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Not going with the flow in Gujarat

In many ways, the 2012 assembly elections in Gujarat could be challenging for chief minister Narendra Modi. Himanshu Thakkar writes

Congress breaks tradition, Virbhadra to contest polls

In a bid to shore up its electoral fortunes, the Congress may break its tradition of not allowing a sitting member of parliament (MP) to contest an assembly election.

Scindia: Modi has no work to showcase

Union minister of state for commerce and industries Jyotiraditya Scindia, too, chose to focus on governance issues in Gujarat on Thursday.

Modi's hat-trick in Gujarat is inevitable: Thackeray

Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has said Gujarat chief minister would lead his party to a third consecutive victory in the December Assembly elections. "Modi has shown his grip on Gujarat and is going to win the polls for the third time in a row," Thackeray said.

BJP may win 133 seats in Gujarat, says survey

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to sweep 50 percent of all votes and win 133 of the 182 seats in the upcoming elections in Gujarat, a survey of voters released today said.

PM, Sonia to campaign in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh

The top Congress leadership, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, party president Sonia Gandhi and general secretary Rahul Gandhi, will campaign in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for assembly elections, party sources said Friday.

Narendra Modi, titan in Gujarat but he can't win Delhi

Modi will win the forthcoming Assembly elections. But no, that victory will not bring him any nearer to Race Course Road, Vir Sanghvi writes.

Narendra Modi may target Vadra in his poll campaign

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi is likely to target Robert Vadra — son-in-law of Cong president Sonia Gandhi — in his campaign following allegations by Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan that Vadra and the DLF group are involved in multi-crore corrupt land deals.

Guj: Tribal voters get pre-poll sweetener from Modi

Gujarat's tribal voters, who traditionally favour the Congress, have received a pre-poll sweetener from chief minister Narendra Modi.

Delimitation might stump parties in Gujarat polls

With boundaries of 60 out of the total 182 constituencies being re-drawn in Gujarat, the fortunes of two main parties -- the Congress and BJP -- in the 2012 assembly elections, is likely to be hugely influenced by the delimitation process, which will alter several equations including caste and political following.

Hate him or love him but Modi has worked for Gujarat

Gujarat has historically been a trading hub, but it's in his decade in office has seen the state take the next leap to hi-tech manufacture. Of course, some people will never be convinced about him, writes Ashok Malik. Full Coverage

Guj Poll: NCP wants alliance with Congress on own terms

Sharad Pawar-led NCP will fight the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections in alliance with Congress with an aim to dislodge the ruling Narendra Modi government.

Modi a publicity stunt expert, misguiding people on Sonia's foreign tours: NCP

Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi was called a "publicity stunt expert" today by NCP whose leader and Union Minister Sharad Pawar accused him of misguiding people on expenses towards Congress president Sonia Gandhi's foreign tours.


Gujarat Elections 2012:
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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.