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Gujarat: State in western 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 fifth largest Indian state by area and the ninth largest state by population. Gujarat is bordered by Rajasthan to the northeast, Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu to the south, 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 13.14 lakh crore (US$180 billion) in GDP and a per capita GDP of 174,000 (US$2,400). Gujarat ranks fifteenth among Indian states in human development index.

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Donald Trump and First Lady to get taste of Gujarat; Khaman on menu list

.Apart from Khaman, the VVIPs from the US and their delegation will be offered broccoli and corn samosa, apple pie, kaju katli and a variety of teas to choose from, said chef Suresh Khanna of..
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Mother and cop at same time! Gujarat police constable takes care of 1-year-old son during duty, earns praises

"And here in Delhi women are sacrificing their kids in the name of protest," a Twitter user wrote in response
DNA - Published

Remember what happened in Gujarat: BJP MLC to Waris Pathan

Hitting out at AIMIM leader Waris Pathan over his '15 crore Muslims can be heavy on 100 crore' remark, Maharashtra BJP legislator Girish Vyas has said he should remember what happened in Gujarat. Vyas,..
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Activists write open letter against 'Namaste Trump' event, protest 'fascist alliance'

The "fascist alliance" between "forces attempting to erode democracy and curb freedom of speech and religion" is dangerous not just for India but the world as a whole, a group of over 160 academicians,..
IndiaTimes - Published

Priyanka Gandhi raises questions over funding of panel formed to oversee Trump's Gujarat visit

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday raised questions over the funding of the committee formed to oversee various programmes during US President Donald Trump's Ahmedabad visit on February..
IndiaTimes - Published

NCW notice to Gujarat govt after women trainee clerks made to stand naked for physical test in Surat

Women were made to stand naked for a long time while lady doctors subjected them to a gynaecological finger test.
DNA - Published

Ahead of Donald Trump's India visit, eviction notice served to slum-dwellers in Gujarat's Ahmedabad

Security arrangements are being tightened around the city ahead of the high-profile, highly-publicised visit.
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Coronavirus: 56 of 60 people quarantined in Maharashtra so far test negative

A person who had alighted from a Filipino cruise vessel in Mumbai and was isolated after he complained of cough and fever has also tested negative for the virus, the official said, adding that the ship..
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India-Pakistan may face bigger locust attack this year, both to continue liaison to beat common enemy

This liaison will continue as there is a forecast of bigger invasion of “greater magnitude” from June this year onward than witnessed in 2019 when farmers of certain districts in Rajasthan and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Govt picks national flavour: Namaste wins over Kem Cho

Gujarat chief secretary Anil Mukim told TOI: “The government of India has informed us about the ‘Namaste President Trump’ theme and all campaign materials will be as per the Centre’s..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Another Pulwama before 2024 polls': Congress' Udit Raj backs Rahul Gandhi with controversial remark, triggers row

'Those who can conduct manslaughter in Gujarat to maintain their power, they can also bargain with the lives of 40 jawans to maintain their power," Udit Raj wrote in a tweet
DNA - Published

India, Portugal sign agreement to develop National Maritime Heritage Complex in Gujarat


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Jaishankar files caveat in SC over his Rajya Sabha election

The caveat was filed on Monday after the Gujarat High Court on February 4 dismissed Congress leader Chandrikaben Chudasma's petition, challenging Jaishankar's election to the Upper House from Gujarat.
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Donald Trump says looking forward to visiting India

US President Donald Trump has said that he is looking forward to his first visit to India later this month and indicated that the two countries may sign a trade deal. At the invitation of Prime..
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Donald Trump to visit India on Feb 24-25, confirms White House

Trump will stop in the capital New Delhi and the western state of Gujarat during his visit to India.
DNA - Published

6 of 15 post-Godhra riot convicts reach Indore after SC order

These 15 convicts were sentenced to life imprisonment for a massacre in Ode town in Gujarat's Anand district in which 23 people were burnt alive. The apex court had granted bail to the 15 on January 28..
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'Pakistan' in Gujarat child's birth papers leaves parents worried

Parents Of 18-Month-Old Boy Seek Councillor's Help To Get It Rectified
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Delhi elections: Arvind Kejriwal's Hanuman bhakti comes to the fore

Just as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi being Lord Shiv bhakts came to be known in the 2019 Lok Sabha and 2017 Gujarat assembly elections respectively, AAP convener Arvind..
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Gujarat riots: SC fixes April 14 for hearing Zakia Jafri's plea against SIT's clean chit to Modi

Saying the matter had been adjourned many times and will have to heard someday, the Supreme Court on Tuesday fixed April 14 for hearing a plea by Zakia Jafri, wife of slain MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging..
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Sardar Patel statue among sites in Gujarat being considered for Trump's maiden visit


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Coronavirus: MEA informed about students from Gujarat in China

The Gujarat government has shared with the ministry of external affairs (MEA) and Indian Embassy in China the information about over 200 students from the state, who are currently in China and want to..
IndiaTimes - Published

In India, protesters and Modi tussle over who can claim Gandhi

Throughout his six years in power, Modi has frequently linked himself to Gandhi's legacy, saying he was "made of the same soil" as the champion of Indian independence. His vice president has called it..
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President Trump to visit Gujarat during his first trip to India in Feb: Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

