Kumar Anand

Articles By Kumar Anand

Congress not to contest five Muslim-dominated wards in Godhra

Muslims account for nearly 40 per cent of the population of Godhra.

Creative minds from Gujarat, Maharashtra write to President over ‘growing culture of murderous intolerance’

Ten writers and artists from Gujarat and seven from Maharashtra, including prominent names such as Guajrati Poet Mehul Devkala and Kanji Patel wrote to President Pranab Mukherjee.

Godhra to bar Muslims, garba banners say: Daughter before my eyes

The BJP and RSS affiliates are urging Godhra residents to organise the traditional or sheri garba to restrict entry and “maintain the purity of the event”.

ISRO pilot study to help frame policy on fodder, wastelands

In this study initiated by NDDB — a first of its kind for cattle fodder — ISRO’s remote sensing technology was used to map fodder growing areas.

Bhasha Research & Publication Centre: Devy, linguist who gave voice to tribal languages, calls it quits

Among his audience were hundred-odd full-time members of Bhasha who assembled under the same tree to share their collective responsibility for the organisation that could guide.

Gujarat: Forest dwellers get title rights

Parts of forest area were allotted to these tribal farmers under the Forest Rights Act, 2006, but ownership of the land still rested with the government.

Gujarat withdraws books with ‘anti-Hindu’ Ambedkar remarks

The book was distributed in schools as part of Dr Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary celebrations.

2002 Sabarmati train burning: 3 arrests in a month, but 13 still absconding

As many as 13 were still at large, including 'key conspirators' Farukh Bhana and Salim Panwala.

Scarce rainfall: Farmers consuming more power

A dry spell after the initial monsoon showers has led to a rise in consumption of electricity by farmers in Gujarat over the last few days. Consumption has also risen in the wake of the state government’s decision to increase power supply to farmers for agricultural use, by two more hours, to a total of […]

Statue of Unity not same as Statue of Shivaji, doesn’t need prior green nod: SSNNL tells NGT

SSNNL stated that it had consulted state-level Environmental Clearance Assessment Authority in 2010 which stated that no environ mental clearance was required.

Political battle at Amul: Gujarat government seeks to dislodge last Congress co-op bastion

A dairy industry source noted that the Gujarat government’s current actions lack legitimacy.

Gujarat: 19-yr-old girl tied with iron chain to prevent her from eloping; father arrested

A man was arrested by Naswadi police in Gujarat’s tribal-dominated Chhota Udepur district for tying up his 19-year-old daughter with iron chain so as to prevent her from eloping with her lover.

Mahisagar farmers call off hunger strike as Collector agrees to provide canal water

Collector agreed to work on their demand for water in canal which has remained dry for the last 35 years.

ABG Shipyard suspends operation at Dahej yard after contractors’ agitation over due payment

The company had faced a similar problem in March-April after production contractors pressed for the payment of their outstanding dues.

Woman gangraped in Gwalior, rescued in Vadodara from Mumbai-bound train

A 32-year-old woman was allegedly drugged, kidnapped and raped by three persons in Gwalior, then dropped at Gwalior railway station where she boarded a Mumbai-bound train in a semi-conscious state.

China has a lot to offer to Indian Railways: Suresh Prabhu

Other countries such as Japan, South Korea, France, Germany and Spain have also shown “tremendous interest” in Indian Railways.

Congress retains control over Amul Dairy in Gujarat

The Congress retained its control over the country's first dairy co-operative union in Gujarat.

Family of Anand woman killed in US shooting wants Centre intervention

The frequency of attacks on Indians has come as a matter of great concern for the locals.

The delay that saved them

His wife Arpita was sleeping and daughter Suhavi was playing on the bed beside her. Things inside the room started shaking, even the doors and windows rattled for minutes.

40 endangered plant species battle to survive amid growing tourists footfall, agriculture: MSU study

Among these plants is a rare finding: the only insectivorous plant ever sighted in Gujarat which is also the only one of its kind in the world.