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“Official class has always had knowledge of Kashmir terrorists”

“Official class has always had knowledge of Kashmir terrorists”

Panelists say that the NIA report shows the connection of militancy and funding The National Investigation Agency (NIA), in a report, has made disclosures about...
Election Commission

Election Commission announces bypolls in 17 states, one Union Territory on Oct 21

The Election Commission on Saturday, September 21, announced that bypolls to 64 Assembly seats in 17 states and one Union Territory (Puducherry) will be...

NTPC to build India’s biggest Solar Park in Gujarat

India’s National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC Ltd.) plans to set up a 5 gigawatt solar park in the western state of Gujarat, the...
Professor invents Model to convert Hindi, English, Gujarati Text to Braille for visually impaired

Professor invents Model to convert Hindi, English, Gujarati Text to Braille for visually impaired

 Professor Dr Nikisha Jariwala at Veer Narmad South Gujarat University developed a model to help visually impaired people translate text of Hindi, English and...
High alert after intel warningof Pak-trained commandos entering Gulf of Kutch

High alert after intel warning of Pak-trained commandos entering Gulf of Kutch

Just days after Navy chief said Jaish-e-Mohammad was planning attack through water route, intelligence agencies warned about the possibility of Pakistan-trained commandos having entered...

World’s Most Handsome Man – ‘not really an Achievement’: Hrithik says

Superstar Hrithik Roshan was recently named the Most Handsome Man in the World by a US-based agency. The report states that the actor even...
Intense Monsoon Rain wreaks havoc in different parts of India

Intense Monsoon Rain wreaks havoc in different parts of India

Flood situation in different parts of the country is still grim as torrential rains, gusty winds and landslides left a trail of destruction. The...
Monsoon flood havoc continues in Gujarat and Maharashtra

Monsoon flood havoc continues in Gujarat and Maharashtra

India’s Monsoon continues incessantly disrupting normal lives in Gujarat, Maharashtra and some parts of Andhra Pradesh and North Eastern States. In Gujarat, around 45 people...
Gujarat lady cop suspended for dancing in police station

Gujarat lady cop suspended for dancing in police station

A young lady cop from Gujarat was suspended on Wednesday on disciplinary grounds after a video showing her dancing inside a police station to...
BJP MLA kicks local woman NCP leader protesting about water supply at his office

BJP MLA kicks local woman NCP leader protesting about water supply at his office

BJP MLA from Naroda, Balram Thawani, thrashed and kicked a woman – a local NCP leader – who had reportedly come to his office...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets his mother

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets...

Voting for Phase 3 of Lok Sabha Election is taking place today (Tuesday, April 23). Thirteen states and two union territories are voting to...
Congress leader Hardik Patel slapped during a political meeting in Gujarat

Congress leader Hardik Patel slapped during a political meeting in Gujarat

Congress leader Hardik Patel was slapped at a public meeting in Gujarat today (Friday, April 19) morning. Patel was slapped in Gujarat’s Surendernagar district...
31 killed, as rain, storm hit Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

31 killed, as rain, storm hit Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

Thirty-one people were killed in three states as rain and thunderstorm caused by western disturbance hit parts of north India on Tuesday (April 16)...
Modi has installed cameras in booths, no work if less votes: BJP MLA intimidates voters

Modi has installed cameras in booths, no work if less votes: BJP MLA intimidates...

After Maneka Gandhi making a similar statement during her election campaign in Pilibhit, Gujarat BJP MLA Ramesh Katara today (Tuesday, April 16) told villagers...

Pakistani Drone shot down near Gujarat Border

Hours after Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out massive pre-dawn air strike in Pakistan destroying its terror camps, a Pakistani drone was shot down...
Gujarat mill creates sarees with images of soldiers to pay tribute to the martyrs of Pulwama attack

Gujarat mill creates sarees with images of soldiers to pay tribute to the martyrs...

Last week the deadly attack on 40 CRPF jawans in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama gave a deep shock to everyone in India. People are...
Gujarat forest department spotted a tiger after 3 decades

Gujarat forest department spotted a tiger after 3 decades

The presence of tiger has been confirmed by Gujarat government days after a man claimed he saw a tiger while he was on his...
Gujarat’s BJP leader shot dead in a moving train

Gujarat’s BJP leader shot dead in a moving train

Senior BJP leader and Gujarat former MLA Jayanti Bhanushali was shot dead by unidentified persons today (Tuesday, Jan 8) while he was travelling in...

‘What pop has he given?, Siddaramaiah on PM Modi’s ‘Lollipop’ remark

Former Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah on Monday (Dec 31) responded to PM Modi’s remark of ‘lolipop’. Siddaramaiah on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra...
Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: Court acquits all accused citing lack of evidence

Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: Court acquits all accused citing lack of evidence

Finally, the verdict in Sohrabuddin  Shaikh alleged fake encounter case went the way that was apparent through the various stages the trial went through,...

Stray dogs kill six Blackbucks in Vadodara’s Sayaji Baug Zoo

A pack of stray dogs attacked blackbucks at Sayaji Baug zoo in Vadodara on Friday (Nov 30) morning, leading to the death of six...
Amit Shah was a key conspirator in Prajapati killing, chief investigating officer tells court

Amit Shah was a key conspirator in Prajapati killing, chief investigating officer tells court

Present BJP president Amit Shah and IPS officers Dinesh MN, Rajkumar Pandiyan and DG Vanzara were the principal conspirators in the alleged fake encounter...
“Govt should act fast to nail culprits”

“Govt should act fast to nail culprits”

With hate crimes on the rise, panellists feel the unity of the country should not be compromised and toxic regionalism should be contained After the...
21 lions die in 19 days in Gir, disease and fights believed to be cause

21 lions die in 19 days in Gir, disease and fights believed to be...

