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  • Was shocked to see my name in Centre's affidavit on black money: PC Lodhiya 3 days ago

    Bullion trader from Rajkot PC Lodhiya who has been named in the government's affidavit said that he was shocked to see his name in the affidavit submitted by the Centre to the Supreme Court. He also added that there has been no formal communication from the government. "I do not...
  • Women constables tie rakhis to traffic violators in Rajkot August 10, 2014

    Rajkot: The Rajkot police on Sunday turned 'Raksha Bandhan' festival into a unique drive to spread awareness on traffic rules, wherein women constables tied rakhis to violators of traffic norms. "The traffic branch of Rajkot city police adopted a unique way wherein female police constables tied rakhis to those persons who...
  • Gujarat: Motherdaughter die after consuming local cold drink July 14, 2014

    Rajkot: A woman and her threeyearold daughter died after allegedly consuming a locallymade cold drink at their residence in Laxmivadi area on Sunday, police said. Fortyyearold Rekha Dhana and her minor daughter Hemangi started vomiting after consuming a local brand of cold drinks, LR Gohil, Police SubInspector of Bhaktinagar police station...
  • Murder of Asaram's exaide shows complete breakdown of law & order in Gujarat: Congress June 10, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Raking up the murder of Amrut Prajapati, a former aideturnedbaiter of selfstyled godman Asaram by unidentified persons, the opposition Congress on alleged that the law and order situation in BJPruled Gujarat has completely deteriorated. "Murder of Amrut Prajapati shows that law and order situation has completely deteriorated in Gujarat....
  • Jeweller carrying more than 4 kg gold arrested April 22, 2014

    A jeweller carrying more than four kg of gold jewellery was caught on Monday at the Gujarat-Madhya Pradesh border at Pitol barrier in a joint action by the flying squad and the police. The jeweller was on his way to Ratlam from Rajkot and was not carrying valid documents to prove...
  • Syed Mushtaq Ali Super League games to be held in Mumbai, Rajkot April 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Matches in the Super League stage of the 2013-14 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy will be played in Rajkot and Mumbai from April 8 to 14, with the final slated to be held in Mumbai. Haryana, Goa, Jharkhand, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh are clubbed in Group A, while the other half comprises...
  • Rajkot: Probe against BJP candidate who walked over schoolchildren March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In more trouble for Mohan Kundariya, the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Rajkot who was caught on camera walking over schoolchildren at a yoga camp, the district collectorate has sought a probe against him. The Rajkot Collector on Wednesday asked the Social Justice Department to inquire into the incident. The...
  • Video of Rajkot BJP candidate walking on school children goes viral March 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a major embarrassment for the Gujarat Bharatiya Janata Party, a video showing the party's Rajkot candidate Mohan Kundariya walking over the backs of school children went viral on messaging application Whatsapp. The video was taken at a yoga camp organised by the Arya Samaj. Kundariya has defended himself...
  • Gujarat Congress fields Koli candidates for 3 LS seats in Saurashtra March 15, 2014

    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 constituencies...
  • Narendra Modi misguiding people on Patel, Mahatma Gandhi: Congress January 27, 2014

    Rajkot: Bringing the issue of legacy of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel back in public discourse, Congress on Monday accused BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of "misguiding" the common people on leaders like Mahatma Gandhi and the independent India's first home minister. "People of the state are being misguided about Sardar Patel...
  • Gujarat Congress worker gives Rs 600 cr property to domestic help January 14, 2014

    Rajkot: In a generous gift for 40 years of service in Gujarat, a Congress worker, Gajraj Sinh Jadeja, in Rajkot gave away property worth Rs 600 crore to his domestic help. The man who died in September 2013 wrote a will leaving all his property to his help. The will...
  • 10dayold girl in Rajkot gets a PAN card November 3, 2013

    Rajkot: A tenday old girl in Rajkot has become one of the youngest Permanent Account Number (PAN) card holders in the country. According to the girl's father Apoorva Modi and mother Ashiniben Modi, their daughter Aahna Modi, who was born on October 21, 2013 has got the PAN card number. "I had...
  • Five arrested for gangraping mentally challenged woman October 16, 2013

    Rajkot: A 20yearold mentally challenged woman was allegedly gangraped by six persons for three days, police said on Wednesday. The woman, living in Mafatiya Para area of the city with her parents, was missing since October 13. She was found in a dilapidated house near the area Tuesday, where she had...
  • Run feast, rain on menu in IndiaAustralia T20 October 9, 2013

    The lone Twenty20 between India and Australia at Rajkot on Thursday will serve as a perfect appetizer before the main course the sevenmatch ODI series, starting on Sunday. And choice of the venue to kick off a muchawaited tour couldn't have been better as the spectators will throng Rajkot's...
  • India won't take Australia lightly, says Rohit Sharma October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: They maybe a far cry from the melange of talented bunch they once used to be but the current Australian side touring India for the upcoming limitedovers series cannot be taken lightly considering their IPL and CLT20 experience, feels star batsman Rohit Sharma. Rohit's belief stemmed from the Australian...
  • Rain threatens oneoff IndiaAustralia T20 in Rajkot October 8, 2013

