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07 Oct 2017


Did the 'attack' that triggered Dalit 'moustache' protest actually happen?

In a fresh turn of events, it has emerged that an 'attack' on a 17-year-old boy in Gujarat earlier this week, one of several that led to a WhatsApp 'moustache' protest, was reportedly staged.

SC: Heinous crimes can't be quashed despite settlement by parties

The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that criminal proceedings in heinous offenses such as rape, murder, dacoity and financial fraud can't be subjected to out-of-court settlements.

30 Sep 2017

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal to go to polls in November, Gujarat in December

The Election Commission may declare the dates of elections in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh in mid-October.

29 Sep 2017


Gujarat EV story: Modi's home state leads his ambitious plan

The government is pushing towards making India a pollution free nation.

26 Sep 2017

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi invokes Sardar Patel's contribution to woo Patels

Congress VP Rahul Gandhi began his Gujarat campaign with a three-day road trip through Saurashtra.

25 Sep 2017

Rahul Gandhi

Rahul to kick-off Congress' Gujarat campaign by riding bullock cart

Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi will travel on a bullock cart to commence his three-day election campaign in Gujarat's Saurashtra region.

25 Sep 2017

South Korea

Gujarat eyeing 6 crore tourist footfall by 2020

Gujarat is looking to graduate from 4.2 crore tourist footfalls in 2016 to 6 crore by 2020.

21 Sep 2017

Yogi Adityanath

In Yogi's UP, trading hooch is punishable by death

UP CM Yogi Adityanath to crack down on individuals involved in illicit liquor (hooch) trade has decided to amend the 107-year old UP Excise Act, 1910.

19 Sep 2017

Narendra Modi

Vallabhbhai Patel's statue one of the fastest structures ever built

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat is one of the fastest structures to be constructed.

18 Sep 2017

2002 Gujarat Riots

2002 Gujarat riots: Amit Shah backs Maya Kodnani's alibi

BJP chief Amit Shah has backed the alibi of Maya Kodnani, a party leader accused in the Gujarat riots case, who says she wasn't present when 11 Muslims were killed in Naroda Gam of Ahmedabad.

17 Sep 2017


World Bank refused, temples gave money for Sardar Sarovar Dam

Dedicating the 2nd biggest dam in the world to the people of India, Modi said that the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada faced many hurdles.

17 Sep 2017


PM Modi dedicates Narmada dam to the nation

On his 67th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dedicated the Sardar Sarovar dam built on the Narmada to the nation.

16 Sep 2017


Sardar Sarovar Dam closing: Gandhi's MP memorial submerged, thousands affected

When the gates of the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat were closed in June, the goal was to allow more water storage, increase electricity generation and reduce overflow periods, among others

16 Sep 2017


Maruti shifts gears, to make electric cars in Gujarat

After expressing initial apprehension about the future of electric cars in India, automaker Maruti Suzuki announced that it will manufacture electric cars at its plant in Gujarat.

13 Sep 2017


Tension in Surat: Patidars torch buses, vandalize property

Tension broke out in Gujarat's Surat after some Patidar protesters torched two buses in Varachha area.

11 Sep 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.

09 Sep 2017


Nitish rejects Gujarat's help in 2010, but accepts in 2017

Nitish Kumar accepted a cheque of Rs. 5 crore from the Gujarat government for flood relief operations in Bihar.

07 Sep 2017


Youngest organ donor in Western-India gives life to three-year-old girl

A 14-month-old toddler from Gujarat's Surat has become the youngest organ donor in Western India after his heart was transplanted to a three-and-a-half-year-old girl from Navi Mumbai.

SC raps Gujarat over delay in Asaram Bapu rape case

A few days after the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case, the SC questioned the Gujarat government over the slow pace of trial in a similar case involving Asaram Bapu.

21 Aug 2017

Ahmed Patel

HC notice to EC, Ahmed Patel over Gujarat RS polls

The Congress' victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls was a fluke: party candidate Ahmed Patel won only because two votes by rebel members of the Congress were declared invalid.

13 Aug 2017

Sonia Gandhi

Ahmed Patel's win: When Congress oldies scored over newbies!

