‘BJP lost Karnataka polls due to its own mistakes’

BJP national vice-president Prabhat Jha has said that his party lost the Karnataka Assembly elections due to its own mistakes.

Siddaramaiah to take oath as Karnataka CM on Monday

Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Siddaramaiah, who was yesterday appointed as the Karnataka Chief Minister by the state’s Governor, will most likely be sworn in on Monday.

Bringing back ‘collapsed’ administration my top priority: Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah, who would be the new Karnataka Chief Minister, on Friday said putting the `collapsed" administration back on track would be a major challenge facing him in his new role.

Over 200 crorepati MLAs reach Karnataka Assembly

The average asset per MLA in the 2013 Karnataka Assembly elections is Rs 23.54 crore, a nearly 135 per cent increase compared to the previous 2008 poll, when it was Rs 10.02 crore, according to an NGO.

Siddaramaiah ahead in race for Karnataka CM`s post

Congress` Siddaramaiah will likely be frontrunner for the Chief Minister`s post in Karnataka ahead of the visit of AICC observers to Bangalore to elect a new leader of the party`s legislature group.

Karnataka results will have impact on other states: Congress

Buoyed by a thumping win in Karnataka, Congress said the poll results of the southern state will leave an impact on other states also.

Siddaramaiah ahead in race for Karnataka CM`s post

Siddaramaiah appears to be emerging as the frontrunner for CM`s post in Karnataka ahead of the visit of AICC observers to Bangalore.

Split in KJP-BJP votes helped Congress bag 121seats: Yeddyurappa

Former Chief Minister and Karnataka Janata Paksha president B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday said it was the split votes of his party and BJP that helped Congress bag 121 seats in the May 5 assembly polls.

Yeddyurappa claims his party got 10 percent votes

BS Yeddyurappa on Thursday pointed out that the party founded by him four months ago got 10 per cent votes in the Assembly Elections.

Four AICC observers to visit Karnataka to decide CM issue

Congress is sending four AICC observers led by AK Antony to Karnataka on Friday to elicit the views of newly elected MLAs on the issue of CM.

Internal fight in Congress on CM`s post gains full speed

Internal fight within the Congress for chief ministership gained full speed on Thursday.

Miners rule roost in mine-rich Bellary, poll verdict shows

The fall from grace of the once mighty Reddy brothers may have been complete but the Assembly poll outcome shows that the clout of other mining lords remains undiminished in the "Republic of Bellary."

All 120 Congress MLAs with me: Siddaramaiah

Pitching himself as the next Chief Minister of Karnataka, Congress leader Siddaramaiah said Thursday that all 120 of the party`s newly elected legislators were with him.

Tussle within Congress for Karnataka CM`s post

With the Congress having wrested Karnataka from the BJP, the race for the chief minister`s post has begun within the party.

Karnataka Assembly results: Vote share of parties

By garnering an estimated ten percent votes, Karnataka Janatha Paksha spelt doom for the ruling BJP & catapulted the Congress to power in Karnataka.

BJP sees red over Sena`s `happiness` over Karnataka defeat

The BJP on Wednesday expressed surprise over Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray expressing his happiness over the Jagadish Shettar-led government`s defeat in Karnataka Assembly elections.

Wherever Modi campaigned in Karnataka, BJP lost: Congress

Gujarat Congress on Wednesday claimed that wherever Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi addressed public meetings during Karnataka election campaign, BJP lost those seats.

Karnataka defeat beginning of BJP`s decline: Congress

BJP`s humiliating defeat in the Karnataka assembly polls is the beginning of its decline in election-bound states, Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kantilal Bhuria said on Wednesday.

Not a positive mandate for Congress: Shettar

Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Wednesday said the BJP accepted the people`s mandate in the assembly polls but claimed it was not a "positive" verdict for Congress.

BSY ouster, lack of unity led to K`taka defeat: BJP

The decision to remove B S Yeddyurappa from the chief minister`s post and his breaking away to form his own party as well as infighting have been major causes for BJP`s rout.

`Karnataka voted for Congress as people had no alternative`

The Telugu Desam Party on Wednesday said that people of Karnataka voted the Congress to power in that state as there was no alternative.

`Entry tax on non-Goan vehicles added to BJP`s Karna defeat`

Goa govt`s move to impose Entry Tax on vehicles from other states is one of the factors for BJP`s debacle in Karnataka polls, according to Congress.

Yeddy, infighting cost BJP dearly: BJP top brass

The BJP top brass on conceded the decision to remove BS Yeddyurappa from the chief minister`s post and his subsequent decision to form his own party has been a major contributor, along with infighting, to their rout in Karnataka.

Chhattisgarh Cong credits Rahul for Karnataka win

Chhattisgarh Congress president Nand Kumar Patel on Wednesday hailed the party`s thumping victory in Karnataka Assembly elections and credited vice president Rahul Gandhi for the good show.

Karnataka voted for Congress as people had no alternative: TDP

The Telugu Desam Party today said that people of Karnataka voted the Congress to power in that state as there was no alternative.

Karnataka CM Shettar resigns after BJP`s rout

Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar on Wednesday resigned after his ruling BJP faced a humiliating defeat in the 14th state legislative assembly elections held on Sunday.

Happy over defeat of anti-Marathi Karnataka govt: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena, the alliance partner of BJP in NDA, is "happy" over the defeat of the "anti-Marathi" government in Karnataka even as it asserted that BJP will do well in upcoming Assembly elections in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

`Entry tax on non-Goan vehicles added to BJP`s Karnataka defeat`

Goa government`s move to impose Entry Tax on vehicles from other states is one of the factors responsible for BJP`s debacle in Karnataka Assembly polls, according to opposition Congress.

Kharge, Siddaramaiah in race for Karnataka CM post

As the Congress secured a comfortable majority in Karnataka, all eyes are now on who will become the chief minister.

AP CM thanks people of Karnataka for voting Congress to power

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy thanked the people of Karnataka today for voting the Congress to power in the state.