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December 19, 2002

Amarsinh Choudhary elected leader of opposition in
Sonia asks party to prepare for future challenges

December 18, 2002

Sonia takes BJP to task in Rajkot
Governor invites Narendra Modi to form government

December 17, 2002

Modi to be sworn in at Ahmedabad

December 16, 2002

Karunakaran takes potshots at Sonia for Gujarat
Seven convicted in Parliament attack case
Modi for 'appeasement of none and justice to all'
BJP disapproves of Togadia's remar
Modi to be sworn in on Dec 22
Curfew lifted in Vadodara
Modi to be elected legislature party leader on Mon

December 15, 2002

BJP retains Godda LS seat in Jharkhand
Vajpayee, Advani likely to attend swearing-in
BJP's victory march has begun: PM
'Hindu Rashtra' in two years: Togadia
Nine ministers, assembly speaker meet waterloo
BJP retains Godda LS seat in Jharkhand
For God's sake, stop dividing Gujarat: Modi
BJP ends up with 125 seats; Congress 52
Violence erupts in Vadodara and Ahmedabad
Congress wins Arunachal by-election
Congress retains Nainital LS seat
AGP wins assembly by-election in Assam
Gujaratis were angry about slander campaign: Advan
BJP stuns Congress in Rajasthan
Vaghela concedes defeat
It is a victory of fear, terror: Congress
Defeat for pseudo-secularists: Modi
BJP says victory not because of riots
Gujarat a jilt for pseudo-secularists, says BJP
BJP wins by-elections in Rajasthan
PM congratulates Modi
The mood among Congressmen
BJP gets absolute majority in Gujarat
BJP leading in Godhra, Rajkot II

December 14, 2002

Gujarat results expected by Sunday afternoon
Repolling peaceful, 68 per cent voter turnout
Repolling peaceful, 68 per cent voter turnout
Repolling in 15 booths begins

December 13, 2002

Don't take exit polls seriously: Congress
Fifty per cent of paramilitary forces to stay back
Repolling in 15 booths in Gujarat: EC
Our reporters respond to readers
Curfew lifted from Jambusar town

December 12, 2002

61.52% electorate cast votes in Gujarat
'BJP has a slight edge'
'Modi is the leader'
Exit polls predict simple majority for BJP
Gujarat: Tension in Jambusar
About 60% votes cast in Gujarat assembly election
Attack on BJP candidate in Ahmedabad
55-65 % voting till 3 pm in Saurashtra
Brisk voting in Godhra
Enthusiastic voting in Shahpur
BJP will get comfortable mandate : Advani
Modest, peaceful polling in first two hours
For Keshubhai, farmers' issues are important
'I see an emotional frenzy in the BJP's favour'
Togadia's name missing from voters' list
Voting for Gujarat assembly elections on

December 11, 2002

BJP urges Hindu voters to turn out in strength
Prohibition - Gujarat's worst kept secret
Fishing for votes in Somnath-Veravel
Fishing for votes in Somnath-Veraval
Adequate security provided in Gujarat: Lyngdoh

December 10, 2002

Campaigning ends in Gujarat
Will BJP's vote bank vote?
Acid test of Hindutva card in Vadodara
Congress has a new slogan: 100 seats 100%
Patels battle it out in Keshubhai's constituency
Kadi Congress candidate injured in attack

December 09, 2002

Swaying to the Hindutva beat
BJP focuses on mobilising voters
Congress is like fish out of water: PM
Modi evokes strong passions in Ahmedabad's women
'No one in Patan constituency knows Modi'
Caretaker law minister of Gujarat, Chapatwala, dea
'Sonia seems capable of ensuring peace'

December 08, 2002

Swaying to the Hindutva beat
Water is the issue in Rajkot-II
Sonia takes BJP to task in Rajkot
Sonia takes BJP to task in Rajkot
Mayawati to assist BJP in Gujarat
Mayawati to assist BJP in Gujarat

December 07, 2002

Naidu calls Congress the mother of communalism
BJP faces a tough fight in Amreli district
God is one, PM tells Vadodara residents
Media's Rs50 crore shame in Gujarat
My son loves everyone: Modi's mother
Shahpur may surprise BJP
Rajkot-II -- Under determined assault from Congres

December 06, 2002

Survey predicts close finish in Gujarat polls
Patan may spring a surprise on BJP
Juhapura: Hemmed in by prejudices
Advani blames Congress for failing to settle Kashmir issue
In Sami, all eyes are on Vaghela junior

December 05, 2002

For Muslims of Naroda, safety is the only issue BJP owns up responsibility for not preventing Godhra
EC restricts VHP rally to Ahmedabad city limits
Gujarat Seva Dal chief quits over ticket allocation

December 04, 2002

VHP to protest against attack on Jaideep Patel
Business, not Godhra, the issue in Vadodara
Pandya launches BJP campaign in Ellisbridge
NCP releases poll manifesto, stresses on development
VHP leader's condition stable; to be operated

December 03, 2002

Mahatma's granddaughter calls for peace in Gujarat
VHP to organise Shaurya Diwas at Akshardham temple
VHP general secretary Dr Jaideep Patel shot at in Naroda
Sonia launches election campaign in Gujarat
In Maninagar, the only issue is 'Islamic terrorism'

December 02, 2002

'We feel polling booths will not be put up'
Samata won't support Cong in Gujarat: Shrivastava
PM's election campaign programme in Gujarat revised to December 7, 9
Mistrust the only thing in abundance in Godhra
Congress pins hopes on Priyanka

