Articles tagged under: Ahmed Patel

No additional water was added to riverfront and Dharoi for seaplane flight of PM: Gujarat govt

February 12, 2018
No additional water was added to riverfront and Dharoi for seaplane flight of PM: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today rejected the remark made by senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel and clarified that no additional water had been added to river Sabarmati to facilitate the flight of seaplane, carrying the Prime Minister. Nitin Patel said the statement made by Ahmed Patel was far from truth. Nitin Patel said, 'when Prime Minister Modi took off in seaplane from river Sabarmati, the river had sufficient water and no additional water was added to the river fr...Read More

Ahmed Patel attacks BJP for not being able to announce manifesto for Gujarat polls

December 07, 2017
Ahmed Patel attacks BJP for not being able to announce manifesto for Gujarat polls

Gandhinagar: In a surprise move,ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) has not released its manifesto even when the campaign for first phase polling is over. BJP had constituted a committee to prepare manifesto well in advance. Several meetings had taken place to finalize the draft of manifesto. Some of such meetings were also attended by State election incharge and union finance minister Arun Jaitley. However surprisingly neither a manifesto, nor vision document has been released so far. It's...Read More

Row over ‘Make Ahmed Patel Wazir-e-Alam Of Gujarat’ posters in Muslim areas of Surat

December 07, 2017
Row over ‘Make Ahmed Patel Wazir-e-Alam Of Gujarat’ posters in Muslim areas of Surat

Surat: Posters today morning appeared outside the mosque in Udhna darwaja area of Surat making overtures to the Muslim community. The poster in question (included below), apart from Rahul Gandhi, also showed Sonia Gandhi's close aide and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel. The text of the poster reads: "To maintain unity within the Muslim community and to make Ahmed Patel the 'Wazir-e-Alam' (Grand minister) of Gujarat, we request the Muslim community to vote only for Congress." The poster drops a...Read More

Rahul Gandhi and Ahmed Patel’s names in register of non-Hindus visiting Somnath temple

November 29, 2017
Rahul Gandhi and Ahmed Patel’s names in register of non-Hindus visiting Somnath temple

Somnath: Entry of Rahul Gandhi's name in register for non-Hindus visiting Somnath temple maintained by Shri Somnath Trust has triggered a big question today afternoon - is Rahul Gandhi Hindu or not? If he is not Hindu, which faith does he follow? Is the entry of his name in non-Hindu register is goof up by his staff or not? In June 2015, Shri Somnath Trust had made a rule that any non-Hindu entering Somnath temple will need to declare it in a register and he/she will be allowed to visit the ...Read More

My Rajyasabha victory still pinches BJP: Ahmed Patel

November 01, 2017
My Rajyasabha victory still pinches BJP: Ahmed Patel

Jambusar (Gujarat): Political Secretary to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel, who is under attack from ruling BJP after arrest of an ISIS operative from a hospital of which he was a former trustee, today said that his Rajyasbha election win still pinched the ruling party. Patel had won a closely fought election on August 8 after weeks of high voltage drama and even a more high-voltage counting past midnight before which the ECI had rejected votes of two cross-voter co...Read More

IS linked terror suspects case: Ahmed Patel writes letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh

October 29, 2017
IS linked terror suspects case: Ahmed Patel writes letter to Home Minister Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat Ahmed Patel in a letter to union Home minister Rajnath Singh today demanded that those guilty(in IS terror suspect case of Bharuch), irrespective of faith or any affiliation must be brought to justice.  Ahmed Patel said the government has his unstinted support in this endevour. Ahmed Patel stressed on need to rise above political differences in matter which involve national security. He said framing terror charges must be d...Read More

ATS conducts investigation at hospital where Ahmed Patel was trustee

October 29, 2017
ATS conducts investigation at hospital where Ahmed Patel was trustee

Ankaleshwar: Gujarat ATS today conducted investigation in the hospital here in which an ISIS operative nabbed a few days ago worked as a lab technician and of which political secretary of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel was a trustee. An ATS official said that a team of the squad conducted investigation of the Sardar Patel Hospital and Heart Institute and the computers of its lab where Kasim Stimberwala was nabbed. Kasim was also taken there. Several documents includi...Read More

Terror accused held by Gujarat ATS was staffer in ‘Ahmed Patel run hospital’, let Congress give answer who recruited him: Rupani

October 27, 2017
Terror accused held by Gujarat ATS was staffer in ‘Ahmed Patel run hospital’, let Congress give answer who recruited him: Rupani

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today held a press conference here and asked for clarification from Ahmed Patel and Rahul Gandhi over two terror suspects arrested by State's Anti Terrorist Squad(ATS). Rupani said terror suspect was working in a hospital run by Ahmed Patel. It should be mentioned here that terror suspect Timbarwala(or Stimarwala) Mohammad Qasim was arrested by ATS two days ago. He was working as echo technician in Sardar Patel Hospital and Heart Institute in B...Read More

If I start revealing things,it will not be good for you: Vaghela warns Congress after attack

October 03, 2017

Gandhinagar: Jan Vikalp leader Shankersinh Vaghela's yatra was opposed today allegedly by Ahmed Patel supporters in Bharuch district of Central Gujarat with stone pelting. Reacting strongly to this Shankersinh said Congress should focus on opposing BJP and not Jan Vikalp. Vaghela said Congress seems disturbed with the response Jan Vikalp is getting across Gujarat. Shankersinh said, "I am a Bapu(Kshatriya) after all, I don't believe much in Gandhiji's rules(non violence) beyond a p...Read More

Ahmed Patel’s son-in-law under CBI probe for allegedly bribing I-T officials

September 25, 2017
Ahmed Patel’s son-in-law under CBI probe for allegedly bribing I-T officials

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Gujarat Raya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel's son-in-law is being probed for allegedly bribing top Income Tax officials. Irfan Bhai, a name in the FIR registered against Income Tax officials has been identified as Patel's son-in-law Irfan Siddiqui. Irfan's name appeared in dairies seized during raids. The FIR registered on August 30, 2017, has also named some senior Income Tax officials under Prevention of Corruption Act. According to the page 7 of the FIR, d...Read More

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