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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.

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

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 Assembly Election Results: Vote share trends indicate Congress catching up to BJP in state
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Vote share trends indicate Congress catching up to BJP in state

Surmounting numerous factors like the much-discussed anti-incumbency factor, attempted caste-based social engineering by the Congress and perceived anger over the GST, BJP managed to clinch the polls

Mamata Banerjee is scared, says Mukul Roy day after TMC chief dubs Gujarat results 'moral defeat' for BJP
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Mamata Banerjee is scared, says Mukul Roy day after TMC chief dubs Gujarat results 'moral defeat' for BJP

The poll results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh have made Mamata Banerjee nervous as she knows that in 2019 Lok Sabha polls Trinamool Congress will lose its dominance in West Bengal, BJP leader Mukul Roy

Gujarat Assembly Election: Three out of five Muslim candidates fielded by Congress emerge victorious
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Gujarat Assembly Election: Three out of five Muslim candidates fielded by Congress emerge victorious

The Muslim minority community forms 9.67 percent of the total population in Gujarat

Gujarat results: Shiv Sena says BJP pretending to have passed exam with distinction despite 'barely managing to pass'
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Gujarat results: Shiv Sena says BJP pretending to have passed exam with distinction despite 'barely managing to pass'

The Shiv Sena on Tuesday launched a stinging attack on its ally BJP, saying "the much-touted Gujarat model has shaken" and the poll outcome in the state was a "warning bell" to those who believe in an autocratic rule.

Gujarat Assembly Election: Congress blunted BJP's Hindutva edge by keeping a distance from Muslims
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Gujarat Assembly Election: Congress blunted BJP's Hindutva edge by keeping a distance from Muslims

Despite the fact that the BJP won, the long-drawn battle in Gujarat could well have changed the Modi-centric template of electoral politics in recent years.

BJP supporters celebrate party's victories in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh
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BJP supporters celebrate party's victories in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

The BJP will form governments in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh following Assembly election results on Monday

Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Narendra Modi tells BJP workers to cheer up, says victory matters not numbers
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Narendra Modi tells BJP workers to cheer up, says victory matters not numbers

BJP won with increased vote percentage than that of 2012 but with a reduced margin vis-à-vis Congress and the final result tally said 99 for BJP and 80 for Congress and its allies in the 182-member state Assembly.

Gujarat polls: P Chidambaram calls Congress performance a morale boosting, says will help in 2018 Assembly elections
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Gujarat polls: P Chidambaram calls Congress performance a morale boosting, says will help in 2018 Assembly elections

The Congress has given a morale boosting performance in Gujarat and the battle will now be for five states in 2018, senior party leader P Chidambaram

Narendra Modi thanks people of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh for BJP's victory, says nation is now ready for reform agenda
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Narendra Modi thanks people of Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh for BJP's victory, says nation is now ready for reform agenda

Narendra Modi on Monday asked Gujaratis to "forget" what happened in the last two-three months and come together to work for the development of the state

Gujarat Assembly polls: Victory of Narendra Modi's development politics, says Nitin Gadkari
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Gujarat Assembly polls: Victory of Narendra Modi's development politics, says Nitin Gadkari

The BJP's performance in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh polls is a victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development politics over "dirty caste politics" of Rahul Gandhi-led Congress, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said

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 Election Result 2017: BJP leads in 55 seats; party confident of retaining power
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Gujarat Election Result 2017: BJP leads in 55 seats; party confident of retaining power

Gujarat's ruling BJP vowed to retain power as vote count showed its candidates had forged far ahead of the Congress in the just ended Assembly elections

Gujarat polls: Election Commission withdraws show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi over TV interview
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Gujarat polls: Election Commission withdraws show cause notice to Rahul Gandhi over TV interview

The Election Commission has withdrawn the show cause notice it had filed against Rahul Gandhi for holding TV interviews after campaigning for Gujarat polls had formally ended

On eve of Gujarat Assembly poll results, EC still to rule on complaints against Narendra Modi and BJP
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On eve of Gujarat Assembly poll results, EC still to rule on complaints against Narendra Modi and BJP

The Gujarat election verdict will be delivered on Monday but the Election Commission is still looking into a plethora of complaints against the ruling BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Gujarat Assembly polls: BJP seeks sixth straight term, Congress eyes comeback as state gears up for counting
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Gujarat Assembly polls: BJP seeks sixth straight term, Congress eyes comeback as state gears up for counting

Counting of votes will be held for the Gujarat Assembly polls, considered a prestige battle for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his home state and a litmus test for new Congress president Rahul Gandhi

BJP top discussed political party on social media, economy dominated discourse during Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls
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BJP top discussed political party on social media, economy dominated discourse during Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls

Exit polls have predicted a comfortable victory for BJP in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. But how do the political parties and their respective politicians fare on social media?

Gujarat polls: Nothing 'soft' about Rahul Gandhi's Hindutva; it's a hard-line approach to prevent another electoral rout
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Gujarat polls: Nothing 'soft' about Rahul Gandhi's Hindutva; it's a hard-line approach to prevent another electoral rout

If Hindutva is an exclusionary impulse as opposed to the inclusiveness of Hinduism, then Rahul seems intent on adopting it with ferocity of a neo-convert.