Shankarsinh Vaghela

  • Murder of Asaram's ex-aide shows complete breakdown of law & order in Gujarat: Congress June 10, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Raking up the murder of Amrut Prajapati, a former aide-turned-baiter of self-styled godman Asaram by unidentified persons, the opposition Congress on alleged that the law and order situation in BJP-ruled Gujarat has completely deteriorated. "Murder of Amrut Prajapati shows that law and order situation has completely deteriorated in Gujarat....
  • Modi's 'love' for Sardar Patel due to Lok Sabha polls: Vaghela November 14, 2013

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's love for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was due to the coming Lok Sabha polls, leader of opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankarsinh Vaghela alleged on Thursday. "There is no doubt that Sardar Patel, known as the Iron Man of India, was one of the tallest leaders of...
  • 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 practising Muslim appeasement: Congress November 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In a fresh twist to the ongoing slugfest between itself and BJP, Congress on Tuesday alleged that in his bid to realise his prime ministerial dreams, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had embarked on a "Muslim appeasement" policy. "Whenever Congress does anything for the minority community, we are accused of...
  • Gujarat Congress demands Bokhiria's resignation June 16, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress on Saturday demanded resignation of state Cabinet Minister Babu Bokhiria after a court in Porbandar sentenced him to three years imprisonment in the Rs 54 crore illegal limestone mining case of 2006. "We demand immediate resignation of the Gujarat Water Resources Minister who has been convicted by...
  • Shiv Sena warns of 'Mahabharat' if BJP ignores allies April 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Comparing NDA constituents to horses of Arjun's chariot, Shiv Sena on Wednesday cautioned that BJP should take allies into confidence on the issue of its prime ministerial candidate or else there could be a "Mahabharat". With the chasm between BJP and JD(U) widening over Narendra Modi as the prime ministerial...
  • Guj Cong starts campaign for 2012 assembly polls September 28, 2011

    Kutch: Launching the campaign for next year's state assembly election well in advance, Gujarat Congress on Wednesday criticised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying that he changed colours "like a chameleon". The head of Gujarat Congress campaign committee, Shankarsinh Vaghela, visited the famous 'Mata No Madh'...
  • Gujarat Cong leader Vaghela breaks his fast September 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's key rival, senior Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela broke his counter-fast on Tuesday. Leaders from the State Congress sat on a fast from Saturday to counter Modi's programme and to promote "non-violence". Vaghela launched his fast at Sabarmati Asharam on Saturday, which was more or...
  • Won't accept Modi as PM candidate: JD(U) September 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Key BJP ally JD(U) has categorically said that it will reject Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as the PM candidate while BJP says the party will decide its leader at the right time and not in TV studios. Narendra Modi ended his fast on Monday evening but the debate...
  • Gujarat: Cong counter-fast remains low profile September 18, 2011

    New Delhi: The fast carried out by Gujarat Congress party leader Shankarsinh Vaghela to counter Narendra Modi's fast enters it's second day on Sunday. The fast launched at Sabarmati Asharam, however, has more or less been low profile with senior Congress leaders abstaining from the event. Vaghela along with Gujarat...
  • Words like peace don't suit Modi: Cong MP Vaghela September 17, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela on Saturday launched an attack on Chief Minister Narendra Modi saying that words like peace and harmony don't suit Modi. "The Gujarat government is cheating on the people, misusing the people for their own interest," Vaghela said. Vaghela along with Gujarat Congress leader Arjun Modhvadia began...