Gujarat News

Shankersinh Vaghela joins 'Jan Vikalp Morcha' formed by his supporters
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , September 19 : Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday joined 'Jan Vikalp Morcha', a party formed by his supporters. Read Full Story

PM Modi bats for sweet revolution in Gujarat
Amreli (Gujarat), September 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Blue Revolution and Sweet Revolution have the potential to transform lives of the people in Gujarat. Read Full Story

Surat: Eight-year-old beaten up for not finishing homework
Surat (Gujarat) , September 15 : An eight-year-old boy was allegedly beaten up by a female schoolteacher for not finishing his homework in Gujarat's Surat city. Read Full Story

Japan and India together make the word 'Jai', says Shinzo Abe
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , September 14 : Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday said Japan is committed to the policy of 'Make in India', even as he, along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, laid the foundation stone for the proposed Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail Network, known as the bullet train, here today. Read Full Story

PM Modi receives Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , September 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi received his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Ahmedabad gears up to welcome Japan's PM Shinzo Abe
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Sept 12 : Gujarat's Ahmedabad city is all set to welcome Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who will be on a two-day visit to India, beginning on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Defence Minister Visits Gujarat
New Delhi, Sept 12: Smt Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon'ble Raksha Mantri visited Golden Katar Division in Ahmedabad from 10 Sep to 11 Sep 2017. She was received by General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff and Lieutenant General PM Hariz, GOC-in-C, Southern Command. Read Full Story

Sitharaman focuses on border infiltration in her maiden visit to Gujarat
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Sep 10 : Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman visited Ahmedabad on Sunday and stressed on the issue of border infiltration in the state. Read Full Story

Goa: Two Ahmedabad students drown at Candolim Beach
Panaji (Goa) , September 7 : In an unfortunate incident, two students from the Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad drowned to death at the Candolim beach in Goa on Thursday morning. Read Full Story

Gujarat: BSF apprehends three Pak fishermen
Bhuj (Gujarat) , September 7 : Three Pakistan fishermen were arrested and 14 fishing boats were seized from the Gujarat coast today. Read Full Story

Swine flu: One more died in Vadodara, death toll reaches 38
Vadodara (Gujarat) , Sept. 6 : Swine flu has claimed another life in Gujarat's Vadodara, with the death toll in the district climbing to 38, confirmed Mukesh Vaidya, additional health officer at Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC). Read Full Story

President Kovind lays foundation stone of SAUNI Yojana
Rajkot (Gujarat) , September 4 : President Ram Nath Kovind today laid the foundation stone of the second phase of link IV pipeline canal of Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojana in Rajkot. Read Full Story

President Kovind plans two-day visit to Gujarat
New Delhi , Sept 3 : President Ram Nath Kovind has planned a two-day visit to Gujarat, from September 3 to 4. Read Full Story

Vadodara: 9-month old die in hospital due to unavailability of oxygen supply
Vadodara (Gujarat) , Sept 2 : Resembling to the recent Gorakhpur incidents where insufficient oxygen supply had claimed the lives of many kids, a similar report has come from Gujarat's Vadodara now. Read Full Story

This time, 'Garje Gujarat' to be BJP's slogan for Gujarat Assembly Election
New Delhi , August 31 : Ahead of Gujarat Assembly Election 2017, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided 'Garje Gujarat' as its slogan, which will be launched soon, said sources. Read Full Story

Indian Coast Guard saves 40 fishermen from Gujarat coast
New Delhi , August 31 : So far eight fishing boats and around 40 fishermen have been rescued and brought to safety with search and rescue mission by the Indian Coast Guard, after they were caught amid turbulent seas off the Gujarat coast on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Severe weather forecast: Gujarat may face heavy spell in next few hours
New Delhi , August 30 : According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) Gujarat, after Mumbai, Gujarat is under severe threat of heavy shower, accompanied with squally winds. Read Full Story

2002 riots: SC sets aside Gujarat HC order on re-building of destroyed mosques
New Delhi , August 29 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the Gujarat High Court order in connection with the re-building of mosques destroyed during the state's 2002 riots, triggered after the Godhra incident. Read Full Story

Asaram Bapu rape case: Supreme Court questions Gujarat govt. for slow trial
New Delhi , August 28 : The Supreme Court on Monday questioned the Gujarat Government for slow trial over self-styled accused godman, Asaram Bapu, in connection with a rape case registered against him. Read Full Story

Swine flu claims 31 lives in south Gujarat
Surat (Gujarat) , August 27 : The swine flu outbreak has claimed a total of 31 lives in south Gujarat so far this year. Read Full Story

Gujarat: 11 die in collision between jeep, truck
Barwala (Gujarat) , August 27 : A fierce collision between a jeep and a truck killed eleven people on the spot, along the Dhundhak Barwala Road in Gujarat. Read Full Story

