Gujarat Assembly

  • Construction workers in Gujarat deprived of welfare, says CAG 4 days ago

    Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Government failed to conduct any survey to identify or register construction workers which led to a situation where they were deprived of welfare schemes, a recent report by the CAG said. The CAG report was tabled before the Gujarat Assembly on Friday. "The Gujarat state government did not take...
  • Gujarat: 13 'unnatural' lion deaths within a year July 4, 2014

    Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government on Friday admitted that 13 Asiatic lions died due to unnatural causes within last one year in and around the famous Gir Wildlife sanctuary in the state. During the question-answer session on the fourth day of budget session in the Gujarat Assembly, Congress MLA Jasu Barad asked...
  • Saffron bicycles trigger discussion in Gujarat assembly July 3, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Distribution of saffron coloured bicycles to backward caste girl students by the Gujarat government was criticised by the Congress as "political propaganda", while the ruling BJP called it a "safety measure" for better reflection at night. Instead of the standard black colour, the BJP-led Gujarat government distributed orange (saffron) coloured...
  • Narendra Modi is the pride of Gujarat: Anandiben Patel May 21, 2014

    Anandiben Patel is set to be the Gujarat Chief Minister after Narendra Modi relinquishes his post this evening. At a farewell speech for Modi, Anandiben said Gujarat was proud to have a son of the soil become the Prime Minister. ...
  • Modi affidavit issue: Court asks police to give report by May 21 May 6, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A local court expressed unhappiness over the "approach" of the police in connection with submission of report on the complaint of an AAP member who has accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of "hiding" his marital status in his affidavit filed for 2012 Assembly polls. The court granted the police...
  • Congress leaders, workers trying to march towards Gujarat assembly detained October 1, 2013

    Over 200 Congressmen including prominent state leaders were on Tuesday detained for allegedly violating a notification which denied them from taking out a rally towards the Gujarat Assembly. The Congress had organised youth gathering in the city here after which they started marching toward the Assembly. Police tried to stop them...
  • Gujarat: New Lokayukta Bill introduced in Assembly April 2, 2013

    Gandhinagar: The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday introduced a bill in the Gujarat Assembly which curtails the 'primacy' of the Chief Justice of the state High Court and the Governor in the matter of appointment of the Lokayukta. The Lokayukta Aayog Bill, 2013 proposes to give all the powers of...
  • All Cong MLAs suspended for a day from Gujarat Assembly March 26, 2013

    Gandhinagar: All the Congress MLAs, who created ruckus in the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday over water crisis facing many parts of the state, were suspended by Speaker Vaju Vala for a day. As soon as the question hour commenced, Leader of Opposition Shankarsinh Vaghela raised the issue of water scarcity...
  • Modi's 3D speeches during 2012 elections enter Guinness Book March 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The 3D broadcasts of the speeches of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi during the 2012 Assembly elections have entered the Guinness Book of World Records, he stated on Thursday. "Gujarat election campaign 2012 becomes even more memorable with the 3D interaction creating a Guinness World," Modi said on Twitter. The...
  • Gujarat polls: Modi seeks Keshubhai's blessings after win December 20, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday called on Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP) President Keshubhai Patel and sought his blessings after BJP's victory in the assembly elections. Modi drove to the residence of Patel, who fell out with the BJP stalwart and floated his own party ahead of the...
  • We congratulate Modi, but Nitish is a better PM candidate: JD(U) December 20, 2012

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is all set for a hat-trick as the BJP leads in 112 of the total 182 seats. ...
  • Modi wins Maninagar, says time to move forward December 20, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Narendra Modi has won from Maninagar constituency by defeating IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta Bhatt of the Congress by a margin of 86,373 votes while his party is set to form the government in the state for the fifth time in a row. Expressing his happiness over the win,...
  • Gujarat election results today; surveys predict a hat-trick for Modi December 20, 2012

    Ahmedabad: All eyes are riveted on Thursday's outcome of Gujarat Assembly polls which witnessed record turnout with pollsters predicting a third straight term in office for Narendra Modi. Almost all major poll surveys have predicted a landslide victory for Modi. Speculations are already rife that hardline Hindutva leader may well be...
  • Gujarat post-poll survey: Modi enjoys huge lead over opponents December 18, 2012

    Chief Minister Narendra Modi looks all set for a hat-trick in the Gujarat elections. A CNN-IBN-The Week post poll survey conducted by CSDS has found that Keshubhai Patel's rebellion hasn't been able to dampen Modi's prospects. ...
  • Narendra Modi sums up his poll campaign in his blog December 17, 2012

