Gujarat Elections: News

27 Nov 2022


Paramilitary jawan on Gujarat election duty shoots 2 colleagues dead

Two paramilitary personnel were shot dead and two others were injured by one of their colleagues in the Porbandar district of Gujarat.

26 Nov 2022


Gujarat polls: BJP promises 20L jobs, UCC implementation in manifesto

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday officially released its "Sankalp Patra" (manifesto) in Gujarat's Gandhinagar just days ahead of the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections.

25 Nov 2022

Amit Shah

2002 Gujarat riot perpetrators were 'taught a lesson': Amit Shah

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Affairs Minister Amit Shah claimed on Friday that many anti-social elements were involved in the 2002 Gujarat violence as the Congress party previously supported them.

Foreseeing win, Himachal Congress leaders reach Delhi for CM chair

As the results of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections are a fortnight away, the top leaders of Congress's state unit, foreseeing a win, are camping in Delhi reportedly to secure the chief ministerial post.

20 Nov 2022

Narendra Modi

Gujarat election: Help me win every booth, PM Modi appeals

While campaigning for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidates in poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to voters to help BJP candidates win the election with a majority.

18 Nov 2022


BJP begins campaigning for Gujarat polls, AAP for MCD elections

With less than a fortnight remaining for the Gujarat Assembly elections, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to begin its marathon poll campaign dubbed as carpet bombing on Friday.

16 Nov 2022


AAP Surat candidate Kanchan Jariwala, 'kidnapped' by BJP, withdraws nominations

Following the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) claim that the BJP on Tuesday evening kidnapped its poll candidate from Surat (East), Kanchan Jariwala along with his family, he was 'found' at the Returning Officer's (RO) office withdrawing his nomination on Wednesday.

15 Nov 2022


Gujarat: Amit Shah says Bhupendra Patel is BJP's CM candidate

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Union Home Minister Amit Shah has confirmed that Bhupendra Patel would "undoubtedly" remain Gujarat's chief minister when the saffron party secures a majority in the Gujarat Assembly elections next month.

14 Nov 2022


Gujarat: 6-time MLA rebels after being denied BJP ticket

Madhubhai Shrivastav—a six-time MLA from Waghodia in Vadodara, Gujarat, who won on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket in the previous Assembly elections—has rebelled after the ruling party declined to re-nominate him.

12 Nov 2022


Congress unveils Gujarat poll manifesto, promises free electricity, unemployment grant

Congress on Saturday unveiled its manifesto for Gujarat polls that are scheduled on December 1 and 5.

10 Nov 2022


Gujarat leader who 'saved lives' in Morbi gets BJP ticket

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced the first list of 160 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly election which is scheduled next month.

08 Nov 2022


BJP Union ministers to seek people's suggestions for Gujarat manifesto

With the Gujarat Assembly elections inching closer, Union ministers from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are visiting the poll-bound state to seek suggestions and feedback from one crore citizens.

04 Nov 2022


Gujarat elections: AAP declares Isudhan Gadhvi as its CM candidate

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has declared Isudhan Gadhvi (40) as its chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Gujarat elections.

Gujarat polls: Voting on December 1,5; counting on December 8

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced on Thursday that Gujarat will go to polls in two phases on December 1 and 5.

02 Nov 2022


Morbi bridge collapse: Contractor unqualified, prosecution tells court

In the Morbi bridge collapse case in Gujarat which killed 135 people, nine accused were presented before a court on Tuesday.

29 Oct 2022

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal launches AAP's 'choose your chief minister' campaign for Gujarat

The National Convenor of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Arvind Kejriwal announced on Saturday the launch of a crowdsourcing initiative to select the party's chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming Gujarat elections.

17 Oct 2022

Manish Sisodia

Delhi: CBI begins questioning Manish Sisodia, AAP fears arrest

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for his questioning in the Delhi excise policy case.

12 Oct 2022


BJP's Gaurav Yatra across poll-bound Gujarat begins today

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to take out five Gaurav Yatras across Gujarat for poll campaigning starting from Wednesday as elections are slated in the state later this year.

28 May 2022

Narendra Modi

BJP attempts to reconcile with Patidars through Modi's Gujarat visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, in a bid to woo the Patidar community before the next Gujarat Assembly polls, launched a multi-specialty hospital in Atkot village of Rajkot.

