Bhavnagar News

Bhavnagar district: Farmers force firm to suspend mining

Residents of 11 villages say mining affecting irrigation, ask govt to make its stand clear in a week.

Bhavnagar: DGP transfers probe into Dalit youth murder to CID-Crime

Victim’s father had met DGP last week, told him that he had no faith in the investigation carried out by Bhavnagar police


Bhavnagar Lignite mining land protest turns violent, farmers clash with police

Since April 1, when the GPCL claimed possession of around 1,414 hectares of land from 12 villages of Ghogha and Bhavnagar talukas, there has been tension in the area. 

At NHRC open camp in Gujarat, a case takes less than five minutes of hearing

A two-day “open hearing session” camp was organised by the NHRC in Ahmedabad to take up about 155 cases of human rights violations, including those of SC/ST victims, in Gujarat and adjoining Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadara & Nagar Haveli.

Gujarat minister faces Karadiya Rajput protest in Bhavnagar

“Today, Jasabhai Barad had come to address a press conference and to interact with the youths of our community. However, as soon as it started, Karadiya Rajput youths rushed in and did not allow him to conduct the press conference,” Mori told The Indian Express.

Former mayors of Jamnagar, Bhavnagar quit BJP; latter joins Congress

Gautam Tala, former mayor of Jamnagar and a senior BJP leader resigned from the party after he was denied ticket to contest the November 22 election in the Jamnagar Municipal Corporation (JMC).


Bhavnagar cops nab 2 for diamond heist

Dayal Khambhala (44), a resident of Nirmalnagar in Bhavnagar and and employee of P Shailesh Angadia firm of Bhavnagar was robbed of diamond worth around Rs 27 lakh.

Gujarat: Two men murdered in two different incidents within hours

The first incident took place in Kumbharwada area of Bhavnagar when six persons attacked Zahid Padharshi (33) near his residence at around 9:30 pm on Sunday.

Mithivirdi nuclear plant gets coastal regulatory zone nod

The clearance has been granted for constructing an intake channel that will be 100 metre wide and 10 metre deep.

Bhavnagar auto-broker held for insulting National Flag

He was arrested immediately and booked under Section-2 of The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act.