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Once Rivals, Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati Share Stage At Kumaraswamy Oath

Uttar Pradesh politicians Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav greeted each other warmly, waved to the crowds and sat next to each other as they arrived on stage for the swearing-in ceremony of Janata Dal S...

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Mamata, Naidu pitch for all regional parties to come together

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her Andhra Pradesh counterpart Chandrababu Naidu today pitched for all regional parties to come together for development of a federal setup in the cou...

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Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy says will waive farmers loan after improving economy

Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy says will waive farmers loan after improving economy - The JD(S) leader reiterated that he would waive farm loans after improving the state's economy

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Kumaraswamy sworn in as K'taka CM amid oppn show of unity

After days of high drama and power-broking, JD(S) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Wednesday took oath as Karnataka's 24th chief minister, while Congress state president G Parameshwara was sworn in as his ...

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BJP observes 'black day' against JDS-Congress coalition government

BS Yeddyurappa, who had sworn in as the Karnataka CM, had stepped down within three days after failing to muster enough numbers

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Perceived as kingmaker, Kumaraswamy becomes the king of Karnataka

His words proved prophetic as the 58-year-old Vokkaliga leader today wore the crown despite his JD(S) finishing a poor third in the electoral battlefield.

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Karnataka is a state in South West India. It was created on 1 November 1956, with the passage of the States Reorganisation Act. Originally known as the State of Mysore, it was renamed Karnataka in 1973. The capital and largest city is Bangalore.