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.
The Gujarat High Court on Monday adjourned till August 4 hearing on a plea filed by 2002 riots victim Zakia Jafri against a lower court's clean chit to then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 58 others in connection with a 2002 riots case.
Gujarat police has detained more than 20,000 people in the last one month to ensure trouble-free Rath Yatra (chariot procession) of Lord Jagannath on July 18 in various towns and cities including Ahmedabad.
While a court in Gandhinagar has been awaiting framing of charges of alleged rape against self-styled godman Asaram, the Rajasthan High Court here on Saturday refused to allow him to go to Gandhinagar.
A team of six top officials of Bangladesh CID, a specialised wing of police, are undertaking a 15-day long training programme at the Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) in Gandhinagar near here.
NK Amin, who is an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan case and the 2005 Soharabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, has been reinstated by the Gujarat Home Department as Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) in the State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB) at Gandhinagar, officials said here on Friday.
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.