SABARMATI

  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 17, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle September 17, 2014

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  • PM Modi gifts copy of Gita in Chinese to Xi Jinping at Sabarmati Ashram September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit today from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language. Xi was received by Modi and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on the gates...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou September 17, 2014

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Gujarat: Xi Jinping wears khadi jacket while touring Sabarmati Ashram September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wore an Indian look as he was attired in an offwhite khadi jacket presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after his arrival. Xi wore the jacket over his white shirt when he visited the Sabarmati Ashram, once the abode of Father...
  • Gujarati fiesta for Chinese President Xi Jinping as Narendra Modi celebrates his birthday at home September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3day visit to India. And the PM did not disappoint. The Chinese President was given a red carpet welcome in Ahmedabad, Modi's hometown, where he was accorded a police guard...
  • India and China look to put knotty relations on new footing September 17, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The electricity board in this Indian city has been instructed to avoid any power cuts and officials have been told to have their shoes polished and their shirts tucked in, nothing has been left to chance for this week's visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra...
  • Three MoUs to be inked during Chinese President Xi's Gujarat visit September 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Three MoUs related to Gujarat, one of them for setting up an industrial park near Vadodara, will be signed in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during their meeting on September 17. Xi will start his India visit from on Wednesday and he will...
  • Chinese President Xi's visit will strengthen ties: PM Modi; talks of Buddhism bond September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he was looking forward to welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad on September 17 and was sure that his visit will strengthen ties between India and China, which share a strong bond of Buddhism. Ahead of Xi's visit, Modi...
  • Ahead of Chinese President Xi's visit Gujarat CM reviews preparation September 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday paid a visit to the Ahmedabad airport as well as the Sabarmati riverfront to take a stock of the preparations for Chinese President Xi Jinping's oneday visit scheduled on September 17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to arrive at the airport on...
  • Gujarat: Police detain Shiv Sena activists for protesting against Pak delegation July 21, 2014

    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 DirectorGeneral Ahad Khan Cheema, LDA's strategic policy unit chief Moazzam...
  • AAP questions LG's decision to send team to Gujarat June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The AAP on Thursday questioned Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung's decision to send a government team to Gujarat to study the state's model for cleaning rivers and replicate it in Delhi, saying the "illtimed move will further the political agenda of the BJP". Criticising the move, the Aam Aadmi...
  • Sabarmati's water is also polluted, says AAP May 9, 2014

    Countering Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's claim about the cleanup of Sabarmati river here, Aam Aadmi Party on Friday released a report which says that its water is highly polluted. Modi had said earlier that he would take action to clean up the Ganga at Varanasi...
  • Sabarmati more polluted than Ganga: AAP on Modi's claim May 3, 2014

    AAP on Saturday trashed as "false projection" the claim made by Narendra Modi that the Sabarmati river was much cleaner than the Ganga, saying the river in Gujarat is even "more polluted". "Narendra Modi is making false projections. Sabarmati river is even more polluted than the river Ganga," AAP leader Sanjay...
  • 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. ...
  • Valentine's Day: Tomatoes thrown on couples by Bajrang Dal, VHP men February 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The activists of Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Friday threw rotten tomatoes at couples celebrating Valentine's Day on the banks of Sabarmati River. Couples were seen running to save themselves when a large group of Bajrang Dal workers suddenly thronged the place and started throwing tomatoes...
  • Modi to inaugurate flyover in Ahmedabad today February 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate a flyover in Ahmedabad on Monday. The BJP prime ministerial candidate will also inaugurate the Gurjari market near Sabarmati later in the day today. Narendra Modi had on Sunday held a rally in Meerut where he hit back at UPA Chairperson...
  • German ambassador visits Sabarmati Ashram, pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi November 15, 2013

