The obituary columns are becoming longer and longer to the point that the daily Saurashtra Bhaskar's Bhavnagar edition on Thursday set aside eight of its 16 pages for obituary notices.
A video of the incident, which occurred in Navapura village in Sanand taluka on May 3, showed around 500 women carrying water pots on their heads while walking towards a temple.
14,327 new COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, 180 patients die; vaccination for 18-45 age group to start only by May 15
Ahmedabad district recorded 25 deaths, followed by 22 in Surat, 21 in Rajkot, 18 each in Vadodara and Jamnagar and six in Bhavnagar.
Gujarat logs record 174 COVID-19 deaths, 14,120 new cases; color-coded stickers for those exempted from night curfew
Ahmedabad recorded 5,740 new cases, the highest in the state, followed by Surat with 2,116, Vadodara 858, Jamnagar 721, Rajkot 434, Bhavnagar 385, Gandhinagar 324, among others.
During the clash, a man, identified as Rajbha Jadeja, took out a revolver and fired three rounds in the ground to intimidate people of the other group, a Bhachau police station official said.
Gujarat sees record 14,352 COVID-19 cases and 170 deaths; state faces HC flak over poor pandemic management
With the addition of new cases, the count of infections in the state has gone up to 5,24,725 while the death toll reached 6,656, the state health department said.
With a record 158 fatalities in a day, the COVID-19 toll in Gujarat rose to 6,486, the state health department said.
The number of cases in Gujarat rose to 4,40,731 with the addition of 12,553 new infections, said a release by the Health Department.
With April 25, 26 and 27 being seen, as per tradition, as favourable for marriages, Rupani warned that action will be taken against police officials if they fail to keep a check on the events.
This is for the first time that the number of fresh coronavirus has crossed the 11,000-mark in a day in Gujarat.
Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel said that a full-scale lockdown can lead to large-scale job losses though the COVID-19 infection is spreading rapidly in the ongoing second wave.
The state's toll stands at 5,267, and the recovery count is 3,33,564, or 84.61 per cent of the caseload, leaving it with 55,398 active cases, including 304 on ventilator support.
The cumulative count of infections in Gujarat has reached 3,67,616 while the death toll climbed to 4,995, the state health department said in a release.
In Madhya Pradesh, a state helicopter has been placed on standby to fly injections to all needy districts, CM Chouhan said, while admitting that the supply of oxygen is a big challenge.
COVID-19: Gujarat government introduces curbs on gatherings after HC rapping; state records over 6000 cases
After Advocate General Kamal Trivedi informed the HC about steps taken by the Gujarat government to tackle the situation, the court said the reality is quite different from what the government claims.