election Commission for the Karnataka assembly election show the margin between the leading and the second-placed candidates in eight seats is less than 2000 votes.
BJP supporters celebrate the party’s performance in the Karnataka assembly elections, in Bengaluru on Tuesday.(Arijit Sen / HT Photo)
BJP supporters celebrate the party’s performance in the Karnataka assembly elections, in Bengaluru on Tuesday.(Arijit Sen / HT Photo)

Karnataka elections: BJP says JD(S) damaged Congress prospects

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 04:39 PM IST
BJP leaders said heavy turnout in the traditional JD(S) strongholds in the old Mysuru region, Hassan and Tumakuru in the southern region was indicative of people voting against the Congress.
Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily said the BJP’s negative campaign helped it gain the lead in the Karnataka election results.(PTI File Photo)
Senior Congress leader Veerappa Moily said the BJP’s negative campaign helped it gain the lead in the Karnataka election results.(PTI File Photo)

Karnataka election result trends disappointing, need to rethink caste management: Moily

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 02:04 PM IST
Moily also defended Congress president Rahul Gandhi and praised him for engaging in a “positive campaign” as against the “negative campaign” carried out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) carry cut-out photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah as they celebrate early leads for the party in the Karnataka state elections in Bangalore on May 15, 2018.(AP)
Supporters of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) carry cut-out photographs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah as they celebrate early leads for the party in the Karnataka state elections in Bangalore on May 15, 2018.(AP)

Karnataka election results confirm a trend in another harsh blow to Congress

Hindustan Times, Carnegie | By Milan Vaishnav
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 08:56 PM IST
Notwithstanding the Karnataka election results, the 2019 race is not a foregone conclusion with three major Hindi belt states going to the polls at the end of the calendar year -- all states where the BJP will be playing defence rather than offence.
Twitter adds humour to Karnataka election battle
Twitter adds humour to Karnataka election battle

Twitter users crack jokes as parties battle it out in Karnataka elections

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Samiksha Pattanaik
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 12:47 PM IST
As BJP, Congress and JDU wait with bated breath for Karnataka poll results, Twitter adds humour to the election battle.
Karnataka assembly election results will be declared on Tuesday.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Karnataka assembly election results will be declared on Tuesday.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Karnataka election results 2018 today; BJP, Congress send feelers to JD(S)

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 08:37 AM IST
Ahead of the Karnataka election results, the Congress and the BJP have reached out to the Janata Dal (Secular) to discuss a possible alliance.
Counting of votes for declaring the Karnataka election results 2018 starts on Tuesday morning.(PTI Photo)
Counting of votes for declaring the Karnataka election results 2018 starts on Tuesday morning.(PTI Photo)

Five reasons why Karnataka election results 2018 are important for Lok Sabha elections 2019

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 10:21 AM IST
Modi-Shah’s southern test to Congress’s prestige battle,Kanataka election results are seen to have many implications.
Laxmi Hebbalkar, the Congress candidate from Belagavi Rural seat.(Source: www.laxmihebbalkar.com)
Laxmi Hebbalkar, the Congress candidate from Belagavi Rural seat.(Source: www.laxmihebbalkar.com)

Karnataka elections 2018: Laxmi Hebbalkar, Congress, Belagavi Rural

UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 01:47 PM IST
Laxmi Hebbalkar is the president of Congress party’s women’s wing and its candidate from Belagavi Rural.
Oil PSUs, which have been revising auto fuel prices on a daily basis from last June to reflect changes in the cost, have kept pump rates static since April 24, an analysis of daily price notification issued by oil companies showed.(AFP File Photo)
Oil PSUs, which have been revising auto fuel prices on a daily basis from last June to reflect changes in the cost, have kept pump rates static since April 24, an analysis of daily price notification issued by oil companies showed.(AFP File Photo)

Petrol, diesel prices hiked to record high after voting in Karnataka

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2018 08:35 PM IST
Oil PSUs, who had kept rates unchanged for nearly three weeks before Karnataka went to polls despite input cost spiking, reverted to daily revision in prices no sooner had the state voted for a new government on Saturday.
People wait outside a polling station to cast their votes in Bengaluru.(AP Photo)
People wait outside a polling station to cast their votes in Bengaluru.(AP Photo)

Karnataka elections: BJP, Congress confident of win; Siddaramaiah okay with Dalit CM

