Gujarat short of more than 13,000 primary teachers

Amid frequent allegations by Congress about deteriorating quality of education in Gujarat due to lack of teachers, the state government has admitted a shortfall of more than 13,000 teachers in the state-run primary schools.

Gujarat floods: Congress demands Rs 2,000 crore package

The opposition Congress on Tuesday demanded that the Gujarat government should conduct a detailed survey of flood-hit north Gujarat region and announce a special package of Rs 2,000 crore for the affected region.

At least 26 dead in flash floods in Gujarat

Flash floods triggered by torrential monsoon rain have killed at least 26 people in a west Indian state in the past 48 hours, authorities said Wednesday.

Gujarat: 61 people died in police custody in 5 years

 As many as 61 persons died during police custody in the last five years, the Gujarat government today informed the state Legislative Assembly.

Mild tremor felt in Northern Gujarat; no damage reported

An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale was felt in various parts of North Gujarat's Mehsana, Sabarkantha and Banaskantha districts.

Student's suicide case: NHRC notice to Gujarat Police

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the police department of Gujarat's Banaskantha district over the suicide of a student after being allegedly beaten up by schoolteachers.

Gujarat: Boy commits suicide after being thrashed by teachers

A 16-year-old boy studying in class X at a school in Banaskantha district allegedly committed suicide after he was severely beaten up by four teachers for damaging a school property, police said on Tuesday.

PM Narendra Modi`s wife Jashodaben prays for his long life

Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s wife Jashodaben visited a temple in Vadgam taluka of Banaskantha district today and said that she had prayed for her husband`s long life as well as success.

Forest dept to probe killing of leopard

The Banaskantha district forest office has ordered an inquiry into the killing of a leopard at a village.

Ex-Congress MP Harisinh Chavda, BJP MLA Vankavala no more

Former Congress MP from Banaskantha, Harisinh Chavda and sitting BJP MLA Kishorchandra Vankavala passed away Saturday morning following illness, family sources said.

Congress MP Mukesh Gadhvi passes away

Congress MP from Banaskantha, Mukesh Gadhvi, on Friday passed away at a private hospital here, party sources said.

Sohrabuddin encounter case trial set to start in Mumbai court

Seven years after killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in fake encounter, magistrate`s court transferred case to special CBI court, paving way for start of trial of nineteen accused, including Amit Shah.

Gujarat: Two killed, 18 injured as bus overturns

Two persons were killed on Sunday and 18 others injured when a luxury bus overturned near here, police said.

Gujarat: Mild tremors felt in Banaskantha

The epicentre of tremors measuring 2.9 on the Richter scale was at Khappa village in Amirgadh taluka of the district.

Here Khans worship `Chamunda`, but bury their dead

These Khans take pride
in their surname but are worshippers of goddess `Chamunda`,
get married according to Hindu tradition and rituals, but bury
their dead as Muslims do.