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Yddyurappa to take oath as 23rd Chief Minsiter of Karnataka tomorrow

Yddyurappa to take oath as 23rd Chief Minsiter of Karnataka tomorrow

Bengaluru, May 16 (UNI) Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday invited BJP leader B S Yeddyurappa to take oath as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka at a function to be held at Raj Bhavan at 0900 hrs on Thursday.

Disclosing this to media persons, BJP state in-charge Muralidhar Rao said the Governor had given time of 15 days time to Mr Yeddyurappa to prove the majority.

The Governor's decision to invite BJP to form the government came as a shock for Janata Dal (S) and Congress parties which had joined together to form a coalition government with the total support of 117 legislators.

Assembly elections which was held for 222 seats on May 12 witnessed a fractured mandate with BJP securing 104 seats followed by Congress 78, Janata Dal (S) 37, BSP 1 and Independents 2. The counting taken up yesterday. However to keep the BJP out of power Congress and JD(s) had come together to form a coalition government forging a post-poll alliance.

Though BJP had won only 104 against the simple majority of 111 seats as JD(S) chief ministerial candidate H D Kumaraswamy had contested on two constituencies, the Governor invited the BJP as it was the single largest party.

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BJP drops 3 sitting MPs in first list for Assam

BJP drops 3 sitting MPs in first list for Assam

21 Mar 2019 | 8:33 PM

Guwahati, Mar 21(UNI) The ruling BJP today named candidates for eight constituencies for Assam, dropping three sitting MPs and retaining two others in the first list for the state.

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17 nominations for ACs, 2 for PCs filed in the district

21 Mar 2019 | 8:32 PM

Chittoor, Mar 21 (UNI) Atleast 17 nominations for Assembly Constituencies(AC) and two for Parliamentary Constituencies(PC) were filed in the district on Thursday.

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Kalraj Mishra says he is not keen for electoral battle from Deoria

Kalraj Mishra says he is not keen for electoral battle from Deoria

21 Mar 2019 | 6:16 PM

New Delhi, Mar 21 (UNI) Amid intense speculation about the first list of party candidates, senior BJP leader and former Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Thursday said he will not contest election from Deoria parliamentary constituency.

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BJP releases 2nd list of candidates in Arunachal, 12 names for Sikkim assembly polls

BJP releases 2nd list of candidates in Arunachal, 12 names for Sikkim assembly polls

21 Mar 2019 | 6:12 PM

New Delhi, Mar 21 (UNI) Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday announced second list of six candidates in Arunachal Pradesh and first list of 12 candidates in Sikkim for the upcoming assembly elections.

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Cong to leave five LS seats for Left Front

Cong to leave five LS seats for Left Front

20 Mar 2019 | 11:37 PM

Kolkata, Mar 20 (UNI) The Congress in West Bengal on Wednesday said it would leave five Lok Sabha seats for the Left Front where the latter had a stronger base but the party would field candidates in the two seats won by the Left parties in the last general elections in 2014.

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