Articles tagged under: Gujarat 2017
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
January 20, 2018
Independent MLA from Morva Hadaf (reserved for ST seat) constituency in Panchamals district in Central Gujarat Bhupendra Khant, whose membership of the state assembly was at stake now following recommendation of a scrutiny committee of the state government to invalidate his caste certificate, today moved High Court to challenge the decision of the committee.
38 year old Khant, son of an OBC father V K Khant and ST mother and former Congress MLA from t...Read More
January 19, 2018
Gandhinagar: Gujarat Tribal Development Commissioner has cancelled newly elected MLA Bhupendra Khant's caste certificate. Khant claims to be a tribal. He has been elected from Morva Hadaf seat which is reserved for Scheduled Tribe(ST or tribal) candidate. Khant is independent MLA who has announced his support to Congress post election. He is likely to challenge the order in the High Court. It should be noted here that local tribal people had marched in a rally against 'fake caste certificate' of...Read More
December 29, 2017
Senior Patidar leader and Congress candidate from Varachha road seat of Surat in the recently concluded Gujarat assembly election, Dhirubhai Gajera, who is deemed close to PAAS leader Hardik Patel today alleged that Congress lost in the polls owing to the attitude of its state president and former union minister Bharatsinh Solanki.
He also alleged that Solanki ensured defeat of many senior leaders included Arjun Modhwadia,Shaktisinh Gohil and Siddharth Patel.
December 27, 2017
The first cabinet meeting of the Vijay Rupani government which was to take place today but was postponed in the wake of CM Rupani's going to Shimla to participate in the swearing-in ceremony of BJP government of Himachal Pradesh, will now take place here tomorrow.
An official said that the distribution of portfolios to the newly inducted ministers would also be finalized by late this evening or tomorrow.
Rupani had taken oath of office and sec...Read More
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