Surat

  • Gandhinagar, Bhopal in the fray as BJP brainstorms over Advani's seat 19-03-2014 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: After finalising its PM candidate Narendra Modi's Varanasi seat, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now brainstorming over senior leader LK Advani's seat. As the BJP meets on Wednesday to decide on more seats, the Madhya Pradesh unit of the party is backing senior leader LK Advani's candidature from...
  • BJP to decide on Modi's Gujarat seat, Advani's candidature today 19-03-2014 07:54 AM

    New Delhi: All eyes are on the Bharatiya Janata Party as the party's Central Election Committee meets on Wednesday to finalise its list of candidates for Rajasthan and the remaining seats of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. A decision is also likely on the second seat for the party's Prime...
  • Gujarat BJP wants Narendra Modi to contest from Surat or Ahmedabad 18-03-2014 03:02 PM

    New Delhi: A day after his candidature was announced from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, the Gujarat BJP is staking claim to him. "The people and the party here wants that Modiji must be made to contest from Gujarat," the state BJP spokespeson Vijay Rupani said. He said that the Gujarat...
  • Maoists torch BJP MLA's petrol pump, hurl bombs at his house in Muzaffarpur 14-03-2014 11:31 AM

    Armed Maoists torched a petrol pump owned by a BJP MLA, hurled bombs and opened fire at his residence late on Thursday night in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said. Around 15-20 armed Maoists swooped on the petrol pump of BJP MLA Ram Surat Rai in Ahiapur police station area, around...
  • Gujarat HC stays arrest of Asaram aide 26-02-2014 11:40 PM

    Gujarat High Court on Wednesday stayed the arrest of an aide of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu and his son Narayan Sai in connection with a case of bribery lodged by Surat police. Dr KD Patel of Ahmedabad, who used to look after the father-son duo's legal affairs, had moved court...
  • Modi, Milkha Singh flag off night marathon in Surat 23-02-2014 11:12 PM

    Ahmedabad: BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and the legendary athlete Milkha Singh on Sunday flagged off 'Night Marathon' in Surat city. "Surat gets the credit for pioneering the concept of night marathon in Gujarat," Modi said. "The event has been organised to raise funds to install CCTV network in...
  • Modi inaugurates 'airport-like' bus terminal, promises more 15-02-2014 12:04 AM

    Vadodara: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that six to eight "world-class" bus stations will be constructed across the state in the near future. He inaugurated a GSRTC Bus Station that has been constructed under Public-Private Partnership at the cost of Rs 110 crore here on Friday evening....
  • 4 killed in Surat factory inferno 29-01-2014 10:50 AM

    Surat: Four persons died after a fire broke at a plant on the outskirts of Surat city. The fire was reported at Anjali Industries located at Hajira Phatak area. Further details awaited. ...
  • Surat: Narayan Sai's female disciple surrenders before police 21-01-2014 10:09 PM

    Surat: Controversial godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai's close accomplice Jamna on Tuesday surrendered before the police in connection with a rape case registered against him by one of two city-based sisters. Jamna, who is said to be mother of Sai's son, had evaded questioning by police since he was arrested...
  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj didn't loot Surat, says Narendra Modi 05-01-2014 05:30 PM

    BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Sunday said Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj had not looted Surat, but plundered Mughal emperor Aurangazeb's treasure in the city with the help of local people. "Saying that Shivaji Maharaj looted Surat would be an insult to the Maratha warrior," said Modi...
  • Surat: Businessman alleges senior JDU leader kidnapped his son 20-12-2013 09:38 AM

    Surat: A businessman from Surat on Friday alleged that a senior Janata Dal United functionary was involved in the kidnapping of his son. Hanif Hingora's son was kidnapped and brought to Chapra in Bihar. Even as Bihar Police arrested a person named Ranjit Singh, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered...
  • Surat West by-poll: 28 per cent voting recorded till noon 04-12-2013 03:17 PM

    Nearly 28 per cent polling was recorded till Wednesday noon for the by-polls to Surat West Assembly constituency, an Election Commission official said. "Till noon, 28 per cent polling was recorded.The voting percentage is expected to go higher. No untoward incident has been reported so far," an ECI official said....
  • Surat: Narayan's Sai female associate Ganga arrested 08-11-2013 10:46 AM

    Surat: There's no end to the troubles for self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai, who has been accused of rape by two sisters in Surat. The police have arrested Narayan Sai close aide Dharmishta Patel alias Ganga on Thursday night. According to the sources, a team of Rajashtan Police with...
  • Sexual assault case: Non-bailable warrants against Narayan Sai and his followers 31-10-2013 08:37 AM

    A court in Surat issued non-bailable warrants against Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram, and three of his followers, who have been absconding for 24 days after a sexual assault case was filed by one of the two city-based sisters against him. Chief judicial magistrate JM Thakkar issued the...
  • Non-bailable warrants against Narayan Sai and his followers 31-10-2013 12:12 AM

    Surat: A court here issued non-bailable warrants against Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, and three of his followers, who have been absconding for 24 days after a sexual assault case was filed by one of the two city-based sisters against him. Chief judicial magistrate JM Thakkar issued...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram to be produced before Jodhpur court today 25-10-2013 10:48 AM

