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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 fifth-largest state economy in India with 11.62 lakh crore (US$170 billion) in gross domestic product and a per capita GDP of 156,000 (US$2,300). Gujarat ranks fifteenth among Indian states in human development index.


Crop insurance claim: Gujarat govt mulls corpus for farmers

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani made the announcement in wake of increasing discontent among farmers over the compensation issue.
DNA - Published

Three more RTO software systems hacked in Gujarat

Till now five people have been arrested in Vastral RTO racket.
DNA - Published

Over 90% specialist doctor posts vacant in rural Gujarat

Sanctioned strength lower than required posts in some cases
DNA - Published

RS election: SC to hear on August 6 Ahmed Patel's plea against Gujarat HC order

The Supreme Court on Monday fixed August 6 for hearing the plea of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel pertaining to his election to the Rajya Sabha in 2017 which has been challenged by rival BJP..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: Socialist Party plans revival, holds meeting

They says they were banking high on political, social and economic equality of the masses
DNA - Published

Cloudy week ahead in city, heavy rains in Saurashtra, south Gujarat

City received some relief as maximum temperature dropped from 41 deg C to 37.4 deg C
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Residential school for kids in mining-affected area on the anvil

EDU FOR ALL: Kids will be provided with free education at par with those offered by private institutes
DNA - Published

New Guvs for six states, 2 transfers

MP Governor and former Chief Minister of Gujarat Anandiben Patel has been transferred as appointed the new as Governor of UP.
DNA - Published

Hardik Patel calls for a renewed fight against BJP

Congress leader Hardik Patel on Saturday called for a need to "rekindle conscience of the people of Gujarat" to fight against the ruling BJP which has "failed" to resolve issues concerning farmers and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Joyride tragedy: Gujarat govt to give Rs 4 lakh relief

Two people died and 29 were injured after an amusement park ride 'Discovery' crashed after a pipe of the main shaft broke.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Staff crunch hits government medical colleges

This means a quarter of all posts in government medical colleges are yet to be filled
DNA - Published

IMD forecasts wet weekend for south Gujarat, raises hope

If showers continue for the next few days, it could give a fresh lease of life to sowing, say farmers
DNA - Published

5.6 crore Indians lived outside their state of birth in 2011

More than 56 million Indians lived in states other than the ones they were born in, newly released census data for 2011 shows. While UP, Bihar, Rajasthan and MP had the highest ‘out-migration’,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat BJP MLA Jetha Bharvad warns against milk powder import

If imports are allowed, milk procurement prices are likely to drop by Rs 7-8 per litre
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala joins BJP

The OBC leader accused Cong leaders of being inaccessible & out of sync with needs of people
DNA - Published

Former Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor joins BJP in Gujarat

Former Congress legislators Alpesh Thakor and Dhavalsinh Zala joined the BJP in Gujarat on Thursday. Thakor and Zala resigned as MLAs on July 5, apparently after voting against Congress candidates in..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Gujarat govt to spend over Rs 2,500 cr on rural roads

As of now Patel who has allocated Rs 10,058.40 crore for Road and Building department.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Cold storages demand incentives and reduction in power duties

Gujarat has 536 cold storages, of which 396 are dedicated for potatoes, while the rest 140 are multi-commodity cold storages.
DNA - Published

Samajwadi Party leader Ateeq Ahmed in Gujarat jail, CBI raids his Uttar Pradesh home

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) carried out raids on residences of former Samajwadi Party parliamentarian Ateeq Ahmed, who is currently in jail, and his associates on Wednesday in a..
DNA - Published

Gujarat govt yet to regain 60% of given lands

Plots were to be surrendered for violation of norms
DNA - Published

Gujarat tax dept's seizure of accounts sparks protests

Tax professionals in Gujarat are irked by a move by state tax authorities under which bank accounts of businessmen are being seized. They claim that the action is a precursor to the proposed Amnesty..
DNA - Published

2017 Gujarat Election: MLAs among 74 poll candidates issued I-T notice over 'mismatch' in ITR, affidavits

These 74 people include sitting MLAs, some who lost the polls and some who had withdrawn their candidature ahead of voting, an official said.
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Now, schoolkids, varsity grads to form start-ups

NURTURING TALENTS: Open Innovation Challenge to fund, mentor, give incubation support
DNA - Published

Gujarat: In two years, panel got 49 complaints against schools over higher fees

The state also says that it had not taken any legal action against the schools and refused to discuss it further stating that the matter was pending before the Supreme Court
DNA - Published

Gujarat: Dry spells loom large, crop failure likely in 6 districts

Around 300 farmers from Halariya and Hulariya villages of Amreli district have written to the local taluka official and extension officer, saying that sowing has already failed and that their crop..
DNA - Published

Gujarat lost 222 lions in the past two years: Govt

34 deaths unnatural; 523 lions in Gir in '18
DNA - Published

Girls face cellphone ban in Gujarat village

According to the order, if a young woman is caught using mobile phones, her father will be held responsible.
DNA - Published

Government medical colleges are 'selling' seats now

Some state governments have joined the bandwagon of commercializing medical education in the name of making their colleges self-financed. So, 3%-15% seats are set aside for NRIs and some even have..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi exempted from personal appearance in 'Modi surname' defamation case

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi was Tuesday granted exemption from personal appearance by a court here in a criminal defamation case filed by a Gujarat MLA over his "Modi surname" remark. The court posted..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: Allocation percentage for women, kids drops

It rose from Rs 1,865 crore in 2013-14 to Rs 2,354 crore from this year's state budget
DNA - Published

Locust: Gujarat govt asks Border Security Force to keep an eye on intruders

Agriculture minister RC Faldu said that Kutch, Jamnagar, Devbhoomi Dwarka, Patan, and Banaskantha had reported the attacks, and several teams had been deployed to address the problem.
DNA - Published

Acharya Dev Vrat is new Gujarat Governor

Vrat, who was the Governor of Himachal Pradesh, has been credited for taking concrete steps against a number of social evils, including drug abuse there.
DNA - Published

Alpesh Thakor, Dhavalsinh Zala will join BJP soon: Gujarat Kshatriya Thakor Sena

Thakor, an MLA from Radhanpur constituency in north Gujarat, said that he took the decision to resign as an MLA after being "insulted" and "deceived" by the party.
DNA - Published

Sexual assault case in Gujarat: Supreme Court dismisses Asaram Bapu's bail plea

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the bail plea of self-styled preacher Asaram Bapu in connection with a sexual assault case lodged against him in Gujarat.
IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: Foxed by spell of rains, farmers a worried lot

The data with state Agriculture department says sowing was taken up in about 39.81 lakh hectares till July 8, this kharif season
DNA - Published

Air cheer: PM10 level dipping in Delhi

Analysis of data for 50 metropolitan cities for 2016, 2017 and 2018 showed a declining trend in Delhi, Varanasi, Ranchi, Raipur, Vijayawada and Bengaluru, among others, whereas the level of PM10 rose..
IndiaTimes - Published

2 dead, 15 hurt in Gujarat joyride crash

The victims were identified as Manali Rajvadi (24) and Mohammed Zahid Momin (22). More than 15 others were injured, at least three of them seriously. The accident occurred at 5.40pm, prompting the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: 2 dead, 26 injured after joyride breaks down at adventure park in Kankaria

Speaking on the matter, Vijay Nehra, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation said, "Police along with the FSL team is investigating the matter. Proper treatment is being given to injured."
DNA - Published

Just 7 spots in Gujarat have clean water

As per GPCB, 70% of all water bodies polluted
DNA - Published

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