As many as 21 lions have died in Gujarat’s Gir forest between September 12-30, said media reports quoting the state forest department. The state government...
Indian army to get self-propelled K9 VAJRA-T 155mm/52 calibre howitzer

Indian army to get self-propelled K9 VAJRA-T 155mm/52 calibre howitzer

By the end of this month, Indian army will receive the first lot of the K9 VAJRA-T 155mm/ 52 calibre tracked self-propelled howitzer developed...

Gujarat poll results: Gujarat HC issues notice to Election Commission

Gujarat High Court on Friday, Feb 23, issued notices to the Election Commission of India and BJP leaders on petitions challenging the results of...
Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat High Court restores gag on The Wire, portal to move SC

Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat High Court restores gag on The Wire, portal to...

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday restored a gag order barring news portal The Wire to write further on the “exceptional” increase in Jay...
Jignesh Mevani detained following call for Ahmedabad bandh

Jignesh Mevani detained following call for Ahmedabad bandh

Mevani alleged that the police pulled him out of his car in an “uncivilized manner” while he was on his way to the protest...
Number of girl children born falls in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat sex ratio at birth dips 53 points

Number of girl children born falls in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat sex...

Sex ratio at birth (SRB) has seen a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming...
“Rising oil prices is toppling common man’s budget”

“Rising oil prices is toppling common man’s budget”

Mudda panellists feel that the government should consider bringing oil prices under the GST umbrella, it has been using these as revenue source with...
VHP Leader Pravin Togadia Alleges Threat To Life, Conspiracy To Muzzle His Voice

VHP Leader Pravin Togadia Alleges Threat To Life, Conspiracy To Muzzle His Voice

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International Working President Pravin Togadia, who went missing on Monday, January 15, and was later found in an unconscious state...
As Rajasthan Police Goes To Arrest Him, Togadia Goes Missing; VHP Protests

As Rajasthan Police Goes To Arrest Him, Togadia Goes Missing; VHP Protests

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international working president Pravin Togadia has gone missing. A Rajasthan police team that went to Ahmedabad to arrest him...
Mumbai remains tense, Police denies permission for students’ meet

Mumbai remains tense, Police denies permission for students’ meet

Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid were to address Amidst violence and disruption in public life, Mumbai witnessed another angry anti government mass students’ protest on...
Nitin Patel to get Finance portfolio, crisis defused

Nitin Patel to get Finance portfolio, crisis defused

BJP leadership has successfully resolved Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel’s dissatisfaction by allotting him Finance portfolio and avoided any possibility of political uncertainty. He...
Gujarat: Vijay Rupani and his ministers take oath

Gujarat: Vijay Rupani and his ministers take oath

PM Modi, party chief Amit Shah, L. K. Advani and several CMs  of BJP ruled states were present in the ceremony Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)...
Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Pepped up by the improved performance of his party in Gujarat assembly polls in which the rival BJP, reduced to double digits for the...
Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat CM; Hiamchal CM yet to be decided

Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat CM; Hiamchal CM yet to be decided

Vijay Rupani will continue as Gujarat chief minister with Nitin Patel as his deputy chief minister, the BJP announced on Friday evening after a...
“Modi magic is on the wane, BJP graph shows downward trend”

“Modi magic is on the wane”

Panelists feel that poll results have ensured strong opposition in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh After the BJP win in the two states of Gujarat and Himachal...
SAFFRON RAGE: BJP workers celebrate their party's victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi, UNI

Democracy’s D-Day

Various reactions to the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly election results caught on camera
BJP manages to wrest a victory in Gujarat, get a resounding win in Himachal Pradesh

BJP manages to wrest a victory in Gujarat, get a resounding win in Himachal...

It succeeded in beating incumbency and returning to power for the fifth straight term in a state it has ruled for 22 years, though...
Mudda-16-12-2017

“Rahul Gandhi must ditch his Hindutvavadi image”

Mudda discusses timing of Congress presidential election, wants party to continue with its secular agenda instead of developing a neo-Hindu image Just two days before...
Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking India back to medieval ages; BJP spreading fire of violence across India: Rahul Gandhi Two days ahead of a widely-projected...
congress-bjp

BJP wins in all exit polls for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections

The BJP was headed for a clear win in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh according to the exit poll results that came in as...
STAND TOGETHER: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right) helps light the Centennial Flame with Nunavut's Premier Paul Quassa (second right), Governor General Julie Payette (second left) and Nunavut's Commissioner Nellie Kusugak, during a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

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Mudda-12-13-2017

A Swachh Rajniti Abhiyan under way: BJP

Party claims credit for special courts move as Mudda participants hope that these will be effective in convicting 1,581 tainted MPs and MLAs and...
Gujarat Polls

Amid EVM malfunctioning reports, over 70 per cent voter turnout in Phase I of...

