As Gujarat goes to polls in December, an IndiaSpend analysis of election data shows that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) still appears strong in Gujarat.
Gujarat polls 2017: Busy sniping at each other, Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi have nothing new to offer
On the campaign trail ahead of Gujarat Assembly election, it is evident such idealism doesn't exist in Indian politics.
Gujarat Assembly polls: In Porbandar, Muslims reject govt's development model, decry lack of basic facilities
In Gujarat, the Muslim population is around 9 percent and they are only influential in about 25-30 seats. Despite that, Muslim legislators could only manage two out of the 182 seats.
Narendra Modi's Gujarat model of development is to take farmers' land, electricity, water and give it to industrialists: Rahul Gandhi
Rahul Gandhi took the attack to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP as he attacked the government's economic policy at a public rally in Bharuch, Gujarat.
Cow politics: Narendra Modi and the tough act of balancing Dalit anger with antagonistic Hindu right
Mobilisation of Dalit anger is one aspect Modi cannot afford to neglect. In order to expand base, the BJP must look beyond its core Hindutva ideology. And Modi must hang on to his Dalit base who backed him in a large way during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
The Gujarat High Court adjourned the hearing on a petition challenging an order of the sessions court which refused to initiate action against PM Modi.