Articles by Maulik Pathak
Union home minister, Shri Amit Shah, while inspecting the areas impacted by the cyclone in Kutch, suggested burying the power lines underground
In 2013, the BJP got 44% votes winning 163 of 200 assembly seats. The 48 seats that belonged to the Congress in 2008, shifted to the BJP in 2013
The 80-km journey to Mangarh Dham from Aaspur remains challenging; some ongoing roadwork has brought hope to locals
Tribal leader Chhotubhai Vasava’s two sons are pitted against each other in Rajasthan’s tribal area for the upcoming assembly elections
Four migrant labourers from Bihar died due to suffocation while working inside a septic tank in Surat. Police are questioning senior officials of the factory.
The British-era bridge built in 1877 collapsed on October 30 last year a week after it was reopened after repairs, leaving 135 people dead
An expert committee has identified key challenges facing the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), including global competition, a decline in rankings, and alumni concerns. The committee has called for improved strategic focus, enhanced alumni involvement, and prioritisation of research. It also criticised the institute for changing its logo and demolishing dorms without consulting alumni. The committee's recommendations are in line with the IIM Act, 2017, which requires performance evaluations and public availability of reports for each IIM. The IIMA board set up the independent expert group to conduct the evaluation.
The “Final Report on Morbi Bridge Incident” submitted by the SIT to Gujarat HC also lays blame on three office bearers of the executive committee of the Morbi municipality
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared that India will soon emerge as a global economic powerhouse and aims to make the country a global growth engine. He accused previous Congress-led governments of discouraging foreign investors from coming to Gujarat. Modi made these statements at an event to mark 20 years of success of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, which aims to woo global investors. He also criticized the previous government for putting hurdles in his way and refusing to attend the summit. The next edition of the summit is scheduled to take place in January.
Modi, who was the Gujarat chief minister when the summit was launched in September 2003, said far from cooperating, the previous government put hurdles in their way
The activist's petition to quash the FIR filed against her will be taken up by the Gujarat HC in October. An explainer on the case against her, and her defence
The Gujarat government on September 4 decided to permit salt pan workers holding leases up to 10 acres to continue their age-old tradition of salt production in the Little Rann of Kutch
…And why the newly formed Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha’s ruckus over the sect’s depiction of Lord Hanuman is only the first of the many negotiations with the sect
The Dalit community says they face stiff resistance from the upper caste people to conduc last rites at the burial ground
The study’s authors are Harshil Patel and Tejas Thackeray from the Thackeray Wildlife Foundation, Patrick Campbell from the Natural History Museum in London, and Zeeshan A Mirza from the Max Planck Institute for Biology in Germany
Arvind Kejriwal has been accused of making “deragatory” comments at press conferences and on Twitter targeting the Gujarat university over PM Narendra Modi’s educational qualifications
Ex-director of IIM-A, Dr Bakul Dholakia said the inefficacy of the existing grievance redressal procedure contributed to the breakdown of governance structure within these institutes
BDB office-bearers have questioned the necessity of establishing a bourse in Surat. They have argued that Surat already houses 10,000 diamond offices in established hubs of Varachha, Mahidhapura, and Katargam
The woman, who died by suicide, had asked her husband and two children to wait for her while she went to buy vegetables. The three were killed when a building collapsed on them
Additional district and sessions judge CM Pawar also ordered release of the 15 persons convicted in the case on bail on producing a surety of ₹50,000 each
Vipul Chaudhary was a minister in chief minister Keshubhai Patel’s government in the 1990s before he sided with Shankersinh Vaghela when he rebelled against the BJP
Manisha Goswami, who is currently in judicial custody for the murder, has been accused of masterminding a honey trap that led to a businessman's suicide.
The Gujarat high court has refused to put on hold Congress leader Rahul Gandhi's conviction and two-year jail term in a criminal defamation case.
According to data provided by the Alang ship-breaking companies, Alang did 1.09 mn tonnes of Light Weight Displacement (LDT) recycling in 2022-23
Some unusual bird sightings have captivated birdwatchers in Gujarat as pelagic birds, typically bound to coastal and offshore regions, have been spotted inland following Cyclone Biparjoy.
Birdwatchers and enthusiasts have reported sightings of Pelagic birds, including species like shearwaters, petrels, storm petrels and terns in places not typically associated with their presence
Shah surveyed affected regions, including Jakhau and Mandvi, and praised coordinated efforts of central and state personnel over “very severe” cyclonic storm.
Cyclone Biparjoy: In areas across coastal Gujarat like Bhuj and Dwarka, people stayed off the roads, and businesses such as hotels, restaurants and petrol stations remained shut.
Cyclone Biparjoy caused damage to homes, trees, and power lines in several parts of Gujarat, India, after making landfall near Jakhau port on Thursday. The evacuation of over 100,000 people and preparations by multiple agencies helped contain casualties, with 23 injuries confirmed and no known fatalities. The cyclone caused flooding in Saurashtra and Kutch, and power outages affecting over 4,600 villages. The cyclone weakened as it headed towards Rajasthan, where heavy rain is forecast. The Gujarat government has announced cash incentives for those impacted by the cyclone, and preliminary assessments have been ordered to estimate damages.
All ports in Gujarat’s Saurashtra and Kutch, including Mundra and Kandla, were shut before Cyclone Biparjoy brought winds sustaining at 115 to 125 km per hour.