Higher Education Council Bill passed in Gujarat Assembly

Higher Education Council Bill passed in Gujarat Assembly

The Bill for the establishment of the Council was brought on the recommendation of UGC and Rashtriya Uchhatar Shiksha Abhiyan in 2013.

Congress MLAs suspended after ruckus over alleged land deal

Over 50 Congress MLAs were today suspended for a day by the Gujarat Assembly Speaker for creating ruckus in the House over the issue of alleged allotment of land near Gir Lion Sanctuary at a cheaper rate to the business partners of Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's daughter Anar.

Congress MLAs suspended after uproar in Gujarat Assembly

Congress legislators were suspended from the morning session of Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday after they raised slogans and squatted in the Well of the House in protest of state Health Minister Nitin Patel's statements against a woman Congress MLA during a discussion.

Quota row: Hardik to start meeting Patel MLAs from today

Quota row: Hardik to start meeting Patel MLAs from today

Hardik Patel, leader of the Patel quota agitation in Gujarat, will start meeting MLAs of his community from Friday to know their stand on the reservation issue.

Guj Cong MLAs suspended after ruckus over Patel quota row

 All the Congress MLAs in the Gujarat Assembly barring Opposition Leader Shankarsinh Vaghela were suspended for a day today as the house witnessed ruckus over the OBC quota agitation by Patels.

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.