Gujarat Elections 2002

January, 2003

Polling for Surat West on Thursday

December 22, 2002

Narendra Modi sworn in as Gujarat CM

December 20, 2002

Preparations in full swing for Modi's swearing in ceremony

December 19, 2002

Sonia asks party to prepare for challenges ahead
Choudhary elected leader of opposition in Gujarat assembly
Group demands special court to try crimes against women

December 18, 2002

Curfew in Rajkot, Vadodara lifted
Governor invites Narendra Modi to form government
Modi stakes claim to form government
Congress slams Vajpayee for remarks about Muslims
CPI-M deplores PM's remarks on Muslims

December 17, 2002

Narendra Modi to be sworn in at Ahmedabad
BJP should focus on Hindutva: Togadia
BJP hunts for a Modi in Uttar Pradesh
Gujarat proves people don't want Congress: PM

December 16, 2002

BJP disapproves of Togadia's 'Hindu Rashtra' remark
Modi to be elected legislature party leader on Monday
Sonia discusses party's debacle in Gujarat polls
Modi elected leader of BJP legislature party
Modi for 'appeasement of none and justice to all'
Gujarat debacle temporary setback: Cong
Karunakaran takes potshots at Sonia for Gujarat debacle
Cong veterans all set to make a comeback
Curfew lifted in Vadodara

December 15, 2002

BJP ends up with 126 seats; Congress 51
Modi savours win; Vaghela mulls over defeat
Vajpayee, Advani likely to attend swearing-in
Defeat for pseudo-secularists: Modi
Demonisation of Modi by media helped BJP: Jaitley
Kamal Nath says it was a fight for 'awareness'
A victory of nationalist forces: Venkaiah
10 women candidates successful in Gujarat election

December 14, 2002

Gujarat results expected by Sunday afternoon
Repolling peaceful, 68% voter turnout
Repolling in 15 booths begins
Don't take exit polls seriously: Congress

December 13, 2002

Curfew lifted from Jambusar town

December 12, 2002

61.52% electorate cast votes
Exit polls predict simple majority for BJP
Minorities vote in large numbers
BJP wins the battle of mobilisation
My name missing from voters' list: Togadia
Togadia's name is there: EC
'I blame the media for creating Modi'
Mumbai's Gujaratis says BJP has an edge
Keshubhai concedes leadership to Modi
BJP candidate attacked
BJP will get comfortable mandate: Advani
30 per cent voting in Gujarat till noon
In polarised Godhra, brisk voting on both sides
'I see an emotional frenzy in the BJP's favour'
Polling for the Gujarat assembly elections amidst tight security
For Keshubhai, farmers' issues are important
BJP urges Hindu voters to turn out in strength

December 11, 2002

Porbandar witnesses battle of the dons
Adequate security provided in Gujarat: Lyngdoh
Pabuba Manek rules in Dwarka
Beating up of MP: Speaker tells govt to act immediately
Campaigning ends in Gujarat
Will BJP's vote bank vote?
Acid test of Hindutva card in Vadodara

December 10, 2002

Patels battle it out in Keshubhai's constituency
Congress candidate from Kadi injured in attack
BJP focuses on mobilising voters
Swaying to the Hindutva beat

December 9, 2002

`No one in Patan constituency know Modi'
Congress is like fish out of water: PM
Tribals believe Congress can restore peace
Caretaker law minister Chapatwala dead
Modi evokes strong passions in Ahmedabad's women
BJP focuses on mobilisng voters
Swaying to the Hindutva beat

December 8, 2002

Water is the issue in Rajkot-II
Mayawati to assist BJP in Gujarat
Sonia takes BJP to task in Rajkot

December 7, 2002

BJP faces a tough fight in Amreli district
Congress is mother of communalism, terrorism: Venkaiah Naidu
My son loves everyone: Modi's mother
God is one, PM tells Vadodara residents
Media's Rs50 crore shame in Gujarat
Rajkot-II -- Under determined assault from Congress
Shahpur may surprise BJP

December 6, 2002

Even tussle between Cong, BJP in Nadiad
Patan may spring a surprise on BJP
Juhapura: Hemmed in by prejudices
Survey predicts close finish in Gujarat polls
In Sami, all eyes are on Vaghela Jr
Advani blames Congress for failing to settle Kashmir issue

