Gujarat
  • Three crew injured as fire breaks out in ship at Gujarats Kandla port.

    The injured were rushed to Gandhidham hospital located about 12 kilometres from the port.. Kandla port in Gujarat. (Source: Google Maps)

    Three crew members of a foreign cargo vessel received burn injuries after...

    Gujarat 2015-12-02 11:19:19

    After PMOs intervention, ASI allots Rs 45 lakh for restoration of Dwarkadhish temple.

    Raju Dhruv, vice chairman of GPYVB, wrote a letter to the director general of ASI in August this year after a visit to Dwarkadhis temple and Rukshmani temple, also located near Dwarka..

    AFTER GUJARAT Pavitra Ya...

    Gujarat 2015-11-06 21:59:52

    August 25 violence: Rajkot city police arrest two.

    The B Division police arrested Alpesh Topiya (33), a resident of Shrinath Park on Kuvadva road and Dinesh Khatrani (30), a resident of Gurudev Park, also on Kuvadva road on Tuesday..

    Marking second arrests in c...

    Gujarat 2015-10-14 20:13:10

    Govt to lay new pipeline from Chavand to Upleta to supply Narmada water to 156 villages in Rajkot district.

    "With this capacity augmentation, 579 villages of Rajkot district will be covered with Narmada water supply grid and additional 20 million liters per day (MLD) water will be available to Junagadh also," Rupani furt...

    Gujarat 2015-10-09 15:37:13

    SCA requests Patidars not to make Rajkot ODI platform for their agitation.

    Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) on Thursday requested Patidars not to use the India-South Africa one-day international (ODI) match to be played in Rajkot as a platform for their agitation..

    Saurashtra Cric...

    Gujarat 2015-10-08 19:45:42

    Gujarat govt unveils new tourism policy, in a first tourism gets industry status.

    As per the Economic Impact, 2015 data of the World Travel & Tourism Council, the total estimated investment that will flow into the state by 2025 will be $4 billion USD(Rs 26,000 crores).. Saputara hill station...

    Gujarat 2015-09-27 20:27:32

    Patel quota row: Patidar youth commits suicide in Rajkot.

    Umesh also wrote that his suicide letter should be sent to the state government. He wrote that he was helpless and till he was alive “Patidars would not get reservation”..

    A 30-year-old youth from t...

    Gujarat 2015-09-27 03:01:06

    Hours before Modis US tour, Gujarat govt cracks down on Patidar agitation.

    "Crackdown was done as they (PAAS leaders) had violated public notification and held public meeting without permission," said minister of state for Home Rajnikant Patel.. A large number of agitators, including wome...

    Gujarat 2015-09-23 18:38:18

    Hardik Patel missing, Gujarat High Court hears plea past midnight at judges home.

    Hardik ducked a police nakabandi after a public meeting in Bayad town of Aravalli district even as 17 of his aides were arrested.. Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel (PTI Photo)

    Hou...

    Gujarat 2015-09-23 00:22:49

    6 Gujarat municipal bodies likely to come under administrators rule.

    The Supreme Court had effectively stayed the elections to the municipal bodies on a petition challenging the system. .

    Six municipal corporations in Gujarat, including Ahmedabad, are likely to come under admini...

    Gujarat 2015-09-22 04:42:24

    Hardik Patel plans womens wing of PAAS.

    The creation of this women wing comes at a time when more and more women have been participating in the agitation with rolling pins and plates.. Patidar reservation agitation leader Hardik Patel.

    In order to wo...

    Gujarat 2015-09-22 04:20:16

    Two killed, 10 injured as bridge collapses in rain-battered Gujarat.

    The injured were rushed to the Amreli district hospital. The occupants of the bus were travelling from Rajkot to Amreli, which has received 33 percent more rainfall this monsoon.. Lunki village of Amreli district. ...

    Gujarat 2015-09-19 19:11:40

    Hindu values that have no scientific basis should be given up: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat.

    Indian society, Mohan Bhagwat said, had maintained a tradition of rejecting redundant traditions and accepting “good things from all over the world” based on eternal life values.. RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwa...

    Gujarat 2015-09-14 00:46:32

    Crop failure: Unable to pay off debt, farmer kills self.

    He grew worrisome and was not able to sleep or eat properly due to the prospects of crop failure as monsoon rains failed when the crops needed them the most, his family members said..

    A farmer from the Panchmah...

