Ahmedabad

  • Ahmedabad: Two dead, four injured in a hit and run case 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Two people were killed when a car ran over some people sleeping on a footpath in Ahmedabad. Four others were also injured in the accident. The incident took place in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. More details of the accident are awaited. ...
  • Gujarat: Police detain Shiv Sena activists for protesting against Pak delegation 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: Police on Monday detained about a dozen Shiv Sena activists for protesting against the visit of a Pakistani delegation in India to study the Sabarmati River project. The delegation, headed by Lahore Commissioner Rashid Mehmood Langrial, also comprises LDA Director-General Ahad Khan Cheema, LDA's strategic policy unit chief Moazzam...
  • Book will come out soon with or without Orient Blackswan: Megha Kumar July 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Oxford-based historian Megha Kumar is the recent victim of censorship as publisher Orient Blackswan withheld the sale of the book 'Communalism and Sexual Violence: Ahmedabad Since 1969' just days after releasing it. The publisher informed Kumar that the book needs "comprehensive assessment" and should be set aside "for...
  • Map: Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train route July 9, 2014

    Railways Minister DV Sadananda Gowda said that Indian Railways is on its way to fulfil the long cherished dream to run a bullet train. Presenting the Railway Budget 2014-15 in Parliament on Tuesday, he said, the Railways proposes bullet trains by starting off with an already identified Mumbai-Ahmedabad sector, where...
  • Modi marital status case: Offence committed but FIR cannot be filed now June 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: An Ahmedabad court on Monday held that though Narendra Modi had committed an offence under RP Act by not disclosing his marital status while contesting Assembly polls in 2012, a petition seeking registration of an FIR against him cannot be entertained due to a time-bar prescribed for such cases. Additional...
  • 137th rath yatra begins in Ahmedabad amidst tight security June 29, 2014

    As the chariots of lord Jagannath, Balaram and Subhadra rolled out of its temple premises in Ahmedabad for its 137th annual rath yatra, 20,000 security personnel have been deployed to ensure a smooth and incident free festivity. Millions of people have congregated in the cities of Ahmedabad and Puri to...
  • Budget yatra: Success story of BRT in Ahmedabad June 25, 2014

    The union budget will be tabled on the 10th of July - and ahead of that our budget yatra we travel to Ahmedabad. We find out how the city managed to make BRT-the lifeline of its public transport system - a huge success. ...
  • Industrialist Shrenik Lalbhai passes away June 19, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Noted businessman and philanthropist Shrenik Kasturbhai Lalbhai on Thursday died following old age-related ailments at his residence here. He was 89. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on social site Twitter that Lalbhai left "a distinguished mark through his services to society". He also called Lalbhai's son Arvind Lalbhai, chairman...
  • Gujarat: 3 children killed in a wall collapse near their residence June 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Three children, including two brothers and their cousin, died on Sunday morning after a large wall of a private coaching class near their residence in Nava Vadaj area suddenly collapsed, killing them on the spot. The deceased have been identfied as Sahil Desai (12), his younger brother Piyush Desai...
  • Save Indian Family NGO starts helpline for men in distress in Ahmedabad June 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad: For men facing legal trouble due to domestic and other problems, a helpline has been launched to provide them guidance and counselling. In an endeavour to provide 'protection' to men facing law-related problems, Save Indian Family (SIF) - a group of 50 NGOs - has launched its Gujarat chapter and...
  • Prime Minister Modi's wife Jashodaben given police protection June 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wife Jashodaben, who lives in Brahmanwada village of Unjha town of Mehsana district, has been given round-the-clock police protection by the Mehasana police. Since Thursday, five policemen of Mehsana police headquarters were deployed outside her house. "Based on orders given to us by our superiors,...
  • Ahmedabad: Hindu-Muslims mobs clash on the eve of Modi's swearing-in June 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Police fired tear gas to break up clashes between Hindu and Muslim mobs in Narendra Modi's heartland of Gujarat on the eve of his swearing in as Prime Minister, officials said on Monday. Angry crowds set fire to several shops and vehicles and pelted stones at each other during the...
  • Innovation is born out of cultural excellence: Abdul Kalam May 24, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Saturday said that innovation comes from cultural excellence and when an individual or a nation contrives to fulfil the dream with calculated risks. "Innovation is born out of the cultural excellence. This excellence is a process when an individual or a nation contrives...
  • Open Mike: What are the expectations from PM Narendra Modi? May 24, 2014

