Gujarat elections

BJP announces two women Lok Sabha candidates in Gujarat

Polling in all 26 seats in Gujarat will be held on April 23 - the third of the seven-phase Lok Sabha election.

published on : 2nd April 2019

Vijay Rupani to stay Gujarat Chief Minister, no decision yet on Himachal Pradesh

The decision was taken at a meeting supervised by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley in Ahmedabad.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Congress MPs bowl out Sachin Tendulkar's maiden speech in Rajya Sabha

Tendulkar was supposed to lead parliamentary discussion on sport but stood in the House, waiting to speak as Congress party lawmakers created ruckus over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's comments.

published on : 21st December 2017

BJP made narrow escape in Gujarat elections: Akhilesh Yadav

Further lashing out at BJP, Yadav said the saffron party could only talk about development but their election campaigns have always been about caste and religion.

published on : 19th December 2017

Poll results HIGHLIGHTS | BJP suppresses Congress resistance in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

The Bharatiya Janata Party secured victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections, with the final vote count for a few seats in Himachal yet to be declared by the Election Commission.

published on : 18th December 2017

Political factors to impact economy post Gujarat elections: ASSOCHAM

An important take away from the current political-economic environment is that the Goods and Services Tax is expected to be further streamlined and rates rationalised on the lower side.

published on : 17th December 2017

Gujarat elections: Officials forget to wipe existing data on EVMs, EC orders repolling in six booths on December 14

The Election Commission has ordered repolling in six booths, where first phase polling was held on December 9.

published on : 12th December 2017

Gujarat polls: Social dynamics prompt BJP to rake up Hindutva in Dabhoi

The BJP here, apart from upper caste votes, is banking on over 44,000 Bakshi Panch votes which comes under OBC category.

published on : 10th December 2017

Gujarat records 68 per cent voting in first phase, expected to cross 70 per cent: Election Commission

Gujarat on Saturday held the first of its two-phase polling, registering 68 per cent voting, which is expected to cross 70 per cent -- similar to the 2012 figure.

published on : 9th December 2017

Phase 1 of Gujarat Assembly Election 2017 UPDATES: EC rejects bluetooth EVM tampering complaints

In the wake of EVM tampering allegation from various political parties, the EC has also put in place administrative safeguards and security protocols to prevent any misuse of EVMs and VVPATs.

published on : 9th December 2017

Gujarat polls battle of casteism, dynasty against development: Amit Shah

The BJP president said it was time for the people of Gujarat to decide if they would choose "casteism, dynastic rule, minority appeasement or the developmental politics and stability offered by BJP."

published on : 21st November 2017

Two-phase Gujarat assembly polls to be held on December 9 and 14; result to be declared on December 18, announces Election Commission

The poll process will start on November 14 with the issue of the gazette notification for the first phase. Candidates can start filing their nominations from that day.

published on : 25th October 2017

BJP braces up for Gujarat polls; launches slew of measures to help economy, farmers 

By committing to build 83,677 km of roads in five years entailing an investment of Rs 6.92 lakh crore, the Narendra Modi-led government has sought to infuse hope amongst the electorate.

published on : 24th October 2017

P for Patidar. P for Power: All you need to know about the Patidar agitation, ahead of Gujarat polls

The Patidars are the crucial social group in the Gujarat election with both BJP and Congress wooing them. But who are the Patidars?

published on : 23rd October 2017