Gujarat faces a rainfall deficit due to late onset of monsoon and shortfall of rains in many parts of the state until mid-August, which may ensure that water reservoirs are empty before next summer said.
Announcing relief measures for the partially drought-hit Kutch district, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Saturday approved a pilot project of Lakhpat-Abdasa re-modeling water supply scheme, which will cost Rs 345 crore.
The Gujarat High Court issued notice to Adani Power Ltd and Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd in response to a public interest litigation which alleges violation of environmental norms in the Mundra tehsil of Kutch district.
Praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for bringing a law which makes voting compulsory in local body polls, veteran BJP leader LK Advani, in fray for Lok Sabha poll in Gandhinagar constituency, on Friday hoped that next five years would change the future of India.
The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued notice to the state government and Jindal Group company Shree Saw Pipe Limited over a public interest litigation seeking cancellation of a land allocation in Kutch district in the aftermath of the 2001 earthquake.