Gujarat Assembly Polls

Congress' dual challenge in 2022 Gujarat elections: To take on BJP & keep vote bank intact, say experts

The Congress strongholds of north Gujarat and some tribal region have also been breached as many of its strong leaders have crossed over to the BJP in the last five years.

published on : 10th July 2022

Gujarat Assembly polls: Congress won't project CM face during campaigning

The Gujarat Congress will go to voters without a chief minister face, according to party in-charge Raghu Sharma.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann hold meetings with local AAP leaders on concluding day of Ahmedabad visit

On Saturday, Arvind Kejriwal and Bhagwant Mann had started their Ahmedabad tour by visiting the Sabarmati Ashram and offering tributes to Mahatma Gandhi.

published on : 3rd April 2022

River interlink project likely to be nixed ahead of Gujarat Assembly polls

The decision to shelve the controversial project was taken at a meeting of Union ministers Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and tribal MLAs and MPs from the state.

published on : 30th March 2022

Tribals in Gujarat intensify protest against Par-Tapi Narmada river-linking project

The protest against the Par -Tapi Narmada river-linking project proposed by the Centre in South Gujarat seems to be gaining momentum day by day.

published on : 25th March 2022

BJP promoting 'The Kashmir Files' with eye on Assembly polls in Gujarat, Rajasthan: Shiv Sena

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut also alleged that an attempt has been made in the film to suppress several 'harsh truths'.

published on : 20th March 2022

Gujarat elections 2022: BJP may dump veteran leaders

State BJP president CR Patil had announced in the run-up to the civic body polls last year that the party would not field candidates who are above 60 or those who have served three-four terms.

published on : 16th March 2022

Uttar Pradesh poll result won't be surprise, real shock will be in Gujarat: Akhilesh Yadav

He asserted that the voters will teach a lesson to those who are honouring the killers of Mahatma Gandhi and the election results of Uttar Pradesh will bring happiness in the state.

published on : 29th January 2022

Rahul Gandhi meets Congress leaders from Gujarat, asks them to strengthen party for assembly polls

Rahul Gandhi separately met senior leaders from Gujarat and sought their views on the appointment of the new state Congress chief and the CLP leader.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Gujarat bypolls: Voting for eight Assembly seats begins

As not more than 1,000 voters are allowed in one booth due to COVID-19 concerns and guidelines of the Election Commission, 3,024 polling booths have been set up, higher than in a normal scenario.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Buoyed by Gujarat show, Rahul Gandhi embarks to galvanise Uttar Pradesh Congress

First time after donning the mantle of the party chief, Rahul Gandhi is all set to pay a two-day visit to his Lok Sabha constituency Amethi from tomorrow.

published on : 14th January 2018

Gujarat poll: 10 per cent rise in Congress candidates with serious criminal charges

The rise in candidates with serious criminal charges when compared to the party's candidates for the 2012 assembly polls while the BJP's has remained same at 13 per cent. 

published on : 7th December 2017

Close BJP-Congress fight likely in first phase of Gujarat polls

The pre-poll estimation of the Congress's grassroots level managers is that the party stands a good chance of winning more seats this time compared to its 2012 tally of 61 in the 182-member Assembly.

published on : 6th December 2017

Gujarat Assembly polls: Congress replaces five out of 90 candidates

After the Congress released its first list on Sunday, disgruntled party workers had held protests in Surat, Dhoraji and Jamangar on Monday over the choice of nominees.

published on : 21st November 2017

Gujarat polls: 377 candidates file nomination for first phase

The ruling BJP has so far declared candidates for 134 seats whereas the opposition Congress has announced its nominees for 77 seats.

published on : 20th November 2017

PM Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah discuss Gujarat poll candidates at committee meet

The BJP's central election committee meeting, chaired by Shah, was also attended by state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, BJP state in-charge Bhupender Yadav and state BJP president Jitu Vaghani.

published on : 15th November 2017

Gujarat polls: Patidar stir leader Hardik Patel holds meeting with Praful Patel

According to NCP's Rajendra Jain, the discussion largely revolved around exploring possibilities of a united fight against BJP.

published on : 2nd November 2017

Hardik Patel warns Congress on Patidar quota issue, sets November 3 deadline for meeting his demands 

Patel has put forward a set of demands before the Congress as a pre-condition for extending support to the party in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls.

published on : 28th October 2017

Stage set for high-octane electoral clash in Gujarat

With the Election Commission announcing the Gujarat Assembly polls today, the stage is set for a high-octane electoral tussle between the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress.

published on : 25th October 2017

Gujarat Assembly polls: Hardik Patel places set of demands before Congress for lending support

Sources in the Congress party said Patel sought a maximum number of tickets for Patidar candidates in constituencies where the community has a dominant presence.

published on : 24th October 2017