Syed Khalique Ahmed


Gujarat elections: Congress to revive 1971 war memories to counter BJP chest-thumping
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Congress has made grand plans for a year-long celebrations to mark the 100 birth anniversary of Indira Gandhi, starting November 19.

Back in Gujarat, Arvind Kejriwal aims higher
Tue, Oct 18, 2016

Social media groups run by Patidars ran a publicity campaign on Kejriwal’s tour, circulating his photographs at Patidar homes and simultaneously running messages of the countdown to Hardik’s comeback to Gujarat.

President Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate refurbished Sevashram Hospital on October 23
Wed, Oct 12, 2016

This is the second time when the President of the country will be coming to inaugurate the renovated and extended parts of this hospital set up in 1920.

Gujarat elections: Rahul Gandhi to flag off Cong’s adivasi yatra on Nov 19
Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Party president Sonia Gandhi is expected to address a function on the concluding day of the yatra at Shabaridham, a religious site in the jungles of Dangs in south Gujarat, he said.

Congress to take out Adivasi Adhikar Yatra from November 19
Sun, Oct 09, 2016

Ahmedabad: Prominent tribal leader Dr Tushar Chaudhary said that tribals in the state confined to eastern part of the state had not benefitted from the developmental activities in the state.

Gujarat Technological University students build 9,000 toilets in 107 villages
Thu, Sep 22, 2016

The students worked as labourers with the masons. They also dug out septic pits for the toilets.

Gujarat: Congress struggles to keep its flock together
Tue, Sep 13, 2016

Shaktisinh Gohil says he has resigned from the chairman of the committee to remove difficulty for party leadership.

Gujarat government to set up three research centres to boost milk yield of cows, buffaloes
Sun, Sep 11, 2016

The three places where the research stations are being set up are Dharampur near Porbandar in Saurashtra, Palanpur in north Gujarat and Mandvi near Surat in south Gujarat.

Congress leaders sympathetic to BJP preventing it from coming to power, says ex-MP 
Fri, Sep 09, 2016

Demanding that the party be “freed from such people by throwing them out of the party”, Thakor said that “Congress can never regain power in the state till some people are thrown out.”

Cong leaders symapthetic to BJP preventing the party from Coming to power in the state: Jagdish Thakore
Wed, Sep 07, 2016

Thakore said that the "Congress can never regain power in the state till people are thrown out''.

With eye on polls, Congress to hold rallies in tribal areas
Tue, Aug 09, 2016

Congress party is organising two large-scale tribal public meetings in tribal belt of Chhotaudepur and Mangadh on Gujarat-Rajasthan border on the occasion of the World Tribal Day.

Una flogging: Days after show of unity, Dalit outfits go separate ways
Sat, Aug 06, 2016

While two of these organisations have announced protest marches at different times this month, a third group, Gujarat Lok Samiti, has deferred its plan to bring out a rally on August 11.

In Gujarat, fewer applications received from reserved categories for admission to engineering courses
Mon, Jul 04, 2016

ACPC figures say that the number of applicants seeking admissions in engineering courses even from open category that include upper castes of all communities is only 23151 against 28743 seats meant for open category students

With eye on Patidar voters, Kejriwal plans to meet Hardik Patel in Surat prison
Tue, Jun 28, 2016

AAP leaders said that since a fair section of the Patidar community is unhappy with BJP, the Delhi Chief Minister will try win support of those who are upset with the ruling party.

Gujarat: Congress organises protests against rise in vegetable prices in the state
Thu, Jun 23, 2016

Addressing the party workers, including a large number of women workers, Raval said that tomato was selling at Rs 100 per kg, equal to the price of apple.

Number of yoga practitioners soars by up to 30 per cent across Indian metros: Survey
Wed, Jun 22, 2016

The survey was conducted during the course of past two months in wake of the International Day of Yoga celebrated globally on June 21.

Ahmadabad: Quota seats find few takers in degree engineering courses
Sun, Jun 19, 2016

23,790 applications under various reserved categories have been received against 43,086 seats reserved for them, according to data from Admission Committee for Professional Courses.

Medical education: Gujarat govt merges NRI seats with management quota
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

The new decision has been taken after the state government recently decided to scrap 15 per cent NRI quota from state self-financed medical institutes.

