Sanitation Workers’ Protesting In Gandhinagar Accuse GMC, Police Of Harassment

February 20, 2022 1:46 pm

Pics credit: Ashvita Singh Kirit Vaghela (40), leader of Gujarat Safai Kamdar Mahamandal, was detained by Gandhinagar police for planning a rally from Sector 12 (Gandhinagar) to Gujarat Municipal Corporation headquarters. He was later moved to Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad. The same day, around 5,000 to 8,000 members of the Bharwad and Rabari community […]

Gujarat: Medicos Of BJ Medical College To Go On Indefinite Strike From Feb 19

February 18, 2022 8:57 pm

Fed up of the alleged malpractices by a professor that also created mental trauma, students of the BJ Medical College at all levels have announced an indefinite strike from Saturday.   They are demanding the resignation of Dr Kamlesh Upadhyay, professor and head of department (medicine).  The president of Junior Doctors’ Association (JDA), Rahul Gamati, […]

Covid Cases Decline In Gujarat; 20 More Die

February 12, 2022 8:53 pm

Gujarat recorded 1,646 fresh Covid cases and 20 virus-related fatalities on Saturday. With today’s update, the state’s active Covid tally stands at 15,972, while the cumulative death figures since the start of the pandemic has reached 10,794, the state health ministry daily bulletin stated.  While the cases continue to be on decline in the state, […]

Four Rounds Fired At AIMIM Leader Owaisi’s Vehicle, Three Arrested

February 3, 2022 9:23 pm

Three youths were arrested on Thursday night following attack on AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi’s vehicle while the Hyderabad MP was on his way back to Delhi after campaigning for upcoming assembly election in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut today evening, the Hapur police station officials informed Vibes of India (Vo!) The AIMIM leader Owaisi had alleged that […]

Sabarmati Ashramvasis To Join What May Be Their Last Flag Hoisting Ceremony On Republic Day

January 30, 2022 2:32 am

Sabarmati Ashram is all set to hold a flag hoisting ceremony on Republic Day. The irony however is that Ashram inmates the government plans to displace to make space for a ‘’world-class monument’’, will also attend the function along with special dignitaries and school children.  The Ashramvasis and their descendants have lived and worked with […]

As Govt Plays Pass The Parcel, Chandola Lake Slum Dwellers Fight For Basic Amenities

January 21, 2022 1:40 am

Pics credit: Hanif Sindhi A small, dingy room in Nawab Nagar — barely a kilometre away from a filth-choked ravine that runs parallel to the slums surrounding an almost dried-up Chandola Lake in Danilimda ward — is all Mumtaj Begum Pathan (70) has to her name. “I just have one light bulb and a fan […]

Third Wave Is Here: Gujarat Records 2,265 Covid Cases In Last 24 Hours

January 5, 2022 9:46 am

The state recorded a 79% jump in the daily Covid cases with the addition of a whopping 2,265 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. The state recorded two deaths – one each in Navsari and Bhavnagar – taking the total death count since the start of the pandemic to 10,125. Gujarat had 1,259 Covid […]

Gujarat: 3 Covid Deaths In Last 24 Hours

January 3, 2022 8:44 pm

Gujarat  recorded 1,259 new Covid cases, three deaths and 17 Omicron infections in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s active cases tally to 5,858 and the total number of Omicron infections to 152. The state had 968 Covid cases and one death yesterday.  The state has added a total of 5,649 cases in eight […]

Ahmedabad Records 61 Cases In 24 Hours; 6 More Omicron Cases In State

December 25, 2021 9:54 pm

The state recorded 179 new coronavirus cases and 2 deaths – both in Rajkot – in the last 24 hours, taking the total active cases tally to 837. The state had 98 cases yesterday and 3 deaths. The deaths were recorded in Ahmedabad city, Jamnagar city and Porbandar. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s medical health official […]

Gujarat Logs 64% Increase In Omicron Variant Cases

December 22, 2021 9:34 pm

Gujarat on Wednesday recorded nine more coronavirus cases of Omicron variant, out of which five patients were detected in Ahmedabad. With this update, the Omicron tally in the state has reached 23. In Ahmedabad, all those detected with the Omicron variant have a travel history. A mother-daughter duo – a native of Makarba – had […]

