Gujarat News

Congress MLA's resigned on their own: Ramanlal Vohra
Gandhinagar (Gujarat), July 29 : Gujarat Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora on Saturday claimed himself impartial saying he took resignation of the Congress MLA's in front of the whole media. Read Full Story

Gujarat Congress leader says Balwantsinh will win RS seat
Jamnagar (Gujarat) July 29 : A Gujarat Congress leader, who is expected to tender his resignation from Congress anytime now, on Saturday said that the Congress MLA who recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. Read Full Story

Gujarat floods: Over 8000 rescued and 70,000 migrated
Rajkot (Gujarat) , July 29 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani assured Saturday that the situation with regard to floods in the districts is under control. He said that over 8000 people have been rescued and 70,000 people have been shifted to safer places. Read Full Story

BJP using money, muscle to poach our MLAs: Congress
New Delhi , July 29 : Amid the alarming exodus of its MLAs in Gujarat, the Congress Party of Saturday asserted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to lure their legislators. Read Full Story

Gujarat MLAs exodus: Congress leaders to meet EC today
New Delhi , July 29 : A Congress delegation will meet the Election Commission here today to complaint against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over alleged 'horse-trading' allegations. Read Full Story

People do not see future in grand old party: BJP on Gujarat Congress crisis
New Delhi/Bengaluru (Karnataka) , July 29 : In the backdrop of Gujarat Congress MLAs quitting and joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the latter on Saturday said it is happening as people do not see any future in the Congress Party. Read Full Story

Ravi Shankar Prasad laughs off Congress' horse-trading accusation
New Delhi , July 28 : In the wake of Gujarat Congress MLAs quitting and joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday laughed off the Congress' accusation that the saffron party was indulging in horse-trading ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for August 8. Read Full Story

Gujarat political drama: 44 Congress MLAs leave for Bengaluru
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , July 28 : In the backdrop of Gujarat Congress MLAs quitting and joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), as many as 44 of the grand old party MLAs left for Bengaluru on late Friday night to ensure they don't succumb to police and political pressure to join the saffron party. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Congress accuses BJP of horse-trading before Rajya Sabha polls
New Delhi July 28 : With Gujarat Congress MLAs quitting and joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the grand old party on Friday accused the saffron party in the state of horse-trading ahead of the Rajya Sabha elections scheduled for August 8. Read Full Story

Gujarat Congress huddles over alarming exodus of MLAs
Ahmedabad [Gujarat], July. 28 : Facing an alarming exodus on MLAs, the Congress party in Gujarat huddled on Friday to discuss their future strategy ahead of Rajya Sabha elections . Read Full Story

Jolt for Congress: 2 more MLAs resign in Gujarat
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , July 28 : In a massive setback to the Congress in Gujarat, two Congress MLAs offered their resignations today. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Amit Shah, Smriti Irani to file nomination for Rajya Sabha elections today
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , July 28 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani will file their nominations for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat today at 11 a.m. Read Full Story

Congress MLAs are frustrated with party's ideology: BJP
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) July 27 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that the Congress MLAs are annoyed with the party itself and its ideology, and therefore, are resigning in frustration. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Three Congress MLAs resign, join BJP
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , July 27 : In a setback to the Congress in Gujarat, three of its MLAs, who resigned from the party earlier in the day, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday evening. Read Full Story

Amit Shah to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat
New Delhi [India], July 26 : The Parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday announced that party chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani will contest for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. Read Full Story

Vaghela wants Gehlot to 'withdraw his words'
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , July 26 : Former Gujarat chief minister Shankar Singh Vaghela on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Ashok Gehlot over the Congress in-charge for election-bound Gujarat calling the former's decision to quit the party a "blunder," and said he wants him to withdraw his words. Read Full Story

Gujarat floods: Army's Golden Katar Division, IAF at rescue ops
Ahmedabad [Gujarat], July. 26 : The Golden Katar Division of the Indian Army on Wednesday released two additional columns; fully equipped with specialized equipment to bolster the ongoing operations in the flood hit districts in the state of Gujarat, in response to an increased requirement for aerial rescue and relief effort projected by the state government. Read Full Story

Gujarat floods: Ahmedabad Airport runway damaged, two AI flights diverted
Ahmedabad , July. 26 : Due to the torrential rains which have caused major floods in Gujarat, the runway of the Ahmedabad Airport has been damaged, resulting in two Air India flights being diverted. Read Full Story

PM Modi announces ex-gratia for Gujarat flood victims
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , July 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh to the next kin of those killed in Gujarat floods, and Rs. 50,000 to those injured. Read Full Story

PM Modi conducts aerial survey of flood affected regions in Gujarat
Ahmedabad (Gujurat) , July 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday conducted an aerial survey of the flood affected areas in Gujarat. Read Full Story

First Two NOPVs Shachi and Shruti Launched by RDEL at Pipavav, Gujarat
New Delhi, July 25: Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) today launched the first two Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels (NOPVs) at their shipyard in Pipavav, Gujarat. Read Full Story

