Lakshmi Ajay


Top 3 IIMs may join hands to bring out world-class journal
Mon, Dec 05, 2016

Current FPM Chairperson and IIMA faculty Amit Garg said that FPM students and alumni can play a larger role in the B-school journal becoming a world-class one.

Show me the money
Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Five people tell us why they prefer the safety of their cupboards, jars and lofts to banks.

Demonetisation hits jewellery market hard, sales down by as much as 70 per cent
Sat, Nov 19, 2016

The Director General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) immediately put up its antennae and over 600 jewellers were asked to report sales of gold.

‘Flush with funds’, marginalised women bank battles cash crunch
Thu, Nov 17, 2016

The 42-year-old bank, which caters to SEWA members who are mostly poor and marginalised women, operates through its 100-odd Bank Sathis and “handholders” through 13 branches.

Demonetisation: Before ban, DCCBs in Gujarat were busy counting old notes
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Another issue troubling cooperative banks was clearance of the banned notes exchanged by the customers.

Demonetisation: Tokens in hand, people wait for refill
Fri, Dec 02, 2016

Even as many customers sauntered in and out of the SBI branch wanting to exchange their currency notes, information of cash running out here is yet to filter out.

Buyers ready, jewellers not: After the gold rush, a slump in sales
Thu, Nov 10, 2016

Tanishq outlets in Delhi’s South Extension and a mall in Saket saw unprecedented sales overnight.

State forest department should introduce online booking facility: MICA students
Sun, Nov 06, 2016

Students cited absence of promotions, marketing, recreational facilities and outdated booking systems in the resorts run by the state forest department in the region.

Junagadh to host expo on Sardar Patel on November 9
Sat, Nov 05, 2016

The show recreates the story of India’s political integration through Patel’s life and his statesmanship through digital interactive installations, audiovisuals, social media and cinematic storytelling.

Rann Utsav: Tents and tariff cut set to woo tourists
Mon, Oct 31, 2016

The rates for four different types of accommodations at the tent city in Dhordo in November-February season ranges from Rs 5,000-Rs 8,100 on twin sharing basis for a one-night-two-day package.

Astrophysicist, LIGO researcher Karan Jani proposes space research center at MSU
Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Karan Jani is part of the research team at LIGO project that looks for black holes with mass 10 to 1000 times heavier than sun.

CEPT varsity graphic shows India without Northeast, sees protest
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

A faculty who was part of the organising team called the gaffe “unfortunate accident” and said, “The poster was meant to be a graphic and not a strict map of the world, just to locate both countries.

Unjha municipality: Independents who won big warm up to Arvind Kejriwal
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Arvind Kejriwal also visited the families of Patidar youths who were killed in police firing in Mehsana and Unjha.

Kin of cop who ‘killed self’ in Gujarat meets AAP leader, set to take case to Supreme Court
Sun, Oct 16, 2016

Investigating officer J G Chavda of Tharad police station said that among the eight accused, one was in custody while five others were out on bail.

‘Jai Sardar, Jai Patidar’: Arvind Kejriwal raises poll pitch
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Reaches out to Patidars, meets relatives of two slain youths.

In backdrop of rain woes: Garba events get extended run of a few more nights
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Last month, The Indian Express had reported about a garba event in Bharuch, organised by Hindu and Muslim business partners, which had to be shelved after protests by the VHP and other saffron organisations.

Sabarmati Central Jail inmates splash hopes of freedom and love on canvas
Wed, Sep 28, 2016

“I will work with an art gallery when I am released,” says 38-year-old Manish Parmar, who is among the three prisoners.

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani’s first ever Twitter Townhall turns into closed-door interview
Fri, Sep 23, 2016

Vijay Rupani, however, claimed that the townhall was a huge success.

Mevani targets PM Modi, Gujarat govt over ‘denial of land rights’ to Dalits
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

At the rally, outside the Taluka Seva Sadan, Mevani spoke about 331 allottees at Saroda village of Dholka, most of whom are Dalits and are yet to get possession of their land under the ALC Act.

