Gujarat Government

  • Maharashtra: BJP dismisses Cong-NCP charges against Gujarat government 05-04-2014 10:25 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra BJP on Saturday rubbished the allegations of the Congress-NCP against Gujarat government that the latter had asked for reimbursement of Rs 22.5 crore for the cattle feed, which was provided to a state dairy as "drought relief" aid. Addressing a press conference, BJP spokesman Madhav Bhandari said that...
  • MP to sign MoU with MoEF, Gujarat government for shifting of lions 14-01-2014 06:32 PM

    An agreement may be signed between the Environment and Forests Ministry and other stake holders to oversee implementation of Asiatic lions from neighbouring Gujarat to Madhya Pradesh's Palpur Kuno sanctuary. The Madhya Pradesh government has sought from the Centre shifting of some near-extinct Asiatic lions from Gujarat's Gir Sanctuary, home...
  • The Last Word: Do the saheb tapes raise questions over Modi, his government? 21-11-2013 09:14 PM

    Allegations of using the police to keep a watch on a young girl against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi aide and former home minister of the state Amit Shah refuse to die down. The National Commission for Women (NCW) has asked the Gujarat government to probe the alleged snooping charge...
  • Ishrat fake encounter case: CBI questions Amit Shah 12-10-2013 07:18 PM

    CBI has questioned Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in connection with 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case after claims of an accused IPS officer that Gujarat government was monitoring every police action during that period. Sources said Shah, who was Home Minister of the state in...
  • Congress calls for Gujarat bandh today over Vanzara's letter, demands Modi's resignation 06-09-2013 08:25 AM

    The Congress party has called for a statewide bandh on Friday in Gujarat over the recent unrest caused by suspended IPS officer Vanzara's letter. The party is demanding the resignation of Narendra Modi as Chief Minister over the allegations made by Vanzara in his resignation letter. Congress has alleged on...
  • Gujarat govt's response sought on plea alleging illegal sand mining 05-09-2013 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal on Thursday sought a response of Gujarat government on a plea alleging illegal mining going in the state in "brazen violation" of the Supreme Court and NGT's directions. A five-member bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued a notice to Gujarat government...
  • After snubbing MP, Gujarat to send Asiatic Lions to UP 17-08-2013 08:46 PM

    After rejecting the proposal to send Asiatic lions to a sanctuary in neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat government is set to transfer four animals to the proposed safari at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's native Saifai village in Etawah district. Gujarat Forest Department has decided to transfer four lions to...
  • Explore the possibility of providing jobs to relatives of 2002 riot victims: SC to Centre 08-08-2013 11:07 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Centre to explore the possibility of providing jobs to the relatives of the 2002 Gujarat riots victims. The apex court has given the Centre four weeks to respond on the matter. The Supreme Court's response was based on a public interest...
  • Ishrat case: Gujarat government, police trying to hide truth, says JD(U) 04-07-2013 12:26 PM

    JD(U) leader Shivanand Tiwari hits at the Gujarat government on Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case saying that the chargesheet also proves that the Gujarat government and police were trying to hide the truth. He said the chargesheet proves that Ishrat Jahan had no terror links. ...
  • Ishrat case: HC flays Gujarat govt for 'obstructing' CBI probe 14-06-2013 05:30 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government bore the wrath of the High Court on Friday as it slammed the administration for "obstructing" the CBI probe into the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. CBI sources had said that the Gujarat government was opposed to one of its officers, Satish Verma, carrying out the...
  • Gujarat: 27 senior IAS officers promoted, transferred 30-04-2013 11:24 PM

    Ahmedabad: In a major reshuffle, Gujarat government on Tuesday transferred 27 senior IAS officers, in which four principal secretaries were promoted to the rank of additional chief secretaries. RK Tripathy, Rajesh Kishor, Maheshwar Sahu and HK Dash have been promoted as additional chief secretaries from the rank of principal secretaries....
  • Ishrat case: Guj govt shielding ADGP PP Pande, say sources 29-04-2013 03:10 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat government and the state police are not cooperating with the investigation in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, said Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) sources on Monday. The sources have also said former Joint Commissioner of Police PP Pande is involved in the conspiracy of the case. The...
  • Bolly Buzz: Aishwarya Rai praises Gujarat government 11-12-2012 12:24 PM

    Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai praised the progress in Gujarat and said that she felt completely at home in the state. ...
  • Some documents related to riots were destroyed: Gujarat govt 02-11-2012 08:54 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has admitted before Justice GT Nanavati Commission that some documents related to 2002 post-Godhra riots were destroyed by it 'in routine course'. This was disclosed on Friday in an order passed by the Commission on an application filed by suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had...
  • Gujarat riot panel may submit report by March 22-12-2011 05:49 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Nanavati Commission has indicated it may submit its final report with regard to the 2002 post-Godhra riots by the end of March 2012, the State Government told the Gujarat High Court on Thursday. The submission was made by government pleader P K Jani before a division bench of...
  • Jamnagar case: SC asks Bhatt to approach HC 18-11-2011 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was on Friday asked by the Supreme Court to withdraw his petition in connection with the Jamnagar custodial torture case. The officer complied with the instructions of the court and withdrew the petition. The apex court asked Bhatt to approach High Court...
  • Road through Kutch puts flamingoes under threat 13-10-2011 06:49 PM

    New Delhi: A plan of the Gujarat government to construct a road right through the Kutch wildlife Sanctuary has put the flamingo, an endangered species, under threat. The plan could have grave ecological consequences for India's only breeding colony for flamingoes and home to some of the most unique species...
  • Govt wants to prolong Bhatt's stay in jail: Lawyer 05-10-2011 04:08 PM

    Ahmedabad: The hearing on suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt's bail application has been deferred to October 7 (Friday). It means that Bhatt will have to spend two more nights in jail. Talking to CNN-IBN, Bhatt's lawyer I H Saiyad said it might be an attempt to prolong his stay in...
  • Setback for Guj Govt, Bhatt's plea to be heard first 05-10-2011 12:54 PM

    Ahmedabad: In a setback for the Gujarat government, a court in Ahmedabad on Wednesday rejected its demand to hear the remand application of suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt before his bail plea. The bail plea of Bhatt will now be heard directly. The Gujarat government had on Tuesday challenged a...
  • 2002 riots records destroyed: Gujarat govt 29-06-2011 10:19 PM

    Ahmedabad: The telephone call records, registers of officers' movement and vehicle log books of the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) pertaining to the period of 2002 communal riots were destroyed in 2007, the Gujarat Government said on Wednesday. SB Vakil, Government Counsel in the Nanavati Commission, probing the post-Godhra riots, told...
  • Modi protests I-T notice to his govt over Guj Summit 26-03-2011 07:51 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday protested with the Prime Minister over the notice from Income Tax Department to the state government over MoUs signed during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. ...
  • Modi protests I-T notice to Gujarat govt 26-03-2011 07:26 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday protested with the Prime Minister over the notice from Income Tax Department to the state government over MoUs signed during the Vibrant Gujarat Summit. The notice had sought details of all such MoUs signed during the Summit in January, where companies...