Cyclone Biparjoy

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Gujarat Govt Faces Challenge Of Restoration Works In Cyclone Biparjoy Affected Villages

After fighting the severe 'Cyclone Biparjoy' the Gujarat Administration and Government need to face a bigger challenge of re-establishment. Due to the 10 days Cyclone, the coastal region of the State, including Kutch, Morbi and other regions, is devastated with major loss of properties and lives. Of other challenges, the immediate one is to restore electricity for 300 villages and clearing roads, blocked with uprooted trees and others.

Sat, 17 Jun 2023 - 12:40 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cyclone biparjoy, Gujarat Government, Natural Disaster, Restoration Work

Courtesy: NDTV

Cyclone Biparjoy Make Land In Gujarat, 300 Electricity Poles In Morbi

The severe cyclone 'Biparjoy' made landfall in Gujarat, with intense destruction. Heavy rains and gusty winds at a speed of over 115-120 kilometres per hour, started destroying the Morbi district on June 16. Approximately 300 electricity poles were uprooted, and 45 villages of the district suffered power cuts and left many people injured. Although the state government is prepared with a huge disaster management force, cycoone will create… read-more

Fri, 16 Jun 2023 - 09:31 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Morbi district, Electricity Poles, Cyclone biparjoy, Disaster Management, Gujarat Government


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Biparjoy Cyclone To Make Landfall In Gujarat, 74,000 People Evacuated

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an alert for "severe cyclone" Biparjoy. With high speed, the cyclone which is the longest-lasting is approaching the coastal region of Gujarat. Taking serious note of the disaster cyclone, the State Government is prepared with NDRF, SDTRF and other disaster management teams. Approximately 74,000 have been evacuated from 4 dangerous districts to safer zones. Furthermore, Central Government and… read-more

Thu, 15 Jun 2023 - 09:54 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Biparjoy, Severe Cyclone, Gujarat Government, Evacuation Operation, Central Government

Cyclone Biparjoy

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Biparjoy Cyclone To Intensify, Govt Evacuates Over 37,000 People

In the latest update, Cyclone Biparjoy barrels towards the Kutch coast in Gujarat, following which the government made evacuation arrangements, As of now, nearly 37,800 people living near the sea in eight districts of the state have been shifted. The powerful cyclone will make landfall near Jakhau port on the evening of June 15, said India Meteorological Department (IMD). Furthermore, the IMD alerted extensive damage potential nature of… read-more

Wed, 14 Jun 2023 - 12:44 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: IMD, Cyclone biparjoy, evacuation, Gujarat Government, Natural Calamity

Bilkis Bano

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Supreme Court Approves Special Bench To Review Bilkis Bano Gang Rape Petition

In a hope to gang rape victim Bilkis Bano, the Supreme Court (SC) agreed to form a larger special bench to review the petition, challenging the pre-mature release of 11 accused in the 2002 Bilkis Bano Rape Case. Notably, on Independence Day 2022, the BJP-led Gujarat Government released the convicts in the Gang Rape Case. The release was challenged by the victim in the High Court, following which Supreme Court.

Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 02:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bilkis Bano Gang Rape, Supreme Court, convicts, Special Bench, Gujarat Government

Courtesy: Zee News India

Bilkis Banu

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Bilkis Banu Gangrape Case: SC Directs Gujarat Govt To File Detailed Report

The Supreme Court heard the plea challenging the Gujarat government's decision to grant remission to 11 convicts in the Bilkis Banu gangrape case. During the court hearing on September 9, the SC issued a notice to the Gujarat government and asked to file the entire record of the proceedings, including the remission order given to the convicts in two weeks. The SC adjourned the matter in the third week.

Fri, 09 Sep 2022 - 05:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Gujarat Government, Bilkis Banu Gang Rape Case, Supreme Court, Remission Convicts, Legal Proceedings

Supreme Court

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SC Issues Notice To Gujarat Govt, Hears Bilkis Bano Gang Rape PILs

The Supreme Court reviewed three Public Interest Litigations (PIL) filed against the release of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang-rape case. On August 25, the SC issued a notice to the BJP-led Gujarat Government for the release of the convicts, demanding a reply and adjourned the matter after two weeks. The case was heard by a bench headed by CJI NV Ramana, who is to retire on August 26.

Thu, 25 Aug 2022 - 12:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bilkis Bano Gang Rape, Convict Released, Gujarat Government, Supreme Court, CJI NV Ramana

Courtesy: NDTV

Bilkis Banno

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Gujarat Govt Releases 11 Convicts In 2002 Rape Case, Opposition Slams BJP

In a historic move, the Gujarat Government released 11 convicts for raping a pregnant Bilkis Bano in 2002. Notably, convicted in 2008, the accused moved the SC, seeking premature release, granted by the Gujarat Government later in 2022. The 11 convicts, granted premature release are Jaswantbhai Nai, Govindbhai Nai, Shailesh Bhatt, Radhesham Shah, Bipin Chandra Joshi, Kesarbhai Vohania, Pradeep Mordhiya, Bakabhai Vohania, Rajubhai Soni, Mitesh… read-more

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 07:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bilkis Bano, rape accused, Gujarat 2002, released, Gujarat Government

Supreme Court, Asaram Bapu

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SC Sends Notice To Gujarat Government In Response To Asaram Bapu's Bail Application

Supreme Court has given the Gujarat government notice in response to a petition for bail filed by self-described godman Asaram Bapu, who cited his advanced age and failing health as reasons. A bench of Justices asked Gujarat for a response and scheduled the case for hearing on September 7. Asaram is facing rape and illegal detention accusations after one of his former Gujarat devotees accused him of sexual abuse.

Sat, 13 Aug 2022 - 06:40 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, notice, Gujarat Government, Asaram Bapu, Bail Plea

Bhagavad Gita


Gujarat Government Makes 'Bhagavad Gita' Part Of School Syllabus

In the Assembly on March 17, Gujarat government announced that Bhagavad Gita will be a part of the school syllabus from classes 6 to 12 in the state. During a discussion on budgetary allocations, Education Minister Jitu Vaghani made the announcement. The decision was taken to introduce the values and principles enshrined in Bhagavad Gita. Furthermore, the government will provide books and audio-video CDs to the students.

Fri, 18 Mar 2022 - 02:12 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Bhagavad Gita, Gujarat Government, Jitu Vaghani, NEP, Sarvangi Shikshan