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Cyclone Vayu turns 'very severe'; over 3 lakh people evacuated in Gujarat, Diu

Cyclone Vayu turns 'very severe'; over 3 lakh people evacuated in Gujarat, Diu

 Home Minister Amit Shah said the Indian Coast Guard, Navy, Army and the Air Force units have also been put on standby while aircraft and helicopters are carrying out aerial surveillance. 

Jun 12, 2019, 23:16 PM IST
Earthquake rocks Gujarat ahead of Cyclone Vayu

Earthquake rocks Gujarat ahead of Cyclone Vayu

An earthquake measuring 2.3 on the Richter scale rocked Gujarat on Wednesday, hours ahead of the scheduled landfall of Cyclone Vayu. 

Jun 12, 2019, 17:11 PM IST
Fire breaks out at a building in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, over 120 rescued safely

Fire breaks out at a building in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, over 120 rescued safely

Fire brigade and police teams reached at the site of incident in time to avert a major tragedy. 

Jun 12, 2019, 17:09 PM IST
Cyclone Vayu live updates: Airports in Gujarat will be closed from today midnight to tomorrow midnight

Cyclone Vayu live updates: Airports in Gujarat will be closed from today midnight to tomorrow midnight

Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit Gujarat's coast by the morning of Thursday (June 13).

Jun 12, 2019, 11:11 AM IST
Vayu intensifies into 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm', landfall expected in Gujarat's Veraval

Vayu intensifies into 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm', landfall expected in Gujarat's Veraval

Heavy rainfall, as well as wind speeds of up to 135kmph, are expected in coastal areas of Gujarat.

Jun 12, 2019, 06:33 AM IST
Cyclone Vayu: Gujarat schools closed till June 15

Cyclone Vayu: Gujarat schools closed till June 15

The cyclone is likely to disturb the advancement of Monsoon, which has already been delayed by a week.

Jun 11, 2019, 23:53 PM IST
Earthquake strikes several parts of Gujarat, tremors felt in Ahmedabad, Banaskantha

Earthquake strikes several parts of Gujarat, tremors felt in Ahmedabad, Banaskantha

An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale struck several parts of Gujarat on Wednesday night. The tremors were felt in Ahmedabad, Sabarkantha, Banaskantha, Aravalli and Ambaji. 

Jun 05, 2019, 23:13 PM IST
Gujarat man held for clicking pictures of women swimming

Gujarat man held for clicking pictures of women swimming

Akash Patel was arrested late Monday night after one of the women swimming in a pool in a villa in the city's Gotri area approached police, police said.

Jun 04, 2019, 22:28 PM IST
BJP MLA calls NCP leader his sister after thrashing her, gets her to tie rakhi

BJP MLA calls NCP leader his sister after thrashing her, gets her to tie rakhi

The BJP MLA apologised to her in a press conference and said that all misunderstandings have been cleared between the two. 

Jun 03, 2019, 15:27 PM IST
Women safe under BJP rule? NCP leader asks PM Modi after she was kicked by BJP MLA in Gujarat

Women safe under BJP rule? NCP leader asks PM Modi after she was kicked by BJP MLA in Gujarat

On the back foot after the incident, Thawani said that he was ready to apologise to the woman NCP leader.

Jun 03, 2019, 12:08 PM IST
More than 15 MLAs in Gujarat want to quit Congress, claims Alpesh Thakor

More than 15 MLAs in Gujarat want to quit Congress, claims Alpesh Thakor

Alpesh Thakor met Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Monday.

May 28, 2019, 11:49 AM IST
Hardik Patel detained for threatening to hold hunger strike over Surat fire

Hardik Patel detained for threatening to hold hunger strike over Surat fire

Patel had threatened to undertake a hunger strike if the Gujarat government did not take action against the Surat mayor and other fire department officials over the tragedy that occurred in the

May 28, 2019, 06:18 AM IST
Alpesh Thakor meets Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel amidst rumours of him joining BJP

Alpesh Thakor meets Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel amidst rumours of him joining BJP

 Alpesh Thakor had quit Congress ahead of the Lok Sabha election 2019.

May 27, 2019, 16:31 PM IST
Surat fire: Administration begins demolition drive, tears down all illegal constructions

Surat fire: Administration begins demolition drive, tears down all illegal constructions

The fire ripped through the coaching centre located in Takshashila Arcade in Surat`s Sarthana area on Friday, killing as many as 20 people, mostly students, and injuring many others.

May 27, 2019, 16:02 PM IST
Surat tragedy: Tyres used as chairs in coaching class made fire spread fast, says Gujarat Chief Secretary

Surat tragedy: Tyres used as chairs in coaching class made fire spread fast, says Gujarat Chief Secretary

Gujarat chief secretary JN Singh said the fire tenders failed to reach at the scene of the incident because they were stationed around 45 minutes away from the building.

May 27, 2019, 06:59 AM IST
Two more persons arrested in connection with Surat fire

Two more persons arrested in connection with Surat fire

They were identified as Harshul Vekharia and Jignesh Paghdal, and their arrests come a day after coaching class owner Bhargav Butani was held, an official said.

May 26, 2019, 23:36 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah's victory celebrations in Gujarat to be low-key

PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah's victory celebrations in Gujarat to be low-key

PM Modi and Shah are expected to land at the Sardar Patel airport at 5 PM and offer floral tributes to the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the airport.

May 26, 2019, 17:58 PM IST
Internet salutes braveheart Ketan Jorawadia who risked his life to save children in Surat fire tragedy

Internet salutes braveheart Ketan Jorawadia who risked his life to save children in Surat fire tragedy

The death toll in Takshshila Arcade fire in Sarthana in Gujarat's Surat touched 22 on Saturday.   

May 26, 2019, 09:45 AM IST
Surat fire tragedy death toll touches 22; NHRC issues notice to Gujarat government

Surat fire tragedy death toll touches 22; NHRC issues notice to Gujarat government

The death toll in Takshshila Arcade fire in Sarthana in Gujarat's Surat touched 22 after two more teenage students died on Saturday evening. The city police have ordered shut down of all coaching

May 26, 2019, 07:15 AM IST
Surat fire tragedy witnesses recall horror: Students were screaming, my mind froze

Surat fire tragedy witnesses recall horror: Students were screaming, my mind froze

Most of the students who died were in the age group of 14 to 17 years.

May 25, 2019, 12:45 PM IST