New Delhi, Aug. 23 : Hours after the Gujarat Assembly suspended 44 MLAs, the Janata Dal (United) on Tuesday said such an act is not good for democracy.
Junagadh, Aug 23 : Unidentified assailants barged into the Junagadh office of leading Gujarati daily Jai Hind on Monday night and stabbed to death its bureau chief Kishore Dave, police said.
Rajkot, Aug 23 : A group of self-styled cow vigilantes thrashed two Dalits in a village in Gujarat's Saurashtra region for allegedly refusing to dispose the carcass of a calf.
Ahmedabad, Aug 23 : : Gujarat assembly speaker Ramanlal Vohra on Tuesday suspended 44 Congress legislatures from the House for the day for creating ruckus over the thrashing of Dalits in Una over cow slaughter, reports said.
Ahmedabad/Junagad, Aug 23 : A senior journalist in Gujarat was allegedly murdered in his own office on Monday night, according to media reports.
Ahmedabad, Aug 22 : Heavy rainfall in catchment areas of dams in neighbouring Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh on Monday pushed up water levels in rivers and water bodies in Gujarat, forcing the authorities to raise an alarm and evacuate 850 people to safety.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : The Supreme Court on Monday said the stay of Gujarat High Court verdict quashing 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) will continue but no admission or appointment would take place on the basis of the quota that was carved out in the wake of Patel agitation in the state.
Ahmedabad, Aug 22 : Family members of three Dalit boys who died in a controversial police firing in 2012, have demanded that the case be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as they have lost faith in the police.
New Delhi, Aug.22 : The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of a Gujarat government plea that challenged a high court order on quashing of its ordinance of providing 10 per cent quota for the economically backward among the unreserved category, including the agitating Patel community.
Ahmedabad/Raipur, Aug. 22 (ANI): State assemblies of Gujarat and Chhattisgarh will today convene special sessions to to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill that was passed by Parliament earlier this month.
New Delhi, Aug 21 : Gujarat Congress leaders on Sunday submitted a memorandum to President Pranab Mukherjee highlighting "atrocities" against Dalits in the state, and criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "having the time to think about people of Balochistan" but turning a "blind eye towards the suffering of Dalits" in his home state.
New Delhi, Aug 21 : Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has extended his best wishes to ace wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who will represent India in the men's 65kg freestyle bout on the final day of the Rio Olympics.
Nadiad (Gujarat), Aug 20 : Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi stood for the uplift of the poor and unity of the country, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Saturday termed Modi as the man behind the making of India the "Viswa Guru".
Ahmedabad, Aug 20 : A 15-year-old Dalit boy was allegedly beaten up late on Thursday evening by two men in Bhavda village of Daskroi taluka in Ahmedabad district ostensibly because his father refused to dispose off cattle carcasses in the village, police said on Saturday.
Gandhinagar, Aug 19 : Union Minister Kalraj Mishra on Friday claimed that he was not aware of the rule in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party for leaders attaining 75 years of age to resign from their posts.
New Delhi, Aug 17 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave the Gujarat government two weeks to respond to rights activist Teesta Setalvad's plea challenging the freezing of her and her husband's bank accounts and those of their organisations -- Sabrang Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace.
Ahmedabad, Aug 17 : The mortal remains of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, head of the Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), were consigned to the flames at the Sarangpur Mandir campus around 3 p.m. on Wednesday in the presence of a galaxy of political leaders and thousands of followers.
Ahmedabad, Aug 17 : Aiming to offer better app-to-app voice calls with high-definition quality and instant connections to its customers, Reliance Communications (RCOM) has launched 'Calling Ka Naya Tareeka' for its existing and new customers, a company statement said here on Wednesday.
Ahmedabad, Aug 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned emotional on Monday as he paid tributes to godman Pramukh Swami of Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swami sect who died at age 95.
Ahmedabad, Aug 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday visited Botad in Gujarat to pay his last tribute to Pramukh Swami, his 'mentor', who died here on Sunday.
New Delhi, Aug 15 : National carrier Air India on Monday launched the Ahmedabad-Newark via London tri-weekly flight.
Ahmedabad, Aug 13 : Popular spiritual leader of the Swaminarayan sect Pramukh Swami Maharaj, having worldwide following, breathed his last on Saturday evening, officials from Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Swami (BAPS) said.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): The Supreme Court will hear the Gujarat Government's plea on August 22 against the High Court order quashing the ordinance providing 10 per cent quota for the economically backward classes in government jobs and college seats.
Ahmedabad, Aug 11 : Mahatma Gandhi's Sevagram Ashram at Wardha has offered the Dalit victims of Una to shift to its premises in Maharashtra after they expressed fear for their lives at their native village Mota Samadhiyala.
Ahmedabad, Aug. 11 : A 13-year-old Muslim girl in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city has vowed to unfurl the national flag at Srinagar's Lal Chowk on Independence Day.
Ahmedabad, Aug 10 : With Vijay Rupani being made Chief Minister, the BJP on Wednesday appointed Patel MLA from Bhavnagar West, Jitu Vaghani, as president of the state unit.
New Delhi, Aug 10 : Ten out of 25 ministers in Gujarat's new cabinet have criminal charges, with half of them accused of murder, attempt to murder and robbery, according to the Gujarat Election Watch and ADR.
New Delhi, Aug 10 : The newly-appointed Gujarat Chief Minister, Vijay Rupani, has claimed that he was not chosen by any lobby but after a consensus formed within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) .
