Gujarat Assembly elections

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 government.

Dec 22, 2017, 23:05 PM 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 slips.

Dec 21, 2017, 23:55 PM IST
After Gujarat result, Rahul Gandhi to attend three-day review meeting in Ahmedabad

After Gujarat result, Rahul Gandhi to attend three-day review meeting in Ahmedabad

The main objective of the meeting is expected to be scrutinising the results of the Gujarat assembly elections. Despite not being in power here for 22 years, Congress managed to put up a better show than most expected.

Dec 20, 2017, 07:43 AM 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
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 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