BJP

BJP candidates for Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat to get elected unopposed

The two candidates fielded by the BJP for the two Rajya Sabha seats vacant in Gujarat— Dinesh Prajapati and Rambhai Mokariya—are all set to win the election unopposed. Notably, Thursday was the last day for filing nominations for the election, but Congress has not fielded any candidate for the same. Dinesh Prajapati and Rambhai Mokariya...

Congress questions govt’s silence on Madhu Shrivastav’s controversial statement

BJP MLA from Vaghodia, Madhu Shrivastav, has once again raked up a controversy with his statements. While addressing an event in Sayajipura, the BJP legislator said that he keeps police and collector in his pocket and no one can touch him. With civic elections around-the-corner, the Congress too has utilised the opportunity. It has questioned...

BJP shifts gears in Surat ahead of civic poll to woo voters

With just a few days left for the municipal corporation elections in Gujarat, political parties that have fielded their candidates are trying their best to woo the voters. The BJP too is trying its best to entice the voters through its poll campaign. The Surat unit of the saffron party has launched a massive campaign...

Congress blames BJP of violating poll code in Vadodara

With the local body polls around-the-corner, political parties are trying everything possible to woo the voters and ensure the victory of their candidates in the elections. While the last date of filing nominations has passed, scrutiny of the nomination forms has begun from Monday. While the BJP has blamed the Congress for always trying to...

Local Body Polls: Several BJP candidates elected unopposed

With the nomination process for the local body polls scheduled later this month coming to an end on Saturday, several BJP candidates across the state emerged victorious even before a single vote was cast. Notably, Gujarat BJP president CR Patil on Sunday tweeted a list of party candidates who have won the election unopposed and...

TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi resigns from Rajya Sabha

The exodus of leaders from the Trinamool Congress (TMC) continues unabated with party MP Dinesh Trivedi announcing his resignation from the Rajya Sabha on Friday. There are speculations that Trivedi will be soon joining the saffron party ahead of the Assembly elections in West Bengal. However, the MP has not said anything in this regard....

Alpesh Thakor trying to win lost ground as BJP’s star campaigner in local body polls

Congress turncoat Alpesh Thakor, who was sidelined in the BJP after losing the Patan bye-election, has once again come to the fore with the saffron party choosing him as a star campaigner for the local body polls scheduled in Gujarat later this month. Alpesh Thakor, who is once again trying to get back the lost...

BJP releases list of star campaigners for Gujarat civic body polls

With just a few days left for the civic body elections in Gujarat, the BJP has released its list of star campaigners who will seek votes for the candidates fielded by the party. Notably, the list includes Union minister Smriti Irani. BJP’s star campaigners The list of star campaigners released by the saffron party has...

Bengal polls is between BJP’s development model & TMC’s destruction model: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said the Assembly poll in Gujarat will be fought between Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s development model and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee’s destruction model. Shah, as part of BJP’s poriborton yatra, said this during a rally in Cooch Behar. Notably, the Assembly election is due in Bengal...

AMC elections: Over 30 crorepati candidates in fray

With elections for Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) around-the-corner, all political parties in the fray have brainstormed for days to select the right candidates for the polls. Now, it has come to the fore that over 30 candidates fielded by two major political parties—BJP and the Congress—have assets of over Rs 1 crore. Also, around 10...

Asaduddin Owaisi launches AIMIM’s poll campaign in Gujarat with a bang

Asaduddin Owaisi addresses massive rally in Ahmedabad Takes a dig at BJP, Congress for the poor state of Muslims, tribals Rakes up development issues, farmers’ protest AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Sunday began his party’s first poll campaign in Gujarat at Bharuch. He urged Muslims, tribals and marginalised communities to unite against the denial of...

PM Modi equates TMC govt in Bengal to “second version of Left rule”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attacked the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government for the “poor condition of the state”. PM Modi equated the TMC government in Bengal to a second version of the Left Front government that is often criticised for its regressive policies and anti-industry stance. While addressing a political rally in Haldia,...