November 11, 2020 2:35 am
Gujarat by-elections: The by-elections were necessitated after the Congress MLAs resigned to join the BJP, of which five contested on saffron party tickets, retaining their constituencies.
November 10, 2020 11:17 pm
In Gujarat, the BJP's tally in the 182-member Assembly has now reached 111. In Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party won one seat.
November 04, 2020 2:46 pm
Twenty-six villages in Pardi taluka fall under the Kaprada Assembly seat. Tarmaliya, with around 700 voters, is located in the most interior parts of the constituency.
November 03, 2020 8:44 pm
These elections are significant for both the ruling BJP as well as the Opposition parties, and are being seen by many as a litmus test for public approval of the record of the PM Modi government in its second term
November 03, 2020 1:42 am
Eight Congress MLAs had resigned as legislators in the run up to the Rajya Sabha elections in the state in June. Five of them are seeking to retain their seats by contesting the by-elections as BJP candidates.
October 30, 2020 3:37 pm
The seat with a record number of 14 contenders in fray also has the highest number of independent candidates contesting among the eight assembly seats going to poll.
October 20, 2020 2:42 pm
BJP’s media convener Prashant Vala alleged that Congress does not have any issue against BJP and therefore, is spreading canards to mislead the people of Gujarat.
October 14, 2020 1:01 am
Reshma Patel, Gujarat president of NCP’s women’s wing in Gujarat, on Tuesday alleged, “It is only due to power hunger that the BJP has created this situation of Assembly bypolls and now, without caring about peoples’ health, is conducting elections amid the Covid-19 pandemic.”
January 01, 2020 5:31 am
Out of the total 33 seats, 30 were of taluka panchayats and three of district panchayats. The State Election Commission had declared bypolls for 41 taluka panchayat seats and three district panchayat seats earlier in December.
October 26, 2019 5:47 am
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani did address local issues, but the focus of his campaign was more about “Ram Mandir in Ayodhya” and the BJP’s plan to annex Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, and the ‘mard sarkar’ at the Centre.
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