According to data of road works, the AMC achieved a target of 20 km within a week, vis-a-vis just 7.79 km of road repair work done in the period before that since monsoon set in.
With the Election Commission stressing on enrolling women voters, 25,56,000 women have been enrolled in the voters’ list in the last five years. This is more than 23,85,000 men voters added in the same period.
Major General Singh said, “Every year we have been placing 40,000-45,000 people in security agencies. This is on a contract for one year,” while the rest of the placements happen in the private sector, state and central governments.
Jagdish Patel, a timber merchant from Hojiwala estate, was arrested from his Surat home after the city’s crime branch received a complaint from Uttarakhand Police following the questioning of one Tejas Patel in Dehradun.
The GSRTC officers said that they will spare only 2,000 buses for the events against the requisition orders for a total of 2,700 buses.
BJYM or Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha, the youth wing of BJP, had been tasked with organising the Yuva Townhall event at the newly constructed Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Auditorium in Bodakdev area.
Gautam Ramanuj — a resident of Khadia, who is serving life term for his role in abduction of Manish Shah in Bharuch in 1997 — had filed a petition seeking permission for supply of dry coconut inside the jail during Hindu festivals.
Calling it slander against Vaishnav, the Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) has suspended Swami from the post of secretary and served him a showcause notice, seeking an explanation in the matter.
BJP president Amit Shah will take “direct questions” from youths all across the state through video-conferencing here on Sunday ahead of the Assembly elections.
Taking forward the practice started by Narendra Modi of auctioning gift items received by him as chief minister, articles received by Vijay Rupani during his term in office of one year is being auctioned in Surat.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the reduction has been done to minimise the delay in granting permission and the corrupt practices as a result of the delay.
The CM was addressing a public meeting after laying the foundation stone of the sixth package of link-IV of Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojana in Visavadar town of Junagadh district.
The evaluators will be called in batches to undergo one-day training session, set to be conducted this month at the GSHSEB headquarters in Gandhinagar. This is perhaps the first time that the Board is conducting such a training session, which is likely to start with those evaluating the answer sheets of Class XII Science stream examination.
“We are happy that people have now started to discuss development. Earlier, politics used to be about vote-banks, but now people are forced to discuss development. And the reason behind it is Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The politics of development has begun in the country, and we are ready for any discussion on it...,” Rupani said.
At a press conference held at the Marathi Patrakar Sangh, a four-member panel emphasised on the need “to spread awareness about issues arising from Supreme Court judgment refusing compensation for destruction of places of worship during Gujarat riots of 2002, resulting in distortion of concept of secularism”.
“I have the responsibility of a huge number of people in the state, and I do not want to misguide them. In Gujarat, there are only two political parties, Congress and BJP. No other option is available to the people (here),” Thakor said when asked whether he was considering extending support to the AAP.
Even as Rupani will fly to Visavadar on Friday morning and address a public meeting on the outskirts of Visavadar town, local Congress MLA Harshad Ribadiya claimed that farmers will not join the event and instead hold demonstrations demanding compensation for their groundnut crop that has failed due to white grub infestation.
The family had moved to Surat a few months back. Somnath’s father Sunil works as a supervisor in a power loom in Udhna area of Surat. On September 2, Somnath fell from stairs while playing with his elder sister Kusum near his house around 7.00 pm.
Vadodara Municipal Corporation had issued a similar notification last month.
hen contacted, Bharati said they have just requested the SSNNL to advise them on which funds to be used for making the arrangements.
“Instead of reading books, children like to watch TV. They will sit in front of TV even for five hours, be it for Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi, Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chasma or other soaps," CM Rupani said.
The function was also attended by Governor O P Kohli, Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama among others.
Through the convention, Vasava wants to strengthen his political grip in the district that has five Assembly constituencies.
“Gujarat is believed to be the leading state on a number of parameters of social and economical development,” said Kovind
The vehicle tracking and management system will make it mandatory for an estimated 18,000 vehicles transporting minerals to get themselves registered. To keep an eye on mining activities, seven IT-enabled check posts have been set up on routes with maximum traffic
Welcoming them, Solanki said Congress was open to all those who believed in their ideology of democracy and secularism. “Anti-democratic methods and intimidatory tactics, used by BJP during the recent Rajya Sabha polls, has not only harmed the democracy, but exposed its true face,” he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had inaugurated first phases of link-I, II and III of SAUNI project at three separate ceremonies held on September 30, 2016, and April 17 and June 29 this year. During the same events, he had laid the foundation stones of second phases of these links.
Most of the districts that have received more than 100 pc rainfall fall in Saurashtra and north Gujarat.
While all the convicts have appealed against their convictions, the SIT has filed petitions for enhancing sentences of three convicts, including former Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi.
The boy, who hails from Bihar, was rescued a few days ago by officials of Child Labour Department and was found to have several injury marks of dog bites on his body.
The petitioner Gautam Ramanuj, a resident of Khadia, is serving life term for his role in the 1997 abduction case of Manish Shah in Bharuch for a Rs 1 crore ransom.
“We made immediate arrests and are now looking for the 17-year old girl (name withheld) and Kanu Parmar, who have eloped,” Banaskantha’s Superintendent of Police (SP) Neeraj Badgujar said.
The Class X exam pattern of all subjects was changed to 50:50 objective and subjective in 2011
The bids were won by Adani Cementation Ltd, JSW Cement Ltd and Shree Cement Ltd. They together will pay Rs 324 crore annually to the state government for 50 years, which is the estimated age of the mines.
According to Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation data, on Saturday 15 patients were put on ventilator, 61 on Oxygen, 376 were reported to be stable and 406 patients were discharged.
“So far, I have not received any invitation. I have also not received any verbal communication in this regard from any Congress leaders,” said state NCP president Jayant Patel.