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28 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates 'Smriti Van' memorial for Gujarat earthquake victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Smriti Van memorial in Gujarat.

27 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate pedestrian-only Atal Bridge over Sabarmati river

The Atal Bridge built over the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad, Gujarat is set to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on Saturday evening.

Teesta Setalvad bail: SC seeks Gujarat government's response by Saturday

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Gujarat government to file a reply to the bail plea of social activist Teesta Setalvad, who was arrested on June 25 for allegedly fabricating documents in the 2002 Gujarat riots case.

25 Aug 2022


Bilkis Bano: SC issues notice to government over convicts' release

The Supreme Court issued a notice to the Gujarat government on a petition challenging the release of 11 men convicted in the Bilkis Bano rape case.

24 Aug 2022


Stray dogs of THIS Indian village are 'crorepatis'

Yes, you read that right!

Bilkis Bano case: Mahua Moitra challenges convicts' release in SC

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra has moved the Supreme Court to challenge the release of the 11 men convicted in the Bilkis Bano rape case.

22 Aug 2022

2002 Gujarat Riots

Bilkis Bano convicts received frequent parole while witnesses cited threats

Housewarming, son's wedding, mother's knee replacement surgery, etc. were reportedly some of the reasons cited by 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case for requesting parole (temporary bail) despite witnesses' complaints to authorities about threats from convicts receiving "frequent parole".

21 Aug 2022

2002 Gujarat Riots

Bilkis Bano case: NHRC to discuss convicts' release on Monday

A weak after the release of 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in the Bilkis Bano gang rape case, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) is set to bring up the subject for "discussion" on Monday, The Sunday Express reported.

Reverse release of Bilkis Bano convicts: Congress MLAs to President

While terming the release of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano case "extremely shocking," three Congress MLAs from Gujarat have written to President Droupadi Murmu, seeking that the decision is reversed.

Revoke Bilkis Bano case convicts' release: 6,000 citizens urge SC

Over 6,000 citizens including bureaucrats, women and human rights' activists, historians and grassroots workers among others have urged the Supreme Court in a joint statement to revoke the early release of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano case.

18 Aug 2022

2002 Gujarat Riots

'Faith in justice shaken': Bilkis Bano on rape convicts' release

Two days after the release of 11 men, who had been convicted of raping her during the 2002 Gujarat riots, Bilkis Bano has broken her silence on the same with a heart-rending statement.

Bilkis Bano gang-rape case life-term convicts released, welcomed with sweets

All 11 men sentenced to life for the brutal gang-rape of Bilkis Bano in the wake of the 2002 Gujarat riots were released from jail on Monday and welcomed with sweets.

16 Aug 2022


Milk price: Amul, Mother Dairy rates up by Rs. 2/liter

On Tuesday, India's biggest milk suppliers, Amul and Mother Dairy, announced a Rs. 2 hike in their fresh milk prices with effect from Wednesday (August 17).

05 Aug 2022


This Gujarat tea-stall offers tea in edible chocolate cups!

Calling all chai lovers in the city. Here is a "TEAsing" piece of news pouring in straight from Gujarat.

Gujarat court rejects Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar's bail pleas

An Ahmedabad sessions court denied bail to activist Teesta Setalvad and ex-Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar in a case of evidence fabrication linked to the Gujarat riots on Saturday.

26 Jul 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Gujarat hooch tragedy: 21 dead, given 'chemicals' instead of alcohol

At least 21 people reportedly died from consuming spurious liquor in a hooch tragedy in Gujarat's Botad and Ahmedabad districts.

25 Jul 2022


Gujarat: Man kills drug addict son, grinds body parts; arrested

A 62-year-old man was arrested for reportedly killing his 21-year-old drug addict son, grinding his body parts, and disposing of them in two locations in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, the Gujarat Police said on Sunday.

16 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: Heavy rains, floods wreck Gujarat, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh

Heavy downpour across India has led to the monsoon wreaking havoc in multiple states.

16 Jul 2022

Narendra Modi

Teesta Setalvad, Ahmed Patel tried to topple Gujarat government: Police

The Gujarat Police has alleged that activist Teesta Setalvad was part of a "larger conspiracy" to depose the BJP administration in Gujarat during the 2002 riots at the behest of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel.

13 Jul 2022

Madhya Pradesh

Monsoon mayhem: Rains claim 18 lives in Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP

As incessant rainfall continued to lash west and central India, as many as 18 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh.

