Gujarat News

Gujarat Congress MLAs to meet Rahul, Sonia Gandhi today
New Delhi , August 21 : All 43 MLAs of Gujarat Congress will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today. Read Full Story

Gujarat Polls: Congress to reach out to youth at grass-root level
New Delhi , Aug. 17 : The Congress Party has said that it will extensively use social media tools in the upcoming Gujarat Legislative Assembly Election to reach the masses, especially the youth at the grass root level. Read Full Story

Surat: Five dead bodies recovered near Navsari district
Surat (Gujarat) , August 16 : As many as five dead bodies were recovered from the sea near Navsari district in Gujarat, on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Surat Diamond Baron, Govind Dholakia Motivates School Girls to Celebrate Rakshabandhan With the National Rakshaks at Indo-Pak Border Gujarat
SURAT, India, August 14, 2017 : 95 girls from V.N. Godhani School of XII standard, reached Indo-Pak border at Nadabet in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, about 500 km away from Surat during early morning hours of 7th August' 2017, on the day of Rakshabandhan to celebrate a culture of brotherhood with the jawans of the Indian Army. Read Full Story

Nilesh Rayani murder: Life sentence for BJP MLA
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug. 11 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Gondal, Jayrajsinh Jadeja, has been awarded life imprisonment by the Gujarat High Court in the Nilesh Rayani murder case, which took place in Rajkot on February 8, 2004. Read Full Story

Shankersinh Vaghela dubs disqualifying MLAs votes as 'conspiracy by Congress'
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , August 10 : Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Thursday alleged the Congress for plotting a conspiracy to lend the votes of two Congress MLAs in the Rajya Sabha elections invalid and further said that the Election Commission (EC) should not have interfered in the matter. Read Full Story

Next target is Gujarat Assembly election, says victorious Ahmed Patel
New Delhi , Aug. 09 : Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday said party's next target is Gujarat Assembly election. Read Full Story

Congress to expel six more Gujarat MLAs
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Aug 9 : The Congress on Wednesday announced to expel six more party MLAs from Gujarat. Read Full Story

Tamil, Gujarati online dictionaries launched by Oxford Dictionaries
New Delhi , Aug 9 : Tamil and Gujarati have joined Hindi to become the second and third Indian languages as part of Oxford Dictionaries' global languages initiative. Read Full Story

Gujarat sets example of honouring martyrs and national pride
By Col. Anil Bhat(Retired), New Delhi , Aug.9 : Shortly after the Kargil war, 1999, in which twelve soldiers hailing from Gujarat were martyred, Kathiawar's Patel community formed five trusts under the Jay Jawan Nagrik Samiti (JJNS), to provide financial assistance to their families. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS Polls: Congress must remember our help in future, says NCP
New Delhi , August 9 : With Ahmed Patel emerging victorious in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday reminded the Congress that this triumph happened because of their help, and the grand old party must remember this in the future. Read Full Story

Congress all set to make Gujarat great again: Gohil
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug. 9 : After Congress claimed victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls, the party on Wednesday said that their battle for making Gujarat great again has begun. Read Full Story

Will move court against EC's decision: Gujarat CM on RS poll results
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug. 9 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday expressed disapproval over the Election Commission's decision of disqualifying two rebel Congress MLAs over cross-voting and said that in the coming days, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will move court for justice. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls exposed BJP's personal vendetta: Ahmed Patel
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Aug 09 : After retaining his Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat, Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday alleged that the election exposed the personal vendetta and political terror of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

EC declares votes of two Cong MLAs invalid in Gujarat RS polls
New Delhi , Aug 8 : The Election Commission (EC) on late Tuesday night declared votes of two Congress MLAs invalid in the Rajya Sabha elections for three seats that were conducted earlier in the day. Read Full Story

Have enough evidence to prove irregularities took place in Gujarat RS polls: Chidambaram
New Delhi , August 8 : Congress leader P Chidambaram has said that there is enough evidence to their stand that irregularities happened in the Rajya Sabha polls which took place in Ahmedabad on Tuesday Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls: Congress' brouhaha 'bogus', says Prasad
New Delhi , Aug 8 : Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday stated that the brouhaha, which the Congress Party is creating around the Rajya Polls in Gujarat, is 'unwarranted' and bogus. Read Full Story

Got more than needed votes to win RS seat: Congress
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Aug 8 : Congress MLA Arjun Modhwadia on Tuesday expressed confidence of winning the Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat and said the party candidate Ahmed Patel has got more votes than required to win. Read Full Story

Congress confident of victory in Gujarat, says 'betrayers will get befitting reply'
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , August 8 : Amid jolts of cross voting in the ongoing Rajya Sabha Assembly polls in Gujarat, the Congress Party assured that whoever betrayed the party will form a part of tainted history, adding that the grand old party is sure to emerge victorious. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls: Two Congress MLAs admit voting for BJP
Gujarat,Aug 8 : In a jolt to the Congress, two party leaders admitted that they have voted for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections. Read Full Story

