Looks like Deve Gowda has been bitten by Karma. Back in 1996, the BJP government in Gujarat was dismissed by the President on the advise of the Prime Minster. Shankar Vaghela had split the BJP to form a government with the Congress back then.
Let us take Modi out with a sniper rifle an ISIS operative told his associate in Gujarat. A chargesheet filed by the Gujarat ATS in connection with an Islamic State related case involving two operatives details how the outfit planned on targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A chargesheet running into 1,500 pages detailed the manner in which Islamic State operatives had planned on carrying out a series of attacks in Gujarat and Mumbai. The main target was the Jews, the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad has said in its chargesheet.
The Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) was the real winner in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh said former Chief Election Commissioner, T S Krishnamurthy. The EVM bashing must stop now, he also said amidst charges by some parties which claimed that the machine had been tampered with to favour the BJP.
For the BJP in Gujarat, it was Narendra Modi who saved the day. None of the local leaders of the BJP were able to step up the campaign. It had to be Modi for the BJP and had it not been for him, the verdict would have something very different.
The exit polls are out and the BJP is the clear winner in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. The Gujarat battle was in fact more closely watched and all exit polls now say that the BJP is the clear winner. While there may be much for the BJP to rejoice, there is also some soul searching that needs to be done. The headline reads the BJP is retaining Gujarat. The deeper narrative however is that the BJP does not better its performance in the state when compared to 2012 says leading psephologist, Dr Sandeep Shastri.
It was a close shave in poll-bound Gujarat. A person who had promised to supply a large chunk of explosives to carry out lone wolf attacks in Gujarat was arrested.
The Election Commission of India has barred exit polls for the Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat assembly elections 2018 till December 14. The EC said that exit polls cannot be made public before December 14 evening.
The Congress used groups like the Lashkar-e-Tayiba to defeat one man, Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley said.
Will the revival of KHAM (Kshatriya Adivasi, Harijan, Muslims) help the Congress revive its fortunes in the Gujarat assembly elections 2017? The BJP has accused the Congress of working caste factors instead of focusing on the development agenda.