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50,000 women wear saffron saris given by organisers to PM Modi's event in Rajkot

May 29, 2022 2:40 am

Prime Minister Modi was in Atkot to inaugurate KD Parvadiya Multispecialty Hospital constructed by SPSST at the cost of Rs 50 crore on Rajkot-Bhavnagar state highway.

Amit Shah stresses on making India’s coastal security impenetrable

May 29, 2022 2:30 am

Under the guidance of PM Narendra Modi, we are working towards making coastal security strong and impenetrable by using new technologies, and we are seriously assessing the challenges to coastal security to address maritime threats,” Amit Shah said.

Fertiliser subsidy bill to cross Rs 2 lakh crore this year: PM Modi

May 29, 2022 2:15 am

During the event, PM Modi also promised to set up eight new Nano Urea liquid plants that will help reduce India's dependence on imported fertilisers.

Stone pelting on wedding procession in Gujarat over groom riding mare, 8 cops injured; 70 held

May 29, 2022 2:05 am

According to police, as the procession began under police watch, a mob of 150-200 people started pelting stones on police vehicles and police personnel.

Vadodara: Students give out statues in 'adoption' for upkeep

May 29, 2022 2:59 am

On Saturday, Vadodara Mayor Keyur Rokadia and VMC Standing Committee Chairman Hitendra Patel held a felicitation ceremony for the organisations that have come forward to adopt the statues and encouraged the children to continue their 'good work'.

Free sarees stand out at Rajkot event; organisers say Modi, not freebies, is the draw

May 29, 2022 8:01 am

Workers of the ruling BJP’s Mahila Morcha, secretaries of milk-cooperative societies and party supporters went door to door on Friday and distributed the bandhanis free of cost.

PM Modi in Gujarat: In eight years of NDA government, I have done nothing that would shame citizens

May 28, 2022 6:57 pm

After inaugurating a hospital in Rajkot, the prime minister thanks the people of the state for teaching him values and sending him to Delhi, from where 'he has been trying to build the India dreamt of by Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel'.

In Gujarat civic bodies crisis rerun, BJP factions slug it out in Chalala

May 28, 2022 7:43 pm

Even as the BJP-led Gujarat government is yet to take a call on the Chalala body crisis, the municipality’s functioning has come to a standstill in the absence of the political executive.

Gujarat This Week: Stand-up performance by all-women team, Gandhinagar Queer Pride meet

May 28, 2022 11:34 am

From author-historian Manu Pillai’s analysis of how India’s princely states and their rulers negotiated political identities to a food fest that also features performances by popular bands, here's what's happening in Gujarat between May 28 and June 3.

PM in Gujarat: In 8 years, we made honest efforts to build India of the dreams of Gandhi and Sardar Patel, says Modi

May 29, 2022 6:32 am

"Will be in Gujarat today, where I will be attending programmes in Rajkot and Gandhinagar. These programmes cover key sectors such as healthcare, cooperatives and farmer welfare," Prime Minister Modi tweeted on Saturday morning. 


Rain lashes several parts of country, Gujarat sees flooding

September 13, 2021 10:21 pm

For the national capital, this monsoon season has been the wettest in the past 46 years.

States brace for southwest monsoon; Gujarat receives pre-monsoon showers

June 05, 2021 3:02 pm

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a forecast of thunderstorm accompanied with moderate rainfall in all the districts of South Gujarat and districts of North Gujarat till Monday.

From the Covid-19 pandemic frontlines in Gujarat

April 29, 2021 12:38 pm

Gujarat reported 14,120 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday and 174 deaths, the highest single-day increase in fatalities so far. The state's coronavirus tally has now risen to 5,38,845. The overall toll is 6,830.

After Motera event, Trumps visit Taj Mahal

February 24, 2020 7:59 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday arrived at the Ahmedabad International Airport ahead of US President Donald Trump's visit to the city, where the two leaders will take part in the 'Namaste Trump' event at Motera Stadium.

Here are top 10 stunning images of Indian landscape on Google Earth

February 19, 2020 8:27 am

Google Earth Satellite Images India: Google Earth View is now a collection of over 2,500 images of Earth's most stunning landscapes as seen from space.

Inside IRCTC's Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express

January 17, 2020 12:45 pm

IRCTC Ahmedabad to Mumbai Tejas Express Train Fare, Ticket Price, Route, Time Table, Timings, Stoppage: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday flagged off the inaugural run of the second premium Tejas train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

Cyclone Vayu changes course overnight, won't make landfall in Gujarat

June 13, 2019 1:43 pm

On Thursday, in a massive evacuation drive, around three lakh people were shifted to safer places as the cyclonic storm Vayu inched closer to the Gujarat coast. It was expected to make landfall between Dwarka and Veraval this afternoon.

