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09 Oct 2017


Godhra train burning: HC commutes death sentence to 11 convicts

The Gujarat High Court has commuted the death sentence awarded to 11 convicts in the Godhra train burning case and reduced it to life imprisonment.

05 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

Godhra case: HC rejects Jafri's plea, upholds clean-chit to Modi

The Gujarat High Court (HC) has dismissed Zakia Jafri's plea and upheld the SIT closure report that gave PM Narendra Modi and 61 others a clean chit in the 2002 Godhra riots case.

Cow vigilantism: SC urges states to file compliance report

The SC has asked for a compliance report from states on the matter of cow vigilantism. Gujarat, Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh filed theirs today.

26 Jul 2017

West Bengal

Gujarat flood death toll reaches 83, Rs. 500cr relief announced

The flood death toll in Gujarat and Rajasthan has increased to 83 and 12 respectively. The situation eased in Assam but toll rose to 77.

SC directs Centre, states to take action against 'cow vigilantes'

The SC has directed the Centre and states to take action against any kind of violent 'vigilant' acts by the public, especially in the name of 'gau raksha'.

21 Jul 2017

Rahul Gandhi

Shankersinh Vaghela 'expelled from the Congress' ahead of his birthday

Former Gujarat CM Shankersinh Vaghela said on his birthday he had been "expelled from the Congress" a day ago.

14 Jul 2017

Internet Shutdown

Gujarat: 2 killed in community clashes, situation remains tense

At least two people were killed and several others got injured after violent clashes took place between the Bharwad and Rajput communities in Gujarat on Thursday.

12 Jul 2017

Narendra Modi

Amarnath terror strike: Protesters across Gujarat cry for revenge

People in Gujarat took their anger over the recent terrorist strikes on Amarnath pilgrims to the streets, as protests erupted over several districts and cities in the state.

06 Jul 2017

Indian Government

Misappropriation of funds by Teesta Setalvad: Gujarat Govt. to SC

Gujarat Government's counsel on Wednesday accused noted social activist Teesta Setalvad for spending the money meant for Gujarat riots victims on liquor and her personal expenses.

02 Jul 2017


Starting Oct, driverless metro every 100 seconds for Delhiites

Come October and Delhiites would be traveling in 'driverless' magenta metros. The Magenta Line will see a commuter get one driverless metro every 100 seconds.

30 Jun 2017


Gujarat Board fails 670 students after major discrepancies in marks

The Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Examination Board found major discrepancies in the marks of 670 Class X students.

25 Jun 2017

Rahul Gandhi

Gujarat: Vaghela hits out at Congress, hints at an exit

Senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela lashed out at the Congress leadership for its lack of preparedness to combat the 2017 Gujarat assembly elections.

10 Jun 2017


Hyderabad HC judge calls cows 'substitute to Mother and God'

A Hyderabad HC judge, while dismissing the case of a cattle trader whose 63 cows and 2 bulls were seized said that cows were "sacred national wealth".

30 May 2017


India issues advisory after three Zika cases in Gujarat

On May 26, India confirmed three cases of Zika in Ahmedabad, which were reported sometime during November'16-February'17.

29 May 2017


Shoe thrown at Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in Gujarat

Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Mansukh Mandaviya had a shoe hurled at him on Sunday at a public function in Vallabhipur town in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district.

27 May 2017


Crisis at Tata power plant averted with robot's help

The Tata Power Plant in Mundra (Gujarat) was staring at expenditures worth crores after a 2kg hammer fell into a high-pressure steam pipe during a maintenance drive.

23 May 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Congress denies Gujarat CM seat to Shankersinh Vaghela

Citing anti-party activities, the Congress Party has denied the Chief Ministerial seat to senior Congress leader from Gujarat, Shankersinh Vaghela.

22 May 2017


Massive gold-smuggling ring busted- 2,000kg imported illegally

In what may be the country's biggest gold smuggling racket, the accused is suspected to have imported about 2,000kg of gold, worth Rs. 600cr, illegally.

11 May 2017

Akhilesh Yadav

'Has any soldier of Gujarat been martyred?': Akhilesh creates controversy

Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav on May 11 created controversy when he asked if any soldier from Gujarat has been martyred.

