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AAP moves in on Congress territory in Gujarat's tribal beltRediff.com9 Dec 2022
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) clinched 23 out of 27 Scheduled Tribe seats in Gujarat as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the new entrant in the state's politics, swept aside the Congress to find a footing in the state's tribal belt.
Gujarat phase 2: BJP faces rebellion in north, Cong looks to retain holdRediff.com2 Dec 2022
While the BJP faces rebellion in some pockets and an undercurrent of anger palpable among the dominant OBC Chaudhary community due to the arrest of dairy cooperative leader and former home minister Vipul Chahduary, local caste dynamics and selection of candidates are likely to play a major role in the final outcome, political analysts said.
Guj polls: 2 Christian candidates slug it out for 1st timeRediff.com29 Nov 2022
Political analysts say the Congress's approach of taking the marginalised sections together has helped it in winning tribal-dominated seats, while the BJP will have to do a rethinking to win in Vyara, considering the social dynamics in this aAssembly segment.
BJP, Congress field dynasts in over 20 seats in GujaratRediff.com21 Nov 2022
The ruling BJP and opposition Congress have together fielded sons of sitting and former MLAs in at least 20 of the total 182 constituencies.
BJP or AAP: Who will win support of Surat diamond workers in Gujarat polls?Rediff.com20 Nov 2022
There are around 15 lakh diamond workers in Gujarat, including nearly seven lakh employed in units in Surat, which is the largest hub of cutting and polishing of these precious stones.
Gujarat polls: Who will bag the all-important Dalit vote?Rediff.com16 Oct 2022
While the BJP says it is confident Dalits will vote for it in the state assembly polls due this year-end, the Congress says it is paying attention to seats with 10 per cent or more Dalit population.
The beautiful mind of Balkrishna Doshi, who won architecture's Nobel PrizeRediff.com16 Mar 2018
He designed some of India's most iconic buildings.
Pidi tweets for me: Rahul Gandhi on his Twitter popularityRediff.com12 Nov 2017
Gandhi revealed that he reflected on issues and gave suggestions to his communication team of two or three members, which fine-tuned the content before posting it on the microblogging website.
Rahul turns Gujarat fight into Pandava-Kaurava tussle, says truth is on our sideRediff.com3 Nov 2017
Gandhi said that while the prime minster was armed with his "government, police, army, governments in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh", he had truth on his side "and we need nothing other than truth".
In Patel territory, PM Modi reaches out to farmersRediff.com30 Aug 2016
In his address, Modi stressed on conserving water and remembered his days as Gujarat chief minister when people did not understood his vision to bring transformation in agriculture sector.