New Delhi, Aug 10 : Condemning the Una incident where a Dalit family was flogged allegedly by 'gau rakshaks' for skinning a cow carcass, newly appointed Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has said his government would not accept any type of harassment towards the Dalits.
Ahmedabad, Aug 9 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Gujarat Government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the High Court order of quashing the ordinance providing the Economically Backward Classes in educational institutions.
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug. 8 (ANI): The Cabinet meeting of Gujarat's new government will be held today.
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Aug, 7 : Newly appointed Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said the Cabinet meeting would take place tomorrow to decide on the future course of the state government.
Gandhinagar, Aug 7 : The oath taking ceremony of Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat respectively will take place today at Mahatma Mandi here.
Gandhinagar, Aug 7 : Vijay Rapani was sworn-in as the Gujarat Chief Minister in a ceremony attended by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) top brass here on Sunday.
Ahmedabad, Aug 6 : Vijay Rupani, the newly-elected leader of the Gujarat BJP legislature party, on Saturday called on Governor O.P. Kohli and staked his claim to form the government.
Gandhinagar, Aug 6 : Gujarat Chief Minister designate Vijay Rupani on Saturday met Governor O.P. Kohli here to stake claim to form the new government.
Ahmedabad, Aug 5 : Gujarat's ruling BJP saw fireworks on Friday as it picked Vijay Rupani as the 16th Chief Minister, dramatically edging out earlier favourite Nitin Patel who was named Deputy Chief Minister.
Ahmedabad, Aug 5 : After four days of intense discussions, the BJP on Friday named Vijay Rupani as Gujarat's 16th Chief Minister, delivering a surprise along with it by naming the senior-most cabinet minister Nitin Patel as his Deputy.
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), Aug 5 : In a surprising move, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state unit chief Vijay Rupani on Friday was appointed as the new Gujarat Chief Minister.
Ahmedabad, Aug 5 : The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday evening announced the name of Vijay Rupani as the 16th Chief Minister of Gujarat, with senior cabinet minister Nitin Patel as Deputy Chief Minister.
Ahmedabad, Aug 5 : State BJP president Vijay Rupani is to be the new Gujarat Chief Minister, replacing Anandiben Patel who resigned earlier this week.
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : The Gujarat High Court on Thursday sentenced, to life terms, all 11 persons convicted of burning a man and his daughter to death in Mehsana district during the 2002 communal riots.
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday visited the Dalits beaten up by self-styled cow vigilantes and blamed the BJP and RSS for rising incidents of attacks on Dalits in the country.
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the Anandiben Patel government's ordinance to provide 10 per cent quota in government jobs and educational institutions to the Economically Backward Classes (EBCs), and termed the quota "unconstitutional".
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : The BJP leadership is learnt to have almost zeroed in on Nitin Patel, the senior-most minister in the Anandiben Patel cabinet, to take over as Gujarat Chief Minister from her, though the names of other possible contenders kept on doing the rounds in political circles here on Thursday.
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : BSP supremo Mayawati arrived in Gujarat on Thursday to express her solidarity with the Dalit victims of the July 11 atrocities in Una and accused the state and the Centre of oppressing the community.
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : : The Gujarat High Court on Thursday quashed the Gujarat government notification on providing ten per cent quotas for economically backward Classes (EBC) among the upper castes in educational institutions, reports said.
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the government's decision to provide for 10 per cent quota to the economically weaker sections among the higher castes.
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 : BJP President Amit Shah landed in Ahmedabad on Thursday morning to oversee the process of finding a successor to Anandiben Patel, who has formally put in her papers as the Gujarat Chief Minister.
New Delhi/Gandhinagar, Aug 3 : The BJP parliamentary board on Wednesday decided that party president Amit Shah will not be the successor of Anandiben Patel, who resigned as Chief Minister of Gujarat after the top party body accepted her offer to step down.
Gandhinagar, July 3 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel submitted her resignation to Governor O.P. Kohli on Wednesday afternoon.
Gandhinagar, Aug 3 : The BJP is to announce its new Chief Minister for Gujarat on Friday afternoon, a senior party official said on Wednesday after Chief Minister Anandiben Patel formally handed over her resignation to the Governor.
Ahmedabad, Aug.3 : Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel will meet Governor O.P. Kohli at 5 p.m. today to tender her resignation.
New Delhi, Aug 3 : The BJP on Wednesday said its President Amit Shah will not succeed Anandiben Patel as the next Chief Minister of Gujarat.
New Delhi, Aug 3 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday accepted the resignation of Anandiben Patel as the Chief Minster of Gujarat after she offered to resign, saying she was soon going to turn 75.
New Delhi, Aug 3 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday cleared the air on party president Amit Shah being appointed as the next Chief Minister of Gujarat after Anandiben Patel offered to resign from the post on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug. 3 : The BJP parliamentary board will today meet in the national capital to discuss the issue of change of guard in Gujarat following the offer of resignation by Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : The Coast Guard on Tuesday rescued 28 persons trapped on rooftops following rise of water level in Auranga river near Valsad in Gujarat, officials said.
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug 2 (ANI): Terming Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's resignation as a 'conspiracy' to divert attention from the ongoing Dalit agitation in the state, Congress leader and former state chief minister Shankar Singh Vaghela on Tuesday said the whole episode is a drama to gain sympathy.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Following Anandiben Patel's offer to resign as the Gujarat Chief Minister, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying it was his 13-year rule in the state and not his successor's two-year governance that was responsible for the terrible condition of the state, which was now embroiled in cases of atrocities against Dalits.