Kamal Saiyed


Hardlook: Regularisation of Residential Encroachments; Putting house in order
Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Around 70,000 families will be benefited with Gujarat government’s decision to regularise residential encroachments on government land.

Surat girl clears CA, kin claim she’s youngest
Sun, Feb 05, 2017

Ritu had cleared CA and CPT (Common Proficiency Test) in 2012 with 60.50 percentages in first attempt in 2012, and CAIPCC in 2013 with 59.15 percentages in first attempt and CA final in November 2016 with 52.15 percentages in first attempt.

Surat Education Board set to cancel agreements with pvt trusts for not running adopted schools properly
Sun, Oct 23, 2016

The SMEB runs 331 schools in Surat city, catering to 1.58 lakh students in Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Odiya, English, and Telugu mediums from Classes I-VIII.

Surat constable among 3 held with liquor worth Rs 1.64 lakh
Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Commissioner promises action against corrupt policemen

PAAS to support Patidars in college GS elections
Tue, Sep 27, 2016

The general secretary elections in Surat city colleges will be held in the first week of October.

Amit Shah event: Gujarat frees 136 Patidars minus charge
Sat, Sep 10, 2016

On Friday morning, PAS leader Mahesh Savani rushed to the Kamrej police station to secure the release of the youths. By afternoon, police set free all 136 from different police stations.

BJP chief Amit Shah on stage, Patidars chant ‘Hardik’, disrupt function in Surat
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Besides Amit Shah, those on the dais included Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, his predecessor Anandiben Patel and 44 Patidar MLAs of the BJP.

Surat: At least 3 Patidar leaders arrested as BJP chief Amit Shah lands in city
Thu, Sep 08, 2016

Close aide of PAAS founder Hardik Patel and co-convenor of Surat PAAS Dharmik Malaviya was among those detained.

How gau rakshaks across party lines get Gujarat government rewards
Sun, Aug 07, 2016

It was under Narendra Modi as chief minister, in 2011, that the Gujarat Animal Preservation Act, 1954, got more teeth.

Hardik Patel may head to UP if he clears bail hurdle today
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

If granted bail in the Visnagar case, Hardik would be brought to Surat’s Patidar-dominated Varachha locality in an open truck.

Will continue the fight till our last breath: Zakia Jafri
Sat, Jun 18, 2016

Zakia jafri’s daughter-in-law Duraiyah said, “We stand by our statement that we got partial justice.”

Patidar quota stir: Biopic on Hardik Patel awaits Censor nod
Thu, Jun 16, 2016

The producer of Power of Patidar sent a letter to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel, MoS for Home Rajnikant Patel and the Leader of Opposition Shankersinh Vaghela, inviting them to watch the film.

Gujarat: Leak at Kakrapara Atomic Power Station forces shutdown of Unit-1
Sat, Mar 12, 2016

The KAPS which employs around 350 people saw many of them rush out from the reactor building on learning of the leakage and informed to top officials.

In Surat, 42 women from Odisha set to tie the knot with Patidars
Sun, Oct 11, 2015

Skewed sex ratio results into ‘shortage of brides’ for Patels.

In Surat, BJP MLAs chased away by Patidars
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Leuva Patidars both, Varachha MLA Kumar Kanani and Karanj MLA Praful Panserya had to flee from the meetings after the Patidars hit back.

Cop and self-defence trainer dies facing mob with cane
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

On Wednesday he was armed only with a cane, as was the rest of the team who had set out from Chowk Bazaar police station to control the mob at Dabholi area.

In new uniform for Surat civic teachers, no green or saffron
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

School board finalises violet and black striped shirt and black trouser for male faculty, light brown sarees with dark blue blouses for women teachers.

Carat and stick: A day in the life of diamond polisher Nagjibhai Warya
Sun, May 31, 2015

Although Nagjibhai Warya has been working for over 15 years, he says that no tenure is long enough for a diamond factory owner to trust an employee.

CM set to flag off free Wi-Fi service at Vyara
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

The Vyara Nagarpalika has signed up a private firm Smart Link solutions of Valsad to provide free Internet and has laid out fibre optic cables in Vyara.

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.