Surat (Gujarat), Apr.22 : An expert team from the United States has arrived here to control an ongoing fire at a well owned by the government-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).
Mumbai/Ahmedabad, April 21 : Indian defence agencies have seized a boat with eight Pakistanis on board and carrying narcotics worth around Rs.6 billion ($95 m), in the Arabian Sea off the Gujarat coast on Monday, the government confirmed on Tuesday.
Ahmedabad/ New Delhi, April 21 : The boat seized by Indian Navy and Coast Guard could be part of a major international smuggling racket, officials said on Tuesday as the eight Pakistani men on board were interrogated.
New Delhi, Apr 21 : In a joint operation, the Indian Navy and Coast Guard have intercepted a Pakistani boat off Porbandar court in Gujarat on Monday, officials said.
Surat (Gujarat), Apr. 20 : The fire in an oil well of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in Surat continued to rage for the third day on Monday.
New Delhi, Apr 20 : The government on Monday said construction work in respect of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project has begun within three months of the project being sanctioned by the central government with the Special Purpose Vehicle for execution of the project, MEGA (Metro -Link Express for Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad) Company Limited commencing work for construction of 6 km.
Surat, Apr. 20 : A massive fire broke out at a cloth market in Surat in the early hours of Monday.
Dahej (Gujarat), Apr. 19 : A massive fire broke out at a chemical factory at Dahej in Bharuch district of Gujarat in the early hours of Sunday.
Una (Gujarat), Apr. 19 : A father of four in the Vajdi Village of the Una Tehsil in Gujarat is planning to sell his kidney in order to raise funds for the treatment of his three morbidly obese children.
Ahmedabad, Apr 17 : Rejecting the abortion plea of an alleged gang-rape survivor, the Gujarat high court has asked her to "bravely go ahead and deliver the child."
Ahmedabad Apr.15 : Gujarat Minister of State for Home Rajni Patel on Wednesday accused Teesta Setalvad of misusing funds given to her NGO by the US based Ford Foundation and said a report of the same has been sent to the Central Government.
Ahmedabad, Apr 11 : Inspired by Google's driverless car project, two scientists from Gujarat have made a driverless car of their own design.
Surat, Apr. 11 : An exclusive textile machinery exhibition meant for all segments of the textile industry in and around Surat and South Gujarat is drawing visitors.
Mumbai, April 10 : Diversified firm Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday said it has commissioned an energy-efficient and environment-friendly 1150 KTA purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant at Dahej in Gujarat.
Ahmedabad, Apr 10 : Mufti Abdul Qayyum, acquitted by the Supreme Court in the 2002 Akshardham temple terror attack last year, has penned a book recounting his personal account of injustice and travails that he faced for 11 years in jail for a crime he had not committed.
New Delhi, April 9 : The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed for two months the hearing by the Gujarat High Court of former state minister Maya Kodnani's appeal against her conviction and sentencing in the Naroda Patiya massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
New Delhi, April 9 : The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed, for two months, the hearing by the Gujarat High Court on former state minister Maya Kodnani's appeal against her conviction and sentencing in the Naroda Patiya massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
Surat, Apr 8 : A 24-year-old gang rape victim, who is 27 weeks into her pregnancy, has approached the Gujarat High Court seeking permission to abort her unborn child, reports said.
Dahod (Gujarat), Apr. 6 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Monday formed a human flag measuring one lakh square feet to mark the 35th foundation day of the party in the Dahod region of Gujarat.
New Delhi, Apr. 6 : Gujarat Marine Police has rescued 17 sailors from two sinking Yemeni ships near the Pipavav port on the Amreli Coast.
Kolkata, April 4 : Gujarat is expecting a tourist footfall of over three crore this year even as the state continues to promote its tourism sector aggressively, asking people across India to visit its locales during the holiday season.
Surat, Apr. 4 : A Diamond Detection and Research Centre aimed at detecting synthetic diamonds has been inaugurated at the Indian Diamond Institute in Surat.
New Delhi, Apr 3 : The state of Gujarat has led others in the implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission during 2014-15, officials said on Friday.
Ahmedabad, Apr. 2 : Airplanes performed nail-biting aerobatic stunts in Gujarat as part of an aero conclave
New Delhi, Mar. 31 : The Gujarat Government on Tuesday defended the controversial anti-terror bill, saying it will ensure strict punishment for anti-social elements and help the police in investigating terror cases.
New Delhi, Mar. 31 : The Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed the controversial Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organized Crime Bill 2015 that makes confessions before police admissible in court.
Gandhinagar, March 31 : Amid strong protests and a walkout by the opposition Congress, the Gujarat legislative assembly on Tuesday passed the controversial 12-year-old anti-terror and anti-organised crimes bill for the fourth time.
Ahmedabad, Mar 31 : Amid a walkout by the Opposition the Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday passed a controversial anti-terror bill that was in the past rejected by two former Indian presidents.
Washington, Mar 28: A US police officer, accused of throwing to the ground and causing partial paralysis of a 57-year-old Indian has been indicted on Friday by grand jury on a civil rights charge for the use of unreasonable force.
By Ankit Berry, New Delhi, Mar. 26 : Ford India launched its latest offering, the Ford Figo Aspire Sedan, from its new unit in Sanand, Gujarat, on Thursday.
