Articles tagged under: Gujarat Assembly

Gujarat governor gives assent to 11 bills passed during budget session, sends 3 to president

April 12, 2018
Gujarat governor gives assent to 11 bills passed during budget session, sends 3 to president

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Governor O P Kohli today gave his assent to 11 of the total 14 government bills passed in the assembly during recent budget session. Kohli however sent the remaining three bills to the president of India as these bills have issues on which the center also has power to make laws. The government approved the 11 bills including Gujarat Police (Amendment) bill, VAT (Amendment) bill, Gujarat stamp (Amendment) bill, Gujarat Money Lenders (Amendment) bi...Read More

Gujarat Assembly budget session ends; 13 bills passed, Rs 1,86,000 crore budget proposals approved

March 28, 2018
Gujarat Assembly budget session ends; 13 bills passed, Rs 1,86,000 crore budget proposals approved

Gandhinagar: The budget session of Gujarat Assembly concluded today. Rs 1,86,000 crore annual budget was passed in this session. Rajendra Trivedi was elected as Speaker of the house unopposed. There were total 18 sitting in this session. 14 government bills were moved and passed in this session. - 29 sitting - 127 hours and 41 minutes work - 165 members participated the discussions - 10470 oral questions replied - 153 oral questions discussed - 14 government bills passed ...Read More

Gujarat govt has not sent any proposal to Centre for change of name of Ahmedabad as Karnavati: CM

March 28, 2018
Gujarat govt has not sent any proposal to Centre for change of name of Ahmedabad as Karnavati: CM

Gandhinagar: The government of Gujarat today admitted that it has not sent any proposal to Centre for changing the name of the city of Ahmedabad as Karnavati. In reply to a written question asked by Bapunagar (Ahmedabad) assembly seat Congress MLA and former Ahmedabad Mayor Himmatsinh Patel in the assembly the Chief Minister in written reply said the state government had made no written proposal regarding this in last two years, and question doesn't arise about Centre's reply therefore. ...Read More

CAG report tabled in Gujarat Assembly, Congress objects to its tabling on last day of session

March 28, 2018
CAG report tabled in Gujarat Assembly, Congress objects to its tabling on last day of session

Gandhinagar: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report on the state finances for the year ended March 2017 was tabled in the Gujarat Assembly today on the last day of the budget session. Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister Nitin Patel today tabled the report after question hour. For years the CAG report is tabled on the last day of the budget session. Patel also presented the appropriation bill related to the budget. Meanwhile, m...Read More

Amit Chavda welcomed in the Gujarat Assembly by Congress – BJP members

March 28, 2018
Amit Chavda welcomed in the Gujarat Assembly by Congress – BJP members

Gandhinagar: Newly elected state Congress president Amit Chavda was welcomed in the assembly by all MLAs including the BJP MLAs. Dy CM Nitin Patel said both BJP and Congress presidents are members of this house. Presidents of state units of both parties are young. With cooperation of both, the journey of progress of Gujarat will go ahead. Chavda arrived in the house after question hour. Nitin Patel said Gujarat Assembly has given the Prime Minister, the President of country's largest po...Read More

Issuance of e-chalan in cases of traffic violations to restart from April 15: MoS Home Jadeja

March 28, 2018
Issuance of e-chalan in cases of traffic violations to restart from April 15: MoS Home Jadeja

Gandhinagar: The Gujarat government will again start issuance of e-memos in traffic violation cases with effect from April 15. This announcement was made by Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja today in the assembly. The government had paused issuance of e-memo in last January till completion of the Smart City project in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Rajkot, Surat, Gandhinagar, Morbi, Bhavnagar and other cities. E-chalans are generated through CCTV footage in cases of traffic violation an...Read More

Gujarati as a subject made compulsory in all Gujarat schools

March 27, 2018
Gujarati as a subject made compulsory in all Gujarat schools

Gandhinagar: Gujarat govt has made Gujarati language compulsory as a subject in class 1 to 8 in schools across all education boards and all language mediums in the State from upcoming academic session. Gujarati languages subject in standard 1st and 2nd will be introductory, said Education Minister Chudasama in the assembly. More details are awaited.Read More

Opposition withdraws no confidence motion against Speaker, ruling party proposed to reduce suspension period of 3 Congress MLAs

March 27, 2018
Opposition withdraws no confidence motion against Speaker, ruling party proposed to reduce suspension period of 3 Congress MLAs

Gandhinagar: Opposition Congress party has today withdrawn the no confidence motion it had moved against the assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi. With this the motion will not come to discussion. On the other hand, as compromise formula, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) has agreed and proposed to reduce the period of suspension of three Congress MLA from three and one year to just the end of this session of assembly. The house had suspended Congress MLAs Pratap Dudhat and Ambri...Read More

Gujarat Assembly passes VAT amendment bill

March 26, 2018
Gujarat Assembly passes VAT amendment bill

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Assembly today passed Gujarat Mulyavardhit Vera amendment bill unopposed. According to Finance minister Nitin Patel who moved this bill the State government will be able to collect VAT when court case pertaining to VAT challenged by the department is pending or when the verdict is in favor of the government. 'The department is binding to accept the verdict of tribunal, high court, supreme court but in the cases in which the Sales Tax department has challenged the ca...Read More

No need anymore for Centre’s nod to lay gas pipeline in protected forest thanks to PM Modi: Vasava

March 26, 2018
No need anymore for Centre’s nod to lay  gas pipeline in protected forest thanks to PM Modi: Vasava

Gandhinagar: Gujarat government today said that the central government has given power to lay CNG/PNG pipelines in protected forest areas to the State government. Minister Ganpat Vasava speaking in the assembly said, the son of Gujarat Narendra Modi just in four months after taking charge of the office of the Prime Minister of India gave power to the State to lay gas pipeline in protected forest areas. This power was earlier with the Central government. Vasava said, in the past the Sta...Read More

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