Gujarat Election


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  • BJP Candidate Challenges Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha Election In Court

    BJP Candidate Challenges Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha Election In Court

    Balwantsinh Rajput, the BJP candidate who lost to Congress leader Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections earlier this month, has challenged the Election Commission's decision to invalidate the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs who had voted for him. The decision helped Ahmed Patel scrape through; he won exactly the number of votes he neede...

  • Congress Sends Invites For Opposition Satyagraha In Gujarat

    Congress Sends Invites For Opposition <i>Satyagraha</i> In Gujarat

    A Congress leader told NDTV that invitations were being sent to opposition leaders for the mega protest in Gujarat and the party expected a good show at the satyagraha protest. The plan comes days after 66-year-old Ahmed Patel's election as a Rajya Sabha member.

  • Expelled From Congress, 7 Gujarat Legislators Resign, Will Join BJP

    Expelled From Congress, 7 Gujarat Legislators Resign, Will Join BJP

    Seven Congress MLAs in Gujarat, who were expelled from the party after they had voted against party candidate Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha polls, have resigned as legislators, Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora said today.

  • After Congress Alleged Betrayal, Sharad Pawar's Party Boycotts Key Meet

    After Congress Alleged Betrayal, Sharad Pawar's Party Boycotts Key Meet

    Sharad Pawar's party was a no-show today at the meeting of the opposition called by Sonia Gandhi. Mr Pawar had earlier confirmed that he would depute a representative to the session. His turnaround comes after Mrs Gandhi's party, the Congress, suggested that he had betrayed it in the recent Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat.

  • Ahmed Patel Says Congress Will Win Gujarat, Targets PM Narendra Modi, BJP's Amit Shah

    Ahmed Patel Says Congress Will Win Gujarat, Targets PM Narendra Modi, BJP's Amit Shah

    Upbeat after his victory in the Rajya Sabha poll, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today said it was the BJP which made the contest a prestige issue and exuded confidence that his party would win Gujarat assembly election due later this year.

  • Ahmed Patel Suggests Sharad Pawar Didn't Come Through In His Election

    Ahmed Patel Suggests Sharad Pawar Didn't Come Through In His Election

    Ahmed Patel, the 66-year-old top strategist of the Congress, on Thursday told NDTV that though party boss Rahul Gandhi has not publicly congratulated him on his re-election to the Rajya Sabha, "there is no rift" between them.

  • Electronic Voting Machines To Have Paper Trail In Gujarat Assembly Polls: Election Panel Tells Top Court

    Electronic Voting Machines To Have Paper Trail In Gujarat Assembly Polls: Election Panel Tells Top Court

    The Election Commission today told the Supreme Court that it will be able to conduct the Gujarat assembly elections, due late this year, using electronic voting machines or EVMs with paper trail

  • Next Aim Is Winning Gujarat Assembly Polls: Ahmed Patel

    Next Aim Is Winning Gujarat Assembly Polls: Ahmed Patel

    Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who retained his Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat, today said his victory has come as a boost to the party workers and set an aim of 125 seats in the assembly polls due later this year. Mr Patel, political secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, said the election was the "toughest" one he had ever fought in his life.

  • Congress Expels 8 Gujarat Lawmakers For Cross-Vote Against Ahmed Patel

    Congress Expels 8 Gujarat Lawmakers For Cross-Vote Against Ahmed Patel

    A day after securing a Rajya Sabha seat for Ahmed Patel, the political adviser to Sonia Gandhi, in a cliff-hanger election, the Congress on Wednesday cracked down on eight legislators who voted against him. Following the lead of strongman Shankersinh Vaghela, the legislators had defied the whip, or formal orders from the party, to vote for Mr Patel...

  • Opposition Needs To Shift Strategy For 2019, Says Omar Abdullah On Ahmed Patel

    Opposition Needs To Shift Strategy For 2019, Says Omar Abdullah On Ahmed Patel

    Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said Congress leader Ahmed Patel's win in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls "should have never been this difficult" and the opposition needs to introspect and shift strategy to counter the BJP in the 2019 general elections.

  • Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi's Confidant and Congress' Trouble-Shooter

    Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi's Confidant and Congress' Trouble-Shooter

    Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who pulled off a victory in the bitterly fought Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, has the reputation of being a trouble-shooter and strategist for the party.

