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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.

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?

BJP sends Arun Jaitley to Gujarat, Nirmala Sitharaman to Himachal Pradesh to decide on next chief ministers
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BJP sends Arun Jaitley to Gujarat, Nirmala Sitharaman to Himachal Pradesh to decide on next chief ministers

The BJP's top decision-making body on Monday got down to the task of selecting its chief ministers for Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat after victories in both states

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.

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 polls: Tribal leader Chhotubhai Vasava retains Jhagadia seat, defeats BJP's Ravjibhai Vasava by 48,948 votes
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Gujarat polls: Tribal leader Chhotubhai Vasava retains Jhagadia seat, defeats BJP's Ravjibhai Vasava by 48,948 votes

Bharatiya Tribal Party chief Chhotubhai Vasava retained his Jhagadia seat by 48,948 votes over his nearest BJP rival Ravjibhai Vasava, getting 1,13,854 votes

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.

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 Assembly election results will not have any impact on Karnataka polls, says Siddaramaiah
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Gujarat Assembly election results will not have any impact on Karnataka polls, says Siddaramaiah

Siddaramaiah said the results of Gujarat Assembly elections would not have any impact on Karnataka Assembly election in the state

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.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: List of key constituencies to watch closely
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results 2017: List of key constituencies to watch closely

Firtspost collated a list of Gujarat constituencies which grabbed attention either for the riveting contest fought on them, or were merely important for either of the two parties in the ego tussle, which was synonymous to the Gujarat polls.

Congress confident of victory in Gujarat elections, party leaders call Rahul Gandhi's campaign a 'winner'
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Congress confident of victory in Gujarat elections, party leaders call Rahul Gandhi's campaign a 'winner'

Buoyed by Rahul Gandhi's spirited campaign in Gujarat, the Congress said on Sunday that the exit poll results will be reversed and it would emerge victorious in the state.

Sensex jumps 216 points, Nifty closes above 10,300 after exit polls give BJP an edge
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Sensex jumps 216 points, Nifty closes above 10,300 after exit polls give BJP an edge

For the second straight week, the Sensex advanced, notching up a significant gain of 212.67 points, or 0.63 percent.

Gujarat election: 394 crorepati candidates in fray for 182 seat Assembly, BJP fields highest 142 millionaires
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Gujarat election: 394 crorepati candidates in fray for 182 seat Assembly, BJP fields highest 142 millionaires

As many as 397 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the Gujarat Assembly elections, an analysis of their election affidavits done by two NGOs has found

Gujarat Election 2017: Posters urging Muslims to support Ahmed Patel as chief minister surfaces, Congress calls it fake
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Gujarat Election 2017: Posters urging Muslims to support Ahmed Patel as chief minister surfaces, Congress calls it fake

mysterious posters have appeared in the state asking the Muslim community to vote for the Congress, projecting Ahmed Patel as its chief ministerial face, which the party says is a mischievous bid to polarise voter