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Elections LIVE: ‘Such bad governance is of no use’, Gehlot on Morbi accident

Election LIVE updates: Gujarat will witness two-phased polling on December 1 and 5 to elect its 182-member Assembly. The elections to 250-member Municipal Corporation of Delhi will be held on December 4.
Elections in Gujarat and the MCD are just days away with political parties giving their all to ensure victory
Elections in Gujarat and the MCD are just days away with political parties giving their all to ensure victory

Elections in Gujarat and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) are just days away with political parties giving their all to ensure victory. In Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely address rallies in Kutch, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar and Rajkot on Monday. On Sunday, the Congress hit out at Modi's visits to Gujarat with Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot saying the PM is campaigning in every street of the state as the BJP did not do any work. AAP's national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted on Sunday that his party will form the next government in Gujarat....Read More

In Delhi, the BJP carried out door-to-door campaigns ahead of the MCD election on December 4. BJP national president JP Nadda said the ruling AAP deprived Delhi of development while the country is marching ahead. Meanwhile, AAP leader Raghav Chadha said that his party will win more than 230 out of 250 seats, adding, “People are glad that finally there is an opportunity to throw out this corrupt BJP from the municipal corporations.”


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Nov 28, 2022 10:40 PM IST

'Such bad governance is of no use’, says Gehlot on Morbi accident

It wasn't governance but bad governance here. Everyone knows what happened in covid, several were killed, there was no place to be treated. In Morbi incident we demanded an enquiry by HC but to no avail. Such bad governance is of no use: Rajasthan CM Gehlot in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Nov 28, 2022 8:42 PM IST

Congress MLA accuses govt of ‘misusing’ police, raises complaint with EC

The sitting Congress MLA of Kalol in Gujarat has filed a complaint with the Election Commission against the state police alleging harassment and threats allegedly on “direct orders” from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party government in a bid to prevent his workers from campaigning for the party. Read more

Nov 28, 2022 7:25 PM IST

Three Meghalaya MLAs resign from ruling National People's Party

Ahead of the 2023 assembly polls in Meghalaya, three MLAs- two legislators of the ruling National People's Party (NPP) and one of the opposition TMC resigned from the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly today.

Nov 28, 2022 6:00 PM IST

‘Now, airstrike is done after entering Pakistan’: Shah praises PM

PM Narendra Modi has made the country secure. During Congress' rule, our soldiers were beheaded. Now, an airstrike is done after entering Pakistan. A message has been sent - if you do something to us, we won't leave you: Union home minister Amit Shah in Savli, Vadodara, reported ANI.

Nov 28, 2022 4:15 PM IST

Jitender Kumar: Contractual sanitation worker fighting Delhi’s MCD polls

A sanitation worker at the city’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Jitender Kumar is fighting the municipal elections from south Delhi’s Lado Sarai ward, saying he will work for the safety of sanitation workers in the national Capital and get them adequate compensation in case of accidents at work. Read more

Nov 28, 2022 1:48 PM IST

BJP leaders giving provocative speeches in Gujarat, says Kharge

Continuing his attack on the BJP, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday accused the saffron party's leaders of giving provocative speeches in Gujarat. 

"Even after 27 years of their rule, Prime Minister and Home Minister and 5 chief ministers are coming here and giving provocative speeches while misleading the people. There must be fear behind that," Kharge told reporters, news agency ANI reported. 

Nov 28, 2022 12:29 PM IST

Instead of bringing change in Gujarat, BJP changed CM: Congress chief Kharge

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge said on Monday that the ruling BJP in Gujarat, instead of bringing change in the state, changed its chief minister. t

“Three CMs were changed in six years. That means they (BJP govt) haven't done any work in the state,” Kharge said, news agency ANI reported. 

Nov 28, 2022 12:19 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal's handwritten note has 3 claims amid Gujarat poll heat

With the Aam Aadmi Party eyeing for a major breakthrough in the home state (Gujarat) of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after winning Punjab earlier this year, Arvind Kejriwal on Monday made three claims in a handwritten note during a press briefing.

Nov 28, 2022 11:50 AM IST

Ex-Gujarat minister Jay Vyas joins Congress with son, weeks after quitting BJP

Nov 28, 2022 11:33 AM IST

Ex-Gujarat minister leader Jay Narayan Vyas to join Congress

Ex-Gujarat minister Jay NaraJay Narayan Vyas, who had quit the BJP earlier this month, will join the Congress as he arrived at the party's office in Ahmedabad on Monday. 

Nov 28, 2022 11:14 AM IST

Upcoming Gujarat poll will give new direction to country: Jignesh Mevani

Congress leader Jignesh Mevani said he feels there is a silent wave in Gujarat, adding the upcoming assembly election would give a new direction to the country. Speaking to news agency PTI, Mevani said the Congress would win 120 out of the total 182 seats. 

"This election is against autocracy, unemployment and price rise," he said. 

Nov 28, 2022 10:35 AM IST

PM Modi is the leader of lies, says Cong chief in Gujarat

Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that he is the leader of lies. “A person like you (PM Modi) claims to be poor. I'm (Kharge) one of the untouchables. People drank your tea, nobody would've had my tea...If you say it for sympathy, people are smart. How many times will you lie?” Kharge said on Sunday, news agency ANI reported. 

Nov 28, 2022 9:53 AM IST

Gujarat poll: BJP's Parshottam Solanki confident of win in Bhavnagar-Rural

The ruling BJP is Gujarat, which is confident of coming into power again, has once again reposed faith in five-time MLA and prominent Koli community leader Parshottam Solanki for Bhavnagar-Rural seat.  Solanki has asserted he has resolved all issues of people in his Assembly segment and they will vote for him.

Nov 28, 2022 8:26 AM IST

Gujarat administration obstructing fair election, says Congress leader

Congress national spokesperson has said that the BJP-led Gujarat administration is hampering the functioning of the Election Commission to conduct fair election. 

Nov 28, 2022 7:26 AM IST

EC announces ex gratia to kin of 2 CRPF jawans shot dead in Gujarat's Porabandar

The Election Commission of India announced an ex-gratia of 15 lakh to the families of two CRPF jawans who were shot dead, following an internal clash during election duty in Porbandar. 

Nov 28, 2022 6:35 AM IST

Gujarat: Outreach and targeted canvassing part of BJP’s grand campaign plan

In poll-bound Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party’s canvassing is a grand show that includes public outreach led by its senior-most leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union home minister Amit Shah, humongous billboards, targeted campaigning on the ground and on social media.

Nov 28, 2022 5:57 AM IST

AAP will win over 230 out of 250 seats in MCD poll: Raghav Chadha

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Raghav Chadha said on Sunday that his party will win more than 230 out of 250 seats in the upcoming Delhi MCD poll. 

“The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is going to win the MCD election by a huge margin. People are glad that finally there is an opportunity to throw out this corrupt BJP from the municipal corporations," Chadha said during a padayatra at Keshavpuram, news agency PTI reported. 

Nov 28, 2022 5:50 AM IST

Gujarat: PM Modi likely to address rallies in Kutch, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar and Rajkot today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address rallies in Kutch, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar and Rajkot on Monday ahead of the assembly election in Gujarat.