December 01, 2002

Modi was addressing the media after releasing the party's 15-page manifesto titled BJP: Saviour of five crore Gujaratis.
BJP plans aggressive ad campaign in Gujarat

November 30, 2002

Pandya's absence notwithstanding, BJP still confident of bagging Ellisbrige
Advani dares Pakistan to fourth war
Godhra carnage witnesses to campaign: VHP
Modi is bound to win Maninagar: Riot victims
Pandya meets Vajpayee, Advani; says he will campaign

November 29, 2002

Gujarat poll will decide India's future: Shahi Imam
Relief camp cards valid for identity: Election Commission
22 BJP leaders to descend on Gujarat on Saturday
Fear prevails in Dasaj ahead of Gujarat poll

November 28, 2002

Congress not to raise Godhra issue during Gujarat assembly election
Congress, BJP left in fray for Mehsana Lok Sabha seat
Sonia to launch poll campaign on December 3
Attack on corporator an internal matter: BJP
Keshubhai projects Modi as chief minister
'Giant killer' Yatin Oza ready to take on Narendra Modi

November 27, 2002

Pandya supporters attack BJP corporator
BJP will not hesitate to raise Godhra issue during Gujarat election: Advani
Two dissident Congress MLAs suspended from party
Keshubhai to flag off BJP campaign on November 28

November 26, 2002

Saffron brigade disrupts seminar in Vadodara
'BJP, RSS wanted to teach Pandya a lesson'

November 25, 2002

Gujarat polls: Cong releases last list
BJP manifesto focuses on 'cultural nationalism'
Modi to face six others for Maninagar seat
BJP fields Bhavin Sheth from Ellisbridge

November 24, 2002

Haren Pandya withdraws from race, wins sympathy
BJP announces fifth list for Gujarat
Haren Pandya decides not to contest Gujarat polls
Congress' Yatin Ojha to take on Modi in Maninagar
Congress releases 3rd list of candidates for Gujarat polls

November 23, 2002

NCP announces first list of 69 candidates for Gujarat election
Pandya's name missing from the fourth list too
Condition of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi stable
NCP demands Modi's arrest under POTA

November 22, 2002

Cong releases second list of 56 candidates
'Indictment by tribunal will not affect BJP's prospects'
Modi liable for prosecution for genocide: Citizens Tribunal
Ignore tribunal's findings on riots: Gujarat govt
Gujarat police quite professional now: Lyngdoh
'Haren Pandya was offered a Cabinet berth'
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi hospitalised

November 21, 2002

We will not desist from Lyngdoh bashing: BJP
BJP releases 3rd list; Pandya's fate in balance
BJP to rake up Godhra only if Congress does so
Gujarat's rotting co-op banking sector and the conspiracy of silence
Dissidents raise their heads, Cong MLA to contest as independent
Pandya's will be a test case for Modi

November 20, 2002

PM to lead BJP's campaign in Gujarat
'Modi will bag top post if BJP wins'
'Jihadi terrorism' to be issue in Gujarat: BJP
Pandya's name not in second list too

November 19, 2002

Vajpayee to campaign for BJP in Gujarat
Keshubhai says no to ticket for son
Only 353 paramilitary companies for Gujarat election

JD (U) releases list for Gujarat polls
BJP releases first list, Modi to contest from Maninagar
BJP to release first list of candidates for Gujarat polls today

November 18, 2002

Lok Jan Shakti to join hands with Congress to oust BJP
Congress releases first list of candidates for Gujarat poll
Godhra will not be an election issue: Modi
Election Commission notifies Gujarat legislative assembly election
Telugu Desam Party backs Election Commission in Gujarat standoff

November 17, 2002

Yatra will now take shape of public meetings: VHP
VHP leaders arrested as police enforce ban on yatra

November 16, 2002

Congress clears names of 140 candidates for Gujarat poll
India Today poll predicts two-thirds majority for BJP in Gujarat
Yatra plans irreversible: VHP
Gujarat Congressmen allege nepotism in nominations
Vajpayee asks parties not to incite communal passions
Togadia barred from entering Godhra

November 15, 2002

VHP should have listened to PM's advice: RSS
Gujarat elections will have no impact on Centre: Advani
BJP supports PM's appeal to abide by EC decision
VHP rejects PM's appeal, to go ahead with yatra
Election Commission ban on VHP rally justified: Vajpayee

November 14, 2002

EC order banning VHP yatra inappropriate: BJP
Gujarat government refuses permission to VHP 'yatra'
Congress to drop 10-12 MLAs in Gujarat
EC to despatch 22 special observers to Gujarat
VHP to go ahead with yatra despite ban
VHP plans Ramdhun in Gujarat

November 13, 2002

Sangh Parivar discusses EC's ban
Modi defers finalisation of candidates list
VHP to defy 'yatra' ban; BJP plays it safe
Election Commission bans religious rallies in Gujarat

November 12, 2002

Congress has turned down request for tie-up in Gujarat: Mulayam
Lyngdoh adopting double standards: VHP

November 11, 2002

VHP wants to contest 30 seats in Gujarat
Congress takes Modi to task at campaign launch

November 10, 2002

Keshubhai Patel to share dais with Modi in Surat
Security beefed up in Godhra for Modi's yatra
New survey buoys Congress in Gujarat