AAP Will Bring Back Old Pension Scheme: Raghav Chadha

November 25, 2022 6:21 pm

Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Raghav Chadha, a Rajya Sabha member and party’s co-charge for Gujarat, said the party will bring back the old pension scheme if voted to power in Gujarat. It has been a big demand of all government employees of Gujarat that the old pension scheme should be implemented, he said. Chadda further said […]

Congress’ Gohil Says Guj Covid Vaccination A Scam, Demands Probe

November 25, 2022 6:26 pm

The Congress has alleged that the BJP “cheated” the people of Gujarat during the height of Covid-19 pandemic in the name of “free vaccination”. Addressing a press conference on Friday, Rajya Sabha MP and the All India Congress Committee spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil said that fake names of beneficiaries, bogus addresses, and fake mobile phone numbers […]

Bhupendra A Puppet CM: Kejriwal

November 23, 2022 1:26 pm

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addressed a public meeting in Khambhalia and said that Minister Bhupendra Patel was a “puppet chief minister”. “It has been 75 years since India became independent but to date, no CM has come from Khambhalia. Now, for the first time in 75 years, Khambhalia’s son Isudan Gadhvi is going to […]

When Sin Flourishes On Earth, The One Above Lifts The Broom, Says Arvind Kejriwal

November 22, 2022 1:19 pm

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who came out with the slogan of change of power in the Gujarat assembly elections, did a road show in Amreli, Saurashtra. During this, Kejriwal once again playing the Hindutva card said that “When sin flourishes on earth, the one above lifts the broom. This time you need to lift […]

Can AAP Breach BJP’s Urban Gujarat Bastion?

November 20, 2022 12:46 pm

For three decades now, Gujarat has been BJP’s fortress. The party firmly entrenched itself in urban and semi-urban areas. As urbanisation picked up pace, the BJP could make Surat and Ahmedabad its critical power centres. Contrast this with the Congress that pales before the Lotus that has a majority in eight metropolitan municipalities. Now, the […]

Gujarat Polls: No Ticket For Cong MLA Who Fought Liquor Mafia

November 17, 2022 6:42 pm

The Ahmedabad district’s neighboring villages of Rojid were shaken on July 26 when a string of fatalities from drinking adulterated alcohol started to occur. 42 people lost their lives in this scandal, while 217 others were still treated at the Bhavnagar hospital in Ahmedabad. Many people experience vision loss. Rajesh Gohil, a Dhandhuka MLA who […]

Gujarat polls: AAP’s Surat Candidate Withdraws; Cong Says AAP BJP’s B-team

November 16, 2022 3:11 pm

The Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) candidate from Surat (East) withdrew his nomination for the Gujarat Assembly election amid kidnapping allegations by AAP leaders. The AAP made a sensational allegation that Kanchan Jariwala was pressurised to withdraw his nomination from the Gujarat Assembly elections. The AAP allegation came hours after the party alleged that Jariwala was “kidnapped by the BJP” as he and his family have been missing since Tuesday. Tweeting […]

Father Vs son: Chhotu Vasava To Contest Against Son Mahesh 

November 14, 2022 8:00 pm

Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP) founder and MLA Chhotu Vasava announced he will contest the upcoming Assembly elections as an independent from Jhagadia from where the party had earlier announced the candidature of his son and BTP President Mahesh Vasava. Chhotu Vasava, 77, who has consistently represented Jhagdia in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly since 1990 and […]

From Flinging Shoe At Minister To AAP: The Journey Of Italia

November 9, 2022 5:49 pm

Aam Aadmi Party’s Gujarat chief and Surat’s Katargam assembly seat candidate Gopal Italia is one of the young leaders who made a mark with his struggle. Italia was associated with the Patidar movement in 2015–2016, but he wasn’t its active front-line leader. Like a common Patidar youth, despite being a government employee, he went against […]

Ideologically Poles Apart, BJP-AIMIM’s Secret Ahmedabad Meetings Exposed

October 21, 2022 11:28 am

On paper and on the ground, they’re poles apart; even sworn enemies. But has Gujarat brought together – or rather, exposed – the BJP and Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM’s secret mutual admiration club? This is certainly what the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are claiming. The AIMIM has made a steady progress in Gujarat. […]

