Gujarat elections 2017

BJP not unbeatable under Narendra Modi's leadership: Chidambaram

BJP not unbeatable under Narendra Modi's leadership: Chidambaram

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on lack of job creation and said jobs would be a critical factor in polls over the next 16 months, including the Lok Sabha election.

Dec 24, 2017, 12:30 PM IST
BJP, Congress leaders visited temples during Gujarat polls to marginalise Muslims: Owaisi

BJP, Congress leaders visited temples during Gujarat polls to marginalise Muslims: Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi attacked Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for their temple visits calling it a deliberate attent at marginalisation of Muslims.

Dec 23, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Talk of cooking gas and Ram Mandir can go hand in hand: Amit Shah

Talk of cooking gas and Ram Mandir can go hand in hand: Amit Shah

Amit Shah said that the BJP is not using Ram Mandir as an issue to polarise voters as is being claimed by the Congress.

Dec 23, 2017, 15:22 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
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
Sachin Tendulkar scores golden duck on debut in Rajya Sabha, not allowed to speak

Sachin Tendulkar scores golden duck on debut in Rajya Sabha, not allowed to speak

They didn't want to listen to Sachin speak.

Dec 21, 2017, 15:42 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi campaigned with dignity, humbly accepted: Congress

Rahul Gandhi campaigned with dignity, humbly accepted: Congress

Congress has been praising its newly-elected party president Rahul Gandhi over the performance of the party in the Gujarat and Himachal polls.

Dec 19, 2017, 17:57 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
Sensex, Nifty end at record closing highs as BJP bags Gujarat, Himachal

Sensex, Nifty end at record closing highs as BJP bags Gujarat, Himachal

The 30-share BSE Sensex advanced 235.06 points or 0.7 percent to 33,836.74, surpassing its previous closing high of 33,685.56 points recorded on November 3

Dec 19, 2017, 15:50 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's propaganda is good but hollow from inside: Rahul on Gujarat verdict

BJP's propaganda is good but hollow from inside: Rahul on Gujarat verdict

A day after Congress lost elections in Gujarat and Himachal, party President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the results show thaat a question has been raised on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's credibility. 

Dec 19, 2017, 13:11 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
Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Here’s why the results have a significance beyond the state

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Here’s why the results have a significance beyond the state

While the map of India depicts that the BJP is closer to achieving PM Modi’s dream of a ‘Congress-mukt Bharat’, the results in Gujarat would have party leaders worried.

Dec 18, 2017, 17:35 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
Sensex extends rally as BJP stays ahead in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh race

Sensex extends rally as BJP stays ahead in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh race

The Sensex on Monday rallied 139 points on prospects that the BJP is set to retain power in Gujarat and elbow out the Congress in Himachal Pradesh.

Dec 18, 2017, 17:00 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