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SC declines relief to Congress' Ahmed Patel, directs him to face trial in plea challenging his election to RS
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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.

Ahmed Patel moves SC against Balwantsinh Rajput's plea challenging his election to Rajya Sabha
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Ahmed Patel moves SC against Balwantsinh Rajput's plea challenging his election to Rajya Sabha

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

Gujarat HC defers hearing to 6 October on plea challenging Ahmed Patel's win in Rajya Sabha polls
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Gujarat HC defers hearing to 6 October on plea challenging Ahmed Patel's win in Rajya Sabha polls

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.

Congress leader Ahmed Patel takes oath as Rajya Sabha member for fifth term
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Congress leader Ahmed Patel takes oath as Rajya Sabha member for fifth term

Senior Congress leader and party president Sonia Gandhi's political secretary Ahmed Patel on Monday took oath as a Rajya Sabha member.

Gujarat HC issues notice to Ahmed Patel, EC on plea challenging invalidation of Congress MLAs votes
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Gujarat HC issues notice to Ahmed Patel, EC on plea challenging invalidation of Congress MLAs votes

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.

After stinging defeat, BJP MLA Balwantsinh Rajput challenges Ahmed Patel's victory in Gujarat HC
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After stinging defeat, BJP MLA Balwantsinh Rajput challenges Ahmed Patel's victory in Gujarat HC

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
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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 sours Amit Shah's Rajya Sabha debut, gives Congress another chance for fightback
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Ahmed Patel's win sours Amit Shah's Rajya Sabha debut, gives Congress another chance for fightback

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
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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
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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

Rajya Sabha polls: Voting begins; Amit Shah, Smriti Irani expected to sail through
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Rajya Sabha polls: Voting begins; Amit Shah, Smriti Irani expected to sail through

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.

Rajya Sabha polls: Three Gujarat seats up for grabs today; all eyes on Ahmed Patel
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Rajya Sabha polls: Three Gujarat seats up for grabs today; all eyes on Ahmed Patel

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.

With Amit Shah and Ahmed Patel contesting, Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls turn into high-stakes battle
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With Amit Shah and Ahmed Patel contesting, Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls turn into high-stakes battle

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

Gujarat Congress says MLAs are 'united, confident of victory' as they reach Anand ahead of RS polls
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Gujarat Congress says MLAs are 'united, confident of victory' as they reach Anand ahead of RS polls

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

Gujarat: BJP set to gain the most ahead of polls with Congress MLAs out of the picture
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Gujarat: BJP set to gain the most ahead of polls with Congress MLAs out of the picture

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.

Gujarat floods: Smriti Irani taunts Congress, says MLAs have vanished while people battle deluge
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Gujarat floods: Smriti Irani taunts Congress, says MLAs have vanished while people battle deluge

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
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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
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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.

Gujarat Congress parades 44 MLAs before media, alleges BJP offered Rs 15 crore bribe to legislators
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Gujarat Congress parades 44 MLAs before media, alleges BJP offered Rs 15 crore bribe to legislators

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.

Prakash Javadekar says BJP has no role in six Congress MLAs deserting the party in Gujarat
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Prakash Javadekar says BJP has no role in six Congress MLAs deserting the party in Gujarat

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.