Blow for Ahmed Patel, Vaghela says 'no point voting for Congress'
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Aug 8 : Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday asserted that he did not vote for the saffron party Rajya Sabha candidate Ahmed Patel, adding that there was no point for the grand old party as they are never going to win the elections. Read Full Story

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: Voting begins, Congress, BJP express confidence
Gujarat ,Aug 8 : The voting for the crucial Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections for three seats begun on Tuesday with many political leaders reaching the assembly to cast their vote. Read Full Story

NOTA is 'nonsense', says Vaghela
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Aug 7 : Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Monday shunned the option of NOTA in the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for tomorrow referring it as 'nonsense'. Read Full Story

We are moving towards Congress-free Gujarat: BJP
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) August 7 : Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Gujarat unit in-charge Bhupendra Yadav on Monday said that they are moving towards a Congress free Gujarat, adding all three candidates from the saffron party will win the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. Read Full Story

Ahmed Patel confident of victory ahead of Gujarat RS Polls
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) August 7 : Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who is contesting for a Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat, on Monday said that he trusts his party MLAs commitment, adding he will definitely win the elections by defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

44 MLA's left Gujarat to protect Indian democracy: Congress
Anand (Gujarat) , Aug 7 : Congress MLA Amit Chavda on Monday said that the 44 MLA's of the Congress together left Gujarat to protect the democracy of India and protect themselves from Bharatiya Janata Party-led ruling government's horse trading. Read Full Story

BJP will win all RS seats, Ahmed Patel's loss is certain: Gujarat CM
Ahmedabad , Aug 7 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday expressed confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win all three seats and Congress' Ahmed Patel will lose in the upcoming Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Ahmed Patel to meet 44 Congress MLAs today
Anand (Gujarat) , Aug 7 : Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who is contesting for a Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat, will meet the 44 party MLAs who returned on Monday morning from Bengaluru. Read Full Story

44 Gujarat Congress MLAs back home ahead of Rajya Sabha polls
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug. 07 : The 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs, who were in a hideaway in Bengaluru, returned home on Monday to cast their votes in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls: Won't join hands with BJP, says NCP
Anand (Gujarat) August 6 : Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel on Sunday said that his party will not enter into an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at any cost. Read Full Story

I cautioned Congress about the possible crisis: Vaghela
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Aug. 06 : Former Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela on Sunday said that he had presaged the top rung of his party with regard to rising unrest in the political outfit in Gujarat but the senior leadership did not pay heed to his advice. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls: Meeting underway at Amit Shah's residence to chalk out strategy
(Ahmedabad) Gujarat, August 6: A meeting is underway at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah's residence in Ahmedabad to chalk out strategy ahead of the Gujarat Rajaya Sabha elections. Read Full Story

BJP worker detained for attack on Rahul Gandhi's convoy in Gujarat
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , August 5 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Jayesh Darji was on Saturday detained by police in Dhanera for attacking Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's convoy on Friday. Read Full Story

Gujarat CM appoints senior officer to investigate into attack on Rahul's convoy
New Delhi , Aug 5 : Reacting to the Congress' barbs and demand of launching a probe into the incident where party vice-president Rahul Gandhi's convoy was allegedly attacked by unidentified men in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has informed that a senior officer has been appointed to investigate into the incident in detail and assured that a strict action will be taken against the guilty. Read Full Story

Swine flu claims six lives in Surat
Gujarat (Surat), Aug. 4 : Swine flu has claimed the lives of six people so far in Surat. Read Full Story

India signs loan agreement with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) for Financing of USUSD 329 million for Gujarat Rural Roads Project
New Delhi, Aug 4: The Loan and Project Agreements for Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) lending of USUSD 329 million for Gujarat Rural Roads Project have been signed between the Government of India/ Government of Gujarat and the AIIB today on 04.08.2017 at New Delhi. Read Full Story

Rahul Gandhi's convoy attacked in Gujarat: FIR registered against unknown men
Banaskantha (Gujarat), Aug. 4 : An FIR has been registered in the incident where anonymous persons attacked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's convoy at Dhanera on Friday. Read Full Story

Actual relief work instead of photo-op would have been better: Gujarat CM to Rahul
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) August 4 : Hitting out at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for visiting flood hit areas in the state, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday said it would have been better if the former along with his party would have devoted enough time to provide adequate relief work in flood affected areas. Read Full Story

Government, AIIB team up for Gujarat Rural Roads Project
New Delhi , August 4 : The Government of India and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed loan and project agreements on Friday, facilitating a lending of USD 329 million for Gujarat Rural Roads Project by AIIB. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi's convoy attacked, Congress slams BJP 'goons'
New Delhi , Aug. 4: Branding the attack on Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi as "disgusting and disgraceful, the grand old party on Friday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying the latter must know the truth can't be silenced. Read Full Story

Won't back down due to few black flags: Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat
Banaskantha (Gujarat) , August 4 : Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi visited flood affected areas in Gujarat, on Friday, where he was also shown black flags by a group of protesters. Read Full Story

