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Explained: How votes are counted for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections
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Explained: How votes are counted for the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections

Counting votes in India is a complex and multi-tiered process. As we await the results of the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, here’s a better understanding of the people involved, the role of the Election Commission, and how the process plays out

Gujarat Election 2022 LIVE: Approx 58.68% polling recorded till 5pm
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Gujarat Election 2022 LIVE: Approx 58.68% polling recorded till 5pm

Gujarat Election 2022 LIVE: As many as 833 candidates from 61 parties are in the fray in the second and final phase of the polls. Voting is underway across 93 seats

Mark Idhar Hai: PM Modi among famous faces who cast their vote in second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections
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Mark Idhar Hai: PM Modi among famous faces who cast their vote in second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections

The second and final phase of polling for the Gujarat Assembly elections saw big names from across the state come out to exercise their democratic duty. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to former cricketers Irfan and Yusuf Pathan, the heavyweight voters were all smiles as they cast their vote

Explained: Will Gujarat Assembly polls be AAP’s ticket to national party status?
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Explained: Will Gujarat Assembly polls be AAP’s ticket to national party status?

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is just shy of one state to achieving its dream of becoming a national party — it’s already a state-recognised outfit in Delhi, Punjab and Goa. A 'national party' tag will further boost Arvind Kejriwal’s 2024 chances of being the main contender to Narendra Modi

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022: Five mega fights to look out for in Phase 2
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Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022: Five mega fights to look out for in Phase 2

As many as 833 candidates from 61 parties are in the fray in the second phase of the Gujarat elections whose fate will be decided by over 2.51 crore electorates

Bhupendra Patel, Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor and more… The big names in Phase 2 of Gujarat polls
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Bhupendra Patel, Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor and more… The big names in Phase 2 of Gujarat polls

Big names from the BJP, Congress, Aam Aadmi Party and others will be testing political waters today, as Gujarat votes in the second phase of elections. A total of 833 candidates will be contesting from 93 seats across the central and northern districts of the state

BJP candidate and his men attacked me with swords, ran 10-15 km to save life, says Congress candidate Kanti Kharadi
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BJP candidate and his men attacked me with swords, ran 10-15 km to save life, says Congress candidate Kanti Kharadi

Just hours before the voting in the second phase of Gujarat polls on Monday, Congress sitting MLA Kanti Kharadi from Scheduled Tribes reserved Danta seat in North Gujarat's Banaskantha district claimed that he was attacked by the BJP candidate Ladhu Parghi and his men with swords.

Gujarat Assembly elections: 60.2% voter turnout in first phase; PM Modi holds mega roadshow in Ahmedabad
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Gujarat Assembly elections: 60.2% voter turnout in first phase; PM Modi holds mega roadshow in Ahmedabad

788 candidates were in the fray. Barring a few incidents, polling was largely peaceful across all 89 seats in south Gujarat and Saurashtra-Kutch regions which went to polls in this phase

'Gujarat is the land of Ram Bhakts': PM Modi counters Kharge's 'Ravan' jibe
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'Gujarat is the land of Ram Bhakts': PM Modi counters Kharge's 'Ravan' jibe

"... the Congress did not realise that Gujarat is the land of Ram Bhakts. Those who never believed in the existence of Lord Ram, have now brought in Ravan from Ramayana just to abuse me," said PM while addressing a poll rally at Kalol town in Panchmahal district of Gujarat.

Gujarat assembly polls phase 1: India's mini African village to vote at special tribal booth in Jambur
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Gujarat assembly polls phase 1: India's mini African village to vote at special tribal booth in Jambur

Voting for the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly election will take place in 89 out of the 182 seats spread across 18 districts of Gujarat on Thursday. The remaining seats will vote in the second phase on 5 December

Record seizure of cash, jewellery, drugs worth Rs 750 crore in poll-bound Gujarat: CEC Rajiv Kumar
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Record seizure of cash, jewellery, drugs worth Rs 750 crore in poll-bound Gujarat: CEC Rajiv Kumar

Kumar said, in the 2017 elections in Gujarat, material worth Rs 27 crore was seized. To date, this recovery has been worth Rs 750 crore. 27 crore cash has been seized. Liquor worth Rs 15 crore has been seized. While alcohol is banned in Gujarat. Drugs worth 60 crores have been seized

Gujarat Assembly Phase 1 polls today: A look at key players, constituencies
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Gujarat Assembly Phase 1 polls today: A look at key players, constituencies

A total of 39 political parties are contesting the elections and have fielded 788 candidates including 718 male candidates and 70 women candidates.

Gujarat Assembly polls: High-octane campaigning for first phase ends, voting on 1 December
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Gujarat Assembly polls: High-octane campaigning for first phase ends, voting on 1 December

"Campaigning for first phase Gujarat Assembly elections has ended. All arrangements have been made for election and training has been provided to polling staff," Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) P Bharathi said.

Ex-BJP minister Jaynarayan Vyas joins Congress ahead of Gujarat polls
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Ex-BJP minister Jaynarayan Vyas joins Congress ahead of Gujarat polls

Jaynarayan Vyas, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, served as the minister of health and family welfare in the Gujarat BJP government between 2007 and 2012 when Narendra Modi was the chief minister

Gujarat Polls: BJP confident of winning streak as Congress carries out silent campaign; AAP sets stage
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Gujarat Polls: BJP confident of winning streak as Congress carries out silent campaign; AAP sets stage

Kutch, which goes to polls in the first phase on 1 December, has six Assembly constituencies - Abdasa, Bhuj, Rapar- all bordering Pakistan, and Mandvi, Anjar and Gandhidham

Gujarat polls: Congress candidate's 'Mahadev lives in Ajmer & Allah resides in Somnath' remark sparks row
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Gujarat polls: Congress candidate's 'Mahadev lives in Ajmer & Allah resides in Somnath' remark sparks row

Indranil Rajguru, Congress candidate from Rajkot (East) seat, on Saturday told a gathering that in his view Mahadev and Allah are the same and Mahadev resides in Ajmer, and Allah resides in Somnath

Watch: Yogi targets Kejriwal, says AAP's 'namoona' from Delhi true benevolent of terrorism
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Watch: Yogi targets Kejriwal, says AAP's 'namoona' from Delhi true benevolent of terrorism

"Modi government has eradicated terrorism from the country and AAP's 'namoona' who has come from Delhi is a true benevolent of terrorism," said Yogi referring to Kejriwal while addressing a poll rally in Gir Somnath. 

Kejriwal slams Yogi for 'sympathiser of terrorism' remark, asks voters if they want 'dirty abuses'
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Kejriwal slams Yogi for 'sympathiser of terrorism' remark, asks voters if they want 'dirty abuses'

He also pitched himself as someone who stands for “development” as against the saffron party’s “politics of abuses and hooliganism”

Gujarat polls: BJP relies on Kunvarji Bavaliya to win Jasdan; Congress hopes to retain support of his Koli community
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Gujarat polls: BJP relies on Kunvarji Bavaliya to win Jasdan; Congress hopes to retain support of his Koli community

Jasdan is one of the backward constituencies in Rajkot district. It will go to the polls in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections on 1 December

Only Bhagwant Mann and his cavalcade in AAP's roadshow, BJP shares video
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Only Bhagwant Mann and his cavalcade in AAP's roadshow, BJP shares video

In the video shared by BJP's Amit Malviya on Twitter, Mann's cavalcade could be seen moving across a street with only a handful of people standing on side of the road, appearing to make way for cars