Articles about Gujarat Assembly

Nimaben Acharya will become Gujarat Assembly's first woman Speaker

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.

After Vijay Rupani's resignation, new CM may be sworn-in tomorrow

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.

Gujarat: Plea challenges BJP MLA's caste certificate, HC send summons

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.

Congress looking for social media head: Here are top contenders

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.

'Insulted again and again': Congress's Alpesh Thakor quits as Gujarat-MLA

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.

No NOTA in Rajya Sabha elections, rules Supreme Court

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.

Mahendrasinh Vaghela, son of ex-Gujarat CM Shankarsinh Vaghela, joins BJP

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.

Gujarat: Senior Congress leader, four-time MLA set to join BJP

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.

Ahmed Patel writes to PM over bullet-train project land acquisition

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.

Gujarat Assembly speaker urges people to help birds quench thirst

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.

Kerala-CM Vijayan not in favor of joining hands with Congress

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.

Rahul Gandhi revamps Congress: Appoints young leaders for key posts

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."

Gujarat Assembly: 15 MLAs suspended, 50 others walk out

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.

Mevani: Modi has become old, should go to Himalayas!

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.

'Padmavati' gets controversies rolling, release may get delayed

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.

Gujarat Elections on December 9 and 14, counting on 18

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.

Anandiben Patel: Won't contest 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections

09 Oct 2017

Anandiben Patel: Won't contest 2017 Gujarat Assembly elections

Rahul Gandhi invokes Sardar Patel's contribution to woo Patels

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.

Bawana bypoll win: AAP gets a spring in its step

21 Sep 2017

Bawana bypoll win: AAP gets a spring in its step

August's Bawana bypoll win seems to have revived AAP.

SP leader Azam Khan's son guilty of faking date-of-birth

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.

Gujarat: Ahead of RS polls, ED raids UPA-era defaulter firm

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.

BJP's Congress defection antics: EC demands response from Gujarat government

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.

RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

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.

Amit Shah, Smriti Irani nominated for RS elections from Gujarat

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.

Congress denies Gujarat CM seat to Shankersinh Vaghela

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.