Gopal B Kateshiya


Gujarat: 11-year-old rape survivor discharged from Rajkot hospital, her child still under treatment
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

The matter came to light on March 8 when her mother noticed that her stomach had an unusual bump. The mother then took her to a private clinic where the doctor confirmed that she was eight-and-a-half-months pregnant.

Indian Navy drone crashes in Porbandar
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

The drone took off from the base at around 9:30 am but crashed within minutes in the open ground of an ice-factory right behind Udyognagar police station in Porbandar town.

Sweet tidings: Kesar mangoes get a new lease of life, thanks to Israeli technology
Thu, Mar 08, 2018

Saurashtra farmers go in for high-density plantation of new grafts with salinity-resistant rootstock.

Keepers of the turtles
Sun, Mar 04, 2018

Only one turtle hatchling of a thousand reaches adulthood. At the Madhavpur hatchery, the largest such along Gujarat coast, the staff work to protect the endangered Green Sea turtles from poachers and predators. This Feb, at the end of another nesting season, the hatchery released 1,785 hatchlings

Global crash, local glut hit Gujarat milk market
Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Dairy farmers in Gujarat, till recently, were relatively insulated from the crisis faced by those growing cotton, groundnut or potatoes.

Amul cuts milk, ghee, curd, buttermilk prices in Gujarat
Sat, Jan 20, 2018

RS Sodhi, managing director of GCMMF told The Indian Express that the price reduction was aimed at particular market segment so that the dairy could accommodate an increase in daily procurement of milk.

Gulberg case defence lawyer in panel for picking tribunal chiefs
Fri, Jan 19, 2018

Speaking to The Indian Express, Bhardwaj (63) credited Prime Minister Modi for his appointment. “This is a decision by the Prime Minister to make real stakeholders a part of the process of selecting presiding officers.”

Missing since 2008, Gujarat villager traced to Pak jail; govt says ‘nationality verification’ awaited
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

When Ismail went missing, his eldest son, Attaulla, was 20 years old, while Altaf, the youngest, was barely a year old. It fell upon Kamabai and Ataulla to provide for the family.

Poll effect in Gujarat: Godowns bursting with groundnut on record govt procurement
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

NAFED began procurement on October 25, just two days after dates for the Gujarat polls were announced.

Govt committed to achieve 100 per cent female literacy rate in Gujarat: Vijay Rupani
Tue, Jan 02, 2018

"Thanks to government approach of promoting girl child's education, this now stands at 70 per cent. With the help of civil society, the government is committed to achieve cent per cent female literacy rate in the state," he said.

Gujarat: Birdwatchers, officials puzzled as lesser flamingos delay arrival
Sun, Dec 31, 2017

Chhaya Rann is a wasteland falling in the limits of Porbandar municipality and adjoining Chhaya municipality. Runoff and sewage water from Porbandar collecting in the area turn Chhaya into a wetland which attracts birds like the lesser flamingos.

SSNNL begins work to change structure of Narmada canal
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

The flow of water in the 458-km-long canal will remain affected over the next nine days as engineers will construct bypass canals at four downstream locations.

A lone happy story: Jeera provides some cheer to Gujarat farmers
Thu, Dec 28, 2017

This seed spice crop is fetching a record Rs 21,000 per quintal due to political troubles in Syria and Turkey.

Behind Gujarat’s urban-rural skew: Where farm distress, lack of rural vikas helped Congress snatch a region
Tue, Dec 26, 2017

Karsan Ahir, who works as a guard at a diamond polishing unit in Lathi, questions the “so-called vikas”.

Modi’s December Spring
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

In Gujarat, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi spearheaded a high-octane campaign in his home state, the BJP won 99 seats, going past the halfway mark in the House of 182 where it had a strength of 115 in the last Assembly.

Gujarat election results: BJP stops at 99, Saurashtra powers Congress 77
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Much of the Congress numbers was powered by the turnaround in Saurashtra, where the party won 28 seats (up from 15 it held earlier), besides central and north Gujarat.

Gujarat’s Saurashtra election results 2017: Congress builds lead in early rounds of counting
Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Gujarat's Saurashtra election results 2017: Besides Morbi, Congress was leading from a majority of seats in Junagadh, Surendranagar, Gir Somnath, Kutch, Devbhumi Dwarka, Jamnagar and Porbandar.

Three faces of Gujarat politics missing in action this time
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Shankersinh Vaghela, Ahmed Patel and Keshubhai Patel, who have been key players in Gujarat politics in the past, are missing in action this time.

Slammed by opposition, EVMs get a thumbs-up from voters
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

Many voters, however, also complained that introduction of VVPAT has slowed down the polling, as VVPAT was taking around three seconds to display a print of the vote.

Gujarat elections: 68% vote, some technical glitches reported with EVMs; PM Modi says confident of BJP’s win
Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Over 175 candidates contested for 16 Assembly seats in Surat. Among eligible voters were 88,000 first timers.