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Disproportionate assets: ACB arrests SMC deputy engineer

The arrested person, identified as H D Singh, was earlier arrested by Surat police Crime Branch following the Takshashila fire tragedy in which 22 students died on May 24.

Gujarat: Surat to host 3-day diamond exhibition from August 3

The event will be inaugurated by Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya with State Health Minister Kishor Kanani.

Gujarat: Heavy rain raises Ukai dam water level in Tapi

As creeks and rivers overflowed, the water level at Ukai dam in Tapi district rose to 278.79 feet as 11,488 cusecs of rainwater flowed into the reservoir.

Maharashtra: Vijay Kelkar panel report not rejected, says Sudhir Mungantiwar

Reports had quoted Devendra Fadnavis as saying in the Legislative Council on June 20 that the state government can’t implement the report “as it is”.

Tamil Nadu: Man gets 12 years’ rigorous imprisonment for kidnap, rape of minor

Erode district women's court judge Malathy Monday awarded the punishment to Yoganathan, a labourer.

Hoshiarpur sees spike in petty thefts, snatching; accused almost always addicts

Both police and the locals attribute such incidents to drug addiction among the mostly unemployed youth.

Punjab: Thanks to brimming reservoirs, power production at Bhakra up

The inflow in Bhakra is 31,691 cusecs per day while the usage is 34,116 cusecs.

Nagpur drug exporter held in Prague for selling prohibited items

The arrest was confirmed by officials of the Nagpur Food and Drugs Authority (FDA), who conducted searches at Belani’s company in Nagpur, Lee HPL Ventures Private Limited.

Boy made to sit on hot temple floor: SC/ST panel members visit Arvi, rules out caste-based atrocity

On Tuesday, members from the state SC/ST commission visited the temple in Arvi where the incident took place, and the Wardha civil hospital where the eight-year-old boy remains admitted with burn injuries.

Former Ferozepur SSP, 10 others acquitted

During the trial, Gurcharan Singh Pherurai told the court that he used his official residence’s address for the issuance of arms licenses to his close relatives as he had a threat perception and his relatives used to guard him.

Surat: Two Congress councillors expelled from party for campaigning for BJP

On learning that Sonal Desai from SMC Ward no. 15 (Puna North) and Kantaben Vakodikar from SMC Ward no 24 (Limbayat Udhna), had campaigned for the BJP, Surat Congress president Babubhai Rayka first collected evidence against them and later summoned them, seeking an explanation, but they failed to turn up.

Gujarat: Don’t panic or hoard water, we have enough till July end, says Vijay Rupani

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday after holding a high-level meeting with top officials to review the availability of water in the state, Vijay Rupani said he had called the press meet to prevent misinformation from being spread.