Karnataka by-election results: Congress-JD(S) win revitalises Mahagathbandhan, puts BJP on a sticky wicket
Former finance minister and senior Congress leader, P Chidambaram has compared the JD(S)-Congress alliance victory with that of a cricket test match series under the captaincy of Virat Kohli.
Karnataka by-election results 2018: Congress-JD(S) combine prevails as BJP pays price for scattered strategy
Despite the fact that voting average was at 68.5 percent across all five constituencies, the margins by which the victors won, is something to reckon with.
Karnataka By Election Results 2018: From 'early Diwali gift' to 'Test series win under Virat Kohli', how Congress-JD(S) feted win
The Karnataka by polls are largely being viewed as a litmus test for the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition.
Karnataka by election results LIVE: Anitha Kumaraswamy wins Ramanagara bypolls by margin of 1,09,137 votes
Karnataka by election results LIVE: Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy's wife Anitha bagged the Ramanagara assembly seat by a spectacular margin of 1,09,137 against her nearest rival BJP's L Chandrashekar, who had pulled out of the contest, but still officially remains the party candidate.
Karnataka bypolls: Tough test for BY Raghavendra in Shivamogga, Anitha Kumaraswamy on strong footing
Whichever way these election results go, they are expected to help all three parties to fine tune their strategies for the mega fight in the April-May 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
Karnataka bypolls: Six percent voter turnout recorded in first two hours; over 35,000 polling officials deployed
About 6 percent of the electorate cast their votes in the first two hours of the by-polls to three Lok Sabha and two assembly constituencies in Karnataka.
Karnataka bypolls: Voting begins for 3 Lok Sabha, 2 Assembly seats; EC declares 1,502 polling stations sensitive
Voting for the bypolls to the three Lok Sabha and two assembly constituencies in Karnataka began on Saturday, which is seen as a litmus test for the ruling Congress-JDS coalition. Bypolls to Shivamogga, Mandya, and Ramanagara Lok Sabha seats, and Ballari and Jamkhandi assembly segments began at 7 am and will go on till 6 pm.