At Narendra Modi stadium, Modi Declares National Games Open

September 29, 2022 7:56 pm

The National Games — in its 36th edition — returned after a seven-year gap when Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared the Games open at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday. Around 7,000 athletes from all corners of India are competing in 36 disciplines. The biennial event was earlier scheduled in Goa in 2016 but the delay caused by various reasons, followed […]

Ahmedabad: AC Blast Takes Lives Of Sleeping Father And His 18-Month-Old Son

September 29, 2022 7:36 pm

A horrible accident has taken place in Nava Naroda of Ahmedabad. The fire that broke out after a blast due to a short circuit in the AC killed a 32-year-old man and his 18-month-old son sleeping in the bedroom. The Krishnanagar police are investigating the mater of accidental death. The police said that they would […]

Guj Election Campaign: Mansukh Mandaviya Leads From Front; Central BJP Ministers To Follow  

September 30, 2022 10:12 am

Even though the Bhartiya Janata Party is sitting comfortably in Gujarat, all poised for an impressive seventh consecutive win, it does not want to leave any stone unturned. And it is fighting the forthcoming Assembly elections with the same vigour as it did when it was in the Opposition before 1995. This time, the Aam […]

PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Projects Worth ₹5200 Crores In Bhavnagar

September 29, 2022 6:19 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated projects worth over ₹5200 crores in Bhavnagar. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of the World’s First CNG Terminal and of the brownfield port at Bhavnagar.  Regional Science Centre which is spread over 20 acres and has been built at a cost of around ₹100 crores, package […]

Travel Advisories and Hate Crimes: Canada and India Slug It Out

September 29, 2022 4:58 pm

In an updated travel advisory for India, Canada has advised its citizens to exercise a high degree of caution while visiting some states in India. It has asked its people to stay away from Gujarat, Punjab and Rajasthan. It has cited the “presence of landmines” and the “unpredictable security situation” as the reasons behind the […]

Paramilitary Forces, Chetak Commandos To Guard Prime Minister At Narendra Modi Stadium

September 29, 2022 4:43 pm

The National Games will be inaugurated today at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For the high profile security arrangements of the prime minister, NSG commandos, Chetak commando of Gujarat, paramilitary force along with police force will be deployed at the venue. Separate parking and seating arrangements have been […]

Garba Loses Its Community Fervour In Gujarat

September 29, 2022 4:10 pm

Garba seems to be losing its flavour as a community celebration in Gujarat. A series of videos showing Bajrang Dal workers assaulting four Muslim youths at a garba venue on Sindhu Bhavan Road went viral on September 28. The city police, though, are yet to register a complaint in the case. This, when the right-wing […]

Let Laws Evolve, Married Women Must Have Abortion Rights: SC

September 29, 2022 4:05 pm

Adopting a forward-looking approach, the Supreme Court (SC) has said every woman is entitled to choose abortion. Insisting that the law must evolve with the times, the SC has ruled that a woman’s marital status can’t be the ground to deprive her the right to abort an unwanted pregnancy A certain section of the media reported the […]

Visa Backlog Will Be Cleared Soon, US Tells India

September 29, 2022 3:57 pm

The US has assured India that it will reduce the backlog of visa applications after foreign minister S Jaishankar raised the matter with US secretary of state, Antony Blinken. “The last thing we want to do is make that any more difficult. On the contrary, we want to facilitate it. So, bear with us,” Blinken […]

US Visitor’s Visa A Distant Dream Now

September 29, 2022 3:43 pm

Getting a visitor’s visa to the US is turning out to be a mission impossible of sorts. The most affected are families whose children are settled abroad. Raju Gadhvi’s son had travelled to the US for higher studies. After finishing his studies, he landed a job and also bought a house and a car. But […]

