NDRF, IAF called in Amreli as incessant rains lash Saurashtra

The Saurashtra region was lashed by incessant rains following a deep depression over the Arabian Sea which crossed the state's coast and moved further inside, even as Amreli district administration sought help from NDRF and IAF to rescue people from 12 marooned villages.

Admin issue warnings to fishermen in Gujarat ahead cyclone 'Ashobaa'

As the deep depression over east- central Arabian sea further intensified into a cyclonic storm "Ashobaa", the weather department here issued warning to fishermen along the Gujarat coast, which is expected to receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours.

Shankersinh Vaghela slams Guj govt for turning a blind eye to farmer woes

Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly, Shankersinh Vaghela on Thursday criticised the Narendra Modi government of overlooking woes of farmers hit by unseasonal rains and hailstorm.

Heavy rains lash Saurashtra region

Many parts of Saurashtra region received moderate to heavy rains in the past 24 hours easing the shortage of drinking water even as traffic on many roads got disrupted and many areas went without power.

Centre worried only about `nephews and uncles`: Modi

Narendra Modi slammed the Union government for allegedly ignoring the state government`s demand about construction of gates at Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam, and said the Centre was only concerned about "nephews and uncles".