Gujarat News

Reshma Patel alleges press conference obstructed by Congress, Patidar
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct 24 : The newly inducted member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Reshma Patel alleged that members of Congress and Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) obstructed her press conference, which was supposed to begin at a venue in Ahmedabed on Monday. Read Full Story

Hardik will meet Rahul in November: Patidar leader
Gujarat , October 23 : Patidar leader Dinesh Patel on Monday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will meet with Hardik Patel in November, and has not met him today as has been reported. Read Full Story

Samajwadi Party to support Congress in Gujarat polls
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , October 23 : Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday announced that the Samajwadi Party would fight on only five seats in the upcoming Gujarat polls and support the Congress on the rest. Read Full Story

CEC denies 'bungalow favour' from Gujarat Govt.
New Delhi , October 23 : Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Achal Kumar Joti on Monday denied taking favour from the Gujarat Government to let him stay at the Ahmedabad bungalow for over a year. Read Full Story

SC seeks Gujarat Govt's reply in Bilkis Bano case
New Delhi , Oct. 23 : The Supreme Court sought a detailed reply from the Gujarat Government within four weeks in connection with Bilkis Bano gang-rape case. Read Full Story

Narendra Patel bribery row: Gujarat can't be bought, tweets Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi , Oct. 23 : Responding to Patidar leader Narendra Patel's claim of being offered Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Gujarat, Congress Party vice president Rahul Gandhi said the state is priceless, and cannot be bought at any cost. Read Full Story

Patidar leader Sawani resigns from BJP over fake promises
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct. 22 : As the state gears up for the upcoming assembly elections, another Patidar leader Nikhil Sawani on Monday announced his resignation from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), citing the reason to be unfulfilled promises made by the party. Read Full Story

Patidar leader alleges BJP's Varun Patel bribed him, Varun rejects claim
Ahmedabad(Gujarat) October 23 : Patidar leader Narendra Patel, a close aide of Hardik Patel, on Sunday alleged that he was offered Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Read Full Story

Narendra Patel alleges of being bribed by BJP, Varun Patel rejects claim
Ahmedabad(Gujarat) Oct.23 : Patidar leader Narendra Patel a close aide of Hardik Patel on Sunday alleged that he was offered a whooping amount of Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) amid inching state polls. Read Full Story

Eight IPS officers, including Rakesh Asthana, promoted
New Delhi , October 23 : Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana was on Sunday appointed as the special director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). Read Full Story

Gujarat poll dates row: EC denting its own credibility, says Congress
New Delhi , October 23 : The Congress Party on Monday said that the Election Commission (EC) has allowed its own credibility to be dented by not announcing the poll dates in Gujarat, while adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not a 'Shahenshah' (Emperor) and India was not his 'Sultanat' (Empire). Read Full Story

PM Modi greeted with thunderous applause, cheering during Vadodara roadshow
Vadodara (Gujarat) , Oct. 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed with loud chants and cheering as he began his roadshow here on Sunday, ahead of elections in the state. Read Full Story

Ports are for prosperity: PM Modi in Gujarat
Dhaej (Gujarat) Oct 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that ports are for prosperity. Read Full Story

Faced hostility of Centre in 2012: PM Modi on his stint as Gujarat CM
Bhavnagar (Gujarat) , October 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he had to face the hostility of the Centre when he was the chief minister of Gujarat in 2012. Read Full Story

PM Modi to inaugurate Phase 1 of RO RO ferry service between Ghogha, Dahej
New Delhi , October 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will visit Gujarat to inaugurate Phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej. Read Full Story

People in Gujarat want change in governance: Ashok Gehlot
New Delhi , October 22 : Gujarat Congress In-charge Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said that the people in Gujarat wanted a change in governance. Read Full Story

'Patidar's fight was to attain OBC quota, not to make Congress win'
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 22 : Patidar leader Hardik Patel's close aides, Varun Patel and Reshma Patel, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls, said they had led the movement to secure Other Backward Class (OBC) reservation for the community and not to make Congress win. Read Full Story

Patidar leaders Reshma Patel, Varun Patel join BJP
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : As Gujarat gears up for elections, Patidar leaders Reshma Patel and Varun Patel announced their decision of joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following their meeting with party Chief Amit Shah here on Saturday. Read Full Story

PM to inaugurate Phase 1 of RO RO ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej tomorrow
New Delhi , Oct 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat on Sunday to inaugurate Phase 1 of the RO RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej. Read Full Story

OBC leader Alpesh Thakor to join Congress
New Delhi , Oct. 21 : Thakor community and OBC Ekta Manch leader Alpesh Thakor on Saturday confirmed that he would be joining the Congress Party, ahead of elections in poll-bound Gujarat. Read Full Story

Gujarat election is not a BJP-Cong fight: Hardik Patel
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Oct.21 : Gujarat's Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Saturday turned down the Congress' invitation to fight the Gujarat Assembly election jointly, saying the polls were not a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Congress fight. Read Full Story

