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Parameshwara, Siddaramaiah and Shivakumar, who will meet Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, are expected to discuss the contours of a common minimum programme for their coalition with the JD(S).
Historically, Lingayats have secured at least 7-8 cabinet berths in Karnataka, and H.D. Kumaraswamy too will follow the same formula.
BJP doesn’t let up, fields candidate for speaker post in an apparent bid to force test of strength ahead of trust vote.
Both leaders gave up their Lok Sabha seats as BJP suspects that Congress-JD(S) alliance may not last longer and it could get a chance to form a govt in Karnataka.
President's Rule could have avoided the wastage of time, money, horse-trading, bargaining for portfolios, says Krishnamurthy.
Congress and JD(S) now need to sit together to quickly reach an agreement on a power sharing agreement as well as a minimum common programme.
Now the BJP’s best efforts in Karnataka will be to break the Congress-JD(S) alliance. The best way to do so is to let them form government, with all its contradictions.
In court for the Karnataka case, the AG has received polite rebukes for a number of controversial statements.
A record of developments — from the latest to the day the results were declared in Karnataka. BJP emerged as the single largest party but fell short of a simple majority by 8 seats.