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22 July, 2017 7:00 PM Congress top brass discuss aftermath of Shankarsinh Vaghela exit

New Delhi: Top Congress leadership on Saturday discussed the situation arising out of Shankarsinh Vaghela's exit even as state leaders exuded confidence that it will have no effect on the party's prospects in the upcoming assembly polls in Gujarat. Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi had convened a meeting of top party leaders from Gujarat to discuss 19

21 July, 2017 11:06 PM As Shankersinh Vaghela quits stage, political plot thickens

Shankersinh Vaghela on Friday left the Congress but did not clarify whether he was going to join the BJP or float some party. However, he clearly hinted that he was not retiring from politics. Vaghela cleverly avoided revealing his future plans. Since the beginning of his six-decade-long political career, Vaghela has been into five different political 48

21 July, 2017 10:36 PM Shankersinh Vaghela now breaks free from Congress in Gujarat

After months of speculations, Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela chose the day he turned 77 to announce his retirement, both from the party and active politics. At a convention in Gandhinagar on Friday, Vaghela also resigned as Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly and will give up his membership to the House after the Rajya Sabha polls in the state 28

21 July, 2017 10:36 PM Life comes a full circle for Gujarat strongman Shankersinh Vaghela

GANDHINAGAR: Life comes a full circle for Shankersinh Vaghela. If it was his rebellion against BJP two decades back that had made him the centrepiece of political discussions, it is his revolt against the Congress that has hogged the limelight now. For an active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, it was natural for Vaghela to join active politics 40

21 July, 2017 3:15 PM By Cutting Vaghela Loose, Congress Gifts Him New Stature

In yet another display of its current lack of political smarts, the Congress appears to have conferred political martyrdom on its rebel Gujarat leader Shankersinh Vaghela who claimed today that he had been expelled from the party 24 hours ago. Injured hero Vaghela said, "Bapu is 77, not retired. I am in no mood to give up public life". "Bapu", as he is known 22

21 July, 2017 9:16 AM 'Congress party expelled me 24 hours ago', says ex-Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela

The former Gujarat chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela has been at loggerheads with the Congress leadership for quite some time over his demand that he be projected as the chief ministerial face in the poll-bound state. NEW DELHI: Former Gujarat chief minister Shankersinh Vaghela said on his birthday on Friday that he was "expelled from the Congress" 28

21 July, 2017 6:17 AM Shankarsinh Vaghela's Birthday Plans Could Include Quitting The Congress Today

Veteran Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela has made it known that he will announce his future plans at a public rally in Gandhinagar today, billed as a show of strength. Sources close to the veteran politician said he is likely to announce his resignation from the Congress and as its leader in the state assembly, which could lead to a split in the state's 19

21 July, 2017 2:40 AM Shankersinh Vaghela fully prepared to create stir?

Gujarat Congress’s disgruntled leader Shankersinh Vaghela is all set to hold a convention on his 77th birthday in Gandhinagar on Friday and Gujarat Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki is all set to make sure it is not a success. Solanki has given a mandate to party leaders and workers to not to attend this convention at a core committee meeting held at the party 64

20 July, 2017 10:59 PM Congress' Shankarsinh Vaghela Keeps Party Guessing About Birthday Plans

Shankarsinh Vaghela has made it known to the party and public alike that this function, billed as a show of strength, could see him unveil his plans for the future. GANDHINAGAR: The day after 11 Congress lawmakers in Gujarat are believed to have voted for the NDA's presidential candidate, a much bigger challenge awaits the party today when its senior 22

20 July, 2017 2:31 PM Presidential Election 2017: Cross-Voting In Presidential Poll Flashes Warning Signs For Opposition

Ram Nath Kovind's election as the next president of India was never in doubt but the large scale cross-voting in seven states throws up a big worry for the opposition, especially ahead of polls in Gujarat later this year. Many in the opposition voted for Mr Kovind rather than their own candidate Meira Kumar in Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, West Bengal 31