When incumbent chief minister Siddaramaiah was asked by senior journalist Barkha Dutt if the Congress will join hands with the JD(S) to form the next government if the need arises after elections, he dismissed the entire idea. "This situation does not arise at all. I am very confident that we will form the government on our own with a clear majority."
Mohamed Salah could have been playing for Roma against Liverpool on Tuesday, but Eusebio Di Francesco is happy to have Cengiz Under instead. Di Francesco never got the chance to coach Salah, as Roma sold him to Liverpool before pre-season training began in July. Salah has enjoyed a marvellous debut season at Liverpool with a 43-goal haul.