Gujarat

  • Live: Japanese PM Abe calls Narendra Modi to wish him on his 64th birthday 46 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in his homestate as he celebrates his 64th birthday on Wednesday. He began his day by seeking blessings of his mother. He will later in the day meet Chinese President Xi Jinping who is on a 3-day visit to India. ...
  • Bypoll results: Wake up call for the BJP? 12 hours 48 minutes ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party which ruled the roost in Lok Sabha elections got a kind of wake up call with the bypoll results as the party has suffered major setbacks in key states like Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. ...
  • Bypoll results: Has BJP's strategy of polarising electorate backfired? 15 hours 7 minutes ago

    The 33 Assembly and 3 Lok Sabha seats bypoll results have surely come as a big shocker for the ruling BJP at the Centre. After a resounding victory in the Lok Sabha elections in May, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led BJP has tasted its first major defeat. The biggest...
  • Bypoll jolt to BJP after massive win in Lok Sabha polls 15 hours 54 minutes ago

    The BJP has received a jolt in the bypolls ahead of assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana. In Uttar Pradesh, the BJP which almost swept the Lok Sabha polls has managed to win just 2 out of total 11 assembly seats that went to by-polls. The ruling Samajwadi Party has...
  • India-China relations go beyond 'plain arithmetic': Modi 16 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: As Chinese President Xi Jinping embarks on a landmark visit to India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the relationship between the two countries goes beyond "plain arithmetic" and he was confident that the neighbours can "script history" by enhancing cooperation. Reflecting the importance India attaches to the...
  • My experience in Gujarat has helped me in Delhi: Narendra Modi 15 hours 11 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his hometown Ahmedabad on Tuesday, a day ahead of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping's visit to Gujarat. This is Modi's first visit to the state since taking over as Prime Minister. Jinping visits Gujarat on Wednesday, also Modi's birthday. In Ahmedabad, Modi addressed Bharatiya Janata...
  • Gujarat: Bharatiya Janata Party retains Vadodara Lok Sabha seat; wins 6 Assembly seats, Congress 3 18 hours 57 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday retained the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat which was vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BJP candidate Ranjanben Bhatt surged ahead of rival Congress nominee Narendra Rawat to bag the seat. Bypoll results for nine Assembly seats also come out out of which...
  • Ahmedabad decked up to welcome PM Narendra Modi 22 hours 1 minutes ago

    Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's homecoming, Ahmedabad is all decked up to welcome him. The city is prepared to host Modi's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. The duo will visit Hridaykunj and will then go on to the Sabarmati riverfront, one of state's showpiece projects. ...
  • Bypoll results live: SP takes huge lead in UP, BJP disappointed, Congress wins 3 seats in Rajasthan 18 hours 53 minutes ago

    The stage is all set for the results of bypolls for three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly constituencies spread across 10 states where bypolls were held on September 13. The three Lok Sabha seats are in Vadodara (Gujarat), vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mainpuri (Uttar Pradesh) and Medak (Telangana)...
  • Bypoll results for 3 Lok Sabha, 33 Assembly seats to be out today, stakes high for BJP Yesterday

    New Delhi: Counting of votes will be held on Tuesday in three Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across 10 states where bypolls were held on September 13, with stakes high for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The three Lok Sabha seats are in Vadodara (Gujarat), vacated by Prime Minister Narendra...
  • Three MoUs to be inked during Chinese President Xi's Gujarat visit Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Three MoUs related to Gujarat, one of them for setting up an industrial park near Vadodara, will be signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting on September 17. Xi will start his India visit from on Wednesday and he will...
  • Gujarat delicacies, cultural programmes on menu for Chinese President Xi Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Putting an end to all speculations regarding the menu of the dinner to be served to Chinese President Xi Jinping who will be coming here on his maiden visit on Wednesday, the state government on Monday said that the food will consist of only Gujarati delicacies. "I know all...
  • Counting for Gujarat bypolls on Tuesday, CM Patel faces acid test Yesterday

    Ahmedabad: Counting of votes for nine Assembly and one Lok Sabha seats in the state will be held on Tuesday, with stakes being high for BJP and the state chief minister Anandi Patel, who succeeded Narendra Modi, facing a litmus test of her leadership to check opposition Congress. A total...
  • Ahead of Chinese President Xi's visit Gujarat CM reviews preparation 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday paid a visit to the Ahmedabad airport as well as the Sabarmati riverfront to take a stock of the preparations for Chinese President Xi Jinping's one-day visit scheduled on September 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to arrive at the airport on...
  • Don't celebrate my birthday, instead help in J&K relief work: PM Modi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday appealed to friends and well-wishers not to celebrate his birthday and instead dedicate time and resources towards relief work in this hour of need for flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Modi's appeal came amid plans to celebrate his birthday on September 17 across the...
  • Gail makes gas available from alternate sources to Gujarat industries 2 days ago

