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Chunav Manch Gujarat: Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani, Owaisi, others on India TV's big stage

Chunav Manch Gujarat: With less than a week left for Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022, top leaders discussed and put forth their views on issues that matter.

India TV News Desk Edited By: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: November 28, 2022 23:51 IST

Chunav Manch Gujarat: Union Ministers Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, and spokespersons of BJP and Congress among other leaders graced India TV's Chunav Manch ahead of Gujarat assembly elections 2022. Voting to elect the 182-member assembly will be held in two phases, on December 1 and 5, and the results will be declared on December 8, along with Himachal Pradesh. Ahead of the polls, India TV hosted 'Chunav Manch' in Gujarat where leaders discussed and put forth their views on issues that matter to people in the upcoming elections. BJP leaders including Piyush Goyal, Smriti Irani, CR Patil, Sudhanshu Trivedi, others exuberated confidence that their party will register a record victory, the Opposition also showed confidence that the people of Gujarat are now looking for a change due to price rise, unemployment, among other issues. Although a couple of opinion polls by India TV-Matrize have shown that the BJP may win a comfortable majority but the Congress and AAP are not ready to give any walkover and leaving no stone unturned to woo voters in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. PM Modi and Amit Shah have been canvassing across Gujarat as part of the BJP's 'carpet bombing' campaigning. In 2017, the BJP had won 99 seats, Congress 77 and both parties would be looking to better their tally this time. ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2022: FULL COVERAGE

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  • 8:34 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    This will definitely be India's century: Piyush Goyal

    Piyush Goyal said that India has the capability, and under the leadership of PM Modi, the seeds sowed by him, and with the contribution of people, will definitely make sure that this will be India's century.

  • 8:29 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    A nation cannot progress with colonial mindset: Piyush Goyal

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that a nation cannot progress with a colonial mindset and reminded people of PM Modi's 5 pledges that he shared in his independence day speech. 

  • 8:23 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    India's population biggest strength, says Piyush Goyal

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that India's population has become its biggest strength. Today India has created a record in startups. Today Gujarat has become the capital of solar energy. 140 crore Indians have become the strength of India today.

  • 8:19 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Every home has cooking gas, now pipelines are also reaching: Piyush Goyal

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that under the Modi government, every house in the country has now cooking gas, and efforts are underway to install PNG pipelines. 

  • 8:17 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Proud feeling for India to get G20 Presidency: Piyush Goyal

    Piyush Goyal said that under the leadership of PM Modi, India is processing well. Isn't it a proud feeling that India has got G20 Presidency.

  • 8:13 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Gujarat experimenting on producing green steel

    The union minister also informed that Gujarat is experimenting on producing green steel that will help in easing pollution.

  • 8:12 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    World's biggest work for solar energy is underway in India

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that world's largest project in producing solar energy is underway in India. 

  • 8:11 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Look how Statue of Unity is fueling India's economy, says Piyush Goyal

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal the development of Kevadia, installing Sadar Vallabhbhai Patel's statue as the 'Statue of Unity' helped in the overall development of the region. 

    It's also providing jobs to the locals.

  • 8:08 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    New corridor will be established in Dwarka

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that a new corridor will be established in Gujarat's Dwarka. 

  • 8:04 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Shouldn't forget that India's economy was among fragile 5 before 2014

    Slamming the UPA era, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that we must not forget how fragile India's economy used to be before 2014.

  • 7:58 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    CR Patil on Shraddha Walkar murder case

    Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil asked where are all those people who used to protest with candles, and why didn't they come out for Shraddha.  

  • 7:50 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    CR Patil on giving tickets to Muslim candidates

    On selecting candidates for ticket distribution, CR Patil said that if a Muslim candidate is capable of winning then they will definitely give them the ticket.

  • 7:44 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    AAP won't win even a single seat in Gujarat: CR Patil

    Taking a dig at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil said that Kejriwal's party won't be able to win even a single seat in the state. 

    He further added that the fight is only between BJP and Congress, AAP is nowhere.

  • 7:42 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Gujarat BJP has 1.18 crore members, says CR Patil

    Gujarat BJP has 1.18 crore members. This belief has been created because of the trust of people in PM Modi, said CR Patil.

  • 7:38 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    People trust PM Modi which benefits BJP: CR Patil

    Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil said that people have trust in PM Modi which benefits the party. All party workers are happy with the party's functioning.

  • 7:34 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    We expect that BJP will get around 2.4 crore votes in upcoming election: CR Patil

    Explaining BJP's page committee during election, CR Patil said that they are expecting more than 2.4 crore votes in the forthcoming elections.  

