Gujarat assembly polls

Congress to form group of 'vicharaks' on the lines of RSS ‘pracharaks’ to connect with people 

These 'vicharaks' pan out in targeted constituencies that will be carefully selected following discussion with party in-charges and top leadership.

published on : 13th September 2021

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani resigns a year before state polls

Rupani (65), the fifth chief minister to demit office in BJP-ruled states during the coronavirus pandemic, was sworn in as chief minister, his second stint as CM in December 2017

published on : 11th September 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

Gujarat 2022 Assembly poll fight will be between BJP and AAP: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia

Manish Sisodia said the BJP was in power for over two decades in Gujarat but had failed to bring about any change.

published on : 27th June 2021

AAP will contest all seats in 2022 Gujarat polls: Kejriwal; says BJP and Cong in 'tacit' alliance

During the press conference, the former head of a Gujarati news channel, Isudan Gadhvi, joined the AAP in the presence of Kejriwal.

published on : 14th June 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
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