Shweta Bhatt

  • Narendra Modi thanks Maninagar voters for big win December 21, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked the voters of Maninagar for electing him for the third consecutive time. "The people of Maninagar were never voting to elect an MLA from Maninagar. They knew they were voting to secure their future," Modi said addressing a rally organised in...
  • Modi wins Maninagar, says time to move forward December 20, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Narendra Modi has won from Maninagar constituency by defeating IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta Bhatt of the Congress by a margin of 86,373 votes while his party is set to form the government in the state for the fifth time in a row. Expressing his happiness over the win,...
  • Gujarat elections: Modi's victory is assured, say supporters December 17, 2012

    Narendra Modi cast his vote at Ranip on Monday in the second and final phase of polling in the Gujarat assembly elections. ...
  • Gujarat polls: 70 pc turnout in last phase December 17, 2012

    Ahmedabad: 5.36 pm: The voter turnout in the second and final phase of Gujarat assembly elections on Monday was 70 per cent. The turnout has been the same as that in the first phase of polling in the state on December 13. 5.05 pm: The voting on Monday closed in the...
  • Gujarat elections: Final phase of voting today December 17, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat is set for the second and final round of polling on Monday. The Bharatiya Janata Party has left no stones unturned as it remains apprehensive of a possible dent in its bastion of Saurashtra, courtesy rebel Keshubhai Patel's new party, the Gujarat Parivartan Party (GPP). The first phase...
  • Modi vs Shweta Bhatt a lopsided battle in Guj CM's favour December 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: As Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi bids for an unprecedented third term in office in Gujarat, the thought of his own electoral future seems to hardly cross his mind. And that's not without a reason. After all, Modi is locked in an unequal fight with a political novice, the...
  • Shweta Bhatt, Jagruti Pandya: 2 women taking on Modi December 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Two women have dared to take on the 'Iron Man' of Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The two women, Shweta Bhatt wife of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and Jagruti Pandya former state Home Minister Haren Pandya's widow have been leading a personalised campaign against...
  • Gujarat elections: GPP withdraws candidate against Modi December 3, 2012

    Ahmedabad: It is now going to be a direct battle between Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Congress nominee and suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta Bhatt. This comes after the Gujarat Parivartan Party candidate from Maninagar constituency withdrew his nomination. Earlier, Shweta Bhatt had appealed to all nonBJP...
  • Withdraw candidate from Maninagar, Shweta Bhatt tells GPP December 2, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Congress candidate from Maninagar, Shweta Bhatt, on Sunday appealed Keshubhai Patelled Gujarat Parivartan Party to withdraw its candidate from the fray. Bhatt, the wife of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, is contesting the election against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi from Maninagar. The constituency is considered to be a BJP...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 30, 2012

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  • I am not a proxy candidate for my husband: Sanjiv Bhatt's wife November 30, 2012

    Controversial IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta will contest against Narendra Modi in Gujarat elections on a Congress ticket. ...
  • Modi attacks Cong as it fields Bhatt's wife against him November 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: It was the last day on Thursday for filing the nominations for the second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, and amongst those who filed nominations were Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his opponent for the Maninagar seat, the wife of controversial IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt. Hitting out strongly at the...
  • I want to defeat Narendra Modi: IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife November 30, 2012

    The Congress on Friday fielded suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta from the Maninagar constituency, from where the Gujarat CM too has filed his nomination papers. ...
  • Congress using Sanjiv Bhatt and his wife for votes: Smriti Irani November 30, 2012

    The BJP lashed out at the Congress for fielding suspended IPS office Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta against Narendra Modi in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. BJP leader Smriti Irani said that the Congress is using the Bhatt couple as its political tool. She also took on the couple saying it...
  • Gujarat: Cong fields Sanjiv Bhatt's wife against Modi November 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Congress has fielded suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife against Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the coming Gujarat election. Shweta Bhatt will contest from the Maninagar constituency. IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt had alleged Modi's role in the 2002 Gujarat riots. A Gujarat court had filed charges against Bhatt and...
  • Court reserves order on Sanjeev Bhatt's bail plea October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail application submitted by suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt till October 17. Bhatt was arrested on the September 30 for allegedly forcing a junior officer to file a false affidavit against Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Earlier, 35 members of...
  • Sanjeev Bhatt's bail plea hearing today October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt's bail plea is expected to come up for hearing on Monday. It's coming at a time when 35 IPS officers in Gujarat have pledged their support to the Bhatt's family but the DGP of the state Chitaranjan Singh is still trying to play...
  • Bhatt's remand hearing adjourned till Oct 10 October 7, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Arrested Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt's police remand application hearing was adjourned on Friday till October 10. Principal Sessions Judge GN Patel said he was unable to complete the order and it would now be pronounced on Monday. The Gujarat government on October 3 had...
  • Bhatt being treated like a terrorist: Wife October 6, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Shweta Bhatt, the wife of suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, on Wednesday wrote a second letter to Home Minister P Chidambaram, seeking more security for her husband. She alleged that her husband was being treated like a "terrorist" by the Gujarat police. In the letter, she also accused the state government...
  • Bhatt's wife writes another letter to Chidambaram October 5, 2011

    New Delhi: Shweta Bhatt, wife of Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt has written a second letter to the Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday. In the letter she has asked for more security for her husband. She had earlier written to Chidambaram on Monday. The hearing on suspended Indian Police Service...
  • Suspended IPS officer Bhatt's bail hearing today October 5, 2011

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court is set to hear the bail plea of suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Wednesday. The Gujarat government on Tuesday had challenged, in the sessions court, a magisterial court's order denying his remand. Bhatt was arrested on September 30 for allegedly forcing a constable to...
  • MHA asks Modi govt to ensure security to Bhatt October 4, 2011

    Ahmedabad: The Home Ministry has asked the Gujarat Government to provide adequate security to jailed IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt and his family. The request came a day after Bhatt's wife's appealed to Home Minister Chidambaram to intervene in the matter. The jailed IPS officer turned down an unusual request from...
  • Give security to Bhatt: MHA tells Gujarat govt October 4, 2011

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry has asked the Narendra Modi government to ensure adequate security to jailed Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt and his family. This came a day after Bhatt's wife Shweta wrote to Home Minister P Chidambaram seeking his intervention in ensuring safety and liberty for her husband....
  • Newsmaker of the day: Shweta Bhatt October 3, 2011

    Sanjeev Bhatt's wife said has written to Home Minister P Chidambaram seeking his intervention in ensuring safety of her husband. ...
  • Sanjeev Bhatt's wife seeks Chidambaram's help October 3, 2011

    New Delhi: As people across the country staged protests over the arrest of suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Monday, his wife Shweta Bhatt has written to Home Minister P Chidambaram seeking his intervention in ensuring safety and liberty of her husband. Shweta has leveled allegations against Ahmedabad police commissioner...
  • Sanjeev Bhatt's wife's letter stating security fear October 1, 2011

    New Delhi: Full text of suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt's wife's letter to Police Commissioner, Director General Of Police and Chief Judicial Magistrate of Ahemdabad claiming fears that her husband's life was in danger. Sanjeev Bhatt was arrested on Friday and has been charged with forgery and conspiracy. Full text...