GANDHINAGAR

  • Caught on camera: Gujarat Minister's son thrashes a shopkeeper in Gandhinagar Yesterday

    Gandhinagar: A minister's son was caught on camera beating up a shopkeeper in Gandhinagar. The CCTV footage shows Gujarat Fisheries Minister Purshottam Solanki's son and three of his friends thrashing the shopkeeper. The victim has been seriously injured and is battling for his life. Meanwhile, the police have not filed any...
  • India builds first 'smart' city as urban population swells April 15, 2015

    Gandhinagar: India's push to accommodate a booming urban population and attract investment rests in large part with dozens of "smart" cities like the one being built on the dusty banks of the Sabarmati river in western India. So far, it boasts modern underground infrastructure, two office blocks and not much else. The...
  • Delhi: Fire breaks out in 3-storey buildings in Gandhinagar market March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A fire broke out in two 3-three storeys buildings in main Gandhinagar market in the national capital. Twenty fire engines were rushed to the location. Fire is under control now. The market is considered the largest cloth market in Asia and it houses a number of textile units and...
  • Government orders probe against Coast Guard DIG for claiming to have blown off the Pakistani boat February 18, 2015

    Bengaluru: Soon after The Indian Express released the video of Coast Guard DIG BK Loshali's claiming that he ordered a Pakistan boat that was allegedly involved in some illicit transaction be blown off, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar took some tough questions on the issue from reporters but maintained that he...
  • Witness in Asaram's Surat rape case shot dead by unidentified assailants January 12, 2015

    Muzaffarnagar: In a blow to investigations in the Surat rape case against self styled godman Asaram, a witness 35-year-old Akhil Gupta, was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Jansath Road under New Mandi police station area in Muzaffarnagar. The incident took place when he was on his way back home on...
  • 'Vibrant Gujarat' is now India's principle economic summit, says Arun Jaitley January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit has become the country's "principle economic summit" and welcomed other states organising similar events. "The more the states organise it, the more their idiom and their attitude in support of investment...
  • I am highly impressed by PM Modi's slogan 'sabka saath, sabka vikas': John Kerry January 11, 2015

    Gandhinagar: US Secretary of State John Kerry said no act of terror will ever stop "the march of freedom" and the entire world is with the people of France. In the deadliest terror attack in France in four decades, heavily-armed gunmen stormed a satirical newspaper's office in Paris on January...
  • Watch: RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani addresses the gathering at Vibrant Gujarat Summit January 11, 2015

    Addressing the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani said that Reliance will invest Rs 100,000 crore in the state in next five years. He said, "Each Vibrant Gujarat Summit has been bigger than the earlier one. I urge companies to invest in India. Reliance...
  • Vibrant Gujarat Summit: Day 1: As it happened January 11, 2015

    Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel inaugurated the seventh edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit on Sunday, a flagship programme of the state government, in Gandhinagar, which will be attended by United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, US Secretary of State John Kerry and 50 CEOs of top Indian as well as...
  • Live: India waiting for NRI's with open arms, says PM Modi at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas January 8, 2015

    The three-day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2015 celebration, an annual meet of visiting NRIs and tourists, started on Thursday at Gandhinagar in Gujarat. ...
  • Temporary aberrations in Pakistan-India Dosti bus service will be sorted out: MEA January 7, 2015

    Gandhinagar: India on Wednesday expressed hope that "temporary aberrations" in the Dosti bus service connecting Delhi and Lahore, which has been restricted to the Wagah border by Pakistan in view of increased "terror threats", will be sorted out. "This is an initiative which our former Prime Minister Atal Bhihari Vajpayee and...
  • A month before Vibrant Gujarat Summit, hotels in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar booked to capacity November 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With over a month to go for the seventh edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit, hotels in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar are already booked to capacity. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi now gaining stature as a global leader, his brainchild, the Vibrant Gujarat summit, is a housefull affair...
  • Gandhinagar highest voter constituency among 87 segments in J&K November 12, 2014

