Tag Archives: Assembly Elections
Gujarat First Phase Polling Likely To Cross 70%; Check Round-up Of Polls
Gujarat on Saturday held the first of its two-phase polling, registering 68 per cent voting, which is expected to cross 70 per cent -- similar to the 2012 figure. The election was peaceful, barring some incidents of skirmishes, while around 100 complaints of EVM malfunctioning were received. Till..
How Will Congress Fulfil Patidar Quota Promise, Asks PM Narendra Modi
Questioning Congress' assurance of reservation to Patidar community in Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it will either have to "snatch" the share of SCs, STs and OBCs or is making a "false promise" like it did on Muslim quota issue in several states. "Either they (Congress) have t..
EVM, VVPAT Glitches Mark 10% Polling In Gujarat
Visible enthusiasm among voters marked the first phase of Gujarat election on Saturday as large queues lined up outside 24,689 polling booths. The Election Commission said it received several complaints against malfunctioning EVMs and VVPATs, while the Model Code of Conduct was also violated at a fe..
Gujarat Polls: 11 Per Cent Voter Turnout In First Two Hours
Around 11 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the initial two hours during polling on 89 seats of Saurashtra and South Gujarat regions in the first phase of the crucial Gujarat assembly polls After the polling process began at 8 am, people could be seen stepping out of their homes despite cold..
Ahead Of Gujarat Polling, EC Seeks To Allay Fears On EVMs Integrity
A day before the first phase of polling in Gujarat, the Election Commission on Friday sought to allay apprehensions vis-a-vis the integrity of its EVMs by saying that it has put in place "an elaborate framework of system, security protocols and procedural checks" to prevent any "possible misuse" of ..
Gujarat Elections: BJP Comes Out With ‘Resolution Letter’
The BJP on Friday released its 'Resolution Letter' with promises for the Gujarat voters, a day before polling in the assembly elections' first phase, with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hitting out at the Congress for its "impossible" assurances to the Patidar community. Releasing the 'Sanka..
PM Modi Spreading Lies, Stooping To Low Level: Congress
Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "spreading lies and telling untruths", and said the Prime Minister has "stooped to his lowest". Sharma said the Prime Minister during his visit to his home state Gujarat was being emotional in front of t..
Congress Declares Final List, Supports Jignesh Mevani In Vadgam
The Congress today released its final list of 14 candidates on the last day of filing of nominations for the second phase of Gujarat polls, leaving two seats for allies and supporting dalit leader Jignesh Mevani who is contesting as an Independent from Vadgam. While the party has dropped four of ..
Gujarat: BJP Issues 6th List, Repeats Sitting MLAs For Most Seats
The BJP on Monday announced its sixth list for the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections, declaring 34 candidates. The party has repeated most of the sitting MLAs and also given tickets to some senior members. The most noteworthy is the ticket given to Congress rebel MLA Tejashreeben Pat..
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Seeks Votes For Non-BJP Parties In Gujarat
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday asked people in Gujarat to vote for any party which they think can defeat the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in upcoming Assembly elections. "If somewhere the AAP is winning, then give your vote for AAP. If any other party is winning, give the v..