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Apex court refuses Cong plea and allows use of no-vote option for 3 Guj RS seats
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today slammed the I-T raids on Karnataka Energy minister and accused the BJP of indulging in an "unprecedented witch-hunt".
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel today questioned the Election Commission's decision to introduce NOTA after the notification of the Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections.
According to Rupani, the Congress MLAs from Banaskantha and other flood affected regions should have stayed with the people in this difficult time.
Three of the 44 Gujarat MLAs lodged in a resort near Bengaluru have already demanded to return home; winning RS seat gets tougher for the party
Ahmed Patel’s fate hangs in the balance as 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs are herded into resort near Bengaluru
Karnataka, an old theatre of anti-poaching campaigns, is ruled by the Congress but the party’s worries have increased since the Gujarat MLAs were flown in and penned in early Saturday morning.
Congress MLA Raghavjee Patel, considered close to former party strongman Shankersinh Vaghela, today said this as more Congress legislators are likely to resign and join BJP in the coming days.
A third term denied to Yechury also means that the Congress may be pushed into an alliance with TMC, a tactical blunder in many ways than one for Bengal CPI-M.
Notably, at least eight to 11 Congress MLAs, considered to be close to Vaghela, had cross-voted in the July 17 presidential poll in favour of NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind.
The Congress leadership is confident of his victory, despite the recent exit of Gujarat strongman Shankarsinh Vaghela from the party.
Party leader Ahmed Patel today accused the state government of giving a "preferential treatment" to corporate houses over tribals in allocation of water of Narmada river.
Congress leader Ahmed Patel said that the government can atleast appoint the chairman and members can be appointed later.
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