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Election campaign for Gujarat polls getting momentum

Our Correspondent / AHMEDABAD With the election commission’s clearance of the total 977 candidates left in the fray after scrutiny and withdrawal, the picture of first phase assembly polls have become more clear. BJP on Sunday began its election campaign for Gujarat Assembly polls. Senior leaders, including a group of Union Ministers, attended the programme … Continue reading Election campaign for Gujarat polls getting momentum

‘Aashiqui’ hero Rahul Roy joins BJP

  New Delhi Actor Rahul Roy of the 1990 blockbuster ‘Aashiqui’ on Saturday joined BJP. Union Minister Vijay Goel was present on the occasion at a media briefing at the party headquarters. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Roy heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said he is impressed by work of the prime … Continue reading ‘Aashiqui’ hero Rahul Roy joins BJP

BJP releases 1st list of 70 candidates for Gujarat polls

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will contest from his traditional Rajkot West seat in the ensuing state assembly elections while Deputy CM Nitin Patel will be the party candidate from his sitting Mehsana seat. Party State Chief Jitubhai Vaghani has been fielded from Bhavnagar West constituency. BJP today released the first list of 70 candidates … Continue reading BJP releases 1st list of 70 candidates for Gujarat polls

Nitish Kumar wins ‘ARROW’ war

Election Commission gives symbol ‘arrow’ to Nitish Kumar faction of JD(U) Our Correspondent The Election Commission has rejected rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav faction’s claim on party’s election symbol and recognized Nitish led group as real JDU. The commission has also entitled Nitish Kumar faction to use poll symbol – arrow. After opposing Bihar Chief … Continue reading Nitish Kumar wins ‘ARROW’ war

Caste and community polarisation is key to Gujarat elections

Will Muslim voters be game changer on some seats? By Abdul Hafiz Lakhani / Ahmedabad With elections round the corner, political heat in Gujarat is going up. Unlike many other states, Muslims have voted for the Congress Party in large number in Gujarat from 1962 to 2012 Assembly elections. Taking advantage of this voting trend, … Continue reading Caste and community polarisation is key to Gujarat elections

BJP slams Rahul Gandhi for using ex-serviceman’s photograph to criticize demonetization

AMN BJP on Wednesday attacked Rahul Gandhi for using an ex-serviceman’s photograph to criticize the demonetization saying the retired solider whose photograph Congress Vice President tweeted has publicly supported the note ban. Terming demonetization a tragedy, Mr. Gandhi has tweeted a last year’s photograph of Nand Lal in which the former soldier appeared anguished as … Continue reading BJP slams Rahul Gandhi for using ex-serviceman’s photograph to criticize demonetization

Gujarat: With backing of Dalit leader, Congress inches towards grand alliance

Ahmedabad/New Delhi Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi Friday managed a major breakthrough, securing the support of young Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani for the coming Gujarat elections. Mevani will, however, not formally join the party. On the last day of his three-day visit to south Gujarat, Rahul took time off for a one-on-one meeting with Mevani on … Continue reading Gujarat: With backing of Dalit leader, Congress inches towards grand alliance

Gujarat Polls to be held on December 9 and 14

AMN / NEW DELHI Gujarat will go to polls in two phases on December 9th and 14th for 182 assembly seats. Announcing this Chief Election Commissioner A K Joti said 89 seats will go to polls in the first phase and the rest 93 in the second phase. He said 4.33 crore electorates will exercise … Continue reading Gujarat Polls to be held on December 9 and 14

Cong releases final list of candidates for Himachal

Virbhandra’s son Vikramsditya named from Shimla Rural New Delhi The Congress on Sunday released the third and final list of candidates for the Assembly polls in Himachal, with Mr Vikramaditya Singh, son of Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, being named as a candidate from Shimla Rural. The list, cleared by the Central election committee of the … Continue reading Cong releases final list of candidates for Himachal

A grand alliance on cards to take on BJP in Gujarat

By Abdul hafiz lakhani / AHMEDABAD Despite festivity of Diwali in Gujarat, State Congress President Mr. Bharatsingh Solanki left no stone untruned to hit out BJP today at party headquater. He confidently announced that Congress will win Assembly election with thumping majority and all set to cross 125 seats and may be more as Patidar, … Continue reading A grand alliance on cards to take on BJP in Gujarat

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