Around 49 pc turnout for Rajkot (West) Assembly bypoll

After a sluggish start in the early hours, polling picked up in Rajkot (West) Assembly seat which recorded around 49 per cent polling today in the by-election which has become a prestige issue for ruling BJP under chief minister Anandi Patel.

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.

Din in Gujarat Assembly as Cong accuses BJP of `poaching` of MLAs

Opposition Congress on Tuesday walked out of the Gujarat Assembly accusing ruling BJP of indulging in largescale "poaching" of its MLAs ahead of Lok Sabha polls.

Vaju Vala unanimously elected as Speaker of Guj Assembly

Veteran leader and former state Finance Minister Vaju Vala was unanimously elected as the new Speaker of the Gujarat Assembly here on Wednesday.