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Relief In Days Ahead: SSNNL ‘Worst of water crisis over’ as water level in Narmada dam rises up
Sun, Jun 17, 2018

Rainfall in the river’s catchment areas and release of water from two MP reservoirs have contributed to the increase. Since April end, the Sardar Sarovar Dam has been witnessing a steady rise in its water level

2019 Lok Sabha Poll Campaign: In Rahul Gandhi’s return to Gujarat, Congress looks at improving its urban score
Tue, Jun 05, 2018

Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi to visit Gujarat next month, meet party's urban booth-level workers after recognising the need to connect with city voters, known as the janmitras. Rahul’s meeting with janmitras, the party feels, will be an incentive to energise the cadre.

Gujarat: His attendance only 16 days in 8 months, govt engineer claims he is ‘Vishnu’s avatar’, lives in ‘fifth dimension’
Mon, May 21, 2018

 A resident of Rajkot, Fefar has also claimed that the reason for not attending the office was that he was too busy meditating to “prevent drought” in the country.

Behind downfall of Vadodara businessman, his ‘extravagance, not taking along local leaders’
Fri, Apr 20, 2018

A primary member of the BJP, Bhatnagar, who was the joint managing director of the company since 1993 and its MD since 2010, is a graduate in industrial engineering from Saurashtra University and MBA in Finance & MOP from the Asian Institute of Management, Manila.

Gujarat: No cash, farmers and traders most hit
Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Cap on withdrawal limit in most parts of the state, banks say ‘it’s not a crisis, just a temporary issue’.

Kalyannagar rehabilitation: For displaced families, some hope as project file reaches VMC panel
Tue, Apr 17, 2018

On Monday, Professor and social activist JS Bandukwala, who has been leading the agitation of the 486 Muslim families of Kalyannagar since 2014, wrote a letter to the Standing Committee chairman Jigisha Seth, seeking expedition of the decision on the proposal.

Land acquisition for Bullet Train hits hurdle in Gujarat
Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Farmers and activists, who have jointly raised the issue with NHSRC say that they were given “no time” to prepare for the meetings nor are the railway officials presenting the report of impact assessment.

Water crisis: Thanks to Madhya Pradesh, Narmada dam level stays steady
Wed, Apr 04, 2018

The dam, which was at 105.5 metres on March 15, when the SSNNL stopped the supply for irrigation, rose to 105.75 metres on March 22 due to a significant inflow of water from Madhya Pradesh for four days between March 18 and 22.

‘The onus of protecting the building is with govt’
Mon, Apr 02, 2018

The (royal) family gave this property to the people of Baroda state. So, it logically fell under the category of “state properties”.

Vadodara’s Nyaymandir building: Its fate hangs in balance
Mon, Apr 02, 2018

Ever since the government took the decision to shift the Vadodara district court out of the historic Nyaymandir, land sharks have been eyeing the sprawling structure. Aditi Raja reports

Amarnath Yatra: Give bulletproof jackets to driver, pilgrims, Gujarat transport dept tells tour operators
Sat, Mar 24, 2018

The department, in a circular dated March 16, had laid down many prerequisites for tour operators seeking permit to ferry passengers to Jammu and Kashmir.

Gujarat: Age limit for Amarnath yatra buses and drivers upsets tour operators
Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Amarnath Yatra: The circular, issued by the Gujarat Commissioner of Transport, has also directed the tour operators and the drivers to stick to their routes.

Water crisis in Gujarat from today, Narmada shuts tap for farmers
Fri, Mar 16, 2018

SSNNL deploys security personnel along the main canal to ensure farmers do not illegally draw water from today

Rajya Sabha Polls: Congress nominations spark rebellion
Tue, Mar 13, 2018

“Amee Yagnik has never worked for the party organisation. She has not addressed even a small or a big public meeting anywhere in the state,” Sonal Patel told The Indian Express after sending her resignation letter to All India Mahila Congress president Sushmita Dev.  

Kalyannagar rehabilitation: Deadlock may end soon, VMC agrees to restart construction
Fri, Mar 02, 2018

Civic body set to seek Standing Committee’s permission to restart project after 500 displaced families agree to bear a portion of additional cost to complete it

Sardar Sarovar Dam: Level falls to 110 m, SSNNL begins draining ‘dead water’
Thu, Feb 22, 2018

About 9,000 cusec water being released to provide drinking water till June 30.

Loneliness of the long denied artist
Fri, Feb 16, 2018

Artists look back at controversy that frustrated Chandramohan to point of setting fire to university office

Gujarat aims Oct 31 deadline for unveiling Statue of Unity
Wed, Feb 14, 2018

On Tuesday, Gujarat Chief Secretary J N Singh visited Kevadia Colony in Narmada district to take stock of the project, which is being executed by the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL).

Ex-student of MSU who set afire V-C cabin seeks bail on ‘humanitarian grounds’
Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Several professors of MSU have come forward in their personal capacities to help Chandramohan furnish his bail bond, if necessary. However, Chandramohan has already found a guarantor, who is backing his petition.

Gujarat cities brace for dry summer: Surat begins to cut supply, Vadodara opts for tubewells
Thu, Feb 08, 2018

Vadodara is dependent on Narmada and Mahisagar rivers, Surat on Ukai dam

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