December 5, 2002

EC restricts VHP's December 6 rally
Gujarat Seva Dal president resigns over ticket allotment
For Muslims of Naroda, safety is the only issue

December 4, 2002

VHP leader's condition stable; to be operated
VHP to protest against attack on Jaideep Patel
Business, not Godhra, the issue in Vadodara
Pandya launches BJP campaign in Ellisbridge
NCP releases poll manifesto, stresses on development

December 3, 2002

VHP general secretary Dr Jaideep Patel shot at in Naroda
VHP to organise 'Shaurya Diwas' at Akshardham temple
Sonia Gandhi launches campaign, attacks BJP
In Maninagar, the only issue is 'Islamic terrorism
Rajnath Singh's condition 'stable and fine'

December 2, 2002

Special: Little enthusiasm in Godhra's Signal Falia
'We feel polling booths will not be put up'
PM's poll programme revised to Dec 7, 9
Mistrust the only thing in abundance in Godhra
Congress pins hopes on Priyanka
Samata will not support Congress in Gujarat: Shrivastava

December 1, 2002

Modi in favour of anti-conversion law
BJP plans aggressive ad campaign
A Hindu can never be a terrorist: Modi
BJP dares Congress to issue white paper on Godhra
Rajnath Singh injured in road accident in Gujarat

November 30, 2002

Special: No voters in Signal Falia
Advani dares Pakistan to fourth war
Pandya meets Vajpayee, Advani; says he will campaign
Modi is bound to win Maninagar: Riot victims
BJP confident of bagging Ellis Bridge seat
BJP dares Cong to issue Godhra white paper

November 29, 2002

BJP plans major offensive in Gujarat
Fear in Dasaj ahead of poll
Relief camp cards valid for identity: Election Commission
Gujarat poll will decide India's future: Shahi Imam

November 28, 2002

`Giant killer' Yatin Oza ready to take on Narendra Modi
Congress not to raise Godhra issue during Gujarat election
Keshubhai projects Modi as chief minister
Congress, BJP left in fray for Mehsana Lok Sabha seat
Sonia's gujarat campaign to start on December 3
Attack on corporator an internal fight: BJP

November 27, 2002

Two dissident Congress MLAs suspended from party
Pandya supporters attack BJP corporator
BJP will not hesitate to raise Godhra issue during election: Advani
Keshubhai to flag off BJP campaign on November 28
Two dissident Congress MLAs suspended from party

November 26, 2002

`BJP, RSS wanted to teach Pandya a lesson'

November 25, 2002

BJP fields Bhavin Sheth from Ellisbridge
Modi to face six others for Maninagar seat
Congress releases last list
BJP manifesto focuses on 'cultural nationalism'

November 24, 2002

Congress releases third list of candidates
Yatin Ojha to take on Modi in Maninagar
BJP announces fifth list for Gujarat
Yatin Ojha to take on Modi in Maninagar

November 23, 2002

NCP demands Modi's arrest under POTA

November 22, 2002

Narendra Modi hospitalised
Modi liable for prosecution for genocide: Citizens Tribunal
Ignore tribunal's findings on riots: Gujarat govt
'Indictment by tribunal will not affect BJP's prospects'
'Pandya was offered a Cabinet berth'
State police quite professional now: Lyngdoh
Cong releases second list of 56 candidates

November 21, 2002

Exclusive: The conspiracy of silence in Gujarat
Pandya's name not in BJP's 3rd list either
Pandya will be a test case for Modi
Dissidents worry Congress, BJP
We will not desist from Lyngdoh bashing: BJP
BJP to rake up Godhra only if Congress does so

November 20, 2002

Vajpayee to lead BJP campaign in Gujarat
Haren Pandya's name not in second list too
'Jihadi terrorism' to be issue in Gujarat: BJP
'Modi will bag top post if BJP wins'
Advani failed to disapprove of BJP, VHP's attack on EC: Sonia

November 19, 2002

Narendra Modi to contest from Maninagar
Keshubhai refuses ticket for son following tiff with Modi
Centre to provide only 353 paramilitary companies
Bihar says it cannot spare four senior IAS officers, offers others
BJP to release first list of candidates today