    Rajkot: Inclement weather could pose a threat to the IndiaAustralia T20 international match here on Thursday with the Met Department forecasting rainfall over the next 48 hours. There was a heavy downpour on Tuesday afternoon and unseasonal showers could disrupt the oneoff T20 game to be held at the newly built...
  • Amitabh Bachchan threatens legal action over fake YouTube video, Rajkot man apologises August 22, 2013

    A furious Amitabh Bachchan has threatened legal action over a fake YouTube video that suggests he is backing Narendra Modi as the next prime minister. Following Bachchan's strong protest online, a music composer from Rajkot has admitted to having uploaded it on YouTube and has apologised. The 70yearold veteran star, who...
  • Cricket Australia observers visit Khanderi stadium in Rajkot August 21, 2013

    Rajkot: A threemember observer team of Cricket Australia (CA) on Wednesday visited Saurashtra Cricket Association to review the preparation for the scheduled T20 match between Australia and India at the SCA Stadium Khanderi on October 10 in Rajkot. CA's media manager Adam Fraser, Sean Carroll and Graham Manou visited the SCA...
  • Gujarat: 5 selfimmolate in Rajkot municipal office April 3, 2013

    Rajkot: Five persons, including three women, on Wednesday set themselves ablaze in Rajkot Municipal Corporation office to protest the civic body's alleged demolition drive, police said. The five, identified as Rekha, Asha, Vasumati, Bharat and Girish from Chhotu Nagar area near Raiya Dhar of the city, on Wednesday poured kerosene...
  • Gujarat: More people succumb to swine flu, death toll crosses 100 March 13, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Two people have succumbed to H1N1 virus in various parts of Gujarat in the last 24 hours, the death toll due to swine flue death has risen to 103 even as as many as 133 persons are undergoing treatment at various hospitals. "While one person each from Amreli, Bhavnagar...
  • Raina wicket turned 1st ODI in England's favour: Dhoni January 11, 2013

    Rajkot: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Friday said India could have chased down the stiff 326run target set by England in the first ODI here had he and Suresh Raina stayed till the end. Chasing England's 325 for 4, India lacked the batting firepower and were restricted to a 316 for 9...
  • 1st ODI, Ind vs Eng: as it happened January 11, 2013

    James Tredwell's fourwicket haul helped England beat India by nine runs in the first ODI at Rajkot....
  • India will win 41 against England: Srikkanth January 10, 2013

    Former opener Kris Srikkanth tips India as redhot favourites to beat England in the upcoming ODI series. ...
  • Ind v Eng, 1st ODI: England test for desperate India January 10, 2013

    England are back after a trip home for the holidays, and will be looking to correct their poor oneday record in India when they face India in the first of five ODIs starting at Rajkot on Friday. India are coming off a 21 ODI defeat to Pakistan and desperately need...
  • Boycott tips India as favourites for England ODIs January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: India might have lost the recent ODIs against Pakistan but former England captain Geoffrey Boycott feels that the hosts still stand a better chance of winning the fivematch series against England, starting in Rajkot on January 11. "...it's about 6040 in India's favour, I would say, in this series...
  • BJP will get a majority but a reduced majority: Meghdoot Sharon December 12, 2012

    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? CNNIBN's Ahmedabad bureau chief Meghdoot Sharon joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. If my guess is right, if Congress losses badly...
  • Gujarat Yatra: Rajkot's youth brigade backs CM Modi December 11, 2012

    Rajkot: Our Gujarat Yatra continues. On Tuesday, our focus was on the state's Generation Next their aspirations, the 2002 riots, CM Narendra Modi's leadership and the state's thriving industry. It's a new generation of voters, who have grown up with the 'Vibrant Gujarat' aspirations. Many of them were teenagers during...
  • Gujarat: Will water woes drown Modi in Saurashtra? December 9, 2012

    Rajkot: The persistent water woes of Saurashtra, a scarcityprone 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...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal face Saurashtra on a batting paradise December 7, 2012

    Rajkot: A circumspect Bengal batting lineup will look to make amends against Saurashtra on a batting paradise in a Ranji Trophy Group A league encounter starting here on Saturday. Rajkot has been known for producing belters ideally suited for runfeasts and Ravindra Jadeja's triple century in the last match against...
  • Gujarat: Modi to hold rallies in Bhuj, Rajkot December 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Keeping his campaign energy high, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will address supporters on Wednesday in rallies at Dakor, Kalol Wankaner, Bhuj and Rajkot. On Tuesday the techsavy BJP leader addressed 52 rallies simultaneously via 3D hologram. While addressing a rally, Modi said Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is not...