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Karnataka bypolls: Election for 15 seats vacated by Congress, JD(S) rebels today; contest ego battle for opposition, survival for BJP


  • After the resignations of the dissident legislators, the Congress-JD(S) coalition government in the state which lasted for 14 months, have parted ways after the collapse of the Kumaraswamy ministry.

  • However, the Congress on Sunday indicated it was not averse to joining hands with JD(S) once again.

  • Although, JDS patriarch HD Deve Gowda's contradictory statement on Sunday points to lack of clarity within the regional party on the matter.

Bypolls to 15 of the 17 Karnataka seats that fell vacant after rebel Congress and JD(S) MLAs were disqualified by the Speaker for violating their party whip and ...


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