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Israeli tech benefited 1 lakh farmers: PM Narendra Modi 
Thu, Jan 18, 2018

The Centre, where farmers are being trained to adopt Israeli technology of precision farming and protected cultivation, was established with Israeli help at the cost of Rs 12 crore

Benjamin Netanyahu in India — Next stop Gujarat: farming centre of excellence, centre for start-ups
Tue, Jan 16, 2018

The 10.5-hectare centre of excellence has been set under the joint initiative Indo-Israel Agricultural Project (IIAP).

Gujarat begins process of land acquisition for bullet train project
Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Japan is providing financial and technical assistance for the project, estimated to cost around Rs 1.08 lakh crore.

Gujarat govt’s civil supplies arm to set up its food testing lab
Mon, Dec 25, 2017

Ties up with Directorate of Forensic Science Services for better procurement

BJP retains Vijay Rupani as CM in Gujarat, but is undecided in Himachal Pradesh
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

The BJP decision was formally announced Friday by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley who, along with party leader Saroj Pandey, came to Gandhinagar as observers for the election. This will be the second term for Rupani and Patel.

Two sanitation workers died in Thangadh: Demand for FIR against CM Vijay Rupani for ‘failing to stop manual scavenging’
Thu, Dec 21, 2017

The letter alleged Rupani as Chief Minister failed to ensure prohibition on manual scavenging in Gujarat.

Gujarat election results 2017: Jignesh Mevani, Alpesh Thakor set to take on govt in new Assembly
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Gujarat election results 2017: Mevani won from Vadgam, defeating his nearest BJP rival, Vijay Chakravarti, by 19,696 votes. Thakor emerged victorious from Radhanpur, trouncing BJP’s Lavingji Thakor by 14,857 votes

Gujarat assembly elections 2017: Nation watches with bated breath
Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Gujarat Assembly election 2017: The BJP’s entire campaign this election has revolved around Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre’s policies such as demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax, with Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and other BJP leaders content to ride pillion as the PM steered the party’s campaign vehicle.

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Patidar anger simmers in Unjha, BJP banks on OBC votes to make up for the deficit
Fri, Dec 15, 2017

One of the Patidar youths killed in the police action, Kanu, was from Kamali village in Unjha, which too has a majority Patidar population. Many villagers in Kamali openly talk about defeating the BJP in Unjha.

Prime Minister wraps up: Reply to Opposition lies, take Gujarat to new heights
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

PM Modi reached out to OBCs (Baxi Panch) today through the Baxi panch morcha at the district, mandal and shakti Kendra levels via audio from the party headquarters in Kamalam, Gandhinagar.

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: In campaign’s last hour, seaplane is star attraction
Wed, Dec 13, 2017

At the Sabarmati riverfront, BJP workers and a few party candidates from Ahmedabad, including Bhupendra Patel from Ghatlodiya and sitting MLA and state Women and Child Development Minister Nirmala Wadhwani, were seen waiting for the PM.

PM Modi’s campaign finale: Sea-plane landing on Sabarmati
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

As per the schedule, Modi will set on board the sea-plane from Sabarmati riverfront near Sardar Bridge at around 9.30 am on Tuesday. From there, he will land in the reservoir of Dharoi dam, and from there will go to Ambaji Temple.

BJP gives you vikas with shanti, suraksha: PM Modi at rally near Godhra
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

PM Modi alleged that in the past 35-40 years of Congress rule in the state, the Sanand-Viramgam region was utterly neglected and it was only the BJP government that brought national and international companies to the region to set up manufacturing plants in the past 10 years.

Tribal artistes of Ahmedabad village revel in boom season
Mon, Dec 11, 2017

During elections, various candidates have been hiring the services of Nat-Bajaniyas of Motipura for their meetings in their respective constituencies.

Gujarat elections 2017: Fatwa against patriots a real shock, says PM Modi on Archbishop
Mon, Dec 04, 2017

“To help people without considering their religion, caste or nationality is the basic essence of our sanskaar... and there cannot be a more worrisome matter than this, that people have objection to it.”

Gujarat elections: Congress making fun of poor as tea seller grabbed their seat, says PM Modi
Tue, Nov 28, 2017

The Prime Minister held public meetings at Bhuj (Kutch), Jasdan (Rajkot), Chalala (Amreli) and Kadodara (Surat), targeting nearly 30 Assembly constituencies which will go to polls on December 9.

Gujarat polls: ‘How dare you come to Gujarat and abuse her son,’ PM Modi lashes out at Congress in Bhuj rally
Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Congress was yet to recover from the shock of demonetisation. On GST, he said that the government was gradually bringing changes to it as per requirements.

Gujarat OBC panel begins process to survey Patidars, 27 communities
Fri, Nov 24, 2017

The Patidars, a politically influential community in the state, have been protesting for quota benefits.

