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PM Modi praises Patan farmer, woman tour guide in Mann Ki Baat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised a farmer from Gujarat’s Patan, Kamraj Chaudhary, for his innovative farming techniques. He was addressing the nation through his monthly radio programme ‘Mann Ki Baat’. PM Modi said that Chaudhary of Patan’s Lukhasan village is an example of people who are expanding the scope of science by taking...

Gujarat Civic Polls: Average 27% voting recorded till 1 pm

The voter turnout in the second phase of local body elections is gradually picking up pace with each passing hour. Voting for municipalities, taluka panchayat and district panchayat is going on throughout the state. Till 1 pm, the state has recorded an average voter turnout of 27 per cent. Nearly 35.44 per cent voting has...

Nitin Patel casts vote, wishes BJP candidates

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Sunday cast his vote along with his family in his home district Mehsana’s Kadi taluka. Notably, voting for the second phase of civic polls is going on in Gujarat today. Average voting is reported in many districts till 12:30 pm. Ahmedabad and Surat have reported around 12 per cent...

Gujarat High Court likely to hear matters related to prohibition on March 1

The petition challenging the constitutional validity of various sections of Gujarat Prohibition Act and Bombay Prohibition Act which prohibits carrying, possessing, drinking liquor at private place and several other applications associated with the issue are likely to be heard by the Gujarat High Court on March 1.  An application has also been filed before the...

Gujarat govt extends night curfew in four cities

Following the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Gujarat government has extended the night curfew in four major cities of the state by another 15 days. The night curfew is applicable in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot. Notably, the night curfew was applicable till February 28. The government in an official statement said that the night...

32-year-old held for uploading girl’s pic depicting her as a call girl to get even with her family

A woman in Ahmedabad has been arrested for uploading a picture of a girl as a call girl on social media. The woman did so to get even with the girl’s father against whom she held a grudge after their friendship deteriorated. The girl, a resident of Ahmedabad began to get obscene calls from men...

Wife sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering drunk, abusive husband at home

Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: A court in Gujarat has sentenced a wife to life imprisonment after she murdered her husband by hitting him with a 20 kg stone on his head. The husband was a habitual drunk who abused her when he returned home every day. The court sentenced 47 year old accused Kankuben Sarla to life...

Ahead of polls, video showing alleged alcohol distribution at BJP meet in Dahod goes viral

A video that went viral allegedly shows alcohol being distributed after a meeting of the BJP in an attempt to lure the voters ahead of the civic body polls on February 28. Elections for the nagarpalika, district, and taluka panchayat will be held on Sunday. The video is of Jambhusar village in Devgadh Bariya where...

COVID vaccination in Gujarat is free at govt hospitals, Rs250 per dose at pvt clinics

The third phase of COVID vaccination which will begin in Gujarat will cover senior citizens above the age of 60 and those above 40 years with severe medical conditions. Gujarat deputy chief minister Nitin Patel who also has the health portfolio, in a Tweet said that in Gujarat the vaccination will be free at government...

Jasprit Bumrah will not play in the final Test against England

The crowd at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will not be able to enjoy the bowling of Jasprit Bumrah. Notably, the fast bowler was released from the Indian Test squad ahead of the fourth and final Test between India and England. India is leading the series by winning two Tests, whereas the visitors have...

Hardik Patel’s political future remains uncertain as he blames Congress for not giving him work

After the elections of six municipal corporations of Gujarat, now the voting for municipalities, taluka and district panchayats are scheduled on Sunday. The BJP is working on its pre-decided strategy to achieve success in the second phase of the civic elections after registering a spectacular victory in the municipal corporation elections. At the same time,...

Wife in Surat ties husband to a tempo and drags him around!

A woman, a resident of Krushnaagar in Kadodara area of Surat dragged her husband around after tying him behind a tempo. The woman sought the help of her brother to tie her husband behind a tempo. The incident was captured on CCTV camera and the husband has been admitted to a hospital where his condition...