Gujarat: News

27 Jan 2023

Morbi

Morbi bridge collapse: Police names Oreva Group MD as accused

The Gujarat Police on Friday named Jaysukh Patel, the managing director of Ajanta Manufacturing Private Limited (AMPL), OREVA Group, as one of the ten accused in the Morbi bridge collapse tragedy, in which 135 people lost their lives.

2023-01-27

Surat

Gujarat: Car hits motorcycle, drags biker's dead body for 12km

In yet another shocking hit-and-drag incident, a man in Gujarat's Surat district lost his life after a car crashed into his bike and dragged his body for nearly 12km.

25 Jan 2023

2002 Gujarat Riots

2002 Gujarat riots: 22 accused of killing 17 Muslims acquitted

A Gujarat court acquitted 22 persons accused of killing 17 Muslims during the riots in 2002 due to a "lack of evidence," PTI reported.

21 Jan 2023

Goa

Moscow-Goa flight diverted to Uzbekistan amid bomb threat

Amid a bomb threat, a Goa-bound chartered flight was diverted to Uzbekistan from the Russian capital Moscow.

20 Jan 2023

Morbi

Morbi Bridge collapse: Gujarat government issues notice to civic body

The government of Gujarat has officially issued a show-cause notice to the civic body questioning why it should not be superseded after it failed to discharge its primary duties.

14 Jan 2023

Sun Pharma

USFDA pulls up Sun Pharma for lapses in Gujarat plant 

The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) questioned India's top drugmaker Sun Pharma for alleged failures in preventing drug product contamination at its Gujarat-based factory, PTI reported.

11 Jan 2023

Travel And Tourism

5 cultural fests in India you must attend in 2023

Time to soak in the country's rich culture.

07 Jan 2023

Lifestyle

Gujarat's International Kite Festival 2023 begins Sunday: Details here

Love flying kites? Then make your way to this festival!

Pleas challenging release of Bilkis Bano's rapists adjourned to mid-February

The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the petitions challenging the remission to the 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang rape case to mid-February.

01 Jan 2023

India

Jains protest in Delhi, Mumbai against 'Shri Sammed Shikharji' decision

Numerous members of the Jain community held a massive protest in Delhi and Mumbai against the vandalization of the temple in Palitana, and against the verdict of the Jharkhand government that declared the "Shri Sammed Shikharji" as a tourist spot.

31 Dec 2022

Ahmedabad

Gujarat: Driver suffers heart attack, bus hits SUV killing 9 

At least nine people died and 32 others injured after a bus rammed into a Toyota Fortuner car in Gujarat's Navsari district on Saturday, India Today reported.

30 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi shared emotional bond with 'ever-supporting' mother Heeraben

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his brothers performed the last rites of mother Heeraben in Gujarat's Gandhinagar on Friday morning in the presence of other family members.

30 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

Gandhinagar: Heeraben cremated; PM Modi performs last rites

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben was cremated by her sons at Sector 30 of Gujarat's Gandhinagar on Friday morning in the presence of other family members.

30 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi's mother Heeraben passes away aged 99

Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, passed away aged 99 at the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Friday.

28 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi reaches Ahmedabad to meet mother Heeraben in hospital  

Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been hospitalized in Ahmadabad, Gujarat after her health deteriorated on Tuesday night, NDTV reported.

Gujarat: BSF jawan protesting daughter's obscene video lynched, 7 arrested

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, Melaji Vaghela, was allegedly beaten to death and his son injured in Gujarat's Nadiad on Saturday night after he objected to the circulation of an inappropriate video of his minor daughter.

22 Dec 2022

COVID-19

Gujarat: China-returnee tests COVID-19 positive in Bhavnagar

A man from Gujarat, who recently came back from China, has reportedly tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

18 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

Showed 'red card' to obstacles in development of northeast: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a major boost to the Non-Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Meghalaya on Sunday by praising it for implementing development projects.

17 Dec 2022

Bilkis Bano

Supreme Court dismisses Bilkis Bano's review plea against convicts' release

Supreme Court on Saturday dismissed Bilkis Bano's one of the petitions seeking review of the Supreme Court judgment that allowed the early release of 11 men, convicted for her gang rape and murder of her seven family members.

13 Dec 2022

Bilkis Bano

Meet Bela Trivedi, who recused herself from Bilkis Bano case

The Bilkis Bano case took an unusual turn on Tuesday after the Supreme Court adjourned her plea challenging the early release of 11 men convicted for her gang rape and murder of her family members during the 2002 Gujarat riots.