November 18, 2002

India can never be a Hindu state: Advani
Godhra will not be an election issue: Modi
Opposition takes BJP to task on Gujarat
EC issues notification for Gujarat polls
Congress releases first list of candidates for Gujarat polls
TDP backs EC on Gujarat standoff

November 17, 2002

Togadia, other VHP leaders arrested to enforce ban
Yatra to take shape of public meetings: VHP

November 16, 2002

PM asks parties not to incite communal passions
Yatra plans irreversible: VHP
Togadia barred from entering Godhra
Congress clears names of 140 candidates
Congressmen allege nepotism in nominations
India Today poll predicts majority for BJP
Sonia decides not to host Iftar party

November 15, 2002

Election Commission ban on VHP rally justified: Vajpayee
VHP rejects PM's appeal on 'yatra'
BJP supports PM's appeal to abide by EC decision
Gujarat election will have no impact on Centre: Advani

November 14, 2002

Govt refuses permission for VHP yatra
VHP to go ahead with yatra
EC to despatch 22 special observers
VHP plans Ramdhun
Congress to drop 10-12 MLAs

November 13, 2002

Election Commission bans religious rallies in Gujarat
VHP to defy 'yatra' ban; BJP plays it safe
Modi defers finalisation of candidates' list
Sangh Parivar discusses EC's ban

November 12, 2002

Tension continues at Dasad, Gujarat
Laloo accuses Modi of inciting communal tension
Modi calls for a public debate over his speeches
Congress shielding Godhra accused: Modi
Lyngdoh adopting double standards: VHP
EC asks for detailed report on VHP yatra
Congress has down request for tie-up in Gujarat: Mulayam

November 11, 2002

Kashmir was deadly, Gujarat nasty: Lyngdoh
8,000 polling stations sensitive: DGP
Modi blames Congress for Godhra incident
Congress takes Modi to task at campaign launch
VHP wants to contest 30 seats
Violence in some areas, six killed

November 10, 2002

New survey buoys Congress

November 8, 2002

Prosecute people making provocative speeches: CEC
Rivals may stoop to any level: Sonia

November 7, 2002

Home secretary, CEC discuss security for Gujarat poll

November 6, 2002

Congress rules out any alliance
Congress prepares to step up the heat
Samata Party, Janata Dal-United to go it alone
BJP starts selecting candidates

November 2, 2002

Cong to kick off Gujarat poll campaign from Nov 11
EC seeks compliance report from Gujarat govt

November 1, 2002

Modi apprehends Pakistan design to defeat BJP
EC disallows 'communal' posters in Gujarat
Modi in breach of code of conduct: Congress

October 31, 2002

BJP kickstarts poll campaign
Congress wants to prevent splitting of 'secular' votes

October 30, 2002

Police personnel transferred in Gujarat on EC's order

October 29, 2002

Congress to hold talks with like-minded parties: Vaghela
One security personnel for every 329 people during polls

October 28, 2002

Gujarat poll on December 12
EC supreme in election matters: SC

October 24, 2002

CEC meets Gujarat electoral officer

October 22, 2002

EC suggests dates for Gujarat poll
NDA govt ready with rehabilitation package for Gujarat October 9, 2002

Vajpayee, Advani take differing stands
Announce Gujarat poll schedule, BJP chief urges EC

October 1, 2002

Gujarat Gaurav Yatra to continue till first week of November

September 21, 2002

Third leg of Gaurav Yatra begins in Navsari
Toll in Baroda violence rises to four

September 20, 2002

3 killed, 27 injured as communal violence hits Baroda

September 18, 2002

IB officers transferred for putting Modi's controversial speech on record
Congress looking to join hands with NCP, SP in Gujarat
SC should not answer presidential reference on Gujarat poll: EC

September 17, 2002

Gujarat polls: Govt, EC stick to stated positions
Violence in Gujarat; one killed

September 15, 2002

Advani praises Modi's Gujarat Gaurav Yatra

September 14, 2002

Modi begins second phase of Gujarat Gaurav Yatra
Gujarat riots embarrass me wherever I go, says Vajpayee

