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24-Oct-2018 Gandhinagar

Six killed in Kutch, security tightened

Six people were killed in a clash that broke out between two OBC communities in Chasra village in Mundra taluka (tehsil) late on Tuesday night, police said today, adding security has been beefed up in the desert district of Kutch.Minister of State for Home...

21-Oct-2018 Gandhinagar

Ahwaan Kumar joins 'Kaal Bhairav Rahasya 2'

After being part of the first season of "Kaal Bhairav Rahasya", actor Ahwaan Kumar has now joined the cast of the show's second season."I'm very excited to be part of the second season of the show. I'm the only person who was in the first season and now in...

22-Aug-2018 Gandhinagar

Congress questions Gujarat government's probe into groundnut scam

Gujarat Leader of the Opposition Paresh Dhanani on Tuesday said the state governments ordering a one-man inquiry committee into the alleged groundnut procurement scam was to cover up its own "wrong-doings"."This is the eleventh such commission ordered by state...

17-Jun-2018 Chandigarh

Technology Holds Key To Growth : CMA

Speaking on the theme of Digital Technologies Transforming India, Dharam Vir, IAS, Chief Secretary Haryana (Retd.) and promotor of the NGO -  Society for Promotion of Science & Technology in India (SPSTI), Chief Guest of theAnnual Mega Event & Networking...

17-May-2018 Chandigarh

Every worker of Bharatiya Janata Party is a true soldier

Every worker of BharatiyaJanata Party is a true soldier.Workers are the backbone of a party or organization and it is our good fortune that we all are soldiers of a party in which democracy exists.All the decisions of the party have been being democratically...

09-May-2018 Chandigarh

CM enquires well being of injured employee at PGIMER

Chief Minister Jai ram Thakur today visited PGIMER, Chandigarh to enquire the well being of Gulab Singh, an employee of public works department who got injured in a firing incident at Kasauli few days back.The Chief Minister wished him a speedy recovery and...

26-Apr-2018 Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

Rajnath Singh chairs 23rd meeting of Western Zonal Council at Gandhinagar

The 23rd meeting of the Western Zonal Council was held at Gandhinagar, Gujarat today under the Chairmanship of the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh. The meeting was attended by the Chief Ministers of Maharashtra and Gujarat, Ministers of Gujarat, Maharashtra,...

23-Jan-2018 Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

182 Gujarat MLAs take oath of office

All the 182 newly-elected legislators of the 14th Gujarat Assembly on Tuesday took oath as members of the House, with Pro-tem Speaker Nimaben Acharya administering them the oath of office and secrecy.Since the Vidhan Sabha building is undergoing renovation,...

19-Jan-2018 Gandhinagar

Jignesh Mevani backs Dalits' fast unto death in Gujarat

Around 40 people from a Gujarat village, including women and children, have started a fast unto death in Detroj of Ahmedabad district against alleged atrocities, discrimination and harassment by upper castes.The Rashtriya Dalit Adhikar Manch, headed by Jignesh...

17-Jan-2018 Gandhinagar (Gujarat)

India-Israel ties get fillip with Modi, Netanyahu's Gujarat visit

The greetings from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, 'Dhanyavad Mere Pyare Dost' to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and 'Aliechem Shalom' by Modi to his Israeli counterpart depicted the bonhomie between the two leaders during their visit to Gujarat...

15-Jan-2018 Gandhinagar

VHP protests against Togadia's 'arrest' in Ahmedabad

A group of around 50 VHP workers on Monday created a ruckus at a police station in Ahmedabad, alleging that the police, in connivance with their Rajasthan counterparts, have arrested their President Pravin Togadia in connection with a 10-year-old murder...

29-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Denied key portfolios, Nitin Patel misses office

Miffed at being given "light-weight" portfolios, Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was on Friday conspicuous by his absence in his office even as all the newly-anointed Cabinet colleagues took charge of their respective ministries allotted to them by...

26-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Vijay Rupani, Nitin Patel take oath to lead Gujarat till 2022

Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel were sworn in as Gujarat Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister respectively for a second stint along with 19 Ministers at a grand function here on Tuesday, days after the BJP's narrow victory in the state assembly polls.The...

26-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, Nitin Patel as Dy CM

Vijay Rupani on Tuesday took oath as Chief Minister of Gujarat for a second stint along with his deputy Nitin Patel, eight cabinet Ministers and 10 Ministers of State.The new council of ministers was sworn in at a grand ceremony here at the new secretariat...

