Gujarat News

Pulwama attack: Clash during candlelight protest march in Gujarat

Pulwama attack: Clash during candlelight protest march in Gujarat

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone II) Panna Momaya said tear gas shells had to be fired to bring the situation under control.

Feb 17, 2019, 00:10 AM IST
Gujarat government to pay Rs 5 lakh to heirs of Godhra train victims

Gujarat government to pay Rs 5 lakh to heirs of Godhra train victims

The claimants would have to provide details of the deceased and their relations with them, address proof, contacts, other government documents to the State Legal Service Authority office.

Feb 14, 2019, 23:21 PM IST
Tiger sighted in Gujarat for the first time in three decades

Tiger sighted in Gujarat for the first time in three decades

A tiger was last seen in south Gujarat's Dangs forests in 1989 but over the years, the four-year surveys conducted by the Forest Department had ruled out the presence of tigers in the state.

Feb 13, 2019, 11:08 AM IST
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rock-solid support; who is Opposition's PM candidate: Amit Shah

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rock-solid support; who is Opposition's PM candidate: Amit Shah

The BJP chief made the statements while addressing BJP leaders and workers from Gujarat after launching the 'Mera Parivar-Bhajapa Parivar' voter outreach campaign.

Feb 12, 2019, 17:31 PM IST
Illegal call centre probe: FBI official meets Gujarat cops

Illegal call centre probe: FBI official meets Gujarat cops

The illegal call centres busted by the Ahmedabad police's cyber cell were found to be involved in extorting money from US citizens by making deceptive calls.

Feb 10, 2019, 20:11 PM IST
Shops to be allowed to remain open 24 hours in Gujarat

Shops to be allowed to remain open 24 hours in Gujarat

Shops in Gujarat could be kept open round the clock, the state government announced on Wednesday. The decision will come into effect after a legislation in the upcoming `Vote on Account` session of

Feb 06, 2019, 23:11 PM IST
Patidar leader Hardik Patel announces to contest Lok Sabha election

Patidar leader Hardik Patel announces to contest Lok Sabha election

In December 2017, Hardik had said that he would definitely think about contesting the elections once he will be eligible for the same.

Feb 06, 2019, 15:59 PM IST
BJP flags off 26 motorised 'chariots' in Gujarat to seek views for Lok Sabha poll manifesto

BJP flags off 26 motorised 'chariots' in Gujarat to seek views for Lok Sabha poll manifesto

BJP leaders told PTI that these motorised vehicles will visit all 26 Lok Sabha constituencies in the state and gather suggestions from the people.

Feb 05, 2019, 17:35 PM IST
Gujarat Congress MLA Asha Patel quits ahead of Lok Sabha poll

Gujarat Congress MLA Asha Patel quits ahead of Lok Sabha poll

PTI reported that Asha Patel decided to resign as MLA and also quit from primary membership of the Congress due to factionalism and divisive politics of the party.

Feb 03, 2019, 09:17 AM IST
We replied to Uri with surgical strike, this highlights change: PM Modi in Surat

We replied to Uri with surgical strike, this highlights change: PM Modi in Surat

However, after the Uri attack, the ruling NDA government replied with the surgical strike, the Prime Minister said, adding that this is the change.

Jan 30, 2019, 21:22 PM IST
Gujarat Minister writes to rape-convict Asaram’s ashram for planning ‘Matru-Pitru divas’ on Feb 14

Gujarat Minister writes to rape-convict Asaram’s ashram for planning ‘Matru-Pitru divas’ on Feb 14

Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama has written in Gujarati to the Motera unit of Asaram Bapu`s ashram commending it for organising the ‘Matru Pitru Divas’ or ‘worship your parents day

Jan 30, 2019, 15:48 PM IST
Patidar leader Hardik Patel ties knot with Kinjal Parikh

Patidar leader Hardik Patel ties knot with Kinjal Parikh

The wedding ceremony took place in Digsar Village in Muli taluka of Surendranagar district.

Jan 27, 2019, 15:41 PM IST
500-metre area around Somnath, Ambaji temples declared 'veg zones'

500-metre area around Somnath, Ambaji temples declared 'veg zones'

The move means that non-vegetarian food, such as meat and chicken, cannot be sold near the premises of these two temples.

Jan 26, 2019, 08:11 AM IST
Gujarat government sets condition to avail 10% quota for economically backward upper castes

Gujarat government sets condition to avail 10% quota for economically backward upper castes

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel told news agency ANI that those who migrated to the state before 1978 will also be eligible for the quota.

Jan 25, 2019, 15:52 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi meets foreign dignitaries ahead of 9th Vibrant Gujarat Summit

PM Narendra Modi meets foreign dignitaries ahead of 9th Vibrant Gujarat Summit

During the meeting, the two leaders agreed to take steps aimed at strengthening mutual cooperation in sectors such as renewable energy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, air connectivity and tourism.

Jan 18, 2019, 11:34 AM IST
Couldn't resist shopping: PM Modi buys Khadi jacket, pays with RuPay card

Couldn't resist shopping: PM Modi buys Khadi jacket, pays with RuPay card

The Amdavad Shopping Festival being held alongside the ninth edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

Jan 18, 2019, 08:46 AM IST
BJP chief Amit Shah flies kite in Ahmedabad on Makar Sankranti: Watch

BJP chief Amit Shah flies kite in Ahmedabad on Makar Sankranti: Watch

While some people are cheering Shah, others are seen capturing the moment.

Jan 14, 2019, 18:13 PM IST
Gujarat set to become first state to implement new 10% quota law

Gujarat set to become first state to implement new 10% quota law

President Ram Nath Kovind had on Saturday approved the constitutional amendment. 

Jan 13, 2019, 16:30 PM IST
Bhanushali murder: Gujarat CID probing if suspect BJP MLA Chhabil Patel is in US

Bhanushali murder: Gujarat CID probing if suspect BJP MLA Chhabil Patel is in US

Bhanushali, 53, was shot dead in a moving train on Tuesday when was returning to Ahmedabad from Bhuj town of Kutch district in Gujarat.

Jan 10, 2019, 13:11 PM IST
Gujarat fake encounters case: SC orders sharing of Justice (Retd) Bedi's report with petitioners

Gujarat fake encounters case: SC orders sharing of Justice (Retd) Bedi's report with petitioners

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday received the report submitted by Justice (Retd) HS Bedi on alleged 24 fake encounter cases in Gujarat between 2002-2006.

Jan 09, 2019, 11:50 AM IST