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Will not serve non-veg food on Gandhi Jayanti: Western Railways

Last year, Indian Railways had introduced a similar diktat on Gandhi Jayanti — by banning non-veg food for a day — but had backtracked after facing criticism from the public.

Ahmedabad: ATS arrests man wanted in ISI conspiracy case

According to police, Abdul Wahab Sheikh (50), from Juhapura in Ahmedabad, had been living in Saudi Arabia for the past 16 years and returned to the city on Monday to meet his second wife and children who are settled here.


Ahmedabad: Three siblings die after luxury bus collides with motorcycle

According to police, the incident occurred around 8am near Lakhani village in Palanpur when the speeding motorcycle collided head-on with the tourist bus.

Ahmedabad: Positive change, 80% wearing helmets, says DCP

Tejas Patel, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic administration), spoke to The Indian Express about how the city has fared in the past one week and what challenges lie ahead for the traffic police.

Gujarat: Home Guard official booked for ‘threatening’ accountant

According to police, the accountant has been identified as 47-year-old Jitendra Patel — a resident of Geeta Mandir road in Ahmedabad — who has been employed at the ‘Sarvaiyya House’ firm for the past 30 years.

Ahmedabad: Nine educational institutions sealed

The inspection was carried out in schools, colleges, universities and even tuition centres following the spread of vector-borne diseases in the city.


Vadodara: VMC chief suspends officer held for ‘bribe’

Mukund Patel was allegedly caught red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh for clearing an overdue bill.

Amraiwadi building collapse: Toll rises to five as rescuers race to find survivors

Ahmedabad has been facing incessant rains since Thursday evening, hampering rescue efforts.

Building collapses in Ahmedabad; 3 killed

As the rescue teams feared that some occupants were still trapped under the debris of the building, the fire brigade along with policemen were still engaged in sifting through the rubble in search of survivors till the time of filing of this report.

Gujarat BJP MP dubs IAS officer 'angrez' over demolition drive

Angry over the extensive anti-encroachment drive undertaken near the colossal statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Mansukh Vasava lashed out at a section of bureaucrats.

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This Ahmedabad-based restaurant has robots to serve food

While the two robots named 'Lexa' have limited utility purpose, adding that feature too is on the charts.

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.