Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicGujarat election

Topic: Gujarat election

Not everyone supported me in Congress, sedition law doesn’t make me a terrorist, says Hardik

In an interview with ThePrint, the Patidar leader speaks about Gujarat elections, the sedition charges against him and what his future role in the Congress.

Will join Congress close to polls, need to break ‘illusion’ of Gujarat model, says Mevani

In interview with ThePrint, Independent MLA from Vadgam talks about arrest and rearrest by Assam police, upcoming Gujarat elections, and what his role in Congress will be.  

BJP launches ‘Mission 2024’, identifies over 74,000 booths across India where it is weak

BJP sets 4-member panel called National Task Force is led by national vice-president Baijayant Panda. It is tasked with drawing up strategy to win these booths in next Lok Sabha polls.

Hardik, Anant, Jignesh — young ‘friends’ get Congress in war mode ahead of Gujarat polls

While Anant Patel and Hardik Patel are members of Congress, Jignesh Mevani is an Independent who has extended support to the party. Congress has been out of power in Gujarat since 1995. 

Covid handling, AAP challenge — what led to Rupani’s exit & who could be next Gujarat CM

BJP's lack of confidence in Rupani delivering Gujarat in next state polls speculated to be reason behind his resignation. Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya a strong contender for CM.

BJP leads in early trends of Morva Hadaf Assembly bypoll in Gujarat

Out of 15,391 votes counted in the first 4 rounds, BJP's Nimisha Suthar bagged 11,240 votes, while Congress rival Suresh Katara was trailing by 3,547 votes.

In poll-bound Tripura, BJP workers keeping their fingers crossed ahead of Gujarat verdict

Tripura BJP leaders say they are going to fight this election in the name of Modi and hence poll results in the PM’s home state will assume significance.

While Rahul Gandhi may escape EC wrath, TV channels won’t be so lucky

EC has already issued a show-cause notice to Rahul and certain TV channels for airing his interview 48 hours before Phase II of Gujarat polls.

Stage set for final battle as Gujarat goes to polls in second phase

Modi’s popularity and the much touted Gujarat model will be pitted against the Congress’ narrative of change and its carefully planned caste experiment.

BJP’s vision is so blurred they can’t even bring out a proper manifesto: Hardik Patel

The young Patidar leader says BJP has no vision for Gujarat, so it came up with an eight-page booklet with no data, no agenda, calling it a manifesto.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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