Congress concedes defeat in Karnataka

Bengaluru : As the vote count in the Karnataka Assembly polls showed the BJP crossing the half-way mark, the ruling Congress on Tuesday conceded defeat. Energy Minister and Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar told the media here that the numbers indicated that his party was on the way out after five years in power. Published on May […]

BJP surges in Karnataka, Congress stunned

Bengaluru : The BJP dramatically surged ahead towards the victory mark in the Karnataka Assembly election on Tuesday, leaving the ruling Congress badly bruised and the JD-S at the third spot, officials said. Reports from counting centres across the southern state showed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates were on the winning track in 105 […]

Expectations of BJP victory in Karnataka lifts equity indices

Mumbai : Expectations of a BJP victory in Karnataka assembly election lifted the key Indian equity indices during the morning trade session on Tuesday. According to market observers, broadly subdued Asian indices, and disappointing macro-economic inflation data points released on Monday capped gains. Sector-wise, healthy buying was witnessed in banking, capital goods, metals, consumer durables […]

BJP leads in Karnataka vote count

Bengaluru : The BJP was ahead of the ruling Congress on Tuesday as officials counted the millions of votes polled in the Karnataka Assembly election, leaving the JD-S far behind, officials said. Determined to make a comeback in its only southern bastion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 98 seats and the Congress […]