Opposition Attacks Amit Shah’s ‘Permanent Peace’ Statement

November 26, 2022 7:49 pm

Ahead of next month’s Gujarat assembly elections, there is a heat wave in Gujarat due to the extensive campaigns by political parties such as Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), and Congress. In the midst of all this, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the BJP is ruling in Gujarat for 27 […]

Elderly Citizen To Get Special Provisions During Polls

November 26, 2022 6:09 pm

The Election Commission of India has granted elderly voters a special provision for the Gujarat assembly elections. Now, ballot papers can be sent to their homes. The rules have been amended given their physical limitations.   According to the rules, if he/she opts for postal ballot, then the Booth Level Officer (BLO) will collect the […]

Gujarat Elections: Flower Market Is Buzzing

November 26, 2022 4:13 pm

Gujarat’s election campaigning has reached a fever pitch this week, with top BJP, Congress, and AAP officials camping in the state. All of the star campaigners are in the state to campaign. Various programs, including welcome and receptions, are being held throughout the country in this regard. Because flowers are in high demand in all […]

BJP Manifesto: We Walk The Talk Says J P Nadda

November 26, 2022 12:59 pm

The Bharatiya Janata Party has released its manifesto for the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 in the presence of the BJP National President JP Nadda, CM Bhupendra Patel, and State President CR Patil. The Congress and the AAP have also made tempting promises earlier. Promises made by the Congress include changing the name of Narendra Modi […]

BJP Splitting Thakor Votes, Alleges Fireband Congress MLA

November 26, 2022 12:23 pm

From waving at villagers from the sunroof of her SUV to riding pillion at a motorbike rally, Congress MLA Geniben Thakor (46) has her own star value in the Bhabhar taluka of Vav Assembly constituency in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district. The firebrand Congress MLA plays to the gallery and says, “Vote for your daughter. I do […]

Meet Candidate Amit Shah From Ellisbridge

November 26, 2022 12:19 pm

It is difficult for party workers to match Amit Shah’s energy and fast pace of walking, as the current chief of the Ahmedabad BJP unit hits the campaign trail across the Ellisbridge Assembly constituency. Shah is adamant that AAP won’t make a dent at any of Ahmedabad city’s 16 Assembly seats. He is also confident […]

Amit Shah On 2002 Communal Riots: ‘Taught Them A Lesson’

November 25, 2022 7:51 pm

In a statement that has raised eyebrows, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said anti-social elements indulged in violence in Gujarat as the Congress supported them, but after the perpetrators were “taught a lesson” in 2002, the BJP established “permanent peace” in the state. Gujarat witnessed large-scale communal violence in 2002 following the train […]

AAP Will Bring Back Old Pension Scheme: Raghav Chadha

November 25, 2022 6:21 pm

Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Raghav Chadha, a Rajya Sabha member and party’s co-charge for Gujarat, said the party will bring back the old pension scheme if voted to power in Gujarat. It has been a big demand of all government employees of Gujarat that the old pension scheme should be implemented, he said. Chadda further said […]

Congress’ Gohil Says Guj Covid Vaccination A Scam, Demands Probe

November 25, 2022 6:26 pm

The Congress has alleged that the BJP “cheated” the people of Gujarat during the height of Covid-19 pandemic in the name of “free vaccination”. Addressing a press conference on Friday, Rajya Sabha MP and the All India Congress Committee spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil said that fake names of beneficiaries, bogus addresses, and fake mobile phone numbers […]

Gujarat First: Jio 5G In All Districts Soon

November 25, 2022 3:14 pm

Reliance Jio True 5G has been rolled out across districts in Gujarat, this does not imply that 5G speeds will be available in every corner of the state. However, the True-5G coverage is available in all 33 district headquarters of Gujarat. Considering that 5G needs a more dense infrastructure than 4G, complete coverage may take […]

Gujarat Polls: Multiple Small Transactions Under Lens

November 25, 2022 2:35 pm

With assembly elections around the corner, the authorities monitoring money laundering will have an eye out for transactions dealing in even smaller denominations. Normally, transactions worth Rs 10 lakh or above are scrutinised through the bank’s CBS platforms for any irregularities. However, the authorities will now also monitor if multiple transactions of smaller amounts are […]

Cong, AAP, Or BJP… Who’s Money Is It Anyway?

November 25, 2022 12:50 pm

In the turmoil of the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections, political parties are on the radar of government agencies financial malpractices. Surprisingly (or is it even surprising?), opposition parties are facing the wrath of the central agencies. In this exclusive discussion between Vibes of India’s Deepal Trivedi, Janvi Soniya and Ajit Tiwari, the panellists emphasised the […]

It’s Time To Generate Income From Electricity Than Getting It For Free, Says PM Modi 

November 24, 2022 5:25 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that it was time to earn money from electricity rather than receive it for free, in an apparent attempt to counter the Aam Aadmi Party and the Congress’ promise of free electricity in poll-bound Gujarat.  Addressing Modasa town in Aravalli district in north Gujarat, Modi said only he knows the […]

Morbi Bridge Collapse: Compensation To Victims’ Kin Not Enough: HC

November 24, 2022 3:13 pm

The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Thursday once again slammed the state government in the Morbi bridge collapse case. Yesterday, the court said that the compensation given to kin of the 135 people who lost their lives in the bridge collapse last month was not enough. “Compensation should be realistic and also the need of […]

Gujarat Elections: Rise In Candidates With Criminal Background; AAP Tops The List 

November 24, 2022 3:33 pm

Political watchdog Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR) on Thursday analysed the candidates contesting Gujarat elections and the report stated a spike in the number of candidates with criminal background contesting this Phase -1 of the forthcoming elections. The new entrant in Gujarat politics Aam Aadmi Party has nominated the highest number of candidates (36%) with […]

Focus On The Next 25 Years, Modi Tells Gujarat

November 24, 2022 2:20 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is campaigning aggressively in Gujarat, addressed a rally in Palanpur district on Thursday. He promised that Gujarat will be turned into a “hydrogen hub” and vehicles will run on green hydrogen. “During Covid, 80 crore people were given free food grains for two-and-a-half years. Work has been done to provide food […]

Why BJP Favours Bhupendra Patel?

November 24, 2022 1:08 pm

In unofficially endorsing Bhupendra Patel for another term as CM, the BJP has clearly bowed to caste pressure. But Patel and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have a lot in common. In 2001, Modi found himself catapulted to the top job though he had no administrative experience. Likewise, Patel was a first-time MLA when he was […]

Problem Of Plenty For Muslim Voters

November 24, 2022 11:27 am

In Limbayat assembly seat in Surat district, Muslim voters face a problem of plenty. Of the 44 total candidates in the fray on this seat, the minority representation is over 80 percent. The community comprises 27 percent of the total electorate and has the option to choose from as many as 36 Muslim candidates. Likewise, […]

Gujarat: Why Congress Did Not Support Tribal Woman In Presidential Election, Says PM Modi

November 23, 2022 7:40 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed the Congress party, questioning why it did not support Droupadi Murmu during the presidential elections, especially given their concern for tribal issues. During his speech in Dahod, he said, “I want to ask these people who are fighting for power what the issue was that they didn’t declare support to […]

Gujarat Election 2022: BJP’s Manoj Tiwari Campaigns In Bapunagar

November 23, 2022 7:26 pm

In Gujarat, an electoral wave and a triangular tussle are transpiring ahead of next month’s state assembly election. The streets of Gujarat are pulsating with the rallies and campaigns of prominent political leaders. In the midst of campaigns, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) released a list of star campaigners including MP Manoj Tiwari. On Tuesday, he […]