Surat`s lad becomes India`s youngest to clear CA, CS, CMA
Surat (Gujarat) , Aug 27 : Surat's Aditya Jhawar has achieved all the three professional qualification Chartered Accountancy (CA), Company Secretary (CS) and Cost and Management Accountancy (CMA) at the age of 21, to become India's youngest to complete all the three professional qualification. Read Full Story

Security guard's son tops CS exam in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Aug 27 : Sunil Khatik, a son of security guard has topped the Company Secretaries exams in Ahmedabad. Read Full Story

Jaitley, Javadekar, Gehlot appointed BJP poll chiefs for Gujarat, Karnataka, HP
New Delhi , Aug. 24 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Thursday appointed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar and Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot as election in-charges for Gujarat and Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh respectively. Read Full Story

Truck, school bus collide, kill one child, injure nine
Chota Udaipur (Gujarat) , August 24 : One child died and ten people, including nine children, were injured, when a truck and school bus collided, in Gujarat's Chota Udaipur district. Read Full Story

Gujarat Congress MLAs to meet Rahul, Sonia Gandhi today
New Delhi , August 21 : All 43 MLAs of Gujarat Congress will meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi today. Read Full Story

Gujarat Polls: Congress to reach out to youth at grass-root level
New Delhi , Aug. 17 : The Congress Party has said that it will extensively use social media tools in the upcoming Gujarat Legislative Assembly Election to reach the masses, especially the youth at the grass root level. Read Full Story

Surat: Five dead bodies recovered near Navsari district
Surat (Gujarat) , August 16 : As many as five dead bodies were recovered from the sea near Navsari district in Gujarat, on Wednesday. Read Full Story

Surat Diamond Baron, Govind Dholakia Motivates School Girls to Celebrate Rakshabandhan With the National Rakshaks at Indo-Pak Border Gujarat
SURAT, India, August 14, 2017 : 95 girls from V.N. Godhani School of XII standard, reached Indo-Pak border at Nadabet in Banaskantha district of Gujarat, about 500 km away from Surat during early morning hours of 7th August' 2017, on the day of Rakshabandhan to celebrate a culture of brotherhood with the jawans of the Indian Army. Read Full Story

Nilesh Rayani murder: Life sentence for BJP MLA
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug. 11 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Gondal, Jayrajsinh Jadeja, has been awarded life imprisonment by the Gujarat High Court in the Nilesh Rayani murder case, which took place in Rajkot on February 8, 2004. Read Full Story

Shankersinh Vaghela dubs disqualifying MLAs votes as 'conspiracy by Congress'
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , August 10 : Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Thursday alleged the Congress for plotting a conspiracy to lend the votes of two Congress MLAs in the Rajya Sabha elections invalid and further said that the Election Commission (EC) should not have interfered in the matter. Read Full Story

Next target is Gujarat Assembly election, says victorious Ahmed Patel
New Delhi , Aug. 09 : Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday said party's next target is Gujarat Assembly election. Read Full Story

Congress to expel six more Gujarat MLAs
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Aug 9 : The Congress on Wednesday announced to expel six more party MLAs from Gujarat. Read Full Story

Tamil, Gujarati online dictionaries launched by Oxford Dictionaries
New Delhi , Aug 9 : Tamil and Gujarati have joined Hindi to become the second and third Indian languages as part of Oxford Dictionaries' global languages initiative. Read Full Story

Gujarat sets example of honouring martyrs and national pride
By Col. Anil Bhat(Retired), New Delhi , Aug.9 : Shortly after the Kargil war, 1999, in which twelve soldiers hailing from Gujarat were martyred, Kathiawar's Patel community formed five trusts under the Jay Jawan Nagrik Samiti (JJNS), to provide financial assistance to their families. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS Polls: Congress must remember our help in future, says NCP
New Delhi , August 9 : With Ahmed Patel emerging victorious in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls, the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday reminded the Congress that this triumph happened because of their help, and the grand old party must remember this in the future. Read Full Story

Congress all set to make Gujarat great again: Gohil
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug. 9 : After Congress claimed victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls, the party on Wednesday said that their battle for making Gujarat great again has begun. Read Full Story

Will move court against EC's decision: Gujarat CM on RS poll results
Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Aug. 9 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday expressed disapproval over the Election Commission's decision of disqualifying two rebel Congress MLAs over cross-voting and said that in the coming days, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will move court for justice. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls exposed BJP's personal vendetta: Ahmed Patel
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Aug 09 : After retaining his Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat, Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Wednesday alleged that the election exposed the personal vendetta and political terror of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

EC declares votes of two Cong MLAs invalid in Gujarat RS polls
New Delhi , Aug 8 : The Election Commission (EC) on late Tuesday night declared votes of two Congress MLAs invalid in the Rajya Sabha elections for three seats that were conducted earlier in the day. Read Full Story

