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Amit Shah indicates of high-level diplomacy; says Rahul Gandhi's new theory is to see victory in defeats

New Delhi: Soon after the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa as Karnataka Chief Minister, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah indicated of a high-level diplomacy in the move and took a dig at Congress chief Rahul Gandhi. "If someone is seeing its victory in defeat, then who can stop him.

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Chandrababu Naidu terms Karnataka scenario "Victory of democracy"

Amaravati: The months-long battle for Karnataka Chief Minister on Saturday reached a conclusion after the resignation of BS Yeddyurappa which prompted Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu to call it the victory of democracy. "This is not an ordinary victory. Entire people of the country will be happy. It is a

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HD Kumaraswamy to sworn-in on Monday

Bengaluru: Hours after the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, the chief ministerial candidate of the newly formed JS(S)-Congress-BSP alliance HD Kumaraswamy, met Governor Vajubhai Vala, and said he has been invited to form the government. "Today, the BJP government failed to show their strength in the House. On

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Rahul Gandhi attacks BJP-RSS after Karnataka government demolition

New Delhi: Following the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked the BJP and RSS saying, hopefully they got a lesson that institutions and will of the country cannot be disrespected. Gandhi addressed the media here shortly after Yeddyurappa resigned ahead of the crucial

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Tejashwi Yadav calls for united opposition against BJP's 'dictatorship'

Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and son of party chief Lalu Prasad, Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday called for a united opposition against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He urged all the opposition parties to come together to oppose the BJP-led central government's 'dictatorship' in the country. Earlier on Friday

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Karnataka floor test: BJP confident of winning trust vote, says Prakash Javadekar

New Delhi: Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday expressed confidence that the BS Yeddyurappa government will prove its majority in the Karnataka Assembly on Saturday. "BJP is ready and confident of winning trust vote in Karnataka. We will prove our majority on the floor of the House," Javadekar, who was

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Karnataka elections: Yeddyurappa requests Governor to invite BJP to form govt

Bengaluru: Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Karnataka unit president BS Yeddyurappa on Wednesday met the state Governor Vajubhai Vala and requested him to allow the only emerged-largest party to form a government. Soon after he was elected leader of the BJP legislature party, Yeddyurappa drove to the Raj Bhavan here and

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Congress may join hand with Janata Dal-Secular

Bengaluru: Congress leader Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday indicated that his party was open to allying with Janata Dal (Secular). On the morning of vote counting for Karnataka elections Gehlot said, "We hope Congress will form the Government in Karnataka and are confident of it, but yes all options (allying with

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Panchayat Polls in West Bengal to be held on Monday; security beefs up

Kolkata: Voting for the much-awaited panchayat elections in West Bengal will begin on Monday morning at 7 a.m. amid high security in 621 Zilla Parishads, 6157 panchayat samitis, and 31827-gram panchayats. The counting will take place on May 17. Around 46000 personnel of West Bengal Police, 12000 of Kolkata Police will

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Karnataka Elections: With 71 pc voter turnout fate of candidates locked in EVMs

Bengaluru: The Assembly polls, which began at 7 a.m. at 58,546 polling stations, each equipped with Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verified Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs), conclude at 6 p.m. on Saturday with 70.91 per cent voter turnout. Earlier in the day, a faulty VVPAT machine was replaced in Hubli, which

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