In a boost for Atmanirbhar Bharat, farmers in Gujarat's Kutch are cultivating vitamin-rich Dragon fruit, an exotic fruit that originally belongs to South America and is also cultivated hugely in South East Asia, Taiwan, Australia, tropical and sub-tropical regions. Now, over 150 farmers in Gujarat's Kutch are cultivating this fruit in approx 700-800 acres of land.
Acharya Shree Purushottampriyadasji Swamishree Maharaj, who was positive for coronavirus, has succumbed after falling ill to the infectious disease in Surat, Gujarat.
A bunch of youngsters held a birthday celebration throwing all the coronavirus guidelines to the wind. The incident took place in Mahisagar district's Virpur.
Monsoon season is well and truly upon us and parts of western India are already starting to feel both the goods and the bads of the changing weather. After spells of heavy rainfall in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra the focus has now shifted to Gujarat. Heavy rainfall has lashed parts of the state and Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that more is yet to come.
A massive fire has broken out in a Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) factory in Ahmedabad. As per reports, 25 fire tenders are present at the spot and fire fighting operation is underway.
In a hearing past 2 am, the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday rejected all applications that challenged the stay on Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad. In light of the rising coronavirus cases, the High Court ordered that there will no Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad this year and the procession will be limited to the Jagannath Mandir Campus only.
The race for Rajya Sabha seats has come to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state Gujarat. On Friday, Congress and BJP will lock horns to secure as many seats of Rajya Sabha as possible. 4 Rajya Sabha seats are up for grabs. This should have been a regular affair but as 5 candidates are contesting for 4 seats. Things have become interesting.
In a major setback for senior cabinet minister in the Gujarat government Bhupendrasinh Chudasama, the Gujarat High Court has termed his victory in 2017 Gujarat assembly elections as void on the basis of malpractice and manipulation.
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has made it mandatory to accept digital mode of payments through Unified Payment Interface (UPI) and other platforms. Following this new order, Cash on Delivery (COD) will not be permissible from May 15 making it mandatory for home delivery payments to be cashless.
A police team was attacked in Gujarat capital Ahmedabad Friday evening as they guided people on following lockdown rules and social distancing norms strictly. The incident took place in Shahpur area of Ahmedabad. The police team resorted to the use of tear-gas shells to disperse the people.
Amul, India's largest food company on Wednesday launched 'Amul Haldi Doodh', amid coronavirus pandemic. Haldi Doodh is known for its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Ahmedabad Municipal Commissioner Vijay Nehra on Friday raised concerns on the coronavirus outbreak in the state saying that COVID-19 positive cases are doubling every 4 days in the city.
Curfew has been lifted in several districts of Gujarat including Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot which have seen growing number of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. Lockdown norms in these areas will, however, prevail as normal till May 3. During curfew in these areas of the state heavy restrictions were imposed on coming out of the houses. Shops would open only for a few hours.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a conversation with India TV on how the state is dealing to fight coronavirus said that they are doing aggressive COVID-19 testings, identifying people and treating them.
The state of Gujarat on Saturday recorded 104 fresh coronavirus infections in a span of 12 hours, pushing the statewide tally up to 1,376 cases
Defying norms of social distancing, women in Ahmedabad gathered at a market to buy fruits and vegetables on Wednesday amid rising cases of the coronavirus. The scenes were witnessed today during relaxation hours of the curfew imposed in the city.
Gujarat coronavirus cases in the country are nearing 500-mark as confirmed patients are now at 493 while 23 people have died in the state. In Gujarat, a total of 19 districts have been affected by the novel coronavirus positive cases.
Number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 88 on Thursday. In last 24 hours Bhavnagar in Gujarat has registered one case. This has taken number of cases in Bhavnagar to 7. The infections have connection with Nizamuddin Markaz.
Coronavirus cases in Gujarat have jumped to 82 after 8 new cases were reported from Ahmedabad, which has emerged as the hotspot for COVID-19 cases in the state. Thus far, Ahmedabad has reported 31 coronavirus cases.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben has donated Rs 25,000 from her personal savings to PM-CARES fund towards the ongoing battle against coronavirus in India.
A premier institute in Gujarat's Ahmedabad has gone a step ahead in its fight against COVID-19 by bringing in place a 'sanitizer tunnel'.
Gujarat will have a complete lockdown from Monday midnight amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis in the country. The lockdown will remain effective till March 31. However, essential services will not get affected by the state-wide shutdown.
Gujarat's Statue of Unity has been closed till March 25, amid coronavirus outbreak in India. This is for the first time since its inauguration in 2018 that Statue of Unity will be closed.
Taking a cue from other states, the Gujarat government on Sunday announced measures to counter the growing threat of COVID-19. The state will shut down all educational institutions, swimming pools and cinema halls for 2 weeks from March 16.
Trouble is brewing in the Gujarat Congress as four MLAs have reportedly resigned from the party, as per sources. The resignation of Congress MLAs Soma Gonda and KV Kakadiya and two others comes as a shock for the party.
A 12-year-old girl from Surat, who succumbed to a head injury after suffering a fall from the fourth floor of a building this week, has turned a life saviour for three persons
Amid the political turmoil in Madhya Pradesh government, according to reports on Wednesday cracks may arise in Gujarat's Congress unit.
A pigeon entered a Go Air Flight G8 702 from Ahmedabad to Jaipur before it was going to take-off and created ruckus as passengers were left amazed as they were trying to catch the bird.
US President Donald Trump is visiting Ahmedabad on February 24. As the day draws nearer, media is rife with news reports about a wall being built in the city to 'hide' slums from Donald Trump's eyes.
Anti-Terrorism Squad of Gujarat Police has arrested a terrorist who was involved in establishing ISIS terrorist modules within the country. The terrorist named Zafar Ali has been arrested from Gorva in Vadodara. Ali is also wanted in Tamil Nadu.
The owner of a Porsche car was fined Rs 27 lakh for flouting traffic rules in Ahmedabad. This is the highest-ever fine levied in India.
Protests against violence in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) rocked campuses across the country on Monday. Over 400 activists and students gathered outside the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad to register their protest.
The Non-Secretariat Clerks and Office Assistants exam was held on November 17. The first call to protest against the paper leak was made by Independent MLA Jignesh Mevani, who alleged that the question paper was leaked.
The Gujarat government has decided to make helmets optional. The use of helmets has been made voluntary within limits of municipal corporations and municipalities. The decision was approved in a meeting of the state cabinet today.
Educationist, philanthropist and businesswoman, Nita Ambani has been named an Honorary Trustee of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Statue of Unity holds a special place for PM Modi is no secret. On PM Modi's call, October 31 is being celebrated as National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas.