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Citing Sadhvi Pragya remarks, Ahmed Patel accuses BJP of double standards

Ahmed Patel, who hails from Bharuch, claimed that the BJP, led by Modi and national president Amit Shah, was humiliating Advani and Joshi.

In 5 years, 75% of industrial investments in Gujarat flowed to just four districts

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.

Ahmedabad: Rain and low turnout force Shivraj Singh Chouhan to skip poll meet

Shivraj Singh Chauhan was scheduled to address a gathering near Bhat village, that falls in Ahmedabad East constituency and is represented by BJP candidate Hasmukh Patel, at 7.30 pm.

Rain relief for next two days in Gujarat: IMD forecast

The IMD has also issued a warning for “thunderstorm with gusty wind very likely at isolated places in the districts of Banaskantha, Patan, Ahmedabad, Tapi, Navsari, Narmada and Devbhoomi Dwarka, Jamnagar, Surendranagar, Bhavnagar, Porbandar and Kutch in Saurashtra-Kutch region.”

‘Accidental’ firing from service rifle kills CISF personnel in Ahmedabad

Assistant Commissioner of Police A M Desai told The Indian Express they are yet to ascertain his name. “We just know his surname, which is Yadav. He was getting down from his vehicle when his AK-47 rifle went off accidentally and he ended up shooting himself near shoulder," he said.

Gujarat High Court quashes FIR against trader who deposited Rs 1.49 crore worth old notes in 2016

Viral Shah was booked under IPC sections 120 (B) (Punishment of criminal conspiracy), 417 (Punishment for cheating) and 420 (Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and Section 13 (b), read with 13 (1) (d), of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Livestock export: Ban discriminatory, violated fundamental right of exporters, says Gujarat HC

The court also did not allow the request of the Gujarat government to stay the order for further six weeks so as to enable the respondents to approach the higher forum, stating that “staying this order for six weeks would render the petition infructuous”.

Govt drafting separate policies for general and super-speciality hospitals: Gujarat CM Rupani

Giving credit to PM Narendra Modi, Rupani said it was due to his vision of development during his tenure as CM of Gujarat, the state had moved ahead in all sectors, especially in healthcare.

Gujarat: 43 per cent Dalits surveyed do not possess allotted land, says book

Dominant upper caste people encroach upon the land as Dalits are in a vulnerable position with regard to the power structure of villages, and do not have the power to claim the land, the book found.

Gujarat High Court orders transfer of custodial death probe to CID

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday ordered the transfer of the investigation of a case of custodial death from the Ahmedabad City Crime Branch to the state CID (Crime Investigation Department) in Gandhinagar.

Ahmedabad MC chief issues notice to fire officer for Monday’s blaze

Speaking to The Indian Express, MC Commissioner Nehra said that the showcause notice was not served only based on Monday’s fire incident in which three persons were hospitalised, but “we are trying to address systemic issues in the fire department”.

Admission under RTE: Google Maps’ paid service roped in to improve school allocation

For the first time, the Industrial Extension Bureau (iNDEXTb), a Gujarat government organisation, has tied up with Google Maps, and is expected to enable a hassle-free admission process with regard to allotment of schools.