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Gujarat Assembly Elections: Jignesh Mevani admits to accepting Rs 51,000 as donation from PFI
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Gujarat Assembly Elections: Jignesh Mevani admits to accepting Rs 51,000 as donation from PFI

Two days after winning the Vadgam seat as an independent candidate in the Gujarat Assembly election, Jignesh Mevani continued his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that he should retire and go to the Himalayas.

Gujarat results: Mamata Banerjee congratulates Hardik Patel, praises Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakor for 'positive show'
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Gujarat results: Mamata Banerjee congratulates Hardik Patel, praises Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakor for 'positive show'

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called up Patidar leader Hardik Patel and congratulated him for his "tremendous work" in the Gujarat Assembly election, the results of which were announced on Monday.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Hardik, Alpesh, Jignesh signify the frustration of youth with BJP's idea of India
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Hardik, Alpesh, Jignesh signify the frustration of youth with BJP's idea of India

Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani and Alpesh Thakor are a counterfoil to Indian politicians, who fade away rather than retire. Each represent a separate meaning, but together convey a sense of daring and hope.

Jignesh Mewani rejects exit poll predictions of BJP win in Gujarat, says people need healthcare than bullet train
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Jignesh Mewani rejects exit poll predictions of BJP win in Gujarat, says people need healthcare than bullet train

While several exit polls predict BJP's return in Gujarat, social activist and Dalit lawyer Jignesh Mewani on Thursday said that BJP will lose in Gujarat this year with less than 80 seats.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voting for second phase ends amid EVM malfunctioning, Congress protests
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voting for second phase ends amid EVM malfunctioning, Congress protests

Voting ended in the second of polling in Gujarat amid reports of malfunctioning EVM, clashes among party members and Model Code of Conduct (MCC) violation.

Former Hardik Patel aide Dinesh Bambhania claims PAAS leader held 'secret meeting' with Robert Vadra
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Former Hardik Patel aide Dinesh Bambhania claims PAAS leader held 'secret meeting' with Robert Vadra

In a fresh attack on Hardik Patel on the last day of campaigning for Gujarat polls, his disgruntled aide Dinesh Bambhania claimed that the Patidar quota agitation leader had met Robert Vadra, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi's brother-in-law

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 polls: Hardik, Alpesh, Jignesh represent 'Bobby moment' of politics and Congress' silliest experiment
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Gujarat polls: Hardik, Alpesh, Jignesh represent 'Bobby moment' of politics and Congress' silliest experiment

There is no doubt that Gujarat has been passing through a bizarre phase of electoral politics where one of two principal poles — the Congress — has set much store by the perceived charm of Hardik, Alpesh and Jignesh rather than on its own intrinsic strength

Hardik Patel begins roadshow in Ahmedabad despite denial of permission from police
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Hardik Patel begins roadshow in Ahmedabad despite denial of permission from police

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel on Monday began his 15-km-long roadshow in Ahmedabad despite the police denying permission to it.

Battleground Gujarat is a high-stakes contest between BJP, Congress: How the two parties' chances stack up
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Battleground Gujarat is a high-stakes contest between BJP, Congress: How the two parties' chances stack up

Thursday marked the end of campaigning in Battleground Gujarat for all parties in fray for the 182-seat state Assembly election. During the entire course, all eyes were on the two main parties—BJP and Congress—as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi left no stone unturned to seek an upper hand in the former's home turf.

'Gujarat voters have decided to vote BJP govt out,' says Congress after opinion poll finds parties neck and neck
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'Gujarat voters have decided to vote BJP govt out,' says Congress after opinion poll finds parties neck and neck

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday dismissed as "wide off the mark" a new opinion polls findings that showed the Congress gaining heavily and fast catching up with the ruling party in Gujarat.

Gujarat Election 2017: Hardik Patel’s quota ‘deal’ is a cruel joke, but stirs up caste frenzy in other states
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Gujarat Election 2017: Hardik Patel’s quota ‘deal’ is a cruel joke, but stirs up caste frenzy in other states

The farcical nature of the Gujarat deal is not stopping other chief ministers from dreaming their own pipe dreams.

Asaduddin Owaisi asks people to 'pray for BJP's defeat,' says saffron party, Congress ignoring Muslims
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Asaduddin Owaisi asks people to 'pray for BJP's defeat,' says saffron party, Congress ignoring Muslims

AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday alleged that the Congress and BJP were indulging in "sectarian" politics in poll-bound Gujarat by "ignoring" the interests of Muslims.

In rural Gujarat, water woes drive anger against BJP, but Modi is saffron party's trump card
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In rural Gujarat, water woes drive anger against BJP, but Modi is saffron party's trump card

Considering the anti-incumbency in key constituencies like farmers and rural Patidars in Gujarat, any decent opposition should run through the elections. But Modi is the BJP's trump card.

Gandhinagar police files case against Hardik Patel, six others for holding rally in Mansa without permission
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Gandhinagar police files case against Hardik Patel, six others for holding rally in Mansa without permission

The Gandhinagar police has filed charges against Patidar leader Hardik Patel and six others for disturbing peace and breaking the law by holding a rally at Mansa despite not being given permission.

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM attacks Congress over 'Gabbar Singh Tax' remark, says only looters think of dacoits
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Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM attacks Congress over 'Gabbar Singh Tax' remark, says only looters think of dacoits

Attacking Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for calling GST 'Gabbar Singh Tax', Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Morbi on Tuesday that those who looted the country could only think of dacoits

AAP extends support to Jignesh Mevani in Gujarat, will not field candidate against Dalit leader
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AAP extends support to Jignesh Mevani in Gujarat, will not field candidate against Dalit leader

AAP has so far announced candidates for over 30 assembly seats in Gujarat. The Delhi-headquartered party has maintained its contest is with the ruling BJP

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Congress, BJP target each other other's vote banks with communally-charged campaigns
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Congress, BJP target each other other's vote banks with communally-charged campaigns

In what is increasingly veering towards a tight battle with the Congress playing the caste card as well if not better than the BJP, the ruling party is realising to its chagrin that there can be no pariahs in this poll, where every vote will count

Rahul Gandhi woos Gujarat's Dalit community with flag politics, but winning over urban voters is Congress' challenge
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Rahul Gandhi woos Gujarat's Dalit community with flag politics, but winning over urban voters is Congress' challenge

Rahul Gandhi, by attending a function organised by Navsarjan, an organisation working with Dalits, has made it clear that he will make every effort to woo the community.

Rahul Gandhi accepts 125-foot tricolour made by Dalits, slams Vijay Rupani for declining flag citing 'lack of space'
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Rahul Gandhi accepts 125-foot tricolour made by Dalits, slams Vijay Rupani for declining flag citing 'lack of space'

Slamming Vijay Rupani for reportedly not accepting a giant tricolour made by Dalits citing lack of space, Rahul Gandhi said he would have accepted even a 50,000 km-long national flag even if he had little space to keep it