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  • Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Should Narendra Modi rejoice or time for an honest introspection?

    So, the much-awaited results for the Gujarat assembly elections were finally announced on Monday (December 18) and amidst a tight contest, ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to retain its seat by the skin of its teeth and bagged 99 seats. The opposition headed by Congress’ new president Rahul Gandhi performed beyond expectations and the Grand Old Party won a handsome 80 seats just missing the majority mark of 92 by a

  • Rahul Gandhi questions PM Modi’s credibility

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the Gujarat polls have put a big question mark over the credibility of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that of the BJP, which is today “at an all-time low.” “Frankly, Modi ji has a credibility problem and he will find it very difficult because his party repeats whatever he says, but the nation is not listening. Gujarat polls demonstrated this and it would become

  • Gujarat Election results gave a massive jolt to BJP, says Rahul Gandhi

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the Gujarat election result has dealt a “massive jolt” to the BJP and raised questions about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s credibility because of his silence on corruption charges including BJP chief Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah’s meteoric business rise.

  • ‘Gujarat model’ of development has been shaken: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Tuesday said ‘Gujarat model’ of development has been ‘shaken’ after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the Gujarat polls with 99 seats as opposed to its intended target of 150. Though Sena, in its mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ daily, congratulated BJP for its win in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, it also cautioned the saffron party and said the yesterday’s result should also be taken as a sign of warning for 2019

  • Assembly Election Results 2017: BJP and Congress both are sweating

    Ahmedabad: Both the BJP and the Congress are a bundle of nerves over the outcome of Gujarat elections with the former displaying a certain bravado, which stems from the clear pattern in the exit polls, and the latter, admitting to a certain optimism, based on the internal party assessment and perception of ground realities.

  • Gujarat Elections 2017: The battle of prestige between BJP and Congress

    Gujarat Assembly elections have become the matter of prestige now for BJP and Congress both. While Rahul Gandhi is seen in a relatively new avatar, BJP leaders, who are trying to sound uber confident on camera, have to accept that this election is going to be tough. The Gujarat Assembly elections have turned from home ground into a battle ground, where PM Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah has lots at

  • Stunning Claim: BJP MP says party will lose Gujarat polls

    Mumbai : The pollsters may be predicting a win for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Gujarat elections, but there are dissenting voices from within the party’s own ranks about the results.

  • Winter session of Parliament to begin today

    New Delhi: The winter session of the Parliament will begin on Friday. The session, which is set to commence more than a month after its schedule, will end on January 5, 2018. This session of the Parliament will have 14 sittings.

  • Bhopal: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan puts Modi in a bind

    Bhopal: The bill making rape or gang-rape with girls up to 12 years of age punishable with death, cleared by the Madhya Pradesh assembly at the initiative of chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan, may become a noose around the Centre’s neck. The bill has been sent for Presidential assent, which, for all practical purposes means the consent of the Union Government.

  • Gujarat Assembly Polls: PM Modi’s roadshow elicits Congress ire

    New Delhi: Angry over the Election Commission not acting immediately on its complaint against Prime Minister Modi for holding a roadshow with on the polling day in Ahmedabad, after casting his vote, in utter disregard for the poll code, the Congress lambasted it as a “kathputli (puppet)” and “bandhak (hostage)” of the ruling BJP and the Prime Minister’s office.

  • Gujarat elections exposed BJP’s bankruptcy: Rahul

    Thiruvananthapuram : The Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at the BJP, saying the saffron party’s “complete bankruptcy” was exposed during campaigning for the Gujarat assembly polls.