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21 Jan 2020


Surat: Massive fire breaks out at market, 57 tenders rushed

In the early hours of Tuesday, a massive fire broke out at the Raghuvir textile market in the Saroli area of Gujarat's Surat.

20 Jan 2020


#CareerBytes: Meet the toppers of JEE Main 2020 (January session)

The National Testing Agency (NTA) recently declared the results of the 2020 Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main for the January session on January 17.

Maharashtra 'open to reinvestigating' Loya case; BJP alleges political motive

Days after taking charge as Maharashtra's Home Minister, Anil Deshmukh on Thursday addressed the likelihood of the government reopening the murky case of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya's death.

05 Jan 2020


Here is the list of all long weekends of 2020

2020 is the year you've been waiting for.

27 Dec 2019


From patwari to IPS officer: Inspiring story of this man

Cracking UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) isn't easy, and staying motivated until you reach the Civil Services goal is important for success.

20 Dec 2019


CAA protesters attack cops in Ahmedabad, seven youths save them

Currently, those who are protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act are seeing police personnel as villains. Across India, cops, tasked with maintaining law and order, are being targeted.

12 Dec 2019


Top five offbeat places to visit in India

Traveling is about exploring new places and seeing the unseen, then why should your trips be limited to the same-old hill towns and beaches?

11 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

Gujarat riots: Nanavati-Mehta Commission gives clean chit to Modi government

The Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government has been given a clean chit in the 2002 Gujarat riots by the Justice Nanavati-Mehta Commission.

07 Nov 2019

Times of India

Gujarat-shocker: Two blind teachers rape minor blind girl for months

In a gruesome incident reported from Gujarat, a minor girl alleged that she was repeatedly raped by two blind teachers of a special school in Ambaji.

02 Nov 2019


Cyclone Maha to bring heavy rainfall in Gujarat next week

Cyclone Maha is "very likely" to intensify as it advances towards the east-central Arabian Sea over the next 48 hours, the India Meteorological Department said in a Saturday morning notification.

30 Sep 2019


Gujarat: 21 dead as bus overturns; PM expresses grief

At least 21 people have died and 50 others got injured after a private luxury bus carrying around 70 passengers overturned, following collision with a truck in Trishuliya Ghat in Ambaji town of Banaskantha district in Gujarat today.

17 Sep 2019

Karan Johar

#HappyBirthdayPMModi: BJP, opposition leaders wish him health and happiness

On his 69th birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received wishes from his fans and critics alike.

12 Sep 2019

Nitin Gadkari

BJP-ruled states reduce hefty traffic fines, and Gadkari isn't happy!

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which governs a large part of the country, has been embarrassed by its own Chief Ministers.

11 Sep 2019

Narendra Modi

Meet PK Mishra, PM Modi's Principal Secretary

On Wednesday, retired IAS officer Pramod Kumar Mishra was appointed as the new Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and will immediately take charge of his duties. He was earlier PM Modi's Additional Principal Secretary.

29 Aug 2019


Intel suggests Pakistani-infiltrators planning attack, Gujarat ports put on high-alert

On Thursday, all ports of Gujarat were put on high alert after authorities received inputs that Pakistani commandos could infiltrate into Indian territory through the Kutch area.

19 Aug 2019


Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

Yesterday night, a 10.5 feet-long crocodile came out of the flooded Dhadhar river, and entered a house in a village in Gujarat, causing panic among locals.

BJP minister pays 'homage' to Jaitley, observes 'two-minutes silence'. What?

In a shocking incident, a minister of Gujarat state government paid homage to BJP leader and former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a function on August 10, reports TOI.

10 Aug 2019


Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.

09 Aug 2019


Independence Day 2019: 6 amazing facts to know about India

Endowed with history and culture dating back centuries, more than a billion people, and innumerable religious, ethnic, and regional identities, India is not just the second-most populous country in the world.

'Pervert' IAS officer in trouble after alleged scandalous affairs emerge

Gujarat cadre IAS officer Gaurav Dahiya is embroiled in a scandal as reports of bigamy, breach of trust and criminal intimidation were revealed in an investigation.

01 Aug 2019


#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

Four persons were killed and over 5,000 were evacuated in the city of Vadodara and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat, as heavy rains disrupted life in the state in the last two days.

