Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017

Farmer anguish led to voting against BJP, says Gujarat Chief Secretary J N Singh

Gujarat Chief Secretary J N Singh on Thursday while speaking at the inauguration of 12th regional office of the Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) in Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) said that farmer distress and lack of employment of

FIR against Hardik Patel for holding roadshow sans permission

An FIR was registered today against Patidar quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel and around 50 of his supporters for holding a roadshow on the city outskirts on December 11 without permission, polic

Jignesh Mevani’s latest attack on PM Modi: Gujarat loss is victory for Dalit protests, good news for Congress

Jignesh Mevani on Wednesday once again attacked PM Narendra Modi and said the Gujarat assembly elections result was a victory for his movement in the state.

Gujarat election 2017: NCP says Congress did not respond to its poll tie-up call

NCP leader Dhananjay Munde today blamed the Congress for his party going solo in the just-concluded Gujarat polls, but did not rule out an alliance with it for the general elections in 2019.

Shiv Sena hints at EVM tampering in Gujarat election results

The Shiv Sena today continued its tirade against the BJP over the Gujarat election results and hinted at the tampering of electronic voting machines in the polls.

Shiv Sena attacks BJP over Gujarat poll results

The Shiv Sena yesterday launched a stinging attack on its ally BJP, saying "the much-touted Gujarat model has shaken" and the poll outcome in the state was a "warning bell" to those who believe in an

Gujarat Elections 2017: Congress gets 33 BJP seats, ruling party wrests 16, check out amazing facts

Comparing the 2017 results with 2012 assembly polls results, it can be noticed that as many as 49 seats got swung between the Opposition Congress and ruling BJP.

Gujarat Election Results 2017: Urban voters still with BJP, rural Gujarat behind Congress

Out of the total 42 urban seats in Gujarat, the BJP won 36, while six went to the Congress.

Gujarat Election Results 2017: Mamata Banerjee calls up Hardik Patel, congratulates him

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today called up Patidar leader Hardik Patel and congratulated him for his "tremendous work" in the Gujarat Assembly election.

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: 47 newly elected MLAs face criminal cases

As many as 47 newly-elected members of the Gujarat Assembly have criminal cases pending against them as per their election affidavits.

Gujarat Election Results 2017: Amit Shah’s work wins praise from PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed Shah in his address to the party workers yesterday, as he acknowledged the BJP chief's hard work.

How BJP won Gujarat but suffered a jolt in its citadel of Saurashtra, Kutch by resurgent Congress

The BJP bandwagon suffered a jolt in its citadel of Saurashtra and Kutch in Gujarat as a resurgent Congress pocketed 30 of the 54 seats in the politically crucial region almost doubling its 2012 tally

Gujarat: New BJP government may take oath on December 25

The new BJP government in Gujarat is likely to be sworn in on December 25, party sources said today amid speculation that a new leader could be chosen to helm the state

Jignesh Mevani’s 1st day, 1st show: This is what happened when the Gujarat MLA visited collector’s office; video goes viral

Jignesh Mevani who won is now an MLA of Gujarat, on Tuesday visited the collector’s office to submit an application form.

Congress ‘acceptance’ will increase after Gujarat polls: NCP

Sharad Pawar-led NCP today said the 'acceptance' of Congress party will increase in states where it is directly pitted against BJP, after its good performance in the Gujarat elections.

Mamata Banerjee knows TMC will lose dominance in West Bengal after 2019 Lok Sabha elections, says Mukul Roy

The poll results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh have made Mamata Banerjee nervous as she knows that in 2019 Lok Sabha polls Trinamool Congress will lose its dominance in West Bengal, BJP leader Mukul

Gujarat Assembly Polls Results 2017: Aam Aadmi Party draws a blank

The Aam Aadmi Party, which contested the Gujarat Assembly polls for the first time, came a cropper, with all the 27 candidates put up by it losing their deposits.

Gujarat Verdict: Heavyweights, MLAs, ministers bite the dust

As many as 16 senior leaders from Gujarat, including ministers from the outgoing BJP-led dispensation and Congress heavyweights, were humbled in the just-concluded Assembly elections.

Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh Results 2017: Five of 905 independent candidates win in both states

Only five of the 905 independent candidates who fought the Assembly polls in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh romped home, Election Commission data reveal.

Gujarat Verdict: Three Muslim candidates make it to state assembly

Three Muslim candidates, all fielded by the Congress, emerged victorious in the Gujarat Assembly elections this time, against two in the previous House.

Gujarat Elections 2017: Results a ‘warning bell’ for autocratic rulers, says Shiv Sena

The Gujarat election results have come as a "warning bell" to those who believe in autocratic rule, the Shiv Sena said today.

Numbers don’t lie: How Rahul Gandhi’s most aggressive campaign failed to trample Modi magic in Gujarat

Gujarat election result: BJP has won 99 seats, falling short of the Target 150 set by party chief Amit Shah. The Congress managed to get just 77 seats, which is also way short of 125 seats predicted

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Urban-rural divide between BJP, Congress comes to fore in Gujarat results

The Gujarat Assembly election results have thrown up the trend of an urban-rural divide between the ruling BJP and the Congress.

How Patidars, ‘Gabbar Singh’ GST and Demonetisation ditched Rahul Gandhi

Gandhi made deals with various Patidar leaders, vehemently raised the issue of Goods and Services Tax and Demonetisation

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