Gujarat News

Congress releases list of star campaigners for Gujarat polls
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Nov. 20 : Congress released a list of 40 star campaigners on Monday for the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat. Read Full Story

Vijay Rupani files nomination for Gujarat assembly polls
Rajkot (Gujarat) , November 20 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday filed nomination for Gujarat Assembly Elections in Rajkot. Read Full Story

BJP releases third list of candidates for Gujarat polls
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its third list, consisting of 28 candidates, for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls. Read Full Story

NCP says will perform better in Guj polls without Cong
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 20 : In the wake of fallout between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the latter on Monday said the grand old party had betrayed them, adding their party would perform better without any alliance. Read Full Story

PAAS exposed after its clash with Congress: Gujarat CM
Rajkot (Gujarat) Nov.20 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday said the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders, who were working as agents of Congress, have been exposed following their clash over ticket distribution. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls: Notification for second phase to be issued today
New Delhi , November 20 : The notification for second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections will be issued on Monday. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls: Patidars stage protest against Congress
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 20 : Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) workers in the late hours of Sunday protested against Congress Party in Ahmedabad and Surat, expressing dismay over ticket distribution ahead of assembly polls in the state. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls: Congress releases first list of candidates
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Nov 19 : The Congress on Sunday released its first list of 77 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly Elections. Read Full Story

Cong, PAAS deadlock: Hardik Patel to make important announcement
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 19 : The Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) on Sunday said their main issue of concern, regarding negotiations with the Congress, was reservation and their leader, Hardik Patel, was slated to make an important announcement in this regard tomorrow (November 20). Read Full Story

Tibetan cardigans spreading warmth among citizens in Surat
Surat (Gujarat) , November 19 : With the winter season setting up, Gandhi Circle, Chowk Bazaar of Surat is abuzz with Tibetan traders. Read Full Story

Gujarat Polls: A personalised invitation card for voters in Surat from EC
Surat (Gujarat) , Nov. 17 : In an effort to improve the voting percentage in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls, Chief Electoral Officer of Surat, Mahendra Patel, has undertaken a unique initiative of sending personalised invitation card to the voters. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls: BJP releases list of 70 candidates
New Delhi , November 17 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released a list of 70 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls: BJP to declare list of nominees 'at the right time', says J.P. Nadda
New Delhi , Nov.15 : Union Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will announce its list of nominees for the Gujarat Assembly elections 'at the right time'. Read Full Story

Hardik Patel free to approach court: Jitendra Singh on sex CD
Surat (Gujarat) , November 14 : Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh on Tuesday hit back at Patidar quota leader Hardik Patel for accusing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing dirty politics and releasing the alleged sex CD to dent his image. Read Full Story

Congress will only listen to people's 'Mann Ki Baat' if comes in power in Gujarat: Rahul
Gujarat , Nov.13 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' and said his party will only listen to people's 'Mann Ki Baat' if it comes to power in Gujarat. Read Full Story

BJP can't suppress voice of Gujarat: Rahul
Gujarat , Nov.13 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday tore into Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) while saying that the party is trying to suppress the voices of the people of Gujarat. Read Full Story

Leaving few businessmen, everyone is agitating in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi
Patan (Gujarat) , November 13 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Monday cornered Prime Minister Narendra Modi over development in Gujarat, claiming that the whole of Gujarat was agitating for one reason or another, except five to ten businessmen, thus hinting that the developmental work was only concentrated towards one lot. Read Full Story

Outcome will be clearer in Gujarat polls: Cong on Chitrakoot win
New Delhi , November 13 : In the wake of Congress candidate Nilanshu Chaturvedi winning the Chitrakoot by-polls by a huge margin, party leaders on Monday said people's faith in the Congress had grown consistently and that the outcome would be clearer in the upcoming Gujarat elections. Read Full Story

Rahul stays firm on 'Gujarat mein vikas paagal ho gaya hai' assertion
Banaskantha (Gujarat) , November 12 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Sunday stood firm on his 'Vikas paagal ho gaya hai' assertion, in reference to development in Gujarat, claiming he would not abstain from speaking the truth. Read Full Story

Protests against Padmavati reach Surat
Surat (Gujarat)/Mumbai (Maharashtra) , November 12 : Protests against director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's magnum opus 'Padmavati' reached Surat on Sunday. Read Full Story

4 Indian boats, 24 fishermen detained by Pak
Porbandar (Gujarat) , November 11 : Four Indian boats and 24 fishermen were detained by Pakistan Marines, near International Maritime Boundary Line, off the coast of Porbandar, on Saturday. Read Full Story

