Out of the 26 seats in Bengaluru, 12 went to BJP and Congress each and 2 seats were bagged by JD(S)
Yeddyurappa said he requested the governor to allow him to take oath as chief minister as early as possible.
Before heading to a key party meeting, Congress leader DK Shivkumar said its MLAs will be moved to a resort
In a sensational twist, a Congress leader claimed to be called by BJP leaders asking him to join them.
The booths where repolling is being held are spread in all the 20 districts of the state where the rural polls were held on Monday.
Elections in India have time and again surprised us at the very last moment. Counting in Karnataka has ended with BJP bagging 104 seats while Congress, JD(S) won 78 and 38 seats respectively.
Political analyst DP Satish analyses the possible outcome in Karnataka.
The people of Karnataka, who came out in large numbers to vote -- in fact, the voting percentage was an all-time high of 72.65 -- have reasons to be disappointed as they are staring at a shaky coalition government which may not last long
The saffron party’s performance in the state polls is likely to boost their chances on various fronts going forward.
While the election saw several one-on-one battles between the Congress-BJP and Congress-JD(S), some seats witnessed little resistance. Here’s a look at the biggest winners in terms of margin of votes.
With the BJP falling short of the halfway mark by eight seats, the Congress has offered to support a Janata Dal (S)-led government in Karnataka to keep the saffron party out of power. Here's how some of the bigwigs performed in Karnataka Assembly Election.
The last time Karnataka saw a coalition government was in 2004.
The 79-year old politician has knowledge on a range of sectors such as banking, real estate, finance and energy as well as labour, employment and tranportation.
A rankled BS Yeddyurappa hit out at Congress after news of the JD(S)-Congress alliance became public
While the Congress and JD(S) have confirmed an alliance, it remains to be seen who the Governor finally invites to form government
JD(S) has accepted Congress' offer as the party is ready to give the chief minister's post to HD Kumaraswamy.
The Sharad Pawar-led party, which had extended support to the Congress in the Karnataka polls and did not field its own candidates, also demanded that elections in future be held through ballot boxes.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in as many as 105 seats and was seen emerging as the single largest party in the state
Earlier trends showed BJP taking the lead but with JD(S) joining hands with Congress, the saffron party won't be romping home.
Popularly known as Kumaranna, the 58-year-old HD Kumaraswamy entered politics in 1996 when he won the Kanakapura Lok Sabha Seat in the 11th General Elections
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Congress candidates have won two seats and were ahead in 69, while the JD(S) was leading the table in 39 constituencies.
The chief minister was, however, safe and proceeded for the scheduled programmes, Principal Secretary (Home) Arvind Kumar said in Lucknow. "Yes, the chief minister is safe," he told PTI.
According to the Election Commission figures, the BJP is ahead in over 112 seats and appears set for getting a majority in the Karnataka Assembly.
The BJP appeared headed for a simple majority in the Karnataka Assembly, with its candidates leading in 115 constituencies, leaving the ruling Congress way behind, according to the latest trends available for 220 of the state's 222 seats where polling was held.