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Gujarat Assembly committee raps GSPC for 'over confidence'

The committee, which monitors state-run public sector undertakings (PSUs), in their report tabled in the House Tuesday pointed out several flaws in the process adopted by GSPC in acquiring the KG gas block through aggressive bidding.

Mumbai Press Club condemns murder of Gujarat scribe

As per the statement, Mumbai Press Club seeks immediate arrest of culprit(s) and impartial inquiry in the case.

Gujarat journalist murdered in office

Unidentified assailants barged into the Junagadh office of leading Gujarati daily Jai Hind on Monday night and stabbed to death its bureau chief Kishore Dave, police said.

Cow vigilantism? Two Dalits thrashed in Gujarat for refusing to clear carcass of calf
Cow vigilantism? Two Dalits thrashed in Gujarat for refusing to clear carcass of calf

A group of self-styled cow vigilantes thrashed two Dalits in a village in Gujarat's Saurashtra region for allegedly refusing to dispose the carcass of a calf.

Congress MLAs suspended after Gujarat Assembly ruckus over Dalits

Congress lawmakers were demanding an inquiry by a sitting high court judge into the incident where four Dalits were beaten on July 11.

Hardik Patel used quota stir to become leader, amass wealth: Ex-aides

Patidar quota stir spearhead Hardik Patel used the agitation as a tool to satisfy his ambition to emerge as a leader and has become a "crorepati" within one year of launching the movement, two of his former aides have claimed.

Family of killed Dalit youths, who died in 2012 Gujarat police firing, demand CBI probe

Family members of three Dalit boys who died in a controversial police firing in 2012, have demanded that the case be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as they have lost faith in the police.

Gujarat Congress asks President to intervene over 'rising atrocities' on Dalits

Gujarat Congress leaders on Sunday submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee highlighting "atrocities" against Dalits in the state, and criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "having the time to think about people of Balochistan" but turning a "blind eye towards the suffering of Dalits" in his home state.

Celebratory firing in retired IPS officer DG Vanzara's rally, police order probe

Retired IPS officer DG Vanzara's supporters allegedly fired celebratory gunshots in the air during his rally in Gondal town here on Sunday, prompting police to launch a probe into the incident.

Case against ex-ED joint director: CBI conducts searches

CBI had last year registered a case of criminal conspiracy under the IPC Singh, a 2000 batch IRS officer, and several others.

Gujarat Govt forms SIT to probe 2012 firing on Dalits
Gujarat Govt forms SIT to probe 2012 firing on Dalits

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took the decision to constitute the three-member SIT to probe the incident after receiving several representations from Dalit leaders.

Gujarat govt forms SIT to probe Thangadh firing on Dalits

Four years after three Dalit youths were killed in a firing incident at Thangadh in Surendranagar district of Gujarat, the state government has decided to form a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the case.

SHOCKING! Four people drag cow into car in busy lane and drive away - WATCH Viral Video
SHOCKING! Four people drag cow into car in busy lane and drive away - WATCH Viral Video

The video shows four men get down from a car and then they drag a cow into their waiting vehicle before driving away.

SC seeks Gujarat's reply on freezing bank accounts of Teesta, husband

The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the Gujarat government two weeks to respond to rights activist Teesta Setalvad's plea challenging the freezing of her and her husband's bank accounts.

BAPS Pramukh Swami Maharaj cremated, thousands attend last rites
BAPS Pramukh Swami Maharaj cremated, thousands attend last rites

The mortal remains of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, head of the Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), were consigned to the flames at the Sarangpur Mandir campus around 3 pm on Wednesday in the presence of a galaxy of political leaders and thousands of followers.

Log on to live.baps.org to watch last rites of BAPS Pramukh Swami
Log on to live.baps.org to watch last rites of BAPS Pramukh Swami

Pramukh Swami, the spiritual leader of the Swaminarayan sect, was on Wednesday cremated inside the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan temple complex at Sarangpur in Botad district.

Attack on Dalits: Gujarat government will be taught a lesson, warns Kejriwal
Attack on Dalits: Gujarat government will be taught a lesson, warns Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday warned that the Gujarat government will be taught a lesson in the assembly elections next year unless it ends violence against Dalits.

22 people arrested for attack on Dalits in Gujarat's Una

Police have arrested 22 people in connection with the attack on Dalits returning to Bhavnagar after attending a protest rally in Una town in which cops were also targeted.

Gujarat HC partly quashes ordinance abolishing NRI quota in medical colleges

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday partly quashed a government ordinance abolishing all NRI quota in colleges offering medical courses in the state.

PM Narendra Modi's appeal falls on deaf ears; 20 Dalits thrashed in Gujarat's Una, 8 seriously injured
PM Narendra Modi's appeal falls on deaf ears; 20 Dalits thrashed in Gujarat's Una, 8 seriously injured

It seems Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to stop atrocities against Dalits have fallen on deaf ears.

Dalit group thrashed by mob; victims allege police inaction
Dalit group thrashed by mob; victims allege police inaction

The victims also claimed that the attackers were residents of Samter village, who wanted to "avenge" the arrest of 12 persons in connection with last month's Una Dalit flogging case.

Kanhaiya Kumar, Vemula's mother in Una to express solidarity as Dalits vow never to remove dead cows again
Kanhaiya Kumar, Vemula's mother in Una to express solidarity as Dalits vow never to remove dead cows again

Radhika Vemula, mother of late Rohith Vemula, and student leader Kanhaiya Kumar joined thousands of Dalits at a school ground in Una where she unfurled the national flag on the occasion of Independence Day.

PM Modi in tears as he pays final respects to BAPS Pramukh Swami Maharaj
PM Modi in tears as he pays final respects to BAPS Pramukh Swami Maharaj

"With the demise of Pramukh Swami, people have lost a Guru but he has lost a father."

Wrongfully' put under house arrest in Udaipur: Hardik Patel
Wrongfully' put under house arrest in Udaipur: Hardik Patel

Patidar quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel has alleged he has been "wrongfully" put under house arrest by the Udaipur police, which dismissed the charge saying it was acting as per the Gujarat High Court order.

Pramukh Swami Maharaj, head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, passes away in Sarangpur
Pramukh Swami Maharaj, head of BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, passes away in Sarangpur

Swami Maharaj had been under treatment for chest infection for the past few weeks.

SC denies interim bail to Asaram, orders AIIMS medical board to examine his health
SC denies interim bail to Asaram, orders AIIMS medical board to examine his health

The Supreme Court on Thursday denied interim bail to Asaram Bapu and directed the AIIMS to constitute a medical board to evaluate his health.

A Gujarat village, where a Muslim woman is worshipped as 'Devi Mata' – Read the interesting story
A Gujarat village, where a Muslim woman is worshipped as 'Devi Mata' – Read the interesting story

A very interesting story from Gujarat's Gandhinagar area has come to the fore.

Meet 13-year-old Muslim girl who wants to hoist tri-colour at Lal Chowk on August 15
Meet 13-year-old Muslim girl who wants to hoist tri-colour at Lal Chowk on August 15

A 13-year-old Muslim girl in Gujarat`s Ahmedabad city has vowed to unfurl the national flag at Srinagar`s Lal Chowk on Independence Day.

Jitu Vaghani appointed Gujarat BJP chief

Jitu Vaghani, an MLA from Bhavnagar West constituency, belongs to Leuva Patel community among Patels.

Robbers throw two passengers out of running train in Gujarat, 1 dead

A man was killed and another severely injured after being thrown out of a running train for resisting robbery in Bharuch district of Gujarat early Tuesday morning.