‘Denial’ of land rights to Dalits: Mevani targets PM Modi, Gujarat government
Sun, Sep 18, 2016

Dalit activist Jignesh Mevani Saturday targetted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Gujarat government for their inability to provide land rights to the Dalit community in the state.

Three year heritage project: 45 traditional artisans turn designers
Fri, Sep 16, 2016

From taking tuitions for underprivileged kids to being a crafts designer, Ayesha Marfatia has managed it all, thanks to the Gujarat Sewa Women’s Cooperative Federation.

Rann Utsav: 6 villages to offer 2,000 rooms for homestay
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

The policy aims to attract local residents to offer bed and breakfast facility to boost tourists’ numbers that have swelled post the Khushboo Gujarat Ki campaign.

Stern Surrogacy rules to hurt infertile couples most: Experts
Sat, Aug 27, 2016

Surrogacy specialists from the State also averred that the government did not include any representative from Gujarat when the Bill was being formulated.

Dr Rajesh Mehta rescued: At Gujarat Medical college, a collective sigh of relief, some cheer
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

On Wednesday, policemen in plain clothes were stationed outside the college campus to nab the two accused.

Gujarat doctor abduction: Eleven-year-old boy watched it all
Thu, Aug 25, 2016

On Wednesday, the minor, who is the only eye-witness in the case and has testified before the crime branch and the ATS, narrated the account of abduction he had repeated before police several times.

Ahmedabad: Eatery where Modi held Chai Pe Charcha sealed, NaMo tea stall dismantled
Mon, Aug 22, 2016

The NaMo tea stall, which was so named after the Chai pe Charcha session, was also dismantled by the civic body officials during the sealing drive on August 5.

Pramukh Swami’s final darshan: Among volunteers at Sarangpur, realtors and diamond merchants
Wed, Aug 17, 2016

At a busy intersection on Bhavnagar Road at Botad, 150 km from Ahmedabad, is 39-year-old Dilipbhai Kakadiya, a diamond merchant from Surat, handling “transport and emergencies” and giving instructions on a walkie talkie.

Ahmedabad architect highlights need for lake conservation to battle water woes
Thu, Aug 11, 2016

Titled 'Arvind Talati: A forgotten pioneer of modern Indian architecture' - the exhibition which ends on September 3, showcases Talati's professional projects.

Gujarat plans cinema tourism
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

The state bagged the first prize in the ‘Best Film Promotion Friendly State'.

Gujarat Dalit protests: Three bastis, one united voice
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The Indian Express visited three Dalit “bastis” across the state — in Ahmedabad, Surendranagar and Mehsana — to track the Una fallout.

Lord Ram spent 14 yrs in exile… I am going away for 6 months: Hardik Patel
Sun, Jul 17, 2016

Architect of Patidar quota agitation Hardik Patel received a hero’s welcome when he reached his home town after 13 months

Gujarat: Hardik Patel returns to a hero’s welcome at hometown Viramgam
Sat, Jul 16, 2016

Clad in a blue jeans and a crisp white half sleeved white shirt- Hardik who was riding atop an SUV vehicle in a cavalcade of supporters was all smiles as people threw rose petals on him.

Two years later: AAP’s second attempt in Gujarat
Mon, Jul 11, 2016

After Lok Sabha campaign failed, party makes aggressive push for assembly polls but still has miles to go.

Arvind Kejriwal says Gujarat govt got Surat visit cancelled, launches road show
Sun, Jul 10, 2016

Addressing AAP supporters at Sadbhavna Ground nearby, Kejriwal said, “Even though I wasn’t allowed to meet traders and businessmen in Surat, I wanted my Gujarat yatra to begin from Somnath.

Gujarat: After Censor refusal, makers of Patel stir to move film tribunal
Fri, Jul 22, 2016

The CBFC told the filmmakers that if they were aggrieved by the recommendations of the revising committee, they could move the tribunal in 30 days. The movie was scheduled to be released on June 17.

Demolition of CEPT buildings sparks social media outcry
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

Sources said students had protested against the razing of the design workshop at a meeting with the CEPT officials and architecture students had been reportedly using the space last semester in a bid to save it.