  • 7:21 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Give Congress one more chance: Congress' Abhay Dubey

    Congress spokesperson Abhay Dubey appealed to the people of Gujarat to give Congress one more chance, as once again it will bring the people of Gujarat on the path of development.

  • 7:18 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Modi govt didn't reduce fuel prices even when it was $20 per barrel, says Congress Abhay Dubey

    Oil prices had come down to $20 a barrel but even then the Modi government didn't reduce fuel prices and put all the burden on the common man, said Congress' Abhay Dubey.

  • 7:14 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Why no Congress leader ever visited Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's statue

    Sudhanshu Trivedi said that if you want to see change, then see that Gujarat is moving forward. The biggest statue of Gujarati pride was made by PM Modi of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, but till date no Congress leader has gone there. India became the 5th largest economy in the 'Amritkal' of independence, leaving behind England during PM Modi's tenure.

  • 7:12 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Congress will reduce power bill, waive farm loans, says Congress Abhay Dubey

    Congress will reduce the electricity bill, waive farm loans and provide relief to businessmen, said Congress Abhay Dubey.

  • 7:10 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    BJP has destroyed small domestic businesses: Abhay Dubey

    BJP has destroyed small domestic businesses. I want to ask Sudhanshu Trivedi, "Why did it take so many years to implement the Tribal Forest Act? Harsh Goenka tweets continuously, bank associations go on strike continuously..."

  • 7:05 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    BJP questions Congress' intent

    BJP's Sudhanshu Trivedi hit out at the Congress party saying that India was capable of manufacturing assault rifles, sending missions to Moon, establishing aircraft manufacturing units but they had no intention of doing it.

  • 6:50 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Gujarat only state in India where groundwater level has come up: Sudhanshu Trivedi

    Sudhanshu Trivedi lauded the Gujarat government saying that the groundwater level has dropped across the country but it's only in Gujarat where it has increased.

    India has made a huge leap in solar energy. Modhera has become the first such village where everything is running on solar energy. There is also a temple of Lord Surya there, we have kept both spirituality and development together, he said.

  • 6:43 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    BJP caught drugs worth thousands of crores, says Sudhanshu Trivedi

    The government is alert, that's why drugs worth thousands of crores have been seized during the BJP rule. While during the Congress rule only a few hundreds of crores of drugs were seized, said Sudhanshu Trivedi.

  • 6:42 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    80% rise in children suffering from Anemia, school dropout has also increased: Congress

    Congress spokesperson Abhay Dubey said that slowly the mask of BJP is coming off as there has been 80 percent increase in rise of Anemia cases among children. 

    School dropout has also increased in Gujarat, Dubey claimed. 

  • 6:37 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    'Even PM Modi will say to Rahul Gandhi, let's walk together...': Abhay Dubey

    Congress spokesperson Abhay Dubey asked the BJP not to do negative politics. Employment opportunities should be created for the youth who are being pushed into the fire of unemployment. Get rid of inflation. Gas cylinder has become expensive. Rahul Gandhi is on Bharat Jodo Yatra on these issues. A time will come when PM Modi himself will come and say that I will also walk with you.

  • 6:32 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    A big change has come in Indian politics, says Sudhanshu Trivedi

    BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi said that a big change has come in Indian politics as now even opposition leaders are visiting temples.

  • 5:13 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans raised during Rahul's Bharat Jodo Yatra: Prem Shukla

    Hitting out at Congress' Bharat Jodo Yatra, Prem Shukla said that 'Pakistan Zindabad' slogans were raised during the yatra. However, Imran Pratapgarhi responded saying that it was BJP's people who raised the slogans.

  • 5:11 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Prem Shukla said BJP will cross 150 seats in upcoming elections

    BJP's Prem Shukla said that his party will win record seats in the upcoming elections. He said the party will win over 150 seats. 

  • 5:09 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Imran demands action against Morbi bridge collapse culprits

    Imran Pratapgarhi asked Prem Shukla when will the culprits of the Morbi bridge collapse will be arrested. 

  • 5:07 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    AAP won't win even a single seat in Gujarat: Imran Pratapgarhi

    Imran Pratapgarhi said that PM Modi knows that this time he will not be able to win. So he has called two friends i.e. Kejriwal and Owaisi so that Congress votes are cut. "I give it in writing that AAP will not be able to even open its account in Gujarat," he said. 

