Jaitley defends Modi government in Gujarat over 2002 riots

Jaitley defends Modi government in Gujarat over 2002 riots

New Delhi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday defended the then Gujarat government headed by Narendra Modi over the 2002 riots, saying the state government was not responsible for the incident that sparked off the violence – the burning of the Godhra train in 2002 in which 59 people were burnt alive. “How is the Gujarat […]

PM Modi seeks mother’s blessing on birthday

PM Modi seeks mother's blessing on birthday(

Gandhinagar, Sep 17 (Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met his mother here and sought her blessings on his 64th birthday. A large number of residents gathered to wish “Happy birthday Narendrabhai”. Modi, who turned 64 Wednesday, reached Ahmedabad Tuesday in his first visit to Gujarat after becoming the prime minister. Modi family sources told IANS […]

Modi arrives in Ahmedabad

Modi arrives in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Sep 16 Narendra Modi, on his first visit after becoming prime minister, arrived here Tuesday, a day ahead of President Xi Jinping’s three-day sojourn. Modi flew in to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here on a two-day official visit to his home state Gujarat. This is the first home visit of Modi after becoming […]

BJP wins Gujarat’s Vadodara LS seat

BJP wins Gujarat's Vadodara LS seat

Ahmedabad, Sep 16 Bharatiya Janata Party’s Ranjan Bhatt Tuesday won the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat, defeating Congress candidate Narendra Rawat. The bypoll to this seat was held Sep 13.   More about Gujarat by poll result:- Gujarat (9 Seats): BJP leading in 5; Congress leading in 4 Assembly constituencies 11:28 am: Results declared […]

Rajnath to visit Bhuj, meet border guards

Rajnath to visit Bhuj, meet border guards

New Delhi, Sep 9 Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Bhuj area of Gujarat from Wednesday and interact with the troopers deployed on the border area with Pakistan. “Home minister will visit Bhuj area in Gujarat for two days from Wednesday,” a home ministry official said, adding he will also “familiarise (himself) with the border […]