Congress-AAP seat sharing deal finalised, Gujarat seat leaves Ahmed Patel’s children perplexed; daughter issues apology

The Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday announced the seat-sharing arrangement for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Under the deal, the Congress will contest on three Delhi seats while the AAP will field four candidates in the national capital. However, the decision has left late Ahmed Patel’s children perplexed. AAP will contest from … Read more

“Modi hai to mumkin hai’ response from Ravindra Jadeja’s wife Rivaba Jadeja after reporter asks her for reaction to father-in-law’s allegations

Indian cricketer Ravindra Jadeja’s wife Rivaba Jadeja has reacted angrily to a reporter’s question about the allegations made by her father-in-law recently. Rivaba, who is also a BJP MLA in Gujarat, came up with ‘Modi hai to Mumkin hai’ response while informing the reporter that the time was not right for such questions. “Why are … Read more

“I can breathe again”: Gangrape victim of 2002 Gujarat genocide, Bilkis Bano, reacts after Supreme Court sends Hindutva terrorists back to jail

Bilkis Bano, the gangrape victim of 2002 Gujarat genocide has thanked the Indian Supreme Court saying that she could not breathe again after the top court sent 11 Hindutva terrorists back to jail. Gujarat’s BJP government had ordered the release of these terrorists since they supported the ideologies of the Hindutva outfit. Bilkis, who’s been … Read more

Bagh Bakri tea brand owner Parag Desai’s tragic death after being chased by stray dogs trigger social media debate on dog menace in India

Parag Desai, the owner of popular Indian tea brand Bagh Bakri, has died after being chased by stray dogs last week. The company announced his death in a social media post. According to reports, the 49-year-old industrialist suffered from brain hemorrhage from a fall after he was chased by stray dogs. Congress MP from Gujarat, … Read more

Gujarat High Court judge invokes Manusmriti to rape survivor’s father; says girls would deliver at least one child at the age of 17 in the past

A Gujarat High Court judge has triggered controversy with his observations during the hearing of a plea of a rape survivor’s father. Single-judge Justice Samir Dave invoked Manusmriti as he told the rape survivor’s father that girls in the past would get married between the age of 14 and 16 and deliver their first child … Read more

How Gujarati conman Kiran Bhai Patel fooled Jammu and Kashmir security officials; role of Amit Hitesh Pandya and Jay Sitapara under scrutiny; Gujarat CMO link revealed

Gujarati conman Kiran Bhai Patel taking the Jammu and Kashmir security officials for a ride by posing as an representative from India’s Prime Minister’s Office has heaped embarrassment on the government’s intelligence agencies. Patel was arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police after the conman enjoyed five-star hospitality at the expense of the union territory … Read more

Adani forced to cancel $2.4bn equity fundraising after more bloodbath in share market: Gautam Adani loses billions every day; billionaire businessman knocked off top 10 rich list

In a huge blow to India’s billionaire businessman and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s close friend, Gautam Adani, the Adani Group on Wednesday extraordinarily decided to call off its $2.4bn equity fundraising in the wake of more bloodbath in the stock market. This came on a day the Adani Group’s shares lost more value making Gautam … Read more

Moscow-Goa flight carrying 236 people on board makes emergency landing in Gujarat after bomb threat

Police in Gujarat say that a Moscow-Goa flight was forced to make an emergency landing at the state’s Jamnagar airport on Monday night after it received a bomb threat. According to reports, all 236 people on board the tourist chartered plane including passengers and crew members were safely evacuated as authorities carried out detailed investigation … Read more

Saket Gokhale of Trinamool Congress arrested by Gujarat Police, once again

The Gujarat Police have reportedly once again Saket Gokhale of the Trinamool Congress in crowd-funding `misuse’ case. According to news agency PTI, Gokhale was arrested by the Ahmedabad Cyber Crime Branch from Delhi and reportedly being brought to Ahmedabad for further legal process. This is the third time that the Gujarat Police have arrested Gokhale.

Indian paramilitary soldier on Gujarat poll duty kills 2 colleagues with AK-47

Officials in Gujarat say that an Indian paramilitary jawan on Saturday killed two of his colleagues with his AK-47 rifle. The accused solider was on election duty in the state. “Two paramilitary personnel who were deputed in Porbandar for Assembly election duty died in a clash among themselves. Two more jawans were injured in the … Read more

AAP candidate from Gujarat withdraws nomination; says action voluntary after AAP makes kidnapping allegations

Hours after the Aam Aadmi Party alleged that its candidate from Surat (East) was kidnapped by the BJP, Kanchan Jariwala has come forward to announce that he had decided to withdraw his nomination voluntarily. Several AAP leaders had taken to social media to accuse the BJP of kidnapping Jariwala. Manish Sisodia, as reported by ANI, … Read more

What Chief Election Commissioner said on delay in announcing poll dates for Gujarat

India’s Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar on Thursday announced the dates for the upcoming Gujarat assembly polls. He said that the polling will be conducted in two phases on 1 and 5 December with the counting of votes scheduled for 8 December. CEC Kumar was also asked about the reason for the delay in announcing … Read more

Gujarat assembly polls to be held in two phases, counting of votes on 8 December

The Election Commission of India on Thursday announced the dates for the upcoming Gujarat assembly polls and the counting of votes. Speaking to reporters, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar said that the polling will be conducted in two phases on 1 and 5 December. The counting of votes will be done on 8 December, the … Read more

More than 150 killed after bridge collapses in Gujarat days after renovation, PM Modi says he’s ‘saddened’

In a chilling development, there are reports of more than 150 people being killed after a suspension bridge collapse in Gujarat’s Morbi city on the Machchu river. Reacting to the development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was deeply ‘saddened’ by the development. Modi tweeted in Gujarati, “I am deeply saddened by the tragedy … Read more

Arvind Kejriwal demands implementation of Uniform Civil Code ahead of Gujarat assembly polls, says BJP is not serious

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has demanded the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code across India ahead of the Gujarat assembly polls. Speaking to reporters, Kejriwal said that the BJP was not serious about its promise of implementing the UCC. The AAP supremo, who has often faced flak for pushing the Hindutva agenda to win … Read more

50 kg heroin worth Rs. 360 crore seized from Gujarat port

Authorities in Gujarat have seized 50kg of heroin worth Rs. 360 crore from a Pakistani boat off the Arabian sea. Last year, the Department of Revenue Intelligence had seized 3,000 kg of heroin from Gujarat’s Mundra port, controlled by Gautam Adani’s Adani Ports. According to news agency PTI, the Coast Guard and Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad … Read more

Twitter user’s prediction on Kejriwal’s ‘PR event’ involving ‘auto-rikshaw driver’ in Gujarat and help from NDTV comes true; Gujarat-based journalist raises more questions

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is facing widespread ridicule after his ‘PR event’ involving a so-called ‘auto-rickshaw driver’ appeared to have backfired. Much to the discomfort of Kejriwal, a Twitter user had predicted on Sunday how Kejriwal would orchestrate an invitation from a so-called auto-rickshaw driver during his visit to Gujarat and his PR stunt … Read more

Supreme Court grants interim bail to Teesta Setalvad; imposes conditions

The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to activist Teesta Setalvad in cases related to financial fraud and conspiracy against the government. A three-judge Bench comprising Chief Justice of India UU Lalit and Justices S Ravindra Bhat and Sudhanshu Dhulia also imposed a few conditions including surrendering of Setalvad’s passport. The Supreme Court said … Read more