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Vadodara mother-daughter deaths turn out to double murder; father arrested

Vadodara: The mystery of the death of a 36-year-old woman and her six-year-old daughter has been solved. While the cause of death could not be ascertained at the time of death, post-mortem report indicated at murder. Investigation revealed the husband as the killer. A case of double murder was registered and her husband was arrested...

Gujarat: Night curfew in 8 municipal corporations extended till September 25

Gandhinagar: Night curfew in the eight municipal corporation areas of Gujarat has been extended till September 25, as per a notification by the state government on Tuesday. The curfew had been imposed to check the spread of coronavirus amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The eight municipal corporations that will have the night curfew are Ahmedabad, Vadodara,...

Rajnath Singh reaches Gujarat for BJP executive meeting

Rajnath Singh will also attend meeting on preparations of Defence Expo-2022 which will be held in Gandhinagar next March Vadodara: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh landed at Vadodara airport in Gujarat on Thursday morning. He will be addressing the inaugural session of the state BJP executive meeting. He visited the Statue of Unity along with other...

Vadodara: GST inspector allegedly spots wife, boss in objectionable condition, gets death threat

Vadodara: In an incident that could be a cause of major embarrassment for the Vadodara GST department, an officer of the GST office in Race Course area of the city has been accused of threatening to kill his junior after being allegedly caught red-handed in an objectionable condition with the latter’s wife. A complaint in...

Petition filed against election of BJP councillor Keyur Rokadia in Vadodara

The BJP recorded a thumping victory in the civic body elections in Gujarat decimating the Congress to its lowest tally. The saffron party went on to win all the six municipal corporations for which elections were held on February 21 and retained power in all of them. Now, the victory of the BJP candidate from...

Congress blames BJP of violating poll code in Vadodara

With the local body polls around-the-corner, political parties are trying everything possible to woo the voters and ensure the victory of their candidates in the elections. While the last date of filing nominations has passed, scrutiny of the nomination forms has begun from Monday. While the BJP has blamed the Congress for always trying to...

CM Rupani promises law against ‘love jihad’ in Gujarat during poll rally

After BJP-ruled states like Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh enacted laws to curb ‘love jihad’, the Gujarat government too is contemplating to toe the line and bring a similar law. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, while addressing a poll rally in Vadodara, said that the government will table a strict law against love jihad in...

Thief accidentally slits throat while robbing bank in Vadodara!

A thief ended up killing himself in a strange accident in Vadodara on Monday. Police said the thief accidentally killed himself by slashing his neck with the electric cutter he was using to cut through the strong room of the private bank.   The incident is believed to have happened on the intervening night of...

Chairman of Green Environment Services fined Rs50 lakh for polluting waterbody

A penalty has been imposed on the chairman of Vatva GIDC estate based Green Environment Services Co-operative Society Ltd, Shankar Patel, for pollution. The Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) slapped a penalty of Rs50 lakh on Kiri Dyes and Chemical Ltd for polluting the water body of Dudhwada village in Padra taluka of Vadodara. The...

Gujarat reports 965 COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths in 24 hours

Gujarat has reported 965 fresh cases of novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours ending 5 pm on Sunday. It is the biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases reported by the state. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s total tally to 48,441. Also, 20 deaths were reported in the state during...

AMC carries out COVID-19 test at major ST bus stops 

Over 1000 people were tested, 22 test positive. Most are from Vadodara The health team of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has tested over 1000 passengers who came to Ahmedabad through the State Transport bus service. Media reports said the civic body had begun testing people at the Gita Mandir, Ranip and Krushnanagar ST Bus Stand...

Gujarat reports 872 COVID-19 cases, 10 deaths in 24 hours; case tally crosses 41,000-mark

Gujarat has reported 872 fresh cases of novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours ending 5 pm on Saturday. The addition of the fresh cases has taken the state’s total tally to 41,027. Also, 10 deaths were reported in the state during this period that has taken Gujarat’s COVID-19 related death toll to 2,034. While...