Company looking to either buy its own land or enter into joint venture with land owners in state

Even as it nears the launch of its first affordable housing project in Gujarat at Halol near Vadodara, Kolkata-based real estate player Ashiana Housing Limited is already planning to expand its presence in the state. The company is already exploring and researching possibilities for similar project in other cities like Ahmedabad, Surat and Rajkot.

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.

The district authorities have completed damage assessment survey after rain waters caused havoc in several villages of Dabhoi taluka in Vadodara.

Incessant rain for the last few days wreaked havoc in parts of Gujarat causing flood in many cities. The death toll in the state has reached 13 and over 90,000 people have been evacuated to safer areas, according to the state government.

The stormwater drains of the biggest cities of the state failed to cope with the unexpected deluge, in spite of elaborate “pre-monsoon plans” drawn up by municipal corporations. The retreating monsoon drowned Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat, exposing inadequate infrastructure and paralysing life since Saturday.

Conference discusses impediments that prevent solar energy from taking off in a big way in the country.

Stake holders, experts and state level policy makers are seeking reforms must to facilitate growth of solar energy sector up to its potential.

In the second phase of development of solar power projects in Gujarat, the state government plans to generate 60 MW power from rooftops by bringing in 30,000 houses under the project within the nex

Committee questions roles of ICMR, Drug Controller-General of India in the “intriguing” 2010 episode

Accusing the international organisation PATH (Programme for Appropriate Technology in Health) of exploiting with impunity the loopholes in the system during a trial of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, a parliamentary panel has also questioned the roles of the Indian Council of Medical Research and the Drug Controller-General of India in the entire episode.

Nandesari Industrial Estate in Vadodara will commission two treatment facilities for highly concentrated industrial effluents for the first time in the state.

For the first time, steps taken against realtors by Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) in central Gujarat have resulted into a realtor paying fine after a suit was filed against him over enviro