SURAT

  • News 360: Gujarat BJP wants Modi to contest from Surat or Ahmedabad March 18, 2014

    While the Bharatiya Janata Party has fielded its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Varanasi, the Gujarat unit of BJP wants him to contest from either Surat or Ahmedabad. ...
  • Watch: Government, locals did not help us, say people rescued from Kedarnath June 23, 2013

    Surat pilgrims rescued from Kedarnath complains of not being provided with any help from the Uttarakhand government as well as locals. People said they used to scavenge for food. They also said there are many bodies on the route to Kedarnath. ...
  • I never gave clean chit to Modi: ExDeoband vice chancellor October 21, 2012

    Thrown out of the Darul Uloom Deoband for praising Gujarat CM Narendra Modi, the former vice chancellor of the seminary Ghulam Vastanvi is now campaigning for the Congress. On Sunday, he shared the dais and asked for votes to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party. "I never gave a clean chit to Modi...
  • Anna Hazare inspires saree design September 3, 2011

    After tshirts and caps, the Anna Hazare fever seems to have caught the imagination of Surat's famous sari industry as well. A textile wholesaler has placed a bulk order for saris each carrying an embroidered image of Anna. ...
  • Citizen Journalist: Surat exMayor takes on PWD February 8, 2011

    Kanubhai Mawani, a former Mayor of Surat forced a corrupt PwD official to return the bribe. ...
  • Three get life term for raping Surat schoolgirl February 20, 2010

    Surat: In a system where justice is often delayed if not denied a fast track court in Surat has wrapped up a gangrape trial in less than a year. The court sentenced three men to a life term for raping a 16yearold girl. ...
  • An uncrafted diamond Ganesha idol wows devotees August 26, 2009

    Surat: The Asodaria family in Surat owns a Ganapati idol which is a rough diamond that they imported 10 years ago. The specialty of this rock is that it resembles the Ganesha figure. The diamond was brought into India after its discovery in the mines of Africa. The family ...
  • Watch: 4yrold thief caught on camera July 27, 2009

    An aunt and uncle were training her fouryearold niece to steal with the help of her brother. ...
  • Recession shatters India's diamond dream March 1, 2009

    The global meltdown is finally being felt in India. Gujarat's diamond industry which makes up a seventh of the country's foreign exchange revenues, and employs over 8 lakh people has been badly hit. Once glittering with opportunities, aspirations and big money, the diamond industry is now reeling. ...
  • CJ: Alert citizens helped defuse Surat bombs August 2, 2008

    More than a dozen bombs have been defused in Surat, thanks to the extraordinary vigilance of the ordinary citizen. Citizen Journalist Praveen Bhalala's story is a message in itself. ...
  • Watch: Threeyearold gets new life, hope | Palak's story June 17, 2008

    Palak was refused admission to school because she was adopted and did not have a birth certificate. ...
  • Metro wipes: News from across the cities today March 17, 2008

    Here's a quick look at news from our big cities. ...