Gujarat Yatra

  • Gujarat Yatra: The two sides to vibrant Ahmedabad 14-12-2012 09:44 AM

    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 11-12-2012 09:31 PM

    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...
  • Gujarat Yatra: Surat entrepreneurs split between Modi, Keshubhai 10-12-2012 07:53 PM

    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...
  • Gujarat Yatra: Mixed fortunes of farmers in Palanpur, Banaskantha 07-12-2012 10:04 PM

    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 06-12-2012 08:58 AM

    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 05-12-2012 09:00 AM

    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...