12 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: 14 killed in Gujarat, MP; alert in states

As heavy rains lashed parts of west and central India on Monday, 14 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

28 Jun 2022


Vadodara girl adopts zoo leopard after losing her pet dog

Garima Malvanker, a resident of Vadodara, sank in grief and agony after losing her beloved pet dog Pluto, last year, to a sudden illness.

Gujarat: SIT to probe conspiracy allegations against Teesta, two others

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) will investigate the allegations of forgery and conspiracy against former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar, former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, and activist Teesta Setalvad.

Gujarat riots: Meet Teesta Setalvad, the co-petitioner against PM Modi

Teesta Setalvad—a Mumbai-based journalist and activist is the secretary and founding trustee of the non-profit organization Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP)—which was founded after the 2002 Gujarat riots.

19 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

Meet Abbas bhai, who Modi mentioned as friend in blog

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday mentioned his childhood buddy "Abbas bhai" in a blog post commemorating his mother's 100th birthday.

14 Jun 2022

Russia News

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why Russia-Ukraine war is hitting Gujarat's diamond industry hard?

The Russia-Ukraine war, which started with Russia's invasion of Ukraine on February 24, has had several adverse effects on the livelihoods of people worldwide.

Meet IAS officer Tushar Sumera who barely cleared Class 10

Several educational boards declared their Class 10 results recently and if you're someone who scored the bare minimum, there's no need to be disheartened.

13 Jun 2022

Delhi Police

Moose Wala murder: Pune Police arrests 2 suspects from Gujarat

The Pune police on Monday arrested two persons from Gujarat suspected to be involved in the murder of Punjabi singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala in May.

11 Jun 2022


5 tallest statues in the world every traveler must visit

If visiting all the famous spots in the world is on your bucket list, this might help you plan well.

09 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

Patidars-led movement seeks to rename Narendra Modi Stadium after Patel

A group, named Sardar Sanman Sankalp Andolan Samiti (SSSAS), Gujarat, has planned to take out a march from Bardoli to Motera from June 12, demanding to "restore" the name of Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad's Motera as Sardar Patel Stadium.

04 Jun 2022

Black Lives Matter

BJP leader opposes Gujarat woman's 'sologamy' decision, calls it anti-Hindu

Kshama Bindu, a woman from Gujarat's Vadodara, who is set to marry herself on June 11, received a strong reaction to her decision from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) city unit's deputy chief Sunita Shukla.

02 Jun 2022


24-year-old Kshama Bindu to marry herself in India's first 'sologamy'

A woman from Gujarat's Vadodara is set to marry herself out of "self-love" and "self-acceptance," reported TOI.

02 Jun 2022

Tamil Nadu

5 tallest statues in India you must visit

The traveler within you must be squirming and wiggling every now and then to break off and set out to travel the world.

28 May 2022

Narendra Modi

BJP attempts to reconcile with Patidars through Modi's Gujarat visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, in a bid to woo the Patidar community before the next Gujarat Assembly polls, launched a multi-specialty hospital in Atkot village of Rajkot.

18 May 2022

Narendra Modi

12 killed in salt factory wall collapse in Gujarat's Morbi

At least 12 laborers were killed and 15 feared trapped after a wall of a salt factory in the Morbi district of Gujarat collapsed around 12 pm on Wednesday.

04 May 2022


Jignesh Mevani threatens 'Gujarat bandh' on June 1: Details here

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani has threatened to call for a statewide strike on June 1 if the BJP-led state government doesn't meet his demands.

02 May 2022

Narendra Modi

'PMO's pre-planned conspiracy': Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on his arrest

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani on Monday alleged his recent arrest was a pre-planned conspiracy "designed" by the Prime Minister's Office to "destroy" him ahead of the 2022 Gujarat polls.

25 Apr 2022

Narendra Modi

Assam: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani rearrested right after getting bail

Independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani was rearrested on Monday right after he was granted bail by a court in Assam's Kokrajhar in a case related to his tweet against PM Narendra Modi.

WHO's first global traditional medicine center in Gujarat by 2024

World Health Organization's (WHO) first-of-its-kind Global Center for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) is set to open in Gujarat's Jamnagar by 2024, reported News18.

21 Apr 2022


Top 5 wedding destinations in west India

The COVID-19 pandemic had taken a toll on weddings for almost a year but now when everything is almost back to normal, make your D-day worth remembering with a dreamy destination wedding.

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