Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Aditi Raja

Special Correspondent

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

Now, Vadodara royal family’s commercial project irks VMC
Wed, May 21, 2014

The family has now come up for a commercial complex, Wings, comprising of showrooms, shops, offices as well as a multiplex at the site of an extinct Gaekwad bungalow.

Vadodara erupts in joy for its PM Narendra Modi
Sat, May 17, 2014

In various city areas, residents who are die-hard Modi fans celebrated the victory like their own

Not in the race to be CM: Saurabh Patel
Fri, May 16, 2014

Patel, who has been seen as one of Modi’s successors, downplays the prospect of becoming the next CM.

Lack of staff takes a toll on Vadodara’s 79 gardens
Tue, May 13, 2014

The Establishment Schedule for the current financial year has left VMC no room for tending to these gardens.

Postal ballots in Vadodara and Anand likely to cross 80% mark
Mon, May 12, 2014

The election officials say the number is high and must be seen as a first since postal ballots were never given much attention before.

Visitors at Kamatibaugh ‘awestruck’ by black swan with bumblefoot
Sun, May 11, 2014

While zoo authorities remain oblivious to the ailment of this water bird, zoologists blame the faulty design of the duck pond for the disease.

Cong councillor in Vadodara shifts to AP for YSRCP
Thu, May 08, 2014

Gandhi is known to be close to Jaganmohan.

In the ‘crucial’ stage, Vadodara leaders head to UP for campaign
Mon, May 05, 2014

While Congress Vadodara candidate Madhusudan Mistry is heading the party’s election activity as the UP in-charge.

My remark was on BJP: Mistry tells poll officer
Mon, Apr 28, 2014

Gujarati words can be interpreted as good and vulgar, depending on the person, said Mistry.

Elder brother steps out to campaign for Modi
Fri, Apr 18, 2014

On Monday evening, Somabhai interacted with different sections of the society, assuring them his brother would be “the most progressive PM” for the country.

AAP split over Kulkarni’s candidature
Thu, Apr 17, 2014

It is the candidate then who chooses people to be his campaign workers.

AAP rally draws tepid response as senior leaders give it a miss
Tue, Apr 15, 2014

Convenor Paresh Patel, however, had a different story to tell.

AAP Vadodara candidate a bank defaulter
Fri, Apr 11, 2014

Kulkarni has been served another notice by another credit co-operative society from Sangamner, Gagannagara Maharaj Nagari Sahakari Patsanstha.

Vadodara zoo hopes to get emu chicks by next month
Sun, Dec 29, 2013

Zoo officials confirm that about 33 eggs have been laid by the present pairs of emus,which are now being incubated.

Flooding Vadhvana wetland drives away migratory birds
Sat, Dec 28, 2013

Forest officials say that their pleas with the irrigation department to reduce the water flow into the ecology site — located 40 kms from Vadodara — have fallen on deaf ears.

Probe ordered into Anand pastoral land-grabbing case
Tue, Dec 24, 2013

The government land recordsidentifies the lands as government pastoral lands.

BCA election ends with over 90% turnout
Mon, Dec 16, 2013

With duplicated ballot papers being recovered,the war between the two contesting panels continued even on polling day.

Hit by funds crunch,Baroda hockey body seeks VMC help
Thu, Dec 12, 2013

There must be some exemption shown towards the game,said BDHA president Shyam Prabhakar.

Gaekwad vs Amin: BJP
Sat, Dec 07, 2013

In the past three days,lobbies backing both sides has gained more clarity.

VMC may plant rare trees in Kamatibaug
Tue, Dec 03, 2013

Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) will consider planting some rare species of trees,which were once gifted to the city by Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III,as part of the iconic Kamatibaug Garden.

17-year-old Bharuch athlete gives four kids hope to run the glory mile
Mon, Dec 02, 2013

Siddi children win taluka-level Khel Mahakumbh title.

Where Royalty Lives on
Sun, Dec 01, 2013

Inside Vadodara’s Lukshmi Villas Palace,which till now was a disputed property.