Dot The I In Bigotry: Why FabIndia Bindi Controversy Is Ridiculous?

October 22, 2021 9:43 pm

Spot the Bindi: BJP Parliamentarians sans bindis Our story As proud Indians in our twenties, we are amazed at the controversy raging over FabIndia using an Urdu name for its Diwali collection and the brouhaha over the models in the garment company’s advertisement not sporting bindis. We often wear Indian clothes. Recently during Navratri, we also […]

Meghalaya Governor Satyapal Malik reveals a 300 crore bribe offer in RSS-Ambani related deals

October 22, 2021 9:40 pm

A controversial statement was made by former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satyapal Malik at an event in Jhunjhunun, claiming that during his tenure in Jammu and Kashmir, he was offered a bribe of Rs 300 crore in RSS and Ambani-related deals. Currently, posted as the Meghalaya Governor, Satyapal Malik’s statement has gone viral over social […]

IAS Officers Varunkumar Baranwal and Dhimantkumar Vyas Transferred

October 22, 2021 9:30 pm

Gujarat government has transferred two IAS Officers and are given fresh postings, Varunkumar Jagdish Baranwal, IAS and Dr Dhimantkumar Bharatkumar Vyas. Varunkumar Jagdish Baranwal, IAS , Regional Commissioner of Municipalities, Rajkot is transferred and his services are placed at the disposal of the Energy & Petrochemicals Department for appointment as Managing Director, Paschim Gujarat Vij […]

I Grew Up Committed To BJP; What Made Me Switch To Congress?

October 22, 2021 5:27 pm

I’m a young Hindu girl from Gujarat who grew up as a BJP devotee. I love my family, but I was brainwashed by them to believe that BJP is our party and that Congress is corrupt. I was just nine when I was made to support the BJP by my maternal family who was associated […]

Ahmedabad BRTS Introduces Quarterly Pass Facility

October 22, 2021 4:13 pm

BRTS service in Ahmedabad has introduced quarterly pass system. The announcement comes twelve years after its launch by Ahmedabad Janmarg Limited, the company operating the service. The monthly pass is priced at Rs 750 and the quarterly pass is priced at Rs 2,000. However, senior citizens up to the age of 75 and students will […]

Meeting In Delhi Concludes: New Face For Gujarat PCC Likely To Be Announced Next Week

October 22, 2021 4:05 pm

The Gujarat Congress unit leaders meeting to take a call on the new face for the state’s Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) in Delhi has come to an end and the new face is likely to be announced next week. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi had a discussion with all the leaders in New Delhi today. Along […]

India’s Vaccine Campaign Is Epitome Of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas aur Sabka Prayas: PM Modi

October 22, 2021 11:35 am

The landmark achievement of the administration of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses isn’t just a number, but shows India’s capability as a nation, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday while addressing the nation. The Prime Minister congratulated the citizen of the country for achieving the feat and said that India’s vaccine campaign is a […]

Canada Reveals Plan For International Travel Vaccine Passport

October 22, 2021 6:18 pm

The fully vaccinated Canadians will soon be able to download a vaccine passport that will facilitate international travel. They will now have to show a provincially issued vaccine passport with a machine-readable QR code and the familiar Canada wordmark with a maple leaf while travelling abroad or boarding trains. The officials said that they are […]

PM Narendra Modi To Address Nation At 10 AM Today

October 22, 2021 9:29 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 AM today, informed his office via tweet. This comes a day after the nation reached the landmark of having administered over 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses to become only the second country after China to reach the spot. The one-line tweet by the PMO office […]

Gujarat: BJP’s Hitesh Makwana Is New Mayor Of State Capital

October 22, 2021 8:53 am

The BJP councillor, Hitesh Makwana was elected as the new and fifth mayor of Gandhinagar at the first general board meeting of Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) on Thursday. Also, Premalsinh Gol and Jaswant Patel were elected as Deputy Mayor and Standing Committee Chairman of the corporation. According to the roster, Makwana, who belongs to Schedule […]

