Ahmed Patel appeals for peace in Gujarat

Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday appealed to people of Gujarat, which has been witnessing violence since last night, to cooperate in ensuring peace and harmony in the state even as he asked governing agencies to establish law and order at the earliest.

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.

Nepal quake forces `living goddess` to break decades of seclusion

When a massive earthquake struck Nepal in April, Nepal`s longest-serving "living goddess" was forced to do the unthinkable -- walk the streets for the first time in her life, she told AFP in a rare interview.

Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley funds World Heritage Sites restoration, extends visa on arrival facility
Budget 2015: Arun Jaitley funds World Heritage Sites restoration, extends visa on arrival facility

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has said that the facilities at India’s 25 Cultural World Heritage Sites are still deficient and require restoration.

Gujarat: 39 new swine flu cases in a day, state toll rises to 38

Swine flu claimed one more life in Patan district taking the death toll due to infection to 38 so far in the state, even as 39 new positive cases have been registered today, a senior health department official said.

Rani ki Vav, the art and craft of conservation
Rani ki Vav, the art and craft of conservation

Aakash Mehrotra

You may have heard of Patan because of its Patola sarees, but Aakash Mehrotra says you should also visit it for Rani Ki Vav, the 11th century water conservation marvel

Mentally challenged minor raped by married man

A mentally challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a married man on Saturday night at a scrap yard in Piprara village of Santalpur taluka in Patan district, police said today.

Gujarat`s Rani ki Vav now Unesco World Heritage site

Rani ki Vav (queen`s stepwell), in Gujarat`s Patan town, has been added to Unesco`s list of World Heritage sites, an official statement said Sunday.

AAP declares three more candidates for Lok Sabha in Gujarat

Aam Aadmi Party here on Friday declared candidates from Patan, Surendranagar and Amreli Lok Sabha constituencies of Gujarat.

FIR against 8 MBBS students for ragging juniors

An FIR was on Wednesday lodged against eight MBBS students for allegedly ragging 18 juniors at a medical college hostel in the district, police said.

Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer gets report on Kejriwal`s tour

Chief Electoral Officer of Gujarat Anita Karwal visited Patan to ascertain the facts about the brief detention of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal in Ahmedabad.

Vasundhara Raje`s convoy pelted with stones

The convoy of Rajasthan state BJP chief Vasundhara Raje was pelted with stones by some unknown locals in Patan area of Alwar district while she was passing through the area on her Suraj Sankalp Yatra.

Pakistani prisoner hangs self in sub-jail

A Pakistani prisoner on Friday allegedly ended his life by hanging himself inside the toilet of Radhanpur sub-jail in North Gujarat`s Patan district.

Death toll in Gujarat accident climbs to 23

The accident took place yesterday near Jhilwada village of Patan district.