VADODARA

  • Vadodara woman facing financial trouble puts herself up for sale on Facebook 20 hours 26 minutes ago

    Vadodara: Faced with acute poverty, a woman from Vadodara Chandni Rajgaur has decided to put herself up for sale on social media site Facebook. Rajgaur posted her photo along with a message on her Facebook account that she was up for sale so that she could be able to meet...
  • Adani hikes CNG, PNG price in Ahmedabad, Vadodara November 2, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Corporate giant Adani announced that it has hiked Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) prices by Rs 4.28 to Rs 48.09 per kg and Piped Natural Gas (PNG) by Rs 2.60 per Standard Cubic Meter in Ahmedabad and Vadodara. The steep hike in price was done under new domestic gas pricing...
  • Vadodara: 16-year-old girl kills parents, keeps bodies in house for 72 days October 18, 2014

    Vadodara: An elderly couple was allegedly killed by their adopted daughter and her boyfriend in Tirupati Society in Manjalpur locality of Vadodara city, police said. "A 16-year-old girl and her 21-year-old boyfriend Sapan Purani were arrested for killing 63-year-old Shrihari Vinod and his 60-year-old wife Sneha in their house located...
  • Wife of engineer stranded in Iran again seeks help of Goa CM October 6, 2014

    Vadodara: The wife of an Indian engineer stranded in Iran since December last year has again written to Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar seeking her husband's safe return. Vadodara-resident Sanket Pandya (36) and his colleague Mohammed Hussain Khan, from Haryana, were illegally 'confined' in Iran last year following the seizure...
  • Gujarat: Police arrest 140 people for religious clashes in Vadodara September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Police in Vadodara have arrested 140 people after two men were stabbed during violence between Hindus and Muslims that left more than a dozen injured and was triggered by an image posted on Facebook, officials said on Monday. The violence in Gujarat coincides with a visit to the United...
  • At least 40 arrested after religious clashes in Gujarat September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Authorities in Gujarat arrested at least 40 people after late-night clashes between Hindus and Muslims in Vadodara and suspended mobile phone Internet and bulk text messaging services for four days, officials said on Sunday. Crowds from the two religious communities pelted each other with stones and set several vehicles...
  • Mega industrial exhibition to be held in Vadodara in November September 24, 2014

    Vadodara: Aiming at offering an opportunity to small and medium-scale manufacturers, industrial body Vadodara Chamber of Commerce and Industries will hold the 9th edition of the exhibition of industrial and allied products from November 27. "The premier exhibition of industrial products and the service will be held at Vavlakhi compound...
  • Vadodara: BJP MLA seeks vacant houses for J&K floodhit victims September 20, 2014

    Vadodara: A BJP MLA from Vadodara in Gujarat has written to Chief Minister Anandi Patel requesting her to provide tenements, constructed under various Central schemes but are currently lying vacant, to those people whose houses have suffered extensive damage in heavy rains recently. "Heavy rain and floods had wreaked a havoc...
  • Assembly bypoll results should be seen in local perspective: BJP September 16, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party suffered a serious jolt in the Assembly bypolls as it performed below expectation and failed to retain some of its seats. Party spokesperson Nalin Kohli said, "We have retained Vadodara, the SP has retained its Mainpuri. Nothing has changed from the national perspective. These results should...
  • Gujarat: Bharatiya Janata Party retains Vadodara Lok Sabha seat; wins 6 Assembly seats, Congress 3 September 16, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday retained the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat in Gujarat which was vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BJP candidate Ranjanben Bhatt surged ahead of rival Congress nominee Narendra Rawat to bag the seat. Bypoll results for nine Assembly seats also come out out of which...
  • Counting for Gujarat bypolls on Tuesday, CM Patel faces acid test September 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Counting of votes for nine Assembly and one Lok Sabha seats in the state will be held on Tuesday, with stakes being high for BJP and the state chief minister Anandi Patel, who succeeded Narendra Modi, facing a litmus test of her leadership to check opposition Congress. A total...
  • Gujarat bypolls: 49 per cent voting, lowest in Modi's constituency September 13, 2014

    Ahmedabad: 49 per cent turnout was on Saturday recorded in the byelections to the Lok Sabha seat vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and nine assembly seats in Gujarat. Polling was peaceful barring some minor incidents. "Gujarat has registered an approximate 49 per cent voter turnout," a statement from the Election...
  • Campaign for Gujarat bypolls ends September 11, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Dampened by rainrelated issues, the lacklustre campaign for the bypolls to Vadodara Lok Sabha and nine assembly seats in Gujarat, came to an end on Thursday with the ruling BJP seeking votes in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even as the Congress looks to capitalise on his...
  • Heavy rains lash Gujarat, MET department issues flood warning September 10, 2014

    Vadodara: With heavy rains lashing many parts of Central and Northern Gujarat and Saurashtra in the last 24 hours, the Met department has issued a flood warning in the state. Nearly five thousand people living along the banks of the Vishwamitri river have been evacuated. The river flowing through Vadodara...
  • 1,500 people shifted after heavy rains lash parts of Gujarat September 9, 2014