  • Will Use Paper Trail (VVPAT) Machines in Gujarat, Says Election Commission

    Will Use Paper Trail (VVPAT) Machines in Gujarat, Says Election Commission

    The Gujarat assembly elections, slated for the end of this year, will be held using VVPATs - the Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail machines - along with Electronic Voting Machines, the Election Commission told the Supreme Court today

  • Sharad Yadav Takes Big Step Forward In Plans To Split With Nitish Kumar

    Sharad Yadav Takes Big Step Forward In Plans To Split With Nitish Kumar

    Tuesday's dramatic Gujarat Rajya Sabha election has fast tracked a break-up in Bihar, where Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his senior colleague in the Janata Dal (United) Sharad Yadav are now inexorably headed for a split.

  • Ahmed Patel Win Deserves No Congress Celebration

    Ahmed Patel Win Deserves No Congress Celebration

    Ahmed Patel, senior Congress leader and political secretary to Sonia Gandhi, has an affable demeanour with a strict avoidance of displays of emotion. Yet, after his roller coaster ride to his fifth Rajya Sabha seat from home state Gujarat, at 2:30 am, Patel, a night bird, was visibly moved as he hugged his son Faesal.

  • Thank God For Election Commission, Says Sonia Gandhi On Ahmed Patel's Win

    Thank God For Election Commission, Says Sonia Gandhi On Ahmed Patel's Win

    Hours after her top aide Ahmed Patel snatched a dramatic and close victory in the Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat after midnight, Congress president Sonia Gandhi told NDTV today: "Thank God for the Election Commission."

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  • BJP Candidate Challenges Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha Election In Court

    BJP Candidate Challenges Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha Election In Court

    Balwantsinh Rajput, the BJP candidate who lost to Congress leader Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections earlier this month, has challenged the Election Commission's decision to invalidate the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs who had voted for him. The decision helped Ahmed Patel scrape through; he won exactly the number of votes he neede...

  • Congress Sends Invites For Opposition Satyagraha In Gujarat

    Congress Sends Invites For Opposition <i>Satyagraha</i> In Gujarat

    A Congress leader told NDTV that invitations were being sent to opposition leaders for the mega protest in Gujarat and the party expected a good show at the satyagraha protest. The plan comes days after 66-year-old Ahmed Patel's election as a Rajya Sabha member.

  • Expelled From Congress, 7 Gujarat Legislators Resign, Will Join BJP

    Expelled From Congress, 7 Gujarat Legislators Resign, Will Join BJP

    Seven Congress MLAs in Gujarat, who were expelled from the party after they had voted against party candidate Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha polls, have resigned as legislators, Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora said today.

  • After Congress Alleged Betrayal, Sharad Pawar's Party Boycotts Key Meet

    After Congress Alleged Betrayal, Sharad Pawar's Party Boycotts Key Meet

    Sharad Pawar's party was a no-show today at the meeting of the opposition called by Sonia Gandhi. Mr Pawar had earlier confirmed that he would depute a representative to the session. His turnaround comes after Mrs Gandhi's party, the Congress, suggested that he had betrayed it in the recent Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat.

  • Ahmed Patel Says Congress Will Win Gujarat, Targets PM Narendra Modi, BJP's Amit Shah

    Ahmed Patel Says Congress Will Win Gujarat, Targets PM Narendra Modi, BJP's Amit Shah

    Upbeat after his victory in the Rajya Sabha poll, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today said it was the BJP which made the contest a prestige issue and exuded confidence that his party would win Gujarat assembly election due later this year.

  • Ahmed Patel Suggests Sharad Pawar Didn't Come Through In His Election

    Ahmed Patel Suggests Sharad Pawar Didn't Come Through In His Election

    Ahmed Patel, the 66-year-old top strategist of the Congress, on Thursday told NDTV that though party boss Rahul Gandhi has not publicly congratulated him on his re-election to the Rajya Sabha, "there is no rift" between them.

  • Electronic Voting Machines To Have Paper Trail In Gujarat Assembly Polls: Election Panel Tells Top Court

    Electronic Voting Machines To Have Paper Trail In Gujarat Assembly Polls: Election Panel Tells Top Court

    The Election Commission today told the Supreme Court that it will be able to conduct the Gujarat assembly elections, due late this year, using electronic voting machines or EVMs with paper trail

  • Next Aim Is Winning Gujarat Assembly Polls: Ahmed Patel

    Next Aim Is Winning Gujarat Assembly Polls: Ahmed Patel

    Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who retained his Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat, today said his victory has come as a boost to the party workers and set an aim of 125 seats in the assembly polls due later this year. Mr Patel, political secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, said the election was the "toughest" one he had ever fought in his life.