13 Dec 2022

Bilkis Bano

SC: Hearing of Bilkis Bano's plea against convicts' release adjourned

Bilkis Bano's petition contesting the early release of 11 men—convicted for her gang rape and murder of her seven family members—was adjourned after one of the Supreme Court judges on the bench recused from hearing the case.

12 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat: Bhupendra Patel to take oath as CM today

Bhupendra Patel will take oath as the chief minister of Gujarat on Monday, heralding the BJP's seventh term in the state.

10 Dec 2022

Bilkis Bano

SC to hear Bilkis plea against convicts' release on Tuesday

The Supreme Court of India is set to hear a plea on Tuesday (December 13) filed by Bilkis Bano challenging the recent early release of the 11 individuals convicted for murder and rape.

09 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

With historic mandate, BJP regains support of 'Patidars' in Gujarat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) managed to win back the support of the Patidar community, powering its historic win over 156 of the total 182 Gujarat Assembly seats in the 2022 polls on Thursday.

09 Dec 2022

West Bengal

TMC's 'stooge' charge against ECI over Saket Gokhale's 2nd arrest

Just a day after Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Saket Gokhale was arrested again in a reported "fake tweet" allegation against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party leader Derek O'Brien attacked the Election Commission of India (ECI) for being biased.

08 Dec 2022

Bhupendra Patel

Meet Bhupendra 'Patidar' Patel, set to return as Gujarat CM

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is set to take over the office for the second consecutive term after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) landslide victory in the state Assembly elections.

2022 Assembly elections: BJP sweeps Gujarat, seals 7th consecutive term

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has successfully overcome anti-incumbency to storm into power in Gujarat Assembly for seventh consecutive term.

08 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

BJP wins Gujarat's Morbi where bridge collapse killed over 140

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kantilal Amrutiya won the Morbi seat in Gujarat just a month after the horrific collapse of the suspension bridge that killed over 140 people.

08 Dec 2022

Bhupender Yadav

Gujarat: CM Bhupendra Patel's oath on Monday; PM to attend

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is expected to take oath of office for the second consecutive time on December 12 following Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) massive victory in the Assembly elections.

08 Dec 2022

Elections

2022 Assembly elections: BJP steamrolls in Gujarat, uncertainty in Himachal

The counting of votes for the state Assembly elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh began on Thursday.

08 Dec 2022

Weddings

5 strange wedding rituals followed in India

A wedding is not only about two persons in love tying the knot but it also brings together families, friends, and relatives under one roof to take part in the celebrations.

06 Dec 2022

Trinamool Congress

TMC spokesperson Saket Gokhale allegedly arrested for Morbi bridge tweet

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday claimed the Gujarat Police arrested its spokesperson Saket Gokhale in Jaipur.

05 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat elections: 'Underdeveloped' villages in Kheda, Mehsana districts boycott polling

Muslim voters in Undhela village of Gujarat's Kheda district on Monday boycotted the assembly elections as they were allegedly upset with the public flogging of some Muslim men by police in October, NDTV reported.

05 Dec 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Exit polls predict BJP in Gujarat, AAP sweeping MCD polls

The fate of 1,621 candidates has been sealed in the voting machines as the Gujarat Assembly elections concluded on Monday.

Gujarat polling: Congress flags Modi, Shah's 'walk' after casting vote

Gujarat Congress is expected to approach the Election Commission of India (ECI) to complain about Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah's 'walk' after voting in the second round of the Gujarat Assembly Elections, India Today reported.

05 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat election phase-2 begins: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad

The second and final phase of the Gujarat state Assembly elections began for 93 of 182 constituencies in 14 districts across north and central Gujarat on Monday morning at 8 am.

01 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat Assembly elections: 1st phase witnesses 56.88% voter turnout

The first phase of polling for Gujarat Assembly elections came to a close at 5:30 pm on Thursday with 56.88% voters sealing the fate of 788 candidates.

01 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

Gujarat is land of Rambhakts: Modi on Kharge's 'Raavan' jibe

As the first phase of polling for Gujarat state Assembly elections is underway in 19 districts on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a campaign rally at Kalol, Gandhinagar district.

01 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Jambur, Gujarat's 'mini-Africa', celebrates first opportunity to vote

While the first phase of the Gujarat Assembly polls began on Thursday morning, it marked a historic moment for the locals of Jambur in the Junagadh district of the state.

01 Dec 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat votes: Polling begins on 89 seats in phase 1

The first phase of polling for the state Assembly elections kicked off in Gujarat on Thursday morning.

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