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Rajkot SP suspends 4 cops for security related negligence

August 14, 2018
Rajkot SP suspends 4 cops for security related negligence

Rajkot: Four policemen including 3 from the local crime branch (LCB) have been suspended with immediate effect for dereliction of duty during detention of Dhoraji congress MLA Lalit Vasoya, Savarkundala MLA Pradip Dudhat and party backed PAAS leader Hardik Patel and allowing media people to interview them in the detention vehicle during the hyped 'Jal-samadhi' (drowning self) programme of Vasoya to protest the alleged pollution in Bhadar river and its dam-reservoir by various Industrial ...Read More

Two Banaskantha Congress leaders join BJP; former Rajkot Mayor rejoins Congress along with former MLA of Chotila

August 14, 2018
Two Banaskantha Congress leaders join BJP; former Rajkot Mayor rejoins Congress along with former MLA of Chotila

Gandhinagar/Ahmedabad: District Panchayat member and Congress leader from northern Gujarat district Banaskantha joined the BJP today along with district general secretary of party Haresh Joshi. Their induction took place at the state BJP headquarters in Gandhinagar today in presence of party leader KC Patel, Shambhuprasad Tundiya among others. In another development, former Mayor of Rajkot Ashok Dangar rejoined Congress party. Dangar had joined BJP in November 2012 claiming that he was feeli...Read More

Pistols seized from illegal arms factory in Rajkot, four held

August 13, 2018
Pistols seized from illegal arms factory in Rajkot, four held

Rajkot: Special Operation Group (SOG) of the Rajkot Police raided the factory on Sunday night in Kothariya Road area and seized 17 country-made pistols and raw material used for making the firearms. Four persons including the factory owners were arrested in this case. Those arrested are factory owner, Hiren Sardhara (32) and his three accomplices - Harshad Hothi (28), Alpesh Vasani (35) and Balu Sisodiya (38). DeshGujaratRead More

Rajkot Police raid SPA centres

August 05, 2018
Rajkot Police raid SPA centres

Rajkot: With arrival of new police commissioner, the city witnessed first major operation against nearly three dozen SPA centres today. The operation against 'immoral' activities in SPA centres involved couple of hundred cops including senior police officers. More details are awaited on this. DeshGujaratRead More

Tigress in Rajkot zoo dies of snake-bite

July 31, 2018

Rajkot: A tigress in the RMC run Rajkot Zoological Park (Pradhyumn Park Zoo) has died of snake-bite, Superintendent of the Zoo, Ranchhod Hirpara today said. He said that the around 12 and a half year old tigress, was among one of the two yellow tigresses of the zoo and was completely healthy despite ripe age. 'She looked a bit unwell after the closure of the zoo last evening when all the schedule one animals are taken away from display areas and put in cages. Later she fain...Read More

CM worships water of Atal Sarovar, launches tree plantation at racecourse -2 in Rajkot

July 28, 2018
CM worships water of Atal Sarovar, launches tree plantation at racecourse -2 in Rajkot

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani today worshiped the water of Atal Sarovar and performed tree plantation in a function organised jointly by Rajkot Municipal Corporation and Forest Department at Racecourse -2 of Rajkot. Mr. Rupani said that in last May month biggest water conservation campaign ‘Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan’ was taken on hand with the collaboration of people of the state. Similarly, a comprehensive program of planting tree will be conducted in the month...Read More

Rajkot witnessed reduction in crime after citywide CCTV network: PM Modi

July 28, 2018

Lucknow: Speaking at a function to mark 3rd anniversary of PMAY(U), Amrut and Smart Cities Mission, three flagship schemes launched by his government in urban development sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Rajkot in Gujarat witnessed reduction in crime rate in last two quarters after CCTV camera network installed. PM also mentioned the city of Ahmedabad for increase in number of bus passengers after free WiFi service made available at BRTS stations. PM also mentioned Bhopal ...Read More

BJP virtually wins round one in Rajkot district Panchayat but will have to wait for no-confidence process

July 27, 2018
BJP virtually wins round one in Rajkot district Panchayat but will have to wait for no-confidence process

Rajkot: The BJP today got a major boost during the general body meeting of the Congress-led Rajkot district Panchayat, the all important local body in the home district of CM Vijay Rupani, as it virtually snatched all the six committees with the help of dissidents of the ruling party who even came to participate in the proceedings of the house with BJP members. For the six committees including the executive committee, education, health and construction related committees, whi...Read More

22 of Rajkot district Panchayat members reportedly ready to switch to BJP

July 24, 2018
22 of Rajkot district Panchayat members reportedly ready to switch to BJP

Rajkot: There seems to be a 'deep' crisis before ruling Congress in Rajkot district Panchayat as 22 of its 34 members in the all important local body in the home district of CM Vijay Rupani, have reportedly switched over their allegiance to BJP, which has planned to first snatch the 9 committees during election on July 27 and then put a no-confidence motion against incumbent president from Congress party Alapen Arjunbhai Khataria to give the final blow. In the 38 member loc...Read More

Chief Minister Rupani on two-day visit to Rajkot attends number of function, launches Rs 175 crore projects

July 15, 2018
Chief Minister Rupani on two-day visit to Rajkot attends number of function, launches Rs 175 crore projects

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani today gifted developmental projects worth of Rs. 175-crore to Rajkot city. During his visit to Rajkot city Mr. Rupani inaugurated and dedicated developmental projects to the people. Addressing a public meeting there, Mr. Rupani said that his government is taking necessary steps to fulfil the pledge of Prime Minister Mr. Narendrabhai Modi’s to provide homes to everyone by 2022. As a part of this, 17,500 houses have been provided to resident...Read More

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