Gujarat Rajya Sabha Polls

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HC notice to EC, Ahmed Patel over Gujarat RS polls

21 Aug 2017

HC notice to EC, Ahmed Patel over Gujarat RS polls

The Congress' victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls was a fluke: party candidate Ahmed Patel won only because two votes by rebel members of the Congress were declared invalid.

Ahmed Patel's win: When Congress oldies scored over newbies!

13 Aug 2017

Ahmed Patel's win: When Congress oldies scored over newbies!

After repeated setbacks, the Congress Party seems to have gotten a new lease of life with Ahmed Patel's recent victory in the Rajya Sabha elections.

Shaktisinh Gohil, the man who clinched a win for Congress

10 Aug 2017

Shaktisinh Gohil, the man who clinched a win for Congress

Many factors combined together led to the victory for Congress' Ahmed Patel in the Gujarat RS elections, but the role of the party's polling agent can't be overlooked.

EC's historic decision changes course of Gujarat RS polls

10 Aug 2017

EC's historic decision changes course of Gujarat RS polls

Tuesday's Rajya Sabha polls of Gujarat were significant in more ways than one. Firstly, there's the matter of Ahmed Patel managing to keep Congress' hope afloat by clinching a win.

Gujarat RS elections: Congress' Ahmed Patel wins fifth term

09 Aug 2017

Gujarat RS elections: Congress' Ahmed Patel wins fifth term

In a dramatic election, violation of rules by two rebel Congress MLAs helped the opposition party save face in Gujarat.

Election Commission declares votes of 2 Congress rebels invalid

08 Aug 2017

Election Commission declares votes of 2 Congress rebels invalid

As per the rules, a legislator can't show his ballot-paper to anyone, except his own party representative.

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: Follow latest developments here

08 Aug 2017

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: Follow latest developments here

Polling day is here for the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls that saw a lot of dramatic ongoings. Contesting for three seats are BJP leaders Amit Shah, Smriti Irani and Balwantsinh Rajput, and Congress' Ahmed Patel.

NOTA to be available in Gujarat RS polls, rules SC

03 Aug 2017

NOTA to be available in Gujarat RS polls, rules SC

Despite opposition from BJP and Congress, the SC has ruled that the option of NOTA- None Of The Above- will be available in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls.