Guj govt to recover Rs 658 cr royalty from illegal miners

Gujarat government today said it
would recover Rs 658 crore royalty from illegal miners in the
two districts of Porbandar and Junagadh.

Guj govt to re-introduce compulsory voting bill Tuesday

Notwithstanding the Governor`s
returning of a bill making voting mandatory in elections to
self-governing bodies, the BJP government in Gujarat will
re-introduce the legislation in the state Assembly tomorrow.

Gandhians oppose construction of Mahatma Mandir by Guj govt

Veteran Gandhian Chunibhai Vaidya
has opposed the proposed `Mahatma Mandir` in the state saying
the Father of the Nation himself was against the concept of
huge monuments.

Discrimination of Dalits a shame for Guj Govt: Paswan

Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)
president Ram Vilas Paswan on Thursday said that it was shame for
Gujarat Government that people are still being discriminated
on the basis of caste in one of its villages here.

Guj Govt acquires land of erstwhile Gaekwad rulers for flyover

The Gujarat government is all
set to acquire around 60,000 sq metres of land from the
erstwhile royal family Gaekwad`s palace, for constructing a
Flyover bridge, a government official said.

TCS, GIDC yet to start construction in IT Zone: Guj Govt

Private as well as
government-owned agencies like TCS, ICICI Bank, Satyam
Computers and GIDC are yet to start construction in the IT zone which have
been allotted to them by the state government in Gandhinagar.

Guj govt favours hotel group with cheap land: Modhvadia

Senior Congress leader Arjun
Modhvadia alleged that Modi govt has allotted 65,000 square metre land to a hotel project in Surat at a
throwaway price, which has resulted into loss of hundreds of
crores to government exchequer.

SC did not hear before staying serial blast trial: Guj Govt

The Gujarat government on Monday
expressed shock over the decision of Supreme Court to stay all
proceedings in the July 26, 2008, serial bomb blasts case and
said the stay was given without even hearing them.

Guj govt not not committed to justice to SCs and STs: Gohil

Gujarat government is not serious
in ensuing justice to the ST and SC communities in atrocities
cases, which mostly terminate in the acquittal of the accused,
said leader of opposition Shaktisinh Gohil.

Sohrabuddin case: CBI probe no setback, says Guj Govt

Maintaining that the Supreme
Court order of CBI probe into the Sohrabuddin fake encounter
case was not a setback, the Gujarat government on Tuesday said it
will take "appropriate" action after studying the ruling.

Guj Govt setting up venture capital fund to promote tourism

To give a push to tourism sector in
Gujarat, the state Government is in process of setting up a
venture capital fund, a senior state government official said
here today.