Articles tagged under: Talala

Gujarat Assembly speaker revokes disqualification of Congress MLA Bhagwan Barad

November 06, 2019
Gujarat Assembly speaker revokes disqualification of Congress MLA Bhagwan Barad

Gandhinagar: In a major relief to opposition Congress, Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi today revoked the disqualification of party MLA from Talala constituency, Bhagwan Barad. Talking over phone Trivedi confirmed it and said that he had sought the opinion from legal department following the stay order of the Gujarat High Court of July 10 and after that he has decided to revoke the disqualification. He said that the disqualification of Barad had been revoked as his co...Read More

Big relief to disqualified Congress MLA Barad, Gujarat High Court stays conviction order of lower court

July 10, 2019
Big relief to disqualified Congress MLA Barad, Gujarat High Court stays conviction order of lower court

Ahmedabad: In a big relief to disqualified Congress MLA of Talala assembly segment, Bhagawan Barad, the Gujarat High Court stayed his conviction in an alleged mineral theft case by a lower court of Sutrapada in Gir Somnath district till his appeal was pending before it. Barad was disqualified by assembly speaker on March 5 this year after March 1 conviction of 2 years nine months by the lower court in an over decade old lime-stone theft case. Barad's counsel Hriday Buch said tha...Read More

Supreme Court stays Talala by-poll in Gujarat

April 01, 2019

Gandhinagar: The Supreme Court has today stayed March 10 notification issued by Election Commission of India for conducting by-poll in Talala Assembly constituency in Gujarat. Talala by-poll was declared after disqualification of Congress MLA Bhagwanbhai Barad by Gujarat Assemblsy Speaker following his conviction bu Sutrapada court in illegal mining case. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi also issued notice to the Election Commission. The Supreme Court had agreed to hear on Mo...Read More

Gujarat High Court rejects Bhaga Barad’s plea against disqualification

March 27, 2019

Ahmedabad: In a major setback for main opposition Congress party in Gujarat, the High Court here today rejected a plea of party leader Bagha Barad challenging his disqualification as an MLA due to his conviction in a mineral theft case for over two years. The High Court refused to stay by-election of Talala assembly constituency and upheld Barad's disqualification. As per section 8 of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, Barad was disqualified with effect from the date of his convic...Read More

Talala MLA disqualification case: ECI files affidavit in High Court, verdict likely tomorrow

March 26, 2019
Talala MLA disqualification case: ECI files affidavit in High Court, verdict likely tomorrow

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on the plea of disqualified Congress MLA from Talala seat Bhagwan Barad challenging assembly speaker's decision, tomorrow. The court today heard the matter today. The Election Commission which was hit out by the court yesterday today submitted its reply on affidavit in the court. It said that the ECI only announced the by election after the vacancy on the seat. It was commission's duty and it could not scr...Read More

Why you showed haste in declaring by-poll in Talala: Gujarat HC asks ECI

March 25, 2019
Why you showed haste in declaring by-poll in Talala: Gujarat HC asks ECI

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court today hit out at the Election Commission (ECI) for showing haste in announcement of by-poll schedule for Talal assembly seat in Saurashtra region of the state. Hearing the petition of disqualified Congress MLA from Talala seat Bhagwan Barad, the court of Justice S R Brahmbhatt also questioned as to why the commission did not file its reply on affidavit. The court is likely to hear the matter again tomorrow after receiving the reply on aff...Read More

Gujarat HC quashes stay on conviction and sentence of Bhaga Barad

March 15, 2019
Gujarat HC quashes stay on conviction and sentence of Bhaga Barad

Ahmedabad: In a setback to Congress leader Bhaga Barad, the Gujarat high court today quashed the stay on his conviction and sentence that had been granted by a session court of Sutrapada in mineral theft cast. Justice Soniaben Gokani of Gujarat High Court found the stay order was without any reason. Barad will need to go back to sessions court next. Barad, an ex Congress MLA from Talala seat, was convicted and sentenced to two years imprisonment by a court in Gir-Somnath district in a ca...Read More

Disqualified Congress MLA Barad moves Gujarat high court to challenge speaker’s decision

March 11, 2019
Disqualified Congress MLA Barad moves Gujarat high court to challenge speaker’s decision

Ahmedabad: Former Congress MLA from Talala seat in Gir-Somnath district Bhagwan Barad today moved Gujarat High court to challenge the decision of assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi who had disqualified him on March 5 after a local court in Surtrapada town convicted him with 2 years 9 months jail term in a mineral theft case. Ddeputy leader of Congress in assembly Shailesh Parmar said that Barad has requested the court to hear the matter urgently and it is being heard today. ...Read More

Talala and Unjha assembly by-polls in Gujarat to take place with Lok Sabha election

March 10, 2019
Talala and Unjha assembly by-polls in Gujarat to take place with Lok Sabha election

Gandhinagar: By-polls for two assembly seats in Gujarat, Talala and Unjha will be held along with Lok Sabha poll on April 23. Talala seat is vacant following disqualification of outgoing Congress MLA Bhagabhai Barad, announced by assembly Speaker after Barad's conviction in mining case with 2-year imprisonment ordered by local court in Sutrapada. Unjha seat is vacant as outgoing Congress MLA Ashaben Patel resigned from the Congress party and also from the assembly before joining BJP. ...Read More

Speaker disqualifies Talala Congress MLA Bhagwan Barad

March 05, 2019
Speaker disqualifies Talala Congress MLA Bhagwan Barad

Gandhinagar: Talala MLA Bhagwan Barad has been disqualified as member of Gujarat Assembly, confirmed Speaker Rajendra Trivedi today. Trivedi said, "Bhagabhai Barad, MLA of Talala was on 1st March given 2.9 months jail term in mineral theft by Sutrapada court. Certified copy of local court verdict was sent to the assembly office by legal department. After going through the details of the copy of local court verdict, legal provisions and related order of the Supreme Court, it was concluded tha...Read More

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