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Karnataka government stable, 'no one can touch me' till 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says HD Kumaraswamy
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Karnataka government stable, 'no one can touch me' till 2019 Lok Sabha polls, says HD Kumaraswamy

Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy on Friday said no one can 'touch' him at least till the 2019 Lok Sabha polls are over.

Narendra Modi tweets #HumFitTohIndiaFit video, nominates HD Kumaraswamy and CWG champ Manika Batra
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Narendra Modi tweets #HumFitTohIndiaFit video, nominates HD Kumaraswamy and CWG champ Manika Batra

Almost a month after Virat Kohli challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a fitness challenge, the prime minister uploaded a two-minute video where he is seen walking, stretching and doing breathing exercise on a Panchtatvas track in his garden.

Infighting, rebellions plague 'stable' JD(S)-Congress govt; parties look to placate disgruntled ranks
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Infighting, rebellions plague 'stable' JD(S)-Congress govt; parties look to placate disgruntled ranks

JD(S)-Congress may have succeeded in halting BJP, but challenges facing the combine became apparent as dissidence reared its ugly head in both the parties.

Farmer protests: Where did the Narendra Modi government go wrong in addressing the agrarian crisis?
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Farmer protests: Where did the Narendra Modi government go wrong in addressing the agrarian crisis?

If the farmer protests escalate, it will stoke inflation, apply brakes on economic growth and hamper Narendra Modi’s prime ministerial aspirations in 2019.

Telugu Desam Party adopts new resolution to
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Telugu Desam Party adopts new resolution to "dethrone" NDA in 2019 polls; vows to align anti-BJP forces

The Telugu Desam Party (TDP) on Tuesday adopted a new resolution in which it lambasted the NDA government for its "dictatorial" attitude towards states, as its leaders vowed to unite regional parties to dethrone the "anti-people" BJP in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

BJP picks S Suresh Kumar for post of Karnataka Assembly speaker ahead of tomorrow's vote of confidence
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BJP picks S Suresh Kumar for post of Karnataka Assembly speaker ahead of tomorrow's vote of confidence

The Opposition BJP on Thursday fielded senior leader S Suresh Kumar as its candidate in the election for the post of Karnataka Assembly speaker to be held on Friday, apparently to force a trial of strength before the HD Kumaraswamy government seeks vote of confidence.

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

Shatrughan Sinha dubs developments in Karnataka 'embarrassment' for BJP, calls for ouster of those who misled Narendra Modi
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Shatrughan Sinha dubs developments in Karnataka 'embarrassment' for BJP, calls for ouster of those who misled Narendra Modi

Disgruntled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shatrughan Sinha, on Saturday, described the developments in Karnataka as a "resounding embarrassment and loss of moral standing" for the party leadership.

Karnataka floor test: Congress-JDS submit 7 point pushback to KG Bopaiah appointment; SC hearing at 10:30 am
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Karnataka floor test: Congress-JDS submit 7 point pushback to KG Bopaiah appointment; SC hearing at 10:30 am

A three judge bench of the Supreme Court has set a 10:30 am hearing for the Congress-JDS challenge to the appointment of MLA KG Bopaiah as the pro-tem speaker for the floor test in the Karnataka Legislative Assembly scheduled for Saturday.

BJP invited to form Karnataka govt: Why single largest party got governor's nod over post-poll coalition
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BJP invited to form Karnataka govt: Why single largest party got governor's nod over post-poll coalition

The recent elections in Karnataka have thrown up a situation that has become common now in Indian Politics. One party is the single largest party, but a coalition of the opposition parties end up having enough seats to form a Government

Karnataka Elections Result 2018: Congress rushes top guns to state to ensure Goa, Manipur fiasco is not repeated
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Karnataka Elections Result 2018: Congress rushes top guns to state to ensure Goa, Manipur fiasco is not repeated

The Congress is taking no chances in Karnataka and has sent in its top guns to avoid a repeat of the Goa and Manipur fiascos in the past, where it failed to form the government despite emerging as the largest party.

Karnataka polls: 'Hung Assembly' forecast an oversimplification; ground trends point to BJP mandate
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Karnataka polls: 'Hung Assembly' forecast an oversimplification; ground trends point to BJP mandate

In Karnataka, the political behaviour of certain castes is being analysed from a stereotypical prism that has been the hallmark of political punditry.

Karnataka polls: Only 21 female candidates in fray for BJP, Congress as 'big boys' claim to focus on winnability
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Karnataka polls: Only 21 female candidates in fray for BJP, Congress as 'big boys' claim to focus on winnability

The 12 May Assembly polls in Karnataka is being viewed as a contest between Congress, BJP, and former prime minister Deve Gowda's Janata Dal (Secular).

DK Ravi case: JDS releases audio tape claiming it will expose why the IAS officer was transferred
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DK Ravi case: JDS releases audio tape claiming it will expose why the IAS officer was transferred

JDS leader HD Kumaraswamy released an audio clipping claiming it would expose the circumstances that led to the transfer of IAS officer D K Ravi, who died under mysterious circumstances, in contrast to claims made by Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.

DK Ravi's death: Cops to probe why IAS officer called woman batchmate 44 times the day he died
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DK Ravi's death: Cops to probe why IAS officer called woman batchmate 44 times the day he died

Ravi called his 2009 batchmate 44 times in a span of an hour the day he died. The Karnataka police has approached the woman IAS officer for questioning as part of the investigation. According to the report, Ravi also sent a few text messages to the woman before his death.

Isolated Yeddy promises a fight, ropes in deities in lost cause
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Isolated Yeddy promises a fight, ropes in deities in lost cause

Lingayats are disenchanted with him, his own party finds him a political hot potato, Lokayukta’s report damn him but Yeddyurappa is not giving up yet.