Friday, Oct 31, 2014



Anticipating trouble, Narmada turns fortress ahead of Statue of Unity ceremony
Fri, Oct 31, 2014

"After inputs that tribals are planning to barge into the event with black flags, we are taking no chances," said a police officer.

Experts to analyze CCTV footage in Vadodara Museum theft case
Tue, Oct 28, 2014

The theft was discovered by a peon, who opened the museum on Sunday.

‘Forgotten’ as a tribe, they cross river to assert identity
Thu, Oct 16, 2014

Till noon, the booth had seen a 60 per cent voter turnout, despite there being only one EVM machine.

Pushed to ‘nowhere land’ by Narmada dam, tribals of a Maharashtra hamlet swim against political current
Tue, Oct 14, 2014

In absence of livelihood from farming, about 60 young men from the village, currently work in various under-construction sites in Surat.

Vadodara: A strained show of normalcy…
Sat, Oct 04, 2014

Vadodara had last seen a major riot in 2006 when six people were killed after clashes over razing of a dargah.

Uneasy calm prevails as police continue combing operations
Wed, Oct 01, 2014

Residents from both communities allege that they are being targeted by the police who are clueless about the real perpetrators

Shall We Dance? Garba ground is the backdrop to countless romances
Sun, Sep 28, 2014

The garba in Gujarat is an opportunity for young men and women to meet, mingle and fall in love — no matter what their caste or religion.

Vadodara communal clashes: Police arrest history-sheeter Garasiya
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

Crime Branch will question Garasiya on Friday about his role in Thursday's incident of rioting.

Amid talks of love jihad, Vadodara garba organisers tread cautiously
Wed, Sep 24, 2014

The organisers here have also installed additional CCTV cameras to spot suspected “romeo” male participants.

Kids who swam to school now cruise
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

Motorboat donated by NRI couple takes village children across Gujarat river quick, safe and dry.

VHP steps up campaign against ‘love jihad’
Sat, Sep 20, 2014

Writes to Narmada district police chief seeking to prohibit Muslims from garba grounds

Kids swim across river to hear about Hiran bridge
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

All this to mark their presence for Teachers’ Day at school, which also included a live address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Sangramsinh’s royal family celebrates Ganesh puja
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Sangramsinh and his family immersed the idol on Sunday, after three days of ritualistic reverence.

Vadodara bypoll: BJP banks on Modi charm, Cong gives a ‘wake-up’ call
Mon, Sep 01, 2014

Bhatt did a road show in Sayajigunj and inaugurated two party offices in Akota and Raopura. Bhatt has promised to work for the people of Vadodara.

On Ganesh Chaturthi, Modi ‘magic’ goes larger-than-life
Sat, Aug 30, 2014

The Vishva Kunj Society pandal has an idol of Modi, carrying an idol of Lord Ganesha on a plank.

Candidates hold road shows as they file nomination forms
Thu, Aug 28, 2014

BJP candidate from Maninagar Assembly seat Suresh Dhanjibhai Patel files nomination on Wednesday.

In Vadodara, woman who slapped cop vs man facing countless cases
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Ranjan Bhatt, 52, is a BJP women’s wing activist said to be close to Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.

Gujarat govt nod to bridge after NHRC issues notice
Thu, Aug 21, 2014

The commission has observed that it raises serious issues of violation of right to life of the children.

Sajanpura villagers refuse collector’s boat offer, insist on Hiran bridge
Sun, Aug 17, 2014

Villagers said that they have turned down the boat because they do not see the boat as a solution.

District to state: Please speed up work on bridge for schoolkids
Tue, Aug 05, 2014

Gujarat : Officials expect ‘positive reply’, assure villagers process will start soon after 7-year wait

Kids swimming to school: Authorities promise bridge
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Gujarat: District officers meet village panchayat members

Despite their pleas to build a bridge, these Gujarat kids swim daily to reach school
Mon, Aug 04, 2014

Drenched, the girls wring their churidaar-kurta uniforms before reaching out for their slippers.

It’s official: Fruits, food items to felicitate guests okay, but must be distributed among anganwadi kids
Mon, Jul 14, 2014

During Patel's first public event, she was welcomed with a garland of peanuts, unlike floral garlands.

VMC downplays water shortage, banks on rains next week
Fri, Jul 04, 2014

VMC officials seem to downplay the existing water shortage in the city, residents in several areas are facing water shortage on a regular basis.

Instilling nationalist pride in NE is RSS’s top agenda: Bhagwat
Mon, Jun 30, 2014

Stressing on building Vidyabharti schools in the Northeast, Bhagwat said, “Five years ago, we started a Vidyabharti school in Nagaland.

I am on a social mission: RSS chief
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Bhagwat, in his address to the gathering, stressed on spreading the “values of religion” as the responsible “big brother” to the world.

Danger zone along the Vishwamitri
Sun, Jun 29, 2014

A day in the life of : Walking along a river bank is no stroll for Jeniben Rathwa, particularly after reports of crocodiles killing more than 10 people in May-June.

I am a man with social mission, without any knowledge of religion: RSS chief
Sat, Jun 28, 2014

Bhagwat said that since India is a country that adheres to its religion, no one can touch it.

RSS chief in Vadodara on four-day state tour, meets his ‘royal friends’
Sat, Jun 28, 2014

Bhagwat will also attend the celebrations of the centenary death year of spiritual leader Vasudevanand Saraswati Maharaj

RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat sidesteps on Sangh leaders’ involvement in Vyapam scam
Fri, Jun 27, 2014

Bhagwat sidestepped on the issues calling it a matter “in legal purview and out of the Sangh’s dominion”.

Statue of Unity project rusts, no new iron in 2 months
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

Last December, Modi, as chief minister of Gujarat, flagged off a convoy of trucks that were to travel across India on a drive to collect iron tools from seven lakh villages.

Recipients of school kits recognise Bharat Mata, Modi, but not Anandi Patel
Fri, Jun 20, 2014

Shala Praveshotsav z Majority of students who got kits in Vadodara are Muslims.

RSS book in Vadodara schools
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

The yoga chapters lay down a disciplinary daily schedule for students, right from physical yogasan to chanting Sanskrit shlokas.

Narmada or Vishwamitri, crocodiles on the offensive in Gujarat
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

The other reason holds good for both rivers — crocodiles turn aggressive in summer when they nest on the banks.

Zoo staff busy catching live lizards for pregnant hornbill
Mon, Jun 09, 2014

According to the authorities, the hornbill has produced off-springs only on five occasions at this zoo since 1998, the last being in 2004.

Difference in number of votes polled and counted in LS polls
Thu, May 22, 2014

20 Vadodara constituencies saw a total of 11,55,694 votes being polled on April 30, but according to district election office records on May 16, the total number of votes stood at 11,55,656