After repeated setbacks, the Congress Party seems to have gotten a new lease of life with Ahmed Patel's recent victory in the Rajya Sabha elections.

12 Aug 2017


Gujarat: 3.5 lakh students to get 'NAMO' tabs for Rs.1000

There is good news for Gujarati college students, the government will give tablets to 3.5 lakh students for Rs. 1,000 each.

10 Aug 2017


EC's historic decision changes course of Gujarat RS polls

Tuesday's Rajya Sabha polls of Gujarat were significant in more ways than one. Firstly, there's the matter of Ahmed Patel managing to keep Congress' hope afloat by clinching a win.

10 Aug 2017

Sonia Gandhi

Congress crackdown on cross-voting MLAs; 8 expelled for 6 years

After Ahmed Patel's win, Congress has shown that there is no place for dissent in the party.

09 Aug 2017


Gujarat RS elections: Congress' Ahmed Patel wins fifth term

In a dramatic election, violation of rules by two rebel Congress MLAs helped the opposition party save face in Gujarat.

08 Aug 2017

Amit Shah

Election Commission declares votes of 2 Congress rebels invalid

As per the rules, a legislator can't show his ballot-paper to anyone, except his own party representative.

08 Aug 2017

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: Follow latest developments here

Polling day is here for the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls that saw a lot of dramatic ongoings. Contesting for three seats are BJP leaders Amit Shah, Smriti Irani and Balwantsinh Rajput, and Congress' Ahmed Patel.

07 Aug 2017


Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

A day ahead of Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, the 44 Congress MLAs who were being hosted at a Bengaluru resort since some days flew back into the state.

05 Aug 2017


Gujarat: Ahead of RS polls, ED raids UPA-era defaulter firm

The ED raided premises of the Gujarat-based Sandesara Group which has defaulted on loans worth Rs. 1,700cr from banks during UPA rule.

05 Aug 2017

Rahul Gandhi

'Murderous' attack on Rahul Gandhi's car unleashes war of words

Yesterday, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's car was attacked by a man in Gujarat's flood-hit Banaskantha district.

05 Aug 2017


Gujarat's Gir National Park: Lion population increases by 15%

The lion population has finally seen a surge in the past two years as the recent count in and around the Gir National Park is pegged at 650.

04 Aug 2017


Rs. 11cr seized in I-T raids at Karnataka minister's premises

The I-T department has till now seized over Rs. 11cr in the ongoing raids at premises belonging to Karnataka Energy Minister DK Shivakumar and his associates in different cities, including Delhi, Bengaluru and Mysuru.

NOTA to be available in Gujarat RS polls, rules SC

Despite opposition from BJP and Congress, the SC has ruled that the option of NOTA- None Of The Above- will be available in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls.

Sohrabuddin encounter: Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara, MN Dinesh discharged

Former Gujarat top cop DG Vanzara has been discharged in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Shaikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounters due to lack of evidence and absence of sanction to prosecute him.

02 Aug 2017


Gujarat politics: I-T raids Bengaluru resort where Congress MLAs housed

I-T raided Bengaluru's Eagleton Golf Resort this morning, where Congress is housing about 40 of its Gujarat MLAs whom it flew out amid an exodus.

Parliament Day 11: Mob lynching issue rocks session

The issue of mob lynchings took the Parliament by storm on its 11th day. Comments by TMC's Saugata Roy drew particular ire.

31 Jul 2017


BJP offering us Rs. 15cr, assembly tickets: Gujarat Congress MLA

Forty-two Gujarat Congress MLAs being housed at a resort till the Rajya Sabha polls have denied they were being held "in semi-captivity" against their wishes.

30 Jul 2017


1500 kgs heroin worth Rs. 3500cr seized off Gujarat coast

Nearly 1500 kgs of heroin worth Rs. 3500 crore was seized off the coast of Gujarat by the Indian Coast Guard Ship, Samudra Pavak.

30 Jul 2017

Ghulam Nabi Azad

BJP's Congress defection antics: EC demands response from Gujarat government

Amid ongoing political drama surrounding allegations on BJP weaning away Congress MLAs in the Gujarat Assembly, the Election Commission asked the Gujarat government to submit a report on the same.