Gujarat: Self-financed institutes will stare at more vacant seats
Sat, May 21, 2016

More than 30,000 engineering seats are likely to remain vacant this year against 28,201 seats that could not be filled up last year.

Gujarat University goes for centralised online admissions
Wed, May 04, 2016

So far, centralised online admission was there only for commerce, BSc, BBA, BCA, MSc (IT) and MBA (Integrated) courses.

Saurashtra University to adopt UGC’s model syllabus from this session
Fri, Apr 29, 2016

KCG advisor and former VC of Gujarat University A U Patel said: "We had advised VCs of all universities in the state to go for UGC's model syllabus. Barring SU, others are yet to respond''.

How Gujarat wants to shackle its universities
Wed, Apr 27, 2016

A new Bill that allows govt to overrule decisions by institutions

Gujarat: Universities, colleges outsourcing invigilators for exam due to shortage of staff
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Officials in the examination department of the Gujarat Universty (GU) said that 80 per cent of invigilators on duty during the ongoing examinations for semester VI in BA, B.Com and B.Sc and semester IV for post-graduate examinations were from outside

AAP sounds poll bugle, promises to cut power tariff by 50 per cent
Sat, Apr 09, 2016

Torrent Power Limited(TPL) is charging a very high rate by "manipulating" things in connivance with the ruling BJP and opposition Congress, alleged AAP.

Gujarat University digitises all exam-related records
Tue, Mar 29, 2016

The oldest university of the state, which has more than four lakh regular students on its rolls, besides external students, expects to complete the task within a year.

J&K govt mulls direct flight from Ahmedabad to Srinagar
Sat, Mar 19, 2016

"We are trying to push for a direct flight between Ahmedabad and Srinagar in view of the large number of pilgrims going to Vaishnodevi every year from Gujarat," said Sundeep Kumar Nayak.

Modi, 9 MPs still listed as MLAs in Assembly website; last update 2 years ago
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

The page on the website, it appeared, has not been updated since the later half of 2014. This speaks volumes about the negligence regarding update of information on the Assembly website.

SP scripts history in Gujarat, wins 23 out of 24 seats in Kathlal municipality
Tue, Feb 23, 2016

State SP president Surendra Yadav said that the party had taken into account all the local and caste factors while fielding candidates.

BKS, BJP Kisan Morcha among groups opposed to GM mustard
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee of the Environment Ministry (GEAC) is set to decide on Friday whether to allow commercial cultivation of GM mustard in the country.

GTU allows student startups to complete B Tech in 6 years, instead of four
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

The first state technological university in the country to come out with a startup policy, GTU policy also allows students to take two years of official leave to complete their startup projects.

Gujarat governor wants to reverse trend of Indian students going abroad for studies
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

Pointing out to a time when students from all over the globe came to Nalanda, Takshashila and Vikram universities to acquire knowledge, he said, "time has now changed and our students are preferring to go abroad to study''.

Newly formed Bahujan Republican Socialist Party sets up its state unit, to contest 2017 assembly elections
Sat, Jan 09, 2016

"We will certainly contest assembly elections in 2017. But whether we will go alone or with some other party, will be decided when the elections approach," said Mane.

Govt forms wakf appellate tribunal
Thu, Dec 31, 2015

The third member, a government official, will be the tribunal’s secretary. The state government is yet to make the appointment.

Home after 24 days, Congress members reveal their time underground: Darshan at Somnath, leisure at Diu, Mount Abu
Sun, Dec 27, 2015

With Congress having 26 members and BJP 24, the fight for the posts of district panchayat president and vice-president was close and violent.

Ahmedabad District Panchayat: Wary of poaching by BJP, Cong ‘hides’ its winning candidates
Thu, Dec 10, 2015

Development Commissioner Hareet Shukla too rejected allegations that he purposely delaying the announcement of the date for board formation.

Gujarat civic polls result: Among BJP’s eight Muslims in fray, woman is the lone winner
Thu, Dec 03, 2015

The BJP had fielded a total of eight Muslim candidates for the municipal corporations - four from Ahmedabad, two from Jamnagar and two from Rajkot.