    Gujarat 2015-09-13 05:07:57

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    The restriction on slaughter is imposed to “favour and appease” a section of the society — Jains — but the fundamental rights of the other section of the society, particularly, Muslims are a...

    Gujarat 2015-09-12 01:34:04

    Paryushan: Govt imposes statewide 9-day ban on slaughter.

    A circular issued by the slaughterhouse department of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has ordered to close down all shops selling beef and mutton meat in the city..

    Even as the urban development depar...

    Gujarat 2015-09-12 01:28:19

    State Congress submits memorandum to governor urging not to approve amended Gujarat Agricultural Land Ceiling Bill.

    A delegation of the (GPCC) on Friday submitted a memorandum to the state governor O P Kohli, requesting him not to give his approval to the Gujarat Agricultural Land Ceiling (Amendment) Bill of 2015..

    A delegat...

    Gujarat 2015-09-11 20:56:03

    Ex-IPS officer Kuldip Sharma, who took on Modi govt joins Congress.

    Former IPS officer Kuldip Sharma who had taken on former chief minister of Gujarat, now prime minister Narendra Modi, during his stint in the services, joined the Gujarat Congress on Wednesday the in presence of PC...

    Gujarat 2015-09-10 00:44:50

    HC quashes new law in medical admission on NRI quota.

    In a setback to the state government, a division bench of Gujarat High Court on Monday quashed the new rule introduced earlier this year giving 100% preference in admissions of medical students on NRI quota of Guja...

    Gujarat 2015-09-07 20:08:36

    Rajkot: Rides start wheeling at Janmashtami fair after govt exempts them from tax.

    Ride operators had on Wednesday threatened to stop rides at Goras if the government did not exempt them from paying 20 entertainment tax on their ticket collection. .

    The mechanised rides, one of the main attra...

    Gujarat 2015-09-03 19:52:08

    Vadodara Gujarat Refinery firefighter succumbs to burn injuries, donates eyes at death.

    Agrawat was undergoing treatment for burns at a local hospital, where he died of cardiac arrest on Sunday. The family promptly informed the hospital that his eyes were to be donated to a needy patient..

    A firef...

    Gujarat 2015-08-30 19:09:09

    Patidars accuse Surat police of torture in custody.

    When some of the youths showed the injuries they had received to the court, the magistrate ordered the police to provide medical treatment to them and bring them back to the court at 3 pm.. Surat: Army soldiers con...

    Gujarat 2015-08-30 01:01:31

    Patidar agitation: CCTV footage shows alleged police violence during stir, Gujarat HC seeks report.

    It was hearing a plea filed by a city-based lawyer Virat Popat and his colleague Tirth Dave, who alleged that around 40 police personnel entered their housing society and started vandalising vehicles on August 25.....

    Gujarat 2015-08-27 16:38:02

    PM Modi appeals for calm in Gujarat after violence over Hardik Patels quota demand.

    Hardik Patel and his legion of supporters have been demanding reservations in jobs and education for the Patidaar community.. Prime Minister Narendra Modi (YouTube screenshot)

    In a video message, Prime Minister...

    Gujarat 2015-08-26 13:14:46

    Monsoon session of Gujarat Assembly to start on tense note today.

    Surat city and Mehsana district continued to be under curfew..

    The monsoon session of the Gujarat assembly is due to open on a tense note on Wednesday as the areas of Ghatlodia and Naranpura in Ahmedabad remain...

    Gujarat 2015-08-26 12:46:13

    Gujarat: Police suspect row over CCTVs led to deaths.

    Cross complaints filed by both parties Sunday revealed that the murders could be the result of a dispute over installation of CCTV cameras..

    A shop owner and his cousin have been booked for the murder of a BJP ...

    Gujarat 2015-08-25 00:31:05

    Gosabara arms landing: Gujarat ATS nabs absconding accused from UP.

    The Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested an absconding accused from Uttar Pradesh (UP) in connection with the 1993 Gosabara, Jamnagar, arms landing case. .

    The Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) arrested...

    Gujarat 2015-08-20 18:27:25

    Quack booked for using black magic to wake up dead woman in Gujarat.

    An FIR was filed against the two accused at the Godhra A division police station and the case was transferred to Dahod police under whose jurisdiction the crime was committed.. Dahod district, Gujarat. (Source: Goo...