23-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat, visits Somnath temple, meets party leaders

Rahul Gandhi, on his first visit to Gujarat after becoming Congress President and post the state Assembly election results, went to the Somnath temple and offered prayers. He later held meetings with state party leaders and election candidates.After his arrival,...

22-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Kids' innovations should be encouraged by IITs : Pranab Mukherjee

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said there was immense wealth of ideas and innovation in children and it should be encouraged by institutes like the IITs and NIDs.Presiding over the 10th Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards 2017, organised by the National...

20-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Vijay Rupani, Nitin Patel likely to continue as Gujarat CM, Deputy CM

Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel are widely expected to continue as Gujarat's Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister after the BJP retained power in keenly fought elections but some others are said to be eyeing the top post.Among those wanting to take Rupani's...

18-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

NOTA, Independents play spoilsport for Congress in Gujarat

A marked increase of the None Of The Above (NOTA) voters in the Gujarat assembly elections played a significant role in deciding the result as many victories of the ruling BJP, which ended up with 99 seats in the 182-member assembly, were with thin margins,...

18-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar/Shimla

BJP retains Gujarat just barely, snatches Himachal from Congress

The BJP on Monday just managed to hold on to power in Gujarat, edging past the half-way mark to clinch a sixth term in government, but wrested Himachal Pradesh from Congress with a comfortable majority.Overcoming initial setbacks in a seesaw battle, the...

18-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Bharatiya Janata Party retains power in Gujarat but just barely

The ruling BJP was on Monday set to retain power in Gujarat, just edging past the half-way mark in one of the most bitterly contested elections that saw the Congress improve its tally compared to five years ago.Election Commission officials said the Bharatiya...

17-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

EC yet to rule on complaints against Narendra Modi, BJP in Gujarat

The Gujarat election verdict will be delivered on Monday but the Election Commission is still looking into a plethora of complaints against the ruling BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The Congress feels that little was happening to all its complaints...

12-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Modi eats Taiwanese mushrooms : Alpesh Thakore

OBC leader and Congress candidate Alpesh Thakore on Tuesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi disliked Gujarati food and was fond of Taiwanese mushrooms which cost Rs 80,000 a kg.Thakore also alleged that Bharatiya Janata Party's Gujarat leaders...

12-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

EC to seek explanation from BJP candidate mocking model code

The Election Commission on Tuesday said it will seek an explanation from BJP's Jamalpur-Khadia candidate Bhushan Bhatt after a video of him telling party workers to not to care about the model code of conduct or the poll panel went viral.A video of Bhatt,...

10-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress doing vote bank politics in Gujarat : Amit Shah

Accusing the Congress of indulging in "politics of caste and appeasement", BJP President Amit Shah on Sunday said that the Congress decision to support Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani is a pre-planned move to take elections towards this purpose.He alleged that the...

10-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Why is Narendra Modi obsessed with Congress, wonders Rahul Gandhi

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday said that he could not understand Prime Minister Narendra Modis obsession with the Congress, despite his claims to have wiped the party out of India."On one side, Modiji says that he has wiped Congress out of India....

10-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress leaders met Pakistani officials with Aiyar : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused a group of Congress leaders of meeting Pakistan's High Commissioner at party leader Mani Shankar Aiyar's residence before the latter called him (Modi) "neech".Addressing an election rally at Sanand, Modi said...

09-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

BJP heading to victory in Gujarat :Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the BJP was satisfied with the manner in which the first phase of polling in the Gujarat assembly elections went, and claimed his party was headed towards a landslide victory."We express more than satisfaction...

09-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress is asking who my father, mother are : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued with his attack on the Congress party on Saturday, this time saying that the party was asking who Modi's mother and father are.Addressing a campaign rally on the first phase polling day, Modi quoted a Congress worker,...

09-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress urges EC to look into EVM glitches in Gujarat

The Congress party on Saturday urged the Election Commission to look into the malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines as Gujarat began its first phase polling.Senior party leader from the state Ahmed Patel requested quick action. "There are reports...

08-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Gujarat set for first phase of Assembly polls

Gujarat is all set for Saturday's first phase of Assembly elections in which 977 candidates will battle it out to get elected from 89 of the 182 constituencies, with the ruling BJP facing a strong Congress challenge.The 89 constituencies are spread out in the...

05-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress should clarify stand on Ram temple : Amit Shah

Latching on to Kapil Sibal's statement in the Supreme Court for deferring hearing in the Ramjanambhoomi dispute till after the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, BJP President Amit Shah on Tuesday asked Rahul Gandhi to clear the Congress stand on the Ram temple issue.He...

