Tag Archives: Gujarat
Rahul Gandhi In Gujarat; Alpesh Thakore To Join Congress
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi arrived here on Monday to take part in a rally organised by young Gujarat OBC leader Alpesh Thakore, who is joining the party in his presence. Thakore had on Saturday night announced he was joining the Congress, hours after Congress leader Bharatsinh Solanki u..
Married Woman Kidnapped From Mumbai, Raped In Gujarat
The police in neighbouring Palghar district has booked three persons for allegedly abducting and raping a 31-year-old married woman in Gujarat. Two of the accused allegedly kidnapped the woman, a resident of neighbouring Mumbai, from Vasai Phata in Palghar on October 3 on the pretext of showing h..
Following Central Government Instructions Gujarat Cuts VAT On Petrol, Diesel By 4%
The Gujarat government has decided to reduce the value added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by 4 per cent, state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said today. The reduction in tax comes just before Diwali in the state, where the Assembly polls are due around the year-end. "After the central governme..
Godhra Kand: Gujarat HC Commutes Death Sentence Of 11 Convicts To Rigorous Life Imprisonment
The Gujarat High Court today commuted the death sentence of 11 convicts to rigorous life imprisonment, while upholding the life sentence of another 20 in the 2002 Godhra train burning case. The high court observed that the state government and railways had failed to maintain law and order, and di..
Gujarat Govt Mulls To Reduce VAT On Petrol And Diesel Price
The Gujarat government on Thursday gave indications of a possible reduction in the Value Added Tax (VAT) rates for petrol and diesel after the Centre asked States to take measures to bring down the fuel prices. The move will make poll-bound Gujarat the first to follow the Centre’s suggestion. O..
Ahmedabad: Man Held With Loaded Gun At Airport
A man has been apprehended at the Ahmedabad airport for allegedly carrying a loaded gun in his hand baggage, officials said. The weapon, loaded with three live rounds, was found in M B Shyal's baggage at about 8:20 pm by an on-duty CISF personnel, a senior official in the airport security said. ..
Fear Grips Dalits In Gujarat Village After Youth’s Killing
An atmosphere of fear hung over a colony of Dalits in this Gujarat village after the killing of a young man from the community for attending a Navratri garba event. Though police immediately arrested eight persons allegedly involved in the incident, uneasiness prevailed. Residents of Vankarv..
AAP Begins Gujarat Campaign, Terms BJP ‘Arrogant And Corrupt’
The AAP on Monday launched its election campaign in Gujarat with a roadshow in the city, even as its senior leader Gopal Rai mounted a scathing attack on the ruling BJP calling it "arrogant, corrupt and murderer". Rai, a minister in the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Delhi government, told reporters bef..
PM Narendra Modi To Visit Gujarat For Two Days; Will Visit His Hometown
Prior to the timetable for the Gujarat Assembly decisions is reported and the model set of accepted rules comes in the power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to again visit his home State for a huge number of occasions, including initiation and establishing the framework stone for new projects. ..
Won’t Allow Bullet Train: MNS President Raj Thackeray
In the aftermath of the stampede which killed 22 commuters on Friday, MNS President Raj Thackeray on Saturday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "liar" and warned that he would not allow the Bullet Train project till all suburban commuters' issues are resolved. "I shall not allow even a brick ..