Porbandar

  • Gujarat Congress demands Bokhiria's resignation 16-06-2013 12:31 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress on Saturday demanded resignation of state Cabinet Minister Babu Bokhiria after a court in Porbandar sentenced him to three years imprisonment in the Rs 54 crore illegal limestone mining case of 2006. "We demand immediate resignation of the Gujarat Water Resources Minister who has been convicted by...
  • Gujarat minister convicted for illegal mining 15-06-2013 01:23 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Water Resources Minister Babubhai B Bokhiriya was sentenced to three years of imprisonment in 2006 illegal mining case by Porbandar Sessions Court on Saturday. Bokhiriya was found guilty in the Rs 54 crore illegal mining case. The minister has been taken into custody and has seven days to...
  • BJP nominates gun-toting MLA for Porbandar LS by-poll 14-05-2013 04:22 PM

    Gandhinagar: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday nominated controversial MLA Vitthal Radadiya from Porbandar for Lok Sabha by-poll. Radadiya, a former Congress MLA, had quit the party weeks after he was caught on CCTV brandishing a gun at a toll-booth attendant at Karjan near Vadodara in October 2012. Radadiya...
  • PIL in HC seeks probe in water theft by minister's aides 07-05-2013 01:45 AM

    Ahmedabad: A PIL has been filed in Gujarat High Court seeking investigation in connection with water theft in Porbandar. The petitioners Meldabhai Ranavaya and two others from Porbandar have claimed "people who are distant relatives and workers of state Agriculture Minister and BJP MLA from Porbandar Babu Bokhiria have resorted...
  • 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...
  • In his birthplace Porbandar, Mahatma Gandhi is only a memory now 03-12-2012 01:33 PM

    Porbandar's hero and perhaps its only claim to fame - Mahatma Gandhi - is only a memory now in the city. It seems Porbandar got lost in the transition. Even for Mahatma Gandhi's statue, there are hardly any visitors. ...
  • Modi to hold day-long fast in Gandhi's birthplace 20-11-2011 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will be holding a day-long fast as a part of his Sadbhavna mission in Mahatma Gandhi's birthplace Porbandar on Sunday. Congress MP Vitthal Radadiya is planning to hold another fast to counter Modi's at Porbandar, which is a Congress stronghold. The Gujarat chief...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's statue installed in France 06-10-2011 05:42 PM

    London: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been installed at the 'Parc de L'Etoile' in the City of Strasbourg in France. The statue, gifted by the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) to the city of Strasbourg, stands on a pedestal prepared by the city - in which are embedded...
  • 4 held for attacking RTI activist in Porbandar 25-06-2011 09:26 AM

    Porbander: Four people including a hotel owner have been arrested for assaulting a RTI activist Baghu Dewani in Porbandar on Friday. The 65-year-old advocate-activist Bhaghubahi Dewani was first assaulted with sticks and then stabbed thrice in the abdomen. Dewani has accused former BJP minister Babu Bokhiria of being behind the...
  • RTI activist attacked in Porbandar 24-06-2011 01:15 PM

    Porbander: An RTI activist Baghu Dewani was attacked by unidentified persons in Porbandar in Gujarat on Friday. Dewani has been hospitalised after he was stabbed by unidentified persons. Dewani is said to be in a serious condition in the hospital. The 65-year-old advocate-activist Bhaghubahi Dewani was first assaulted with sticks...
  • Anil Ambani to invest Rs 50k crore in Gujarat 12-01-2011 12:53 PM

    Ahmedabad: Anil Ambani on Wednesday said his Reliance Group will invest Rs 50,000 crore in Gujarat in the next 5-7 years on various projects as the firm looks to tap opportunities in the state. "We are committing to invest Rs 50,000 crore in the state of Gujarat in gas-based and...
  • Gujarat's 'Godmother' is in the dock 12-06-2007 03:22 PM

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