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Opposition mounts pressure on UPA, Congress hits back (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Left parties Monday ratcheted up pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, seeking cancellation of all the ... Read more...

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Keshubhai Patel quits BJP, may float new party


August 4th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Former Gujarat chief minister Keshubhai Patel resigned from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday and is expected to announce a new party soon ahead ... Read more...

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Business-friendly Gujarat appeals to US firms


July 14th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, July 14 (IANS) Leading American businesses on the US East coast have greatly appreciated Indian state of Gujarat's business-friendly approach to economic development and are upbeat about ... Read more...

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Science Express-Biodiversity Special flagged off


June 5th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) To spread awareness about the biodiversity of the country, the Ministry of Environment and Forests along with the Department of Science and Technology Tuesday launched ... Read more...

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New forensic lab for CBI opens in Mumbai


June 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) A state-of-the-art forensic laboratory, exclusively for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), was inaugurated in Belapur here Monday, an official said. Inaugurated by CBI Special ... Read more...

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Maruti’s Rs.4,000 crore plant to come up in Gujarat


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 2 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Saturday signed a pact with the Gujarat government for setting up a Rs.4,000-crore vehicle manufacturing facility.Maruti Managing Director ... Read more...

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Special train to spread biodiversity awareness


June 1st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) In a bid to raise awareness about the unique biodiversity of the country, the central government will be running a 16-coach train named 'Science Express ... Read more...

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Modi rule akin to Emergency: Suresh Mehta


May 30th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 30 (IANS) Former Gujarat chief minister Suresh Mehta Wednesday said the Narendra Modi regime was akin to the Emergency rule of 1975-77."Even if we are unsure that ... Read more...

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Mundra Port SEZ gets halt order on green clearance


May 9th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday ordered the promoters of Mundra Port Special Economic Zone and Alstom Bharat Forge Power Ltd to stop construction activity till green ... Read more...

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Gujarat law exam hit by reservation row


May 9th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 9 (IANS) Thousands will appear for the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) exam Sunday to enter national law universities. But those who have opted for Gujarat National Law ... Read more...

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Murder accused flees court


May 8th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 8 (IANS) A man accused of murdering a doctor and her mother Tuesday escaped from police custody from a court here, police said.Security forces immediately launched a hunt ... Read more...

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Parliament passes IIT bill


April 30th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Parliament Monday passed a bill which will make the six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) capable of granting degrees to the engineers that pass ... Read more...

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Asia’s largest solar park functional in Gujarat


April 19th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 19 (IANS) A 600 MW solar power park, touted as Asia's first and largest, was Thursday dedicated to the nation by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in ... Read more...

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Priyanka stands out in Kashmir Congress posters


February 19th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka seems to be the new mascot of the party in Jammu and Kashmir, having found a prominent place in ... Read more...

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IAF to stage exercise in Gujarat, Rajasthan


November 9th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will Nov 20-Dec 13 conduct an aerial exercise spanning Gujarat and Rajasthan "to validate and test new concepts in order ... Read more...

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Six pharma research institutes to be set up


September 30th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The central government Friday proposed six new pharmaceutical educational and research institutes in the country, including in Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's constituency Rae ... Read more...

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Advani’s ‘yatra’ not for PM’s post: Gadkari


September 29th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Reiterating the party's stand on L.K. Advani's anti-corruption 'yatra', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday said the around-the-country tour was not meant ... Read more...

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Coast Guard to be largest water protection force by 2018


September 27th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard is all set to grow into one of the world's largest forces for protecting territorial waters by the end of 2018 ... Read more...

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Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt charge sheeted


September 18th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 18 (IANS) In the eye of storm after he submitted an affidavit to the Supreme Court implicating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 communal riots, ... Read more...

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BJP top brass descend for Modi fast


September 16th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) A galaxy of BJP leaders will be present on the first day of Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast beginning in Ahmedabad Saturday.Those who are arriving ... Read more...

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Modi and Vaghela on fast track politics in Gujarat


September 16th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Gujarat government is pulling out all stops to make Chief Minister Narendra Modi's three-day fast beginning in Ahmedabad Saturday a huge success even as ... Read more...

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Top Gujarat Congress leaders slam Modi, announce satyagraha


September 15th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 15 (IANS) The Congress party in Gujarat Thursday came out with a set of posers for Chief Minister Narendra Modi, describing his proposed "five-star" fast as the ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi to sit on fast


September 13th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said he will sit on a three-day fast from Saturday to strengthen the state's "peace, unity and harmony".In an ... Read more...

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Security scaled up in Gujarat


September 9th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 9 (IANS) A high alert was ordered in Gujarat Friday after an email taking responsibility for the Delhi High Court blast, warned of Ahmedabad being the next terror target.Ahmedabad ... Read more...

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Haren Pandya’s sisters to approach PM for justice


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 2 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of their late father, the two sisters of BJP leader and former minister Haren Pandya who was killed in 2003 have ... Read more...

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Peugeot to set up Rs.4000 crore facility in Gujarat


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Global automobile major Peugeot Citroen Automobiles (PCA) Thursday signed an agreement with the Gujarat government to set up an automobile manufacturing plant near Sanand at ... Read more...

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Gujarat celebrates Anna victory


August 28th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) Celebrations and victory processions in Gujarat Sunday marked the end of Anna Hazare's agitation in New Delhi for a strong Lokpal bill.In Ahmedabad, a car ... Read more...

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Gujarat governor, government on collision course on Lokayukta


August 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) The Gujarat governor and the government Friday seemed to be on a collision course after the former appointed retired high court judge R.A. Mehta as the ... Read more...

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R.A. Mehta is Gujarat Lokayukta


August 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Gujarat Governor Kamala Beniwal Friday appointed retired high court judge Justice R.A. Mehta as the state's new Lokayukta.This information was given by a delegation of Congress ... Read more...

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Gujarat top cop Sanjiv Bhatt quizzed by CBI


August 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, in the eye of a storm after he pointed fingers at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in relation to the ... Read more...

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Anna supporters baton-charged in Surat


August 24th, 2011 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Activists taking out a rally here in support of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade were baton-charged by the police late Tuesday night.While the police claimed that the ... Read more...

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Warrant against Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt


August 17th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) A sessions court in Gujarat's Jamnagar town has issued a bailable arrest warrant against whistleblower Indian Police Service officer Sanjiv Bhatt in a 1990 case ... Read more...

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Demonstrations in Gujarat to back Hazare


August 17th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) The anti-corruption campaign of Anna Hazare found support in Gujarat Tuesday with people from all walks of life demonstrating in several cities in the state.Demonstrations ... Read more...

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IIM-B students skip lunch over Anna’s arrest


August 17th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) About 1,000 students of the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B) skipped a meal Tuesday in protest against the arrest of civil society activist Anna Hazare in ... Read more...

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Stop ministers’ interference, Modi urges PM


August 13th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 13 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to stop "such blatant interference" from union ministers, especially Home Minister P.Chidambaram, which ... Read more...

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