Gujarat Assembly Elections Results 2017

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December 15, 2017 3:30 pm

The state went to polls in two phases this month, on December 9 and 14. The tenure of the 182-member House is set to expire in January 2018. 

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December 15, 2017 1:44 pm

While Rahul Gandhi managed to create some ripples in the political arena of the state, he failed to leave any mark on Facebook as Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani was among the favourite of the netizens.

December 15, 2017 6:44 am

One of the Patidar youths killed in the police action, Kanu, was from Kamali village in Unjha, which too has a majority Patidar population. Many villagers in Kamali openly talk about defeating the BJP in Unjha.

December 15, 2017 6:48 am

The Congress has fielded senior lawyer Babubhai Mangukia from Thakkarbapanagar who had represented Prabhaben and other Patidars in the High Court in their legal battle for “justice”.

Pramod Kumar was selected the senior most police officer by the Election Commission.
December 15, 2017 6:05 am

On Thursday, Vadodara Congress vice president Shailesh Amin alleged that the EC had ignored their representation. “The names of the evacuated people appeared in the latest voters’ list of their old areas.”

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December 15, 2017 6:49 am

The machines were re-installed after being cleaned, “but the BJP stopped us and did not allow us to go ahead,” said Sadhu. Returning Officer D K Hadiyol said, “We will get to know about the repoll by tomorrow.”

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December 15, 2017 10:26 am

Landslide win in Himachal, BJP set to begin sith term in Gujarat holding on to current strength, predict exit polls

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December 15, 2017 9:15 am

Gujarat assembly elections: The main opposition alleged CEC AK Joti was behaving like the Principal Secretary of PM Narendra Modi and accused the poll panel of acting like a 'captive puppet' of the BJP.

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December 15, 2017 5:12 am

The road to Nishan Vidyalaya in Ahmedabad, which housed the polling station, was barricaded and people stood on both sides of the street, cheering Prime Minister Modi.

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December 14, 2017 10:23 pm

"It is a matter of happiness that he (Rahul Gandhi) has started visiting temples. In the entire Gujarat elections, he did not wear a round (skull) cap during canvassing. It is a matter of happiness for the country".

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December 15, 2017 1:22 am

"Don't trust the exit polls. We have seen exit polls in Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Punjab. All of them proved to be wrong," says Congress

December 14, 2017 8:47 pm

"Today three years after he came to power, PM Modi is facing a crisis of credibility. People listen to his speeches, but no longer believe in what he says. The reason for this is his actions and the performance of his government in the last three years," he said.

December 14, 2017 8:09 pm

"The Gujarat election campaign has witnessed the lowest levels of vituperative communal rhetoric and scare-mongering targeting Muslims. The main culprit for this base campaign is Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself," he wrote.

December 14, 2017 7:26 pm

BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao took a sharp jibe on the Congress, saying it was its "dynastic arrogance" as it attacked the EC. The party should find better excuses for its "impending defeat", he said and deprecated "verbal abuse" by the Congress.

December 14, 2017 7:13 pm

Gujarat polls: The presiding officer said that there were at least 100 people waiting in queue to vote.

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December 14, 2017 8:53 pm

Gujarat Exit Polls 2017: The election in Gujarat can be called a prestige battle for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose party has been ruling the state for last 22 years, and a litmus test for Rahul Gandhi who was recently elevated as the Congress president. 

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December 14, 2017 10:06 pm

Exit polls 2017: The BJP looks headed for facile victories in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, according to a string of exit polls conducted by various media organisations.

December 14, 2017 10:20 pm

"Never has the Constitution, the law and Code of Conduct been trampled in this fashion by the Prime Minister and the ruling party in complete knowledge and with tactic complicity of the Election Commission."

December 14, 2017 4:16 pm

Gujarat polls: The situation was soon brought to control after Visnagar Taluka police officials rushed to the spot and resorted to lathicharge. 

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December 14, 2017 3:31 pm

A political storm broke out on Wednesday after some Gujarati news channels aired Gandhi's interviews on the eve of the second phase of the state Assembly elections, being held in Central and Northern Gujarat. The interviews were telecast a day after campaigning came to an end.

December 14, 2017 2:34 pm

P Chidambaram claimed the Prime Minister conducted a "full fledged campaign" on the day of polling, and condemned the Election Commission for "sleeping on the job."

December 14, 2017 6:15 pm

His statement comes in the wake of allegations that EVMs were manipulated using Bluetooth technology during the first phase of polling on December 9.

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December 14, 2017 12:12 pm

A total of 851 candidates are in the fray for the second phase.

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December 14, 2017 9:21 am

Chidambaram said, "Yesterday, PM made a speech. BJP's President gave an interview. Railway Minister gave an interview. Why have all these escaped the EC's attention?"

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December 14, 2017 7:38 pm

Gujarat Assembly elections LIVE UPDATES: Voting began at 8 am; 93 constituencies across 14 districts in north and central Gujarat are undergoing polls today.

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December 14, 2017 5:30 am

Shankersinh Vaghela, Ahmed Patel and Keshubhai Patel, who have been key players in Gujarat politics in the past, are missing in action this time.

December 14, 2017 8:45 am

Gujarat Assembly elections: Of 93 seats, the Congress won 39 to the BJP’s 52, winning 3 seats for every 4 lost; of the first 83, the Congress had only 22 to the BJP’s 63, losing thrice as many as it won.

December 14, 2017 7:47 am

When the caller reverts that the roads are damaged for the last five years and he as MLA never met them, Chauhan passes the buck on the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.

December 14, 2017 1:17 pm

Natarajan quit the Congress in 2015 after the BJP swept to power a year ago and had flayed Rahul over a host of issues.

December 14, 2017 5:06 am

The BJP’s Gujarat unit legal cell wrote to the Election Commission on Wednesday, claiming that Rahul’s interview was in violation of the Model Code.

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December 14, 2017 9:47 am

The decision evoked a strong reaction from the Congress which rushed a delegation of six leaders, including Randeep Surjewala, Anand Sharma and Ahmed Patel, to the Commission on Wednesday night to protest the move and seek withdrawal of the order.

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December 15, 2017 6:36 am

Polling for Gujarat elections concluded on Thursday with 67.75% voter turnout in the two phases. The turnout is about 4% less than the 72% polling clocked in 2012

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December 14, 2017 3:38 am

Declaration of assets of Congress candidate Manisha Vakil in the Gujarat Assembly elections 2017

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December 14, 2017 8:31 am

Gujarat asssembly elections: Asked about heritage not figuring as a campaign issue, BJP MLA Bhushan Bhatt cited work by the government and BJP-ruled councils. “We have done so much, that is why heritage is not on the agenda.”

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December 14, 2017 5:18 am

At Rahul Gandhi’s last election rally in Gandhinagar, various members of the audience expressed disappointment with the BJP government over a number issues, some calling the government one for the rich.

December 14, 2017 2:31 am

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the state government on a petition moved by state Congress IT cell chairman Rohan Gupta seeking quashing of an FIR for allegedly conducting exit polls and spreading it on social media.