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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...

Civic body polls: With AIMIM in the fray, Muslims get another option, Congress more trouble

Shahbaz Sheikh, Ahmedabad: The Behrampura ward saw some drama ahead of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) elections after Congress leader Imran Khedawala tendered his resignation. He later withdrew it following the intervention of the high command. Khedawala was reportedly annoyed at the party for ignoring his recommendations for a ticket from the ward. If the...

BJP uses AMC vehicle for civic body poll campaign in Khokhra

As the civic body poll inches closer parties are gearing up with political campaigns. In fact, in the Khokhra ward, the BJP had no qualms using the AMC’s vehicles for poll campaigning. The BJP candidates for the ward used the civic body’s vehicle for campaigning in violation of poll norms. The AMC vehicle also had...

BJP repeats only 36 of 142 former corporators for AMC polls

The BJP has repeated only 36 of the 142 corporators who had won the AMC elections last time. Of the 36 corporators who have been repeated 35, have been repeated in the same ward from which they had won. Sarkhej ward’s corporator Arvind Parmar although repeated will now contest from Jodhpur ward as per the...

Civic Body Poll: BJP reveals candidates for 48 wards of AMC

The BJP announced candidates for 48 wards of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. It has announced four names for each of the wards. Earlier it announced the candidates for all the seats in 30 wards of Surat and the 19 seats in Vadodara. The party has also announced the candidates for all the 64 seats in...

Civic body polls: 1227 aspirants seek tickets from Congress for 192 seats in AMC!

There is a surge in Congress candidates seeking a ticket for the upcoming civic body polls in Ahmedabad. The civic body polls for the six municipal corporations in the state are scheduled to be held on February 21. The Congress has seen 1,227 ticket aspirants for the 192 seats in 48 wards of the Ahmedabad...

Civic body polls: Congress MLA Imran Khedawala wants to fight AMC elections

Congress MLA from Jamalpur Imran Khedawala has expressed his desire to fight the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) elections that are scheduled to be held on February 21. Imran Khedawala who was a former independent councillor in the AMC has claimed that his jumping into the fray will strengthen Congress. He has been a corporator for...

BREAKING: AMC civic body elections may be announced earlier than expected

The buzz is that the AMC’s civic body elections are likely to be announced in December. The notification for the same is likely to be out even before the term of the present AMC administration comes to an end. The BJP, buoyed by its excellent performance in the by-polls is all geared up for the...