Gujarat assembly

After Rajya Sabha win, Amit Shah says BJP will sweep Gujarat polls

After Rajya Sabha win, Amit Shah says BJP will sweep Gujarat polls

In his last speech as Gujarat Assembly legislator, Shah also reiterated his stand that the party will win 150 of 182 Assembly seats in the state. 

Aug 09, 2017, 20:43 PM IST
Stage set for high-stakes Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat; Vaghela mum on choice, says Patel still friend

Stage set for high-stakes Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat; Vaghela mum on choice, says Patel still friend

The development forced the Congress to go in back-foot as it feared more defections and shifted all its MLAs to Bengaluru ahead of the crucial polls.

Aug 07, 2017, 23:13 PM IST

NOTA option to be available in Gujarat Rajya Sabha election

The `None Of The Above' (NOTA) option will be available to the MLAs who would cast vote in the August 8 Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat.

Aug 01, 2017, 00:04 AM IST
Post Vaghela's exit, Gujarat Congress to meet today over Leader of Opposition issue

Post Vaghela's exit, Gujarat Congress to meet today over Leader of Opposition issue

The Gujarat Congress has called a high-level meeting of its core committee members on Tuesday to discuss the issue of Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Assembly, after veteran leader Shankersinh Vaghela quit the grand old party. 

Jul 25, 2017, 10:03 AM IST
Shankersinh Vaghela quits as Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly- Read his resignation letter to Sonia Gandhi

Shankersinh Vaghela quits as Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly- Read his resignation letter to Sonia Gandhi

"I strongly feel that I should not remain in the party at the cost of my dignity and self-respect," Vaghela wrote in the letter.

Jul 24, 2017, 07:29 AM IST

Congress top brass discuss aftermath of Shankarsinh Vaghela exit

The Gujarat Congress has been divided between factions of PCC chief Solanki and CLP leader Vaghela, who was seeking replacement of the PCC chief.

Jul 22, 2017, 23:04 PM IST
Amit Shah meets Congress leader​ Shankarsinh Vaghela, terms it "courtesy" call

Amit Shah meets Congress leader​ Shankarsinh Vaghela, terms it "courtesy" call

BJP president Amit Shah today met senior Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela at the Gujarat Assembly here, which the latter termed as a "courtesy call."

Mar 30, 2017, 15:32 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly panel recommends separate crematoriums for Dalits

The Scheduled Castes Welfare Committee of Gujarat Assembly today suggested that the state Government should build separate crematoriums for Dalits in those villages where the community is still facing problems.

Mar 20, 2017, 21:18 PM IST
Now, Gujarati Brahmins to get caste-based reservation in state assembly?

Now, Gujarati Brahmins to get caste-based reservation in state assembly?

Gujarati Brahmins are now demanding caste-based reservation in the state assembly.

Feb 28, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

Congress MLAs suspended from Gujarat Assembly

The Gujarat Assembly budget session on Monday began with a ruckus by Opposition members over a gang-rape, involving Kutch BJP leaders, forcing Governor OP Kohli to cut short his customary opening address.

Feb 21, 2017, 00:54 AM IST

Governor cuts short speech amid ruckus by Opposition in Gujarat Assembly

 The Budget session of Gujarat Assembly today began on a stormy note with Congress protesting over the Naliya gangrape issue, forcing Governor O P Kohli to cut short his customary address to the House.

Feb 20, 2017, 14:42 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly committee raps GSPC for 'over confidence'

The committee, which monitors state-run public sector undertakings (PSUs), in their report tabled in the House Tuesday pointed out several flaws in the process adopted by GSPC in acquiring the KG gas block through aggressive bidding.

Aug 24, 2016, 02:12 AM IST

Congress MLAs suspended after Gujarat Assembly ruckus over Dalits

Congress lawmakers were demanding an inquiry by a sitting high court judge into the incident where four Dalits were beaten on July 11.

Aug 23, 2016, 13:46 PM IST

SUV chases Gujarat Oppn leader Shankersinh​ Vaghela's vehicle, nearly hits it

Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela had some anxious moments when a speeding SUV tried to hit his official vehicle at least twice near Siddhpur town in Patan district on Sunday, police said.

Jun 26, 2016, 22:07 PM IST
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.

Apr 01, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

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.

Mar 29, 2016, 19:11 PM IST

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.

Mar 01, 2016, 19:39 PM IST
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.

Sep 04, 2015, 08:42 AM IST

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.

Aug 27, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

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.

Jul 22, 2015, 22:21 PM IST