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'Kannada principal language in Karnataka, not Hindi': BS Yediyurappa shuns Amit Shah's one nation, one language proposal, says 'no compromise'
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'Kannada principal language in Karnataka, not Hindi': BS Yediyurappa shuns Amit Shah's one nation, one language proposal, says 'no compromise'

Yediyurappa's comments about 'Hindi imposition' assume significance given the closeness that BJP leadership and the Karnataka chief minister share, especially since the development comes almost a month after Yediyurappa's swearing in and picking his new cabinet.

'Can't express the pain I am going through every day', says Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy; indicates rift between Congress-JD(S) coalition
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'Can't express the pain I am going through every day', says Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy; indicates rift between Congress-JD(S) coalition

In what is being inferred as a sign of a rift in the Congress-JD(S) coalition, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy said that he cannot express the pain he goes through every day as he has to run the government smoothly

Narendra Modi says coalitions are 'unstable', but does a majority government ensure better governance?
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Narendra Modi says coalitions are 'unstable', but does a majority government ensure better governance?

With the Lok Sabha polls upon the Narendra Modi government and the anxiety of a mahagathbandhan on the horizon, the PM has said coalition governments are unstable, prompting the question if a majority government is indeed more stable than a coalition one.

Karnataka election: 70% turnout as contentious contest between BJP, Congress ends; urban areas disappoint
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Karnataka election: 70% turnout as contentious contest between BJP, Congress ends; urban areas disappoint

Karnataka registered 70 percent polling across 222 constituencies for the 15th Assembly poll on Saturday after a bitter run up to the election

Karnataka campaign ends with BJP electoral machine in high gear, Congress relying on polling arithmetic
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Karnataka campaign ends with BJP electoral machine in high gear, Congress relying on polling arithmetic

Compare the way Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah chose to leave their last impression in minds of voters on the concluding day of the Karnataka campaign to Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and you get a real insight into the differing electoral strategies of the two parties.

Narendra Modi in Karnataka: 'Arrogant' Rahul Gandhi thinks seat reserved for one dynasty, says PM
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Narendra Modi in Karnataka: 'Arrogant' Rahul Gandhi thinks seat reserved for one dynasty, says PM

In the final lap of his campaign, Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack against Rahul Gandhi, saying a 'dynast' aspiring to be PM was sheer 'arrogance'.

Karnataka election: Most pollsters divided between BJP victory and hung Assembly, C-Fore predicts Congress win
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Karnataka election: Most pollsters divided between BJP victory and hung Assembly, C-Fore predicts Congress win

With just six days left to go for the Karnataka elections, opinion polls remain divided between predicting an outright BJP victory and a hung Assembly. Just one pollster has predicted a clear majority for Congress in the 224-member House.

Narendra Modi in Karnataka: Congress, JD(S) 'secret pact' to Mahadayi dispute, a look at PM's key themes on 3rd day of campaigning
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Narendra Modi in Karnataka: Congress, JD(S) 'secret pact' to Mahadayi dispute, a look at PM's key themes on 3rd day of campaigning

With 12 May inching closer, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a scathing attack against the Congress government in Karnataka, Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday

Congress manifesto for Karnataka polls an insult to Kannadigas, says BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje
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Congress manifesto for Karnataka polls an insult to Kannadigas, says BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje

BJP leader Shobha Karandlaje on Sunday dubbed the Congress manifesto for the Karnataka Assembly poll as an insult to Kannadigas, saying it was full of 'absurdities' and replete with language errors.

Karnataka polls: Nomination deadline scurry sees several prominent names on parties' final candidate lists replaced
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Karnataka polls: Nomination deadline scurry sees several prominent names on parties' final candidate lists replaced

With the deadline for filing nominations to the Karnataka Assembly elections passed, the EC received over 3000 applications for the 225 seats in contention.

Karnataka polls: BJP's man of the moment Sriramulu one to watch in battle of Badami as Yeddyurappa's stock falls
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Karnataka polls: BJP's man of the moment Sriramulu one to watch in battle of Badami as Yeddyurappa's stock falls

The cadre has realised that Yeddyurappa, who could not get a ticket for his own son, is no longer the undisputed leader in the Karnataka BJP.

Karnataka polls: Fake list of Congress candidates in circulation, AICC yet to approve names, says Siddaramaiah
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Karnataka polls: Fake list of Congress candidates in circulation, AICC yet to approve names, says Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah said the Congress had not yet finalised the list of candidates for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls and that a "fake" list was in circulation.

Karnataka Assembly Election 2018: Amit Shah attacks Siddaramaiah, says Congress and corruption are 'like fish and water'
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Karnataka Assembly Election 2018: Amit Shah attacks Siddaramaiah, says Congress and corruption are 'like fish and water'

Shah said the public is disappointed with the state government, with one of the main issues being corruption.

Now, Karnataka voters get free water as BJP, Congress rush to capitalise on scarcity in parched Bengaluru villages
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Now, Karnataka voters get free water as BJP, Congress rush to capitalise on scarcity in parched Bengaluru villages

Congress party workers claim that this distribution is an eyewash and the entire region in Bengaluru is living on the mercy of water mafias.

Giving religious minority tag to Lingayat another 'election gimmick' by Congress, says Karnataka BJP
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Giving religious minority tag to Lingayat another 'election gimmick' by Congress, says Karnataka BJP

He also sought to know the need to rake up the issue of minority tag when the UPA government had rejected the separate religious status to Lingayats.

Proud Kannadiga identity not inconsistent with being an Indian with pride, writes Siddaramaiah on row over new Karnataka flag
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Proud Kannadiga identity not inconsistent with being an Indian with pride, writes Siddaramaiah on row over new Karnataka flag

In Karnataka when we speak about primacy to Kannada, argue against imposition of Hindi language, or call for adoption of a state flag, we are confident we are contributing to building of a strong India

UP by-election results 2018: Following BJP loss, Siddaramaiah asks Yogi Adityanath to not lecture on development
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UP by-election results 2018: Following BJP loss, Siddaramaiah asks Yogi Adityanath to not lecture on development

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah has advised his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath not to lecture to his state on development after the BJP lost the twin Lok Sabha by-elections in Uttar Pradesh

BS Yeddyurappa hits out at Siddaramaiah govt over law and order situation, demands President's rule in Karnataka
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BS Yeddyurappa hits out at Siddaramaiah govt over law and order situation, demands President's rule in Karnataka

The BJP's Karnataka unit accused the Congress government in the state of "failure" on the law and order front, and demanded that the Governor recommend imposition of President's rule in the state

Tripura poll results will have no impact in Karnataka, no Modi wave in state, says chief minister Siddaramaiah
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Tripura poll results will have no impact in Karnataka, no Modi wave in state, says chief minister Siddaramaiah

Tripura poll results will have no impact in Karnataka, where Assembly elections are expected to be held in a few months time, as there is no "Modi wave" in this state, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said

Congress MLA Haris' son surrenders: Karnataka should retain its anger, but BJP is also guilty of abusing power
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Congress MLA Haris' son surrenders: Karnataka should retain its anger, but BJP is also guilty of abusing power

The optics surrounding the surrender of Mohammed Haris Nalapad raises the suspicion that he might be treated with kid gloves by the Bengaluru police force, which is wary of inviting the wrath of the politically powerful