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.

2002 riots case: Gujarat HC adjourns final hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea till August 4
2002 riots case: Gujarat HC adjourns final hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea till August 4

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 to implement right to time-bound services Act soon

Gujarat government on Wednesday announced plans to implement the Gujarat (Right of Citizens to Public Services) Act 2013, which gives every citizen the right to time-bound delivery of public services.

Gujarat Police detain over 20,000 people ahead of Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath

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.

Rajasthan HC rejects Asaram's plea to attend Gandhinagar court

 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.

Gujarat to make voting compulsory in civic polls: Reports
Gujarat to make voting compulsory in civic polls: Reports

Gujarat Governor OP Kohli has reportedly given green signal to the compulsory voting bill, which makes it mandatory for the citizens to vote in the civic polls.

Bangladesh CID officials undergo training in Gujarat

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.

Ishrat case accused DySP NK Amin reinstated by Gujarat govt

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.

Pamphlet on Land Bill to be distributed in Gujarat

To counter Congress' claims about the Land Acquisition Bill being 'anti-farmer', Gujarat government has decided to distribute pamphlets among masses during public functions, officials said.

Nepal earthquake jolts parts of Gujarat, no damage reported

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.

Celebratory firing at religious procession in Gujarat probe ordered

 A probe has been ordered after at least two persons, who were reportedly part of a religious procession, fired in the air from their guns in Kundanpur village near here today.

Court rejects discharge plea of Asaram's wife in rape case

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.

Around 550 Gujarati tourists stranded in Nepal; most are safe

 Around 550 tourists from Gujarat are stranded in Nepal which was hit by a massive earthquake on Saturday, but most of them are safe, the state officials said.

Modi govt moving in right direction: Swraj Paul

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.

'Advani missing' posters emerge in Gandhinagar
'Advani missing' posters emerge in Gandhinagar

Posters saying that BJP leader LK Advani was "missing", appeared in his Lok Sabha constituency Gandhinagar.

PIL activists should declare source of funds: Jaitley

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".

76 percent increase in rape of minor girls in Gujarat: CAG

Gujarat has witnessed a 76 per cent rise in the number of cases of rape of minor girls between 2012 and 2013, a latest Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report has stated.

54 Gujarat state-run schools running without teachers: CAG

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.

CAG slams Gujarat's poor efforts to save female children

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has observed "significant deficiencies" by the Gujarat government in implementing its schemes for protection and welfare of female children.

Gujarat Congress seeks FIR against two BJP ministers, Deputy Speaker

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.