Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

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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.

Is this swarg? Sonia tears into ‘Gujarat model’ in Modi bastion
Fri, Apr 25, 2014

She also talked about the Right to Information Act, Food Security Act and National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme as the initiatives of the Congress and pointed out that the BJP had taken 10 years to appoint the Lokayukta.

Sonia Gandhi takes on Modi in Gujarat, says he’s only worried about chair
Thu, Apr 24, 2014

They are only concerned about their chair and have nothing to do with the poor, said Sonia.

Main accused in hawala racket has underworld links: Police
Thu, Apr 24, 2014

The hawala racket busted by Enforcement Directorate (ED) a couple of weeks ago in Surat is getting murkier with new revelations of the main accused’s underworld links. One of the details that has come out is that on April 10, an envelope containing six bullets was found at the door of main accused Afroz Hasan […]

Self-styled godman Asaram’s son Narayan Sai arrested near Delhi-Haryana border
Thu, Feb 06, 2014

Self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai arrested in Surat rape case.