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PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for Central University of Gujarat’s campus in Vadodara

New campus will be built at a cost of Rs 743 crore at Kundela village in Vadodara   New Delhi/Vadodara: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform the ground breaking ceremony for Central University of Gujarat’s (CUG) permanent campus in Kundhela village, Vadodara, on Saturday. He will also inaugurate and lay foundation stone for water developmental...

Gujarat records first case of XE variant of coronavirus

Patient had travelled by air from Mumbai to Vadodara   Gandhinagar: Gujarat recorded its first case of XE variant of coronavirus, a newly reported variant believed to be more transmissible than Omicron. The infected person, a 67-year-old male, had come on a flight from Mumbai to Vadodara. His sample tested positive for Covid-19, following which...

No night curfew in Ahmedabad, Vadodara from today

Gujarat government had earlier lifted Covid-related night curfew from the rest of the state   Gandhinagar: In wake of reducing cases in Ahmedabad and Vadodara as well, the state government has decided to lift night curfew from these two cities as well. With this, there will no night curfew anywhere in Gujarat starting Friday. The...

Vadodara: Blast in chemical factory in Makarpura GIDC kills 4

At least 10 workers were injured in the chemical factory; of  these, four are said to have succumbed to their injuries Vadodara: A boiler blast at a chemical factory in Makarpura GIDC in Vadodara killed at least four persons. Around 10 workers had been injured. The blast took place at the factory of Canton Laboratories...

Swachh Survekshan 2021: 3 cities of Gujarat among top 10; Indore ‘cleanest’ for 5th straight year

New Delhi: Three cities of Gujarat have found a place among the 10 cleanest cities of India in the Swachh Survekshan 2021 rankings. Ahmedabad, while ranked 10th on the list of cleanest cities in the annual survey, has been adjudged the cleanest cantonment in the country. Indore in Madhya Pradesh was adjudged the cleanest city...

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...