Rajkot: News

26 Nov 2023


Hailstorm, unseasonal rainfall hit Gujarat

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

04 Nov 2023


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.

Cyclone Biparjoy: IMD issues red alert, flood warning in Gujarat 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a red alert warning in Gujarat, saying Cyclone Biparjoy might cause a "gigantic storm" before making landfall on Thursday.

09 Feb 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel 5G launched in more cities across Gujarat, Odisha

Bharti Airtel has launched its 5G services across more cities in Gujarat and Odisha, including Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Sambalpur, and Balasore.

14 Sep 2021


Rains batter Rajkot, Jamnagar in Gujarat; over 200 people rescued

Extremely heavy rains lashed Rajkot and Jamnagar in Gujarat over the last 24 hours, following which more than 200 people stranded in the floodwaters were rescued and over 7,000 people shifted to safer places in the two districts, officials said.

25 Aug 2021


Rajkot royal family member moves court over property dispute

A bitter dispute has broken out in the Rajkot royal family of Gujarat over the ancestral property worth hundreds of crores with one of the members moving city civil court.

23 Aug 2021


Over 15,000 jewelers in Gujarat join nationwide strike against HUID

Over 15,000 jewelers across Gujarat kept their businesses shut on Monday as they joined the nationwide strike against the implementation of Hallmarking Unique ID (HUID) system, industry stakeholders claimed.

04 Jun 2021


Gujarat: Man jailed for hurling sandals at HC judge

A magisterial court in Ahmedabad sentenced a tea vendor from Gujarat's Rajkot district to 18 months in jail for hurling his sandals at a High Court judge in 2012.

23 Apr 2021


Gujarat: Rajkot hospitals complain of acute shortage of oxygen

Several hospitals in Rajkot, Gujarat are facing an acute shortage of medical oxygen, with some of them even expressing fear that the paucity of this life-saving gas might even result in the death of patients if the situation does not improve.

28 Dec 2020


Gujarat: 3 siblings, locked in room, rescued after 10 years

Three siblings aged 30-42 were rescued from their room in Gujarat's Rajkot on Sunday after being locked for nearly a decade.

22 Dec 2020


Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

The Gujarat health department has issued an advisory to doctors and health officials after some COVID-19 patients were recently found infected with Mucormycosis, saying it is a serious but rare fungal infection and has an overall "mortality rate of 50 percent".

18 Dec 2020


States to undertake fire safety audits of COVID-19 hospitals: SC

The Supreme Court on Friday directed all the states to carry out fire safety audits of dedicated COVID-19 hospitals across the country to prevent fire incidents in medical institutions.

27 Nov 2020


Gujarat: Fire at Rajkot COVID-19 hospital's ICU claims 5 lives

At least five people were reportedly killed after a fire broke out at a hospital designated for COVID-19 patients in Gujarat's Rajkot in the early hours of Friday.

14 Jun 2020


Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 rocks Gujarat, epicenter near Rajkot

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck near Gujarat's Rajkot at 8.13 PM today; the epicentre was reportedly 118 km north-northwest of Rajkot.

08 Jun 2020


Gujarat: After three resignations, Congress MLAs shifted to resorts

Over concerns that more MLAs will ditch the party before crucial Rajya Sabha elections of June 19, the Congress party in Gujarat shifted most of its legislators to different resorts.

After Delhi smog problem, cyclonic storm Maha clouds Rajkot T20I

The T20I series between India and Bangladesh seems to be bothered by environmental issues.

18 Mar 2019

South Korea

Maharashtra: Train runs over two youths playing PUBG

In a shocking incident which sheds limelight on PUBG addiction, two young men were run over by a train in Maharashtra while they were playing the online game.

14 Mar 2019


PUBG ban: 10 arrested in Rajkot for playing "addictive game"

In the last two days, Rajkot Police have arrested 10 people for playing the multi-player online game PUBG, said reports.

16 Dec 2018


#LoveKeLiye: To fund boyfriend's training, girl robs own house

In what makes for a bizarre incident, a girl in Rajkot robbed her own house to fund the pilot training program of her boyfriend.

29 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate Mahatma Gandhi museum in Gujarat tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat tomorrow to inaugurate a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, an Amul chocolate plant, and development projects in Rajkot, Anand, and Kutch districts.

20 Sep 2018


Want tickets for India-WI Rajkot Test match? Here are details

The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) today shortlisted seven places for the sale of tickets from September 22 for the India-West Indies Test match starting in Rajkot from October 4.

01 Sep 2018


Gujarat: 2 held with Rs. 1.99 lakh in demonetized notes

Two persons were arrested with demonetized notes with a face value of Rs. 1.99 lakh on Friday night in Rajkot district of Gujarat.

23 Jun 2018


Gujarat: 7 killed, 24 injured as truck falls into rivulet

At least seven persons were killed and 24 others injured when a truck carrying them fell into a rivulet near Rajula town of Amreli district in Gujarat.

21 May 2018


Gujarat: Men mercilessly beat Dalit ragpicker amid deafening-screams, he died

An incident reported from Rajkot, Gujarat proves we are gradually taking scary steps towards an inhumane society.

06 Jan 2018


Rajkot man arrested for pushing ailing mother off terrace

In a shocking incident, an assistant professor in Rajkot was recently arrested for killing his ailing mother by pushing her off the terrace of their residential building.

Rajkot man booked for giving unconscious wife triple talaq

A Rajkot woman lodged an FIR on Thursday, accusing her husband of physical abuse and giving her triple talaq when she was unconscious.

IPL: Mumbai pull off a thrilling win in a super-over

Mumbai Indians pulled off a thrilling victory over Gujarat Lions in the first super over in the 2017 Indian Premier League.