Ahmedabad

  • Gujarat rolls out the red carpet for Chinese president Xi Jinping 2 days ago

    President Xi Jinping is in India and breaking with protocol, he began his three-day India trip from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state. Both sides have hit the ground running - two crucial MoUs have been already signed - but more importantly Modi and President Xi seem to have hit...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 2 days ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 2 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou 2 days ago

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Gujarati fiesta for Chinese President Xi Jinping as Narendra Modi celebrates his birthday at home 2 days ago

    Ahmedabad: It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. And the PM did not disappoint. The Chinese President was given a red carpet welcome in Ahmedabad, Modi's hometown, where he was accorded a police guard...
  • With Modi as PM, India's credibility crisis has ended: Amit Shah 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesdasysaid that India's "credibility crisis" has ended under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the country has started earning respect in the world. Speaking at the felicitation function of the Prime Minister at Adalaj here, Shah also expressed hope that India would emerge...
  • My experience in Gujarat has helped me in Delhi: Narendra Modi 3 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his hometown Ahmedabad on Tuesday, a day ahead of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping's visit to Gujarat. This is Modi's first visit to the state since taking over as Prime Minister. Jinping visits Gujarat on Wednesday, also Modi's birthday. In Ahmedabad, Modi addressed Bharatiya Janata...
  • Ahmedabad decked up to welcome PM Narendra Modi 3 days ago

    Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's homecoming, Ahmedabad is all decked up to welcome him. The city is prepared to host Modi's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. The duo will visit Hridaykunj and will then go on to the Sabarmati riverfront, one of state's showpiece projects. ...
  • Ahmedabad decked up for a grand welcome to PM Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad is decked up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's homecoming. This will be his first visit after taking over as the Prime Minister. A day later, the city will host Chinese President Xi Jinping. The Gujarat government as well as BJP state unit are leaving no stone...
  • IIM Calcutta ranked best B-school in Asia 4 days ago

    Kolkata: The premier Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta has been ranked as the best B-school from Asia in the FT Masters in Management Global Rankings. It has been recognised at rank 13 of the 2014 Financial Times Master in Management (MiM) ranking leaping by 6 places from 2013, for...
  • Gujarat, Guangdong set to become sister provinces 4 days ago

    Beijing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state, Gujarat, is set to become the sister province of one of China's most developed Guangdong province and its capital Guangzhou the sister city of Ahmedabad, after the two sides ink a pact this week during Chinese President's India visit. The pacts are expected to...
  • Chinese President Xi's visit will strengthen ties: PM Modi; talks of Buddhism bond 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he was looking forward to welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad on September 17 and was sure that his visit will strengthen ties between India and China, which share a strong bond of Buddhism. Ahead of Xi's visit, Modi...
  • Ahead of Chinese President Xi's visit Gujarat CM reviews preparation 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday paid a visit to the Ahmedabad airport as well as the Sabarmati riverfront to take a stock of the preparations for Chinese President Xi Jinping's one-day visit scheduled on September 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to arrive at the airport on...
  • BJP to hold reception ceremony for PM Modi, Amid Shah in Ahmedabad 6 days ago

    Ahmedabad: BJP's Gujarat unit has organised a ceremony next week to felicitate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah who will be visiting their home state for the first time after assuming their respective responsibilities. "For the first time after assuming their respective positions, both Modi and Shah are...
  • Ahmedabad scrubbed clean for Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping visit 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: From relaying roads and painting the pathways to trimming trees and lighting up the streets, an army of civic workers are on double-shift to give a face lift to this largest city in Gujarat where both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to visit...
  • Man nabbed with gold worth Rs 49 lakh at Ahmedabad airport September 6, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A domestic passenger was arrested today at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle gold items, some of them hidden inside his body, worth around Rs 49 lakh, customs officials said. The accused, Avinash Kumar, a resident of Jalandhar in Punjab, was intercepted at the city airport on suspicion....
  • Gujarat: Two held with 3.2 kg gold worth Rs 89 lakh from city airport September 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Two people were held on Wednesday with 3.2 kg gold worth Rs 88.88 lakh at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) Airport here by the customs department. "Two passengers were held today by the Customs at SVPI Airport, Ahmedabad, trying to smuggle gold bars weighing 3,200 grams," an official...
  • Steps to concretise Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Japan visit, railways is stepping up efforts to concretise the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor project amid expectation that a way forward is likely to be materialised during the trip. The bullet train is expected to run at a speed of 300 km...
  • Gujarat Congress starts NGO; BJP says bid to stay politically relevant August 10, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress on Saturday launched its NGO 'Gujarat Jansangharsh Sena', comprising leading social activists, even as the ruling BJP termed it as a "pitiful bid" by the opposition party to stay "politically relevant" in the state. "A meeting was held under the chairmanship of social rights activists Prakash N Shah,...
  • Clean up India: No sanitation at Ahmedabad's Bombay Hotel locality August 5, 2014

