Gujarat News

BJP dominates, Congress falters in election to Junagadh Municipal Corporation

BJP dominates, Congress falters in election to Junagadh Municipal Corporation

The BJP secured seven more seats than it had in the previous edition of the civic polls here to stamp its authority. 

Jul 23, 2019, 22:21 PM IST
Former Gujarat Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, aide Dhaval Sinh Zala join BJP

Former Gujarat Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, aide Dhaval Sinh Zala join BJP

Both Alpesh and Jhala joined the BJP in presence of state BJP chief Jitu Vaghani.

Jul 18, 2019, 17:05 PM IST
Bizarre: Thakore community prohibits unmarried women from using mobile phones

Bizarre: Thakore community prohibits unmarried women from using mobile phones

Members of the Thakore community in 12 villages of Dantiwada Tehsil in Banaskantha districts have come up with a list of prohibitory 'rules' which are essentially archaic in nature. 

Jul 17, 2019, 08:28 AM IST
Alpesh Thakor to join BJP soon, says Gujarat Kshatriya Thakor Sena

Alpesh Thakor to join BJP soon, says Gujarat Kshatriya Thakor Sena

OBC leader Alpesh Thakor and his close aide Dhavalsinh Zala, will soon join the BJP soon, said Gujarat Kshatriya Thakor Sena (GKTS) leader Amit Thakor on Monday.

Jul 15, 2019, 21:09 PM IST
At least 3 dead, several injured after joyride at Ahmedabad amusement park collapses

At least 3 dead, several injured after joyride at Ahmedabad amusement park collapses

There were around 40 persons on the 'Discovery' ride in the Kankaria Adventure Park when it collapsed, minutes after it went up.

Jul 14, 2019, 21:02 PM IST
Ahmedabad court grants bail to Rahul Gandhi in criminal defamation case

Ahmedabad court grants bail to Rahul Gandhi in criminal defamation case

The Metropolitan Court here on Friday granted bail to Congress president Rahul Gandhi in connection with a criminal defamation suit filed against him by Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank and its

Jul 12, 2019, 16:44 PM IST
Congress leader Alpesh Thakor may join BJP next week: Sources

Congress leader Alpesh Thakor may join BJP next week: Sources

Alpesh Thakor, an MLA from Radhanpur constituency in north Gujarat, said that he took the decision to resign as Congress MLA because he was being 'insulted' and 'harassed' by the party.

Jul 10, 2019, 19:11 PM IST
Cyber experts blame hacked smart TV after Surat couple's personal moments make way to porn site

Cyber experts blame hacked smart TV after Surat couple's personal moments make way to porn site

Equipped with cameras and able to connect to the internet, smart TVs are fast becoming popular in Indian households. They are also fast becoming targets for hacking.

Jul 09, 2019, 13:01 PM IST
Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala resign from Gujarat Assembly

Congress MLAs Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala resign from Gujarat Assembly

Congress MLAs from Gujarat Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala resigned from the state assembly on Friday after casting their votes in the bypoll held for two vacant Rajya Sabha seats.

Jul 05, 2019, 21:18 PM IST
Gujarat: By-polls to 2 Rajya Sabha seats on Friday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in the fray

Gujarat: By-polls to 2 Rajya Sabha seats on Friday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar in the fray

The seats fell vacant following the election of Amit Shah and Smriti Irani to Lok Sabha in May this year. 

Jul 05, 2019, 07:22 AM IST
Wary of cross-voting in Rajya Sabha bypolls in Gujarat, Congress likely to move 71 MLAs to Ambaji

Wary of cross-voting in Rajya Sabha bypolls in Gujarat, Congress likely to move 71 MLAs to Ambaji

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has been named the in-charge by Congress for the bypolls. 

Jul 03, 2019, 15:49 PM IST
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