Quota spearhead Hardik Patel's close aide Dinesh Bambhaniya was today arrested by police in Bayad taluka of Arvalli district for organising a public rally without taking police permission at Tenpur village of Bayad a year back.
As dengue and chikungunya cases increase in Ahmedabad, the health crisis has overtaken patients and reached doctors treating the diseases as well. In the last two months, around 24 resident doctors of the government-run VS Hospital have tested positive for mosquito-borne diseases.
Billed as the first-ever initiative towards a direct public interface, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's much-hyped 'Twitter Town Hall' exercise on Friday turned out to be a washout when a veritable tsumani of questions left the government dumbstruck, and virtually speechless.
The daughter-in-law of a senior Gujarat police officer filed a complaint against him, his son and five other family members for allegedly torturing her for raising her voice against her husband's affair.
Police on Monday detained the Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani and 125 others for trying to block a road near the Collector's office on the issue of non-allotment of land to Dalits in Dholka tehsil of the district.
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.
An earthquake of magnitude 3.8 on the Richter scale today shook parts of Saurashtra region in Gujarat, causing brief panic among residents but there was no report of any casualty or damage to property.
Quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel has demanded the release of Patel youths convicted in various riots cases of 2002, but alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would not facilitate it as he now wants to project himself as a "secular" leader to the world.
50 Congress legislators were suspended for a day from the Gujarat Assembly after they stages a demonstration and disrupted the proceedings over the Una Dalit flogging incident. During a discussion on Dalit atrocities, Congress members rushed to the floor of the assembly holding placards accusing the BJP government in the state of being "anti-Dalit." Some Congress legislators also threw bangles towards ministers in the assembly to protest alleged inaction.
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.