Gujarat Congress Forms 7 Member Committee To Strengthen Grassroots Level Organisation

May 21, 2022 5:48 pm

Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) decided to form a seven-member committee to expand the scope of organisational activities as the assembly election is due later this year. “The newly formed committee will have an action plan to reach out to the people at the grassroots level. We will focus on our 13.5 lakh Congress workers […]

Congress Leadership Ignores Hardik, Hints Naresh Patel To Join The Party

May 19, 2022 10:39 pm

Even as its State working president Hardik Patel has quit, the Gujarat Congress is continuing the spadework to strengthen itself for the state elections. AICC In-charge of Gujarat affairs Raghu Sharma on Thursday held a meeting with leaders of the key Saurashtra region as well as Leuva Patidar leader Naresh Patel. “Before this month-end, it’s expected that […]

Gujarat Congress Tears Into Hardik, Says He Speaks BJP’s Language In His Resignation

May 18, 2022 8:13 pm

Stung by the resignation of Patidar leader Hardik Patel from the party, the Gujarat Congress on Wednesday came down heavily on him alleging that his reasons for quitting were a BJP-sponsored narration. Reacting to Hardik’s statements about the Congress leadership, Rajya Sabha MP and Gujarat Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil said nobody had stopped Patel from […]

Gujarat Congress Working President Hardik Patel Resigns From Congress

May 18, 2022 5:52 pm

Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) Working President Hardik Patel resigned from Congress on Wednesday. Hardik announced his resignation from the primary membership of Congress on Twitter. “Today I courageously resign from the post of Congress Party and primary membership of the party. I am sure that my decision will be welcomed by all my colleagues […]

Gujarat Congress Gets Down To Brass-stacks, To Hit BJP Where It Hurts The Most

May 16, 2022 8:56 pm

Even as the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) has tasked all the district presidents to identify local issues and prepare a regional campaign plan for the Gujarat elections, the Mahisagar district in central Gujarat is already on the job. This was also conveyed to the State unit leaders during a separate meeting on Gujarat on the sidelines of the Central Working Committee, […]

Narendra Modi Says He Is Ready For 2024, Sonia Asks Congress To Pull Up Socks

May 13, 2022 8:50 pm

There is little doubt, which was also reflected on the first day of the Congress party’s three-day national ‘Chintan Shivir’ that began in Udaipur in Rajasthan on Friday, that Narendra Modi remains the key challenger and the toughest nut to crack for the grand old Opposition party. Speaking on Thursday in a video address at […]

Rahul Gandhi To Kick Off Gujarat Poll Campaign With Adivasi Satyagrah

May 9, 2022 9:36 pm

Congress leader and the Loksabha MP Rahul Gandhi will attend the Adivasi Adhikar Satyagrah campaign of Congress in Gujarat’s Dahod on May 10. “Rahul Gandhi will address the tribal issues with a declaration of solutions”, Sukhram Ratwa Congress Leader of Opposition told VOI. Congress has started an online campaign stating #RahulWithAdivasi. Also the Gujarat Congress […]

Where Are Acche Din? Gujarat Congress Asks BJP-led Govt

May 9, 2022 5:01 pm

Gujarat Congress has slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the rising inflation across the country. The State Congress Chief Jagdish Thakor told VoI that the people in the state are now struggling to buy basic necessities.  “Prices of petrol-diesel, CNG, vegetables, and edible oil are skyrocketing,” he explained. The state government’s failed economic policies are bearing down […]

As Jignesh Gets Huge Welcome From Congress, Hardik Sulks Again

May 4, 2022 3:44 pm

Less than a week after the Gujarat Congress struck a bonhomie of sorts with Patidar leader and its State working president Hardik Patel, who has been sulking for months of being given short shrift in the party, at a ceremony to observe the death anniversary of his father, the 29-year-old Patel is at it again. […]

“Only Three Things Are Rising With BJP: Inflation, Fuel Prices, Unemployment,” RS MP Shaktisinh Gohil

April 26, 2022 10:42 am

With the state Assembly elections few months away, leaders across party lines are wasting no time in the prep to polls. Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Shaktisinh Gohil made an appearance in Rajkot on Monday, for the concluding day of the District Congress meditation camp. His views on several issues: BJP has taken many […]

Amid Rumors, Hardik Patel Attends Congress ‘Yuva Swabhimani Sammelan’

