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Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

12 May 2020

Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

03 May 2020

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Islamic missionary group Tablighi Jamaat for the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable

16 Apr 2020

In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable

A head constable deployed at Dabhoi police station of Vadodara district, Gujarat, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, two days after he nabbed a thief who was apparently infected, reports Indian Express.

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 426; Rajasthan cases cross 1,000

16 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 426; Rajasthan cases cross 1,000

As the Centre on Wednesday issued guidelines for the extended lockdown in India, the number of coronavirus cases reached 12,400.

Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

15 Apr 2020

Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.

Decked up Ahmedabad awaits Trump, Modi says it's an honor

23 Feb 2020

Decked up Ahmedabad awaits Trump, Modi says it's an honor

Ahmedabad residents are seeing their city readied like never before. Roads have been leveled, street lights fixed, and huge hoardings are dotting the skyline.

Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

12 Feb 2020

Trump eyeing crowd of millions; Modi promises memorable welcome

US President Donald Trump will be visiting India on February 24 and 25, for the first time since he assumed office.

Gujarat: 21 dead as bus overturns; PM expresses grief

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.

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

12 Sep 2019

Karnataka's Deputy CM Govind Karjol blames 'good roads' for accidents

At a time when steep traffic fines have given sleepless nights to offenders, Karnataka's Deputy Chief Minister Govind Karjol blamed "good roads" for accidents.

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

12 Sep 2019

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.

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

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.

After sparing Gujarat, Cyclone Vayu may hit Kutch

15 Jun 2019

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.

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

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'.

Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat tomorrow: All details here

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.

These heroes saved students' lives in devastating Surat fire

25 May 2019

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.

Surat: 18 students dead in coaching center fire

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.

After tickets, Railways withdraws 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' tea cups

30 Mar 2019

After tickets, Railways withdraws 'Main Bhi Chowkidar' tea cups

After about a week of discontinuing tickets with PM Narendra Modi's picture, Indian Railways has withdrawn their tea cups printed with BJP's campaign line, 'Mai Bhi Chowkidar' (I am also a watchman).

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

26 Mar 2019

After Air India, GoAir discontinues boarding passes with PM's picture

After Air India, GoAir has decided to discontinue their boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani.

Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

25 Mar 2019

Air India withdraws boarding passes with PM Modi's picture

Air India has decided to withdraw the boarding passes featuring the pictures of PM Narendra Modi and Gujarat CM, Vijay Rupani, after former Punjab DGP Shashi Kant's tweet sparked a controversy.

If Congress wins, Pakistan will celebrate Diwali, says Vijay Rupani

25 Mar 2019

If Congress wins, Pakistan will celebrate Diwali, says Vijay Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said on Sunday that if Congress wins upcoming general elections, Pakistan will celebrate Diwali. Rupani, however, noted it was "unlikely" that Congress would win.

#LokSabhaElections: Has Rahul Gandhi failed in making allies happy

11 Mar 2019

#LokSabhaElections: Has Rahul Gandhi failed in making allies happy

The political heat was set to maximum levels on Sunday after Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora announced the poll dates.

Eyeing 2019, Rahul Gandhi may visit Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

05 Jan 2019

Eyeing 2019, Rahul Gandhi may visit Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj

As the country is gearing up for the Lok Sabha elections 2019, Congress' President Rahul Gandhi could attend the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, reports claimed.

India's first railway university 'will be dedicated to the nation'

14 Dec 2018

India's first railway university 'will be dedicated to the nation'

Union Minister Piyush Goyal along with Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani will dedicate India's first railway university to the nation on December 15, a senior official of the national transporter said today.

Brahmins know Hinduism: Congress-leader's comments on Modi's caste spark row

23 Nov 2018

Brahmins know Hinduism: Congress-leader's comments on Modi's caste spark row

Congress has found itself in yet another controversy after senior leader CP Joshi said only Brahmins are learned enough to speak on Hinduism.

3L collegians to get tablet-PCs for Rs. 1,000: CM Rupani

03 Nov 2018

3L collegians to get tablet-PCs for Rs. 1,000: CM Rupani

Three lakh first-year college students in Gujarat will get tablet computers worth Rs. 11,000 for a token sum of Rs. 1,000, said Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today.

