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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Syed Khalique Ahmed


Shankersinh Vaghela showers praise on Congress hours after his son joins BJP
Sun, Jul 15, 2018

Mahendrasinh Vaghela joined the BJP in the morning in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and state BJP president Jitu Vaghani at Karnavati University in Gandhinagar.

Kalsaria inducted into Congress by Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi
Thu, Jul 12, 2018

Kalsaria, a surgeon by profession who is running two hospitals in coastal Bhavnagar district, holds considerable influence in the rural belt of Bhavnagar district, particularly among the OBC Ahir community.

Former BJP MLA and now AAP leader, Kanubhai Kalsaria likely to join Congress
Tue, Jul 10, 2018

Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi, when contacted, said, “Talks are on with Kalsaria and he may be taken in the party during Rahul Gandhi’s visit or after it.”

Political Churn: Bholabhai Gohel back in Congress as Kunvarji Bavaliya exits
Wed, Jul 04, 2018

The Congress also lost no time in announcing Gohel’s candidature for the Jasdan Assembly seat, which has fallen vacant after the incumbent MLA, Bavaliya, resigned from the House as well as the Congress.

Chavda warns Gujarat Congress MLAs of ‘strict action’ against indiscipline
Fri, Jun 29, 2018

Chavda issued the warning in separate meetings held with MLAs and district panchayat office-bearers, held in connection with training of jan mitras who would be given the charge of election booths during elections.

Gujarat: Congress loses power to BJP in five district panchayats
Thu, Jun 21, 2018

The elections for president and vice-president posts were necessitated as the elections for office-bearers in district panchayats are held after every two-and-a-half years under Panchayati raj system.

Back to resorts for Gujarat Congress, panchayat men are in Rajasthan
Tue, Jun 19, 2018

The election of office-bearers in Gujarat district panchayats is held every 30 months from among the elected representatives. As the term of the current office-bearers ends this month, fresh elections are being held in different districts.

Congress MLAs seek Dalit, tribal MLAs’ help for passing law on SC/ST funds
Tue, Jun 12, 2018

Dalit MLA Naushad Solanki and tribal MLA Anil Joshiyara, who have convened the meeting, said that the law would ensure that the funds will be allotted for the SCs and STs as per their population in the state, and spent for the benefit of the two communities only.

Gujarat: Under-debt, farmer commits suicide over ‘crop failure’
Sun, Jun 10, 2018

Deputy CM says no case of farm suicide in Gujarat, reason could be something else

Eye on 2019 Election: To know why it lost urban seats, Congress knocks door of voters in Ahmedabad
Wed, May 30, 2018

Urban voters have rejected Congress in last three consecutive Assembly polls.

Reshuffle: Ahead of 2019 polls, Gujarat Congress gets new social media coordinator
Tue, May 15, 2018

Hemnag Raval, who has been associated with the party for over 20 years and its IT cell since 2007, has handled various responsibilities of the party’s IT department at national level.

In generational shift, Congress makes Amit Chavda, 42, Gujarat chief
Wed, Mar 28, 2018

Congress leader Tushar Chaudhary said Chavda’s selection was in consonance with Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s announcement at the Plenary Session in which he said he will give chance to young leaders to lead the party.

Bharatsinh Solanki’s office denies he has quit as Gujarat Congress chief
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

According to sources, party president Rahul Gandhi was not happy with Bharatsinh Solanki’s performance and was likely to replace him in view of the next general elections.

Buzz on Gujarat Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki resignation, his office denies
Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Solanki, who was appointed as state party chief in December 2015, had earlier led the party in the state between 2005 and 2007.

Rajya Sabha Polls: Congress nominations spark rebellion
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

“Amee Yagnik has never worked for the party organisation. She has not addressed even a small or a big public meeting anywhere in the state,” Sonal Patel told The Indian Express after sending her resignation letter to All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev.  

Rajya Sabha Polls: Congress yet to finalise names, likely to field Sam Pitroda
Fri, Mar 09, 2018

He had also served as chairman of the National Knowledge Commission from 2005 to 2009 and as an adviser to former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on public information infrastructure and innovation with the rank of a cabinet minister.

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress may field Sam Pitroda from Gujarat
Thu, Mar 08, 2018

Sam Pitroda, who is credited with telecom revolution in the country and worked as an adviser on technology missions to late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, was actively involved in the last two Assembly elections in Gujarat as chairman of the party’s election manifesto committee.

As sex-ratio worsens, govt plans to rope in religious leaders to ‘change mindset’
Wed, Mar 07, 2018

In urban centres of the state, the sex ratio of girls in the age group of 0-6 years has fallen to 848 per 1,000 boys from 890 girls per 1,000 boys in 2011, despite a number of incentives given by the state government for girl child over the decade.

Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections: Race heats up in Congress, former officers throw their hats in ring
Tue, Mar 06, 2018

Former IPS officer Kuldip Sharma and former IAS officer P K Valera are among several Congress leaders in the race to seek nomination for the Upper House from Gujarat.

Decade later, Gujarat Technological University gets 100 acres for campus
Wed, Feb 28, 2018

The GTU, which has not been paying stipend to its PhD candidates, has been allocated Rs 57 lakh annually for fellowship/stipend to doctorate and post-doctorate candidates.