Gujaratis

  • BJP to invoke 'Gujarati pride' to woo voters for upcoming LS polls 11-02-2014 11:35 AM

    BJP has decided to invoke "Gujarati pride" to woo voters and win maximum seats in Lok Sabha polls, where it did not fair as well as it did in the Assembly elections. The party is set to unleash a campaign from Tuesday, going to the people to make a plea...
  • 'The Good Road' has a unique narrative: Ajay Gehi 20-11-2013 11:20 AM

    New Delhi: Model-turned-actor Ajay Gehi, seen in a pivotal role in the Gujarati movie 'The Good Road', India's official entry to the best foreign film category section at the Oscars this year, is sure that it will embark on the road to glory. "I'm confident about 'The Good Road' as...
  • Manna Dey was a strict disciplinarian but soft at heart 24-10-2013 12:51 PM

    Kolkata: Legendary singer Manna Dey was a strict disciplinarian, with a thirst for knowledge and a bold persona, said a close associate. Manna Dey, 94, died after a prolonged illness in the early hours of Thursday at a hospital in Bangalore. Fondly recalling his nearly four decade long musical journey...
  • Farhan: Shah Rukh Khan is not playing a Gujarati don in my film 13-10-2013 11:28 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has denied reports that Shah Rukh Khan will play a Gujarati don in his next production. He says the superstar essays a gangster instead. "Don't call him a Gujarati don! He is not playing any Gujarati don. The film is based in Gujarat and his character...
  • Narendra Modi sends out best wishes to 'The Good Road' 21-09-2013 07:27 PM

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is delighted that "The Good Road", a Gujarati movie has been chosen as India's entry in the best foreign film category at the Oscars. "Delighted to know that Gujarati film 'The Good Road' has been chosen to represent India at Oscars. Congrats to cast and...
  • India's Oscar entry 'The Good Road': 10 unknown facts 21-09-2013 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: Debut feature filmmaker Gyan Correa's 'The Good Road' will represent India at the Oscars this year. The film was picked by a committee appointed by the Film Federation of India (FFI), which was led by celebrated Bengali filmmaker Gautam Ghose. Here is a list of 10 unknown facts...
  • Narayan Rane defends son Nitesh's tweets about Gujaratis 06-08-2013 12:33 AM

    After Maharashtra Home Minister RR Patil said the government would examine Nitesh Rane's controversial statement about Gujaratis living in Mumbai and take action if he was found guilty, Nitesh's father, state Industry minister Narayan Rane, on Monday rushed to his defence. "What Nitesh said was not against the Gujarati community...
  • Why don't Gujaratis go back if Modi has done well: Mumbai Congressman 03-08-2013 01:13 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Congressman and Swabhimaan Sanghatana chief Nitesh Rane, the youngest son of state minister Narayan Rane, who stirred a controversy by his tweet on Gujaratis, has refused to retract his statement. In fact, he has invited more trouble by asking, "Why don't Gujaratis go back to Gujarat if Chief...
  • Gujarat: Muslims confront Narendra Modi at meet 30-06-2013 11:47 AM

    Even as Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is being projected as the BJP's frontrunner for the post of Prime Minister, Muslim scholars and leaders did not mince words in spelling out the community's reservations with the party and particularly with Modi at Young Indian Leaders Conclave in Gandhinagar. ...
  • Narendra Modi engages with Gujarati Muslims, is shown a presentation on 2002 Godhra riots 30-06-2013 08:43 AM

    Gandhinagar: The 2002 riots in Gujarat continue to pose a challenge to state Chief Minister Narendra Modi. At a conclave in Gandhinagar on Saturday, the BJP leader was shown a presentation on the riots and was asked tough questions, including on post-Godhra rehabilitation programme. "I spelt out the perception that...
  • A national leader should be concerned about everyone: Yashwant Sinha 27-06-2013 09:34 PM

    New Delhi: BJP leader Yashwant Sinha made a veiled criticism of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday over reports of his rescuing Gujaratis in Uttarakhand, saying a "national leader" should be concerned about everyone and not just people from his state. Sinha, an MP from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, told...
  • Modi never claimed he rescued 15,000 stranded Gujaratis: Rajnath 26-06-2013 08:03 PM