  • Congress Expels 8 Gujarat Lawmakers For Cross-Vote Against Ahmed Patel

    Congress Expels 8 Gujarat Lawmakers For Cross-Vote Against Ahmed Patel

    A day after securing a Rajya Sabha seat for Ahmed Patel, the political adviser to Sonia Gandhi, in a cliff-hanger election, the Congress on Wednesday cracked down on eight legislators who voted against him. Following the lead of strongman Shankersinh Vaghela, the legislators had defied the whip, or formal orders from the party, to vote for Mr Patel...

  • Opposition Needs To Shift Strategy For 2019, Says Omar Abdullah On Ahmed Patel

    Opposition Needs To Shift Strategy For 2019, Says Omar Abdullah On Ahmed Patel

    Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said Congress leader Ahmed Patel's win in Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls "should have never been this difficult" and the opposition needs to introspect and shift strategy to counter the BJP in the 2019 general elections.

  • Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi's Confidant and Congress' Trouble-Shooter

    Ahmed Patel: Sonia Gandhi's Confidant and Congress' Trouble-Shooter

    Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who pulled off a victory in the bitterly fought Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, has the reputation of being a trouble-shooter and strategist for the party.

  • Will Use Paper Trail (VVPAT) Machines in Gujarat, Says Election Commission

    Will Use Paper Trail (VVPAT) Machines in Gujarat, Says Election Commission

    The Gujarat assembly elections, slated for the end of this year, will be held using VVPATs - the Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail machines - along with Electronic Voting Machines, the Election Commission told the Supreme Court today

  • Sharad Yadav Takes Big Step Forward In Plans To Split With Nitish Kumar

    Sharad Yadav Takes Big Step Forward In Plans To Split With Nitish Kumar

    Tuesday's dramatic Gujarat Rajya Sabha election has fast tracked a break-up in Bihar, where Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his senior colleague in the Janata Dal (United) Sharad Yadav are now inexorably headed for a split.

  • Ahmed Patel Win Deserves No Congress Celebration

    Ahmed Patel Win Deserves No Congress Celebration

    Ahmed Patel, senior Congress leader and political secretary to Sonia Gandhi, has an affable demeanour with a strict avoidance of displays of emotion. Yet, after his roller coaster ride to his fifth Rajya Sabha seat from home state Gujarat, at 2:30 am, Patel, a night bird, was visibly moved as he hugged his son Faesal.

  • Thank God For Election Commission, Says Sonia Gandhi On Ahmed Patel's Win

    Thank God For Election Commission, Says Sonia Gandhi On Ahmed Patel's Win

    Hours after her top aide Ahmed Patel snatched a dramatic and close victory in the Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat after midnight, Congress president Sonia Gandhi told NDTV today: "Thank God for the Election Commission."

  • 10-Point Guide To Ahmed Patel's Close Shave In Gujarat

    10-Point Guide To Ahmed Patel's Close Shave In Gujarat

    Congress leader Ahmed Patel snatched a late night victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections after the Election Commission rejected the votes of two Congress rebel legislators. Mr Patel won by the skin of his teeth. He needed 44 votes to win and he got 44, returning to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat for a fifth term in a bitterly fought election th...

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Amit Shah, Smriti Irani For Rajya Sabha Election Win

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Congratulates Amit Shah, Smriti Irani For Rajya Sabha Election Win

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Union minister Smriti Irani and BJP chief Amit Shah on being elected to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.

  • 'It Was Tough,' Said A Smiling Ahmed Patel, Congress' Man Of The Moment

    'It Was Tough,' Said A Smiling Ahmed Patel, Congress' Man Of The Moment

    Long before last vote in Gandhinagar was cast for the three seats for Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel conceded he had never seen "such a tense and bitter election battle". For two weeks, the election - that would have been a walkover in the past - had turned into a prestige battle, with the BJP determined to make the Co...

  • How 2 Invalid Congress Votes Helped Ahmed Patel Retain Rajya Sabha Seat

    How 2 Invalid Congress Votes Helped Ahmed Patel Retain Rajya Sabha Seat

    Surviving cross-voting and defections in his party, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel retained his Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat in a nail-biting election on Tuesday. The Congress leader, who announced his victory on Twitter with 'Satyamev Jayate' (Truth shall prevail), was congratulated by his party immediately, which after a long time, finally h...

  • Gujarat Battle Shifted To Delhi, Delaying Counting Of Votes By Over 6 Hrs

    Gujarat Battle Shifted To Delhi, Delaying Counting Of Votes By Over 6 Hrs

    The counting for elections for three Gujarat Rajya Sabha started in Gandhinagar after the Election Commission accepted the Congress petition that votes cast by its two rebel lawmakers should be cancelled because they had shown their ballot paper to the BJP chief Amit Shah.