    Chief Minister Narendra Modi in his blog posted on December 17 thanked the people of Gujarat for turning out in huge numbers in the Assembly elections. Here is Narendra Modi's blog: "The second and final round of voting in the 2012 Gujarat Assembly Elections has come to an end. Your unwavering belief...
  • Gujarat polls: Code violation complaint against Modi December 17, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress unit on Monday filed a complaint against Chief Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by 'campaigning' on the election day at the polling station where he cast his vote. "After coming out from the polling booth, the Chief Minister addressed the crowd outside...
  • Gujarat elections: 'BJP will win convincingly' December 17, 2012

    BJP leader Harin Pathak on Monday claimed that the party would ride back to power without any problem. ...
  • Gujarat elections: Modi's victory is assured, say supporters December 17, 2012

    Narendra Modi cast his vote at Ranip on Monday in the second and final phase of polling in the Gujarat assembly elections. ...
  • Gujarat polls: 70 pc turnout in last phase December 17, 2012

    Ahmedabad: 5.36 pm: The voter turnout in the second and final phase of Gujarat assembly elections on Monday was 70 per cent. The turnout has been the same as that in the first phase of polling in the state on December 13. 5.05 pm: The voting on Monday closed in the...
  • Gujarat elections: Final phase of voting today December 17, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat is set for the second and final round of polling on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party has left no stones unturned as it remains apprehensive of a possible dent in its bastion of Saurashtra, courtesy rebel Keshubhai Patel's new party, the Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP). The first phase...
  • Gujarat polls: Code violation complaint against Amit Shah December 16, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A complaint was filed on Sunday against BJP leader and former Gujarat minister Amit Shah for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by taking out a procession after the poll campaign deadline had ended. Shah is contesting from Naranpura constituency in Ahmedabad. Gujarat Congress legal cell's advocate Nikunj...
  • Gujarat polls: Voting for 2nd phase on Monday, Modi in fray December 16, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Ninety-five seats will go for polling on Monday in the second and last phase of Gujarat Assembly elections in which 1.98 crore voters will decide the fate of 820 candidates including Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking his third term. Polling will take place in 40 constituencies in...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Gujarat polls December 16, 2012

    On the show Cyrus Broacha also talks about Sharad Pawar, Bollywood movie 'Hobbit', Mamata Banerjee and much more. ...
  • Gujarat elections: Bookies predict Modi's victory December 16, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The campaigning has ended. Loudspeakers have fallen silent. However, on the eve of the second and final phase of polling in Gujarat, the underground betting markert in Ahmedabad is buzzing with activity, and it places Chief Minister Narendra Modi as a front runner in the race. While Modi may be...
  • 'Modi identifies Gujarat growth story with himself' December 14, 2012

    As the Gujarat elections are underway, we get IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai along with Senior Editor Veeraraghav TM and National Bureau Chief Bhupendra Chaubey discussing the significance of Narendra Modi these elections. We look at the key points which may become the deciding factor for Narendra Modi. Rajdeep Sardesai who not...
  • Gujarat elections: Deeply divided Godhra braces for poll December 14, 2012

    Godhra: A decade after Godhra provided the spark that ignited almost the whole of Gujarat into a communal cauldron, this relatively underdeveloped constituency in the prosperous state remains deeply divided along religious lines. Going to poll in the second phase on December 17, the Muslims, who have a large presence...
  • Gujarat Yatra: The two sides to vibrant Ahmedabad December 14, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Our series on Gujarat Yatra ends with our final stop, at Ahmedabad, which is often perceived as a city of contrasts, between the urban areas and the resettlement colonies for the riots victims across the Sabaramati that paint a picture of neglect. These are the two sides to a...
  • Guj polls: Modi aide Saurabh Patel to be his successor? December 14, 2012

    Vadodara: Fifty-four-year-old Saurabh Patel, an MBA from the US and related to the Dhirubhai Ambani family through marriage, is a key face in Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's army of election campaigners. Since the exit and arrest of former home minister Amit Shah in fake encounter cases, it's Saurabh Patel...
  • Gujarat polls: 67 per cent record turnout in first phase December 13, 2012

    Rajkot/Ahmedabad: A record 67 per cent voter turnout was registered in the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections on Thursday in the biggest electoral test for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stalwart and Chief Minister Narendra Modi who is seeking a third straight term. The fate of state's top political...
  • Gujarat elections: Modi will be defeated, says Keshubhai December 13, 2012

    The polling in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections began on Thursday in Saurashtra and South Gujarat. ...