    Lucknow: Amid war of words between Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over reports that Narendra Modi had rescued 15,000 Gujaratis from Uttarakhand, BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the Gujarat Chief Minister never gave such a statement. "Modi went to Uttarakhand to express his sympathies and it...
  • Story behind how Gujaratis do business 30-05-2013 01:03 PM

    Dhandha, meaning business, is a term often used in common trade parlance in India. But there is no other community that fully embodies what the term stands for than the Gujaratis. Innately businessminded and highly persevering, their entrepreneurial spirit has led them to taste enviable success in their chosen fields....
  • UK Indian wins racism case against Honda 13-02-2008 11:40 AM

    Agartala: Former India cricketer Nikhil Chopra on Monday said that the Indian team's prominent players should participate in the domestic tournaments to encourage budding cricketers. "Prominent national team players must participate in the domestic tournaments so that the budding cricketers get the opportunity to pick up tips from them," Chopra...
  • NJ wakes up, woos Gujarati votebank 05-02-2008 01:23 PM

    Southampton: Alastair Cook has become the fourth English cricketer to score at least 50 runs in six straight test innings when he reached the milestone in the third test against Sri Lanka at the Rose Bowl. Cook sent a single into the leg side in the third session on Saturday...
  • Why Gujaratis in the US want to vote for Hillary 03-02-2008 03:26 PM

    Antigua: It was the biggest knock of his nascent international career but far from celebrating, young West Indies pacer Andre Russell was a disappointed man as his hurricane 92 failed to fetch his side a win in the third one-dayer against India on Saturday. Russell got a Man of the...
  • US voter forms to be available in Gujarati 18-01-2008 08:33 PM

    Experts analyse Mumbai Indians' win over Deccan Chargers while looking ahead to Rajasthan Royals vs Kochi Tuskers Kerala. ...
  • US voter registration forms in Gujarati 18-01-2008 01:24 PM

    Mumbai: His ongoing Indian Premier League duty prevented Sachin Tendulkar from accepting a request for a personal meeting with a large group of wheel-chair bound soldiers in Pune, but the champion batsman interacted with them via a video conference on Friday, prior to his 38th birthday on Sunday. "Respectful greetings,...
  • Kenya violence worrying Indian families back home 02-01-2008 09:21 PM

    Chennai: England face a must-win situation against the West Indies to stay afloat in the World Cup, and the Caribbean captain Darren Sammy said coach Ottis Gibson's understanding of the English players will hold their side in good stead ahead of the clash. Gibson has a fair bit of knowledge...
  • Thousands of Indians fly out of riot-hit Kenya 02-01-2008 08:00 PM

    Kolkata: South Africa captain Graeme Smith believes his World Cup batting woes are about to end after the Proteas cruised into the quarter-finals. Smith, whose side became the first team from Group B to make the last eight with a 131-run win Ireland, said he was confident of regaining the...
  • Modi raises voice, rallies behind Kenya Gujaratis 02-01-2008 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: With his side tottering at 117/5, middle order batsman JP Duminy played the innings of his life as South Africa comprehensively beat Ireland by 131 runs in a World Cup Group B clash at Bangalore on Tuesday. Duminy's 99 (103) which included six boundaries and a maximum also...
  • Gujaratis in London all praise for Modi 24-12-2007 10:22 AM

    Colombo: Skipper Kumar Sangakkara couldn't thank Lasith Malinga enough after the slinger brought Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign back on track with a solid bowling performance in their group A match against Kenya here on Tuesday. Malinga, who missed the side's first two games due to fitness issues, took six...
  • US Gujaratis begin ad blitz for Modi 09-12-2007 08:19 PM

    Auckland: New Zealand all-rounder Jacob Oram has been cleared to travel to the World Cup after sustaining an injury before the team's one-day match against Pakistan on Saturday. Oram had been expected to play at Eden Park but suffered ankle and foot pain bowling before the game. He underwent scans...
  • Sabse Bada Gujarati Winners: It's Ambanis all the way 22-10-2007 10:14 PM

    Bloemfontein: Graeme Smith smashed a half-century in his first game after resigning the Twenty20 captaincy to guide South Africa to a seven-wicket win over Zimbabwe at the OUTsurance Oval on Friday. Smith made 58 off 33 balls, with 48 of those runs in boundaries, as the Proteas raced to 169-3...