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Surat blaze aftermath: Congress leader Paresh Dhanani calls for strict enforcement of fire safety norms
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Surat blaze aftermath: Congress leader Paresh Dhanani calls for strict enforcement of fire safety norms

Dhanani demanded that the state government conduct a probe into the Surat fire tragedy, and said the Congress will raise the issue of fire safety during the monsoon session of the state Assembly.

Disgruntled Gujarat Congress leaders meet at Arjun Modhwadia's house, express dissatisfaction about party's state leadership
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Disgruntled Gujarat Congress leaders meet at Arjun Modhwadia's house, express dissatisfaction about party's state leadership

The meeting followed the opposition party's loss in Jasdan Assembly by-election. Speaking to the media later, many of those who attended the meeting hit out at state Congress chief Amit Chavda without naming him.

Nearly 300 Gujarat Congress members detained after holding rally in Gandhinagar seeking farm loan waiver
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Nearly 300 Gujarat Congress members detained after holding rally in Gandhinagar seeking farm loan waiver

Congress workers, led by the party's Gujarat unit chief Amit Chavda and party in-charge Rajiv Satav, were detained immediately after they started marching towards the Assembly complex in Gandhinagar

Gujarat Congress accuses BJP govt in state, Centre of ignoring farmers, demands complete farm loan waiver
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Gujarat Congress accuses BJP govt in state, Centre of ignoring farmers, demands complete farm loan waiver

The Congress in Gujarat on Friday accused the BJP-led governments in the state as well as at the Centre of ignoring farmers.

Congress Patidar leader Paresh Dhanani set to become leader of Opposition in Gujarat
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Congress Patidar leader Paresh Dhanani set to become leader of Opposition in Gujarat

Congress MLA Paresh Dhanani is set to become the Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Gujarat Assembly, with the state unit of party on Saturday electing him.

Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Voters made distinction between Narendra Modi and BJP; voted for him and rejected party
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Gujarat Assembly Election Results: Voters made distinction between Narendra Modi and BJP; voted for him and rejected party

The results are bound to draw a picture of a tense future: it may prompt the BJP to introspect and attempt course correction before 2019.

Congress confident of victory in Gujarat elections, party leaders call Rahul Gandhi's campaign a 'winner'
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Congress confident of victory in Gujarat elections, party leaders call Rahul Gandhi's campaign a 'winner'

Buoyed by Rahul Gandhi's spirited campaign in Gujarat, the Congress said on Sunday that the exit poll results will be reversed and it would emerge victorious in the state.

Gujarat polls: SC declines Congress' plea on VVPAT verification; party says it has freedom to file fresh petition
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Gujarat polls: SC declines Congress' plea on VVPAT verification; party says it has freedom to file fresh petition

Just hours after the SC dismissed Congress' doubts over the veracity of EVMs, senior party leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi slammed the election body and said that the party will file another petition.

Gujarat polls: From Bluetooth to WiFi, Congress' bizarre EVM charges betray a belief that BJP is invincible
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Gujarat polls: From Bluetooth to WiFi, Congress' bizarre EVM charges betray a belief that BJP is invincible

A bravura performance to prove "EVM rigging by BJP" was recently staged by the Aam Aadmi Party amid much fanfare but though it was impressive in terms of theatrics and entertainment, very little was achieved by way of proof.

Gujarat polls: Faulty EVMs in Saurashtra worsen credibility crisis for Election Commission
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Gujarat polls: Faulty EVMs in Saurashtra worsen credibility crisis for Election Commission

The Election Commission needs to act, and act fast, not just to save its own credibility, but to restore the wavering faith of the people in the institution of democracy.

Congress hits out at BJP over Robert Vadra allegations, accuses ruling party of witch-hunt and vendetta
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Congress hits out at BJP over Robert Vadra allegations, accuses ruling party of witch-hunt and vendetta

The Congress hit back at the BJP on Wednesday over allegations of Robert Vadra's links with a fugitive arms dealer, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of making 100 tours within India and abroad on private chartered planes as Gujarat chief minister and asking who paid for them.

Gujarat Congress accuses BJP of giving free hand to pvt companies through insurance scheme, demands probe
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Gujarat Congress accuses BJP of giving free hand to pvt companies through insurance scheme, demands probe

The Gujarat Congress allege that the central government's crop insurance scheme was a "Rs 16,000-crore scam

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi kicks off poll campaign, holds talks with Congress workers
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi kicks off poll campaign, holds talks with Congress workers

Rahul Gandhi kicks off his Gujarat Assembly election campaign here on Monday with a direct dialogue with party activists from across all the 182 constituencies

Guj Cong blames BJP of misusing govt machinery to win polls
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Guj Cong blames BJP of misusing govt machinery to win polls

"To win election by hook or crook, BJP spent crores of rupees and misused the government machinery. However, Congress workers stood firm against them and did a commendable job," Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhwadia said.

Modi should quit for manipulating Gujarat poverty figures: Congress
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Modi should quit for manipulating Gujarat poverty figures: Congress

The Gujarat Congress demanded the resignation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, for allegedly manipulating numbers related to the Below Poverty Line (BPL).

Gujarat: BJP complains to EC against Modhwadia's 'lafrabaj' barb
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Gujarat: BJP complains to EC against Modhwadia's 'lafrabaj' barb

The BJP today lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against Gujarat Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia's speech in Surat in which he allegedly used a derogatory word questioning the character of Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of snooping charges.

2014 elections not do-or-die situation, Rahul Gandhi to Cong workers
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2014 elections not do-or-die situation, Rahul Gandhi to Cong workers

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today reportedly told the party workers from Saurashtra region that 2014 elections were not a "do or die" situation.

Vanzara letter: Gujarat Cong calls for state-wide bandh
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Vanzara letter: Gujarat Cong calls for state-wide bandh

The Congress party has called for a statewide bandh on Friday in Gujarat over the recent unrest caused by suspended IPS officer Vanzara's letter.

Vanzara letter: Cong calls Gujarat bandh for Modi's resignation
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Vanzara letter: Cong calls Gujarat bandh for Modi's resignation

Raising the pitch for the resignation of Narendra Modi-led BJP government in the wake of the letter by suspended IPS officer D G Vanzara, opposition Congress today called a statewide bandh on September 6.