Fire Safety Goes for a Toss. Four workers Killed in Anupam Rasayan Factory Fire in Gujarat

September 12, 2022 8:54 am

Four workers have been killed and 20 others injured after a chemical container burst at a Sachin GIDC based Anupam Rasayan India Limited’s chemical factory in Surat. The dead workers include one from Gujarat, two from Bihar and one from Uttar Pradesh. Serious questions are being raised about fire safety in Gujarat. From hospitals to […]

Gujarat’s Fraudulent 10,000 Crore Plus Chit Fund Scams Tribals

September 10, 2022 3:58 pm

Romel Sutariya, a convener of Gujarat-based NGO ‘Ek Awaaz Ek Morcha’ has claimed that a massive chit-fund scam of INR 10,000 crore bigger than the Saradha Group Financial scandal has silently crumbled the state after he mustered all the essential testimonials and documents from the local investors based in different parts of Gujarat. Saradha Group […]

Congress Plan Of Action: Halla Bol, 120 Seat Target In 90 Days

August 31, 2022 5:13 pm

Come September 5 and the countdown starts to the 90-day action plan formulated by Congress to win Battle Gujarat. The Assembly elections in this state will be a decider of sorts for the 2024 General elections. Gujarat remains the BJP bastion and defeating the party on home turf will send out the message loud and […]

Gujarat: Rural Healthcare In Critical Condition; Over 90% Healthcare Posts Vacant In Gujarat

August 27, 2022 11:04 am

Medical tourism and Gujarat are often considered two sides of the same coin. While it may be true for urban areas, in rural belts, the reality is far from it. Leave alone specialized treatment, even basics are in dire straits. The situation is particularly grim when it comes to obstetrics, gynaecologists and paediatricians. Medics from […]

Gujarat: Six Medical Colleges Across The State Run With 40% Posts Unfilled

August 26, 2022 2:24 pm

Twenty-six-year-old Ramesh is not alone in waiting his turn at the OPD at Government Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad. Weakened by a persistent fever, he is drained from waiting for over two hours in the long queue. The auto-rickshaw driver has come all the way from Waddaj. The nearly three-hour wait for a brief 10 minutes for […]

Gujarat’s Bumper Harvest Of Fake Farmers Comes Under Scrutiny

August 7, 2022 9:43 pm

Gujarat Revenue minister Rajendrabhai Trivedi is in action mode. Close on heels of the Kheda “fake farmers” racket unearthed on Saturday, Trivedi has ordered an investigation into the illegitimate enterprise. The natural question that comes to mind: What are the benefits of being a fake farmer? Well, in Gujarat, many. The Gujarat Agriculture and Tenancy […]

AHNA Withdraws Insurance Companies Cashless Facility, Affects 3000 Patients

August 6, 2022 8:52 pm

Patients cannot use the cashless facility of four health insurance providers in 300 hospitals affiliated with the Ahmedabad Hospital and Nursing Homes Association (AHNA) from August 8 to August 15. More than 3000 beneficiary patients of New India Insurance Company Ltd, National Insurance Company Ltd, United India Insurance Company Ltd, and Oriental Insurance Company Ltd […]

Saffron Party To Stress On Muslim-dominated Constituencies For A Historic Win

August 4, 2022 10:20 am

To aim for a historic win in the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat, the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has come up with a magnificent organizational strategy to conquer the 74 Muslim-influenced regions of the state. Earlier in June, during the membership drive, led by the Gujarat-BJP president, CR Paatil, the party delegated responsibilities to […]

Gujarat Model Of Development: State Tops List Of Fake Currency Seizures In India 

August 3, 2022 10:23 am

Gujarat has topped the list of the most number of high denomination fake notes seized in India. According to official data, the government seized notes worth ₹23,724,050 from Gujarat state in the year 2016.  In a recent update, the officials confiscated around ₹159,250,181 notes from Gujarat, which is believed to be the highest in the […]

Gujarat: Overcoming Challenges in Organ Transplantation

July 21, 2022 8:21 pm

Organ transplantation has become an established and life-saving treatment for patients like Surat’s 66-year-old Mayank Patel who faced many constraints for several years till he was donated a kidney by a brain-dead person. Mayank and his family are thankful to 46-year-old Geetaben Bharatbhai Parmar whose kidney provided him a lease of life and freedom from […]