Gujarat: News

22 May 2024

Union Home Ministry

Home Ministry office in North Block gets bomb threat mail

The Delhi Police said that the Ministry of Home Affairs office in Delhi's North Block received an email bomb threat at 3:30pm on Wednesday.

16 May 2024

Indian Penal Code

Police launches manhunt for Ghatkopar billboard owner Bhavesh Bhinde 

The police in Mumbai and Gujarat have launched a joint search operation for Bhavesh Bhinde, the director of Ego Media Pvt Ltd—the advertising agency that owns the billboard that collapsed in Mumbai killing 14 people and injuring 74 others.

15 May 2024

Kanpur

10 Kanpur schools get bomb threat mail from Russian server 

At least 10 schools in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh received bomb threat emails on Wednesday.

14 May 2024

Delhi

4 hospitals in Delhi received bomb threat call

At least four hospitals in Delhi received bomb threat calls on Tuesday morning.

13 May 2024

Jaipur

Several Jaipur schools receive bomb threat, students evacuated 

At least four schools in Jaipur, Rajasthan were evacuated on Monday after they received bomb threats via email.

12 May 2024

Adani Group

Adani Enterprises announces ₹80,000 crore investment plan for FY25

Adani Enterprises, the principal company of the Gautam Adani-led group, has unveiled plans to invest ₹80,000 crore across its varied businesses in the current fiscal year.

12 May 2024

Surat

Congress's 'missing' Surat candidate, reappears after 20 days 

Suspended Congress Party leader Nilesh Kumbhani, who had been missing for 20 days, reemerged on Saturday.

10 May 2024

Ahmedabad

'Pakistan connection' uncovered in Ahmedabad school bomb threats

The police have discovered a link to Pakistan in the recent bomb threat emails sent to multiple schools in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

02 May 2024

India

Father, daughter die as parcel explodes at Gujarat home 

A father and his daughter were killed after an electronic item delivered by an unidentified person exploded in their home in Gujarat's Vadali on Wednesday.

27 Apr 2024

South Carolina

3 Indian women killed in car crash in South Carolina

Three women from Gujarat were killed after their SUV veered off the road and catapulted over a bridge before crashing into trees on the other side of the bridge in Greenville County, South Carolina.

17 Apr 2024

India

Gujarat: 10 dead as car rams into truck from behind 

At least 10 people lost their lives after a speeding car collided with a truck near Nadiad town in Gujarat's Kheda on the Ahmedabad-Vadodara Expressway.

16 Apr 2024

Salman Khan

Salman Khan firing case: 2 men who opened fire arrested 

Two individuals, identified as Vicky Sahab Gupta (24) and Sagar Shrijogendra Pal (21) have been arrested by Bhuj Police and handed over to the Mumbai Crime Branch following a shooting incident outside Bollywood star Salman Khan's residence.

11 Apr 2024

Food

Delve into the quintessence of a Gujarati thali

A Gujarati thali is a symphony of flavors and textures, a true reflection of Gujarat's culinary legacy.

05 Apr 2024

Delhi

Explained: Case of Delhi woman killed and stuffed in almirah

In a chilling incident that has shocked the nationals capital, the body of a 26-year-old woman was discovered hidden in an almirah in a residential property located in southwest Delhi's Dwarka area.

05 Apr 2024

Berlin

Tesla starts production of right-hand drive EVs for India launch

Tesla has started production of right-hand drive vehicles at its German facility, specifically targeting the Indian market, according to Reuters.

03 Apr 2024

Abu Jani

Jennifer Lopez-Ben Affleck purchase Isha Ambani's LA mansion for ₹508cr

Hollywood's power couple, actors Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have reportedly purchased a luxurious mansion located in an upscale neighborhood of Beverly Hills, California.

31 Mar 2024

Asom Gana Parishad

'Marry again before polls, or else...': Himanta's advice to MP 

In a jab at Muslim MP Badruddin Ajmal, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said if the former wishes to marry a "second or third wife," he should do so before the Lok Sabha elections.

19 Mar 2024

Gujarat High Court

Gujarat University attack: Namaz can't be sole cause, says V-C

Vice-chancellor of Gujarat University Neerja Gupta on Tuesday said that namaz couldn't possibly be the only catalyst for Saturday's violence against foreign students.

