Earlier, on March 29, migrants employed in the powerloom, dyeing and printing units of Surat had clashed with police when it tried to stop them from setting out on foot for home states, including Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Chhattisgarh, as the lockdown was in place.
The Congress is counting on support from the NCP, although its lone MLA Kandhal Jadeja had voted for the BJP in the 2019 bypoll, Independent candidate Jignesh Mevan or Bharatiya Tribal Party’s Chhotu Vasava and son Mahesh Vasava.
The “1,25,000 beating hearts”, as Trump addressed the crowd, comprised top officials in the Central and state government, business leaders, NRIs, students, and people from 13 districts of Gujarat and some from outside the state.
Donald Trump Speech Today at Motera Stadium HIGHLIGHTS: US President Donald Trump said on Modi. Trump, who was addressing over one lakh people at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, also said that "India is the country that has always been admired and where millions of Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Jains, and Christians worship side by side".
Donald Trump India Visit, Namaste Trump Event 2020 highlights: After a quick handshake and a hug, PM Narendra Modi introduced the Trumps to the welcoming party at the airport. A tri-services guard was also present at the airport to honour the US President.
In 1974, a student agitation from an engineering college here on mess bill led to overthrow of the state government. 46 yrs later, Morbi’s LEC is untouched by CAA, even as its hostels remain stuck in time
“We must do something. See, how prices of groundnut, cotton, and onion we produce have gone down,” a 45-year-old sharecropper says, adding that the market price of onions, “around Rs 250 per quintal may not even cover my transportation expense”.
For the first time since 2001, Narendra Modi is not a candidate in an election in his home state. But while caste has returned, farmer anger runs high, and Congress is fighting back, could Gujarat’s own PM still tilt the balance? The Indian Express finds out.
The Congress-NCP alliance thrived in Gujarat while he held high posts in the Congress. But the Congress began to lose ground with the rise of Narendra Modi -- and in 2014, it could not win even a single seat in Lok Sabha.
Canadian Consul General in India, Annie Dube said that Canadians want to see the relationship between the two countries grow and it wants more Indian immigrants to enrich its diversity and “integrate in the Canadian landscape”.
The crucial political assignment to Zadaphia by BJP chief Amit Shah comes at a time when the RSS has sidelined former VHP leader Pravin Togadia who he was close to; and former CM Keshubhai Patel, in whose party Zadaphia was general secretary, has retired from active politics.
With Zadaphia getting the responsibility of Uttar Pradesh, many see it as the political resurrection of a former VHP leader who had quit the BJP after being sidelined by the party following the 2002 riots.
With the country’s premier investigation agency witnessing an unprecedented battle between Director Alok Verma and Special Director Rakesh Asthana, The Sunday Express charts the journey of the two officers — one who climbed the ranks unnoticed, the other flamboyant and high-profile — until their paths crossed at the CBI.