Sanand

  • Budget yatra: Meet the family who gave up their land for Nano plant in Gujarat June 25, 2014

    In Sanand district of Gujarat, a family gave up its farms to the TATAs for just one rupee for the setting up of the NANO plant. "When my father came to know Tata Motors were coming to Gujarat to set up the Nano plant, he told the state government that...
  • We will never leave West Bengal, says Tata Group July 15, 2013

    Kolkata: On a day when Hooghly's Singur is voting in the panchayat polls, the Tata Group on Monday iterated its commitment to West Bengal saying it would never leave the state. "We have never left West Bengal and we will never leave," Tata Group chairman Cyrus Mistry said during the...
  • Gujarat: 24 dead in road mishap in Sanand June 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Twentyfour people were killed in a road mishap when a truck in which they were travelling overturned near Sanand in Gujarat on Thursday. Reports said the 24 labourers were on their way to Gandhinagar from Kutch. State officials have reached the spot. ...
  • Save Ganga activist Swami Sanand ends fast March 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Save Ganga activist GD Aggarwal also known as Swami Gyan Swarup Sanand broke his fast against dams on the Ganga at the Jawahar Auditorium in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Friday. He broke his fast by taking a glass of fruit juice. His supports said...
  • 'Save Ganga' activist shifted to AIIMS April 16, 2012

    New Delhi: 'Save Ganga' activist GD Aggarwal, also known as Swamy Gyan Swarup Sanand, has been shifted to AIIMS from Benaras hospital after his condition deteriorated. Swarup Sanand has been on fast for the past 10 days against dams being built on the Ganga. Aggarwal, who is a former IIT...
  • Gujarat rolls out red carpet for carmakers October 9, 2011

    Sanand: Along a dusty, trafficchoked road in Gujarat lies what may be India's industrial future. As labourers work under a blazing sun to widen the highway, auto giants Ford Motor Co and PSA Peugeot Citroen prepare to spend nearly USD 2 billion to build new plants in Sanand, a sparsely...
  • Gujarat's Sanand set to become the next auto hub September 4, 2011

    Sanand: Gujarat's Sanand is all set to become the next major auto hub after Chennai. First, it was Tata Motors and now even Ford and Peugeot auto plants are in the pipeline. A 2200acre plot of land at Sanand, located about 40 kilometres from Ahmedabad, is quickly evolving into an...
  • Tata Motors recalls Nanos, to improve safety November 10, 2010

    New Delhi: Tata Motors on Wednesday asked Nano owners to bring back their cars to add safety devices and features free of cost to prevent the vehicles from catching fire. The auto maker has decided to add the safety features in all Nanos made before February 2010. The safety features will...
  • Tata Nano Special: The factory factor March 19, 2009

    A queue of state governments had formed to offer the Nano project. While Dharwad in Karnataka seemed to be winning, Gujarat bagged the Nano project. The new plant is expect to come at on 1100acres of land at Sanand in 2010. Tata will (re)spend Rs 2,000 Crore (Rs 20 billion)...
  • Tata Nano: The innovations by the team March 19, 2009

    So, how exactly did Ratan Tata and his team get the price of the Nano where they wanted it? Before you start screaming costcutting, there's more to it than just that. The Nano team scratched their heads, put on their thinking caps and if you're a management type, they even...
  • Modi's offer to Tata: Rs 9,570cr soft loan November 12, 2008

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has given the Tata Motors a deal it will never forget. A deal that convinced the auto giant to choose Gujarat over other states as the site for the Tata Nano plant. The biggest incentive was a Rs 9,570 crore soft loan over 20 years...
  • Tata Motors to get Rs 950 cr from Gujarat government November 11, 2008

    Ahmedabad: Auto major Tata Motors, which is developing small car Nano project in Gujarat's Sanand, will get benefits worth Rs 950 crore from the state government for developing infrastructure around the project area, sources said. Tata Motors will get 20 years from the commencement of the project to repay the amount...
  • Land prices soar in Nano's new home, Singur mourns October 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Land prices have soared at Sanand after Tata Motors decided to set up the Nano plant there. The rise in land prices, in some cases by as much as 10 times, has come as a boon for farmers in the villages around Sanand. "I have 16 bighas of land. The...
  • Nano drives into trouble in Gujarat too March 14, 2009

    Ahmedabad: After clinching the Nano project, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is being called the most industryfriendly CM. But is everything as good as it's being projected? Or is Ahmedabad headed the Singur way? Ravubha Vaghela, an industrialist of Sanand, owns a lot of land in the area. When collectorate...
  • We have had a sad experience in WB: Ratan Tata October 7, 2008

    New Delhi: Travelling from Singur, the Nano project has finally landed in Gujarat's Sanand. Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Tata Chairman Ratan Tata made the announcement in a press conference on Tuesday. Modi has promised to provide land to Tatas for the Nano project. ...
  • Nano search over, Tata homes in on Gujarat October 7, 2008

    Ahmedabad: It's finally official. Tata Motors' small car, Nano, will now roll out of Modi's Gujarat. Tata Motors chairman, Ratan Tata made the announcement in Gujarat's capital Gandhinagar on Tuesday. Accompanying him was Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. And Ratan Tata could not have chosen a better day for the announcement...
  • Tata Nano finds a new home in Modi's Gujarat October 7, 2008

    Gandhinagar: Tata Motors Chairman Ratan Tata and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi have made the official announcement of Gujarat being the new home to Tata's Nano project. The company and the Gujarat government signed the MOU on Tuesday evening. This development comes after Tata scouted many sites including some in...