Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicGujarat Elections

Topic: Gujarat Elections

Gang wars to battle of ballots — in Porbandar, mafia descendants seek votes, promise development

Between late 1960s & mid 1990s Mahatma Gandhi's birthplace became 'Chicago of Gujarat'. Now, relatives of former gangsters have forayed into politics, in a bid to retain their clout.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.

Delhi Crime actor, social worker — who’s Abhishek Singh, IAS officer removed by EC for Insta posts

Singh, a Delhi deputy commissioner, was reportedly removed as general observer of next month's Gujarat assembly polls, allegedly for using official position as a 'publicity stunt'.

AAP grabbing attention in Gujarat. But BSP got 20% votes and still got 0 seats in UP 2014

AAP claims it would fill a representational and ideological gap in Gujarat’s politics. But does such a void exist?

BJP releases second list of candidates for Gujarat Assembly Elections

Earlier on Thursday, the BJP had announced the first list of candidates for 160 candidates out of the 182 constituencies for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections.

In Chhota Udepur’s Rathwa vs Rathwa, Congress loses veteran tribal leader ahead of Gujarat polls

10-time MLA Mohansinh Rathwa & Rajya Sabha MP Naransinh Rathwa have both claimed Chhota Udepur seat for their sons. On Tuesday, Mohansinh and his two sons joined the BJP.

Congress alleges AAP candidates for Gujarat polls selected by BJP

Former Gujarat MLA Indranil Rajguru, who quit the AAP to rejoin the Congress Friday alleged that the AAP was working in collusion with the BJP for the upcoming Gujarat assembly polls.

Congress reveals list of Gujarat candidates, includes ex-MLAs, sitting RS members

The 43 candidates for the state assembly elections include Rajya Sabha MP Amee Yagnik from the Ghatlodia constituency, Senior leader & former party MLA Arjun Modhwadia among others.

EC likely to announce schedule for Gujarat polls this week

Citing what was followed in 2017, the poll panel did not announce the Gujarat poll schedule with Himachal Pradesh election dates that came out earlier this month.

Gujarat garba season meets elections. BJP, AAP release political songs

From songs on Ram Mandir, sanatan dharma, Modi's life journey to Kejriwal's promises, politics has hijacked garba nights in Gujarat.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.