Gujarat Polls

AAP releases second list of nine candidates for Gujarat Assembly polls

Earlier this month, the Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP had announced 10 candidates for the forthcoming polls to the 182-member Assembly in the BJP-ruled state.

published on : 18th August 2022

Former Congress leaders Naresh Raval, Raju Parmar join BJP ahead of Gujarat polls

State BJP chief C R Paatil welcomed them into the party by offering them saffron scarves and caps. A large number of their supporters also joined the ruling party.

published on : 17th August 2022

Three to four lakh first-time voters expected to be added to electoral roll in Gujarat

The EC will launch a special campaign on social media and on college campuses to include voters who complete 18 years on October 1 and prepare an up-to-date electoral roll.

published on : 8th August 2022

Congress intimidated by AIMIM, AAP? Party urges Muslims in Gujarat not to get 'swayed'

State Congress president Jagdish Thakor urged Muslim leaders, including Kadir Pirzada, to frame a time-bound programme targeting 60 Assembly seats with a sizable Muslim population.

published on : 21st July 2022

Gujarat Congress appoints seven working presidents ahead of state polls

The new working presidents include Jignesh Mevani, who represents the Scheduled Castes, and Chotila MLA Rutvik Makwana and MLA Ambarish Der, both representing the OBC community.

published on : 9th July 2022

Congress decides not to attack Modi in Gujarat polls, plans to campaign against BJP's local leadership

The opposition party has also taken a decision to stick to its tradition of not projecting any chief ministerial candidate in the state.

published on : 8th July 2022

Congress challenges BJP’s 27 years with showcase of its own rule in Gujarat

Gujarat Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi said the party’s focus was on 27 years of its governance.

published on : 7th July 2022

Congress discusses strategy for Gujarat elections, to avoid personal attacks at PM Modi

During the meeting of the Congress task force with state leaders from Gujarat, which lasted over four hours, a strategy was finalised to highlight the BJP's failures in the state and the Centre.

published on : 5th July 2022

Eyeing Assembly polls, Gujarat AAP appoints 6,000 leaders as new office bearers

Bhemabhai Chaudhary will take charge as the Gujarat vice president of the party, while Rameshbhai Nabhani has been appointed as AAP Gujarat state secretary. 

published on : 1st July 2022

Modi goes all out in Gujarat with welfare schemes

PM Modi is trying to woo the Patidars, OBCs, and tribals in the region ahead of the polls 

published on : 16th June 2022

No showing off ahead of elections, works will go on, says PM in Gujarat

These projects will facilitate ease of living with improved water supply and better connectivity.

published on : 11th June 2022

AAP dissolves its Gujarat organisation structure ahead of 2022 Assembly polls

Senior leader Gopal Italia said the Aam Aadmi Party is working with an aim to win the state Assembly elections and defeat the BJP under the leadership of the AAP's national convener, Arvind Kejriwal.

published on : 8th June 2022

I will work as Narendra Modi's soldier, tweets Hardik Patel ahead of joining BJP 

Hardik Patel had earlier led an aggressive agitation to demand quota for the Patidar community and targeted the BJP government time and again.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Hardik attacks ‘use and throw’ policy of Congress, praises ‘non-partisan’ BJP

Gujarat Congress president Jagdish Thakor said Hardik’s allegations were baseless and designed to hurt the party.

published on : 20th May 2022

Gujarat ‘weaker’ seats get vigorous attention as BJP eyes massive majority in upcoming state polls

Stating that booth management was the key to BJP’s victory, a senior party leader said they would seek the cooperation of social workers and religious leaders in the low-margin booths.

published on : 9th May 2022

Selling ‘Delhi model’, Kejriwal bid to win Gujarat voters

Listing out the freebies given by his government in Delhi, Kejriwal said: “Today, the costliest power is being supplied in Gujarat but electricity is free in Delhi.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Ahmedabad Diary

Important stories from Gujarat, by our correspondent Dilip Singh Kshatriya.

published on : 2nd May 2022

Unhappy with Gujarat Congress leadership, not Rahul or Priyanka, says Hardik

Talking to reporters in Songadh in Tapi district, Hardik Patel, who is the working president of the state Congress, also refuted media reports claiming he will soon join the BJP.

published on : 25th April 2022

Signs of early polls in Gujarat?

Political pundits feel the BJP is planning an early election in the state to deny the opposition any time to prepare.

published on : 23rd April 2022

As flurry of BJP leaders visit Gujarat, speculation grows that govt may hold early elections

Amidst the speculation, Gujarat BJP in-charge and Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupendra Yadav is in the state capital, while BJP President JP Nadda is arriving on April 26

published on : 22nd April 2022
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