Cong-JDS coalition defeats BJP 4-1 in K'taka bypolls

Karnataka's ruling JD(S)-Congress alliance Tuesday won a crucial endorsement trouncing the BJP 4-1 in by-elections for three Lok Sabha and two assembly seats with the victory in Ballari ending the saffron rival's 14-year vice-like grip on this parliamentary constituency. The victories with huge margins came as a Diwali gift and a shot in the arm for the nearly s more