    German envoy to India, Michael Steiner, on Friday visited the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad and said that Mahatma Gandhi's unparalleled struggle for nonviolence remains an inspiration for all. The senior diplomat is on a threeday visit to Gujarat, after Germany and other European Union states ended their boycott of Chief Minister...
  • Cong lambastes Gill for giving clean chit to Modi in postGodhra riots November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Hours after former Punjab DGP KPS Gill said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi cannot be blamed for the riots that following the burning of a Sabarmati Express train bogie near Godhra station resulting in the death of several Hindu karsewaks, the Congress as well as riots victim...
  • Gujarat: Advani, Modi to jointly inaugurate AMC project October 16, 2013

    Ahmedabad: After sharing a public platform in Bhopal last month, BJP patriarch LK Advani and the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, will be seen together at a function here on Wednesday. Advani and Modi will jointly inaugurate the gardens built by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) along the Sabarmati river under...
  • I am follower of Mahatma Gandhi and his ideas: Rahul Gandhi October 3, 2013

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday began his twoday Gujarat tour as part of the Lok Sabha election preparations, by visiting Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram. Rahul spent almost halfanhour in the ashram, from where the Mahatma had spearheaded the nonviolent freedom movement of the country till he left for Dandi...
  • Rahul Gandhi to take battle to Modi turf; visit Gujarat on October 3, 4 October 2, 2013

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will pay a twoday visit to Gujarat starting on Thursday, a party statement said. He will visit Mahatma Gandhi's historic Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Thursday and later hold a meeting of officebearers of district and block Congress committees, the statement said. This will be followed by...
  • Attack at Sabarmati Ashram was a conspiracy to kill me: Medha Patkar September 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar on Thursday told a local court that the attack during a public meeting at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad after the 2002 riots was a part of a "conspiracy" to kill her. Patkar on Thursday deposed before Metropolitan Magistrate A S Desai, in...
  • Manmohan Singh launches portal on Mahatma Gandhi September 2, 2013

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday launched a portal aimed at making Mahatma Gandhi "accessible all over the world". Manmohan Singh said he was confident that the 'Gandhi Heritage Portal' would be an invaluable resource for generations to come, especially for the youth. The portal is a technology-driven initiative aimed at making...
  • Gujarat: Rivers flowing above the danger mark, over 4,000 evacuated in Bharuch August 3, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Due to heavy rains in Gujarat over the past two days, rivers in the state are flowing above the danger mark, following which close to 4,000 people from several villages in Bharuch district have been evacuated to safer places. Vadodara city has also been badly affected with severe waterlogging. The...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar backs Modi, says time to shed the baggage of 2002 June 20, 2013

    Panaji: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has backed Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi saying that it's time to shed the baggage of 2002 riots. "I don't think it is wise for us to hold onto something that happened in 2002. He was a new Chief Minister then, so he was...
  • Nitish deferred probe into Godhra carnage to save Modi: Lalu April 18, 2013

    Patna: Refusing to buy Nitish Kumar's argument absolving himself of the Godhra tragedy, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday accused him of closing the Railways' probe in the train burning incident to suit the interest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "Nitish as Railway Minister had closed...
  • Shiv Sena asks BJP to clear its stand on PM candidate April 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena on Wednesday asked the BJP leadership to clear its stand on the issue of its prime ministerial candidate and demanded that a meeting of the NDA be convened soon. The BJP ally, however, gave a clean chit to Gujarat CM Narendra Modi over the Gujarat riots, but...
  • After PM candidate, BJP, JD(U) spar over 2002 Godhra carnage April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: There is a new low in the ties between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Janata Dal (United) as the two parties have taken on each other over the Sabarmati tragedy in Godhra in 2002. BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi on Monday pointed out that it was Bihar Chief...
  • Sabarmati tragedy: Vajpayee said 'raj dharma' should be followed, says JD(U) April 15, 2013

    JD(U) leader Sabir Ali said Nitish Kumar was railway minister during Sabarmati tragedy, however, Vajpayee said 'raj dharma' should be followed. So, it was not needed for Nitish to react, PM had said it all. ...