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Gujarat: State in India
Gujarat is a state on the western coast of India with a coastline of 1,600 km (990 mi) – most of which lies on the Kathiawar peninsula – and a population in excess of 60 million. It is the sixth largest Indian state by area and the ninth largest state by population. Gujarat is bordered by Rajasthan to the northeast, Daman and Diu to the south, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Maharashtra to the southeast, Madhya Pradesh to the east, and the Arabian Sea and the Pakistani province of Sindh to the west. Its capital city is Gandhinagar, while its largest city is Ahmedabad. The Gujarati-speaking people of India are indigenous to the state. The economy of Gujarat is the third-largest state economy in India with 14.96 lakh crore (US$210 billion) in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of 157,000 (US$2,200).


Actor-MP Paresh Rawal won't contest Lok Sabha polls: Gujarat BJP chief

IndiaTimes - Published

Delhi court allows ED to send LRs to 21 countries for help in Rs 8,100 cr Sterling Biotech case

A Delhi court has allowed the ED to send LR to 21 countries, involving the UK and the UAE, seeking assistance in the probe of a Rs 8,100 crore bank fraud case involving Gujarat-based Sterling Biotech..
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Mercury likely to cross 38 degree C in next two days

SCORCHING DAYS: City braces for summer as temperature rises on Friday
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Duo ties Dalit teen to tree, thrashes him

He identified one of them as Ramesh Patel, a conductor with Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation
DNA - Published

Lok Sabha Election 2019: BJP may take more time to name 25 Gujarat candidates

Party may announce candidates in two phases, may wait till Congress list
DNA - Published

BJP election panel meets to finalise more candidates, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt may get ticket

The states, where the party's nominees for the polls were discussed, included Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat and Goa
DNA - Published

Congress, NCP top brass will decide about tie-up in Gujarat: Shankersingh Vaghela

IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: Cong's community card vs BJP's Modi-Shah ace

Oppn party wants to encash Hardik-Alpesh factor, though they have lost ground since last state polls; many leaders, meanwhile, make beeline to Saffron camp
DNA - Published

Varanasi for PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Gujarat

BJP springs its 1st list on Holi, names 184 LS candidates
DNA - Published

From helping Advani in filing nomination to replacing him: Amit Shah's life in Gandhinagar comes full circle

As BJP announced that the party president Amit Shah will contest from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, an old picture of Advani filing nomination for the seat in 1991 went viral on social media.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Man held in Rs 1.65 crore Rajpath Club cheating case

The accused, an employee of the club, would sell membership of inactive members to new members and dupe the club.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Auto-rickshaw driver's daughter wins startup competition

Rehnuma Sodawala creates system that enables control of devices with movement of eyes
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Parents approach cops against school over LC to students

Nearly 50 parents on Wednesday met the police inspector and complained of harassment of their wards by school authorities.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Promising to help clear ATKT exams, 4 friends rape 20-year-old

The survivor had contacted the four eight months ago when she came to know that they have contacts with certain officials and with their help, she can pass the exams
DNA - Published

Gujarat government staff on poll duty to get cashless health cover

The facility will be available to staff hired temporarily too
DNA - Published

It's all about communities in Modi-Shah's Gujarat

Poaching of Congress leaders is BJP's strategy to ensure community votes go to the Saffron party; Cong too is hoping to use Hardik and Alpesh for the same
DNA - Published

Godhra train burning case: Court sentences convict Yakub Pataliya to life imprisonment

A special SIT court in Gujarat on Wednesday sentenced a man to life imprisonment in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case. The court of Special SIT judge H C Vora convicted Yakub Pataliya based on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: 7 cheating cases on last day of board, 1 dummy candidate caught

Three cases each were registered in Amreli and Junagadh while two were registered in Banaskantha-Palanpur.
DNA - Published

Gujarat government gets more time to reply in Hardik Patel's plea

Patel wants the sentence to be suspended so that he can contest the Lok Sabha election
DNA - Published

Bank advances, deposits stagnate on poor growth in Gujarat

Deposits grew 0.14% in Dec quarter, advances 2.3%, says SLBC
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Congress screening committee meets, candidates may be named soon

The Central Election Committee would finalise the candidates during its meeting on Wednesday.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: No ticket for non-performers, 8 to 9 sitting MPs to go

Guj BJP's parliamentary board concludes, over to Delhi now
DNA - Published

Gujarat refuses sanction to prosecute Vanzara, Amin in Ishrat case

In a major relief for retired senior cops DG Vanzara and NK Amin, the Gujarat government has refused sanction to prosecute them in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case, CBI told a special court on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: Liquor worth Rs 11 lakh recovered from pit

Both accused are absconding, and search for them is on
DNA - Published

Speaker did no wrong, Gujarat government to High Court on Bhaga Barad's disqualification

