Effect of twin earthquakes that struck Nepal on Tuesday were felt in parts of Gujarat including Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat and Vadodara cities where people rushed out of high rise buildings after tremors.
A fast-track court in Gandhinagar on Monday dismissed the discharge petition filed by the self-styled godman Asaram's wife Laxmidevi, who is an accused in the rape case filed against her jailed husband.
Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's initiatives of connecting NRIs across the world, leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul on Tuesday said the BJP government at the Centre is moving in the right direction and doing everything to uplift the poor.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said it should be mandatory for those filing PILs against the government on development projects to declare their source of funds, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi cautioned the judiciary against being influenced by "five-star activists".
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) criticised the Gujarat government in its audit report tabled in the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday, for not maintaining teaching staff in schools run by it, resulting in children dropping out of these schools.
Six out of 42 MLAs of Congress, who were evicted from the Gujarat Legislative Assembly last week for "indiscipline", on Monday sought registration of FIR against Deputy Speaker and two BJP ministers for "hatching" a conspiracy against the opposition party.
A Gandhinagar court on Wednesday rejected the temporary bail application of self-styled godman Asaram, the accused in an alleged rape case, who had sought a 30-day release to perform the last rites of his nephew.
Self-styled godman Asaram, accused in a rape case filed against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters, has applied for a bail for one month in a Gandhinagar court to perform the last rites of his nephew who died recently.
Officials of the first batch of Bihar ATS, which came into being after the 2013 Patna bomb blasts, are set to hone their skills in probing such cases at Gujarat Forensic Science University based at Gandhinagar.
The Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali, who had contradicted the government's version on the explosion on board a Pakistani vessel, has been removed as the Chief of Staff at Northwest region and attached to their zonal headquarters.