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The BJP's game plan to retain its north Karnataka base, by projecting Jagadish Shettar as the CM candidate during the electioneering, has failed to yield desired results. The party had won only 18 seats of the 90 Assembly constituencies spread over ...New Indian Express, 1 week ago Shettar is new BJP legislature party leader Firstpost.com, 5 days ago BSY ate into Lingayat vote bank extensively, BJP admits New Delhi Pioneer, 1 week ago Retaining seats, a challenge for BJP in CM's backyard Deccan Herald, 2 weeks ago
The two dominant communities of Karnataka the Lingayats and Vokkaligas who have been supporting the BJP and the JD(S), respectively, are now gradually switching loyalties towards the Congress. HT reports.Hindustan Times, 1 week ago Lingayats, Vokkaligas back Cong in Karnataka Hindustan Times, 1 week ago
"Yeddyurappa was not only a Lingayat leader, he also led the party in Karnataka. Ever since he left, the BJP were performing badly," said BJP leader Lehar Singh Siroya.KJP leader BS Yeddyurappa. PTI KJP leader BS Yeddyurappa. PTI Siroya who was ...Firstpost.com, 1 week ago In Karnataka's battle of Lingayats, KJP hopes to ruin BJP's party Indian Express, 2 weeks ago Yeddyurappa hopes to ruin BJP's party in battle of Lingayats Indian Express, 2 weeks ago Yeddyurappa's KJP hopes to ruin BJP's party in Karnataka's battle of Lingayats Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
Caste was always a factor during the Karnataka elections. However, what surprised many was the manner in which the Lingayat vote bank tilted in favour of the Congress which ended up winning 67 out of the 118 areas dominated by the caste group in the state. The Congress will be pleased with this improvement considering that it had managed to win only 20 seats in the Lingayat-dominated belts in 2008. This was largely because the Bharatiya Janata Party had then projected B S Yeddyurappa as its ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago In K'taka, Muslims not Lingayats will decide fate of govt Rediff.com, 1 month ago Why caste and lobby won't steer K'taka election Rediff.com, 1 month ago
In the 96 seats spread over the 12 large districts in north Karnataka, politics has mostly been influenced by Lingayat sub-castes and the large Muslim population which is well integrated with the culture of this region.DNA, 1 week ago
James Manor, 68, professor at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London, has been studying Karnataka politics and elections for over 40 years.Times of India, 1 week ago
Bangalore, May 8: Decimate the BJP he did, but master spoiler B.S. Yeddyurappa himself faces an uncertain future. The Lingayat strongman has just six seats on the board and the Congress, which he was ready to support, is all set to form the ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
The election results also show that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi failed to make an impact outside his state.IBN Live, 1 week ago Karnataka has lessons for all Asian Age, 1 week ago
KJP has hit the BJP hard in several constituencies as the Lingayat community to which BS Yeddyurappa belongs deserting the saffron party.IBN Live, 1 week ago
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