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Arvind Kejriwal hails AAP’s victory in Surat as the beginning of politics of work

Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: Following the stellar performance of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) elections, party chief and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday hailed the victory as the beginning of “politics of work” in Gujarat. Notably, AAP has won 27 seats in SMC decimating the Congress to a big zero...

Gujarat civic body polls results: BJP returns with a decisive victory, AIMIM, AAP puts up a good show

The BJP on Tuesday emerged victorious in all the six municipal corporations that went to polls in Gujarat. Elections were held for the municipal corporations of Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar, and Bhavnagar on February 21. In Ahmedabad, BJP won a seat in Naranpura ward uncontested. BJP won 483 of the 575 seats, while Congress won...

Ahmedabad civic body polls: BJP back in power in AMC, AIMIM pockets 7 seats, Congress performs poorly

BJP once again got to rule the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) as the party won 159 seats in the civic body while Congress won just 25 seats. AIMIM that is contesting the polls for the first time in Gujarat has won seven seats while one seat has been won by an independent. Here are other...

Surat civic body polls: In a first, Congress returns empty-handed, AAP is main opposition in SMC

Of all the six municipal corporations that went to polls on Sunday, it was the result of the Surat Municipal Corporation that stunned everyone. The Diamond City gave a surprising result this Tuesday. Here are the highlights… In a first since independence, the Congress has returned empty-handed in the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) elections. It...

Ahmedabad Civic body polls: AIMIM candidates register victory in Jamalpur, Maktampura ward of AMC

Assaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM on Tuesday opened its account in Gujarat with seven candidates winning the seats from Jamalpur and Maktampura ward of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC). AIMIM’s four candidates won from Jamalpur ward, while three won from Maktampura. The party had in all contested 21 seats from different wards of Ahmedabad. Of this, AIMIM lost...

PM Modi, Amit Shah elated over BJP’s victory in Gujarat civic polls

The BJP’s thumping victory in all six municipal corporations of Gujarat where elections were held on Sunday has elated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah. The victory holds importance for the saffron party especially amid the ongoing farmers’ protest and considering the fact that Assembly elections are due in the state...

AAP delivers a stellar performance in Surat, Kejriwal to attend roadshow on Feb 26

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has delivered a stellar performance winning 27 seats in the Surat Municipal Corporation election, with the Congress scoring a big zero in the diamond city. Out of the 120 seats, 93 seats have been won by the BJP, 27 seats have been bagged by AAP and Congress could...

Rajkot civic body polls: BJP wins 68 of 72 seats. Here’s more about the victory…

BJP has won the Rajkot Municipal Corporation elections with better performance than last year. Here are some interesting facts about the victory… Rajkot recorded a polling of 50.75% for the 72 seats on Sunday. In all, 293 candidates were in the fray. BJP won 68 of the 72 seats. Congress got just 4 seats. Also...

Civic body polls: Rajkot city Congress chief accepts defeat, resigns

The Congress on Tuesday accepted the people’s verdict in the Rajkot Municipal Corporations elections where it lost badly. Counting is underway for the 576 seats in the six municipal corporation elections that were held on Sunday. The BJP has already won four of them and is likely to emerge as the winner in the rest....

President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Gujarat on a 2-day visit

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday arrived in Gujarat on a two-day visit to the state. He was greeted by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and home minister Pradipsinh Jadeja at the Ahmedabad airport. On Tuesday, President Kovind will be attending the third convocation of the Central University of Gujarat (CUG)...

Civic body polls: BJP gets a majority in all 3 municipal corporations in Saurashtra

The results for the civic body polls in Gujarat have so far seen the ruling BJP returning to power in three of the six municipal corporations that went to the polls. All the corporations where the BJP has returned to power are in the Saurashtra region. The Rajkot, Jamnagar, and Bhavnagar corporations have decisively gone...

Civic body polls result: BSP bags its first victory, breaks BJP’s panel in Jamnagar ward

Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) had debuted a victory in the civic body polls after three of its candidates won from Ward no 6 in Jamnagar, believed to be a BJP bastion. Two of its candidates have also won from other seats in the municipal corporation. The victory in Ward no 6 of Jamnagar is...