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Elections 2022 LIVE updates: In Gujarat, FIR against BJP candidate for 'liquor' remark

Elections 2022 latest news highlights: The first phase of polling for Gujarat Assembly election will be held on Thursday, while the second has been scheduled for December 5 (Monday).
A polling officer applies indelible ink on a voter’s finger. (HT File Photo)
A polling officer applies indelible ink on a voter’s finger. (HT File Photo)

Elections 2022 live updates: The poll campaign for the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly election ended Tuesday as political parties wooed voters on 89 seats. The first phase of polling in Gujarat will be held on Thursday, while the second has been scheduled for December 5 (Monday). The counting of votes will be done on December 8. The state – expected to see a three-cornered contest among the BJP, the AAP, and the Congress – saw prominent faces campaigning for their respective parties....Read More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Amit Shah held rallies and roadshows in Gujarat as the BJP seeks a record seventh term in office. From Congress, party boss Mallikarjun Kharge, and Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot were among the prominent campaigners. Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart Bhagwant Mann campaigned extensively for AAP – the third entrant in the race.

Meanwhile, Delhi is headed for civic polls for its 250 wards on December 4, which will mark the first municipal election in the national capital after the fresh delimitation of wards. The result will be announced after the counting of votes on December 7.

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Nov 30, 2022 7:48 PM IST

Congress' civic poll manifesto promises water purifiers to poor, day-boarding at MCD schools

The Congress' Delhi unit on Wednesday promised RO water purifiers to the poor, day-boarding facility at MCD-run schools and waiver of previous house tax dues in its manifesto for elections to the civic body.

Nov 30, 2022 6:19 PM IST

Amit Shah holds a roadshow in Asarwa, Gujarat

Nov 30, 2022 2:56 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly polls: FIR against BJP candidate for 'liquor' remark

In an embarrassment for BJP in Gujarat ahead of the Assembly elections, a candidate allegedly said liquor can be sold openly, leading to the registration of a First Information Report (FIR) against him for indulging in "corrupt practices".

Nov 30, 2022 2:55 PM IST

Assets of 89 pc of councillors recontesting Delhi civic polls increased by 3 to 4,437 pc: ADR

Assets of 75 councillors of the 84 who are again contesting the municipal elections in Delhi have increased by three to 4,437 per cent, news agency PTI reported.

Nov 30, 2022 12:57 PM IST

Congress using inappropriate words, says Rajanth Singh in Ahmedabad

Congress is using inappropriate words. Using inappropriate words isn't a sign of healthy politics. Words used by Congress chief Kharge for PM isn't only his mentality but result of entire Congress's mentality: BJP leader & Defence min Rajanth Singh

Nov 30, 2022 10:40 AM IST

Amit Shah interview: ‘BJP will break all records in Gujarat’

Union Home Minister Amit Shah is confident that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will retain power in Gujarat with an unprecedented mandate and that its governance model, which he dubbed as all inclusive and pervasive, will blunt anti-incumbency in the state. Read more

Nov 30, 2022 10:26 AM IST

'In Gujarat, Congress is still main opposition party but…': Amit Shah

In Gujarat, Congress is still main opposition party but it is facing crisis across country and its impact is visible in state: PTI quotes Amit Shah 

Nov 30, 2022 10:25 AM IST

Amit Shah attacks AAP ahead of Gujarat first phase polling

Wait for Gujarat election results, AAP's name may not figure in winning candidates’ list: Union Home Minister Amit Shah to news agency PTI

Nov 30, 2022 9:01 AM IST

Adityanath powers Gujarat campaign with temple card

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath played the temple card to the hilt as he extensively campaigned for the BJP for the assembly election in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state (Gujarat). Read more

Nov 30, 2022 7:02 AM IST

BJP mounts attack on Congress after Kharge’s ‘Ravan’ remark on PM Modi

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday triggered a political controversy after he likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “Ravan” during a rally in poll-bound Gujarat. Read more

Nov 30, 2022 6:17 AM IST

Three former AAP MLAs join BJP ahead of Delhi civic polls

In a setback to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead of the municipal corporation of Delhi (MCD) election, three former MLAs of the party, Commando Surendra Singh from Delhi Cantonment, Raju Dhingan from Trilokpuri and Chaudhary Fateh Singh from Gokalpur, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a function at BJP headquarters on Tuesday. Read more

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