18 Mar 2024

Ahmedabad

'We aren't police': Gujarat HC over attack on foreign students 

Gujarat High Court on Monday chose not to initiate suo motu cognizance in Sunday's attack on students hailing from foreign countries at a university hostel in Ahmedabad.

18 Hindu refugees from Pakistan granted Indian citizenship

Days after the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), 18 Hindu refugees from Pakistan—long-term residents of Gujarat's Ahmedabad—have been granted Indian citizenship.

17 Mar 2024

Ahmedabad

Foreign students attacked at Gujarat University over namaz; 5 injured 

An unidentified mob assaulted foreign students at Gujarat University (GU) on Saturday for offering namaz in a hostel, according to NDTV.

2% commission system exists within BJP, reveals party MLA

In a recent public forum, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Rameshbhai Chhotubhai Patel from Gujarat's Jalalpore reportedly confirmed the existence of a "2 percent" commission system within the party on Tuesday.

14 Mar 2024

China

MG Excelor could be the brand's third EV in India

British marque MG Motor has secured the trademark 'Excelor EV' for its upcoming electric vehicle (EV) in India.

10 Mar 2024

Surat

Mercedes driver runs over toddler in parking lot, case registered

In an unfortunate incident, a two-and-a-half-year-old girl was reportedly run over by a car in a parking area in Gujarat's Surat.

03 Mar 2024

Mukesh Ambani

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding: Know about 'Hastakshar' ceremony

Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding celebrations—underway in Jamnagar, Gujarat—have captured global interest due to their exquisite showcase of Indian customs and the Ambanis' lavish display of wealth.

29 Feb 2024

Rihanna

Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant's pre-wedding festivities: Rihanna arrives in India; watch 

Pop sensation Rihanna has landed in Jamnagar, Gujarat to join the extravagant pre-wedding festivities of Mukesh Ambani's youngest son, Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant.

25 Feb 2024

Narendra Modi

Sudarshan Setu: Modi inaugurates India's longest cable-stayed bridge in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sudarshan Setu, a four-lane cable-stayed bridge linking Okha to Beyt Dwarka island in Gujarat, on Sunday.

14 Feb 2024

Rajasthan

6 iconic handloom prints defining Indian tradition

Exploring the charm of Indian textiles, handloom prints stand out as timeless treasures, embodying the stories and skills handed down through generations.

06 Feb 2024

Uniform Civil Code

UCC Bill tabled in Uttarakhand Assembly

The draft bill on the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) was tabled during a specially-convened Uttarakhand Assembly session on Tuesday.

19 Jan 2024

Bilkis Bano

SC rejects plea, Bilkis Bano convicts must surrender by Sunday

The Supreme Court, on Friday, dismissed the petitions of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case who had requested more time before surrendering and going back to prison.

18 Jan 2024

Boat Capsizes

Boat capsizes in Gujarat lake, 14 feared dead

At least 12 students and two teachers from New Sunrise School died after their boat capsized in Harni Lake in Gujarat's Vadodara on Thursday, India Today reported.

15 Jan 2024

Makar Sankranti

Best places to witness Makar Sankranti in India

Makar Sankranti is among the first few festivals in the country that are celebrated at the beginning of the year.

10 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

India to become developed nation in 25 years: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India will become a developed nation in the next 25 years.

10 Jan 2024

Mukesh Ambani

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024: Key investments announced today

The 10th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024 kicked off in Gandhinagar earlier today.

10 Jan 2024

Tata

Tata to build semiconductor factory in Gujarat

At the ongoing Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran revealed that the company is close to finalizing plans for a semiconductor plant in Dholera.

10 Jan 2024

Adani Group

Adani to invest Rs. 2L crore in Gujarat in 5yrs

Adani Group will invest Rs. 2 lakh crore in Gujarat over the next five years, said Chairperson Gautam Adani, at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024, today.

09 Jan 2024

Bilkis Bano

Bilkis Bano case: Rape convicts not home, says report

At least nine out of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case have gone "missing" from their homes in Gujarat's Dahod district, The Indian Express reported.

08 Jan 2024

Bilkis Bano

Got justice today: Bilkis Bano's family on Supreme Court verdict

A family member of 2002 Gujarat riots gangrape survivor Bilkis Bano has hailed the Supreme Court verdict quashing the Gujarat government's 2022 order that granted remission to her 11 rapists.