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi says no Indian will forget this day

31 Oct 2018

#StatueOfUnity: PM Modi says no Indian will forget this day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said no Indian will forget this day after he unveiled the world's largest statue of Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Gujarat government cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs. 2.50/liter

04 Oct 2018

Gujarat government cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs. 2.50/liter

The Gujarat government today announced a reduction of petrol and diesel prices by Rs. 2.50 per liter.

Gujarat: BJP youth leader calls Rahul Gandhi 'mentally ill'

12 Sep 2018

Gujarat: BJP youth leader calls Rahul Gandhi 'mentally ill'

Abhijat Mishra, the National General Secretary of Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), likened Congress President Rahul Gandhi to a 'spoiled brat' and 'mentally ill child'.

Modi will unveil Statue of Unity on October 31: Rupani

10 Sep 2018

Modi will unveil Statue of Unity on October 31: Rupani

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani announced on Sunday, 9 September that Statue of Unity will be unveiled by PM Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018.

BJP National Meet: Javadekar says 2019 victory is "guaranteed"

09 Sep 2018

BJP National Meet: Javadekar says 2019 victory is "guaranteed"

BJP is conducting its two-day National Executive Meeting, ahead of crucial elections in several states and the upcoming 2019 general elections.

#StatueOfUnity: Patel's statue, world's tallest, to be inaugurated next month

09 Sep 2018

#StatueOfUnity: Patel's statue, world's tallest, to be inaugurated next month

PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate a statue of Sardar Patel, described by Gujarat's government as the world's tallest, on the birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister on October 31, CM Vijay Rupani said.

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.

Ahmedabad: Four-storey building collapses, 5 feared trapped, 6 injured

27 Aug 2018

Ahmedabad: Four-storey building collapses, 5 feared trapped, 6 injured

Around 5-6 people are feared to be trapped after two blocks of a four-storey building collapsed in Ahmedabad's Odhav area on Sunday, reports ANI. 6 were injured.

Ahmedabad Metro: First trial run to begin in January 2019

22 Aug 2018

Ahmedabad Metro: First trial run to begin in January 2019

The first trial run of the much-awaited Ahmedabad Metro Train would be conducted in January next year, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said today.

Gujarat: 3,500 relocated due to incessant-rains; floods claim 2 lives

17 Jul 2018

Gujarat: 3,500 relocated due to incessant-rains; floods claim 2 lives

Two persons, including a schoolboy, drowned as incessant rains lashed several parts of Gujarat, including Saurashtra and southern regions.

Jagannath Rath Yatra starts in Ahmedabad; PM greets people

14 Jul 2018

Jagannath Rath Yatra starts in Ahmedabad; PM greets people

The 141st Rath Yatra of Lord Jagannath commenced this morning in Gujarat's Ahmedabad amid tight security as lakhs of devotees flocked to the 18km route to catch a glimpse of the deity.

Gujarat: Bavaliya quits Congress; gets 3 portfolios in BJP government

05 Jul 2018

Gujarat: Bavaliya quits Congress; gets 3 portfolios in BJP government

Senior OBC leader and former Congress legislator, Kunwarji Bavaliya, yesterday took charge as the Water Supply, Animal Husbandry, and Rural Housing Minister in Gujarat's ruling BJP government.

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Israel on six-day visit

27 Jun 2018

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani in Israel on six-day visit

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has arrived in Jerusalem on a six-day visit to Israel to strengthen cooperation in the fields of internal security, water management, and agriculture.

Hardik claims Gujarat-CM Rupani resigned; CM rubbishes it as 'lies'

14 Jun 2018

Hardik claims Gujarat-CM Rupani resigned; CM rubbishes it as 'lies'

Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel today stirred a controversy by making a claim about the resignation of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani, who rubbished it as "lies" and "false rumors".

Today-in-what-did-I-read: BJP leader claims Sita was a 'test-tube baby'

01 Jun 2018

Today-in-what-did-I-read: BJP leader claims Sita was a 'test-tube baby'

Joining the long list of controversial statements made by Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, Dinesh Sharma, UP's Deputy Chief Minister, said Sita's birth proves that test-tube babies existed during the time of Ramayana since she was born from an earthen pot.