Gujarat elections 2012

Modi elected Gujarat BJP legislature party leader

Narendra Modi was on Tuesday unanimously elected leader of BJP legislature party, paving the way for his swearing-in as Gujarat CM.

Dec 25, 2012, 21:18 PM IST

74 percent MLAs in new Gujarat Assembly are `crore-pati`

Of the 99 legislators who were re-elected to Gujarat Assembly, 42 `crore-pati` MLAs have declared a Rs 2 crore-plus increase in assets since 2007.

Dec 24, 2012, 21:55 PM IST

Shivraj Singh Chouhan congratulates Narendra Modi for scoring hat-trick

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday congratulated his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi for completing a hat-trick in the state assembly elections.

Dec 21, 2012, 23:11 PM IST

Gujarat Election Results 2012: Is Modi headed to Delhi?

With major poll surveys predicting a landslide for the Narendra Modi government in Gujarat, speculations are rife that the hardline Hindutva leader may well be projected as BJP’s PM candidate for the 2014 General Election.

Dec 18, 2012, 13:34 PM IST

Voter turnout in Gujarat gives rise to pro-incumbency factor: Narendra Modi

Buoyed by the impressive voter turnout in the second and final phase as well of the Assembly elections Modi said the impressive percentage will force political experts to consider "pro-incumbency" factor in their discussions.

Dec 17, 2012, 22:47 PM IST

Large-scale practice of `paid news` in Gujarat polls: Markandey Katju

There has been large-scale practice of `paid news` in the Gujarat elections, a fact- finding team of the Press Council of India has claimed.

Dec 17, 2012, 21:15 PM IST

Gujarat elections 2012: Record 70.10% polling in Ahmedabad district

An unprecedented 70.10 percent voting was recorded in Ahmedabad district today, the highest-ever amongst cities with million-plus population in the country, election authorities said.

Dec 17, 2012, 21:01 PM IST

Advani urges EC to look into gap between voting & counting day

Assembly elections were held in Himachal Pradesh on November 4 while Gujarat voted on December 13 and the second phase of polling is underway today.

Dec 17, 2012, 17:42 PM IST

Gujarat polls: Code violation complaint against Am

A complaint was filed against BJP leader and former Gujarat minister Amit Shah for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by taking out a procession after the poll campaign deadline had ended.

Dec 16, 2012, 22:16 PM IST

Gujarat elections: 69 to 80% turnout in repolling

About 69 to 80 percent voting was recorded at the three polling booths in as many assembly constituencies where repolling was held on Sunday, officials said.

Dec 16, 2012, 22:14 PM IST

EC reprimands Guj Cong chief for remarks against Modi

The Commission had on November 21 slapped a notice on Modhwadia for violating the Model Code for his remarks against Modi during campaigning at Vadodra on November 2.

Dec 14, 2012, 20:20 PM IST

LPG quota: EC disapproves Moily`s announcement

EC strongly disapproved Oil Minister Veerappa Moily`s announcement of raising subsidised LPG quota ahead of Gujarat elections.

Dec 12, 2012, 20:28 PM IST

Gujarat elections 2012: Finally, it`s Narendra Modi vs Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Narendra Modi sparred on Tuesday after the Congress leader invoked Mahatma Gandhi.

Dec 11, 2012, 20:00 PM IST

EC asks Centre to stop increase in cap on subsidized LPG cylinders

EC took strong exception to the Centre`s move to increase the cap on subsidised LPG cylinders ahead of the Gujarat elections.

Dec 11, 2012, 19:47 PM IST

Gujarat elections 2012: Polling booth for lone voter at Banej

The Election Commission values the importance of every vote and to prove that, they have created a full-fledged polling booth at Banej inside the Gir National Park in Gujarat.

Dec 09, 2012, 18:54 PM IST

Gujarat polls: PM slams BJP, plays minority card

Targeting the Narendra Modi government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday said time has come to "liberate" Gujarat from divisive politics.

Dec 09, 2012, 08:54 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi, PM lack homework: Narendra Modi

Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dared Congress president Sonia Gandhi to announce her party`s Gujarat chief ministerial candidate before visiting the poll-bound state.

Dec 07, 2012, 09:36 AM IST

Gujarat Elections 2012: Cong leader Namdhari Amin quits party

Hours after Congress released its Gujarat election manifesto, senior Congress leader Narhari Amin has reportedly resigned from all party posts.

Dec 04, 2012, 17:40 PM IST

Gujarat elections 2012: 30 per cent phase-I candidates `crorepatis`

Thirty per cent of candidates for the first phase of the Assembly polls are `crorepatis`, the affidavits analysed by Association for Democratic Reforms and Gujarat Election Watch have found.

Dec 04, 2012, 14:22 PM IST

Gujarat polls: Congress manifesto promises `real` development and `safety`

Terming Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s claims of impressive development as `blatant lies` and `misleading`, the Congress on Tuesday released its poll manifesto promising `real development along with safety` if it is voted to power in the upcoming assembly elections.

Dec 04, 2012, 09:04 AM IST

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