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Number theory: How parties used social media in Gujarat elections

Updated on Dec 14, 2022 10:49 AM IST

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)
By, New Delhi

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

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

Pratibha Singh, Sukhu and Mukesh Agnihotri among favourites for Himachal CM post

Deciding on a chief ministerial face that can unite the party in the state is an immediate challenge for the Congress. Pradesh Congress Committee chief Singh, 66, wife of former chief minister, late Virbhadra Singh, was seen by many in the state unit as a natural claimant for the top post.

Himachal Pradesh Congress president Pratibha Singh during a press conference, in Shimla (PTI)
Himachal Pradesh Congress president Pratibha Singh during a press conference, in Shimla (PTI)
Updated on Dec 11, 2022 07:14 AM IST
By, Shimla

PM Modi, Amit Shah to vote; Bhupendra Patel, Hardik among heavyweight candidates

Gujarat election phase 2: Heavyweight voters and equally heavyweight contestants are to watch out for as Gujarat readies for the second phase of the election. PM Modi, Amit Shah, Anandiben Patel will cast their votes, while cricketers Irfan Pathan, Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya are the other celebrity voters of this phase.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union home minister Amit Shah at Gandhinagar on Sunday.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union home minister Amit Shah at Gandhinagar on Sunday.(ANI)
Published on Dec 04, 2022 10:17 PM IST

Gujarat assembly polls: Owaisi gets emotional over Bilkis Bano case

Bilkis Bano recently moved the Supreme Court against premature release of 11 men, sentenced to life in 2008 for her gang-rape and murder of seven family members.

President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMM) Asaduddin Owaisi gestures at a rally in Jamalpur area of Ahmedabad, ahead of Gujarat assembly elections.(AFP)
President of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMM) Asaduddin Owaisi gestures at a rally in Jamalpur area of Ahmedabad, ahead of Gujarat assembly elections.(AFP)
Published on Dec 04, 2022 06:34 AM IST

Police complaint against Paresh Rawal over ‘cook fish for Bengalis’ remark

CPI(M) leader Mohammed Salim said the party lodged a police complaint against Paresh Rawal for allegedly spreading "hate speech" at a Gujarat rally.

Paresh Rawal's mention of Bengalis in his campaign speech triggers social media outrage.
Paresh Rawal's mention of Bengalis in his campaign speech triggers social media outrage.
Updated on Dec 04, 2022 01:32 PM IST
By | Reported by Joydeep Thakur

PM Modi mentions Kharge's 'Ravan' comment, says Congress never believed in Ram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a rally in Gujarat's Kalol and said there is a competition in the Congress on who can abuse Modi more, referring to both the ‘aukaat’ and ‘Ravan’ remarks.

PM Modi referred to Mallikarjun Kharge's 'Raavan' comment and said Congress never believed in Ram.
PM Modi referred to Mallikarjun Kharge's 'Raavan' comment and said Congress never believed in Ram.
Updated on Dec 01, 2022 01:14 PM IST

We told them 'target terrorism', they aimed at Modi: PM's big charge at Congress

Congress leader cried for terrorists when the Batla house encounter took place in Delhi, PM Modi said without naming Sonia Gandhi. “No one can forget how Congress used to put all its effort to release terrorists,” PM Modi said in Gujarat.

I told them 'target terrorism', they targetted me: PM Modi's big charge at Congress
I told them 'target terrorism', they targetted me: PM Modi's big charge at Congress
Published on Nov 27, 2022 05:46 PM IST

Himachal: Shanta Kumar bats for ‘one nation, one election’

Veteran BJP leader Shanta Kumar says all political parties remain entangled in the poll process and spend crores during the elections, which are held in one or the other state every year

Veteran BJP leader Shanta Kumar on Saturday batted for ‘one nation, one election’, saying that it would save billions of rupees and give time to the government to channel its energy towards real issues. (HT file photo)
Veteran BJP leader Shanta Kumar on Saturday batted for ‘one nation, one election’, saying that it would save billions of rupees and give time to the government to channel its energy towards real issues. (HT file photo)
Published on Nov 26, 2022 10:46 PM IST
By, Dharamshala
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