Bilkis Bano rapists to be re-jailed, SC rebukes Gujarat government

The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the Gujarat government's order to grant remission and premature release to 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano's 2002 gangrape case.

06 Jan 2024

Travel And Tourism

Windows to the abyss: Navigating the wonders of submarine tourism

As India gears up to launch its first submarine tourism initiative in Dwarka, Gujarat, let's delve into what submarine tourism is all about.

04 Jan 2024

Bhupendra Patel

Gujarat in talks with global chipmakers for investments: Chief Minister

Gujarat's Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel told Reuters on Thursday that the state government is in talks with semiconductor firms from Japan, South Korea, and the United States to bring investment to the region.

03 Jan 2024

Dunki

Dunki flight: Indian passengers paid Rs.80 lakh to enter US

The Gujarat State Crime Investigation Department (CID) has revealed that 66 passengers on a plane bound for Nicaragua agreed to pay between Rs. 60 lakh to Rs. 80 lakh each to illegally enter the United States (US).

03 Jan 2024

India

Gujarat inks investment deals worth $86.07 billion with 58 companies

The Gujarat government has announced initial investment agreements totaling $86.07 billion with 58 companies.

01 Jan 2024

Suicide

Gujarat: Father, 3 children jump in front of train, die

In a shocking incident, a man and his three children allegedly died by suicide by jumping in front of a moving train in Botad district, Gujarat.

30 Dec 2023

France

CID grills 21 Gujarati passengers onboard grounded Nicaragua-bound flight

Gujarat's Crime Investigation Department (CID) has recorded the statements of 21 Gujarati passengers onboard the chartered flight that was grounded last week in France.

28 Dec 2023

Weddings

Wed in the west of India: Four coolest wedding destinations

Inspired by PM Narendra Modi's "Wed in India" initiative, many soon-to-be-weds are considering destination weddings in India's picturesque locales.

28 Dec 2023

Filmfare Awards

Filmfare Awards 2024: Gujarat to host ceremony in January 2024

The awards season is around the corner, and India's most coveted film award ceremony, the Filmfare Awards, is set to start 2024 with a bang!

28 Dec 2023

Tesla

Tesla likely to set up first Indian factory in Gujarat

Tesla is expected to reveal its plans for an Indian plant at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit in January, with CEO Elon Musk in attendance, as reported by the Ahmedabad Mirror.

27 Dec 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Blast at IOCL's plant in Chennai, 1 dead

One person was killed and another injured in an explosion at the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)'s plant at Tondiarpet in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, on Wednesday.

27 Dec 2023

Travel And Tourism

Offbeat holiday travel destinations to avoid crowded spots 

As the New Year's long weekend approaches, many seek a calm break from the bustling chaos of polluted cities.

18 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

2023 election recap: BJP gets lift, Congress faces reality check

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has registered an impressive win in three states in the last leg of this year's assembly elections.

17 Dec 2023

Surat

What's special about Surat Diamond Bourse, world's largest office building?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB) on Sunday.

30 Nov 2023

Surat

Surat factory fire: Charred bodies of 7 workers recovered

Aether Industries, a chemical factory in Surat, Gujarat, was engulfed by a devastating fire early on Wednesday, claiming the lives of seven workers and injuring 24 others, the Deccan Herald reported.

29 Nov 2023

Central Government

5 states on high alert over China's respiratory illness surge

Authorities in at least five states, including Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu, have put their healthcare systems on alert due to a rise in respiratory illnesses among children in China.

Lightning strikes kill 20 as 'unseasonal' rain pounds Gujarat

At least 20 people reportedly lost their lives in lightning strikes across Gujarat on Sunday as the state experienced the wrath of unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms over the weekend.

Hailstorm, unseasonal rainfall hit Gujarat

Gujarat witnessed unusual weather on Sunday, with unseasonal rainfall and hailstorms turning streets into snow-like landscapes.

IMD forecasts rainfall in Mumbai; Yellow alert in Gujarat, TN

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted rainfall in Mumbai and other coastal areas of Maharashtra from Saturday.

