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  • PM credits state BJP chief, party workers for Gujarat win

    PM credits state BJP chief, party workers for Gujarat win

    Modi was addressing a meeting of the BJP Parliamentary party attended by all top leaders of the party, including party chief J P Nadda, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

    December 14, 2022
  • Counting of votes for assembly elections in Gujarat, Himachal on Thursday

    Counting of votes for assembly elections in Gujarat, Himachal on Thursday

    Counting for bypolls to the Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat and six Assembly constituencies in five states will also be taken up simultaneously. These Assembly constituencies are Rampur and Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh, Padampur in Odisha, Sardarshahar in Rajasthan, Kurhani in Bihar and Bhanupratappur in Chhattisgarh.

    December 7, 2022
  • Polls and consequences

    Polls and consequences

    During every election, some small fries are caught ferrying cash, liquor etc. but effective action like disqualification of the candidate or deregistration of the political party is never taken against parties and candidates at whose behest the electoral laws are broken. Also, all political parties, when in power, have tried their best to hide the identities of their donors, so that allegations of quid-pro-quo cannot be proved against the Government.

    November 23, 2022
  • Gujarat Election: Grassroots-level leaders demands for nomination of local candidates

    Gujarat Election: Grassroots-level leaders demands for nomination of local candidates

    With the Gujarat Assembly elections due and the Election Commission likely to announce the poll dates anytime, state leaders are busy preparing strategies even as the local leaders have launched campaigns demanding the nomination of local candidates.

    October 23, 2022
  • Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP, Congress show all the way

    Gujarat Elections 2017: BJP, Congress show all the way

    The just concluded Gujarat assembly elections have brought different lessons for various sections of people and organisations. The strongest message the Gujarat electorate have sent out is that the state would remain bipolar for ages to come, their choice being limited to the two major parties-the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress. This message is...

    December 21, 2017
  • NOTA, Independents play spoilsport for Congress in Gujarat

    NOTA, Independents play spoilsport for Congress in Gujarat

    A marked increase of the None Of The Above (NOTA) voters in the Gujarat assembly elections played a significant role in deciding the result as many victories of the ruling BJP, which ended up with 99 seats in the 182-member assembly, were with thin margins, exceeded by these votes. Out of the total 1,50,19,245 votes...

    December 19, 2017
  • BJP’s winning spree intact in Gujarat Assembly elections

    BJP’s winning spree intact in Gujarat Assembly elections

    The ruling BJP scrapped through to maintain its 22-year-old winning spree in Gujarat Assembly elections, albeit with an embarrassing reduction in the number of seats it won. Coming as did just 30 months after the party won all the 26 Lok Sabha seats, the BJP’s two-digit tally of 99 is a considerable climbdown from the...

    December 19, 2017
  • Can’t digest Gujarat exit polls forecast: Uddhav Thackeray

    Can’t digest Gujarat exit polls forecast: Uddhav Thackeray

    Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday expressed his strong disagreement with all the forecasts by various exit polls, predicting comfortable to huge victory margins, for ally Bharatiya Janata Party in the Gujarat assembly elections. “There is a huge difference between the prevailing political atmosphere and the forecasts of these exit polls. They are not...

    December 17, 2017
  • Repolling on Sunday in 6 booths of Gujarat 2nd phase elections

    Repolling on Sunday in 6 booths of Gujarat 2nd phase elections

    The Election Commission has ordered repolling on Sunday in six booths of the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections. The re-polling was ordered on Friday late night, citing technical reasons, and the EC annulled the polling data that was present in the EVMs. Separately, the poll panel has ordered the counting of votes in...

    December 16, 2017
  • Gujarat second phase clocks nearly 69% voting, all eyes on Dec 18

    Gujarat second phase clocks nearly 69% voting, all eyes on Dec 18

    The second and final phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections on Thursday saw 68.70 per cent ballotting across 14 districts of the northern and central regions of the state, to pick 93 lawmakers. Though voting in the second phase was a bit higher than the first phase, it is still less than the previous elections....

    December 15, 2017
  • I-T notice to AAP vindictive action: Manish Sisodia

    I-T notice to AAP vindictive action: Manish Sisodia

    Aam Aadmi Party leader Manish Sisodia on Tuesday accused the Centre of misusing the Income Tax Department to exact revenge on his Aam Aadmi Party due to its appeal for a united battle against the BJP in the Gujarat assembly elections. Pointing out that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked the Gujarat voters...

    November 29, 2017
  • Gujarat elections 2017: Congress dislikes me because of my poor origins, says PM Modi

    Gujarat elections 2017: Congress dislikes me because of my poor origins, says PM Modi

    When we started bringing the waters of the Narmada here to Saurashtra, there were people who were mocking us. Their negative politics has not changed over the years. Our faith is in politics of development and good governance : PM   When we started bringing the waters of the Narmada here to Saurashtra, there were...

    November 27, 2017
  • Congress releases list of 76 candidates for Gujarat polls

    Congress releases list of 76 candidates for Gujarat polls

    The Congress on Sunday released another list of 76 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections. The names of 76 candidates were released for the second phase of elections. The Congress party on November 21 released its second list of 13 candidates for the elections. The elections in Gujarat will be held in two phases...

    November 27, 2017
  • Gujarat Elections 2017: Gohil, Modhwadia in Congress’ first list

    Gujarat Elections 2017: Gohil, Modhwadia in Congress’ first list

    Senior Congress leaders Shaktisinh Gohil and Arjun Modhwadia figure in the party’s first list of 77 candidates for the first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections on December 9. As per the list finalised by the Congress’ Central Election Committee on Sunday, senior leader and sitting MLA from Abdasa, Shaktisinh Gohil, has been fielded for Mandvi...

    November 20, 2017
  • BJP announces second list of 36 candidates for Gujarat

    BJP announces second list of 36 candidates for Gujarat

    The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday evening announced its second list of 36 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections. There are as many as 19 new faces in it while the rest, including those defeated in the 2012 elections, have been repeated. The party leadership decided to drop three sitting legislators and fielded new faces...

    November 19, 2017
  • Patidar leaders give Congress 24-hour ultimatum on reservation issue

    Patidar leaders give Congress 24-hour ultimatum on reservation issue

    Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders have given the Congress party a 24-hour deadline to declare their stand on the reservation status for the community. As the Congress leaders are under pressure and busy over selection of candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections, there seems to be trouble brewing as the PAAS convenors, who had...

    November 18, 2017
  • PAAS fears Hardik Patel may be framed in rape charge

    PAAS fears Hardik Patel may be framed in rape charge

    Acrimony around Gujarat assembly elections has stooped to a new low with the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) claiming that the BJP has ‘prepared’ a young girl to file rape charge against their quota agitation leader Hardik Patel soon. Directly alleging that the alleged morphed sex videos of Hardik Patel were made under instructions from...

    November 18, 2017