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141th Rathyatra Of Lord Jagannath Concludes Peacefully
The 141th rathyatra of Lord Jagannath passed off peacefully amid tight security with lakhs of devotees thronging roads to capture a glimpse of the deity in a grand procession. The splendid procession comprised decorated elephants, trucks mounted with tableaux portraying Indian culture, besides t..
Modi’s Mother Exchanges Old Notes For Rs 4,500
A week after Rs 500 and 1,000 notes were spiked, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraba Modi on Tuesday exchanged demonetised currency for Rs 4,500 at a bank near the state capital Gandhinagar. Wearing a white cotton sari over a dark blue blouse, 96-year-old Hiraba queued up at the Raisan b..
Congress Spokesperson Up In Arms In Gujarat
Ahmedabad: The simmering anger against the Gujarat Congress leadership exploded on Thursday with senior leader and spokesperson Shaktisinh Gohil giving up responsibilities for the 2017 assembly polls, days after a former MP resigned from the core committee. First on his Facebo..
Modi To Visit Gujarat To Launch Irrigation Scheme
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will visit his home state Gujarat to launch an irrigation scheme-- SAUNI Yojna, a project initiated by him in 2012 as Chief Minister. "Looking forward to being in Gujarat today for the launch of SAUNI Yojana. This scheme will truly benefit the people of Guj..
Modi To Inaugurate Scheme He Launched in 2012
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launches the first phase of an ambitious drinking water and irrigation project aimed at addressing the needs of the perennially parched regions of Saurashtra in Gujarat. The Rs 12,000 crore project, initiated by Modi as Chief Minister in May..
Modi Brings Water To Parched Saurashtra Region In Gujarat
They have witnessed their crop wither away in drought in the last four decades, but now the villagers of Saurashtra region in Gujarat are hoping to get water for cultivation from an ambitious irrigation project launched by Narendra Modi when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat in September 2012. Pri..
Family Of Killed Dalit Youths In Gujarat Demand CBI Probe
Family members of three Dalit boys who died in a controversial police firing in 2012, have demanded that the case be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) as they have lost faith in the police. The family, which has been demanding justice for the boys, reiterated this after the..
No Admissions In Gujarat On Basis Of Reservation For Patels
The Supreme Court on Monday said the stay of the Gujarat High Court verdict quashing 10 per cent reservation for the economically weaker sections will continue but no admission would take place on the basis of the quota was carved out in the wake of Patel agitation in the state. While directing t..
Rathyatra: Lord Jagannath’s procession reaches saraspur
Thousands of voices echoed in the atmosphere of Saraspur as Lord Jagannath, along with his elder brother and sister, reached at their maternal uncle’s place where they got worm welcome by devotees of saraspur. This grand festival seems one and only festival among other its kinds of Hindu festiv..
Rajya Sabha Condoles Member’s Death, Adjourns
New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha on Thursday condoled the death of sitting member Praveen Rashtrapal and was adjourned for the day. Rashtrapal was a Congress MP from Gujarat who died on Thursday morning following a cardiac arrest. He was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time in 1999. He was no..