In a state that depends hugely on Narmada and where large regions have limited water resources, rainfall shortage has led to drought or water scarcity in parts of 17 districts. A look at the situation on the ground.
The proposed site has been chosen in revenue limits of Chanasma town, covering 27 revenue land survey numbers and spread over around 70 bigha. The site has proposed disposal capacity of 7.82 metric tonne of solid and liquid waste.
Accusing the upper castes in the village of discrimination, Dalits in Lhor decided to stop disposing animal carcasses as part of their “customary” service saying it was a “filthy and unpaid for” job that was thrust upon them.
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.
The quota stir had originated from Mehsana, and it was the epicentre of protests on the issue. During the December 2017 Assembly elections, BJP leaders had been prevented entry in a number of Patidar-dominated places.
Firoz is the one who filed a case against social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand and a few residents of Gulberg Society, alleging that they had embezzled funds collected for the riot victims of Gulberg.
Patidars or Patels form the second largest group of voters in the state and had been committed supporters of the BJP for the last three decades. But after Hardik launched the reservation stir in 2015, the community has been drifting away from the BJP.