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PM Modi attends mass wedding ceremony of over 550 orphan girls in Gujarat's Bhavnagar
India

PM Modi attends mass wedding ceremony of over 550 orphan girls in Gujarat's Bhavnagar

It was Prime Minister Modi's maiden visit to his home state after the announcement of the Gujarat Assembly election schedule

Gujarat has country's longest coastline, but no efforts made for decades to develop it, says PM Modi
India

Gujarat has country's longest coastline, but no efforts made for decades to develop it, says PM Modi

PM Modi is on a two day Gujarat visit from Thursday, during which he will either inaugurate or lay foundation stones for several projects worth more than Rs 29,000 crore

PM Modi to lay foundation for infra projects worth Rs 29,000 crores on 2-day trip to Gujarat
India

PM Modi to lay foundation for infra projects worth Rs 29,000 crores on 2-day trip to Gujarat

On a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat beginning 29 September, PM Modi will lay the foundation stone of various infrastructural projects worth around Rs 29,000 crores in events spanning Surat, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad and Ambaji

Woman's right to property can't be relinquished based on mere consent affidavit, says Gujarat HC
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Woman's right to property can't be relinquished based on mere consent affidavit, says Gujarat HC

The court allowed a plea of a woman from Bhavnagar, challenging the decision of the district authorities to accept a consent affidavit giving up her rights in the property while refusing to include her name in the revenue records of the land

Cyclone Maha to cause rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa before making landfall in Gujarat tomorrow; system likely to weaken to 'storm'
India

Cyclone Maha to cause rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa before making landfall in Gujarat tomorrow; system likely to weaken to 'storm'

Severe cyclonic storm 'Maha' is expected to make landfall on the Gujarat coast near the Union Territory of Diu on Thursday, which will result in rainfall in parts of Maharashtra and Goa over the next two days.

Cyclone Maha: Several districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra to receive rain for next two days, predicts IMD; advises fishermen not to venture into sea
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Cyclone Maha: Several districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra to receive rain for next two days, predicts IMD; advises fishermen not to venture into sea

Apart from these areas, some isolated places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Kerala and Mahe are also likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday

Adivasis and the Indian State: Lauded for dance and music but pushed to margins, Gujarat's Siddi Muslims lament state apathy
India

Adivasis and the Indian State: Lauded for dance and music but pushed to margins, Gujarat's Siddi Muslims lament state apathy

While the kings of princely states had shown a lot of respect and generosity to Gujarat's Siddi Muslims, the post-independence reality has been of rejection, humiliation and neglect as the tribal community struggles to retain its culture, Muslim identity and land

Cyclone Vayu changes course, skirts Gujarat's Saurashtra coast; state to remain on high alert for next 24 hours
India

Cyclone Vayu changes course, skirts Gujarat's Saurashtra coast; state to remain on high alert for next 24 hours

At 7.30 pm on Thursday, the IMD said Cyclone Vayu is very likely to move north-northwestwards for some time and then northwestwards, skirting the Saurashtra coast, affecting Gir Somnath, Diu, Junagarh, Porbandar and Devbhoomi Dwarka during the next 12 hours.

Cyclone Vayu: AAI says no damage to airport infrastructure in Gujarat, will take call on resuming flights later today
India

Cyclone Vayu: AAI says no damage to airport infrastructure in Gujarat, will take call on resuming flights later today

The impact of cyclone Vayu has been milder at most airports in Gujarat and there has been no damage to aerodromes' infrastructure so far, Airports Authority of India (AAI) said Thursday

Daily Bulletin: Modi leaves for SCO summit; Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat; India to face New Zealand in World Cup; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Modi leaves for SCO summit; Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat; India to face New Zealand in World Cup; day's top stories

Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat Thursday afternoon and three lakh people evacuated to safety, Modi takes on a seven-hour journey for Kyrgyzstan to avoid flying over Pakistan, Congress leadership crisis continues as no clarity on Rahul Gandhi's resignation

Cyclone Vayu: WR cancels 70 trains plying to disaster-prone areas, runs special trains to evacuate people from five coastal districts
India

Cyclone Vayu: WR cancels 70 trains plying to disaster-prone areas, runs special trains to evacuate people from five coastal districts

The Western Railway has decided to short-terminate or cancel 21 of its trains passing through areas of Gujarat that are likely to be affected by cyclone 'Vayu'

As Cyclone Vayu inches closer, Gujarat undertakes massive evacuation of around 3 lakh people from Saurashtra, Kutch
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As Cyclone Vayu inches closer, Gujarat undertakes massive evacuation of around 3 lakh people from Saurashtra, Kutch

As cyclone 'Vayu' advances towards the Gujarat coast, the state government launched a massive evacuation exercise to shift about three lakh people from low-lying areas of Saurashtra and Kutch regions, officials said on Wednesday.

Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PM
Politics

Atrocities on Dalits and tribals up by 70% in Gujarat between 2003 and 2018; conviction rate below 5% in Modi's first 3 yrs as PM

Atrocities on Dalits in Gujarat have been rising steadily in the last two decades with the state witnessing a 72 percent increase in the number of registered cases between 2003 and 2018

PUBG Mobile ban: Rajkot police arrest 10 people for playing the game in public
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PUBG Mobile ban: Rajkot police arrest 10 people for playing the game in public

Rajkot police have arrested ten people for playing PUBG, six of them are college students.

Narendra Modi an 'incompetent man' who listens to nobody: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM over unemployment, demonetisation
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Narendra Modi an 'incompetent man' who listens to nobody: Rahul Gandhi attacks PM over unemployment, demonetisation

In a series of tweets and Facebook posts, Rahul Gandhi cited various media reports to allege that the country was grappling with issues such as massive job losses and farm distress, while its growth story had been destroyed with steps like demonetisation and "bad implementation" of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Gujarat migrant crisis: In Bhavnagar's Alang ship breaking yard, it's business as usual for workers from UP, Bihar
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Gujarat migrant crisis: In Bhavnagar's Alang ship breaking yard, it's business as usual for workers from UP, Bihar

Attacks on migrant labourers in northern part of Gujarat had no impact on around 10,000-12,000 odd migrant workers in Alang, Bhavnagar, as business continues as usual in world’s largest ship breaking and recycling yard

Dalit man killed for teasing woman in Gujarat's Bhavnagar; husband arrested for murder
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Dalit man killed for teasing woman in Gujarat's Bhavnagar; husband arrested for murder

A Dalit man was killed for allegedly teasing a woman, following which her husband, the accused, was arrested on Sunday in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district, police said.

Over 5,000 Gujarat farmers battling land acquisition write to authorities seeking death permission
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Over 5,000 Gujarat farmers battling land acquisition write to authorities seeking death permission

Over 5,000 people in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district, battling against the acquisition of land by a state power utility, have written letters to authorities seeking permission to die, a farmers' body leader on Tuesday claimed.

Gujarat: 21-yr-old Dalit killed in Bhavnagar for owning, riding horse; three suspects detained
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Gujarat: 21-yr-old Dalit killed in Bhavnagar for owning, riding horse; three suspects detained

A Dalit youth was allegedly killed in Bhavnagar district by upper caste men for owning and riding a horse.

At least 26 dead, dozens injured in Gujarat's Bhavnagar as truck carrying wedding party members falls into drain
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At least 26 dead, dozens injured in Gujarat's Bhavnagar as truck carrying wedding party members falls into drain

A truck carrying members of a wedding party crashed in Gujarat's Bhavnagar district and fell into a drain on Tuesday morning. At least 26 persons have died and dozens more are feared injured in the accident.