    Ahmedabad/Vadodara: Heavy rains lashed many parts of central and north Gujarat during the last 24 hours, forcing the administration to shift 1,500 people in Vadodara living near Vishwamitri river to safer places. Vadodara district collector Avantika Singh said that about 1,006 people from several talukas like Savli, Dabhoi and Waghodiya...
  • BJP nominates Ranjan Ben Bhatta to take over Modi's Vadodara Lok Sabha seat August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday announced the name of Vadodara deputy mayor Ranjan Ben Bhatta as its candidate for the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat vacated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The party also announced the name of local municipal corporator Suresh Patel as the candidate for the Maninagar Assembly constituency that...
  • Declare Vadodara, Surat terminals as international airports: Gujarat government August 21, 2014

    Vadodara: Gujarat government wants flight terminals at Vadodara and Surat to be declared as international airports. State Finance and Civil Aviation Minister Saurabhbhai Patel called on Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju in Delhi and put forth the demand for declaring Vadodara and Surat flight terminals as international airports, and...
  • Gujarat: Leopard dies of electric shock July 31, 2014

    Vadodara: A leopard died due to electric shock after it apparently jumped on a transformer in Gadhiya village in Amreli district while in pursuit of prey, a senior Forest official said on Thursday. "The male big cat was found dead on the transformer of Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Ltd (PGVCL)...
  • Heavy rains in Gujarat, Valsad district worst affected July 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Heavy rains have hit Gujarat in the last 24 hours resulting into waterlogged roads. East Ahmedabad has been the worst affected. Irregular water supply and frequent power cuts has resulted into harassment. Water logging has been reported from the neighbouring district of Vadodara. The situation in Valsad district is...
  • Narendra Modi's election expenditure in Vadodara stood at Rs 50 lakh June 15, 2014

    Vadodara: Prime Minister Narendra Modi incurred a total poll expenditure of a little over Rs 50 lakh in Vadodara, one of the two Lok Sabha seats from where he contested and won. Modi's campaignrelated expenses stood at Rs 50,03,598, according to the accounts submitted to the Election Commission office on Friday...
  • PM Narendra Modi to retain the Varanasi seat, vacate the Vadodara seat May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who contested on the Varanasi seat as well as the Vadodara seat in the Lok Sabha elections has decided to retain the Varanasi seat and vacate the seat from his home state of Gujarat. Modi had won both the seats with a thumping majority. He...
  • Indian fishermen released by Pakistan return home, thank PM Modi May 29, 2014

    Vadodara: Coming close on the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaching out to Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Indian fishermen released by Pakistan arrived in Vadodara in Gujarat late on Wednesday night. Pakistan had freed 150 prisoners as a goodwill gesture a day ahead of Nawaz Sharif's visit to...
  • Modi gives his victory speech in Gujarat, calls himself 'mazdoor no 1' May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Thousands of people carrying huge Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) posters and banners gathered at a public ground in Vadodara on Friday to cheer the new Prime Minister of India. Narendra Modi had chosen to speak to his constituency first right after registering a record victory for the BJP...
  • Gujarat: Arrangements in place for counting of votes on 26 LS seats May 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The stage is set for counting of votes in 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat as arrangements have been completed by the Election Commission at 27 centres across the state. Those in the fray from Gujarat include BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who contested from Vadodara, besides party...
  • Western Railway asked to pay Rs 4 lakh to parents of postGodhra riot victim May 14, 2014

    Vadodara: The Railway Claims Tribunal has ordered Western Railway to pay Rs 4 lakhs to the parents of a youth, who was allegedly killed in an attack at Vadodara railway station on February 27, 2002, in the wake of postGodhra riots. The tribunal's bench in Ahmedabad recently ordered General Manager, WR,...
  • Best of Open Mike: Patna & Vadodara chaupals May 6, 2014

    With the 2014 Lok Sabha elections underway, CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Patna as a part of special series 'Open Mike'. Standing at the Gandhi Ghat, she asks the citizen of Bihar whether the Hindi heartland has been left behind by the rest of India. She also visits the...
  • Despite the heat, people come in large numbers to vote in Vadodara April 30, 2014

    The temperature in Vadodara on Wednesday morning was over 43 degree Celsius. However, that didn't deter people from coming out in large numbers early in the morning and casting their votes. ...
  • Confident of Congress victory in elections: Madhusudan Mistry April 30, 2014

    Congress's candidate from Vadodara Madhusudan Mistry told CNNIBN that he was happy with the voter turnout and that it reflected the enthusiasm of the people to "ensure a Congress win". ...
  • Gujarat: Madhusudan Mistry served notice for his derogatory remarks April 25, 2014

    Vadodara: Election authorities on Friday slapped a notice on Madhusudan Mistry, Congress candidate from Vadodara, for allegedly making derogatory remarks against women. Vadodara district election officer Vinod R Rao gave Mistry time till 5 pm on April 27 to explain his stand regarding the alleged remarks made against senior BJP leader...
  • FIR against Madhusudan Mistry for alleged defamatory pamphlet on Modi April 23, 2014

    Vadodara: An FIR has been registered against Congress leader Madhusudan Misty in Vadodara for publishing an allegedly defamatory pamphlet against BJP PM candidate Narendra Modi. The pamphlet accuses Modi in the context of corruption and also refers to the snooping scandal involving a young woman architect. ...