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Gujarat news


Dahod BJP leader's 'accident' turns out to be 'contract killing', four arrested

October 15, 2020 1:40 pm

The four accused include Irfan Pada from Godhra -- a convict in the 2002 Sabarmati train carnage who had been on the run after jumping parole in 2019. The police is now probing who commissioned the killing.

Gujarat: 47-year-old coronavirus patient dies in Ahmedabad, toll rises to 5

March 29, 2020 2:06 pm

A total of 19,601 persons are under isolation in the state and FIR has been registered against 236 for flouting quarantine, principal health secretary Jayanti Ravi said during the daily medical briefing.

WATCH: People take 'booze bath' at Gujarat marriage party, six booked

March 01, 2020 7:52 pm

After the video went viral on Saturday, police identified the six accused and booked them under nine sections of the Prohibition Act.

Una flogging victims write to President: Not considered a citizen of India, deport us

January 13, 2020 10:35 pm

"Despite being Hindus, we are not considered as Hindu and we have been through torture/harassment and we are not considered a citizen of India," one of the victims in the 2016 Una Dalit flogging case said.

Gujarat: Aatapi theme park operators booked for death of 12-year-old

November 02, 2019 5:13 am

On Wednesday, Hasnain Usman Mansuri, who visited the water themepark with his family from Kheda, fell into a 10-foot deep underground water tank whose lid was open. The post mortem report confirmed the cause of death as drowning.

Fire breaks out at a commercial complex in Ahmedabad, no casualties

June 13, 2019 4:22 am

Rajesh Bhatt, additional chief fire officer of AFES, said, “Prima facie, it appears that the cause is a short circuit in the basement, but we are trying to ascertain the exact cause. The smoke reached the fourth floor through the staircase, but we were able to rescue all 250 people.”

Gujarat on alert after IMD report says cyclone may hit Saurashtra, Kutch

June 11, 2019 5:35 am

The state has been reeling under soaring mercury levels for several weeks where the maximum temperature was around 43-44 degrees Celsius at several locations.

Toddler dies after falling into borewell in Gujarat

October 02, 2018 9:41 pm

"The boy fell into the 200-feet deep narrow borewell and got stuck at a depth of around 80 feet," a police official said.

Kutch doctor selected for African vaccinology course

September 01, 2018 5:27 am

Dr Maaheshwari is one of the 10 paediatricians from India who have been selected for the 10-day course, which will begin from September 3. He has been selected from west zone, which includes Rajasthan, Gujarat and MP.

Gujarat: 2 labourers fall to death while dismantling ship

September 01, 2018 4:59 am

“The labourers were doing the dismantling work at the height of an eight-storey building on a ship. While working on the ship, they fell down. They were rushed to the government hospital in Talaja town but doctors declared them dead on arrival,” said a police official.


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.