Crematorium designed like an airport comes up in Gujarat
Bardoli (Gujurat) , July 25 : A crematorium in Gujarat's Bardoli area has been designed like an airport and named Moksha Airport. Read Full Story

Gujarat Floods: IAF choppers deployed for rescue ops
Gandhinagar [Gujarat], July 25 : Having been severely handicapped due to extreme weather conditions for most of the day on Monday, the India Air Force (IAF) used a window of opportunity on Tuesday with slightly better weather conditions and launched 04 MI-17V5 helicopters for flood rescue and relief operations in Gujarat and Rajasthan. Read Full Story

Gujarat floods: IAF rescues pregnant woman, new-born twins with mother
Rajkot (Gujarat) , July 24 : The Indian Air Force safely evacuated a woman, her new-born twins and another pregnant woman from Nana Matra village in Vinchia tehsil of Rajkot district of Gujarat, which was flooded due to heavy rains. Read Full Story

Gujarat floods: Indian Army rescues 35 stranded people
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , July 22 : The Indian Army's Golden Katar Division personnel on Saturday rescued 35 people from flood in Surendranagar district's Kuda village and distributed food and medicines to aid the flood victims. Read Full Story

Shankersinh Vaghela quits Congress, says 'will not join BJP'
New Delhi , July 21 : Veteran Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela on Friday resigned from the grand old party while asserting that he would not join any other political party. Read Full Story

Vaghela raises speculation quotient, to speak in detail at 2 p.m. today
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , July 21 : Letting the speculations quitting the Congress to not fizzle out, veteran leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Friday said he would speak in detail on all issues at 2 p.m. today, where many will gather as part of his birthday celebration. Read Full Story

Two suspicious vessels reached Gujarat coast, Indian coast alerts authorities
Gujarat , July 13 : Ensuring tight safety, Indian Coast guards on patrol intercepted suspicious foreign vessels that were not scheduled to enter any Indian port, reached Gujarat coastline. Read Full Story

Gujarat Government announces Rs. 10 lakh ex-gratia for Anantnag terror attack victims
Surat (Gujarat) , July 11 : The Gujarat Government on Tuesday announced Rs. 10 lakh to each of the families of those people from Gujarat who had lost their lives in Monday's terror attack in Anantnag and Rs. 2 lakh to the families of those injured. Read Full Story

'Attack questions faith in security system': Deceased's family on Amarnath terror attack
Valsad (Gujarat) , July 11 : After the terror attack on the pilgrims of the Amarnath Yatra on Monday, the family of one of the deceased, Lakshben Patel, questioned the government's security provisions and said that how would someone have faith in the nation's security system. Read Full Story

Declaration of Historic City of Ahmadabad as a UNESCO's World Heritage Property
New Delhi, July 11: It is under the dynamic and visionary leadership of the Prime Minister of India that India has been successful in securing the nomination of the "Historic City of Ahmadabad" on UNESCO's World Heritage list on 8th July, 2017 during the 41st Session of World Heritage Committee. Read Full Story

Gujarat CM hopes 'world heritage' tag will boost tourism, employment in Ahmedabad
Kheda (Gujarat) , Jul 9 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday expressed his gratitude to the UNESCO officials for declaring Ahmedabad a world heritage city, and said that this would help boost tourism and create employment in the state. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Outraged farmers waste massive amounts of milk in protest
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , July 05 : After Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh, now the farmer's outrage demanding loans waiver has reached Gujarat. Read Full Story

SC to hear Teesta Setalvad's corruption case
New Delhi Jul 5 : The Supreme Court will today hear a case against social activist Teesta Setalvad, who is accused of corruption and misappropriation of funds which was meant for rehabilitation of Gujarat riot victims. Read Full Story

Gujarat Queen Express TTE removed after collecting additional fare post GST rollout
Surat (Gujarat) , July 02 : Gujarat Queen Express train Travel Ticket Examiner (TTE) who collected Rs 20 each from passengers after Goods and Service Tax (GST) rollout, was removed from the duty. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Woman gives birth surrounded by lions
Junagadh (Gujarat) , July 02 : In a bizarre incident, a pregnant woman gave birth to a child surrounded by dozens of lions in Gir forest area in an ambulance after midnight. Read Full Story

Surat: Shoppers throng jewellery stores as prices set to surge post GST
Surat (Gujarat) , July 1 : With the prices of gold, silver, diamonds and other jewellery articles are set to increase with the incorporation of the new Goods and Services Tax (GST), natives here took to jewellery stores to make their purchases, with shops open post midnight owing to the rollout of the much-awaited tax regime. Read Full Story

PM Modi inaugurates two water projects for Gujarat farmers
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , June 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated two water projects in Gujarat's Modasa district, asserting that farmers across the state will soon get water through various irrigation schemes. Read Full Story

PM asks start-ups to help transform Divyang's lives
Rajkot (Gujarat) , June 29 : Reiterating the government's commitment to Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikaas', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for more attention on Divyang people and asked the start-ups to look at ways through which innovation and technology can transform lives of the disabled. Read Full Story

PM Modi's two-day Gujarat visit starts tomorrow
New Delhi June 28, 2017 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reaching Gujarat on Thursday on a two-day visit to take part in various programmes in Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Modasa and Gandhinagar. Read Full Story