    Gujarat 2015-08-19 17:02:18

    Court orders FIR against college principal for seeking sexual favours from female teacher.

    A Nadiad court on Wednesday ordered police to file an FIR within ten days against the principal of a college for seeking sexual favour from a female teacher for converting her job from contractual to permanent..

    Gujarat 2015-08-12 20:08:57

    Veteran Gujarat Congress leader Dalsukh Prajapati quits party.

    Veteran Congress leader and chairman of the Gujarat Congress OBC Committee for the last one decade, Dalsukh Prajapati Tuesday quit the party that he served for nearly five decades, even though he denied joining BJP...

    Gujarat 2015-08-11 18:16:38

    Embezzlement case: Court allows 3 more charges against Teesta Setalwad.

    The new charges are under sections 467 (forgery of valuable security), 468 (forgery for the purpose of cheating) and 471 (using a forged document as genuine)..

    A magistrate’s court here today allowed poli...

    Gujarat 2015-08-10 21:13:09

    Gujarat: Patidars march on Amreli streets, threaten to fight for OBC status in Gandhinagar.

    Patidars or Patels from across the Amreli district assembled near Sarathi Complex on Liliya road of the town at around 11 am under the banner of All Amreli District Patidar Samaj.. Patidars rally in Amreli. (Source...

    Gujarat 2015-08-10 18:21:52

    Man stabs friend to death on Friendship Day.

    EVEN as youths of the state were celebrating Friendship Day, a casual labourer allegedly stabbed his friend to death in Mahuva town of Bhavnagar district on Sunday over a monetary dispute..

    EVEN as youngsters i...

    Gujarat 2015-08-02 20:08:11

    Four arrested for trying to loot credit society employee.

    The Ahmedabad police on Thursday arrested four for allegedly attempting to loot a credit society employee of Rs. 1.40 crore near Vohra ni Roza on Wednesday..

    The Ahmedabad police on Thursday arrested four for a...

    Gujarat 2015-07-23 20:18:58

    Naroda Patiya massacre: HC extends Bajrangis bail for ten days for urinary infection treatment.

    The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday extended the bail of Babubhai Patel alias Babu Bajrangi, sentenced to life imprisonment in 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre, for ten days with a condition that he would not seek furth...

    Gujarat 2015-07-23 18:26:54

    Tension in Vadodra village over shifting of dargah.

    A faction of Muslim priests from Vadodara, however, has objected to the shifting of the dargah revered by Muslims and Hindus alike. . Ranoli, Gujarat. (Source: Google Maps)

    Tension prevailed at a village in Vad...

    Gujarat 2015-07-22 20:03:11

    Ahmed Patel, Gurudas Kamat to attend state Congress executive committee meet in Gujarat.

    A day-long executive committee meeting of the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee(GPCC) would be held at Vadodara on July 25.. Congress leaders Ahmed Patel and Gurudas Kamat. (Source: PTI)

    Congress president Son...

    Gujarat 2015-07-21 21:00:58

    Girl killed, five injured as motorcycle stunt at Gujarat funfair goes wrong.

    A GIRL child was killed and five others were injured after a motorcycle stunt went wrong at a funfair in Botad late on Saturday evening.. Rider of a Yamaha bike performing Wall of Death stunts at Royal Anand Mela i...

    Gujarat 2015-07-19 19:20:19

    IIM-Ahmedabad to launch Indias first water accelerator program.

    The program aims to accelerate, nurture, and invest in early stage start-ups by selecting 10 to 12 teams that have the potential to become scalable and competitive enterprises. . Selected start-ups will be provided...

    Gujarat 2015-07-13 16:18:48

    Mistaken as robber, tribal labourer thrashed by villagers in Gujarat.

    A tribal labourer was allegedly thrashed in Dahegam town of Gandhinagar district on Sunday when the villagers reportedly mistook him for a robber. .

    A tribal labourer was allegedly thrashed in Dahegam town of G...

    Gujarat 2015-07-05 21:00:17

    Gujarat: Two children drown in Vishwamitri river in Vadodara.

    The incident occurred when the two were walking alongside the shallow water and suddenly slipped into the deep waters, the official said.. Vadodara fire officials pull out bodies of rag pickers aged 10 and 3, drown...

    Gujarat 2015-07-05 20:13:49

    Rajkot college girls caught with liquor get anticipatory bail in cheating case.