22 Jul 2019

Government Schools

Gujarat-teacher forces boys to wear bangles for not doing homework

A primary school teacher in Mehsana district of Gujarat has been sent on indefinite leave after he forced three boys to "wear kangan (bangles)" for not doing their homework.

16 Jul 2019


Gujarat #MassCheating: 959 students attempt same questions, make same mistakes

The officials of Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board (GSHSEB) have unearthed a shocking case of mass cheating involving 959 Class-12 general stream students.

07 Jul 2019

Rahul Gandhi

'Insulted again and again': Congress's Alpesh Thakor quits as Gujarat-MLA

Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakor has resigned from the post of Congress MLA from Radhanpur after voting against the party's candidates in the Rajya Sabha bypolls. He also blamed the leadership of Rahul Gandhi.

02 Jul 2019


These five people are among youngest engineers in the world

In India, engineering is the most preferred professional course among youngsters.

23 Jun 2019


Blind father willing to sell kidney for son's education

The lengths to which parents go to fulfill the aspirations of their children is remarkable. They keep their worries at bay just to see their child smile.

Gujarat: Ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt sentenced to life imprisonment

A Jamnagar court on Thursday sentenced ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt to life imprisonment in connection to a custodial death case, which took place some 30 years ago.

15 Jun 2019


Vadodara: 7 die of suffocation while cleaning septic tank

In a tragic incident, seven people died of suffocation while cleaning a septic tank in Gujarat's Vadodara on Friday night. The men were cleaning a tank outside a hotel in Fartikui village in Dabhoi taluk.

15 Jun 2019

Indian Army

After sparing Gujarat, Cyclone Vayu may hit Kutch

The states on the Western coast, namely Gujarat, readied themselves to face Cyclone Vayu, which had turned into 'very severe cyclonic storm' earlier this week.

13 Jun 2019


Cyclone Vayu changes course, won't hit Gujarat: Check updates here

Gujarat is bracing itself for Cyclone Vayu, which has now been categorized as 'very severe'.

12 Jun 2019


Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat tomorrow: All details here

Weeks after the Eastern coast of India, namely Odisha, was hit by severe cyclonic storm Fani (pronounced as Foni), the Western coast is preparing for Cyclone Vayu.

As Gujarat braces for #CycloneVayu, Home Minister Shah reviews preparedness

As Cyclone Vayu continues to intensify and is expected to make a landfall in Gujarat, Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of state and central ministries/agencies.

03 Jun 2019

Crime Against Women

BJP MLA assaults woman, then gets 'rakhi' tied by her

Gujarat BJP MLA Balram Thawani, who was earlier caught on camera brutally assaulting and kicking a woman protestor on Sunday, has reportedly apologized to her.

25 May 2019

Narendra Modi

These heroes saved students' lives in devastating Surat fire

In a tragic incident on Friday, a massive blaze engulfed the Takshashila Complex in Surat, leaving 23 students dead and several injured.

24 May 2019

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches new long-term DTH packs for Digital TV users

As the latest addition to its portfolio of long-term DTH plans, Bharti Airtel has launched six new packs for its Digital TV subscribers.

24 May 2019


Surat: 18 students dead in coaching center fire

At least 18 students were killed as a major fire broke out at the Takshashila Complex in Surat, Gujarat, on Friday afternoon.

17 May 2019


No birthday bumps, cake smearing: Gujarat bans public birthday celebrations

If you are in Gujarat and your friend's birthday is coming up, you might want to steer clear of making the celebrations a public spectacle. If you won't, you might just land up in jail.

14 May 2019


This 27-year-old had his wedding without a bride. Here's why

A perfect wedding day is a dream for most. Everything, right from the outfit, to the venue and makeup, is considered while planning.

02 May 2019

Indian Air Force

Like Godhra, Pulwama a BJP conspiracy, says ex-Gujarat CM Vaghela

On Wednesday, former Gujarat Chief Minister and NCP leader Shankersinh Vaghela said Pulwama terror attack was a conspiracy of BJP, just like the Godhra train burning incident of 2002.

30 Apr 2019


Asaram's son, rape convict Narayan Sai, sentenced to life imprisonment

A Sessions Court in Gujarat's Surat has sentenced Narayan Sai, the son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, to life imprisonment on Tuesday. He was found guilty in a rape case.