Congress leaders claim EVMs were getting connected via Bluetooth at some booths, EC and BJP reject charge even as EVM snags reported from many...
MUDDA 9/12/2017

In Gujarat, Congress just lost its advantage: Mudda

Panel debates outcome as state votes in the first phase; participants believe BJP is set to face competition in some seats as Patidars will...
BJP

First phase of Gujarat polls will make or mar Cong prospects

The first phase covers the area which yielded BJP its majority of seats in 2012; it is also the region where the leaders of...
Aiyar calls Modi ‘neech aadmi’, Rahul says apologise as PM hits out at Congress

Aiyar calls Modi ‘neech aadmi’, Rahul says apologise as PM hits out at Congress

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar slams Prime Minister for criticising Congress at Ambedkar International Centre launch, Modi cries foul in Gujarat poll rally In comments...
As election race hots up, it is GST vs Gujarat model

As election race hots up, it is GST vs Gujarat model

Mudda panellists feel questions are being raised on what was Modi’s 2014 election plank and the Congress did make life difficult for the BJP...
Congress candidate against Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani detained in Rajkot

Congress candidate against Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani detained in Rajkot

Indranil Rajyaguru and his supporters were protesting near Rupani’s residence after BJP supporters vandalised their campaign posters In an action that smacks of intimidation, Indranil...
Now, Rahul’s name in Somnath Temple’s non-Hindu visitor book kicks row

Now, Rahul’s name in Somnath Temple’s non-Hindu visitor book kicks row

Congress claims image of Rahul’s name in non-Hindu visitor book circulating on social media is a mischief by the BJP, releases copies of original...
MUDDA

“Courts have the final call on what should be done”

Mudda panellists feel dialogue is the essence of democracy, but executive should not get ambitious and try to clip judiciary’s wings A day after Union...
Jignesh-Mevani

Jignesh Mevani to contest Gujarat polls as independent candidate from Vadgam

Popular youth leader of Dalits to be supported by the Congress party; move to help the Congress earn support of Dalit community in poll-bound...
Amid sex CD controversy, Hardik Patel accepts Congress formula; to announce final decision later in the day

Amid sex CD controversy, Hardik Patel accepts Congress formula; to announce final decision later...

As Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) accepted the Congress formula to get constitutionally tenable reservation for Patidars, two videos of the Patidar...

Congress lists 3 options before Patidar Andolan leaders over quota demand

Nominees of Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) hold late night talks with Congress delegation led by Kapil Sibal on reservation for Patels With...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an event at Madras University Centenary Auditorium in Chennai to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Tamil newspaper Daily Thanthi. Photo credit: PIB

PM Modi lectures media on editorial freedom, maintaining credibility

At the 75th anniversary celebrations of Tamil newspaper Daily Thanthi, Prime Minister says editorial freedom must be used wisely, in public interest At a time...
Rahul on campaign trail: Gujarat a fight between truth and falsehood, truth on our side

Rahul on campaign trail: Gujarat a fight between truth and falsehood, truth on our...

Rahul Gandhi launches all out attack at PM Narendra Modi, BJP on last day of his 3-day Saurashtra campaign, set to meet Dalit leader...
Eye on Gujarat’s Rajputs votes, BJP and Congress unite against Bhansali’s Padmavati

Eye on Gujarat’s Rajputs votes, BJP and Congress unite against Bhansali’s Padmavati

Congress, BJP want the Deepika Padukone-starrer to be banned in Gujarat or its release deferred till elections are over, say distortion of history shouldn’t...
Chabahar-challenge

Is India’s optimism over Iran’s Chabahar port grossly misplaced?

By Seema Guha US President Donald Trump’s hardline strategy against Iran could severely impact India’s hopes of enhancing trade and commerce through the Chabahar port The...
File photo of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti founder Hardik Patel. Photo credit: Agencies

Hardik tells Congress to clear Patidar quota stand by Nov 3 or face protests

Hardik Patel reportedly wants Congress to publicly commit to ensuring 20 per cent reservation for economically backward classes if it is voted to power Hardik...
Ahmed-Patel-Vijay-Rupani

In poll-bound Gujarat, CM Rupani links ISIS case with Ahmed Patel, Congress says BJP...

Vijay Rupani alleged that two arrested ISIS suspects worked at a hospital where Patel, political secretary to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was once a...
AK Joti

Finally, EC declares Gujarat polls for Dec 9 and 14, result on Dec 18

Amid allegations of delaying announcement of poll schedule at the behest of the BJP, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti declared a two-phase election for...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul mocks Modi with Gabbar Singh Tax (GST) barb in Gandhinagar rally

Congress vice president launches scathing attack on Modi government in poll-bound Gujarat, flaunts his prize catch Alpesh Thakur On a day when the BJP in...

Patel leader in Gujarat says was offered Rs 1 cr to join BJP, another...

BJP’s troubles in poll-bound Gujarat increase as Congress’ attempts to consolidate Patel-Dalit-Adivasi-Minority votes gain momentum A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his third...
Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry services in Gujarat

Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry services in Gujarat

 ‘Ports for Prosperity’ BJP’s key mantra, says PM In his third visit in recent days to Gujarat, ahead of the upcoming state assembly elections, Prime...
Abhishek Singhvi

Congress: Who paid for Narendra Modi’s chartered flights as Gujarat Chief Minister?

Hitting back at BJP, the Congress on Wednesday asked it to explain who paid for more than 100 trips Narendra Modi had made by...
Modi in Kedarnath

Modi inaugurates slew of Kedarnath redevelopment works, attacks Cong

The Prime Minister claimed that the UPA government in 2013 had rejected his offer to help with the re-construction of the flood-ravaged Kedarnath shrine Visiting...
TS Krishnamurthy

Ex-CEC Krishnamurthy questions EC on Gujarat poll schedule delay

TS Krishnamurthy joins Opposition chorus questioning why poll panel announced schedule for Himachal Pradesh elections but not for Gujarat Former chief election commissioner TS Krishnamurthy...
amit shah and narendra modi

Modi says Gujarat polls a contest between Development and Dynasty

Amit Shah sets target of 150-plus seats for BJP Addressing a mega rally, the 'Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan' organised by BJP’s Gujarat unit at Bhat...
Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of Modi’s Gujarat visit today, Rahul predicts “jumlon ki baarish”

Congress vice president has been consistently taking digs at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter to call him out on unfulfilled poll promises Even as...
Amit Shah says son Jay Shah did not wrong as he done no business with Govt

Amit Shah says son Jay Shah did not wrong as he done no business...

