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Many Congress MLAs keen to join BJP, claims Alpesh Thakor

The BJP has intensified its campaign for the civic body polls in the nagarpalikas and taluka panchayats after a stellar performance in the six municipal corporation elections. BJP leader Alpesh Thakor who left the Congress to join the Saffron Party had during a campaign in Dahegam said that many MLAs from the party are keen...

36 Congress candidates move Gujarat high court over torn mandate

Thirty-six candidates backed by the Congress have moved the Gujarat High Court seeking direction to the concerned election officer to accept their mandate for contesting the election of the Palitana Nagarpalika. Their mandate was torn by disgruntled elements at the time of form submission. According to the petition filed by 36 Congress supported candidates, the...

Gujarat voters secular, will not fall for AIMIM’s political ideology, says Congress MLA Imran Khedawala

With AAP and AIMIM contesting the upcoming civic body polls in Gujarat, the Congress is likely to see a split in its voters particularly in Muslim-dominated areas. But the party’s MLA feels that AIMIM’s entry won’t have much impact. Congress MLA Imran Khedawala said, “Gujarat voters are secular enough and will not fall for the...

Civic body polls: Congress forms damage control committee to prevent exodus of leaders, workers

Congress has announced the formation of a damage control committee to look into the grievances of its leaders and workers. The step comes as the party saw an exodus of several local-level leaders in Gujarat after the civic body polls were announced. But the buzz in the party is that the damage control committee also...