Gujarat Government

189 custodial death cases reported in Gujarat in two years: Govt tells Assembly

Of these 189 cases registered in the last two years, 35 persons died in police custody and 154 others in judicial custody, the CM said in his written reply.

published on : 24th March 2023

Gujarat govt's U-turn: Now, farmers to get daytime electricity in two years

In response to a question in the Gujarat Assembly, Energy Minister Kanubhai Desai stated that all farmers in the state will have access to electricity during the day within the next two years.

published on : 15th March 2023

Of Rs 57 cr Guj govt spent on tourist fests in 2 years, Rs 55 cr on decoration alone

The Gujarat government’s tourism department has spent Rs 57 crore in the last two years on various government festivals to attract tourists. Of this, Rs 55 crore was spent on decorations.

published on : 15th March 2023

Gujarat govt purchased electricity worth Rs 8,160 crore from Adani Power in 2021-22: Assembly told 

In 2007, the state government had signed an agreement to purchase power from Adani Power Ltd for 25 years at levelised tariff rates of Rs 2.89 and Rs 2.35 per unit, the State Energy Minister said.

published on : 4th March 2023

Will seek death penalty for 11 Godhra train burning convicts: Gujarat government

The high court upheld total 31 convictions in the case and commuted the death penalties of the 11 convicts to life term, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said.

published on : 20th February 2023

Gujarat govt allocates Rs 4.44 per student for ‘bagless days’ under education policy

According to Technical Education Minister Rushikesh Patel, schools can also organise sports events, celebrations of national festivals, or meetings with local artisans.

published on : 4th January 2023

Gujarat government transfers 17 IPS officers ahead of elections

Gujarat Assembly election to elect 182 members is slated to be held in December this year.

published on : 24th October 2022

EC pulls up Gujarat chief secy, DGP for failing to file compliance report on transfer of officials

It is usual for the poll panel to issue such directions ahead of Lok Sabha and assembly polls to ensure free and fair elections.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Bulky Gujarat affidavit on Bilkis case irritates Supreme Court

A bench of justices Ajay Rastogi and C T Ravikumar said, “In counter affidavit, series of judgments have been quoted.

published on : 19th October 2022

Thousands of Gujarat govt employees join 'mass casual leave' stir over old pension scheme

Unions representing teachers, panchayat health workers and revenue employees have been protesting since some time for the reintroduction of the of the old pension scheme in Gujarat.

published on : 17th September 2022

Row in Gujarat over Centre ‘holding RTI funds’

Congress spokesperson Manish Doshi said the Congress government had brought the RTI Act to enable the people to know how government departments functioned and reduce corruption.

published on : 9th August 2022

It’s official: Gujarat government scraps Tapi-Narmada river-linking project

Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel announced his government's decision to junk the project, 'respecting the sentiments of tribals'.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Gujarat government must speed up withdrawal of quota cases against Patidars: Naresh Patel after meeting Hardik

Naresh Patel said while the BJP government is positively working towards withdrawal of cases against Patidar youths, it needs to expedite the procedure.

published on : 15th May 2022

Jignesh Mevani calls Gujarat government 'useless' on his return from Assam

Jignesh Mevani targeted the Assam government for not saying 'sorry' over a lower court's critical observation regarding an FIR filed against him in the north-eastern state.

published on : 3rd May 2022

Gujarat government exempts lecturers from clearing computer concept course and Hindi/Gujarati language exams for promotion

CCC+ is a certificate-level course meant to impart basic level computer literacy to the government workforce.

published on : 27th April 2022

Gujarat government suspends official of 'Statue of Unity' governing body for 'inappropriate' remarks against tribal community

A group of protesters camped outside the local police station demanding that an FIR be lodged against the official.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Shortfall of 19,128 classrooms in state-run Gujarat schools: Government

The BJP government informed the House that as many as 5,439 state-run primary schools and 272 private primary schools do not have any compound wall surrounding their campuses.

published on : 7th March 2022

Court directs Gujarat government to pay Rs 49,000 compensation to man who sustained bullet injuries in 1992 riots

The court said Chauhan be paid Rs 49,000 along with simple interest at the rate of 6 per cent per annum from the date of filing of this suit, within 30 days of the order.

published on : 11th January 2022

Gujarat government not in favour of lockdown despite spike in COVID cases: CM Vijay Rupani

He welcomed the voluntary imposition of lockdowns at a local level by villages or market associations in cities.

published on : 10th April 2021

Supreme Court slams Gujarat government for delay in rape trial against Asaram Bapu

The apex court sought to know why the victim was not been examined till now and directed the state government to file an affidavit in this regard.

published on : 28th August 2017