Tag: Gujarat

From chaiwala to PM: A look at Narendra Modi’s journey

In a nation that still has the Nehru-Gandhi hangover, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left his own mark. While his dissenters are also more proactive than ever before, India has gotten a dynamic and vocal Prime Minister after a long time. From his frequent foreign tours and tailor-made suits carrying[Read More…]

BJP ruled states report highest number of crimes against SC, STs

According to National Crime Record Bureau’s annual data BJP-ruled states of Gujarat, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan have reported the highest rates of crimes against Scheduled Castes in 2015. Gujarat reported the highest crime rate against Dalits (163.3%, 6,655 cases), followed by Chhattisgarh (91.9%, 3,008 cases), Rajasthan (58.5%, 7,144 cases). Uttar Pradesh which is[Read More…]

PIL against Pokemon Go for hurting religious sentiments

In a seemingly weird move, a PIL has been filed in the Gujarat High Court against developers of the location-based augmented reality game Pokemon Go, alleging it hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship. The Gujarat HC has sent out notices in reaction to[Read More…]

PM Modi launches irrigation scheme in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched an irrigation scheme Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI) Yojna, in his home state Gujarat. SAUNI Yojna, is a project initiated by him in 2012 as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. SAUNI project aims at diverting the floodwater from Sardar Sarovar Dam to several[Read More…]

The curious case of money siphoning in GIFT city project

Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley in the latest budget approved various tax exemptions to Gujarat International Finance Tech-City (GIFT City) which is country’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) being established between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar. The project received the much-required recognition from the finance minister despite the fact that the clouds[Read More…]

Anandiben Patel takes oath as new MP Governor

After Anandiben, who’s the next CM of Gujarat?

With Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel submitting her resignation after a week of protests across the state following the Una incident, speculations are rife about the next chief ministerial candidate in Gujarat. Apparently, four people have emerged as the front runners in the race. Newsd tells you who’s in the[Read More…]





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