Gujarat elections: Don’t fight for 4-5 seats; BJP, Congress are same, says PAAS convenor Hardik Patel
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

Hardik Patel said, We must not forget the martyrdom of the 14 Patidar youths (killed during the quota violence) for four-five seats.

Gujarat election: In BJP’s 3rd list of 29, kin of trader who bought Modi suit
Tue, Nov 21, 2017

With Monday's announcement, the BJP has declared its candidates for all the 89 Assembly segments going to polls in the first phase on December 9.

Gujarat assembly elections 2017: Where the Patidar vote counts, and why
Mon, Nov 20, 2017

This election, the huge crowds at Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel’s rallies have raised the question whether the BJP could once again lose the Patidar vote, its backbone since 1995 when it won its first election in Gujarat.

Nitin Patel at Ground Zero of Patidar stir: Let’s work together to end it here
Sun, Nov 19, 2017

Nitin Patel lambasted both PAAS and Congress, accusing the two of using each other for their individual gains.

Gujarat elections: Fear-the-Muslim video chills in poll heat
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Gujarat elections: A human rights lawyer, Govind Parmar of Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), has written to Election Commission and Gujarat Police to stop circulation of the video clip, saying it can be used to polarise votes in the state and stoke hatred against Muslims.

Gujarat BJP first list names Opposition turncoats; repeats several ministers, MLAs
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, deputy CM Nitin Patel and BJP Gujarat unit chief Jitu Vaghani, who recently made peace with Karadia Rajputs, who were protesting against him in his constituency, will contest from the same seats: Rajkot West, Mehsana and Bhavnagar West, respectively.

BJP’s first list has five Congress rebels, 15 ministers from Rupani Cabinet
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

Out of the 70 names, 42 are of seats that are going to polls in the first phase (December 9) and 28 are for those constituencies which go to polls on December 14 in the second phase.

Gujarat elections: From door to door, Congress takes off from BJP chief Amit Shah’s bastion
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Gujarat Elections: In 2012, Amit Shah won from Naranpura by over 60,000 votes, polling nearly 70% of the vote

Rahul Gandhi counters PM Modi’s charge of Congress hating Gujarat: Mahatma Gandhi is our guru
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

On the concluding day of the fourth and last leg of his Navsarjan Yatra, Rahul Gandhi was given a grand reception by the Patidars in Mehsana town, the epicentre of the quota agitation.

Mahatma, a Gujarati, our Guru, says Rahul Gandhi countering PM Narendra Modi
Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Addressing the Patidars, Rahul said, “The BJP government fired bullets at you, they hit you with sticks, they have committed atrocities. The Congress government will be the one to bring change.”

Jitu Vaghani firefights Rajput anger in his constituency over gauchar land row
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

The community has also formed a committee led by community leader Kanbha Gohil to formulate its plans and also to hold possible talks with the Gujarat BJP.

Amit Shah’s deja-vu moment: BJP chief launches door-to-door campaign from where he started career in Gujarat
Wed, Nov 08, 2017

BJP national president Amit Shah, who began his career as a booth in-charge in Naranpura, relived the old days as he launched a door-to-door campaign - Maha Sampark Abhiyaan - in his former constituency

BJP Gujarat video has vikas taking a swipe at reporters
Sat, Nov 04, 2017

Reporter character calls PM Modi a dictator, is snubbed: ‘no cocktail parties, no free trips’

Fight between satya and asatya in Gujarat, I offer only truth, says Rahul Gandhi
Fri, Nov 03, 2017

Stating that the “two sons of Gujarat — Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel — showed truth to a superpower like England”, Rahul said, “Similarly, Gujarat will also show the truth to the BJP in this election."

Gujarat: NHRC orders Rs 5 lakh compensation for tribal’s death in ‘police custody’
Tue, Oct 31, 2017

The case pertains to the death of 44-year-old Sadiyabhai Katara of Bambela village in Jhalod taluka of Dahod district on December 3, 2013.

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: Last 14 days, sops to woo Patidars, farmers
Thu, Oct 26, 2017

One of the major reliefs to farmers came on October 16 when Chief Minister Vijay Rupani declared interest free loans for the farmers in the state in the presence of Prime Minister Modi.

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: BJP offered Rs 1 crore to join them, says Patidar leader Narendra Patel
Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017: On Sunday evening, Patidar leader Narendra Patel held a press conference in Ahmedabad to announce that he had joined the BJP. Hours later, he accused the BJP of offering him Rs 1 crore as “bribe”.

Fresh video out, BJP intensifies counter to Opposition’s ‘Vikas’ jibe
Fri, Oct 20, 2017

The “Vikas gando thayo chhe (Vikas has gone crazy)” campaign was started by a Patidar youth and it found support in Patidar leader Hardik Patel and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi.