Gujarat Assembly elections

Gujarat elections 2017: BJP's vote share rise hides future threat from Congress

Gujarat elections 2017: BJP's vote share rise hides future threat from Congress

BJP's overall vote share margin of victory has reduced. But the small drop has meant a disproportionate loss in the seat tally.

Dec 18, 2017, 19:29 PM IST
A moral victory for us in Gujarat, says Congress

A moral victory for us in Gujarat, says Congress

The Congress on Monday termed its outing in the Gujarat assembly polls under the stewardship of party president Rahul Gandhi as its "moral victory".

Dec 18, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
Results show people's faith in agenda of development: Vijay Rupani

Results show people's faith in agenda of development: Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Monday the BJP's victory in the Assembly elections showed people's "unshakable faith in the agenda of development, caste-less and classless society".

Dec 18, 2017, 17:26 PM IST
Fought anger with dignity, says Rahul Gandhi as Congress claims 'we are a force in Gujarat'

Fought anger with dignity, says Rahul Gandhi as Congress claims 'we are a force in Gujarat'

He also praised Congress workers for fighting the election with 'decency and courage'.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
BJP hopes to ride on Gujarat win in Karnataka polls

BJP hopes to ride on Gujarat win in Karnataka polls

The BJP was upbeat about wresting power from the Congress in poll-bound Karnataka after its victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections on Monday.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Performance, not low-level politics, wins elections: Amit Shah after Gujarat, Himachal triumphs

Performance, not low-level politics, wins elections: Amit Shah after Gujarat, Himachal triumphs

Even as he thanked voters in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for voting BJP to power, Amit Shah once again accused Congress of taking the level of political discourse to unprecedented lows.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:29 PM IST
BJP sure to win in 2019, you prepare for 2024: Yogi Adityanath's dig at Congress after Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election victories

BJP sure to win in 2019, you prepare for 2024: Yogi Adityanath's dig at Congress after Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election victories

Adityanath said the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh results show support for the Centre's policies.

Dec 18, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
Gujarat Assembly election 2017 results: It’s no Chanakya neeti, it’s money power, says Hardik Patel

Gujarat Assembly election 2017 results: It’s no Chanakya neeti, it’s money power, says Hardik Patel

Patidar leader said that the victory of the BJP won’t deter his campaign.

Dec 18, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
Gujarat mandate for BJP's politics of 'vishwas' & 'vikas': Devendra Fadnavis

Gujarat mandate for BJP's politics of 'vishwas' & 'vikas': Devendra Fadnavis

As the BJP is set to retain power in Gujarat for the record sixth time, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today that the mandate is for the party's politics of "vishwas" and "vikas".

Dec 18, 2017, 15:16 PM IST
Results show PM Modi's respect in nation: Vasundhara Raje

Results show PM Modi's respect in nation: Vasundhara Raje

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday congratulated the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for winning Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, adding that the election results show Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a lot of respect in the nation.

Dec 18, 2017, 15:08 PM IST
Gujarat elections 2017: GST, demonetisation fail to fulfil Congress's hopes again

Gujarat elections 2017: GST, demonetisation fail to fulfil Congress's hopes again

In yet another election, anger over demonetisation and GST failed to give the Congress the traction it hoped for.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:53 PM IST
Gujarat victory shows Modi's connect with people: Manohar Parrikar

Gujarat victory shows Modi's connect with people: Manohar Parrikar

The victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat shows the strength of the connect between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of his home state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Monday.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:49 PM IST

BJP supporters celebrate saffron wave in Gujarat, Himachal

BJP retained power in Gujarat while it upstaged Congress in Himachal Pradesh after a fiercely-fought electoral battle in both states.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:10 PM IST
Gujarat trends are heartening: Shashi Tharoor

Gujarat trends are heartening: Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Monday said that the trends emerging from vote counting in Gujarat are heartening as the party is showing a much improved performance compared to the last assembly elections.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Gujarat results indicate people not happy with BJP: Shiv Sena

Gujarat results indicate people not happy with BJP: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday said the people were not happy with the BJP in Gujarat, going by the trends of the Assembly election counting.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Gujarat elections 2017: BJP wins trade centres, as GST, demonetisation turn damp squibs for Congress

Gujarat elections 2017: BJP wins trade centres, as GST, demonetisation turn damp squibs for Congress

Southern and Central Gujarat, home to a majority of the Gujarat's business clout voted favourably for the BJP.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
Assembly elections 2017: See how Gujarat voted

Assembly elections 2017: See how Gujarat voted

The Congress may take heart from the fact that it has made significant gains from the 61 seats it won in 2012 and run the BJP close.

Dec 18, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
BJP's Babubhai Bokhiriya wins from Porbandar

BJP's Babubhai Bokhiriya wins from Porbandar

BJP candidate and state fisheries minister Babubhai Bokhiriya on Monday won the Porbandar seat, defeating senior Congress leader Arjun Modhvadia.

Dec 18, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
Gujarat results would have been 'different' if Congress aligned with NCP: Praful Patel

Gujarat results would have been 'different' if Congress aligned with NCP: Praful Patel

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel on Monday said the Gujarat results could have "been different" if the Congress had aligned with his party.

Dec 18, 2017, 12:26 PM IST
PM's popularity in Gujarat is 'intact', says BJP

PM's popularity in Gujarat is 'intact', says BJP

The BJP today said the poll trends in its favour indicated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity was intact in his home state Gujarat and it was on its way to form government with a "comfortable majority".

Dec 18, 2017, 12:07 PM IST