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Karnataka election result LIVE: Yeddyurappa to be sworn-in as CM tomorrow

Karnataka stalemate: The Congress and the JD(S) are both trying to guard their flock with the BJP looking for at least eight more seats to reach magic mark of 112

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Karnataka election result 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Amit Shah at BJP headquarters after Karnataka Assembly Elections 2018 results in New Delhi on Tuesday. | Photo: Dalip Kumar

Yeddyurappa will be sworn in as Chief Minister at 9.30 am on May 17 ನಾಳೆ, ಗುರುವಾರ ಬೆಳಿಗ್ಗೆ ೯.೩೦ ಗಂಟೆಗೆ ರಾಜಭವನದಲ್ಲಿ ಸನ್ಮಾನ್ಯ ಬಿ.ಎಸ್.ಯಡ್ಯೂರಪ್ಪನವರು ರಾಜ್ಯದ ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿಗಳಾಗಿ ಪ್ರಮಾಣವಚನ ಸ್ವೀಕರಿಸಲಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಈ ಸಂತಸ ಗಳಿಗೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಭಾಗಿಯಾಗಲು ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಸಂಖ್ಯೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಸೇರೋಣ. — Sureshkumar (@nimmasuresh) May 16, 2018 Karnataka governor to invite BJP's Yeddyurappa to form government Hotel or wherever we go, MLAs will stay together and discuss things. Congress is compelled to keep its MLAs together because of the horse-trading going on: Ashok Gehlot at KPCC, Bengaluru He thinks he is the boss of the party, the party has suffered because of his arrogant behaviour. He is not a true Congressman. Many people have this view of him but don't express it: K B Koliwad,Outgoing Karnataka Assembly Speaker and Congress leader on Siddaramaiah BJP has 104, Congress-JDS may have majority to form the govt, politics in the state has become dirty. The way power is being misused to put pressure on MLAs, use of ED, I-T and other agencies and allegations of Rs 100 Cr, all this has become a face of our democracy globally: Sanjay Raut

election result 2018: Outgoing Chief Minister said the Congress-JD(S) combine has 117 MLAs and Governor Vajubhai Vala has to give them an opportunity to form government. accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of encouraging horse-trading. Union minister Prakash Javadekar dismissed as imaginary JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy's charge that was offering Rs 1 billion to lure its MLAs. JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy claims that BJP is trying to "bribe" its way to power through "horsetrading" after falling short of majority, alleges that his party's MLAs are being offered Rs 1 billion to break away. H D is elected leader of JD(S) legislature party. B S is elected leader of legislature party, meets governor and gives letter about his unanimous election to the post, says he should be asked to take oath as chief minister.

After an intense election, new lawmakers in are in for a paid holiday at a five-star resort. The party, worried about losing its lawmakers in the fierce race for numbers, has decided to move them to the Eagleton Golf Resort near Bengaluru. Their Gujarat counterparts have already savoured its hospitality.

Three legislators were "missing" on Wednesday morning just before a meeting of all 78 elected leaders. The party couldn't contact them, say sources. When the meeting finally started, alarmingly for the party, at least a dozen lawmakers were MIA.

The on Tuesday ended up with 104 of the 222 seats where polls were held on Saturday. The ruling was defeated and could win only 78, but it quickly reached out to the (JDS) of HD Deve Gowda - which won 38 - and offered an alliance where his son HD would be chief minister.

First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 21:59 IST
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Karnataka election result LIVE: Yeddyurappa to be sworn-in as CM tomorrow

Karnataka stalemate: The Congress and the JD(S) are both trying to guard their flock with the BJP looking for at least eight more seats to reach magic mark of 112

election result 2018: Outgoing Chief Minister said the Congress-JD(S) combine has 117 MLAs and Governor Vajubhai Vala has to give them an opportunity to form government. accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of encouraging horse-trading. Union minister Prakash Javadekar dismissed as imaginary JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy's charge that was offering Rs 1 billion to lure its MLAs. JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy claims that BJP is trying to "bribe" its way to power through "horsetrading" after falling short of majority, alleges that his party's MLAs are being offered Rs 1 billion to break away. H D is elected leader of JD(S) legislature party. B S is elected leader of legislature party, meets governor and gives letter about his unanimous election to the post, says he should be asked to take oath as chief minister.

After an intense election, new lawmakers in are in for a paid holiday at a five-star resort. The party, worried about losing its lawmakers in the fierce race for numbers, has decided to move them to the Eagleton Golf Resort near Bengaluru. Their Gujarat counterparts have already savoured its hospitality.

Three legislators were "missing" on Wednesday morning just before a meeting of all 78 elected leaders. The party couldn't contact them, say sources. When the meeting finally started, alarmingly for the party, at least a dozen lawmakers were MIA.

The on Tuesday ended up with 104 of the 222 seats where polls were held on Saturday. The ruling was defeated and could win only 78, but it quickly reached out to the (JDS) of HD Deve Gowda - which won 38 - and offered an alliance where his son HD would be chief minister.

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