Surat fire: At least 20 killed as flames engulf Takshashila complex

May 25, 2019 3:13 pm

While the Surat Municipal Corporation had conducted a fire audit on coaching classes in November, the rooftop establishment on Takshashila Complex escaped the radar because it “did not fit the definition of a coaching class”.


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.

The many controversies around Sardar Patel’s Statue of Unity

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the world’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a look back at the controversies on the subject.

Nepal PM studies post-quake rehabilitation work in Bhuj

February 24, 2016 5:40 am

Kutch, Feb 24 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli visited Gujarat’s Bhuj area, which was devastated by a massive earthquake in 2001, to take lessons on rehabilitation of earthquake victims. Oli, along with his wife Radhika Shakya, and Nepali delegates reviewed the reconstruction work undertaken by authorities in Bhuj, adding that soon he will start reconstruction of Nepal.

Pakistan arrests 88 Indian fishermen for territorial violation

February 21, 2016 2:11 pm

Karachi, Feb 21 (ANI): Pakistan's marine forces have arrested 88 Indian fishermen and took sixteen boats into custody for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea. A police official said the fishermen, who were arrested on Friday night, have been handed over to Docks Police Station in Karachi for necessary legal action. The arrested fishermen were charged under the Foreign Act and Fisheries Act. The fishermen, who belong to Gujarat, will be produced them before a magistrate on Sunday. India and Pakistan share an extensive oceanic border with each other which is poorly defined, resulting in fishermen on both sides inadvertently crossing over to the other side while netting their catch.

Marathons held to spread awareness in Ahmedabad, Mumbai

February 21, 2016 2:10 pm

Ahmedabad/Mumbai, Feb 21 (ANI): Thousands of fitness enthusiasts took part in a cyclothon in Ahmedabad and people in Mumbai became a part of 'Run for Fun' marathon on Sunday to promote fitness and healthy lifestyle. The event was flagged off by Gujarat Tourism Minister Saurabh Patel at Sabarmati riverfront. Patel said the event aimed at promote cycling as a sport in the city. Participants from all walks of life and across age groups took part in the event. The marathon included two categories; 6.2 miles run and 3.1 miles run, and saw hundreds of participants, including specially-abled people.

Akshay Kumar flags off marathon in Surat

February 14, 2016 1:56 pm

Surat, Feb 14 (ANI): Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar flagged off a night marathon in Surat, Gujarat. Thousands of people participated in different categories of marathon. Physically challenged people also participated in the one-kilometre category of the race. At least, 12 physically challenged people came from Pune to participate in the marathon. The physically challenged were happy to take part in the marathon which gave them a new hope to live life despite challenges. Around 15,000 people participated in the marathon but thousands more came to the venue to watch Akshay, the brand ambassador of Surat night marathon.The fund raised through this event will be used for installing closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the city, clean India project and improving facilities in a cancer hospital in Surat.

Gujarat land deal: Congress adamant on SIT probe, slams PM's 'silence'

February 08, 2016 4:58 pm

New Delhi, Feb 08 (ANI): Reiterating their demand for an investigation into the land allotments under Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his tenure as Gujarat's Chief Minister, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday said that it was a clear case of impropriety, alleged corruption and a definite case of conflict of interest. Asserting that it was a fit case for a court-monitored investigation, he added that certain new facts have emerged which make the charge of gross impropriety and conflict of interest more damning. The Congress had earlier demanded a Supreme Court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe in the matter following reports about the Modi-led Gujarat government's land deals with business associates of Anar Patel, the daughter of incumbent Chief Minister Anandiben Patel. However, the BJP accused the Opposition of levelling "false and baseless allegations to cover up its own corruption".

A Hindu and Muslim kite-maker work together in the state of Gujarat spreading harmony

January 21, 2016 11:48 am

Gujarat, Jan 21 (ANI): Time and again, people in India have proved their unity through innumerable examples of friendship and acts of harmony. An example of this can be seen in India's western city of Ahmadabad where two kite-makers have been working towards spreading communal harmony through messages scripted on their kites. They make kites with messages of harmony written over them. Radheshyam Gupta read out a short poem printed on one of the kites that speaks about the unity that exists between the people of different communities in India.Radheshyam and Iqbal on their kites write about the growing influence of social media and even try to create awareness about pressing issues such as the ‘Save the girl child, educate the girl child’ initiative of the government, ill effects of consumption of tobacco and more. Their collection also comprises kites with speeches by India's iconic freedom leader Mahatma Gandhi, philosopher-thinker Swami Vivekananda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and social activist Anna Hazare. The two men do not believe in discrimination on the basis of religion, and wish to spread the message of oneness among the people through their friendship and work.

Six dead, 20 injured in school bus accident

January 21, 2016 8:18 am

Junagadh (Gujarat), Jan 21 (ANI): A school bus in Gujarat’s Junagadh area met with an accident on Thursday. Six people, including four children and two women, have been killed in the accident. More than 20 children have been grievously injured. Medical aid is being provided to the injured children.