Gulberg massacre: Gujarat HC grants bail to VHP leader Atul Vaidya
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , June 27 : The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday granted bail to convicted Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Atul Vaidya in connection with the Gulberg Society massacre case. Read Full Story

Heavy rains in Gujarat triggers flood like situation, nine rescued
Valsad (Gujarat) , June 25 : At least nine persons were rescued after heavy rains in Gujarat's Valsad district triggered a flood like situation. Read Full Story

Ahmedabad: Amit Shah attends 'Mangla Aarti' at Jagannath Temple
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , June 25 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah, who currently is in Ahmedabad, attended 'Mangla Aarti' at the Shree Jagannath Temple here on Sunday early morning. Read Full Story

Ramdev, Gujarat CM participate in Yoga Day celebrations
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , June 21 : To celebrate the third International Yoga Day, Yoga guru Ramdev and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani participated in a Yoga camp here. Read Full Story

Rajkot: Women, children to create record in 'Aqua yoga'
Rajkot (Gujarat) June 20 : Ahead of the International Day of Yoga celebrations on June 21, over 1,000 children and women will take part in 'Aqua yoga' to create a new record here. Read Full Story

Gujarat CM Rupani flags off special train on centenary celebration of Sabarmati Ashram
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , June 17 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Saturday flagged off Gandhi Darshan Astha Special Train from Sabarmati Railway station on the completion of 100 year of Sabarmti Ashram. Read Full Story

Surat: Diamond merchants to protest against proposed GST rates
Surat (Gujarat) , June 17 : Diamond merchants in India's diamond production hub Surat, have called for a day-long bandh today in order to push for an exemption from the three percent tax levied on polished diamonds, under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. Read Full Story

Vadodara: Farmers to protest demanding implementation of Swaminathan Committee report
Vadodara (Gujarat) , June 16 : After Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, now farmers in Vadodara will stage a protest on Friday demanding the implementation of the Dr. Swaminathan Committee report. Read Full Story

AIIMS topper Nishita Purohit aspires to become cardiac surgeon
Surat (Gujarat) , June 15 : Nishita Purohit, a teenage girl from Gujarat's Surat District who recently took the social media by storm with her astonishing performance in the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) examination, aspires to become a cardiac surgeon. Read Full Story

Adarsh Credit Co-operative society inaugurates new corporate office in Ahmedabad
New Delhi , June 15 : India's leading credit co-operative society Adarsh Credit opened its new corporate office in Zodiac Square, S.G. highway, Ahmedabad. Amidst the Pooja and Vedic chants, Rahul Modi, MD, Adarsh Credit and Ms. Damyanti Bhandari, Executive Vice President, Adarsh Credit inaugurated its new corporate office in Ahmedabad. Read Full Story

Surat traders, weaver observe anti- GST shutdown
Surat (Gujarat) , June 15 : Traders and power-loom weavers in Surat observed a shutdown on Thursday over a demand for the withdrawal of the Goods and Service Tax (GST). Read Full Story

60,516 bottles of illegal liquor seized, destroyed in Surat
Surat (Gujarat) , June 14 : As many 60,516 bottles of illegal liquor were seized in 94 separate cases. Read Full Story

Gujarat schoolchildren distributed bags with Akhilesh Yadav's photo
Chhota Udaipur (Gujarat) , June 13 : As many as 12,000 school bags were distributed by the Gujarat education department carrying pictures of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav in the tribal district Chhota Udaipur. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Students punished for sporting single braid
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , June 13 : A shocking case of corporal punishment has been witnessed in a school in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city where an 11-year-old girl was hospitalised after being forced to perform sit-ups by the school authorities for forty minutes, as an outcome of not sporting two braids. Read Full Story

My work is to serve people, says Hardik Patel post-release
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh) , June 13 : Gujarat's Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, who was detained by the police when he was heading to Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh to meet family members of those killed in the police firing during a farmers' agitation, has been released. Read Full Story

Bangles thrown at Smriti Irani in Gujarat, one detained
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , June 13 : Police arrested a man for allegedly throwing bangles at Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani on Tuesday while she was addressing a 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' rally in Amreli town. Read Full Story

Vadodra: Cricket tournament presents 'cow' instead of trophy!
Vadodra (Gujarat) , June 4 : In an unusual cricket tournament organised by Rabari community in Vadodra, Gujarat the winning team was awarded a much important prize than a trophy.a cow! Read Full Story

Surat: ATS detains man on suspicion of having ISI links
New Delhi , June 04,: A Surat resident was held by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) last night on suspicion of having connection with two ISI suspects who were arrested by Uttar Pradesh ATS from Mumbai in May. Read Full Story

Health Ministry confirms cases of Zika Virus in Gujarat
New Delhi , June 1 : The Health Ministry on Thursday confirmed that the blood sample collected during laboratory surveillance from Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation tested positive for Zika virus. Read Full Story

Amit Shah eats lunch with Gujarat tribal family
Chhota Udaipur (Gujarat) , May 31 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Wednesday sought the support of tribal population in poll-bound Gujarat. Read Full Story

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