    The court of additional sessions judge Maheshkumar Soni granted anticipatory bail to the two women but laid down four conditions. .

    District and sessions court of Rajkot on Wednesday granted anticipatory bail t...

    Gujarat 2015-07-01 19:47:57

    Man, chained by family members for fifteen years, rescued in Gujarat.

    The man, identifed as Rameshbhai Damar, was confined by his family members after they were told that he was possessed by an evil spirit. Police said that Damar was mentally unstable and was sent to a local hospital...

    Gujarat 2015-07-01 00:00:42

    Adopt innovative teaching methods to improve maths of students: Anandiben Patel.

    Shala Praveshotsav is the annual school enrollment drive of Gujarat government. The three-day drive in rural area was conducted last week while its three-day urban phase began on Thursday. . Anandiben Patel launch...

    Gujarat 2015-06-18 12:59:09

    Two boys crushed to death under a loader machine in Gujarat.

    The police said the loader driver ran away after the accident and nobody was detained or arrested till late Monday evening. .

    Two minors working at a cermaic klin were allegedly crushed to death under a loader ...

    Gujarat 2015-06-15 18:57:56

    Gujarat: Two senior cops who shot at Sadiq Jamal Mehtar get bail.

    The Gujarat High Court on Monday granted bail to two policemen who allegedly shot at Sadiq Jamal Mehtar in a fake encounter in 2003. .

    The Gujarat High Court on Monday granted bail to two policemen who allegedl...

    Gujarat 2015-06-15 15:43:20

    Somnath temple to restrict entry of non-Hindus.

    Located on Saurashtra coast of the Arabian Sea, Somnath temple enshrines the first of 12 jyoritlings of Lord Shiva in the country and is considered sacred by Hindus..

    Non-Hindus will have to seek prior permissi...

    Gujarat 2015-06-04 01:15:48

    BSF Gujarat gets four new boats to guard Kutch-Pakistan border.

    The boats that arrived three days back are currently in testing phase in the creek areas by the water wing of the BSF.. FILE | Crocodile Commandos of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) Water Wing patrol around ...

    Gujarat 2015-05-27 18:54:40

    Gujarat: Chain-snatchers shoot at constable in pursuit.

    The injured constable was rushed to a private hospital in Junagadh and the police said his condition was out of danger.. After seriously injuring the policeman, the culprits managed to speed away on their motorbike...

    Gujarat 2015-05-26 19:14:40

    Gujarat: Gondal APMC gets mango ripening chambers, auction shed.

    Gondal is a major market for ground-nut and cotton. However, it is also a major trading centre for mango which come from Junagadh and Gir Somanth districts.. Gondal is a city and a municipality in Rajkot district i...

    Gujarat 2015-05-24 19:52:35

    Congress urges President Pranab Mukherjee not to sign the Gujarat anti-terror law.

    Ahmed Patel has submitted a memorandum to the President Pranabh Mukherjee to not assent the controversial anti terror law by Gujurat state assembly.. Gujarat Congress leaders Bharatsinh Solanki, Ahmad Patel and Sh...

    Gujarat 2015-05-23 21:21:36

    Farmers request Porbandar collector to continue ban on fishing in Gosabara wetland.

    The farmers requested the collector to continue the ban on fishing in the reservoir which hosts scores of species of migratory birds during winter..

    A DAY after fishermen of Gosa village staged protest in the o...

    Gujarat 2015-05-15 19:50:49

    Gujarat CM calls for coordination between govt and research at universities.

    CM Anandiben Patel also called upon teachers to upgrade their skills for improving the quality of education.. ‘In the past, the Congress didn’t pay attention to the serious needs of coastal security in ...

    Gujarat 2015-05-10 15:03:42

    Gujarat Narmada Fertilizers Company gets MoEF nod for Rs 4400 cr expansion project.

    The industrial effluent from the company will be treated first and treated effluent will be discharged to river Bhukhi after obtaining permission from the GPCB.. These expansions will be done in the existing unit o...

    Gujarat 2015-05-02 15:08:57

    PM Modi extends wishes on foundation day of Gujarat, Maharashtra.

    PM Modi greeted the Gujarat and Maharashtra people on the foundation day of the two western states.. PM Modi greeted the Gujarat and Maharashtra people on the foundation day of the two western states.

    Prime Min...

