BJP beats anti-incumbency but Rahul salvages honour in Gujarat

BJP beats anti-incumbency but Rahul salvages honour in Gujarat

By Deepak Parvatiyar* Ahmedabad:  In spite of its defeat, the Congress Party has managed to salvage some honour with an improved performance in Gujarat.  Its defeat in Himachal Pradesh though will make its rival, the BJP, stand taller – while...
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Gujarat verdict will redefine national politics

Gujarat verdict will redefine national politics

By Deepak Parvatiyar* As fates of candidates for the 182 assembly seats are now sealed in the electronic voting machines after the end of the final phase of Gujarat elections on December 14, almost all exit polls are showing majority...
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It is make or break for Alpesh Thakor at Radhanpur

It is make or break for Alpesh Thakor at Radhanpur

Gujarat Key Constituencies: Radhanpur By Deepak Parvatiyar In Radhanpur, a town in North Gujarat’s Patan district, it is the test of the strength of thirty five year old Alpesh Thakor. He, one the of the three young turks, other being...
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In Gujarat what does 68% voters turnout in first phase signify?

In Gujarat what does 68% voters turnout in first phase signify?

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 By Deepak Parvatiyar* Ahmedabad: On 13 December 2012 Gujarat had witnessed 70.75% of record breaking voting in the first phase of polling. That was a time when the BJP’s tallest Patel leader and former chief minister...
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Gujarat Elections, which way Surat will vote?

Gujarat Elections, which way Surat will vote?

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 By Deepak Parvatiyar* Surat: Last Sunday in Patel dominated Varachha area of Surat over a lakh strong crowd surged to the rally of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti leader Hardik Patel. Many had ‘Sardarvanshi’ printed on their.....
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Gujarat BJP President Jitu Vaghani is fighting anti incumbency in Bhavnagar West

Gujarat BJP President Jitu Vaghani is fighting anti incumbency in Bhavnagar West

Gujarat Key Constituency: Bhavnagar West By Deepak Parvatiyar* On November 21, just before Bharatiya Janata Party’s Gujarat state unit chief Jitu Vaghani filed his nomination papers from Bhavnagar West, the party’s national president Amit Shah addressed an...
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Gujarat key constituency Rajkot West

Gujarat key constituency Rajkot West

It is Jain Vaniya CM versus a rich Brahmin in the Patel heartland By Deepak Parvatiyar* Considered a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) bastion, Rajkot West is the biggest constituency within the Saurashtra region of Gujarat. Having given three chief ministers...
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