Articles tagged under: rajkot

Sulking Congress leader Bavaliya meets Rahul in Delhi, says no plans to quit congress ‘as of now’

June 22, 2018
Sulking Congress leader Bavaliya meets Rahul in Delhi, says no plans to quit congress ‘as of now’

Rajkot/New Delhi: 'Aggrieved' Senior Congress leader and MLA from Jasdan in Gujarat, Kuvarji Bavaliya today had a meeting with party president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi in presence of state in-charge Rajiv Satav. Bavaliya later said that he had two agendas for the meeting. One was about the meeting of leaders of Koli community from poll-bound Rajasthan, MP and Chattisgarh with Gandhi and second one was about the issue of ignoring of several senior party leaders in Gujarat. ...Read More

Binaben Acharya elected as new Mayor of Rajkot

June 15, 2018
Binaben Acharya elected as new Mayor of Rajkot

Rajkot: BJP councilor Bina Acharya was today elected as new Mayor of Rajkot city. Councillor Ashwin Moliya has been elected as Deputy Mayor. Very experienced councilor Uday Kangad has been made the Chairman of Standing Committee as expected. Dalsukh Jagani has been made leader of ruling party while Ajay Parmar has been appointed as whip. The new mayor has been associated with Lions Club and has also served as joint secretary of women's wing of Greater Rajkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Rup...Read More

In video: Morari Bapu spotted on two-wheeler

June 13, 2018

Rajkot: Ram Kathakar Morari Bapu was spotted on two-wheeler in Rajkot city last evening. Morari Bapu was here to attend the Saurashtra Literature Festival organized by a Gujarati daily. DeshGujarat Read More

NA permission to go online, AIIMS location to be decided on merit through challenge route: Rupani

June 10, 2018
NA permission to go online, AIIMS location to be decided on merit through challenge route: Rupani

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today said that the State government will make the process of Non Agricultural permission (NA) online. Rupani was speaking about how technology can be used against corruption in a function of private TV channel in Rajkot today evening. Rupani gave example of how building plan permission process has been converted online. Rupani said the government wants to further strengthen the Anti Corruption Bureau. When asked about All India Institute o...Read More

Mahant of temple in Rajkot, who was accused of rape and jailed, commits suicide

June 07, 2018
Mahant of temple in Rajkot, who was accused of rape and jailed, commits suicide

Rajkot: A 73 year old Mahant (Chief Priest) of a temple here, who was made accused of rape with a 30 year old woman around two and a half years ago and was also jailed in this connection today committed suicide. Police said that Magandas Mohandas Nimawat, mahant of Jokiya Hanuman temple behind Raiyadhar hanged himself in his residence in the temple premises. He was on bail in the rape case which was lodged in December 2015. His son Dinesh M Nimawat claimed that his fat...Read More

Child labourers living in pitiable and inhuman conditions liberated from Rajkot based Gopal Dairy

May 31, 2018
Child labourers living in pitiable and inhuman conditions liberated from Rajkot based Gopal Dairy

Rajkot: In a raid conducted by Social Defense department team along with Thorana police, 15-20 child labourers were liberated. The children are from other states. They are believed to have trafficked by agents. The children were kept in inhuman and pitiable conditions. They were given small rooms without fan for co-living. Their common toilet had no door. The room, they were given for living was stinking due to lack of proper sanitation. The children were working with machines in dairy's packagi...Read More

Rupani meets Railway Minister in Delhi, demands extension of Delhi – Ahmedabad Rajdhani train to Rajkot

May 29, 2018
Rupani meets Railway Minister in Delhi, demands extension of Delhi – Ahmedabad Rajdhani train to Rajkot

New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani held a meeting with union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in the evening on Monday and discussed various issues related to Railways in Gujarat. According to a statement issued by the State government, the meeting continued for 30 minutes around. It was a review meeting with special focus on bullet train, Gandhinagar railway station reconstruction and other important issues. Senior officials of Railways were present in this meeting. The Chief...Read More

Rajkot – Mumbai Duranto train flagged off

May 27, 2018
Rajkot – Mumbai Duranto train flagged off

Rajkot: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani inaugurated the superfast Mumbai-Rajkot Duranto A.C train from Rajkot railway station today. The Rajkot-Mumbai Duranto train No.12268 will start at 7:05 pm and stop at Ahmedabad and Surendranagar and reach Mumbai at 6:00 am on the next day. The Mumbai-Rajkot Duranto train No. 12269 will start at 11:25 pm from Mumbai, stop at Ahmedabad and Surendranagar and reach Rajkot at 11:00 am the next day. On behalf of each and every person of Saurashtra, ...Read More

Ahmedabad – Mumbai Duronto Express to be extended to Surendranagar and Rajkot from 27th May

May 25, 2018
Ahmedabad – Mumbai Duronto Express to be extended to Surendranagar and Rajkot from 27th May

Ahmedabad: Duronto Express, a nonstop express train running between Ahmedabad and Mumbai will be extended to Surendranagar and Rajkot from 27th May. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani who is from Rajkot will flag off the train. DeshGujarat Read More

Taking suo moto cognizance of Shapar-Veraval incident NHRC seeks report from Gujarat govt.

May 22, 2018
Taking suo moto cognizance of Shapar-Veraval incident NHRC seeks report from Gujarat govt.

Rajkot/Gandhinagar: Taking suo moto cognizance of the incident of death of a Dalit youth in Shapar-Veraval of Rajkot district, who was beaten to death under suspicion of him being a thief, the National Human Rights Commission has sought a report from the chief secretary of Gujarat about it. Notably, the youth was brutally beaten by owners of Radadiya Industries factory on May 19. He was admitted to the civil hospital Rajkot where he succumbed on May 20. Taking a prompt...Read More

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