Gujarat Yatra

  • Gujarat Yatra: The two sides of the development story December 16, 2012

    On this special show we bring you the Gujarat's rising economic index on side and a growing divide on the other. ...
  • Gujarat Yatra: The two sides to vibrant Ahmedabad December 14, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Our series on Gujarat Yatra ends with our final stop, at Ahmedabad, which is often perceived as a city of contrasts, between the urban areas and the resettlement colonies for the riots victims across the Sabaramati that paint a picture of neglect. These are the two sides to a...
  • 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 Yatra: Surat entrepreneurs split between Modi, Keshubhai December 10, 2012

    Surat: Surat - Gujarat's second-largest city, that recorded the ninth-highest GDP in India in 2012, is growing rapidly and new flyovers are being constructed every month. The diamond city is commended for best utilising the Centre's JNURM funds. The city is also known for its women entrepreneurs. Bhartiben from Ankleshwar picks...
  • Gujarat Yatra: Mixed fortunes of farmers in Palanpur, Banaskantha December 7, 2012

    Banaskantha: In North Gujarat's Palanpur area, Arun Kumar Saini, a farmer, is unaware of the FDI debate raging in Parliament. Arun has been growing potatoes for multinational Mc Cain since 2004, a partnership that has not only been profitable but has also helped him get technical expertise that has increased...
  • Gujarat Yatra: In Modi's hometown, it's impossible to find detractors December 6, 2012

    Vadnagar: It's Day 4 of CNN-IBN's Gujarat yatra and CNN-IBN heads to Vadnagar, which is the hometown of Chief Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi. The town, which boasts of a rich history, is completely sold on the idea of Modi and finding a detractor there is next to impossible. In the...
  • Gujarat yatra: Health, pollution woes in Alang ignored December 5, 2012

    Bhavnagar: It's Day 3 of CNN-IBN's Gujarat yatra and CNN-IBN heads to Bhavnagar, where life revolves around a ship breaking yard. Alang, that employs almost 50,000 people, is a big money spinner both for the state and the central government, but is also a big polluter. Alang, the graveyard of...
  • Gujarat yatra: Rajkot's cotton farmers suffer December 4, 2012

    On day 2 of our Gujrat Yatra, CNN-IBN takes you to Rajkot, fast emerging as a centre for politics. The region is currently reeling in the aftermath of a failed cotton crop and drought. At stake is the politically influential Leuva Patel community, whose tallest leader was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel,...