Monthly Archives December 2017

Gujarat Assembly Elections Results 2017

Gujarat Election Result: Just over three hours into the counting of votes for the Gujarat Assembly elections, the BJP can finally breathe easy as they extend their lead comfortably to around 105 seats for the 182-seat Assembly. An hour into the counting of votes, the Congress had suddenly gained on the BJP and at one stage even overtook the them as markets fell over 850 points as BJP was staring at a possible defeat. But after 45 very nervous minutes for the BJP, the fortunes turned around for the party in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state.

Gujarat Election Result 2017 LIVE Updates: Sudden Drop For BJP, Falls To 96/182 Seats, Congress Inch Closer

After a high-pitched and bitterly-fought election campaign by the BJP and Congress in Gujarat, all eyes now focus on the Gujarat Assembly election result which will be declared today. Counting of votes began at 8 am sharp...

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Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections Results 2017

The BJP is on course to form the next government in Himachal Pradesh, leading in 42 of 68 seats, and wresting the state from the Congress. The saffron party, however, suffered a loss as its CM candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal lost in his Sujanpur constituency. The party now faces the challenge to find a replacement for Dhumal. Counting is underway at 42 centres for the Himachal Pradesh assembly election result 2017 and the state seems to have kept true to its reputation of being a swing state — switching sides each election. In 2012, the Congress won 36 seats in the 68-seat Assembly, while the BJP won 26 seats.

Seats

Constituency Candidate Party Status
Chopal Balbir Singh Verma BJP Gains
Rohru Mohan Lal Brakta CONG Holds
Chintpurni Balbir Singh BJP Gains
Jaisinghpur Ravinder ...
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Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Says BJP, Winning Tough Gujarat Battle

Speaking above loud fireworks, singing and dancing at the BJP’s headquarters in Delhi, Smriti Irani also called it a win for the BJP’s governance and organization.

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. It is a win for our governance and organisation: Smriti Irani
  2. Briefly, Congress, BJP ran neck-and-neck as per early trends from Gujarat
  3. BJP has managed a record fifth term in Gujarat and big win in Himachal

Union minister Smriti Irani, reacting to the BJP’s victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, said: “Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar.” The phrase, the title of a hit movie, caught on quickly as the party made it past the winning post in a tough fight in Gujarat.

“It is cause for celebration...

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Flashing ‘V’ Sign, PM Modi Sets Off BJP’s Gujarat, Himachal Celebration

PM Modi led a high-voltage campaign to score a fifth straight victory for the BJP, which has ruled Gujarat for 22 years.

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. PM Modi flashes victory sign before entering parliament
  2. BJP set to win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, celebrations begin
  3. PM Modi led a high-voltage campaign in Gujarat to score victory for BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flashed a V sign for victory and a big smile as he walked into parliament this morning as his party, the BJP, looked set to win the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh election.

The BJP is set to win a fifth consecutive term in Gujarat.

The party had a scare in PM Modi’s home state, where the fight turned out to be tougher than expected by its leaders and predicted by pollsters...

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