  • 5:00 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    People want change: Imran Pratapgarhi

    Imran Pratapgarhi raised the issue of school closure during the BJP rule. Imran said that the public is in the mood for change. The answer to inflation will be given by the people of the state.

  • 4:58 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    During Congress' rule, curfew used to be imposed for most part of the year: Prem Shukla

    Prem Shukla hit out at Congress saying during its rule, there used to be curfew in the state for most part of the year. BJP established rule of law in Gujarat.

  • 4:51 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Woman are safe in Gujarat, move freely even at 2 am at night: Prem Shukla

    Prem Shukla said that in Rajasthan women are tortured, raped, petrol-diesel prices are high. Women in Ahmedabad are not afraid to move even at 2 am in night. Earlier there used to be riots during Congress rule, he added.

  • 4:48 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Amethi didn't get district hospital but entire Gujarat was rejuvenated by PM Modi: BJP's Prem Shukla

    BJP spokesperson Prem Shukla said that under Congress' rule, Amethi did not get a district hospital but entire Gujarat was rejuvenated by PM Modi. 

  • 4:41 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Congress fighting against 27-year rule of the BJP: Imran Pratapgarhi

    Congress' Imran Pratapgarhi said that his party is contesting elections against 27-year rule of the BJP during which the condition of the state has worsened. 

  • 4:32 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Gujarat among safest in country: Vaghela

    BJP leader Pradipsinh Vaghela said that Gujarat comes among the safest states. The largest river-front is in Gujarat.

  • 4:30 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Ahmedabad in top 10 among child rapes, alleges Congress' Alok Sharma

    Congress' Alok Sharma said that Ahmedabad comes in the first 10 in terms of number of child rapes in the country. Suicides have also increased in the states by over 20% after the Covid pandemic.

  • 4:25 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Every section is getting benefits of developmental schemes: BJP's Vaghela

    BJP's Pradipsinh Vaghela said that Congress has only done corruption during its rule.

    "We work with the motto of Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas. Today, Hindus and Muslims are getting electricity 24 hours a day. Every section is getting the benefits of the schemes. There are schools in every village," said Vaghela.

  • 4:21 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    BJP didn't do any work, Congress didn't fulfill its responsibility: AIMIM Danish Qureshi

    The BJP didn't do any work, but Congress honestly did not fulfill the responsibility of the opposition. The atmosphere here is so disturbed that a Muslim cannot live with a Hindu. What is this relationship called, questioned AIMIM's Danish Qureshi 

  • 4:18 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Those who used to curse Modiji are in BJP: Alok Sharma

    Congress' Alok Sharma further said that many leaders who used to curse PM Modi are in BJP.

    Hardik Patel called PM Modi 'Yamraj', today he's in BJP, Alpesh Thakor is also in BJP... but this time it will be cleared out from the state. 

  • 4:12 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Congress didn't do anything for good education: Pradipsinh Vaghela

    BJP's Pradipsinh Vaghela said that everyone should get good education, we are working for it, but Congress didn't. People are with BJP's model of development, he added.

  • 4:10 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    AIMIM questions absence of Muslim candidates in BJP's list

    AIMIM's Danish Qureshi objected to the decrease in the number of Muslim representatives in the BJP. He said that party chief Asaduddin Owaisi does not hesitate to raise any issue in the Parliament. BJP does not give chance to Dalits and Muslims.

  • 4:09 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Congress will win more than 115 seats, BJP going to be cleared out: Alok Sharma

    Congress' Alok Sharma showed confidence that BJP will be cleared out in the forthcoming elections and Congress will win more than 115 seats.

  • 4:06 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Minimum wage limit in Gujarat is less than Rajasthan: Congress' Alok Sharma

    Congress' Alok Sharma countered BJP's model of development in Gujarat saying that even the minimum wage is higher in neighboring Rajasthan than in Gujarat.

  • 4:00 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Muslims are safest under BJP rule, says Pradeep Singh Vaghela

    BJP's Pradeep Singh Vaghela said that we all are working hard... Muslims are safest under BJP rule. Congress is trying to defame BJP in Gujarat.

  • 3:50 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    JP Nadda lied Gujarat is number 1 in FDI, alleges Alok Sharma

    Alok Sharma said that BJP President JP Nadda lied that Gujarat is number one in foreign investment while it is at number 6. The Congress leader also asked who is responsible for the death of 150 people in the Morbi bridge collapse.

  • 3:47 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Congress' Alok Sharma questions Govt over Corona management

    Congress' Alok Sharma questioned the Modi government over the country's management during the coronavirus. He raised the issue of deaths due to the shortage of oxygen.

