"Many of the Congress MLAs are of the opinion that they all should cross vote to show their displeasure for Ahmed Patel (the party's RS candidate)".
Congress is only concerned about Ahmed Patel and doesn't care about its other MLAs from Gujarat, said Union Human Resource Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday. "Our party's high command in Delhi directed us on Friday night to look after them during their stay in the state", the official said.
"We are all here because the BJP has created an atmosphere of fear in Gujarat, luring legislators with huge amounts of money, misusing government machinery to threaten legislators", Congress MLA Paresh Dhanani told The Hindu.
Countering this, Gohil said the MLAs were brought to the southern state after party leaders learnt about BJP's attempt to poach their MLAs using "money and muscle" power.
Talking to mediapersons in Palanpur, Patel refuted Rupani's allegation that leaving Gujarat and moving to Bengaluru shows the "insensitive approach" of the Congress MLAs, at a time when the state is facing flood-like situation.
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Not confident of the loyalty of 42 Gujarat MLAs in its "custody" in a Karnataka resort, the Congress moved the Election Commission seeking action against state officers closely working with the ruling BJP in the run-up to crucial Rajya Sabha polls on August 8. The party has sent 44 of its legislators to a resort outside Bengaluru where they posed for camera before the media today.
"While addressing the media, Senior Congress MLA Shaktisinh Gohil said", BJP hitting below the belt; we are fighting to protect democracy". Gohil claimed that Congress has 60 legislators with it and ruled out BJP winning the third Rajya Sabha seat, polls for which are scheduled on August 8 in Gujarat. "When there was flood in Banaskantha, my MLAs were there with people but no BJP minister or leader were present", Gohil said.
He added that besides the 44 MLAs present in Bengaluru, seven other legislators are also in contact with the party as "their conscience is awakening".
"You have taken them (lawmakers) to Bengaluru. taken away their mobiles". "This is the internal problem of the Congress as its leader of opposition Shankarsinh Vaghela, its chief whip Balwantsinh Rajput and spokesperson Tajeshriben Patel have quit as they faced difficulties". In the 182-member Gujarat Assembly, the strength of the Congress has gone down to 51 from 57, following the resignations of six MLAs. Patel, political secretary to party President Sonia Gandhi filed his nomination in Ahmedabad on July 26. Two of the three Rajya Sabha seats are guaranteed for BJP's Amit Shah and Smriti Irani.
Although he is new to the White House, Scaramucci had been employed at a senior level by the Export-Import Bank since June 19. He also phoned a reporter to unleash a profanity-filled rant against Mr Priebus, whom he called a "paranoid schizophrenic".
In 2012, the Supreme Court convicted then-Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani in a contempt case, forcing him to leave office. He also said that need of the hour is to divide Pakistan into four parts with the help of China.
Bennett said sleeping on the floor doesn't bother him too much, but he did say he was anxious about one thing: Ghosts. So he made the 15-minute drive over to Lambeau Field, where he spent Tuesday night sleeping on the locker room floor.
USA oil drillers added two rigs in the most recent week, the third week of gains, raising the overall rig count to 766. USA stockpiles continued to fall this week, and OPEC insists it will curb supplies through 2018, if necessary.
The union's elected officials and members showed support of the action plan on Wednesday at the MTA's monthly board meeting. Remove seats from cars to create more standing room on crowded lines - like the L train.
Being first on the grid is Hamilton's "party trick", says Rebecca Clancy of The Times , and he will be aware of the milestone. I don't think we could have matched the Ferraris even if I did a great lap".
Lindsey Graham of SC , a frequent Trump critic, welcomed Kelly as "one of the strongest and most natural leaders I've ever known". James Mattis is Trump's defense secretary, and Trump's first choice for national security adviser was retired Army Lt.
Then, he was the subject of a remarkable public rebuke on Thursday by the new White House communications director. In an interview on CNN last night, Priebus said he talked to Trump on Thursday and offered his resignation.
3 more Cong MLAs resign in Guj ahead of RS polls
It is the fear of such cross-voting and to avoid any further desertion that the party chose to send its MLAs outside Gujarat. BJP chief Amit Shah will contest the biennial election to the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat, the party announced on Wednesday.
Rays get lefty slugger Lucas Duda in trade with Mets
But, they are more critical of Dom Smith, who is expected to be called up to replace Duda "soon", according to a Mets source . Addison Reed , Jay Bruce, Curtis Granderson and Asdrubal Cabrera are all reportedly available to be traded .
Major power outage on Outer Banks; 9000 homes impacted
By Friday morning, portable generators had power going to some local businesses, bringing back some normalcy to parts of Hatteras. A few hours later a fault was found in a transmission cable attached to the Bonner Bridge.
Government revises GDP growth up slightly over past 3 years
Prices of US government debt rose after the release of the data while the dollar initially fell against a basket of currencies. Spending rose 2.8% in the second quarter as Americans bought more groceries and clothes and paid more for health care.
Amazon says it has 50000 job openings nationally
The interviews will be held from 8 a.m.to noon Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the Delavan Hotel, 6461 Transit Road in Depew. Amazon's stock increased $12.93, or 1 percent, to close at $1,052.80 Wednesday, after Amazon announced its plans.
Justin Bieber hits photographer with truck, but it's all cool
In the newly released video , we can see that Bieber quickly jumped out of his truck and ran to the aid of the man whom he hit. The accident comes just days after Bieber announced that he would be canceling the remaining shows of his objective tour.