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Tanvir A. Siddiqui


Pit line at Ahmedabad railway station: ASI notice to Railways
Sun, Apr 08, 2018

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has issued a notice to WR, stating that it was violative of the Protected Monuments Act because it is within 100 metres of the twin brick minarets at the Ahmedabad railway station which date back to the 16th century.

Gujarat chief secy: Farm distress, unemployment led to voting against BJP
Fri, Dec 29, 2017

"One was farmer distress, farmers all throughout Gujarat, particularly in Saurashtra... they have expressed their distress, their anger by voting against the ruling party. Why has it been so?"

Muslims from BJP’s Mumbai minority cell to campaign in Surat
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

Around 100 members of BJP’s minority morcha unit from Mumbai left for Surat on Sunday under the leadership of its national vice-president Irfan Ahmed for campaigning.

Gujarat: Muslims in BJP hopeful of tickets this year
Tue, Mar 21, 2017

In the local body elections, 200 out of the 350 Muslims fielded by BJP had won

Demonetisation: Before ban, DCCBs in Gujarat were busy counting old notes
Tue, Nov 15, 2016

Another issue troubling cooperative banks was clearance of the banned notes exchanged by the customers.

Fire at Tata Nano’s Vendor Park in Sanand, no casualties
Thu, Jun 16, 2016

About a dozen fire fighting vehicles, including two fire-fighters from Ahmedabad, are currently in the process of extinguishing the fire.

Urdu Academy picks 4 names for Gaurav awards
Mon, Mar 14, 2016

After pondering over it for long, Gujarat Urdu Sahitya Academy has announced Gaurav awards to poets and authors of Urdu language.

Ahmedabad: No woman on 8-member municipal transport panel
Sun, Mar 13, 2016

AMTS announces 33% seats in buses for women.

Temple priest booked in Ahmedabad after three deaths due to ‘bhang poisoning’
Fri, Mar 11, 2016

An inspector became the fourth victim of alleged food poisoning after consuming bhang on Shivratri, distributed by a local temple in Budasan village of Gujarat’s Mehsana district.

Heritage protection: ASI, AMC blame each other for no action against violators
Sat, Jan 30, 2016

While ASI’s job ends at issuing notices and filing police complaints against violators, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation claims lack of co-operation from the police to act on these complaints.

State govt hikes incentive for maiden books of young writers by 50 per cent
Thu, Dec 31, 2015

Jha said the whole month of January was going to be a treat for lovers of literature beginning the first day of the month.

Local polls: Among those elected, wives, sisters, sons, daughters of party workers
Sun, Dec 13, 2015

The Gujarat government amended the Gujarat Local Authorities Act to introduce 50 per cent reservation for women, opening up posts for them across all tiers of local government.

Action against Patidar leaders: BJP leader quits
Wed, Dec 02, 2015

The party leadership has shown undue haste in suspending some leaders of the area for sympathising with the Patidar agitation.

In first road show, CM Anandiben Patel asks for vote as ‘Bhai Beej gift’
Wed, Nov 18, 2015

She also reminded voters that it was the BJP that brought Narmada water to people

Corporation polls: BJP Maktampura Muslim candidate talks of infra development
Mon, Nov 16, 2015

The Congress councillors have failed to get any thing done. So, why not join the BJP and pressurise the party and government to do good projects for the area," he said.

10,000 pleas await AMC NOC nod, deadline in just over a fortnight
Wed, Feb 04, 2015

The AMC may request the state government for extension of deadline.

SRFDCL brings ‘Riverfront House’ to convince investors in Sabarmati
Thu, Dec 04, 2014

It is expected to showcase the commercial development potential of the river front lands to convince investors.

Hirabhai meets CM over Kolis’ share in Cabinet
Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Solanki said that he and his associates were satisfied with the government response.

Common bus ticket system for Ahmedabad yet to start
Mon, Oct 13, 2014

The AMC subsidiary to run the BRTS buses, has been able to issue smart cards for pre-paid travel.

NCP bastion Ranavav nagarpalika falls to BJP
Sun, Sep 21, 2014

Out of Ranavav nagarpalika’s 27 members, seven belonged to the BJP while 20 were NCP members.

BJP hopes to ride high on Modi factor
Tue, Sep 09, 2014

The victory margin for Modi was 75,33 in 2002 and it swelled to 2,00,725 in 2007, but it fell to 86,373 in 2012.

Muslim temple owner swears by Shirdi Sai Baba, his divinity
Sat, Sep 06, 2014

Shaikh says that he had taken AMC to court in 1995 for land-grabbing.

Bitter pill: State’s pvt hospitals may have to pay VAT for medicines
Tue, Sep 02, 2014

In fact, the department has already asked as many as 39 private hospitals to furnish account details of past three years for scrutiny.

Jamiat Gujarat unit forms panel to protect cows, avoid beef
Wed, Aug 27, 2014

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has been actively campaigning against cow slaughter and to bring butchers involved in it to book.

Dalit sarpanch not allowed to hoist flag
Wed, Aug 20, 2014

Independence day: Upper caste principal of a primary school blamed, denies ‘allegation’.