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Protest by NGOs against salary hike of MLAs in Gujarat

NGO — Citizens Resource and Action Initiative (CRANTI) — submitted a memorandum to Governor O P Kohli, requesting him not to sign the Bill.

Gujarat: Congress slams ‘rationing’ of MLAs’ queries, calls it ‘undemocratic’

Through the booklet, the Congress has hit out at the BJP government, accusing it of doing injustice to people in areas like education, health, employment, agriculture, child welfare, among others in the four years since Narendra Modi became the prime minister.

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Gujarat Assembly: As House pays tribute to Atal, Congress MLAs remember his 'Raj Dharma' message to Modi

In 2002, during a visit to Ahmedabad in the aftermath of the riots, the then prime minister Vajpayee had asked Modi, then the CM of Gujarat, to perform “Raj Dharma” at a joint press conference, marking a pivotal moment in the entire episode.

Gujarat Govt rejects Congress' demand for special assembly session

On Saturday, Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani had written a letter to CM Vijay Rupani, demanding convening of a special session of the Assembly.

Gujarat Assembly: Congress writes to CM, seeks special session

“Govt’s promise of withdrawing cases against Patidar youth during the quota agitation, writing off farm loans, the rise in petroleum prices and water crisis in the state need to be discussed,” says Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani.

Gujarat: BJP fasts, Cong calls it ‘diversion ploy’

Taking part in the BJP’s nationwide Loktantra Bachao Upvaas (Fast for Saving Democracy), Chief Minister Vijay Rupani joined state BJP leaders on their fast. Initially, he was scheduled to participate in a fasting event in Lal Darwaja area.

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On questions, what rules of Lok Sabha say

The Gujarat Assembly has issued an order restricting the number of unstarred questions an MLA can ask to three per week. Is that unusual?

Gujarat Assembly: Photos of man sitting on Speaker’s chair go viral, inquiry ordered

The photos show the youth sitting on the chair of Speaker as well as on one of the chairs of the MLAs.

Cap on 'unstarred' questions in Gujarat Assembly: Three per MLA in a week

The order, which was issued on March 28, also states that an MLA cannot ask an “unstarred” question when the Assembly is in session and the three “unstarred” questions have to be submitted when the Assembly is not in session.

Membership of three Cong MLAs could have been terminated: Govt

In a statement issued by Parliamentary Affairs ministers Bhupendrasinh Chudasama and Pradeepsinh Jadeja, they said that the Assembly has powers to frame rules for its functioning and is not answerable to any outside authority in following the same, and that it can act differently from the said rules at its discretion.

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