Gujarat

BJP sweeps away congress in Gujarat, says Union minister Prakash Javadekar

Watch the press conference of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Gujarat election results.

Mar 03, 2021, 14:58 PM IST

Gujarat local body polls: BJP records massive victory, AIMIM and AAP also make their presence felt

The BJP's success followed its victory in all six municipal corporations where polls were held in the first phase of local elections on February 21.

Mar 02, 2021, 23:19 PM IST

Huge crocodile spotted in construction site in Gujarat's Vadodara, rescued

A huge crocodile was rescued from a construction site from Kelanpur area in Vadodara at Gujarat by the Wildlife Rescue Trust after they received a call about the reptile being found in a ditch. The crocodile was about 11 feet long.

Feb 28, 2021, 17:34 PM IST

11-foot crocodile rescued from construction site in Vadodara - See pics

According to Arvind Pawar, President, Wildlife Rescue Trust, they received a call from a builder asking them to rescue the crocodile. On reaching the site they found that it was about 10-11 feet long. After a medical checkup, the crocodile was released in its natural habitat.

Feb 28, 2021, 11:11 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal to hold roadshow in Gujarat after AAP wins 27 seats in Surat civic body polls

The AAP, which had fielded 470 candidates across six corporations, won 27 seats in Surat. Its workers celebrated the poll results by cutting cakes. Senior AAP leader and national spokesperson Saurav Bharadwaj said that AAP has won 27 seats in Surat and is in second place with 17 seats. AAP is also in the second position in Rajkot with 13 seats and with 16 seats in Ahmedabad.

Feb 24, 2021, 13:22 PM IST

Gujarat civic polls: BJP retains power in all six municipal corporations

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday swept elections to six municipal corporations in Gujarat by winning 483 out of 576 seats. BJP retained power in all the six municipal corporations in the state -- Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar. 

Feb 24, 2021, 00:50 AM IST

Gujarat civic polls: BJP poised to sweep local body elections in six cities

The Bharatiya Janata Party has so far won 300 out of the total 576 seats across six municipal corporations in Gujarat, the State Election Commission (SEC) said on Tuesday afternoon as counting of votes is underway. Congress, the main opposition party, had won only 36 seats, the SEC said about 4 pm.

Feb 23, 2021, 18:20 PM IST

High alert in five states as Covid-19 cases surge, mandatory testing at borders, airports

A high alert has been sounded in five states as Covid-19 cases surge. State governments have ordered mandatory testing at borders and airports. UP, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat have directed authorities to screen visitors coming from 'high-risk' Maharashtra which has registered a significant jump in cases in the last 15 days.

Feb 23, 2021, 14:45 PM IST

Gujarat: Counting of votes for six civic corporations on Tuesday

Polling for 576 seats in 144 wards across six civic bodies - Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Vadodara, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar - was held on Sunday (February 21). All these civic bodies are being currently ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party. The counting will start at 9 am.

Feb 22, 2021, 23:56 PM IST

Gujarat Municipal Election 2021: Voting for 575 seats across 6 municipal corporations underway

Gujarat's six cities namely Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar will vote for the municipal corporation election on Sunday. Polling began from 7 am and will continue till 6 pm. The counting will take place on February 23. 

Feb 21, 2021, 08:35 AM IST

SHOCKING: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani collapses on stage, Vadodara BJP leaders were present

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday (February 14, 2021) collapsed while addressing a public meeting at Vadodara. Vijay Rupani was addressing a public meeting planned for the upcoming local body elections in Vadodara. It was reportedly his third public gathering of the day. 

Feb 14, 2021, 23:21 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi wears special turban on Republic Day 2021, know who gifted this colouful ‘paghdi’ to him

PM Narendra Modi continued with his tradition of wearing colouful turbans on the occasion of country’s Republic Day and Independence Day celebrations. This year too, the PM sported a colourful 'paghdi' which is a gift to him from the royal family of Gujarat's Jamnagar. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was wearing ‘Halari pagh’ ( royal head turban ) gifted to him by Jamnagar Royal Family for today’s Republic Day event.

Jan 26, 2021, 11:09 AM IST

Featured: Jamnagar-based finstart-up opens up its new branch in Rajkot

Creditbulls was founded by Dhaval Solani with the vision of providing help to the people who want to invest their hard-earned money via a safe investment process. They want higher returns but have little or no knowledge about the right way of investing.

Jan 25, 2021, 10:19 AM IST

Gujarat Government renames dragon fruit as 'Kamalam'

The Gujarat Government on Tuesday decided to rename the popular dragon fruit as "Kamalam". Watch this video to know the reason behind this move.

Jan 24, 2021, 22:48 PM IST

Samples of 10 dead birds test positive for avian flu - first case of bird flu in Gujarat

This is the first case in Gujarat where poultry birds have tested positive for the infection, an official from the state animal husbandry department said. Earlier, samples of some wild birds had tested positive for the flu in few districts of the state.

Jan 23, 2021, 15:25 PM IST

Gujarat renames dragon fruit as 'Kamalam', CM Vijay Rupani gives this reason

The Gujarat Government on Tuesday decided to rename the popular dragon fruit as "Kamalam". Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said, "The State government has decided rename dragon fruit. As the outer shape of the fruit resembles a lotus, hence dragon fruit shall be renamed as Kamalam." The dragon fruit that has become increasingly popular in recent years.

Jan 20, 2021, 08:31 AM IST

Gujarat: 15 dead, 6 injured after truck runs over labourers sleeping on footpath in Surat

All the deceased were labourers hailing from Banswada district in Rajasthan, the police said. During the time of the incident, the labourers were sleeping on a footpath.

Jan 19, 2021, 11:02 AM IST

15 dead, 6 injured after truck runs over labourers sleeping on footpath in Gujarat’s Surat, PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 2 lakh ex gratia

All the deceased were labourers hailing from Banswada district in Rajasthan, the police said. During the time of the incident, the labourers were sleeping on a footpath.

Jan 19, 2021, 07:44 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi flags off eight trains to boost connectivity to Statue of Unity; in pics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains connecting the Statue of Unity at Varanasi station. 

 

The gigantic Statue of Unity standing tall at a towering height of 182 meters opened its doors to the public in October 2018 on the occasion of the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel. 

Jan 17, 2021, 23:16 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to perform 'Bhoomi Poojan' of Ahmedabad, Surat Metro Rail Projects on January 18; check details

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform 'Bhoomi Poojan' of the Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and Surat Metro Rail Project on Monday (January 18, 2021). 

Jan 17, 2021, 21:37 PM IST