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Gujarat Finance Minister presents highest-ever Rs 2 lakh crore-plus budget

Gujarat Finance Minister presents highest-ever Rs 2 lakh crore-plus budget

Presenting his seventh budget, Nitin Patel called it a "historical moment as the first time since the formation of the state, a budget size of over Rs two lakh crore is being presented in this house

Jul 03, 2019, 15:16 PM IST
SpiceJet flight skids at Surat airport runway, all passengers safe

SpiceJet flight skids at Surat airport runway, all passengers safe

The SpiceJet flight No SG 3722 from Bhopal skid at the runway shortly after it landed at the Surat airport. All passengers and crew members were reported to be fully safe.

Jun 30, 2019, 22:40 PM IST
Rains create puddles in Gujarat Statue of Unity viewers gallery

Rains create puddles in Gujarat Statue of Unity viewers gallery

The viewing gallery, at a height of 135 metres, has a grill frontage which allows winds to blow in water during heavy rains, said officials.

Jun 29, 2019, 21:27 PM IST
Jaishankar files nomination for Rajya Sabha bypoll from Gujarat

Jaishankar files nomination for Rajya Sabha bypoll from Gujarat

Along with S Jaishankar,  BJP's Gujarat OBC Cell President Jugalji Thakor also filed nomination for the July 5 bypoll.  

Jun 25, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
SC dismisses plea seeking simultaneous bypolls on Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

SC dismisses plea seeking simultaneous bypolls on Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat

The petition was filed by Gujarat Congress MLA Pareshbhai Dhanani in connection with bypolls on Rajya Sabha seats vacated by Amit Shah and Smriti Irani.

Jun 25, 2019, 12:20 PM IST
Congress moves Gujarat High Court, seeks expulsion of its MLA Alpesh Thakor

Congress moves Gujarat High Court, seeks expulsion of its MLA Alpesh Thakor

The Gujarat High Court on Monday admitted a petition of the state Congress seeking a directive to Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi to take an early decision on its demand to expel Alpesh Thakor as

Jun 24, 2019, 17:59 PM IST
Minors banned from using mobile phones in Gujarat's Mehsana

Minors banned from using mobile phones in Gujarat's Mehsana

Mobile has become an addiction among today's youth more than a necessity. The need has become so excessive that survival without phones seemed almost impossible among them.

Jun 24, 2019, 16:42 PM IST
Sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt gets life imprisonment in 30-year-old custodial death case

Sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt gets life imprisonment in 30-year-old custodial death case

The Supreme Court had last week refused to entertain his plea seeking examination of 11 additional witnesses in the case. 

Jun 20, 2019, 11:55 AM IST
Watch: Brave man fights off lion to save a herd of cows

Watch: Brave man fights off lion to save a herd of cows

A shocking video has emerged from Gujarat's Amreli district. 

Jun 19, 2019, 23:23 PM IST
Watch: Bull goes on rampage, attacks two men one after the other in Rajkot

Watch: Bull goes on rampage, attacks two men one after the other in Rajkot

In a video of the incident, the bull can be seen running towards a man who was riding a cycle. The man got lost his balance and fell off the cycle.

Jun 19, 2019, 18:01 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu crosses Gujarat coast in weakened state, causes heavy rains

Cyclone Vayu crosses Gujarat coast in weakened state, causes heavy rains

The low pressure system caused strong winds over northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Saurashtra and Kutch regions with a speed of 30-40 km per hour gusting to 50 kmph till Tuesday evening.

Jun 18, 2019, 23:03 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu may cross Kutch in form of depression on Monday: IMD

Cyclone Vayu may cross Kutch in form of depression on Monday: IMD

According to IMD, Cyclone Vayu is moving ahead with a speed of 17 km per hour. 

Jun 17, 2019, 17:48 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu weakens, to cross Gujarat coast by Monday night

Cyclone Vayu weakens, to cross Gujarat coast by Monday night

Cyclone Vayu has weakened and is likely to cross the Gujarat coast by Monday midnight as a "depression", the weatherman said.

Jun 17, 2019, 14:33 PM IST
7 persons, including 4 sanitation workers, die of suffocation cleaning Gujarat hotel drain

7 persons, including 4 sanitation workers, die of suffocation cleaning Gujarat hotel drain

Seven people, including four sanitation workers, allegedly died of suffocation while cleaning a closed septic tank of a hotel in Dabhoi town of Vadodara district in Gujarat on Saturday.

Jun 15, 2019, 11:54 AM IST
Cyclone Vayu to recurve again; likely to hit Kutch next week

Cyclone Vayu to recurve again; likely to hit Kutch next week

The very severe cyclonic storm will also reduce in intensity and turn into a severe cyclonic storm by Saturday morning, a senior India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

Jun 14, 2019, 22:34 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu: Gujarat out of danger, normal life will resume soon, says CM Vijay Rupani

Cyclone Vayu: Gujarat out of danger, normal life will resume soon, says CM Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday said the state government has decided to recall all ministers and officials who were sent to tackle the effects of cyclone Vayu which was supposed to

Jun 14, 2019, 15:01 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu 'remains practically stationary', says IMD

Cyclone Vayu 'remains practically stationary', says IMD

"It remains practically stationary in last one hour about 240 km West of Diu (Gujarat) and 130 km nearly South-West of Porbandar (Gujarat)," a statement from IMD said.

Jun 14, 2019, 08:38 AM IST
Cyclone Vayu: Gujarat administration on high alert for next 24 hours; two airports resume operations

Cyclone Vayu: Gujarat administration on high alert for next 24 hours; two airports resume operations

The state administration will remain on high alert for the next 24 hours, said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.

Jun 14, 2019, 00:21 AM IST
Cyclone Vayu: Portion of Porbandar's Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple collapses

Cyclone Vayu: Portion of Porbandar's Bhuteshwar Mahadev temple collapses

The entire temple has been engulfed in the sea waves, as water has trickled into the structure.

Jun 13, 2019, 20:17 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu not to hit Gujarat directly, may affect coastal areas: IMD

Cyclone Vayu not to hit Gujarat directly, may affect coastal areas: IMD

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the situation and took note of preparations made by the Indian Coast Guard as well as the Indian Navy to combat the cyclone.

Jun 13, 2019, 17:44 PM IST