GUJARAT CONGRESS

  • Gujarat: Congress urges Modi to allow industries to use alternate fuels January 24, 2014

    Vadodara: Gujarat Congress on Friday asked Chief Minister Narendra Modi to make immediate arrangements to restore supply of gas to industrial units, which have become nonfunctional due to its non availability. Around 1,000 small, medium and large scale industrial units in the industrial belt area of Ankleshwar, Bharuch, Jhagadiya and Panoli,...
  • RSS, BJP using Muslims for terror attacks: Gujarat Congress November 13, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Sparking a controversy, Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankarsinh Vaghela has alleged that RSS and BJP are using Muslims to carry out terror attacks in the country, drawing a sharp response from BJP which accused Congress of making "wild allegations". "RSS and BJP are using Muslims to make bombs...
  • Narendra Modi responsible for fake encounters: Gujarat Congress September 4, 2013

    Gujarat Congress leaders hit out at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over the explosive letter written by IPS officer DG Vanzara accusing Modi and Amit Shah for staging the fake encounters. Vanzara, as per the CBI complaint, had led a team of Detection of Crime Branch (DCB), Ahmedabad, which was...
  • Gujarat Congress criticises Modi for his letter to PM on food bill August 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Congress came down heavily on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi saying that by opposing the Food Security Bill he has done a disservice to 58 per cent people of the state who stand to benefit from it. "Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has done a great disservice to...
  • Gujarat's gun-toting MLA quits Congress to join BJP February 25, 2013

    Gandhinagar: In a major blow to the Congress in Gujarat, influential leader Vitthal Radadia, who was embroiled in a gun-toting controversy, and his son Jayesh, on Monday resigned as MLAs and are set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Accompanied by his son, Radadia visited the legislative assembly and submitted...
  • Gujarat Cong chief loses from Porbandar, quits post December 20, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Arjun Modhwadia on Tuesday resigned as the president of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) after Narendra Modiled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) headed for a twothird majority in the state sweeping away the Congress and Keshubhai Patel's Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP). Taking responsibility for the defeat of the party, Modhwadia...
  • Gujarat: Congress manifesto focuses on 'aam aadmi' December 4, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A day after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi promised 50 lakh housing units and insurance for the poor, the Gujarat Congress released its manifesto on Tuesday. And the focus was on 'aam aadmi'. Gujarat Congress President Arjun Modhwadia assured that if the party came to power, then big corporates...
  • Guj Congress rebels to stay away from campaigning December 2, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Senior Congress leaders in Gujarat who have rebelled against the party after being denied tickets on Sunday declared that they would not campaign for the party in the assembly elections. Former deputy chief minister Narhari Amin, former city mayor Himmatsinh Patel, senior Congress leader and former MLA Naresh Raval...
  • Guj Cong fields candidates with 'winnability' factor November 27, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Out of power since 1995, the Congress is leaving no stone unturned to snatch the mandate from the Narendra Modiled BJP in Gujarat and has fielded three sitting MPs for the upcoming assembly battle, banking on their 'winnability'. Congress MP Somabhai G Patel, who was elected to Lok Sabha from...
  • Guj Cong uses image of Lankan boy for malnutrition ad November 27, 2012

    Ahmedabad: With the BJP's crisis coming less than three weeks ahead of the Gujarat polls, it's opposition, the Congress, too has landed itself in a rather embarrassing position. One of its advertisement showcasing malnutrition in the state lifted the picture of a Sri Lankan child. The picture, showing a severely malnourished...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 12, 2012

    Gujarat Congress MP brandishes gun at toll plaza staff. Delhi Police detain Arvind Kejriwal after protests. ...
  • News 360: Congress MP brandishes gun at toll operator October 12, 2012

    A Congress MP in Gujarat refused to pay toll fee, brandishing gun at a toll operator and bringing traffic to a halt. ...
  • Gujarat Cong MP Radadiya justifies his guntoting act October 12, 2012

    Vadodara: Gujarat Congress MP from Porbandar Vitthal Radadiya has defended his guntoting act at a toll plaza booth saying he committed the act as he was upset over being called a fake Member of Parliament. Speaking to CNNIBN, the Congress MP said that the toll booth operator told him that...
  • Gujarat Cong plans rally against Dalit killings October 1, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Congress is expected to hold a massive rally in Gandhinagar on Monday in protest against the deaths of three Dalit men who were killed in police firing in Thangadh, Surendranagar on September 22. The party has demanded a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into...
  • Gujarat Cong MP alleges harassment by police May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: A Congress MP from Gujarat broke down in Parliament on Wednesday saying she was detained and harassed by police on 'Gujarat Foundation Divas'. The Congress MP, Prabhaben Taviyad found support from fellow MPs including Girija Vyas. BJP leader Sushma Swaraj intervened and said she would get back to the...
  • Has the SIT report strengthened Modi's case? April 10, 2012

    The SIT report gives Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi a clean chit in the 2002 riots cases. ...
  • Gujarat Congress asks SIT to prosecute Modi February 7, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat unit of Congress today demanded that the Supreme Courtappointed special investigation team prosecute Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the 2002 postGodhra riots. GPCC President Arjun Modhwadia made the demand in a letter to SIT chief RK Raghavan. SIT is currently preparing the final report on...
  • Gujarat Congress begins Sardar Sandesh Yatra January 3, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress on Monday launched the 'Sardar Sandesh Yatra' from Bardoli town of south Gujarat as a part of the campaign for the state elections, scheduled in December 2012. The 'Sardar Sandesh Yatra' was flagged in the presence of the state Congress president Arjun Modhwadia, Leader of Opposition Shaktisinh Gohil...
  • Gujarat Cong to protest over 'secret' Nano deal October 10, 2008

    Vadodara: The Gujarat Congress on Friday threatened to launch a statewide agitation if the Modi government did not make public its 'secret' deal with Tata Motors for their lowcost Nano car project. Alleging that the auto giant had been provided 1100 acres of most precious land close to Ahmedabad at...