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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.

Gujarat Police arrest NID students from liquor party

Police raided a liquor party and arrested at least 29 NID students from a private apartment in liquor party area here, police said.

Hardik Patel says no plans to join Shiv Sena

Gujarat Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Thursday reiterated that he had not joined any political party and would prefer to remain the face of the Patel community's agitation for reservation in government jobs and educational institutions under the OBC quota.

Hardik Patel to be Shiv Sena's face in Gujarat Assembly polls: Uddhav Thackeray
Hardik Patel to be Shiv Sena's face in Gujarat Assembly polls: Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena's decision comes just ahead of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections which will take place on February 21.

Scuffle between Indian and foreign students in private university in Gujarat, 20 injured
Scuffle between Indian and foreign students in private university in Gujarat, 20 injured

A scuffle between two groups of Indian and foreign students on a private university campus near Vadodara left at least 20 youths injured, including nine from abroad, the state police said on Sunday.

'Panipuri wala' jailed for mixing toilet cleaner in 'paani'
'Panipuri wala' jailed for mixing toilet cleaner in 'paani'

A panipuri vendor has been put behind bars because he used to mix toilet cleaner in 'paani' (panipuri water).

Vadodara: Nine students injured in clash on varsity campus; 11 including 8 foreign nationals held

As many as nine students were injured in a clash among them at a private educational institution here, police said on Gujarat.

After Punjab, Goa, Arvind Kejriwal shifts focus to Gujarat as AAP plans massive rally in Gandhinagar
After Punjab, Goa, Arvind Kejriwal shifts focus to Gujarat as AAP plans massive rally in Gandhinagar

Delhi's ruling AAP is due to hold a massive road show in Gujarat's Gandhinagar on March 26.

Gujarat: 12 Youth Congress workers arrested for showing black flags to Suresh Prabhu
Gujarat: 12 Youth Congress workers arrested for showing black flags to Suresh Prabhu

At least 12 Youth Congress workers on Sunday were arrested for showing black flags to Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and garlanding him with black cloth as soon he stepped out of his vehicle in Nanpura.

Court acquits 26 in post-Godhra Riots Case citing lack of ''enough'' evidence''
Court acquits 26 in post-Godhra Riots Case citing lack of ''enough'' evidence''

Sabarmati Express was torched at the Godhra Railway Station on February 27, 2002.

Post-Godhra riots case: 28 accused acquitted by Kalol court

All 28 accused in a post-Godhra riots case have been acquitted by a Gandhinagar court which cited lack of substantial evidence against them.

Gujarat High Court orders govt to pay salary due to home guard jawans

Gujarat High Court orders govt to pay salary due to home guard jawans.

Suspicious Pakistan fishing boats seized in Gujarat's Sir Creek, investigations underway
Suspicious Pakistan fishing boats seized in Gujarat's Sir Creek, investigations underway

Security agencies have seized suspicious Pakistani boats in the Sir Creek area of the Kuchh region in Gujarat, report said on Thursday.

Two new AIIMS to be set up in Jharkhand and Gujarat: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday announced two new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Jharkhand and Gujarat as part of increasing healthcare in the country.

Gujarat: Severed head of calf found in Surat, crowd pelts stone at cops

Tension gripped Godadara locality on the city outskirts today after the severed head of a calf was found on the road enraging the crowd that pelted stones at the cops and indulged in arson, police said.

Sadhvi Jayshree is prime accused in murder of spiritual guru Sanjaygiri Maharaj: Police

Sadhvi Jayshree Giri, arrested on Friday in a cheating case, is the prime accused in the 2008 murder of her spiritual guru and head of Mukteshwar Mahadev Math Sanjaygiri Maharaj in Banaskantha district, police said today.

Gujarat CM says Ram Temple on party's agenda

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday asserted that construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya was on the agenda of the BJP, a day after the party's Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya spoke of the temple but retracted later.

Five including two children killed in car-truck collision in Gujarat's Banaskantha

Five members of a family, including a woman and two children, were killed allegedly after their car rammed into a truck from behind near Deesa town of Banaskantha district, police said on Monday.

Over 3.5 lakh people sing national anthem in Rajkot district, set new world record

Over 3.5 lakh people on Saturday set a new world record by singing the national anthem at an event at Kagvad in Rajkot district of Gujarat.

PM Narendra Modi to address three-day National Conference in Kutch

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver an inaugural address on a three-day National Conference of Central and state ministers and secretaries of Tourism, Culture and Sports in Kutch on Friday.

Gujarat HC judge recuses from hearing Teesta Setalvad's plea in a tweet case

Teesta Setalvad has been charged with IPC sections 153(a) (promoting enmity between two religious groups) and section 205(a) (outraging religious feelings).

Woman sets two minor daughters on fire, one dies

According to police, the woman's husband said his wife was mentally disturbed for last six months. 

Hardik Patel leaves for Gujarat after being away for six months
Hardik Patel leaves for Gujarat after being away for six months

Patidar agitation spearhead Hardik Patel on Tuesday left for Gujarat after spending six months away from his home state as per the Gujarat High Court's order.

Hardik Patel returns to Gujarat, to address Patel community rally
Hardik Patel returns to Gujarat, to address Patel community rally

Hundreds of Patel community youths welcomed Hardik as he entered his home state.

Supreme Court refuses to lift NGT ban on manja threads

The interim ban by National Green Tribunal (NGT) on the glass-coated thread, manja, used for flying kites will continue, with the Supreme Court today refusing to lift it.