Category Articles: State Government

‘Panchn Mahotsav 2017’ to begin from December 16th, 2017 in Panchmahal

December 11, 2017
‘Panchn Mahotsav 2017’ to begin from December 16th, 2017 in Panchmahal

Ahmedabad: The architectural marvels and landscapes of world heritage site Champaner-Pavagadh, Gujarat will provide a cultural interlude to visitors in the form of annual ‘PanchMahotsav 2017’ which is all set to begin from December16th, 2017 this month. Organized by the District administration, Panchmahal, in association with TCGL, the Festival this year has in store a blend of cultural and spiritual experiences, including heritage walk, local guide facility, trekking, amusement park, cu...Read More

Live: PM Narendra Modi addresses BJP campaign rally at Bhabhar

December 08, 2017

Mahesana: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first public rally for BJP campaign in the second phase polling areas (North Gujarat and Central Gujarat) at Bhabhar addressing the voters. DeshGujarat Read More

Ockhi to make landfall at Gujarat coast tonight, state machinery at alert, CM Rupani postpones Rajkot campaign, rush to Surat, PMO in touch

December 05, 2017
Ockhi to make landfall at Gujarat coast tonight, state machinery at alert, CM Rupani postpones Rajkot campaign, rush to Surat, PMO in touch

Gandhinagar/Surat: Cyclone Ockhi will convert in to a 'deep or normal depression' before its likely landfall somewhere at South Gujarat coast near Surat late tonight but the state machinery has been put on alert as a precautionary measure with deployment of around half a dozen teams of NDRF and some of SDRF in five coastal districts and putting Army, Navy, Air Force, BSF and state police in state of high preparedness. Director of IMD center Ahmedabad Jayanta Sarkar said that ...Read More

A weakened Ockhi cyclone may cause heavy rain in south Gujarat, Saurashtra coast till Dec 7: Gujarat govt

December 05, 2017
A weakened Ockhi cyclone may cause heavy rain in south Gujarat, Saurashtra coast till Dec 7: Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: Although weakened about 390 km off Surat coast, the Ockhi cyclone in deep depression still likely to hit the south Gujarat and Saurashtra regions around December 5 midnight with a velocity of 60-80 kmph as it may cause heavy rainfall in coastal areas till December 7, 2017. Gujarat Chief Secretary J.N. Singh reviewing the high alert follow-up actions with senior government officers and collectors through videoconferencing directed the administration to take all preventive measure ...Read More

Okhi cyclone may hit the south Gujarat, Saurashtra coast around December 5 midnight : Gujarat govt

December 04, 2017
Okhi cyclone may hit the south Gujarat, Saurashtra coast around December 5 midnight : Gujarat govt

Gandhinagar: In the wake of Indian Meteorological Department forecast of cyclone Okhi likely to hit the south Gujarat coast around December 5 midnight, the state administration is on alert for the last 24 hours to take all preventive measures. Presiding over the Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA) meeting at the its emergency centre here today with senior officers here today, Chief Secretary J.N. Singh directed the administration to open round-the-clock control room at the tal...Read More

CM holds meeting to review preparedness of administration for ‘Okhi Cyclone’

December 04, 2017
CM holds meeting to review preparedness of administration for ‘Okhi Cyclone’

Ahmedabad, December 04, 2017: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today held a prompt review meeting of the administration to take stock of the situation emerging out of possible hit to the state by the ‘Okhi’ Cyclone. The meeting was attended by the Chief Secretary and senior secretaries of the weather department as well as other departments of the state government. In the meeting, the Chief Minister instructed to the administration to stay on alert and be prepared to ensure ...Read More

No confirmation from EC on DGP name as yet: CEO B B Swain

November 30, 2017
No confirmation from EC on DGP name as yet: CEO B B Swain

Gandhinagar: Amid the suspense over the next DGP of Gujarat, the Chief Electoral Officer B B Swain today said that a panel of three senior most IPS officers given to him by the home department has been forwarded to the Election Commission for a decision and the response was yet awaited. He said that as per the procedure the panel of 3 names have been sent to the EC by us. 'But we have not heard anything as yet. The news being flashed by some TV channels seemed to prematur...Read More

Live: Narendra Modi addressing public meeting at Prachi

November 29, 2017

Somnath: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing his today's second public meeting at Prachi in Saurashtra region of Gujarat for assembly polls campaign. DeshGujarat Read More

Congress’s hollow argument on unemployment in Gujarat

November 27, 2017
Congress’s hollow argument on unemployment in Gujarat

By Japan K Pathak Other day, I was listening to Congress spokesperson on Gujarati news channel debate. He was making a point that unemployment in Gujarat was higher than national average. He was quoting CMIE data. CMIE data Now first, let's be clear about what is CMIE. It is a private business information company headquartered at Mumbai. (https://www.cmie.com/kommon/bin/sr.php?kall=wapps&tabno=7030&page=about_us). CMIE doesn't represent gospel truth but provides indicative survey resu...Read More

Gujarat Congress vice president and more leaders join BJP

November 26, 2017
Gujarat Congress vice president and more leaders join BJP

Jasdan/Botad: More Congress leaders have joined BJP in last two days. At Bardoli, State Congress vice president and former local MLA Pravin Rathod has joined BJP in presence of party's national president Amit Shah. At Botad, the district Congress spokesperson and senior Congress leader Labhubhai Pati joined BJP to strengthen the chances of victory of BJP candidate Saurabh Patel. Labhubhai was upset by Congress decision to give ticket to DM Patel on Botad seat. At Jasdan, senior Congres...Read More