Gujarat

  • Tale Of Two States: Gujarat Trumps Over Himachal On NOTA Votes
    Gujarat voters have emerged to be twice as likely to reject all candidates in the fray, compared to their counterparts in Himachal Pradesh, with over 5.5 lakh in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state opting for the NOTA (None of the above) button.
  • PM Modi Has "A Credibility Problem", Says Rahul Gandhi On Gujarat Verdict
    Rahul Gandhi today said Monday's election result in Gujarat is a "moral victory" for the party, stating it sends a message to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, that "Your anger will not work for you, you can be defeated by love."
  • "Congress Real Winner in Gujarat": BJP Ally Shiv Sena's New Jab
    As the BJP retained Gujarat, its ally, the Shiv Sena, has said that it was the Rahul Gandhi-led Congress which had emerged as the "real winner" in the election.
  • NOTA Third After BJP, Congress; Gets Twice As Many Votes As AAP In Gujarat
    NOTA or None of the Above option got 2.5 times more votes than the Aam Aadmi Party or AAP in the 29 seats that the party contested in Gujarat, according to an election result analysis by IANS.
  • "Congress Played Dirty": Amit Shah On Why BJP Failed His "Mission 150"
    Celebrating the BJP's freshly-minted "historic victory" in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday accused the Congress for trying to sow the seeds of casteism in its hunger for power and asked voters to be vigilant of renewed attempt by "some people" to keep up the effort in future too
  • Elections Won, BJP To Send Top Leaders To Prep For Naming Chief Ministers
    The BJP has postponed to tomorrow its meeting of party MPs held every Tuesday when parliament is in session. Many parliamentarians, sources said, were involved in hectic electioneering in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh and the meeting was rescheduled to give the party a day to regroup
  • If You Get 49% Vote Share, Can't Say It Is Anti-Incumbency: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
    That the BJP ended up with 49 per cent of the popular vote in Gujarat demonstrates that there was really no anti-incumbency against the party that had ruled the state for 22 years, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told NDTV, explaining the party's lower tally than the 2012 elections to a gap in rural Saurashtra due to "certain agrarian factors and local fishermen issues".
  • "Will Become Voice Of Voiceless:" Jignesh Mevani After Gujarat Results
    Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani, one-third of a troika that challenged the ruling BJP in Gujarat, on Monday ruled out joining any political party after winning his debut election as an independent candidate with Congress support. Calling himself "younger than Prime Minister Narendra Modi", the 37-year-old lawyer-activist said the Gujarat polls would have nationwide impact and he was ready to gather forces against the BJP on a national level.
  • In Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi's Congress Wins 80 Seats, Its Best In 35 Years
    The Congress has been bested by the BJP in Gujarat - the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, where his party has been in power for 22 unbroken years. But the opposition party has managed to notch up its highest score in 35 years, in an election considered the bellweather before the 2019 general elections. And it has done so in face of a campaign where the BJP had pulled all stops, and initial hiccups like the desertion of its tallest leader in the state, Shankersinh Vaghela.
  • Gujarat Election Result: It's All About Saurashtra
    The BJP has won Gujarat again but was compelled to explain its lower margin of victory as the party stopped just shy of a 100 seats in the 182-member assembly in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah's home state on Monday. The BJP needed 92 seats for a majority; it has won 99, 16 less than last time. The Congress went down fighting, winning 19 more seats than it had in 2012. The critical Saurashtra region made the difference.
  • Victory Margin Between 200 And 2,000 Votes In 16 Gujarat Seats
    The Gujarat election results declared on Monday revealed a tight contest in assembly seats such as Himatnagar, Porbandar, Vijapur, Deodar, Dangs, Mansa and Godhra. The BJP and Congress were locked in a nail-biting contest in at least 16 seats in Gujarat, where the victory margin was less than 2,000 votes and of just about 200 votes in a few.
  • 'You May Not Like Us, Don't Derail <i>Vikas</i>': PM Modi On Poll Wins
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated Gujarat, which has returned the BJP to power for the sixth time. Gujarat, he said, had proved that the ordinary Indian hungers for development. Hitting out at the opposition Congress, he said, "You may not like the BJP but please do not do anything to derail the country's development".
  • BJP Wins Gujarat But Misses Century, Sweeps Himachal: 10 Points
    It is 2-0 to the BJP, which has swept Himachal Pradesh and has also won Gujarat again, though by a decidedly lower margin of victory than last time. The BJP has won 99 of Gujarat's 182 assembly seats, comfortably over the halfway mark but stopping just shy of a 100. BJP chief Amit Shah has attributed the lower numbers to the "Congress' caste politics and low level of political discourse." Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the BJP's win in both states is a thumbs up for his government's reforms. Congress president Rahul Gandhi conceded defeat saying his party "accepts the verdict."
  • After Gujarat Win, BJP Ministers Unleash 'Taunts 101' On Rahul Gandhi
    Congress president Rahul Gandhi, hit with two new defeats for his party just after taking over its top post, was the target of sharp digs from the ruling BJP as it won in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
  • "Gujarat Belled The Cat For 2019. Moral Defeat For BJP": Mamata Banerjee
    Mamata Banerjee, the arch-critic of the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has dubbed the party's victory in Gujarat as a "moral defeat". The people of the state have "belled the cat for 2019," said the leader, who has been exploring options to build a non-BJP front ahead of the general elections slated for 2019.

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