• Election Commission sends complaint against alleged false affidavits filed by Dhanera MLA Nathabhai Hegolabhai Patel to Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) for probe in response to check alleged discrepancies in his election affidavit
  • 20 bills to be moved in Gujarat Assembly Monsoon session starting from September 21. Discussion on coronavirus pandemic situation in the state on the first day's second session for 2.5 hours
  • Unjha APMC Vice Chairman Shivam Rawal dies of Coronavirus infection He was admitted to Ahmedabad based private run Sterling hospital for last over one and half month

Category Articles: Politics

Two Universities in Gujarat to get national status

September 21, 2020
Two Universities in Gujarat to get national status

Gandhinagar: Gujarat based Raksha Shakti University will get national level status. A related bill was passed in the Lok Sabha to upgrade Rakha Shakti University as institute if national importance. A bill seeks to upgrade the Gujarat-based Raksha Shakti University as an institution of national importance and also change its name. According to proposals under Rashtriya Raksha University Bill, 2020, the Rashtriya Raksha University (in place of Raksha Shakti University) will be a multi-discipl...Read More

Centre approves a new medical college at Godhra

September 19, 2020
Centre approves a new medical college at Godhra

Gandhinagar: The Government of India has sent a letter to Gujarat government conveying approval to a new medical college at Godhra in Central Gujarat at a cost of Rs. 325 crore. 60 per cent of this amount will be spent by the Centre while 40 per cent will be spent by the State government. A 300-bed hospital will be required by start of the first academic year. The State government will upgrade existing hospital for this purpose, expenditure of which is part of Rs. 325 crore sum approved....Read More

Decision on schools tuition fee after studying High Court verdict:Gujarat govt

September 18, 2020
Decision on schools tuition fee after studying High Court verdict:Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: No soon than the Gujarat Government gets the copy of the Gujarat High Court judgment regarding the tuition fees Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel will take an appropriate decision after studying the judgment on the relevant subject at a meeting. This was stated by Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasma while talking to the mass media regarding the High Court judgment. Read More

Keshubhai Patel tested Covid positive

September 18, 2020
Keshubhai Patel tested Covid positive

Gandhinagar: Former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel (92) has tested Covid-19 positive. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has spoken to Keshubhai's son and assured him best medical attention possible for Keshubhai. It is learnt that Keshubhai's personal assistant Shetal Pandya was also tested Covid-19 positive. For now, Keshubhai is home isolated. "Keshubhai is Covid positive but he is well. As he is aged, I have instructed the health department to give attention to his case and do best possi...Read More

Gandhinagar to be first city in country providing 24×7/365 days drinking water supply throughout city: Rupani

September 18, 2020
Gandhinagar to be first city in country providing 24×7/365 days drinking water supply throughout city: Rupani

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani laid e-foundation stone of ambitious 24/7 water supply project for Gandhinagar city today on the 70th birthday of Prime Minister Shri Narendrabhai Modi in a presence of Union Home Minister Shri Amitbhai Shah through video conference from New Delhi. This ambitious project will take shape at a cost of Rs.229 crore and the citizens of Gandhinagar will be able to get 24 hours pure drinking water through taps. Speaking on the occasion Home Minister Amit...Read More

Gujarat Govt announces Rs.12,000 assistance to students to buy battery-operated two-wheelers and Rs.48,000 subsidy to buy e-rickshaw

September 18, 2020
Gujarat Govt announces Rs.12,000 assistance to students to buy battery-operated two-wheelers and Rs.48,000 subsidy to buy e-rickshaw

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani here today announced through videoconferencing an assistance scheme to encourage use of battery-operated two-wheelers and three-wheelers in the state to check air pollution. Gujarat Government will provide subsidy of Rs.12,000 to school students studying in Standard-9 to colleges, with a target of 10,000 such vehicles. Similarly, a subsidy of Rs.48,000 will be given for three-wheeler e-rickshaw for individual and institutional beneficiaries, wi...Read More

ITIs not to reopen from September 21 in Gujarat

September 17, 2020
ITIs not to reopen from September 21 in Gujarat

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat has taken a decision to not to open ITI institutes from September 21st inspite of permission for the same provisioned in the guidelines issued by the Centre. The State government has taken this decision in view of ongoing spread o Covid-19 infection in the State. Read More

Bullet Train project to create over 90000 jobs during construction phase: NHSRCL

September 17, 2020
Bullet Train project to create over 90000 jobs during construction phase: NHSRCL

Ahmedabad: The Mumbai Ahmedabad High Speed Rail project popularly known as Bullet Train project will create more than 90,000 direct and indirect jobs in various categories during the construction phase of the project, spokesperson of the National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL), which has been incorporated to finance, construct, maintain and manage the High Speed Rail Corridor, Sushma Gaur today said. 'This would lead to growth and prosperity of the country. More than ...Read More

World leaders extend birthday wishes to PM Modi

September 17, 2020
World leaders extend birthday wishes to PM Modi

New Delhi: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday extended his “very best wishes” to Narendra Modi on the latter’s 70th birthday, adding that he hoped to meet the Indian Prime Minister in the near future. I would like to extend best wishes and a very happy 70th birthday to the Prime Minister of India, @narendramodi. Many happy returns to a GREAT LEADER and loyal friend! pic.twitter.com/CWlVkHk16X— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 17, 2020 Johnson, who has...Read More

Better roads to Ambaji

September 17, 2020
Better roads to Ambaji

Ambaji: Traveling through 19 km distance in GSRTC bus between Danta and Ambaji in North Gujarat would earlier take half an hour time, but now it takes only 15-20 minutes thanks to four-laning and corrective improvements in this highway road by the State government recently. Four laning and corrective measures have resulted into saving of thousands of liters of diesel for vehicles daily. In addition to this, the highway is now less accident-prone. The State government has recently concluded ...Read More