Gujarat flash floods killed 10 lions, about 90 spotted deer

Gujarat flash floods killed 10 lions, about 90 spotted deer

The recent flash floods, which wreaked havoc in some parts of Gujarat, led to the death of ten lions, more than 1,600 blue bulls, and nearly 90 spotted deer among other wild animals.

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.

Swine flu death toll reaches 332 in Gujarat

With eight more persons succumbing to swine flu today, the death toll due to H1N1 virus in Gujarat this year has reached 332.

Atmaram Parmar elected as deputy Speaker of Gujarat Assembly

Atmaram Parmar, former minister and sitting BJP MLA from Gadhda in Bhavnagar district, was on Wednesday elected as the deputy Speaker of the state Assembly.

Man who was thrown out of Bhavnagar's govt hospital dies during treatment

A destitute patient, who had been thrown out of a Bhavnagar-based government-run hospital near an open drain by a staffer two days back, died on Friday during treatment at the same hospital, authorities said.

Indore engg student held for raping, blackmailing techie

An engineering student has been arrested for allegedly raping and blackmailing a 23-year-old woman software engineer by making an obscene video clip of her, police said today.

BJP-Congress eye Koli votes to combat AAP in Bhavnagar LS seat

The Bhavnagar Lok Sabha constituency in South-East Gujarat is witnessing a three-cornered contest amongst the Congress, BJP and AAP even as both the main parties are battling hard to reach out to the decisive Koli community votes in a bid to combat increasing AAP factor.

Praveen Togadia made no anti-Muslim comments: BJP

BJP Monday defended VHP president Pravin Togadia, saying he made no anti-Muslim comments, a day after news reports quoted him as saying that Muslims should be thrown out of Hindu areas.

RSS says Praveen Togadia was misquoted on Muslim property issue

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh on Monday came to the rescue of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Praveen Togadia who has drawn flak for allegedly stating that Muslims shouldn`t be allowed to buy property in Hindu areas.

MLA Pravin Rathod wins Congress primary in Bhavnagar

Sitting Congress MLA from Palitana, Pravin Rathod on Sunday won the primary election held by his party for choosing its candidate for the Bhavnagar Lok Sabha constituency.

Separate lion reserve proposed in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat

A separate lion conservation reserve has been proposed by forest authorities in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat after over 50 big cats were spotted in the area.

40 per cent polling at three booths in Gujarat till 1 pm

Re-polling is scheduled to take place at three booths on the orders of the EC.

Gujarat polls: Repolling ordered on three booths

The EC ordered re-polling on 3 polling booths after EVMs developed technical snags.

Gujarat plans first-of-its-kind over the sea dam

In a first, Gurajat is planning
to build an over the sea dam in the northern portion of the
Gulf of Khambat (Cambay) with an investment of over Rs 50,000

BJP MLA, supporters detained in Bhavnagar

Police tonight detained
sitting BJP MLA Kanubhai Kalsaria and his supporters at Vangar
village of Bhavnagar district of Gujarat who had taken out a
rally against granting of fertile land of farmers to a private

Municipal Commissioner held in 2001 earthquake rehab scam case

A top official of the
Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation was arrested today in
connection with a scam related to the 2001 earthquake in Kutch
district, police said.