SC declines relief to Congress' Ahmed Patel, directs him to face trial in plea challenging his election to RS
Ahmed Patel had challenged the high court order which had dismissed his plea questioning the maintainability of Rajput's election petition.
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel has moved the Supreme Court seeking dismissal of a petition in the Gujarat High Court challenging his election to the Rajya Sabha in 2017
The Gujarat High Court on Thursday gave two more weeks time to Congress leader Ahmed Patel to file his reply on a petition by Balwantsinh Rajput, the BJP candidate who had challenged his win in the recently-held Rajya Sabha elections.
Senior Congress leader and party president Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel on Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member.
The Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notices to the Election Commission and Congress leader Ahmed Patel on a petition filed by BJP candidate Balwantsinh Rajput challenging the EC's decision to invalidate the votes of two rebel Congress MLAs in Rajya Sabha polls.
Following his loss to Congress' Ahmed Patel in the recently concluded Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat, BJP MLA Balwantsinh Rajput moved the Gujarat High Court to challenge his win.
Gujarat Assembly elections: Despite Rajya Sabha setback, BJP hopes to benefit from Congress defections
The entry of Balwantsinh Rajput, who was its losing candidate, Tejashree Patel, and Ramsinh Parmar, among others into the saffron camp will be a big jolt to the Congress as they are leaders with a strong base and had won against the odds in previous polls, a senior BJP leader said
Ahmed Patel's win may well transfer some steel into Congress in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly election. Amit Shah won't be comfortable.
Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: Shankersinh Vaghela, seven other MLAs expelled from Congress for six years
A day after the Gujarat Rajya Sabha poll results, eight Congress MLAs were expelled for six years on Thursday.
Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: Ahmed Patel's win has restored his place in state politics in key election year
Ahmed Patel will also be in the forefront to rework estranged relations with allies, and ensure Gujarat Congress goes back to a position of reckoning
Polling for the crucial Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat began on Tuesday that will decide the fates of Ahmed Patel, Amit Shah and Smriti Irani.
After weeks of dramatic political developments, Gujarat looks set for an on the edge of seat contest in the Rajya Sabha elections which will decide among others the fate of Ahmed Patel, the influential political secretary to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
The elections to the upper house from the state, where assembly polls are due later this year, have received greater attention with BJP president Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani entering the fray and the Congress putting up its heavyweight Ahmed Patel
Congress MLAs from Gujarat who had been camping at a private resort near Bengaluru returned home on Monday to vote for three Rajya Sabha seats
The Gujarat Congress is facing a stiff dilemma as Rajya Sabha elections are due in a few days and Assembly elections are not too far away either.
Smriti Irani took potshots at the Congress, saying the party was worried about ensuring the victory of its Rajya Sabha candidate, while its MLAs had left the flood-affected people of Banaskantha in Gujarat to fend for themselves
Rajya Sabha polls: Despite political maneouvres in Gujarat, Bihar, BJP still has a gap to close with Opposition
The BJP may have gained Bihar and may snatch a Congress Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat but the NDA will still lag behind the opposition in Rajya Sabha
Amit Shah's assets grew threefold in 5 years, Smriti Irani yet to graduate, reveal RS elections affidavits
BJP chief Amit Shah's assets grew three times in five years while Union minister Smriti Irani has not completed her graduation, according to their affidavits.
The Congress on Sunday addressed the media along with the 44 MLAs from Gujarat in an effort to put end to speculations about internal rifts within the party.
BJP also said that the sole of aim of the Congress was to save its vice president Rahul Gandhi in the country and Ahmed Patel in Gujarat.