Gujarat Government on Wednesday declared 81 more villages as 'scarcity-affected' owing to acute water shortage there, an official press release said.

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) today commissioned a pollution control vessel ICGS Samudra Pavak at Porbandar to help deal with any eventuality created by the oil spill.

RAJKOT: Heavy rains in Junagadh and near-by areas have caused a flood-like situation in coastal villages of Porbandar district which is known is 'Ghed' area.

Coming down heavily on Modi for his "toilets first, temples later" remark, Congress chief whip in the Assembly Balvantsinh Rajput on Monday said the CM should first follow that in his own state.

Gujarat high court on Wednesday issued notices to the state government and agriculture minister Babu Bokhiria over three petitions demanding revocation of suspension of his sentence in Rs 54-crore

The 12-member committee formed to look into the translocation of Asiatic lions from the Gir sanctuary in Gujarat to Kuno-Palpur in Madhya Pradesh will now study the threat perception to these big c

Rajkot: A number of eligible bachelors in the drought-struck Dedan village near Amreli are ruing their luck.

The Union Government has declared 17 districts in Gujarat as drought-affected, Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani has said.

AHMEDABAD: The rate at which the swine flu virus has been engulfing a restricted number of districts in Saurashtra has been worrying state health department.

3,000 More May Get Partially-Hit Tag In Saurashtra

Gandhinagar: On Wednesday morning, residents in Amreli left every other chore so that they could store water. The Saurashtra town received water supply after a gap of 20 days! Fearing that situation may get out of hands, the state government plans to declare about 1,000 villages as drought affected and an additional 3,000 villages as partially-affected. The move comes after MLAs from Saurashtra and Kutch —the two regions have received just 35% of the average rainfall — raised issues like drinking water scarcity, fodder shortage and migration on the sidelines of the two-day assembly session.