22 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Facing attack over the recent violence against Dalits in Gujarat, the government asserted in Rajya Sabha yesterday that it will not tolerate such incidents which are a "blot on humanity" and rejected the Opposition charge that atrocities against the community had increased in NDA rule.
23 Aug 2016
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Legislative Assembly ratified the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Service Tax (GST) unopposed on the last day of monsoon session today in the absence of Congress MLAs who were suspended for creating ruckus before the Bill was tabled for discussion and voting.
31 Aug 2016
Mumbai: In a major decision, Maharashtra government on Tuesday decided to scrap 94 tenders in 14 irrigation projects in the Konkan and Nashik divisions which are under the Anti-Corruption Bureau's scanner, a move viewed as a setback for NCP leader and former Water Resources Minister Ajit Pawar who allegedly approved them by tweaking norms.
15 Aug 2016
Una (Guj): Vowing to intensify their agitation at a protest rally on Independence day, the Dalit community in Gujarat on Monday said they will launch a mega rail roko stir if their demand for granting five acres of land for each family is not met by Gujarat government within one month.
22 Jul 2016
Rajkot: Terming the BJP government in Gujarat as "anti-Dalit", Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today accused the state administration of colluding in the incident of attack on dalit men by cow vigilantes as he met the victims and their families.
30 Jun 2012
Targeting Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said that he puts the Prime Minister and Modi in the same dock for being corrupt.
13 Jun 2016
Ahmedabad: People of Gujarat would soon be able to avail a host of government services through their smartphones and tablets, with the state government deciding to launch a mobile application for the same.
20 Aug 2016
Ahmedabad: Four years after three Dalit youths were killed in a firing incident at Thangadh in Surendranagar district of Gujarat, the state government has decided to form a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate the case. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to form the SIT after receiving several representations from Dalit leaders requesting the same, a government release said on Saturday. "Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took the decision following representations from Dalit leaders including Cabinet Minister Atmaram Parmar, former minister Ramanlal Vora, and Rajya Sabha MP Shambhuprasad Tundiya," the release said quoting Minister of State for Home Pradipsinh Jadeja.
13 Jun 2016
Allahabad: Listing out its achievements, BJP today said the economy has gained and decision making process strengthened since the Narendra Modi government came to power two years ago.
27 Jun 2016
Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government yesterday announced reduction of Rs 10 in price of LED bulbs distributed to citizens under the Ujala scheme, which was launched in the state a month ago.