Chidambaram's comment on EC not appropriate: Gujarat CM
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Oct. 20 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said that senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram's comment on the Election Commission (EC) is not appropriate. Read Full Story

EC has authorised PM to announce date of Gujarat polls: Chidambaram
New Delhi , Oct. 20 : Former finance minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram has questioned the Election Commission's (EC) decision of not announcing the dates for Gujarat elections. Read Full Story

Rajput Karni Sena destroys 'Padmavati' rangoli, threathen further disruption
Surat (Gujarat) , October 19 : Rajput Karni Sena on Wednesday threatened to further disrupt the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus Padmavati', two days after its members vandalised a 'Rangoli' inspired by the movie at a mall in Surat. Read Full Story

PM Modi focuses on 'Desai, Dynasty, Development' in Gujarat
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Oct 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Congress party saying that it has lowered the standard of politics. Read Full Story

PM Modi to address BJP workers in Gujarat today
New Delhi, Oct 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his home state Gujarat today and address a rally of BJP workers gathering from across the state Read Full Story

Jaitley hopeful of big win in Gujarat polls, downplays Congress' campaign
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 15 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has downplayed Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's aggressive election campaign in Gujarat by emphasising that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has greater chances of winning the assembly polls regardless of the latter's criticism of the Centre's economic policies. Read Full Story

Acharya Shantisagar arrested for raping 19-year-old girl in Surat
Surat (Gujarat) , October 14, : Jain monk Digambar Acharya Shantisagar was arrested on Saturday in an alleged rape case in Gujarat's Surat. Read Full Story

Surat: Two people arrested for black marketing of currency notes
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , October 14 : Two people were arrested on Saturday in connection with black marketing of Rs. 50 and Rs. 200 currency notes from Surat's Varachha. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls: BJP slams Congress for doubting EC
New Delhi , Oct 14 : The wars of words between the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over delay in Gujarat polls date escalated on Saturday after the BJP slammed the Congress for doubting the discretion of the Election Commission. Read Full Story

Target of 150-plus easy for BJP in Gujarat: Yogi Adityanath
Navsari (Gujarat) Oct 13 : Uttar Pradesh (UP) Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday said target of 150-plus seats in Gujarat Assembly elections is very easy for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

Ahmedabad: Defamation suit filed by Jay Shah against 'The Wire' adjourned till Oct 16
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct 10 : An Ahmedabad Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the defamation suit filed by Jay Shah, son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, against the news website 'The Wire' till October 16. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls to be held in December: Chief Election Commissioner
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Oct 10, : The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Achal Kumar Jyoti on Tuesday announced that assembly elections in Gujarat will be held in December this year. Read Full Story

Congress must apologies for Rahul Gandhi's remark on women in RSS: Anandiben
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct 10 : Former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his remark on women's participation in Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) shakha and asked the latter and his party to apologise for the same. Read Full Story

Ahmedabad Edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav Concludes RSM's Journey to Vadodara, Rajkot, Somnath and Dwarka Begins Tomorrow
New Delhi : Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav( RSM) 2017, the celebrated festival organized by the Ministry of Culture in Gujarat from 07th October, 2017 closed its Ahmedabad component today with a dazzling grand finale of various art forms along with soulful performances of Teejan Bai and Ankit Chadha. Read Full Story

Gujarat slashes VAT on fuel prices by 4pc
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 10 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled Gujarat has decided to slash the Value-Added Tax (VAT) on fuel prices in the state. Read Full Story

Court ordered inquiry against 'The Wire' under Section 202 of CrPC: Jay Shah's lawyer
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct. 9 : An Ahmedabad court has ordered an inquiry under Section 202 (to inquire into the case to decide whether or not there is sufficient ground for proceeding) of the CrPC against news website 'The Wire' on the defamation suit filed by Jay Shah, son of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah, informed Jay's lawyer S.V. Raju on Monday. Read Full Story

Give chance to new leaders in assembly polls: Anandiben Patel to Amit Shah
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct. 9 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel on Monday wrote a letter to party chief Amit Shah, requesting him to give a chance to new leaders for the upcoming assembly elections on her place in the state. Read Full Story

'Vikaas pagal ho gaya hai': Rahul targets Gujarat govt. over development
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , October 9 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday cornered Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Government in Gujarat over the development achieved in the state, likening it to a person and saying it had gone berserk. Read Full Story

Godhra train burning case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence to 11 convicts into life imprisonment
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 9 : The Gujarat High Court on Monday commuted the death sentence to 11 convicts, in connection with the 2002 Godhra train burning case, into life imprisonment. Read Full Story

Vadnagar welcomes PM Modi on second day of Gujarat visit
Vadnagar (Gujarat) , October 8 : On the second day of his visit to Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached his birthplace and hometown Vadnagar in Mehasana district and held a road show amid loud cheers by the crowd, on Sunday. Read Full Story

