Articles about Gujarat Assembly
24 Sep 2021
Nimaben Acharya will become Gujarat Assembly's first woman Speaker
Senior BJP MLA Nimaben Acharya is all set to become the first woman Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly as the opposition Congress has supported her nomination for the post.
12 Sep 2021
After Vijay Rupani's resignation, new CM may be sworn-in tomorrow
As Vijay Rupani tendered his resignation from the post of Gujarat Chief Minister, speculations are rife about who will succeed Rupani as the CM of the western state.
06 Jul 2021
Gujarat: Plea challenges BJP MLA's caste certificate, HC send summons
The Gujarat High Court has issued summons to BJP MLA Nimisha Suthar and the Election Commission of India on a petition filed by Congress's Suresh Katara, challenging her caste certificate submitted for the bypoll to Morva Hadaf constituency reserved for Scheduled Tribe (ST) candidates.
29 Aug 2019
Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders
Congress has finally woken up from its slumber, or so it seems. The party, which was decimated in the Lok Sabha polls, has launched a hunt for its social media head.
07 Jul 2019
'Insulted again and again': Congress's Alpesh Thakor quits as Gujarat-MLA
Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor has resigned from the post of Congress MLA from Radhanpur after voting against the party's candidates in the Rajya Sabha bypolls. He also blamed the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.
21 Aug 2018
No NOTA in Rajya Sabha elections, rules Supreme Court
The Supreme Court has ruled the option of "none of the above" (NOTA) cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections.
14 Jul 2018
Mahendrasinh Vaghela, son of ex-Gujarat CM Shankarsinh Vaghela, joins BJP
Former Gujarat CM Shankarsinh Vaghela's son Mahendrasinh, a two-time Congress MLA, has joined BJP today.
03 Jul 2018
Gujarat: Senior Congress leader, four-time MLA set to join BJP
Senior Congress OBC leader and four-time MLA Kunwarji Bavaliya today resigned from the party and is set to join the ruling BJP in Gujarat.
02 May 2018
Ahmed Patel writes to PM over bullet-train project land acquisition
Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel has expressed his reservations over the way farmers' land was being acquired for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project and wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention.
04 Apr 2018
Gujarat Assembly speaker urges people to help birds quench thirst
As summer knocks on the doors, Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi has urged people in Vadodara to place water bowls outside their homes to help birds and animals quench their thirst.
01 Apr 2018
Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress
As talks of an anti-BJP front for next Lok Sabha polls gain ground, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said he isn't in favor of joining hands with Congress to forge an opposition-alliance that should be aimed at giving people a real political-alternative.
30 Mar 2018
Rahul Gandhi revamps Congress: Appoints young leaders for key posts
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is delivering on his promise of re-building the Indian National Congress with "talented youngsters."
28 Feb 2018
Gujarat Assembly: 15 MLAs suspended, 50 others walk out
Gujarat Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi suspended about 15 MLAs for a day after they sat in the well and shouted slogans against the ruling BJP. They were against the VAT being charged on fuel by the government.
20 Dec 2017
Mevani: Modi has become old, should go to Himalayas!
The day after BJP returned to power in Gujarat, Congress-backed "three musketeers" OBC leader Alpesh Thakor, Patidar agitator Hardik Patel and Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani suggested that PM Modi should quit politics.
04 Nov 2017
'Padmavati' gets controversies rolling, release may get delayed
Every dawn brings a new challenge for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmavati. The film starring three stellar actors of Bollywood has received a tremendous amount of support and praise on Twitter but the Rajput community doesn't seem too pleased with the whole existence of this yet-to-be-released movie.
25 Oct 2017
Gujarat Elections on December 9 and 14, counting on 18
After much controversy, the Election Commission has finally announced details of the upcoming Gujarat Assembly Election.
09 Oct 2017
Anandiben Patel: Won't contest 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections
26 Sep 2017
Rahul Gandhi invokes Sardar Patel's contribution to woo Patels
Congress VP Rahul Gandhi began his Gujarat campaign with a three-day road trip through Saurashtra.
21 Sep 2017
Bawana bypoll win: AAP gets a spring in its step
August's Bawana bypoll win seems to have revived AAP.
11 Aug 2017
SP leader Azam Khan's son guilty of faking date-of-birth
Samajwadi Party found itself in the middle of yet another controversy, and could be staring at the possibility of losing the UP Assembly membership of former Cabinet minister Azam Khan's son- MLA Abdullah Azam Khan.
05 Aug 2017
Gujarat: Ahead of RS polls, ED raids UPA-era defaulter firm
The ED raided premises of the Gujarat-based Sandesara Group which has defaulted on loans worth Rs. 1,700cr from banks during UPA rule.
30 Jul 2017
BJP's Congress defection antics: EC demands response from Gujarat government
Amid ongoing political drama surrounding allegations on BJP weaning away Congress MLAs in the Gujarat Assembly, the Election Commission asked the Gujarat government to submit a report on the same.
28 Jul 2017
RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP
Ahead of RS polls, Congress is in for a major setback after three senior MLAs from Gujarat Assembly resigned and joined BJP in Amit Shah's presence in Gandhinagar on Thursday.
27 Jul 2017
Amit Shah, Smriti Irani nominated for RS elections from Gujarat
BJP national president Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani have been nominated for the Rajya Sabha (RS) polls from Gujarat.
23 May 2017
Congress denies Gujarat CM seat to Shankersinh Vaghela
Citing anti-party activities, the Congress Party has denied the Chief Ministerial seat to senior Congress leader from Gujarat, Shankersinh Vaghela.