Category Articles: Congress

Congress cadre nabbed for involvement, a day after sleeper hurled at Deputy CM in Karjan

October 28, 2020
Congress cadre nabbed for involvement, a day after sleeper hurled at Deputy CM in Karjan

Vadodara: Police has nabbed Congress candre Rashmin Patel for plotting an incident in which a sleeper was hurled on Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel in poll-bound Karjan assembly constituency area on Monday. Police has found involvement of another Congress cadre Amit Pandya also in this act of crime. Rashmin hails from Shinor in central Gujarat. Vadodara district police chief Sudhir Desai said, CDR call details and mobile data of accused will be analyzed and their questioning will also take...Read More

Congress is going to split further after 8-seat by-polls: Rupani in Kaprada

October 26, 2020
Congress is going to split further after 8-seat by-polls: Rupani in Kaprada

Valsad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while campaigning for BJP candidate in Kaprada assembly seat by-election today said Congress will continue to split even after 8-seat by-elections. Rupani said, 'there's dissatisfaction in Congress and even after this election, Congress is going to split.' Rupani said, BJP is going to win all 8 seats, but even if the result is something else, BJP has 103 MLAs and Gujarat will continue to have stable BJP government. Rupani said, Congress work...Read More

Leader of opposition in AMC Dinesh Sharma resigns

October 19, 2020
Leader of opposition in AMC Dinesh Sharma resigns

Ahmedabad: Leader of opposition in BJP ruled Amdavad Municipal Corporation (AMC) Dinesh Sharma has tendered his resignation from the post. Sharma said he was resigning as he wanted sufficient time to prepare for upcoming election of AMC. However actual reason of Sharma's resignation is believed, repeated demands for same made by two city MLAs of Congress before the party high commands recently. While two city MLAs Imran Khedawala and Gyasuddin Sheikh were in favour of Sharma, two others,...Read More

Morbi Municipality President with 8 Councillors join BJP

October 18, 2020
Morbi Municipality President with 8 Councillors join BJP

Morbi: Ahead of the by-election of Morbi assembly seat, Morbi municipality president Ketanbhai Vilpara today joined BJP with 8 municipal Councillors. Morbi municipality is presently with Congress. Earlier this week Morbi district panchayat president also joined BJP. Morbi district panchayat is also with Congress. Polling for Morbi and 7 other assembly seats of Gujarat is going to take place on November 3. Morbi seat is vacant due to resignation of outgoing Congress MLA Brijesh Merja ahead o...Read More

Congress fields Chetan Khachar as its candidate on Limbdi seat

October 15, 2020
Congress fields Chetan Khachar as its candidate on Limbdi seat

Gandhinagar: Opposition Congress party has fielded Chetan Khachar on Limbdi assembly seat where polling will take place on October 3 as part of 8-seat by-polls. Khachar hails from Kathi Darbar community. He has headed Surendranagar district panchayat and also worked as Secretary in the State Congress organization. Chetan Khachar belongs to Sayla and Chuda belt of Limbdi assembly seat while BJP candidate Kiritsinh Rana enjoys domination over Limbdi area of this seat. Congress plans to capture max...Read More

Congress fields Christian candidate on Dang seat; recently inducted leader on Kaprada seat

October 14, 2020
Congress fields Christian candidate on Dang seat; recently inducted leader on Kaprada seat

Gandhinagar: Opposition Congress party has today announced the names of two more candidates for 8-seat assembly by-polls in Gujarat. They are Suryakant Gavit for Dang assembly seat and Babubhai Varatha for Kaprada seat. Both seats are located in South Gujarat and they are reserved for tribal candidates. It is interesting to note that Babubhai Varatha had in the month of August this year left BJP to rejoin Congress party with his supporters. Varatha had left Congress to join BJP around 18 yea...Read More

Congress declares 5 candidates for 8-seat Gujarat by-polls

October 12, 2020
Congress declares 5 candidates for 8-seat Gujarat by-polls

Gandhinagar: Gujarat is going to witness polling for by-polls of 8 assembly seats in November 3. Opposition Congress party has today declared the names of candidates for five of these eight seats. They are Dr. Shantilal Sanghani for Abdasa, Jayantilal Patel for Morbi, Suresh Kotadiya for Dhari, Maganbhai Solanki for Gadhda and Kiritsinh Jadeja for Karjan. Congress is yet to declare the names of candidates for other three seats namely Limbdi, Kaprada and Dang. BJP has yesterday announced the name...Read More

Gujarat Congress to hold a virtual rally

October 08, 2020
Gujarat Congress to hold a virtual rally

Ahmedabad: Opposition Congress party in Gujarat will hold a virtual Jan Aakrosh Rally on October 9, said State Congress party chief Amit Chavda today addressing a press conference. He said the virtual rally is going to be organized to protest against "anti-farmers bills", Gujarat government’s decision to not waive one term fee in schools and college etc issues. Senior leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel State party incharge Rajeev Satav among others will address the virtual rally. Read More

How Bharat Solanki battled with Covid and related complications for 101 days; a hospital shares the story

October 01, 2020
How Bharat Solanki battled with Covid and related complications for 101 days; a hospital shares the story

Ahmedabad: Former President of Gujarat Congress, Bharat Solanki, also a former union minister was today discharged from a private hospital here after 101 days of hospitalization including 51 days on ventilator support. The hospital has in a formal statement claimed that Solanki has been the longest surviving Covid hospitalized patient in India and Asia. Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Solanki over a phone call and greeted him for his recovery. Spoke to @BharatSolankee Ji and enquired a...Read More

Ahead of assembly seat by-poll, three taluka panchayat members join BJP in Dang

September 26, 2020
Ahead of assembly seat by-poll, three taluka panchayat members join BJP in Dang

The Dangs: Three members of Vaghai taluka panchayat in tribal populated district Dang in South Gujarat today joined BJP in presence of State cabinet minister Ganpat Vasava. Vasava described this development as political earthquake in poll-bound district. Three taluka panchayat members who joined BJP are Prakash Vaghela, Alkaben and Zahida Saiyad. Earlier three Sarpanchs of local villages namely Garkhadi, Bheskatri and Kosimbda had joined BJP. Dang assembly seat was won by Congress...Read More

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