April 25, 2022 3:03 pm

Amid chatter that he might quit Congress, the party’s working president, Hardik Patel, on Monday attended the ‘Yuva Swabhimani Sammelan’ organized by Gujarat Youth Congress at Songadh, in Tapi district. The newly appointed AICC Secretary in charge of Gujarat, BM Sandeep and the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) National President Srinivas BV were also present at […]

Prashant Kishor Key To Congress’ Gujarat Plans But With Naresh and Hardik As Vital Players

April 24, 2022 8:29 pm

Even as it appears imminent that political strategist Prashant Kishor is expected to associate with the Congress party as a key planner for the Gujarat polls, it is public knowledge that he wishes powerful Leuva Patel leader Naresh Patel to play a major role, while ensuring that the young Hardik Patel, a Kadva Patidar, remains […]

Gujarat Congress Leaders Meet Governor

April 23, 2022 2:15 pm

Gujarat Congress leadership on Saturday met Governor Acharya Devvrat and submitted a memorandum highlighting the attempts to create a situation of communal polarisation in the state. AICC State in Charge Raghu Sharma, Leader of Opposition Sukhram Ratwa, MLA Gyasuddin Sheikh, Imran Khedawala, Sailesh Parmar and others were present in the meeting. Congress leaders stated that […]

NSUI Protest Against Gujarat University For Declaring Exams Without Completing Syllabus

April 20, 2022 4:03 pm

The National Students Union of India (NSUI) on Wednesday protested against the decision of the Gujarat University administration to conduct the exams for Semesters 2, 4 and 6, when some programs had just completed exams of Semesters 1, 3 and 5. Speaking to VoI NSUI leader, Karan Modi said, “How can the University declare next […]

AAP Leaders & Workers Join Gujarat Congress

April 17, 2022 6:19 pm

Gujarat Congress President Jagdish Thakor on Sunday welcomed leaders and workers who recently quit Aam Aadmi Party and joined hands with the party. The ceremony was held at GPCC office in Ahmedabad. The stalwart leaders who joined Congress were the AAP state general secretary Praveen Ghori, AAP Kisan Sangathan Bharuch in-charge Keur Patel, Chhota Udepur AAP […]

Hardik Patel Expresses Discontent With Congress Top Whip

April 14, 2022 9:19 am

Seems trouble for the already beleaguered Congress is far from over. On Wednesday, state Congress working president Hardik Patel expressed displeasure over the party’s style of functioning. Much like other party veterans, this Patidar leader too claimed that he was being “sidelined and the leadership is not willing to harness his connect with the people.” […]

Who Are The Weakest Link Of Gujarat Congress According To Party High Command

April 12, 2022 9:17 pm

In light of the political wisdom from the 2017 assembly elections, the Gujarat Congress is scrutinizing veterans like Bharat Sinh Solanki, Arjun Modhwadia and Siddharth Patel. In the Congress circle, it’s being stressed that past election failures are due to the stubbornness of senior leadership. Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee president Jagdishbhai Thakor and AICC in-charge […]

Gujarat Congress: BJP Destroying Environment In The Name Of Development

April 11, 2022 10:22 pm

The Gujarat Congress on Monday alleged that the BJP-led state government has felled more than 17,000 trees in Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad alone. The party went on to tweet that the BJP had destroyed trees in the name of development. In a written reply to a question raised in the Budget session by Vadgam MLA (Independent), […]

Congress Kicks Off Gujarat Campaign With Nationwide ‘Azadi Gaurav Yatra’

April 5, 2022 10:53 pm

The opposition Congress party is launching a nationwide 58-day “Azadi Gaurav Yatra” on Wednesday from the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad, to coincide with Mahatma Gandhi’s first call public call of protest against the draconian British Rowlatt Act as well as the Salt Act, in a kick-off of sorts to the Gujarat 2022 election campaign.   […]

Does CM Bhupendrabhai Patel Have Any Authority In Gujarat, Asks Gujarat Congress

March 29, 2022 11:22 pm

Gujarat Congress President Jagdish Thakor claimed that for the last 3 years, the BJP government has been working tirelessly to destroy the identity and existence of the entire tribal community. Thakor said that the cancellation of the Tapi-Par-Narmada river link project was announced by BJP state president CR Paatil. Now, the citizens of Gujarat want […]