Category Articles: Congress

Hardik demands for survey of Patidar community in Gujarat on the lines of the one regarding Marathas in neighbouring Maharashtra

November 16, 2018
Hardik demands for survey of Patidar community in Gujarat on the lines of the one regarding Marathas in neighbouring Maharashtra

Ahmedabad: Congress backed PAAS leader Hardik Patel today said that survey for social and economic condition of Patidar community should be conducted in Gujarat as done for Maratha community in neighbouring Maharashtra before announcement regarding quota to them. Hardik said that if Maharashtra government could do such survey and announce quota for Maratha community why the same could not be done in Gujarat for Patidars when the BJP was ruling party in both the states. He sai...Read More

Winter session of parliament to begin from December 11

November 14, 2018
Winter session of parliament to begin from December 11

New Delhi: The month-long Winter Session of Parliament will begin from December 11, the day counting of votes will take place for Assembly elections in five states; Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram.This would be the last full-fledged Parliament session of the Narendra Modi-led government before the next Lok Sabha polls.The results of the Assembly elections, in which both the ruling BJP and the Congress have high stakes, is bound to cast a shadow on parliamentary pro...Read More

Decision to wind up GLDC office not correct: Gujarat Congress

November 14, 2018
Decision to wind up GLDC office not correct: Gujarat Congress

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress President Amit Chavda today said that the decision of the Gujarat government to wind up the state land development corporation was not correct. Chavda said that the decision to wind up the corporation was not correct as it would deprive the farmers from various benefits. He alleged that this step shows that the BJP was trying to cover up the corruption during its regime. Notably, the state government has taken in principal decision to wind-up t...Read More

Anand district Congress chief gets four-month jail

November 14, 2018
Anand district Congress chief gets four-month jail

Anand: District Congress president of Anand Vinubhai Thakor has been given four-month imprisonment by local court in Umreth in connection with year 2014 case of physical attack. Thakor has moved sessions court against verdict. DeshGujaratRead More

Many senior BJP leaders also want to see Bavliya defeated in Jasdan by-poll: Gujarat Congress president Chavda

November 12, 2018
Many senior BJP leaders also want to see Bavliya defeated in Jasdan by-poll: Gujarat Congress president Chavda

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress President Amit Chavda today claimed that many of the senior BJP leaders and workers also wanted to see Kunvarji Bavaliya's defeat in the Jasdan bypoll necessitated due to his resignation. Chavda claimed that many of the senior BJP leaders and workers were in touch with Congress to ensure defeat of Kunvarji. He said that not only the public of Jasdan was aggrieved with Kunvarji but also many of the big BJP leaders and workers there want to ensure his d...Read More

Congress holds Khedut Mahasammelan in poll-bound Jasdan

November 04, 2018

Jasdan: By-election for Jasdan assembly seat is likely to be announced anytime. Jasdan - Vinchhiya Congress committee today organised Khedut Mahasammelan under the leadership of state party chief Amit Chavda and leader of opposition Paresh Dhanani. Apart from fierce speeches, one highlighting point of this public meeting was induction of former BJP chief of Jasdan, Vinchhiya taluka BJP chief Vachhani Nathabhai, vice president Arvind Zapadia, BJYM vice president of Vinchhiya Bharat Gohil and ...Read More

Wrong information provided to Rajya Sabha, Ahmedabad airport renamed under my Chief Ministership only: Shankersinh

November 04, 2018
Wrong information provided to Rajya Sabha, Ahmedabad airport renamed under my Chief Ministership only: Shankersinh

Gandhinagar: Former Chief Minister and senior leader Shankersinh Vaghela today said the the information provided to Rajya Sabha that international airport in Ahmedabad was named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel named under Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Prime Minister and Keshubhai Patel as Chief Minister was wrong. Prior to unveiling of Sardar Patel's 'Statue of Unity' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shankersinh Vaghela had told media persons that Ahmedabad airport was named after Sardar Patel duri...Read More

Amreli Congress leader sits on dharna at State party headquarters

November 03, 2018
Amreli Congress leader sits on dharna at State party headquarters

Ahmedabad: In yet another embarrassment to opposition Congress, a senior party leader from the home district of leader of opposition Paresh Dhanani today sat on dharna in front of the party's state headquarters in Paldi here alleging that Dhanani and two other MLAs of the party had helped BJP candidate in the election of the Savarkundala APMC. Dipak Malani, who was till recently the taluka Congress president in Savarkundala, sat on dharna here. Malani, also a Director of Gujc...Read More

Jolt to Congress before Jasdan assembly by-poll – two taluka pramukhs resign announce support for Bavaliya

November 01, 2018
Jolt to Congress before Jasdan assembly by-poll – two taluka pramukhs resign announce support for Bavaliya

Rajkot: Giving a jolt to Congress in all important Jasdan assembly area of Rajkot district in Gujarat, which is to see a by-poll before January next year, two of the taluka panchayat presidents of the party today resigned and announced support for former MLA Kunvarji Bavliya who had resigned from the party in July this year to join ruling BJP and was inducted in the Vijay Rupani cabinet as a minister. President of Congress ruled Jasdan Taluka Suresh Kakadiya and that of Bichhiya taluka...Read More

Back in 2010 when then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had announced the Statue of Unity project

October 30, 2018

By Japan K Pathak, Gandhinagar: Then Chief Minister Narendra Modi had announced the Statue of Unity project on 6 October 2010 at GLS auditorium in Law garden area of Ahmedabad from BJP stage ahead of Municipal Corporation elections in the State, polling for which was scheduled on 10 October. pat Modi in a press conference announced his government's plan to install Sardar Patel's 182 meter tall statue 3 km away from Narmada dam at a place called Sadhu bet. He had said that a research cent...Read More

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