Sanand, Gujarat, Mar 26 : Ford Motor Company on Thursday inaugurated its integrated manufacturing facility including a state-of-the-art vehicle manufacturing facility and a world-class engine plant at Sanand in Gujarat.
Porbandar, Mar. 24 : Indian fishing boats, which were detained by Pakistan for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL), were handed over to their respective owners by Gujarat's Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Babu Bokhiria on Tuesday.
Ahmedabad, March 18 : The Solar Impulse (Si2) aircraft, powered solely by the sun's energy, took off from Ahmedabad's Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport on Wednesday morning for its next leg to Varanasi on its global flight, an official said.
New Delhi/Valsad, March 15 : Famous Gandhian thinker Narayan Desai passed away in Gujarat's Valsad district early Sunday following prolonged illness. He was 90.
Ahmedabad, Mar.13 : Hundreds of school children flocked to the Ahmedabad Airport to see the 'Solar Impulse 2', a solar powered plane, which seeks to demonstrate that flying long distances is possible with renewable energy.
Ahmedabad, March 10 : A solar powered aircraft -- Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) -- on a global flight has entered Indian airspace and is expected to land here before midnight, officials said.
Mumbai, March 9 : The Shiv Sena on Monday toughened its stance vis-a-vis the BJP on the upcoming Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project, saying if the BJP wanted it so badly, it could shift the 'monstrous project' to Gujarat.
Ahmedabad, March 9 : Solar Impulse, which claims to be the world's only solar-powered aircraft, will make a stop over in Ahmedabad on Tuesday as a part of its maiden global journey.
Jammu, Mar.1 : Newly elected Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Sunday called for peace in the state, adding that only an end to violence can help the region prosper like the 'model of development', Gujarat.
Bhuj (Gujarat), Feb.28 :In a laudable initiative, women cadre of the paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) have set out on a month-long camel safari to spread the message of women empowerment and raise awareness about the hardships faced by the force.
Ahmedabad, Feb 27: Exactly 13 years after the Godhora train burning episode that triggered a macabre pogrom across Gujarat, a special trial court in Himmatnagar is expected to deliver its verdict on Friday on the killing of four persons, including three British nationals.
New Delhi, Feb.27 : Police in Surat, Gujarat, have adopted a face recognition technology from a Japanese company to curb crime.
New Delhi, Feb. 27 : With six more deaths reported in Rajasthan and eight in Gujarat, the swine flu toll in both the states is on the surge.
New Delhi, Feb. 26 : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Gujarat Police to provide social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband a list of documents needed from them in the ongoing probe in the misappropriation of public funds case, while has been filed against them.
Ahmedabad, Feb. 22 : Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Sunday assured the people of Gujarat that his party would not support any policy which goes against the public interest.
Ahmedabad, Feb. 22 : Congress party workers distributed free masks and medicines to residents in Gujarat as a precautionary measure to fight swine flu.
New Delhi, Feb. 21 : Ten more people have died due to swine flu in Gujarat, taking the total death toll due to the disease in the state to over 180.
Surat (Gujarat), Feb 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's famous 'name-striped' jacket stole the show at the three-day charity auction that began here Wednesday, with a businessman bidding around Rs.1.21 crore for the attire.
Ahmedabad, Feb 18 : Controversial Gujarat police officer D.G. Vanzara was Wednesday released from an Ahmedabad jail.
Ahmadabad, Feb 18 : Former Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, who was recently granted bail by the Ahmedabad CBI court in connection the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, walked out of the jail on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Feb 18 : The US has "respectfully acknowledged" India's concern and protests over Madison police using excessive force on Indian national Sureshbhai Patel Feb 6.
New Delhi, Feb 16 : The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the registrar of the Gujarat High Court on a plea by the State Information Commission saying that the high court could not insist on adherence to its rules for sharing information sought under the Right to Information Act.
New Delhi, Feb. 15 : Twelve more people have died in Gujarat due to swine flu, taking the toll in the state since January this year to 136.
By Arun Kumar, Washington, Feb 13 : The FBI is investigating an incident in which an Indian grandfather's encounter with police in Alabama left the man partially paralysed, while one of the involved officers has been arrested.
Ahmedabad, Feb. 12 : Gujarat Additional Advocate General Prakash Jani on Thursday said the anticipatory bail sought by activist Teesta Setalvad, who is accused of misappropriating public funds, was rejected due to her non-cooperation with the concerned investigative agencies.
New Delhi, Feb. 12 : The maker of a temple dedicated to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat's Rajkot district has decided to cancel its inauguration after the former said he was appalled and shocked at seeing such a thing.
Mumbai/New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Feb 12 : A team of Gujarat Police and Mumbai police Thursday scouted the home of social activist Teesta Setalvad after a Gujarat court declined her plea for anticipatory bail in a case relating to alleged embezzlement but the apex court restrained her arrest.
Mumbai/Ahmedabad, Feb 12 : A team of Gujarat Police and Mumbai police Thursday reached the home of social activist Teesta Setalvad after a Gujarat court declined her plea for anticipatory bail in a case relating to alleged embezzlement but the apex court restrained her arrest.
Ahmedabad, Feb 12 : The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected social activist Teesta Setalvad's anticipatory bail plea in connection with the Gulbarg society embezzlement case.
Rajkot, Feb 12 : After Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his displeasure on Thursday, the inauguration of a temple dedicated to him in Gujarat has been cancelled.