Syed Khalique Ahmed


Congress likely to replace Gujarat chief Solanki with Modhwadia
Sat, Jul 22, 2017

The cross-voting has probably rattled Congress, which wants to keep its flock together ahead of the Rajya Sabha polls on August 8.

Hotel management courses in Gujarat receive only 26 applicants
Sat, Jul 15, 2017

Gujarat government’s rules allow the institutes to fill up their vacant seats with candidates from other states after the ACPC admission process is over.

No takers for engineering colleges in remote areas
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

As many as 39 out of a total of 141 engineering colleges across the state, especially those in remote areas, are such where over 75 per cent seats are lying vacant after the first round of admissions, which got over on Wednesday.

Monsoon Measure: Major Gujarat dams running low with water despite heavy rainfall
Fri, Jul 07, 2017

According to figures available with Narmada, Water Resources and Water Supply (NWRWS) Department, the average water level in most of the dams in the state stood at 32 per cent of their total storage capacity by Thursday morning.

After Poor show in Goa & Punjab AAP’s dilemma: To contest or not
Sun, Jun 11, 2017

Visuals of Majhi carrying Amanga Dei’s body on his shoulders, with his daughter Chandini walking by his side, went viral and triggered outrage.

Gujarat Congress tries to keep flock together, gives tickets to all MLAs
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

The Wednesday’s meeting also came in the backdrop of Congress promising poll tickets to all its 57 MLAs in the state — a move, according to sources, was to preempt any damage to the party in case Vaghela returns to BJP.

Gurudas Kamat out, Congress appoints Ashok Gehlot as Gujarat in-charge
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Sources said there will be more organisational changes, including appointment of new state Congress presidents and general secretaries, in the coming days.

Shankersinh Vaghela camp wants Cong to name CM nominee
Wed, Apr 19, 2017

“All the MLAs present in the meeting demanded Vaghela to be projected as CM candidate because he is popular and has a rapport with all the communities," said senior Congress MLA

Hackathon 2017: B Tech students develop softwares to protect ISRO data from hackers
Sun, Apr 02, 2017

Mentored by their professors Keshav Kaushik and Amber Hayat, all the six students have been registered as “ethical hackers’’.

Gujarat polls 2017: Solanki, Vaghela meet Rahul, talk poll plan
Sat, Apr 01, 2017

The state Congress leadership had earlier announced that they would release the list of the candidates six months before the elections.

Arvind Kejriwal to visit Gujarat on March 26
Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Kejriwal will visit Gujarat to hand over memoranda of peoples’ demands to Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani.

Gujarat: Welfare Party of India, new player in state politics
Tue, Feb 07, 2017

The party will be formally launched in Gujarat during a function on February 12 at Ambedkar Hall in Saraspur.

AAP Gujarat: No local face, but a promise to replicate Delhi ‘achievements’
Mon, Feb 06, 2017

If there is any local face visible in the state unit of the party, it is its media coordinator, 24-year-old Harshil Nayak.

Gujarat Elections 2017: Opportunity amid serious challenges
Mon, Feb 06, 2017

Congress, which was criticised for its ineffectiveness as an opposition party, has organised a number of programmes and events in the state with a view to “expose” the “failures” of the government.

Congress plans to launch Adivasi Adhikar Yatra from Ambaji
Sun, Jan 29, 2017

State Congress president Bharatsinh Solanki said that the Congress would expose the BJP for neglecting the interest of tribals.

‘ISRO to send 80-plus satellites in one go next month’
Fri, Jan 20, 2017

These satellites, 80 of them belonging to foreign countries and three Indians, were to be launched in January itself.

FCRA licence cancelled, NGO Navsarjan lays off all staffers
Tue, Dec 27, 2016

Officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), however, maintained it was incorrect to say that the NGO was targeted for its role during the Dalit agitation.

Rahul Gandhi’s Mehsana rally: Congress to cash in on ire of Patidars, farmers’ plight
Thu, Dec 15, 2016

Party leaders feel that they can politically cash in on the resentment among the Patidars against BJP

Gujarat: Rahul Gandhi may address farmers in Mehsana on Dec 21
Tue, Dec 13, 2016

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had addressed farmers in Deesa, around 100 km from Mehsana.

Gujarat: Eye on polls, rejig in state Congress likely next week
Fri, Nov 04, 2016

Former BJP MLA Jitu Patel, who joined Congress on the eve of 2012 Assembly elections, is likely to be appointed as GPCC’s chief spokesperson.

I’m Gujarati at heart, says President Pranab Mukherjee
Mon, Oct 24, 2016

Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated two hospitals in Bharuch and Ankleshwar.

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.