Karnataka polls: Bharatiya Janata Party issues second list of 82 candidates

Cong strategy in Karnataka: 12 MLAs dropped; party-hoppers, migrants, tainted turn lucky

Supporters of five-time MLA DB Inamdar were angry because the party has not announced its candidate from the Kittur constituency.

In Channapatna, the other constituency Kumaraswamy is contesting, Siddaramaiah has ensured a ticket for his close aide and minister H M Revanna, who belongs to his own Kuruba community, a big component of AHINDA.

The 224-member Assembly expires on May 28 in the state where the Congress is now in power, with 122 seats against the BJP's 43.

Veeranna Charantimatt will challenge Congress' Hullappa Yamanappa Meti at Bagalkot in Uttar Kannada.

The BJP has claimed that the reports of "cash crunch" are a part of Cambridge Analytica's strategy which is being maliciously executed by the Congress to influence voter intentions, take specific actions and shift balance in its favour.

From Honnali, the BJP gave the ticket to former excise minister MP Renukacharya.

More news: Tax Cuts May Not Do Much To Help GOP

Dr Manjunath will contest from Chikkaballapur and Prof Mallikarjunappa will contest from Chamarajanagar. Two Christians too figure in the list.

Otr prominent candidates in the second list are former BJP Ministers Murgesh Nirani, Hartalu Halappa, M.P. Renukacharya, Krishnaiah Shetty, and K. Subramanya Naidu and Kumar Bangarappa, who switched over from the ruling Congress and is the son of former Chief Minister S. Bangarappa. Before this, the party had released another list of candidates April 8, which featured names like chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa, and senior leaders Jagadish Shettar and K S Eshwarappa.

"All 40 sitting legislators of the BJP have been re-nominated to contest". However as per the sources of Bhatkallys.com Yashodhar Naik is most likely to get the party ticket from Kumta while Dinkar Shetty, Suraj Naik Soni and Subrayya Walke also trying their luck with party high command.

Both parties have continued the tradition of pandering to dominant caste politics but with an increasing significance given to Kurubas, the shepherd community from which incumbent chief minister Siddaramaiah hails.

The party is yet to name candidates for Shantinagar segment in Bengaluru Central, Kittar, Nagthan, Sindgi, Raichur and Melukote.

Related News:



Most liked

Here are the Moto G6 and E5 series' specs and Canadian availability
The "standard" G6 is built around a Snapdragon 450 chipset coupled with 3GB/4GB of RAM and 32GB/64GB of internal storage. While these are not considered "high-end" smartphones, they have numerous same features of more expensive phones.

Oil prices hit $75 as Saudi seeks hike
Analysts including investment bank JP Morgan had predicted that oil prices could rise as high as $80 per barrel this year. West Texas Intermediate crude futures hit a fresh high going back to December 2, 2014.

The Queen Has Picked Prince Charles for Another Major New Role
Singer Emeli Sande began proceedings with a rendition of the National Anthem in the palace's ballroom. Pakistan's prime minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, with Prince Charles at Clarence House, London .

Loya case: BJP rebukes Opposition for 'politicising judiciary', Congress says questions unanswered
The apex court's decision labelled these petitions as "scandalous" and "an attack on the image of the Judiciary". Most Indians, including those in the BJP, instinctively understand the truth about Mr Amit Shah.

Alumina target reduction on the cards for Rio after U.S. sanction
Mitsubishi, Marubeni and Mitsui declined to comment, saying they do not talk about specific commercial deals. This included Oleg Deripaska , his Hong Kong-listed company Rusal and his new holding company En+ Group.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Remembers Bruno Sammartino
Sammartino beat Buddy Rogers to win the WWWF title and went on to hold the championship for more then seven years, or 2,803 days. According to Cageside Seats , Bruno Sammartino is survived by his wife, Carol, and their three sons and four grandchildren.

Melania Trump takes Japan's first lady to historic mansion
President Donald Trump says CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently had a "great meeting" in North Korea with leader Kim Jong Un. Trump thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping for maintaining tight control of the border between China and North Korea.

Fortnite players believe a comet is set to destroy Tilted Towers
The recent gaming phenomenon, battle royale, pits players, usually 100, against each other until there is one person standing. Furthermore, Eurogamer reported that Raven may be working on a battle-royale mode for Black Ops 4 .

A warehouse Sized Asteroid Said Hello To Earth
The asteroid called 2013 US3 included in the list of potential threats to Earth , the maximum closer to the Blue planet on April 29.

Hannity revealed as mystery client of Trump's lawyer
It would have been nice for Hannity to admit he was at least friends with Cohen because it at least puts a lens on his commentary. During a court appearance on Monday, it was revealed that Hannity was the third client of Cohen during 2017 to 2018.

A Ton Of Classic Sega Games Are Coming To The Switch
SEGA has announced that SEGA AGES will release on Nintendo Switch , news that was shared at SEGA FES 2018 in Akihabara, Japan. Now, Sega is getting in on the nostalgia fueled trend, with plans to launch a Sega Mega Drive Mini this year.

Beyonce to Contribute $100000 for scholarships at colleges
The superstar was due to perform past year but had to postpone because she was pregnant with her twins, Sir and Rumi. One victor from each school will receive $25K for the 2018-2019 academic year for study in various fields.

Special NIA Court: Judge Resigned after verdict in Mecca Masjid blast
According to Sharma, the court after examining documents and material placed on record found that the charges did not stick. In March 2017, a court in Rajasthan had sentenced Devendra Gupta and others to life in jail in the Ajmer Dargah blast case.

Facebook Admits It Collects User Data Even From Non-Users
Facebook , which pushed for the cases to be considered individually instead of as a class-action lawsuit, is reviewing the ruling. So when a website uses one of our services, your browser sends the same kinds of information to Facebook as the website receives.

China to scrap ownership limits on foreign auto makers
This will be followed by the removal of ownership obstacles in 2022 for makers of commercial vehicles and passenger cars. China is one of the biggest foreign markets for U.S. sorghum growers.