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Amit Shah Sets Target Of 150-plus Seats In Gujarat Elections
BJP President Amit Shah on Monday made it clear that the party was seeking votes in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to retain power in Gujarat, and set a target of 150-plus seats in the 182-member assembly. "We want a victory by three-fourths majority. When Modi was Chief Minister, we g..
Congress Only Concerned With Preserving Dynasty: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused the "corrupt" Congress of being concerned with only "preserving its dynasty" and challenged the party to fight elections on the issue of development. "Communalism, casteism, dynastic rule, misleading the people -- these are the instruments which Cong..
Poll Panel Intentionally Delaying Gujarat Polls To Favour BJP: Congress
The Congress on Monday accused the Election Commission of "intentionally delaying" announcement of Gujarat assembly elections to favour Prime Minister Narendra Modi who, the party said, was afraid of defeat after the Congress's emphatic win in the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election. "The EC has inte..
MP CM Says Congress Can’t See Development; Lauds Gujarat Development
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday flayed the Congress and said the opposition party could not see development since it was blind. "Gujarat has developed tremendously under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Used to indulging in scams, the Congress can't se..
Determined To Oust BJP From Gujarat: Hardik Patel
Firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Sunday asserted that he was determined to work for the defeat of the BJP in the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat. "I am not working for the victory of the opposition Congress, but am committed to the legitimate rights of my community," Patel said at ..
Counting Begins For Gurdaspur Lok Sabha Bypoll
Counting of votes polled in the October 11 by-election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha constituency began on Sunday. The counting was being conducted in centres in Gurdaspur and Pathankot towns. The fate of 11 candidates will be decided by Sunday afternoon. Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Swarn ..
Karnataka MLA C.P. Yogeshwar Resigns From Congress
Karnataka MLA C.P. Yogeshwar has resigned from the Congress amid growing differences with the party leadership. "I have resigned from the Congress' primary membership and as a legislator in protest against the indifference of the leadership and for ignoring my contribution to the state," he told ..
Former PM Manmohan Singh Speaks About Pranab Mukherjee’s Grievance For PM Post
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who had pipped Pranab Mukherjee in 2004, on Friday said the former President had every reason to feel the grievance that he was better qualified than him for the prime minister's post and the two had no serious differences on any matter during the UPA government..
Congress Announces Screening Committee For Himachal Pradesh Polls
The Congress on Friday announced a three-member screening committee headed by former MP Jitendra Singh to shortlist candidates for the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, slated on November 9. The committee, which will screen the candidates for all 68 assembly constituencies, will forward the na..
BJP Denigrating Power Of Poll Panel; Accuses BJP Of Pressure Tactics: Congress
The Congress today attacked the BJP for denigrating the authority of the Election Commission and alleged that "past practices, conventions and precedents" were being set aside to help the ruling party in Gujarat. Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi accused the BJP of pressure tactics to conver..