Karnataka govt formation: Congress-JD(S) claim support of 118 MLAs, updates

JD(S) MLAs are being offered Rs 100 cr (Rs 1 bn) each. Where is this black money coming from? They are supposedly the servers of poor people and they are offering money today, says H D Kumaraswamy

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Congress MLAs to leave for Raj Bhavan from Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) office

Union minister Prakash Javadekar today rubbished JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy's charge that the BJP was offering Rs 1 billion to wean away his party MLAs in its bid to form a government in Karnataka, saying it is "imaginary". "Rs 100 crore, Rs 200 crore figures are imaginary. The BJP is not doing anything. This is the kind of politics the JD(S) and Congress play," he said. The union minister also accused the Congress and JD(S) of having come together by "unholy means." Javadekar, who is in the state as the BJP makes an aggressive bid to come ...