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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

Vijay Rupani to remain chief minister of Gujarat, Nitin Patel to be deputy, announces BJP
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Vijay Rupani to remain chief minister of Gujarat, Nitin Patel to be deputy, announces BJP

The BJP legislature party decided to maintain the status quo in Gujarat as it elected Vijay Rupani to remain the chief minister, while Nitin Patel was made to continue as his deputy.

Arun Jaitley, newly-elected BJP MLAs to elect next Gujarat chief minister in Gandhinagar meet tomorrow
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Arun Jaitley, newly-elected BJP MLAs to elect next Gujarat chief minister in Gandhinagar meet tomorrow

Newly-elected BJP MLAs of Gujarat will meet in Gandhinagar on Friday to choose the next chief minister, a top party official said on Thursday.

Vijay Rupani tenders resignation, to serve as 'caretaker CM' till formation of next Gujarat govt
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Vijay Rupani tenders resignation, to serve as 'caretaker CM' till formation of next Gujarat govt

Vijay Rupani on Thursday resigned as the Gujarat chief minister along with his council of ministers, a day after Governor OP Kohli dissolved the legislative assembly following the recently-concluded polls, paving the way for formation of a new government.

Gujarat results show Rahul can't beat Modi alone, Congress needs strong CM face to defeat BJP in Rajasthan
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Gujarat results show Rahul can't beat Modi alone, Congress needs strong CM face to defeat BJP in Rajasthan

If Rahul Gandhi learns the lessons of the Gujarat chapter quickly, the Congress might find itself ahead of the BJP in the next round of elections scheduled in 2018.

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.

Post Gujarat, parties inimical to Congress will develop a stake in Rahul Gandhi re-energising it before 2019
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Post Gujarat, parties inimical to Congress will develop a stake in Rahul Gandhi re-energising it before 2019

The significantly improved performance by his party in the Gujarat Assembly polls presents the newly anointed Congress president Rahul Gandhi with an interesting dilemma. He has managed to snatch a moral victory from the jaws of defeat by dragging the BJP below a hundred seats in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bastion. But he has done so by ceding vital space to three political mavericks from outside the Congress using their energy to charge up his party’s electoral campaign regardless of the risks involved.

Gujarat election results: Rahul Gandhi has earned his spurs, but must spell out his agenda, 'cool' nothings won't do
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Gujarat election results: Rahul Gandhi has earned his spurs, but must spell out his agenda, 'cool' nothings won't do

Even as a chronic critic of the Nehru-Gandhis, I concede that Rahul has finally earned his spurs. He deserves to be congratulated both on his elevation to Congress president and the party's impressive show in Gujarat. This is not a convenient change of heart. But, I do believe Rahul has come of age.

Post Gujarat election, Congress calls for restoring dignity in public discourse
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Post Gujarat election, Congress calls for restoring dignity in public discourse

The Congress party called for restoring dignity in political discourse in the country after it was vitiated during the campaigning for the keenly-contested Gujarat Assembly polls.

Gujarat results: Sitaram Yechury seeks 'broadest platform' of secular forces to defeat 'communal juggernaut'
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Gujarat results: Sitaram Yechury seeks 'broadest platform' of secular forces to defeat 'communal juggernaut'

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Tuesday the Gujarat Assembly poll result has shown the need for forming a "broadest platform" of secular and democratic forces with alternative policies to defeat the BJP-RSS "communal jaggernaut".

BJP's Gujarat win proves GST, demonetisation aren't potent weapons; Congress needs new strategy to fight Modi
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BJP's Gujarat win proves GST, demonetisation aren't potent weapons; Congress needs new strategy to fight Modi

The outcome will also infuse BJP with confidence that GST is no longer a threat. This will be crucial as the party faces more Assembly polls next year.

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.

Gujarat Election Results: Congress takes sheen off BJP win, but outcome sends warning signs to both parties
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Gujarat Election Results: Congress takes sheen off BJP win, but outcome sends warning signs to both parties

When Congress president Rahul Gandhi boasted that the Gujarat elections would throw up a zabardast result, he didn’t, of course, have in mind the outcome delivered on Monday

BJP won convincingly in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh but is the tide turning, is Congress no longer a pariah?
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BJP won convincingly in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh but is the tide turning, is Congress no longer a pariah?

The Gujarat election results have given glimpses of larger trends. For one thing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s overwhelming domination of Indian politics has evidently given way.

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.

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.

Exit polls miss the mark in projecting victory margin for BJP in Gujarat, Himachal election results
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Exit polls miss the mark in projecting victory margin for BJP in Gujarat, Himachal election results

Almost all the exit polls were spot on in predicting BJP's victory in Gujarat but a majority of them were off the mark when it came to forecasting the victory margin for the saffron party

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