Articles tagged under: Gujarat 2017
May 15, 2020
New Delhi: Supreme Court has stayed Gujarat High Court order which had nullified the election of BJP leader Bhupendrasinh Chudasama to assembly from Dholka seat in year 2017 general elections, on the grounds of malpractice and manipulation. A notice has been issued.
Two Judge bench led by Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar heard plea filed by Chudasama.
Senior Advocates Neeraj Kishan Kaul and Harsish Salve appeared for Chudasama while Senior advocate Kapil Sibal was appearing for the electi...Read More
May 12, 2020
Ahemdabad: The Gujarat high court has today invalidated the election of state education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama from Dholka constituency during general elections of Gujarat assembly in year 2017. Chudasama had been declared victorious by margin of 327 votes. Chudasama may challenge the verdict in the Supreme Court. Chudasama is cabinet rank minister for Education (Primary, Secondary and Adult), Higher and Technical Education, Law and Justice, Legislative and Parliamentary affairs, Sal...Read More
April 12, 2019
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today held void the election of BJP MLA Pabubha Manek from Dwarka constituency in Gujarat due to error in his nomination form.
Congress candidate in the last assembly election of 2017, Meraman Goriya had filed the petition in the court saying that the name of the constituency 82- Dwarka was not mentioned in the nomination form of Manek ( who was winning the seat since 1990 and last time was his seventh consecutive victory on the seat).
The court...Read More
April 03, 2019
New Delhi:The Congress on Wednesday demanded immediate suspension of the election officials who have been made respondents in a case in the Gujarat High Court in connection with violation of election rules during counting for the Dholka assembly constituency.
Speaking to mediapersons here , Congress leaders Shakti Singh Gohil and Abhishek Manu Singhvi said that in the 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections , the BJP candidate from the Dholka constituency Bhupendrasinh Chudasama won by a margin of 32...Read More
May 04, 2018
The brother of Congress leader Jignesh Mewasa, who was party candidate from Katargam constituency in the last assembly election, has been nabbed for betting on IPL match.
PI Chowk Bazar S B Shaikh today said that Haresh Mewasa and two others were nabbed for betting on a IPL match last night.
'They were nabbed from a private house in Dabholi area last night and various items including Laptop, mobile phones used for betting worth Rs 41 thousand were also recovered f...Read More
April 03, 2018
The first state executive meet of ruling BJP in Guajrat after the assembly election would be held in Surat on April 12 and 13.
Party's state vice president I K Jadeja said that state in-charge Bhupendra Yadav, National General Secretary (organization) V Satish, CM Vijay Rupani and Deputy CM Nitin Patel will also remain present on the occasion.
He said that the map of future events of the party would be chalked out, the review of events held so far woul...Read More
March 21, 2018
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki today postponed his two-week America visit.
Solanki went on twitter to say: Due to heavy snowfall at Newark and around area - Flight has been cancelled, so I have decided to postpone my visit to USA.
Solani had earlier tweeted: Will be away for a while as I will be going to USA social visit for 2 weeks.
Couple of days ago, Solanki had denied news reports that he had resigned.
'I had proposed to resign post December 20...Read More
March 19, 2018
Ahmedabad: President of Gujarat unit of opposition Congress party, Bharatsinh Solanki today rejected the reports that he had resigned from the post.
Solanki speaking to media persons at Ahmedabad airport on his arrival here from Delhi said, 'I am going to America and London on two-week vacation with permission of party president Rahul Gandhi. There's no truth in reports that I have resigned. I had spoken about my resignation taking responsibility of Gujarat polls (outcome) after verdict, but...Read More
March 12, 2018
Ahmedabad: Leader of opposition in Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and Congress leader Dinesh Sharma today called a press meet and told media persons that there are snakes hidden inside Gujarat Congress's sleeve and they need to be exposed.
Sharma is one of State Congress leaders who has been served show cause notice for anti-party activity in connection with his role in December 2017 Gujarat assembly general elections.
Sharma had sought ticket to contest from Bapunagar assembly se...Read More
January 23, 2018
A total of 176 newly elected MLAs of Gujarat including CM Vijay Rupani, Dy CM Nitin Patel, leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani and other elected members of 14 th Gujarat Assembly today took oath as member of the house.
Assembly secretary D M Patel said that 3 MLAs of BJP including Ministers of State Vibhawariben Dave and Parshottam Solanki and Jagdish Panchal and as many of Congress (Gayasuddin Shaikh, Mahesh Patel and Ashwin Kotwal) remained absent today and could...Read More
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