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A Muslim BJP candidate in Gujarat? State waits to know

The BJP has been ruling Gujarat interrupted since 1998 but it hasn't had a Muslim minister in the state cabinet since then. The party hasn't fielded a Muslim candidate in assembly elections since 1995. Will the party keep them out in this time too, asks Mahesh Langa.

The race is on: Gujarat's new politicians fight for party tickets

Over 2,500 people are competing for party tickets to fight the Gujarat elections. So great is the demand that the BJP and the Congress will have to select from 1,500 contenders. Who are these 'candidates'? What's their politics? Mahesh Langa finds out.

What's hidden behind Narendra Modi's 3D show

The Gujarat chief minister once again becomes the first Indian politician to use a technological innovation to promote himself.  He needs technology because he won't let any other BJP leader deliver the BJP's message, argues Mahesh Langa.


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Cong to target Modi through music CDs

In a carefully crafted strategy for the coming elections in Gujarat, the Congress is avoiding personal attacks on chief minister Narendra Modi. Instead, the party will target him on development issues, Aurangzeb Naqshbandi reports.

EC bans using Navratra functions for poll campaign

 Election Commission which on Sunday barred all kinds of political activities at religious functions in poll-bound Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh during the nine-day revelry.