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Gujarat HC declares BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama's win in 2017 Assembly polls as void for indulging in 'corrupt practices'
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Gujarat HC declares BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama's win in 2017 Assembly polls as void for indulging in 'corrupt practices'

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday declared state BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama's election in 2017 as void on grounds of malpractice and manipulation

Cambridge Analytica row: BJP, Congress trade barbs; RJD questions JD(U)'s 'zero tolerance' policy
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Cambridge Analytica row: BJP, Congress trade barbs; RJD questions JD(U)'s 'zero tolerance' policy

While the BJP and Congress traded barbs at each other over the Cambridge Analytica data breach, JD(U) invited the wrath of RJD as it denied having links with the firm.

Fresh trouble for Gujarat MLA from ST-reserved seat: Scrutiny panel invalidates caste certificate for second time
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Fresh trouble for Gujarat MLA from ST-reserved seat: Scrutiny panel invalidates caste certificate for second time

Spelling fresh trouble for Bhupendrasinh Khant, the Independent MLA from Morva Hadaf constituency in Gujarat, a scrutiny committee has once again invalidated his caste certificate, negating his claim to be belonging to a tribal community.

Narendra Modi's Parliament address conveys self-assurance in the face of increasingly assertive Opposition
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Narendra Modi's Parliament address conveys self-assurance in the face of increasingly assertive Opposition

Narendra Modi was at his combative best in both Houses of the Parliament last Wednesday, as only he can be. He is spiritedly batting on the front foot when pushed to the wall.

Rahul Gandhi's recent temple visits not merely for 'demonstration effect,' says Shashi Tharoor
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Rahul Gandhi's recent temple visits not merely for 'demonstration effect,' says Shashi Tharoor

Rahul Gandhi's temple visits were not merely for "demonstration effect" but underline that what was being done quietly is now done openly, Shashi Tharoor has said.

Achal Kumar Joti retires as Chief Election Commissioner after heading EC for six months
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Achal Kumar Joti retires as Chief Election Commissioner after heading EC for six months

Achal Kumar Joti on Monday demitted the office of the Chief Election Commissioner after heading the poll body for six months

Rahul Gandhi will lead party to victory in 2019; Gujarat verdict big boost for Congress, says Ahmed Patel
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Rahul Gandhi will lead party to victory in 2019; Gujarat verdict big boost for Congress, says Ahmed Patel

The Gujarat poll outcome has instilled the belief in Congress workers that the BJP can be defeated, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said on Sunday and exuded confidence that the party would emerge victorious in the 2019 general elections under Rahul Gandhi's leadership.

Bhima-Koregaon controversy: Jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi if Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally in India
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Bhima-Koregaon controversy: Jignesh Mevani asks Narendra Modi if Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally in India

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani addressed a press conference on Friday where he asked PM Narendra Modi to clarify if or not Dalits have the right to take out a peaceful rally in India

Rahul Gandhi, like Louis XVI, is a reluctant ruler who shies away from bold decisions
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Rahul Gandhi, like Louis XVI, is a reluctant ruler who shies away from bold decisions

Even as the political equivalent of a "French Revolution" stares Rahul in the face he remains in denial. Addressing the press after the Gujarat verdict about 24-hours too late, (Modi and Shah had already met the BJP workers and pushed their own narrative of a victory in the national media), Rahul cut a sorry figure.

Politics in 2018: Narendra Modi must address waning support for BJP, Rahul Gandhi must revolutionise Congress
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Politics in 2018: Narendra Modi must address waning support for BJP, Rahul Gandhi must revolutionise Congress

Just as the Rahul camp overestimates its Gujarat performance, almost treating it as a victory, the BJP underestimates the significance of its reduced margin in Modi’s home state

Gujarat BJP leader Nitin Patel takes charge of finance portfolio, says he is 'loyal soldier' of party
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Gujarat BJP leader Nitin Patel takes charge of finance portfolio, says he is 'loyal soldier' of party

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel, who was unhappy over not getting portfolios of his choice in the new cabinet, took charge on Sunday.

Gujarat election result shows reaffirmation of people's faith in Narendra Modi's policies, says state's chief secretary
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Gujarat election result shows reaffirmation of people's faith in Narendra Modi's policies, says state's chief secretary

In an interview to Firstpost, Gujarat Chief Secretary JN Singh denied he attributed the ruling party’s loss of seats to challenges that came during election

Congress' Virji Thummar assures Nitin Patel of support to form new Gujarat govt if he 'comes with 10-15 MLAs'
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Congress' Virji Thummar assures Nitin Patel of support to form new Gujarat govt if he 'comes with 10-15 MLAs'

A senior Congress MLA on Saturday urged "aggrieved" Gujarat deputy chief minister Nitin Patel to quit the BJP and join hands with his party to form a new government in the state with the help of the "10-15 MLAs" supporting him.

After Hardik, Lalji Patel reaches out to Nitin Patel, calls for making him Gujarat chief minister
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After Hardik, Lalji Patel reaches out to Nitin Patel, calls for making him Gujarat chief minister

Amid reports of cracks in the newly-formed Gujarat government, Sardar Patel Group (SPG) chief Lalji Patel has demanded that Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel "be announced as the chief minister of Gujarat."

Gujarat chief secretary JN Singh says farmers' distress, unemployment led to voting against BJP
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Gujarat chief secretary JN Singh says farmers' distress, unemployment led to voting against BJP

Gujarat chief secretary JN Singh has said that distress among farmers, coupled with unemployment, led to some sections of the society to vote against the ruling BJP in the recent Assembly elections.

Rahul Gandhi appoints Ashok Gehlot, Sushil Kumar Shinde as Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh observers to elect leaders of the House
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Rahul Gandhi appoints Ashok Gehlot, Sushil Kumar Shinde as Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh observers to elect leaders of the House

Congress President Rahul Gandhi appointed AICC General Secretaries Ashok Gehlot and Sushil Kumar Shinde as observers for the first Congress Legislature Party meetings in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

Hardik Patel-led PAAS to hold 'chintan shibir' in Botad to discuss Gujarat election outcome
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Hardik Patel-led PAAS to hold 'chintan shibir' in Botad to discuss Gujarat election outcome

Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) will hold a 'chitan shibir' or brainstorming session in Botad on 30 December to review the Gujarat assembly poll outcome.

Congress' backing of triple talaq bill indicates it's gradually withdrawing from Muslim appeasement politics
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Congress' backing of triple talaq bill indicates it's gradually withdrawing from Muslim appeasement politics

The Gujarat elections first gave a glimpse of what the AK Antony committee of the Congress had suggested in its report on the 2014 debacle -- proactively engage the Hindus.

Narendra Modi meets his mother Hiraba before Vijay Rupani's oath ceremony, takes her blessing
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Narendra Modi meets his mother Hiraba before Vijay Rupani's oath ceremony, takes her blessing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met his 97-year-old mother in Raisan village near Gandhinagar

Despite wins in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, BJP lacks muscle in Rajya Sabha to push through critical bills
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Despite wins in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, BJP lacks muscle in Rajya Sabha to push through critical bills

Its recent Assembly election wins in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh will not give the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) the legislative muscle to push critical bills through Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Parliament, according to an analysis.