NDRF DG lauds work of rescue operators in Gujarat floods
New Delhi , August 4 : The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General Sanjay Kumar on Friday spoke about the flood situations in Gujarat and deployment of NDRF for relief and rehabilitation work in the state. Read Full Story

PM Modi, Amit Shah's political vendetta won't succeed: Cong on Gujarat MLAs
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug. 03 : With the news of around 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs lodging in Bengaluru doing the rounds, Karnataka state Congress Committee president G. Parameshwara on Thursday said that they would not let the political vendetta of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah succeed. Read Full Story

Gujarat Congress MLAs allege BJP threatening us
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug. 02 : Congress MLAs from Gujarat on Wednesday alleged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is threatening them. Read Full Story

Congress moves SC against NOTA, hearing tomorrow
Gujarat , Aug. 02 : Congress Party on Wednesday moved Supreme Court against 'None of the Above' (NOTA) option in Rajya Sabha elections. The court is likely to hear the matter on Thursday. Read Full Story

'Frustrated' BJP using every "dirty trick" to win RS seat in Gujarat: Congress
New Delhi , Aug 2 : Congress has condemned the Income Tax (IT) department raids at Karnataka's Minister for Energy D.K. Shivakumar's residence and at resort where 44 Congress Gujarat MLAs and alleged that it is "dirty and ugly" trick of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to win the Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat. Read Full Story

In a first, NOTA to be available for Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections
New Delhi, August 1 : The None Of The Above (NOTA) option will be available for the first time in upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat. Read Full Story

Congress funded travel expenses of 44 MLAs to Bengaluru
New Delhi , July 31 : The travel expenses of 44 Congress Party MLAs to Bengaluru, to stop more of them from switching over to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was made by the Gujarat Pradesh Congress committee (GPCC). Read Full Story

Why should Congress parade 44 MLAs when Gujarat is reeling from floods: BJP
New Delhi , July 31 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday questioned the opposition Congress for flying 44 of its MLAs to Bengaluru at a time when the state of Gujarat is reeling from floods. Read Full Story

Gujarat MLAs exodus: Congress has failed itself, says BJP president
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) July 31 : In the wake of Congress MLAs quitting the party and joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat, BJP state president Jitu Vaghani on Monday said that the grand old party has failed itself. Read Full Story

This is how IAF evacuated boy with multiple fractures in flood-hit Gujarat
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) July 30 : Indian Air Force (IAF) has rescued a teenage boy with multiple fractures in the lower body, who was struck in flood hit Bismillahgarh Village in Patan District. Read Full Story

Gujarat CM assures financial help within 2 days to flood affected people
Palanpur (Gujarat) , July 30 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday assured financial help within two days to the people who are facing losses with regard to floods. Read Full Story

Congress parades 44 MLAs in Bengaluru, launches attack on BJP
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , July 30 : The Congress Party on Sunday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of buying and threatening their MLAs in Gujarat for Rs. 15 crore and paraded its 44 MLAs who are camping here. Read Full Story

Massive drug haul off Gujarat coast, heroin worth 3,500 crore seized
New Delhi , July 30 : Indian Coast Guard Ship Samudra Pavak intercepted and apprehended a Merchant Vessel carrying approximately 1,500 kilos of heroin valued at about 3500 Crore off the coast of Gujarat. Read Full Story

Those loyal to us won't fall in BJP's trap: Congress
Ahmedabad (Gujurat) , July 30 : With six Congress MLAs having quit in Gujarat, Congress have accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of corrupt practices to lure members from their party. Read Full Story

Congress sinking due to Sonia's love for her son: Vijay Rupani
Rajkot (Gujarat) , July 30 : Amid the alarming exodus on Congress MLAs in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani placed the blame squarely on party president Sonia Gandhi, saying she was sinking the party because of the affection she has towards her son, Rahul Gandhi. Read Full Story

Gujarat MLAs exodus: BJP brands Congress a 'sinking ship'
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)/NewDelhi , July 30 : With six Congress MLAs having quit in Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the grand old party is now a sinking ship as their cadres are losing faith in the party leadership. Read Full Story

Gujarat MLAs exodus: EC seeks reply from Chief Secretary over allegations
New Delhi , July 29 : The Election Commission of India on Saturday sought an enquiry report from the Chief Secretary of Gujarat by Monday over the allegations made by the Congress over the resignation of their MLAs. Read Full Story

Gujarat floods: IAF Cheetah helicopter rescues kidney patient
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , July 29 : A kidney patient in critical condition, desperately needing to undergo Dialysis for his life to be saved, was evacuated at the Abiyana village in Santhalpur Taluka of Patan District in Gujarat by an IAF Cheetah helicopter. Read Full Story

Shifting MLAs means Congress doesn't trust its leaders: Shakersinh's MLA son Mahendrasinh Vaghela
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , July 29 : Congress MLA and son of former Gujarat chief minister Mahendrasinh Vaghela on Saturday condemned the grand old party's decision to shift the party MLAs to another city and said the party decision indicates that it doesn't trust its own leaders. Read Full Story

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