Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel (Photo: IANS)

Congress questions suspension over PM chopper check

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel on Thursday asked the Election Commission (EC) why did it suspend a General Observer for allegedly checking Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s helicopter in Odisha’s Sambalpur on Tuesday. “There have been instances where during polls the EC was allowed to check convoys of both current […]

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel (File Photo/IANS)

Ahmed Patel attacks Modi for flip-flop on Pakistan

New Delhi:  Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his flip-flop policy on Pakistan and his questioning the patriotism of opposition leaders, saying that describing ideological opponents as sympathisers of terrorism also amounts to “treason”. “If Modiji talks to Pakistan, it is in national interest, but if […]

Ahmed Patel (File Photo/IANS)

Ahmed Patel questions EC for delay in announcing poll dates

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Monday pointed fingers at the Election Commission (EC) over the delay in the announcement of dates for the Lok Sabha polls and accused the EC of giving a long rope to the Narendra Modi-led government. “Is the Election Commission waiting for the Prime Minister’s ‘official’ travel programmes […]

After Sharmistha, Ahmed Patel attacks Pranab

New Delhi :  After Delhi Congress chief spokesperson Sharmistha Mukherjee warned her father, former President Pranab Mukherjee, against attending an RSS event in Nagpur, senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel said “he did not expect this from Mukherjee”. “I did not expect this from Pranab da!” tweeted Patel, tagging Sharmistha’s tweet. On Wednesday, Sharmistha tweeted: “Hope […]

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Gujarat HC junks Ahmed Patel’s plea against petition challenging his RS win

Gandhinagar :  The Gujarat High Court on Friday rejected Rajya Sabha (RS) Congress member Ahmed Patel’s plea against the admission of BJP’s Balwantsinh Rajput’s petition challenging the Election Commission (EC)’s decision that resulted in Ahmed Patel’s victory in the RS polls last year. Justice Bela Trivedi dismissed the application by Patel who was represented by […]