Gujarat: 9 Indian boats, 55 fishermen detained by Pak Marines
Kutch (Gujarat) , November 11 : Nine Indian boats and 55 Indian fishermen were detained by the Pakistan Marines near IMBL, off the Jakhau coast of Kutch last night. Read Full Story

Gujarat elections: Ashok Gehlot confident about Hardik Patel's support
New Delhi , November 11 : Indian National Congress Gujarat unit chief Ashok Gehlot on Friday expressed confidence in receiving the support of Hardik Patel, convener of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), in the upcoming assembly elections in the state. Read Full Story

Video of bikers chasing lions in Gir goes viral, three arrested
Rajkot (Gujarat) , Nov 10 : Three of the four bikers were arrested after a video of them chasing lions in Gujarat's Gir sanctuary went viral. Read Full Story

BSF seizes 5 Pakistan boats from Gujarat
Bhuj (Gujarat), Nov 10 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday seized five Pakistan fishing boats and apprehended three fishermen from Bhuj in Gujarat. Read Full Story

Will discuss possible solutions with Patidars in next meet: Kapil Sibal
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 9 : Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal, after holding a meeting with Patidar leader Hardik Patel on the politically sensitive issue of OBC quota for the community, revealed that they are going to meet again after three days to discuss the possible solutions. Read Full Story

Surat businessmen laud GST: Piyush Goyal
Surat (Gujarat) , November 8 : Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal has met businessmen in Surat district of Gujarat and claimed that the traders unanimously welcomed the Goods and Services Tax(GST). Read Full Story

Road collision in Gujarat claims 13 lives
Kheda (Gujarat) , Nov 7 : At least 13 people were killed and nine others got injured after a truck collided with a bus in Ahmedabad-Indore highway on Monday. Read Full Story

Even 100 dogs can't compete with a lion, BJP will win in Gujarat: Anil Vij
Harayan , Nov.05 : Haryana minister Anil Vij on Sunday launched a veiled attack at the Congress party and the Patidar leaders for uniting against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for upcoming Gujarat assembly elections. Read Full Story

Gujarat CM corners Congress over poor policies
Rajkot(Gujarat), Nov.05 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said the country couldn't develop because of the poor policies of the Congress party. Read Full Story

BJP accuses Congress, Hardik Patel of caste-based politics
New Delhi , Nov 5 : Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh on Wednesday cornered the Congress as well as its prospective ally and Patidar leader, Hardik Patel, accusing both of playing caste-based politics in the poll-bound Gujarat. Read Full Story

Congress indulging in 'anti-national, caste-based politics' in Gujarat: Jaitley
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Nov. 4 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday accused the Congress Party of indulging in anti-national tactics and caste-based politics to garner support in poll-bound Gujarat. Read Full Story

3,550 VVPATs found to be faulty before elections: Gujarat Chief Electoral Officer
New Delhi , November 3 : After reports of 3,550 Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPATs) failed in Gujarat ahead of Assembly polls, state Joint Chief Electoral Officer Jaydeep Dwivedi cleared that devices failed due to damage while transporting. Read Full Story

Patidar community are now questioning Hardik Patel's agenda: Jitendra Singh
Surat (Gujarat) , November 3 : Minister of State for the north-east region Jitendra Singh on Friday said that the Patidar community had begun questioning the individual agenda of Hardik Patel, their leader for reservation movement. Read Full Story

Congress has truth on its side, will win Gujarat polls: Rahul Gandhi
Pardi (Gujarat) , November 3 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the party was going to win the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections because it has the truth on its side. Read Full Story

No plans to enter politics: Hardik Patel
Surat (Gujarat) , November 3 : Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel on Friday said he won't be joining any political party for the next two and a half years as he wants to work as the people's agent. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls: BJP asks for 'Padmavati's pre-screening for Rajput reps
New Delhi , Nov 03 : The Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has written a letter to the Election Commission and the state's chief electoral officer, requesting their intervention to arrange a pre-screening of 'Padmavati' film for selected Rajput representatives. Read Full Story

Fight in Gujarat between 'Satya and Asatya' : Rahul Gandhi
Nana Pondha (Gujarat) , November 2 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the fight in Gujarat is between Satya (truth) and Asatya (lie). Read Full Story

Rahul-Hardik bonhomie to hoodwink people of Gujarat: Jitendra Singh
Surat (Gujarat) Nov. 2 : Union Minister of State Dr. Jitendra Singh said that Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi and Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel bonhomie is to hoodwink people of Gujarat. Read Full Story

Will join Congress if they meet our demands, says Hardik Patel
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 2 : Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel on Thursday said that they will extend their support to the Congress in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections only if their demands are met. Read Full Story

Won't join Congress: Jignesh Mevani on Gujarat polls
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 2 : The leader and convener of the Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch, Jignesh Mevani, on Thursday said he would not join any political party in the upcoming Gujarat elections, including the Congress. Read Full Story

