Articles tagged under: Rajya Sabha

Live: Govt Decides to Repeal Articles 370 and 35A, J&K and Ladakh to be Separate Union Territories

August 05, 2019

Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah, introduced two bills and two resolutions regarding Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) today. These are as follows: Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Order, 2019 {Ref. Article 370(1) of Constitution of India} – issued by President of India to supersede the 1954 order related to Article 370. Resolution for Repeal of Article 370 of the Constitution of India {Ref. Article 370 (3)} Jammu & Kashmir (Reorganisation) Bill, 2019 {Ref...Read More

Gujarat is No.1 in rooftop solar installation in the country

July 23, 2019
Gujarat is No.1 in rooftop solar installation in the country

Gandhinagar: Gujarat is No.1 in installation of rooftop solar projects with installed capacity of 261.97 Mega Watt (MW) as on 23 July, 2019. Total rooftop solar installation in India stands at 1,700.54 MW. Gujarat is followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu with 198.52 MW and 151.62 MW respectively. Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy and Power Shri R. K. Singh provided the information in Rajya Sabha on July 23, 2019 while replying to a question raised by MP Shri Parimal Nathwani. Ac...Read More

Gujarat stands at No. 5 with Rs. 49,022 crore Direct Tax collection in 2018-19

July 10, 2019
Gujarat stands at No. 5 with Rs. 49,022 crore Direct Tax collection in 2018-19

New Delhi: In financial year 2018-19, the country’s total collection of Direct Taxes stood at Rs. 11,37,685.41 crore, in which Gujarat stood at No. 5 position with total Direct Tax collection of Rs. 49,021.69 crore. The States that preceded Gujarat are Maharashtra (Rs. 4,25,390.84 crore), Delhi (Rs. 1,66,405.42 crore), Karnataka (Rs. 1,19,796.51 crore) and Tamil Nadu (Rs. 74,238.94 crore). Union Minister of State for Finance Shri Anurag Thakur provided the information in Rajya Sabha on July 9,...Read More

Deeply honored to be elected from Vibrant State of Gujarat: Jaishankar in Gujarati tweet

July 06, 2019

વાઇબ્રન્ટ રાજ્ય ગુજરાતના પ્રતિનિધિ તરીકે રાજ્યસભામાં ચૂંટાવા બદલ ગૌરવ અને આભારની લાગણી અનુભવું છું. મારા પર અમાપ વિશ્વાસ મુકવા બદલ સૌ પ્રત્યે કૃતજ્ઞતા વ્યક્ત કરું છું. pic.twitter.com/Z5pUt0H3Y0— Dr. S. Jaishankar ...Read More

Both BJP candidates including MEA S Jaishankar win RS bye-polls, one vote of BJP rejected

July 05, 2019
Both BJP candidates including MEA S Jaishankar win RS bye-polls, one vote of BJP rejected

Gandhinagar: Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar and Gujarat BJP OBC front leader Jugalji Thakor have emerge victorious in the the bye-polls for two Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat which was held in the assembly premises here today. Jaishankar received 104 votes while Thakor has got 105 votes each, much higher than the 88 first priority votes required to win. Their opponents from Congress Gaurav Pandya and former minister Chandrikaben Chudasama have got 70 each. There ...Read More

Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala give resignations to assembly Speaker

July 05, 2019
Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala give resignations to assembly Speaker

Gandhinagar: Gujarat MLAs Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala today resigned from assembly. Both have given resignation from membership of assembly to assembly Speaker. Both were elected for the first time as MLA in year 2017 general elections of Gujarat Assembly. Alpesh represents Radhanpur assembly seat in North Gujarat. His close aide and Congress MLA Dhavalsinh Zala represents Bayad assembly seat in North Gujarat. Alpesh and Dhavalsinh were issued whip by Congress party to vote for Congres...Read More

Rajya Sabha by-poll: BTP, NCP MLAs support BJP candidates, Parshottam Solanki arrives to vote on wheelchair

July 05, 2019
Rajya Sabha by-poll: BTP, NCP MLAs support BJP candidates, Parshottam Solanki arrives to vote on wheelchair

Gandhinagar: While victory of two candidates of BJP is certain in Rajya Sabha bypoll happening today, the only thing to see is how much more votes BJP candidates can go beyond party's existing strength in the assembly. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said, the party candidates have received support of Sharad Pawar led Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Chhotubhai Vasava led Bharatiya Tribal Party(BTP) MLAs. While NCP has one MLA - Kandhal Jadeja, BTP has two MLAs who had won assembly seats i...Read More

By-election for two Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat tomorrow

July 04, 2019
By-election for two Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat tomorrow

Gandhinagar: The by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat will be held in the assembly premises here tomorrow. Looking at the arithmetic of the state assembly ruling BJP candidates External Affairs minister S.Jaishankar and Jugalji Thakor (Lokhandwala) were almost certain to win. The seats fell vacant following resignations of union ministers Amit Shah and Smriti Irani. Both offered their resignations after their election to Lok Sabha in recently concluded gen...Read More

Before July 5 Rajya Sabha Bye-poll in Gujarat, Congress flocks MLAs in resort to avert chances of cross-voting

July 03, 2019
Before July 5 Rajya Sabha Bye-poll in Gujarat, Congress flocks MLAs in resort to avert chances of cross-voting

Gandhinagar: In an apparent attempt to avert chances of cross-voting, the main Oppostion Congress today flocked 62 of its total 71 MLAs and took them away for stay in a resort in North Gujarat before the July 5 Rajyasabha bye-polls on two seats of Gujarat. Party MLA's except for dissident Alpesh Thakor and Dhaval Zala, and seven other loyal ones including deputy leader of the party in the assembly Shailesh Parmar, Vikram Madam and Gyasudding Sheikh assembled at the house of Leader of O...Read More

Congress pastes whip letter on the residence of dissident MLA Alpesh Thakor

July 03, 2019

Gandhinagar: In seemingly another attempt to lay 'legal seige' on its dissident MLA Alpesh Thakor, Congress today pasted its whip at his residence here which instructed Thakor and all other party MLAs to remain present during the July 5 Rajyasabha bye-poll on two Gujarat seats and caste vote in favour of the two party candidates. A similar whip letter would also be pasted on the residence of Thakor's close aide and dissident MLA Dhaval Zala. both of whom are also not participating ...Read More