Tanvir A. Siddiqui

Articles By Tanvir A. Siddiqui

Pit line at Ahmedabad railway station: ASI notice to Railways

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

AMTS announces 33% seats in buses for women.

Temple priest booked in Ahmedabad after three deaths due to ‘bhang poisoning’

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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

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

SRFDCL brings ‘Riverfront House’ to convince investors in Sabarmati

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

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

Common bus ticket system for Ahmedabad yet to start

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

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