    Gujarat 2015-05-01 12:31:17

    Indian Navy names Porbandar base in Gujarat after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

    It is the second naval base in the country to be named after a political leader after INS Netaji Subhash.. A statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel during the Republic Day parade in New Delhi (Express Photo by Amit Meh...

    Gujarat 2015-04-28 12:55:33

    Ahmedabad sees 25% decline in construction of new housing units.

    In three months between January-March 2015, only 1750 new housing units were built in Ahmedabad. .

    In three months between January-March 2015, only 1750 new housing units were built in Ahmedabad. This is 25 per...

    Gujarat 2015-04-23 18:36:02

    Gujarat: Girl stabbed to death in Rajkot college.

    Dog squad of the city police reached the crime scene soon after the incident. . People gather outside the PD Malaviya Commerce College. (Source: Express photo)

    An undergraduate girl student was allegedly stabbe...

    Gujarat 2015-04-23 17:25:48

    3 Asiatic lion cubs run over by goods train in Gujarat.

    The accident also comes a day after a lion was found dead in mysterious circumstances near Mahuva town of the neighboring Bhavnagar district on Tuesday..

    AFTER a lull of around a year, railway tracks in Amreli ...

    Gujarat 2015-04-08 22:40:25

    Govt hikes Rajkot corporators allowances by 150 percent.

    The government also allowed other six municipal corporations to hike allowances of their elected representatives to the upper limit prevalent in Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC)..

    REJECTING their demand of...

    Gujarat 2015-04-08 20:26:00

    Asiatic lion found dead in Mahuva.

    The lion, about 2.5 year old, was found in a thicket of gando baval (prosopis juliflora) on the side of Kankaria lake on Bandar Road at around 7 am. .

    AN ASIATIC lion was found dead in mysterious circumstances ...

    Gujarat 2015-04-07 18:05:31

    Wedding ritual leads to riots in Vadodara.

    A full blown clash ensued. Personnel from the City Police station rushed to the spot to bring the situation under control..

    A clash broke out between members of two communities near Vadodara’s Sarasiya La...

    Gujarat 2015-04-03 10:27:20

    Kutch resident dies of Confo fever.

    A 27-YEAR-OLD man from Mundra taluka of Kutch district who died on Thursday had contracted Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) virus, lab reports have confirmed..

    A 27-YEAR-OLD man from Mundra taluka of Kutc...

    Gujarat 2015-03-29 20:19:00

    Gujarat: Jasdan Municipality vice president arrested for murder of BJP councillor.

    With this, the number of arrests in the murder case has gone up to five. .

    Vice president of BJP-ruled Jasdan Municipality in Rajkot district Ghanshyam Khachar and his brother were arrested by police on Sunday ...

    Gujarat 2015-03-29 19:22:50

    Rajkot builders seek changes in development plan of city, RUDA says welcome.

    Rajkot Builders Association demand changes in the second revised draft plan of Rajkot City..

    Terming it “flawed”, the Rajkot Builders Association (RBA) on Friday demanded changes in the second revis...

    Gujarat 2015-03-27 20:19:24

    Gujarat FSL assisted CBI & Delhi police in over 750 cases.

    The FSL helped Delhi police in 610 cases where it tested 2,231 samples, the state government said..

    In the last two years, Gujarat’s Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) has assisted both CBI (Central Bureau...

    Gujarat 2015-03-25 19:11:22

    Gujarat govt has Rs 17,600 crore of VAT/sales tax dues.

    The districts of Ahmedabad, Jamnagar and Bharuch contributes the highest quantum of these taxes to the state govt coffers..

    The income of the state government from Value Added Tax (VAT)/Sales tax has been on a ...

    Gujarat 2015-03-25 17:39:42

    Gujarat to attract Rs 6,100 cr in ship-building & repair projects.

    The state govt has received about 14 applications from different players in the ship-building and repair industry..

    The Gujarat government expects to attract private investment to the tune of Rs 6129 crore in f...

    Gujarat 2015-03-25 17:32:58

    Man detained for flinging plastic pouch and pamphlets in Gujarat Assembly.

    The man was protesting against the poor implementation of liquor prohibition in the state, official sources said..

    A 70-year-old man from Jetalvasana village of Mehsana district was detained in the Gujarat Asse...

    Gujarat 2015-03-23 17:33:27

    Going blind, spare me: Gujarat riot death row convict Babu Bajrangi.

    Babu Bajrangi, who is on death row in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, has sought mercy from Gujarat Governor..