Have enough evidence to prove irregularities took place in Gujarat RS polls: Chidambaram
New Delhi , August 8 : Congress leader P Chidambaram has said that there is enough evidence to their stand that irregularities happened in the Rajya Sabha polls which took place in Ahmedabad on Tuesday Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls: Congress' brouhaha 'bogus', says Prasad
New Delhi , Aug 8 : Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday stated that the brouhaha, which the Congress Party is creating around the Rajya Polls in Gujarat, is 'unwarranted' and bogus. Read Full Story

Got more than needed votes to win RS seat: Congress
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Aug 8 : Congress MLA Arjun Modhwadia on Tuesday expressed confidence of winning the Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat and said the party candidate Ahmed Patel has got more votes than required to win. Read Full Story

Congress confident of victory in Gujarat, says 'betrayers will get befitting reply'
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , August 8 : Amid jolts of cross voting in the ongoing Rajya Sabha Assembly polls in Gujarat, the Congress Party assured that whoever betrayed the party will form a part of tainted history, adding that the grand old party is sure to emerge victorious. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls: Two Congress MLAs admit voting for BJP
Gujarat,Aug 8 : In a jolt to the Congress, two party leaders admitted that they have voted for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections. Read Full Story

Blow for Ahmed Patel, Vaghela says 'no point voting for Congress'
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Aug 8 : Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Tuesday asserted that he did not vote for the saffron party Rajya Sabha candidate Ahmed Patel, adding that there was no point for the grand old party as they are never going to win the elections. Read Full Story

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: Voting begins, Congress, BJP express confidence
Gujarat ,Aug 8 : The voting for the crucial Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections for three seats begun on Tuesday with many political leaders reaching the assembly to cast their vote. Read Full Story

NOTA is 'nonsense', says Vaghela
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Aug 7 : Former Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela on Monday shunned the option of NOTA in the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for tomorrow referring it as 'nonsense'. Read Full Story

We are moving towards Congress-free Gujarat: BJP
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) August 7 : Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Gujarat unit in-charge Bhupendra Yadav on Monday said that they are moving towards a Congress free Gujarat, adding all three candidates from the saffron party will win the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. Read Full Story

Ahmed Patel confident of victory ahead of Gujarat RS Polls
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) August 7 : Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who is contesting for a Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat, on Monday said that he trusts his party MLAs commitment, adding he will definitely win the elections by defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read Full Story

44 MLA's left Gujarat to protect Indian democracy: Congress
Anand (Gujarat) , Aug 7 : Congress MLA Amit Chavda on Monday said that the 44 MLA's of the Congress together left Gujarat to protect the democracy of India and protect themselves from Bharatiya Janata Party-led ruling government's horse trading. Read Full Story

BJP will win all RS seats, Ahmed Patel's loss is certain: Gujarat CM
Ahmedabad , Aug 7 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday expressed confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win all three seats and Congress' Ahmed Patel will lose in the upcoming Gujarat Rajya Sabha elections. Read Full Story

Gujarat: Ahmed Patel to meet 44 Congress MLAs today
Anand (Gujarat) , Aug 7 : Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who is contesting for a Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat, will meet the 44 party MLAs who returned on Monday morning from Bengaluru. Read Full Story

44 Gujarat Congress MLAs back home ahead of Rajya Sabha polls
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Aug. 07 : The 44 Gujarat Congress MLAs, who were in a hideaway in Bengaluru, returned home on Monday to cast their votes in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls: Won't join hands with BJP, says NCP
Anand (Gujarat) August 6 : Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel on Sunday said that his party will not enter into an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at any cost. Read Full Story

I cautioned Congress about the possible crisis: Vaghela
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , Aug. 06 : Former Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela on Sunday said that he had presaged the top rung of his party with regard to rising unrest in the political outfit in Gujarat but the senior leadership did not pay heed to his advice. Read Full Story

Gujarat RS polls: Meeting underway at Amit Shah's residence to chalk out strategy
(Ahmedabad) Gujarat, August 6: A meeting is underway at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah's residence in Ahmedabad to chalk out strategy ahead of the Gujarat Rajaya Sabha elections. Read Full Story

BJP worker detained for attack on Rahul Gandhi's convoy in Gujarat
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , August 5 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker Jayesh Darji was on Saturday detained by police in Dhanera for attacking Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's convoy on Friday. Read Full Story

Gujarat CM appoints senior officer to investigate into attack on Rahul's convoy
New Delhi , Aug 5 : Reacting to the Congress' barbs and demand of launching a probe into the incident where party vice-president Rahul Gandhi's convoy was allegedly attacked by unidentified men in Gujarat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has informed that a senior officer has been appointed to investigate into the incident in detail and assured that a strict action will be taken against the guilty. Read Full Story

Swine flu claims six lives in Surat
Gujarat (Surat), Aug. 4 : Swine flu has claimed the lives of six people so far in Surat. Read Full Story


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