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Explained: Vaghela, his ambition, and the Congress

The Congress-NCP alliance thrived in Gujarat while he held high posts in the Congress. But the Congress began to lose ground with the rise of Narendra Modi -- and in 2014, it could not win even a single seat in Lok Sabha.

I foresee a UPA-III govt in India: Shankarsinh Vaghela after joining NCP

Vaghela was ousted by the Congress in 2017 on allegations of him engineering a possible defeat for Ahmad Patel during Rajya Sabha election with hopes of benefitting the BJP.


Congress had promised me CM post: Shankarsinh Vaghela

Shankarsinh Vaghela said the “greed” in political parties of India and the “exploitation” that party workers go through prompted him to form his own front.

Flanked by BJP leaders, Shankersinh Vaghela quits Assembly but ‘not politics’

Commenting on Vaghela’s resignation from the Assembly, state Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki said, “We won the Rajya Sabha seat despite Vaghela’s strong opposition, indicating his leaving the party had no impact. ”

‘Will vote for Patel if Gehlot takes back remark’

Former Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela, who recently quit Congress, Wednesday took objection to the remarks of Gujarat Congress affairs in-charge Ashok Gehlot that he acted under BJP pressure and was probably blackmailed using a CBI case against him.

Will support Ahmed Patel in Rajya Sabha poll if Ashok Gehlot withdraws comments: Shankarsinh Vaghela

The 77-year-old leader, however, claimed that Gehlot had made "irresponsible and personal allegations" against him, "without any shade of truth". "He (Gehlot) had alleged that I quit the Congress as I was being blackmailed with the threat of CBI and ED (probes)


Shankar Singh Vaghela's Congress exit to alter politics in poll-bound Gujarat

The BJP in Gujarat lacks a leader with mass connect, after Modi and BJP president Amit Shah left the state to helm the party's national leadership. The Congress, too, does not have any leader with mass appeal after Vaghela's exit, an observer said.

Not joining BJP: Shankarsinh Vaghela after meeting Ashok Gehlot

An air of suspense has prevailed over Vaghela's next move since he set out on a foreign tour on May 17 after 'unfollowing' Congress scion Rahul Gandhi and many other party leaders on his official Twitter account.

Gujarat Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela: Who is spreading rumour? Have I said I'm joining BJP?

"Who is spreading the rumour? Have I said it? Amit Shah came to meet me? I am active in Congress"

CBI registers case against Shankersinh Vaghela in land scam case

CBI sources said that raids were being conducted at four places in Delhi, three in Mumbai, and one each at Gandhinagar and Kolkata, including at Vaghela's residence.