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The backward castes and minorities did not stay loyal to Siddaramaiah (pictured) like the Vokkaligas remained loyal to Deve Gowda and Lingayats to Yeddyurappa.(PTI)

How Siddaramaiah was felled by his own imagination in Karnataka elections | Opinion

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.
The Congress lost because of former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was overconfident, the Sena said.(HT File Photo)
The Congress lost because of former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah was overconfident, the Sena said.(HT File Photo)

Karnataka poll results not a sign of Modi wave, premature to say BJP will form govt: Shiv Sena

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
Outgoing Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, JD(S) president HD Kumaraswamy with other leaders leave after a meeting with Governor Rudabhai Vajubhai Vala as Congress extends party support to JD(S) to form the new government after Karnataka Assembly Election results 2018 in Bengaluru on Tuesday.(PTI photo)
Outgoing Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah, JD(S) president HD Kumaraswamy with other leaders leave after a meeting with Governor Rudabhai Vajubhai Vala as Congress extends party support to JD(S) to form the new government after Karnataka Assembly Election results 2018 in Bengaluru on Tuesday.(PTI photo)

Karnataka elections 2018: Vokkaliga ire leads to fall of Congress in Old Mysuru

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.
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
BJP supporters celebrate the party’s performance in the Karnataka assembly elections, in Bengaluru on Tuesday.(Reuters)
BJP supporters celebrate the party’s performance in the Karnataka assembly elections, in Bengaluru on Tuesday.(Reuters)

Karnataka elections: How PM Modi, Yeddyurappa, Lingayats and JD(S) shaped results for BJP

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.
The BJP is emerging as the single largest party in the Karnataka Assembly polls.(PTI Photo)
The BJP is emerging as the single largest party in the Karnataka Assembly polls.(PTI Photo)

Karnataka poll results will not change our plan to contest 2019 elections solo, says Shiv Sena

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

Malavika’s Mumbaistan: Mama Mia

Hindustan Times | By Malavika Sangghvi, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 05:01 PM IST
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