JD(S)-Cong coalition get big win

The results so far indicate that the ruling coalition in Karnataka seems to have checkmated the Opposition BJP.
  • 12:48
  • 12:38
  • 12:34

    The tally in Karnataka Legislative Assembly after the bypolls

    BJP: 104

    Congress: 79

    JD(S): 37

    BSP: 1

    KPJP: 1

    Ind: 1

    Speaker: 1

    Total: 224

  • 12:30

    B Y Raghavendra says his victory is the result of development works by Modi govt and his father B S Yeddyurappa.

    B Y Raghavendra: "I dedicate my victory to the voters of Shivamogga Lok Sabha constituency. Development works by Modi-led government at the Centre and by B S Yeddyurappa during his tenure as chief minister helped me to win the polls."

  • 12:27

    KPCC press meet

    Congress leaders - K C Venugopal (AICC general secretary), G Parameshwara (Deputy Chief Minister) Dinesh Gundu Rao (KPCC president) and Eshwar Khandre (KPCC working president) addressing the media soon after the ruling JD(S)-Congress combine recorded a 4-1 victory in the just concluded bypolls.

  • 12:24
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  • 12:19

    Cong-JD(S) alliance ensures no festive fervour for BJP

  • 12:17

    D K Shivakumar's strategy wins Bellary for Cong

    Congress’ 'Man Friday' and troubleshooter, D K Shivakumar has done it yet again! By ensuring his party candidate, V S Ugrappa’s victory in Bellary Lok Sabha constituency, Shivakumar has created a history of sorts in the mine-rich district.

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  • 11:53

    Basavaraj Horatti congratulates Anitha Kumaraswamy

    Legislative Council interim Chairman Basavaraj Horatti congratulates Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy and his wife Anitha Kumaraswamy, for the latter's victory in Ramanagara.

  • 11:45

    Shimoga: BJP leads by 51,980 votes

    The last round of counting of votes polled in the byelection to Shivamogga Lok Sabha constituency is in progress. BJP leads by 51 980 votes over JD(S). B Y Raghavendra gained 538176 votes while Madhu obtained 486827 votes.

  • 10:58

    Siddaramaiah tweets, 'Meaningful celebrations of Naraka Chaturthi in Bellary'

    Following an almost unbeatable lead by Congress candidate V S Ugrappa by over two lakh votes in Bellary Lok Sabha constituency over his BJP rival J Shanta, former chief minister Siddaramaiah tweets, "Meaningful celebrations of Naraka Chaturthi in Bellary. The journey has begun from darkness to light."

  • 10:57

    Deve Gowda expresses his gratitude to voters

  • 10:56

    Shimoga: BJP leads by 42260 votes

    At the end of 12 rounds, BJP leads by 42 260 votes over JD(S). B Y Raghavendra gained 404706 votes while Madhu bagged 364099 votes.

  • 10:47

    Revanna lauds work done by JD(S)-Cong coalition

    Public Works Minister H D Revanna said, "Victory in four of five seats is a testimony to the good work done by the JD(S)-Congress alliance. The coalition headed by H D Kumaraswamy has done good work in the past six months."

  • 10:33

    Bellary round 9: Ugrappa further extends lead

    At halfway mark of counting in Bellary Lok Sabha constituency (9 out of 18 rounds), V S Ugrappa of the Congress secured3.34 lakh votes with J Shanta of the BJP trailing much behind at 1.94 lakh votes.

  • 10:30

    Round 10: Raghavendra extends lead in Shivamogga

    BJP leads by 39412 votes over JD(S). B Y Raghavendra obtained 312090 votes while Madhu Bangarappa bagged 276678 votes. BJP is racing towards victory.

  • 10:28

    KPCC chief Dinesh Gundu Rao reacts

    "This is a clear message that people are moving away from the BJP," says Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao.

  • 10:21

    Ramanagara: Anitha Kumaraswamy leads by over 47,241 votes

    After nine rounds, JD(S) candidate Anitha Kumaraswamy has polled 54,868 votes. Her lead is now 47,241 votes against BJP's L Chandrashekhar who has polled 7,627.

  • 10:17

    After 7th round in Bellary

  • 10:14

    Congress' Jamkhandi candidate Nyamagouda hopes a win by about 35,000 votes

    Congress' Jamkhandi candidate Anand Nyamagouda's first reaction: "After ten rounds, I've an approximate lead of 24,000 votes. If this trend continues, I hope to win with a margin of about 35,00 votes."

  • 10:12

    Shimoga: At the end of eight rounds, BJP leads by 29201 votes

    B Y Raghavendra-256596 votes. Madhu Bangarappa-225830 votes.

