Karnataka Election Results: Buffering, CM’s Office to Go Full HD?
Live analysis of the Karnataka election results: What do the numbers mean?
The Congress party has made its final bid to keep the BJP out of power in Karnataka, offering the chief ministerial post to the JD(S). Will the JD(S) turn out to be third and lucky? But Yeddyurappa has staked a claim to government too. So, will the Governor accept JD(S) and Cong's claim or BJP's?
Here are the leads:
- BJP: 104
- Cong: 78
- JD(S): 37
- BSP: 1
- Cong + JD(S) = 115
- Total number of MLAs in the Karnataka Assembly: 224
- On 12 May, polling was conducted in 222 out of the 224 constituencies
- Magic figure: 112
JD(S) Accepts Cong's Offer: What Does This Mean?
JD(S) has accepted the Congress’ offer for a post-poll alliance. The parties have met the Governor to stake their claim to government formation.
So could this man become the state’s next Chief Minister?
The Deadlock, and a Race to the Governor's
Is a Congress-JD(S) government likely now?
Congress Offers CM Post to JD(S)
The Congress party has formally announced that they have offered the chief ministerial post to the JD(S). The two parties’ tally stands at 116 seats, 4 more than the magic number of 112 to form the government. The BJP is currently leading in 104 seats.
Siddaharamaiah to Resign at 4PM
Siddaharamaiah will tender his resignation to the Karnataka governor at 4 PM. There are speculations that the Congress and JD(S) might forge a post-poll alliance. Reports claim that the Congress is willing to give up on the chief ministerial post.
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03:55 PM, 15 MayJD(S) Accepts Cong's Offer: What Does This Mean?
03:44 PM, 15 MayThe Deadlock, and a Race to the Governor's
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02:25 PM, 15 MayCongress ‘Reaches Out' to JD(S)
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11:39 AM, 15 MayBJP Gains 16% Vote Share
11:16 AM, 15 MayBJP Outplays Congress Again
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10:32 AM, 15 MayBJP Leads in Muslim-dominated Seats
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09:37 AM, 15 MayBJP or Congress? Close Race in Bengaluru
09:04 AM, 15 MayCongress Leads in Dalit-Dominated Areas
08:45 AM, 15 MayWill Congress' Lingayat Gamble Not Pay Off?
08:24 AM, 15 MayAt 8:30 am, It's Neck-and-Neck: BJP Ahead in 24 Seats, Congress Leads in 24!
08:09 AM, 15 MayCounting Begins!