Karnataka bypolls

Setback for Congress, Siddaramaiah as BJP sweeps bypolls in Karnataka, wins 12 seats

As the bypoll results came in favour of the ruling BJP, Siddaramaiah resigned as the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP). He has submitted his resignation to Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Dec 09, 2019, 19:00 PM IST

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Dec 09, 2019, 18:36 PM IST

Karnataka bypoll election: Watch live streaming of counting of votes on Zee News

The counting of votes in the crucial byelections to 15 assembly constituencies in Karnataka kickstarted on Monday (December 9) and the result will decide the fate of four-month-old BS Yeddyurappa government in the state as ruling BJP is short of a majority in the 224-member house.

Dec 09, 2019, 08:05 AM IST

By-election live: BJP sweeps Karnataka by-polls, wins 12 seats, Congress settles with 2

The by-election was held on December 5 in Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Yellapura, Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Vijaynagara, Chikkaballapura, K.R. Pura, Yeshwanthpura, Mahalakshmi Layout, Shivajinagara, Hosakote, K.R. Pete and Hunsur Assembly seats on December 5.

Dec 09, 2019, 07:42 AM IST

Karnataka bypoll result today, BJP, Congress, JD(S) keep fingers crossed

By-elections were held in 15 constituencies on December 5 in Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Yellapura, Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Vijaynagara, Chikkaballapura, K.R. Pura, Yeshwanthpura, Mahalakshmi Layout, Shivajinagara, Hosakote, K.R. Pete and Hunsur Assembly seats.

Dec 09, 2019, 06:59 AM IST

Karnataka bypolls: 60% voter turnout as BJP keeps its fingers crossed

Of these 15 seats witnessing the bypolls, 12 were held by the Congress and three by JD(S). A total number of 165 candidates -- 156 men and nine women -- are in the fray for the bypolls.

Dec 05, 2019, 20:03 PM IST

Karnataka assembly by-election live updates: 60% voter turnout recorded till 5 pm, says EC

The by-election is being held in Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Yellapura, Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Vijaynagara, Chickballapura, KR Pura, Yeshwanthpura, Mahalakshmi Layout, Shivajinagara, Hosakote, KR Pete and Hunsur.

Dec 05, 2019, 07:28 AM IST

Karnataka by-election: 6.33 per cent polling till 9 am, says EC

The by-election will be held in Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Yellapura, Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Vijaynagara, Chickballapura, KR Pura, Yeshwanthpura, Mahalakshmi Layout, Shivajinagara, Hosakote, K.R. Pete and Hunsur seats in Karnataka.

Dec 05, 2019, 06:45 AM IST

Karnataka: Stage set for crucial bypolls in 15 Assembly constituencies on December 5

The bypolls in Karnataka will be held in Athani, Kagwad, Gokak, Yellapura, Hirekerur, Ranibennur, Vijaynagara, Chickballapura, K R Pura, Yeshwanthpura, Mahalakshmi Layout, Shivajinagara, Hosakote, K R Pete and Hunsur.

Dec 04, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Model code for 15 Karnataka bypolls comes into force

The by-elections have been necessitated due to the disqualification of the 14 Congress and 3 Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) rebel legislators after they resigned from their respective assembly seats in July in protest against the former coalition government`s functioning.

Nov 11, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

Karnataka assembly bypolls to be held on December 5, counting on December 9

The Election Commission on Friday announced that bypolls in Karnataka will now be held on December 5 and counting of votes on December 9.

Sep 27, 2019, 22:09 PM IST

Assembly bypolls updates: 77.62% polling in bypolls to 4 TN assembly segments

Polling for bypolls in Tamil Nadu, Goa, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka and Gujarat started at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm. In Tamil Nadu, bypolls are taking place on four seats, Goa one seat, West Bengal five seats, Uttar Pradesh one seat, Bihar one seat and Karnataka two seats.

May 19, 2019, 07:29 AM IST

Karnataka has rejected BJP’s negative politics, says Congress and JDS

Victory of the ruling JD-S-Congress alliance in four of the five by-elections in Karnataka was a rejection of the opposition BJP's negative politics, asserted a Congress leader on Tuesday.

Nov 06, 2018, 20:49 PM IST

Kumaraswamy flays BJP after Karnataka bypolls win, accuses it of poaching Congress-JDS MLAs

Kumaraswamy said that the Congress JDS alliance will now work towards winning all 28 seats in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Nov 06, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Karnataka bypoll results 2018: Will work with Congress to win all 28 LS seats, says CM Kumaraswamy

Elaborate security arrangements have been made to ensure to that no untoward incident takes place during the counting of votes.

Nov 06, 2018, 08:16 AM IST

Karnataka bypoll results 2018: A litmus test for Congress, JDS and BJP

Counting of votes began at five centres, one each in five constituencies, at 8 am on Tuesday morning. 

Nov 06, 2018, 07:57 AM IST

Congress announces candidates for Karnataka bypolls; VS Ugrappa, Anand Sidha Nyamagouda named

JDS and Congress who are in alliance in Karnataka will be fighting the upcoming bypolls in Karnataka together.

Oct 15, 2018, 16:57 PM IST

Congress hits out at Centre over timing of Karnataka bypolls, says flood-relief work will be hampered

The Election Commission had on Saturday announced that bypolls in three Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka will be held on November 3.

Oct 08, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

Karnataka bypolls: 76 per cent turnout in Nanjanagud; 78 per cent in Gundulpet

An estimated 76 and 78 per cent of voters exercised their franchise in the bypolls to Nanjanagud and Gundlupet Assembly constituencies in Karnataka on Sunday.

Apr 09, 2017, 21:28 PM IST

Boost for BJP, Congress veteran SM Krishna all set to join saffron party ahead of bypolls in Karnataka

Karnataka Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President BS Yeddyurappa has claimed that former Congress leader SM Krishna will join the BJP on March 15.

Mar 14, 2017, 09:54 AM IST