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After Madhya Pradesh, four Congress MLAs in Gujarat quit ahead of RS polls in 26 March; party shifts flock to Jaipur fearing poaching
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After Madhya Pradesh, four Congress MLAs in Gujarat quit ahead of RS polls in 26 March; party shifts flock to Jaipur fearing poaching

While the Congress said not a single "honest" MLA has resigned, Gujarat BJP president Jitu Vaghani said if the four legislators have indeed quit, the saffron party will win three seats in the Rajya Sabha elections.

Four Gujarat Congress MLAs resign ahead of Rajya Sabha polls; party now has 69 legislators in 182-member Assembly
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Four Gujarat Congress MLAs resign ahead of Rajya Sabha polls; party now has 69 legislators in 182-member Assembly

Four Congress MLAs in Gujarat have tendered their resignation to Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi ahead of the election to the four Rajya Sabha seats

Alpesh Thakor, another ex-Congress MLA Dhavalsinh Zala set to join BJP after OBC leader's outfit gives nod
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Alpesh Thakor, another ex-Congress MLA Dhavalsinh Zala set to join BJP after OBC leader's outfit gives nod

Both Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala had apparently cross-voted in the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat held on 5 July and then resigned as Congress MLAs.

Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala resign from Gujarat Assembly after voting in Rajya Sabha bypoll
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Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala resign from Gujarat Assembly after voting in Rajya Sabha bypoll

Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala resigned from the Gujarat Assembly, apparently after voting against the party candidates in the Rajya Sabha bypoll.

Gujarat Rajya Sabha bypolls: Voting begins for two seats in Upper House; vacancies were created by Amit Shah, Smriti Irani
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Gujarat Rajya Sabha bypolls: Voting begins for two seats in Upper House; vacancies were created by Amit Shah, Smriti Irani

Voting for the bypolls to the two Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat began at the Assembly complex in Gandhinagar on Friday.

Gujarat Congress to shift party MLAs to Mount Abu ahead of Rajya Sabha bypolls to 2 seats from state
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Gujarat Congress to shift party MLAs to Mount Abu ahead of Rajya Sabha bypolls to 2 seats from state

The Congress said its MLAs will chalk out a strategy for the ongoing budget session of the Assembly and denied the decision to move the MLAs to Mount Abu was linked to the bypolls.

Vijay Rupani to expand Gujarat cabinet; three, including ex-Congress leader Jawahar Chavda, to be inducted
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Vijay Rupani to expand Gujarat cabinet; three, including ex-Congress leader Jawahar Chavda, to be inducted

Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani will expand his cabinet on Saturday and may induct three members including a Congress turncoat, Jawahar Chavda, official sources said.

Budget 2019 example of Modi's governance style, stresses push for neo-middle class striving to realise urban dream
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Budget 2019 example of Modi's governance style, stresses push for neo-middle class striving to realise urban dream

The 2019 Interim Budget presented on Friday is a clear example of a Narendra Modi who plans for a decade, even when he is set to face an uncertainty three months down the line in the general elections.

BJP's Kunvarji Bavaliya wins Jasdan bypolls; party's tally in 182-member Gujarat Assembly reaches 100
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BJP's Kunvarji Bavaliya wins Jasdan bypolls; party's tally in 182-member Gujarat Assembly reaches 100

The Jasdan by-poll became a battle of prestige between the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress in the wake of the latter winning the just held assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.

Gujarat Assembly passes bill to increase monthly salaries of MLAs by Rs 45,000, ministers' wages raised by 54 percent
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Gujarat Assembly passes bill to increase monthly salaries of MLAs by Rs 45,000, ministers' wages raised by 54 percent

Earlier, the salary of MLAs was Rs 70, 727 which has now been raised to Rs 1, 16,316 - so that is a hike of Rs 45,589. The lawmakers' daily allowances will increase to Rs 1,000 from Rs 200 and monthly postal allowance of Loss of Pay (LOP) has been increased to Rs 10, 000 from Rs 1,000.

Gujarat Assembly increases MLAs' salary by about 64%, members to get Rs 1.16 lakh monthly
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Gujarat Assembly increases MLAs' salary by about 64%, members to get Rs 1.16 lakh monthly

After tabling the bill in the House, Jadeja said the salary of the MLAs in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly was not revised since 2005.

Shankersinh Vaghela says willing to coordinate between regional parties to create 'anti-BJP front' for 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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Shankersinh Vaghela says willing to coordinate between regional parties to create 'anti-BJP front' for 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Former Gujarat Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday expressed his desire to play the role of a coordinator between regional parties to forge an "anti-BJP" front in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.

Nearly 300 Gujarat Congress members detained after holding rally in Gandhinagar seeking farm loan waiver
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Nearly 300 Gujarat Congress members detained after holding rally in Gandhinagar seeking farm loan waiver

Congress workers, led by the party's Gujarat unit chief Amit Chavda and party in-charge Rajiv Satav, were detained immediately after they started marching towards the Assembly complex in Gandhinagar

Asaduddin Owaisi says BJP suffering from 'selective amnesia', Narendra Modi too had dissolved Gujarat Assembly in 2002
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Asaduddin Owaisi says BJP suffering from 'selective amnesia', Narendra Modi too had dissolved Gujarat Assembly in 2002

AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be suffering from "selective amnesia".

Supreme Court sets aside EC notification, says NOTA cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections
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Supreme Court sets aside EC notification, says NOTA cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections

The apex court had questioned the poll panel's notification and said that NOTA was meant to be exercised by individual voters in direct polls. The verdict came on a plea of Shailesh Manubhai Parmar, who was the Congress's chief whip in the Gujarat assembly during the last Rajya Sabha polls, in which the party had fielded sitting MP Ahmed Patel.

Is BJP also planning to dissolve Gujarat Assembly, asks Congress after Amit Shah seeks simultaneous elections
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Is BJP also planning to dissolve Gujarat Assembly, asks Congress after Amit Shah seeks simultaneous elections

Congress asked if the BJP will agree to early dissolution of the Gujarat Assembly after Amit Shah endorsed the idea of simultaneous elections

Congress accuses Gujarat government of Rs 4,000-crore scam in procurement of groundnuts, demands judicial probe by SC
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Congress accuses Gujarat government of Rs 4,000-crore scam in procurement of groundnuts, demands judicial probe by SC

Addressing a joint press conference, Congress leaders Rajeev Satav and Paresh Dhanani alleged that the multi-crore scam had links to the chief minister's office and other higher-ups in the BJP, who were trying to bury it.

Naroda Patiya riot case: SIT says Maya Kodnani was present at spot for around 10 minutes, instigated mob
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Naroda Patiya riot case: SIT says Maya Kodnani was present at spot for around 10 minutes, instigated mob

The SPP said that the records of her mobile tower locations suggest that she reached Sola area at around 10 am. Citing the testimonies of eyewitnesses, Vyas said that people of that area saw Kodnani at Naroda Gam during the morning.

Gujarat Congress leaders detained during party's protest over farmers' issues in Anand
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Gujarat Congress leaders detained during party's protest over farmers' issues in Anand

Several Congress leaders and workers were on Sunday detained as they protested across the state against what the party claimed was the BJP government's failure to address the issues of farmers.

Gujarat Assembly admits no-confidence motion moved by Congress against Speaker for 'favouring' BJP
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Gujarat Assembly admits no-confidence motion moved by Congress against Speaker for 'favouring' BJP

The Gujarat Legislative Assembly admitted the no-confidence motion moved on Thursday by the Opposition Congress against Speaker Rajendra Trivedi