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Gujarat lockdown: Surat dyeing, printing mill owners told to pay salary to all labourers in 3 days
Wed, Apr 01, 2020

Meanwhile, the Khedut Samaj, Gujarat (KSG), a farmers' body, has appealed to the farmers and sarpanches of villages in South Gujarat to take care of the labourers working in their fields and provide them with food and ration.

Migrant workers stopped in Surat; police use teargas after stone-pelting, detain 96
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

A mob of around 500 came on to the streets confronting the police, which charged at them with lathis to drive them back to Pandesara, where they live in colonies.

India lockdown: 62-year-old dies after walking home from hospital in Surat
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Gangaram fell unconscious on the road near his house in Pandesara after walking 8 kilometers, and was taken back to the hospital where he was declared brought dead.

Gujarat: 5 MLAs quit, Congress scrambling for numbers in Rajya Sabha polls
Tue, Mar 17, 2020

Of the five, Patel, Jadeja and Kakadiya had been with the BJP earlier. All the five have been suspended from the Congress, state chief Amit Chavda said.

Gujarat: 4 Congress MLAs resign ahead of RS polls, 41 sent to Jaipur resort
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Speaking to The Indian Express, Speaker Rajendra Trivedi confirmed that he had accepted the resignations of four MLAs of the Opposition party. Trivedi, however, refused to share their names, saying he would do so only in the House.

Surat diamond industry hit by coronavirus, suffers loss of Rs 600 crore in Jan
Tue, Mar 10, 2020

India exports around 38% diamond to US, 37% to Hong Kong and around 8% to China. While business with Hong Kong has gone down by 10 per cent, with China around 50 per cent, said Chairman of Gujarat unit of the Gem Jewellery Export Promotion Council, Dinesh Navadia.

In audio clip, kin of Kamlesh Tiwari murder accused ‘plead with him to return’
Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Police said they were aware that such a clip had gone “viral”. Ashfaq’s father Zakir Hussain Shaikh, whose voice is purportedly on the clip, said that he and his daughter-in-law Mehzabin had spoken with his son when he was on the run.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Misfire injured one killer, wanted to surrender, says police
Thu, Oct 24, 2019

Gujarat ATS is now looking for the person who supplied them with the pistol used to kill Tiwari.

Kamlesh Tiwari killing: Trail littered with clues, prime suspects held
Wed, Oct 23, 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: The ATS, in a press release, said preliminary questioning of the two men revealed that they committed the crime “in retribution to purported statements by the deceased”.

Kamlesh Tiwari killing: Suspect forged Aadhaar card to enter his party fold
Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Shaikh and another suspect, Farid Pathan alias Moinudddin, are suspected to have carried out the killing in Lucknow on October 18. Both are on the run.

Kamlesh Tiwari’s murder: Police find bloodstained knife, clothes in hotel
Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Bloodstained kurtas worn by the two alleged assailants too, were recovered from the room in the hotel in the Lalbagh area of the city, police said.

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: UP Police arrest three persons from Surat
Sat, Oct 19, 2019

The UP police probing the murder of Tiwari, found a box of sweets at the crime spot that had a Surat address. Sources said the sweets were purchased from Dharti Farsan shop situated in Navsari Bazaar area in Surat.

Hardlook: In Gujarat, bumps ahead as Motor Vehicles Act comes into force
Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act throws up fresh challenges to the traffic department and motorists. With the Gujarat government relaxing rules, citizens are taking it easy even as traffic police are all out to ensure compliance.

IAS officer who quit over Kashmir restrictions refuses to join duty despite notice
Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Kannan Gopinathan, who resigned in protest citing denial of freedom of expression in Kashmir, has refused to join service.

Varsity peon clears Ph.D entrance test, aims to become a professor
Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Arun Valvi cleared the entrance test for Ph.D held in June 2019, scoring 110 marks out of 200, the results of which came out a week ago.

Tribal youth first in Gujarat’s Dang district to get admission in IIT-Delhi
Sun, Jun 30, 2019

Aviraj, the youngest of 11 children of Sakharam Chaudhary and Sevantiben Chaudhary, has five brothers and five sisters. They live in a kutcha house where his mother still uses firewood to prepare meals.

Surat: Two days after fire, notice issued to school
Fri, Jun 28, 2019

A commercial building in which a unit of the school had been running caught fire on Tuesday evening and students had to be evacuated.

Surat civic body to undertake third-party fire safety audit
Sat, Jun 22, 2019

SMC records say there are six lakh properties in the city, including residential, commercial, and industrial buildings and those of educational institutions and hospitals, but it has only 960 staff in the fire department.

Gujarat: Six killed, 2 injured in 3 districts ahead of Vayu landfall
Thu, Jun 13, 2019

According to Tapi district disaster management officials, the South Gujarat region has been witnessing high-speed winds and rain for couple of days due to the approaching cyclone Vayu.

Gujarat: Dry wells, rocky paths — this hillock hamlet counts on donkeys for water
Sun, Jun 09, 2019

Faced with this predicament, Koilidabur villagers recently held a meeting and made representations to the District Collector of Nandurbar Balaji Manjule who directed Taloka tehsildar Pankaj Lokhande to survey the situation.

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