BJP president Amit Shah sought to defend his son Jay Shah’s business growing 16000-fold after his party came to power, saying his company had...
Amit and Shah

IFJ concerned over the defamation case filed by BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), a group of journalists from across the world that promotes press freedom, has expressed concern over the criminal defamation...
Himachal Pradesh election on Nov 9, counting on Dec 18; Gujarat dates to be announced later: EC

Himachal Pradesh election on Nov 9, counting on Dec 18; Gujarat dates to be...

CEC Jyoti said that the Gujarat Assembly elections will be held prior to December 18, to help enable simultaneous counting in both the states. Himachal...
Congress credits Rahul Gandhi for GST rate cuts

Amid talks of elevation as party chief, Rahul goes all out to attack Modi,...

Nehru-Gandhi scion hit out at Modi for failing to deliver on poll promises, wonders how Shah’s son made his fortune in three years, why...

Godhra case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence of 11 to life

While upholding the convictions handed out by the lower court, the Gujarat High Court on Monday (October 9) commuted to life the death sentences...
Karwan Harsh

A Caravan of Love: Protest, Atonement and Conscience

- By Harsh Mander ‘Darkness can never be fought with darkness, only light can dispel the enveloping shadows. And so also a politics of hate...
dalit protest

Fresh attack on Dalit in Gujarat even as protests rage on

Many Dalit men in Gujarat have changed their Whatsapp display picture to that of a big moustache with ‘Mr Dalit’ written below it in...
Jayesh Solanki

Another lynching: 21-year-old Dalit youth killed for watching garba in Gujarat’s Anand

Jayesh Solanki and 3 other Dalits were watching garba being performed in a temple when a group of upper caste Patels said they had...
Those who took decision on transfer must answer how it was done: Karnataka HC judge Patel after resignation

Those who took decision on transfer must answer how it was done: Karnataka HC...

Justice Jayant Patel had resigned after learning that he was being transferred to Allahabad HC where he would have been third in queue for...
Indian-American Raj Shah named deputy assistant to US President Trump

Indian-American Raj Shah named deputy assistant to US President Trump

Shah (32), was among a handful of Trump’s aides who landed in the White House within hours of him being sworn in as the...
Rahul gandhi

As Congress struggles with Gujarat poll prep, Rahul Gandhi to fly to US, learn...

The Congress vice president, who is known to head abroad each time the party is in a crisis, had earlier flown off to Norway...
Amit Shah and Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs

Amit Shah and Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president administered oath of office and secrecy by Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. This marks the beginning of...
Ahmad Patel Barely Survives to Keep Sonia’s Rahul Hopes Alive

Ahmad Patel Barely Survives to Keep Sonia’s Rahul Hopes Alive

By: Saeed Naqvi It would be rank bad form to describe Ahmad Patel as a form of life under Sonia Gandhi’s furniture, because the entire...
Ahmed Patel

Ahmed Patel’s victory in RS polls should call for introspection, not celebration in the...

In a nail-biting finish to the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, Ahmed Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi secured 44 votes to...
Ahmed Patel

Rajya Sabha election: Congress’ Ahmad Patel’s fate remained undecided till late

It was a cliffhanger of an election to Rajya Sabha in Gujarat, the results of which, expected by evening, were still awaited till late...
Ahead of RS poll-day, jittery Congress fights to keep its stock together in Gujarat

Ahead of RS poll-day, jittery Congress fights to keep its stock together in Gujarat

Hit by defections, the Congress brought back its 44 MLAs from Bengaluru on Monday, only to lock them up again at a resort in Anand....
Virulent intolerance unleashed in India under Modi govt: New York Times

Virulent intolerance unleashed in India under Modi govt: New York Times

Criticising the Modi government, an editorial in a New York daily said there has been an "alarming rise" in mob attacks in India since...
Ahmed Patel

Sonia Gandhi’s confidante Ahmad Patel’s chance of getting re-elected to Rajya Sabha is bleak....

Veteran Congress Leader Shankersinh Vaghela’s exit may hurt Congress even before the Assembly elections as his untimely decision has put Sonia Gandhi’s confidante Ahmed...

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...

The H1N1 virus is becoming more dangerous

Last week 53 people died of H1N1 in Kerala The H1N1 virus in India, which has claimed more than 2500 lives since last year in...
Narendra Modi

Hardik shaves head to welcome Modi

During two-day visit to Gujarat, PM will address AGM of African Development Bank, inauguration ceremonies Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his home state Gujarat...

PM Modi reaches Gandhinagar to meet his mother

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Gandhinagar, Gujarat to meet his mother.

PM Modi inaugurates phase-I of SAUNI project

PM Modi inaugurates phase-I of SAUNI project in Jamnagar, Gujarat

'GUJARAT' - 94 News Results

“Official class has always had knowledge of Kashmir terrorists”

“Official class has always had knowledge of Kashmir terrorists”

Panelists say that the NIA report shows the connection of militancy and funding The National Investigation Agency (NIA), in a report, has made disclosures about...
Election Commission

Election Commission announces bypolls in 17 states, one Union Territory on Oct 21

The Election Commission on Saturday, September 21, announced that bypolls to 64 Assembly seats in 17 states and one Union Territory (Puducherry) will be...

