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Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: A look at the margins of victory for key candidates in fray
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: A look at the margins of victory for key candidates in fray

Here is a list indicating the margin of victory of some of the prominent candidates in the fray.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Smriti Irani says 'jo jeeta wahi sikandar', calls it victory of development
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Smriti Irani says 'jo jeeta wahi sikandar', calls it victory of development

The winner is king, and a victory is a victory, Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani said on Monday on the Gujarat election results.

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Here is a list of key constituencies facing turf war between BJP, Congress
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Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Here is a list of key constituencies facing turf war between BJP, Congress

Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh dismissed the exit poll results, saying he could well read the mood of the people of the State and the actual results would be opposite to the exit poll projections

Himachal Pradesh Election Result 2017: A look at key faces from the BJP and Congress in hill state
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Himachal Pradesh Election Result 2017: A look at key faces from the BJP and Congress in hill state

With the election results to be revealed in a few hours, here’s a list of key faces linked to this battle of political power in Himachal Pradesh.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: Here's a list of key face-offs to watch out for as Congress, BJP eye victory
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: Here's a list of key face-offs to watch out for as Congress, BJP eye victory

As you wait for the results of the pitched battle for Gujarat Assembly Election, here is a list of the most interesting battles in the state.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: Here's a list of key BJP and Congress faces in the fray
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: Here's a list of key BJP and Congress faces in the fray

The Gujarat battle is not just an electoral contest but also as a mini referendum on Modi's three-and-half year rule at the Centre.

Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Political families take centre stage as Virbhadra Singh, Prem Kumar Dhumal lock horns
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Himachal Pradesh Election Results 2017: Political families take centre stage as Virbhadra Singh, Prem Kumar Dhumal lock horns

The Himachal election will have a great impact on the fate of two political families of the state — those helmed by Virbhadra Singh and Prem Kumar Dhumal.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: List of key constituencies to watch closely
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: List of key constituencies to watch closely

Firtspost collated a list of Gujarat constituencies which grabbed attention either for the riveting contest fought on them, or were merely important for either of the two parties in the ego tussle, which was synonymous to the Gujarat polls.

Exit poll results 2017: If BJP wins Gujarat, it'll be due to keen focus on grassroots structure and due diligence
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Exit poll results 2017: If BJP wins Gujarat, it'll be due to keen focus on grassroots structure and due diligence

During the entire length of the campaign, we have seen the gradual solidification of a narrative that Gujarat will be Modi's toughest test.

Gujarat Assembly Election updates: Voting for second phase ends; 63% overall turnout till 4 pm
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Gujarat Assembly Election updates: Voting for second phase ends; 63% overall turnout till 4 pm

During elections in the second phase in Gujarat, 1,700 of the critical poling booths will be covered under the web casting with constant monitoring of these booths.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Allegations of poll code violations galore as state votes in final phase
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Allegations of poll code violations galore as state votes in final phase

Campaigning for high-stake Gujarat Assembly election concluded on Tuesday, however, there is no end to controversies, attacks and counter-attacks which are freely being thrown about between the two parties in fray.

Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat on 29-30 June, will inaugurate key public projects
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Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat on 29-30 June, will inaugurate key public projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Gujarat on 29-30 June to attend a host of programmes in different parts of the state, including a roadshow in Rajkot.

MCD Election 2017: Fear tampering with EVMs in Delhi polls too, claims Arvind Kejriwal
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MCD Election 2017: Fear tampering with EVMs in Delhi polls too, claims Arvind Kejriwal

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday he fears "5 to 10 percent" EVM tampering in Delhi's civic polls and urged people to vote heavily for the AAP to defeat this.

2019 Lok Sabha election: BJP's strategy must focus on retaining states, expanding base
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2019 Lok Sabha election: BJP's strategy must focus on retaining states, expanding base

BJP's strategy for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and six Assembly polls in the interim is built on five tangible parameters: Retain, maintain, wrest, expand, communicate

Donald Trump calls Narendra Modi to congratulate on recent electoral success
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Donald Trump calls Narendra Modi to congratulate on recent electoral success

US President Donald Trump called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and congratulated him on his recent electoral success, the White House said.

Assembly Elections 2017: Data shows Congress not doing as badly as it seems
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Assembly Elections 2017: Data shows Congress not doing as badly as it seems

In various elections since its defeat in 2014 General elections, Congress has improved its strike rate in terms of number of seats won per seats contested.

EVM tampering allegations: SC issues notice to Election Commission, seeks reply within four weeks
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EVM tampering allegations: SC issues notice to Election Commission, seeks reply within four weeks

The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Election Commission seeking a response over allegations regarding tampering of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) during the recently held Assembly elections.

Assembly Elections 2017: Decoding Amit Shah, Prashant Kishor and the art of playing politics
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Assembly Elections 2017: Decoding Amit Shah, Prashant Kishor and the art of playing politics

Future political leaders, if they wish to win, need to learn from Amit Shah and Prashant Kishor on how to fashion their personal images as leaders.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan acccuses BJP of winning UP through communal hatred, money power
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan acccuses BJP of winning UP through communal hatred, money power

Alleging the BJP won the Uttar Pradesh polls by "spreading communal hatred and using money power", the Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday asked the "democratic forces" to join hands to defeat communalism.

Assembly Election 2017: People have spoken, time for Congress to axe Rahul Gandhi
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Assembly Election 2017: People have spoken, time for Congress to axe Rahul Gandhi

Congress leaders need to put their heads together & ensure that leadership passes to someone other than Rahul Gandhi, even if it leads to a power struggle.