Gujarat Elections

Challenges before Congress in Gujarat to defeat BJP and counter AAP

In order to launch a joint attack on the BJP the Congress has roped in Hardik Patel who has raked up Patidar issue.

published on : 26th December 2021

With polls ahead, consensus candidate Thakor has his task cut out as Gujarat Congress chief

An OBC leader, Thakor, who has good oratory skills, will have to take along all factions in the state unit while taking on the well-organized BJP which has been in power in the state from 1998.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Jagdish Thakor appointed Gujarat Congress president

The appointment comes ahead of next year's assembly elections in the state, where the Congress is seeking to wrest power from the BJP.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Don't think Gujarat polls will be advanced: CM Vijay Rupani

Speculation is rife in some quarters that Gujarat elections may be advanced so that it can be held along with UP elections.

published on : 10th August 2021

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
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