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The Indian Express

Congress defends Gurudas Kamat, attacks Smriti Irani
The Indian Express
Launching a fresh attack on Irani in the statement issued in Kamat's defence, the state Congress said it was surprising that despite losing the Lok Sabha elections twice, Irani was given the post of HRD minister. It referred to Prime Minister Narendra ...

Dinner with BS: Rupinder Singh Sodhi
Business Standard
I never aspired to a career with the (Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing) Federation (GCMMF), leave alone being its boss someday," says the managing director of the Federation, and my old student from the first batch of Institute of Rural Management ...

Indian Solidarity Council honours Piramal Glass Ltd's top official for ...
Times of India
VADODARA: Indian Solidarity Council, New Delhi - a national body comprising eminent social leaders, bureaucrats and entrepreneurs - has honoured S K Raijada, President, Corporate HR and Group IR, Piramal Glass Limited with the national award ...

Services to speed up linking of voter identity and Aadhar card launched
Times of India
The directive were given under the National Electrol Rolls Purification Authentication and Programme of the National Election Commission. Voters can also register Aadhar cards to link with their voter cards themselves. The government has opened the ...

What Modi and Kalam had in common
A person Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to be indebted for his rise from the debacle of the 2002 Gujarat riots is the man who was laid to rest in Rameshwaram on July 30. It is no surprise that Modi paid his respects to APJ Abdul Kalam three times ...

The Hindu

Is Nitish Kumar now imitating Modi?
Nitish returned the monetary aid extended by the Gujarat government for the flood victims of Bihar and then before the 2014 general election Nitish brought to an end his 17-year-long association with the NDA. It was over the issue of Modi being the ...
Modi plans three Bihar rallies in AugustDeccan Herald
PM to address three more rallies in Bihar next monthDeshGujarat

The Indian Express

Gujarat notifies compulsory voting in local body elections
The Indian Express
Gujarat became the first state to have a provision for compulsory voting with the state government on Monday putting out a notification in this regard. Besides making voting mandatory in the local body elections, the communiqué, backdated to July 17, ...
Gujarat govt makes voting compulsory in local pollsLivemint
Gujarat - First State to Make Voting Compulsory in Local ElectionIndRead (press release) (blog)
Cast your vote or face penaltyAhmedabad Mirror

The Indian Express

Patel community presses hard for OBC status, holds rally in Gujarat
Economic Times
GANDHINAGAR: With the powerful Patel community demanding reservation under the OBC quota, Gujarat may be staring at a difficult situation ahead of the Civic Body elections. Around 30 thousand members of the community took out an aggressive rally ...
Gujarat's Patels to launch statewide protests seeking OBC statusThe Indian Express
Gujarat's Patels To Go on a Statewide Stir Seeking OBC StatusOutlook
Who is stoking the caste based quota cauldron in Gujarat ?Niticentral

Hindustan Times

BJP's Muslim teams from Gujarat to campaign in Bihar
Hindustan Times
The BJP is set to deploy members of its Gujarat-based Muslim wing to allay fears associated with the party's perceived pro-Hindu image in poll-bound Bihar and field several candidates from the community this assembly election. The strategy is part of ...
Bihar BJP fears Modi may have helped Lalu Yadav and Nitish Kumar by attacking
Bihar: A clash of the titansLivemint
Modi's wounded pride may give him the advantage over Lalu-Nitish-Congress ...Firstpost
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Daily News & Analysis

Gujarat HC dismisses plea against PM Modi over 2012 election affidavit
Daily News & Analysis
Verma had sought an FIR against Modi for "hiding" his marital status in the affidavit he had filed with his nomination for 2012 Assembly polls (when Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat) for Maninagar seat here. Verma contended that when Modi ...
Gujarat High Court dismisses plea against Narendra Modi over 2012 (press release) (blog)
Gujarat HC rejects plea against PM Modi over 2012 state poll affidavitFirstpost
Gujarat HC dismisses petition against PM Narendra Modi for filing defective ...The Indian Express
Deccan Herald