PM Modi puts EC in a spot, questions legitimacy of RS election
23.10.17 - kanwar manjit singh

IN REMARKS THAT are likely to leave the Election Commission red-faced, Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually questioned the legitimacy of the recent Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat, belittled the victory of "those won in the recount” and, in the process, left the EC’s reputation further ...

This is why Election Commission did not announce Gujarat poll dates
15.10.17 - Awagyakrit Singh

In the Super Bowl of Indian democracy, the reigning champion BJP and the challenger Congress are preparing for battle most ferocious, but the Election Commission’s conduct has given rise to a query most unfortunate — on whose side is the umpire?




Dalit man beaten to death for attending garba event
01.10.17 - TEAM PT

IN A SHOCKING incident, a 21-year-old Dalit man was lynched for watching Garba dance hosted for upper-caste Patel community in Gujarat's Anand district on Saturday.

At about 4 am on Sunday, Jayesh Solanki was sitting with his cousin Prakash Solanki and two other Dalit men near ...

Congress expels 8 Gujarat MLAs for cross-voting in RS polls
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09.08.17 - team pt

A day after the Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll results went in the Congress' favour, the party has expelled eight MLAs including former chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela for six years for anti-party activities.

"We have expelled them for six years as they defied the party whip and ...

Fearing more defections, Congress flies over 40 Gujrat MLAs to Bengaluru
Game of polls
29.07.17 - team pt

Rattled over its six MLAs submitting their resignations ahead of upcoming Rajya Sabha elections on August 8, with one more likely to leave soon, the Gujarat Congress flew off over 40 of its remaining MLAs to Bengaluru in party-ruled Karnataka on Friday night.
"All our Gujarat ...

Vijay Rupani sworn in as Chief Minister of Gujarat, Nitin Patel as deputy CM
07.08.16 - TEAM PT

Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel were on Sunday sworn in as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat respectively at Mahatma Mandi in Gujarat.

Governor OP Kohli administered the oath of office and secrecy to Rupani, Patel and 22 others.

The Eight cabinet-rank ministers, including ...

Curfew in Modi’s home district Mehsana; Hundreds detained after Patel stir turns violent
17.04.16 - pt team

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home district, Mehsana in Gujarat was brought under curfew and internet services suspended on Sunday after more than two dozen people were wounded as Patidar pro-reservation campaigners demanding the release of one of its leaders, Hardik Patel turned violent, as police ...

Emergency Declared in Gujarat Nuclear Plant; Shut Down After Major Leak
11.03.16 - pt team

An emergency has been declared within the nuclear plant at Kakrapar in Gujarat after a major heavy water leak in a nuclear reactor reports NDTV. No worker has been exposed to radiation, said officials, adding that the employees remained sequestered till their shift ended, which ...

High alert in Guajarat; Hunt for 10 terrorists, NSG teams rushed
05.03.16 - pt team

AHMEDABAD : The security in the state of Gujarat has been tightened, especially along the coast, following a note by national security adviser Ajit Doval about a possible infiltration attempt by eight-ten militants through the land or the sea border with Pakistan, reports The Hindustan ...




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