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Gujarat Assembly passes bill making TAT must for jobs in minority institution

PTI | , Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 08:17 PM IST
Gujarat Assembly passes bill making TAT must for recruitment in minority institutions
"You can't come to the House wearing whatever you want just because you are an MLA. This is not a playground. There are protocols to follow," Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi told Vimal Chudasama(ANI Photo)
"You can't come to the House wearing whatever you want just because you are an MLA. This is not a playground. There are protocols to follow," Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi told Vimal Chudasama(ANI Photo)

Congress MLA evicted from Gujarat assembly for wearing t-shirt

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2021 06:52 PM IST
Vimal Chudasama, who represents the assembly constituency of Somnath, was reminded by the Speaker on Monday of the warning given to him last week and asked to come back after changing into a proper attire
A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) checks the temperature of a man inside his shop during a door-to-door survey for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Dehgamda village in the western state of Gujarat.(REUTERS)
A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) checks the temperature of a man inside his shop during a door-to-door survey for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), in Dehgamda village in the western state of Gujarat.(REUTERS)

Amid Covid-19 outbreak, five-day Gujarat Assembly session begins

Gandhinagar | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 21, 2020 05:10 PM IST
Four MLAs, comprising three from the Congress and one from BJP, have been detected with the infection, and so have some Assembly personnel in tests conducted over the past couple of days.
A Gujarat Congress leader said on the condition of anonymity that 42 of the 65 legislators back Solanki and would vote for him.(PTI)
A Gujarat Congress leader said on the condition of anonymity that 42 of the 65 legislators back Solanki and would vote for him.(PTI)

Infighting in Gujarat Congress over Rajya Sabha polls

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2020 01:24 AM IST
Eight Congress legislators have resigned from the assembly since March, and apart from two other vacancies due to court cases over poll-related disputes, the effective strength of the 182-member Gujarat assembly now stands at 172.
Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi announced the resignation on Friday.(ANI Photo)
Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi announced the resignation on Friday.(ANI Photo)

Third Congress lawmaker resigns ahead of Rajya Sabha polls on June 19

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 01:22 PM IST
Five Congress legislators earlier resigned from the assembly in March. Congress leader Ahmed Patel accused the BJP of horse-trading amid the Covid-19 crisis. But the BJP rejected the allegations.
Bhupendrasinh Chudasama currently holds charge of the education, law and justice, legislative and parliamentary affairs, and some other departments in the Vijay Rupani government.(Bhupendrasinh Chudadama/Twitter)
Bhupendrasinh Chudasama currently holds charge of the education, law and justice, legislative and parliamentary affairs, and some other departments in the Vijay Rupani government.(Bhupendrasinh Chudadama/Twitter)

Gujarat HC declares BJP minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama’s election as void

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 12, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Justice Paresh Upadhyay cancelled Chudasama’s election in an order passed on an petition filed by Congress candidate Ashwin Rathod, challenging the BJP leader’s victory from Dholka constituency by a margin of 327 votes in the 2017 Gujarat Assembly polls.
Gujarat deputy chief minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Patel . (Photo @Nitinbhai_Patel)
Gujarat deputy chief minister and senior BJP leader Nitin Patel . (Photo @Nitinbhai_Patel)

In Gujarat assembly, Cong MLA offers dy CM Nitin Patel CM post if he dumps BJP

Gandhinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 07:16 AM IST
The MLA Virji Thummar, who represents Lathi seat, clarified that he was making the “offer” to Patel in his personal capacity.
“This was an indication of a strong and healthy democracy,” said Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi, congratulating the MLAs and officials.(Twitter/Rajendra Trivedi)
“This was an indication of a strong and healthy democracy,” said Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi, congratulating the MLAs and officials.(Twitter/Rajendra Trivedi)

This state assembly broke the record for longest sitting on a single day

Gandhinagar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 07:03 PM IST
Gujarat assembly’s Friday’s proceedings commenced at 10 am and concluded at around 12:09 am on Saturday, clocking more than 12 hours and nine minutes.
Chudasma said the changes in the law introduced by the Congress government in 1991 were required for its effective implementation.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
Chudasma said the changes in the law introduced by the Congress government in 1991 were required for its effective implementation.(Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)