During his visit to India, President Trump will be state guest of Gujarat where he will also visit Sabarmati riverfront.
DNA - Published

How Lady Rosetta helped Gujarat family earn Rs 25 crore a year


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US President Donald Trump to visit Sabarmati, says Gujarat CM

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani said the US President would take a tour of the new Sabarmati riverfront in February. ​The riverfront has been PM Modi’s backdrop of choice in Ahmedabad for interactions with..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC grants bail to 14 convicts serving life terms for Gujarat riots


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SC grants bail to 17 convicts in 2002 Sardarpura post-Godhra riots case

A bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant divided the convicts in two groups and said one group would move out of Gujarat and stay at Indore in Madhya Pradesh...
IndiaTimes - Published

New record as Rs 12000 cr transferred directly in a/cs of 6 cr farmers: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said a new record was created earlier this month when Rs 12000 crore were transferred directly into the bank accounts of six crore farmers. Addressing the third..
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Themes for 71st R-Day tableaux: Goa's 'save the frog' campaign, J&K's 'back to village' programme

Goa's 'save the frog' campaign, Jammu and Kashmir's 'back to village' programme, architectural wonders and Unesco world heritage sites in Jaipur and Gujarat and 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism..
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Gujarat: Massive fire breaks out at Raghuvir textile market in Surat

The cause of the fire has not yet been known.
DNA - Published

Hardik Patel arrested for flouting bail conditions, evading trial in sedition case

Patel was arrested from Viramgam taluka in Gujarat's Ahmedabad district on Saturday evening and was sent to judicial custody till January 24.
DNA - Published

Hardik Patel arrested for evading sedition case trial

Congress leader Hardik Patel was arrested on Saturday night in Gujarat's Ahmedabad district for failing to appear before a trial court here in a 2015 sedition case, hours after a warrant was issued..
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flags off 51st K9 VAJRA-T gun from L&T Armoured Systems Complex in Gujarat

Rajnath Singh stated that K9 VAJRA-T Gun is the best example for 'Make in India' initiative.
DNA - Published

Man earning Rs 7,000 gets tax notice to explain Rs 134cr transactions

He says an even bigger shock awaited him when he began his own investigation into the firm — it led him to a few steps from the offices of fugitive jeweller Mehul Choksi and his nephew Nirav Modi,..
IndiaTimes - Published

UP e-ways most deadly, claimed 764 lives in 2018

Accidents on expressways in India claimed 1,253 lives during 2018, which was little over 5% more than the fatalities registered during in the previous year. Expressways in Uttar Pradesh registered..
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Gujarat: At least six killed in blast at AIMS Industrial Private Limited in Vadodra

Several people have been injured and are undergoing treatment in a nearby hospital
DNA - Published

Gujarat assembly passes resolution congratulating PM, Shah on CAA


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Maha govt open to reinvestigation in Loya death case: Minister

Maharashtra government is open to reinvestigating the death of special CBI judge B H Loya in 2014, state home minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Thursday. Loya, who was hearing the high-profile..
IndiaTimes - Published

Five Pakistani nationals arrested with heroin worth Rs 175 crore near Gujarat coast

The team launched a continuous search operation near the location, located North West of Jakhau, as indicated in the information.
DNA - Published

179 infants die in two Gujarat hospitals, CM Rupani walks away when asked

Rupani, who was addressing a group of reporters on the sidelines of an event in Vadodara, ignored the question on infants' death and chose to walk away.
DNA - Published

Constitution draft was prepared by a Brahmin: Gujarat speaker


IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: 10,000 cameras to be used for 2020 lion census

Around 8,000-10,000 cameras will be used to carry out the 2020 lion census in Gujarat, the last abode of the Asiatic lion. As against 15,000sqkm area surveyed in the last census, lions will be counted..
IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat: Four labourers missing after chemical storage tank explodes at warehouse near Kandla Port

A thorough investigation is being conducted.
DNA - Published

This Gujarat school gives admission after checking horoscope of students

The aim is to bring back the ancient-style of schooling like in Nalanda and Takshashila where students were taught several art forms, the administrator of Hemchandracharya Sanskrit Pathshala says.
DNA - Published

In Gujarat, locusts nibble at school attendance too


IndiaTimes - Published

Gujarat gears up for Parsi festival


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Gujarat ambulances to get sensors to help create ‘green corridor’


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Nanavati panel gives Modi clean chit in post-Godhra riots

Five years after it gave a clean chit to the then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 post-Godhra riots, the report of the commission headed by Justice (retd) G T Nanavati, which probed..
IndiaTimes - Published

Post-Godhra communal riots were not pre-planned: Nanavati Commission report

The report, which was tabled in the Gujarat legislative assembly on Wednesday, gave a clean chit to then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and others, which included government officials and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nanavati panel report on 2002 riots tabled in Gujarat assembly

The commission was appointed in 2002 by the then state chief minister Narendra Modi to probe the riots, that took place after the burning of two coaches of the Sabarmati Express train near Godhra..
IndiaTimes - Published

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