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BJP looks to Surat unit ahead of crucial Bihar Assembly polls
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

The party is looking to tap into the sizeable Bihari cadre in its city unit

There is no threat to secularism: Naqvi
Mon, Apr 13, 2015

Speaking on the occasion, Naqvi said, “Some of the political leaders in the country say that nowadays secularism is in danger.

Surat gets a lab to check on synthetic diamond sale
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

The centre was inaugurated by state Minister of Mines and Minerals Saurabh Patel at IDI Surat on Friday.

Govt woos tribals with goat schemes to curb ‘beef sale’
Sat, Apr 04, 2015

The scheme supports the rearing of goats and pitches its produce saying it’s better than the cow.

VNSGU plans to set up Sanskrit dept
Sat, Mar 28, 2015

The UGC has recently granted Rs 1 crore fund to the VNSGU for setting up of the Hindi department.

PM Narendra Modi’s monogrammed suit sold for Rs 4.31 crore
Sat, Feb 21, 2015

On the last day of the three-day auction, there were many bids for the suit that Modi wore during his meeting with Obama.

Blow the Pak boat off, we don’t want to serve them biryani: Coast Guard DIG
Wed, Feb 18, 2015

The boat was destroyed 365 miles off Porbandar after an hour-long chase by a Coast Guard ship on New Year’s Eve.

Killings of key witnesses won’t affect case: Police
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

At least 3 others have survived attacks.

Day after clashes, tension in Bharuch
Fri, Jan 16, 2015

Police and RAF personnel marched the streets in Hansot taluka as schools remained closed.

Communal clashes spark after kite fight in Bharuch; claim two lives
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

Sources told it all began after a Muslim boy was reportedly beaten up in Ambeta village for catching a kite.

Staunch follower, he left because of things he ‘didn’t approve of’
Thu, Jan 15, 2015

In 2001, Akhil Gupta became Asaram’s personal cook and started accompanying him on his tours.

Killings of key witnesses won’t affect case: police
Wed, Jan 14, 2015

Asaram has been charged with rape, illegal confinement and hatching conspiracy.

Don’t venture deep into the sea: Coast Guard warning to fishermen
Wed, Jan 07, 2015

The advisory has reportedly been issued to preempt any attack on Indian fishermen from the Pakistan side.

VHP conducts ‘ghar wapsi’ of 100 Christian tribals, later claims 900 reconverted
Sun, Dec 21, 2014

VHP activists later claimed as many as 900 had been “reconverted”.

Mayor, industry body invite Putin to visit Surat
Sun, Nov 23, 2014

Surat mayor Niranjan Jajmera and the South Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) president, Mahendra Katargamwala, have formally invited Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit the diamond city during his India tour in December. Formal invites on behalf of the mayor and the SGCCI have been sent through the office of the Russian Ambassador […]

After buffalo incident, Surat airport goes through terror drill
Wed, Nov 12, 2014

A team of five people played terrorists, and the entire operation was under the leadership of joint police commissioner.

After crashing with trawler in Gulf of Khambhat, crew of Iranian ship quizzed
Sat, Nov 01, 2014

The vessel with 23 crew on board has been detained by the authorities at Hazira in South Gujarat.

Dawoodi Bohra head praises PM Modi in Muharaam speech
Thu, Oct 30, 2014

Syedna Saifuddin said, “May Almighty bless him (Modi) in all the initiatives undertaken by him and give him great success and sound health.”

Diwali Offer: Surat diamond firm gifts cars, two-bedroom houses & jewellery to 1,200 staff
Tue, Oct 21, 2014

Surat which is said to polish 90 per cent of the world's diamonds, has nearly 4000 polishing units employing over five lakh workers mainly from Saurashtra, north Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

Tension in Gujarat village as police raid after alleged cow slaughter
Tue, Oct 07, 2014

The police reportedly caught a youth carrying mutton packed in a gunny bags, and was on his way to deliver it.

Surat firm made ceramic parts for Mangalyaan
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

After the success of the Mangalyaan, ISRO scientists also called Bachkaniwala to congratulate him.

As Modi leaves for US, his fans from Gujarat follow
Fri, Sep 26, 2014

The BJP leaders going from Gujarat had relatives and friends buy tickets for them.

Bullet fired at Surat trader was meant for Fatta: Babloo
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

Babloo had disclosed that the firing on Dalal was originally meant for Afroz Fatta, but the shooters mistook Dalal as Fatta.

The Big Picture: A school apart
Sun, Sep 07, 2014

Until last year, Amboli village celebrated Independence Day at its panchayat school. That was before it realised 32 HIV+ students were on its rolls. A year on, they are the only children left.

Villagers in Gujarat boycott HIV-positive girl students during I-Day celebrations
Sat, Aug 16, 2014

Villagers choose to boycott 22 HIV-positive girl students on I-Day.

Seven from state selected to play World Cup in Cape Town
Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Indian cricket team had won the last T20 World Cup played in Bangalore, defeating Pakistan by 29 runs.

Five acquitted TADA convicts return home
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

The Indian Express met some of the prisoners and found them relieved to be free of the tag.

Eid comes early for the families of five acquitted
Sat, Jul 19, 2014

Five out of total 12 convicts in the case expected to be released next week; kin express joy, shock and relief.

Surat blasts: Eid comes early for the families of five acquitted
Sat, Jul 19, 2014

They were all serving sentences ranging from seven to 20 years in Surat district Central Jail at Lajpore.

Surat BJP corporator held for ‘interrupting work of govt official’
Sun, Jul 13, 2014

Patel claimed to have “unearthed”an illegal water distribution network scam in Pandesara.

‘Asaram is alive because of my husband, my husband is dead because of him’
Tue, Jun 24, 2014

The showdown between Asaram Bapu and his aide-turned-opponent Amrut Prajapati, who was murdered in Rajkot

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.

After airlines close ops, diamond traders plan to launch their own
Thu, Jun 05, 2014

Three diamond merchants and a builder plan to start Surat-Mumbai airline.

India’s homegrown sodas that survived despite cola wars
Sun, Jun 01, 2014

Unlikely survivors of the cola wars, many of India’s homegrown sodas get by with astute marketing and a little help from nostalgia.

Fatta’s journey: From a small house to Halima palace, global textile market
Sat, May 03, 2014

ED accused Afroz Fatta of violating FEMA in Rs 5,000-cr deal.

Modi refuses garlands, seeks blessing of Mandvi tribals
Sun, Apr 27, 2014

These seats have Congress MPs currently Union minister Tushar Chaudhary from Bardoli and Kishan Patel from Valsad.