NTPC to build India’s biggest Solar Park in Gujarat

India’s National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC Ltd.) plans to set up a 5 gigawatt solar park in the western state of Gujarat, the...
Professor invents Model to convert Hindi, English, Gujarati Text to Braille for visually impaired

Professor invents Model to convert Hindi, English, Gujarati Text to Braille for visually impaired

 Professor Dr Nikisha Jariwala at Veer Narmad South Gujarat University developed a model to help visually impaired people translate text of Hindi, English and...
High alert after intel warningof Pak-trained commandos entering Gulf of Kutch

High alert after intel warning of Pak-trained commandos entering Gulf of Kutch

Just days after Navy chief said Jaish-e-Mohammad was planning attack through water route, intelligence agencies warned about the possibility of Pakistan-trained commandos having entered...

World’s Most Handsome Man – ‘not really an Achievement’: Hrithik says

Superstar Hrithik Roshan was recently named the Most Handsome Man in the World by a US-based agency. The report states that the actor even...
Intense Monsoon Rain wreaks havoc in different parts of India

Intense Monsoon Rain wreaks havoc in different parts of India

Flood situation in different parts of the country is still grim as torrential rains, gusty winds and landslides left a trail of destruction. The...
Monsoon flood havoc continues in Gujarat and Maharashtra

Monsoon flood havoc continues in Gujarat and Maharashtra

India’s Monsoon continues incessantly disrupting normal lives in Gujarat, Maharashtra and some parts of Andhra Pradesh and North Eastern States. In Gujarat, around 45 people...
Gujarat lady cop suspended for dancing in police station

Gujarat lady cop suspended for dancing in police station

A young lady cop from Gujarat was suspended on Wednesday on disciplinary grounds after a video showing her dancing inside a police station to...
BJP MLA kicks local woman NCP leader protesting about water supply at his office

BJP MLA kicks local woman NCP leader protesting about water supply at his office

BJP MLA from Naroda, Balram Thawani, thrashed and kicked a woman – a local NCP leader – who had reportedly come to his office...
Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets his mother

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Phase lll: PM Modi casts his vote in Gujarat, meets...

Voting for Phase 3 of Lok Sabha Election is taking place today (Tuesday, April 23). Thirteen states and two union territories are voting to...
Congress leader Hardik Patel slapped during a political meeting in Gujarat

Congress leader Hardik Patel slapped during a political meeting in Gujarat

Congress leader Hardik Patel was slapped at a public meeting in Gujarat today (Friday, April 19) morning. Patel was slapped in Gujarat’s Surendernagar district...
31 killed, as rain, storm hit Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

31 killed, as rain, storm hit Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

Thirty-one people were killed in three states as rain and thunderstorm caused by western disturbance hit parts of north India on Tuesday (April 16)...
Modi has installed cameras in booths, no work if less votes: BJP MLA intimidates voters

Modi has installed cameras in booths, no work if less votes: BJP MLA intimidates...

After Maneka Gandhi making a similar statement during her election campaign in Pilibhit, Gujarat BJP MLA Ramesh Katara today (Tuesday, April 16) told villagers...

Pakistani Drone shot down near Gujarat Border

Hours after Indian Air Force (IAF) carried out massive pre-dawn air strike in Pakistan destroying its terror camps, a Pakistani drone was shot down...
Gujarat mill creates sarees with images of soldiers to pay tribute to the martyrs of Pulwama attack

Gujarat mill creates sarees with images of soldiers to pay tribute to the martyrs...

Last week the deadly attack on 40 CRPF jawans in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama gave a deep shock to everyone in India. People are...
Gujarat forest department spotted a tiger after 3 decades

Gujarat forest department spotted a tiger after 3 decades

The presence of tiger has been confirmed by Gujarat government days after a man claimed he saw a tiger while he was on his...
Gujarat’s BJP leader shot dead in a moving train

Gujarat’s BJP leader shot dead in a moving train

Senior BJP leader and Gujarat former MLA Jayanti Bhanushali was shot dead by unidentified persons today (Tuesday, Jan 8) while he was travelling in...

‘What pop has he given?, Siddaramaiah on PM Modi’s ‘Lollipop’ remark

Former Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah on Monday (Dec 31) responded to PM Modi’s remark of ‘lolipop’. Siddaramaiah on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra...
Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: Court acquits all accused citing lack of evidence

Sohrabuddin Shaikh encounter case: Court acquits all accused citing lack of evidence

Finally, the verdict in Sohrabuddin  Shaikh alleged fake encounter case went the way that was apparent through the various stages the trial went through,...

Stray dogs kill six Blackbucks in Vadodara’s Sayaji Baug Zoo

A pack of stray dogs attacked blackbucks at Sayaji Baug zoo in Vadodara on Friday (Nov 30) morning, leading to the death of six...
Amit Shah was a key conspirator in Prajapati killing, chief investigating officer tells court

Amit Shah was a key conspirator in Prajapati killing, chief investigating officer tells court

Present BJP president Amit Shah and IPS officers Dinesh MN, Rajkumar Pandiyan and DG Vanzara were the principal conspirators in the alleged fake encounter...
“Govt should act fast to nail culprits”

“Govt should act fast to nail culprits”

With hate crimes on the rise, panellists feel the unity of the country should not be compromised and toxic regionalism should be contained After the...
21 lions die in 19 days in Gir, disease and fights believed to be cause

21 lions die in 19 days in Gir, disease and fights believed to be...

