Gulf Times - Gujarat
14 migrant labourers crushed under speeding truck in India

14 migrant labourers crushed under speeding truck in India

At least 14 migrant labourers were crushed to death and six others injured on Tuesday morning by a speeding dumper truck in Western Indian state of Gujarat.

Troops deployed in Indian state as coronavirus cases surge

Troops deployed in Indian state as coronavirus cases surge

Hundreds of paramilitary forces have been deployed in coronavirus-hotspot Gujarat state as India on Friday faced a surge in the number of deaths and infections from the outbreak.

Train kills three endangered lions in India

Train kills three endangered lions in India

Three endangered young lions were killed after being run over by a goods train in a wildlife sanctuary in western India, a forestry official said on Tuesday.

Child kidnap rumours spark five more Indian mob attacks

Child kidnap rumours spark five more Indian mob attacks

The assaults in Gujarat, sparked by talk of hundreds of child kidnappers on the loose, are just the latest in a string of similar recent episodes in at least five Indian states.

Indian groups step up protests ahead of movie release

Indian groups step up protests ahead of movie release

Protests against the film turned increasingly violent late on Tuesday with vandalism around a number of multiplexes in the western state of Gujarat and dozens of motorcycles being set on fire around malls.

Cyclone Ockhi weakens, may not hit India's west coast

Cyclone Ockhi weakens, may not hit India's west coast

More than 1600 people had been shifted from low-lying areas in and around the city of Surat to safer places, NDTV news channel reported. Rescue and relief teams remained stationed along the coast.

Cyclone Ockhi heads towards India's western coast

Cyclone Ockhi heads towards India's western coast

Cyclone Ockhi, which battered parts of southern India and left at least 25 people dead, was expected to make landfall in the west of the country over the next 24 hours, the Meteorological Department said on Monday.

Indian court commutes death sentences of 11 Muslims

Indian court commutes death sentences of 11 Muslims

The 11 men will instead face life in jail for causing the fire that killed 59 Hindu passengers and set off some of the worst religious violence to hit India since independence.

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning kills 21 as India reels from floods

Lightning killed 21 people in eastern India as large swathes of the country reel under the worst floods in years that have left hundreds dead and millions displaced, officials said on Monday.

India's monsoon floods leave 213 dead

India's monsoon floods leave 213 dead

Severe monsoon flooding has killed 213 people in western India, an official said on Sunday, as rescuers continue to sift through villages devastated by torrential rains.

Floods kill 120 in Gujarat, with industry, cotton hit

Floods kill 120 in Gujarat, with industry, cotton hit

Widespread flooding in India's western industrial state of Gujarat has killed more than 120 people and paralysed infrastructure, officials said on Friday, with tens of thousands of cotton farmers also suffering heavy damage.

Rescuers on war footing as flooding hits Indian states

Rescuers on war footing as flooding hits Indian states

Floods and relentless rain in India's western state of Gujarat have killed at least 75 people and displaced over 25,000 over the past three weeks, officials said on Wednesday.