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Congress leaders alleging scams repeatedly have 'chemical locha' in their minds, says Gujarat MLA Alpesh Thakor
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Congress leaders alleging scams repeatedly have 'chemical locha' in their minds, says Gujarat MLA Alpesh Thakor

Gujarat MLA and OBC leader Alpesh Thakor said had left the Congress before the Lok Sabha elections, claiming that leaders of his party Kshatriya Thakor Sena were facing insults.

Priyanka Gandhi's meet with Chandrashekhar Azad not just courtesy call, but strategy of escalation with BSP isn't smart move
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Priyanka Gandhi's meet with Chandrashekhar Azad not just courtesy call, but strategy of escalation with BSP isn't smart move

Priyanka is making a statement – one that Rahul Gandhi, her brother and Congress president, has made before. We are prepared to fly solo, where we must. Trying to bring Azad onside is of a piece with the Congress’s strategy to incorporate young activism-driven leaders – think Jignesh Mevani, Hardik Patel and Alpesh Thakore.

Madhya Pradesh polls: Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakore 'ready' to work like they did in Gujarat
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Madhya Pradesh polls: Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakore 'ready' to work like they did in Gujarat

Gujarat Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel on Sunday said that "all three of us", referring to Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani and OBC leader Alpesh Thakore, were ready to "work in Madhya Pradesh like we did in Gujarat".

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Vijay Rupani tells Firstpost 'Modi magic is intact', PM is BJP's trump card
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Vijay Rupani tells Firstpost 'Modi magic is intact', PM is BJP's trump card

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani asserts that he is sure his party, BJP, will repeat the performance of 2014 Lok Sabha election in the 2019 national elections as the “Modi magic” is still intact and has not withered away.

BJP, Opposition face-off on Republic Day: Devendra Fadnavis slams Congress-NCP, says they held 'save party' march
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BJP, Opposition face-off on Republic Day: Devendra Fadnavis slams Congress-NCP, says they held 'save party' march

Uniting for a common cause, Maharashtra's Opposition parties took out silent marches for what they called 'Save Constitution' while the ruling BJP countered it by organising a 'Tiranga Yatra' on Friday, to coincide with the 69th Republic Day celebrations across the state.

Twitter sees 1.9 million mentions of Gujarat polls, Modi most mentioned personality
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Twitter sees 1.9 million mentions of Gujarat polls, Modi most mentioned personality

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emerged as the most mentioned personality on Twitter during the course of Gujarat elections, followed by Congress President Rahul Gandhi, showed Twitter data which recorded over 1.9 million mentions of the elections on the platform since 1 December.

Gujarat result: Outsourcing election to Hardik and Jignesh may be counterproductive for Rahul Gandhi, Congress
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Gujarat result: Outsourcing election to Hardik and Jignesh may be counterproductive for Rahul Gandhi, Congress

Rahul Gandhi’s smart move of outsourcing, however, can only take the Congress this far, and no further.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Voters made distinction between Narendra Modi and BJP; voted for him and rejected party
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Voters made distinction between Narendra Modi and BJP; voted for him and rejected party

The results are bound to draw a picture of a tense future: it may prompt the BJP to introspect and attempt course correction before 2019.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Congress goes down fighting, claims it punched holes in BJP's 'development model'
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Congress goes down fighting, claims it punched holes in BJP's 'development model'

Ahead of BJP's parliamentary board meeting a month ago, party president Amit Shah had predicted that his party would nab 150 seats.

Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh poll win vindicates demonetisation, GST decision: Sushil Modi
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Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh poll win vindicates demonetisation, GST decision: Sushil Modi

BJP won in big commercial cities like Surat, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Vadodara where traders had faced impact of GST, Sushil said to drive home his point.

Gujarat polls: With Hardik Patel as catalyst, Congress may finally exploit BJP's vulnerability in Saurashtra
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Gujarat polls: With Hardik Patel as catalyst, Congress may finally exploit BJP's vulnerability in Saurashtra

The catalyst of BJP's nervousness in Saurashtra has been Hardik Patel, the Patidar leader causing nightmares to a party in power for 22 years in Gujarat.

Narendra Modi became fairer after eating mushrooms from Taiwan, claims Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore
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Narendra Modi became fairer after eating mushrooms from Taiwan, claims Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore

Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's choice of eating mushrooms and said that the prime minister eats imported mushrooms from Taiwan.

Gujarat Election: For first-time voters, jobs and development are concerns; issues like 2002 riots matter little
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Gujarat Election: For first-time voters, jobs and development are concerns; issues like 2002 riots matter little

The first-time voters in Gujarat, who form a crucial voting block of 12 lakh, seem to be just waking up to political consciousness

Chidambaram tears into BJP, says party is playing communal card by terming Hardik-Alpesh-Jignesh trio as 'HAJ'
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Chidambaram tears into BJP, says party is playing communal card by terming Hardik-Alpesh-Jignesh trio as 'HAJ'

Former finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday slammed the BJP for terming PAAS leader Hardik Patel, OBC leader Alpesh Thakore and SC/ST leader Jignesh Mevani as 'HAJ'

Ahead of Narendra Modi's Gujarat tour, Congress divided on candidate picks as leaders warn they'll quit party
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Ahead of Narendra Modi's Gujarat tour, Congress divided on candidate picks as leaders warn they'll quit party

Congress' habitual problems have surfaced again in Gujarat as scenes of angry protests after announcement of candidates returned to haunt the party.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Opinion polls suggest another BJP victory, but win won't be as emphatic as 2012
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Opinion polls suggest another BJP victory, but win won't be as emphatic as 2012

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has ruled Gujarat for the last 22 years, is all set to extend its reign in the western state, suggests an opinion poll conducted by ABP News and Lokniti CSDS.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Narrative, opinion poll seem to favour BJP landslide win in December
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Narrative, opinion poll seem to favour BJP landslide win in December

Now that Election Commission has announced that polls in Gujarat would be held in two phases: On 9 and 14 December, the debate around the propriety of the poll panel delaying schedule will become largely academic, especially in the Delhi circles. However, in the political battlefield of Gujarat, the issue is entirely different.

In Gujarat, Congress is on the upswing, but Rahul Gandhi's challenge is in breaking BJP's urban support base
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In Gujarat, Congress is on the upswing, but Rahul Gandhi's challenge is in breaking BJP's urban support base

The Congress had long been in the dumps in Gujarat during Modi's tenure, but it appears to be on the upswing now. Rahul Gandhi must take a close look at the reasons for this change.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Congress invites Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani to meet Rahul Gandhi today
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Congress invites Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani to meet Rahul Gandhi today

The Congress on Sunday invited Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani to meet party vice-president Rahul Gandhi during his visit to Ahmedabad on Monday ahead of the Assembly polls.

Gujarat Assembly polls: OBC leader Alpesh Thakor accepts Congress ticket, likely to join party on 23 October
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Gujarat Assembly polls: OBC leader Alpesh Thakor accepts Congress ticket, likely to join party on 23 October

Alpesh Thakor announced he was joining Congress, as Bharatsinh Solanki urged Patidar spearhead Hardik Patel and Jignesh Mewani to also join the Congress.