With the Ahmedabad district collector refusing to allocate fodder for cattle, an estimated 250 Muslim families who have migrated to Sanand with around 10,000 cattle are uncertain about their immediate future.
In 2018, Gujarat received a rainfall of 637 mm which was way below the average rainfall of 831 mm. In 2017, the total rainfall stood at 908 mm, while in 2016 and 2015 it was 726 mm and 650 mm, respectively.
Gujarat voter turnout explained: The 2019 Lok Sabha elections saw 64.11% polling in Gujarat, surpassing its 2014 and 1967 high. The Indian Express digs into the polling numbers to tell the story of the 26 constituencies.
While Ahmedabad tops the list of 33 districts, with 28 percent investment, five others got nothing. Gujarat government figures show during the period between 2013-18, there are districts like Junagadh that have seen zero investments.
Seeking support for the Congress candidates from Junagadh and Porbandar seats, the Congress President said, “In the past five years, Narendra Modi has been building two Hindustans. One is for (businessmen) Anil Ambani, Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi, where Narendra Modi will do whatever they want."
Rajnath Singh also praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving Indian scientists the “go-ahead” to conduct the anti-satellite missile test, and pointed out that the country had this capability since 2007.
The quantum of jump in “cash-in-hand” among BJP MPs is high as 100 per cent. Among the Congress candidates who are re-contesting the Lok Sabha election, the rise in "cash in hand" as per their election affidavits is as high as 3,900 per cent.
Speaking at a health and sanitation conference organised at IIT-Gandhinagar on Friday, Dr Dileep Mavalankar, director of the IIPH, said, “We are developing the world’s largest demographic surveillance sites."