Sunday, December 4, 2022

Seismic activity “responsible” for polluted Narmada waters...

Counterview Desk Well-known anti-dam organization, Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA), has alleged that seismic activity could be a major reason why the Narmada water got polluted and undrinkable. A statement signed by several senior NBA activists, including Medha Patkar, Kailash Awasya , Mukesh Bhagoriya, Kamla Yadav, Rahul Yadav, Suresh Patidar, Jagdi...

Disclose reasons behind the presence of Sulphide in Narmada dam

Disclose reasons behind the presence of Sulphide and decrease in Dissolved Oxygen (DO) in Sardar Sarovar Dam and its canals. All write to the authority for the disclose reason. The Sardar Sarovar Dam is understood to be The Lifeline of Gujarat and is considered to be the solution to water problem of almost the entire state. Recent media repor...

Very high sodium content in Maggi

Advts of Maggi Nutri-licious Atta Noodles and Alia bhatt endorsed Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water found to be false. Class Action Suits filed on both companies. NGO, Ahmedabad has filed two cases before the District Forum against Nestle India Ltd and L’Oreal India Pvt. Ltd for their misleading advertisements. The advts of Nestle’s Maggi Nutri-l...

Officers suspended for 800 acers land scam

Resident Additional Collector and two others suspended for transferring 800 acres of government land of Chotila taluka for false interpretation of ALC Gandhinagar, Thursday: In a past case of irregularities found in transfer of over 800 acres of government land at Bamanbor and Jivapar in Chotila taluka in Surendranagar district under Agricultura...

Dalit solidarity with Prof Teltumbde in Ahmedabad

CV News/ Saturday, February 09, 2019 As part of protests being held across India, several Dalit rights activists gathered in Ahmedabad to show solidarity in support of Prof Anand Teltumde, sought to be persecuted allegedly on "frivolous and unsubstantiated" charges, such as he sympathizes with Maoists, that he helped provoke violence at Bhima Ko...

Patients will get cashless treatments up to Rs. 5-lakh at 2600 hospita...

Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani today categorically stated that the state government is determined to provide healthy and long life to all of its citizens by covering them under world’s biggest health insurance scheme ‘Ayushman Bharat Yojna’ (ABY) launched by Government of India under the leadership of Prime Minister Mr. Narendrabhai Mo...

Gujarat, Central govt “mess” over poisonous Narmada waters...

  CV News/ Sunday, February 10, 2019 Even as the Gujarat government is going ahead with Narmada Jubilee celebrations, Mother Narmada is allegedly facing it's worst-ever crisis. The Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) in a statement says that after stopping Narmada water from big dams, the drinking water consumption was reduced, and now the rese...

Padma Shri nominee Abdul Gaforbhai Khatri

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani sent his greetings to this year’s Padma Shri award nominee of Abdul Gaforbhai Khatri of Ninona village in Kutch district for keeping alive the 300 years old intricate ‘Rogan’ art of cloth painting through family tradition. The Chief Minister’s letter felicitating Gaforbhai on behalf of Gujarat Government and Pri...

Facebook page dedicated to farmers’ cause “hacked”, ...

CV News/ Wednesday, February 06, 2019 A Facebook page dedicated to farmer’s issues, problems, and knowledge has allegedly been hacked. The page was created in September 2014 to raise the voice of Gujarat farmers’ issues and problems. Its owner, Sipai Husen, claims, it has received more than 2 lakh likes, and it was growing at rapid rate in short...

47-lakh APL families to get 4-liter kerosene

Gujarat  has decided to provide 4-liter of subsidies kerosene per ration-card to each APL family, who are without gas connection, through the public distribution system in the state from February - 2019. The maximum 4-liter of kerosene would be provided to all APL Families, except those living in eight municipal corporations, of the state. The dec...

RKBY to ensure coverage to farmer’s loans and crops by 18 company

Back in 1999, the government introduced the National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (NAIS) or the Rashtriya Krishi Bima Yojana (RKBY) to ensure coverage to farmer’s loans and crops. The scheme did not get off to a good start, lying dormant for a long time and later on being selectively employed to cater to the political motivations of some politici...

Gujarat IAS cadre ex-bureaucrat regrets poor state performance in educ...

Former state health commissioner Dr Amarjit Singh, Gujarat cadre IAS, made a civil society consultation in Ahmedabad an occasion to come down heavily on Gujarat's performance in social sector. Quoting official data, he suggested that, despite economic growth, Gujarat remains one of the worst performers in the social sector. Not only does the state ...

Mental illness: Gujarat’s vulnerable sections “forced̶...

Counterview Desk A recent scrutiny into the state of public health in Gujarat by a voluntary organisation, Sahaj, with the help of two dozen-odd activists and experts, has found that things are particulalry bad with regard to mental healthcare for the backward sections of society. Offering four case studies, it says, there is, in fact, "no public ...

Union Minister of State Jashwantsinh Bhabhor compliment Gujarat for be...

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated the 1 st Rashtriya Adivasi Kala Mahotsav-2019 at Dahod, considered as the eastern gateway of Gujarat. Speaking on the occasion, he said that promoting tribal art in India and abroad is the best way for the conservation of tribal skill and talent; the Central Government and Gujarat Government are doi...

Sanjeli and Jhalod new taluka bhavans

Rs4.80-cr Sanjeli and Jhalod new taluka bhavans dedicated to people Gujarat Chief Minister lays stone of Rs2.50cr memorial to tribal freedom fighter Guru Govind at Karath-Kamboi, Rs.3.20cr Kedarnath temple Ahmedabad, Sunday: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today laid the foundation stone of district tourism development works of a memorial t...