  • Ahmed Patel Needs 44: How Numbers Stack Up

    Ahmed Patel Needs 44: How Numbers Stack Up

    As Gujarat legislator Karamsinh Makwana voted in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha election on Tuesday, he refused to show his ballot paper to the polling agent sparking speculation that he has cross-voted. Mr Makwana is one of the 44 Congress legislators just back from a luxury stay at a Bengaluru resort and who senior party leader Ahmed Patel is counting o...

  • 'Didn't Vote For Ahmed Patel, He Is Losing,' Says Shankersinh Vaghela

    'Didn't Vote For Ahmed Patel, He Is Losing,' Says Shankersinh Vaghela

    Shankersinh Vaghela, who quit the Congress last month, said today that he hadn't voted for the party's Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha election and twisted the knife by commenting: "Who will vote for a losing candidate."

  • Ahmed Patel Snatches Win In Gujarat Rajya Sabha Nail-Biter: 10 Points

    Ahmed Patel Snatches Win In Gujarat Rajya Sabha Nail-Biter: 10 Points

    Congress leader Ahmed Patel is returning to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat for a fifth term, winning the third seat today in a bitterly fought election that became a massive prestige battle between the Congress and the BJP. The other two seats have been won easily by BJP chief Amit Shah, who makes his debut in Parliament, and union minister Smriti Ir...

  • Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election LIVE: Congress Says Ahmed Patel Re-Elected For Fifth Term After Tough Fight

    Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election LIVE: Congress Says Ahmed Patel Re-Elected For Fifth Term After Tough Fight

    All eyes are on Gujarat, where the Congress and the BJP are in a close contest in one of the three seats from the state. While BJP chief Amit Shah and union minister Smriti Irani will be elected from two seats in Gujarat, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel is struggling to get re-elected from the third with the BJP determined to stop him. In a tigh...

  • 10 Things You Need To Know About Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections

    10 Things You Need To Know About Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections

    Three Rajya Sabha seats of BJP-ruled Gujarat will be up for election today. BJP chief Amit Shah, who will be making his debut in Rajya Sabha, and Union minister Smriti Irani are placed to easily win from two of the seats. The election to the third seat -- where Congress candidate Ahmed Patel, political advisor to party number one Sonia Gandhi, is s...

  • In BJP vs Congress, How Numbers Stack Up For Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections

    In BJP vs Congress, How Numbers Stack Up For Gujarat Rajya Sabha Elections

    After a meeting with 44 legislators of his party at a resort in Anand, about 76 km from Ahemdabad, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said on Monday he is confident that he will be re-elected to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat in elections today. Numbers show that Mr Patel's election could be touch and go.

  • Rajya Sabha Election 2017: Why It Matters For Both BJP And Congress In Gujarat

    Rajya Sabha Election 2017: Why It Matters For Both BJP And Congress In Gujarat

    As the terms of several prominent faces in the Rajya Sabha, including Union minister Smriti Irani, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Trinamool Congress leader Derek O'Brien, are coming to an end later this month, the polls to fill 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh will be held tomorrow.

  • Rajya Sabha Election 2017: Amit Shah, Smriti Irani and Ahmed Patel -- 3 Heavyweights In Gujarat

    Rajya Sabha Election 2017: Amit Shah, Smriti Irani and Ahmed Patel -- 3 Heavyweights In Gujarat

    The Rajya Sabha election for three seats in Gujarat, where assembly polls are due later this year, is being closely watched as BJP national president Amit Shah will make his parliament debut, Union minister Smriti Irani has been renominated for another term and the Congress has put up its heavyweight Ahmed Patel, political secretary to Congress chi...

  • Rajya Sabha Election 2017: Here Is How Members Are Elected To Upper House

    Rajya Sabha Election 2017: Here Is How Members Are Elected To Upper House

    As 10 Rajya Sabha members retire this month, political parties gear up for an intense political battle in Rajya Sabha tomorrow to fill those vacancies. The focus on tomorrow's elections remains largely on Gujarat where BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani will easily win two of the three seats given the BJP's majority. Congress' Ahmed Patel is in for a...

  • NCP Adds Twist to Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election: 10 Points

    NCP Adds Twist to Gujarat Rajya Sabha Election: 10 Points

    BJP chief Amit Shah met his party's 121 legislators for over four-and-a-half hours in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar on Monday, overseeing voting practice to ensure no votes are invalidated in today's crucial Rajya Sabha election to three seats. The party worked on a strategy to win all three seats, aiming to prevent the re-election to the upper house...

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