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Gujarat: Rs 250 crore worth liquor sized in last two years, says minister

The minister said that CCTVs will be installed at check posts located on the state borders, which in turn will be connected directly to the office of the respective Superintendent of Police.

Ahmedabad gets 15% of weapon licenses issued in Gujarat in 2 years

The lowest number of weapon licenses were issued to Aravalli (4), Navsari (5), Anand (7), Surat (9) and Tapi (10). During this period, no licenses were issued for crop-protection in Navsari district. 


Six detained for death of two persons in Ahmedabad joyride mishap

The incident happened when the ‘Discovery’ joyride, in the form of a pendulum with 31 people in it, was on at the Balvatika Amusement Park.

Ahmedabad amusement park ride crashes, 2 killed; probe ordered

According to officials, the joyride, in the shape of a circular pendulum, was suspended from a pole like structure which broke down when the ride was functional. The pendulum structure then came crashing on the surface.

Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi to appear in Ahmedabad court today

The suit alleged that the Congress leaders had claimed that the bank was involved in a scam to swap Rs 750 crore in scrapped notes with valid currency within five days of demonetisation in November 2016.

Convicted in rape case, Narayan Sai’s aides move Gujarat High Court for relief

Narayan Sai and four others were convicted on charges of rape in April this year.


Gujarat govt school programme: Bridge course to ‘ready’ kids in Class 1

While the admission drive is under process which will continue till August 31, on an average, there are nearly 6.5 lakh students in Class I in nearly 33,000 government primary schools across the state.

Ahmedabad: Rath Yatra passes off peacefully amid holy chants

In Surat, too, processions were taken out from Sachin, Pandesara, Mahidhapura, Amroli and Surat railway station amid tight security. The most popular was the one taken out by Iskcon Temple, which started from the Surat Railway Station and culminated at Jehangirpura.

Explained: The history of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra in Ahmedabad

The Rath Yatra procession, since its launch, has only been growing, now at a length of nearly three kilometres, escorted by nearly 20,000 policemen pooled from across Gujarat’s forces, including the paramilitary, like the Rapid Action Force (RAF).

11 lakh metric tonne urea needed for Kharif crops in Gujarat, says Union minister

Till June 24, 2019, farmers in the state had sowed just 18 per cent of the average 84.76 lakh hectares that is usually covered by Kharif crops in Gujarat.

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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.