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Counting has begun to decide the fate of 2,940 candidates in 223 Assembly segments in the southern state of Karnataka. The results for the Karnataka Assembly elections, which recorded the second highest voter turnout in 35 years with a polling percentage of 71.29 in the May 5 voting, will be known on Wednesday. Although Karnataka Assembly has 224 seats, election
Voters in Bangalore slightly improved their record on Sunday with a higher turnout at the booths to cast their ballots in the Assembly election but still remained the lowest in the state.
Karnataka has voted and the fate of 2,940 candidates in 223 Assembly constituencies of the state have been sealed in the electronic voting machines which will be opened at 8 AM on May 8. While the finals results will be known only a few hours after the counting begins, the trends indicate that the Congress is likely to make a
At least 42 cases of paid news were detected and over Rs 21 crore in cash and liquor worth Rs 7.79 crore seized during Karnataka Assembly elections, the Election Commission said in New Delhi on Sunday.
An estimated 69 per cent of the about 4.36 crore electorate voted in the largely peaceful Assembly polls in Karnataka on Sunday amid projections that the beleaguered ruling BJP was on a sticky wicket against a resurgent Congress.
As the countdown begins for Sunday's voting in the Karnataka elections, the Congress is wearing a confident look and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hoping to offset the BS Yeddyurappa factor and hold on to power.
'Development has taken a backseat in Karnataka due to bad governance and corruption,' said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attacking the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday. He was speaking at a public rally in Hubli. Karnataka will go to polls on May 5 and results will be declared on May 8.