    In the run up to Independence day, CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Here's a look at Ahmedabad's Bombay...
  • Build kitchens to feed children instead of temples: Gujarat CM August 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday appealed to people to focus on building centralised kitchens to feed children instead of constructing temples. "If we can provide quality food to children under mid-day meal scheme, we can drastically decrease the drop out ratio. I believe that it's better to build...
  • Ahmedabad: Two dead, four injured in a hit and run case July 23, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Two people were killed when a car ran over some people sleeping on a footpath in Ahmedabad. Four others were also injured in the accident. The incident took place in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. More details of the accident are awaited. ...
  • Gujarat: Police detain Shiv Sena activists for protesting against Pak delegation July 21, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Police on Monday detained about a dozen Shiv Sena activists for protesting against the visit of a Pakistani delegation in India to study the Sabarmati River project. The delegation, headed by Lahore Commissioner Rashid Mehmood Langrial, also comprises LDA Director-General Ahad Khan Cheema, LDA's strategic policy unit chief Moazzam...
  • Book will come out soon with or without Orient Blackswan: Megha Kumar July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Oxford-based historian Megha Kumar is the recent victim of censorship as publisher Orient Blackswan withheld the sale of the book 'Communalism and Sexual Violence: Ahmedabad Since 1969' just days after releasing it. The publisher informed Kumar that the book needs "comprehensive assessment" and should be set aside "for...
  • Map: Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train route July 9, 2014

    Railways Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said that Indian Railways is on its way to fulfil the long cherished dream to run a bullet train. Presenting the Railway Budget 2014-15 in Parliament on Tuesday, he said, the Railways proposes bullet trains by starting off with an already identified Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector, where...
  • Modi marital status case: Offence committed but FIR cannot be filed now June 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: An Ahmedabad court on Monday held that though Narendra Modi had committed an offence under RP Act by not disclosing his marital status while contesting Assembly polls in 2012, a petition seeking registration of an FIR against him cannot be entertained due to a time-bar prescribed for such cases. Additional...
  • 137th rath yatra begins in Ahmedabad amidst tight security June 29, 2014

    As the chariots of lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra rolled out of its temple premises in Ahmedabad for its 137th annual rath yatra, 20,000 security personnel have been deployed to ensure a smooth and incident free festivity. Millions of people have congregated in the cities of Ahmedabad and Puri to...
  • Budget yatra: Success story of BRT in Ahmedabad June 25, 2014

    The union budget will be tabled on the 10th of July - and ahead of that our budget yatra we travel to Ahmedabad. We find out how the city managed to make BRT-the lifeline of its public transport system - a huge success. ...
  • Industrialist Shrenik Lalbhai passes away June 19, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Noted businessman and philanthropist Shrenik Kasturbhai Lalbhai on Thursday died following old age-related ailments at his residence here. He was 89. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on social site Twitter that Lalbhai left "a distinguished mark through his services to society". He also called Lalbhai's son Arvind Lalbhai, chairman...
  • Gujarat: 3 children killed in a wall collapse near their residence June 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Three children, including two brothers and their cousin, died on Sunday morning after a large wall of a private coaching class near their residence in Nava Vadaj area suddenly collapsed, killing them on the spot. The deceased have been identfied as Sahil Desai (12), his younger brother Piyush Desai...