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Ahmedabad: Rain and low turnout force Shivraj Singh Chouhan to skip poll meet

Shivraj Singh Chauhan was scheduled to address a gathering near Bhat village, that falls in Ahmedabad East constituency and is represented by BJP candidate Hasmukh Patel, at 7.30 pm.

Ishrat Jahan Encounter Case: Court to hear objections to dropping charges against DG Vanzara, NK Amin

The objection comes as Vanzara and Amin filed an application on March 26, seeking that all proceedings against them be dropped in light of the Gujarat government order that declined sanction to the CBI to prosecute the four accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.


Gujarat: Seven MLAs in Congress list of 24 candidates for Lok Sabha poll

Party sources said that the sitting MLAs have been chosen over others owing to their popularity in their areas and thus winnability in the parliamentary elections.

Administration of GST does not command trust of states: Former RBI Governor Y V Reddy

Y V Reddy was speaking at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad at the unveiling of his new book ‘India’s Fiscal Federalism’.

Gujarat University suspends professor for sexual misconduct with scholar

The professor was barred from entering the campus on March 25, a day after one of his research scholars alleged “heinous and lewd behaviour” by him and complained to Vice Chancellor Himanshu Pandya and GU’s Women Development Committee (WDC).

Murder, sexual assault of boy: Gujarat High Court upholds death sentence

The convict, Shambhu Padhiyar, had lured a four-year-old boy to a secluded area, with an ice cream, in April 2016. Padhiyar sexually assaulted the boy several times before strangulating him to death at Piludara village in Bharuch.


Gujarat: BJP candidate for Anand, Mitesh Patel was accused in 2002 riots

Mitesh Patel, a native of Vasad, is fighting his first big election. He is treasurer of the BJP's Anand district unit.

Surat: Missing PA of senior Congress leader found at railway station

According to police, Manikrao Gavit, a former Union minister of state and resident of Nandurbar district in Maharashtra, left his flat in Worli to go to the Congress office in Dadar area of Mumbai on March 30. He was accompanied by his son Bharat Gavit and their personal assistant Girase.

Allegations of financial irregularities: Former Kutch University V-C to face action based on Lokayukta report

Court said sentence was suspended in 2018, and asked why he didn’t challenge conviction then

Gujarat: At least two dead in fire at ONGC oil well in Nandej

J N Khadia, deputy chief fire officer of Ahmedabad Fire Emergency Services said, "It is suspected that there was a gas leakage, which resulted in the fire. No ONGC employees or firemen have been hurt.”

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Kai Po Che! Snapshots from the India International Kite Festival in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad skies are really colourful this week, resonating with cries of 'kai po che' — thanks to the India International Kite Festival.

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ABVP holds countrywide protests against anti-nationalism in some groups

Ahmedabad/Bengaluru/Mumbai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad members in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata took to streets to protest against the 'anti-national' sentiments that have risen from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Members of ABVP from Ahmedabad raised slogans against those who supported the anti-national elements in JNU. An ABVP leader said they will continue their protests till the anti-nationalists are punished. In Bengaluru, the student took out a 'Tricolor march'. A protestor of ABVP in Bengaluru said they condemn the act of central universities rising to support the anti-national slogans raised in JNU. In Kolkata, ABVP members were seen raising slogans against the anti-national elements.

Cisco chairman, US India Business Council CEO meet PM Modi

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Cisco executive chairman John Chambers and President and Chief Executive Officer of US India Business Council Ajay Banga on Monday, bringing immense experience and passion in U.S.-India relations and business. Banga is a member of the International Business Council of the World Economic Forum, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Economic Club of New York. He is a graduate of Delhi University and the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.


Suresh Chhara arrested for allegedly attacking journalist Revati Laul

Ahmedabad, Jan 21 (ANI): Gujarat riots convict Suresh Chhara, who was out on parole, was arrested in Ahmedabad on Thursday for allegedly attacking journalist Revati Laul. Laul, who is writing a book on the convicts in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, said she was attacked by Chhara when she went to house in Naroda area of Ahmedabad late on Wednesday evening for interviewing him. Chhara has been convicted to 31 years in prison for his involvement in the Naroda Patiya massacre, in which 97 people were killed during the 2002 communal riots. He was out on parole.

Journalist Revati Laul allegedly attacked by Gujarat riots convict

Ahmedabad, Jan 21 (ANI): A convict in the Gujarat riots case, out on parole, allegedly assaulted a journalist in Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening, when she met him for an interview. Revati Laul, who is writing a book on 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case convicts, alleged that she was punched and slapped by Suresh Chhara. She said she was questioning him at his house in the Naroda area of Ahmedabad during an interview. She added that she managed to escape after Chhara's son and some neighbours intervened. Laul was treated at a government hospital, and later she lodged a complaint at the Vejalpur police station.