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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
Surat coaching centre fire: Police orders shut down of tuition classes for now

Surat coaching centre fire: Police orders shut down of tuition classes for now

Surat Police Commissioner Satish Sharma also informed that all type of tuition classes in Surat have been stopped for now. 

May 25, 2019, 11:00 AM IST
Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP gets 62.21 per cent vote share in Gujarat as party sweeps all 26 seats

Lok Sabha election 2019: BJP gets 62.21 per cent vote share in Gujarat as party sweeps all 26 seats

Over 1.86 crore people voted in favour of the BJP in Gujarat and 93 lakh chose to vote for the Congress.

May 25, 2019, 10:44 AM IST
Short circuit triggered Surat building fire that claimed lives of 19 teens

Short circuit triggered Surat building fire that claimed lives of 19 teens

The death toll in Surat fire tragedy is likely to go up, claim sources.

May 25, 2019, 08:36 AM IST
Gujarat: Death toll in Surat building fire reaches 20, CM announces compensation of 4 lakh to kin of victims

Gujarat: Death toll in Surat building fire reaches 20, CM announces compensation of 4 lakh to kin of victims

The classes of a coaching institute were being held in the top floor of the building when the fire broke out and in panic, the students jumped from the building.

May 24, 2019, 17:42 PM IST
Meet Sejal whose cow dung coated car became internet sensation

Meet Sejal whose cow dung coated car became internet sensation

Sejal Shah says the coating keeps her car`s within limits and makes her feel cooler in summers and warmer in winters. It is also her bid towards saving the environment at a time when global warming

May 24, 2019, 16:55 PM IST
BJP repeats 2014 sweep in Gujarat, pockets all 26 seats; Amit Shah's debut from Gandhinagar a hit

BJP repeats 2014 sweep in Gujarat, pockets all 26 seats; Amit Shah's debut from Gandhinagar a hit

The home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah has once again rejected the Congress.

May 23, 2019, 19:55 PM IST
Lok Sabha election results 2019: Congress vs BJP in Gujarat as trends and winners pour in

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Congress vs BJP in Gujarat as trends and winners pour in

Lok Sabha election results 2019: The main battle in Gujarat is between BJP and Congress.

May 23, 2019, 08:52 AM IST
Lok Sabha election results 2019: Counting of votes in 26 seats of Gujarat begins

Lok Sabha election results 2019: Counting of votes in 26 seats of Gujarat begins

Gujarat, which has 26 Lok Sabha seats, went to polls in the third phase of election.

May 23, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
Lok Sabha election results 2019: It's BJP in Gujarat, wins all 26 seats

Lok Sabha election results 2019: It's BJP in Gujarat, wins all 26 seats

Lok Sabha election results 2019 updates: Amit Shah's debut proved to be a hit as he won Gandhinagar with 5,57,014 votes against CJ Chavda of the Congress. 

May 23, 2019, 07:30 AM IST