Gujarat, Himachal polls: Parties collected Rs 356.78 crore, spent Rs 163.73 crore

New Delhi, Sep 10: The total funds collected by ten political parties during Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly Elections held in 2017 was Rs 356.78 crore and total expenditure incurred was Rs 163.73 crore.

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Man who laundered money for top naxals arrested in Gujarat

New Delhi, July 14: The National Investigation Agency has arrested one person in connection with a Left Wing Extremism funding case.

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Karma is a bitch: How it has come back to bite Deve Gowda

devegowdaLooks 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.

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Let us kill Modi “Insha Allah:” A dreaded ISIS plot exposed in Gujarat

modispeech1Let 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.

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A 1,500 page chargesheet details how ISIS planned big strikes in Mumbai, Gujarat

isisA 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.

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Why the EVM bashing should stop now

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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.

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How Modi saved the day for the BJP in Gujarat

modilaughingFor 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.

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Bigger effort was needed from Congress to dislodge BJP in Gujarat: Dr Shastri

sandeepshastriThe 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.

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Close shave: How a lone wolf attack at an election rally was thwarted in Gujarat

terroristIt 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.

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Himachal, Gujarat elections: No exit polls before Dec 14 says EC

exit-pollsThe 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.

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