Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicGujarat Elections

Topic: Gujarat Elections

For gangsters of Porbandar, power is constant. It used to be guns, now its politics

The gang wars of Porbandar forever attached the coastal town to an irony that has become a cliche now– Mahatma Gandhi’s birthplace has a violent saga to tell.

Broken roads, dirty drains—Surat not AAP’s Gujarat postcard. So harping on Delhi model

AAP wants to make Surat its launchpad in Gujarat. But most development projects won’t be ‘photo-op ready’ before elections in the state.

Gujarat is no Delhi. Challenge goes beyond ‘development’—contesting Modi’s iconic image

'Development' has again entered the political vocabulary of Gujarat. But Arvind Kejriwal must understand voters might not want the 'Delhi model'.

After 40 years in the Congress, Ahmed Patel says the party needs young blood

Senior leader bats for opposition unity ahead of 2019 general elections, questions BJP’s unlimited resources and election ‘management’.

In Indian politics the only age that matters is retirement age

Studies conducted by the CSDS indicate, for 65% of Indian voter’s, party affiliation of the candidate is the most important consideration for voting.

Modi’s going to have a much tougher 2018 than anyone’s expecting

The triumph in the polls should not distract attention from the intriguing subtext that the ruling party is vulnerable.

Jignesh Mevani inside the Gujarat assembly is a nightmare to the BJP

If Vikaas is a big balloon, Jignesh Mevani is the pin that can burst it.

Gujarat verdict decoded: Modi saves the day for faltering BJP

On the campaign trail, the Congress capitalised on many of the BJP’s shortcomings, but it had no counter for Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself.

Six seats in Gujarat decided by less than 1,000 votes

The Gujarat polls turned out to be a closer battle than many expected, and these eight seats epitomised that with the smallest of margins.

The Congress heavyweights who lost in Gujarat today

Shaktisinh Gohil, Indranil Rajyaguru, Siddharth Patel, and Arjun Modhwadia lost to their BJP rivals in Gujarat elections, 2017.

On Camera

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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