Articles tagged under: Ahmed Patel
July 09, 2018
The Supreme Court today gave partial relief to Senior Congress leader and Political Advisor to Sonia Gandhi Ahmed Patel who had on July 2 filed a petition seeking quashing of the petition of BJP leader Balwantsinh Rajput in Gujarat High Court challenging his victory in the Rajyasabha election held in August last year.
The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud today allowed the high court to frame the issues bu...Read More
July 02, 2018
Senior Congress leader and Political Advisor to Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel today moved the Supreme Court seeking quashing of the petition of BJP leader Balwantsinh Rajput in Gujarat High Court challenging his victory in the Rajyasabha election held in August last year.
The bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud will hear Patel’s plea on July 9.
Patel in his petition before the apex court challenging the ...Read More
June 07, 2018
New Delhi: Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel joined the bandwagon of Congress leaders opposing former president Pranab Mukherjee's visit to RSS headquarters in Nagpur.
Terming her father's decision to join the RSS function and deliver speech there a mistake, Pranb's daughter Sharmishta Mukherjee who is also Congress leader yesterday said Pranab's speech at RSS function will be forgotten but visuals will remain.
I did not expect this from Pranab da ! https://t.co/VBqXZ8x7SE&md...Read More
April 20, 2018
Gujarat high court today rejected the application of Rajya Sabha member and senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel which sought dismissal of BJP’s Balwantsinh Rajput’s petition challenging his narrow margin win in August 8, 2017 election on one of the 3 seats of upper house from the state.
The single bench court of Justice Bela Trivedi had reserved its verdict on the application of Patel on April 11 after completion of hearing. Delivering its verdict the court today re...Read More
March 20, 2018
The Gujarat High Court today refused to give permission to make the Election Commission of India (ECI) a party/respondent in the petition of BP leader Balwantsinh Rajput challenging the election of Congress leader and political secretary of Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel to Rajya Sabha during a nail-biting finish of August 8, 2017 election.
The court of Justice Bela Trivedi ordered Rajput, who had filed the petition after losing closely to Patel, to not to make the ECI ...Read More
February 12, 2018
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
December 07, 2017
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.
December 07, 2017
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
November 29, 2017
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
November 01, 2017
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
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