NOTA, Independents play spoilsport for Congress in Gujarat

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 00:16

Gandhinagar, Dec 19 A marked increase of the None Of The Above (NOTA) voters in the Gujarat assembly elections played a significant role in deciding the result as many victories of the ruling BJP, which ended up with 99 seats in the 182-member assembly, were with thin margins, exceeded by these votes.


Gujarat victory shows Modi's connect with people: Parrikar

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 14:06

Panaji, Dec 18 The victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat shows the strength of the connect between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the people of his home state, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said here on Monday.


After early hiccups, BJP set to retain power in Gujarat

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 11:04

Gandhinagar, Dec 18, The ruling BJP was on Monday set to retain power in Gujarat, with its candidates on the victory lap in 104 of the 182 seats as the Congress again settled for the second place but with an improved showing.


BJP leads in Gujarat, confident of retaining power

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 08:36

Gandhinagar, Dec 18 Gujarat's ruling BJP on Monday vowed to retain power as vote count showed its candidates had forged far ahead of the Congress in the just ended Assembly elections.


Rural-urban divide over Hardik Patel among Patidar youth

Sun, 12/10/2017 - 12:02

Amreli (Gujarat), Dec 10,Patidars, whose movement for job reservation has created a stir in Gujarat in the last few years, are a divided lot with youth in the rural areas appearing to be providing strong support to their leader Hardik Patil, while those in urban areas may not be that enthusiastic about him.


Is the BJP nervous about Gujarat?

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:42

Normally, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shouldn't have any worries about the election results in Gujarat. It is Narendra Modi's home state and the party has been in power there for more than two decades.


PM Modi urges youngsters to cast vote in Gujarat

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 10:22

New Delhi, Dec 9, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has encouraged people to turn out in record numbers in the Gujarat's assembly polls and particularly urged the youngsters to cast their votes.


Rahul takes on Modi over youth unemployment, contract workers plight

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:12

New Delhi, Dec 4, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi for keeping the youth of Gujarat unemployed and not implementing the 7th Pay Commission leading to the plight of contract and fixed salary workers in the state.


Rahul sees 'Congress tsunami' in Gujarat, urges party to respect PM's office

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 23:32

Thara (Gujarat), Nov 1 Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday asserted that his party will sweep the Gujarat state polls in December, as a "tsunami is coming and the (ruling) BJP is scared of it", and exhorted his party not to speak low of the office of Prime Minister even while criticising t,he government.