Cotton farmers in the Saurashtra region don’t want a change of guard in Gujarat, say BJP has ensured better roads, schools, power and water in villages.
SC has restricted Rajasthan govt from crossing 50 per cent quota cap; Congress may face similar challenge in wooing Patidars through reservation formula.
New candidates include six Congress MLAs who recently switched sides; IPS officer P.C. Baranda and top businessman Dhanjibhai Patel are among those given tickets.
Note ban and GST have dampened Morbi’s ceramic business, while the Patel quota agitation has got the community to rally against BJP.
According to data from National Family Health Surveys from 1999 to 2016, Gujarat’s performance on human development indicators for women is a mixed bag.
CM Nitish Kumar openly expressed displeasure at the sudden cancellation of an event after Union minister R.K. Singh skipped it.
Caste and regional divides will influence elections next month but newer concerns such as the economic slowdown and aspirations for progress will also matter.
The Election Commission has suggested changes in at least 10 other videos of political parties.
There is plenty of recent evidence that suggests personal porn as a political tactic doesn’t work in India, writes Shekhar Gupta.
According to latest estimates, 60 per cent of Gujarat’s 4.03 crore voters are under 40. Of these, 12 lakh are new and first-time voters, as per ECI data.