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Gujarat liquor law case: 'What stops state from saying no non-veg tomorrow', lawyer argues

June 22, 2021 6:47 pm

Six petitions are before the Gujarat HC, challenging the prohibition Act primarily on the grounds of right to privacy and of ‘manifest arbitrariness’.

Hanvantsinhji anointed as head of Kutch royal family

June 14, 2021 10:29 am

At a ceremony organised in Sharad Baug Palace on Sunday, Dharamsinh Matang, leader of the Matang community, inflicted a wound on himself with a sword and applied a tilak with his blood on Hanvantsinhji’s forehead, as per tradition.

Gujarat CM asks village heads to enforce 15-day blockade to control Covid

May 02, 2021 2:44 am

Earlier this week, The Indian Express had reported that the Ahmedabad district authorities were setting up new Covid care centres in rural areas to prevent spillover into cities where the health infrastructure is already overburdened.

Vadodara: Factory owner held over ‘spurious’ hand sanitisers

April 22, 2021 2:01 am

Methanol — a toxic chemical — was being used for manufacturing the sanitisers, police said. They identified the arrested person as Nitin Kotwani, a resident of Gorwa area.

Gujarat: 147 cases under GPID Act in 4 yrs

April 01, 2021 5:14 am

Over 1.10 lakh people were cheated of a total Rs 768.90 crore by chit funds in different parts of the state.

Gujarat: Scheme proposed for needy students to crack competitive exams

March 05, 2021 2:30 am

The Gujarat education department has already roped in Allen coaching institute for this purpose.

Gujarat Local body elections: Cong releases first list of 142 candidates

February 02, 2021 3:31 am

Among the 142 candidates, the Congress has declared the names of 52 contestants for Surat civic body, 20 for Vadodara, 22 for Rajkot, 27 for Jamnagar, and 21 for Bhavnagar civic bodies.

Phase 2 of Covid vaccination drive, Over 71.5k frontline workers in state get the shot

January 31, 2021 11:13 pm

The total number of persons vaccinated, so far in Gujarat stands at 3,17,464 till Sunday 8 pm.

Covid vaccination drive for frontline workers to commence today

January 31, 2021 1:00 am

State immunisation officer Nayan Jani Saturday said “no healthcare worker will be vaccinated on Sunday”, instead frontline workers, including officials from revenue department, home department and urban development department, will get the first jab.

Man detained for abetment to suicide after 20-yr-old woman’s body found in Narmada canal

January 30, 2021 10:42 pm

After the woman’s father submitted a complaint at Kalol police station Friday, the police booked the accused on charges of abetment to suicide.


HIGHLIGHTS | This is the best time to be here, I will always be here to hold your hand: Modi at Vibrant Gujarat 2019

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Speaking at the inauguration of the 9th Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a pitch to investors.