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Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 News

PM Modi, Amit Shah to attend Vijay Rupani’s swearing-in ceremony in Gandhinagar

Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel will take oath as Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat respectively for the second consecutive term on December 26

BJP retains Vijay Rupani as CM in Gujarat, but is undecided in Himachal Pradesh

The BJP decision was formally announced Friday by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who, along with party leader Saroj Pandey, came to Gandhinagar as observers for the election. This will be the second term for Rupani and Patel.

Vijay Rupani- a low-profile RSS man who has the trust of BJP chief Amit Shah

Though the BJP's tally fell below 100 in a long time, Rupani's selection also suggested that the top party leadership wanted continuity before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Vijay Rupani to remain chief minister of Gujarat, Nitin Patel his deputy

The elected MLAs of Gujarat BJP named Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel as Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively.

Gujarat BJP MLAs likely to pick next chief minister on Friday

Though outgoing Chief Minister Vijay Rupani remains a strong candidate to retain the post, there has been intense speculation that he might not be handed over the reins after the BJP failed to improve on its previous tally and fell short of the 100 mark.

FIR against Hardik Patel for holding roadshow sans permission

Hardik and his supporters, who were on their bikes, had organised a roadshow on December 11, despite being denied permission by the district authorities, said police.

Gujarat Verdict: Now, Shiv Sena hints at EVM tampering in polls

The bickering ally had yesterday also attacked the BJP claiming "the much-touted Gujarat model had shaken" and the poll outcome in the state was a "warning bell" to those who believe in an autocratic rule.

Gujarat elections: NCP says Congress did not respond to its poll tie-up call

"The way the BJP is treating the Sena, I don't think they will contest together. Whereas both the Congress and the NCP are likely to contest general and assembly elections together."

Uddhav Thackeray calls Rahul Gandhi a ‘bazigar,’ says Gujarat model trembling

“The Gujarat model is trembling and one hopes it will not collapse in 2019,” Uddhav said

Decoding Gujarat verdict: In Narmada, home to PM Modi’s Sardar Patel statue project, BJP crumbles

On Monday, Congress workers in Dediapada broke into celebrations after Bhartiya Tribal Party president Mahesh Vasava won by a margin of 21,700 votes against sitting MLA Motisinh Vasava.

Gujarat Assembly polls: NOTA determines victors on 30 seats

According to figures released by the Election Commission, over 1.8 per cent of the total votes cast in Gujarat polls went for NOTA.

Gujarat swing zone: 49 seats changed hands between Cong and BJP, 41 of these in rural areas

Of the 49, Congress wrested 33 seats that the BJP won in the 2012 assembly elections while the BJP snatched 16 seats from the Congress.