Patidar organisations dub Hardik's reservation demand as 'misleading'
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) November 1 : Six social organisations of the Patidar community have slammed Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel's demand seeking reservation for Patidars under the OBC category. Read Full Story

Terrorists arrested in Bhopal have links with BJP: Ahmed Patel
Bharuch (Gujarat) , November 1 : Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat Ahmed Patel, while addressing a gathering in poll bound state of Gujarat, on Wednesday alleged that the terrorists arrested in Bhopal have links with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

Want clarity on Patidar reservation issue by Nov. 7: Hardik Patel
Gujarat , Oct.31 : Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel has said that he wants clarity by November 7 on the issue of reservation to his community. Read Full Story

Gujarat CM accuses Cong of backing Patidar agitation
Rajkot (Gujarat) , Oct 30 :Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday said that the meeting between Congress Party and Patidar leaders has confirmed that Congress has been behind all the agitations. Read Full Story

Patidar reservation: Hardik Patel gives Congress Nov 7 deadline
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , October 30 : Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel on Monday extended the deadline for the Congress Party till November 7 to clear its stand on the Patidar community's demand for quota. Read Full Story

BJP, Congress Corporators give money to people in Vadodara
Vadodara, Gujarat , October 30 : With the Gujarat Assembly elections knocking on the door, the Congress and the BJP corporators distributing money as part of ''family tradition'' have aroused doubts on the legitimacy of the issue. Read Full Story

Jet Airways hoax: Gujarat ATS in touch with NIA
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) October 30 : The Gujarat Police's Anti-Terrorists Squad (ATS) has got in touch with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) over today's Jet Airways incident wherein flight 9W 339 was diverted to Ahmedabad after the crew found a threat note. Read Full Story

Gujarat polls: SC asks EC to not appoint officers with disciplinary proceedings
New Delhi , October 30 : The Supreme Court on Sunday directed the Election Commission of India (ECI) to not appoint officers who have disciplinary proceedings against them at key posts in Gujarat Elections. Read Full Story

ISIS link row: Ahmed Patel writes to Rajnath, seeks probe
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), , Oct.29 : Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat, Ahmed Patel, has written a letter to Union home Minister Rajnath Singh, urging him to order an 'impartial' probe into the ISIS link row. Read Full Story

Newborn babies death: Strict actions against guilty, says Gujarat CM
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , October 29 : Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Sunday that strict action will be initiated against those responsible for the death of nine newborn babies at the government-run Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad. Read Full Story

9 newborns die at Ahmedabad's Civil Hospital within 24 hours
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , October 29 : At least nine newborn babies died at the government-run Civil Hospital in Gujarat's Ahmedabad within 24 hours, while five others were referred from the facility to other health centres. Read Full Story

9 infants die in Ahmedabad Civil Hospital
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Oct 29 : Atleast nine newborns have reportedly died at Ahmedabad Civil Hospital in Gujarat, in almost 24 hours. Read Full Story

JD(U) not to contest election in entire Gujarat
New Delhi , October 28 : The Janata Dal (United) on Saturday said that the party will contest polls only on those seats where they had been contesting 'traditionally'. Read Full Story

Rupani alleges Ahmed Patel of links with ISIS suspect, Patel denies the charge
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Oct. 28 : Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Gujarat Ahmed Patel on Friday refuted as 'completely baseless' the allegation leveled on him by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in connection with a nabbed ISIS terrorist. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Person killed in police firing during clash in Dahod
Dahod (Gujarat) , October 27 : A person was allegedly killed in police firing after a clash broke out in Gadbada Tehsil area of Gujarat's Dahod district on Thursday. Read Full Story

Ahead of Assembly polls, two ISIS suspects arrested in Surat
Surat (Gujarat) Oct. 25 : The Gujarat anti-terrorism squad (ATS) on Wednesday arrested two suspected ISIS operatives ahead of the upcoming Assembly polls. Read Full Story

Congress condemns delay in announcement of Gujarat polls
New Delhi , Oct. 25 : The Congress Party on Wednesday condemned the delayed announcement of dates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls, saying the Election Commission (EC) has failed to carry out its duty as a Constitutional institution. Read Full Story

Hardik Patel downplays hype surrounding his meeting with Rahul Gandhi
Rajkot (Gujarat) , October 25 : Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday downplayed the hype surrounding his impending meeting with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, saying that whenever he meets him, the entire country would get to know. Read Full Story

BJP will win Gujarat polls by three-fourth majority: CM Rupani
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 25 : Hours after the Election Commission announced the date for Gujarat Assembly elections, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was sure it would win the polls by a three-fourth majority. Read Full Story


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