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

Jignesh Mevani seeks protection for 116 Dalit farmers in Kutch facing 'death threats' over land ownership issues
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Jignesh Mevani seeks protection for 116 Dalit farmers in Kutch facing 'death threats' over land ownership issues

Days after the alleged murder of a Dalit deputy Sarpanch in Botad district of Gujarat, MLA Jignesh Mevani appealed to the state government to provide security to 116 Dalit farmers in Kutch district

Hardik Patel-led PAAS holds 'introspection camp' in Botad, plans to rejig organisation before 2019 Lok Sabha polls
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Hardik Patel-led PAAS holds 'introspection camp' in Botad, plans to rejig organisation before 2019 Lok Sabha polls

Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) resolved to strengthen its cadre base across Gujarat ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Hardik Patel-led PAAS to hold 'chintan shibir' in Botad to discuss Gujarat election outcome
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Hardik Patel-led PAAS to hold 'chintan shibir' in Botad to discuss Gujarat election outcome

Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) will hold a 'chitan shibir' or brainstorming session in Botad on 30 December to review the Gujarat assembly poll outcome.

Gujarat Election Results: Eight percent fewer women than men voted; overall turnout 84 lakh less than 2012
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Gujarat Election Results: Eight percent fewer women than men voted; overall turnout 84 lakh less than 2012

What stands out starkly in these elections is the skewed gender ratio, with the skew getting more pronounced among the younger age group

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voting for first phase of polls begins in 19 districts
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Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Voting for first phase of polls begins in 19 districts

The first of Gujarat's two-phase assembly polls began on Saturday across 89 constituencies spread out in the 19 districts of Kutch, Saurashtra and southern regions.

Cyclone Ockhi moves closer to Surat, expected to make landfall in Gujarat by midnight
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Cyclone Ockhi moves closer to Surat, expected to make landfall in Gujarat by midnight

Cyclone Ockhi on Tuesday moved closer to the southern coast near Surat in Gujarat and is expected to make a landfall in the state around midnight, said officials

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat: Congress VP slams Narendra Modi over demonetisation, Jay Shah and Rafale deal
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Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat: Congress VP slams Narendra Modi over demonetisation, Jay Shah and Rafale deal

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday continued with the final leg of his two-day tour to poll-bound Gujarat. Rahul began his day by meeting a delegation of traders from Amreli.

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat updates:  Congress VP targets PM for failing to create 2 crore jobs every year
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Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat updates: Congress VP targets PM for failing to create 2 crore jobs every year

Rahul Gandhi will be begin his last day of his two-day visit to the poll-bound state of Gujarat from Amreli. He is scheduled to hold meetings in Amreli, Botad and Bhavnagar.

Gujarat Assembly Election: Hardik Patel hints at supporting Congress to 'defeat BJP'
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Gujarat Assembly Election: Hardik Patel hints at supporting Congress to 'defeat BJP'

Asserting that defeating the BJP in Gujarat is his prime aim, quota agitation leader Hardik Patel hinted that he may consider supporting the Congress in the Assembly polls to reach the goal.

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM receives grand reception in Surat, launches several developmental projects
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Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM receives grand reception in Surat, launches several developmental projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his two-day visit to Gujarat on Monday. Highlights include a mega roadshow in Surat, followed by the launch of several developmental projects

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: Highlights of PM's visit to Surat, Silvassa and Botad
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Narendra Modi in Gujarat: Highlights of PM's visit to Surat, Silvassa and Botad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting visit his home state of Gujarat on Sunday. The two-day visit assumes significance as the state goes to elections in November this year.

Narendra Modi in Surat: PM receives grand welcome in Patidar stronghold, will launch developmental projects
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Narendra Modi in Surat: PM receives grand welcome in Patidar stronghold, will launch developmental projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Surat on Sunday evening on a two-day visit to Gujarat to a warm welcome by huge crowds, as his cavalcade passed amid hundreds of motorcyclists as part of a road show.

Arvind Kejriwal pays homage to Pramukh Swami in Sarangpur
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Arvind Kejriwal pays homage to Pramukh Swami in Sarangpur

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday visited Sarangpur to pay homage to Pramukh Swami, the spiritual head of the Swaminarayan sect, who passed away last week in Botad district.

Dalit protests: Three more Gujarat youths attempt suicide
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Dalit protests: Three more Gujarat youths attempt suicide

Three more Dalit youths allegedly attempted suicide on Friday in Botad district of Gujarat even as the situation in most parts of the state returned to normalcy after witnessing three days of violent protests by community members over beating of Dalits for allegedly skinning a dead cow in Gir, Somnath.