    Babubhai Patel alias Babu Bajrangi, a Bajrang Dal leader who is on death row in the 2002 Naro...

    Gujarat 2015-03-10 03:51:26

    Air India starts direct flight from Rajkot to Delhi.

    The flight will take off from Delhi at 5:50 am and will land in Rajkot at 8:15 am..

    ENDING years of wait, the city finally got direct air connectivity with Delhi as an Air India flight landed on Rajkot airport ...

    Gujarat 2015-02-23 19:44:15

    2 police inspectors arrested for stealing petrol-diesel worth Rs 21 lakh.

    The arrested included police inspectors Manubhai Patel and Nanjibhai Chauhan, and supervisor Nathusinh Patel..

    Two police inspectors were arrested for allegedly stealing petrol and diesel worth over Rs 21 lakh ...

    Gujarat 2015-02-19 13:15:27

    2002 Godhra carnage convict on the run arrested on Friday.

    Zarda did not turn up at Vadodara Central Jail where he was lodged, on Nov 18, 2014 after his 15 days parole..

    A convict in the 2002 Godhra riots, who was on the run since November last year, has been arrested ...

    Gujarat 2015-02-06 17:03:20

    Gujarat: Standing committee adds 9 projects, clears Rs 1752 crore budget for Rajkot.

    The standing committee added total nine new project proposals to the draft budget presented by municipal commissioner.. Rajkot Municipal Corporation. (Source: PTI File Photo)

    Adding proposals to construct four ...

    Gujarat 2015-02-06 16:36:52

    Express train hits concrete slab placed deliberately on track, delayed by half hour.

    The incident took place near Varidia village at Palej, situated between Bharuch and Karjan near Vadodara..

    An express train was delayed by around twenty five minutes between Bharuch and Vadodara after it hit a ...

    Gujarat 2015-02-04 18:51:02

    Students at Anand village adopted by Smriti Irani to get tablet PC.

    Irani said that she had decided to gift each of the 774 students enrolled in classes from one to eight.. The minister, who took a tour of the village that she had adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, said t...

    Gujarat 2015-01-23 19:39:09

    Bhuj hospital to have facility for swine flu test.

    Civil hospital in Bhuj city of Kutch district will have facility for swine flu test and and an additional team doctors by Monday. “Civil Hospital here will have swine flu test facility by Monday,” said ...

    Gujarat 2015-01-23 18:47:46

    MoHFW team visits Rajkot to identify site for proposed AIIMS.

    While presenting the budget for 2014-15, Jaitley had announced to build AIIMs in every state of India..

    An expert team from the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) visited a proposed site for es...

    Gujarat 2015-01-22 19:58:44

    H1N1 virus: Two more die of swine flu in Jamnagar.

    Both the deaths were reported from state government-run Guru Gobind Singh Hospital within 48 hours..

    Two more people died of swine flu (H1N1) in Jamnagar in the last two days, taking the death toll due to the d...

    Gujarat 2015-01-19 20:35:06

    Gujarat fishermen observe bandh to protest use of large fishing vessels.

    Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Mohan Kundariya said the government would protect interests of the fishermen..

    FISHERMEN of Gujarat observed a day-long bandh and joined nationwide strike to protest aga...

    Gujarat 2015-01-19 20:18:07

    CAT orders central govt to give IPS Rajnish Rai central post in three months.

    The tribunal rejected a similar petition filed by IPS officer Satish Verma challenging his posting in Shilong..

    In a set back to IPS officer Satish Verma, the principle bench of Central Administrative Tribunal ...

    Gujarat 2015-01-12 19:47:26

    Modi will give jobs to 5 cr unemployed youth:Togadia.

    He also said that security of Hindus is more important than the development..

    Senior leader of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Pravin Togadia on Sunday praised the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

    He said th...

    Gujarat 2015-01-12 17:20:15

    How migrant labourers are changing the way of life in Sanand.

    How migrant labourers are changing the way of life in this small town near Ahmedabad.. Migrants at work in a village in Sanand

    On New Year’s Eve last year, Narendra Kashyap and 20 of his friends — a...

    Gujarat 2015-01-11 01:00:34

    Vigilance enhanced in Gujarat following boat incident.

    Indian Coast Guard, BSF and Gujarat police have initiated a high vigil after the incident in the Arabian sea..

    After a Pakistani boat carrying explosives was intercepted in Indian waters, the security agencies ...

