Category Articles: Politics

No need to go to RTO for these services; Govt issues notification

March 04, 2021
No need to go to RTO for these services; Govt issues notification

New Delhi: Union Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways today said certain services regarding Driving License and Certificate of Registration have been made completely online. Now these services can be availed without going to RTO. With Aadhaar authentication, on voluntary basis, anyone can get the benefit of these contactless services. This will reduce the compliance burden on citizens, helping them to avail these services in a hassle free, contact less manner. This will also reduce the footf...Read More

Twitter Trend #WeWantKarnavati demands for renaming ‘Ahmedabad’ as ‘Karnavati’

March 03, 2021
Twitter Trend #WeWantKarnavati demands for renaming ‘Ahmedabad’ as ‘Karnavati’

Gandhinagar: A huge twitter storm containing over 77,000 tweets (as on 9 pm on 3rd March) was witnessed today with hashtag #WeWantKarnavati, demanding the name of the city Ahmedabad to be changed to Karnavati, the erstwhile name of the city. Ahmedabad residents joined by thousands of people nationwide, through this trend urged to restore the city's name to Karnavati. The twitter trend was started on Wednesday on 3rd March, 2021 and many people have started the petitions regarding the sam...Read More

3rd day of Budget session to witness introduction of non-Govt bills

March 03, 2021
3rd day of Budget session to witness introduction of non-Govt bills

Gandhinagar: On the third day of ongoing budget session of Gujarat Assembly, opposition MLA Punjabhai Vansh will lead government's attention over capture of 3 fishing boats and 18 fishermen by Pakistan off Gujarat coast near International Maritime Boundary Line. A discussion on Governor's address will take place during the day. Opposition and ruling party MLAs will move non-Government bills, among which Virji Thumar will move bill proposing waiver of expenses on long-term diseases, Imran Khe...Read More

Finance Minister Nitin Patel presents Gujarat Budget 2021-22; No new tax burden

March 03, 2021
Finance Minister Nitin Patel presents Gujarat Budget 2021-22; No new tax burden

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Grand victory of BJP in Gujarat local polls; further rot of Congress

March 02, 2021
Grand victory of BJP in Gujarat local polls; further rot of Congress

Gandhinagar: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has achieved yet another grand victory in Gujarat, this time in Panchayat and Municipality elections. The party has won 6236 of 8470 seats that went to elections in phase-2 of local elections. The party thus secured its win over nearly 75 per cent seats. Earlier in phase-1, the party won all six Municipal Corporations of Gujarat that went to polls, with even more number of seats than past. Main opposition Congress party has not been able t...Read More

Gujarat Taluka Panchayat polls: BJP’s vote share 52.27%, seat share 70.23%

March 02, 2021
Gujarat Taluka Panchayat polls: BJP’s vote share 52.27%, seat share 70.23%

Gandhinagar: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 52.27 per cent of popular votes along with 3351 seats in Taluka Panchayat elections, results of which were declared today. The party has thus won over 70.23 per cent of seats. Rival Congress party has attracted 38.82 per cent votes along with 1252 seats. Total 4771 went to election, including 117 that were won uncontested. Read More

BJP wins 52.7% votes in Municipality elections, Congress vote share 29.09%

March 02, 2021
BJP wins 52.7% votes in Municipality elections, Congress vote share 29.09%

Gandhinagar: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 2085 of total 2720 Municipality seats in recently concluded local elections, results of which have been declared today. 2085 out of 2720 is 76.65 per cent score, seat wise. Against 2085 votes won by BJP, Congress has been able to win 388 seats. In other parties, AIMIM has won 17 seats, Samajwadi Party has won 14, Aam Admi Party has won 9, NCP has won 5 seats. Other parties have won 24 seats. BJP won 52.7 per cent of total votes. Main...Read More

District Panchayat elections in Gujarat: BJP wins 81.71% seats, 54.19% vote share

March 02, 2021
District Panchayat elections in Gujarat: BJP wins 81.71% seats, 54.19% vote share

Gandhinagar: Ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 800 of total 979 district panchayat seats in recently concluded local elections, results of which have been declared today. 800 out of 979 is 81.71 per cent score, seat wise. Against 800 votes won by BJP, Congress has been able to win 169 seats, other parties 7 (including 2 to AAP, 1 to BSP) and independents 3. Seat wise, Congress has won 17.26 per cent of total seats. BJP won 54.19 per cent of total votes, numbering nearly 86 lakh. ...Read More

Gujarat Congress chief, leader of opposition resign

March 02, 2021
Gujarat Congress chief, leader of opposition resign

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Congress chief Amit Chavda and Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani have tendered their resignations from their posts which are approved by party leadership in the Centre. However both will continue on their post till their replacement is done by party's central leadership. Though there's no official word about it, but party sources have confirmed this development and communicated it to scribes covering Congress party in Ahmedabad. In the month of December last year, Co...Read More

BJP wins 74 of 81 municipalities

March 02, 2021
BJP wins 74 of 81 municipalities

Gandhinagar: Bharatiya Janata Party has won 74 municipalities in Gujarat local elections. There were total 81 municipalities that went for polling last Sunday. As no 7 pm,  Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has crossed half mark in Umargam, Padra, Savali, Vyara, Dhrangadhra, Limbadi, Surendrangar, Chotila, Patadi, Kadodara, Bardoli, Tarsadi, Mandvi (Surat), Himmatnagar, Vadali, Gondal, Porbandar-Chhaya, Patan, Sidhpur, Sahhera, Navsari, Gandevi, Rajpipla, Morbi, Vankaner, Unjha, Visnagar, Kadi, M...Read More