  • 3:43 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    BJP and Congress people eat halwa puri together after elections: AIMIM's Danish Qureshi

    AIMIM's Danish Qureshi said that people of BJP and Congress sit comfortably and eat halua puri after elections. That's why we have come to Gujarat.

  • 3:40 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    BJP's Pradipsinh Vaghela says Gujarat way ahead in infrastructure works

    BJP's Pradipsinh Vaghela has said that Gujarat is way ahead in infrastructure works in the country. The state has good roads, better school infrastructure, and other projects.

  • 3:12 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Don't see any development in Gujarat: Waris Pathan

    Waris Pathan further questioned BJP and asked, "How many tickets did BJP give to Muslims? Congress was in power for 30 years, you (BJP) have also been in power for a long time. I am looking for development by coming here but cannot see any vikas."

  • 3:10 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    AIMIM biggest enemy of Muslims in country: Alpesh Thakor

    Alpesh Thakor retorted Waris Pathan saying, "I think there is no bigger enemy of Muslims than AIMIM in this country. You talk about bigotry and inciting Muslims, BJP does not talk like that but talks about nationalism. Today every house in Gujarat is getting water, you tell me one house where water is not coming, I will leave politics. The Muslim of Gujarat will not come in your words."

     

  • 3:09 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Why not Morbi bridge contractor arrested, asks Waris Pathan

    Speaking on statements like '100 crore vs 15 crore' and 'Muslims produce more children so that Owaisi becomes Prime Minister', Waris Pathan said, 'All this is a lie spread by the BJP... there has been no development in Muslim-dominated areas of Gujarat. There are piles of garbage. Morbi bridge collapsed in Gujarat, in which 150 people including 50 children died... daily wage workers were arrested but not the contractor."

    Gujarat's Chief Minister should have resigned but instead, he got a promotion, Pathan said.

  • 3:06 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Development taking place in every sector in Gujarat: Alpesh Thakor

    On the prevalence of hooliganism and riots in Gujarat in the past, Alpesh Thakor said, "We have also seen that Gujarat when riots used to happen every day. We have also seen that Gujarat when goons ruled... today development is taking place in every sector in Gujarat. We have seen who stopped Lord Jagannath's chariot and did bomb blasts in Gujarat."

  • 2:57 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    If there has been development of minorities anywhere in country, it has happened in Gujarat: Alpesh Thakor

    Countering Waris Pathan's allegations, BJP leader Alpesh Thakor said, "After the 2002 riots, if there has been development of minorities anywhere in the country, it has happened in Gujarat."

    Alpesh accused AIMIM of dividing people in the name of fundamentalism but when Modi says 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas', everyone comes in it.

  • 2:46 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Waris Pathan questions Gujarat govt for releasing rapists of Bilkis Bano

    AIMIM leader Waris Pathan said, "Our fight is with the BJP and the Congress but on another side, there is also a small recharge from Delhi which is the Aam Aadmi Party... these people have taken maximum votes but you can see what is the situation in Gujarat?"

    Pathan also questioned the Gujarat government for releasing the rapists of Bilkis Bano.

  • 2:39 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Infrastructure across segments in Gujarat has been developed: BJP's Alpesh Thakor

    BJP's Alpesh Thakor has said that the opposition have left with no issues to counter the government as infrastructure across sectors in the state has been developed, be it roads, 'Nal see Jal' (tapped water), water for irrigation through Narmada.

  • 2:21 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Smriti Irani questions Kejriwal's silence on Satyendar Jain's leaked videos from jail

    On the video of jailed AAP minister Satyendar Jain getting a massage inside a prison cell, Smriti Irani slammed Kejriwal's government over its minister's act of getting a massage from a rape accused. She also questioned Kejriwal's silence on the matter and added there's no clean drinking water in Delhi and their minister is getting packed drinking water, 5-star food inside jail.

  • 2:13 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Congress should give proof where constitutional system has been attacked, asks Smriti Irani

    Responding to Congress' allegation that BJP is attacking the constitution, Smriti Irani said, 'Where is the attack on the system? Give proof? Rahul Gandhi has apologised several times for making false statements in the Supreme Court and the High Court. We removed Article 370... Congress leaders make frivolous statements when a woman from the tribal community becomes the President of the nation, they remain silent."

