Of 7 MLAs it managed to woo, only three won but with hung assembly, trio may have to be placated with plum posts in case of govt formation.
The Right-wing fringe group contested 40 seats under the Shiv Sena’s banner but managed to cross 500 votes in just about 10 constituencies.
Party draws blank yet again; all 28 candidates lose deposits; in 23, they trailed NOTA.
All parties are trying to keep their flock close, making calls to each of their MLA-elects to ensure they had not been poached.
Congress president took backseat, party kept negativity out of campaign but flawed strategy, Modi endgame onslaught, meant it came up short again.
Acting on advice of its regional leaders, Congress snubbed pre-poll feelers from the JD(S) but had they contested together, they would have secured 150 seats
Despite a late start to the campaign, the PM touched 21 constituencies, and the BJP ended up winning 12 of them. New Delhi: When Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
While Siddaramaiah’s son and K.H. Muniyappa’s daughter won their seats, law minister Jayachandra and son Santosh both lost. Bengaluru: Did giving tickets to ...
While the state’s Dalits have traditionally been Congress voters, they have also aligned with the BJP in the past, and produced a photo finish this time. New...
Only the BSP, which contested in alliance with the JD(S), could win a seat – its candidate beat the Congress in Kollegal by 19,454 votes.