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PM Modi hit out at Congress for making allegations against ECI, reminds of Rajyasabha poll

October 22, 2017
PM Modi hit out at Congress for making allegations against ECI, reminds of Rajyasabha poll

Vadodara : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at Congress for making allegations against Election Commission with regard to announcement of elections in Gujarat reminding it about the role of the commission during the August 8 Rajyasabha election in the state in which party's sole candidate and political secretary of Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel had a narrow margin victory. Addressing a function at Navlakhi ground here after inaugurating or laying foundation of various ...Read More

“Divided We Stand”: The Rebirth of Britain

January 30, 2017
“Divided We Stand”: The Rebirth of Britain

Marketing is an art, and marketing a *country* is some wild, covert, fantastically conceived and implemented craftsmanship. And in the realm of marketing, if you're a country like the United Kingdom, its like you need to bring a gun to a knife-fight. Co-authored by Iffat Shaikh and Harsh Vijay Wargiya, here's a peek into the basket of the British marketing techniques, honed better especially after its historic divorce from the European Union. UK Afoot The union of Europe is no longer...Read More

Shaktisinh Gohil reacts to Gujarat Budget 2016 – 17 (video)

February 23, 2016

Gandhinagar This is how Congress leader and Abadasa MLA Shaktisinh Gohil reacted to Gujarat budget presented by Finance Minister Saurabh Patel today. - DeshGujarat Read More

Quota-demanding Patels seek to take upper castes onboard

November 20, 2015

Ahmedabad Sardar Patel Group, which is in the forefront of Patel community's agitation for reservations in OBC category, today announced formation of 'Samrasata Manch', a forum of all "general category castes" who want reservations. SPG chief Lalji Patel said it was an attempt to expand the base of the ongoing agitation in Gujarat. "Till now Patels are spearheading the movement to get themselves included in quota. Under this forum other general category castes such as Brahmins, Rajputs ...Read More

Give votes as Bhai beej gift, make all BJP candidates victorious:CM in roadshow

November 17, 2015

Ahmedabad During her maiden roadshow to campaign for the candidates of ruling BJP for November 22 elections of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, Chief Minister Mrs. Anandiben Patel today appealed the local voters to give her votes as 'a gift of Bhai beej (bhaiya dooj) to their sister' . Mrs. Patel who started her road show from Surelia in the eastern part of the city, repeatedly appealed the voters on the public address system from her vehicle to vote for the BJP as a brother's gift....Read More

Gujarat govt to launch program to promote digital literacy

March 18, 2015

Ahmedabad Gujarat Council on Science & Technology (GUJCOST) under Digital India –Digital Gujarat, through its unique Community Science Centres and School Science Club network has planned to design and develop a series of programmes and outreach activities for school and college students, teachers and the common citizens to accelerate Digital Literacy in the society. For this purpose an amount of Rs.1.5 crore has been allocated by the state government to design the program. The GUJCOST...Read More

Opening of Umarsar mine gives a new lease of life to North West corner of Gujarat

March 14, 2015

Bhuj Arid and sleepy Lakhpat is the last corner of Gujarat. It's located in northern most part of Gujarat, close to international border with Pakistan. People of Lakhpat belt are happy for last couple of days. They are happy because the state government has made Umarsar lignite mine functional.This has sparked off lot of activities here. The area feels connected again with rest of the country through moving wheels of trucks. Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation(GMDC) run Umarsar mi...Read More

Shift Jaitapur nuclear project to Gujarat, says Uddhav

March 14, 2015

Mumbai Reiterating his opposition to the proposed Jaitapur nuclear power project, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray today said Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel should take away the project to her state as she had invited industries from Maharashtra. "The Gujarat Chief Minister has in the past invited industrialists to shift base to her state. Now she should take away the Jaitapur nuclear project too. The electricity generated from the project will be transmitted to the central grid, from...Read More

Gadkari gives approval for new NH connecting Haryana to Rajasthan

March 13, 2015

New Delhi Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, has approved the Haryana government's demand to have another national highway connecting Haryana to Rajasthan. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, while addressing the farmers at the three-day Haryana Agri Leadership Summit today, placed the demand for another highway before Gadkari. Khattar said the state is connected with four national highways - NH 1, 2, 8 and 10 - and all these start from Delhi. "But Haryana...Read More

Gujarat earned Rs 15,500 crore through tax on petrol, diesel in 2 years

March 13, 2015

Gandhinagar Gujarat government today said that it earned more than Rs 15,500 crore through Value Added Tax (VAT) as well as cess on the sale of petrol and diesel during last two years. During the question hour today in the Assembly, Congress MLA Punja Vansh asked the government to share details about the present rates of VAT as well as cess on the sale of petrol and diesel in the state. Vansh also sought information on revenue generated by the state government through VAT and cess on pe...Read More