As many as 21 lions have died in Gujarat’s Gir forest between September 12-30, said media reports quoting the state forest department. The state government...
Indian army to get self-propelled K9 VAJRA-T 155mm/52 calibre howitzer

Indian army to get self-propelled K9 VAJRA-T 155mm/52 calibre howitzer

By the end of this month, Indian army will receive the first lot of the K9 VAJRA-T 155mm/ 52 calibre tracked self-propelled howitzer developed...

Gujarat poll results: Gujarat HC issues notice to Election Commission

Gujarat High Court on Friday, Feb 23, issued notices to the Election Commission of India and BJP leaders on petitions challenging the results of...
Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat High Court restores gag on The Wire, portal to move SC

Jay Shah defamation case: Gujarat High Court restores gag on The Wire, portal to...

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday restored a gag order barring news portal The Wire to write further on the “exceptional” increase in Jay...
Jignesh Mevani detained following call for Ahmedabad bandh

Jignesh Mevani detained following call for Ahmedabad bandh

Mevani alleged that the police pulled him out of his car in an “uncivilized manner” while he was on his way to the protest...
Number of girl children born falls in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat sex ratio at birth dips 53 points

Number of girl children born falls in 17 of 21 large states, Gujarat sex...

Sex ratio at birth (SRB) has seen a decline in 17 out of 21 large states of the country, with Gujarat recording an alarming...
“Rising oil prices is toppling common man’s budget”

“Rising oil prices is toppling common man’s budget”

Mudda panellists feel that the government should consider bringing oil prices under the GST umbrella, it has been using these as revenue source with...
VHP Leader Pravin Togadia Alleges Threat To Life, Conspiracy To Muzzle His Voice

VHP Leader Pravin Togadia Alleges Threat To Life, Conspiracy To Muzzle His Voice

Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International Working President Pravin Togadia, who went missing on Monday, January 15, and was later found in an unconscious state...
As Rajasthan Police Goes To Arrest Him, Togadia Goes Missing; VHP Protests

As Rajasthan Police Goes To Arrest Him, Togadia Goes Missing; VHP Protests

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) international working president Pravin Togadia has gone missing. A Rajasthan police team that went to Ahmedabad to arrest him...
Mumbai remains tense, Police denies permission for students’ meet

Mumbai remains tense, Police denies permission for students’ meet

Jignesh Mevani and Umar Khalid were to address Amidst violence and disruption in public life, Mumbai witnessed another angry anti government mass students’ protest on...
Nitin Patel to get Finance portfolio, crisis defused

Nitin Patel to get Finance portfolio, crisis defused

BJP leadership has successfully resolved Gujarat Deputy CM Nitin Patel’s dissatisfaction by allotting him Finance portfolio and avoided any possibility of political uncertainty. He...
Gujarat: Vijay Rupani and his ministers take oath

Gujarat: Vijay Rupani and his ministers take oath

PM Modi, party chief Amit Shah, L. K. Advani and several CMs  of BJP ruled states were present in the ceremony Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP)...
Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Rahul goes to Gujarat after a humorous ‘Lie Hard’ dig at BJP

Pepped up by the improved performance of his party in Gujarat assembly polls in which the rival BJP, reduced to double digits for the...
Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat CM; Hiamchal CM yet to be decided

Vijay Rupani to continue as Gujarat CM; Hiamchal CM yet to be decided

Vijay Rupani will continue as Gujarat chief minister with Nitin Patel as his deputy chief minister, the BJP announced on Friday evening after a...
“Modi magic is on the wane, BJP graph shows downward trend”

“Modi magic is on the wane”

Panelists feel that poll results have ensured strong opposition in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh After the BJP win in the two states of Gujarat and Himachal...
SAFFRON RAGE: BJP workers celebrate their party's victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi, UNI

Democracy’s D-Day

Various reactions to the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly election results caught on camera
BJP manages to wrest a victory in Gujarat, get a resounding win in Himachal Pradesh

BJP manages to wrest a victory in Gujarat, get a resounding win in Himachal...

It succeeded in beating incumbency and returning to power for the fifth straight term in a state it has ruled for 22 years, though...
Mudda-16-12-2017

“Rahul Gandhi must ditch his Hindutvavadi image”

Mudda discusses timing of Congress presidential election, wants party to continue with its secular agenda instead of developing a neo-Hindu image Just two days before...
Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Rahul hits out at Modi, BJP in his maiden speech as Congress president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi taking India back to medieval ages; BJP spreading fire of violence across India: Rahul Gandhi Two days ahead of a widely-projected...
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BJP wins in all exit polls for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections

The BJP was headed for a clear win in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh according to the exit poll results that came in as...
STAND TOGETHER: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (right) helps light the Centennial Flame with Nunavut's Premier Paul Quassa (second right), Governor General Julie Payette (second left) and Nunavut's Commissioner Nellie Kusugak, during a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Reuters/UNI

Day in Pictures

Image highlights from around the world
Mudda-12-13-2017

A Swachh Rajniti Abhiyan under way: BJP

Party claims credit for special courts move as Mudda participants hope that these will be effective in convicting 1,581 tainted MPs and MLAs and...
Gujarat Polls

Amid EVM malfunctioning reports, over 70 per cent voter turnout in Phase I of...

