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By Sugata Srinivasaraju
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 06:12 PM IST
Siddaramaiah tried to bring all backward castes, Dalits and minorities under an umbrella to create a formidable political force. He assumed these groups would be with him and thought of splitting the Lingayat vote. But both plans backfired.
Hindustan Times | By Swapnil Rawal, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 02:59 PM IST
In an editorial in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’, it said the Congress lost because of former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah’s overconfidence
Hindustan Times, Bengaluru | By Vikram Gopal
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 07:27 AM IST
Karnataka elections results showed that the gains made by the BJP were largely at the expense of the Congress, while the JD(S) managed to not only consolidate but also increase its tally.
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
Bengaluru, Hindustan Times | By Kumar Uttam
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 06:29 PM IST
The charisma of PM Narendra Modi and BS Yeddyurappa, Lingayat consolidation behind BJP, an early start to poll preparations and a decent Janata Dal (Secular) performance ensured that the saffron party was way ahead of its rivals in the Karnataka elections.
HindustanTimes | By Faisal Malik, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 05:24 PM IST
Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and MNS chief Raj Thackeray raise questions about rigged Electronic Voting Machines in Karnataka