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      Gujarat OBC leader Shankar Chaudhary is BJP’s pick for speaker

      Published on Dec 16, 2022 08:55 AM IST

      The BJP’s nominees for Gujarat assembly speaker and deputy speaker’s posts, Shankar Chaudhary, and Jetha Bharwad, respectively, are influential OBC leaders in the state

      Shankar Chaudhary, who has been named BJP’s nominee for the Gujarat speaker’s post, represents Tharad assembly seat (Twitter/ChaudhryShankar)
      Shankar Chaudhary, who has been named BJP’s nominee for the Gujarat speaker’s post, represents Tharad assembly seat (Twitter/ChaudhryShankar)

      Number theory: How parties used social media in Gujarat elections

      Digital campaigns are expected to play an increasingly important role in Indian elections as more Indians start using social media. An analysis of social media use in the recently concluded Gujarat elections, however, shows that all parties do not attach equal importance to this medium of campaign.

      Representational image(PTI)
      Representational image(PTI)
      Updated on Dec 14, 2022 10:49 AM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Gujarat portfolios: CM Bhupendra Patel keeps urban development | Full list here

      Full list of Gujarat portfolios: Bhupendra Patel has kept his existing portfolio of urban development, urban housing development, road & building, mining, tourism, port and information broadcasting.

      Swearing-in ceremony of Gujarat Chief Minister, in Gujarat (ANI Photo)(ANI/PIB)
      Swearing-in ceremony of Gujarat Chief Minister, in Gujarat (ANI Photo)(ANI/PIB)
      Updated on Dec 12, 2022 09:03 PM IST
      By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

      Who is Bhanuben Babariya? The only woman minister in Gujarat cabinet 2.0

      Bhanuben Babariya defeated the AAP's Vashrambhai Sagathiya by a margin of 48,494 votes to win the Rajkot Rural seat in the recently concluded Gujarat assembly election.

      Bhanuben Babariya during the oath taking ceremony in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Monday, December 12, 2022. (Screengrab/Video/BJP Gujarat Twitter)
      Bhanuben Babariya during the oath taking ceremony in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Monday, December 12, 2022. (Screengrab/Video/BJP Gujarat Twitter)
      Updated on Dec 12, 2022 04:38 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Bhupendra Patel takes oath as 18th Gujarat chief minister along with 16 MLAs

      Gujarat CM Oath Taking Ceremony: Bhupendra Patel was administered the oath as the 18th chief minister by Governor Acharya Devvrat at a function held at the Helipad Ground near the new Secretariat.

      Bhupendra Patel took oath as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for a second straight term in Gandhinagar on Monday .
      Bhupendra Patel took oath as the Chief Minister of Gujarat for a second straight term in Gandhinagar on Monday .
      Updated on Dec 12, 2022 02:47 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Will accept any role BJP assigns: MLA Hardik Patel ahead of oath-taking ceremony

      The newly-elected lawmaker said it will be BJP that will decide on who to keep in the cabinet.

      Patel earlier said that he is a mere soldier and will accept any role his party will assign to him.
      Patel earlier said that he is a mere soldier and will accept any role his party will assign to him.
      Published on Dec 12, 2022 12:50 PM IST
      By, New Delhi

      Gujarat CM oath-taking highlights: Bhupendra Patel, 16 ministers take oath

      Patel will be assisted by a cabinet of ministers of whom at least 17 will be sworn in today - with an expansion planned for later.

      Patel will be assisted by a cabinet of ministers of whom at least 17 will be sworn in today
      Patel will be assisted by a cabinet of ministers of whom at least 17 will be sworn in today
      Updated on Dec 12, 2022 04:10 PM IST

      In Bhupendra Patel 2.0 cabinet, 16 ministers sworn in; only one woman | LIST

      Gujarat cabinet ministers list: At full strength the cabinet is expected to have around 25-28 names, with around 10-12 of cabinet rank and the others of ministers of state (MoS) rank.

