Category Articles: Politics

Priyanka Vadra asked to vacate Sarkari bungalow worth 100s of crores, she is using as private citizen since 1997

July 01, 2020
Priyanka Vadra asked to vacate Sarkari bungalow worth 100s of crores, she is using as private citizen since 1997

New Delhi: Congress general secretary Priyanka Vadra has been asked to vacate her government allotted bungalow worth Rs. 350 crore within a month. Priyanka lives in 35, Lodhi Estate, which is spread over an area of 2,765.18 square metre. Priyanka was allotted 35 Lodhi Estate, a Type VI bungalow, in February 1997 for security reasons, after the recommendation of SPG, home ministry and Cabinet Secretariat on the basis that SPG protectees need an independent bungalow of certain specifications to...Read More

PM Modi quits Chinese App Weibo

July 01, 2020
PM Modi quits Chinese App Weibo

New Delhi: Amid border tension between two countries in which dozens of soldiers from both countries including 20 soldiers of India have died, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left Chinese Twitter like micro blogging app/site Weibo. It is learnt that as soon as the decision was taken to disallow Chinese 59 Apps in India, PM Modi decided that he would be quitting Weibo. The process took two days as Weibo has specific procedure for VIP account to quit. Prime Minister, Narendra Modi had joine...Read More

GTU and other college and university exams postponed as per Central government’s instruction : Chudasama

July 01, 2020
GTU and other college and university exams postponed as per Central government’s instruction : Chudasama

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Technological University (GTU) exams starting from tomorrow, and all other exams of colleges and universities that were to be conducted later this month have been declared postponed, informed Education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama today afternoon to media persons in a press conference held here. Chudasama said, 'the Central government has in communication instructed all State governments to postpone the exams and release new dates in future to conduct them, in order ...Read More

‘Remove Covid-19 caller tune from mobile phones at the earliest’

July 01, 2020
‘Remove Covid-19 caller tune from mobile phones at the earliest’

Ahmedabad: Congress MLA from Jamalpur - Khadia constituency in the city, Imran Khedawala has demanded removal of a Covid-19 awareness message caller tune from mobile phone calls. 'Even since the Corona pandemic came, the message of awareness regarding Covid-19 has been heard on caller tune for about four months now. This message is being given to all the mobile users. I believe that this message has reached the public so far and we can hear it while calling. It takes a long time so this calle...Read More

MS Patel appointed Executive Director for Surat Metro Rail Project

July 01, 2020
MS Patel appointed Executive Director for Surat Metro Rail Project

Gandhinagar: Retired IAS officer MS Patel who retired from Urban Development department of Gujarat government last 30th June, has been appointed as Executive Director in Surat Metro Rail Project. Patel had been on the posts such as district collector of Surat and Kutch and deputy municipal commissioner of Amdavad Municipal Corporation. It's worth noting that recently the Gujarat Metro Rail Corporation (GMRC) has invited bids for Surat Metro Rail Project Phase1- construction of 11.6 km elevat...Read More

Congress party cadres held for posters surfaced in the city on Rath Yatra

July 01, 2020
Congress party cadres held for posters surfaced in the city on Rath Yatra

Ahmedabad: Posters over Rath Yatra controversy, had surfaced at certain places in the city with photograph of Mahant Dilipdas. The State government had taken notice of this and directed city police to investigate into it. Accordingly, city's Vastrapur police through CCTV footage has identified and nabbed four persons including ward level Congress leader today. One of four persons held is president of Congress party's Ghatlodia ward unit, while others are Congress cadres according to poli...Read More

State cabinet nod for final year exams in all colleges and universities

July 01, 2020
State cabinet nod for final year exams in all colleges and universities

Gandhinagar: All colleges and universities will conduct last year exam, that is the decision of State cabinet, said Education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama. He said, 'SP University and Teachers University have successfully conducted exams last week. Gujarat Technological University (GTU) exams are starting tomorrow. Later all universities and colleges will also conduct final year exams.' Chudasama further said, 'GTU had asked students to give opinon on social media on whether to condu...Read More

As July starts, have a look at figures of taluka wise rainfall, reservoir wise storage and crop wise sowing across Gujarat

July 01, 2020
As July starts, have a look at figures of taluka wise rainfall, reservoir wise storage and crop wise sowing across Gujarat

Gandhinagar: Gujarat has completed 15.80 per cent of average monsoon rain till the beginning of July. Presented below are the figures of rainfall in mm reported at 8.00 am on 1st July 2020. Reservoirs in Gujarat filled with 46.23 per cent water storage against capacity. As on 29 June, Gujarat has witnessed 48.16 per cent sowing of Kharif crops against normal. Read More

Rupani inaugurates distribution of ‘Fertilizer-Seed Kits’, worth Rs. 35-Cr, to tribal from Ambaji – Umargam

June 30, 2020
Rupani inaugurates distribution of ‘Fertilizer-Seed Kits’, worth Rs. 35-Cr, to tribal from Ambaji – Umargam

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today urged farmers of vanbandhu-tribal areas to change their traditional mind set for farming and to adopt modern farming technologies. He was addressing more than 76,000 tribal farmers at the e-launching of distribution of ‘Fertilizer-Seed Kits’, worth of Rs. 35-crore, under ‘The Agricultural Diversification Scheme’. On the occasion the tribal farmers had gathered from 53 tehsils of 14 tribal districts covering from Ambaji to Umargam (Umb...Read More

PM Narendra Modi’s addresses the Nation; announces extension of free ration scheme to November end

June 30, 2020

New Delhi: Rs. 1.5 lakh crore 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana' for free monthly ration (5 Kg wheat or 5 kg rice and 1 kg Chana) to 80 crore people, that has been in implementation since July 2020 has been now extended to the end of the month of November this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today during the address to the nation on TV, while also requesting people to wear masks and maintain social distancing. Helping hand to the poor Prime Minister emphasized th...Read More

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