  • 10:08

    Karnataka bypoll: BJP's Shantha stares at massive defeat

    The Congress is faring well in Bellary Lok Sabha constituency with its candidate V S Ugrappa crossing the one lakh mark in votes following the completion of the third round of counting at 9.30 am.

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  • 10:05

    BJP's S Suresh Kumar tweets 'time for introspection'

  • 10:04

    Round six: BJP leads in Shimoga

    At the end of six rounds, BJP leads by 23,385 votes over JD(S). Madhu Bangarappa- 200456 votes.BY Raghavendra 224197 votes.

  • 10:03

    Ramanagara: JD(S) candidate Anitha Kumaraswamy has now polled 48,933 votes, further increasing her lead over BJP's L Chandrashekhar who has polled 6,932 votes

  • 09:57

    JD(S) candidate crosses 2 lakh mark in Mandya, leads by 132292

    The regional party candidate, L R Shivaramegowda has secured 2,09,675 votes, while the BJP candidate, Siddaramaiah, has fetched 77,383 votes.

  • 09:48

    Ramanagara: Anitha Kumaraswamy leads by 28,135 votes

    At the end of the sixth round of vote count, JD(S) candidate Anitha Kumaraswamy leads with 34,216 votes while BJP's L Chandrashekhar has 6,081 votes - a margin of 28,135 votes.

  • 09:34

    Anand Nyamagouda leads in Jamakhandi by 7149 votes

    After fourth round of counting in Jamakhandi assembly constituency, Anand Nyamagouda of Congress leads securing 22,478 votes, while Shrikant Kulkarni of the BJP secured 15,329.

  • 09:27

    Karnataka bypoll: Shimoga set for photo finish

  • 09:24

    Karnataka bypoll: Congress-JD(S) leads in 4 of 5 seats

    Early vote count trends indicate that the Congress-JD(S) coalition might succeed in causing a huge setback to pip the BJP

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  • 09:21

    Shimoga: BJP increases lead by 6428

    BJP has increased its lead by 6428 votes over JD(S) after the completion of three rounds. BJP obtained 86308 votes and JD(S) 79892.

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  • 09:07

    Mandya: JD(S) far ahead, leads with 33800 votes

    Shivaramegowda has 51,992 votes, while BJP's Siddaramaiah is trailing by 18,192 votes

  • 09:05

    First round of counting completed in Bellary; Cong leads with 17480 votes

    First round of counting completed in Bellary Lok Sabha constituency. Congress candidate V S Ugrappa leads securing 39,254 votes, while J Shantha of BJP gets 21,774 votes.

  • 08:52

    Anitha Kumaraswamy leads with over 10,000 votes

    Anitha Kumaraswamy is now leading with 10,241 votes, Chandrashekhar trailing with 1,811 votes.

  • 08:45

    Technical snag in Shimoga

    Due to some technical snag, the details of counting of votes are not yet announced.

  • 08:32

    Ramanagara: Anitha Kumaraswamy leads by over 4,500 votes

    Anitha Kumaraswamy leads with 4674 votes against BJP's LChandrashekhar's 797 votes.

  • 08:17

    Counting of postal ballet begins

    Bellary: V S Ugrappa leading

    Shimoga: B Y Raghavendra leading

    Mandya:L R Shivaramegowda leading

    Ramanagara: Anitha Kumaraswamy leading

    Jamakhandi: Anand Nyamagouda leading

  • 08:11

    Counting begins at Shimoga

    The counting of votes polled in the by-election Shivamogga to Lok Sabha constituency beganat Sahyadri college in Shivamogga.

    BJP nominee B Y Raghavendra, son of former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa and JD(S)candidate Madhu Bangarappa are locked horns to outsmart each other in the electoral battle.

  • 07:48

    Strong room opened at Mandya Government College

    The strong room opened at Mandya Government College for the counting of the votes polled in the Lok Sabha byelection. The counting is expected to start in a few minutes.

    While ex-MLA L R Shivaramegowda of the JD(S) is the JD(S)-Congress coalition candidate, former bureaucrat Siddaramaiah is the BJP candidate. Seven Independents are also in the fray.

  • 07:44

    Mandya by-polls witness a low turnout of 52.75%

    With just 52.75% voters exercising their franchise, Mandya Lok Sabha byelection witnessed its lowest turnout ever.

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  • 07:43

    Karnataka by-polls: Jamkhandi sees record turnout

    Polling for the by-elections to three Lok Sabha and two Assembly constituencies has ended, with the Jamkhandi assembly segment clocking a record voter turnout of 81.58%

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  • 07:40

    Counting of votes for Assembly, LS by-polls begin at 8 am

    The counting will start at 8 am and all results are expected to be out by 10 am.

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