09 May 2017

Qatar Airways

Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

According to Ahmedabad airport officials, the son of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was barred from boarding a flight to Greece as he was highly inebriated.

08 May 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Gujarat- Probe ordered into custodial death of cow-slaughter accused

A probe has been ordered into the custodial death of a tribal man in Gujarat who was arrested for alleged cow-slaughter.

04 May 2017


Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Indore cleanest city, Gujarat cleanest state

The Swachh Survekshan 2017 has put Indore as India's cleanest city and stated that Gujarat was the country's cleanest state, having 11 cities in the top 50 list.

04 May 2017


Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Sanitation, cleanliness improved in many cities

A government-commissioned sample survey revealed that sanitation and cleanliness largely improved in several cities and towns, suggesting that the Centre's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has had a positive impact.

02 May 2017


Would fight Gujarat assembly polls with full force: Rahul Gandhi

Launching the Congress Party's campaign ahead of the Gujarat state assembly elections, Congress vice-President Rahul Gandhi vowed to defeat the BJP.

28 Apr 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Engineer makes fake Aadhaar cards for clinical trials

A youth in Gujarat was apprehended by police for creating 100s of fake Aadhaar cards.

11 Apr 2017

Vijay Rupani

Juhapura, Gujarat's largest Muslim ghetto, mulls cow shelter

Juhapura, the largest Muslim ghetto in Gujarat that is home to five lakh people, has become one of the first localities in the state to propose a cow shelter.

Demonetization: 2,000 accounts opened at SBI Bareilly in 2 months

CBI has launched a probe into the opening of over 2,000 accounts post demonetization till December 31, at SBI's Civil Lines branch in Bareilly, allegedly to launder black money worth at least Rs. 8cr.

Demonetization: Fake Rs 2,000 notes worth Rs. 6.2cr recovered

Post last year's demonetization announcement, all security agencies combined recovered 28,000 fake notes of Rs. 2,000, with the maximum recoveries from Gujarat.

Geeta Johri of Sohrabuddin infamy becomes Guj DGP

Police officer Geeta Johri who investigated the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case has been appointed Gujarat's DGP, the first woman to lead the police force.

31 Mar 2017

Madhya Pradesh

Cow protection: Gujarat passes stricter laws, enhances punishment to lifer

Punishment for cow slaughter in Gujarat has been enhanced from the current seven-year jail term to life imprisonment, as the assembly passed a bill on harsher laws on cattle protection.

15 Feb 2017

Indian Government

Reliance, US Navy sign warship repair contract

Sources said Reliance Defence and Engineering Ltd signed an agreement with the US Navy for undertaking service, maintenance and repair of the Seventh Fleet of the US Navy at the Reliance Shipyard in Gujarat.

06 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

AAP launches Azadi Aandolan in Gujarat

The AAP has launched a two-month political campaign across all 182 assembly seats in Gujarat, dubbed as the 'Gujarat Azadi Aandolan'. Gujarat goes to polls in December this year.

03 Feb 2017


Court acquits 28 accused in post-Godhra riots

28 people accused of arson, rioting and damaging property of minorities post Godhra train burning in February 2002, were acquitted by a Gandhinagar court.

Asaram Bapu's son seeks bail to contest elections

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai is behind bars in a rape case at Lajpore Central jail since December 2013.

13 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

Vibrant Gujarat: Teen signs Rs.5 crore MoU for drones

14 year old Harshwardhan Zala signed a Rs.5 crore memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Gujarat.

13 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

25,000+ MoUs signed at Vibrant Gujarat 2017

Over 25,000 MoUs were signed at the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017.

12 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

Over 24,000 investment intentions signed at Vibrant Gujarat 2017

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel stated that 24,385 investment intentions were signed with industry giants and various heads of state on the second day of 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit being held at Gandhinagar.

11 Jan 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2017 at Gujarat's Gandhinagar.

261 held in Gujarat liquor raid

Late Thursday night, the Gujarat police raided a high-profile pre-wedding party at a farmhouse in the city's outskirts, Sevasi.

23 Dec 2016

Arvind Kejriwal

Hardik Patel arrested at Jaipur airport

Hardik Patel today tweeted that he was arrested at Jaipur airport soon after getting off his plane.