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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.

Independent councillor shot by bike borne assailants in Gujarat

An independent councilor, Pragnesh Patel, was shot by bike borne assailants on Friday in Anand district of Gujarat.

Rahul Gandhi desperate to save political legacy: Smriti Irani
Rahul Gandhi desperate to save political legacy: Smriti Irani

Union minister Smriti Irani on Thursday said Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is making derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he is "worried" about Modi's growing popularity and "desperate" to save his political legacy.

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017: India's strength lies in demography, democracy and demand, says PM Narendra Modi
Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017: India's strength lies in demography, democracy and demand, says PM Narendra Modi

India's strength lies in demography, democracy, and demand, PM Narendra Modi said on Tuesday after inaugurating the eighth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, which is being attended by a host of foreign leaders, and top global and Indian CEOs.

Modi kurta, jacket a fad at Gujarat Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned the khadi kurta and Nehru bundi waistcoat into a chic accessory.

This is the reason PM Narendra Modi skipped yoga session today
This is the reason PM Narendra Modi skipped yoga session today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently in Gujarat to inaugurate the 8th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit at Mahatma Mandir.

Gujarat begins to cull birds after avian flu scare

As avian or bird flu reared its head in Gujarat after a decade, the state government sounded an alert and declared a 10-km radius around a poultry facility in Hathijan in Ahmedabad district a 'regulated zone' and culled over 1,500 birds till Wednesday afternoon.

CBI files chargesheet against Teesta Setalvad

A chargesheet has been filed by CBI against social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and a company run by them for alleged violation of foreign funding rules.

Gujarat Assembly elections: CM Vijay Rupani rules out early polls, dubs it Congress rumour
Gujarat Assembly elections: CM Vijay Rupani rules out early polls, dubs it Congress rumour

Rubbishing speculation about the possibility of early Assembly polls in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said the elections would be held on schedule, during the later part of this year, and blamed the Congress for spreading such "rumours." 

Istanbul terror attack: Gujarat CM condoles death of designer Khushi Shah

Gujarat CM has condoled the death of Indian national Khushi Shah, who has roots in Vadodara, in the terror attack at a night club in Istanbul.

Gujarat polls: Results for 2891 gram panchayats out; BJP, Congress claim win
Gujarat polls: Results for 2891 gram panchayats out; BJP, Congress claim win

The results for 2,891 out of 8,624 gram panchayats in Gujarat, which went to polls on December 27, came out today, following which both BJP and opposition Congress claimed their respective victories.

Gujarat gram panchayat poll results: BJP claims victory
Gujarat gram panchayat poll results: BJP claims victory

Counting for Gujarat gram panchayat elections results 2016 were held on Thursday. 

1st batch of Indian fishermen released from Pakistan arrives in Gujarat

The first batch of 110 fishermen released recently by Pakistan, arrived here from Amritsar and will soon leave for their natives places to be reunited with their families, an official said today.

Gujarat gram panchayat polls: 80% voter turnout recorded, says State Election Commission
Gujarat gram panchayat polls: 80% voter turnout recorded, says State Election Commission

Over 80 percent voter turn out was recorded in the polls held to elect members and sarpanchs in 8,624 Gram panchayats across Gujarat, the State Election Commission (SEC) said Wednesday.

WATCH: It's raining cash! Rs 40 lakhs in Rs 10, Rs 20 notes showered on singers in Gujarat
WATCH: It's raining cash! Rs 40 lakhs in Rs 10, Rs 20 notes showered on singers in Gujarat

It seems there is no cash crisis with these people featuring in this video.

Incharge Gujarat DGP Pandey files discharge plea in Ishrat case
Incharge Gujarat DGP Pandey files discharge plea in Ishrat case

Pandey has cited his reinstatement and promotion as incharge DGP as one of the grounds.

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 'Vibrant Gujarat' summit on January 10
PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 'Vibrant Gujarat' summit on January 10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the four-day vibrant Gujarat Global Summit in Gandhinagar on January 10, a bi-ennial event to attract investors to the state.

Rahul Gandhi visits Umiya Mata temple in Unjha ahead of rally
Rahul Gandhi visits Umiya Mata temple in Unjha ahead of rally

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today visited the Umiya Mata temple in Unjha town of Mehsana district and offered prayers ahead of his rally.

Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Gujarat's Mehsana today; BJP slams Congress VP for attacking PM Modi
Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Gujarat's Mehsana today; BJP slams Congress VP for attacking PM Modi

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi in recent times has upped the ante against the government over demonetisation issue.

Girl kidnapped and raped for five months, sold off for Rs 80,000 in Gujarat; six arrested
Girl kidnapped and raped for five months, sold off for Rs 80,000 in Gujarat; six arrested

In a shocking incident, a teenaged girl was first kidnapped and sold off for Rs 80,000 to a man, who repeatedly sexually assaulted her for five months at a village in Banaskantha district in Gujarat, police said.

26 Pakistani fishermen on board five boats held off Gujarat coast; being probed
26 Pakistani fishermen on board five boats held off Gujarat coast; being probed

The ICG Interceptor Vessel C419 of the Coast Guard seized the Pakistani boats in the Indian waters.

Demonetisation: Assets recovered from this `chaiwala` from Gujarat will shock you
Demonetisation: Assets recovered from this `chaiwala` from Gujarat will shock you

The I-T department sleuths found that Kishore Bhajiyawala has 33 accounts in different banks.

Gujarat - Trembles in BJP's citadel
Gujarat - Trembles in BJP's citadel

Assembly elections are still many months away but nonetheless, incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has the arduous task of getting the BJP back on track 

4-day meet of RSS pracharaks from tomorrow in Vadodara, Mohan Bhagwat to attend

 The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has organised a four-day meeting of its pracharaks here from tomorrow, where Mohan Bhagwat, head of the organisation, would remain present.

Banking correspondent who offered to exchange notes looted and killed

A Bank Mitra (banking correspondent) at Keshod in Junagadh district was looted and murdered today following a deal to provide new currency notes in exchange for defunct notes, police said.

Gujarat proposes to make liquor law tougher, maximum jail term raised to 10 years

Amidst the charged narrative on prohibition, the Gujarat government on Thursday approved an ordinance proposing stringent action against bootleggers, tipplers, and unscrupulous officials who help criminals escape raids on liquor dens in the "dry state".