Category Articles: Congress

Two Banaskantha Congress leaders join BJP; former Rajkot Mayor rejoins Congress along with former MLA of Chotila

August 14, 2018
Two Banaskantha Congress leaders join BJP; former Rajkot Mayor rejoins Congress along with former MLA of Chotila

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad: District Panchayat member and Congress leader from northern Gujarat district Banaskantha joined the BJP today along with district general secretary of party Haresh Joshi. Their induction took place at the state BJP headquarters in Gandhinagar today in presence of party leader KC Patel, Shambhuprasad Tundiya among others. In another development, former Mayor of Rajkot Ashok Dangar rejoined Congress party. Dangar had joined BJP in November 2012 claiming that he was feeli...Read More

Groundnut issue: After strict stance of Faldu, Dhanani apologize for his personal allegation

August 13, 2018
Groundnut issue: After strict stance of Faldu, Dhanani apologize for his personal allegation

Bhavnagar/Gandhinagar/Rajkot/Vadodara: LoP and senior congress MLA Paresh Dhanani today apparently back-tracked and apologized to Gujarat Agriculture Minister R C Faldu for his alleged personal allegation against the minister in groundnut procurement scam. Dhanani had to apologize following strong stance of Faldu who said that he was not only hurt by the statement of Dhanani who had accused him by name in connection with alleged irregularities in the ground procurement by a co...Read More

LoP Paresh Dhanani on Dharna in Gandhidham

August 11, 2018
LoP Paresh Dhanani on Dharna in Gandhidham

Gandhdham: LoP and senior Congress MLA in Gujarat Paresh Dhanai today sat on dharna here to protest against the incident of alleged arson in a groundnut go-down in January this year. Dhanani who had earlier organized a fast in Gondal town in Rajkot distrcit for similar reason protesting fire in a groundnut go-down there, today claimed that the fire in groundnut godowns here and other places in Gujarat and the recent incident of finding soil mixed groundnut procured at MSP and kept...Read More

Anti Corruption Bureau in Gujarat nabs a town Congress president taking bribe of Rs one lakh from a contractor

August 10, 2018
Anti Corruption Bureau in Gujarat nabs a town Congress president taking bribe of Rs one lakh from a contractor

Anand: The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Gujarat police today nabbed red handed Sojitra town Congress president Yogesh J Patel taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a contractor in the name of getting his bill passed in the local municipality. PI ACB of Vadodara Rural unit R N Dave, who led the trap and caught Patel from near a canal near Dali village on Sojitra Tarapur road in Anand district of Central Gujarat, said that 66 year old former member of local municipality and current town pre...Read More

Groundnut procurement worth Rs 4000 crore, how Congress is alleging 5000 crore scam: CM Rupani

August 03, 2018
Groundnut procurement worth Rs 4000 crore, how Congress is alleging 5000 crore scam: CM Rupani

Gandhinagar: CM Vijay Rupani today said that his government tolerate any type of wrong-doing or scam and none of the culprits of the groundnut soil mixing case of Saurashtra would be spared. Talking to newsmen here on the occasion of Inauguration of Garvi Gujarat Buyer Seller meet, Rupani said that already 4 people, the office bearers of a cooperative society in Maliya Hatina area have been nabbed in connection with the mixing of soil in groundnut sacks procured at MSP and kept i...Read More

Congress announces more names of district/city presidents of party in Gujarat unit

August 02, 2018
Congress announces more names of district/city presidents of party in Gujarat unit

Gandhinagar: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has announced more names of party's district/city unit presidents in Gujarat. The list is presented here. DeshGujaratRead More

‘What happened to promises to poor, how Alpesh Thakor got Rs 5 crore bungalow in Ahmedabad?’

July 30, 2018
‘What happened to promises to poor, how Alpesh Thakor got Rs 5 crore bungalow in Ahmedabad?’

Patan: The working Chairman of the taluka panchyat in Radhanpur, the constituency of Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor and his former close aide Suresh Thakor, has leveled serious allegations of corruption against the legislator. Thakor, who had campaigned for Alpesh in the last election but recently left Congress holding him responsible for it, today said that the MLA was a 'liar' and was deeply involved in corruption. 'Alpesh made tall claims before election. He said that he wou...Read More

Former Kheralu MLA Remilaben Desai quits Congress, rejoins BJP

July 24, 2018
Former Kheralu MLA Remilaben Desai quits Congress, rejoins BJP

Gandhinagar: Ramilaben Desai, former state Congress general secretary and executive committee member today rejoined the BJP. Ramilaben was BJP ruled Ahmedabad district pancahyat president in 1995 and also BJP MLA from Kheralu in 2002. She was welcomed on her return to home by State party chief Jitu Vaghani at State BJP headquarters Kamalam in Gandhinagar today. Ramilaben rejoined BJP in presence of State BJP spokesperson Bharat Pandya, State Mahila Morcha president Jyotiben Pandya and others...Read More

Congress leaders in Gujarat booked for consuming liquor, APMC vice chairman nabbed, Botad DPCC president on the run

July 23, 2018
Congress leaders in Gujarat booked for consuming liquor, APMC vice chairman nabbed, Botad DPCC president on the run

Botad: Senior Congress leader and President of Botad District Congress Committee cum local APMC chairman D M Patel has been booked under various sections of The Gujarat Prohibition (Amendment) Act, 2017 after he was found consuming liquor in a farm-house of his deputy in APMC, Jorubhai Dhandhal in the outskirts of Gadhadia village under Paliyad police station of the district last evening, police said today. While APMC vice chairman Jorubhai and his son Raghuvir Dhandhal have been...Read More

Gujarat Congress leader Himanshu Vyas appointed as AICC Secretary in charge of NRI wing of party

July 21, 2018
Gujarat Congress leader Himanshu Vyas appointed as AICC Secretary in charge of NRI wing of party

New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi has appointed Gujarat Congress leader Himanshu Vyas as Secretary of All India Congress Committee(AICC), the national organisational body of Congress party. Vyas has been assigned to Indian Overseas Congress, the NRI wing of Congress party. Vyas is considered close to Sam Pitroda who may have recommended Vyas's elevation to national team. Vyas had contested from Surendranagar assembly seat unsuccessfully in the past. He has been State Congress's spokespe...Read More

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