Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017


The Gujarat Assembly elections are being fought very keenly not only for the win but also for impressing upon the minds of Indians about who will win the parliament elections. Gujarat election is the small battle that needs to be won for winning the war of the Indian Parliament.

Everyone is watching the elections with a hawk’s eye as they want to know whether Prime Minister Modi has lost the confidence of the people or not. If Modi wins these elections then nothing can stop him from being elected as PM for another five years. Some feel he may even advance the elections to benefit from this good mood. A lot may change based on the results of the Gujarat Elections.

Gujarat Election Schedule

Gujarat Elections News

Perhaps Rahul should visit mosques and churches as well (Column: Political Circus)

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   11:02 am
There will probably be a mixed reaction in the secular camp to Rahul Gandhi's temple-hopping in Gujarat. View More..

BJP rejects Congress' demand for Modi's apology

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   8:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The BJP on Friday ruled out Prime Minister Narendra Modi's apology over the issue of the attack on his predecessor Manmohan Singh during the Gujarat election campaign even as Modi asked the party MPs and NDA allies to aggressively counter any opposition onslaught on the government during the winter session of Parliament. View More..

Winter Session begins on stormy note, Rajya Sabha adjourned amid ruckus (Third Lead)

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   4:16 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Winter Session of Parliament began on a stormy note on Friday with the opposition disrupting the Rajya Sabha and forcing its adjournment repeatedly when it raked up the issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing his predecessor Manmohan Singh and others of conspiring with Pakistan to defeat the BJP in Gujarat elections. View More..

Congress will raise issue of Modi's charge against ex-PM: Azad

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   8:46 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Congress party will raise in the Winter Session of Parliament the issue of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charge that former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and a host of other dignitaries including a former Vice President "conspired" with Pakistan to defeat the BJP in the Gujarat elections. View More..

Opposition slams 'inaction' by EC, says it has failed to uphold constitutional mandate

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   7:04 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Opposition parties on Thursday strongly criticised the Election Commission over its "inaction" regarding alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat and said the "attitude" of the poll body has cast an "ominous shadow" on its "credibility". View More..

EC has become Modi's 'captive puppet': Congress

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   3:20 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday accused the Election Commission of becoming a "captive puppet" in the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who it said was brazenly breaking rules in a final bid to save the BJP's "sinking ship" in Gujarat. View More..

Twitter launches live stream of Gujarat elections

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   2:50 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Twitter on Wednesday announced that it will live stream the conversations related to the Gujarat elections on its platform as the political interest and discourse on the polls generated over 800,000 tweets in the past week on the microblogging website. View More..

Election Commission has become Modi's 'puppet': Congress

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   2:06 pm
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday made a strong attack on the Election Commission, accusing it of becoming a "puppet" in the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who it said was breaking rules in a last bid to save the BJP's "sinking ship" in Gujarat. View More..

2nd phase of Gujarat polls: 10% voting in 2 hours

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   11:22 am
Gandhinagar, Dec 14 (IANS) The first few hours of polling in the second and final phase of the Gujarat elections on Thursday saw very few voters following a dip in the temperature. Ten per cent voting was recorded in two hours, an official said, adding the process will pick up as the day progresses. View More..

Modi, Rahul call on Gujarat to vote

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   8:36 am
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President-designate Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appealed to the voters in Gujarat to exercise their franchise in the second phase of polling that has begun. View More..

Ram is omnipresent, BJP trying to divert attention: Congress

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   12:12 am
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) After BJP's attack on Congress on the "Ram Setu" issue, the party defended itself by saying "Lord Rama was "omnipresent" and BJP was trying to divert attention from the development issues of Gujarat. View More..

Will work towards transforming party, women will be fundamental part: Rahul

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   10:54 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Stressing that there will be a surprise for all in the Gujarat elections, Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday emphasised on the need to work together to transform the party and the role of women would be a fundamental part of this. View More..

How come BJP doesn't object to Doval's son having a Pakistani business partner: Congress

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   9:46 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday questioned the government over its approach to fighting terrorism and corruption, and sought response to allegations that National Security Advisor Ajit Doval's son had a business partner based in Pakistan. View More..

Gujarat polling on Thursday for 93 seats; PM, Shah to vote

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   9:14 pm
Gandhinagar, Dec 13 (IANS) The second phase of elections in Gujarat on Thursday will see polling held for 93 assembly constituencies across 14 districts in northern and central regions of the state, with a host of VVIPs, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah, descending on Ahmedabad to cast their vote. View More..

Manmohan again seeks Modi's apology for 'falsehood and canards'

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   8:26 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday again accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spreading "falsehood and canards" and tarnishing every constitutional office in a bid to win the Gujarat election and asked him to "apologize to the nation". View More..

Amused to see Manmohan angry on eve of polling: Amit Shah

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   7:58 pm
Ahmedabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Wednesday said he was surprised and amused to see former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh so angry on the eve of the second phase of polling in Gujarat as Singh did not exhibit such belligerence earlier. View More..

Shock awaits BJP in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   7:02 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Gujarat election result will be "shocking" for the BJP, Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi said on Wednesday, maintaining he didn't return Prime Minister Narendra Modi's verbal barbs targeting him and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh because he wanted to change the culture of personal attacks in political discourse. View More..

Who will take the rap if BJP loses in Gujarat, Shatrughan asks Modi

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   6:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Taking on his own BJP party, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah as to who will take the blame if the BJP loses the Gujarat Assembly election. View More..

Who will take the rap if BJP loses in Gujarat: Shatrughan asks Modi

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   3:32 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Taking on his own BJP party, actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Wednesday asked the "one man show and two man army", referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah, to return to Delhi from Gujarat if they have exhausted all their "tricks, tantrums, wrong statements and tall promises". View More..

Gujarat will give BJP a shock: Rahul

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   3:28 pm
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Congress President-elect Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday brushed aside a question on whether a Congress loss in Gujarat will be a referendum on him and insisted that the election outcome will be "shocking" for the BJP. View More..


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