    Gujarat 2015-01-02 21:19:33

    Congress workers block highway in Porbandar to demand better cotton price, detained.

    Fourteen Congress workers were detained after they blocked the NH 8E to protest against the prevalent low prices of cotton and groundnut..

    Fourteen Congress workers were detained by police from Porbandar on Fri...

    Gujarat 2015-01-02 14:44:56

    Gujarat Police make dummy terrorists shout pro-Islamic slogan in mock drill.

    Narmada Superintendent of Police Jaypalsinh Rathore said an inquiry will be conducted into the issue..

    A video of police mock drill showing dummy militants shouting pro-Islamic slogan emerged on Thursday in Guj...

    Gujarat 2015-01-01 20:38:29

    PM Modi not keeping his promise of better prices to farmers: Congress.

    Gujarat Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia lashed out at the Modi govet for not keeping promises given to farmers..

    GUJARAT Congress chief Arjun Modhwadia on Tuesday lashed out at the BJP-led governments at Centre ...

    Gujarat 2014-12-30 18:04:56

    Girls in Gujarat record highest incidences of sexual abuse.

    According to a report, over 63% girls in Gujarat have reported sexual abuse which is highest in the country.. According to a report, over 63% girls in Gujarat have reported sexual abuse which is highest in the coun...

    Gujarat 2014-12-30 17:15:53

    Gujarat to host 18th national conference on e-Governance.

    Gujarat will be playing host to the 18th National Conference on e-Governance which will be held at the Mahatma Mandir complex at Gandhinagar between January 30-31, 2015. “This will be one of the biggest event...

    Gujarat 2014-12-30 17:12:00

    Bhavnagar villagers clash with police.

    The villagers protested against return of members of other caste group which had fled the village three years ago after an alleged murder..

    POLICE had to fire in the air and lob 10 tear gas shells as residents ...

    Gujarat 2014-12-24 20:47:04

    Gujarat climbs up the malnutrition ladder in last 3 years.

    The number of malnourished children in the state reduced from 13.30 lakh in 2011-12 to 9.07 lakh in 2013-14..

    Gujarat seems to be gaining on the malnutrition index. A glance at the performance of Integrated Chi...

    Gujarat 2014-12-19 17:41:44

    Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari.

    He has been identified as Narottamsinh Tomar (24), a resident of Gwalior, who served as a ME-I on INS Godavari.. Indian Navy ship

    An Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard t...

    Gujarat 2014-12-11 19:29:33

    Ahmedabad court denies permission to take serial blasts accused to Kerala court.

    The court denied permission of taking the 26 accused to Kerala saying it could be a risky affair..

    A special designated court hearing the 2008 serial bomb blast case on Tuesday denied permission to take 26 acc...

    Gujarat 2014-12-03 12:28:40

    Vadodara-based NRIs home burgled in Vadodara; thieves decamp with Rs 5.46 lac.

    The Panigate police station in Vadodara has registered a case of house break-in by night and theft against "unidentified persons". .

    A Vadodara based NRI’s home on the Waghodia-Dabhoi ring road was burgle...

    Gujarat 2014-11-26 20:11:05

    Police prevent child marriage in Gujarat.

    fter getting a tip off, a team from the woman police station of Jamnagar raided the marriage party, .

    The women police of Jamangar raided a marriage party and prevented the nuptial from taking place after find...

    Gujarat 2014-11-25 19:22:56

    Dabba trading rampant in Gujarat, is a matter of concern: SEBI chief.

    "This kind of activity might be happening in other parts of the country. But the intensity here is more," said SEBI chief..

    During his two day visit to the state, the chairman of Securities and Exchange Board o...

    Gujarat 2014-11-25 19:01:30

    Vadodara reviews preparations to deal Ebola after patient scare.

    The patient, Rehan Khan (35), had shown symptoms that were close to that of an Ebola patient..

    An incident of a patient suspected to be carrying the Ebola virus visiting Vadodara has caused the health officials...

    Gujarat 2014-11-21 11:00:17

    Gujarat AAP leader arrested for allegedly raping minor girl.

    A 17-year-old school girl was repeatedly raped by AAP leader Mansukh Dhokai, 52, and allegedly threatened to kill her. parents.

    In a major embarrassment to the Gujarat unit of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), its leader ...

