Saturday, January 16, 2021

Chir Batti – ghost lights in Kutchh Banny

Strange lights are seen over the vast plains south from Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, India. These are the weird Chir Batti – "ghost lights". It is hard to tell whether this landmark is meteorological phenomenon or something else. BANNI GRASSLANDS Marshy, desolate wetlands – Banni grasslands – rise just a few metres above the sea level – although sea...

Bopal to get water from Narmada Canal based project”

Gujarat Chief Minister dedicates, lays stone of AUDA development projects worth Rs.285-crore “Bopal to get water from Rs.160-crore Narmada Canal based project” Ahmedabad, Tuesday: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today dedicated and laid the foundation stones of various development projects of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA) wo...

CM releases book “Mahatma Gandhi: Sanchar ni Shashvat Kala”

Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today, in Gandhinagar, released Gujarati translated version ‘’Mahatma Gandhi: Sanchar ni Shashvat Kala” from original English book “Mahatma: A Great Communicator” written by Dr. Dhiraj Kakadiya, a senior officer of Gujarat Government. The Gujarati translation is done by Dr. Sonalben Parikh, granddaugh...

Complaint is about fake product sold on the e-commerce giant’s portal

Court sends notice to Amazon on CERC complaint The Ahmedabad District Forum has admitted a complaint filed by Consumer Education and Research Centre, Ahmedabad and its chief general manager, Pritee Shah, against e commerce company Amazon for sale of a fake product. The court has taken cognizance of the matter and issued a notice to Amazon. Apar...

renovation of two Gurudwaras at cost of Rs. 10-Cr in Kutch

Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today laid foundation stones for the renovation and refurbishing works of ‘First Paatshahi Gurudwara’ and another Gurudwara at Bet Dwarka, at a total cost of Rs. 10-Crore, located at Lakhpat in Kutch. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rupani said that the life of Guru Nanakji was not just an inspiration for ...

Educational assistance: Gujarat government “discriminating”...

CV News/ January 05, 2019 Veteran Dalit rights leader Valjibhai Patel, who heads the NGO Council for Social Justice, has protested against the Gujarat government raising the upper income limit of parents for availing educational assistance for general category students from from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 4.50 lakh, even keeping it at Rs 2.50 lakh for schedu...

1 st time in the history of CAT, bailable warrants

1 st time in the history of CAT, bailable warrants issued & personal bonds of Rs. 50000/- executed against government authorities in a service matter It has happened rarely in the history of CAT (Central Administrative Tribunal) that central government authorities are issued bailable warrant. CAT Ahmedabad had also directed to execute ...

Foot soldiers” of the 2002 Gujarat riots

By Rajiv Shah He is one of the more prominent "foot soldiers" of the 2002 Gujarat riots. Suresh Jadeja, alias Langdo, alias Richard, is indeed a well-known name in the Naroda Patiya massacre case, in which 97 persons were killed on February 28, 2002, the first day of the riots that shook the nation. Ordinarily, such a person should have been subje...

5-lakh pressure cookers were distributed to 2-lakh women

Chief Minister distributes 5-lakh pressure cookers at 11th Garib Kalyan Mela at Porbandar 5-lakh pressure cookers were distributed to 2-lakh women Foundation stone for 64-km long pipeline laid on the occasion Gandhinagar, Thursday: In deference to Mahatma Gandhi’s concern for the poor, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today launched the 11t...

Rs.23,889-cr disbursed to 1.34-crore poor in 10 years in Gujarat

Rs.23,889-cr disbursed to 1.34-crore beneficiaries in 1,491 fairs so far during the previous 10 editions of Garib Kalyan Mela initiated in 2009 Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will inaugurate the 11th statewide 3-day Garib Kalyan Mela from the coastal district of Porbandar on January 2, 2019. He will attend the next fair at Bhuj in the drought...

I had no intension to cause any damage to Shaktishinh prestige –...

Through his advocate Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has given reply on 20/12/2018 to the legal notices served on him by Congress spokes person and in charge of Bihar unit of Congress party Shaktisinh Gohil that he has not released news against Shaktisinh nor managed the release in any way. As per the instructions of the Chief Minister his lawy...

Ignoring judicial corruption in Gujarat?

BY SEVANTI NINAN | IN MEDIA PRACTICE | 05/07/2008 It is a mystery why neither the national nor regional media followed up on detailed exposes of the chief justice and some of his fellow judges, published by a Gujarati weekly in the state. SEVANTI NINAN reports. Pix: Justice Meena Beginning from the month of April 2008, a Gujarat weekly ...

Morari Bapu, installed statues of Ram, Laxman, Hanuman without weapons...

By Sandeep Pandey* Counterview A saint is one who can give some inner peace by his/her voice. This will happen only when s(he) will talk about love and harmony. Morari Bapu is one saint who has been conveying the message of love, peace, harmony, fraternity, etc. Today when a number of saffron clad figures with aggressive posture, spewing venom, fa...

NBA’s women activists “succeed” in putting an end to...

Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) women activists on Friday succeeded in putting a stop to tree cutting spree, going on in a village near Indore city in Madhya Pradesh. This followed a complaint they lodged with the forest official about chopping of trees in village Nandgaon. The official called for contractor, who was involved in indiscriminate tree cu...

Rs.2285.59-crore to be paid to 26.24-lakh farmers in 96 drought-hit ta...

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today began payment of Rs.2,285.59-crore input assistance for loss of crops to 23.25-lakh farmers in 96 drought-hit talukas in the state. He disbursed Rs.31.93-lakh assistance to Speaking at a farmers rally at Rajkot to celebrate his one year in office and late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s bir...