Gujarat Logs 68 Fresh Covid Cases; 410 Positive Cases In Past 7 Days

December 18, 2021 9:28 pm

Gujarat on Saturday added 68 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the state’s active tally to 575. Of these active cases, 410 Covid-positive patients and three deaths were added in the past seven days, state health department’s data revealed.  No death was recorded on Saturday, while six people are on ventilator support. So far, 10,901 people have […]

Court of Inquiry on Chopper Crash Will Be Thorough Process: IAF Chief

December 18, 2021 8:47 pm

The Court of Inquiry being conducted by a tri-services inquiry team will be a fair process, Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari told reporters on Saturday. Air Chief Marshal Chaudhari said the probe will take a few more weeks and he would not like to preempt any of the findings of the court of inquiry […]

Cold Wave Likely in Parts of Kutch Over Next 2 Days

December 18, 2021 8:47 pm

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast on Saturday mentioned that cold wave conditions are likely to prevail in isolated parts of Kutch over the next two days – December 19 and 20.  Experts asked the vulnerable population including infants, pregnant women, the elderly, and those with chronic diseases to be careful and avoid prolonged exposure […]

Pre-Vibrant Summit Held In Gandhinagar; Focus on Holistic Healthcare

December 18, 2021 8:42 pm

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel stated on Saturday that Gujarat is at the centre-point of the pharmaceutical industries in the country. With 6% of the country’s total land area, the state has become the leader in India’s pharmaceutical sector by contributing 33% to the country’s production.The CM said the medicines produced by the pharmaceutical sector […]

Gujarat Fully Inoculates 93% of Eligible Population With Covid Vaccine

December 18, 2021 4:52 pm

Gujarat until Saturday afternoon had inoculated 93% of the total population eligible for vaccination (over 18 years of age), the office of state health minister, Rushikesh Patel, told Vibes of India (VoI). The percentage of beneficiaries having received one dose of the vaccine stood at 94.3% until Saturday afternoon. Gujarat has over 4.93 crore people […]

Do Bigha Zameen: In Gujarat’s Bavla, 2 Widows Take On Patriarchy, Archaic Rules on Land Ownership

January 21, 2022 1:42 am

In a tiny village about 52 km from Ahmedabad, two women, though illiterate in conventional terms, are fighting a battle that has the potential to turn some of the most archaic and patriarchal rules on land ownership on their heads. “The land is everything to me and it is my right to own it. I […]

Gujarat Covid Update: 38 Fresh Cases In Past 24 Hours

December 6, 2021 10:29 pm

Gujarat in the last 24 hours recorded 38 Covid-19 cases, a drop of 10 cases logged yesterday. The state saw no deaths, with 37 discharges. Yesterday, the state saw one death of an active patient from Surat. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation today registered nine cases and no deaths. Yesterday, the corporation had recorded 17 cases. […]

Gandhi Ashram Revamp : Tushar Gandhi Finds Oral Reasoning For Dismissal Of Plea Ambiguous

December 1, 2021 1:11 pm

The Gujarat High Court today refused to entertain a PIL moved by Tushar Gandhi, the great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, seeking to do away with the Sabarmati Ashram redevelopment project. A Division Bench of Gujarat HC rejected the plea on the grounds that the undertaking submitted by the state assured that the redevelopment project will be […]

Celebratory, But Farmers’ Union Continue To Be Cautious

November 19, 2021 8:03 pm

“Laws were made in the Parliament and should be repealed there. Our agitation will go on till then,” Gujarat Khedut Samaj president Jayesh Patel told Vibes of India on Friday – the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced in a nationwide address that the three contentious farm laws will be repealed in the upcoming Winter […]

Vaccination Down, But Cases On Rise: Gujarat Headed Toward A Fresh Covid-19 Wave?

November 16, 2021 11:13 am

The threat of the Covid-19’s third wave still looms large on the streets of Ahmedabad as usually-chipper lanes are now marked by heavy police presence. This, police personnel say, is because of the laxity given to the residents during the festive season, the mood of which is yet to diminish from public memory. The laxity […]