  • 2:03 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Slogans of 'Pakistan Zindabad' raised during Bharat Jodo Yatra, says Smriti Irani

    Targeting Rahul Gandhi's 'Bharat Jodo Yatra', Smriti Irani said, "They have named their journey as Bharat Jodo Yatra, but those who supported David Headley are walking with them. Where was Rahul Gandhi when Mumbai was attacked in 2008? What is this journey that they are walking with the supporters of David Headley, slogans of Pakistan Zindabad are being raised in Madhya Pradesh?'

  • 1:59 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Smriti Irani takes potshot at Rahul Gandhi, says arrogance has been broken

    Asked if she has any problem with Rahul Gandhi worshiping in the temple, Smriti Irani said, "I have no objection. Today, I am expressing happiness that those who used to roam in the skies, used to travel abroad, today Modi has brought them to the ground. Today he is walking in the public, his ego has been broken. Even after being in Parliament for 18 years, he says that he has to understand the country."

  • 1:48 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Smriti Irani slams AAP, Congress

    AAP's office in Surat was locked, translator at Rahul Gandhi's rally in Gujarat refused to translate his speech, so one can analyse the state of affairs of the opposition in the poll-bound state.

  • 1:44 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Every election is challenge for BJP, says Smriti Irani

    Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said BJP considers every election as a challenge. 

     

  • 1:35 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Why Mohan Bhagwat's given security: Ex-CM Vaghela

    Vaghela also hit out at the RSS saying there is a lot of difference in the present-day RSS and also questioned why Mohan Bhagwat's given security by the Modi government and does he hold any constitutional post.

  • 1:29 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Anna Hazare just a time-pass person: Ex-Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela

    Ex-Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela termed Anna Hazare, the face of Jan Lokpal campaign, Baba Ramdev, all others who were part of the anti-corruption protest, was just a drama to bring down Sheila Dikshit's government in Delhi.

  • 1:23 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Rahul Gandhi is a statesman: Ex-Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela

    Ex-Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela lauded Rahul Gandhi's Bharat Jodo Yatra accusing the present Modi government of breaking the country and justifying the purpose of Rahul's campaign.

    He further said that Rahul Gandhi is not a politician but a statesman.

  • 1:18 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Advani, BJP just using Lord Ram's name for votes: Ex-Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela

    Former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela said Advani and BJP have nothing to do with Lord Ram, they have been using his name just to gain political mileage and garner votes.

  • 1:13 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    World has appreciated the way India managed Covid: Union Minister Purshottam Rupala

    Union Minister Purshottam Rupala further said that the world has lauded the way the Modi government managed the coronavirus.

  • 1:08 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Amee Yagnik takes 'washing machine' jibe at BJP

    Amee Yagnik hit out at the BJP saying it's a 'washing machine' as leaders from other parties when join the saffron camp automatically get clean chit on various issues.

  • 12:51 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Union Minister Parshottam Rupala says Gujarat is home state for PM Modi

    Responding to Amee Yagnik, Union Minister Parshottam Rupala said Gujarat is the home state for PM Modi, and it's not Congress' job to decide who in BJP will campaign and whose not.

    PM Modi is our national leader but he's also our 'Ranji' player who visits Gujarat to support his team.

  • 12:49 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Amee Yagnik asks why PM Modi is visiting state so frequently

    Questioning PM Modi's visit to the State again and again ahead of the elections, Amee Yagnik said he's not going to be the Chief Minister of Gujarat, so why so many visits.

  • 12:44 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    People unable to save money: Amee Yagnik

    Further hitting out at the BJP government, Congress' Amee Yagnik said people are unable to save money. 

  • 12:43 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Unemployment is one big issue: Congress' Amee Yagnik

    Congress' Amee Yagnik has raised the issue of rising unemployment in the state saying she has spoken to women who said people are educated but there are no jobs.

  • 12:10 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Owaisi on Shraddha Walkar case: 'Aftab is not a human, he's a monster'

    What is love jihad? Amit Shah's ministry replied in Parliament that love jihad does not happen. In Islam, you can't even touch a woman apart from your wife. Whatever Aftab did is condemnable, he is a monster not a human. But it is wrong to link such incidents religion, Owaisi says.

  • 12:03 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    No intentions of becoming PM or CM: Owaisi

    Asaduddin Owaisi says he has no intentions of becoming Prime Minister or Chief Minister of any state, only thing he wants is the proper representation of every community of the society. I agree, it is sad people we trusted in the past stabbed us in the back. Let me tell you RJD will lose in 2025 in Bihar.