    New Delhi: State-run gas utility GAIL India Ltd on Sunday said that it has made available natural gas from alternate sources to industries in Gujarat whose domestic fuel allocation was snapped to give fuel for CNG sector. The Oil Ministry had directed GAIL to cut domestic gas supplies, called APM gas,...
  • Liquor not a prerequisite for tourism: Stakeholders 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Amid growing concerns over the impact of Kerala Government's new liquor policy on tourism industry, many stakeholders in the sector believe that liquor is not a prerequisite for tourism promotion. Some resort operators said the new policy, envisaged to cut short the availability of liquor, might affect the tourism industry...
  • Gujarat: Leopard electrocuted 3 days ago

    Vadodara: A leopard died after suffering electric shock in Hadmatiya village in Gir-Somnath district, a forest official said on Saturday. "The big cat was found dead atop an electric transformer of the Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Ltd (PGVCL) in a farm," Deputy Conservator of Forest, K Ramesh said on Saturday....
  • Bypolls: Voting held for 33 Assembly, 3 Lok Sabha seats, counting on September 16 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Moderate to high turnout today marked the byelections held in 3 Lok Sabha and 33 assembly constituencies spread across ten states in an exercise seen as yet another key test of Narendra Modi government's popularity since it assumed power in May. The polling in the three LS constituencies--Vadodara...
  • Modi ignored Gujarat constituency after becoming the PM, says Jatin Kella 3 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress candidate Jatin Kella said that after Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India he ignored the Gujarat constituency. ...
  • Gujarat bypolls: Voting begins for 1 Lok Sabha, 9 assembly seats 3 days ago

    Polling has begun in Gujarat for nine assembly segments and one Lok Sabha segment. Congress has fielded Jatin Kella against Suresh Patel of the Bharatiya Janata Party. ...
  • Over 100 Gujarati delicacies for Chinese President Xi Jinping's palate 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping won't be served any non-vegetarian food during his visit here, but he won't be left disappointed as more than 100 Gujarati dishes, including Dhokla, Bajre ki roti, Puran Poli and Lapsi will tickle his taste buds. Xi will be able to partake mouth-watering Gujarati dishes like...
  • Voting underway for bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 assembly seats held today 3 days ago

    Voting for three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats were held on Saturday. The results are crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance and the opposition parties who are yet to recover from the massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignations of...
  • Gujarat bypolls: 49 per cent voting, lowest in Modi's constituency 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: 49 per cent turn-out was on Saturday recorded in the byelections to the Lok Sabha seat vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and nine assembly seats in Gujarat. Polling was peaceful barring some minor incidents. "Gujarat has registered an approximate 49 per cent voter turn-out," a statement from the Election...
  • Voting underway for bypolls in 3 Lok Sabha, 33 assembly seats across 10 states 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats are going to bypolls on Saturday with the results crucial for both the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance and the opposition parties who are yet to recover from the massive mauling in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The resignations...
  • Campaign for Gujarat by-polls ends 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Dampened by rain-related issues, the lacklustre campaign for the by-polls to Vadodara Lok Sabha and nine assembly seats in Gujarat, came to an end on Thursday with the ruling BJP seeking votes in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as the Congress looks to capitalise on his...
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case: Former Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara gets bail 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer DG Vanzara, accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases, was on Thursday granted bail by the Bombay High Court after being in jail for seven years. He was granted bail as several other accused had already been released. Vanzara was arrested in...
  • Gujarat is much safer after prohibition, why not ban all bars: SC to Kerala government 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Lashing out at the Kerala government for proposing a partial ban on liquor bars in the state, the Supreme Court on Thursday asked the government to ban bars across the state like Gujarat. "If you want to stop it, stop the whole thing in one go like Gujarat....
  • Telangana to replicate 'best practices' of Gujarat 6 days ago

    Hyderabad: Gujarat's "best practices" pertaining to counselling for women in distress are set to be replicated in Telangana, where Kerala's "She Taxi" system is also proposed to hit the roads. Sunil Sharma, Telangana's Secretary, Women, Children, Disabled & Senior Citizens (Schemes) Department, recently went to Gujarat and studied the "Gender...
  • Centre to establish marine police training institute in Gujarat 6 days ago

    Porbandar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday announced that the Centre would establish a marine police training institute in Gujarat, to train the police for safeguarding the state's 1,600 km-long coastline. The state shares the border with Pakistan. "I obtained information on coastal security and I am satisfied that...