GUJARAT

  • Modi's wife Jashodaben files second RTI appeal on her security cover issue 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Four months after she was denied information on her security cover, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben has filed a second appeal under the RTI Act seeking details on this matter. Jashodaben, along with her advocate Sandip Modi, filed the second appeal with the State...
  • J&K CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to visit Gujarat to promote tourism 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed visit the city on Saturday to promote tourism industry of his state, said an official statement. "Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed will visit the city tomorrow to promote the tourism in Jammu and Kashmir," a statement of Jammu and Kashmir tourism department...
  • 10 deadliest earthquakes in the last 25 years 6 days ago

    The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25, 2015 has killed thousands and has left large parts of the mountainous country in shambles. Man has been at the receiving end of nature's fury since the dawn of evolution. We list the worst devastations in the last quarter-of-a-century. ...
  • Around 550 Gujarati tourists stranded in Nepal; most are safe April 25, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Around 550 tourists from Gujarat are stranded in Nepal which was hit by a massive earthquake on Saturday, but most of them are safe, the state officials said. The Gujarat government has set up a special control room in Gandhinagar with helpline numbers 079-2325-1900, 2325-1902 and 2325-1908. "We have compiled the...
  • Supreme Court gives another three months to conclude trial in Gujarat riots April 24, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted another three months to trial court in Ahmedabad to wind up the proceedings in the Gulberg Society and Naroda Gam riot cases of 2002 in Gujarat. A bench comprising Chief Justice HL Dattu and Justices MB Lolur and MY Eqbal took on record...
  • Caught on camera: Gujarat Minister's son thrashes a shopkeeper in Gandhinagar April 24, 2015

    Gandhinagar: A minister's son was caught on camera beating up a shopkeeper in Gandhinagar. The CCTV footage shows Gujarat Fisheries Minister Purshottam Solanki's son and three of his friends thrashing the shopkeeper. The victim has been seriously injured and is battling for his life. Meanwhile, the police have not filed any...
  • Gujarat Police to take legal opinion on filing FIR against 8 Pakistani nationals carrying drugs April 24, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat police will take legal opinion on registering a First Information Report (FIR) against eight Pakistani nationals caught with drugs worth Rs 600 crore from the sea. "The operation to nab Pakistani nationals and the boat with drugs was conducted in mid Arabian Sea. So there is a need...
  • Controversial Gujarat Terrorism Bill sent to President for approval April 24, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat governor O P Kohli has sent the controversial Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime Bill, 2015 to the President for his assent, state home minister Rajnikant Patel said in Ahmedabad on Thursday. "I have learned today that Governor has sent the bill to the President for his approval,...
  • Gujarat: Woman kills husband over his dark complexion April 23, 2015

    Anand (Gujarat): A 22-year-old man was on Thursday killed allegedly by his wife who was unhappy with his dark complexion, following which she has been arrested. "Farzanabano (22), a resident of Sundarana village in Petlad taluka of Anand district, was arrested for killing her husband Farukh Malek today, because she was...
  • Mango cultivation worst hit due to unseasonal rainfall in Gujarat, Karnataka April 22, 2015

    Unseasonal rainfall has caused havoc in Gujarat with jeera, mustard and wheat crops getting damaged. Thirty per cent damage has been caused to mango crops in Junagadh and Amreli districts. While on the other hand, five districts in North Karnataka have also faced crop damage with mango cultivation being the...
  • BJP asks MPs to aggressively defend Land Ordinance, highlight Gujarat model April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday asked all its MPs to aggressively defend the Land Ordinance. In the BJP's Parliamentary Party meet, MPs were also told to highlight the Gujarat model while defending the Land Ordinance. The party discussed the strategy on the Land Ordinance, a day after Congress...
  • Suspected Pakistani boat with narcotics worth Rs 600 crore intercepted off Gujarat coast April 21, 2015

    Porbandar: A huge consignment of narcotics has been found from a suspected Pakistani boat which was intercepted by the Indian Navy and Coast Guard off the coast of Porbandar in Gujarat on Monday. More than 200 kg of heroin worth nearly Rs 600 crores was seized from the boat. Eight...
  • ONGC calls US company to contain fire at gas well April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) on Sunday said it has called the globally renowned oil and gas blow out control experts Boots&Coots from US to contain fire at a gas well near Surat in which 12 persons were injured. "Well Olpad-31 caught fire during repair maintenance job...
  • Gujarat: 12 injured as ONGC's gas well catches fire near Surat April 18, 2015