The submission was made before the high court by the state government in response to Barad's petition challenging announcement of by-election to Talala assembly seat by the Election Commission.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Polls to derail water conservation drive, fear farmers

An order by the Office of Chief Electoral Officer in the state specifically mentions that even if the work order has been issued, such works cannot begin
DNA - Published

2.98 lakh voters' names in Gujarat to be deleted from roll

The controversy was created in the elections of local government authorities that were held in December 2015.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Shunned, unhappy BJP biggies seek PM Narendra Modi support

Ahead of LS polls, big names chucked out from list made by Guj leaders
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Fake job racket busted, two booked

The accused have been identified as one Dipanshu Jadhav, 23
DNA - Published

Gujarat: FMCG distributors demand pension

As of now there is only one company that offers 0.25 per cent as pension for the total turnover that a distributor contributes for the company's products.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Farmers to block roads if irrigation water not provided

Shetrunji dam in Palitana taluka supplies irrigation water to farmers of Mahuva, Talaja, Palitana and Ghogha talukas.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: FMCG's distributors cry foul over cheaper rates at supermarkets

Explaining how the supermarkets are able to give deep discounts, Parikh says that a product that costs Rs 10 is sold to the distributor for Rs 8.68, while the retailer gets it at Rs 9.09
DNA - Published

Five Indians among 50 killed in terror attack at New Zealand's Christchurch; victims hailed from Gujarat, Telangana, Kerala

At least five Indians, including three from Gujarat have died in Friday's terror attacks in New Zealand's Christchurch, the Indian High Commission in New Zealand said on Sunday.
Firstpost - Published

New Zealand shoot-out: 3 deceased from Gujarat, 2 missing

One person each from A'bad, Bharuch and Navsari among those killed
DNA - Published

Day after mosque tragedy, India looks for its citizens

9 PIO, including 5 from Gujarat, dead or missing in NZ
DNA - Published

7 from India killed in mosque massacre in New Zealand, say families

Four Indians — one from Hyderabad, a woman from Kerala and two from Gujarat—were among those killed in the Christchurch terror attack in New Zealand on Saturday, their families confirmed to TOI on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Is it end of the road for Yatra man?

The Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat has almost become synonymous with L K Advani. First-time voters were not even born when he won it for the first time. In all of the six general elections he has won from..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kenya warns against falling bilateral trade

A delegation of Ahmedabad Management Association (AMA), led by AMA president Rajiv Mehta, will visit Kenya and Tanzania between April 14 and April 21 to give a boost to Gujarat's trade and investment..
DNA - Published

53 more swine flu cases, one death reported in Gujarat

Gujarat has reported the second highest number of swine flu cases in the country this year
DNA - Published

Gujarat govt to announce RTE admission process next week

The state government has been receiving a lot of flak from various stakeholders to delay in the process year after year, which many years ago was not the case.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Support innovators, President Ram Nath Kovind asks entrepreneurs

The president Ram Nath Kovind on Friday advocated for support from entrepreneurs to innovators. He was addressing at an event 'FINE 2019', the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship held at Gram..
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Tiger pug marks turns out to leopard's

HOPES DASHED: Forest officials confirm no other tiger in Gujarat
DNA - Published

Gujarat: 50-year-old woman accuses 'lover' of raping her

As per allegation, her lover took video of her and blackmailed her.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: App to help fishermen document their mercy for whale shark

It Will help pinpoint GPS location where the mammal was set free
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Teachers defer boycotting exam answer sheets

The association had warned the state government on Wednesday for not addressing their concern.
DNA - Published

By-elections to three more assembly seats on April 23 in Gujarat

Earlier, the Commission had announced that by-polls to Unjha and Talala assembly seats, which fell vacant due to resignation of Asha Patel and disqualification of Bhaga Barad respectively, would take..
DNA - Published

Gujarat witnesses less interest for new engg, pharmacy colleges in 2019-20

As per All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), it has received a total of 228 applications for engineering colleges and 891 applications for pharmacy colleges from across the country.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Traders to make bonfire of Chinese goods on Holi

CAIT, other business bodies say it to China's support to Masood Azhar
DNA - Published

Indian police detain 10 teens for playing 'violent' PUBG

Police in the western Indian state of Gujarat detained 10 teenagers for breaking a newly announced ban on playing videogame "PUBG," the forerunner of global smash "Fortnite," officials said on..
Reuters - Published

'Karachi halwa' in India to 'Bengali samosa' in Pakistan: How Indo-Pak history is inseparable

Gujarat in India, Gujrat in Pakistan; Hyderabad here and also there; Delhi Gate in Lahore and Lahori Gate in Patiala. Then there is the favourite sweetmeat of many Indians, the Karachi halwa, while the..
DNA - Published

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