      Outgoing (and incoming) Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel addressesthe newly-elected BJP MLAs' at the party office in Gandhinagar on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
      Outgoing (and incoming) Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel addressesthe newly-elected BJP MLAs' at the party office in Gandhinagar on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Dec 12, 2022 04:25 PM IST

      40 newly elected MLAs in Gujarat polls have criminal cases against them: ADR

      From 47 MLAs declaring criminal cases against themselves in 2017, the number of winning candidates with cases lodged against them fell to 40 (22%) in the 2022 Gujarat elections

      Serious criminal charges constitute non-bailable offenses with a maximum punishment of five years or more. (File image)
      Serious criminal charges constitute non-bailable offenses with a maximum punishment of five years or more. (File image)
      Published on Dec 12, 2022 09:44 AM IST
      ByAnish Yande

      Bhupendra Patel: Veteran leader who has worn many hats

      Patel, who won his first assembly elections in 2017 from Ghatlodia seat, was the chief ministerial face for the party in the 2022 elections in which the BJP scripted history by winning 156 seats

      Gujarat chief minister-designate Bhupendra Patel. (ANI)
      Gujarat chief minister-designate Bhupendra Patel. (ANI)
      Updated on Dec 11, 2022 04:44 AM IST
      By, Ahmedabad

      Hardik Patel - from Cong to BJP and now Guj MLA. On becoming minister, he says..

      Gujarat Assembly election: Patel, 29, quit the Congress earlier this year and joined the BJP, just months before the polls.

      Hardik Patel joined the BJP in June. (PTI File Photo)
      Hardik Patel joined the BJP in June. (PTI File Photo)
      Published on Dec 10, 2022 12:08 PM IST

      5 MLAs who trumped top guns to secure wins for AAP in Gujarat

      Four of the AAP’s five MLAs have previous political histories with either the BJP, the Congress or the Bharatiya Tribal Party. Four of the MLAs are from Saurashtra, and one from south Gujarat.

      AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow in Rajkot (PTI)
      AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow in Rajkot (PTI)
      Updated on Dec 10, 2022 01:33 AM IST

      Vote split not key factor behind BJP’s win in Gujarat: Poll arithmetic decoded

      Vote split alone cannot explain the results in Gujarat. It is likely the appeal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and the efficient campaign the BJP ran, helped it more than vote cutting did.

      The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the biggest ever victory in a Gujarat assembly elections (AP)
      The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won the biggest ever victory in a Gujarat assembly elections (AP)
      Updated on Dec 10, 2022 05:18 AM IST

      BJP MLAs to meet today to elect new Gujarat chief minister

      Bhupendra Patel on Friday resigned along with his entire current cabinet ahead of the formation of the new government in the state

      Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel submits his resignation to State Governor Acharya Devvrat, as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State chief CR Patil looks on, in Gandhinagar on Friday. (ANI Picture Service)
      Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel submits his resignation to State Governor Acharya Devvrat, as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State chief CR Patil looks on, in Gandhinagar on Friday. (ANI Picture Service)
      Updated on Dec 10, 2022 07:26 AM IST

      'Hello MLA...': Ravindra Jadeja’s post after wife Rivaba's Guj poll win

      Having joined the BJP in 2019, Rivaba Jadeja - formerly head of the Karni Sena's womens wing - made her electoral debut this month.

      Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja with wife Rivaba Jadeja who won who won the Jamnagar (north) constituency in the 2022 Gujarat Assembly election. (source:Twitter/@imjadeja)
      Cricketer Ravindra Jadeja with wife Rivaba Jadeja who won who won the Jamnagar (north) constituency in the 2022 Gujarat Assembly election. (source:Twitter/@imjadeja)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 05:05 PM IST
      By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

      'Teri jeet se zyada charche...': AAP's Raghav Chadha jabs BJP over Gujarat win

      Gujarat Election Results: The Aam Aadmi Party made an impressive Gujarat Assembly election debut this month, bagging five seats and nearly 13 per cent of the vote share.

      Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha (File)
      Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP Raghav Chadha (File)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 07:13 PM IST

      'Cong alive somewhere....': Gehlot says after party routed in Guj election

      Gehlot's statement comes amid Congress' dismal performance in the state election.

      'Cong alive somewhere....': Gehlot says after party routed in Guj election
      'Cong alive somewhere....': Gehlot says after party routed in Guj election
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 12:31 PM IST
      By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

      Scheduled Caste representation: BJP bags a dozen; Congress retains 2 in Gujarat

      At present, BJP holds the SC reserved seats of Gandhidham, Kadi, Idar, Asarwa, Dasada, Rajkot, Rural, Kalawad, Kodinar, Gadhada, Vadodra city and Bardoli

      BJP supporters celebrating victory in Gujarat. (Photo by Ravi Kumar / Hindustan Times)
      BJP supporters celebrating victory in Gujarat. (Photo by Ravi Kumar / Hindustan Times)
      Published on Dec 09, 2022 10:19 AM IST

      Gujarat election 2022: Over 9% fall in NOTA votes recorded than last election

      A total of 5,01,202 NOTA votes have been recorded this election than 5,51,594 votes in the 2017 Assembly election.

      The highest NOTA votes recorded in Khedbrahma assembly constituency with 7,331.
      The highest NOTA votes recorded in Khedbrahma assembly constituency with 7,331.
      Published on Dec 09, 2022 09:40 AM IST

      Silent troubleshooter Bhupendra Patel helps his party buck anti-incumbency

      Bhupendra Patel’s impressive election victory, winning by a record 212,480 votes, added to his achievements – a feat that found mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech

      Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel at the BJP office in Ahmedabad on Thursday after the party’s stupendous victory in the assembly elections. (ANI Photo)
      Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel at the BJP office in Ahmedabad on Thursday after the party’s stupendous victory in the assembly elections. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 08:31 AM IST

      34 of 37 Congress turncoats score wins in Gujarat elections

      The BJP which won 99 seats in 2017, went into this year’s elections with 111 MLAs. Meanwhile, the Congress, hit by a raft of defections in the run up to the polls, contested with 59 MLAs, down from 77 in 2017.

      Ahmedabad: BJP supporters during a public meeting of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel after BJP's victory in the Gujarat Assembly elections, in Ahmedabad
      Ahmedabad: BJP supporters during a public meeting of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel after BJP's victory in the Gujarat Assembly elections, in Ahmedabad
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 05:52 AM IST

      AAP needs to solve Gujarat puzzle on way to principal Opposition spot

      Across Gujarat’s 182 seats, the BJP increased its tally from 99 seats on 49% vote share in 2017 to 155 seats on 53% vote share.

      New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party( AAP) supporters celebrate as AAP has been declared as a National party, at party HQ, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo) (Amit Sharma)
      New Delhi, Dec 08 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party( AAP) supporters celebrate as AAP has been declared as a National party, at party HQ, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI Photo) (Amit Sharma)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 02:23 AM IST
      ByNeelanjan Sircar

      AAP’s entry helps BJP seal seats in tribal belts

      Broadly in south Gujarat, which has a considerable tribal presence, the BJP enhanced its dominance improving its tally from 25 of the 35 seats in the region in 2017, to 33 seats

      BJP supporters during a rally in Gujarat after the party won the state elections. (PTI)
      BJP supporters during a rally in Gujarat after the party won the state elections. (PTI)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 04:02 PM IST
      By, Surat

      Gujarat polls: Patidars return to BJP as agitation anger cools

      There are about 16 seats where Patidars are the dominant community, of which nine are in Saurashtra, three in north Gujarat and four in Surat, internal surveys by political parties show.

      The BJP’s Hardik Patel addressing a rally in Viramgam constituency in Gujarat (HT Photo)
      The BJP’s Hardik Patel addressing a rally in Viramgam constituency in Gujarat (HT Photo)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 03:58 PM IST
      By, Ahmedabad

      2017 close shave set off alarm bells for BJP, paved way for 2022 victory

      After 2017, the party moved quickly on several fronts to address the concerns that damaged its electoral performance and this administrative overhaul was key to its performance in Gujarat 2022.

      BJP supporters burn firecrackers to celebrate the party’s win in Gandhinagar on Thursday. (Reuters)
      BJP supporters burn firecrackers to celebrate the party’s win in Gandhinagar on Thursday. (Reuters)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 04:03 PM IST

      Angry young men of 2017 expand electoral influence in Gujarat

      Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mevani won the 2022 Gujarat assembly election, but with very different futures ahead of them

      BJP Supporters celebrating victor in Gujarat state election at BJP office in sector 33 Chandigarh on Friday, December 08, 2022. (Photo by Ravi Kumar / Hindustan Times)
      BJP Supporters celebrating victor in Gujarat state election at BJP office in sector 33 Chandigarh on Friday, December 08, 2022. (Photo by Ravi Kumar / Hindustan Times)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 05:55 AM IST

      Gujarat: Congress leaders fault ‘silent’ campaign, shortage of funds

      The Congress won only 17 seats, its worst showing in the state ever. And the BJP won 156, its best performance in the state.

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi draws a bow and an arrow during a public rally in Surat, Gujarat. (PTI)
      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi draws a bow and an arrow during a public rally in Surat, Gujarat. (PTI)
      Updated on Dec 09, 2022 06:09 AM IST
      By, New Delhi
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