    Jodhpur: Self-styled Godman Asaram will be produced before the Jodhpur sessions court on Friday. Asaram is in Jodhpur after he was brought back from Surat on Tuesday night. He was taken to Ahmedabad by Gujarat Police for questioning in a sexual assault case against him and his son Narayan Sai....
  • Surat DCP says she's being threatened by Asaram supporters 21-10-2013 08:39 AM

    Surat: Surat DCP Shobha Bhutada has filed a complaint alleging that she has been getting threat calls from self-styled godman Asaram's supporters. The DCP has claimed that she has been told to stop looking for Asaram's son Narayan Sai in connections with the sexual assault case or she will be...
  • Ahmedabad sexual assault case: Asaram clears 2nd potency test 19-10-2013 07:56 AM

    Reports of the second potency test conducted on self-styled godman Asaram were positive, similar to the one obtained from Jodhpur in September, police said in Ahmedabad on Friday. "The potency test was conducted on Asaram on Friday. We have received the medical report which is similar to the one obtained...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram's aide arrested for providing shelter to Narayan Sai 18-10-2013 01:03 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested an aide of sexual assault case accused Asaram for providing shelter to Narayan Sai. Police said Dharmesh provided shelter to Sai, who is co-accused in the assault case filed by two Surat based sisters. Sai had filed for an anticipatory bail in a...
  • Sexual assault case: Anticipatory bail granted to Asaram's wife and daughter 18-10-2013 08:40 AM

    A local court in Gandhinagar granted anticipatory bail on Thursday to the wife and daughter of Asaram, against whom a case of sexual assault has been registered by two Surat-based sisters. Judge DT Soni granted bail to Asaram's wife Laxmi and daughter Bharti, in connection with a sexual assault case...
  • Surat: Bail plea of Asaram's son Narayan Sai to be heard today 17-10-2013 10:14 AM

    Surat: The hearing on the anticipatory bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai will come up on Thursday. Asaram and his son are being probed in connection with a sexual assault case in Surat. Sai had filed for an anticipatory bail in a Surat court on Tuesday which...
  • Ahmedabad sexual assault: Asaram refused to cooperate for potency test, says doctor 17-10-2013 08:41 AM

    Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is facing sexual assault charges, on Wednesday refused to cooperate during a potency test at the civil hospital in Ahmedabad , officials said. "He (Asaram) was brought for the test but did not cooperate for the same, so he was taken back by police," hospital...
  • Surat police team in Delhi in search of Asaram's son Narayan Sai 16-10-2013 02:13 PM

    New Delhi: A Surat police team has come to Delhi in search of self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai. On Tuesday, the police team visited locations in Rohini and Najafgarh. Sources say certain followers of Narayan Sai live in these areas and the police are checking if he was hiding...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram sent to police custody till October 19 15-10-2013 02:35 PM

    Ahmedabad: Self-styled godman Asaram has been sent to police custody in a sexual assault case in Ahmedabad. He was produced before a special judge in Gandhinagar on Tuesday in connection the case. Asaram was earlier grilled by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in Ahmedabad on Monday. He is being probed...
  • Sexual assault case: Asaram to be taken to Ahmedabad today 14-10-2013 10:27 AM

    Jodhpur: Self-styled godman Asaram will be brought to Ahmedabad on Monday for questioning in another sexual assault case. The Jodhpur court has given permission to the Gujarat police to take him in custody for interrogation in the case filed by two sisters in Surat. Armed with a production warrant issued...
  • Ahmedabad police look to get Asaram's custody, Narayan Sai absconding 10-10-2013 09:01 AM

    Ahmedabad: Troubles seem to be mounting for jailed self-styled godman Asaram after another case of sexual assault was filed by two sisters against him and his son Narayan Sai. The Gujarat police are now looking at getting his custody but his son is still absconding despite lookout notices against him....
  • Sexual assault case: Where is Asaram's son Narayan Sai? 09-10-2013 09:56 AM

    Ahmedabad: Troubles seem to be mounting for self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai who has gone missing after a lookout notice was issued against him. Like his father, he too, is facing sexual assault allegations. After issuing a lookout notice to prevent Narayan Sai from leaving the country, the Surat...
  • Sexual assault case: Police issue lookout notice against Asaram's son 07-10-2013 11:58 AM

    Surat: The Surat police have issued a lookout notice against self-styled godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai in connection with a sexual assault case against him. The notice has been issued as the police fear that Narayan Sai may attempt to leave the country. An FIR was registered on Sunday against...
  • Gujarat: Continuous rains push Vishwamitri river above danger mark 26-09-2013 08:40 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat continues to battle with floods as the water level of Vishwamitri river has been pushed above the danger mark due to continuous rains. Ahmedabad is one of the worst affected region with the floods and more than 40,000 people have been evacuated so far. The flooding has caused...
  • Gujarat floods: 40,000 people evacuated, Vishwamitri river flows above danger mark 25-09-2013 01:31 PM

    Ahmedabad: There are fear of flash floods in Gujarat as the Vishwamitri river has been flowing above danger mark. Several areas have been waterlogged following heavy overnight rain as well. As a precuationary measure, more than 40,000 people have been evacuated to safety in South Gujarat, 23,000 in Vadodara, 13,500...