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Gujarat Assembly panel recommends separate crematoriums for Dalits

The Scheduled Castes Welfare Committee of Gujarat Assembly today suggested that the state Government should build separate crematoriums for Dalits in those villages where the community is still facing problems.

Would BJP go for early polls in Gujarat?

Speculation is rife in the political circles that the ruling BJP in Gujarat may opt for early Assembly polls in the state, following the party's landslide victory in the Uttar Pradesh election.

Race for CM candidate hots up in Cong in poll-bound Gujarat

Intense lobbying has started for nomination as Congress' chief ministerial candidate in Gujarat assembly polls to be held later this year.

 

Upset after Gujarat Speaker's remarks, woman MLA breaks down

Congress MLA Tejashreeben Patel today broke down outside the chamber of Gujarat Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora here after she felt upset following his remarks on her inside the House.

Gujarat SHAMED: Two teens allegedly gang-raped by six men in moving SUV
Gujarat SHAMED: Two teens allegedly gang-raped by six men in moving SUV

 In a horrific incident, two teen sisters were allegedly gang-raped by six men in a moving car in front of their father in Gujarat's Dahod, about 200 km from Ahmedabad on Wednesday. 

Gujarat: 4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Banaskantha
Gujarat: 4.5 magnitude earthquake hits Banaskantha

A moderate intensity earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale has hit Gujarat's Banaskantha around 3:52 p.m. today.

PM Modi calls for gender equality on Women's Day, says female foeticide can't be allowed
PM Modi calls for gender equality on Women's Day, says female foeticide can't be allowed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for gender equality and equal opportunities on Wednesday.

Keshubhai Patel reappointed chairman of Somnath temple trust

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel was today reappointed as chairman of the Somnath Temple Trust for a year.

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, offers prayers Somnath Temple
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, offers prayers Somnath Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday arrived at the Diu Airport from where he took a helicopter ride to the famous Somnath Temple. He offered his prayers there.

Video of three Lions roaming in Gujarat's Gigasan village in Amreli district
Video of three Lions roaming in Gujarat's Gigasan village in Amreli district

Three lions were spotted in Gigasan village of Amreli district in Gujarat.

PM Narendra Modi attends centenary celebrations of Yogoda Satsang Math, release commemorative postage stamp
PM Narendra Modi attends centenary celebrations of Yogoda Satsang Math, release commemorative postage stamp

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday release a special commemorative postage stamp on 100 years of Yogoda Satsang Math.

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Bharuch Bus Port

During his two-day visit to Gujarat, beginning today, Prime Minister Modi will also dedicate a four-lane extradosed bridge over the Narmada.

Moderate intensity quake hits Kutch in Gujarat

An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 on Richter scale shook parts of Gujarat's Kutch district today.

Pakistan apprehends around 70 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast; third case this year
Pakistan apprehends around 70 Indian fishermen off Gujarat coast; third case this year

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency today seized 10 to 12 boats with around seventy fishermen on board in the Arabian sea off the Gujarat coast, a fishermen's association said.

Gujarat ATS keeping close watch on ISIS sympathizers
Gujarat ATS keeping close watch on ISIS sympathizers

The Gujarat ATS is keeping a close watch on the youths in the state who are following the terror outfit ISIS on various social media platforms, officials said on Wednesday. 

Pakistan apprehends 26 Indian fishermen, seizes 4 boats off Gujarat coast
Pakistan apprehends 26 Indian fishermen, seizes 4 boats off Gujarat coast

The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) has apprehended 26 fishermen and seized four boats in the Arabian Sea off Jakhau coast, an official of the fishermen association said on Wednesday.     

NDA's target to win 11 Lok Sabha seats in Assam: Ranjeet Kumar Dass

BJP Assam President Ranjeet Kumar Dass today said that the National Democratic Alliance has set a target to win 11 out of 14 Lok Sabha seats from the state in 2019 general elections.

Now, Gujarati Brahmins to get caste-based reservation in state assembly?
Now, Gujarati Brahmins to get caste-based reservation in state assembly?

Gujarati Brahmins are now demanding caste-based reservation in the state assembly.

Gujarat ISIS suspects remanded to police custody

A local court on Monday remanded to 12-day police custody the two ISIS suspects arrested by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Rajkot and Bhavnagar on Sunday.

How Gujarat ATS nabbed suspected ISIS terrorists 'Waseem-Naeem brothers'
How Gujarat ATS nabbed suspected ISIS terrorists 'Waseem-Naeem brothers'

In a major breakthrough, two suspected ISIS terrorists were arrested by Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) from Rajkot and Bhavnagar on Sunday.

ISIS suspects held in Gujarat were about to attack Chamunda temple at Chotila "in a day or two"
ISIS suspects held in Gujarat were about to attack Chamunda temple at Chotila "in a day or two"

Two teams of ATS arrested Wasim Ramodiya from near Rajkot while Naeem was arrested in Bhavnagar past midnight. The police said Waseem's wife too was involved in the IS network.

Vadodara: Women climb atop water tank against demolition drive

 In a bid to oppose the city civic body's demolition drive against illegally constructed houses, atleast eight women climbed atop a water tank here and allegedly threatened to commit suicide by jumping from it.

Two ISIS operatives, planning to target religious places, arrested by Gujarat ATS
Two ISIS operatives, planning to target religious places, arrested by Gujarat ATS

Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) officials have arrested two persons for their alleged links with ISIS.

Collision averted between two planes at Ahmedabad airport

A Delhi-bound plane of SpiceJet had to abort take-off at the last minute as an IndiGo flight could not clear the runway due to the presence of rabbits on the strip, averting a major mishap.

Gujarat govt agrees to judicial probe in Naliya gang-rape case

Succumbing to pressure, the Gujarat government on Wednesday agreed to a judicial probe into the sensational Naliya gang-rape and sex racket case allegedly involving four Kutch BJP leaders.

#GujaratKeGadhe trends on Twitter; Akhilesh called 'frustrated', 'disturbed' for 'donkey' jibe at PM Modi
#GujaratKeGadhe trends on Twitter; Akhilesh called 'frustrated', 'disturbed' for 'donkey' jibe at PM Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has slammed Samajwadui Party national president Akhilesh Yadav for his remarks on the Gujarat tourism advertisement starring Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan.

Congress MLAs suspended from Gujarat Assembly

The Gujarat Assembly budget session on Monday began with a ruckus by Opposition members over a gang-rape, involving Kutch BJP leaders, forcing Governor OP Kohli to cut short his customary opening address.

Governor cuts short speech amid ruckus by Opposition in Gujarat Assembly

 The Budget session of Gujarat Assembly today began on a stormy note with Congress protesting over the Naliya gangrape issue, forcing Governor O P Kohli to cut short his customary address to the House.

Gujarat CID forms committee to monitor Naliya gang-rape probe

The Gujarat CID on Sunday formed a committee to monitor the on-going probe into the Naliya gang-rape case by the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which arrested four local BJP leaders for their alleged involvement in the crime.

Kulgam encounter: Gujarat soldier martyred in J&K cremated; thousands mourn

The mortal remains of Lance Naik Gopal Singh Bhadoria, martyred in a gun-battle with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, were today consigned to flames here as thousands of grieving local residents and relatives bid a tearful adieu to the valiant soldier.