04 May 2022


Jignesh Mevani threatens 'Gujarat bandh' on June 1: Details here

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani has threatened to call for a statewide strike on June 1 if the BJP-led state government doesn't meet his demands.

02 May 2022

Narendra Modi

'PMO's pre-planned conspiracy': Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on his arrest

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Monday alleged his recent arrest was a pre-planned conspiracy "designed" by the Prime Minister's Office to "destroy" him ahead of the 2022 Gujarat polls.

03 Feb 2019


Congress MLA Asha Patel resigns; accuses party of divisive politics

In a jolt to the Congress in Gujarat ahead of Lok Sabha polls, party leader Asha Patel resigned yesterday, accusing the party of factionalism and divisive politics.

26 Dec 2017


Vijay Rupani sworn in as Gujarat CM once again

Vijay Rupani has taken oath as the new Gujarat chief minister in the presence of PM Narendra Modi.

23 Dec 2017


Congress continues "soft Hindutva" charade: Rahul visits Somnath temple again

Congress president Rahul Gandhi's temple run ahead of the Gujarat polls might have worked. Congress swept 77 seats, its highest tally since the 1980s.

22 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Vijay Rupani to remain Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel his deputy

Vijay Rupani will remain as Gujarat CM. Recently, BJP returned to power in PM Modi's home-state for the sixth consecutive term.

21 Dec 2017


In rural Gujarat, Congress got more seats, BJP more votes

In Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi fought a tooth-and-nail battle with the duo of PM Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. But, he failed to wrest power from BJP, which clinched its sixth consecutive victory.

20 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Mevani: Modi has become old, should go to Himalayas!

The day after BJP returned to power in Gujarat, Congress-backed "three musketeers" OBC leader Alpesh Thakor, Patidar agitator Hardik Patel and Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani suggested that PM Modi should quit politics.

19 Dec 2017


Gujarat ka CM kaun: Will Smriti Irani be picked?

BJP has taken Gujarat for a record sixth-time, but with a reduced margin. The elections proved to be a mini-revival of sorts for the Congress under an "evolved" president Rahul Gandhi.

19 Dec 2017


Gujarat Polls: NOTA was the 4th most popular choice

In Gujarat, the NOTA (None Of The Above) option emerged as the fourth preferred 'party' after the BJP, Congress and Independents, polling 1.8% of the total vote share.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Interesting records of Gujarat elections 2017!

Did you know that during Gujarat election 2017, at 80, Congress won the highest number of seats since 1985?

18 Dec 2017


#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Hardik-Jignesh-Alpesh trio saves the day for Congress!

Congress's alliance with the trio of Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel, Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani and OBC activist Alpesh Thakor allowed it to give BJP a tough fight.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

Gujarat and Himachal have chosen development: Modi on BJP win

It was a major win for the BJP as it retained its hold on Gujarat and wrested power from the Congress in Himachal Pradesh.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

'Jo jeeta wohi sikandar', says Smriti Irani on BJP win

The BJP has won the critical Assembly elections in PM Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat, though with a much less margin than it intended to.

18 Dec 2017


#IndiaDecidesOn18th: What's behind BJP's diminished vote-share?

The BJP is all set to win Gujarat with a lead in about 99 seats (2pm).

18 Dec 2017


BJP vs. Congress: Top 8 Gujarat Assembly Election controversies

With BJP leading in the Gujarat Assembly Elections, it looks like the party is heading for a victory in the state for the sixth consecutive time.

18 Dec 2017


#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Leaders react to BJP's wins in Gujarat, Himachal

The BJP is all set to form the government in Gujarat for the sixth time and has managed to snatch the throne from the ruling Congress in Himachal Pradesh too.

18 Dec 2017


#FakeNews: Rumors flood WhatsApp ahead of Gujarat vote count

On the eve of counting of votes for the Gujarat State Assembly elections, a number of 'fake news' messages were circulated on WhatsApp.

18 Dec 2017


#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins Rajkot (West)

Leading from front, incumbent CM Vijay Rupani won Rajkot (west) by around 25,000 votes. Though he was initially trailing against Congress's Indranil Rajguru, he made an impressive comeback.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: BJP set to form government in Gujarat

Trends suggest that BJP will retain Gujarat. It will win for a record sixth time, but with a reduced margin.

18 Dec 2017

Narendra Modi

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: In Gujarat, trends show BJP leading in 98 seats

For Gujarat assembly elections, counting of votes began at 8am.

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