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Gujarat Assembly: Two bills to rein in water thefts passed, ‘black law’, says Congress

Opposing The Gujarat Irrigation and Drainage (Amendment) Bill 2019, several Congress MLAs staged a walkout on the last day of the Budget session.

Gujarat: Special Marine Task Force formed for the security of 144 islands off state coast

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani was concerned about the security of these islands, and therefore the special provision in the state budget was made.


17 private hospitals in Ahmedabad charged people covered under health scheme

The reply added that the state government has taken action against those hospitals, while also recovering the money and returning it to the beneficiaries.

Gujarat Assembly: Private Member’s Bill seeking farm loan waiver rejected

The Gujarat Farmers’ Loan Waiving Bill, 2018 or The Gujarat Khedut Devaa Maafee Bill, 2018 (in Gujarati) was moved by Congress MLA from Visavadar constituency Harshad Ribadiya.

Gujarat: Disturbed areas Act amendments get nod

The amendments propose to increase punishment for breach of law to imprisonment up to five years and fine not less than Rs 1 lakh.

Plea against Ahmed Patel’s Rajya Sabha win: Trip to Bengaluru in 2017 was a casual one; Dhanani in HC

Paresh Dhanani was cross-examined by Assistant Solicitor General Devang Vyas in the ongoing hearing of the election petition. His statement was in sharp contradiction to the version put forth by Congress leader Arjun Modhwadia last week.


Gujarat: Social justice dept proposes no begging at 10 religious places

The proposal has been sent to the state government to accommodate it in the upcoming Budget session of the Gujarat Assembly, scheduled to begin from July 2.

Gujarat: Four BJP MLAs resign, bypolls on cards

These include former Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Water Resources, Parbat Patel from the Banaskantha constituency, Bharatsinh Dabhi from Patan, Hasmukh Patel from Ahmedabad (East), and Ratansinh Rathod from Panchmahals.

Disqualify Alpesh Thakor as MLA, Congress writes to Gujarat Assembly Secy

Alpesh, who had quit the party on April 10, just in the middle of the Lok Sabha elections, had campaigned for an Independent candidate in Banaskantha, Swarupji Thakor, where the Congress had also fielded its nominee.

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.