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In PM Modi's state, Rahul, Sonia, Priyanka discuss general elections

12 Mar 2019

In PM Modi's state, Rahul, Sonia, Priyanka discuss general elections

On Tuesday, the three Gandhis- Sonia, Rahul, and Priyanka, went to Gujarat the home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to chalk out the strategy of upcoming general elections which will start from April 11.

Now, Ahmedabad might be renamed to Karnavati

07 Nov 2018

Now, Ahmedabad might be renamed to Karnavati

On the back of Yogi Adityanath announcing that Faizabad district would be renamed to Ayodhya, the BJP government in Gujarat has now expressed its interest in renaming Ahmedabad to Karnavati.

UP, Bihari migrant workers flee Gujarat in fear of violence

07 Oct 2018

UP, Bihari migrant workers flee Gujarat in fear of violence

Following revenge attacks on them, hundreds of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have started leaving northern Gujarat.

Gujarati author-journalist Bhagwatikumar Sharma passes away at 84

05 Sep 2018

Gujarati author-journalist Bhagwatikumar Sharma passes away at 84

Author and journalist Bhagwatikumar Sharma died at his residence in Surat city of Gujarat today morning, family sources said. He was 84 years old.

No NOTA in Rajya Sabha elections, rules Supreme Court

21 Aug 2018

No NOTA in Rajya Sabha elections, rules Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has ruled the option of "none of the above" (NOTA) cannot be permitted in Rajya Sabha elections.

On rising fuel prices, Smriti Irani passes responsibility to states

03 Jun 2018

On rising fuel prices, Smriti Irani passes responsibility to states

Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani said states should bring fuel prices under GST framework to curtail exorbitant rates of petrol and diesel.

Mamata Banerjee to Hardik Patel: Join Trinamool Congress

10 Feb 2018

Mamata Banerjee to Hardik Patel: Join Trinamool Congress

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee recently met Hardik Patel, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti's convener, at the State Secretariat and urged him to join Trinamool Congress.

#FakeNews: Rumors flood WhatsApp ahead of Gujarat vote count

18 Dec 2017

#FakeNews: Rumors flood WhatsApp ahead of Gujarat vote count

On the eve of counting of votes for the Gujarat State Assembly elections, a number of 'fake news' messages were circulated on WhatsApp.

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins Rajkot (West)

18 Dec 2017

#IndiaDecidesOn18th: Incumbent Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani wins Rajkot (West)

Leading from front, incumbent CM Vijay Rupani won Rajkot (west) by around 25,000 votes. Though he was initially trailing against Congress's Indranil Rajguru, he made an impressive comeback.

Gujarat: Congress accepts 4 of 5 demands of Hardik's faction

31 Oct 2017

Gujarat: Congress accepts 4 of 5 demands of Hardik's faction

Gujarat Congress and Hardik Patel's Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) met to discuss the possibility of an alliance for the Assembly elections.

Gujarat Congress exodus: 44 MLAs brought back into the state

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.

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

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.

Parliament Day 13: Raids at Karnataka minister's house causes chaos

02 Aug 2017

Parliament Day 13: Raids at Karnataka minister's house causes chaos

Day 13 of the Parliament's monsoon session was ruled by this morning's I-T raids at Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar's residence and a resort where 42 Gujarat Congress MLAs are staying.

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

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

31 Jul 2017

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.

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

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.

Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out  MLAs to Bengaluru

29 Jul 2017

Gujarat: Amid exodus, Congress flies out MLAs to Bengaluru

The Gujarat Congress has gone into damage control mode after six of its MLAs resigned in two days ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls.

Parliament day 10: 'Stop murder of Constitution, democracy!'

28 Jul 2017

Parliament day 10: 'Stop murder of Constitution, democracy!'

On Day 10 of the monsoon session of parliament, the House witnessed noisy protests by the opposition, who claimed the ruling BJP was misusing Gujarat Police.

RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

28 Jul 2017

RS polls: 3 Gujarat Congress leaders join hands with BJP

Ahead of RS polls, Congress is in for a major setback after three senior MLAs from Gujarat Assembly resigned and joined BJP in Amit Shah's presence in Gandhinagar on Thursday.