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Teach ‘Manu Smriti Irani’ a lesson: Jignesh Mevani urges Rohith Vemula’s mother to contest 2019 polls

Newly elected Independent MLA from Gujarat and Dailt leader, Jignesh Mevani urged Rohit Vemula’s mother and Dalit writer Radhika Vemula to contest in 2019 elections and teach a lesson to ‘Manu-Smriti Irani’, in a tweet this morning. Jignesh Mevani was in Hyderabad to attend the second death anniversary of Hyderabad Central University (UoH) research scholar

Ahead of counting, BJP, Congress claim Gujarat win

New Delhi, Dec 17, Ahead of the vote count in the bitterly fought Gujarat Assembly polls on Monday, both the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress expressed confidence of forming a government in the state. “This will be a sixth consecutive and a historic win for the BJP. The BJP has been on the

Narendra Modi became fairer after eating mushrooms from Taiwan

Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s culinary choices on Tuesday and claimed that the prime minister eats imported mushrooms from Taiwan. Thakore went onto say that Modi used to be as dark as him in terms of complexion, but the mushrooms have made him fair now. He further

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68 pc voting in phase-1 of Gujarat polls: EC

68 pc voting in phase-1 of Gujarat polls: EC. Sixty eight per cent polling was recorded today in the first phase of polls in 89 Assembly seats in Gujarat where Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress‘ soon-to-be president Rahul Gandhi are locked in a bitter, high-stakes political battle after a 22-year BJP reign. The final figure

Modi takes dig at Rahul for visit to Somnath temple

Somnath, Nov 29, On the Gujarat campaign trail, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday slammed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his visit to Somnath temple, saying the country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru had opposed the idea of building a temple. “If there was no Sardar Patel, the temple in Somnath would never have

Gujarat polls: Congress releases final list of 15 candidates

Gujarat polls congress releases final list. The Congress on Monday released the fourth and final list of 15 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly Elections. In a press release, the party released names of 15 candidates and has left two seats for its allies.Earlier on Sunday, the Congress released its third list of 76 candidates.

Gujarat polls 2017 BJP releases sixth list

Gujarat polls: BJP releases sixth list of 34 candidates

Gujarat polls 2017 BJP releases sixth list. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its sixth list of 34 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. Out of 34 candidates, 12 are from the Patidar community. The nominated candidates were Laljibhai Prajapati from Palanpur, Shashikantbhai Pandya from Deesa, Ashokbhai Patel from North Gandhinagar, Lavingji

Gujarat polls: Congress releases third list of 76 candidates

Gujarat polls: Congress releases third list of 76 candidates: The elections in Gujarat will be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The Congress party on Sunday released third list of 76 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly Elections. The list was released by senior party leader Oscar Fernandes. Congress, in a press statement,

Gujarat polls : Nitish not to campaign for JD-U

Patna, Nov 25 : Gujarat polls : Nitish not to campaign for JD-U. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is also the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) President, will not campaign for his party’s candidates in the Gujarat assembly polls. The party has decided to send its 20 star campaigners minus Nitish Kumar to Gujarat, a JD-U

Over 6L ltr liquor, Rs 1.3cr cash seized in poll-bound Gujarat

New Delhi, Nov 22, About 6.71 lakh litres of liquor, Rs 1.38 crore in cash and gold and jewellery worth over Rs eight crore have been seized by the EC-appointed surveillance and expenditure monitoring teams in poll-bound Gujarat. Gujarat is a dry state. As per official data, the Election Commission (EC) teams have so far

Congress promises job quotas, Hardik pledges support

Ahmedabad, Nov 22, Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday extended his support to the Congress in Assembly elections after it promised to give job quotas to the Patel community under the OBC category in Gujarat. Hardik Patel made the much awaited announcement on behalf of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) at a crowded press

Congress has given quota formula: Hardik Patel

Ahmedabad, Nov 22, Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday announced that his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) was formally accepting the formula advanced by the Congress party to give job quotas to the community under the OBC category.“The Congress has accepted our demand for reservations with a formula that provides for benefits equivalent to OBCs

Gujarat poll a fight between Congress’ caste, dynastic politics and PM’s development agenda:Shah

Bhavnagar, Nov 21, BJP president Amit Shah today said the upcoming Gujarat Assembly poll was a fight between Congress’ caste and dynastic politics, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development agenda even as he took a jibe at Rahul Gandhi. Shah said Gandhi’s visits to Gujarat have increased as the Congress vice president thinks the state

NCP to contest Gujarat polls solo

NCP to contest Gujarat polls solo

NCP to contest Gujarat polls solo: New Delhi, The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Monday decided to contest the Gujarat Assembly elections on its own and expressed confidence it would bag the maximum number of seats in the “solo fight”.The party’s decision came a day after the Congress declared its first list of 77 candidates

BJP releases first list of 70 candidates for Gujarat polls

New Delhi, Nov 17, The BJP today released its first list of candidates for the Gujarat elections, to be held in two phases on December 9 and 14. The list comprises 70 candidates for elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly.The party has named Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani as its candidate from Rajkot West. Deputy Chief

Patidar leader claims Hardik Patel and his aides exploited several girls

It looks like Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel’s nightmare has come true. A few days ago, Patel had said that the Bharatiya Janata Party may release a sex tape ahead of the Gujarat polls with an aim to defame him. And on Monday, November 13, two sex video clips reportedly showing Patel with a

Polling begins for Himachal Pradesh assembly elections

Polling begins for Himachal Pradesh elections 2017

Himachal Pradesh elections 2017: Voting began for the assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday morning, wherein 338 candidates are contesting across 68 seats in the hilly state. Congress Party’s Virbhadra Singh and Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prem Kumar Dhumal are the Chief Ministerial candidates in the two-cornered battle. While Singh is the current Chief Minister

Gujarat polls dates

EC to announce Gujarat polls dates today

The election commission of India will announce the dates for Gujarat Assembly elections, today. The EC will announce the dates for the two-phase polls in a press conference at 1 p.m.The Opposition alleged that the poll body did not announce the date for Gujarat polls as it was pressurized by the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) to delay it. The EC had

BJP running away from Gujarat polls, EC should declare schedule: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 23, The Congress today demanded that elections in Gujarat be immediately declared and the model code of conduct enforced, saying the Election Commission should not be a party to what it called the BJP’s attempt to “run away” from the assembly polls. It alleged that the BJP was trying to delay Gujarat

Sonia, Rahul meet Gujarat MLAs, strategize for Gujarat polls

Sonia, Rahul meet Gujarat MLAs, strategize for Gujarat polls. New Delhi, Aug 21: The Congress leadership today asked party legislators from Gujarat to remain united and continue their fight for truth and ideology in Mahatma Gandhi’s home state. This was told by the top Congress leaders to party legislators from Gujarat with whom they held