    After Narendra Modi leads BJP-led NDA to a landslide victory, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits his hometown Vadnagar and Ahmedabad to know people's expectations from the new PM. ...
  • Modi bids farewell to Maninagar as he heads to 7 RCR May 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: After delivering an emotional speech in Parliament, PM-elect Narendra Modi headed to Ahmedabad to bid goodbye to Maninagar, his assembly constituency. Addressing the constituency which he has represented for over a decade, Modi said, "In 2012 you elected me to serve you till 2017. But when I came in 2012...
  • Watch: Celebrations begins in Ahmedabad as BJP leading across the nation May 16, 2014

    Celebration has began in Ahmedabad as the BJP getting good numbers across the nation on the results day. ...
  • 2 FIRs registered against Narendra Modi for poll code violation May 1, 2014

    Two FIRs have been filed against BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by Ahmedabad Crime Branch for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. ...
  • EC acts tough over poll code violation, 2 FIRs filed against Narendra Modi April 30, 2014

    TirupathiAhmedabad: Narendra Modi, the man widely touted to be the next Indian Prime Minister, was probably in for a surprise when the Ahmedabad Crime Branch filed two FIRs against him and some TV channels on Wednesday on the directives of the Election Commission for allegedly violating the model code of...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Narendra Modi violating the code of conduct on poll days? April 30, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is in trouble after two FIRs were registered against him by the Ahmedabad Crime Branch on Wednesday for allegedly violating the model code of conduct and the Representation of the People Act. Modi came under fire from the opposition for waving BJP's...
  • EC seeks report on Modi flashing BJP symbol after casting his vote April 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi may be in trouble over his press conference outside the polling booth in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. The Election Commission has sought a report from the Ahmedabad collector on Modi's press conference in which flashed his party symbol. This...
  • People who vote will get Re 1/litre discount on petrol in Ahmedabad April 29, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a bid to motivate people to vote, a group of city-based petrol pumps has announced an incentive to provide petrol cheaper by Re 1 per litre after verifying the indelible ink finger mark of every consumer. The scheme will be implemented for a day on Wednesday when polling...
  • Animation film on Narendra Modi shows him in a Superman-like avatar April 27, 2014

    Ahmedabad: After BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi t-shirts, mugs and caps, the Ahmedabad based Modi fan Club has also released an animation film on him. The film called 'Nation In Motion -NAMO' played to a specially composed song, portraying Modi in a Superman-like avatar setting things right and bringing...
  • Constant thinking about next big idea is wrong, says Azim Premji April 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Even as B-school graduates head out with big ideas of businesses and innovations, business tycoon and philanthropist Azim Premji, while handing out graduation certificates to students at Hyderabad's ISB urged them to focus on ordinary things. Here is the full text of Azim Premji's speech Good afternoon. It's a great pleasure...
  • Gujarat: Justice for 'dukhi pati' on poll promise list April 20, 2014

    Ahmedabad: There are promises galore for voters in Ahmedabad East constituency with fringe political parties and Independent candidates promising justice for "aggrieved husbands" and "lavish" lifestyle for the poor in their manifestos. Dashrath Devda, who runs an NGO 'Akhil Bhartiya Patni Atyachar Virodhi Sangh' and is an Independent candidate...
  • Open Mike: Is the young professional/business class Modi's prime support base? April 17, 2014

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Ahmedabad, which is known as the 'Karam Bhoomi' of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Standing at the Sabarmati riverfront, she takes the views of some professionals and businessmen on the development in Ahmedabad by the Gujarat government. ...
  • There's no way of saying this kindly. IIM-A students perform a terrible flash mob to celebrate on campus film '2 States' April 16, 2014

    The IIM-Ahmedabad students decided to perform a flash mob to celebrate '2 States' which is based on author Chetan Bhagat's novel of the same name. The hilarious video shows students dancing to the old viral 'Kolaveri Di', moving on to the popular 'Offo' track from the upcoming film starring Alia...
  • Advani says Modi is the next PM, ready to take any role BJP gives him April 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: As the Bharatiya Janata Party inches closer to ending the 10-year-long UPA rule and forming the government, as per opinion polls, party patriarch LK Advani wants to make sure that the party puts up a united front. Advani whose differences with the party's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi...
  • Sojat: Smoke seen in New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani Express, major mishap averted April 7, 2014

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the smoke...
  • Smoke noticed from New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani Express, major mishap averted April 7, 2014

    An alert railway staff on Sunday averted what would have been a major mishap by stopping the New Delhi-Ahmedabad Rajdhani train near Sojat Road station and putting out the smoke coming out of an SLR coach. A pointman at Sojat Road station, which falls along Ajmer-Marwar Junction route, observed the smoke...