Gujarat budget draws flak from Congress, business leaders

Reacting sharply to the state budget for 2015-16 presented in the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday, Gujarat Congress leaders criticised the budget provisions as misleading, deceptive and having no concrete plan to fulfil expectations of the people.

BJP helping ISIS spread its network in Gujarat, claims Vaghela

Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday alleged that the BJP has been helping terror outfit ISIS spread its network in Gujarat.

Issue 'white paper' on black money, demands Shankersinh Vaghela

Gujarat Congress on Tuesday asked the NDA Government to issue a "white paper" on black money and declare names of all those Indians who have parked illegal wealth in banks or tax havens abroad.

Gujarat government avoids facing Assembly sessions: Vaghela

Reacting strongly to reports which claimed that the forthcoming Gujarat Assembly session would be for merely a single day, Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela alleged here on Thursday that BJP-led government is running away rather than face the House proceedings.

Results should serve as an 'eye opener' for BJP, says Vaghela

Senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela welcomed the bypoll result from Gujarat Tuesday and termed it as an "eye-opener" for the BJP.

Gujarat govt indulged in corruption in power sector, alleges Congress

Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday accused the BJP-led Gujarat government of indulging in "irregularities to the tune of Rs 6,000 crore in power sector" and using that money to fund the party`s campaigns ahead of this year`s Lok Sabha elections.

Vaghela-Patel spat: Speaker purges controversial remarks

A day after a heated exchange between Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabh Patel and Leader of Opposition in the legislative Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela, Speaker Vaju Vala on Thursday removed the remarks made by the minister and a Congress MLA from the record.

Guj Assembly: Cong MLAs suspended after protests over deletion of questions

All Congress MLAs present in Gujarat Assembly, except two, were on Friday suspended for a day after they disrupted proceedings while protesting inside the House alleging removal of their questions from the list.

Injustice to Gujarat in Union Cabinet: Shankersinh Vaghela

Gujarat Assembly opposition leader and senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela alleged here on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done "injustice" to the people of Gujarat by giving berth to only "one and a half" people from the state in his cabinet.

Vaghela banking on loyal votes for victory in Gujarat`s Sabarkantha

Relying on a loyal vote bank comprising Rajputs, Thakors and OBCs besides the support of five MLAs, the Congress is trying to wrest the Sabarkantha seat from BJP, riding on the strength of its top regional leader Shankersinh Vaghela.

Modi`s marital status must not be sensationalised: Vaghela

Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela, who is contesting from Sabarkanthac Lok Sabha seat, on Thursday came to BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s defence by asking people not to sensationalise the issue of his marital status.

Shankersinh Vaghela slams Guj govt for turning a blind eye to farmer woes

Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly, Shankersinh Vaghela on Thursday criticised the Narendra Modi government of overlooking woes of farmers hit by unseasonal rains and hailstorm.

Stay away from BJP, Vaghela advises minority community

Gujarat Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Monday cautioned members of a particular community against joining BJP.

Modi government contests polls on communal grounds: Vaghela

Shankersinh Vaghela alleged that by raising communal issues during elections, Narendra Modi diverts the minds of Hindus from developmental concerns.

Modi contests polls on communal grounds: Vaghela

Targeting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, state opposition leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Friday alleged that by raising communal issues during elections , he diverts the minds of Hindus` from developmental concerns.

Guj Cong criticises VHP for supporting Modi as PM candidate

Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela criticised Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and religious leaders for supporting Chief Minister Narendra Modi as prime ministerial candidate.

Shankersinh Vaghela appointed CLP leader in Gujarat

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela was on Tuesday appointed the leader of Congress Legislature Party in the state.

Gujarat Assembly Electeion 2012: Shankersinh Vaghela let off by the EC with a caution

The Election Commission has let off Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela with a caution for making hate speeches in Surat during the poll campaign in Gujarat and asked him to be careful in future.

Hate speech: EC issues notice to Congress` Shankersinh Vaghela

The Election Commission on Monday issued a notice to Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela for allegedly making hate speech while campaigning in Gujarat, where elections are stated on December 13 and 17.

Former Gujarat chief ministers detained on way to rally

Former Gujarat CMs Shankersinh Vaghela and Suresh Mehta and former Congress MP Madhusudan Mistry were detained in Ahmedabad on Sunday while they were on their way to lead a rally to protest against the policies of Modi government.