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 10:54 PM IST
Both Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and BJP’s CM candidate BS Yeddyurappa said they will form government in the state where results will be declared on May 15.
BJP's chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa shows victory sign at a press conference, a day after polling in the Karnataka assembly elections, in Bengaluru on Sunday.(PTI)
BJP's chief ministerial candidate BS Yeddyurappa shows victory sign at a press conference, a day after polling in the Karnataka assembly elections, in Bengaluru on Sunday.(PTI)

Karnataka elections: Yeddyurappa says will give in writing that BJP will get absolute majority

Press Trust of India, Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 07:11 PM IST
The senior BJP leader said that he felt there was a strong wave in BJP’s favour in the Karnataka elections.
BJP insiders said they did not invite Hema Malini for campaigning in Karnataka because her ‘presence was not very much required there’.(HT/File Photo)
BJP insiders said they did not invite Hema Malini for campaigning in Karnataka because her ‘presence was not very much required there’.(HT/File Photo)

Hema, Sushma, Kejriwal: Top faces who skipped campaigning for Karnataka elections

Press Trust of India,Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 01:55 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj and Hema Malini from BJP, Ramya from Congress, and Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Gul Panag from AAP skipped campaigning for their parties in the high-stakes Karnataka electoral battle.
An election officer closes an electronic voting machine at the end of polls at a polling station in Bangalore on Saturday.(AP Photo)
An election officer closes an electronic voting machine at the end of polls at a polling station in Bangalore on Saturday.(AP Photo)

Karnataka election results: Sebi, stock exchanges step up vigil on market volatility

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2018 11:41 AM IST
Karnataka assembly election results are likely to have a major bearing on the central government’s economic agenda as well as on the Lok Sabha polls next year.
Karnataka chief electoral officer Sanjeev Kumar said five minor clashes were reported from various parts of Karnataka.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Karnataka chief electoral officer Sanjeev Kumar said five minor clashes were reported from various parts of Karnataka.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Women, youth voted in large numbers in Karnataka polls: CEO Sanjeev Kumar

Press Trust of India, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Karnataka chief electoral officer Sanjeev Kumar said turnout in the elections is expected to cross 70%.
Former Karnataka chief minister Yeddyurappa urged the people to come out and vote for BJP.(ANI Photo)
Former Karnataka chief minister Yeddyurappa urged the people to come out and vote for BJP.(ANI Photo)

Confidence, Yeddyurappa style: BJP leader sets date for Karnataka swearing-in

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 01:57 PM IST
Yeddyurappa, who is a BJP candidate from Shikaripura, said his party is going to win between 145-150 seats in the 224-member assembly.
People stand in a queue to cast their vote for Karnataka assembly elections, in Bengaluru, on Saturday, May 12, 2018.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
People stand in a queue to cast their vote for Karnataka assembly elections, in Bengaluru, on Saturday, May 12, 2018.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)

Voting ends in Karnataka elections; BJP, Congress confident of victory as exit polls predict close contest

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Venkatesha Babu
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 10:25 PM IST
Polling began at 7am in Karnataka, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to wrest control over one of the few states left in the hands of the opposition Congress party.
Polling officials collect EVMs and other election material on the eve of Karnataka assembly elections in Bengaluru on Friday.(PTI File Photo)
Polling officials collect EVMs and other election material on the eve of Karnataka assembly elections in Bengaluru on Friday.(PTI File Photo)

Karnataka assembly elections: Voters to decide between Congress, BJP, JD(S) today

Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2018 12:04 AM IST
Voting in Karnataka elections will begin at 7 am on Saturday and end at 6 pm. The results will be out on May 15.
Madhu Bagarappa, the Janata Dal (Secular) MLA from Sorab constituency.
Madhu Bagarappa, the Janata Dal (Secular) MLA from Sorab constituency.

Karnataka election 2018: Madhu Bangarappa, JD(S), Sorab

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2018 08:03 PM IST
Madhu Bagarappa is the Janata Dal (Secular) MLA from Sorab constituency.
BJP leader KS Eshwarappa(Kashif Masood / Hindustan Times)
BJP leader KS Eshwarappa(Kashif Masood / Hindustan Times)

Karnataka elections 2018: KS Eshwarappa, BJP, Shivamogga

UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2018 07:59 PM IST
Veteran BJP leader KS Eshwarappa, a political rival of Yeddyurappa, is contesting from Shivamogga.
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