The following were sworn in as cabinet ministers: Rajendra Trivedi, Jitu Vaghani, Rushikesh Patel, Purnesh Modi, Raghavji Patel, Kanubhai Desai, Kiritsinh Rana, Naresh Patel, Pradip Parmar and Arjunsinh Chauhan.
They may have lived like humans, but they turned divine after their demise. These are Meet and Krish, the two friends who turned immortal even after their deaths.
A massive fire broke out in a firecracker wholesale shop in Anand, Gujarat on Monday.
India’s nomination of Dholavira, the Harappan City in the Rann of Kutch, Gujarat was inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage list on Tuesday (July 27).
Dholavira became an attraction for tourists interested in ancient sites during the Kutch Rannotsav that was started by Modi during his term as the chief minister.
The procession, known as the Pahandi Bije of the deities, is one of the most significant rituals of the Rath Jatra.
Understanding the sentiments of the public to carry on the ancient ritual, we have decided to permit this year's Rath Yatra in a limited fashion.
In a tragic accident in Gujarat's Anand district, a car collided head on with a truck on Wednesday morning, killing nine members of a family, including 2 kids. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani and union home minister Amit Shah have offered their condolences.
An amazing video of at least 10 Asiatic lions crossing an overflowing waterway is doing rounds on the internet.
Most of the casualties were due to incidents of wall collapse due to the cyclone, which made a landfall on Monday night near Una town in Gir-Somnath and wreaked havoc for around 28 hours before it weakened into a depression.
As many as 45 persons lost their lives in cyclone- related incidents in the state as it left behind a trail of destruction along the coast, uprooting electric poles, trees and damaging thousands of houses and roads.
A very severe cyclonic storm with winds gusting up to 185 km per hour barrelled towards the Gujarat coast Monday, dumping heavy rains on Mumbai, forcing the evacuation of over 1.5 lakh people in Gujarat and leaving two barges with 410 people on board adrift in the Arabian Sea.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that Cyclone Tauktae will take an extreme shape in the east central Arabian Sea by Monday night, with wind speed reaching 180-190 kmph gusting to 210 kmph likely to prevail during the next six hours.
A total of 516 people have been evacuated so far, as per the situation report, and 253 people are currently taking shelter in the 10 relief camps that have been opened.
Cyclone Tauktae has intensified into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and is approaching the Gujarat coast, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday.
As many as five NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) teams from Odisha have left for Gujarat to join the post-cyclone rescue and relief operation as the cyclone ‘Tauktae’ which is strengthening its base further over Arabian Sea is very likely to hit Gujarat coast in the form of very severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced that the state administration is on alert and fully prepared if the possible cyclone Tauktae hits the state.
Bharuch: At least 18 coronavirus patients died after a fire broke out at a hospital in Gujarat’s Bharuch in the early hours on Saturday. Gut-wrenching visuals of the tragedy showed…
Gandhinagar: Eight Pakistan nationals were apprehended from the mid-sea off Gujarat coast for drug trafficking on Thursday. The law enforcement agencies seized 30 kilograms of heroin from them. Indian Coast…
Gandhinagar: The Gujarat Assembly on Thursday passed a Bill to amend the ‘Dharma Swatantrya’ (Freedom of Religion) Act, 2003 which aims to combat forceful religious conversions, better known as ‘Love Jihad’, on the concluding day of the Budget session. However, the opposition Congress questioned its intentions and dubbed the bill as a tool to attain […]
New Delhi: Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a high number of daily COVID-19 cases, accounting for 71.10 per cent of the 28,903 new infections, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. It said 83.91 per cent of the new cases are from Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu and […]
Ahmedabad: Almost 19 years after a mob torched a coach of Sabarmati Express at Godhra station in Panchmahal district of Gujarat which caused the death of 59 ‘karsevaks’, police has nabbed key accused, Rafiq Hussain Bhatuk, from Godhra town, an officer said on Monday. Bhatuk (51) was part of the “core group” of the accused […]
Surat: Fifteen migrant labourers from Rajasthan sleeping by the roadside in Gujarat’s Surat district died on Tuesday after a truck ran over them, police said. The tragedy took place near Kosamba village, around 60 km from Surat, police said. The truck driver, who apparently lost control over the vehicle after hitting a sugarcane laden tractor, […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that Kevadiya in Gujarat is no longer just a small block in some remote area, it has come up as a one of the biggest tourist destinations of the world and Statue of Unity situated in the region is attracting more tourist than even Statue of […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off eight trains connecting major destinations in various states of the country with the Statue of Unity in Gurjarat’s Kevadiya, via video-conferencing. The eight trains will connect Kevadiya to Varanasi, Dadar, Ahmedabad, Delhi’s Hazrat Nizamuddin, Rewa, Chennai and Pratapnagar. PM Shri @narendramodi flags off eight trains […]