Bhavnagar

  • Gujarat Congress fields Koli candidates for 3 LS seats in Saurashtra 15-03-2014 08:08 PM

    Apparently keeping the 'caste factor' in mind, opposition Congress has fielded three candidates from the Koli (fisherman) community for Rajkot, Surendranagar and Bhavnagar seats in Saurashtra and Kutch regions. Sitting MP Kunvarji Bavaliya, Soma Koli and Pratap Rathod have been given tickets by the Congress for Rajkot, Surendranagar and Bhavnagar...
  • Gujarat: Villagers to take out rally against proposed nuke plant at Mithi Virdi today 23-09-2013 08:21 AM

    Local villagers, led by a few NGOs opposed to the proposed nuclear power plant at Mithi Virdi in Bhavnagar of Gujarat, would be holding a rally at the district on Monday to protest the Central government's alleged move to dilute the Nuclear Liability Act. "Bhavnagar Jilla Gram Bachao Samiti, Gujarat...
  • Gujarat: Danger of flood looms after heavy rains 18-06-2013 12:41 PM

    Ahmedabad: Just a few weeks ago several districts of Gujarat were reeling under the affect of drought and facing severe water crisis. But with heavy monsoon rains they are now facing the threat of floods. Nine people have died due to cloud burst in Saurashtra and many villages have been...
  • BJP will get a majority but a reduced majority: Meghdoot Sharon 12-12-2012 12:38 PM

    Why did Rahul Gandhi keep off campaigning in Gujarat till the last moment? Is it because the Congress has accepted defeat even before the actual polls? CNN-IBN's Ahmedabad bureau chief Meghdoot Sharon joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. If my guess is right, if Congress losses...
  • Gujarat: Will water woes drown Modi in Saurashtra? 09-12-2012 10:30 AM

    Rajkot: The persistent water woes of Saurashtra, a scarcity-prone area of Gujarat, has become one of the main poll issues in the 2012 assembly elections in Rajkot as people are angry that virtually nothing has been done in the last ten years to resolve the problem permanently. Saurashtra, an area...
  • Gujarat yatra: Health, pollution woes in Alang ignored 05-12-2012 09:00 AM

    Bhavnagar: It's Day 3 of CNN-IBN's Gujarat yatra and CNN-IBN heads to Bhavnagar, where life revolves around a ship breaking yard. Alang, that employs almost 50,000 people, is a big money spinner both for the state and the central government, but is also a big polluter. Alang, the graveyard of...
  • Nirma Bhavnagar plant has to relocate: Govt to SC 10-05-2011 12:04 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) on Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that the controversial cement plant of Nirma Industries in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat is situated in an environmentally sensitive wetland area and has to be relocated. The MoEF told the apex court through an affidavit...
  • Gujarat civic polls: landslide win for BJP 12-10-2010 01:04 PM

    The BJP, on its way to a thumping win in Ahmedabad, has swept the remaining five municipal corporations. ...
  • Women are coolies at this station 21-02-2007 11:06 PM

    ...