Gujarat

Gujarat HC’s Justice JB Pardiwala elevated as Supreme Court judge

  New Delhi: Justice JB Pardiwala of the Gujarat High Court has been elevated as a Supreme Court judge. Along with him, Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court in Assam, too, has been elevated to the Apex Court. “In exercise of the power conferred by clause (2) of Article 124 of the Constitution of India,...

Gujarat records 14 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: Fourteen persons in Gujarat tested positive for Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Friday evening. No death was recorded during this period. Of the 14 cases, 5 were in Ahmedabad city, 4 in Vadodara city, 2 in Navsari and 1 each in Surat city, Rajkot city and Bhavnagar city.   17 recoveries in 24 hours...

Gujarat: Man beaten to death for playing loudspeaker at temple in Mehsana village

Mehsana: A 40-year-old man in Mehsana was allegedly beaten to death for using the loudspeaker at a temple. The deceased, Jashwantji Thakore, a daily wage worker, was beaten up members of his own community on Wednesday. He later succumbed to the injuries. His elder brother Ajit, too, sustained injuries and a fracture on his left...

Gujarat records 25 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: Gujarat recorded 25 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Thursday evening, the state health department said. No death was recorded during this period. Of the 25 cases, Ahmedabad city accounted for 9. Vadodara city had 8 cases, Ahmedabad rural 3 and Gandhinagar city 3 each and Anand and Vadodara rural 1 each....

PM Modi gifts Kutch’s Rogan painting to Denmark queen

Copenhagen/Ahmedabad: The art of Gujarat is going places, that too, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. On his visit to Denmark, he gifted a Rogan painting to Queen Margrethe II. Rogan painting is an art of cloth printing practised in Kutch. The craft involves paint made from boiled castor oil and vegetable dyes. This paint is...

Gujarat records 18 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: Gujarat recorded 18 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours ending Wednesday evening, the state health department said. No death was recorded during this period. Ahmedabad continued to account for the maximum new cases. The city had 8 cases on Wednesday. Vadodara city reported 4 cases, Vadodara rural 3 and Bhavnagar city, Gandhinagar city...

Gujarat records 12 new Covid-19 cases; 10 in Ahmedabad alone

Gandhinagar: Twelve persons tested positive for Covid-19 in Gujarat in 24 hours ending Tuesday evening, the state health department said. Ten of these 12 cases were in Ahmedabad city alone. The other two cases were in Vadodara city. No death was recorded during this period. The overall death toll stands at 10,943.   99.1% recovery...

‘No water, no votes’: Farmers in Gujarat’s Kheralu intensify fight for survival

Mujahid Tuvar, Kheralu: Farmers in Kheralu in Gujarat are up in arms against the state government. Tired of the water scarcity in the region, they have decided to boycott the upcoming Assembly elections, announcing that there will be no vote without water. Farmers from over 10 villages held a meeting in Dabhad village on May...

Gujarat records 16 new cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours

Gandhinagar: Gujarat recorded 16 new cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours. No death was recorded during this period. The overall death tally stands at 10,943. Of the new cases, 5 were in Ahmedabad city.. Rajkot city recorded 4, Vadodara city 3, Valsad 2 and Gandhinagar city and Panchmahals 1 each.   99.1% recovery A...

Is BJP planning to dissolve Gujarat Assembly next week, Kejriwal asks

Delhi CM wonders if the Saffron party is planning to announce early elections   New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wondered if the BJP was planning to dissolve the Gujarat Assembly next week and announce fresh elections. In his tweet on Saturday, he asked if BJP was afraid of the Aam Aadmi Party. There...

P Bharathi named new chief electoral officer of Gujarat

P Bharathi replaces Anupam Anand   Gandhinagar: Gujarat has got a new chief electoral officer in its election year. Senior IAS officer and Commissioner of Labour P Bharathi has been transferred and appointed as the chief electoral officer of Gujarat, as per a notification issued by the General Administration Department of the state government on...

Ahmedabad second hottest in Gujarat with 44.2 degrees

Surendranagar was the hottest with maximum temperature at 44.3 degrees on Wednesday   Ahmedabad: The summer heat singed Ahmedabad on Wednesday, with the maximum temperature during the day touching 44.2 degrees Celsius. It was the second hottest in the state. The maximum temperature in North Gujarat and Saurashtra-Kutch is likely to remain within the range...