    Surat: At least 12 people were injured when a major fire broke out in an ONGC well near Olpad town in the district during a repair operation. Four of the injured are in a serious condition, fire brigade officials said. The incident occurred when a blow-out preventer (BOP), which is installed on...
  • Gujarat's mandatory voting law is unconstitutional: Congress April 18, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Opposition Congress has written to the Gujarat government-appointed committee that the state law providing for mandatory voting is unconstitutional and unclear, and it should not be enforced. Governor OP Kohli gave assent to the Gujarat Local Authorities Laws (Amendment) Bill 2009 in November 2014. It makes it mandatory to vote...
  • Gujarat government will never acquire land for corporates: Anandiben Patel April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Amidst controversy surrounding the Land Acquisition Bill, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Thursday assured farmers that her government would never acquire their land forcibly to give it to corporate houses. While speaking at a public function in Bharuch on Thursday, Patel alleged that some political parties are "misleading" farmers...
  • Gujarat: Asaram's son Narayan Sai gets bail in rape case April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted conditional bail of three weeks to Narayan Sai, son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, who has been behind bars for more than a year in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Surat-based woman. Justice Paresh Upadhyay granted the relief to...
  • Gujarat HC rejects abortion plea of 28 weeks pregnant rape survivor April 16, 2015

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the abortion plea of a 24-year-old rape survivor, who is 28 weeks pregnant. The court said that the foetus is a living being with a fundamental right to live and also that she must abide by the present law. The court has...
  • Gujarat governemnt writes to Home Ministry to probe Teesta's NGO for misuse of funds April 15, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Training its guns against activist Teesta Setalvad, the Gujarat government has written to the Home Ministry to investigate possible violations under Foreign Exchange Management Act by her NGOs. The government has called Setalvad's NGOs proxy offices of Ford Foundation. The Gujarat government has accused Ford Foundation of direct interference...
  • Two scientists from Gujarat make driverless car in 28 days April 11, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Inspired by Google's driverless car project that drove across the United States, two scientists from Gujarat have made a driverless car of their own design. The prototype which was completed in a record 28 days is the brainchild of a Sanand-based engineering college professors. The car starts, turns and changes...
  • Ishrat case: Accused police officer seeks bail citing relief for Vanzara April 10, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Police officer NK Amin, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, on Friday sought bail citing the relief granted to IPS officer DG Vanzara despite his alleged prominent role in the crime. "As per the police report (charge sheet) filed by CBI, Vanzara was the main accused....
  • 24-year-old gangraped survivour fights to terminate her pregnancy: Does abortion law need to change? April 9, 2015

    A 24-year-old gangraped survivour in Gujarat approached the High Court to terminate her 27-week pregnancy. A judicial magistrate had earlier rejected the survivour's application for abortion as she was 24 weeks pregnant when she freed herself from custody of her abductors. In a similar incident, the Punjab and Haryana High...
  • Naroda Patia riots case: SC stays hearing of Maya Kodnani's criminal appeal in Gujarat HC for 2 months April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has stayed the hearing of former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani's criminal appeal in Gujarat High Court for two months in the Naroda Patiya case. The Special Investigation Team had moved the Supreme Court objecting to Gujarat High Court's decision to hear Maya Kodnani's appeal exclusively....
  • Gujarat: 24-year-old gangrape victim asks HC to allow her to abort 27-week-old fetus April 8, 2015

    Surat: Twenty seven weeks into her pregnancy, a 24-year-old gang rape victim has approached the Gujarat High Court seeking permission to abort her unborn child. She has claimed that her unborn baby will not be accepted by her husband. According to the current rules, it is illegal to abort a...
  • Gujarat edge Punjab to Mushtaq Ali title in a thrilling final April 7, 2015

    Bangalore: The bowlers made the finale of the 2014-15 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy a thrilling affair, Gujarat hanging on by the skin of their teeth to score a thrilling two-wicket win over Punjab at the KIIT Cricket Stadium in Bhubaneshwar on Tuesday (April 7). Gujarat were worthy winners, the final being...
  • Gujarat: Gangraped woman files plea in HC to terminate her pregnancy April 6, 2015

    Ahmedabad: A woman, who became pregnant after she was allegedly raped by seven men, filed a plea before the High Court on Monday seeking termination of her pregnancy, stating that her husband may not accept her if she gave birth to the child. Her plea stated that she sought the...
  • Rs 600 package tour to Narendra Modi's birthplace April 6, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthplace Vadnagar and a visit to the railway station where he used to sell tea as a boy are now part of a tour package started by Gujarat Government's tourism agency. Tourism Corporation of Gujarat Ltd (TCGL), through its official partner, is offering a day-long tour,...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali round-up: Jaskaran slams ton as Punjab beat Mumbai; Dahiya stars in Gujarat victory April 2, 2015

    Jaskaranveer Singh Sohi, in his maiden season for Punjab, hit an unbeaten century in the side's five-run win over Mumbai on the second day of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Super League games on Thursday (April 2). Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh notched a nine-run win over Jharkhand, while Odisha's joy at having...
  • Odisha, Gujarat register wins in Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 April 1, 2015

    In the two afternoon games on the first day of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Twenty20 tournament Super League stage on Wednesday, Odisha recorded their first-ever win over Mumbai across formats and Gujarat were comprehensive against Jharkhand. Group A Gujarat vs Jharkhand Gujarat's incisive bowling performance handed them an easy six-wicket win over Jharkhand...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories March 31, 2015

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...