Congress leaders claim EVMs were getting connected via Bluetooth at some booths, EC and BJP reject charge even as EVM snags reported from many...
MUDDA 9/12/2017

In Gujarat, Congress just lost its advantage: Mudda

Panel debates outcome as state votes in the first phase; participants believe BJP is set to face competition in some seats as Patidars will...
BJP

First phase of Gujarat polls will make or mar Cong prospects

The first phase covers the area which yielded BJP its majority of seats in 2012; it is also the region where the leaders of...
Aiyar calls Modi ‘neech aadmi’, Rahul says apologise as PM hits out at Congress

Aiyar calls Modi ‘neech aadmi’, Rahul says apologise as PM hits out at Congress

Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar slams Prime Minister for criticising Congress at Ambedkar International Centre launch, Modi cries foul in Gujarat poll rally In comments...
As election race hots up, it is GST vs Gujarat model

As election race hots up, it is GST vs Gujarat model

Mudda panellists feel questions are being raised on what was Modi’s 2014 election plank and the Congress did make life difficult for the BJP...
Congress candidate against Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani detained in Rajkot

Congress candidate against Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani detained in Rajkot

Indranil Rajyaguru and his supporters were protesting near Rupani’s residence after BJP supporters vandalised their campaign posters In an action that smacks of intimidation, Indranil...
Now, Rahul’s name in Somnath Temple’s non-Hindu visitor book kicks row

Now, Rahul’s name in Somnath Temple’s non-Hindu visitor book kicks row

Congress claims image of Rahul’s name in non-Hindu visitor book circulating on social media is a mischief by the BJP, releases copies of original...
MUDDA

“Courts have the final call on what should be done”

Mudda panellists feel dialogue is the essence of democracy, but executive should not get ambitious and try to clip judiciary’s wings A day after Union...
Jignesh-Mevani

Jignesh Mevani to contest Gujarat polls as independent candidate from Vadgam

Popular youth leader of Dalits to be supported by the Congress party; move to help the Congress earn support of Dalit community in poll-bound...
Amid sex CD controversy, Hardik Patel accepts Congress formula; to announce final decision later in the day

Amid sex CD controversy, Hardik Patel accepts Congress formula; to announce final decision later...

As Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) accepted the Congress formula to get constitutionally tenable reservation for Patidars, two videos of the Patidar...

Congress lists 3 options before Patidar Andolan leaders over quota demand

Nominees of Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) hold late night talks with Congress delegation led by Kapil Sibal on reservation for Patels With...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an event at Madras University Centenary Auditorium in Chennai to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Tamil newspaper Daily Thanthi. Photo credit: PIB

PM Modi lectures media on editorial freedom, maintaining credibility

At the 75th anniversary celebrations of Tamil newspaper Daily Thanthi, Prime Minister says editorial freedom must be used wisely, in public interest At a time...
Rahul on campaign trail: Gujarat a fight between truth and falsehood, truth on our side

Rahul on campaign trail: Gujarat a fight between truth and falsehood, truth on our...

Rahul Gandhi launches all out attack at PM Narendra Modi, BJP on last day of his 3-day Saurashtra campaign, set to meet Dalit leader...
Eye on Gujarat’s Rajputs votes, BJP and Congress unite against Bhansali’s Padmavati

Eye on Gujarat’s Rajputs votes, BJP and Congress unite against Bhansali’s Padmavati

Congress, BJP want the Deepika Padukone-starrer to be banned in Gujarat or its release deferred till elections are over, say distortion of history shouldn’t...
Chabahar-challenge

Is India’s optimism over Iran’s Chabahar port grossly misplaced?

By Seema Guha US President Donald Trump’s hardline strategy against Iran could severely impact India’s hopes of enhancing trade and commerce through the Chabahar port The...
File photo of Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti founder Hardik Patel. Photo credit: Agencies

Hardik tells Congress to clear Patidar quota stand by Nov 3 or face protests

Hardik Patel reportedly wants Congress to publicly commit to ensuring 20 per cent reservation for economically backward classes if it is voted to power Hardik...
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In poll-bound Gujarat, CM Rupani links ISIS case with Ahmed Patel, Congress says BJP...

Vijay Rupani alleged that two arrested ISIS suspects worked at a hospital where Patel, political secretary to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was once a...
AK Joti

Finally, EC declares Gujarat polls for Dec 9 and 14, result on Dec 18

Amid allegations of delaying announcement of poll schedule at the behest of the BJP, Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti declared a two-phase election for...
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul mocks Modi with Gabbar Singh Tax (GST) barb in Gandhinagar rally

Congress vice president launches scathing attack on Modi government in poll-bound Gujarat, flaunts his prize catch Alpesh Thakur On a day when the BJP in...

Patel leader in Gujarat says was offered Rs 1 cr to join BJP, another...

BJP’s troubles in poll-bound Gujarat increase as Congress’ attempts to consolidate Patel-Dalit-Adivasi-Minority votes gain momentum A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his third...
Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry services in Gujarat

Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry services in Gujarat

 ‘Ports for Prosperity’ BJP’s key mantra, says PM In his third visit in recent days to Gujarat, ahead of the upcoming state assembly elections, Prime...
Abhishek Singhvi

Congress: Who paid for Narendra Modi’s chartered flights as Gujarat Chief Minister?

Hitting back at BJP, the Congress on Wednesday asked it to explain who paid for more than 100 trips Narendra Modi had made by...
Modi in Kedarnath

Modi inaugurates slew of Kedarnath redevelopment works, attacks Cong

The Prime Minister claimed that the UPA government in 2013 had rejected his offer to help with the re-construction of the flood-ravaged Kedarnath shrine Visiting...
TS Krishnamurthy

Ex-CEC Krishnamurthy questions EC on Gujarat poll schedule delay

TS Krishnamurthy joins Opposition chorus questioning why poll panel announced schedule for Himachal Pradesh elections but not for Gujarat Former chief election commissioner TS Krishnamurthy...
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Modi says Gujarat polls a contest between Development and Dynasty

Amit Shah sets target of 150-plus seats for BJP Addressing a mega rally, the 'Gujarat Gaurav Mahasammelan' organised by BJP’s Gujarat unit at Bhat...
Rahul Gandhi

Ahead of Modi’s Gujarat visit today, Rahul predicts “jumlon ki baarish”

Congress vice president has been consistently taking digs at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter to call him out on unfulfilled poll promises Even as...
Amit Shah says son Jay Shah did not wrong as he done no business with Govt

Amit Shah says son Jay Shah did not wrong as he done no business...

