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Congress MLA Punja Vansh suspended from Gujarat Assembly for 7 days

He had allegedly used unparliamentary words in the House   Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Assembly witnessed a chaotic scene on Friday after Congress MLA Punja Vansh was suspended from the House for seven days. Friday was the third day of the ongoing Budget Session of the Gujarat Assembly. The Una MLA had allegedly used “unparliamentary language”...

Gujarat Assembly proceedings adjourned after ruckus by Opposition

MLAs protesting at Gujarat Assembly House well suspended Gandhinagar: Proceedings at the Gujarat Assembly on the second day of the current session were adjourned until Question Hour following ruckus by Opposition MLAs. The two-day session had begun on Monday and ends on Tuesday. Soon after the session started, Congress MLAs rushed to the well holding...

Nima Acharya elected unopposed as Gujarat Assembly Speaker

Bhuj MLA Dr Nima Acharya has become the first woman Speaker of Gujarat Assembly  Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Assembly has got its first woman Speaker. Bhuj BJP MLA Dr Nima Acharya was elected unopposed to the post after the Opposition Congress supported her candidature. The new Gujarat Cabinet, headed by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, met for...

Nima Acharya to be first woman Speaker of Gujarat Assembly

Congress supports Nima Acharya’s nomination, but will field Anil Joshiara against BJP’s Jetha Ahir for the post of deputy Speaker   Gandhinagar: Anjar BJP MLA Dr Nima Acharya will be the new Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly. Her nomination by BJP has been supported by the Opposition Congress. Thus, she is all set to...

Gujarat: BJP, Congress MLAs who took part in budget session test positive for COVID-19

As the ongoing budget session in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly is nearing its end, more BJP and Congress MLAs have tested positive for COVID-19. On Tuesday, the COVID-19 report of 5 MLAs who took part in the proceedings of the Legislative Assembly has come positive. After the minister of state for food and civil supplies,...

Amit Chavda, Paresh Dhanani detained for protest against farm bills

Following an aggressive protest against the contentious farm legislations, around 100 Gujarat Congress workers were detained by the police in Gandhinagar on Monday. Among those detained include Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda and Leader of Opposition (LoP) Paresh Dhanani. The detainees, which also includes several Congress MLAs, had gathered at the Ambedkar statue ear...

Another Cong MLA quits before RS polls in Gujarat

In what seems to be a gross failure of the Gujarat Congress in keeping its flock together, another MLA of the grand old party has resigned as a member of the Legislative Assembly ahead of the crucial Rajya Sabha polls for four seats scheduled on June 19. The resignation of Brijesh Merja from the primary...