Gujarat to implement right to time-bound services Act soon

Gujarat government on Wednesday announced plans to implement the Gujarat (Right of Citizens to Public Services) Act 2013, which gives every citizen the right to time-bound delivery of public services.

76 percent increase in rape of minor girls in Gujarat: CAG

Gujarat has witnessed a 76 per cent rise in the number of cases of rape of minor girls between 2012 and 2013, a latest Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has stated.

54 Gujarat state-run schools running without teachers: CAG

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) criticised the Gujarat government in its audit report tabled in the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday, for not maintaining teaching staff in schools run by it, resulting in children dropping out of these schools.

2002 riots: Nanavati panel report not tabled before assembly

The Gujarat Assembly's budget session ended here on Tuesday but findings of the '2002 riot probe panel' were not tabled though it was submitted four months ago.

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Gujarat passes controversial GUJCOC bill

After failing to get Presidential assent for its anti-terror bill thrice, the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday once again passed controversial Gujarat Control of Organised Crime (GUJCOC) Bill in a new form.

20 Congress MLAs suspended from Gujarat Assembly

20 Congress MLAs were suspended for a day from the Gujarat Assembly after they rushed to the well of the House demanding discussion on recent unseasonal rains which affected farmers in the state.

Gujarat Congress seeks compensation for farmers hit by untimely rains

The Gujarat Congress on Wednesday demanded Rs 20,000 per hectare compensation from the state government, for farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains.

Congress MLAs suspended for creating ruckus in Guj Assembly

Several Congress members were Monday suspended from the Gujarat Assembly for a day after they disrupted the House proceedings while demanding a discussion on the law and order situation in the state.

BJP, Congress candidates file papers for deputy speaker poll

Both BJP as well as Congress today fielded candidates for the forthcoming election of a deputy speaker in the Gujarat Assembly, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

Guv's address in Gujarat Assembly disrupted due to protest on swine flu

In a stormy start to the Gujarat Assembly budget session on Monday, State Governor OP Kohli had to cut short his address to the House owing to continuous protest and slogan shouting by Opposition Congress members demanding discussion on swine flu.

Gujarat to elect deputy-speaker as Vasava down with swine flu

 The Gujarat Assembly would be holding election for the post of deputy speaker on Tuesday, as Speaker Ganpat Vasava has contracted swine flu.

PUCL to seek President's intervention for an empowered CAG

In light of the latest CAG report which has made stern remarks about the Gujarat government's performance in some areas, the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has called for more powers for the government auditor so that it does not "end up as a toothless tiger".

Gujarat Vigilance Commission received 8,263 complaints in 2013

Gujarat Vigilance Commission, an independent statutory body, received as many as 8,263 complaints in 2013.

Vaju Vala resigns as Speaker of Gujarat Assembly

Karnataka Governor-designate Vaju Vala on Saturday submitted his resignation as the Speaker of Gujarat Legislative Assembly to the Deputy Speaker Mangubhai Patel.

Bypolls will prove to be a test for me, says Gujarat CM

Gujarat CM Anandi Patel admitted that bypolls in nine Gujarat assembly seats and one Lok Sabha seat would prove to be a test for her and asked BJP workers to ensure a win in all these seats.

Congress to protest against Gujarat govt over CAG report findings

Accusing the BJP-led Gujarat government of trying to cover up the issues raised by CAG in its report tabled in the state assembly, opposition Congress on Monday said it would launch agitations to highlight the auditor`s findings.

Gujarat Speaker suspends all Congress MLAs from the Assembly

Gujarat Assembly Speaker suspended all Congress MLAs present in the House on Wednesday, for a day, except the Leader of Opposition Shankarsinh Vaghela, after the opposition protested against an alleged "insult" to their leader by a minister.

MLAs should get information sooner than citizens: Gujarat Speaker

Taking a serious note of delay in providing information to a Congress MLA by the state administration, Gujarat Assembly Speaker Vaju Vala on Friday asked Ministers to make sure legislators get required information at the earliest.

Gujarat Assembly passes four amendment bills

On the second day of the budget session of Gujarat Assembly on Wednesday four bills amending the existing laws were passed.