Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018

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Union minister Pralhad Joshi claims Siddaramaiah is 'scriptwriter' of Karnataka political crisis and wants to curb G Parameshwara's leadership
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Union minister Pralhad Joshi claims Siddaramaiah is 'scriptwriter' of Karnataka political crisis and wants to curb G Parameshwara's leadership

Union minister Pralhad Joshi on Monday claimed that former chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah is responsible for the present political crisis in the state.

Karnataka polls: Ahead of HDK's swearing-in ceremony, BJP to mark 'Anti-People's Mandate Day' across state
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Karnataka polls: Ahead of HDK's swearing-in ceremony, BJP to mark 'Anti-People's Mandate Day' across state

Unfazed by the fall of its 3-day government last week, a defiant BJP will protest on Wednesday against the formation of the next Karnataka government

Karnataka polls: BS Yeddyurappa does not have the numbers, should resign before floor test, says Ashok Gehlot
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Karnataka polls: BS Yeddyurappa does not have the numbers, should resign before floor test, says Ashok Gehlot

Ahead of the trust vote in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 pm, the Congress said BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa should have resigned immediately after the SC verdict

Petrol, diesel rates: Fuel prices hiked after three-week Karnataka election hiatus; but no word on reason behind brief pause
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Petrol, diesel rates: Fuel prices hiked after three-week Karnataka election hiatus; but no word on reason behind brief pause

With Monday's fuel price hike, diesel prices have touched a record high while petrol is at a 56-month peak.

Karnataka Assembly election see 70 percent turnout as polling ends for 222 out of 224 seats
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Karnataka Assembly election see 70 percent turnout as polling ends for 222 out of 224 seats

The high-stakes Karnataka Assembly elections saw a 70 percent voter turnout on Friday, the Election Commission said in New Delhi.

Rahul Gandhi has every right to express desire to become PM just like you did, Shiv Sena tells Narendra Modi
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Rahul Gandhi has every right to express desire to become PM just like you did, Shiv Sena tells Narendra Modi

Shiv Sena on Wednesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi "not to ridicule" Congress president Rahul Gandhi who announced his name for the country's top post

Sonia Gandhi to address first rally in 2 years: Karnataka's Bijapur has been a Nehru-Gandhi favourite for generations
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Sonia Gandhi to address first rally in 2 years: Karnataka's Bijapur has been a Nehru-Gandhi favourite for generations

Almost two years after abandoning her poll campaign midway in Varanasi, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will hit the campaign trail in Karnataka on Tuesday

Karnataka polls: Narendra Modi's comments on Mahadayi row meant to confuse voters, says Goa Congress
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Karnataka polls: Narendra Modi's comments on Mahadayi row meant to confuse voters, says Goa Congress

Congress in Goa has alleged that Narendra Modi's remarks made in Karnataka on Mahadayi river were to confuse voters on the eve of the Assembly elections.

Karnataka polls: A secular party in power only way to uphold Dalit rights, says activist Indudhara Honnapura
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Karnataka polls: A secular party in power only way to uphold Dalit rights, says activist Indudhara Honnapura

In Part-3 of a five-part series on prominent Dalit activists who have a deep influence on the politics of Karnataka, Indudhara Honnapura, editor of Samvaada, says that people from the community should support any political party that is not linked to BJP

Lemons, empty chairs and Batman: Poll-bound Karnataka heats up as BJP-Congress trade potshots on Twitter
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Lemons, empty chairs and Batman: Poll-bound Karnataka heats up as BJP-Congress trade potshots on Twitter

BJP's Karnataka unit hit out at Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday for campaigning with a lemon in hand and challanged his atheist/ secular/ anti-superstition credentials

Cauvery dispute: K Palaniswamy says govt will take all steps to restore state's rights on water share
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Cauvery dispute: K Palaniswamy says govt will take all steps to restore state's rights on water share

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswamy said his government would take all steps to protect the livelihood of farmers and restore the state's rights in the ongoing dispute over sharing of Cauvery water with Karnataka

Karnataka polls: CPM to field nominees in 18-19 seats, will back 'strongest candidate' against BJP in other constituency
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Karnataka polls: CPM to field nominees in 18-19 seats, will back 'strongest candidate' against BJP in other constituency

Giving a call to defeat the BJP in the upcoming Assembly polls in Karnataka, the CPM on Friday decided to support the "strongest candidates" who would be in a position to defeat the saffron party

Karnataka Congress approaches EC, seeks action against Amit Shah, other BJP leaders for poll code violation
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Karnataka Congress approaches EC, seeks action against Amit Shah, other BJP leaders for poll code violation

The Karnataka Congress on Friday filed a complaint to the Election Commission against Amit Shah and other BJP leaders for violation of model code of conduct

Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: CFore survey raises more questions than answers; road ahead could be difficult for Siddaramaiah
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Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018: CFore survey raises more questions than answers; road ahead could be difficult for Siddaramaiah

The CFore survey on Karnataka polls shows that people focus more on local issues of drinking water, sanitation and infrastructure than on big national ones.

Karnataka election 2018 dates announced highlights: Election Commission sets up panel to probe poll date leak issue
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Karnataka election 2018 dates announced highlights: Election Commission sets up panel to probe poll date leak issue

The Election Commission will announce the polling schedule for 224-member Karnataka assembly today. The last state elections were held in the first week of May in 2008.

Karnataka Assembly Election: Congress calls BJP 'Super Election Commission' following poll date leak fiasco
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Karnataka Assembly Election: Congress calls BJP 'Super Election Commission' following poll date leak fiasco

The Congress on Tuesday dubbed the BJP "Super Election Commission", taking strong objection to its IT cell chief tweeting the date of the Karnataka Assembly election before the Election Commission had announced it.

Tripura poll results will have no impact in poll-bound Karnataka, says CM Siddaramaiah
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Tripura poll results will have no impact in poll-bound Karnataka, says CM Siddaramaiah

The Tripura poll results would have no impact in Karnataka, where assembly elections are expected to be held in April/May, as there was no 'Modi wave' in the state, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Sunday.

Siddaramaiah calls BJP-RSS 'Hindutva terrorists'; Sangh says Karnataka CM is polarising polls
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Siddaramaiah calls BJP-RSS 'Hindutva terrorists'; Sangh says Karnataka CM is polarising polls

Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday launched a second attack on BJP saying that the people of the ruling party and RSS are Hindutva terrorists.

Siddaramaiah dismisses reports about changing constituency ahead of Karnataka Assembly polls
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Siddaramaiah dismisses reports about changing constituency ahead of Karnataka Assembly polls

Siddaramaiah on Thursday said that he would contest the 2018 Assembly elections from the Chamundeshwari segment in Mysuru district.

Amit Shah to visit Karnataka on 31 December; will review BJP's state election preparations, hold meetings with MLAs
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Amit Shah to visit Karnataka on 31 December; will review BJP's state election preparations, hold meetings with MLAs

After victories in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, BJP chief Amit Shah will visit Karnataka on 31 December to review the party's organisational work in the Congress-ruled state