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Congress appoints Hardik Patel as working president of Gujarat unit

New Delhi/Gandhinagar/UNI: Hardik Patel, known as the face of the Patidar agitation in Gujarat, was on Saturday appointed as the working president of the state Congress.

COVID-19 cases surpass 22k mark in Gujarat, 38 die in last 24 hours

Gandhinagar/UNI: The total number of coronavirus cases in Gujarat rose to 22,067 with 513 new cases while the death toll surged to 1385 with 38 more deaths in the last 24 hours.

Ahead of Rajya Sabha polls, two Gujarat Congress MLAs resign

Gandhinagar/IBNS: In a jolt to the grand old party ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls scheduled to be held on Jun 19, two Gujarat Congress MLAs resigned on Thursday making it tough for the outfit to win a second seat in the upper house from the western state, media reports said.

Cyclone Nisarga weakens into deep depression; Mumbai spared from its wrath

Nashik/IBNS: Severe cyclonic storm Nisarga has weakened into a deep depression and is travelling towards Nashik, Dhule and Nandurbar districts, travelling at a speed of 20 kmph, with wind speeds ranging between 90-100 kmph, gusting to 110 kmph, the Indian Meteorological Department has said.

Gujarat: Blast triggers major fire in chemical factory in Dahej Industrial Estate, 40 hurt  

Ahmedabad/IBNS: At least 40 workers were hurt as a blast in a chemical factory in Dahej Industrial Estate of Bharuch district in Gujarat.

Cyclone Nisarga to cross North Maharashtra, South Gujarat coasts on Jun 3; Met issues red alert

New Delhi/IBNS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that cyclone Nisarga will cross North Maharastra and South Gujarat coasts late in the evening on June 3, said reports.

India reports 6,535 fresh Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, tally crosses 1,45,000

New Delhi/IBNS: India, a country of 1.3 billion people, reported fresh 6,535 fresh Covid-19 cases in 24 hours taking the tally over 1,45,000 on Tuesday.

Ahmedabad administration identifies over 300 high-risk super-spreaders of coronavirus

Ahmedabad/IBNS: In a major development to contain the spread of coronavirus, the administration in Ahmedabad has identified as many as 334 coronavirus "super-spreaders", who are the carriers of the contagion with the potential to spread it to a large number of people, said reports.

Govt should ensure well being of Andhra fishermen stranded in Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi/UNI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the NDA government should ensure safety and well being of fishermen from Andhra Pradesh stranded in Gujarat due to the lockdown.

Gujarat: Bank robbed 

Anand/UNI: A private sector bank in Anand town of Central Gujarat was robbed on Sunday and cash worth Rs 70-75 lakh was taken away by the robbers, police said.

Gujarat: Go Air flight with 180 people on board suffers bird-hit during take off roll at Ahmedabad airport

Ahmedabad/UNI: A Bengaluru-bound flight of private airliner Go Air from the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad with 180 people on board, suffered a bird hit and sustained damage in it's engine during the take-off roll on Tuesday, Airport Director Manoj Gangal said.

Gujarat: Gas leak leads to fire, four injured

Bhuj/UNI: At least four people were injured, when a fire broke out due to leakage in a gas cylinder during a marriage ceremony in Adipur area of Kutch district in Gujarat on Monday.

Namaste Trump: Gujarat government renames welcome ceremony of US President

Ahmedabad/IBNS: Dropping "Kem chho" Trump, the Gujarat government has embraced "Namaste Trump" as the new name of the welcome ceremony of US President Donald Trump who will be in India on Feb 24 and 25.

Over 103 Gujaratis returned from China till Saturday

Gandhinagar/UNI: With the return of 39 more Gujarati-origins from China on Saturday, the total number of returnees from neighbouring country have reached 103 after the Centre sounded alarm against novel coronavirus infection.

Hardik Patel arrested after issuance of NBW in sedition case

Ahmedabad/UNI: Congress leader Hardik Patel was arrested on Saturday after a local court here issued non-bailable warrant (NBW) against him in a sedition case lodged by the crime branch of Ahmedabd police for the widespread violence that erupted after his Patidar quota rally here on the GMDC ground on August 25, 2015.