Elections 2017

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Modi-Shah delay hunt for CMs after BJP faces new Gujarat caste maths, PK Dhumal lost in Himachal Pradesh
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Modi-Shah delay hunt for CMs after BJP faces new Gujarat caste maths, PK Dhumal lost in Himachal Pradesh

Although BJP won both the states, the nature of the verdict has now brought in other contenders for the top executive post in these states compelling Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to review the mandate.

Burden of being Prem Kumar Dhumal: After losing his seat, the two-time CM will struggle to stay afloat in BJP
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Burden of being Prem Kumar Dhumal: After losing his seat, the two-time CM will struggle to stay afloat in BJP

Ever since he was declared BJP's chief ministerial candidate from Himachal Pradesh, former chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal had little respite.

Gujarat Election Results: Reports compare Rahul Gandhi to Mahabharat's Abhimanyu, say he took battle to heart of BJP bastion
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Gujarat Election Results: Reports compare Rahul Gandhi to Mahabharat's Abhimanyu, say he took battle to heart of BJP bastion

In the Gujarat Assembly elections, it was not a battle between the newly-elected Congress president Rahul Gandhi versus Prime Minister Narendra Modi — it was Rahul versus the entire government machinery and more.

Gujarat Election: Despite loss in number of seats for BJP, Devendra Fadnavis calls 50 percent vote share 'incredible'
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Gujarat Election: Despite loss in number of seats for BJP, Devendra Fadnavis calls 50 percent vote share 'incredible'

Congress' performance in Gujarat has given the party a major boost to the part in Maharashtra.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Major English dailies note BJP victory, but see verdict as morale boost for Congress
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Major English dailies note BJP victory, but see verdict as morale boost for Congress

The Assembly elections was the subject of much media speculation but the big dailies had to wait till Tuesday to have their say on the results.

Gujarat Assembly Election Result: Rahul Gandhi claims moral victory for Congress, says BJP's propaganda failed
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Gujarat Assembly Election Result: Rahul Gandhi claims moral victory for Congress, says BJP's propaganda failed

Speaking for the first time after the Gujarat Assembly Election, Congress president Rahul Gandhi claimed a moral victory and said that it was a good result for them.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results: BJP's 22 straight years in power a result of strong grassroots network
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results: BJP's 22 straight years in power a result of strong grassroots network

Why does the BJP under Narendra Modi and Amit Shah continue to win election after election?

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: BJP wrests Godhra from Congress; party wins seat for first time since 2002
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: BJP wrests Godhra from Congress; party wins seat for first time since 2002

The BJP managed to wrest from the Congress the Godhra seat, which the saffron party had last won in 2002, in a nail-biting contest.

Himachal Pradesh Election 2017: Voters elect four former royals, including Virbhadra Singh, but reject three others
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Himachal Pradesh Election 2017: Voters elect four former royals, including Virbhadra Singh, but reject three others

The electorate in Himachal Pradesh gave a split verdict over candidates from erstwhile Royal families with 4 of them winning the polls and 3 facing defeat.

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 Election Results: BJP retains power in traditional bastion, but barely; Congress loses, but 'with dignity'
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Gujarat Election Results: BJP retains power in traditional bastion, but barely; Congress loses, but 'with dignity'

The BJP, however, managed to recover lost ground and eventually went past the half-way mark of 92 seats needed to control the 182-member Gujarat Assembly.

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.

After Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh wins, BJP confident of achieving 'Mission 40' victory in Meghalaya
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After Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh wins, BJP confident of achieving 'Mission 40' victory in Meghalaya

Elated with BJP's victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, BJP workers in poll-bound Meghalaya voiced confidence that their party would oust the ruling Congress

Five BJP ministers lose to Congress candidates even as Gujarat secures simple majority in Assembly polls
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Five BJP ministers lose to Congress candidates even as Gujarat secures simple majority in Assembly polls

Five ministers in the Gujarat government lost the Assembly polls on Monday to Congress candidates even as the ruling BJP secured a simple majority to retain power in the western state

Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017 highlights: Lotus blooms in two states but rural-urban divide writ large in Modi's home state
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017 highlights: Lotus blooms in two states but rural-urban divide writ large in Modi's home state

A prestige battle for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a litmus test for new Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat today as counting of votes is set to begin shortly.

Gujarat election: Akhilesh Yadav advises Congress to team with all secular parties in 2019
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Gujarat election: Akhilesh Yadav advises Congress to team with all secular parties in 2019

Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav on Monday said the Congress should take all secular parties along to usher a change in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: BJP hits halfway mark of 92, but falls well short of exit poll predictions
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: BJP hits halfway mark of 92, but falls well short of exit poll predictions

The BJP has hit the majority mark in the crucial election of Gujarat, prompting the party to quickly credit Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies for the victory.

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