Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results live Backed by Congress, JD(S) seeks governor appointment, BJP cries foul Current Affairs 

Karnataka Assembly elections 2018 results live | Backed by Congress, JD(S) seeks governor appointment, BJP cries foul

Bengaluru: After a bitterly fought electoral battle, The Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged as the single largest party in the Karnataka Assembly, but has fallen short of the halfway mark to form a government. In in a quick turn of events, the Congress announced it was willing to support the Janata Dal (Secular) in forming a government. Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, who was sent to Karntaka to deal with the situation, reached out to JD(S) chief and former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda. Azad has said they will…

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Gujarat Elections 2017: Three Muslim MLAs elected in Gujarat Assembly compared to two in 2012

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Assembly has seen a sharp dip in Muslim representation in the state legislative Assembly in the past three decades, reflective of the sharp religious polarisation in the state. But this time, Three Muslim MLAs have been elected to Gujarat Assembly as compared to two in 2012. According to 2011 census, Muslims are the biggest minority in Gujarat accounting for 9.65 per cent of the population. Considering that Gujarat has 182 assembly seats, and a high percentage of the population is Muslim, they should have 17 MLAs from…

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Gujarat Election 2017 BJP continues winning streak, to Form Government sixth time in Gujarat Current Affairs 

Gujarat Election 2017: BJP continues winning streak, to Form Government sixth time in Gujarat

Ahmedabad:  In a winning streak, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has secured a sixth term in Gujarat after a high-pitched and bitterly-fought Assembly election. The Election Commission’s official trends for Gujarat show BJP leading in 99 seats, Congress+ in 77, Nationalist Congress Party in one, and others in one out of a total 182. After a bit of a roller coaster ride in the first two hours, the leads for the Gujarat Assembly election have now more or less settled. The celebrations have begun in the BJP offices across the country,…

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