22 Nov 2023

Kutch

Exploring Sindhi embroidery and its timeless techniques

Sindhi embroidery, originating from the culturally rich Sindh region of Pakistan, is a centuries-old art form celebrated for its vibrant hues and intricate designs.

11 Nov 2023

Pushkar Singh Dhami

Uttarakhand: India's first Uniform Civil Code coming up next week

Uttarakhand will likely adopt the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) next week, making it the first Indian state to do so, India Today reported.

04 Nov 2023

Rajkot

Gujarat: 15-year-old dies of suspected cardiac arrest inside exam hall

A 15-year-old girl reportedly died from a heart attack while entering the examination hall in Gujarat on Friday. Identified as Sakshi Rajosara, the victim was a class nine student at the Shantaba Gajera School in Rajkot's Amreli town and a resident of Jasdan.

28 Oct 2023

Surat

Gujarat: 7 family members found dead, police suspect mass suicide

In a tragic incident, seven family members, including three children, were found dead in their home on Palanpur Jakatnaka Road in Gujarat's Surat on Saturday.

23 Oct 2023

Ahmedabad

Wagh Bakri executive director (49) dies after street dog attack

The executive director of Wagh Bakri Tea Group, Parag Desai, passed away on Sunday, aged 49, the company announced on social media on Monday.

22 Oct 2023

Navratri

Gujarat: 10 people die in 24 hours while playing Garba

Ten people, including a thirteen-year-old boy, have died in the past 24 hours in Gujarat.

20 Oct 2023

Cyclone

Cyclone Tej: IMD warns of intensifying depression in Arabian Sea

The India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Friday, warned of an upcoming cyclone that could hit India.

16 Oct 2023

Navratri

Dandiya v/s Garba: Unveiling their unique charms

Originating from Gujarat, garba and dandiya are commonly associated with the Navratri, when people celebrate the triumph of good over evil.

02 Oct 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate Delhi-Mumbai Expressway second stretch today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the second stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway up to Gujarat on Monday, reducing the road travel time between the national capital and Vadodara to 10 hours.

29 Sep 2023

Canada

Gujarat: FIR against Khalistani terrorist Pannun over World Cup threat

An FIR has been registered against proscribed group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun in Gujarat's Ahmedabad over his alleged terror threats to disrupt the upcoming 2023 Cricket World Cup in India.

19 Sep 2023

Shopping

Shop these GI-tagged products from Gujarat

Gujarat, known for its rich cultural heritage and diverse traditions, is also home to several Geographical Indication (GI) tagged products.

18 Sep 2023

Rainfall

Gujarat rains: Rivers in spate, 9,600 rescued amid flood alert

Gujarat is under flood alert after heavy rainfall lashed the state.

17 Sep 2023

Narendra Modi

As PM Modi turns 73, Centre to launch welfare schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 73 on Sunday, and on this occasion, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has planned a number of outreach programs.

07 Sep 2023

Vadodara

When in Vadodara, you must visit these places 

Featuring several architectural wonders and natural splendors, Vadodara is a vibrant and culturally rich city that is known for its museums, temples, ancient palaces, and delicious Gujarati cuisine.

06 Sep 2023

Indian Penal Code

Gujarat: Upset over daughter's love marriage, Dalit family consumes poison

A family of four from Dholka town in Gujarat allegedly consumed poison on Tuesday, resulting in the deaths of a man and his elder son, the Hindustan Times reported.

24 Aug 2023

Surat

Nearly 30 people hospitalized in Gujarat after inhaling toxic gas

At least 28 individuals were hospitalized in Gujarat after inhaling toxic gas that reportedly leaked at a chemical factory in the Sarod village of Bharuch district on Wednesday.

WHO conducts first-ever traditional medicine summit in Gujarat

The World Health Organization (WHO) is hosting its first summit on traditional medicine in Gujarat today. The event will end tomorrow.

12 Aug 2023

Food

From undhiyu to dhokla: 5 delicious Gujarati recipes to try

One of the oldest culinary treasures in the country, Gujarati cuisine has an exquisite blend of flavors and combines various unique cooking styles.

Train shooting: Accused RPF cop's colleague recounts horrific incident

Chetan Singh, a Railway Protection Force (RFP) constable—accused of shooting dead his senior and three passengers aboard a Jaipur-Mumbai train—was allegedly unwell and probably opened fire out of anger.