04-Dec-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress promises loan waiver, Patidar quota in Gujarat poll manifesto

The Congress on Monday issued its poll manifesto for the Gujarat assembly polls, promising debt waiver for state farmers and an assurance on reservation for the Patidars.In case the Congress returns to power, farmers' debts will be waived and Minimum Support...

28-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Narendra Modi spreading lies, stooping to low level : Anand Sharma

Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma on Tuesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for "spreading lies and telling untruths", and said the Prime Minister has "stooped to his lowest".Sharma said the Prime Minister during his visit to his home state Gujarat...

27-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress comes out with 15 more candidates

Amidst disgruntled ticket aspirants some of who have decided to fight as independents, the Congress on Monday declared 15 more candidates for the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections.Monday is the last day for filing nominations.For the Gandhinagar...

27-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

EC notice to Gandhinagar Archbishop over letter

 The Election Commission of India (ECI) has issued notice to the Gandhinagar Archbishop Thomas Macwan and asked him to explain the reasons for writing a letter to the Bishops of the country to pray that only such people are elected in Gujarat who would remain...

27-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Gujarat is my mother and I am its son : Narendra Modi

 Appealing to the Gujarat electorate as "son" of the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lashed out at the opposition Congress, saying that people of the state would not forgive those who are "insulting the son of Gujarat" who has never had a single blot...

27-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

BJP issues 6th list, repeats sitting MLAs for most seats

The BJP on Monday announced its sixth list for the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections, declaring 34 candidates. The party has repeated most of the sitting MLAs and also given tickets to some senior members.The most noteworthy is the ticket given...

26-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress releases list of 76 candidates for Gujarat polls

The Congress on Sunday released another list of 76 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat assembly elections.The names of 76 candidates were released for the second phase of elections.The Congress party on November 21 released its second list of 13 candidates...

22-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

'Fools' have accepted formula given by 'fools': Nitin Patel

Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel lashed out at Patidar leader Hardik Patel for accepting the Congress formula on job quotas and supporting it in upcoming Assembly elections, calling him a "fool"."Fools have given a formula and fools have accepted it,"...

21-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Logjam over Botad seat between PAAS, Congress

Patidar leader Hardik Patel on Tuesday called off a press conference after differences cropped up between his Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) and the Congress over the Botad assembly constituency.After a meeting with PAAS leaders and agreeing on the reservation...

20-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

BJP announces third list of candidates for Gujarat

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday came out with its third list of 28 candidates for the Gujarat Assembly elections.The list includes the sitting MLA and Assembly Speaker Raman Vora, who will contest from the Scheduled Caste (SC) seat of Dasada,...

19-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Congress releases first list of 77 candidates for Gujarat polls

 The Congress on Sunday released its first list of 77 candidates, which included one PAAS leader, for the first phase of Gujarat assembly elections on December 9.The party's Central Election Committee finalised the list, as per which senior leader and sitting...

19-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Kapil Sharma promotes ‘Firangi’ at Gabruu Nation

Gabruu.com, Punjab's no.1 entertainment portal took the internet by storm in just the span of six months. After creating a humungous impact on online media with trending scoops and giving informative news, Gabruu.com came up with the starry show called 'Gabruu Nation', ...

18-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Two former PAAS leaders join BJP ahead of mega rally

Hours ahead of a mega rally by the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) at Mansa, the Patidar group suffered a blow with two of its former members and group convenors joining the ruling BJP on Saturday.Amrish and Ketan Patel, former aides of PAAS leader Hardik...

18-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar

Patidar leaders give Congress 24-hour ultimatum on reservation issue

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders have given the Congress party a 24-hour deadline to declare their stand on the reservation status for the community.As the Congress leaders are under pressure and busy over selection of candidates for the Gujarat...

17-Nov-2017 Gandhinagar/New Delhi

BJP announces Gujarat first list, includes 5 Congress defectors

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday virtually renominated all its sitting MLAs in Gujarat in the first list of 70 candidates it declared while giving tickets to five of the Congress MLAs who defected to it in August.Significantly, the party has decided...

17-Nov-2017 Bhuj

Air Chief inaugurates SWAC Commanders’ conference

The Annual Commanders’ Conference of South Western Air Command (SWAC) was inaugurated by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC Chief of the Air Staff on 17 Nov 2017 at Gandhinagar. The Commanders of Stations located in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharasthra...

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