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Would follow SC order on admission, recruitment under EBC: Gujarat
Would follow SC order on admission, recruitment under EBC: Gujarat

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said the first notification was issued in view of the Supreme Court's interim stay to the implementation of the quota.

RESPECT! This businessman from Gujarat will sponsor education of children of martyrs of Uri attack
RESPECT! This businessman from Gujarat will sponsor education of children of martyrs of Uri attack

As the nation stands with the families of the Uri martyrs, a businessman from Gujarat has come forward offering them a helping hand.

Gujarat to set up 16 special courts to handle SC/ST atrocity cases
Gujarat to set up 16 special courts to handle SC/ST atrocity cases

These courts will be set up in 15 districts. Ahmedabad will get two different courts - Ahmedabad (Rural) and City Civil Court, Ahmedabad.

Gujarat High Court issues notice to state government over permission for Arvind Kejriwal's rally
Gujarat High Court issues notice to state government over permission for Arvind Kejriwal's rally

The Gujarat High Court on  issued notice to the state government in response to a petition by AAP, which alleged that Surat police are not giving it permission for a rally by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.

20-feet long python swallows blue bull in Gujarat
20-feet long python swallows blue bull in Gujarat

It is being said that a python can swallow a prey bigger than itself.

Naroda Gam riots: Supreme Court orders Gujarat court to complete trial within six months
Naroda Gam riots: Supreme Court orders Gujarat court to complete trial within six months

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a Gujarat lower court to complete the trial of the 2002 Naroda Gam massacre case within six months.

Naroda Gam riots: SC orders Gujarat court to complete trial within six months

The Naroda Patiya massacre took place on February 28, 2002, in Ahmedabad during the 2002 Gujarat riots

Gujarat to continue with LED distribution scheme: Minister

Gujarat government will continue to distribute LED bulbs in the state after Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the scheme aimed at conserving electricity, Energy Minister Chimanbhai Shapariya has said.

Viral Video: PM Modi picks up 'Divyang' girl in arms, does something very cute - MUST WATCH
Viral Video: PM Modi picks up 'Divyang' girl in arms, does something very cute - MUST WATCH

PM Modi picks up a 'Divyang' girl in his arms at a public function today and does something very cute.

Days of 'Hota hai-chalta hai' attitude over: PM Modi
Days of 'Hota hai-chalta hai' attitude over: PM Modi

The Prime Minister stressed the need to bring in a drastic change in the way administrators respond to various situations.

AWESOME: What a feat! PM Modi's birthday events set three Guinness World Records
AWESOME: What a feat! PM Modi's birthday events set three Guinness World Records

While one record of most persons (989) lighting earthen lamps within 30 seconds was set on Friday evening, another two feats were achieved today in the presence of PM Modi.

PM Narendra Modi celebrates his 66th birthday with mother in Gujarat - See Pics
PM Narendra Modi celebrates his 66th birthday with mother in Gujarat - See Pics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met his mother on the occasion of his 66th birthday in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

Pakistani doctors resign from Apollo Hospital, Gandhinagar
Pakistani doctors resign from Apollo Hospital, Gandhinagar

Reports in local media suggested that they were asked to put in the papers following the rape complaint last week against Dr Rajesh Chauhan, a Pak national.

On first day of 'Badbu Gujarat ki', Dalits send 1100 postcards to Amitabh Bachchan

At least 1,100 postcards with a small message and tagline 'Badbu (stink) Gujarat Ki' were sent on Tuesday to state tourism's brand ambassador and Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan by Dalits as part of a campaign to highlight "atrocities" against them in the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

REVEALED: Where and how PM Narendra Modi will celebrate his 66th birthday
REVEALED: Where and how PM Narendra Modi will celebrate his 66th birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate his 66th birthday in his home state Gujarat.

Diversity is India's strength, not problem: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Stating that India's diversity was a matter of "celebration" and not a "problem" as outsiders consider it to be, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday urged the people to celebrate the festivals of all the religions to "strengthen" the unity of the country.

OMG! Muslim vegetable vendor in Gujarat publicly beaten to death – Watch with caution
OMG! Muslim vegetable vendor in Gujarat publicly beaten to death – Watch with caution

The accused have been demanding ransom from the vendor after he reportedly purchased a house in their locality.

SC extends time to probe encounter killings in Gujarat

The Supreme Court on Friday granted three more months to the Special Task Force (STF) to conclude its ongoing probe into alleged fake encounter killings in Gujarat between 2002 and 2006.

Centre to release Rs 8.60 crore to Gujarat for Dalit welfare

The Social Justice Ministry has proposed release of 90 percent of the total allocated funds to Gujarat for various welfare schemes for Dalits, two months after seven youths of the community were flogged by cow vigilantes' in the state leading to widespread protests there.

SC to examine validity of 10% quota for EWS in Gujarat
SC to examine validity of 10% quota for EWS in Gujarat

The Supreme Court on Friday said that a three-judge bench will examine the validity of the Gujarat government ordinance for 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections of society which was quashed by the Gujarat High Court in August.

SHOCKING! Apollo doctor, ward boy raped dengue patient in ICU in Gujarat, arrested
SHOCKING! Apollo doctor, ward boy raped dengue patient in ICU in Gujarat, arrested

The Gujarat Police have arrested a doctor and a ward boy for allegedly raping a young woman while she was in ICU of a Apollo Group hospital in Gujarat.

Patidars create ruckus, BJP president Amit Shah booed at event in Surat

BJP president Amit Shah along with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and other party leaders were booed off stage as the members of Hardik Patel's Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti created ruckus and vanadalised furniture at a programme to felicitate Patel leaders here.

Patidars create ruckus, Amit Shah booed at event
Patidars create ruckus, Amit Shah booed at event

Chaos prevailed outside the venue as well as in Mota Varraccha area, where Patidar community members from the locality hurled stones at police.

Amit Shah in attendance, BJP expects big Patel show in Gujarat today

Groups of Patels have been disrupting several BJP and government functions since the beginning of their quota stir last year. 

Chargesheet filed in Una Dalit flogging case; four cops arrested
Chargesheet filed in Una Dalit flogging case; four cops arrested

Nearly two months after seven Dalit youths were flogged allegedly by self-styled cow vigilantes at Una in Gujarat, police has filed a chargesheet against 34 persons.

Daughter of PM Modi's brother passes away

The daughter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's younger brother Prahladbhai died here on Tuesday following a prolonged heart illness, family sources said on Wednesday. She was 41.

PIL against reality game Pokemon Go for 'hurting' religious sentiments

A PIL has been filed in the Gujarat High Court against developers of the location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go, alleging it hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship.

OBC leader quits Gujarat Congress core panel

Former Congress MP and senior OBC leader Jagdish Thakor resigned from the core committee of the party on Tuesday, sources close to him said.

PM Narendra Modi to visit Gujarat on birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who last week promised he would visit Gujarat more often, will celebrate his birthday here on September 17 -- the first of several visits planned to the state that will hold elections next year.