updated 8:03 AM UTC, Aug 19, 2017

FIR against Gujarat BJP MLA for creating ruckus

Monday, 29 August 2016 12:09
Surat, Aug 28: Police said when the yatra led by Kanani, who represents Varachha constituency, was moving through Ashwini Kumar Road shouting slogans, it was met by a group of Congress workers carrying black flags to protest against him.They had…

NGO advert seeks sweepers from 'upper castes', sparks controversy

Friday, 24 June 2016 11:24
Ahmedabad: An Ahmedabad-based NGO, Human Development and Research Centre (HDRC), sparked off a controversy by putting out an advertisement seeking "upper caste" candidates for a vacancy of cleaner-cum-sanitation worker.The recruitment advertisement for sweepers issued in April, said that preference will…

Gujarat government to reply to PILs challenging EWS quota

Thursday, 23 June 2016 10:48
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to file an affidavit in response to four petitions challenging the 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutes for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) from the general…

Yoga wear made from Khadi hits markets

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:30
Ahmedabad: The Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched Yogasutra, a range of clothes and mats made in Khadi to be used while performing yoga exercises.Launched first in Gujarat, the yoga wear has been introduced in collaboration with Moral…

Anandiben attacks Patel quota leaders in Gujarat

Friday, 17 June 2016 10:39
Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Thursday tore into the young Patidar reservation leaders, asserting that they only angled for cushy careers and never bothered for government jobs at the base level -- and that their agitation was aimed…

HC reserves order on Ribeiro plea against Gujarat top cop

Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:51
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a PIL filed by former top cop Julio Riberio challenging the appointment of P.P. Pandey, an accused in the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake shootout case, as state's in-charge Director…

Three Asiatic lions turn man-eaters, sent to captivity for life

Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:45
Ahmedabad: Three Asiatic lions, from near Gir National Sanctuary, found to have turned man-eaters, have been sentenced to life within a cage. A fully grown male lion would be kept in a zoo while the other sub-adult females would be…

Varun Gandhi supporters get show cause notice from Shah

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 10:55
Allahabad: Unhappy over Varun Gandhi's blatant attempt to project himself as probable chief ministerial candidate during BJP's two-day National Executive conclave here, the party on Monday issued show cause notice to two party workers, who allegedly were found to be…

With eye on UP polls, BJP brass to brainstorm at Allahabad

Saturday, 11 June 2016 15:19
Allahabad: With assembly polls due in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP leadership will brainstorm here on June 12-13 to chalk out a strategy to take power in the country's most populous state next year.The broad idea is to highlight the achievements…