Gujarat okays stricter penalty for violation of property law

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 11:52 PM IST
The amendment enhanced the punishment for violation of the Prohibition of Transfer of Immovable Property and Provision for Protection of Tenants from Eviction from Premises in Disturbed Areas Act.
After the riots in 1992 and 2002, parts of cities notified under the law are in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat Godhra, Himmatnagar, Kapadvanj and Bharuch. (Photo @vijayrupanibjp)
After the riots in 1992 and 2002, parts of cities notified under the law are in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat Godhra, Himmatnagar, Kapadvanj and Bharuch. (Photo @vijayrupanibjp)

In Gujarat’s ‘disturbed areas’, no sale of property without collector’s nod

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Hiral Dave
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2019 10:41 PM IST
The opposition Congress demanded abolishment of the law claiming that it deepens what it called was a “communal divide”, insisting that such a law was not needed in a “peaceful state” such as Gujarat.
The Congress wants has gone to the Supreme Court seeking a direction for the Election Commission to hold bypolls simultaneously to two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat .(HT PHOTO)
The Congress wants has gone to the Supreme Court seeking a direction for the Election Commission to hold bypolls simultaneously to two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat .(HT PHOTO)

SC agrees to hear Cong plea against separate by-poll orders for 2 RS seats

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 12:43 PM IST
Pareshbhai Dhanani, Congress MLA from Amreli and Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly, in his petition has sought a direction to the EC to hold the bypolls together.
The amendment also provides for a fine of up to ~25,000 for those convicted of chain snatching. An official said any legislation for changes to the IPC requires presidential assent.(HT Photo)
The amendment also provides for a fine of up to ~25,000 for those convicted of chain snatching. An official said any legislation for changes to the IPC requires presidential assent.(HT Photo)

Gujrat: Chain snatchers to face 10 yrs in jail

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad/New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 11:24 PM IST
Chain snatchers are normally charged with the Indian Penal Code (IPC)’s Section 379 (theft) elsewhere in the country and can lead up to three years in jail or fine or both.
The Gujarat high court on Wednesday asked the state government to take expert help to protect the Asiatic lions, saying it will monitor the progress on measures taken by the government for safety and conservation of the big cats in the Gir National Park and Sanctuary.(AFP File Photo)
The Gujarat high court on Wednesday asked the state government to take expert help to protect the Asiatic lions, saying it will monitor the progress on measures taken by the government for safety and conservation of the big cats in the Gir National Park and Sanctuary.(AFP File Photo)

After Gir deaths, Gujarat High Court seeks report on lion conservation

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:39 PM IST
The reports are to be filed in three months, while the next hearing will be on January 16.
The new salary structure will be effective retrospectively from December 2017.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)
The new salary structure will be effective retrospectively from December 2017.(Getty Images/Picture for representation)

65% pay hike unites Gujarat MLAs after sparring over fuel prices

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Hiral Dave
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2018 10:55 PM IST
As per the new provision, a legislator in Gujarat will get a monthly salary of Rs 1,16,316, up from Rs 70,727. The ministers, speaker and deputy speaker would get Rs 1.32 lakh as compared to their present salary of Rs 80,000.
Congress leader Ahmed Patel has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention in the matter.(PTI File Photo)
Congress leader Ahmed Patel has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention in the matter.(PTI File Photo)

Rights of farmers being bulldozed: Congress’ Patel writes to PM over land acquisition for bullet train

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 08:53 PM IST
Instead of the Land Act, 2013 passed by the Lok Sabha, the acquisition of land is being carried out under the diluted version of the Act passed subsequently by the Gujarat Assembly, which is contrary to the law passed by the Parliament, says Ahmed Patel.
Congress’ Rajya Sabha candidate Naran Rathwa.(ANI Photo)
Congress’ Rajya Sabha candidate Naran Rathwa.(ANI Photo)

Drama over Naran Rathwa’s Rajya Sabha nomination ends with acceptance

IANS, Gandhinagar | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2018 11:07 PM IST
The Returning Officer accepted nomination papers of seven candidates -- two of the Congress, three of the BJP, one Independent backed by the Congress, and one dummy candidate fielded by the BJP.
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