GANDHINAGAR

  • Gandhinagar highest voter constituency among 87 segments in J&K November 12, 2014

    Jammu: The Gandhinagar Assembly constituency in Jammu has the highest number of voters whereas Nubra in Ladakh region has the lowest number of voters in the 87-member Assembly going to polls in the state this month. Gandhinagar Assembly Constituency, which is based on smaller geographical area and located in South...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday September 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi's mother gives him laddoo, Rs 5000 on his 64th birthday September 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother Hira Baa on her 64th birthday and sought her blessings in Gandhinagar. She gave him laddoo and Rs 5000 as the birthday present. The amount was donated to the PM relief fund, sources said. ...
  • Gujarat: Arrangements in place for counting of votes on 26 LS seats May 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The stage is set for counting of votes in 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat as arrangements have been completed by the Election Commission at 27 centres across the state. Those in the fray from Gujarat include BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who contested from Vadodara, besides party...
  • Watch: Cyrus in conversation with 'EC' over FIRs against Modi in Gujarat May 4, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Narendra Modi violating the code of conduct on poll days? April 30, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • Modi holds party symbol outside poll booth, Congress to complain to EC April 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Congress has said that it will complain to the Election Commission for holding the party symbol in his hands while addressing the media right outside the polling booth in Ranip, Ahmedabad where voting underway on Wednesday. Modi, while addressing the media at Ranip, held the lotus in his...
  • Voters to get 'automatedreceipts' at Gandhinagar LS constituency April 29, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat's Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat is among the seven constituencies of the country where voters will be able to verify their vote through a newly introduced ballot verification method VVPAT. "Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will be used in Gandhinagar Lok Sabha among the seven seats of the country,"...
  • LK Advani files nomination, declares assets of over Rs 7 crore April 5, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Veteran BJP leader and former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani has declared in his affidavit before the election authority that he and his family possess assets of over Rs 7 crore. Advani on Saturday filed nomination from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency. As per the affidavit, his and...
  • All praise for each other, Modi, Advani vow to lead BJP back to power April 5, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Leaving the bitterness of ticket row behind, BJP stalwarts Narendra Modi and LK Advani jointly addressed party workers in Gandhinagar on Saturday, praising each other and vowing victory for the party in the Lok Sabha elections. Mody said the party workers have to ensure victory of Advani by...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh, LK Advani to file nomination papers today April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: With just days left for the nine-phase Lok Sabha elections to begin, BJP President Rajnath Singh and party patron LK Advani will file their nomination papers on Saturday. Rajnath, a sitting MP from Ghaziabad is trying his luck in Lucknow this elections. Advani, a five-time MP from Gandhinagar had...
  • Gujarat: Advani, Modi to share stage, boost party workers ahead of polls April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani will share a stage with the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Nabhoi, Gujarat on Saturday. The two leaders will address party workers. Advani is likely to file his nomination papers from Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Modi and Advani's daughter Pratibha will...
  • LK Advani's daughter campaigns for her father in Gandhinagar seat March 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP veteran LK Advani's daughter Pratibha kickstarted her father's election campaign from the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat on Friday. "Like everytime, I will help my father in campaign this time as well," Pratibha, who had also campaigned for her father for 2009 elections, said. She also claimed that Advani had never...
  • Gandhinagar-Ahmedabad battle: Loath Advani, actor Rawal, miffed Pathak March 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: If elections are all about just winning and losing, the number of people betting on the BJP losing any of the three seats comprising Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad, would form a minuscule minority. The twin seats of Ahmedabad along with the Gandhinagar seat are BJP bastions to say the least....
  • Can the Modi-Advani duo sweep the Gujarat? March 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With the suspense over on which will be the second seat that Narendra Modi will contest the general election from as well as which seat BJP patriarch LK Advani will fight from having been decided, it is clear that Modi's primary consideration in fielding himself from Vadodara and Advani...
  • Advani calls truce, to contest from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    Playing down reports of differences over his candidature, Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday evening said that he will be contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the seat which has been allotted to him on Wednesday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • BJP mollifies LK Advani but Jaswant Singh still sulking over LS seat March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: While the Bharatiya Janta Party managed to mollify Lal Krishna Advani, the party is still facing rebellion from its senior leader Jaswant Singh, who is keen on contesting Lok Sabha elections from his hometown Barmer in Rajasthan. While after a day long drama, Advani on Thursday evening declared that...
  • News 360: Norway ship reaches site of suspected Malaysian plane debris March 20, 2014

    Norwegian car carrier Hoegh St. Petersburg has reached the area in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia where two floating objects, suspected to be debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner, were spotted, the ship's owner said on Thursday. ...
  • A Billion Votes: LK Advani decides to contest from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    Playing down reports of differences over his candidature, Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday evening said that he will be contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the seat which has been allotted to him on Wednesday. ...
  • LK Advani says he will contest Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    Playing down reports of differences over his candidature, Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday evening said that he will be contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the seat which has been allotted to him on Wednesday. In a statement released on Thursday evening, Advani said, "Having represented Gandhinagar...
  • LK Advani has his way, BJP lets him decide his seat for Lok Sabha elections March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to leave the decision on choice of seat for party veteran LK Advani to the man himself. "I have spoken to all the party leaders. I have consulted the Parliamentary Board and the CEC members as well. We have decided that the final...
  • Advani is free to contest from Gandhinagar or Bhopal: Rajnath Singh March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid reports of differences within the Bharatiya Janata Party over LK Advani's candidature from Gandhinagar even though he wanted Bhopal, party President Rajnath Singh has now downplayed the rift saying the 86-year-old leader is free to contest from any of the two seats. "Advani is free to chose...
  • No crisis in BJP, all doubts will be clear soon: Venkaiah Naidu March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of infighting in the Bharatiya Janata Party over Lok Sabha tickets, party leader Venkaiah Naidu has said that there is no crisis. Rubbishing reports of a rift, Naidu said that all doubts will be clear by Thursday evening. "There is no crisis, who told you Advani is...
  • LK Advani embarrasses BJP again March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani is sulking once again and this time it is over his Lok Sabha seat. After deliberating on the issue for weeks, the BJP central election committee has finally asked him to contest from his old seat Gandhinagar in Gujarat. But Advani is...
  • After Advani, Jaswant puts BJP in a spot, revolts over Lok Sabha seat March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: It will be a double whammy for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) if its senior member Jaswant Singh carries out his threat after Lal Krishna Advani's reluctance to contest from Gandhinagar in Gujarat. Jaswant has reportedly warned the party that he will fight the Lok Sabha elections as...
  • Modi, Sushma try to persuade Advani to contest from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in a damage control mode after the divide within the party over veteran LK Advani's Lok Sabha seat came out in the open. Advani has been nominated to fight from the Gandhinagar seat again, even though he himself wants to contest from...
  • Will the Advani, Modi battle weaken BJP's chances of coming to power? March 19, 2014

    Bringing an end to massive speculations, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani has been named as the party's candidate from Gandhinagar in Gujarat. The party leadership and the senior leader were divided over Advani's candidature for the polls. ...
  • Gandhinagar, Bhopal in the fray as BJP brainstorms over Advani's seat March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from...