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Gujarat Assembly


Gujarat passes Bill to stop ‘love jihad’

April 02, 2021 7:49 am

The amended Bill that includes “better lifestyle” as an allurement and awards punishment of three to ten years of imprisonment for such religious conversion, was passed in the Assembly by the ruling BJP with majority.

Amendment Bill Passed: Minority schools to hire faculty through centralised process

April 01, 2021 5:01 am

With this, minority institutions have been covered under the same selection process being followed for government and grant in aided schools.

Gujarat: Assembly passes amendments to CrPC Bill amid Congress opposition

March 31, 2021 7:20 pm

‘Amendments will chain the people, stifle public protests’

In 20 years, hotel rooms near Gir sanctuary rose from 25 to 2,500: Minister

March 27, 2021 8:47 am

Talking about the Gir sanctuary, the minister said different spots are being identified with the sanctuary for conducting jungle safaris for tourists.

On Speaker's request, Congress MLA steps in to preside over the proceedings of Gujarat Assembly

March 26, 2021 11:24 pm

Joshiyara said, “Since 1997, probably this was for the first time that a Congress MLA was asked to preside over the House proceedings. I myself was surprised when was asked to do the same by the Speaker.”

Congress targets Deputy CM over ‘anti-tribal’ remark

March 23, 2021 5:18 am

The Deputy CM tried to defend his remarks and then alleged that the Congress had always been dividing people through casteism.

Jignesh Mevani demands arrest of cop accused in Dalit RTI activist killing, suspended from Gujarat House

March 19, 2021 2:22 pm

On March 2, a mob had reportedly killed one Amrabhai Boricha (50), a resident of Sanodar in Ghogha taluka of Bhavnagar, allegedly in the presence of a local PSI.

Gujarat Assembly: Cong MLAs stage walkout, Mevani evicted

March 18, 2021 7:55 pm

When Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja started his address after the exit of Congress members, Mevani interrupted him and sought to know why a police sub-inspector (PSI) allegedly involved in the murder of a Dalit man has not been arrested so far.

An Indian dress code: How India debated what to wear and then decided not to enforce a style

March 19, 2021 1:20 pm

Directives regarding who wears what has come up on several occasions in the Indian past, including those imposed by Gandhi himself. What politicians must wear was also briefly discussed in the Constituent Assembly.

12% rise in villages being supplied drinking water through tankers

March 15, 2021 8:10 pm

The state government that aims to provide piped water connections to all households by 2022, has spent over Rs 135 crore in arranging water tankers between 2015-16 and 2019-20.