A former official of the VMC affordable housing department said that the total rent disbursed to the families until September 2016 was Rs 15 lakh per month.
Not a single banyan tree will be cut in the process of opening of road line... If there are any tree are in the middle of the widened road, we will try to transplant it.
Two major roads in Vadodara, R C Dutt and Jail Roads, are in the process of expansion. Standing in the way are age-old Banyans, symbolic to the city which gets its name from these trees. Will the trees have to go?
Nine students from Afghanistan and African nations were remanded in judicial custody for alleged rioting Wednesday, following Sunday’s clash at the hostel.
The problem for Hardik is that all his options have limitations. By aligning with the Shiv Sena, Hardik is evaluating if Sena can garner enough Hindu votes in Gujarat to hit the BJP hard.
Many farmers in the district have simply discarded their crops for lack of takers.
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan ‘Venki’ spent a day in his home city, interacting with old friends and taking a stroll at his alma mater, Convent of Jesus and Mary
Days after the Gujarat government cleared an ordinance to toughen the prohibition law – proposing a ten-year imprisonment for possession of alcohol – the talking point has been a raid conducted by the Vadodara rural police at the privately-owned Akhand farmhouse in Sevasi, where prominent personalities were attending a pre-wedding party organised by two reputed […]
Days after a pre-wedding party was raided in Vadodara, investigations by the police carried out on all those who were detained at the party have shown that at least 143 guests tested positive for alcohol consumption.
The zero-balance Jan Dhan accounts in Gujarat have reduced by 30,909 until November 23 (from 19,26,793 on November 9 to 18,95,884 on November 23).
Rupani had spoken about how the party “was not afraid of situations, but found solutions”, and that the BJP was not a party of “despair” but of “systems”.
The delay has also meant additional financial burden of disbursing rental allowances to beneficiaries for a longer time.
Like Baria, Rajesh Parmar, works as office assistant at a firm in the the city, was asked to accept advance salary until March 31 in cash, amounting to Rs 45,000.
Army's response to RTI filed by Pankaj Darve revealed that post Kargil conflict, as many as 4,675 soldiers have lost their lives along the LoC in ceasefire violations by Pakistan.
Each of the three CMs of Gujarat since its foundation have laid a foundation stone for a part of the project -- Statue of Unity.
In January this year, the project ran into controversy after the VMC began a process to procure land for widening the existing 18-metre road along the plot, mandatory for the construction of a mall.
Vadodara's gangster Mukesh Harjani was one of the most wanted criminals in Gujarat.
The scars linger, but Ishrat has decided to face her fears by returning to the hospital to serve the patients in her own small way.
They also ascribed various attributes to Modi as “observer, efficient, arduous, competent leadership, ambitious, intellectual, technocrat and visonary”.
The CAG had said that the park had the potential be a UNESCO World Heritage site, attracting tourists from world over.
VMC says permission given to hoardings under ‘religious’ head, didn’t check contents; realtor argues banners put up to promote Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who visited the Statue of Unity project on Thursday ahead of Garib Kalyan Mela in Rajpipla, said iron extracted from the scrap has been used “symbolically” in the statue.
In Vadodara, September 30 is the deadline to file applications for candidature and so far, 15 leaders have sent their requests to the GPCC, staking claim to five Assembly constituencies.
VMC officials said the request for allowing the plot for garba came first (on Monday), while the Muslims sought the ground for tazia on Thursday.
The decision was taken days after foreign delegations planning to attend the event had enquired about availability of non-vegetarian dishes, especially beef, and alcohol.
Teachers say that unlike text-book reading, an interactive digital board works well to keep the attention of the students.
The Surrogacy Bill, bars married couples who have biological or adopted children, single people, live-in partners and homosexuals from opting for surrogacy.
The proposed Bill bars married couples who have biological or adopted children, single people, live-in partners and homosexuals from opting for surrogacy.
Several Dalit outfits had appealed to community members to stop disposing of animal carcasses and clearing garbage to protest flogging of Dalits in Una by ‘gau rakshaks’.
According to police, the officers were taking turns to keep watch on Raut and the officer doing so dozed off when Ajmer station was approaching.
If the split in the BJP was not already evident enough, Tuesday’s hoarding put up across the city by former VMC Standing Committee chairman and BJP leader Vijay Shah drove the point home.
A village in Gujarat’s Surat district has hit the spotlight for being the birthplace of late Sheikh Ahmed Deedat, the mentor of Zakir Naik.
It was under Narendra Modi as chief minister, in 2011, that the Gujarat Animal Preservation Act, 1954, got more teeth.
The Anand police, guarded about Raut’s arrest, are now hoping that the court will cancel his bail in the previous conviction.
On May 31, the VMC had demolished 318 homes in the Muslim-populated Sulemani Chawl as part of “Slum free Vadodara” project and started working on resettling them in Kapurai area on Dabhoi Road, where upper caste Hindus reside.
Hardik said that the BJP tried to break his morale by putting him in prison, but he sought strength from reading “inspirational stories” of Nelson Mandela.