Articles tagged under: Gujarat 2017

Brother of 2017 polls Congress candidate in Gujarat nabbed for IPL betting

May 04, 2018
Brother of 2017 polls Congress candidate in Gujarat nabbed for IPL betting

Surat: 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

First state executive meet of Gujarat BJP post assembly polls to be held in Surat on April 12-13

April 03, 2018
First state executive meet of Gujarat BJP post assembly polls to be held in Surat on April 12-13

Gandhinagar: 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

Bharat Solanki postpones his two-week USA visit

March 21, 2018
Bharat Solanki postpones his two-week USA visit

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

No truth in reports of my resignation: Bharatsinh Solanki clarifies

March 19, 2018
No truth in reports of my resignation: Bharatsinh Solanki clarifies

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

‘There are some aastin ke saap in Gujarat Congress, I will meet Rahul Gandhi to expose them’

March 12, 2018
‘There are some aastin ke saap in Gujarat Congress, I will meet Rahul Gandhi to expose them’

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

176 of total 182 newly elected MLAs take oath as member of Gujarat Assembly

January 23, 2018
176 of total 182 newly elected MLAs take oath as member of Gujarat Assembly

Gandhinagar: 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

Gujarat MLA Khant moves High Court to challenge invalidation of caste certificate

January 20, 2018
Gujarat MLA Khant moves High Court to challenge invalidation of caste certificate

Ahmedabad/Godhara: 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

ST certificate of MLA Bhupendra Khant cancelled by Tribal Development Commissioner

January 19, 2018
ST certificate of MLA Bhupendra Khant cancelled by Tribal Development Commissioner

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

Solanki ensured defeat of Congress and senior leaders like Modhwadia, Gohil, Siddharth: Gajera

December 29, 2017
Solanki ensured defeat of Congress and senior leaders like Modhwadia, Gohil, Siddharth: Gajera

Surat: 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. Gajer...Read More

First cabinet meeting of Rupani government postponed today owing to absence of CM to take place tomorrow

December 27, 2017
First cabinet meeting of Rupani government postponed today owing to absence of CM to take place tomorrow

Gandhinagar: 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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