    Jammu: The Gandhinagar Assembly constituency in Jammu has the highest number of voters whereas Nubra in Ladakh region has the lowest number of voters in the 87-member Assembly going to polls in the state this month. Gandhinagar Assembly Constituency, which is based on smaller geographical area and located in South...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday September 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi's mother gives him laddoo, Rs 5000 on his 64th birthday September 17, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother Hira Baa on her 64th birthday and sought her blessings in Gandhinagar. She gave him laddoo and Rs 5000 as the birthday present. The amount was donated to the PM relief fund, sources said. ...
  • Gujarat: Arrangements in place for counting of votes on 26 LS seats May 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The stage is set for counting of votes in 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat as arrangements have been completed by the Election Commission at 27 centres across the state. Those in the fray from Gujarat include BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who contested from Vadodara, besides party...
  • Watch: Cyrus in conversation with 'EC' over FIRs against Modi in Gujarat May 4, 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...
  • 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...
  • Modi holds party symbol outside poll booth, Congress to complain to EC April 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Congress has said that it will complain to the Election Commission for holding the party symbol in his hands while addressing the media right outside the polling booth in Ranip, Ahmedabad where voting underway on Wednesday. Modi, while addressing the media at Ranip, held the lotus in his...
  • Voters to get 'automatedreceipts' at Gandhinagar LS constituency April 29, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat's Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat is among the seven constituencies of the country where voters will be able to verify their vote through a newly introduced ballot verification method VVPAT. "Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) will be used in Gandhinagar Lok Sabha among the seven seats of the country,"...
  • LK Advani files nomination, declares assets of over Rs 7 crore April 5, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Veteran BJP leader and former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani has declared in his affidavit before the election authority that he and his family possess assets of over Rs 7 crore. Advani on Saturday filed nomination from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency. As per the affidavit, his and...
  • All praise for each other, Modi, Advani vow to lead BJP back to power April 5, 2014

    Gandhinagar: Leaving the bitterness of ticket row behind, BJP stalwarts Narendra Modi and LK Advani jointly addressed party workers in Gandhinagar on Saturday, praising each other and vowing victory for the party in the Lok Sabha elections. Mody said the party workers have to ensure victory of Advani by...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Rajnath Singh, LK Advani to file nomination papers today April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: With just days left for the nine-phase Lok Sabha elections to begin, BJP President Rajnath Singh and party patron LK Advani will file their nomination papers on Saturday. Rajnath, a sitting MP from Ghaziabad is trying his luck in Lucknow this elections. Advani, a five-time MP from Gandhinagar had...
  • Gujarat: Advani, Modi to share stage, boost party workers ahead of polls April 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader LK Advani will share a stage with the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Nabhoi, Gujarat on Saturday. The two leaders will address party workers. Advani is likely to file his nomination papers from Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Modi and Advani's daughter Pratibha will...
  • LK Advani's daughter campaigns for her father in Gandhinagar seat March 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP veteran LK Advani's daughter Pratibha kickstarted her father's election campaign from the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat on Friday. "Like everytime, I will help my father in campaign this time as well," Pratibha, who had also campaigned for her father for 2009 elections, said. She also claimed that Advani had never...
  • Gandhinagar-Ahmedabad battle: Loath Advani, actor Rawal, miffed Pathak March 26, 2014

    Ahmedabad: If elections are all about just winning and losing, the number of people betting on the BJP losing any of the three seats comprising Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad, would form a minuscule minority. The twin seats of Ahmedabad along with the Gandhinagar seat are BJP bastions to say the least....
  • Can the Modi-Advani duo sweep the Gujarat? March 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: With the suspense over on which will be the second seat that Narendra Modi will contest the general election from as well as which seat BJP patriarch LK Advani will fight from having been decided, it is clear that Modi's primary consideration in fielding himself from Vadodara and Advani...
  • Advani calls truce, to contest from Gandhinagar March 20, 2014

    Playing down reports of differences over his candidature, Lal Krishna Advani on Thursday evening said that he will be contesting 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Gandhinagar in Gujarat, the seat which has been allotted to him on Wednesday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai March 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...