September 13, 2002

Gujarat violence an aberration: Vajpayee

September 8, 2002

Modi begins yatra with swipe at Congress

September 3, 2002

Vaghela ends fast, hoists flag at Bhatiji Maharaj's temple
Gujarat Gaurav Yatra postponed further
Laloo on dharna against Gujarat Gaurav Yatra

September 2, 2002

Nothing wrong in EC Gujarat poll order: SC

August 29, 2002

Arrest Modi for planning Gaurav Yatra: Laloo
BJP watching opposition moves in Gujarat

August 28, 2002

ISI planned attacks in Gujarat: K P S Gill
Drive to revise Gujarat voters' list launched
BJP fears disruption of Gaurav Yatra launch
Interview: Narendra Modi: 'All of you want a magic wand in Gujarat'
Interview: 'The police have failed to find the culprits'
Column: Dilip D'Souza on the insinuations against J M Lyngdoh

August 27, 2002

Interview: Narendra Modi: 'The BJP is unstoppable'
Column: Arvind Lavakare on the EC's order

August 26, 2002

SC issues notices to EC, state govts

August 24, 2002

PM disapproves of Modi's attack on Lyngdoh

August 23, 2002

Narendra Modi's remarks despicable: Lyngdoh

August 22, 2002

Congress moves to counter BJP's Hindu card

August 21, 2002

SC to hear presidential reference on Monday
Sonia asks Vajpayee to stop Gaurav Yatra

August 20, 2002

Column: EC versus Govt of India
Provocative ad campaign in Gujarat targets EC, NHRC
President approves government's reference on EC order
SC receives presidential reference on Gujarat
BJP to launch Gujarat Gaurav Yatra on September 3

August 19, 2002

EC suggestion on President's rule made govt challenge order: Advani
President's rule in Gujarat is no remedy: Governor
Cabinet forwards Gujarat resolution to President
ISI targets misguided youths of Gujarat

August 16, 2002

EC rules out early election in Gujarat

August 13, 2002

EC decision on polls likely on Friday: PTI

August 10, 2002

CEC unhappy with Gujarat authorities: PTI

August 9, 2002

EC, team get feedback from riot victims: PTI
BJP constitutes poll committee

August 8, 2002

EC team submits report to the Commission: PTI

August 7, 2002

3 member EC to visit Gujarat: PTI

August 5, 2002

EC team briefs commission on situation in Gujarat: PTI

VHP to work for 'those who respected Hindu sentiments': PTI

July 30, 2002

It is up to EC to decide on poll timing: Narendra Modi/PTI

July 20, 2002

'If J&K can go to polls, why not Gujarat'

July 19, 2002

Modi quits; assembly dissolved
Gujarat polls: Tug-of-war possible between EC, Centre
Modi attacks 'power hungry' detractors
Paswan demands central rule in Gujarat

July 18, 2002

I won't contest Gujarat assembly polls: Vaghela/PTI

July 17, 2002

State government to force early poll
Gill wanted to avoid 'political controversies': PTI

July 13, 2002

Gujarat Cong president, CLP leader resigns: PTI

July 9, 2002

Gill favours early elections in Gujarat: PTI

June 17, 2002

Gujarat assembly poll before March: Modi

May 24, 2002

EC bans film on Gujarat riots in Goa

May 6, 2002

Modi's removal not the solution: Advani

April 30, 2002

Modi's removal is no solution: Advani
Pressure growing on Vajpayee to sack Modi

April 22, 2002

Dy Speaker extends deadline to resolve Parliament deadlock

April 19, 2002

Modi resignation issue stalls Parliament again

April 18, 2002

Modi resignation issue stalls Parliament again
EC will not give into pressure: Lyngdoh

April 17, 2002

Cabinet defers decision on polls
Modi scared of going to polls: Cong
Modi resignation issue stalls Parliament

April 15, 2002

Modi Cabinet to decide on fresh election on Wednesday

April 12, 2002

RSS forces PM to change tack on Modi resignation
BJP asks Modi to dissolve Gujarat assembly
BJP rejects demand for Modi's removal
Gujarat has gained a lot from Modi
I had decided on polls five days ago: Modi
Rejection of resignation a notice to allies: Shambu
Rejection of Modi's offer to quit negative: Cong
Modi gives in, submits his resignation


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