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BJP reaches 100 mark in Gujarat with support of Congress rebel

BJP reaches 100 mark in Gujarat with support of Congress rebel

Ratansinh Rathore, the newly-elected independent legislator from Lunawada constituency, has sent a letter to the Governor of Gujarat, OP Kohli, declaring his intent of lending support to the BJP

Dec 22, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat Chief Minister, Nitin Patel to remain his deputy

Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat Chief Minister, Nitin Patel to remain his deputy

Though there were grievances because the BJP could not even get 100 seats in the elections, Vijay Rupani was seen as an acceptable face in the party.   

Dec 22, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Vijay Rupani likely to continue as Gujarat CM, BJP may appoint 2 Deputy CMs like UP

Vijay Rupani likely to continue as Gujarat CM, BJP may appoint 2 Deputy CMs like UP

As per reports, Vijay Rupani is likely to retain the post of the state Chief Minister and will have two Deputy Chief Ministers like the party has in Uttar Pradesh. 

Dec 22, 2017, 12:59 PM IST
Who will be the next Gujarat CM? BJP leaders meet to decide

Who will be the next Gujarat CM? BJP leaders meet to decide

The top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party will meet the newly elected MLAs in Gujarat on Friday to elect the next chief minister of the state. 

Dec 22, 2017, 11:55 AM IST
Congress doubts functioning of EVMs in Gujarat Assembly Elections, may move HC

Congress doubts functioning of EVMs in Gujarat Assembly Elections, may move HC

On Tuesday, a day after the Gujarat election results were declared, a senior official of the election machinery had said there was a "100 percent match" in a random vote count on EVMs and paper trail

Dec 21, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
Gujarat CM resigns, all eyes on MLAs' meet to select Vijay Rupani's successor

Gujarat CM resigns, all eyes on MLAs' meet to select Vijay Rupani's successor

In the recently concluded polls, BJP retained power by winning 99 seats in the 182-member Assembly while the Congress claimed 77. 

Dec 21, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
PM Modi's brother offers prayers at Dwarkadhish Temple after BJP's win in Gujarat

PM Modi's brother offers prayers at Dwarkadhish Temple after BJP's win in Gujarat

The BJP clinched the Gujarat Assembly polls sixth time in a row winning 99 seats in the 182-member House.

Dec 20, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
Gujarat BJP MLAs likely to choose new CM on Friday

Gujarat BJP MLAs likely to choose new CM on Friday

The BJP has 99 seats in the 182-member Assembly, seven more than the 92 required for forming a government but its lowest in a long time. 

Dec 20, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
Rahul to visit Gujarat on Saturday for review meeting

Rahul to visit Gujarat on Saturday for review meeting

Congress President Rahul Gandhi will visit Gujarat on Saturday to attend a review meeting to analyse the party`s showing in the Assembly elections, in which it gave a tough fight to the ruling BJP.

Dec 20, 2017, 20:28 PM IST
BJP boasted of winning 150 seats, got just 99, its pride has been crushed: Jignesh Mewani

BJP boasted of winning 150 seats, got just 99, its pride has been crushed: Jignesh Mewani

Jignesh Mevani had won from Gujarat's Vadgam assembly constituency.

Dec 20, 2017, 14:43 PM IST
At BJP's parliamentary meet today, CM faces of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh on agenda

At BJP's parliamentary meet today, CM faces of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh on agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah to address party cadres at the meet

Dec 20, 2017, 09:06 AM IST
All Shiv Sena candidates in Gujarat polls lose 'deposit'

All Shiv Sena candidates in Gujarat polls lose 'deposit'

All the candidates put up by the Sena in the keenly contested election secured 33,893 votes, a party leader said.

Dec 19, 2017, 23:05 PM IST
Urban voters still with BJP, rural Gujarat behind Congress

Urban voters still with BJP, rural Gujarat behind Congress

Though there was a minor dent of two seats in its urban seat tally in comparison to 2012, the BJP managed to retain the support of most of its urban voters.

Dec 19, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Three Muslim candidates, all fielded by the Congress, make it to Gujarat Assembly

Three Muslim candidates, all fielded by the Congress, make it to Gujarat Assembly

Three Muslim candidates emerged victorious in the Gujarat Assembly elections.

Dec 19, 2017, 18:21 PM IST
Congress emerged as a strong opposition in Gujarat: Hardik Patel

Congress emerged as a strong opposition in Gujarat: Hardik Patel

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday said that the Congress has emerged as a strong opposition in Gujarat. He added that it will now have to be seen how the party does justice to its role.

Dec 19, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
Gujarat elections 2017: Despite rural collapse, urban whitewash put BJP back in power

Gujarat elections 2017: Despite rural collapse, urban whitewash put BJP back in power

BJP's strike rate in urban districts was 97.14 percent, and only 27.68 percent in the rural seats

Dec 19, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
Three Muslim candidates make it to Gujarat Assembly

Three Muslim candidates make it to Gujarat Assembly

Three Muslim candidates fielded by the Congress emerged victorious in the Gujarat Assembly elections this time.

Dec 19, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Gujarat election 2017: Here are the top 10 things to know about the results

Gujarat election 2017: Here are the top 10 things to know about the results

It is the first time in 22 years that the BJP has ruled Gujarat that its tally has fallen below 99.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
BJP wins Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh elections; Congress sees ray of hope in result

BJP wins Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh elections; Congress sees ray of hope in result

Both parties had positive takeaways from the elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 19, 2017, 00:36 AM IST
Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: BJP wiped out in Amreli and Gir Somnath districts

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: BJP wiped out in Amreli and Gir Somnath districts

The BJP on Monday won Gujarat for the sixth successive time.

Dec 18, 2017, 23:14 PM IST

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