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.
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.
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.
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".
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 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.
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 Speaker Vaju Vala Wednesday suspended all the Congress MLAs present in the House expect two, for a day after they indulged in sloganeering on the issue of their demand for a discussion on water situation in the state.