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Congress releases list of candidates for byelections in Gujarat

The Congress on Sunday released a list of four candidates who will contest the upcoming byelections for the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, , scheduled to take place on October 21.

Sep 29, 2019, 22:31 PM IST

Gujarat Assembly increases MLAs' salary by at least Rs 45,000

The monthly salary of the MLAs will be hiked to Rs 1.16 lakh as against the existing Rs 70,727.

Sep 19, 2018, 17:03 PM IST

Now, Gujarati made compulsory in all schools of Gujarat

This was announced by state's Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama in the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday.

Mar 27, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

Ruckus in Gujarat Assembly as BJP, Congress MLAs exchange blows

The MLAs in Gujarat assembly displayed their barbaric side when Congress legislators interrupted a speech being made by Agriculture Minister R C Faldu. Tempers flared quickly.

Mar 14, 2018, 13:12 PM IST

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

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

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

"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

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?

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

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