  • 12:00 PM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    BJP 'bada recharge', AAP 'chhota recharge': Owaisi

    Calling BJP 'bada recharge', and AAP 'chhota recharge', Asaduddin Owaisi slammed Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal for his double-faced politics. "He (Kejriwal) doesn't speak on the issue of Uniform Civil Code. He is the same person who raised questions over Tablighi Jamaat during the Covid first wave," Owaisi says.

  • 11:56 AM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    I talk about every weak and downtrodden not just Muslims: Owaisi

    "I talk about every weak and downtrodden, you people have a habit of seeing with just 'Muslim lens'. We are fighting only on 13 seats, if  you can fight on the rest 169," says Owaisi

  • 11:53 AM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    BJP, Congress and AAP following Hindutva ideology, says Owaisi

    BJP, Congress and the 'small recharge party' - AAP are running on the ideology of Hindutva. "Our candidate won as municipal corporator in Godhra, deputy mayor was from our party for several months," Owaisi said on allegations of working to cut into the votes of Congress.

  • 11:49 AM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Is the killer of Muslims seeking votes in Naroda Patiya? asks Owaisi

    Referring to Bilkis Bano case, Owaisi charged the BJP, saying, "You gave ticket to the rapist of Bilkis Bano who called him cultured. The murderer of the Muslims of Naroda Patiya is seeking votes in the name of Modi. What happened to tall talks in that you did in UP?"

  • 11:40 AM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Muslims in Godhra still deprived of basic amenities, claims Owaisi

    Speaking at India TV's Chunav Manch, Asaduddin Owaisi says BJP has deliberately denied even basic amenities to Muslims in Godhra.

  • 11:36 AM (IST) Posted by Shashank Shantanu

    Amit Shah is justifying 'state violence', says Asaduddin Owaisi

    AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi says that Amit Shah is justifying 'state violence', referring to the Union Home Minister's 'taught a lesson in 2002' remark. 

  • 11:10 AM (IST) Posted by Anurag Roushan

    'I was born into a normal family, not the Gandhi family...' Gujarat health minister Sanghavi takes dig at Congress

    Speaking at India TV's Chunav Munch, Gujarat's home minister Harsh Sanghavi revisited his political journey and revealed how came through the ranks. In an apparent dig at the Congress party, he said that he was born into a normal family, not into the Gandhi family. "After me, nobody from my family will enter politics. I joined politics after being associated with social work. I am learning from small works," he added. 

    He also expressed his grief over the Morbi bridge collapse incident in which at least 141 people lost their lives. He also said chief minister Bhupendra Patel was present at the spot the whole night on October 30. "It is not good to politicise the Morbi incident. The BJP does not involve in politicising deaths," Sanghvi added. The Home Minister also stated that the incident is being probed and that guilty will be punished. 

  • 10:44 AM (IST) Posted by Anurag Roushan

    Congress, AAP make OPS restoration demand main poll plank in poll-bound state

    The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) have both pledged to reinstate the Old Pension Scheme (OPS) in the state, if elected to power in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. Both political parties have made it as a major poll plank in the state as they seek to oust the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).  

  • 10:42 AM (IST) Posted by Anurag Roushan

    PM Modi urges people of Gujarat to ensure BJP's victory at every polling booth

    Addressing a public rally in Veraval earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the people of Gujarat to make a new record of voting and ensure the BJP's victory at every polling booth. "The people of Gujarat have always blessed the BJP. I urge you to take part enthusiastically in the biggest festival of democracy," he added. 

  • 10:38 AM (IST) Posted by Anurag Roushan

    Union Minister Shah claims BJP established 'permanent peace' in Gujarat

    Addressing a rally in Mahudha town of Kheda district, Union Minister Amit Shah said anti-social elements earlier indulged in violence in Gujarat as the Congress supported them, but after the perpetrators were "taught a lesson" in 2002. He further said such activities was curtailed and the BJP established "permanent peace" in the state.

  • 10:34 AM (IST) Posted by Anurag Roushan

    Gujarat elections: India TV-Matrize opinion poll predicts clear majority for ruling BJP

    India TV-Matrize opinion poll has predicted a clear majority for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Gujarat assembly elections, with Congress coming second. According to the opinion poll, BJP may win a comfortable majority with 104-119 seats in the 182-member Gujarat assembly, while Congress may win 53-68 seats, AAP may win 0-6 seats and 'Others' may win 0-3 seats. Identically, in the 2017 assembly elections, BJP had won 99 seats, Congress had won 77 seats and ‘Others’ had won six (BTP: 2, NCP: 1 and Independents: 3) seats. 

     

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