Articles tagged under: Rajya Sabha

Gujarat Congress takes party MLAs to resorts ahead of Rajya Sabha election

June 06, 2020
Gujarat Congress takes party MLAs to resorts ahead of Rajya Sabha election

Gandhinagar: After resignations of 8 party MLAs from State assembly, opposition Congress party has once again taken its MLAs to resorts. While Central and South Gujarat MLAs have been kept at Aeries Riverside resort in Umeta in Anand district, North Gujarat MLAs have been taken to Wild Winds resort near Gujarat border in Rajasthan. MLAs from Saurashtra/Kutch region are taken to Rajkot based Nil City resort of party leader Indranil Rajyaguru. Polling for four seats of Rajya Sabha is scheduled to ...Read More

One of MLAs who resigned had visited State Congress chief a day ago to present Mango boxes

June 05, 2020
One of MLAs who resigned had visited State Congress chief a day ago to present Mango boxes

Ahmedabad: As many as 8 Congress MLAs in Gujarat have resigned from the membership of State Assembly ahead of four seat Rajya Sabha elections, paving way for victory of 3 BJP candidates. State party president Amit Chavda today interacted with media persons over the same. Gujarat Congress president Amit Chavda today in a reply to question asked by media persons said, Congress party has maintained clear line from day one that its first (preference) candidate in upcoming Rajya Sabha elections i...Read More

8th Congress MLA resigns ahead of June 19 polling for 4 seats of Rajya Sabha

June 05, 2020
8th Congress MLA resigns ahead of June 19 polling for 4 seats of Rajya Sabha

Gandhinagar: Morbi MLA Brijesh Merja has resigned from the State assembly. Merja belongs to opposition Congress party.With this, the total number of Congress MLAs who resigned from the assembly is 8, ahead of polling for four Rajya Sabha seats scheduled on June 19. Yesterday resignations of two Congress MLAs were announced. They were representing Karjan and Kaprada seats. Earlier 5 Congress MLAs had resigned. They were representing Abdasa, Dhari, Limbdi, Dang and Gadhada had resigned. ...Read More

Gujarat BJP to hold virtual rallies, online sammelans

June 04, 2020

Gandhinagar: Gujarat BJP will hold mass virtual contact drive during 4-28 June across the State, State party chief Jitu Vaghani said here. Mansukh Mandaviya and Devusinh Chauhan will hold press conference through video in Vadodara on June 5. Ganpat Vasava and Bharatsinh Parmar will address similar conference on June 6 in Surat. IK jadeja and Shabdasharan Brahmbhatt will do it in Rajkot on June 8. Each booth will make a Whatsapp group and include participants from newly added 47...Read More

Two Congress MLAs have given resignation last evening which I have accepted: Gujarat Assembly Speaker

June 04, 2020
Two Congress MLAs have given resignation last evening which I have accepted: Gujarat Assembly Speaker

Gandhinagar: Gujarat assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi today told media persons here that two Congress MLAs have resigned from the membership of State assembly and they are no more MLAs. "Karjan assembly seat MLA Shri Akshaybhai Patel yesterday evening gave his resignation. He was physically present to give his resignation. His voluntary wish and signature was confirmed by me. I asked him to remove his mask for face identification and later accepted his resignation,' Trivedi said. 'L...Read More

Seventh Congress MLA resigns from the Assembly ahead of polling for Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

June 04, 2020

Gandhinagar: Two more Congress MLAs have tendered their resignations ahead of Rajya Sabha election for four seats in Gujarat. Congress MLAs from Karjan assembly seat in Central Gujarat, Akshay Patel and Kaprada seat in South Gujarat Jitubhai Chaudhary handed over their resignations from the State assembly to Speaker Rajendra Trivedi last evening. Speaker has accepted both resignations and two MLAs are no more the members of State assembly. The MLAs are voters in Rajya Sabha elections and...Read More

Polling for Rajya Sabha seats including four seats in Gujarat on June 19

June 01, 2020
Polling for Rajya Sabha seats including four seats in Gujarat on June 19

New Delhi: Polling for vacant Rajya Sabha seats including four seats in Gujarat will take place on June 19, the Election Commission of India said today in a release which is following in full text: On 25.02.2020, Election Commission of India announced elections to the Council of States to fill 55 seats of Members from 17 States, retiring in the month of April,2020, which were notified vide Notification No. 318/CS-Multi/2020(1) dated 06.03.2020. After the last date of withdrawal on 18.03.2020,...Read More

Polling for Rajya Sabha elections postponed; ECI review meet on March 31

March 24, 2020
Polling for Rajya Sabha elections postponed; ECI review meet on March 31

Gandhinagar: Election Commission of India (ECI) has deferred Rajya Sabha elections, polling for which was scheduled on March 26. The elections were announced for 55 Rajya Sabha seats nationwide including 4 seats of Gujarat. ECI will do review meeting on March 31. It's worth noting that 32 states and union territories have been put under lockdown following coronavirus pandemic. DeshGujaratRead More

Nirbhaya Fund sanctioned for Sakhi Centres in Gujarat rises from Rs 45.88 lakh in 2015-16 to Rs 6.79 crore in 2019-20

March 20, 2020
Nirbhaya Fund sanctioned for Sakhi Centres in Gujarat rises from Rs 45.88 lakh in 2015-16 to Rs 6.79 crore in 2019-20

New Delhi: The funds sanctioned to the One Stop Centres (OSCs), popularly known as Sakhi Centres, by Government of India to Gujarat state has witnessed a spurt in last five years. Funds sanctioned to Sakhi Centres in Gujarat has gone up from Rs 45.88 lakh in 2015-16 to Rs 6.79 crore in 2019-20. In last five years, the Centre has released a total of Rs 14.54 crore to OSCs in the state. Union Minister of Women and Child Development Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani provided the information in Rajya Sabha on...Read More

Not going to vote for Congress: BJP MLA CK Raolji refuting speculative media reports

March 18, 2020
Not going to vote for Congress: BJP MLA CK Raolji refuting speculative media reports

Gandhinagar: Ruling BJP MLA CK Raolji today refuted speculative reports that he could vote for Congress candidates in upcoming Rajya Sabha election. Raolji said Congress is sinking ship and none would wish to join it. He said, he jumped the parties for enough times in the past but now his last jump would be in woods of funeral pyres. Raolji at the same time cautioned BJP leadership and sai, many people in ruling party have aspirations, the party has to see that such aspirations are satisfied, or...Read More

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