Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
In a bid to reach out to people amid the ongoing Patel quota agitation, which might affect BJP's chances in the upcoming local body polls in Gujarat, the ruling party has planned to promote the state government's recently-announced scheme for students of the Economically Backward Category (EBC).
Bihar | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty (with inputs from agencies) | Thursday September 17, 2015
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley took on Nitish Kumar today for challenging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to debate development in Bihar, where elections will be held in five phases from next month.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Taking a view divergent to that of his party colleague and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav today disapproved of the agitation by the Patel and Patidar community in Gujarat.
India News | Friday August 21, 2015
The Gujarat government's controversial decision to make voting in local body elections compulsory hit a hurdle today, with the state's high court ordering a stay until further orders.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Saturday August 8, 2015
The Gujarat government is pushing ahead to make voting mandatory in the coming civic bodies' elections in the state. The rules have been drafted following a notification issued in this regard a month ago.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Janata Dal (U) today alleged BJP was trying to "bribe" voters ahead of Bihar assembly polls by distributing sarees and 'gamchas' and his party along with Congress and constituents of Janata Parivar will take up the matter with the EC.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Along with making voting compulsory in local body elections, Gujarat also made it mandatory for candidates to have toilets in their homes. The rule will apply to aspirants for elections to all local bodies -- district, taluka, village, panchayat and municipal corporations.
India News | Rohit Bhan | Tuesday November 11, 2014
The Gujarat Governor has given the go-ahead to the controversial Gujarat Local Authorities Laws Bill, 2009, which makes voting mandatory in local body elections.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 19, 2014
BJP today retained the Rajkot-West Assembly seat by winning the bye-election with a margin of over 23,000 votes.
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Narendra Modi's BJP today stormed the last urban Congress citadel in Gujarat, winning 41 of the 60 seats in the Junagadh municipal corporation.
Elections News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday May 23, 2014
Narendra Modi, who is shifting to New Delhi as India's next Prime Minister, today said "Aavjo (So Long) Gujarat" as he left the state he has ruled for 13 years.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday May 21, 2014
Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela has embarrassed his party by effusively praising Narendra Modi in the Gujarat assembly.
Elections News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday May 21, 2014
As he prepares to take charge as India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi resigned as Gujarat chief minister today after 13 years in office. His revenue minister Anandiben Patel will replace him in Gujarat.
Elections News | Sidharth Pandey | Thursday May 15, 2014
It's been a hectic couple of days for BJP president Rajnath Singh, who made a dash to Gujarat to meet prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi last evening and dashed right back to hold strategic meetings in Delhi this morning.
Elections News | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday May 15, 2014
Four men were huddled in Gujarat on Wednesday evening to discuss the BJP's post-election strategy, with exit polls showing that the party is set to stage a comeback at the Centre after 10 years.
Cheat Sheet | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday May 15, 2014
With the NDTV Exit Polls predicting a victory for the BJP and its allies, the party's top leaders are assembling their strategy for what happens after the results are announced on Friday. At a series of meetings on Saturday, they expect to discuss government formation.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Amid forecasts that he is likely to get a massive promotion - from governing Gujarat to running the country - Narendra Modi met with his state legislators and revealed what he described as "the mantra of my life."
Elections News | Reported by Rohit Bhan; Edited by Swati Gupta | Wednesday May 14, 2014
A day after exit polls said Narendra Modi is likely to be India's next prime minister, the BJP leader was busy in his home state of Gujarat, meeting with all state legislators and parliamentarians from his party.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday May 13, 2014
A day after most exit polls saw him as India's next prime minister, it was business as usual for Narendra Modi.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 9, 2014
Amid all-out attack by BJP, the Election Commission today said permission to Narendra Modi's rally in Varanasi city was denied after Gujarat police said the venue was not suitable but regretted the "delay" in conveying the decision to the party concerned.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 8, 2014
Seeking to debunk Narendra Modi's 'lofty' assertions about fighting terrorism, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today alleged that the BJP prime ministerial candidate was triggering anger by "telling lies".
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Attacking Narendra Modi's close confidant and former Gujarat Minister of State for Home Affairs Amit Shah over his Azamgarh comment, RJD President Lalu Prasad on Tuesday called him a 'terrorist'.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 2, 2014
A day after Narendra Modi was booked for making a speech at a polling booth while displaying BJP's election symbol in violation of electoral laws, a preliminary probe by Gujarat police has found he addressed the gathering outside the restricted 100-metre radius.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 1, 2014
Rajasthan Education Minister Kali Charan Saraf today said he would consider incorporating Narendra Modi's biography in school text books, if the latter became the Prime Minister after the ongoing Lok Sabha polls.