Final Word: DM Authorized To Issue Adoption Orders

September 29, 2022 3:39 pm

District Magistrates (DM) can now issue adoption orders which earlier fell in the domain of the courts till the amended Juvenile Justice Model (Amendment) Rule 2022 came into force on September 1. Addressing parents’ concerns, the ministry of women and child development had written to all states on September 12, directing the authorities to transfer […]

CM Bhupendra Patel Meets Satvara Community, Promises Upliftment Of All Social Classes

September 29, 2022 3:35 pm

Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Tuesday met the Satvara community of Gujarat and spoke about the collective upliftment of all social classes. Patel met the community leaders and members in Gandhinagar and assured them that the Gujarat government is committed to the collective upliftment of all social classes. “Wherever, whenever there is need, the Gujarat […]

PM Modi Inaugurates Development Projects Worth ₹3400 Crores In Surat

September 29, 2022 3:25 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone of  projects worth ₹3400 crores in Surat. The PM inaugurated Phase-I of road infrastructure works and the main entrance of Diamond Research and Mercantile (DREAM) City. He also laid the foundation stone of Phase II of the project.  Biodiversity Park, which is being built in […]

With Elections In Gujarat And Himachal Nearing, Govt Extends Free Ration Scheme

September 28, 2022 7:34 pm

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY), which gives free food to India’s 80 crore poor, has been extended by three months by the government led by the BJP. The move was made because of the high inflation in the country and the upcoming festival season. It also came before the important elections in […]

Arbuda Sena Will Go To Supreme Court If Vipul Chaudhary Is Not Released 

September 28, 2022 6:38 pm

Arbuda Sena members on Wednesday demanded the release of their leader Vipul Chaudhary. Members Rajan Chaudhary and Rajesh Chaudhary claimed that all allegations against Vipul Chaudhary are “baseless and they aim to malign Vipul Chaudhary”.  Former Gujarat Minister Vipul Chaudhary and his Chartered accountant Shailesh Parikh were sent into judicial custody last week after a […]

Long-Term Impact Of Covid: 30% Increase In Heart-Related Risks

September 28, 2022 5:25 pm

With Covid-19 infection, there has been a 25-30 percent rise in the frequency of heart attacks and heart failure. Cardiologists say they have seen a significant surge in cases of heart attack and heart failure in the post-Covid period. The incidence has gone up by more than one-fourth in the last year. “After the pandemic, […]

Ahmedabad Airport Celebrates Navratri With Special Decor And Fun Activities 

September 28, 2022 4:55 pm

Gujarat’s renowned dandiya nights have returned in their full fervor after two years of restrictions due to Covid-19 induced pandemic. Ahmedabad’s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport celebrated the Navratri cheer with special decor and fun activities for the passengers.  The Airport also wished the people on the auspicious occasion of Navratri, “From delicious feasts after […]

Gandhinagar Murder By Gunshot: Police Arrests Lover Of Killed Man’s Wife

September 28, 2022 4:56 pm

Gandhinagar police have arrested the accused who murdered a temporary peon working with the state home department. Kiranji Makwana was killed by gunshots while going on his bicycle by two men on a bike. Understanding the importance of the crime, in the poll-bound state with opposition, especially AAP making allegations about misgovernance, and the fact […]

Delhi High Court Grants Bail To Controversial Former Chief of NSE, Chitra Ramkrishna

September 28, 2022 4:14 pm

The Delhi High Court has granted bail to the former managing director and chief executive officer of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Chitra Ramkrishna and former group operating officer Anand Subramanian in the extremely controversial co-location scam case being probed by the CBI. A detailed copy of the order is awaited. The FIR was registered […]

State Consumer Commission Strikes Down Claim of Accidental Insurance, Says Murder Was Pre-Planned

September 28, 2022 3:20 pm

The Gujarat State Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission refused to treat a pre-meditated murder as an accidental-murder case. Reversing the Surat district consumer forum’s order, it denied the amount of the accident insurance policy to the deceased’s widow. The case involved Vaishali Gajjar from Surat whose husband Nilesh Gajjar was stabbed to death on September 11, […]