Tag: Gujarat Election

Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar addresses a press conference
Action speaks louder than words: EC on questions over its neutrality

The Gujarat Assembly Elections will be held in two phases on December 1 and 5, while the results will be declared on December 8.

  • Friday, 04 November 2022
Gujarat votes: Odia voters, a major decisive factor in Surat

Bhubaneswar/Gujarat: With the voting for the first phase of Assembly elections in Gujarat over today, a lot depends on the mandate decided by Odia voters residing in the State, with a major chunk in the Silk city Surat. There are reportedly over 4 lakh Odias in Surat only, and like every time, this population will […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Gujarat records 68% voting in first phase, expected to cross 70%: EC

New Delhi: An estimated 68 per cent of voters exercised their franchise in the first phase of polling in 89 constituencies in Gujarat till 5 p.m., with the Election Commission saying the figure is likely to cross 70 per cent. Addressing a press conference Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said polling was going on till late […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Development missing from PM's speeches: Rahul

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that the issue of ‘development’ has been missing from his speeches. “‘Vikas’ (development) is missing from the Prime Minister’s speeches this time. What is the reason,” Gandhi asked on the day of the first phase of polling in Gujarat. He […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Gujarat Election: PM Modi to lead BJP poll campaign on Nov 27, 29

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be back in his home state to campaign on November 27 and 29, when he is slated to address eight rallies across Saurashtra and south Gujarat, where polling for the first phase of assembly elections will be held on December 9. Prior to his visit, a horde of Union […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Gujarat assembly polls in December: EC

Ahmedabad: The Election Commission on Tuesday said the assembly elections in Gujarat will be held in December. “I cannot confirm the dates yet, but the (assembly) elections will be held in December,” Chief Election Commissioner A.K. Joti told the media here. The last elections to the 182-member assembly were held in December 2012. Joti announced setting […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Guj polls: 11% voter turnout in first two hours

Ahmedabad: Around 11 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the initial two hours during polling on 89 seats of Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions in the first phase of the crucial Gujarat assembly polls. After the polling process began at 8 am, people could be seen stepping out of their homes despite cold weather […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Rahul promises loan waiver for Gujarat farmers if Cong forms govt

Lathi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today tried to woo farmers in Gujarat amid a high- stakes poll battle, promising that their loans would be waived if his party forms government in the state. Calling Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani a “rubber stamp”, he alleged that BJP president Amit Shah was remote- controlling the government […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Is Rahul Gandhi Mark II For Real?

Of late – since his much publicized US visit in September, to be more precise – there has been a spate of reports and commentaries in the national media about the ‘metamorphosis’ of Rahul Gandhi. The commentators would have us believe that the Congress scion has undergone a complete makeover after returning from his nearly […]

  • Thursday, 10 June 2021