Gujrat

  • Pakistan: Fire in school bus kills 17 children May 25, 2013

    Islamabad: Seventeen children and a teacher were charred to death in Pakistan's Punjab province on Saturday when the bus taking them to school caught fire apparently due a leaking gas cylinder. Seven children were injured in the incident on the outskirts of Gujrat city, located about 200 km from Islamabad. The...
  • BJP speaking with 'forked tongue' on corruption: Congress April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday accused BJP of speaking with "forked tongue" as the Gujarat assembly passed the controversial new state Lokayukta bill which curtails the primacy of the Governor and Chief Justice of the High Court in appointment of the anti-corruption ombudsman. "BJP speaks with a forked tongue. They...
  • Digvijay takes on Modi over Gujrat development claims April 3, 2013

    Nagpur: In a fresh salvo, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday criticised Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for "taking credit" for development of the state. "Gujarat was always ahead in terms of development and progress that is visible. It did not happen overnight", Singh said referring to Modi's claims...
  • Bengal Inc to hear Gujarat's success story from Modi March 26, 2013

    Kolkata: Bengal Inc is set to hear from Narendra Modi about the success story of his state when the flamboyant Gujarat chief minister addresses entrepreneurs in Kolkata in early April 2013. Modi, widely touted as the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) likely prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, is...
  • Vice President of Uganda meets Narendra Modi, discusses trade ties March 20, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Vice President of Uganda Edward Ssekandi on Tuesday met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and held deliberations on strengthening ties. Modi told Ssekandi, who was leading a 16-member high-level delegation from his country, that Gujarat was keen to build relations with the African nation in the fields of agriculture,...
  • Narendra Modi won't be PM, asserts Lalu Prasad March 11, 2013

    Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday said he would do everything to stop Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi from becoming the country's prime minister. "For as long as blood runs in my veins, I will not allow Modi to become prime minister," Lalu Prasad told the media. The...
  • Need to be secular and patriotic, Congress tells Modi March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday took a dig at Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his "India First" definition of secularism and said there was need to be both patriotic and secular. Asked about Modi's remarks to the Indian diaspora in North America on Sunday that secularism for him was...
  • Narendra Modi set to speak to North American audience March 10, 2013

    Washington: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi would after all speak to audiences in North America courtesy the Overseas Friends of BJP, following the cancellation of an invitation from the Wharton India Economic Forum. The Bhartiya Janata Party's overseas liaison unit announced on Wednesday that Modi shall address American and Canadian citizens...
  • Rail Budget reflects UPA's non-performance: Narendra Modi February 27, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the Railway Budget as "anti-development" and said that it reflects the "non-performance of the UPA government". "The Centre's railway budget is anti-development and showcases the non-performance of the government. It will increase the burden of rising prices on the common people,"...
  • Where is your wife: Digvijaya Singh asks Modi November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's controversial statement calling Union Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar a Rs 50 crore girlfriend has led to a bitter war of words. Now Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh has targeted Narendra Modi's marital status and demanded that the Gujarat Chief Minister reveal...
  • Real Hero Dinesh trains village kids in archery August 21, 2011

    Gujrat: A former national level archer, Dinesh Bhil gave up on his international dream to set up an archery academy in the tribal region of Naswadi in Gujarat. Today Bhil's boys are already outshining others at both state and national level. Thirty boys with nothing but a burning desire to be...
  • IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt suspended by Guj govt August 8, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Senior IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, who has been locked in a public confrontation with the Gujarat government over 2002 post-Godhra riots, was suspended on Monday night. The Narendra Modi government ordered the suspension of the Inspector General-rank officer with immediate effect on the...
  • Gujarat Govt lying on 2002 riots documents: Cong July 3, 2011

    New Delhi: In the wake of reports that the Gujarat Government has contradicted its senior counsel on destruction of records on 2002 communal riots, Congress on Sunday termed it as a "somersault" and accused the Narendra Modi government of "lying" to the people. "This is a classic slip done slop...
  • Another group of Somali pirates detained in Gujarat June 27, 2011

    Jamnagar: In a span of less than ten days, another group of Somalian pirates landed on Gujarat coast and were detained after their ship broke down while they were fleeing NATO forces and drifted towards Dwarka. "Out of 21 foreign nationals detained last night off the...
  • Gujarat officer driven to death for being honest April 16, 2011

    He was allegedly harassed by his seniors, who wanted him to prepare inflated bills. ...
  • National wipes: What made news today February 5, 2008

    Patan: Here's what made news in the rest of the country. A girl student, at a primary teachers training college in Patan district of Gujarat, has alleged that she was repeatedly raped by some teachers of the college. The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition seeking prosecution of Infosys promoter and Padma...
  • Lookahead: What's making news July 3, 2007

    Here is what is expected to make news ahead in the day. ...
  • Gujarat's 'Godmother' is in the dock June 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Self-styled mafia don Santokben Jadeja has fallen in the police net after she was charged with sheltering two people accused in the rape and murder of minor girls near a religious shrine. Santokben — who earned the name 'Godmother' for her gun wielding ways and running a mafia during...
  • Gujarat farmers suffer post floods September 1, 2006

    Sathal (Gujrat): Now, it’s the post-flood woes for many. With threats like poverty and drought lurking, it’s the start of a nightmare for many farmers. Anubhai Chavda of Sathal village of Dholka taluka in Ahmedabad district had sown cotton and paddy over 80 acres of land. As flood waters receded, Chavda...
  • Police firing in Gujarat town kills 3 August 22, 2006

    Ahmedabad: Three persons have been killed in police firing in Radhanpur town of Patan district of Gujarat during a demolition drive. The incident took place when a team of police and district administration officials reached a kabristan (Muslim burial ground) where rain water had filled. Even as they were attempting to break...