BJP president Amit Shah sought to defend his son Jay Shah’s business growing 16000-fold after his party came to power, saying his company had...
Amit and Shah

IFJ concerned over the defamation case filed by BJP president Amit Shah’s son Jay...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), a group of journalists from across the world that promotes press freedom, has expressed concern over the criminal defamation...
Himachal Pradesh election on Nov 9, counting on Dec 18; Gujarat dates to be announced later: EC

Himachal Pradesh election on Nov 9, counting on Dec 18; Gujarat dates to be...

CEC Jyoti said that the Gujarat Assembly elections will be held prior to December 18, to help enable simultaneous counting in both the states. Himachal...
Congress credits Rahul Gandhi for GST rate cuts

Amid talks of elevation as party chief, Rahul goes all out to attack Modi,...

Nehru-Gandhi scion hit out at Modi for failing to deliver on poll promises, wonders how Shah’s son made his fortune in three years, why...

Godhra case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence of 11 to life

While upholding the convictions handed out by the lower court, the Gujarat High Court on Monday (October 9) commuted to life the death sentences...
Karwan Harsh

A Caravan of Love: Protest, Atonement and Conscience

- By Harsh Mander ‘Darkness can never be fought with darkness, only light can dispel the enveloping shadows. And so also a politics of hate...
dalit protest

Fresh attack on Dalit in Gujarat even as protests rage on

Many Dalit men in Gujarat have changed their Whatsapp display picture to that of a big moustache with ‘Mr Dalit’ written below it in...
Jayesh Solanki

Another lynching: 21-year-old Dalit youth killed for watching garba in Gujarat’s Anand

Jayesh Solanki and 3 other Dalits were watching garba being performed in a temple when a group of upper caste Patels said they had...
Those who took decision on transfer must answer how it was done: Karnataka HC judge Patel after resignation

Those who took decision on transfer must answer how it was done: Karnataka HC...

Justice Jayant Patel had resigned after learning that he was being transferred to Allahabad HC where he would have been third in queue for...
Indian-American Raj Shah named deputy assistant to US President Trump

Indian-American Raj Shah named deputy assistant to US President Trump

Shah (32), was among a handful of Trump’s aides who landed in the White House within hours of him being sworn in as the...
Rahul gandhi

As Congress struggles with Gujarat poll prep, Rahul Gandhi to fly to US, learn...

The Congress vice president, who is known to head abroad each time the party is in a crisis, had earlier flown off to Norway...
Amit Shah and Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs

Amit Shah and Smriti Irani take oath as Rajya Sabha MPs

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president administered oath of office and secrecy by Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu. This marks the beginning of...
Ahmad Patel Barely Survives to Keep Sonia’s Rahul Hopes Alive

Ahmad Patel Barely Survives to Keep Sonia’s Rahul Hopes Alive

By: Saeed Naqvi It would be rank bad form to describe Ahmad Patel as a form of life under Sonia Gandhi’s furniture, because the entire...
Ahmed Patel

Ahmed Patel’s victory in RS polls should call for introspection, not celebration in the...

In a nail-biting finish to the Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, Ahmed Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi secured 44 votes to...
Ahmed Patel

Rajya Sabha election: Congress’ Ahmad Patel’s fate remained undecided till late

It was a cliffhanger of an election to Rajya Sabha in Gujarat, the results of which, expected by evening, were still awaited till late...
Ahead of RS poll-day, jittery Congress fights to keep its stock together in Gujarat

Ahead of RS poll-day, jittery Congress fights to keep its stock together in Gujarat

Hit by defections, the Congress brought back its 44 MLAs from Bengaluru on Monday, only to lock them up again at a resort in Anand....
Virulent intolerance unleashed in India under Modi govt: New York Times

Virulent intolerance unleashed in India under Modi govt: New York Times

Criticising the Modi government, an editorial in a New York daily said there has been an "alarming rise" in mob attacks in India since...
Ahmed Patel

Sonia Gandhi’s confidante Ahmad Patel’s chance of getting re-elected to Rajya Sabha is bleak....

Veteran Congress Leader Shankersinh Vaghela’s exit may hurt Congress even before the Assembly elections as his untimely decision has put Sonia Gandhi’s confidante Ahmed...

“Misunderstanding Rahul”

By Dilip Bobb There will be many who will wonder why the title of this post should not read Understanding Rahul. They mis the point,...

The H1N1 virus is becoming more dangerous

Last week 53 people died of H1N1 in Kerala The H1N1 virus in India, which has claimed more than 2500 lives since last year in...
Narendra Modi

Hardik shaves head to welcome Modi

During two-day visit to Gujarat, PM will address AGM of African Development Bank, inauguration ceremonies Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his home state Gujarat...

PM Modi reaches Gandhinagar to meet his mother

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Gandhinagar, Gujarat to meet his mother.

PM Modi inaugurates phase-I of SAUNI project

PM Modi inaugurates phase-I of SAUNI project in Jamnagar, Gujarat

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