Gujarat Vigilance Commission received 8,263 complaints in 2013

Gujarat Vigilance Commission, an independent statutory body, received as many as 8,263 complaints in 2013.

Gujarat HC denies bail to Naroda Patia riots case convict Bajrangi

The Gujarat High Court today refused to grant temporary bail to 2002 Naroda Patia riots case convict Babu Bajrangi, who sought one week's release for the treatment of his ailing son.

Ahmedabad police file FIRs against rioters

Police on Monday filed two First Information Reports following yesterday's attacks by rioting mobs on the policemen in the communally sensitive Shahpur area here.

HC issues warrant against Pradeep Sharma in encounter case

The Bombay High Court Friday admitted two appeals challenging the acquittal of former 'encounter specialist' police officer Pradeep Sharma in a fake encounter case, and issued a bailable warrant against him.

Brisk tattoo business on Navratri brings cheer to artists

Tattoo-making, which otherwise sees dull business here, has now emerged as the latest craze among the youth participating in the traditional dances during the ongoing Navratri festival.

My experience as Gujarat CM helped me in Delhi: Narendra Modi
My experience as Gujarat CM helped me in Delhi: Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Ahmedabad, a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping reaches Gujarat.

Flood-like situation in Vadodara, Vishwamitri river in spate

Over two lakh people in the city are facing a flood-like situation as the Vishwamitri river here has swelled due to incessant rains in catchment areas and inundated residential colonies in its vicinity.

Gujarat to get Asia's first Ballistic Research Centre

India is all set to achieve self-reliance in testing of armoured vehicles, as Asia's first Ballistic Research Centre will soon be functioning at Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) here.

BSP cost Congress a dozen seats in Gujarat

The "elephant" was instrumental in trampling upon the "hand" in some dozen seats in the Gujarat polls which helped the "Lotus" reign supreme.

Modi sweeps Gujarat, Congress concedes defeat

Narendra Modi has done it again. The BJP has won nearly 2/3rd majority with 117 seats, while the main opposition Congress has had to settle with around 60 in the 182-member assembly. Modi referred to the huge electoral success as a victory for the 5.5 crore people of Gujarat and a “positive mandate” that defeated the campaign of negativism. Modi will be sworn in as the Chief Minister for the third time on December 25.

Gujarat police on alert after threat to Modi

Gujarat police has been put on high alert following a communication from the Centre of a threat to Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s life from terror outfits, including a possible suicide attack.

BJP on a comeback trail: Advani

“BJP is on a comeback trail”, is what the party`s senior leader LK Advani had to say at the news of BJP’s triumph in Gujarat. Giving credit to Modi’s development policies, he said that Modi has disapproved the theory that “elections can’t be won on development plank”. “People have voted for his leadership,” he said.

Assassination bid on Modi by LeT: Central security agencies

Central security agencies have warned of an assassination attempt on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi by terror groups like Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) and asked the state government to further tighten his security.

Gujarat results are turning point in national politics: Advani

Hailing the BJP`s "spectacular" victory in Gujarat, its senior leader L K Advani today said the vote against "vilification" campaign by the Congress was a "turning point" for national politics, signalling the party`s "comeback" ahead of next general elections.

Gujarat waits for results with baited breath

Gujarat on Saturday waited with bated breath with counting of votes in the fiercely contested Assembly elections to be taken up tomorrow and the first result is expected to be out by 10 AM.

Suspended BJP MP Somabhai Patel to join Congress

A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suspended him for "anti-party activities", Gujarat parliamentarian Somabhai Patel on Saturday vowed to join the Congress.

Poll code breach: Case against Advani

A police complaint has been filed against BJP leader L K Advani by Election Commission officials for alleged breach of model code of conduct by talking to mediapersons outside a polling booth here during assembly elections, police officials said on Wednesday.

Modi poised to retain power: Exit polls

Narendra Modi-led BJP is poised to retain power in Gujarat but with a reduced majority losing some ground in Sunday`s second phase of polls in Northern and Central parts which was worst hit by 2002 communal riots, according to exit polls by four TV channels.

Gujarat polls: 65% turnout in 2nd phase

The second phase of assembly elections in Gujarat drew to a close on Sunday, with a voter turnout of 63-65%, informed the Election Commission in a media briefing. The fate of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi as well as 598 other candidates, who contested on 95 seats, was sealed in the electronic voting machines.

Congress claims to win 110 seats in Gujarat polls

Opposition Congress today claimed it will snatch power from the BJP by winning about 110 seats in the 182-seat assembly.

Gujarat polls: Anti-Modi ads appear on eve of phase II

On the eve of the crucial second phase of Assembly elections in Gujarat, advertisements carrying semi-naked pictures of women dancing during last year`s Vibrant Gujarat summit have appeared in some local dailies here.

BJP confident of winning Himachal, Gujarat: Sushma

The BJP is confident of coming back to power in Gujarat as well as installing its government in Himachal Pradesh, senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said today.

We will win 110 seats in Gujarat polls: Congress

Opposition Congress today claimed it will snatch power from the BJP by winning about 110 seats in the 182-seat assembly.

Godhra win becomes prestige issue for BJP, Cong

With Gujarat elections entering the last phase of voting, a win at Godhra -- the epicentre of the 2002 riots -- has become a prestige issue for both BJP and Congress.

Modi vs Patel in Gujarat`s electoral battle

Maninagar, a residential area in the not-so-affluent east Ahmedabad, will possibly decide who will rule Gujarat next. Pitted here in electoral battle are Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Dinsha Patel.

Gujarat`s Unsung Hero

Gujarat goes for the second phase of polling coming Sunday. Most of the areas that this phase covers are the ones that were severely hit by the 2002 riots. So, there is a fresh round of allegations and counter allegations, raised pitches aimed at further widening the communal divide and gaining maximum political mileage.

Modi criticises Sonia for misleading people of Gujarat

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today came down heavily on Congress president Sonia Gandhi for misleading the people on the Sardar Sarovar Dam issue.

Gujarat elections: Campaigning ends today, BJP, Congress hopeful

Putting the more challenging first round behind it, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is now looking at retaining its hold in north and central Gujarat in the second and final round of the assembly elections Sunday, while the Congress hopes desperately for a reversal to its rival.

Cong petitions EC against BJP over Gujarat elections

Congress today petitioned the
Election Commission (EC) against BJP, alleging that Gujarat
Chief Minister Narendra Modi has attempted to sully the image
of party chief Sonia Gandhi by describing her as someone who
was protecting a convict from the gallows.

Cong publishes Masood`s photo to get even with BJP

In an apparent tit for tat,
Congress on Friday alleged it was BJP which was soft on terror and
recalled the "black day" when its minister went to Kandahar to
release terrorist Massod Azhar instead of "hanging him."