    Gujarat 2014-11-18 17:38:02

    2002 Gujarat riots: Nanavati Commission submits final report to Anandiben Patel.

    The Commission was expected to give its opinion and recommendations on the roles played by various politicians including Narendra Modi. . Justice (retired) GT Nanavati Om hands over the final report on Gujarat riot...

    Gujarat 2014-11-18 15:10:07

    Porbandar district court acquits Babu Bokhiria in illegal limestone mining case.

    Court acquits all four accused, including Bokhiria and his three relatives, in the Rs 54 crore illegal limestone mining case..

    Gujarat Agriculture Minister Babu Bokhiria and his three relatives were acquitted b...

    Gujarat 2014-11-17 14:48:16

    Farmer suicides in Gujarat: One department says no deaths, other 56.

    One department claims that there were no farmer suicides due to crop failures and debt while another suggests otherwise.. Most of the farmers who committed suicides (irrespective of reason) were those living in the...

    Gujarat 2014-11-16 16:23:25

    2002 Gujarat riots: Supreme Court for winding up proceedings within three months.

    Expressing concern over the accused languishing in jail due to delay in trial, the apex court asked the SIT to expedite the case..

    The Supreme Court on Thursday asked a trial court in Ahmedabad to wind up ...

    Gujarat 2014-11-13 18:42:50

    CAG finds schools in Gujarat functioning under trees & temporary shelters.

    In Gujarat there are 31,545 elementary school managed by Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) as on March 31, 2013..

    The Gujarat-model of education seems has been criticised by none other than the Comptroller and...

    Gujarat 2014-11-11 21:39:50

    Rs 33.36 lakhs spent on foreign trips to publicise Vibrant Gujarat Summit.

    This was revealed by Gujarat Government before the State Assembly, on Monday, while replying to a question during the Question Hour..

    In order to publicize the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ ...

    Gujarat 2014-11-10 20:55:44

    Gujarat Governor O P Kohli gives nod to controversial voting Bill.

    The bill provides that a person, who does not vote in the local body poll, will be liable for penal action and punishment.. O P Kohli

    Gujarat Governor O P Kohli recently signed the controversial Gujarat Local A...

    Gujarat 2014-11-09 19:07:42

    Days after SpiceJet accident, Surat airport authorities catch two buffaloes grazing in airfield.

    The Surat Police questioned around 15 cattle shed owners nearby, but nobody came forward to claim the buffaloes.. The Surat Police questioned around 15 cattle shed owners nearby, but nobody came forward to claim th...

    Gujarat 2014-11-08 19:57:50

    Police recover seven gelatin sticks found under culvert in Gujarat village.

    Police said the explosive stick were packed in a bunch with the help of a plastic tape..

    Seven blasting gelatin sticks and equal number of detonators were found from under a culvert in Budhel village on the out...

    Gujarat 2014-11-07 17:22:15

    Suzlon to complete Kutch wind farm in next four years, says CMD Tanti.

    CM Anandi Patel inaugurated a 120 meter long hybrid tower which has been developed by Suzlon for sites having low wind speeds..

    The Suzlon Group is planning to complete the 2000 MW Kutch wind park in Gujarat in...

    Gujarat 2014-11-06 19:02:23

    Nilofar weakens into a low-pressure area, moderate rainfall in Naliya and Bhuj.

    The moderate rainfall that started at around 9 am turned into a drizzle after an hour and half..

    The severe cyclonic storm Nilofar that weakened into a depression over Northeast Arabian Sea, moved northeastward...

    Gujarat 2014-10-31 12:48:35

    Anticipating trouble, Narmada turns fortress ahead of Statue of Unity ceremony.

    "After inputs that tribals are planning to barge into the event with black flags, we are taking no chances," said a police officer.. Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel during Work Order Issuance Ceremony of Statue of Unity...

    Gujarat 2014-10-31 10:26:32

    Dawoodi Bohra head praises PM Modi in Muharaam speech.

    Syedna Saifuddin said, “May Almighty bless him (Modi) in all the initiatives undertaken by him and give him great success and sound health.”. Syedna Saifuddin said, “May Almighty bless him (Modi) ...

    Gujarat 2014-10-30 13:08:12

    Cyclone Nilofar: Gujarats coastal districts to recieve heavy rainfall.

    It would intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours: India Meteorological Department.

    Coastal districts of Gujarat would receive isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall from...

    Gujarat 2014-10-26 22:11:49