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Differently-abled hope for an election with a difference

March 28, 2009 4:51:08 am

Bidyut Dey,a resident of ward number 17 is 75 per cent disabled. He can still recall the harassment and pain he had to suffer when he went to cast his vote the in the 2004 general elections.

EC asks police to seize illegal arms

March 28, 2009 4:49:48 am

Taking cognisance of the violent incidents in different parts of the state ahead of the Lok Sabha elections...

Fearing to upset squatters,govt makes NSG wait for land

March 28, 2009 4:47:46 am

The shadow of Nandigram and Singur and approaching elections have cast their spell on the Centre’s project of a dedicated NSG hub in Kolkata,as the state government has not been able to provide the land required for the project.

Family feud takes over Malda North seat,uncle leaves for Delhi to overtake niece

March 28, 2009 4:43:28 am

The feud in late A B A Ghani Khan Choudhury’s family over Malda North seat intensified on Friday as Abu Naser Khan...

Tribal Eyes

March 28, 2009 4:35:47 am

There's something about their eyes,which speak even when they are closed.

Chatter box

March 28, 2009 4:30:43 am

Dance India Dance may not have the highest TRPs but the show does have an impressive guest star list. This weekend on the show will be dancing sensation Prabhudeva and Bollywood heartthrob Neil Nitin Mukesh.

Hope floats

March 28, 2009 4:26:27 am

Ever since fledgling channels NewsX and 9X ran into trouble last year and popular general entertainment channel Zee TV lost viewers and ratings,many declared that television was no longer financially viable.

2 VAT officials booked for taking bribe

March 28, 2009 4:22:53 am

A day after two top officials from the VAT department office in Jamnagar were trapped by the Rajkot Anti-Corruption Bureau while taking a bribe,the commercial inspector was also arrested in this connection on Friday.

Gandevi BJP MLA booked for distributing cash

March 28, 2009 4:21:24 am

Laxman Patel,the sitting BJP legislator from Gandevi taluka of Navsari district,was on Friday booked for violating the Model Code of Conduct by distributing cash among locals during a function held on March 23.

Gandhi Vidyapeeth girl students accuse principal,prof of sexual harassment

March 28, 2009 4:18:51 am

The girl students of Gandhi Vidyapeeth at Vedchhi in Tapi district have accused the college’s principal in-charge and a professor of sexually harassing a few of them.

One more Indian fisherman dies,five held captive in Pakistan

March 28, 2009 4:17:14 am

The hide and seek being played between Indian fishermen and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency near the International Maritime Boundary Line has claimed the life of one more Indian fisherman.

One fisherman killed in mid-sea collision,seven others rescued

March 28, 2009 4:13:56 am

One fisherman died in a mid-sea collision between a fishing boat and an unidentified vessel off the Jafarabad coast in Amreli district on Wednesday night.

Consumer forum finds ONGC,MCS guilty of negligence in service

March 28, 2009 4:11:49 am

The consumer Disputes Redressal Forum,Ahmedabad City,has held the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and MCS Ltd guilty of negligence and deficiency in service.

Insite Digital launches ‘’ for election awareness

March 28, 2009 4:10:03 am

Mumbai-based media company Insite Digital has launched a portal,,to create awareness among the electorates,company's Managing Director Amit Tripathi said.

HC issues notices to Army,Home Ministry over ‘illegal’ discharge of JCO

March 28, 2009 4:08:23 am

A division bench of the Gujarat High Court,comprising Justice R M Doshit and M D Shah,has issued notices to the Union Home Ministry and Chief of Army Staff on a petition filed by a junior commissioned officer who was discharged on grounds of being medically unfit.

State BJP office goes tech savvy for polls,installs Wi-Fi for smooth communication

March 28, 2009 4:07:03 am

The state office of the Bharatiya Janata Party has gone tech savvy in preparation for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

2001 quake: consumer panel dismisses compensation demand

March 28, 2009 4:05:55 am

A consumer dispute redressal commission has dismissed the complaints filed by the residents of an apartment in Ahmedabad seeking compensation for repairs of the building damaged in the January 26,2001 earthquake.

Atrocity charges: HC directs sessions judge to visit Sabarmati jail

March 28, 2009 4:04:16 am

The Gujarat High Court on Friday issued notices to the Gujarat Inspector General of Police (Prisons) Keshav Kumar and Superintendent of the Sabarmati Central Jail,V Chandrashekar,over allegations of atrocities committed on prisoners.

The rise and fall of Maya Kodnani

March 28, 2009 4:00:47 am

On the one hand she helps bring in new life into the world,and on the other,she is arrested for inciting and arming a communal mob that slaughtered and burnt alive 98 people

Kodnani,Patel ‘respect’ HC order,surrender before SIT

March 28, 2009 3:59:27 am

A bunch of sweaty supporters chanting slogans like ‘Mayaben Tum Aage Badho,Hum Tumhare Saath Hain...

Kodnani resigns as high court cancels her anticipatory bail

March 28, 2009 3:41:41 am

Maya Kodnani,the Minister for Women and Child Welfare in the Narendra Modi government,resigned from the post on Friday after the Gujarat High Court cancelled her anticipatory bail in connection with the Naroda Patiya massacre case.

Cong nominates a political novice as candidate for Bharuch

March 28, 2009 3:40:13 am

While the Congress is still struggling to finalise its candidates for the remaining constituencies in Gujarat,the name of the Bharuch candidate it announced from Delhi has surprised many.

Tewari urges SAD,BJP supporters to vote for ‘real’ Congressman

March 28, 2009 3:34:33 am

Congress candidate from the Ludhiana parliamentary constituency,Manish Tewari,appealed supporters of the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Bharatiya Janata Party to vote for the real Congressman.

Story of a life less ordinary

March 28, 2009 3:28:04 am

Every day,she packs her wares in small plastic boxes,loads them on to a rickshaw and wheels in at a corner of the LIC building near Jagat Cinema in Sector 17.

Teachers block road to demand pension

March 28, 2009 3:24:44 am

Members of the Aided Schools All Employees’ Union held a protest and blocked traffic at Bharat Nagar Chowk and near the Mini Secretariat for about half an hour on Friday.