Dr. Mahesh sharma inaugurates 'Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav - 2017' at Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad : Continuing its endeavor to promote India's Heritage, Ministry of Culture has organised 3 days long diversified cultural carnival 'Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav - 2017' at the premises of Sabarmati River Front Event Centre, Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Read Full Story

PM offers prayers at Dwarkadheesh Temple; addresses public meeting in Dwarka
Dwaraka : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today began his two-day visit in Gujarat by offering prayers at the Dwarkadheesh Temple at Dwarka. Read Full Story

PM addresses public meeting in Chotila, lays foundation stone for greenfield airport for Rajkot
Rajkot : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today addressed a public meeting at Chotila, in Surendranagar district. He laid the Foundation Stones for a greenfield airport for Rajkot; six-laning of Ahmedabad-Rajkot National Highway; and four-laning of Rajkot-Morbi State Highway. Read Full Story

PM dedicates IIT Gandhinagar campus to the nation
New Delhi : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today dedicated IIT Gandhinagar campus to the nation. Read Full Story

PM Modi on maiden visit to Vadnagar tomorrow
New Delhi , October 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on his maiden visit to Vadnagar in Gujarat tomorrow after he assumed the office of Prime Minister. Read Full Story

PM Shri Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone for four National Highways projects in Gujarat
New Delhi : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for four National Highways projects worth Rs 5825 Crore at Dwarka in Gujarat. Read Full Story

Dr Jitendra Singh to inaugurate a Workshop on "Application of GIS technology in Governance" in Surat next week
New Delhi : The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India, in association with the Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) is organizing a Workshop in Surat, Gujarat next week on the role of Application of GIS technology in Governance. Read Full Story

Dr. Mahesh Sharma to inaugurate 'Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav-2017' to be held in Ahmadabad
New Delhi : The "Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM)-2017" will be held from 7th to 9th October, 2017 in India's 1st World Heritage City i.e Ahmadabad, Gujarat. Read Full Story

PM Modi arrives in Dwarka, attends special puja at Dwarikadheesh Temple
Dwarka (Gujarat) , October 7 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived in Dwarka, Gujarat, to offer prayers and attend a special prayer at the Dwarikadheesh Temple. Read Full Story

PM to commence two-day visit to Gujarat tomorrow
New Delhi , October 6 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commence a two-day visit to Gujarat tomorrow. Read Full Story

Residents tie BJP corporator to tree, beat him up in Vadodara
Vadodara (Gujarat) , Oct 4 : A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) corporator of Vadodara's Bapod area, Hasmukh Patel was tied to a tree and beaten by residents of his ward on Tuesday. Read Full Story

Spectacles missing from Gandhi statue in Porbandar
Porbandar (Gujarat) , Oct 3 : Just a day after the nation celebrated Gandhi Jayanti, it has surfaced that the pair of spectacles from Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Porbandar's Manek Chowk has been missing since October 1. Read Full Story

President of India visits Kirti Mandir, Porbandar
Porbandar : The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, visited Kirti Mandir, Porbandar, the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi today (October 2, 2017), and paid his tributes to Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. Later, the President addressed a function organised to declare ODF status for Rural Gujarat at Kirti Mandir. Read Full Story

Wear 'Gujarati spectacles' to see development of Gujarat: Amit Shah tells Rahul Gandhi
Porbandar (Gujarat) , Oct. 2 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Sunday launched a fresh salvo on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi saying that the latter need to wear Gujarati spectacles to see the development of Gujarat and not the one made in Italy. Read Full Story

President Kovind visits Kirti Mandir, Gandhi's birth place in Porbandar
Porbandar (Gujarat) , Oct.2 : President Ram Nath Kovind visited Kirti Mandir in Porbandar, Gujarat, the birth place of Mahatma Gandhi today and paid his tribute to Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Dalit youth beaten up for sporting a moustache in Gandhinagar
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 1 : A dalit youth was beaten up by few upper caste people allegedly for sporting a moustache in Gujarat's Gandhinagar. Read Full Story

Hon'ble Prime Minister Dedicates 'Hari Krishna Sarovar' to People of Lathi in Gujarat
MUMBAI and AMRELI: On the occasion of his birthday, Hon'ble Prime Minster of India, Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurated 'Hari Krishna Sarovar' through video conference from Amreli in Gujarat. Read Full Story

If Congress wins, it will fight China by generating employment: Rahul in Gujarat
Rajkot (Gujarat) , September 27 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on the final day of his Gujarat tour said that if the Congress comes in power it will fight with China by generating jobs and helping small businesses flourish. Read Full Story

Gujarat cabinet approves demands of Patidar community
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , September 27 : Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Wednesday informed that the state cabinet has agreed to fulfil demands raised by the Patidar community. Read Full Story


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