Category Articles: Politics

68.70% polling in second phase as per primary estimates of EC, Exit polls show BJP lead

December 14, 2017
68.70% polling in second phase as per primary estimates of EC, Exit polls show BJP lead

Gandhinagar/New Delhi: Exit polls across the board were predicting BJP victory in Gujarat assembly polls even as the Election Commission has said that as per the primary estimates around 68.70% voting has taken place in the second and final phase of the polls today. The polling for the election which have become a 'do-or-die' affair for both ruling BJP and main opposition Congress and a battle of prestige for PM Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah as well as Congress President...Read More

Live: Gujarat CM, State BJP chief address the media after final phase of voting concludes

December 14, 2017

Ahmedabad: Presented here is live video of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and State BJP president Jitu Vaghani's press conference after polling for second and final phase ended today. DeshGujaratRead More

All exit polls project BJP victory in Gujarat

December 14, 2017
All exit polls project BJP victory in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: After all pre-poll surveys, now all post-poll surveys(Exit polls) have also in one voice projected BJP victory in Gujarat assembly general elections 2017. Presented here are the exit poll figures in aggregated form. In previous election, BJP had won 115 seats while Congress had won 61 seats. Majority mark in 182-member Gujarat assembly is 92. Read More

Second phase preliminary turnout 68.70%

December 14, 2017
Second phase preliminary turnout 68.70%

Gandhinagar: Chief Electoral Office(CEO) Gujarat BB Swain's office today evening released preliminary figures of voters turnout in the second phase of polling. As per the figures released,there has been 68.70% turnout in the second phase. However the final turnout figure possibly with correction of plus or minus 2% will be out tomorrow with district and assembly seats specific details. In the first poll, preliminarily turnout was 68% which was later corrected to 66.75% next day. Turnout this yea...Read More

Complaint of Congress about PM Modi’s ‘road show’ more of anticipatory nature, Collector Ahmedabad inquiring the matter:CEO B B Swain

December 14, 2017
Complaint of Congress about PM Modi’s ‘road show’ more of anticipatory nature, Collector Ahmedabad inquiring the matter:CEO B B Swain

Gandhinagar: The complaint of Congress regarding alleged 'road-show' of PM Narendra Modi after casting vote at a booth in Ranip of Sabarmati constituency of Ahmedabad city today was more of an anticipatory nature and its inquiry has been handed over to collector Avantika Singh, Chief Electoral officer B B Swain informed. The election commission so also far has not found any substance in the allegations of blue tooth connectivity of EVMs . Addressing a press conference here S...Read More

Advani, Jaitley also cast votes during Gujarat assembly polls in Ahmedabdad

December 14, 2017
Advani, Jaitley also cast votes during Gujarat assembly polls in Ahmedabdad

Ahmedabad: Former Deputy PM and veteran BJP leader L K Advani and union finance minister and election in-charge of the ruling party in Gujarat Arun Jaitley today also exercised their franchise at two different polling booths in the city during the second and final phase of assembly election. Advani, who is also the Loksabha MP of BJP from Gandhinagar seat, cast his vote at a booth in Hindi Vidyalay in Shahpur area of old city. Jaitley on the other hand participated in voting a...Read More

PM Modi stands in queue to cast vote in Gujarat polls, 97 year old mother also defies early morning cold and poor health to vote

December 14, 2017
PM Modi stands in queue to cast vote in Gujarat polls, 97 year old mother also defies early morning cold and poor health to vote

Ahmedabad: PM Narendra Modi today stood in queue for around five minutes with common voters to cast his vote at a booth in Ranip area under Sabarmati assembly constituency in Ahmedabad city of Gujarat. Earlier his 97 year old mother Hiraba, who lives in capital Gandhinagar with Modi's younger brother Pankaj Modi, also exercised her franchise at a booth in sector 22 under Gandhinagar North constituency. Modi, who has set a record of sorts today by becoming the first si...Read More

Polling for second and final phase of Gujarat assembly polls begins

December 14, 2017
Polling for second and final phase of Gujarat assembly polls begins

Gandhinagar: The voting for' second and final phase of Gujarat assembly polls, which have become a 'do-or-die' affair for both ruling BJP and main opposition Congress and a battle of prestige for PM Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah as well as Congress President Rahul Gandhi began in 93 segments of 14 districts in North and Central Gujarat at 8 am today. The nonagenarian mother of PM Narendra Modi, 97 year old Hiraba was among the early voters and she voted in Gandhinagar...Read More

Highly surprised at the unnatural anger of Manmohan ji, why did he not feel angry when Aiyar called Modi ji Neech:Shah

December 13, 2017
Highly surprised at the unnatural anger of Manmohan ji, why did he not feel angry when Aiyar called Modi ji Neech:Shah

Ahmedabad: BJP president Amit Shah today said that he and the people of Gujarat were 'highly surprised' to see the unnatural anger of former PM Dr Manmohan Singh at the time of Gujarat election. Talking to newsmen at Ahmedabad airport, Shah referring to Dr Singh's strong reaction to PM Narendra Modi's allegation regarding an alleged 'secret' meeting at the residence of Mani Shankar Aiyar in presence of High Commissioner of Pakistan and Dr Singh, said why Dr Singh did not feel ...Read More

37 locations where counting for Gujarat elections will take place on December 18

December 13, 2017
37 locations where counting for Gujarat elections will take place on December 18

Gandhinagar: Counting for 182 assembly seats of Gujarat will take place on December 18 across 37 locations. The Election Commission of India(ECI) has today announced the details of locations:   Read More