Schools Shut, Flights Cancelled As Covid Flares Up In China Again

October 22, 2021 2:18 am

BEIJING: Covid seems to back again with full force, knocking on our doors. On Thursday, October 20, 2021, authorities in China cancelled hundreds of flights, shut schools and ramped up mass testing to try and stamp out a new Covid-19 outbreak linked to a group of tourists.Beijing has maintained a relentless zero-Covid approach with strict border […]

UP Police To Take Action Against Women Constables Who Took Selfies With Priyanka Gandhi

October 21, 2021 9:53 pm

A group of women constables posed for selfies with senior Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday when she was stopped on the outskirts of Lucknow on her way to Agra in Uttar Pradesh. The photographs of the women constables posing with Priyanka went viral on social media soon after. However, it didn’t turn out […]

Gujarat HC Grants Bail To One Accused In G.G Hospital Sexual Abuse Case

October 21, 2021 7:47 pm

Jamnagar: The Gujarat High Court has released an accused Akbar Ali Naik amongst the two on bail who was involved in the much-talked-about GG Hospital sexual abuse case in Jamnagar city. While the other accused is waiting for the High Court to show readiness for the narco test. It is worth mentioning that during the […]

I’m Lucky To Play Table Tennis With Bhavina Patel: Gujarat MoS Harsh Sanghavi

October 22, 2021 12:38 pm

When Harsh Sanghavi visited paralympic winner Bhavina Patel’s house in Ghatlodia, Ahmedabad he was curious to know how she practiced table tennis. On behalf of the Gujarat Government he presented a ₹3 crore reward for her historic silver medal win at the Tokyo Paralympic Games and also took insights into her journey.  The youngest member […]

Rahul Gandhi To Discuss Gujarat State President, Leader Of Opposition Names In Delhi Tomorrow

October 22, 2021 9:26 pm

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has organised a meeting to discuss names for the position of Gujarat State President and the Leader of Opposition tomorrow.  Over 15 congressmen from Gujarat will be flying to Delhi tonight for a meeting with Rahul Gandhi on Friday morning. Rahul Gandhi will be meeting these leaders at around 10 am […]

NCB Raids King Khan’s Mannat And Ananya Panday’s Residence

October 21, 2021 4:25 pm

After Aryan Khan’s arrest by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), the question that whether Shah Rukh Khan’s house would be raided was answered with a clear no by the NCB. However, after Aryan’s WhatsApp chats with an “upcoming actress” were produced as evidence by NCB on October 20, the B’wood King’s Mannat was raided by […]

New DC Film Calls Kashmir ‘Disputed’; Shows Superman, Wonder Woman Destroying Military Equipment

October 22, 2021 3:29 pm

A clip circulating on social media, purportedly from the new animated film Injustice, appears to show DC superheroes Superman and Wonder Woman destroying all military equipment in Kashmir and this has riled up some Twitter users. In the clip, a narrator’s voice appears to refer to Kashmir as “disputed”. The same voice announces that the superheroes’ action […]

UP Female Cops Likely To Face Probe For Clicking Selfies With Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

October 21, 2021 11:25 am

The female cops, who were clicking selfies with Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on their duty in Lucknow, are now prone to face action for the same.   The incident took place on Wednesday when Priyanka Gandhi was on her way to meet the family of Arun Valmiki, who died in police custody on […]

Gandhiji And 2002 Gujarat Riots Face – Ashok Parmar In One Painting, Leads Controversy

October 22, 2021 12:39 pm

A Controversy has erupted over a painting in the ongoing art exhibition ‘Mahatma Gandhi The True Spirit’ in Udaipur. The painting has led to controversy citing the inclusion of Ashok Parmar’s face, who is considered the face of 2002 Gujarat’s riots, in the painting besides Gandhiji. However, Ashok Parmar, popularly known as the Face of […]

CM Bhupendra Patel Inaugurates Pneumonia Vaccination Program In Chhotaudepur

October 21, 2021 1:41 am

  Gujarat has been declared polio-free since 2008 following a comprehensive campaign to vaccinate children against pulse polio. Now, with the help of the state government’s new initiative, complete protection to newborns from pneumonia and meningitis will also be provided. On October 20, 2021, Chief Minister of Gujarat Bhupendra Patel, inaugurated the state-wide vaccination programme […]