Gujarat Assembly polls

Hardik Patel-Congress deal: Nitin Patel says 'fools' have accepted formula given by 'fools'

Hardik Patel-Congress deal: Nitin Patel says 'fools' have accepted formula given by 'fools'

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Wednesday called convenor of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), Hardik Patel a 'fool', for accepting Congress' demand for reservation for the Patel community.

Nov 23, 2017, 07:37 AM IST
Gujarat polls a battle between Congress's casteism and Modi's developmental politics: Amit Shah

Gujarat polls a battle between Congress's casteism and Modi's developmental politics: Amit Shah

Amit Shah took a jibe at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, saying his visits to Gujarat had increased as he thought the state was a "tourist spot".

Nov 21, 2017, 15:21 PM IST
Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Congress releases second list of 13 candidates

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Congress releases second list of 13 candidates

Earlier on Sunday, the grand old party had released its first list of 77 candidates.

Nov 20, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Congress releases list of 40-star campaigners

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Congress releases list of 40-star campaigners

The Congress on Monday released a list of star campaigners for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections.

Nov 20, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Gujarat elections 2017: Vijay Rupani files nomination for assembly polls

Gujarat elections 2017: Vijay Rupani files nomination for assembly polls

Considered as a BJP stronghold, the Rajkot constituency has become a close battle this time after Congress fielded Indranil Rajguru against Rupani.

Nov 20, 2017, 18:16 PM IST
Vijay Rupani files nomination for Gujarat Elections in presence of Arun Jaitley

Vijay Rupani files nomination for Gujarat Elections in presence of Arun Jaitley

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani filed his nomination for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly Elections on Monday.

Nov 20, 2017, 13:48 PM IST
Jolt to Congress, NCP to contest Gujarat Assembly Elections solo

Jolt to Congress, NCP to contest Gujarat Assembly Elections solo

Voting for the two-phase polls are scheduled for December 9 and 14. The vote count will take place on December 18.

Nov 20, 2017, 11:28 AM IST
Gujarat Polls: A personalised invitation card for voters in Surat from EC

Gujarat Polls: A personalised invitation card for voters in Surat from EC

In an effort to improve the voting percentage in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls, Chief Electoral Officer of Surat, Mahendra Patel, has undertaken a unique initiative of sending personalised invitation card to the voters.

Nov 18, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

Gujarat elections: Congress says BJP may bring liquor from neighbouring states, writes to EC

Gujarat has a sumptuary law in force that proscribes the manufacture, storage, sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Nov 16, 2017, 22:56 PM IST
Open to alliance with secular parties but only if we get a respectable share: Mayawati

Open to alliance with secular parties but only if we get a respectable share: Mayawati

BSP chief Mayawati said on Thursday that her party favoured joining hands with secular parties to check "communal parties" in Lok Sabha and state polls but only if it gets a respectable number of seats to contest.

Nov 16, 2017, 17:27 PM IST
BJP top leaders, including Narendra Modi, Amit Shah meet to finalise Gujarat candidates

BJP top leaders, including Narendra Modi, Amit Shah meet to finalise Gujarat candidates

The Gujarat elections will be held on December 9 and 14. The first phase will cover 89 constituencies in 19 districts and the second phase 93 seats in 14 districts.

Nov 15, 2017, 21:19 PM IST
Don't say 'Pappu'. It's derogatory: Election Commission to BJP on poll ads

Don't say 'Pappu'. It's derogatory: Election Commission to BJP on poll ads

"Pappu" is perceived as a social media slur coined to target Rahul Gandhi.

Nov 14, 2017, 23:39 PM IST
BJP parliamentary board to finalise Gujarat candidates

BJP parliamentary board to finalise Gujarat candidates

Friday`s meeting agenda is likely to focus on the candidatures of 89 state assembly constituencies, which comprises of 14 districts.

Nov 10, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly Elections: PIL in SC against returning officer's discretion to count papertrail

Ahead of the Gujarat Assembly polls, a PIL was on Friday filed in the Supreme Court challenging the discretionary power of a returning officer to refuse counting of the paper trail from the VVPAT machines.

Nov 10, 2017, 17:17 PM IST
'Shiv Sena to contest over 70 seats in Gujarat'

'Shiv Sena to contest over 70 seats in Gujarat'

The Shiv Sena will be contesting on 70 to 75 seats of the Gujarat Assembly.

Nov 09, 2017, 21:28 PM IST
Rahul assures Gujarat Dalit leader to include his demands in poll manifesto

Rahul assures Gujarat Dalit leader to include his demands in poll manifesto

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday met Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani while he was campaigning for Gujarat Assembly elections.

Nov 03, 2017, 20:34 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi to attend 'Navsarjan Janadesh Mahasammelan' rally in Gujarat today; likely to meet Hardik Patel

Rahul Gandhi to attend 'Navsarjan Janadesh Mahasammelan' rally in Gujarat today; likely to meet Hardik Patel

State Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki has urged firebrand Patidar spearhead Hardik Patel and Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani to join the party.

Oct 23, 2017, 07:22 AM IST
Congress to rebrand Rahul ahead of his elevation, may change Twitter ID

Congress to rebrand Rahul ahead of his elevation, may change Twitter ID

In view of PM Modi's massive popularity on Twitter, the Congress too plans to project Rahul as a major political force, and in the process may change his Twitter id.

Oct 19, 2017, 09:24 AM IST
VVPAT to be used in all booths during Gujarat Assembly polls

VVPAT to be used in all booths during Gujarat Assembly polls

The EC has completed revision of electoral rolls and prepared 'mother electoral rolls' (the final rolls which will be used during the election).

Sep 28, 2017, 22:41 PM IST